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Microsoft’s Surface tablet wasn’t exactly a huge hit. But the company’s first forray into tablets showed some huge potential, which led many people looking forward to what the company might bring in a second-generation of the device. Now, a report …Read More »
Hangouts on Google+ just got a whole lot more useful. Google has released a new Hangouts app called Hangouts Remote Desktop, making long-distance tech support easier and accessible for Google users. Essentially Hangouts Remote Desktop allows you to take control …Read More »
It’s been quite some time since we’ve heard anything out of Motorola, and while this is far from an official reveal from the company, it’s nice to see that they’ve definitely been working on something. And this is quite a …Read More »
Acid leak in Samsung chip plant injures three workers, second accident in Samsung plant in three months
After one worker died in one of its semiconductor plants due to a deadly gas leak last January, another accident has reportedly occurred in one of Samsung’s plants. This time, three workers were exposed to diluted hydrofluoric acid in the …Read More »
Microsoft’s latest attempt to get more users on their platform is an interesting one. The company has released an app called Switch to Windows Phone on the Google Play Store — and it’s of course designed to make switching, a …Read More »
BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins doesn’t appear to be a very big fan of Apple’s iPad. Or even the company’s own PlayBook for that matter. In an interview with Bloomberg, the CEO made a couple of interesting comments about the …Read More »
Google has previously said that consumer versions of Google Glass aren’t due until another year from now, meaning that most people will only get the chance to own one sometime in 2014. Developers and “Explorers” on the other hand, have …Read More »
In case you already forgot about it, the Copyright Alert System launched in the US in late February. We covered it pretty extensively. But even if you did completely forget about it, we wouldn’t blame you. A study meant to …Read More »
In the wake of Bill Gates’ controversy in South Korea due to a handshake gone wrong, Google co-founder Larry Page has also visited the country and met with President Geun Hye Park. And as you can see in the image …Read More »
If you were lucky (or unlucky) enough to catch Samsung’s Galaxy S4 unveiling, you might think that smartphone launches couldn’t get any weirder. But let me tell you know that you are very, very wrong.
Samsung’s launch party in India …Read More »
It’s Apple fans versus Samsung fans at a wedding fight in Microsoft’s hilarious new Windows Phone ad [Video]
Everybody knows about the ongoing war between Apple fanboys and Samsung fanboys. It’s inevitable when the two manufacturers constantly rank as the top smartphone vendors in the industry. But doesn’t get a little tiring sometimes? What if you could just …Read More »
Galaxy S4 design video says the phone is an “evolution” and “like nothing you’ve seen before” [Video]
When pictures of the Galaxy S4 began to leak, many realized that the design of the phone wasn’t going to be very different from its predecessor. After Samsung’s official unveiling of the device, that was one of the biggest takeaways …Read More »
While it might look very similar, that’s not your Galaxy Tab 2. Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Tab 3: The new tablet has a 7-inch screen, dual-core 1.2 Ghz processor, 3-megapixel rear camera, 1.3-megapixel front camera, Android 4.1 and …Read More »
Microsoft’s $8.5 billion purchase of Skype is slowly starting to take shape. The next step for integration into Microsoft’s services is here — and now you can make Skype video calls straight from your Outlook.com inbox.
The company officially announced …Read More »
Tired of constant crashes and blue-screens on your PCs? The answer to your problem might not be one you’d expect. The computer that would offer the most trouble-free operation wasn’t even designed to run Windows — Apple’s MacBook Pro.
Soluto, …Read More »
Like seemingly every other piece of consumer electronics these days, it was only a matter of time before Google Glass was cracked open for savvy coders to do as they please.
Jay Freeman, who goes by the handle Saurik, gained …Read More »
Recently screened at the Tribeca Film Festival and starring Ellen Page and Willem Dafoe, describing BEYOND: Two Souls is like describing a film. Except that it isn’t, because it’s a video game.
French developer Quantic Dream and writer/director David Cage …Read More »
What do you do when you get your hands on what is possibly the most advanced virtual reality technology available today? Why, you play Nintendo’s failed attempt at virtual reality on it of course.
If you don’t remember or have …Read More »
At Design Day 2013 in Norway, a presentation called “The Re-Imagining of Microsoft” was held. In it, Windows Phone design studio general manager Albert Shum talked with Wolff Olins creative director Todd Simmons about Microsoft’s new direction in terms of …Read More »
Google releases Chrome Office Viewer extension, will help you avoid those pesky virus-infected Office files
Google just released a new Chrome extension called the Chrome Office Viewer — it of course let’s you open and view Microsoft Office files (Word, Excel, and PowerPoint only) directly in your browser. It sounds like just another way to …Read More »
According to industry analyst IDC’s recent sales data, the first quarter of 2013 has a very significant statistic. Smartphones have finally outsold feature phones (cell phones that are not smartphones but do more than just calls and texts — basically …Read More »
We’ve all heard about countries wanting to rid the internet of porn — South Korea and Iceland to name a few. China is also one of these countries, and if you’ve ever wondered how they choose their porn-fighters, it’s simple. …Read More »
Qualcomm’s extremely fast Snapdragon 800 chip to begin mass production in May, enables 4K video playback on phones and tablets
Android’s current cream of the crop in terms of performance consists of the HTC One, the LG Optimus G, the Sony Xperia Z and of course, the Samsung Galaxy S4. All four phones (or at least a variant of it) …Read More »
I’m a fan of great advertising. And Apple, much like Google, is one of the industry’s best. Their recent more upbeat ads for the iPhone and iPad highlighting all the different apps, however, weren’t exactly great. In fact, I think …Read More »
The Pirate Bay guys have once again made a move and are now located in Iceland’s domain registry. ThePirateBay.is, to be exact. You might remember that they recently left their former home of Sweden, due to lawsuits by Sweden’s Right …Read More »
You’d think that because you weren’t using your hands to text, all these new fancy voice-to-text options we have today would be safer, right? A new study suggests that this might actually be wrong, and it could be just as …Read More »
We’re all pretty aware what Google’s Glass project is capable of at this point, and those lucky few who already have their hands on the device have been kind of enough to rub it in our faces. But it looks …Read More »
It looks like China isn’t the only one putting up convincing-looking fake Apple Stores — Afghanistan’s got one too. In fact, this is reportedly the only one in the country!
The unofficial Apple Store is located in Afghanistan’s largest mall, …Read More »
Laptop manuals can be pretty boring. No, scratch that, manuals for any kind of electronics are boring — walls of text with information that techies would usually already know. It might even be safe to say that nobody really reads …Read More »
This seemingly innocent picture of founder and former CEO of Microsoft Bill Gates shaking the hands of South Korean president Geun Hye Park is making the rounds in the press and all over the internet in South Korea. Why? Because …Read More »
Looks like those rumors were just one month off, as Microsoft has officially announced an event called “A New Generation Revealed”, which is will reveal details about the next Xbox (popularly expected to be Xbox 720). The event will be …Read More »
It looks like there might be room (and excitement) for another mobile OS. It’s either that or Geeksphone stocked a very limited amount of the first Firefox OS phones to go on sale, the Keon and the Peak.
Both smartphones, …Read More »
I know it sounds like Apple missed the boat and is only getting around to their April Fools’ Day joke now, but this is very real and happening right now. Charity Auction Charitybuzz, which normally asks celebrities to auction off …Read More »
Apple has officially announced that their yearly Worldwide Developers Conference will be held from June 10-14 at its usual venue – Moscone West convention center in San Francisco.
Unlike previous years, Apple did not put tickets on sale at the …Read More »