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This message will self-destruct in 5, 4, 3, 2, 1 - Blink app comes to Android

Anonymous messaging app Blink is now available for Android users. The app allows users to send anonymous messages, which self-destruct once the time limit for viewing the message has expired.

Tech February 17, 2014

Shooting to the beat - Harmonix previews Chroma

The makers of Rock Band and Guitar Hero previewed Chroma, a "musical first-person shooter" game. Chroma features stunning graphics and offers a new take on the standard first-perosn shooter game.

Tech February 18, 2014

Just say no - Apple and Google reject Flappy Bird Clones

If it has "Flappy" in the title, Apple and Google want nothing to do with it. The two companies are reportedly rejecting Flappy Bird clone apps.

Tech February 17, 2014

Mid-range LG L Series smartphones pack quite a punch

LG announced three new smartphones for its L Series. The L40, L70 and L90 are mid-range smartphones with specifications that range from almost stellar, to incredibly basic

Tech February 17, 2014

Who really are internet trolls? Read on if you dare…

Experts from the University of Manitoba have concluded that online trolls are mostly sadists. The other two classifications are no better - self-centered and manipulative.

Tech February 17, 2014

Syrian Electronic Army strikes again. Victim: Forbes. Reason: Hate

Forbes did not receive love on Valentine's Day as the Syrian Electronic Army has hacked its website.

Tech February 19, 2014

Apple iWatch that can predict heart attacks? Why not?

If the latest reports are true, an iWatch that can listen to blood vessel turbulence and predict heart attacks might be in the works. The iWatch would work in concert with the next iPhone to monitor signs of an oncoming heart attack.

Tech February 17, 2014

Flappy Bird craze hits new high: Game addict petitions Obama to order its return

A Flappy Bird fan has called for the revival of the game and has even petitioned the White House to order its return on iOS and Android app stores.

Tech February 17, 2014

Tizen-powered Samsung Galaxy Gear 2 and Galaxy Gear 2 Neo debut: What you should know

Samsung has walked away from Android with its new line of Galaxy Gear 2 smartwatches. Could this be a sign of big things to come?

Tech February 23, 2014

Facebook understands your love life better than you do

Facebook data scientists have concocted a series of posts in celebration of Valentine's Day. The social network has provided an interesting preview of how love is like in the time of Facebook.

Tech February 15, 2014

Google wants 10 Gbps data transfer speed to become a reality

Google has confirmed it is working on 10 Gbps data transfer speeds.

Tech February 16, 2014

Flappy Bird lovers, meet Flappy Bert from Sesame Street

If you're having Flappy Bird withdrawal, have no fear, Sesame Street has you covered with Flappy Bert. Flappy Bert is a new and addictive game that looks and feels just like Flappy Bird.

Tech February 15, 2014

Hands Off! U.S. Senate aims to make 'kill switch' mandatory

Smartphone manufacturers might have to include a "kill switch" on all their smartphones in the United States. The U.S. recently proposed a federal bill that would make the switch mandatory.

Tech February 15, 2014

Xiaomi takes on the world with Redmi smartphone for Singapore

Xiaomi announced the Redmi smartphone for Singapore recently. The Redmi will be the first Xiaomi smartphone to be launched outside of Xiaomi's home country of China, Hong Kong and Taiwan.

Tech February 14, 2014

Valentine's Day Doodle: Behind the scenes of Google's six love stories

Google has outdone itself with its 2014 Valentine's Day love story Doodle that might just reach the hearts of thousands.

Tech February 14, 2014

PlayStation 4 claims the crown, outselling Xbox One by a landslide

PlayStation 4 is the uncontested victor in the battle of the consoles this time around. The PS4 outsold the Xbox One nearly two-to-one in January 2014.

Tech February 14, 2014

The Dash wireless headphones will change the way you exercise

The Dash wireless headphones have fitness sensors embedded in the ear buds so that your every movement is recorded. The headphones measure your workout's progress and eliminate the irritation of wires.

Tech February 16, 2014

Life is like a box of chocolates - Valentine's Day Google Doodles help you share the love

In honor of Valentine's Day, Google created some of the cutest Google Doodles ever. Google helps you send your loved one digital chocolate or a Disney card. Google+ also recognizes photos of lovers and scatters digital confetti hearts all over the image.

Tech February 14, 2014

Windows 8 sells over 200 mn licenses but Windows 7 still king

Windows 8 is not performing up to the same level as Windows 7. Huge problem for Microsoft as PC sales continues to decline.

Tech February 14, 2014

IE exploit used by Chinese hackers to spy on US vet site

From China with love? Online security firm FireEye detected the hack on the Veterans of Foreign Wars website Tuesday and reported its analysis Thursday pointing its fingers to hackers in China.

Tech February 14, 2014

Deja Vu: Aussie hackers loot Silk Road 2 of $2.6 million in bitcoins

Silk Road 2 has been hacked. Hackers made off with bitcoins worth $2.6 million.

Tech February 14, 2014

Netflix Deep Learning-based AI will tell you what you want to watch but do we need one?

Netflix wants you to refuse from taking recommendations from your friends, and rely on its new artificial intelligence.

Tech February 13, 2014

Old photo booth design goes open air, high-tech

Among the many alterations to the photo booths of old are a far more streamlined, portable design that fits into the back of a small SUV, and can easily make rounds to various events.

Tech February 16, 2014

Trapped in a box - Android may not be so open after all

Android became popular with OEMs because it is a free and open operating system. However, new reports indicate that Android is taking away a lot of manufacturers' freedom to get creative.

Tech February 16, 2014

Pick your pronoun - Facebook offers new gender options

Facebook will now offer more gender options for LGBTQ users. Users will be able to pick their preferred pronoun and customize their gender identity on the social network.

Tech February 15, 2014

Can Tizen take on Android? Samsung and 15 new partners think so

Samsung is gearing up for the launch of Tizen at MWC 2014. After months of difficulties and reports that Tizen was dead in the water, 15 new partners have pledged allegiance to the open source OS.

Tech February 13, 2014

Phablet duel: LG G Pro 2 vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3

The new LG G Pro 2 phablet was announced recently, but how does the G Pro 2 compare with the Samsung Galaxy Note 3? This is the ultimate phablet duel.

Tech February 13, 2014

Apple planning new Apple TV in partnership with Time Warner?

Apple reportedly is working on a new set top-box in conjunction with Time Warner.

Tech February 13, 2014

New BBM app adds Voice, Channels and Dropbox support for iOS and Android

BlackBerry announced the release of new versions of its BBM app for iOS and Android. The new app now includes, Voice, Channels, Dropbox and more.

Tech February 13, 2014

Real or fake? New photos of iPhone 6 pop up on Twitter

Images of the upcoming iPhone 6 have leaked on Twitter. The anonymous leaker did not reveal the source of the images.

Tech February 13, 2014

LG G Pro 2 unleashed with 4K video camera - Will it be the new phablet king?

LG quietly has launched its latest phablet in South Korea. The G Pro 2 features 4K video capturing and a host of features that will help it rock the phablet world.

Tech February 13, 2014

Nothing iconic about Verizon Nokia Lumia Icon

Microsoft has announced the availability of its newest smartphone for Verizon customers. The Nokia Lumia Icon is available for pre-order now and will be available in the United States on Feb. 20.

Tech February 13, 2014

Nokia Lumia Icon: A smartphone for videographers

Nokia announced the Lumia Icon smartphone on Wednesday. The high-end Lumia Icon is all tricked out for video recording, thanks to its 4K video camera.

Tech February 13, 2014

Google aims to overtake enterprise with VMware partnership

Google struck a deal with VMware to allow Windows access to Chromebooks. Google hopes that this partnership will help ease new enterprise customers into the transition from Windows to Chrome.

Tech February 12, 2014

Is Twitter trying to mimic Facebook with new profile design?

If you logged into your Twitter account and thought you were on Facebook or Google+, don't panic. The social media company has been experimenting on a new design for the profile page of its users.

Tech February 13, 2014

There you are! Steve Jobs time capsule reveals Lisa mouse

Thirty years later, the Steve Jobs time capsule is unearthed. The original Lisa mouse that Jobs used right before placing it in the time capsule was unharmed.

Tech February 12, 2014

'They are coming' - Oppo will announce two models of the Find 7 on March 19

Oppo hinted that it will release two versions of the Find 7 smartphone on March 19 in Beijing, China. Prior to this announcement, Oppo had not mentioned that it would release two different models of its new flagship.

Tech February 12, 2014

Facebook Paper: There ain't no ads on me, nor will there be--for now

Facebook COO Sheryl Sandberg says that Facebook Paper will remain ad-free--for now. Users of the clutter-free app rejoice.

Tech February 12, 2014

Flappy Bird impostors hatch evil plan to spread malware

Fake Flappy Bird apps available for Android devices spread malware to users' devices. Security experts warn against downloading Flappy Bird impostors.

Tech February 12, 2014

Here's everything we know about the Window Phone 8.1 update

Microsoft will release its Windows Phone 8.1 update soon. So far, we know that the OS will features a lot of new features, including the Action Center and the Cortana virtual assistant.

Tech February 15, 2014

Geeksphone Revolution with Firefox OS and Android offers the best of both worlds

Geeksphone Revolution gives users the best of both worlds with both Firefox OS and Android onboard. The Revolution will cost around $327 and go on sale in Europe on Feb. 20.

Tech February 11, 2014

Huge DDoS attack hits Cloudflare: What does it mean for Internet security?

Hackers carried out a massive Denial of Service (DDoS) attack against a Cloudflare client on Monday. The attack hit a record-breaking 400Gbps and Cloudflare security experts warned that this attack is the "start of ugly things to come."

Tech February 12, 2014

Beware! Facebook may be scamming you with 'Promote Your Page' Likes

The chicken is out of the coop. Facebook could be scamming its business users with its advertising for Likes option.

Tech February 13, 2014

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