Amazon Announces Plans for Theatrical Films

Amazon Announces Plans for Theatrical Films

Amazon won’t be satisfied until it has a hand in just about every business – everywhere. This morning, the online retailer – that sells books, DVDs, power tools, runs its own on-demand video service (and content … [Read more...]

HTC to Reveal a Smartwatch with Flagship Phone in March

HTC to Reveal a Smartwatch with Flagship Phone in March

It’s no big surprise that HTC will reportedly be unveiling a new flagship smartphone at the annual Mobile World Congress, or MWC, in Barcelona this March. However, Bloomberg reported late last night that the company … [Read more...]

I’m A Happy New Yorker With A Brilliant Idea

I’m A Happy New Yorker With A Brilliant Idea

Welcome to Bits & Bytes episode 3! Today is January 18 2015 and I am your host Jeff Weisbein! And today I’m joined by a very special guest, Mandy Wiltse aka ev aka my girlfriend.Before we begin this week, I … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Google to End Glass Explorer Program; Nintendo Will Launch New 3DS in U.S.

Weekend Wrap-Up: Google to End Glass Explorer Program; Nintendo Will Launch New 3DS in U.S.

Happy Sunday, everyone! It's Weekend Wrap-Up time, which means you're about to get all caught up on the biggest tech stories from the past week. Google, Nintendo, and Apple all made headlines in the last seven days -- … [Read more...]

NY Governor Cuomo Announces Broadband Initiative All New Yorkers Should Be Proud Of

NY Governor Cuomo Announces Broadband Initiative All New Yorkers Should Be Proud Of

I love calling myself a native New Yorker, but today, I'm even more proud to have that distinction. Yesterday, Governor Andrew Cuomo announced a $1 billion plan to improve access to high-speed Internet across New York … [Read more...]

If Someone Asks for Your Password on Camera…

If Someone Asks for Your Password on Camera…

Well, it should be self-evident, but if someone with a video camera and a microphone asks you for your password on the street, you probably shouldn’t tell them.That wasn’t immediately apparent for these folks, … [Read more...]

HTC Unveiling a New Flagship at MWC in March

HTC Unveiling a New Flagship at MWC in March

Every March in Barcelona, Spain, the Mobile World Congress kicks off – which is sort of like the E3 or CES for mobile phones. As such, we usually see pretty big announcements there, or at least coinciding with the … [Read more...]

Is Apple iOS 9 already on the Way?

Is Apple iOS 9 already on the Way?

It seems like we just got an update to Apple’s mobile operating system, iOS. When the iPhone 6 debuted this past fall, iOS 8 came along with it, bringing a whole host of improvements to Apple’s mobile fans. Now, … [Read more...]

Google & Automakers Aim for Self-Driving Cars in 2020

Google & Automakers Aim for Self-Driving Cars in 2020

As computing power gets better, smarter, and smaller, we’re finding new ways to cram it into all sorts of devices – including cars that can drive themselves. Google’s autonomous car initiative is gathering steam, … [Read more...]

Elon Musk is “Building a Hyperloop Test Track”

Elon Musk is “Building a Hyperloop Test Track”

Remember back in 2013, when Elon Musk basically said, “hey, why don’t we build magnetic rocket trains called ‘Hyperloops’” and we all said, “great idea but yeah right”? Well, it seems that Musk’s penchant … [Read more...]

Is a Faster, “Force Touch” iPhone 6s in the Works?

Is a Faster, “Force Touch” iPhone 6s in the Works?

If rumors are to be believed, Apple has about two-dozen different iPhone configurations in the works at any given moment, and only releases the ones they deem worthy twice a year or so. Case in point, a new rumor on … [Read more...]

T-Mobile Launches $40 Prepaid, May Bring YotaPhone 2 to US

T-Mobile Launches $40 Prepaid, May Bring YotaPhone 2 to US

T-Mobile continues to cause trouble for the mobile industry, slashing prices, and generally disrupting the power carriers have over their customers. Its latest initiative is called “Simply Prepaid,” and offers … [Read more...]