New iPad Smart Cover Keyboard Detailed in Apple Patent Application

After a long wait, Apple may finally be ready to bring a new iPad keyboard solution to market. A newly published patent application shows a new smart cover keyboard design that could be Apple's first crack at an iPad keyboard since the dock it released back in 2010. Between then and now, third-party … [Read more...]

Review: Wren Sound Bluetooth Speaker Offers Big Sound (for a Big Price)

There are no shortage of Bluetooth-enabled devices in our homes. If you own a smartphone, chances are you’re capable of streaming audio to some other device if you’re not interested in listening to tunes on the phone’s small speakers. Most tablets, and even many PCs, have Bluetooth connectivity built in, and … [Read more...]

Video: HTC One M8 Hands-On Preview

This week, HTC unveiled its long-awaited follow up to its cellular success of last year, the HTC One smartphone. With this year’s model, now dubbed the HTC One M8, the company hopes to fix some of the glaring issues of the 2013 HTC One, while mixing in some additional innovation. Now, without further ado, … [Read more...]

Radio Silence: Last.fm Will Stop Streaming Music Next Month

It's tough to be a company in the streaming music business, and that harsh reality is forcing Last.fm to shut down its online radio service. According to a report from The Verge, the radio feature will no longer be available beginning April 28, and the company will move forward offering services that … [Read more...]

BlackBerry CEO is Very Upset About Product Leaks, Threatens Legal Action

Mere days after a private beta build of an upcoming version of the upcoming BlackBerry 10.3 update leaked onto the web, BlackBerry CEO John Chen has posted a rather angry blog post on the official BlackBerry blog swearing revenge on individuals who "falsely posed" as an employee of a BlackBerry partner in … [Read more...]

Smart and Senseless: Pay an Extra $50 For a Google Play Edition HTC One M8

One of the highly touted features of HTC’s new $649 flagship phone, the (terribly named) One M8, was Sense 6, or “Sixth Sense,” the smartphone maker’s newest iteration of its proprietary Android OS ROM. Sense has been a mainstay of all HTC phones since 2009, making changes to the Android experience like the … [Read more...]

Microsoft Will Bring Reputation Warnings to the Xbox One This Month

The concept of player reputation isn't new to the Xbox universe; the Xbox 360 has had a reputation system in place for years. But it appears that Microsoft is making it a bigger part of its newest console, the Xbox One. Ars Technica is reporting that Microsoft will flip the switch on reputation warnings this … [Read more...]

Will Microsoft Make a Huge iPad Announcement Tomorrow?

A new post on ZDNet reports that Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella is expected to make a big announcement regarding the company’s software on iPad at 10 a.m. Pacific tomorrow. Conventional wisdom points to the debut of the long-awaited touch-optimized version of Microsoft Office for the iPad, which we’ve heard has … [Read more...]

Minecraft Creator “Notch” Cancels Minecraft for Oculus Following Facebook Acquisition

Here it is, the first causality of Facebook's acquisition of the promising virtual reality company Oculus today. Minecraft and Mojang creator Markus Perrson, better known by his online nickname "Notch", has just announced on his personal Twitter feed that Mojang has cancelled talks with Oculus to bring the … [Read more...]

Virtual Insanity: Facebook Drops $2 Billion to Buy VR-Maker Oculus

News broke moments ago that Facebook will spend $2 billion to acquire Oculus, the Kickstarted maker of the Rift, a virtual reality headset that’s had the gaming world talking for the last several months. While not as numerically huge as its $19 billion acquisition of messaging service WhatsApp last month, the … [Read more...]

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