Apple is gearing up for a big product announcement on September 9, and all indications are that it will be a new iPhone. The iPhone 6, as it’s being called in the press, will deliver a lot of changes over the iPhone 5s, which got relatively modest updates compared to the iPhone 5. It’s also one […]
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Google Nexus 8 Rumour Roundup – Release Date, Price...
The Google Nexus 8 release date and specs are being heavily rumored. What can we expect from the powerful next-gen flagship? Which is still one of the best tablets around. Read this article to get details. Google Nexus 8: Release date: The Nexus 8 release date is somewhat up in the air with initial rumours saying that […]
Microsoft to launch flagship Nokia device this fall
It’s been a slow 2014 for mobile company Microsoft, but it now seems that big plans are on the horizon with reports that a flagship Nokia device is on its way.It has been a slow year for Microsoft following its acquisition of Nokia which was only recently finalised, but now it seems that a flagship […]
Digital Home Entertainment to Exceed Physical by 2016, St...
Box office and digital revenue will climb steadily over the next five years, but rentals and sales of DVDs and other discs will fall sharply, according to a report released Wednesday by PwC. In a sign that the future will be streamed and downloaded, the study projects that electronic home video revenue will exceed that of […]
Here’s what we learned from Apple’s WWDC
Apple sets up a second half of 2014 filled with product announcements — or a lot of disappointment. There was nothing truly groundbreaking, with the announcements amounting to either nice-to-have improvements to its mobile and desktop experiences or developments with grander implications down the line. Apple’s diehard fans might salivate over today’s news, but casual […]
What’s new? – iPhone 6 leak shows plastic coa...
Apple’s iPhone 6 has been cropping up online in a series of leaks recently with the latest photo revealing the purported rear shell of the 4.7-inch version. Australian website MacFixit originally posted the photo of the iPhone 6 rear shell in a green protective coating. Although on further analysis, you can see that the metal […]
Why Is Google Developing a Tablet With 3D Software?
Imagine a three-dimensional image on a tablet screen. Google (NASDAQ:GOOG) (NASDAQ:GOOGL) is working on it. Google’s newest tablet will include advanced 3D imaging. The tablet is a part of Project Tango, Google’s foray into more real life dimensions on the screen for 3D mapping and other purposes. Just imagine Google Maps in Street View, but […]
Top five affordable NAS servers: Home backup made easy
CNET editor Dong Ngo picks his top five advanced affordable NAS servers for home networking backup. I can’t stress enough how important it is to have backups of your data. If you have a single computer at home, getting one of these great external drives will get the job done. But if you have multiple […]
Apple Testing ARM Based Mac Prototypes with Large Magic T...
French site MacBidouille revives rumors that Apple is actively developing ARM processor based Macs. According to a source that they describe as reliable, Apple has prototypes of several ARM-based machines, including an iMac, Mac mini, and 13″ Notebook with 4-8 64-bit ARM Quad-core processors. These machines are reportedly far along in development, and come with […]
HTC unveils the not-so-small One mini 2
Surface Pro 3 may be announced next week, support page su...
This article originally published at 8:30 A.M. PT 5/14/14, but has been updated with comment from a Microsoft representative. It’s no secret that Microsoft is holding a “small” Surface event next Tuesday, but exactly what’s going to be revealed is still shrouded in mist. Numerous leaks suggest that the long-rumored Surface Mini will get an […]
Microsoft extends Windows 8.1 Update deadline
When Microsoft launched Windows 8.1 Update last month, the company noted that current Windows 8.1 users would need to download and install the update by May 13 (tomorrow) in order to be eligible to receive future patches. Unfortunately, a number of Windows 8.1 users ran into issues almost immediately while trying to install the update. […]
4 Cool Apple Announcements You May Have Missed
Unless you’ve been hiding under a rock for the past several months, you’re probably aware that Apple (NASDAQ:AAPL) unveiled two new iPhones at this week’s much-hyped media event. The Cupertino-based company unveiled the iPhone 5C — a plastic smartphone that is available in five bright color schemes that are reminiscent of Apple’s classic iMac G3 […]
Five things we want to see in iOS 8
How to set up your Galaxy S5 for better one-handed use
If you’re finding the Galaxy S5 to be a little too big for comfortable one-handed operation, there is something you can do about it. TouchWiz comes with a handy feature that makes one-handed use more comfortable and less awkward. Here’s how to enable and start using it: How to enable One-handed Operation on the Galaxy […]
Mid-2014 MacBook Air hard drives run slower than last yea...
If you think that the newest version of Apple’s MacBook Air has been improved on in all areas, you might want to hold on to that thought. Some storage benchmark results indicate that the hard drives in Cupertino’s latest super-light laptops, which were made available just last week, run significantly slower compared to the 2013 […]
Twitter tests out mute feature, may soon let you silence ...
If you use a third-party Twitter client like Tweetbot, you might already be familiar with the idea of muting Twitter accounts. It’s a useful feature if you’re sick of seeing a specific topic show up in your timeline but don’t want to block or unfollow someone, and it looks like Twitter might finally be catching […]
Test-driving Acompli: Could an email app be reason enough...
Is a particular email experience reason enough to switch smartphones, or even platforms? For me, the answer was yes. I recently retired my iPhone 4s and began using the native Android Gmail app on an HTC One. Why? Here are just two reasons: I can archive or respond to emails from the lock screen (thanks, […]
Samsung blurs the line between phone and camera (again) w...
Last year, Samsung tried something a little kooky: it made a mash-up of a middling smartphone and a solid point-and-shoot camera (you know, the kind smartphones have nearly driven to extinction). The resulting chimaera was called the Galaxy S4 Zoom, and it was… not great. To absolutely no one’s surprise, though, Samsung’s fixation on fusion […]
IPhone 6 Size Compared to Galaxy S5 and Other Android Pho...
With a large bulk of the rumors for the iPhone 6 revolving around its purported increased screen size, there have been a healthy amount of iPhone 6 renderings exploring what the phone could look like and how big it would be compared to the current iPhone 5s. MacRumors forum member deuxani decided to take it […]
Tech news: Wearable device battery could last 10 years
Researchers have designed a battery that could keep wearable and health care devices running for 10 or more years without a recharge. The new design, based on the lithium carbon fluoride (CFx) chemical formula, could also lead to batteries that are safer than current ones. A prototype battery based on the formula was tested by […]
HTC One M8 mini reportedly coming to Verizon
Reports indicate that a possible 4.5-inch version of HTC’s flagship smartphone could be available on Verizon as soon as May. HTC introduced three sizes of its original One last year. The rumor mill for the HTC One M8 mini is heating up and the newest tidbit of information points to the smartphone being carried on […]