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  • HTC One M8 Windows Phone 8 review: The body of Iron Man with the soul of Aquaman

    29 August 2014, 4:00 am by: Roberto Baldwin

    I really want to love Windows Phone. I want to be able to say that it’s on par with iOS and Android and say “wow, did you see that new feature that does that thing that no one else thought about?” Instead, I just like Windows Phone the same way you…
  • Microsoft integrates OneDrive for Business into main OneDrive for Android app, iOS app gets native…

    28 August 2014, 10:05 am by: Emil Protalinski

    Microsoft today announced updates to its OneDrive apps for Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. The biggest changes are being made on Google’s mobile platform, but users of the other two platforms are also getting notable improvements. First and foremost,…
  • Microsoft’s Surface Pro 3 lands in 25 more countries; Docking Station pre-orders open, ships on…

    27 August 2014, 4:09 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    As previously announced, Microsoft today started offering the Core i3, i5, and i7 versions of its Surface Pro 3 in 25 more countries via its partner retailers and resellers. If you remember that the official date of availability is August 28 and you’re…
  • Pandora launches Google Glass app for streaming internet radio

    27 August 2014, 12:24 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    Pandora today released its official app for Google Glass, letting owners access their personalized radio stations on the go. The service supports listening in three ways: built-in speaker and bone conduction (no headphones required), single earbud included in…
  • Instagram hopes to launch Hyperlapse for Android ‘soon’ despite low-level APIs not available on…

    26 August 2014, 1:23 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    Facebook’s Instagram today released Hyperlapse for iOS, a new mobile app that lets iPhone owners record tracking shots and time-lapse videos. The app isn’t launching on Google’s mobile platform today (or even later this week) because the necessary APIs…
  • 10 million installs later, BitTorrent Sync gets new interface, sharing via links, and proxy server…

    26 August 2014, 12:00 pm by: Emil Protalinski

    BitTorrent today released BitTorrent Sync version 1.4, adding a slew of new features to its file synchronization tool. You can download the new version now for Windows, OS X, and Linux from bittorrent.com/sync while the Android, iOS, and Windows Phone apps…
  • ASUS once again teases its first smartwatch, which will be unveiled next week

    26 August 2014, 3:53 am by: Jon Russell

    Wearables, wearables, wearables. It seems that nearly every tech company — bar a few notable exceptions — is getting into wearables. You can add ASUS to the list… soon. The Taiwanese company has once again teased details of its first smartwatch on…
  • Samsung says there are now over 1,000 apps for its Gear smartwatches

    26 August 2014, 1:55 am by: Jon Russell

    Wearable gadgets haven’t taken off among mainstream consumers yet. Many people simply don’t see the use in a smartwatch, one of the reasons for that may be the perception that there are too few apps, thus limiting what is possible. Samsung is out to…
  • LG announces the G3 Stylus, a Samsung Galaxy Note rival with a ‘fair price’

    25 August 2014, 11:08 pm by: Jon Russell

    LG is introducing yet another variation of its flagship G3 smartphone, one which seems likely to go head-to-head with Samsung’s Galaxy Note range of phablets — perhaps with a lower price tag. Announced today, the LG G3 Stylus will be unveiled at the IFA…
  • California becomes the first state to require mandatory smartphone ‘kill switch’

    25 August 2014, 6:40 pm by: Roberto Baldwin

    In an effort to reduce smartphone thefts, California Governor Jerry Brown has signed the “kill switch” bill which requires all smartphones sold in the state be disabled by the owners in the case of a robbery. The bill (SB-962) was introduced by Senator…

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