Walmart Takes on the Chromecast and Roku Stick with the Vudu Spark

Walmart Takes on the Chromecast and Roku Stick with the Vudu Spark

Imagine a streaming stick that costs almost as much as its more-capable rivals but only works with one service. Does that sound pretty great?No? It doesn't? Well, Walmart thinks it does.The retail giant is now … [Read more...]

Is Google Fiber Coming to North Carolina Soon?

Is Google Fiber Coming to North Carolina Soon?

Google Fiber is one of the most sought-after hook-ups in the country. The search giant’s fiber optic program offers great Internet speed at not terribly high prices, providing a solid alternative to the frequently evil … [Read more...]

Revelation: Nexus 6 Should’ve Had a Fingerprint Sensor

Revelation: Nexus 6 Should’ve Had a Fingerprint Sensor

We Android users are generally pretty pleased with our choice of mobile operating system, particularly when comparing our phones with those of the iOS crowd. A lot of iOS 8’s newest features have been in Android for a … [Read more...]

New Windows 10 Build is Live and Excellent

New Windows 10 Build is Live and Excellent

In the wake of Microsoft’s many new announcements last week, on Friday the company also released the latest build of the Windows 10 Technical Preview. And while the previous builds were really good improvements that … [Read more...]

Customers Don’t Like Your Initial MVP? That’s Not A Failure

Customers Don’t Like Your Initial MVP? That’s Not A Failure

Welcome to Bits & Bytes episode 4! Today is January 25 2015 and I am your host Jeff Weisbein! It’s just me today, but don't worry, I still have a good show for you! I’m going to be talking about two different … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Microsoft Holds Windows 10 Event; Google Could Launch a Wireless Service

Weekend Wrap-Up: Microsoft Holds Windows 10 Event; Google Could Launch a Wireless Service

Good afternoon, folks! It's Sunday, which means it's Weekend Wrap-Up time. We're going to look at the most important tech stories from the past week, including news from Microsoft, Google, Nintendo, and Amazon. … [Read more...]

Amazon Prime Goes On Sale for $72 Tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 24)

Amazon Prime Goes On Sale for $72 Tomorrow (Saturday, Jan. 24)

If you want a really good deal on something that is already a really good deal, listen up -- Amazon Prime, the company's subscription/loyalty service, is going on sale for $72 on Saturday. That is tomorrow. And that's … [Read more...]

Microsoft Build 2015 Sold Out in an Hour

Microsoft Build 2015 Sold Out in an Hour

Yesterday, when I wrote about all of Microsoft’s many announcements regarding Windows 10 – including its new features and goodies in the flagship OS, its upcoming Spartan web browser, and the buzziest headset since … [Read more...]

Samsung to Drop Snapdragon from Galaxy S6 Handset

Samsung to Drop Snapdragon from Galaxy S6 Handset

With the next Mobile World Congress scheduled to kick off in Barcelona in early March, details are swirling about the next batch of flagship phones that are slated to come out from the major mobile players. And despite … [Read more...]

Rumor: Project Nova is Google’s Forthcoming Wireless Service

Rumor: Project Nova is Google’s Forthcoming Wireless Service

We’ve heard of Project Ara: the modular smartphone; and Project Tango: a 3D tracking smartphone and tablet. This week, however, news broke about Project Nova, a new Google initiative with the goal of providing … [Read more...]

Oh Backlog, My Backlog

Oh Backlog, My Backlog

Twenty-seven. That’s the number of games I own that I haven’t completed, and that doesn’t even count free “Games With Gold” titles. New games. Old games. Some haven’t even made it into their respective … [Read more...]

Microsoft Makes Tons of Windows 10 Announcements

Microsoft Makes Tons of Windows 10 Announcements

Today, Microsoft held an event to make a whole slew of new announcements related to its latest and greatest operating system, Windows 10, which is currently in Technical Preview. There are so many announcements, let’s … [Read more...]