Most users today probably take for granted the fact that they can access the web at any given time with their smartphone. But there are many people out there who can’t afford to buy a smartphone, or a phone with a basic web browser.…Read More »
Google recently showed off how it feels to use Google Glass, and it looked pretty awesome. Unfortunately, they also mentioned a pretty hefty $1,500 price tag for the developer edition of the device.
But today, Google has officially said that the company is not only aiming to bring a “fully-polished” version of the product to consumers by the end of this year, they will also be selling it for less than $1,500.…Read More »
Jimmy Fallon gets first public hands-on demo with the PlayStation 4, shows he doesn’t know how to play video games [Video]
So after announcing the PlayStation 4, Sony quickly whisked away anything related to the console before anyone could get their hands on it. Journalists have reported that the company didn’t allow anyone to get a feel for the controller, or even get a picture of it.…Read More »
In case you missed it, Sony dropped a bombshell a few days ago. The company announced the PlayStation 4 and that it would be coming to stores near you this holiday season.
During the “PlayStation Meeting 2013,” Sony showed off things like the newly designed controller and some impressive specs and cloud features.…Read More »
Sony announces PlayStation 4 for holiday 2013, starts off next-generation of gaming with a huge bang [Video]
Today Sony announced the next generation PlayStation at an event in New York. While they didn’t show the console’s body, they had plenty of things to unveil during the event: a brand new controller, new games and an awesome vision for the future of gaming.…Read More »
Google built a laptop. It’s called the Chromebook Pixel, a $1,299 Chrome OS laptop with a 239ppi display that’s designed for the web. [Video]
Well, that didn’t take very long. Less than two weeks ago, reports surfaced that Google may be working on a ‘Retina’ laptop similar to Apple’s MacBook Pro’s with Retina Display. They’re not only announced a high-resolution Chromebook today, but a touchscreen-enabled one too.…Read More »
Is China innocent? New reports claim cyber attacks on Facebook, Twitter, and Apple came from Eastern Europe
After recent cyber attacks on high-profile companies like Facebook, Twitter and then Apple, everyone seemed to be pointing fingers at China. But now reports have surfaced claiming that the attacks on those companies originated from Eastern Europe.
An Eastern European gang, that is determined to sell company secrets like research and other confidential information in the underground market, is responsible for the attacks according to the reports. …Read More »
You have undoubtedly heard all those Apple smartwatch rumors lately — they were everywhere. Nigam Arora of Forbes has put forth a very interesting theory about those rumors: Apple is desperate to show that they are still going to innovate because nobody believes it when Tim Cook says they are.…Read More »
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Google is working on touchscreen-enable Chromebooks, not too dissimilar from what we’ve seen in most Windows 8 hybrid laptops. The report also says that the company is looking to launch these devices as early as the end of the year.…Read More »
As part of CEO Marissa Meyer’s ongoing effort to bring Yahoo back to its once dominant ways on the web, the company has unveiled a newly redesigned homepage. It features a new look with cleaner lines along with a host of personalization options.…Read More »
As part of its plans to expand its pre-order program, Google has published a new video showing off a more realistic and fleshed out version of its upcoming wearable headset, Google Glass.
The current UI appears to be centered around a voice-activated command, “Ok glass.” The display will show a list of contextually-based actions you can take, and from there you’ll be able to do things like: take a picture or video, use Google Hangouts, ask for directions and translations and of course, search the web.…Read More »
Anna Lamb-Creasey discovered that her had not only gone missing but died through the worst possible way. Local police in Clayton County for some reason decided that to inform a mother of her child’s death through a Facebook message.
Can you believe that it gets worse?…Read More »
Check out the hilarious trailer for ‘The Internship’, an upcoming movie about working at Google [Video]
The Internship is an upcoming comedy that stars Vince Vaughn, Owen Wilson and is directed by Shawn Levy. Why am I telling you about this? Because The Internship isn’t just your regular comedy, it’s a comedy that’s set in Google.
The plot sees Vaughn and Wilson’s characters losing their job as salesmen because of everything becoming “digital.” They then get a chance to intern at Google, where they’re pitted against all the smart people you’d expect work there and the results are hilarious.…Read More »
Another day, another Firefox release; this time it is Firefox 19.
On the whole, Firefox 19 doesn’t bring too many user-facing changes — except for one. Starting with v19, Firefox now has a built-in PDF viewer meaning you no longer need third-party programs/add-ons to view PDF files in Firefox.…Read More »
Cyberattacks on the US have been traced, and all signs point to the Chinese military and a single building in China [Report]
According to report by the BBC, the origins of the unusually numerous and high-profile attacks on US companies has been found. It is indeed coming from somewhere in China — Shanghai to be exact. But it doesn’t stop there.
According to Mandiant, a US-based cyber security firm, believes that there’s a secret branch in China’s military dedicated to cyber-theft and they’re located in the building pictured below:
It also doesn’t help that the BBC’s John Sudworth was detained while trying to film the alleged hub of the hacking operation.…Read More »
In a statement released yestreday, Apple has disclosed that a number of their employees’ Macs have been compromised by malware through a vulnerability in the Java plug-in for browsers.
The website that was infected and considered responsible for hosing the malware has been identified as ‘iPhoneDevSDK’, an online forum for software developers.…Read More »
New ‘Rhino Shield’ screen protector is “impact resistant”, will prevent your phone or tablet screen from shattering
A UK-based Kickstarter project is hoping to raise funds for a new kind of screen protector — an “impact resistant” screen protector called the Rhino Shield that rivals Gorilla Glass, the existing sheet glass that you see in most devices today.…Read More »
Goodbye Hotmail: All Hotmail users are being forcefully moved to Outlook.com, which is now available worldwide along with its multimillion-dollar ad campaign [Video]
Microsoft is officially taking out Outlook.com’s “preview” label, and is launching the service worldwide. This also means that Hotmail users will be slowly transitioned to the new service, albeit gradually. The good news? They’ll get to keep their email addresses — whether that’s Hotmail.com, Live.com or even MSN.com, none of that will change.…Read More »
3D printing doesn’t come cheap. You also need pre-designed objects or a modeling program if you’re going to design something yourself. But what if you could just directly draw things in the air, and they instantly came into existence?
That’s the idea behind 3Doodler, a Kickstart project that asked for $30,000 and is now sitting at over $400,000 — in less than a day.…Read More »
HTC One is official: Android’s latest baby has 4.7-inch 1080p screen (468ppi), quad-core 1.7GHz Snapdragon, 2GB RAM, and ‘UltraPixel’ camera
After all the rumors and leaks, HTC has officially announced their latest flagship phone, the HTC One. The phone features a 4.7-inch 1080p screen at 468ppi, making it one of the highest — if not the highest — pixel density in the smartphone market (for now anyway).…Read More »
While Bill Gates stepped down as Microsoft CEO more than ten years ago, this interview with CBS shows that the man remains committed and up-to-date with all the company’s work, as well as their struggles.
During the interview, he admitted that the way Microsoft went about their mobile strategy didn’t work. …Read More »
The Pirate Bay has filed police report against anti-piracy group for copyright infringement… because they took a little girl’s laptop
Looks like they weren’t kidding! Recall how anti-piracy group Copyright Information and Anti-Piracy Centre (CIAPC) literally copied The Pirate Bay’s (TPB) website. In response, TPB threatened to sue for copyright infringement. Now, TPB hasn’t gone as far as suing the CIAPC but, according to TPB, they’ve filed a police report with the Finnish police saying that the anti-piracy group committed copyright infringement.…Read More »
Your internet slow? Check out the FCC’s study of real data speeds vs advertised speeds by broadband ISPs
The Federal Communications Commission has released its latest report on broadband ISPs in the US. The report contains some very interesting data on the the FCC’s analysis of real data speeds being provided to customers compared to the speeds being advertised by their service providers.…Read More »
LG has announced their oft-rumored Optimus G Pro along with its new and not-so-new specs. The device has a 5.5-inch 1080p display, and LG notes that they used a curved glass on the phone to give a sort of “2.5D” effect.…Read More »
Galaxy S IV rumors are starting to heat up, and it looks like we have a date to look forward to. March 14th is reportedly when Samsung will reveal their latest flagship handset — and it all started with this tweet:
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Save the date for a big announcement – March 14 :) And keep silence ;) HTC will miss HTC One sales again :( Like it was in 2012.
The Singapore Police Force has reported a sudden rise in the number of “cyber blackmail” cases being reported. The cases are also similar in that the primary target are men, and that they are tricked through social media networks.
There have been 50 cases in the last year alone that involve women luring men through social networks like Facebook, then initiating cyber sex sessions over video chat.…Read More »
Screenshots have been found by Slashgear of what appear to be a smart watch. This comes after constant rumors of their good friends at Apple working on the very same thing.
But while the rumored Apple smart watch consisted of what material the device would be made of, Samsung’s alleged device had screenshots of its OS floating around in a Korean forum.…Read More »
Kim Dotcom advised his Twitter followers not to use US-based web services like Apple’s iCloud, Google Gmail and Skype because they ”provide (by law) secret & untraceable NSA backdoors to all your data.” So what will people use if they ditch those services?…Read More »
Iceland is joining South Korea in the war against Internet porn. Following a recent ban on strip clubs, the government of Iceland is now targeting banning porn from their country’s Internet completely.
“If we can send a man to the moon, we must be able to tackle porn on the internet,” says Halla Gunnarsdóttir, the political advisor to Iceland’s Interior Minister.…Read More »
SoShare has just been announced, and it’s a new file delivery service powered by BitTorrent. What makes it different from other services is the focus on large (very large) file sizes that coders, designers and content creators need to transfer on a daily basis.…Read More »
When Sony purchased Gaikai last year, many wondered when the company would integrate the cloud-gaming service into its products. If rumors turn out to be true, it looks like the upcoming PS4 might be where we see it first.
The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Sony will use the service to stream existing PlayStation 3 games to their brand new console when it launches.…Read More »
The same time the Wall Street Journal, New York Times and Twitter were attacked, there was a fourth company that also fell victim to a “sophisticated attack.”
Facebook, which is home to more than a billion users worldwide, was hit by a zero-day exploit that installed malware on a handful of their employees’ laptops.…Read More »
Reports are surfacing claiming that Google feels they need a way to directly introduce their products to consumers. The Nexus devices and Chromebooks aren’t easily available for consumers to try before buying, and the company wants to change that. What better way to do than that by opening a completely Google-run retail store?…Read More »
Anti-piracy group pirates The Pirate Bay’s website, The Pirate Bay says they are “outraged” and will sue
An anti-piracy group from Finland has put up their own website, copying the exact design and layout of the infamous The Pirate Bay.
The new site is called “Piraattilahti,” which you can probably guess is “the pirate bay” in Finnish and is run by the Copyright Information and Anti-Piracy Centre in Helsinki.…Read More »
The rumored announcement of Sony’s next PlayStation console is now under a week away, and a new photo has leaked that is reportedly a prototype controller for the next machine.
First thing you’ll notice, it looks very very different from the past 3 generations.…Read More »