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Manage your bookmarks with Google Stars - New preview leaks

Google wants to help organize your life with a new bookmark management tool for Chrome called Google Stars. The new service is expected to debut at Google I/O, but now a preview of Google Stars has leaked.

Tech May 6, 2014

Lenovo debuts Chromebooks for the shopper, student consumer

PC maker delivers on promise to push out cheaper laptops for the education market. They should hit stores just as back-to-school shopping begins.

Tech May 6, 2014

Tesco set to launch own smartphone, springs from Hudl tablet success

The success of the Hudl tablet inspired Tesco to go ahead with producing a second version plus a new budget Android smartphone. Its CEO reveals some details over a radio program.

Tech May 6, 2014

NSA's encrypted tweet deciphered in six seconds, recruits code breakers

NSA coded tweet deciphered in six seconds. Were you hired? NSA is looking to hire code-breakers, tweets a simple code that an online tool called Quipquip can solve in six seconds.

Tech May 6, 2014

UN: There will be three billion Internet users by end of 2014

By the end of 2014, the world will have three billion Internet users, based on latest data released by the United Nations International Telecommunications Union. If you are reading this, you are part of the statistics.

Tech May 7, 2014

Lenovo unveils a ballerina: N20p Chromebook with 300-degree hinge

Joining the bandwagon of Chromebooks is Lenovo with its own lineup, the N20 and N20p models. The latter has a multi-mode design that allows the keyboard to flex back 300 degrees.

Tech May 7, 2014

Microsoft Surface Mini unveil? Invite for NYC 'small gathering' on May 20 hints

Microsoft is set to launch the Surface Mini in New York on May 20, technology journalists believe. The last time it held a Surface event was to unveil the Surface 2 in the Big Apple as well.

Tech May 7, 2014

Now we have computers that can solve word problems. Need help with math or physics homework?

Researchers from MIT have come up with a new type of computer system that can automatically find the solutions to word problems. The new system may have applications in the fields of math, education and physics.

Tech May 7, 2014

Qualcomm partners with Nuance, Toq smartwatch now comes with voice-to-text feature

Qualcomm's Toq smartwatch truly became smarter after all, with the release of voice-input, letting you dictate messages and converts it to text. But reviewers say there’s more work to be done.

Tech May 7, 2014

Google Wallet soon on Google Glass? Send money using voice.

Google Glass wearers may soon be able to make purchases with a simple voice command and a few gestures, as TechCrunch reports Google Wallet will soon be coming to Glass.

Tech May 6, 2014

Checking emails after office hours ups level of stress. Now, drop that smartphone, tablet

A new study shows that emailing outside normal working hours increase a worker's stress levels. It could be due to a physical toll or a productive stress that some actually desire.

Tech May 7, 2014

Google Play Music now available in Canada. Here's what to expect.

Google Play Music has been finally launched in Canada, nearly three years after rolling out in the U.S. See what the music service offers in the midst of a tight competition.

Tech May 7, 2014

Apple biometric earpods are not happening. Why? It's a hoax!

The rumors that Apple was working on earpods with biometrics isn't happening after all and turned out to be bogus. The earpods were supposed to rely on the lightning port and come with integrated heart rate as well as blood pressure.

Tech May 6, 2014

'Tales from the Borderlands' screenshots and trailer released: What to expect

The first images of Telltale Games new title, Tales from the Borderlands, is here. It looks like any other Telltale video game, but with that distinctive Borderlands artwork we've come to love.

Tech May 7, 2014

Harmonix Amplitude sequel launches on Kickstarter: What you should know

The studio behind the 2003 Playstation 2 rhythm game, Amplitude, wants to create a sequel or remake and is currently seeking backers via its Kickstarter campaign. The studio wants to generate $775,000 in pledges.

Tech May 7, 2014

Return of the tape: Sony 185TB cassette tape packs a wallop but for what purpose?

Sony has shattered density records with a new cassette tape it has developed along with IBM. The tape is capable of storing 185 TB of memory on it or 148 GB per square inch.

Tech May 6, 2014

John McAfee launches Chadder messaging app for those who demand super privacy

John Mcafee who was until recently on the run from authorities in an international scandal involving a murder has released an app for those wanting to chat anonymously online. This app is called Chadder and is currently in beta on Google Play and Microsoft's Windows Phone Store.

Tech May 7, 2014

LG G3 press image leaks reveals possible stylus and stylish gold version

A press image of the LG G3 has leaked and some claim the device is packing a stylus on board, just like the Samsung Galaxy Note 3.

Tech May 11, 2014

Apple keeps hiring health tech professionals - Will Apple jump into fitness with the iWatch?

Apple appears to be on a major hiring spree in preparation for its health-focused iWatch. The high volume of new hires from the health tech industry has led many to speculate that Apple will branch out into health and fitness.

Tech May 5, 2014

Smart cars part of Nokia's future? Finnish phone maker investing $100M in category

Nokia has created a $100 million fund earmarked for investing in firms that specialize in connected and smart vehicles.

Tech May 5, 2014

Harmonix marches to a different drum, puts new game Amplitude on Kickstarter

Game maker Harmonix wants to get people interested in more music-based games. Harmonix launched a Kickstarter project for a new game called Amplitude. Will it meet Harmonix's funding goal?

Tech May 5, 2014

Iran bans 'Zionist' Zuckerberg-owned WhatsApp

Iran's history of banning certain social media platforms rears its head yet again, as Iran's "Committee for Determining Criminal Web Content" has reportedly issued a ban of the messaging app, WhatsApp.

Tech May 7, 2014

Nokia Lumia 520 saves a Brazilian police officer's life

While visiting his parents, a Brazilian police officer interrupted an armed burglary attempt. Luckily for the officer, a well-placed Nokia Lumia 520 caught a bullet.

Tech May 7, 2014

HTC One mini 2 render leaks: Are they for real?

Is this the leaked image of the HTC One Mini 2? It is possible, but the 13-megapixel rear camera makes us wonder how legitimate this leaked mock-up is.

Tech May 7, 2014

iSwatch or iWatch? Swatch complains Apple's smartwatch name is too similar

It ain't easy coming up with a cool name for a smartwatch. Apple thought it had the best one with iWatch, but now Swatch says the name is too similar to its iSwatch brand.

Tech May 6, 2014

Sony’s revolutionary storage solution….magnetic tape. Really? Claiming tech can hold up to 185TB on single cassette

Company announces old-school storage solution at IEEE International Magnetics Conference

Tech May 5, 2014

Amazon, Twitter team up to make more money via #AmazonCart

Twitter revealed a new partnership with Amazon, which let users buy items from Amazon by tweeting #AmazonCart.

Tech May 7, 2014

Shopping while tweeting: Amazon hooks a shopping cart to Twitter

E-tail giant and social networking titan hope consumers, tweeters will love the ability to buy and tweet at the same time.

Tech May 6, 2014

Nokia Lumia 520 saves life of Brazilian police officer. Here's what happened.

A Brazilian officer was saved from being shot after the bullet pierced through the heart of his Nokia Lumia 520 instead of his buttocks where the phone was kept in the back pocket.

Tech May 6, 2014

New MacBook Air lineup has slower SSD, new chip provides negligible boost

Two tests were conducted to measure if the updates on the 2014 MacBook Air lineup of Apple brought noticeable modifications in its CPU and storage system. Here's what the separate tests found.

Tech May 6, 2014

HTC One Mini 2 leaked image shows smartphone in gunmetal, silver, and gold

A leaked photo alleged to be a press image of the HTC One Mini 2 shows the upcoming mid-tier smartphone in gunmetal, silver and gold. The photo also shows the new smartphone will not have a Duo Camera like the HTC One Mini.

Tech May 5, 2014

'Tony Hawk,' 'Guitar Hero' developer Neversoft merges with Infinity Ward

Guitar Hero and Tony Hawk developer Neversoft merges with Call of Duty developer Infinity Ward. Neversoft will retire its name with Activision exec. VP heads the new combined studio.

Tech May 7, 2014

Sony Xperia Z2 will arrive in India on May 8

Sony reportedly sent out invitations to a media event in India on May 8, bolstering rumors that the company will launch the Xperia Z2 in the country on the same day.

Tech May 7, 2014

iPhone owners with higher tendency to 'sext,' says UK survey

Sexting is a growing trend in the UK, based on a latest survey. The survey also shows iPhone users are more prone and guilty to such naughty texting activity than BlackBerry and Samsung mobile phone owners. Are you guilty of this too?

Tech May 6, 2014

Intel wants your wearable technology ideas, puts $500,000 up for grabs

Intel forays into wearable technology, puts up more than a million dollars for new ideas.

Tech May 6, 2014

Here are the weirdest Google searches people make

Admit it, what were the strangest and scariest searches you've ever made on Google? Here, Search Factory tells you what they've discovered on Google searches.

Tech May 6, 2014

Facebook F8 biggest announcements: Mobile ad network and anonymous login (Why they matter)

At Facebook's F8 conference, the company makes the step into mobile advertising for the first time, along with finally showing respect for user's privacy.

Tech May 6, 2014

It's a shapeshifter! PaperFold is a foldable e-ink smartphone

Researchers have come up with a new e-ink smartphone that can fold into a notebook, a map and even a 3D printing model of a building. It's not coming to the market soon enough, though.

Tech May 5, 2014

'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' trailer and screenshots are out. What to expect

Activision is hoping that its latest video game 'Call of Duty: Advanced Warfare' will remove the sour taste of Call of Duty: Ghost from the mouth gamers around the world.

Tech May 6, 2014

Fitness wearable for the 5-year-old crowd leaping into the market

LeapFrog to debut LeapBand fitness wearable for young kids by early summer. Device promises to help motor skills to nuturing skills.

Tech May 4, 2014

Firefox v.29 boasts redesign, customization features but will it ever beat Chrome?

Browser refresh is getting mixed reviews but it's still more secure than Internet Explorer and that may be enough to push it up in popularity.

Tech May 4, 2014

New Paypal director becomes ex-Paypal director after Twitter-bashing co-employees

What former PayPal director of strategy, Rakesh Agrawal, did which was tweet his rants against fellow employee was a bad strategy he may not have seen coming, while in the midst of a Jazz Fest in New Orleans. See what he tweeted that cost him his job and reputation.

Tech May 5, 2014

Mute button: Twitter tests new feature that will let users silence annoying accounts

Twitter users could no longer wait for the Mute button to be rolled out, so they're asking for answers. Will the feature ever be rolled out? Like everyone else, we can only wait for now.

Tech May 5, 2014

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