Want 3 New Video Games for $36 Each? Head to Target with Your Smartphone

This is a public service announcement for anyone looking to pick up some new video games on the cheap. This past week, Target has been running a Buy 2, Get 1 Free promotion on video games for pretty much any system. That's not a bad deal itself; if you pay the full $60 MSRP for two games, you'll get another one for free. … [Read more...]

Are These “Leaked” iPhone 6 Specs For Real?

Apple steadfastly refuses to announce the iPhone 6, despite the fact that we who live on the Internet continue to demand it. To fill that void, we have to subsist on a steady diet of rumors and “leaks,” no matter how repetitive or possibly false they might be. Earlier this week, KGI Securities analyst Ming Chi-Kuo, who … [Read more...]

Four Tips to Effectively Get Brands to Advertise

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. Dave Feller is the co-founder and CEO of Yummly. Prior to Yummly, he served as Vice President - Marketing of StumbleUpon, Inc. and joined it directly from a 6-1/2 … [Read more...]

Amazon’s Empire Grows, Acquires Digital Comics Service Comixology

ComiXology is the best place to go if you want to buy and read digital comics. So it’s not too surprising that yesterday the company’s CEO and co-founder, David Steinberger, went onto his site and announced that the company would be acquired by Amazon—you know, the online retail giant that sells everything and, soon, will … [Read more...]

Building Blocks: Google ATAP Reveals Project Ara Developers Kit

The promise of a world with modular smartphones has just gotten a little more real, as Google’s Advanced Technology and Projects, or ATAP, has released the Module Developers Kit regarding its Project Ara smartphone. The Module Developers Kit, or MDK, is different from a Software Developers Kit (SDK), obviously, because … [Read more...]

Mobile Facebook Users Forced to Download Messenger if they Want to Chat

The Facebook Messenger app has been around for a long time, but it’s not been necessary for chatting with your contacts on your mobile device. To do that, you could simply jump into your regular Facebook app and hit the messages tab—easy peasey. But not for much longer: reports are hitting the web that Facebook is forcing … [Read more...]

Dropbox Announces ‘Project Harmony’, Brings Mailbox to More Platforms

At a press event in San Francisco earlier today, Dropbox announced not one, but two major changes in their insanely popular cloud file storage service, which just hit an impressive 275 million users. The first and perhaps more impressive bit of news is the announcement of what Dropbox is calling 'Project Harmony', a plugin … [Read more...]

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 Simple Starter … [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 short, so far … [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 experiencing some kind of … [Read more...]

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