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 […]


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, […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]

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 […]


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 […]

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 […]


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; […]


Google I/O 2014: Android ‘L’ Announced With new ‘Material Design’

by Brian Tompkinson June 25, 2014
Android L Announced With new Material Design: Google announced and showcased the next major iteration of its Android mobile OS just moments ago during its Google I/O Keynote. With Android L, Google is introducing a new,“beautiful and bold” design language they have dubbed ‘Material Design.’ The new language will enable developers to specify the “elevation values” of […]

Google Talks Numbers at I/O, Over 1 billion 30 day active users

by Brian Tompkinson June 25, 2014
Google Talks Numbers at IO: Google’s head of Android and Chrome Sundar Pichai kicked off the company’s annual Google I/O developer conference today with these updated company numbers: Over 1 billion 30 day active users 62% of overall tablet market (based on shipments) 42% of YouTube usage on tablets is Android App installs up 236% YOY […]

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Watch Live: Google I/O 2014 Keynote Video Stream

by Brian Tompkinson June 25, 2014
Find out about the latest product and platform innovations at Google during the Google IO 2014 Keynote Video Stream.

Google Entering Domain Registration Territory

by Chevan Bakeron June 23, 2014
Google is entering into the field of domain registration with a new service called Google Domains.  At the current moment, the service is a beta and is only accessible through an invite only.  The reason for creating this service is for Google to help companies get off the ground with their online presence.  The service […]

Sprint and Under Armour Joining Forces

by Chevan Bakeron June 23, 2014
Today Sprint CEO Dan Hesse and Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank both took to the stage at the Museum of Broadcast History in downtown Chicago.  When Kevin Plank hit the stage, he and his constinuents announced Under Armour Connected Fitness and how they have acquired MyMapFitness which currently has 26 million users and boasts 50,000 […]


Google Dares To Provide Internet for Everyone

by Chevan Bakeron June 22, 2014
Google is attempting to accomplish the unthinkable by attempting to provide internet to literally everyone via their new project called Project Loon.  The project will work by utilizing a ring of balloons that will fly around the globe in the Earth’s stratospheric wind creating a network of air “towers” that will receive internet from antennas […]
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Amazon Finally Announces First Smartphone With “Fire Phone”

by Brian Tompkinson June 18, 2014
Amazon Finally Announces First Smartphone With Fire Phone: After years of rumors, today, Amazon made their first smartphone official at special press event held in Seattle. The new device is appropriately called Fire Phone, fitting it nicely in the company’s existing family of Fire devices that includes various tablets and a set-top box media player. Fire […]

Apple Intros Lower Priced Base Model 21.5 Inch iMac

by Brian Tompkinson June 18, 2014
Apple Intros Lower Priced Base Model 21.5 Inch iMac: Apple has been rumored to be working on a lower priced, entry-level iMac and today, Apple made it official with a new-entry level 21.5 inch model priced at just $1099. Here is everything you need to know about the new base model 21.5 inch iMac: 1.4GHz […]