Prior to its release, many people predicted Galaxy S4 would outshine iPhone 5, the latest iteration of Apple’s mighty device. Galaxy S4 has been announced and that excitement has dampened down. However, Apple is clearly still feeling the heat because two days after the unveiling of Samsung Galaxy S4, Apple [...]Read More »
GE ‘Brilliant Brew’ truck takes your photo, draws your face on your coffee. The actual coffee, not the coffee cup.
It seems like we live in an age where personalization is a big thing. I don’t know if it makes us feel special or if it is the jump-on-bandwagon approach but everyone wants to personalize everything. GE has taken that personalization concept the an extreme by allowing you to drink [...]Read More »
After Samsung’s announcement last night, the stage has been set for the battle for Android phone supremacy. While Samsung has completely dominated as of late, Sony’s Xperia Z and the HTC One look primed to make things a little more interesting this time around (hopefully). HTC’s flagship for 2013 isn’t [...]Read More »
In the U.S. intelligence community’s annual review of worldwide threats, normally terrorism would be at the top of the list. But now, the nation’s top officials believe that cyber-attacks are now a greater threat to national security than terrorism, organized crime and the propagation of weapons of mass destruction.
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Today, Samsung officially announced their next flagship phone: Samsung Galaxy S4. After all the seemingly countless leaks that preceded the announcement, we now have the official details straight from Samsung themselves. Not that that changes much, as it’s now clear that the leaks were indeed legitimate and pretty straight on.[...]Read More »
Samsung has received kudos for its clever marketing over the past few years, especially its attacks on Apple vis-a-vis iSheep ads. It looks as if Samsung is not the only one with marketing chops — HTC and LG know how to get in on the action, too.
At the time [...]Read More »
37-year-old Jarad S. Carr decided it would be cool to start printing some fake money with an inkjet printer. But Carr finds out that said inkjet printer is inadequate for printing fake money that would fool people over the age of 3. He decides to pay his local Walmart in [...]Read More »
Apple’s senior vice president of world-wide marketing, Phil Schiller, made some pretty forward comments in an interview with the Wall Street Journal that won’t sit well with Android fans:
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Mr. Schiller, Apple’s senior vice president of world-wide marketing, also said that Android users are often running old operating systems and
Major Samsung Galaxy S IV details leak hours before announcement: High-res pics, videos, and features [Rumor]
As Samsung is mostly preparing for their big night in New York city, the Chinese leakers behind all this seem to be just as busy! High-res photos of the device have been posted online, as well as numerous videos showcasing the different software features the company was probably saving for [...]Read More »
Google has recently gone on a diet and started getting rid of products and services deemed inferior, unpopular, or a failure. The latest victim in Google’s “spring cleaning” is Google’s extremely popular RSS feed aggregation service, Google Reader. Google has announced it closing Google Reader on July 1, 2013.
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BitTorrent has announced a new video service called BitTorrent Live. Streaming services are gaining popularity these days, but BitTorrent live is bringing a little twist to it: the service will utilize the P2P sharing functionality of the BitTorrent protocol making it much like downloading torrents — the more people there [...]Read More »
Google X Phone will have Android Key Lime Pie, quad-core Tegra 4i, 4.7-inch display, and 16-megapixel camera [Rumor]
It’s been known for awhile now that Google has been hard at work on a phone that they hope will battle it out for smartphone supremacy with the likes of Apple and Samsung. It’s also been known that they’re planning on making it a Motorola-built device and codenamed the X [...]Read More »
Apps are ridiculously easy to download these days, all it takes are a couple of taps. They’re also extremely easy to get rid of. And according to data from a recent survey by Compuware, most users aren’t afraid to push that delete button when an app fails to impress.
The [...]Read More »
After the death of former Apple CEO Steve Jobs, there have been numerous products related to him released that range from the normal (a biography) to the bizarre (an action figure). I’m not quite sure where to place this one, now that I think about it.
Japanese manga artist Mari [...]Read More »
Google Now is currently available on Android handsets. But the last time we heard about it, there were signs pointing to a desktop version. Now, it seems that clear that Google intends to bring the feature to more even more devices as a leaked video online is clearly a promo [...]Read More »
Some gamers like to choose sides for some reason — Nintendo, Sony or Microsoft. They’ll mostly stick with their console of choice and then unreasonably trash the others’ games online. But with the Ultimate Combo System, they won’t have to choose sides any longer!
The Ultimate Combo System is a [...]Read More »
The SXSW Festival in Austin sees many different kinds of people gathering for the event — musicians, entrepreneurs, businessman and a whole lot of geeks. During this year’s SXSW, David Carr of the New York Times decided that it would be the perfect time to try an experiment. What would [...]Read More »
Don’t worry, this article isn’t about rats! Well, it kind of is. But it’s really about clones — clones of clones to be exact.
A group of biologists in Japan at the Riken Center for Developmental Biology have developed a breakthrough technique that has allowed them to create an endless [...]Read More »
The same source that leaked images of what might be the Samsung Galaxy S 4 has now followed up with video of the device. The uploader is calling it the world’s first hands-on with the Galaxy S 4, i9502 China Unicom Version.
Very much like the leaked images, there really [...]Read More »
Researchers at the University of Illinois have utilized the modern day advancements in flexible technology to come up with a printable electronic tattoo that can read your vital information and wirelessly report them to a computer.
The device will be used primarily to enhance medical care, as placing it on [...]Read More »
There is no escape: Angry Birds cartoon is going to be everywhere — in apps, on TV, and on the Internet
When Rovio announced that the Angry Birds cartoon would begin airing on March 17th, there were probably two things on your mind: watch the cartoon like Rovio wants you to or ignore it. It looks like we’re not getting much of a choice in matter, as Rovio has also announced [...]Read More »
That’s gotta be iOS, right? If that image was all you had to go with, I wouldn’t blame you if you thought the copycats in China have managed to make a phone that looks just like the iPhone and runs a real version of iOS. But look a little closer [...]Read More »
Anyone who feels Mac “doesn’t get viruses” hasn’t heard of ‘Pintsized.A’, a new trojan that bypasses Mac security measures
Remember that hack marathon earlier this year that saw Apple, Facebook, Twitter, and Microsoft compromised? Yeah, well, the breach occurred courtesy infected Macs. And now researchers have identified the malware that infected these Macs — ‘Pintsized.A’.
Pintsized.A is a new trojan that specifically targets Mac OS X. It isn’t entirely [...]Read More »
If you were a multi-milioniare, what would you buy? I don’t know about you but a personal submarine would be on top of my list. And Spymaster has no issue parting you with $2 million in exchange for the Orcasub.
Orcasub, which is available by order only (you won’t find [...]Read More »
Firefox is on Windows. Firefox is on Android. Firefox is in Linux. Firefox is in Mac OS X. Firefox, however, has yet to be released on iOS (a function-limited non-browser Firefox app was available on iOS last year but was pulled later by Mozilla) and now never will be released [...]Read More »
iPhone prototype (before iPhone 2G) ran OS X, had 7-inch display and USB ports, and was two inches thick
We have already seen an iPad prototype from 2002. Now it is iPhone’s turn.
The above image is an iPhone prototype from early 2005 leaked to ArsTechnica by “a former Apple employee who worked on various Apple hardware projects in the early 2000s and was thus exposed to some of [...]Read More »
Ready for some more Windows 8 hate? Here it comes!
Bob O’Donnell, Program VP of Clients and Displays and “responsible for tracking the latest and most important hardware developments that impact PCs, notebooks, thin clients and other computing devices” at International Data Corporation (IDC), recently told Brooke Crothers of CNET [...]Read More »
These days, it’s become pretty normal that billions of transistors are being packed into a single circuit. It’s what allows our devices to become smaller and smaller, thinner and lighter. But the age old problem of a single transistor failing and bringing down the entire circuit remains.
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A group of researchers have create battery that is thin, flexible and stretchable up to 3 times its size. They’ve achieved the flexibility without comprising performance or power, which makes it a pretty exciting development towards flexible devices being an actual thing.
There are currently two approaches to this flexible [...]Read More »
The 5 Point Cafe in Seattle announced via Facebook that they would be banning Google Glass from its premises, even before the device is officially on sale to the public. ”For the record, The 5 Point is the first Seattle business to ban in advance Google Glasses. And ass kickings [...]Read More »
As part of a promotion that Marvel announced at the ongoing SXSW festival in Austin, over 700 first-issue comics are now free to download from now until 11PM ET on March 12th. That’s a lot of free comics!
All you need to do is download the ComiXology Comics app, which [...]Read More »
Images of what appear to be an unannounced Samsung phone have been uploaded to Chinese forum 52 Samsung. The phone is reportedly being described as the “GT-I9502,” but what makes it interesting is that its specs line up perfectly with the impending Galaxy S 4.
The uploader of the [...]Read More »
Ever watch or read Harry Potter? You know that invisible cloak Potter & co always use? Yeah, well, Adam Harvey — a privacy advocate/fashion designer based in New York City — has invented something similar. Except it is for drones.
Dubbed ‘Stealth Gear’, Harvey has created a burqa (the garment [...]Read More »
Hate waiting around while you transfer a file from one phone to another via Bluetooth? No worries, researchers at Georgie Tech have you covered. According to MIT Technology Review, the researchers “have drawn up blueprints for a wireless antenna made from atom-thin sheets of carbon, or graphene, that could [...]Read More »