T-Mobile Announces $40 Simple Starter Plan, More Changes Incoming

Not content with completely overhauling the way employee discounts work in the last 30-days alone, T-Mobile CEO John Legere is promising  that the little magenta carrier that could will be announcing not just one but numerous changes over the next couple of days. The first in Legere's grand plans? A new $40 … [Read more...]

Here’s What Changed in Yesterday’s Windows 8.1 Update

Users of Microsoft’s Windows 8.1 may have noticed a rather large OS update yesterday—that’s Windows 8.1 Update 1, if you were wondering. The update brought a whole bunch of new bits and pieces to the table to make the experience of actually using the operating system less cumbersome for, well, everyone. In … [Read more...]

‘Hitman: Absolution’ Free on Xbox 360 Without Xbox Live Gold [UPDATE]

Here's an interesting development. According to a Reddit post, a digital copy of Hitman: Absolution is now free for the Xbox 360 whether you have an Xbox Live Gold subscription or not. The game was originally a Games with Gold title for April 1-15. UPDATE (4/9/14, 5:37pm): It appears Microsoft was … [Read more...]

Heartbleed is Huge, Experts Say More Than Half of All Web Servers Are Affected

Yesterday, independent security researchers made public that a critical vulnerability in the widely popular cryptographic software library, OpenSSL had been discovered. The vulnerability, known "Heartbleed" allows anyone on the Internet to read the memory of systems protected by multiple versions … [Read more...]

Microsoft Bringing 360 Games to Xbox One; Retail Price Cuts Continue

The current console war between Microsoft and Sony is barely half a year old, but conventional wisdom says that the PlayStation 4 is winning over the Xbox One pretty handily so far. But Microsoft seems determined to close the gap. During the company’s annual Build conference a few days ago, Microsoft’s Frank … [Read more...]

Watch It: Rumors Out of Asia Speculate on iWatch in 2014, Samsung Gear Solo

New rumors reported by newspapers in Asia offer the goods on two of tech’s bitterest rivals: Apple and Samsung. With one, we hear that the iWatch may be headed to market by the end of the year. With the other, we’ve got some more possible details on a SIM-enabled Galaxy Gear smartwatch. A post on Macrumors … [Read more...]

Twitter Profiles are Getting a New Look, with Pinned Tweets, Filtering and More

Okay, maybe "new" look isn't accurate. How about "borrowed" look? Yes, the Facebookification of Twitter continues. In an announcement posted this morning on the company's blog, Twitter designer David Bellona showed us the future of Twitter profiles. And that future looks an awful lot like the present … [Read more...]

Today Qualcomm Announced the Future of Mobile: Snapdragon 808 & 810

Earlier today we looked into some specs purported to be found in an as-yet unannounced Samsung smartphone. Those specs included Qualcomm’s Snapdragon 805 processor, a pretty powerful little piece of equipment that offers up to 2.7 GHz of performance. But as advanced as that is, Qualcomm decided to unveil the … [Read more...]

The New HTC One M8 Ad is Bold and Provocative

Gary Oldman (or Commissioner Gordon for all you Batman fans out there) is the star of HTC's latest ad for its brand new HTC One M8 (see below).  The new ad is bold and provocative, it doesn't use any fancy marketing lingo or list out features and specifications -- nope, it doesn't do any of that.  Oldman … [Read more...]

Broadcast Your World with Livestream for Google Glass

Google Glass may be still in the "explorer" stage, limited strictly to only those who Google deems worthy enough to get one of the early pre-production ready units. But that doesn't mean people aren't doing some pretty incredible things with it. Take Livestream for example, a popular online video broadcasting … [Read more...]

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