Apple Locking iPhone 6 NFC Down…For Now
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Apple Locking iPhone 6 NFC Down…For Now

This week, Apple will release the iPhone 6, which was only unveiled for the first time last Tuesday. While it’s got plenty of nice features that fans have been waiting quite a while for, one feature – near-field … [Read more...]

Look, Microsoft Made Your Next iPad & Android Keyboard
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Look, Microsoft Made Your Next iPad & Android Keyboard

The company behind Windows is getting pretty good at releasing slick looking hardware. Today, news spread around tech sites about a new Bluetooth keyboard made by none other than Microsoft that’s built for all your … [Read more...]

Microsoft Officially Announces Sept. 30 Windows Event
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Microsoft Officially Announces Sept. 30 Windows Event

We’ve been hearing about this since last month: Microsoft would be unveiling a preview version of Windows Threshold (aka Windows 9) at an event on September 30. Amid many leaks discussing, and then showing, how Windows … [Read more...]

A Year Without Cable Meets An Early End
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A Year Without Cable Meets An Early End

The box to the right is the white flag I’m waving to Big Red, also known as Verizon. The experiment is over. Twenty-one weeks after canceling the TV portion of my Verizon FiOS package and trying to survive on … [Read more...]

Pre-Orders for Moto X Start Tuesday
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Pre-Orders for Moto X Start Tuesday

Sure, Apple set new records for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus pre-orders. But what if you want to get your hands on the hottest Android handset to come down the pike in a few months? Motorola announced yesterday that … [Read more...]

Microsoft to Acquire Minecraft for $2.5B
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Microsoft to Acquire Minecraft for $2.5B

Confirming rumors from last week, today Microsoft announced it was buying Mojang, the Swedish game developer behind Minecraft. The cost of the acquisition is $2.5 billion, a purchase that Microsoft says will “break … [Read more...]

Apple Sets New Record With iPhone 6 Pre-orders
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Apple Sets New Record With iPhone 6 Pre-orders

Despite the frustrating pre-order fiasco, Apple just announced that it set a new record for iPhone pre-orders, selling more than 4 million iPhone 6 and 6 Plus models in the first 24 hours. According to the Apple press … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple Unveils New Products; Microsoft May Purchase Minecraft
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Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple Unveils New Products; Microsoft May Purchase Minecraft

Happy Sunday, folks! We're here, as usual, catching you up on the big tech stories from the past week. We saw quite a bit from Apple this week, but Microsoft and Twitter made some news, as well. Let's get to … [Read more...]

Report: HTC Working on its Own “GoPro”-Like Camera
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Report: HTC Working on its Own “GoPro”-Like Camera

According to a new report out of Bloomberg today, smartphone maker HTC is working on a high definition, waterproof camera that will rival the GoPro, and will be aimed at “extreme sports” enthusiasts. The news is … [Read more...]

New Video Leaks Show Windows 9 in Action
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New Video Leaks Show Windows 9 in Action

Okay – it seems highly unlikely that these two new videos posted by German tech site WinFuture are fakes. Hot on the heels of yesterday’s bevy of screenshots, we’ve got some new evidence of Windows 9 in motion – … [Read more...]

Apple Store Still Isn’t Up, One Hour into iPhone 6 Pre-Orders
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Apple Store Still Isn’t Up, One Hour into iPhone 6 Pre-Orders

It is almost ritual for the Apple faithful; staying up until midnight (or, on the east coast, setting an alarm for 2:55 a.m.) to pre-order the next version of the immensely popular iPhone. The process itself only … [Read more...]

If the Apple Watch Came Out Tomorrow, I Wouldn’t Buy It
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If the Apple Watch Came Out Tomorrow, I Wouldn’t Buy It

This past Tuesday, we caught our first real glimpse of Apple in its post-Steve era. Pulling out the classic “One more thing” line that Jobs made so famous, Tim Cook unveiled the Apple Watch to a packed house at … [Read more...]