Sony Audit Revealed Security Holes Prior to Hack

Sony Audit Revealed Security Holes Prior to Hack

As you may have heard, a few weeks ago Sony Pictures was hit with a monumental data breach, in which rogue hackers unearthed a treasure trove of private information ranging from in-house memos, emails, and even personal … [Read more...]

Foursquare Comes to the iPad

Foursquare Comes to the iPad

Back when Foursquare was both a check-in app and a venue finder, it was limited to smartphones only. And that made a lot of sense -- who is carrying their iPad around looking for a good dinner spot? Since then, however, … [Read more...]

Spanish News Sites Regret “Google Tax”

Spanish News Sites Regret “Google Tax”

Spanish news corporations are saying that the recent announcement that Google would shut down its News service in the country will “undoubtedly have a negative impact” on their business. The reason it’s shutting … [Read more...]

Skype Translator Preview is Live

Skype Translator Preview is Live

Today, Microsoft announced the first phase of its Skype Translator preview, which will allow for conversations to be translated into other languages in real time. We heard about the Skype Translator back in May, when the … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple May Bring Out 4-Inch iPhone for Women; Project Ara Will Get a Module Marketplace

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple May Bring Out 4-Inch iPhone for Women; Project Ara Will Get a Module Marketplace

Happy Sunday, everyone! Thanks for stopping by for this edition of the Weekend Wrap-Up, where we look at the top tech stories of the past week.Both Apple and Google made headlines during the past seven days. Let's … [Read more...]

YouTube Jumps in on the GIF Craze, Rolls out Built-in GIF Creator

YouTube Jumps in on the GIF Craze, Rolls out Built-in GIF Creator

It was just over a year ago when TechCrunch writer Greg Kumparak opined that YouTube should add a feature that lets users easily create GIFs from videos on the site. Well, it looks like YouTube listened.Yep, YouTube … [Read more...]

Apple Tightens Licensed iPhone Case Standards

Apple Tightens Licensed iPhone Case Standards

Apple is doing its damndest to make sure that your device survives your tumultuous ownership of it. After last week’s news that the company had patented a drop-protection system – which would vibrate a falling iPhone … [Read more...]

Google: Nexus 5 Still Available in 2015

Google: Nexus 5 Still Available in 2015

Yesterday, we learned that Google was ending the production of its former flagship smartphone, the Nexus 5. In the wake of that news, we saw that the product listing for the Nexus 5 on the Google Play Store was also out … [Read more...]

Nexus 9 LTE Available at T-Mobile for $600

Nexus 9 LTE Available at T-Mobile for $600

The Nexus 9 Android tablet, made by HTC, is a great little device with a bit of a high price tag. But if you just need a tablet that can get online with or without Wi-Fi, then today’s your lucky day: you can buy the … [Read more...]

Google Officially Ends Nexus 5 Production

Google Officially Ends Nexus 5 Production

Earlier this year, I switched mobile carriers and got myself a Nexus 5 smartphone, probably the best handset I’ve ever had since jumping into the smartphone world from my dear, departed Palm Centro. However, now that … [Read more...]

Switch, “Tinder for Jobs,” Raises $1.4M

Switch, “Tinder for Jobs,” Raises $1.4M

The rise of Tinder happened while I’ve been happily relationshipped, so I can’t speak from experience when I talk about how the app has revolutionized the dating scene. However, the app’s ease of use has become a … [Read more...]

Coldplay to Perform Exclusive Gear VR Concert

Coldplay to Perform Exclusive Gear VR Concert

Not many people are going to buy the Gear VR headset from Samsung – though that prediction is based entirely on statistics rather than any comment about the headset’s quality or viability. Because you need a Galaxy … [Read more...]