Is Kindle Unlimited Amazon’s “Netflix for Books”?
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Is Kindle Unlimited Amazon’s “Netflix for Books”?

The race to give as much content away for as little money as possible is on: a post on GigaOm today reports that Amazon is in the process of creating a new service for its customers called “Kindle Unlimited.” The … [Read more...]

Visa Introduces Checkout to Compete with Paypal
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Visa Introduces Checkout to Compete with Paypal

If you’re like me and do most of your shopping online, you’re going to love this. Visa just introduced Checkout, a new way for consumers to securely shop online or from their mobile phones without having to … [Read more...]

Samsung in Talks to Acquire SmartThings for $200M
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Samsung in Talks to Acquire SmartThings for $200M

Samsung is relentless in its pursuit of entering every single tech category possible, and the latest news only reinforces that. Last night, word got out that Samsung was in the process of acquiring SmartThings, a … [Read more...]

The Raspberry Pi Micro-Computer Gets An Upgrade
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The Raspberry Pi Micro-Computer Gets An Upgrade

The Raspberry Pi foundation announced the release of a new micro computer yesterday called the Raspberry Pi Model B+. Since I’m a big fan of pie, this is music to my ears (ah, nothing better than low hanging … [Read more...]

Track Amazon Price Drops with The Tracktor
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Track Amazon Price Drops with The Tracktor

Amazon prices move around a lot -- sometimes, a few times in a single day. That gadget on your wish list? It could be fifty bucks cheaper in the morning, but if you don’t view the product page until after work, you’d … [Read more...]

Snapchat Geofilters Spruce Up Your Snaps
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Snapchat Geofilters Spruce Up Your Snaps

Snapchat has announced a new feature called Geofilters that allows you to apply special filters to an image depending on where you are located.  For example, if you snap a picture in New York City, available filters … [Read more...]

Trouble at HTC? Two Execs Resign
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Trouble at HTC? Two Execs Resign

This year saw the release of the HTC One M8, one of the most talked-about Android smartphones to come out in some time. All that talk seems to have helped steer the company’s finances in a better direction, but that … [Read more...]

Project Ara Developer Boards Ship in July
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Project Ara Developer Boards Ship in July

Today, Google announced that it is now accepting applications from third party developers to receive Project Ara development boards later this month. This is the first real shot developers will have to start figuring out … [Read more...]

Microsoft to Cut Over 5,000 Jobs This Week
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Microsoft to Cut Over 5,000 Jobs This Week

Last week, Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella sent out a companywide memo explaining how the company would refocus on mobile and cloud divisions – and “refocus” is a bit of corporate speak that can typically also mean … [Read more...]

Apple Working On A Battery That Could Power an iPhone for Days or Weeks
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Apple Working On A Battery That Could Power an iPhone for Days or Weeks

I love my iPhone, but I hate how quickly it dies. I see its whole life flash before my eyes in a matter of hours over and over again and I am powerless to stop it. While there may be little hope for my 4S, the future for … [Read more...]

A Year Without Cable, Week 12: Premium TV Without Cable
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A Year Without Cable, Week 12: Premium TV Without Cable

A large amount of TV is available to you if you don't have cable. Cord-cutting is a thing because of this fact. Think about it: major networks are available over the air for free, and TV seasons from most broadcast and … [Read more...]

Analyst Says Larger iPhone 6 Delayed to 2015
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Analyst Says Larger iPhone 6 Delayed to 2015

Another day, another iPhone 6 rumor. This time around, it comes from Ming-Chi Kuo, the analyst with KGI Securities out of Thailand who had previously predicted Amazon’s six-camera smartphone. This past weekend, Kuo … [Read more...]