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Microsoft to push gaming on the go with its $899 Surface Pro 2 tablet bundle

The average hard-core gamer may not spend that much time outside the house, but for those who do Microsoft has put together a bundle that includes a tablet, two games and a wireless controller for $899, which generally is the cost of the 64GB version of the tablet alone.

Tech April 4, 2014

As Internet of Things evolves, many consumers are still asking: What is it?

Add the inevitable privacy concerns, interoperability issues and the like and the IoT could be DOA before it actually gets going.

Tech April 5, 2014

James Franco admits flirting with 17-year-old girl on Instagram - 'Social media is tricky'

James Franco admitted that he flirted with 17-year-old Lucy Corde, a Scottish student visiting New York. He also allegedly tried to meet her at a hotel room for a hookup even after he knew she was under 18. The entire scandal began on Instagram, when Lucy posted a picture of Franco and he said, "Ya gotta tag me."

Tech April 6, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom official specs mapped out in Antutu benchmark

Samsung's Galaxy S5 Zoom has appeared on an Antutu benchmark and answers all the questions on the smartphone's official specs.

Tech April 4, 2014

iPhone 6 renderings compare 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch smartphones with iPhone 5s and iPad mini

New renderings based on leaked schematics of the iPhone 6 have been created and compare the size of both smartphones with the iPhone 5s and iPad mini.

Tech April 9, 2014

Amazon Fire TV: How will it fare against Apple TV, Roku and Google Chromecast?

With Amazon's Fire TV launch, many are already beginning to look at how it's different from Apple TV, Chromecast and Roku. Which one should you get?

Tech April 12, 2014

The curtains are closing Tuesday on XP support: Are you ready for the Windows OS doomsday?

XP users have three days before XP security and patch support goes bye bye. First step is to make sure you've got Security Essentials working if you're not making an upgrade move by end of day Tuesday.

Tech April 5, 2014

Pro-democracy Cuba Twitter operation yet another black mark for US aid organization, say reports

The launch of a social network to instigate pro-democracy discussion in Cuba likely will have U.S. lawmakers scheduling hearings to investigate what the White House claims was not a covert operation.

Tech April 5, 2014

BAZINGA! Xbox One Vs.PS4: Sheldon Cooper decides

The Big Bang Theory took on one of the nation's most pressing problems last week, no not climate change, but Sheldon Cooper had to choose between going with a PS4 or Xbox One. The running conversation Sheldon has with the other characters is certainly funny, but as with all good jokes there was a grain of truth involved that made the show a must watch for fans and gamers.

Tech April 6, 2014

George W. Bush unveils paintings of world leaders - Twitter goes wild

Former President George W. Bush recently revealed his paintings of world leaders at the presidential library in Dallas. Bush painted portraits of former British Prime Minister Tony Blair, Russian President Vladimir Putin and other celebrated politicians. Of course, Twitter had a lot to say about it.

Tech April 5, 2014

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S5 pre-orders begin with BOGO deal featuring the S5, HTC One M8, or Samsung ATIV SE

Verizon is now taking pre-orders for the Galaxy S5 which will ship on April 11 and is offering Verizon Edge customers a special contract offer as well.

Tech April 4, 2014

British teen's adventure illustrates just how far iPhone lovers will go in retrieving a smartphone from a not-so-nice environment

A British teenager accidentally drops her iPhone into a street storm drain and doesn't think twice about jumping in to make the save.

Tech April 4, 2014

Analyst: There are some market challenges ahead for Apple and its iPhone

Now is not the time for smartphone leader Apple to rest on its iPhone laurels as competitors such as Samung are certainly not content with second place rankings.

Tech April 4, 2014

Vine now allows private video messaging between friends (Read: Parent alert)

Vine has a new private messaging feature added to its platform, but will this be a medium parents should be worried about?

Tech April 5, 2014

Microsoft: India will produce the next breakthrough mobile app the world will love

From which corner of the globe will the next big thing in the mobile app scene come from? U.S.? No. Microsoft says India and here's why.

Tech April 4, 2014

Apple iWatch to feature UV exposure sensors, September release alongside iPhone 6 and iOS 8

We're getting new information on what we can expect from the iWatch - and UV exposure sensors are the latest. The device will reportedly be unveiled in September along with the iPhone 6 and iOS 8.

Tech April 9, 2014

What cool new features you can look forward to with the release of the Nokia Lumia Cyan update with Windows Phone 8.1 included

All current Nokia Lumia smartphones running Windows Phone 8 will receive an upgrade to Windows Phone 8.1.

Tech April 3, 2014

Sticky on-skin medical sensors can be made with cheap, off-the-shelf electronic components: Research

Medical sensors that can be applied like a temporary tattoo offer new possibilities for monitoring our health.

Tech April 4, 2014

Google Fiber cities might get mobile service from Google - AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile and Google?

Google is reportedly considering offering mobile service to customers who live in its Fiber cities. It would be very interesting to see what kind of mobile service Google would offer, given its fondness for shaking up the market with low prices.

Tech April 3, 2014

Nokia shows off MD-12 mini wireless speaker alongside the Lumia 930

Nokia introduced a small, powerful wireless speaker called the MD-12, in addition to the new Lumia 930 smartphone on Wednesday. The new speaker may be small, but it packs a huge punch and it comes in the same bright colors as Nokia's Lumia smartphones.

Tech April 4, 2014

EU passes net neutrality law - Why can't America do the same?

The European Union passed controversial net neutrality legislation on Thursday. The new law will reportedly guarantee that all Internet traffic is treated equally and thus prevent telecom companies from charging extra for some services. Now that the EU has passed a net neutrality bill, many Americans wonder why a similar bill hasn't been passed in the United States.

Tech April 3, 2014

iPhone 6 rumors escalate as Apple sets WWDC date for June 2-6

Apple announced that it will hold WWDC from June 2-6 in San Francisco. Apple is expected to announce the first details about iOS 8 and OS X 10.10 at the event. Shortly after Apple set the date for its developer conference, rumors about the iPhone 6 release date started to heat up.

Tech April 3, 2014

Samsung SM-G906S appears in bencmarks and ignites talk a Galaxy F or Galaxy S5 Prime may be on the way

What appears to be the rumored Galaxy S5 Prime or Galaxy F smartphone has shown up in benchmarks with a 2560 x 1440 display.

Tech April 3, 2014

Turkey Constitutional Court lifts Twitter ban, activists push onward

The Twitter ban has ended in Turkey. Activists have praised the Constitutional Court's decision to end the ban, citing infringement on the country's freedom of speech rights.

Tech April 4, 2014

Slow public Wi-Fi got you down? Don't despair, Qualcomm chipset will soon speed things up

As the popularity of Wi-Fi increases, its performance has decreased. Qualcomm chipsets use new antenna tech to dramatically boost download speeds.

Tech April 3, 2014

Microsoft takes payoff from the UK government to extend Windows XP support

While most of the world will no longer receive support from Microsoft for its Windows XP operating system, the UK government has cut a deal giving it a one-year reprieve. This deal will only includes government computers and Microsoft is adamant that everyone else move from XP to Windows 8.1.

Tech April 3, 2014

Intel shows Braswell processors, looks to expand Chromebook, tablet presence

Intel today showed several new processors and discussed increasing its presence in the Chromebook market at the Intel Developers Conference being held in China. Intel hopes to be included in five times as many Chromebooks this year and also in sub-$100 tablets.

Tech April 3, 2014

Senators seek clarification on federal moves, strategy to protect the Internet

Nearly three dozen Republican lawmakers are asking the National Telecommunications and Information Administration for clarity regarding the agency's move to relinquish Internet oversight.

Tech April 3, 2014

Why Yahoo's full-court security encryption strategy may prove to be a valuable marketing strategy

Yahoo is encrypting everything these days, from search queries to email, citing federal agency spying activities. But it could also be a slick marketing move to lure new users wary and capitalize on the federal government's Internet surveillance and data collection activities.

Tech April 3, 2014

Samsung Galaxy S5 Zoom image leaks reveal smartphone's slimmer design and 20-megapixel camera

Samsung is widely expected to announce a follow up to the Galaxy S4 Zoom with a Galaxy S5 Zoom. The first image of the upcoming 20-megapixel smartphone has leaked.

Tech April 3, 2014

ICANN chief downplays China, Russia censorship of Web as U.S. cedes Internet oversight

ICANN CEO Fadi Chehadé sets things straight on why the transition plan of the U.S. government to a multi-stakeholder model will not affect Internet availability and will not allow countries to restrict the use of Internet.

Tech April 4, 2014

Gmail: It's not an alarm clock, not Pinterest but you can snooze it and pin with it?

Gmail has made some interesting tweaks in its interface, and it's up for more. Find out what are these.

Tech April 4, 2014

Missing selfies? Instagram bug hides latest photos on mobile app

Instagram has been bitten by a bug that prevents users to see latest posts in their newsfeeds. What could have happened?

Tech April 3, 2014

Amazon's official 'Gary Busey meets Amazon Fire TV' commercial recycles his Celebrity Apprentice task and fails in exactly the same manner

Amazon tapped Gary Busey and the actor's eccentric ways to educate consumers on its new Amazon Fire TV set-top box.

Tech April 7, 2014

Intel announces next-generation Braswell for affordable Android and Chrome devices

Intel is innovating and collaborating with industry players to survive in the business and it has got new product developments to watch out for.

Tech April 3, 2014

Yahoo toughens up encryption to protect user data, announces better version of Messenger

Yahoo has finally beefed up its security, which makes all their sites now more security-friendly. Learn more of the security measures coming up.

Tech April 3, 2014

Google busy shoring up Gmail features just as web mail service enjoys its 10th birthday

Published reports indicate the search titan is developing some neat new user capabilities.

Tech April 2, 2014

Spotify redesign brings the app back to black

Spotify decided to paint itself black on Wednesday with a brand-new redesign. Both the Spotify mobile and desktop apps now feature a dark color palette in the background and the bright, popping colors of album art.

Tech April 2, 2014

Windows XP remains second most popular desktop OS behind Windows 7 - Windows 8 lags

Windows XP users just won't give up the ghost. The OS remains the most popular for desktops after top seed Windows 7. Windows 8 continues to lag behind in spite of Microsoft's best efforts.

Tech April 2, 2014

Nokia debuts new budget Windows Phone 8.1smartphones: Lumia 630 and Lumia 635 headed to T-Mobile, AT&T, and MetroPCS

Nokia's latest Windows Phone 8.1 smartphones include the Lumia 630 and Lumia 635. The Nokia Lumia 635 is expected to hit the U.S. this summer and will be offered by carriers T-Mobile, AT&T, and MetroPCS.

Tech April 3, 2014

Amazon Fire TV vs. Apple TV vs. Google Chromecast: Who will win?

Amazon entered the TV battle royale Wednesday with the introduction of Fire TV, a set-top box complete with a controller. Fire TV costs $99 just like Apple TV, which is significantly more than Chromecast, which goes for just $35. So, which one is best for you?

Tech April 3, 2014

Titanfall for Xbox 360 is being sold by some retailers: Requires 1GB free hard drive space

Titanfall for Xbox 360 is just around the corner, but some lucky gamers have already got their hands on the title. However, no need to jump off the roof because the multiplayer-only game won't be playable until April 8.

Tech April 6, 2014

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