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Yahoo Mail outage angers customers, service restored for most users

Yahoo Mail's extended outage disappointed users relying on the service to send and receive emails.

TECH December 12, 2013

Microsoft may give away Windows Phone and Windows RT for free to combat Android and iOS

The battle is heating up in the mobile space as Microsoft considers its next move to stay relevant.

TECH December 11, 2013

Doom turns 20: Taking a look at its rich legacy

Doom, the game that began the first person shooter craze, is now 20.

TECH December 11, 2013

Apple awarded patent for virtual reality goggles

Apple has been awarded a patent for a head-mounted display that opens up a ton of possibility from gaming to wearable technology.

TECH December 11, 2013

Smart wig, smart bra and now smart ring

A smart ring is seeking crowd funding and based on the response of supporters, it might be the ring to rule the wearable tech world.

TECH December 11, 2013

2 mn Xbox One units sold in 18 days, console gets firmware update

Microsoft has released a new update for the Xbox One, which addresses certain problems with SmartGlass, while providing several performance boosts for the console.

TECH December 11, 2013

Siri improving but Google Now closing gap in battle of voice assistants

Both Siri and Google Now showed improvements based on a test conducted by research firm Piper Jaffray.

TECH December 11, 2013

Dell hops onto Chromebook bandwagon with school-exclusive Chromebook 11

Dell said it will launch a Chromebook in 2014 initially aimed at students and teachers.

TECH December 11, 2013

Apple says Happy Holidays with 12 Days of Gifts

Apple has released the app for its 12 Days of Gifts campaign. The countdown begins for the freebies that will come to iPads, iPhones, and iPod Touch running iOS 7.

TECH December 11, 2013

Is Nokia making an Android smartphone?

Speculations are rife yet again that Nokia is making an Android-powered smartphone.

TECH December 11, 2013

Twitter app update brings new swipeable design, allows photo sharing

Twitter is trying to increase its appeal as a private messaging platform by releasing new updates.

TECH December 11, 2013

Google Chromecast gets 10 new apps

Google has released a software update for Chromecast that brings 10 new apps to the gadget.

TECH December 11, 2013

Ubuntu Touch OS may hit markets sooner than you think

Canonical's Ubuntu Touch OS will make its way to smartphones soon.

TECH December 11, 2013

AT&T may stop subsidizing phones soon

Just like T-Mobile, AT&T may also stop offering handsets at subsidized rates.

TECH December 11, 2013

Microsoft Socl comes to iOS, Android, WP8 devices

Microsoft's very own social network - Socl - is set to launch for iOS, Android and Windows Phone-powered devices this week.

TECH December 11, 2013

Classic Windows Start button may return in 2015

One of the biggest problems with Windows 8, according to most users, is the missing classic Start button. However, it appears Microsoft is listening to its users, and this could only mean good things to come.

TECH December 11, 2013

Alessandro Savelli-designed Android smartphone costs more than Mercedes Benz E-Class sedan

For $57,000, will you buy a luxury car or diamond-studded Alessandro Savelli-designed smartphone?

TECH December 10, 2013

Samsung unveils world's first 1TB mSATA SSD

Samsung announced the world's first 1TB mSATA SSD that will be available later month.

TECH December 10, 2013

DARPA makes bug-spotting fun

The DARPA has found a new way to scan millions of software code for vulnerabilities via games and puzzles.

TECH December 10, 2013

Google now lets you create your own Street View

Google has released a new feature for Street View, allowing people to upload their own photo spheres of their favorite locations.

TECH December 10, 2013

Square's new credit card reader promises to keep merchants happy

Square outs thinner, lighter, better performing credit card reader.

TECH December 9, 2013

NSA, GCHQ spied on online gamers in virtual world

It seems the American and British spies are not content with simply tapping phones, hacking into computers or checking whether any radical Muslim is frequenting any porn site. According to the documents leaked by former National Security Agency (NSA) contractor Edward Snowden, NSA and its British counterpart, the Government Communications Headquarters (or GCHQ) also regularly patrolled the virtual world of online gaming viz. World of Warcraft and Second Life, to collect gamers' chats and snoop on suspects.

TECH December 9, 2013

Three out of every four iDevice users now on iOS 7

Apple said that around three-fourth of its iDevices are now running on iOS 7.

TECH December 9, 2013

Spotify free ad-supported mobile music service set for Dec. 11 launch

Spotify is purportedly launching a free music streaming service for mobile users on December 11.

TECH December 9, 2013

Illinois mulls banning Google Glass-totting drivers

Senator Ira Silverstien from Illinois has proposed a new legislation seeking to ban drivers from using Google Glass while operating their vehicles.

TECH December 9, 2013

Will Google Glass prescription frames catch on?

Leaked images of the Google Glass showed the wearable technology fitted with prescription eyeglasses.

TECH December 10, 2013

Ripped: Nottingham teen pays £450 for Xbox One limited edition Day One version...photo

A Nottingham teen unwittingly purchased a photo of a limited edition Xbox One in lieu of the real thing. The product was listed on eBay as a "photo" leading to the misunderstanding.

TECH December 9, 2013

VGX 2013: And the winners are...

Grand Theft Auto V (or GTA V) has won the coveted Game of The Year award at VGX 2013.

TECH December 9, 2013

PS4 outsells Xbox One on eBay during launch week

PlayStation 4 has outperformed Xbox One in terms of sales on Ebay, during their respective launch weeks, mainly because of price difference.

TECH December 9, 2013

Beware: Xbox One hoax may brick your console

A recent hoax has been making rounds around the Internet that you can enable backwards compatibility on Xbox One console. Following the instructions, however, could actually lead to bricking your console.

TECH December 10, 2013

Google Glass prescription frames spotted online

A prescription variant of Google Glass frames has been spotted online.

TECH December 9, 2013

iPhone 5s Touch ID sensor not working for some users

Users have been reporting problems with Apple's Touch ID technology when using their iPhone 5s smartphones.

TECH December 8, 2013

Destiny global release set for September 2014

Bungie release date for the upcoming FPS Destiny has finally been announced. The game's beta version will be released summer next year while the final game will come out on Sept. 9 2014.

TECH December 7, 2013

Microsoft puts up Dell Venue 8 Pro for only $99 on Monday

Microsoft will hold a one-day tablet sale featuring the Dell Venue 8 Pro that will give consumers savings of as much as $200.

TECH December 7, 2013

Google tweaks Play Music app with microSD support, minor UI changes

Google has released an update to its popular Google Music app. The changes include SD card support and UI tweaks, among others.

TECH December 7, 2013

Google TV may see comeback in 2014 as 'Nexus TV'

Google may try to sneak back to the living room with its TV project rebranded as Nexus TV, as soon as 2014.

TECH December 7, 2013

Facebook mulls 'Sympathize' button for gloomy status updates

A Facebook engineer has disclosed that a 'Sympathize button' fit for certain status updates was discussed as a possibility during one of the company hackathons.

TECH December 7, 2013

Is Samsung betting on premium tablets with AMOLED display to face-off with iPad?

Samsung is reportedly working on two high-end AMOLED tablets to compete with Apple's iPad Air and iPad mini.

TECH December 7, 2013

Now you can download Gmail, Google Calendar data

In a latest (and major) move towards data portability, Google is opening its Gmail and Calendar services to archives.

TECH December 6, 2013

Bluetooth 4.1 promises to improve usability

Bluetooth SIG has announced the roll out of Bluetooth Ver. 4.1. The new version promises marked improvements in speed, power management, data transmission, and more.

TECH December 7, 2013

Battlefield 4 scorches Electronic Arts in Wall Street

Electronic Arts (EA) share prices suffer as company announced plans to halt development of projects for Battlefield 4 to fix glitches.

TECH December 7, 2013

Microsoft cracks down on botnet ZeroAccess

Microsoft has disrupted botnet ZeroAccess, but says it cannot wipe it out.

TECH December 7, 2013

Next-gen USB connector may be smaller and reversible

The next-generation USB connector, which is expected to be smaller and reversible, is expected to be finalized by mid-2014.

TECH December 6, 2013

Smartphone, smartwatch, smart wig and now introducing smart bra

Microsoft has developed a smart bra utilizing embedded sensors to monitor the emotional state of women and help them resist binge eating.

TECH December 6, 2013

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