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Foursquare adds second app Swarm - Facebook Nearby Friends has some competition!

Foursquare split its app into two different ones. Now, users who want to search for places and explore can use Foursquare, while those who want to check in at specific places and share their location with friends will use the new app, Swarm.

Tech May 1, 2014

This Snapchat will self-destruct in 3, 2, 1 - Snapchat adds video calls and vanishing chats

Snapchat is getting in on the vanishing act. A new feature will allow Snapchats to self-destruct once the conversation's over. Snapchat also added video calling to its mobile app. Watch out, WhatsApp!

Tech May 2, 2014

Google slashes price on 6.4-inch full HD Sony Z Ultra Google Play Edition

Google has cut the price of the 6.4-inch Sony Z Ultra by $200. The device completely blurs the line between smartphone and tablet.

Tech May 2, 2014

New photo of Amazon smartphone leaks - Hold on to your hats, ladies and gents!

It looks like Amazon will finally launch a smartphone. Now that the first images have leaked alongside the specifications for Amazon's 3D smartphone, it's only a matter of time before it hits the market. Will the Amazon smartphone make a splash or fall flat?

Tech May 1, 2014

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler: Net neutrality is not dead, Internet 'fast lanes' are myth

Net neutrality is not dead yet. FCC chairman Tom Wheeler is trying his best to make sure that it will never happen. If it does, Netflix and others could be in the clear.

Tech May 4, 2014

Pricing war paying off for T-Mobile as it adds 2.4M new customers

For the first time in its history T-Mobile added over 2 million new customers in a quarter. Meanwhile Sprint is reportedly making moves to acquire T-Mobile by early summer.

Tech May 1, 2014

Hulu promises free streaming of TV shows on mobile...provided you agree to watch its ads

Free Hulu streaming is coming to mobile; though while this might sound interesting, bear in mind that Hulu will force you to watch several advertisements for the privilege.

Tech May 2, 2014

Sony Alpha A77 II: A DSLR that's all about speed with 24MP and NFC

Sony's latest addition to Alpha digital camera line also features new lightning fast focusing system.

Tech May 1, 2014

Cox Communications plans to roll out 1Gbps broadband offering before end of 2014

Cox Communications follows Google and AT&T into the competition and promises 1Gbps broadband service to its customers by year-end.

Tech May 2, 2014

OnePlus One smartphone on track for June general availability

Chinese company OnePlus admits facing production challenges after an unexpected growing demand for its One smartphone. They released their production schedule and moved its general availability in June. Can consumers possibly wait?

Tech May 5, 2014

LeapFrog rolls out LeapBand fitness tracker for kids. Why?

LeapFrog launched the first wearable fitness tracker for kids called LeapBand that promotes active play while taking care of a virtual pet. Experts, however, share the good and the bad sides of strapping those trackers to your kids.

Tech May 2, 2014

Motorola set to unwrap Moto E on May 13 in London

Motorola has sent out invites to international media for a press event that will launch its newest smartphone device. No other details were disclosed in the invite; though rumor has it that it may be the Moto E after all.

Tech May 1, 2014

Microsoft cleans Skype backyard of potentially offensive emoticons

Keep those dirty fingers down, people! Microsoft has decided to clean up its backyard of potentially offensive emoticons and replaced them with new ones. So which ones are officially out and which ones escaped the eyes of the censors?

Tech May 1, 2014

Google Now remembers where you parked your car. Bad guys can snatch that phone (your car, too?)

Forgot where you parked your car? Google can help you remember with its new Parking Location card.

Tech May 1, 2014

Google set to dump Nexus smartphones? Hello, Silver Android

Are we seeing the demise of much-loved Nexus smartphones? Rumor has revealed Google is finally done with it as it pursues bigger plans for its mobile business. Here's what we've gathered so far.

Tech May 1, 2014

Secret anonymous social network launches in UK. Hush!

An anonymous social network that’s been known as a hotbed for whistleblowers is launching in the UK and three other countries.

Tech May 2, 2014

LG G3 release date May 27: Too little, too late?

LG sent out invitations to several publications to attend an invitation that could be the launch party for the G3, and the company's smart watch running Android.

Tech May 2, 2014

HTC M8 Prime being prepared to take on Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime?

As Samsung is rumored to be working on a Galaxy S5 Prime, a new report claims HTC is also planning a Prime of its own.

Tech May 1, 2014

Google: We promise not to spy on student email accounts to deliver ads

Google has finally undone what it shouldn't have done in the first place, and that is scanning email contents of Google Apps for Education users.

Tech May 2, 2014

LG to launch 5.5-inch 2560 x 1440 LG G3 at scheduled May event

LG has sent out invites for an event it is holding in May where the company is widely expected to launch the LG G3, which will feature a 5.5-inch 2560 x 1440 resolution display.

Tech April 30, 2014

Google Docs and Sheets get their own iOS and Android apps - Finally

Google finally decided to unpack the most popular apps from Drive. Google Docs and Google Sheets will each have their own individual iOS and Android apps.

Tech April 30, 2014

Go undercover with Facebook Anonymous Login - Zuckerberg intros new features at F8 developer conference

Facebook has some big news for its users. For the first time ever, Facebook is giving users the option to choose what data they share when logging in with Facebook to another app. CEO Mark Zuckerberg introduced Anonymous Login at the F8 developer conference.

Tech May 1, 2014

Motorola announces May 13 event to launch the ultra-thin, low-cost Moto E smartphone

Motorola has been rumored to be getting ready to announce a new low-cost smartphone. The company is holding an event on May 13 where it will unveil the Moto E.

Tech April 30, 2014

Google stops scanning student Gmail accounts for ads - No more creepin'

Google will no longer scan student Gmail accounts for data to sell targeted ads. A lawsuit was recently filed over privacy concerns from students and their parents.

Tech April 30, 2014

Hulu mobile app offers full TV episode streaming for free

Love Hulu but hate paying for content? Now the new Hulu mobile app will let you watch select full episodes of your favorite TV shows for free. If it sounds too good to be true, it's probably because not too many shows are free.

Tech May 1, 2014

FCC Chairman Tom Wheeler: "Internet will remain an open pathway."

FCC chairman Tom Wheeler proposes his views on net neutrality. ISPs can charge more from content providers to reach their customers faster.

Tech May 1, 2014

Busy month for wearable tech in April: Google Glass sale, Amazon Store...now what?

Amazon wearable store opening and Google Glass frenzy have put spotlight on wearable tech, so is it about to really take off? Or will wearable vendors need to step things up?

Tech April 30, 2014

Acer unveils Liquid Leap smartband in New York

Acer unboxes Liquid Leap, the PC company’s first entry into the burgeoning wearable technology industry. One reviewer, however, calls it “rudimentary.”

Tech May 1, 2014

Microsoft's Xbox One will be the first western gaming console in China, hits stores in September

Microsoft Xbox One is going to China in September after the Chinese government lifted a ban on gaming consoles set 14 years ago.

Tech May 1, 2014

Microsoft's keyboard prototype recognizes hand gestures

Hand gestures will soon be interpreted by keyboards. Microsoft has unveiled in a conference a prototype of this next generation keyboard. See what this keyboard can do.

Tech May 1, 2014

Microsoft Office for iPad now allows users to print documents

Microsoft heeds customer feedback and rolls out a printing feature for its month-old Office for iPad apps.

Tech April 30, 2014

Apple granted patent for MEMS camera focus technology: Slimmer iPhone 6 on the way?

A new Apple patent could mean the upcoming iPhone 6 may turn out to be slimmer than anticipated, along with better camera technology comparable to the Nokia Lumia 1020.

Tech May 1, 2014

Why authorities are worried about Internet Explorer vulnerability. Here's how to protect yourself

The US and UK governments want you to stop using Internet Explorer now. Yes, that’s how bad it is.

Tech April 30, 2014

Nod: The only smart ring you'll need to rule over all your bluetooth devices

Nod, the one ring to rule them all? Or the one ring to make your life a living headache. For just $149.99, you have the chance to go ahead and find out for yourself.

Tech April 30, 2014

Google leaks Samsung Galaxy S5 Google Play Edition on Play Store

There were rumors the Samsung Galaxy S5 would be added as a Google Play Edition smartphone in the near future and now an image of the handset turned up on the Google Play Store.

Tech April 30, 2014

Amazon.com bitten by the wearables bug, opens wearable tech store

Amazon.com has launched a new Wearable Technology store on its site. The move brings the wearable tech sector into the forefront of retail.

Tech April 30, 2014

Doodle 4 Google contest finalists announced - See their awesome designs

Google has finally announced the finalists for its Doodle 4 Google contest and the designs are incredible. Finalists have been chosen for different age groups, so you can vote for your favorite ones. Who will win?

Tech April 29, 2014

Firefox 29 is out with major design overhaul: What you should know

Firefox 29 is out and ready for action. But users will be confused by the radical new design and overhaul.

Tech April 30, 2014

Shocker? Samsung mobile sales down in Q1, first time since 2009, maybe not so shocking

Growth of lower-end smartphone market a factor; Apple sees increase

Tech April 29, 2014

Bungie teases Destiny trailer: What to expect

Bungie is hoping to make Destiny the next first person shooter every gamer wants to play, but this might not happen at the rate things are going after latest previews.

Tech May 1, 2014

Lunecase lights up each time your iPhone receives a notification

Ever wish there was a more subtle way to receive notifications from your iPhone? Well, now there is, thanks to a new project on Kickstarter called Lunecase.

Tech April 30, 2014

New MacBook Air gets cheaper and faster: Buh-bye laptops?

Apple launches new MacBook Air. But most analysts see little more than speed upgrades in the new models.

Tech April 30, 2014

Apple iWatch concept design puts all the rumors together - When will Apple release it?

Apple CEO Tim Cook recently said that the iWatch will soon be a reality. Now, a new concept design for the iWatch puts all the rumors and alleged specs together in one beautiful package. It's left everyone wondering: When will Apple release the iWatch?

Tech April 29, 2014

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