MessageHub: A Great Idea That Needs Some Fine Tuning

MessageHub: A Great Idea That Needs Some Fine Tuning

If you want to stay socially engaged on the web, you've got to learn to manage more than one social media network – and maybe even three or four or more. Just dealing with Twitter and Facebook in each of their separate … [Read more...]

Mayday: Amazon Fire Phone is Officially a Flop

Mayday: Amazon Fire Phone is Officially a Flop

Yesterday, Amazon revealed its third-quarter financial results, and there was one very specific detail that those who follow the tech industry seemed to latch onto: the company took a $170 million write-down on the … [Read more...]

PS4 Getting a New OS and Share Play Feature Next Week

PS4 Getting a New OS and Share Play Feature Next Week

While Microsoft has been doing everything short of actually paying you to buy its Xbox One console latetly, Sony has been quietly chugging along with the PlayStation 4. But a new update to the PS4’s operating system … [Read more...]

GT Advanced Cuts Debt Deal with Apple

GT Advanced Cuts Debt Deal with Apple

Earlier this month, the tech world was taken by surprise when GT Advanced Technologies – the firm that had signed a $578 million deal to provide Apple with sapphire crystal displays for its devices – filed for … [Read more...]

Barnes & Noble’s 10.1-Inch Galaxy Tab 4 Nook On Sale Today

Barnes & Noble’s 10.1-Inch Galaxy Tab 4 Nook On Sale Today

When I think "Nook," I think "handily whooped." The line of entertainment-focused tablets from Barnes & Noble has never really caught on, facing stiff competition from products like iPads, Android tablets … [Read more...]

Google Soft Launches “Inbox” App for Smarter Gmail

Google Soft Launches “Inbox” App for Smarter Gmail

As the company gears up to launch Android 5.0, AKA Lollipop, Google is unleashing all kinds of goodies that will make its mobile operating system the belle of the ball. One such goodie is an app called Inbox, which is … [Read more...]

New Windows 10 Preview Build 9860 Available Now

New Windows 10 Preview Build 9860 Available Now

Have you been keeping up with the latest and greatest in Windows operating systems? If so, you may already be aware that yesterday, as previously promised, Microsoft released the newest build of its Windows 10 Technical … [Read more...]

Microsoft Dropping Nokia Brand, Keeping Lumia

Microsoft Dropping Nokia Brand, Keeping Lumia

Microsoft’s acquisition of Nokia went through this past spring, and since then there have been questions about what the Windows-maker will do with their smartphone branding. Back in April, I theorized that Microsoft … [Read more...]

FCC Issues Briefly Remove Nexus Player from Google Play Store

FCC Issues Briefly Remove Nexus Player from Google Play Store

Last week, Google unveiled the Nexus Player, a round hunk of plastic that’s powered by its new Android TV media operating system. It was slated to be available for pre-order on Friday, October 17, with a ship date of … [Read more...]

Will the Microsoft Wearable Launch in a Few Weeks?

Will the Microsoft Wearable Launch in a Few Weeks?

Consider the war of the wearables officially underway. As Google’s Android Wear is beginning to heat up with more devices hitting this fall, the Apple Watch set to blow the doors off next year, and a new superwatch … [Read more...]

New $250 Fitbit Surge to be Company’s First “Superwatch”

New $250 Fitbit Surge to be Company’s First “Superwatch”

Yesterday, the Verge reported that Fitbit – the makers of the fitness-focused health trackers of the same name – will soon be releasing a new device that will square off against gadgets from some of the biggest names … [Read more...]

Continuity: Finally, Apple’s Ecosystem Feels Unified

Continuity: Finally, Apple’s Ecosystem Feels Unified

I own Apple devices in every category. My main computer is a MacBook Air. My smartphone is an iPhone. My tablet is an iPad. The draw is supposed to be the ecosystem. When you’re all in, everything is supposed to work … [Read more...]