Netflix Opens Up 1080p “Super HD” Streams to Everyone

Netflix Opens Up 1080p “Super HD” Streams to Everyone

If you've got yourself a quick broadband connection and access to a Netflix subscription, you'll find that your HD Instant Watch streams are looking just that little bit better. Netflix has announced that they have … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-up: iPhones Break Sales Records, Surface 2 Unveiled

Weekend Wrap-up: iPhones Break Sales Records, Surface 2 Unveiled

In this week's edition of the Weekend Wrap-up, we take a look at the numbers Apple put up with the iPhone as well as Microsoft's recent unveiling of its new Surface 2 line. Plus, we'll catch you up on what Steam has up … [Read more...]

We’ll be at TheNextWeb USA Conference 2013

We’ll be at TheNextWeb USA Conference 2013

This week we will be attending TheNextWeb's first U.S.-based conference right here in New York City.  The conference is sure to chock-full of great talks and networking, and armed with our press pass we're looking … [Read more...]

Breathometer Swims with the Sharks

Breathometer Swims with the Sharks

A couple of days ago, I received a pitch email from a company that sells a breathalyzer accessory for smartphones. This particular pitch caught my eye because the company mentioned that its product, Breathometer, would … [Read more...]

Microsoft Bringing Xbox One on Tour, Lets Gamers Try One Out Prior to Release

Microsoft Bringing Xbox One on Tour, Lets Gamers Try One Out Prior to Release

Like many other gamers across the country, I'm currently pretty torn about which next-generation console to buy come this November. Between the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, gamers have two of the most compelling … [Read more...]

Apple Continues to Put Together Its Wearable Devices Dream Team

Apple Continues to Put Together Its Wearable Devices Dream Team

News just broke that Apple has hired Ben Shaffer, a now former top design director at Nike.  He is the man behind the Flyknit shoes.  This is a huge deal.  Shaffer is a design guru and will likely fit in extremely well … [Read more...]

Valve’s Steam Controller Looks Insane, and I Want One

Valve’s Steam Controller Looks Insane, and I Want One

The final piece in Valve’s set of living room-focused announcements is here, and to no one’s surprise, it’s a controller, the aptly named Steam Controller. What is surprising is the truly bizarre shape it’s taken. Rather … [Read more...]

Microsoft Offering $200 for Your Old iPhone

Microsoft Offering $200 for Your Old iPhone

Microsoft’s campaign to part Apple users from their devices continues, as the company has launched a new trade-in promotion for old iPhones. The deal is simple: all you have to do is bring in your old iPhone 4S or iPhone … [Read more...]

Beats Electronics and HTC break up, announce end of partnership

Beats Electronics and HTC break up, announce end of partnership

For quite some time now, every time you bought an HTC handset your new toy would come with not one, but two giant logos - one for HTC, and one for Beats Electronics, the "premium" audio production company started by … [Read more...]

FAA advisory committee to recommend loosened electronics restrictions

FAA advisory committee to recommend loosened electronics restrictions

After a close-door meeting on Thursday, an FAA advisory committee is set to recommend that the FAA loosen restrictions on electronic devices, allowing their use during the takeoff and landing portions of flights. These … [Read more...]

Limited Basic encryption on Comcast will kill free HD

Limited Basic encryption on Comcast will kill free HD

It was reported earlier this year on sites like The Verge that Comcast planned to begin encrypting its Limited Basic cable channels. This would make digital adapter boxes necessary for every TV in the home. It seems that … [Read more...]

Microsoft to Consolidate Windows Stores Into A Unified App Marketplace

Microsoft to Consolidate Windows Stores Into A Unified App Marketplace

According to a post on the Verge, Microsoft is looking to merge its various iterations of the Windows Store—the different versions that serve Windows 8, Windows RT, and Windows Phone users, at least—into one single … [Read more...]