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Buildings Of The Future: Tesla Batteries Will Power California Office Buildings

The Irvine Company struck a deal with Advanced Microgrid Solutions to fit office buildings with Tesla energy storage batteries in Irvine, California, significantly cutting down electric usage during peak hours. The first phase of the project is set to finish in 2016.

FUTURE TECH October 13, 2015

Droid Turbo 2 Aka ‘Kinzie’ Coming To Verizon With Snapdragon 810 And 20MP Camera Later This Month: Report

Rumors surrounding the device codenamed Kinzie could be true according to recent reports. Motorola's upcoming Droid Turbo 2 and Droid Maxx 2 could go official later this October.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 13, 2015

Moto X 2014 New Wi-Fi Certifications Hint At Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update

Motorola releases a list of devices that will get Android 6.0 Marshmallow, but it didn't include the carrier variants of the second-gen Moto X 2014. However, new Wi-Fi certifications imply that the Verizon and AT&T versions might join the Marshmallow lineup after all.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 13, 2015

Microsoft’s $2,699 Surface Book With Intel Core i7 Is Now ‘Out Of Stock’ At The Microsoft Store

Microsoft's upcoming Surface Book with Intel Core i7 is out of stock at the moment. Potential customers are left scratching their heads about how and why this happened.

Computers October 13, 2015

Did Amazon India Just Ship A Brick To A Man Who Bought A OnePlus One?

Amazon India reportedly delivered a brick to Maninder Walia instead of the OnePlus One handset that he ordered. Amazon is looking into the matter to resolve the incident as soon as possible.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 12, 2015

Facebook Goes Weird, Blocks The Phrase ‘Everyone Will Know’: Here’s Why

Facebook briefly blocked the phrase "everyone will know," leaving everyone wanting to know what's going on. Melanie Ensign of Facebook's security communications team clears up the short-lived error.

Internet October 12, 2015

‘Call Of Duty: Black Ops 3’ Unveils Redwood Map, Firebreak Specialist: What You Need To Know

Activision and Treyarch revealed the ninth confirmed Specialist Firebreak and a new map Redwood. They also introduced the first zombie map of 'Call of Duty: Black Ops 3' as well as a single-player campaign.

Video Games October 12, 2015

Huawei 5G Wireless Field Tests Produce Screaming-Fast Speeds Of 3.6 Gbps

Huawei and NTT DOCOMO successfully completed a 5G wireless field trial in Chengdu, China. The results are in, and the telecom firms reported that they reached speeds up to 3.6 Gbps with an average of 1.34 Gbps.

Internet October 10, 2015

The Military’s ICARUS Project Wants To Build Delivery Drones That Vanish Into Thin Air

The ICARUS project hopes to make drones that literally vanish into thin air. DARPA is working on the ICARUS project along with the VAPR program to make it happen.

FUTURE TECH October 10, 2015

Overcast Podcast Player For iOS Gets Updated With New Features And A Brand New $0 Price Tag

Overcast creator, Marco Arment, sends a huge update for the podcast app. Aside from a ton of bug fixes and improved features, the developer makes it free for everyone.

Apps/Software October 10, 2015

Apple TV 2 vs. Roku 4 vs. Chromecast 2 vs. Fire TV: All-New Streaming Devices Compete To Be The Ultimate Cord-Cutter’s Dream

Apple, Roku, Google and Amazon have unveiled four exceptional streaming devices. The Apple TV 2, Roku 4, Chromecast 2 and Fire TV go against one another to prove which one will get the consumers' favor.

Gadgets October 10, 2015

Hyundai’s Genesis Coupe Get 3.3L Turbocharged V6 Engine, 480 Horsepower And All-Wheel Drive

A new engine might be coming for the next-generation Hyundai Genesis Coupe, stirring up car enthusiasts. The 3.3L turbocharged V6 engine is capable of a stunning 480 horsepower.

FUTURE TECH October 10, 2015

Office 2016 Crashing Your Mac? You’re Not Alone: Mac Users Exasperated At Microsoft

Frustrated Office for Mac users make their voices heard, denouncing Microsoft and Apple on the forums. Microsoft representatives address the issue, assuring users that a fix will come soon.

Apps/Software October 9, 2015

‘Shovel Knight’ Physical Release Pushed Back Two Weeks, Cancelled For Xbox One: Sorry Folks!

Yacht Club Games announced that it will delay the release of 'Shovel Knight' for two weeks and will up its price from $19.99 to $24.99. The worst news is that the retail version won't be coming to the Xbox One anytime soon.

Video Games October 9, 2015

Alphabet Could Be The Tech Generation's GE: Is That A Good Thing Or A Bad Thing?

Robert W. Baird analyst Colin Sebastian says that Alphabet could be this technology generation's new GE. Alphabet plans to use Google Search as its foundation to expand to other areas in the general market.

Business October 9, 2015

Samsung Rumored To Launch Not One, Not Two, But Three Different Galaxy S7 Variants With Three Different Processors

Rumors say that Samsung will release three Galaxy S7 variants, offering three different processors, which is a first for the tech firm. They also say that your S7's chipset will depend on where you live.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 9, 2015

Where Do ISIS Terrorists Buy Their Toyota Hilux Trucks And Land Cruisers? U.S. Officials Investigate

The terrorist group ISIS keeps acquiring Toyota Hilux trucks and Land Cruisers, which baffles U.S. counter-terrorist officials and the Japanese carmaker. Experts say that Toyota is the brand that extremists prefer.

FUTURE TECH October 9, 2015

Galaxy Tab E Nook vs. Kindle Fire 10: Which Pocket-Friendly Tablet Gives You More Bang For Your Buck?

Two e-readers battle it out on the tablet market, both offering decent specs and useful features. Samsung and Amazon improve their affordable e-book readers to offer more content and functions to consumers.

Phones/Tablets/Mobile Tech October 8, 2015

Sony Looking For 10,000 Beta Testers To Take Android Marshmallow Concept For Xperia Z3 And Z3 Compact For A Test Drive

Sony is letting 10,000 beta testers to try out its concept for Android: Marshmallow Edition. Xperia Z3 and Z3 Compact users from selected countries are in luck, as Sony decided on device and geographical restrictions for the program.

Apps/Software October 8, 2015

‘Street Fighter V’ Multiplayer Beta For PC And PS4 Dates Revealed, But Not All Characters Will Be Playable

Capcom will launch the multiplayer beta for 'Street Fighter V' soon, but it comes with a limited character lineup. However, unlike the first beta, Capcom will include more features that will really hype up competitive players.

Video Games October 8, 2015

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