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  • Apple Watch launches in UK with new folding power adapter

    25 April 2015, 2:33 pm by: Adam Westlake

    Now that the Apple Watch is arriving for customers around the world, and all the dust from the unboxing madness is beginning to settle, it's time to talk about some of the smaller, overlooked details of the new device's launch. That includes the real star of…
  • Hackers able to steal fingerprints from Galaxy S5, other Android phones

    25 April 2015, 1:09 pm by: Adam Westlake

    Fingerprint readers have quickly become commonplace on our smartphones, and while they are touted as offering some of the best security, it seems that may not be true across the board. A group of researchers at FireEye have reported a flaw in certain Android…
  • Google officially discontinues Nexus 7 tablet

    25 April 2015, 12:12 pm by: Adam Westlake

    If you're in the market for an affordable, highly-rated, not-too-big-not-too-small tablet, your chances to buy the Nexus 7 are quickly running out. If you were planning to purchase one from Google directly, then your ship has already sailed. That's because the…
  • New iPod Touch rumored for late 2015, but low-end iPhone unlikely

    25 April 2015, 11:28 am by: Adam Westlake

    Now that the Apple Watch has finally been released, the world can begin returning to normal. And with that comes rumors and speculation about Apple's other products. The two latest pieces of information focus on less-promoted devices like the iPod Touch and a…
  • First look at Jared Leto’s Joker from Suicide Squad

    25 April 2015, 10:37 am by: Adam Westlake

    The director of the forthcoming movie Suicide Squad, about a group of DC comics supervillains sent on a special mission by the government, tweeted a photo of Jared Leto on Friday giving us our first look at the actor's take on the Joker. The last time we saw…
  • Turn your Apple Watch Sport into a Gold Edition, save over $11,000

    25 April 2015, 9:00 am by: Adam Westlake

    Ok first day Apple Watch buyers, now that your coveted wrist device has arrived, how do you feel about it? Did you buy the stainless steel model and love it so much you wish had dropped the extra cash for the gold Watch Edition model? Or did you want the…
  • GeniCan smart garbage can builds your next shopping list

    24 April 2015, 9:00 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    A new smart home appliance has just cropped up, and it aims to make throwing out your kitchen waste a convenience. It’s called GeniCan, and it is a smart device that attaches to the top of your existing kitchen trash can. When an item is thrown away, the…
  • BitTorrent confirms layoffs: 40 workers rumored gone

    24 April 2015, 8:15 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    BitTorrent has been putting a lot of work into growing, and it has seemingly been progressing well with its BitTorrent Originals entertainment effort and BitTorrent Sync, among other things. Sources have cropped up to reveal that things may not be going so…
  • ‘Warcraft’ movie pushed to summer 2016

    24 April 2015, 7:45 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    We’ve known for a while now that a movie based on World of Warcraft was in the works, but those who are eager to see it will have to wait a wee bit longer. Universal has decided to shift around the dates for a few upcoming movies, and one of them is…
  • 2016 Chevy Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition to offer 650 horsepower

    24 April 2015, 7:12 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Today Chevrolet announced the upcoming arrival of its 2016 Corvette Z06 C7.R Edition, a limited edition rendition of its Corvette Racing C7.R racers. The car won’t be available until some time later on this year, and only 500 units will be made. When they do…
  • NASA and UrtheCast partner to bring livestreaming from ISS

    24 April 2015, 6:27 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    UrtheCast, a Vancouver company, announced a new partnership with NASA on Thursday that will soon bring livestreaming video footage from the International Space Station, giving the public a birds-eye view of the planet so they can see what the astronauts see.…
  • Nextear wireless earbuds include multi-purpose case

    24 April 2015, 5:46 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Earbuds used to be the ultimate audio convenience, but they’re not anymore. The cable is an unwanted shackle between smartphone and ears, and while Bluetooth earbuds eliminate that tether, they don’t often eliminate the actual wire. Nextear is different,…
  • Apple Watch requirements: lower friction, faster access

    24 April 2015, 5:40 pm by: Chris Burns

    The Apple Watch has been launched today - more or less - and is being proliferated around the world through the eyes and ears of onlookers. While some consumers have gotten their devices, most of the population of the world has yet to jump aboard the…
  • Black Pearl motorcycle is a steampunk locomotive bike

    24 April 2015, 5:13 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Steampunk has a faithful following, and so it isn’t surprising that every now and again we see a steam powered contraption pop up. The latest is called the Black Pearl, and it is a motorcycle styled after an old steam-powered locomotive. It’s not just a…
  • Wren V5US wireless speaker includes AirPlay, Play-Fi, aptX Bluetooth

    24 April 2015, 4:23 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Wren has introduced a new wireless speaker, and it hails it as a unique offering due to its inclusion of Apple AirPlay, aptX Bluetooth, and DTS Play-Fi, something said to be the first of its kind. It's the Wren V5US (universal) speaker, and it can serve the…
  • Zagg Pocket Keyboard Review – the last phablet keyboard you’ll ever need

    24 April 2015, 4:22 pm by: Chris Burns

    The Zagg Pocket Keyboard is a product I did not expect would be as awesome as it turned out to be. Zagg has made some awesome products in the past - they've never really let us down in the past - but they're not know for their particularly flashy or otherwise…
  • Researchers: thinking causes some brain cancers to grow faster

    24 April 2015, 3:49 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Researchers have discovered something a bit terrifying: the mere act of thinking causes some cancerous brain tumors to grow faster, with a paper detailing the phenomenon pointing specifically to high-grade gliomas. These tumors are said to account for…
  • Understanding Apple Watch: Apps, Glances and Notifications

    24 April 2015, 3:35 pm by: Chris Davies

    The great thing about a wearable like Apple Watch is that you need never miss anything from your digital life; the terrible thing is that it’s all too easy to get overwhelmed. While it might seem like a fantastic idea to offload every beep, ping, and…
  • Apple Watch approaches like a Silver Surfer

    24 April 2015, 3:15 pm by: Chris Burns

    I don't have an Apple Watch around my wrist. Lets get that fact out of the way right this minute, since every other technology blogger in the universe seems - I emphasize SEEMS - to have one today on "launch day." The Apple Watch, like the iPhone and to a…
  • Microsoft’s Q3 financials show continued PC market slump

    24 April 2015, 2:58 pm by: Brittany Hillen

    Microsoft's third-quarter 2015 financial report is in, and overall it shows good things for the company. Not all was stars and sunshine, however, and it suffered in the same area many of it competitors have been feeling the squeeze: PCs. The PC market has been…
  • Google Maps “Android Peeing on Apple” Bandit Revealed

    24 April 2015, 1:36 pm by: Chris Burns

    Earlier this morning we asked a vital question to the public: Who added this Android peeing on Apple in Google Maps? Now we have the answer. At long last - several hours later, we've been sent the answer. It's this guy - this map editor from the masses - by…
  • Smart headlamps could blink for snow

    24 April 2015, 1:02 pm by: Chris Davies

    Laser headlamps may be gradually finding their way onto high-end cars, but the smart lights of tomorrow might allow drivers to see clearly through snow and rain to potential perils ahead. A team at Carnegie Mellon's Robotics Institute is cooking up a smart…
  • The Best Apple Watch Apps: Starter Pack

    24 April 2015, 12:31 pm by: Chris Burns

    The first day you own an Apple Watch is a strange one, to be sure. You're not really sure if you want to stick with the software you get on the device right out the box, or if you want to dive in with a collection of apps that's already over 3,000 strong. As…
  • Nintendo is ditching one of its best ideas

    24 April 2015, 11:59 am by: Chris Davies

    For a company that relies so much on the legacy appeal of its much-loved former games and consoles, Nintendo appears surprisingly eager to cut ties with the past. Nintendo Virtual Console for the Wii U has long offered a selection of classic Super Nintendo…
  • ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector hands-on

    24 April 2015, 11:15 am by: Chris Burns

    This week at IFA 2015 we've been given the opportunity to get some hands-on time with the ZTE Spro 2 Smart Projector. This device is a "2-in-1" projector with the ability to project AND use the device as a mobile hotspot. It runs Android and works with…
  • Google Glass v2 in works confirms Luxottica (and v3, too)

    24 April 2015, 11:12 am by: Chris Davies

    Google Glass version 2, hopefully without the sort of styling only a geek could love and more everyday functionality, is already in progress, Google's eyewear partner has confirmed. The head-worn wearable's demise in its Explorer Edition form was heralded by…
  • Who added this Android peeing on Apple in Google Maps?

    24 April 2015, 10:06 am by: Chris Davies

    There's probably a subtext to this Android relieving himself all over an Apple logo embedded in Google Maps, but I'm darned if I can think what it is. While usually you go to Google's navigation tool to figure out where the nearest Starbucks is, or even to…
  • Comcast has killed the Time Warner Cable merger

    24 April 2015, 9:43 am by: Chris Davies

    Comcast has pulled the plug on its merger plans with Time Warner Cable, after the government refused to let up on monopoly concerns. The failure of the agreement - along with Comcast's transactions agreement with Charter Communications, Inc., which is also a…
  • WebOS 2.0 upgrade promised for 2014 LG Smart TVs

    24 April 2015, 9:10 am by: JC Torres

    If TV makers have been having a hard time selling their units, they might face even more hesitation about their Smart TVs once people realize what they're getting. Or, in this case, what they're not getting. The promise of a smart TV really only holds if the…
  • Apple launches three new Apple Watch ads

    24 April 2015, 8:50 am by: Shane McGlaun

    Apple has unveiled three new ads for its Apple Watch. The ads are called Apple Watch - Us, Apple Watch - Up, and Apple Watch - Rise. The Up add focuses on ways that users of the Apple watch can keep in touch and mostly focuses on couples doing those sweet…

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