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  • If Amazon plans to sell the Fire Phone 2.0, here’s what it needs

    31 October 2014, 3:29 pm by: Russell Holly

    When failure is one of the nicer ways to describe your product launch, it’s not a bad idea to pack it in and move on. The folks at Amazon, however, don’t know how […]
  • Mozilla scores $470,000 and 24,000 orders from Matchstick Kickstarter

    30 October 2014, 1:26 pm by: Russell Holly

    If you had your sights set on a streaming stick that relies on open hardware and software, or if you just like trying new things, the folks at Mozilla have an interesting proposition […]
  • Microsoft Band has untapped potential for gaming, payments, and security

    30 October 2014, 11:29 am by: Lee Mathews

    Microsoft just unveiled the Microsoft Band, and it’s already a very capable device. But what else does Microsoft have planned for their first wearable? We’ve got a few ideas. There were already rumors […]
  • Microsoft Band is a $199 smartwatch with GPS and two-day battery life

    30 October 2014, 9:30 am by: Lee Mathews

    It may be $199, but the Band offers a lot more functionality than most of the gadgets it will be competing against.
  • Google’s Android 5.0 tactics include playing nice with carriers and early code drops

    29 October 2014, 3:25 pm by: Russell Holly

    While Android is comprised of many manufacturers creating many devices, Google’s core hardware has always had a slightly different mission. That mission has evolved with the rest of the mobile ecosystem over the […]
  • Tim Cook says the Apple Watch will run about one day on a charge

    29 October 2014, 12:46 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Apple unveiled its long-awaited Apple Watch alongside the new iPhones recently, but this was more of a pre-announcement. The company’s first wearable isn’t going to be available until early 2015, and many details […]
  • Apple Watch UI prototyped on an iPhone, and it’s not half bad

    28 October 2014, 10:27 am by: Russell Holly

    Apple decided that using your finger to scroll through lists of icons on their upcoming smartwatch was a bad idea, so they implemented a zooming function through a traditional watch crown and created […]
  • Brand new Sony smartphones are sending data to servers in China

    28 October 2014, 9:30 am by: Lee Mathews

    Own a Sony phone? You may be transmitting data back to servers in China without knowing it, even if you haven’t installed a single app. That’s not something you’d necessarily expect from a […]
  • Fitbit announces Surge, a smartwatch for fitness, and two new bands

    27 October 2014, 5:28 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    It seems like everyone is building a smartwatch these days, and one of the companies that first cracked the code of wearable tech is throwing its hat in the ring. Fitbit is known […]
  • What are the best iPhone 6 cases for the gym?

    27 October 2014, 4:32 pm by: Grant Brunner

    Got yourself a brand new iPhone 6? Well, you're going to want a case, but not just any case will do, right? Before you lay down your hard-earned cash, you'll definitely want to find a case that's going to fit your lifestyle. Earlier this month, we highlighted…
  • Microsoft offering unlimited cloud storage — and a free copy of Office — for $7 a month

    27 October 2014, 3:34 pm by: Lee Mathews

    For $7 a month you can get one coffee a week. Or you could have an unlimited amount of cloud storage from Microsoft. Awesome, right? OneDrive was already one of the best cloud […]
  • Amazon Fire TV vs Amazon Fire Stick — What’s the difference?

    27 October 2014, 2:38 pm by: Russell Holly

    Amazon has decided that Google’s Chromecast is in need of some proper competition, and so the Fire Stick was announced to fill the void. This is good news for everybody, but it raises a […]
  • Retailers stop Apple Pay and Google Wallet, want CurrentC to be the future

    27 October 2014, 12:01 pm by: Russell Holly

    Long before Apple or Google gain the market share that would allow any reasonable consumer to have a serious conversation about ditching their physical wallet and living in smartphone-only payment nirvana, dozens of major retailers […]
  • Native Union has solved the cable issue with the Night Cable

    24 October 2014, 5:15 pm by: Russell Holly

    Depending on your office setup, there’s a good chance you have a cable for your smartphone tucked away somewhere on your desk. Rather, you would if the cable hadn’t just fallen back behind […]
  • Amazon has $83 million worth of Fire Phones it can’t sell

    24 October 2014, 1:29 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    You don’t have to go on wondering how Amazon’s Fire Phone gambit paid off. The retailer announced its third quarter financial results on Thursday, and it didn’t go well. Amazon lost nearly half […]
  • Bitcasa kills infinite cloud storage plans, increases pricing as much as 10x

    24 October 2014, 11:21 am by: Ryan Whitwam

    Cloud storage provider Bitcasa launched a little over three years ago with a simple pitch: sign up for a paid account and get infinite storage. When the service left beta, the $10 per […]
  • Google Inbox is all about replacing Gmail without actually pulling the plug

    24 October 2014, 9:33 am by: Russell Holly

    Inbox is also not a complete thought yet, but it's clear Google has some great ideas for email.
  • Pocket Flyer micro-drone weighs only 80g and stays aloft for two hours

    23 October 2014, 3:31 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    People are trying to figure out ways to use drones for everything from delivering beer to collecting whale mucus. No matter the application, power and size are a concern. If you want a […]
  • Thinium charge is a pack of gum-size outlet charging dock for your phone

    23 October 2014, 10:28 am by: Russell Holly

    Plugging into a charger is the least interesting thing you can do with a smartphone, but it’s a necessity. In some cases, depending on your usage and hardware, this has to be done […]
  • Chinese Android OEM Xiaomi is moving data out of China

    22 October 2014, 3:30 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Chinese Android smartphone maker Xiaomi is looking to become more global, and part of that is making its data global. Former Googler and current Xiaomi VP Hugo Barra has announced via Facebook that […]

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