FCC Issues Briefly Remove Nexus Player from Google Play Store

FCC Issues Briefly Remove Nexus Player from Google Play Store

Last week, Google unveiled the Nexus Player, a round hunk of plastic that’s powered by its new Android TV media operating system. It was slated to be available for pre-order on Friday, October 17, with a ship date of … [Read more...]

Will the Microsoft Wearable Launch in a Few Weeks?

Will the Microsoft Wearable Launch in a Few Weeks?

Consider the war of the wearables officially underway. As Google’s Android Wear is beginning to heat up with more devices hitting this fall, the Apple Watch set to blow the doors off next year, and a new superwatch … [Read more...]

New $250 Fitbit Surge to be Company’s First “Superwatch”

New $250 Fitbit Surge to be Company’s First “Superwatch”

Yesterday, the Verge reported that Fitbit – the makers of the fitness-focused health trackers of the same name – will soon be releasing a new device that will square off against gadgets from some of the biggest names … [Read more...]

Continuity: Finally, Apple’s Ecosystem Feels Unified

Continuity: Finally, Apple’s Ecosystem Feels Unified

I own Apple devices in every category. My main computer is a MacBook Air. My smartphone is an iPhone. My tablet is an iPad. The draw is supposed to be the ecosystem. When you’re all in, everything is supposed to work … [Read more...]

You Would Be Surprised How Similar Apple Pie and Apple Pay Sound

You Would Be Surprised How Similar Apple Pie and Apple Pay Sound

Earlier today, Apple released iOS 8.1.  The update includes a number of bug fixes and improvements to iOS (including bringing back the Camera Roll), but perhaps the biggest addition to iOS 8.1 is Apple Pay.  Apple is … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple Announces More Products; HBO Will Offer Standalone Streaming Service

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple Announces More Products; HBO Will Offer Standalone Streaming Service

Good morning, folks, and happy Sunday! This is the Weekend Wrap-Up, where we help you get all caught up on the biggest tech stories from the past week. Companies making headlines include Apple, HBO, CBS and … [Read more...]

There’s A New Button in Town and It Wants to Help Publishers and Readers

There’s A New Button in Town and It Wants to Help Publishers and Readers

Disclosure: KYA is my company. I started KYA after being frustrated with existing analytics products for publishers. KYA just soft launched and is offering publishers a chance to get early access to the product (free of … [Read more...]

What’s Next for Windows 10 Preview?

What’s Next for Windows 10 Preview?

Since it was made available on October 1, I’ve been using the Windows 10 Technical Preview – and it’s actually been a pretty pleasant experience. Sure, it’s not been perfect, and I’m aided by Chrome’s ability … [Read more...]

Apple’s Federighi Puts the Kibosh on Touchscreen Macs

Apple’s Federighi Puts the Kibosh on Touchscreen Macs

Yesterday’s Apple event brought a few new iterations of old product categories – we got new iPads, new Mac Minis, and new iMacs with super high definition displays. But while everything old is new again, one feature … [Read more...]

Apple Announces iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3, iMac Retina, New Mac Mini

Apple Announces iPad Air 2, iPad Mini 3, iMac Retina, New Mac Mini

Apple announced all the things today. Which things? All the things – specifically most of the things that we already thought they’d formally announce, including new iterations of the iPad tablet line, and new Mac … [Read more...]

CBS Announces $6 Monthly All Access Streaming Plan

CBS Announces $6 Monthly All Access Streaming Plan

Hot on the heels of HBO announcing its plans to launch a stand-alone streaming service next year, network television mainstay CBS announced its own streaming service, becoming the first major broadcast network to break … [Read more...]

Review: Microsoft’s Excellent Arc Touch Bluetooth Mouse

Review: Microsoft’s Excellent Arc Touch Bluetooth Mouse

I’ve been working while traveling since last Friday, and been using my beloved Surface Pro 3 as my laptop replacement. But knowing how much I enjoy using a mouse when I work, I went ahead and bought the Arc Touch … [Read more...]