Microsoft Appoints Phil Spencer as Head of Xbox

The Microsoft executive shakeup continues today as the company has officially appointed Phil Spencer as the Head of Xbox, picking up where former Xbox Leader Don Mattrick left off. Don Mattrick notably left the position to become CEO of Zynga not too long ago. Phil Spencer has said the following about his … [Read more...]

Leaked Apple “Schematics” Point to Super-Thin iPhone 6 Air

There are no shortage of iPhone 6 mock-ups floating around on the Internet. If you want an idea as to what Apple’s next handset will look like, it won’t take you long to see some of the different ideas freelance designers have had. But some newly leaked schematics purported to show the design of the iPhone 6 … [Read more...]

Batman: Arkham City Headlines Free PlayStation Plus Titles for April

The latest Batman video game series has been held in high regard; especially the titles developed by Rocksteady Studios.  One of those, Batman: Arkham City, will be available as a free PlayStation 3 download for PlayStation Plus subscribers starting in April. That's not all. According to Polygon, several … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Facebook Acquires Oculus; Microsoft Brings Office to iPad

It looks like you're trying to catch up all the big tech news from the past week. Would you like some assistance today? Great! There are two ways you can digest the Weekend Wrap-Up; by viewing the video below, or by scrolling down further to read the text edition. Enjoy! Facebook Acquires VR … [Read more...]

Google Now Mandating Hardware Manufacturers Put Android Logo on Boot Screens

Google has always held a fairly strict set of restrictions that manufacturers had to follow in order to be allowed to use some of the core features of Android as most people know it, including the Google Play Store, Chrome, Google Maps, and even the new Android Launcher. Now they've added one big restriction … [Read more...]

What’s the Word: How Does Office for iPad Stack Up?

Yesterday, Microsoft finally announced touch-optimized versions of Word, Excel, and Powerpoint for the Apple iPad, a product suite that heralds Microsoft’s long overdue interest in bringing its proven software to competing platforms. While the news was certainly welcome, I took issue with the fact that in … [Read more...]

BlackBerry Will Go Back to Its Roots, Focus on Phones with Physical Keyboards

"The focus is going to be very keyboard centric," BlackBerry CEO John Chen told Reuters in a new interview published today. For over a year now, BlackBerry has been trying to push consumers smartphones that have looked and felt more like an Apple iPhone or your average Android device than a traditional … [Read more...]

Japan’s Nikkei Predicts Two iPhone 6 Models Coming in September

There’s one thing we know for sure: Apple will definitely make an iPhone 6. There’s another thing we know mostly for sure: Apple will probably be releasing it sometime between now and 2015. Other than that, it’s all rumor and speculation, but that doesn’t stop us from scrutinizing every new ounce of possible … [Read more...]

Here’s Why the E-Commerce Industry is Pushing Bitcoin Into the Mainstream

Editor's Note: This article is part of our Founders Series where we get insights and analysis from founders of various different companies in the tech industry.  Craig Vodnik is a co-founder and the vice president of operations at cleverbridge - a global full-service e-commerce provider for more than 300 … [Read more...]

Band Using Silent Tracks on Spotify to Fund Tour

Los Angeles-based Vulfpeck is a funk band, but you wouldn't know it by listening to the group's latest album, Sleepify. That's because the entire album is silent. It contains ten tracks, each about thirty seconds long. Not one contains a single note, or sound, or anything. According to CNET, the … [Read more...]

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