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If you’ve never used Apple’s Find My iPhone app, then good for you — I’m glad you’ve never needed to. But for those of us who’ve used it to locate a misplaced or even stolen phone, it’s a godsend. A …Read More »
With last year now almost a week behind us, it’s easy to forget all the big things that happened over the course of 2012. With many things good, bad and even great, 2012 was a year of many accomplishments as …Read More »
Well, that didn’t take very long. Around 24 hours after Windows Phone users began reporting that they been blocked from accessing Google Maps when using Internet Explorer on their phones, Google says that they’re now going to fix that.
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First of all, I’m not sure I’ll be able to ever get over that title. Formerly titled, ‘Jobs. Get Inspired,’ the ‘jOBS’ title isn’t much better — it’s a lot worse, actually. But that’s beside the point. The movie chronicling …Read More »
When you see the Android logo these days, it’s instantly recognizable. Maybe not as recognizable yet as the Windows or Apple logo yet since those have been around for much longer, but you know what I mean. It’s cute, simple …Read More »
When performing searches on Google’s Hong Kong-based site, Google warns users about potential censorship by displaying a message. The message would usually tell the user that searching for that particular term may “temporarily break your connection to Google” and that …Read More »
According to numerous reports from Windows Phone users, they are no longer able to access Google Maps on their phone. Instead, when attempting to load the web version of Google Maps, they are redirected to the main page of Google.…Read More »
According to a report out of The NPD Group, there are now more devices in the U.S. that are connected to the internet than there are people.
U.S. homes have 425 million internet-connected devices, while the human population sits …Read More »
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt is planning to make a trip this month to a very interesting destination — North Korea. Reports reveal that he’ll be making the trip with former New Mexico governor Bill Richardson but not details about their …Read More »
R2 Studios, a startup that focuses on home automation technology, made the news recently due to the high-profile companies trying to acquire them – namely, Apple, Microsoft and Google.
It looks like Microsoft is the one of the three that …Read More »
Polaroid has done some pretty questionable things in the past — like making Lady Gaga the face of their company, for example. It’s understandable given the situation of the company, which is way past its prime and is arguably now …Read More »
The mobile OS market has a new challenger — Canonical has unveiled the mobile version of Ubuntu, with plans to launch devices in early 2014. Ubuntu for phones is “Mobile industry ready,” meaning it will be easy for Android makers …Read More »
Looks like the iPod Touch won’t be the only iOS device to come in different colors, with the iPhone rumored to join it when it gets upgraded this year. Topeka Capital Markets analyst Brian White has issued a report saying …Read More »
While the usual talk about Windows 8 is people criticizing it, it looks like we’ll be starting 2013 with quite the opposite. Acer president Jim Wong has come to the defense of Microsoft’s latest operating system, saying that it is …Read More »
When a blasphemous video of the Prophet Muhammad (PBUH) began circulating and inciting riots last year, Pakistan’s government decided to ban Youtube altogether. The government decided to lift the ban a few days ago, only to reinstate it after three …Read More »
Many kids received new game systems this past Christmas morning, but one kid got another surprise along with his Nintendo 3DS — porn. When Mark Giles from Colorado purchased this gift for his son, this was definitely something he didn’t …Read More »
The South Korean government is taking censorship to the next level — for teenagers at least. In an attempt to prevent cyber-bullying, the Ministry of Gender Equality and Family has plans to install software on teenagers’ phones that will block …Read More »
For the first time in 20 years, New York City’s annual crime rate is about to go up. Who does NY Mayor Michael Bloomberg believe is responsible for this? Why, Apple of course.
Well, not Apple directly but some people …Read More »
Foxconn’s factories have long been criticized for poor working conditions, dragging its associated companies like Apple along with them. A New York Times report published a year ago detailed the poor conditions at Foxconn, and a follow-up report has revealed …Read More »
While everyone in Paris (and the rest of the world) was celebrating the new year, some thieves decided that it was the perfect time to rob an Apple Store. But not just any ordinary robbery, this one involved masked men, …Read More »
Remember when a certain Sony phone codenamed the Yuga leaked? It looks like it’s now official. Well, almost official. With CES fast approaching and Sony widely expected to introduce its new flagship phones, Engadget has uncovered some official press shots …Read More »
Samsung’s going to be unveiling a new TV at this year’s CES, and it’s Samsung Tomorrow blog has posted this image in relation to that. Besides the vague image, Samsung says that, “A true innovation of TV design is coming …Read More »
The Tizen OS has been around for quite some time but has never had its own official phone. That might change this year if rumors prove to be true, as Samsung is reportedly working on building a phone with the …Read More »
It seems like every computer-focused tech company is moving into the living room these days — rumors of an Apple television have been on and off for quite awhile now, and now we’re hearing that Intel might get in on …Read More »
Were you one of the tens of thousands that backed the Pebble Watch (pictured above) on Kickstarter? Well, congrats because it looks like Apple and Intel have taken the hint.
With more than $10,000,000 pledged over the initial asking price …Read More »
We all know that the folks at Apple are hard at work on the next iPhone and iOS, and signs of that have finally begun to trickle out of Cupertino.
Quite literally in fact, because app developers are beginning to …Read More »
Apple has seemingly mirrored Samsung’s recent actions of dropping patent claims in the EU by withdrawing a patent claim against them in the US — the device in question, the Samsung Galaxy S III mini.
Have Apple and Samsung suddenly …Read More »
Looks like warrantless wiretapping in the name of counter-terrorism in the US isn’t going anywhere anytime soon. After a Senate vote last Thursday that saw the bill passed by a vote of 73 to 23, it looks like the proverbial …Read More »
While there are many legitimate reasons for jailbreaking your iPhone, one of the more popular things to do with a jailbroken device was install pirated apps on it. And for pirated iOS apps, there was no better place to go …Read More »
A U.S. International Trade Commission judge Thomas Pender is recommending sanctions against Samsung in light of his preliminary finding that the company infringed four of Apple’s patents.
The recommended sanctions include an import and sales ban on products found to …Read More »
It looks like the bad news for Microsoft’s Internet Explorer just keeps piling on, with every other day seemingly bringing news about a new security problem for the browser.
This time, however, users of the most recent versions — namely …Read More »
As you’ve probably already guessed, Game of Thrones is indeed the most pirated tv of show 2012. According to TorrentFreak‘s data, it handily beat out other popular shows — it even has double the amount of downloads of The …Read More »
TorrentFreak has released their annual list of the most pirated movies of the year — most of the results are pretty much expected, but there are a few surprises in there as well.
Raise your hand if you were expecting …Read More »
We’ve known for awhile now that Apple has plans to bring production of one its Macs to the US — and we’ve also speculated that it was most likely going to be the Mac Pro due to its relatively lower …Read More »
Have you ever taken a picture and wished that you focused on something else for the shot? You could always get a Lytro. But if you’re hoping for that same kind of awesome technology in your smartphone, Toshiba’s got you …Read More »