Nook Simple Touch drops to $49.99 at Best Buy

Nook Simple Touch drops to $49.99 at Best Buy

In the market for a touchscreen e-ink reader? According to CNET, Best Buy has just dropped the price of Barnes and Noble's Nook Simple Touch down to $49.99 -- a savings of $30. At that price, the reader is also $20 … [Read more...]

How To: Track Packages on Your iPhone and iPad

How To: Track Packages on Your iPhone and iPad

Here is the scenario: you are out running errands and are expecting a package to be delivered to your home -- how do you know if/when it's been delivered?  Sure you can type or copy and paste that long tracking number … [Read more...]

Weathermob Secures $1.1M Funding, Rolls Out Updates

Weathermob Secures $1.1M Funding, Rolls Out Updates

Weathermob, the Waze-like crowdsourcing app for weather has just released a new version of its iOS app and secured a total of $1.1 million in funding from investors Mark Hastings, Lord Waheed Alli, Victoria Hackett and … [Read more...]

Google Looking to Strike TV Deal

Google Looking to Strike TV Deal

It’s no secret that the web is the go-to entertainment destination for most people these days, having eclipsed television in terms of its overall relevance years ago. Case in point: some of the more interesting events … [Read more...]

Yahoo Launches Wish List to Reserve Usernames Up for Grabs

Yahoo Launches Wish List to Reserve Usernames Up for Grabs

Yahoo! has just launched a new page on its site called Wish List, the idea behind the page is that you can reserve usernames that are up for grabs on a first come first serve basis.  So if you really want a username … [Read more...]

Play Store Update Hints at Future Google Glass Integration

Play Store Update Hints at Future Google Glass Integration

While the widespread adoption of Google Glass—the search-giant’s wearable computing accessory for those with questionable fashion senses—is still up in the air, Google seems to be positioning its app-selling … [Read more...]

AT&T and Verizon take on T-Mobile’s Jump plan

AT&T and Verizon take on T-Mobile’s Jump plan

Last Wednesday, T-Mobile piled on to its Uncarrier offerings with the Jump plan, which allows customers to upgrade their phones as often as twice a year. Not to be outdone, the two largest carriers -- AT&T and … [Read more...]

Foursquare Finally Rolling Out Advertising, Here’s How

Foursquare Finally Rolling Out Advertising, Here’s How

Foursquare, the geographical positioning app that lets you "check in" to your favorite restaurants, events and hot spots (and earn badges in the process), is finally going to introduce advertising into its service. While … [Read more...]

Apple Releases Logic Pro X, Features New Virtual Drummer and Flex Pitch

Apple Releases Logic Pro X, Features New Virtual Drummer and Flex Pitch

Apple announced the launch of Logic Pro X today, the newest version of its professional audio software. This is the first major update to Logic Pro since 2009 -- so its been a long time coming. Nonetheless, the new app … [Read more...]

Apple Pitches Ad-Skipping Feature to Media Companies for Rumored iTV

Apple Pitches Ad-Skipping Feature to Media Companies for Rumored iTV

We have heard about the rumored Apple TV-set for a while now, but this latest news is definitely a juicy tidbit.  Jessica Lessin is reporting that Apple is currently pitching the idea of "ad skipping" to cable and media … [Read more...]

Uber launches new fare splitting feature on mobile clients

Uber launches new fare splitting feature on mobile clients

Uber, the popular and growing on-demand transportation service, has just launched an incredibly handy new feature on their mobile client meant to make splitting a fare with a friend just that much easier. Appropriately … [Read more...]

Microsoft Rumored to be Working on Surface Smartwatch

Microsoft Rumored to be Working on Surface Smartwatch

Another day, another smartwatch rumor. In the wake of Sony’s Smartwatch 2 announcement and the continual stream of reports regarding Apple’s iWatch, it seems that Microsoft is getting in on the act too. The Verge … [Read more...]