The News
Most Recent
Read More
March 28, 2014

BlackBerry Will Go Back to Its Roots, Focus on Phones with Physical Keyboards

“The focus is going to be very keyboard centric,” BlackBerry CEO John Chen told Reuters in a new interview published today. For over a year now, BlackBerry has been trying to push consumers smartphones that have looked and felt more like an Apple iPhone or your average Android device than a traditional BlackBerry devices of yore. Devices like the BlackBerry Z10, the Z30, and the upcoming Z3 are all flat, candy bar style phones with nothing but big touch screens, forcing users to instead tap away on a screen to get work done. [...]

Read More
March 28, 2014

Japan’s Nikkei Predicts Two iPhone 6 Models Coming in September

There’s one thing we know for sure: Apple will definitely make an iPhone 6. There’s another thing we know mostly for sure: Apple will probably be releasing it sometime between now and 2015. Other than that, it’s all rumor and speculation, but that doesn’t stop us from scrutinizing every new ounce of possible information for some bit of truth or insight.

Today’s no exception. A report out of Jappan’s Nikkei newspaper says that the timetable for the iPhone 6’s production pegs its release window as slated for this September. If [...]

Read More
March 28, 2014

Here’s Why the E-Commerce Industry is Pushing Bitcoin Into the Mainstream

Editor’s Note: This article is part of our Founders Series where we get insights and analysis from founders of various different companies in the tech industry.  Craig Vodnik is a co-founder and the vice president of operations at cleverbridge – a global full-service e-commerce provider for more than 300 international software and SaaS corporations like Acronis, Avira, Dell, Malwarebytes and Parallels. He is also the author of “Building Keystones,” a digital e-commerce [...]

Read More
March 28, 2014

Band Using Silent Tracks on Spotify to Fund Tour

Los Angeles-based Vulfpeck is a funk band, but you wouldn’t know it by listening to the group’s latest album, Sleepify.

That’s because the entire album is silent.

It contains ten tracks, each about thirty seconds long. Not one contains a single note, or sound, or anything.

According to CNET, the group earns half a cent each time a track is played, equalling up to about five cents per album stream.

And if you keep the album on repeat while you sleep, as Vulfpeck asks, you could ultimately [...]

Read More
March 27, 2014

Microsoft Announces Office for iPad…and Why it’s Too Little, Too Late

Well, it’s finally happened: Microsoft followed through on yesterday’s predictions and formally announced Office Suite for iPad.

And unless you have or intend to get a subscription to Office 365, there’s really no good reason to download it.

But before we dive into that, let’s cover the basics of Microsoft’s announcements today. As expected, the company pulled back the curtain on a touch-optimized version of its premier productivity software applications, including Word, Powerpoint, Excel, and all the rest of the [...]

Read More
March 27, 2014

Driving Smarter: One Year In Automatic is Improving Our Driving Habits

About a year ago I pre-ordered the Automatic Smart Driving Assistant after seeing it talked about on Twitter, a number of months past and then in early August it finally showed up on my doorstep.  My early experiences with the Automatic were very positive, the Automatic is easy to install into your car and getting it connected to your smartphone isn’t much more difficult. And now, after using it for quite some time I can say the Automatic has definitely been a worthwhile purchase, my driving habits have improved which means [...]

Read More
March 27, 2014

Amazon Invites Press to April 2 Event for ‘Video Business': Streaming Box On the Way?

That long-awaited Amazon streaming box may finally be making its way to your TV.

Photo credit: Re/Code

The folks at Re/Code got their hands on an invite to an April 2 event, sent by Amazon VP Peter Larson. We’ve embedded the image to the right.

As you can see, Amazon plans on talking about its “video business” at the event. This could go a few different directions.

The first and most obvious reason for the event is the Amazon streaming box. There were rumors that the [...]

Read More
March 27, 2014

Obama Proposes Plan to End NSA Metadata Collection

This week, President Barack Obama has outlined his proposal to put a stop to the bulk collection of phone metadata. According to a post on the Verge, the president’s proposal will ultimately end the NSA’s routine collection of metadata, and instead the data will be held by the phone companies themselves. To acquire any specific records, the government will have to obtain permission from the Foreign Intelligence Surveillance Court.

The difference here, of course, is that now the data won’t simply be collected by the government en [...]

Top 10
Heat Index
Reddit Alternative, Voat, Has Caught Up to Reddit In Terms of Search Interest
Analyst Says Force Touch iPhone 7 is Coming, No iPhone 6C
Here’s Why Google Photos Should Be Your Default Photo App
Review: M4VGear Kills DRM on iTunes Videos
Two Weeks with Destiny
How the Xbox One Can Lower Your Cable Costs (if You’re a FiOS Customer)
Review: JLab Epic Bluetooth Headphones Are the Apple Watch’s Best Friend
Must Read:My Weekend With the Apple Watch and Why I Don’t Love It As Much As I Thought
This Is The Best Apple Watch Stand You Can Buy
A Timepiece, A Messenger, and Health Companion: Are You Getting It?
Techiebytes Newsletter

Apple News
The Apple Watch Is Saving My Life
Google News
Here’s Why Google Photos Should Be Your Default Photo App
As YouTube and Twitch Compete, Gamers Are Likely to Benefit
Game Developers Should Be Looking Towards Emerging Markets for the Next Massive Hit
Here’s How Video Games Are Good For You
Destiny Diary, Issue 15 for 5/22-5/24: House of Wolves!
Must Read:The Apple Watch Is Saving My Life
This Is The Best Apple Watch Stand You Can Buy
Smartwatch Gaming Is Coming But Will It Be A Good Thing?
Problem: Apple Watch Has Huge Security Flaw
Verizon Buying AOL for $4.4 Billion
Samsung’s Galaxy S6 Unboxing Commercials Are Awesome (Despite Being Unlikely)
Netflix CFO: Service Will Be Cheaper in High-Piracy Countries
YouTube to Launch Ad-Free Subscription Service
How To
How To Find Out Which iOS Apps You Use The Most
How To Disable Menu Bar Transparency in OS X Yosemite
How To Backup Your Apple Watch (It Couldn’t Be Easier)
How To Take A Screenshot on Your Apple Watch
It Only Took 7 Years But Malwarebytes for Mac Is Finally Here
Android M to Give Users More Privacy Controls
Judges Call NSA Metadata Collection Illegal
The Phone Insurance Claim System for Major Wireless Carriers is Laughably Easy to Defraud
Reddit Alternative, Voat, Has Caught Up to Reddit In Terms of Search Interest
The #BringReadWriteBack Campaign Traction Is Disheartening
Google Didn’t Blow It: Facebook Still Has A Long Way to Go to Catch YouTube
27 of the Best Tech Subreddits on Reddit

Popular Now
The Latest
Read More
Editor's Picks
Go To TechieBytes