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iOS 7.1 adds in-app purchase restrictions to settings - No more sticky-fingered mistakes

Apple finally added new in-app purchase restriction options to its settings menu with the iOS 7.1 update. Users who download the newest version of iOS will now be able to restrict their kids' access to in-app purchases with a few taps in settings.

TECH March 13, 2014

Thanks, Mt. Gox - N.Y. to offer BitLicense to help regulate virtual currency exchanges

Specifically citing the Mt. Gox Bitcoin disaster, New York State later this year will implement a regulatory framework for virtual currency exchanges operating within the state. These companies will have to apply for a "BitLicense" to legally operate in N.Y.

TECH March 13, 2014

Forget Tile, check out Wise Button - It's more than just another key finder

Cool looking key finders are popping up all over the place, but most of them just help you find the things you've lost. A new crowd funding project on Indiegogo called Wise Button, does more than find your keys. It also let's you skip to the next song, go to the next presentation slide and pause the video you're watching.

TECH March 14, 2014

Google Nexus 8 with 64-bit Intel processor and Android 4.5 Lollipop to be released in July?

Google will reportedly release an 8-inch Nexus 8 tablet in July that will be powered by a 64-bit processor and run Android 4.5 Lollipop.

TECH March 13, 2014

United Airlines gives iOS users free video streaming - Android users turn green with envy

It pays to be an Apple person. United Airlines just announced that its customers will be able to stream video for free on their iOS devices with the new United Airlines app. The service will reportedly include 200 TV shows and 150 movies.

TECH March 14, 2014

Rovio brings Epic change to Angry Birds game: Turn-based RPG

Angry Birds is set to take on the turn based RPG genre with the upcoming game Angry Birds Epic. The turn based RPG will also feature a unique crafting system.

TECH March 14, 2014

New Razer Blade gaming laptops will give you an adrenalin rush

Razer has screamed that it's game for any challenge as it unveiled the Blade and Blade Pro, two of the most powerful gaming laptops in the market Wednesday.

TECH March 14, 2014

iTunes Radio feature will turn into a dedicated app in iOS 8

A new report claims iTunes Radio will become its own app in iOS 8. This should make the music service readily visible to users as it will be located on the iOS 8 home screen.

TECH March 13, 2014

NSA masquerades as Facebook to infect 'millions' of computers - Still think Snowden was wrong?

A new leak from Edward Snowden reveals that the NSA has plans to infect "millions" of computers to spy on individuals. The NSA reportedly used an automated program to pose as Facebook and install malware "implants" on unsuspecting users' computers.

TECH March 12, 2014

WhatsApp says Android app is safe - Was Bosschert's claim 'overstated'?

Users of the Android version of WhatsApp had better beware. A newly-discovered security hole allows hackers to steal conversations from WhatsApp users. The security flaw is a result of a WhatsApp encryption flaw. WhatsApp denies that it is a problem.

TECH March 13, 2014

Starbucks sweetens its iOS app by adding digital tipping for baristas

The next time you order a Cinnamon Dolce Creme Frappuccino at Starbucks, but don't have enough for a tip never fear, just pull out your iPhone and use the new Starbucks tip app to make your barista happy.

TECH March 12, 2014

At 25, Web needs bill of rights, says Sir Tim Berners-Lee

The Internet deserves a birthday present, says its creator Sir Tim Berners-Lee, and what better gift than increased security. Just days after thanking Edward Snowden for exposing the NSA surveillance program, Berners-Lee proposed the addition of a bill of rights for the Web.

TECH March 13, 2014

Makerbot's Replicator Z18 3D printer now on pre-order for $6,499

Makerbot thinks its new Replicator Z18 3D printer is revolutionary enough in price and constuction capacity to act as a disruptive force in the 3D market. Although more for industrial use than consumers, the $6,499 device can bring Star Trek level tech into any office.

TECH March 12, 2014

Philly Tech Week to witness world's largest Tetris game on a skyscraper

The world's largest video game is set to grace the upcoming Philly Tech Week. The giant sized Tetris game will be almost 29 stories tall with a 100,000 square foot "screen."

TECH March 13, 2014

Xbox Live faces technical hiccups on Titanfall debut day

Xbox gamers across the country were greeted by a nasty server error hours into the launch of Titanfall. The error, which took down Xbox Live servers, lasted for a few hours.

TECH March 13, 2014

Flappy Bird may flap its way back to app stores, developer hints

Flappy Bird creator has hinted that the popular game might get ready for a second flight. Will the mobile gaming world have a warm welcome party for it?

TECH March 13, 2014

All New HTC One (M8) sales guide leaks revealing its best features

A sales guide for the All New HTC One has leaked and instructs sales people how to sell the smartphone by pointing out its top features. Not only does this contain great info, but it gives the consumer a leg up when dealing with the store sales associates.

TECH March 12, 2014

Flappy Bird creator considering bringing the game back from the dead: Why?

Flappy Bird might return back from the land of the dead to both the iOS App Store and Google Play, but this game creator Dong Nguyen plans to issue a stern warning to players - take a break.

TECH March 12, 2014

Twitter outage gives stock a knock, both back up shortly thereafter

Twitter was down for barely a few minutes before the outage was noticed by Wall Street and the stock started tumbling Tuesday. The outage lasted less than an hour, but it does remind us the damage even a minor problem can cause to a web-based business.

TECH March 11, 2014

Move over, Jawbone UP24 - Healbe GoBe fitness wearable makes counting calories even easier

Jawbone, FitBit, Gear Fit, Moov - There are so many fitness wearables out there, it's getting a bit crazy. Now, there's going to be a new one. Healbe's GoBe fitness wearable automatically counts calories for you, in addition to tracking key fitness indicators like activity level, heart rate and more - all the time.

TECH March 12, 2014

Apple's 5.7-inch iPhone design is said to be a cross between iPhone 5c and 7th-generation iPod nano

A report claims Apple's upcoming 5.7-inch iPhone will take some design cues from the iPhone 5c and 7th-generation iPod nano.

TECH March 12, 2014

Malaysia Airlines MH370 disappearance bizarre and getting more complicated

Figuring out what happened with the tragic case of Malaysian Airlines Flight 370 is proving extremely difficult to break, but the world is bringing its technological weight to bear to find the wreckage.

TECH March 11, 2014

Microsoft adds combo keyboard/battery cover to Surface tablet line

Microsoft fleshed out its Surface tablet accessory line by placing the Surface Power Cover on pre-order for $199. The cover contains a built-in battery for recharging the tablet and a full-size keyboard.

TECH March 11, 2014

Google sued for kids' in-app purchases - Uh-oh, Spaghetti Os!

A New York mother, upset with her kid for spending $66 on in-app purchases in the Google Play store, sued Google to get her money back. This is just another case of accidental in-app purchases by children that have angered parents.

TECH March 13, 2014

Will iOS 8 fix Apple Maps app? Reports point to better transit directions and more

We all remember the great Apple Maps fiasco of 2012. Now, Apple is planning a big update to Maps with iOS 8, which will include better transit directions, data use and more.

TECH March 13, 2014

Jawbone UP24 fitness band adds Android - Now drop and give me 20

The popular Jawbone UP24 fitness band finally has Android support. For a long time, the fitness tracker only worked with iOS devices, but now, thanks to a handy new app, Android users can sync up with Jawbone, too.

TECH March 11, 2014

Apple Loyalty Program incentives target the big spenders: education and IT companies

Apple rewards its faithful education and IT customers with increased incentives in its loyalty program. Big spenders will now get better discounts on Apple products like Macs, iPads and iPhones.

TECH March 12, 2014

Instagram Lux feature lets you get the best out of your selfies and other photos

Instagram now gets Lux. Expect more selfies, albeit better.

TECH March 11, 2014

Titanfall for Xbox One and PC gamers suffers initial glitches, but gets back on track

Titanfall went live at midnight on March 11 for Xbox One and PC users, but endured a few server-related problems. Luckily, game developer Respawn Entertainment was quick with the fixes. Xbox 360 and PlayStation users will have to wait until March 25 for their chance to play.

TECH March 12, 2014

WWW turns 25: What will Internet be like in 2025? Experts peer into the crystal ball

A new research has revealed how experts foresee the influence of Internet in our lives come 2025. There is blend of good and bad things seen by the surveyed thinkers.

TECH March 12, 2014

Twitter releases patch to fix bug that lets unapproved followers read protected account's tweets

Twitter has plugged a hole that allowed non-approved users to snoop into protected posts of a small number of users.

TECH March 11, 2014

Microsoft Surface 2 with AT&T 4G LTE starts showing up in stores, Surface Power Cover to follow

The AT&T Surface 2 LTE has started showing up in stores and just in time Microsoft will begin shipping the Surface Power cover on March 19. The cover acts as a keyboard and battery for the Surface 2, Surface Pro and Surface Pro 2.

TECH March 12, 2014

All New HTC One (M8) video leaks showing off some new features (Video)

A video of the upcoming All New HTC One has leaked revealing new information about the upcoming smartphone. If the info i s true the new model will very similar to its predecessor.

TECH March 12, 2014

SXSW News: Google looks to boost Android's presence in wearable market

Google will make a software developers kit available in the next few weeks to make it easier for developers interested in using Android to run their wearable devices to make apps. The news was released at the South by Southwest conference.

TECH March 10, 2014

Apple iPhone Air designer concept shows the iPhone 6 we all want

A new design concept of the iPhone 6, called the iPhone Air, shows a nearly bezel-free 4.7-inch iPhone with a slimmer body, 10-megapixel camera and more must-have features. The iPhone Air concept by Sam Beckett is certainly one that any iPhone lover would be proud to hold.

TECH March 10, 2014

Snowden speaks out against the NSA at SXSW: Why we should thank him

Edward Snowden appeared via Google Hangouts to address the American people for the first time since his exile in June 2013. Snowden declared that the NSA and other government programs are "setting fire to the future of the Internet." He also promoted the use of encryption, saying that it shouldn't be considered a "black art" anymore.

TECH March 12, 2014

Apple releases iOS 7.1 with visual enhancements, bug fixes and new features

Apple has released iOS 7.1, which includes major bug fixes and visual enhancements for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch.

TECH March 11, 2014

David Cameron sets sights on 5G and the Internet of Things - Why it matters

U.K. Prime Minister David Cameron announced that he and Germany's Prime Minister Angela Merkel will be leading us all into the future with 5G Internet. With its epic speeds and amazing performance, 5G will spearhead the push to develop the infrastructure needed for the Internet of Things.

TECH March 10, 2014

Neil Young to unveil PonoPlayer for audiophiles - This isn't your grandma's MP3 player

Neil Young just isn't happy with the quality of music kids are blasting into their ears these days. That's why he will announce the new PonoPlayer and PonoMusic at the SXSW music conference on Tuesday. The PonoPlayer features hi-fi, quality music-playing capabilities that should make true audiophiles happy.

TECH March 11, 2014

Edward Snowden speaks at SXSW 12 p.m. EST, follows in Assange's footsteps

NSA whistleblower Edward Snowden will speak at SXSW around 12 p.m. EST via video. Snowden's plan to speak at the conference is a direct challenge to the U.S. government and comes just days after fellow fugitive Julian Assange's speech at SXSW.

TECH March 10, 2014

PlayStation Now games could cost as little as $4.99 to stream

Worried about PlayStation Now streaming cost? You may not have to.

TECH March 12, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 could face delays after massive fire at Korean factory on Sunday

Things are not looking pretty for Samsung, as the company may have to delay the Galaxy S5.

TECH March 12, 2014

Titanfall will launch with 792p resolution on Xbox One with the possibility of hitting 1080p in future updates

Like many Xbox One games, Titanfall fails to meet the 1080p/60fps demand from gamers and critics alike.

TECH March 12, 2014

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