Nexus 7 2: What to Expect

The Nexus 7 dock came way late.

Google has been rumored to be replacing the Nexus 7 at some point this year with a new Android-based tablet, presumably called the Nexus 7 2. And while the device did not make an appearance as expected at Google I/O 2013, a launch late this year isn’t out of the question. Last year, Google sprung […]

Xbox One: Three-Way Software Solution Simplifies Interactions

The Xbox One price is set at £399.99 in the UK at a third-party retailer, but it is subject to change.

The operating system that powers Microsoft’s next-generation entertainment console, the Xbox One, is the device’s “game changer” according to Microsoft. The comment, which came by the way of an in-depth interview with Polygon, centered mostly on the operating system or rather “operating systems” that power the Xbox One’s various entertainment features. According to Bill Kilgore, […]

Nexus 5: 5 Things to Know

With one Nexus out on shelves right now and another on the way, many consumers are wondering about the prospects of Google’s yearly Nexus smartphone which very clearly isn’t going to be the Samsung Galaxy S4. Rumors over the past few months have pointed to a new Nexus 5 coming later this year to replace […]

Xbox One Backwards Compatibility is Backwards, Says MS Exec


Don Mattrick, head of Microsoft’s Xbox division recently said in an interview with The Wall Street Journal that he doesn’t see a problem with consoles not having backwards compatibility as gamers don’t often take advantage of it. Mattrick claims that only five percent of gamers play older games on new consoles, which doesn’t justify the […]

Lenovo Horizon 27-Inch Tablet: Gaming Demo Video

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The Lenovo Horizon is a 27-inch tablet and all-in-one computer that offers a collection of great gaming experience and accessories that deliver a better gaming experience on the huge tablet. After sharing our first impressions on the Lenovo Horizon, we decided to dive into gaming on the tablet. Lenovo also calls this a Table PC, […]

iOS 7 Beta: Popular Service Promises Early Access for $8

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We expect Apple will announce iOS 7 and an iOS 7 beta at WWDC 2013 in early June, and one of our favorite places to get iOS beta access is back to deliver iOS 7 beta access to users for $8. Apple typically announces a new version of the iOS software and then allows developers […]

5 Thoughts on the Missing Verizon HTC One

There was a lot of JLo, but no HTC One at Verizon's event.

In February, HTC unleashed its latest and greatest smartphone, the HTC One, a device that has landed to solid reviews and loads of fanfare. And while the device has yet to hit Verizon, the United States’ largest 4G LTE service provider, rumors of an arrival have been nothing short of substantial. However, even after a […]

Xbox One Puts Brakes On Indie Games

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Microsoft’s next generation Xbox One won’t play self-published games from independent developers, focusing instead on working with publishers and giving some of those developers publishing deals. Microsoft currently uses its Microsoft Studios brand to publish some games from independent developers through Xbox Live Arcade on the Xbox 360. Talking to Shacknews Matt Booty, general manager of […]

Verizon HTC One Remains MIA

One of Two HTC One Speakers

The Verizon HTC One, which reportedly was going to make an appearance at Verizon’s event at CTIA 2013 in Las Vegas, remains missing in action as the carrier failed to show off the device on stage, leaving its arrival up in the air. In the buildup to today’s Verizon announcement at CTIA, the eyes of […]

Xbox One Live TV Limited to the United States

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Microsoft has announced that users of its new Xbox One console who don’t live in the United States won’t be able to take advantage of one of the system’s most discussed features: Live TV. In fact, according to a press release made available yesterday by Microsoft, there are more than a few details that might […]

iOS 7 is Apple’s Chance to Cut Down on Distracted Driving

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Distracted driving is an issue facing every person and every local government nationwide. Presently, there are solutions for Android phones and from automobile manufacturers that attempt to curb distracted driving. Apple does provide Siri as a way to curb distracted phone use, but Apple markets it as a personal assistant rather than a driving aid. […]

Verizon HTC One Launch Could Happen Today

The HTC One Android 4.2 update has been pegged for July by French carrier SFR.

The long-awaited Verizon HTC One reportedly could make an appearance on stage today at Verizon’s CTIA announcement, putting an end to one of the most rumored smartphones of 2013. For several months now, the Verizon HTC One has been rumored to be coming to shelves to compete not only with the AT&T, Sprint and T-Mobile […]

Microsoft Xbox One vs. Sony PlayStation 4

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Later this year, for the first time, Microsoft and Sony will go head-to-head with brand new game consoles. While the Xbox 360 had a one year head start on the PlayStation 3, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 will release within weeks of each other later this year. The close release dates makes it harder […]

Sony Xperia S Jelly Bean Update Makes Odd Appearance


The Sony Xperia S Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update, which is still expected to arrive in May despite encountering a little turbulence, has made an odd appearance on Sony’s support page for the device today, ahead of its eventual roll out to owners of the aging smartphone. In April, Sony announced that it would be […]

Watch the Verizon Announcement Live: HTC One or VoLTE Possible

The Verizon HTC One has resurfaced in release rumors.

A Verizon announcement is slotted for later today at CTIA 2013 where the company may show off a Verizon HTC One. The CTIA 2013 Verizon event is being live streamed online so everyone interested in the big Verizon reveal can tune in to see what the company is announcing. While Verizon is being coy about […]

Samsung Galaxy S4 Heading to New U.S. Carrier in June


The Samsung Galaxy S4 will be heading to a new U.S. carrier starting in June with Cricket Wireless finally confirming both pricing and a release date for the current flagship from Samsung. In April, the Samsung Galaxy S4 arrived in the United States, hitting carriers AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile and U.S. Cellular in the process. Tomorrow, […]

Waterproof iPhone 6 Concept Sports HD Display, Notification LEDs

This iPhone 6 concept features a new look, but it's not exactly something we see Jony Ive pushing out the door.

A new iPhone 6 concept video is here with collection of impressive new specs and possible iPhone 6 features. While we don’t expect an iPhone 6 until next year, this concept ties together some of the latest iPhone 6 rumors into a two-minute video overview. While this iPhone 6 concept is not entirely in the […]

Xbox One Price and Release: UK Retailer Starts Xbox One Pre-Orders

The Xbox One price is set at £399.99 in the UK at a third-party retailer, but it is subject to change.

The Xbox One price and release are in flux, but this morning one UK retailer is setting up shop and taking Xbox One pre-orders with a price and release date. It’s common to see third-party retailers offer up early pre-orders and pricing information on hot electronic items, but keep in mind that these Xbox One price and […]

Thieves: Don’t Even Try to Steal a Galaxy S4


At the CTIA trade show, LoJack had announced that its mobile security software will be launching soon for Samsung’s flagship Galaxy S4 that will help users recover a lost or stolen phone. The difference between LoJack’s solution versus others on the market–like Apple’s popular Find My Phone for iPhone and iPad devices–is that LoJack will […]

Why Apple Can’t Escape Samsung: Globalization


Though Apple may be sourcing its supplies and parts for its MacBook, iPhone, and iPad from other vendors in an effort to shut out Samsung, its largest and most fierce competitor in the mobile space, Apple cannot escape Samsung’s control. The reason? Globalization. Like Apple, which has made strategic decisions and investments in key component […]