Xbox One Will Not Offer Backwards Compatibility for Xbox 360 Games
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Xbox One Will Not Offer Backwards Compatibility for Xbox 360 Games

If you were hoping to be able to play your Xbox 360 games on the Xbox One, you are out of luck.  The Verge has just learned that Microsoft has no plans to offer backwards compatibility with the Xbox One.  Microsoft … [Read more...]

Microsoft Introduces Xbox One
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Microsoft Introduces Xbox One

Today at the #XboxReveal event, Microsoft just announced the Xbox One -- what they're calling the ultimate home entertainment system. To turn on the Xbox One, simply say, "Xbox On" -- it recogonizes your voice.  You … [Read more...]

Google Checkout will be checking out in November
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Google Checkout will be checking out in November

Google Checkout was supposed to be Google's answer to traditional online merchant services, as well as Web-based payment companies like PayPal. But along came Google Wallet, which is now the horse Google is backing in … [Read more...]

Emaze: The cure for the common presentation?
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Emaze: The cure for the common presentation?

Is it fair to say that a lot of slide decks are pretty boring? PowerPoint has been around for a long, long time, and almost anyone can slap together a bunch of slides with the headline and bullet point templates. We had … [Read more...]

Idea: Let’s Turn Flickr’s 1TB of Storage Into A Cloud Drive
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Idea: Let’s Turn Flickr’s 1TB of Storage Into A Cloud Drive

By now you have likely seen the revamped Flickr, which includes a brand new design and a 1TB free storage offering that is tough to rival.  With that much storage space available, I couldn't help but think how cool it … [Read more...]

Square Cash Lets You Send Money To Your Friends Via Email
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Square Cash Lets You Send Money To Your Friends Via Email

Square, the mobile payment startup, founded by Jack Dorsey announced today that it is launching a new service called Square Cash.  The new service, which will be rolling out in the coming weeks, will allow people to … [Read more...]

Enigma Takes on Public Data Search, Wants to be the Google of Public Data
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Enigma Takes on Public Data Search, Wants to be the Google of Public Data

Earlier this month at TechCrunch Disrupt NY, one company walked away as the winner of the Disrupt Cup -- that company was Enigma.  I had the opportunity to drop by their offices and get an inside look at what they are … [Read more...]

Upgrading Gmail Chat to Hangouts will kill Google Voice calling
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Upgrading Gmail Chat to Hangouts will kill Google Voice calling

Google Hangouts, the Web messaging tool launched by Google last Wednesday, is available on Android, iOS, as a Chrome extension and as a feature inside Gmail. In fact, Hangouts replaces Gmail's Google Talk chat feature … [Read more...]

Coupons At Checkout Finds and Applies All Coupons With A Single Click
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Coupons At Checkout Finds and Applies All Coupons With A Single Click

Shopping online offers great convenience, you can do it at any time and you don't even have to get out of your pajamas.  However, one of the benefits to going to a store to shop is being able to easily utilize any … [Read more...]

Seamless and GrubHub join forces to take on takeout
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Seamless and GrubHub join forces to take on takeout

While everyone was clamoring over Yahoo's agreement to acquire Tumblr, two other companies decided to join forces. Online food ordering sites Seamless and GrubHub announced today that they'll be merging to create one … [Read more...]

Samsung to school Retina MacBooks, Chromebook Pixel with new display
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Samsung to school Retina MacBooks, Chromebook Pixel with new display

The high-resolution displays that Apple and Google have worked into their laptop offerings are pretty impressive, but Samsung isn't about to give up without a fight. The Verge is reporting that Samsung plans to take the … [Read more...]

Yahoo’s Board Approves $1.1 Billion Tumblr Acquisition
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Yahoo’s Board Approves $1.1 Billion Tumblr Acquisition

Yahoo's board approved the plan for the company to acquire Tumblr for $1.1 billion, the Wall Street Journal reports.  The deal will be in all cash. Additionally, previous reports said that Tumblr's board had given … [Read more...]