Did an Online Retailer Post Photos of the Surface Mini?

Rumors have swirled that Microsoft might ship a shrunk down version of its flagship Windows Tablet—a Surface Mini, if you will—since last year. But an online retailer that’s partnered with Amazon has listed a case built for the Surface Mini, providing the hardest proof yet that such a tablet is in the works. That’s right: … [Read more...]

What Could Make Amazon’s Smartphone Tough to Turn Down? Free Data for Amazon Services

If Amazon's rumored smartphone let you stream music and Prime Instant Video for free, would you be interested? According to BGR, such data perks could accompany the device, which is expected to launch within the next few months. The wireless data plan for the smartphone is reportedly called "Prime Data," and would use … [Read more...]

Vic Gundotra, Head of Google+, is Leaving Google After 8 Years

Vic Gundotra is leaving Google.  Gundotra joined Google in 2007 after 15 years at Microsoft.  When he started at Google, he initially worked on the company’s mobile apps, including Google Maps.  He was then tasked to restart Google’s social efforts, an area in which the company had failed with products like Orkut and Google … [Read more...]

Google, Facebook and Microsoft Investing Big to Stop the Next Heartbleed Bug

Following the unnerving discovery of the Heartbleed bug in recent weeks, the Internet at large has been pondering solutions to better prevent the next bug of this nature from cropping up – or at least, limiting its effectiveness. Leading a new charge called the Core Infrastructure Initiative is The Linux Foundation, a … [Read more...]

Round the Corner: Report Revives Rumors of a Curved Display for iPhone 6

If there’s one constant in the universe, it’s that we love to speculate on the design of new iPhones long before they’re released—or even announced. The iPhone 6, of course, is the latest handset from Apple to receive heavy rotation in the rumor mill, and one of the most persistent rumors is the question of whether or not … [Read more...]

Prong PWR Case for iPhone 5 and 5s Combines Case, Battery Pack and Charger

The market is full of iPhone cases, iPhone battery packs, and chargers for--- you guessed it -- the iPhone. But until the Prong PWR Case came along, I hadn't seen a product roll all three of those things into one. The Prong PWR is a case. Your iPhone snaps into it, and the Prong protects it from drops and other … [Read more...]

My.com Launches Mobile-Only Email That Doesn’t Use Passwords

We last covered My.com back in November 2013. The website, a product from Russian Internet company Mail.ru, is meant to be a sort of do-all homepage. You can check your myMail, play myGames and have discussions in myChat. And now the company is making it possible to sign up for a mobile-only My.com email address that -- get … [Read more...]

Opera Coast Launches on the iPhone, Could Be the Best Mobile Browser

When Opera launched its Coast browser back in September of last year, we thought it was a great new way to browse the web. One thing that stood out to us was how simple intuitive the user interface for Coast actually is. It's not just a shrunk-down browser, it really is a completely new way to browse the web -- in a way … [Read more...]

Samsung Will Let Americans Buy the Galaxy Tab 4 Lineup on May 1st

Samsung hasn't exactly been pushing their new Galaxy Tab 4 lineup quite as hard this year, even going so far as to quietly announce the new family of tablets under the radar on April 1st, like some sort of shy April Fool's joke. But it looks like Samsung is ready to take things just a little bit more seriously, as the … [Read more...]

Chinese Gov’t Sticking with Windows XP Since Win 8 Costs Too Much

Over the last few weeks, we’ve heard about how the British government had to sign a deal with Microsoft to extend support for Windows XP for another year while organizations throughout the UK switched to newer operating systems. The US Government made arrangements with Microsoft after it dropped the ball too—specifically … [Read more...]

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