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Google’s “Here’s to the Moms” tribute is the best way to remind yourself Mother’s Day is coming up [Video]
Admit it, you forgot. Mother’s Day is this weekend and you completely forgot. Now you’re scrambling for gift ideas and the pressure is mounting — why can’t you think of anything?!
Oh, just me? Oh well. I’ll admit that I completely forgot about Mother’s Day until a couple of days [...]Read More »
Microsoft officially confirms Windows Blue, announces that 100 million Windows 8 licenses have been sold
It’s an interesting thing hearing all the complaints and disregard towards Windows 8, then finding out that Microsoft has already sold 100 million licenses since its debut back in October of last year. That puts it at around 6 months before reaching the 100 million mark. To put things in [...]Read More »
Adobe has announced that it’s now going to focus its efforts on the subscription-based Creative Cloud service. However, instead of offering Creative Cloud alongside its traditional (and physical media-based) Creative Suite, it will be replacing it instead.
That means there will be no Creative Suite 7. Professionals that want the [...]Read More »
An internal email that was sent to employees that are currently working on Microsoft’s upcoming next-generation Xbox has revealed something that will cause gamers worldwide to breathe a sigh of relief: The console will not require a constant online connection to function.
Previous rumors have stated that the console would [...]Read More »
Alleged Chinese spy’s laptop found to contain porn and pirated movies, not classified information from NASA
Bo Jiang used to work for NASA. He was let go by his employer because congressman Frank Wolf of Virginia claimed that he and other Chinese engineers were a security risk. This was a statement in a press release issued by the congressman:
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A new Galaxy phone is out, so you know what that means… that’s right! The return of Samsung’s iPhone-bashing commercials.
This latest ad takes place in a graduation pool party where all the adults have “outdated” iPhones and all the hip kids have brand new Galaxy S4′s. All the new [...]Read More »
Saturday Night Live makes fun of Google Glass, shows how stupid you’ll look when it “doesn’t work” [Video]
Every time Google has shown off Google Glass, it’s looked amazing. Of course. They don’t wanna show you what happens if voice recognition doesn’t work, or how silly you might look using it sometimes. They wanna sell you on their vision for the future.
Now Saturday Night Live’s Google Glass [...]Read More »
Google has announced that “the Shawnee City Council voted to bring Google Fiber to their city.” If only we could all just vote to get Google Fiber installed in our cities.
Shawnee is located southwest of Kansas City, and is home to around 60,000 people. Google describes it as a [...]Read More »
This is getting interesting. First we heard rumors that Google’s next Nexus phone would once again me made by LG. Then after some time, the fabled X Phone from Motorola, which is running stock Android, shows up on camera. Now, there is word that LG is indeed working with Google [...]Read More »
Looking through a person’s browsing history will probably tell you a lot about them. So could looking at Google search autocompletes tell you a lot about everybody? I’m not sure I can answer that for sure — but who knows, maybe it can.
YouTube user Marius B. has created a [...]Read More »
It’s kind of hard to deny that the HTC One hardware is one of the most beautiful available today. To a number of people in the industry, it matches the quality build of the iPhone, maybe even surpass it. So a releasing a video about the phone is made is [...]Read More »
Last week, Acer began teasing a brand new laptop reveal using Star Trek. It raised some eyebrows. What could they possibly be announcing? Turns out it’s just as crazy as that Star Trek cross-promotion trailer. Meet the new Acer Aspire R7 — a transforming laptop that can act like a [...]Read More »
The Communications Assistance for Law Enforcement Act in the United State allows law enforcement to wiretap internet communications, like VoIP (typically a warrant is needed for such wiretaps but there are so many “national security” loopholes nowadays, it is hard to tell). But the law only applies to internet service [...]Read More »
Apple starts countdown to 50 billion downloads on the App Store with a contest to win $10,000 gift card
Apple’s App Store is about to hit another significant milestone — 50 billion downloads, which is a lot even if it includes a ton of free apps being downloaded. To celebrate the occasion, the company is a contest where one lucky winner who downloads the fifty billionth app will win [...]Read More »
The Pirate Bay of the Caribbean, anyone? After just recently finding a new home in Iceland, the infamous TPB is on the move yet again.
In the on-going struggle between TPB and, well, the world, Swedish prosecutors have filed a motion at the District Court of Stockholm to have two [...]Read More »
What does Microsoft’s Surface tablet and Samsung’s recently released Galaxy S4 have in common? False advertising about storage space.
Users that purchased the 16GB version of Samsung’s latest flagship phone have discovered that half of that advertised memory is already taken up by the phone’s operating system and built-in apps, [...]Read More »
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 out of Digitimes is claiming that according to sources from [...]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 of the other person’s computer; the app is powered by [...]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 something: leaks are floating around of a Motorola with stock [...]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 company’s semiconductor manufacturing facility in Hwaseong, Korea.
The accident occurred [...]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 little easier.
What the app does is it scans your [...]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 state of industry and where he sees BlackBerry in a [...]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 been showing off for awhile now. And after seeing so [...]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 gauge how easy it is to trigger the CAS has [...]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 above, he of course showed Bill Gates how a handshake [...]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 for the Galaxy S4 featured one of the strangest things [...]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 switch to a different kind of phone and watch while [...]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 people got from the new flagship device: It looks just [...]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 a choice between 8GB or 16GB of storage.
In a [...]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 that they are rolling out a preview version of Skype [...]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, a PC remote management tool provider, has released their first [...]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 root access to Google Glass’ version of Android after a [...]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 aren’t strangers to cinematic video games, as they released a [...]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 never heard of Nintendo’s ill-fated video game console, don’t worry, [...]Read More »