Google Search Personalized: Find Your Flight Info, Purchases, Reservations, and More

Google Search Personalized: Find Your Flight Info, Purchases, Reservations, and More

Google just announced a brand new feature to its search engine -- the ability to search for all kinds of personal information such as your flights, photos, purchases, reservations, and much more.  No more digging … [Read more...]

Google pulling the plug on Messenger in Google+ mobile apps

Google pulling the plug on Messenger in Google+ mobile apps

When Google announced their new "Hangouts" service at their annual I/O conference back in May, our own Shawn Farner noted that Google was still using their old Messenger service - which existed completely separately from … [Read more...]

Apple Buys Second-Screen App Service Matcha.tv

Apple Buys Second-Screen App Service Matcha.tv

It’s no secret that Apple has designs on your television, though no one would fault you for not being entirely aware of that fact. The actual products the company’s put out to date are pretty sparse: in fact, besides … [Read more...]

Windows 8.1 To Be Released Digitally October 17, Hit Store Shelves October 18

Windows 8.1 To Be Released Digitally October 17, Hit Store Shelves October 18

Microsoft has announced its official Windows 8.1 launch date: October 18.  So mark your calendars!  Now, that date is when the free update for Windows 8 users arrives in-store as boxed software as well as on new … [Read more...]

VIDEO: iPhone 5C Compared to Previous Generation iPhones

VIDEO: iPhone 5C Compared to Previous Generation iPhones

This new high quality video (seen below) shows off the housing for the rumored iPhone 5C, but what is really interesting is the fact the video actually compares the iPhone 5C housing to previous generation iPhones, … [Read more...]

Drync, “Shazam For Wine,” Secures $900,000 In Funding

Drync, “Shazam For Wine,” Secures $900,000 In Funding

Finding a special bottle of wine in your local store that you discovered in a restaurant can be nearly impossible, especially considering that most retailers carry less than 2 percent of wine on the market.  Well, now … [Read more...]

Carl Icahn Makes A Large Investment In Apple

Carl Icahn Makes A Large Investment In Apple

Billionaire and activist investor Carl Icahn has revealed that he now has a “large stake” in Apple (AAPL).  In addition, he wrote on Twitter that he had a discussion with Tim Cook earlier today about the possibility … [Read more...]

Fab Gets “Humbling” Feedback, Adds Smile Guarantees

Fab Gets “Humbling” Feedback, Adds Smile Guarantees

In an email sent out to Fab.com users this morning, CEO Jason Goldberg said the company has received "humbling" feedback from users and promises to do better.  As a result, the e-commerce company is offering a "Smile … [Read more...]

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Microsoft Over Surface RT

Class-Action Lawsuit Filed Against Microsoft Over Surface RT

Lawfirm Robbins Geller Rudman & Dowd has filed a class-action lawsuit against Microsoft on behalf of investors alleging a violation of federal securities law, writes Neowin today. Essentially, the firm claims that … [Read more...]

MTV app lands on Xbox 360, provides on-demand access to shows

MTV app lands on Xbox 360, provides on-demand access to shows

Viacom must see a lot of potential in the Xbox 360 (and, perhaps, the upcoming Xbox One), as it has just released yet another app for the system -- this time, according to The Next Web, bringing MTV shows into the fold. … [Read more...]

BlackBerry announces the BlackBerry 9720, a smartphone stuck in 2011

BlackBerry announces the BlackBerry 9720, a smartphone stuck in 2011

In 2011, the newly released BlackBerry OS 7 was supposed to be BlackBerry's - then known as RIM - Hail Mary throw. BlackBerry had been in a spiral, bleeding through a user base that had been so large and so dominant just … [Read more...]

Hang w/ Closes $2M Funding, Garners 400K Users

Hang w/ Closes $2M Funding, Garners 400K Users

Why would you want to just read a Tweet from your favorite celebrity when you can laugh with, party with, rap with or hang with them?  That's the idea behind the increasingly popular Hang w/ app, which allows users … [Read more...]