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  • GPU benchmarking company drawElements purchased by Google

    25 July 2014, 5:29 pm by: Jared Peters

    drawElements is a startup company that offers many GPU benchmarking and compiler tools, and it’s also the latest company to be scooped up by Google. While Google doesn’t really have much need for an individual benchmarking application, drawElements carved…
  • Google Play Store now has a seperate section for Offline Games

    25 July 2014, 5:18 pm by: James Gray

    Today Google launched a new section of the Google Play Store dedicated to offline gaming, a welcome addition to the store for the more data-conscious Android users out there. The new Offline Games section currently includes the excellent Beach Buggy Blitz,…
  • Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides now work with any file across mutliple platforms

    25 July 2014, 5:12 pm by: Justin Herrick

    At Google I/O 2014, it was announced that new features would be worked into Docs, Sheets, and Slides. The most important one is the ability to use Google’s productivity suite with any type of file and editing it without the need for another program. This…
  • Google looks inward with new Baseline Study of human body

    25 July 2014, 3:33 pm by: Jeff Causey

    As Google has grown throughout the years, one result has been their investment in the massive computing power needed to drive all of their services. In a new effort to make use of that computing power, a new Wall Street Journal report indicates Google has…
  • Verizon will start throttling its unlimited data users on October 1st

    25 July 2014, 2:10 pm by: James Gray

    Verizon launched their “Network Optimization” policy back in the Fall of 2011, which at the time meant the company could throttle 3G data speeds for their heaviest users in congested service areas. Unfortunately Verizon is now updating that policy to…
  • Minnesota Vikings utilizing Google Glass in training camp

    25 July 2014, 2:00 pm by: Justin Herrick

    It seems that Google Glass and sports are just meant to be. Many leagues and teams have taken it upon themselves to use the unique piece of technology to provide a dynamic look at the action. The latest organization to do so is the Minnesota Vikings. The team…
  • Rovio releases Angry Birds Transformers teaser trailer

    25 July 2014, 1:56 pm by: Robert Nazarian

    A little over a month ago, Rovio announced they were working with Hasbro for Angry Birds Transformers. It will not only include the game, but also consumer licensed goods and a new product line from Hasbro called TELEPODS. In celebration for Comic-Con, Rovio…
  • Facetune, a selfie editor, is now available for Android devices

    25 July 2014, 1:47 pm by: Justin Herrick

    After finding a ton of success with iOS folks, Facetune is now available for Android devices in the Play Store. Facetune is an application that allows users to tune up and edit selfies. The app can work on your smile, skin, eyes, hair, facial structure, and…
  • Specs revealed for Lenovo’s upcoming flagship, the Vibe Z2 Pro

    25 July 2014, 1:40 pm by: James Gray

    In a selfie posted to his Weibo account, Vice President of The Lenovo Group, Arthur Wei, revealed the back of the Lenovo K920, now known to be called the Vibe Z2 Pro. If revealing the design and official name of their upcoming flagship wasn’t tantalizing…
  • Amazon Fire Phone proves difficult to repair in iFixit teardown

    25 July 2014, 11:01 am by: James Gray

    Amazon has packed a lot of cool new features into their Fire Phone, but apparently this has come at the cost of repairability. The fine folks over at iFixit have done their traditional teardown of Amazon’s first foray into smartphones and its not looking…

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