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New Google Glass apps for travelers: TripIt, OpenTable, and Foursquare

Just one day after Google Glass, which is still in beta mode, goes on sale in the mainstream U.S. market; Google released three new apps for travelers to go along with its existing host of travel Glassware.

Tech May 15, 2014

'Flappy Bird' will fly again in August

Do you get furious over the fact that you can’t make a pixelated bird fly through a set of pipes without crashing? “Flappy Bird” is coming back to stores, but not soon enough for the addicted – thankfully!

Tech May 17, 2014

Huawei rolls out Honor 3C, Ascend G750, Ascend G6 in India

Three new mid-range smartphones from Huawei are now available in India. These are the Honor 3C, Ascend G750 and Ascend G6.

Tech May 16, 2014

Missing 'Flappy Bird'? Don't, it's set for August comeback...with multiplayer support

'Flappy Bird' will be back this August and with some new additions. The creator revealed to CNBC that he will be bringing the app back with a less-addictive nature, but added multiplayer opportunities.

Tech May 14, 2014

Mark Zuckerberg celebrates 30th birthday by giving Facebook users more privacy

Celebrating his 30th birthday, CEO and Facebook founder Mark Zuckerberg appears to be putting users first. He introduced a number of new security measures that should help alleviate concerns.

Tech May 15, 2014

Internet of Things will dominate by 2025: Good or bad?

The Internet of Things is expected to dominate the world by 2025. This is the latest results from the Pew Internet Project and their look at the future of tech and the Internet.

Tech May 15, 2014

Internet of Things future? All your 'things' connected by 2025, Pew says

The Internet of Things (IoT) takes complete hold of our lives by 2025, study says.

Tech May 14, 2014

Jawbone fitness band adds driving feature; new health tracking gear for babies coming

There is yet another wave of wearables coming to market and they're aimed at the toddler set. Meanwhile Jawbone fitness band maker is truly driving into a new product strategy.

Tech May 14, 2014

Yahoo buys Snapchat rival Blink but Snapchat need not worry: Here's why

An anonymous messaging service called Blink was lately acquired by Yahoo!. However, the acquisition may be more about capturing talent than the app itself.

Tech May 16, 2014

Google Glass redefines the art of beta by making wanna-be Explorers pay for an early look

Google is now in 'beta' with Google Glass and banking on tech nerds to grab up its $1500 computing eye wear as it collects feedback. But there's more than one good reason to wait for the next gen-innovation: Samsung.

Tech May 15, 2014

Netflix crowned king among cord cutters, accounts for one-third of peak download traffic

Netflix sees many users opt out of cable, making them "cord cutters." Now, ISPs are looking to bring in extra money on the backs of those users.

Tech May 16, 2014

Samsung Gear Glass may debut in September: Should Google Glass worry?

Samsung is looking to battle Google on wearable tech. They plan to launch headgear in September.

Tech May 15, 2014

You're dead: Microsoft on Patch Tuesday officially kills Windows XP

Windows XP is officially dead, as Microsoft bypassed the 12-year-old operating system with its latest round of patches. Current users have no choice but to run for their lives.

Tech May 16, 2014

Alternative to the e-cigarette: A smart lighter that may help smokers kick the habit

Boston-based venture is crowdsourcing funding to get new lighter in development. It's being described as a way for smokers to manage and, if desired, quit the habit.

Tech May 14, 2014

Jawbone update allows for the pairing of two Mini Jambox speakers: It's a party

Jawbone is known for releasing updates that improve the performance of its speakers, and this new update is no different. Pop in another Mini Jambox and turn your room into a party.

Tech May 15, 2014

Want to use free public Wi-Fi in Calgary? Give your email and phone number, expect ads

Free Wi-Fi service arrives in select Calgary public spaces. However, expect to get ads if you want to access free Wi-Fi.

Tech May 15, 2014

Netflix accounts for 34.21 percent of downstream traffic in U.S.: Report

Netflix has become the second largest driver of Internet traffic in Ireland and the UK. Its increase to 35.67 million users accounts for its Super HD content.

Tech May 15, 2014

The 'Video Game of Thrones: Super Mario World' mash-up is here. No need to wait for winter

A YouTube user creates a mash-up video of the 'Game of Thrones' opening sequence with 'Super Mario World.' The video is viewed thousands of times within a couple of days of being uploaded.

Tech May 15, 2014

Spotify Windows app gets major update: Here are the new features

The Windows Phone version of Spotify has been updated with Radio, Browse and Discover features now available on the platform. There is one catch, though -- it's only for subscribers.

Tech May 15, 2014

Google must respect people's 'right to be forgotten' and delete sensitive links when requested: European court

Google has lost another court battle related to users' data privacy. A European court has ruled that "the right to be forgotten" should exist within the EU.

Tech May 15, 2014

Iranian hacking group Ajax Security Team shows aggressiveness, targets U.S. defense firms: FireEye

Cyber attacks and hackers in Iran, such as the Ajax Security Team, are evolving, says recent security report by FireEye, and are targeting US defense firms. Read what Ajax is up to lately.

Tech May 14, 2014

Minuum Keyboard makes life of Google Glass users easier

Whirlscape has added Google Glass compatibility to its Minuum Keyboard app. The app is available on Google Play and allows Glass users to type text either by touch controls or tilting their heads.

Tech May 14, 2014

Google Glass goes on sale in U.S. No invites needed as long as you have $$$

Got $1,500? You can now get your hands on Google Glass without needing an invite, but keep in mind you’re paying three times more than the predicted actual price for a beta version of the product.

Tech May 14, 2014

Is Google Glass overhyped and overpriced? IHS BOM says it costs $152

IHS says Google Glass is way overpriced. That means Google is reaping massive profits from its sale of the Glass at $1500.

Tech May 14, 2014

Annoying tweets? Hit mute. Twitter makes it that simple now

Twitter's new "mute" feature goes live. Now users can silence others they don't want to hear from without that person even knowing.

Tech May 14, 2014

Microsoft Outlook.com outguns Gmail with advanced email rules and options: Here's why

Microsoft's new Outlook.com has Gmail fretting. Here's why the new update may just be the best email service available.

Tech May 14, 2014

Moto E: Here's why everyone is going gaga over Motorola's $129 no-contract smartphone

Motorola's Moto E is on the lips of every tech enthusiast right now for being one of the best, if not the best Android smartphone at $129.

Tech May 13, 2014

iOS 8 may get a killer feature: Split-screen multitasking for iPad

Apple's next version of iOS may finally make the iPad a real multitasking productivity machine. Rumors say that Apple will add split-screen multitasking for iPad users with IOS 8.

Tech May 14, 2014

Microsoft will sell Xbox One without Kinect sensor for $100 less: Should PlayStation 4 worry?

Microsoft has finally broken down and announced a new Xbox One SKU for the cool price of $399. Something for Sony to worry about as the party comes close to an end.

Tech May 14, 2014

LG preps Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate earphones: What you should know

LG is preparing to release its Lifeband Touch and Heart Rate earphones on May 18. You can pre-order the products from Best Buy.

Tech May 14, 2014

Privacy group slaps GCHQ with lawsuit for eavesdropping

Privacy International is going after Britain's intelligence agency over their spying of citizens. It is the latest controversy to arise over surveillance tactics by governments.

Tech May 15, 2014

BlackBerry Z3 Jakarta Edition looks to conquer emerging markets: Does it have what it takes to succeed?

BlackBerry is honing in on Indonesia for its latest smartphone launch. The move aims to rekindle its sales on the market after years of poor results.

Tech May 14, 2014

BlackBerry builds a BlackBerry just for Indonesia, but will it kick-start BlackBerry as a smartphone leader?

New handset reflects more than just another smartphone market contender. It signals BlackBerry's official rebound into a space where it once dominated.

Tech May 13, 2014

Classic games 'Half-Life 2' and 'Portal' come to Nvidia Shield: Now, play on the go

Ever wanted to play 'Half-Life 2' and 'Portal' while on the go? Well, now you can if you own a Nvidia Shield mobile gaming device.

Tech May 14, 2014

GM announces pricing for in-car 4G LTE, starts at $10

We are indeed seeing slowly the interconnected future these days, with General Motors unveiling its 4G LTE broadband connectivity for vehicles. Will you take a slice of the pie?

Tech May 14, 2014

Lava will launch sub-$200 Iris X1 Android KitKat smartphone

Lava International, one of the most trusted local mobile handset makers in India, is about to roll out a new affordable handset called Iris X1. Here's what we know so far.

Tech May 13, 2014

Office for iPad is a runaway success: 27 million downloads in less than 2 months

Microsoft Office GM Julia White says that Microsoft Office for iPad apps have been downloaded a total of 27 million times. She spoke at TechEd, which is currently taking place in Houston, Texas.

Tech May 14, 2014

iPhone 6 latest leaks: Body in space gray, silver, and gold

The iPhone 6 rumor mill is abuzz with mock-ups, renderings and schematics, and the latest leaks show the iPhone 6 in space gray, silver and gold.

Tech May 13, 2014

Google planning Gmail overhaul? Yes, and about time, too

Google is planning on releasing big updates to both its mobile and desktop Web client apps, rumors suggest. Some leaked images were even released lately which shed some light on what to expect.

Tech May 14, 2014

Lenovo unwraps ThinkPad 10 business tablet, Think Station P300

Lenovo has unveiled its latest product, the do-it-all ThinkPad 10 tablet that can be transformed into a laptop if needed. The company has also launched its newest workstation.

Tech May 13, 2014

Office for iPad downloaded 27 million times in just over one month

Microsoft’s Office for iPad suite of apps is a runaway success, with nearly 30 million downloads recorded on the Apple App Store in only six weeks.

Tech May 13, 2014

Dead smartphone battery causes stress in 92 percent of Britons

While only one-fourth of the British population would panic in case the battery on their smartphone runs out, almost all Brits would be stressed if the same thing happens to them.

Tech May 14, 2014

Twitter adds mute button to silence annoying users

Twitter has implemented a new feature that lets you still follow people whose updates you do not see on your timeline. It is called the mute button.

Tech May 12, 2014

Who will buy $1500 Google Glass? How about some very wealthy golfers?

Google Glass was secretly being sold at a PGA golf event last weekend. But for $1500, who else could buy them?

Tech May 12, 2014

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