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  • 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 […]
  • Inbox is Google’s new task-oriented email service

    22 October 2014, 2:12 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    A few months back we got a look at an odd new email client from Google, but it wasn’t clear at the time if it was a new version of Gmail or something […]
  • 5 lesser-known killer features in Android 5.0 Lollipop

    22 October 2014, 1:25 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Android 5.0 Lollipop looks much different than all previous versions of Android thanks to its significantly updated design language. There’s also a fundamental shift in how apps are being run. These are the headlining […]
  • ISPs in Hungary may have to pay 60 cents per gigabyte Internet tax

    22 October 2014, 11:27 am by: Matthew Humphries

    The government in Hungary is planning to introduce a new tax that targets the Internet exclusively, and in the process could raise hundreds of millions of dollars. However, that money has to come […]
  • Simpsons World app and website stream all 500+ episodes, but require a cable subscription

    21 October 2014, 4:46 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    Fox was pleasantly surprised when its recent Simpsons marathon on extended cable channel FXX pulled in massive ratings. It turns out people are interested in watching at least some of the more than […]
  • Pokémon already has a second iOS app, Camp Pokémon

    21 October 2014, 4:16 pm by: James Plafke

    It wasn’t that long ago that Pokémon officially made its way to iOS — something that many thought Nintendo would never, ever allow. Of course, it wasn’t a full-fledged pocket monster battler, but instead was […]
  • Modulares Interface mods an iPad with gorgeous metal knobs and sliders

    21 October 2014, 10:27 am by: Ryan Whitwam

    Configurable touch screen interfaces on tablets like the iPad allow a lot of flexibility when it comes to controlling a digital interface. They are, however, missing that visceral sense you get from turning […]
  • Android 5.0: What’s new and when will you get it?

    21 October 2014, 9:30 am by: Russell Holly

    This is by far the most impressive update to Android yet.
  • Microsoft smartwatch to launch within weeks, says report

    20 October 2014, 2:45 pm by: Russell Holly

    With Google leading the pack through Android Wear and Apple stirring up a seemingly endless train of hype with the Apple Watch, you had to know that Microsoft was going to put their […]
  • iOS 8.1 is available now: How to download, and what’s new

    20 October 2014, 1:40 pm by: James Plafke

    iOS 8.1 is available now, and brings Apple Pay and seamless text messaging to your phones.
  • This smartwatch makes your arm a touchscreen

    17 October 2014, 5:31 pm by: James Plafke

    Aside from perhaps fashion and price being the biggest barriers to entry, the fledgling smartwatch market still has one large hurdle to overcome: the small size of the screen makes interacting with the […]
  • How to flash the updated Android 5.0 Lollipop developer preview on your Nexus 5 or Nexus 7

    17 October 2014, 1:05 pm by: Ryan Whitwam

    After living up to its promise of delivering a preview of the mysterious Android L (now Android Lollipop) a few months ago, Google has now rolled out an API-complete updated preview for the Nexus 5 and Nexus […]
  • iPhone 6 catches fire after being bent in a front pocket

    17 October 2014, 11:28 am by: Russell Holly

    We’ve all seen the reports, both in video and print forms. The iPhone 6 and 6 Plus are not the sturdiest smartphones out there. Apple says this is not an issue, and that […]
  • Twitter starts adding tweets to your timeline from accounts you don’t follow

    17 October 2014, 10:28 am by: Matthew Humphries

    I don’t enjoy using Facebook or Google+. I don’t feel in control of the content I am seeing, and what content I do see is never guaranteed to be displayed in date and […]
  • People are writing whole books on BlackBerry phones

    16 October 2014, 5:29 pm by: Lee Mathews

    A great number of people gave up on BlackBerry a long, long time ago. Not these three authors, however. They’ve written entire novels on their beloved QWERTY phones. BlackBerry’s Biz Blog post begins […] Actions

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