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Netflix, YouTube consume over 50 pct of North America's fixed network data: Report

It was only a couple of years ago when Netflix was on the brink of shutting down. Now the company, together with YouTube, accounts for 50 percent of North America's fixed network data. With such huge margin, it also beats rivals Amazon and Hulu.

TECH November 12, 2013

Sony confident of selling at least 3 mn PlayStation 4 units by end-Dec

Sony is confident PlayStation 4 will do really well and it will sell at least 3 million units of the game console by the end of the year.

TECH November 13, 2013

Gmail Quick Action button lets users now breeze through inbox

Google has expanded "quick action buttons" for Gmail, which lets users flit through their inbox.

TECH November 12, 2013

Sony reserves right to record PS4 user's voice chats or text messages over PSN

Sony has updated its terms of service on the European PlayStation Network (PSN). The new document states that the company has the option to "monitor and record" user activities, including voice and text messages.

TECH November 12, 2013

Valve invites beta testers for Steam In-Home Streaming features

Valve's Steam In-Home Streaming will be open to beta testers later in the year, with beta participants selected at random.

TECH November 12, 2013

Chrome Beta update cracks down on hidden, annoying auto-play webpages

Google released an update for the Chrome Beta allowing users to easily trace noisy tabs.

TECH November 12, 2013

Microsoft Windows turns 30: The journey so far...

Microsoft Windows is 30 years old. Will it survive another 30 years?

TECH November 11, 2013

Flipboard offering curated shopping catalogs in time for holiday shopping season

Magazine-style content platform Flipboard for tablets and smartphones moves into e-commerce through customizable shopping catalogs as the holiday shopping season gets near.

TECH November 12, 2013

Sony releases official PlayStation 4 unboxing video

A 'short and to the point' PlayStation 4 unboxing video by Sony.

TECH November 11, 2013

Moto Maker customization tool pops up on Verizon page

Verizon now has the Moto Maker customization tool for Moto X available.

TECH November 12, 2013

YouTube comments change spark co-founder-led outrage

YouTube co-founder Jawed Karim does not approve of the changes made by Google to the comments feature of the video-sharing site. He made it clear through a post on his YouTube profile.

TECH November 12, 2013

Smartphones eating into DSLR camera sales

Shipments of high-end cameras including ones from Canon and Nikon could fall 9.1 percent by the end of 2013.

TECH November 11, 2013

Sorry but World of Warcarft will not be free-to-play: Blizzard CEO

Blizzard has quashed rumors of World of Warcraft going the free-to-play route.

TECH November 11, 2013

Google Glass to get prescription lenses in 2014? You bet!

Support for prescription lenses coming to Google Glass in 2014.

TECH November 11, 2013

Apple to release bigger iPhone with curved display, enhanced touch sensor in 2014?

Could Apple be preparing to launch two new iPhones in 2014 with larger-than-4-inch display?

TECH November 11, 2013

FCC announces mobile broadband speed test app for Android

The app by Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is a broad-based effort to gauge actual download and upload speeds against advertised speeds of providers.

TECH November 11, 2013

Google Voice now supports MMS from T-Mobile customers

Google Voice now supports users to send MMS in the U.S. using T-Mobile'e network.

TECH November 11, 2013

Twitter Alpha Testing program lets Android users try unreleased features

Twitter Alpha Testing program will enable Android users to try unreleased features and give feedback to the company directly.

TECH November 11, 2013

Test drive the Xbox One at your nearest Microsoft store

Want to test drive Xbox One? Head over to a Microsoft store.

TECH November 11, 2013

Oppo N1 with CyanogenMod to ship in December

Oppo N1, a smartphone featuring swiveling 13-megapixel camera and specialized custom Android operating system, will launch next month for $570.

TECH November 10, 2013

iPad Air triggers chaos in store by bursting into flame

Apple's new tablet iPad Air is too hot handle - it exploded while sitting at a Vodafone store in Canberra, Australia.

TECH November 10, 2013

Facebook quietly tests star ratings for business pages

Likes on Facebook might matter but soon, business owners may have to deal with a five-star rating system that reflect the sentiments of customers.

TECH November 10, 2013

Motorola applies for patent for throat tattoo (that's actually a mic/lie detector)

Motorola has filed a patent for a skin tattoo that works as a microphone for the Moto X and Android smartphones. It connects to devices via Bluetooth, NFC, or Wi-Fi. Cool!

TECH November 10, 2013

Massive trove of hacked Adobe user data discovered on Web

Password security company LastPass said there are roughly 152 million Adobe user accounts compromised. Details such as emails and passwords of these accounts can be found on an underground website frequented by cyber criminals.

TECH November 10, 2013

Apple issues fix for mail bug in OS X Mavericks

Apple issues a fix for mail in its latest OS X Mavericks operating system.

TECH November 10, 2013

Nokia Lumia 1520 ready for pre-order, will hit AT&T on Nov 22

Both the Nokia Lumia 1520 and Lumia 2520 are set to launch on November 22, right alongside the Xbox One.

TECH November 9, 2013

Microsoft gives more details on Xbox One ahead of launch

The house that Windows built gives more insight into its next-gen console - XBox One - as the November 22 launch date nears.

TECH November 9, 2013

Apple stores to offer iPhone 5s and 5c display and parts replacement service

Getting a brand new iPhone in exchange of a damaged unit might soon become history as Apple stores will soon begin hardware repairs and parts replacements of iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c.

TECH November 8, 2013

YouTube turns to Google+ to clean up its comments

The chronological comments on YouTube have become history as the video sharing site overhauled the comments feature on videos by taking help of Google+.

TECH November 8, 2013

Join.me app gets 'presenter swap' feature

The new update to join.me iPad app will allow users to start a conversation on the go and eventually pass the presenter's role to other participants.

TECH November 7, 2013

Amazon joins hands with independent bookstores to boost Kindle sale

Amazon has launched a service called Amazon Source, which will allow local booksellers to sell Kindle and related accessories in their stores.

TECH November 7, 2013

World's first character-based backup battery charger spotted on Kickstarter

Mimoco's BatteryBot, a character-based rechargeable backup battery for mobile devices, will be initially available in 10 designs.

TECH November 7, 2013

Samsung shows foldable phone prototypes

South Korean electronics giant Samsung showed investors prototypes of foldable mobile devices at Analyst Day in Seoul.

TECH November 8, 2013

PS4 teardown: Here's a look at the innards (VIDEO)

Sony’s Yasuhiro Ootori strips the next-gen console - PlayStation 4 - bare.

TECH November 8, 2013

News followers on Twitter are more educated, younger and mobile-savvy than Facebook's

News consumers on Twitter are younger, more educated, and use mobile devices more, compared to people getting news through Facebook.

TECH November 7, 2013

Google Maps update for desktop brings Waze, Pegman and more

The Google Maps update is set to bring new features users' way.

TECH November 8, 2013

Bye thumb: Facebook Like, Share buttons go for design overhaul

Facebook has tweaked the Like and Share buttons, dropping the well-known thumbs-up icon in favor a more uniformed design.

TECH November 8, 2013

Watch Out: Microsoft warns Office, Vista, Lync and more vulnerable to zero-day exploit

Microsoft has issued a warning of vulnerabilities in Lync, Vista, older versions of Office and Windows Server 2008, which could make them targets of attack by hackers.

TECH November 8, 2013

Kindle Fire HDX beats iPad Air in display test

The Kindle Fire HDX has crushed the latest Apple tablet, the iPad Air, in a display test shootout conducted by DisplayMate's Raymond Soneira.

TECH November 8, 2013

Microsoft Office Web Apps get real-time co-editing feature

Microsoft Office Web Apps gets an update which brings the co-authoring feature.

TECH November 7, 2013

Pebble smartwatch gets iOS 7 notification support

Pebble has rolled out major software updates for its smartwatch, giving the device full integration with iOS 7 and giving developers new tools to make useful apps for the wearable technology.

TECH November 7, 2013

Digg Video unleashed: What you need to know

Digg has launched the new Digg Video feature, which will aggregate interesting clips from the web into a single stream of engaging content.

TECH November 7, 2013

Nexus 5 pretty easy to pry apart: iFixit

iFixit claims the Google Nexus 5 is very easy to tear apart. Good news for those who love to tinker.

TECH November 6, 2013

Google Helpouts launched (but you'll need to pay)

The Google Helpouts experts will assist people in myriad of areas ranging from making your dishes to applying the right makeup, all via video chats.

TECH November 6, 2013

Fox News warns world of Zombie apocalypse (or is it?)

The website of Fox News featured whimsical headlines on Tuesday suggesting the day of the dead is coming but apparently, it was just an "internal production error."

TECH November 6, 2013

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