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Has Facebook Messaging Gone Too Far?

by Chevan Bakeron August 11, 2014
By now I’m sure that if you use the Facebook app, you have been made aware (via Facebook) that their messaging service is no longer available within the Facebook app, resulting in users being forced to download their Messaging app if they would like to message and chat with their friends.  Shortly after the messaging […]
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Technology of the Time: 1984 Seiko Smart Watch

by Chevan Bakeron August 8, 2014
This Seiko Data 2000 smart watch was introduced in 1984 and was a pleasant piece of technology during the 80′s. It included a dot matrix display, bright orange buttons, a matte black finish, and included a keyboarding docking station. Aside from telling the time, this watch had the following capabilities: Memo storing Appointment storage Calculator […]
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Late Night Tech Deal-Lite: iPad Mini $209.95, HTC One M8 $449.99 & More!

by Brian Tompkinson August 8, 2014
Can’t sleep? Checkout some of the Late Night Tech Deal-Lite gadget deals we have compiled for you. New LG Google Nexus 5 16GB – Black Factory Unlocked D821 Inetrnatioanl Model - $329.99 - Free Shipping 6% off listing price – 44% off retail price -TODAY ONLY! !  ENDED HTC One M8 (Latest Model) – 32GB – Gunmetal Gray […]

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Impulse Purchasing is Going to Explode With Amazon Same-Day Delivery Service Expansion

by Brian Tompkinson August 6, 2014
Amazon Same-Day Delivery Service Expansion: As if you need more reasons to shop Amazon, the company delivers another and this one promises to lead to some serious uptake in impulse purchasing as the company announced that is expanding its instant-gratification “Get It Today” same-day delivery service to customers in Baltimore, Dallas, Indianapolis, Philadelphia, and Washington DC metro areas. The company also expanded the service to a much […]
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Dan Hesse and T-Mobile Out For Sprint

by Chevan Bakeron August 6, 2014
Sprint has announced that effective August 11, Dan Hesse will be replaced by Bolivian native and Sprint director, Marcelo Claure.  Dan Hesse has been leading the company since December of 2007 as the company was in the midst of losing customers and money and struggling to overcome service and technical problems due to its sour […]

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Sprint Welcomes iPhones To the Sprint Framily Wall

by Chevan Bakeron August 4, 2014
Today Sprint iPhone users will now be able to join the rest of the Sprint family with the Sprint Framily Wall, which was previous limited only to Android members.  The Sprint Framily wall is a private social space and to that provides many similarities to social apps such as Kik and GroupMe.  But what separates […]
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Technology of the Time: 1917 Holt gas-electric tank

by Chevan Bakeron August 1, 2014
The Holt Gas-Electric Tank was the first true tank that was constructed by and for the United States by the Holt Manufacturing Company and General Electric.  Holt had already been known for the production of its Holt tractors and they thought that the collaboration with the General Electric Company was going to allow them to […]
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Leaked Comcast Customer Audio Shows The Bad [Audio]

by Chevan Bakeron July 30, 2014
Last month, Ryan Block, who is former member of Engadget and now at AOL, called Comcast to cancel his subscription and was thrown into a long frustrating and drawn out desperate attempt to keep his service.  The eight minute call, which was uploaded via Soundcloud, displays Block’s frustration with the company’s representative and has left […]

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BlackBerry’s Comeback!

by Chevan Bakeron July 29, 2014
BlackBerry has announced that it will acquire a small German encryption company named Secusmart, which is a company that specializes in both voice and data encryption.  With that being said, Secusmart is already being used by government officials in Canada and Germany thus hinting that BlackBerry plans to use Secusmart’s technology to help revive itself […]
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Spotify updates it’s iOS App with Customizable Equalizer with 22 presets

by Terrell Clarkon July 29, 2014
This morning, Spotify gave users the feature that they’ve been asking for, an equalizer. Before users were forced to use 3rd party apps such as, EQu for Spotify, to gain this functionality on their iOS device. According to Sten Garmark, VP of Product marketing at Spotify “A lot of our users have been asking for […]

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Apple Gives Retina Macbook Pro’s a small Update

by Terrell Clarkon July 29, 2014
This morning, as expected, Apple gave their Macbook Pro’s with Retina displays a slight speed bump. It was earlier reported that they would be updating the amount of ram that came standard in the 15 inch Macbook Pro, while at the same time giving it a slight processor bump. Well, it wasn’t just the 15 inch […]
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T-Mobile Competes By Offering $100 Family Plan

by Chevan Bakeron July 28, 2014
So, here’s the math:  AT&T’s “Best-Ever Pricing” four lines for $160 vs four lines for $100 with T-Mobile—with unlimited talk, text, and data plus up to 10 GB of LTE data on our data-strong network. Plus, their “Best-Ever” deal comes with a boatload of crap – domestic overages, international roaming fees, hidden device subsidy costs, […]
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Upgraded Retina MacBook Pros Rumored Arrival Tuesday

by Brian Tompkinson July 28, 2014
Upgraded Retina MacBook Pros Rumored Arrival Tuesday: According to Chinese signage (seen above via Appleinsider) from Apple’s recently opened Paradise Walk outlet in China, updated Retina MacBook Pros are expected to arrive as early as Tuesday.   Alleged (Model # J45a) 15-inch Retina MacBook Pro Upgrades at current price points: “The entry-level Retina MacBook Pro will supposedly feature a 2.2GHz […]

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Phone Unlocking bill passed by Congress in the US

by Terrell Clarkon July 25, 2014
Earlier today, the House of Representatives unanimously passed a bill that legalizes the unlocking of cell phones in the US. The debate on whether phone unlocking should legal has been going on for some time now. Over a year ago, President Obama claimed support for this bill and now all that’s left is for him […]
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Technology of the Time: 1956 De Soto Adventurer convertible

by Chevan Bakeron July 25, 2014
Built by Chrysler, the1956 De Soto Adventurer was the first years model of  the top level DeSoto Fireflite series.  The Adventurer sported an elongated body, which was popular during the era, and was originally marketed as a limited production two door coupe with a hardtop and convertible counterpart that was said “for the fellow who […]

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This Clone Could Reveal What to Expect in the 4.7-Inch iPhone 6

by Brian Tompkinson July 24, 2014
This Clone Could Reveal What to Expect in the 4.7-Inch iPhone 6: The following is a detailed hands-on video of a highly functional “Wico6″ iPhone 6 clone that has made its way to the interwebs via YouTuber Danny Winget. The Wico6 clone is powered by Android but is skinned to look like iOS and mimics an “iPhone in almost every way […]
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FXNOW Streaming Service Coming to Apple TV Within 12 Months

by Brian Tompkinson July 23, 2014
FXNOW Streaming Service Coming to Apple TV Within 12 Months: FX, the popular basic TV network will reportedly bring its digital on-demand FXNOW streaming video service to Apple’s set-top box over the next 12 months. In addition to streaming such popular FX, FXX and FXM series as Sons of Anarchy, American Horror Story, and The Strain, Apple […]
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2048 Puzzle Game: Can You Beat it?

by Chevan Bakeron July 22, 2014
Originally, this game was introduced to me by my friend and who extended a challenge that I take very seriously as I have taken stayed up during the wee hours of the mornings trying to beat his score. The game reminds me of a rubik cube but with numbers and equally as thought provoking. Android Apple […]

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Sprint HTC One To Receive Wi-Fi Calling

by Chevan Bakeron July 22, 2014
Sprint has recently announced that is will roll out Wi-Fi calling to its HTC One and HTC One Harmon Kardon Edition devices in upcoming weeks.  This feature will make it possible to connect voice calls and send messages via Wi-Fi networks rather than through Sprint’s network.  As International Wi-Fi calling will become available as well […]
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Google Chrome the Cause of Draining Batteries

by Chevan Bakeron July 22, 2014
Have your ever had the notion that your laptop’s battery drains pretty quickly while surfing the internet?  Well I have news for you, if you run the web browser Google Chrome on Windows 7 or previous versions then your battery is being drained unnecessarily.  Chrome has been killing battery life and slowing laptop performance by […]
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iOS 8 Beta 4 out now for Developers

by Terrell Clarkon July 21, 2014
Today Apple released a new beta of iOS 8 and OS X Yosemite, but if you’ve been running the betas, you know that beta 1-3 has been pretty buggy and almost unusable if you use your device like the average person does, and because of this, I personally downgraded my primary device to iOS 7; […]