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New Apple iWatch details: 2.5-inch rectangular arched display, wireless charging and October release

Reuters is reporting some new details on what we can expect from Apple's iWatch. The new source claims the smartwatch will have a 2.5-inch display, built-in wireless charging, and will launch in October.

TECH June 20, 2014

Amazon Fire: Early reviews pouring in and well, it's not that hot

The Fire Phone has a revolutionary feature likely to determine the handset's success. Ahead of its July 25 release date, reviewers weigh in.

TECH June 19, 2014

Amazon goes SSD route for Elastic Block Store to boost speed, cut costs

Amazon has added the option of SSD volumes to its Elastic Block Store, promising speed and lower overhead. Customers are already loving it.

TECH June 19, 2014

Shame is FCC's strategy to get ISP speeds speedier

The latest FCC report on the quality of broadband service from leading Internet service providers finds most ISPs are meeting or slightly exceeding advertised speeds. But there are still some laggards, and the quality of the at-home connection can often be the problem.

TECH June 19, 2014

Lego snaps together a virtual tablet, smartphone app connection

Lego is bridging the virtual world and the physical one with a new app game. It should continue to move the brand into new territory as it banks on the success of its recent film.

TECH June 19, 2014

Kill switch in Android, Windows smartphones will deter thieves

Under pressure from the New York attorney general, Google and Microsoft will include a kill switch to deactivate a smartphone, if stolen, in future versions of Android and Windows Phone.

TECH June 21, 2014

Pocket Avatars lets you have fun sending cartoony messages...and lets Intel earn too

Intel is getting involved more seriously in the app game with a new messaging app called Pocket Avatars. This app is likely a test product for Intel with a bigger picture in mind.

TECH June 22, 2014

Facebook outage worst of past four years, users turn to Twitter to vent

Something went wrong with Facebook for 30 minutes. While the site worked to fix the problem, users turned to other social networks.

TECH June 19, 2014

Historic Kilby chip could fetch $2M at auction, may be oldest chip from pre-PC era

Christie's has announced it is selling a historic chip from one of the pioneers in miniaturization. It is expected to fetch $2 million.

TECH June 19, 2014

Adobe Creative Cloud is pretty darn creative, especially on the photography side

Creative Cloud 2014 is here, and it shows how much Adobe is changing with the times. Photographers in particular will find plenty to love.

TECH June 19, 2014

T-Mobile goes test drive route, free streaming offer

T-Mobile hands prospective customers the keys to test drive a brand-new iPhone 5s for seven days. To keep the hearts of current customers, the company announced surcharge-free streaming for music apps.

TECH June 19, 2014

Yo, Yo, Yo. That's all this million-dollar app can do

A new app allows users to send a message of "Yo" to contacts. That's about it, but the founders hope it will help revolutionize how users communicate.

TECH June 19, 2014

Unlocked 4.5-inch 720p Motorola Moto G 4G LTE now on sale for $219

You can now pick up the very affordable and unlocked Motorola Moto G 4G LTE. Motorola is now offering the smartphone through its online store for $219.

TECH June 20, 2014

Kill switch movement moves ahead courtesy of Google, Microsoft

The push to get kill switches into all smartphones is on the move and most expect companies to follow suit. According to reports, Google and Microsoft are to add a kill switch to their devices.

TECH June 19, 2014

Amazon appstore is the best reason for you to buy BB10 smartphone right now

Amazon and BlackBerry have signed a deal which makes the Amazon app store available to BlackBerry users. But is this move good enough to lure users into purchasing a BlackBerry device?

TECH June 22, 2014

GCHQ has legal basis to snoop on Facebook, Twitter, and Google accounts of Britons

GCHQ admits it can spy on citizens' private activity on Twitter, Facebook, YouTube and even Google because of a loophole in the law. But where does the government draw the line?

TECH June 22, 2014

Drone invading your privacy? Now, there's a warning system for that

The Personal Drone Detection System can identify drones invading your privacy. The Kickstarter project expects to raise $8,500 and expects to start delivery in April or May 2015.

TECH June 20, 2014

Beware! Android apps may contain secret keys that may compromise personal data

Think your Android apps are safe? Think again. Most developer data isn’t secure on Google Play Store, which means hackers can easily take control of apps and user information.

TECH June 19, 2014

Adobe goes beyond software, outs Adobe Ink and Slide for iPad

The Ink stylus and Slide digital ruler are Adobe's entry into the creative accessory market. The devices are for the iPad and sold together for $199.99.

TECH June 21, 2014

Apple (quietly) launches new iMac that's cheaper, but slower

Apple is now selling a cheaper entry-level iMac. The product is priced $200 less than the former cheapest option, but takes a big hit to performance.

TECH June 21, 2014

BlackBerry partners with Amazon to offer 240,000 Android apps

BlackBerry and Amazon have joined forces to boost its business and services in a challenging marketplace currently dominated by Apple and Samsung. Will it move mountains for both of them?

TECH June 21, 2014

T-Mobile offers seven-day iPhone 5s 'Test Drive,' comes with unlimited service for free

Need a free phone for a week? Sign up for an iPhone 5S Test Drive with T-Mobile. All you need is a credit card and caring hands to make sure the phone is in perfect order when you return it.

TECH June 19, 2014

The new Apple iMac is cheaper but with less muscle. Should you buy?

Apple offers a lower price for its new iMac 21-inch model with relatively decent specs, but analysts say it’s not for everyone. Here’s why.

TECH June 19, 2014

BlackBerry brings Amazon app store to BB10 users

BlackBerry has made a deal with Amazon to include the Amazon app store built into the next update of BB10. The store currently contains nearly a quarter million apps.

TECH June 19, 2014

Amazon Fire 3D-ready smartphone launched for $199: Do you want it?

Amazon's Fire smartphone has been officially announced. The phone features a technology called dynamic perspective which makes images appear three-dimensional.

TECH June 18, 2014

OnLive, Wikipad team up on gaming strategy

Wikipad gets a lift from OnLive revamped service. OnLive's CloudLift enables Wikipad 7 to stream blockbuster games over the cloud.

TECH June 19, 2014

5.5-inch iPhone 6 gets size comparison with Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and LG G3 [Video]

A new video shows how Apple's 5.5-inch iPhone 6 will compare to other devices. There are size comparisons with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and 5.5-inch LG G3.

TECH June 18, 2014

Garmin Viago navigation app takes on Google Maps: It's cheap but is it good?

Garmin is losing its dominance in the real-time navigational market to free apps, this is the reason why Viago was born. The new Garmin app is not free, but for $1.99, who cares.

TECH June 19, 2014

Apple new entry-level iMac reflects Intel's Broadwell chip issue

With OS X on the horizon and Intel's newest CPU line still in development, Apple opted for economy over horsepower with its latest iteration of the 21.5-inch iMac.

TECH June 18, 2014

Take that, Snapchat: Facebook unleashes Slingshot

Facebook failed in its bid to acquire Snapchat for $3 billion, so the social network has chosen to create its own to keep teenagers on its network as usage begins to flounder.

TECH June 21, 2014

New Samsung Galaxy F / S5 Prime full-frontal press image leaks ahead of September IFA launch

The Samsung Galaxy F / S5 Prime has once again leaked in "Glowing Gold." The image shows the device head on.

TECH June 30, 2014

Amazon Fire Phone boasts 3D visuals, unlimited storage and, of course, a shopping scanner

Amazon's smartphone is finally here, and it comes with a host of unique features. Chief among them: a scanner for identifying and purchasing products instantly.

TECH June 18, 2014

Running on fumes? Automatic iOS app will alert when you need to fill gas

An exciting new application that alerts drivers on the status of their fuel has made its way to the Apple iPhone iTunes store. The app is free, but the connected hardware isn't.

TECH June 19, 2014

3D Amazon Fire Phone now available for pre-order with 1 year limited time Prime offer

Amazon announced its first smartphone at a press event. The Fire Phone features a unique 3D Ui and full access to Amazon's popular services and starts out @ $199.

TECH June 19, 2014

Angry T-Mobile CEO John Legere slams Amazon for making new 3D smartphone AT&T exclusive

The new AT&T smartphone is exclusive to AT&T, and this revelation is not going down too well with T-Mobile CEO, John Legere. The man has taken to Twitter in a rage as he sought to undermine the deal.

TECH June 20, 2014

Samsung Gear 2 smart watch gets a Fleksy touchscreen keyboard app

Fleksy, a software maker of touchscreen keyboards, has launched its keyboard app for the Samsung Gear 2 smart watch. The company claims the free software's advanced features will make typing SMS messages on the Gear 2's tiny screen easy and intuitive.

TECH June 18, 2014

Democrat bill introduced to prevent 'creation of a two-tiered Internet system'

The fight for net neutrality continues as the Democrats get involved with a new bill that is aimed at enforcing net neutrality and killing the Internet fast lane.

TECH June 22, 2014

BlackBerry making big moves in apps through Amazon partnership

Official support for Amazon's Appstore provides BlackBerry users with access to more than 200,000 apps. BlackBerry encourages its enterprise developers to take advantage of its new licensing agreement with Amazon.

TECH June 18, 2014

FBI boasts its own Twitter slang guidebook; IITYWIMWYBMAD?

A newly released FBI document is an 83-page list of Internet slang. The list is made up of thousands of terms you've probably never heard of.

TECH June 18, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 gets a new chip, higher resolution display feature for video

Samsung is launching a new Galaxy S5 that has upgraded features. The higher-resolution screen should be a winner for those doing a lot of viewing on their phone.

TECH June 18, 2014

Google Glass: The push into the business enterprise begins

Predictions of Google Glass' success in enterprise environments is up for debate as developers work to provide an application infrastructure for the eyewear device. While businesses are enthused, consumers remain pessimistic.

TECH June 18, 2014

Internet 'fast lane' is focus of new proposed net neutrality bill aimed at telecoms

A new bill introduced by proponents of net neutrality would restrict broadband service providers from charging more for Internet 'fast lanes.' But opponents fear this will violate free market principles and lead to attempts to classify the Internet as a public utility.

TECH June 18, 2014

Amazon 3D smartphone: Should Apple, Samsung worry?

The new Amazon 3D smartphone is taking center stage today, but what will the retail company reveal? We understand that 3D navigation and face recognition are on the cards.

TECH June 20, 2014

3D printers for all! Education market may be first in line for tech

MakerBot looking to bring its cutting-edge 3D printing technology into high school and STEM programs in the United States. Tech may finally be hitting its mainstream stride.

TECH June 18, 2014

New emoji: From aliens to flipping the bird, take a look and start texting your emotions

The Unicode Consortium has published a document that shows what new icons will look like. The list includes some 2,834 new symbols, including a few eye-openers.

TECH June 18, 2014

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