HTC EVO 3D Smartphone Stops A Bullet, Saves Store Clerk’s Life

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The now extremely proud owner of an HTC EVO 3D smartphone can happily say the phone may have saved his life, as this week we’ve learned a recent robbery went south after a store clerk was shot. However, the good news is his trusty and aluminum EVO 3D smartphone reportedly stopped the bullet, and saved […]

Facebook Reader is a Flipboard, HTC BlinkFeed Competitor

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After an unsuccessful attempt at conquering the mobile space with the Facebook Home launcher UI on the HTC First, Facebook may be working on a second UI that will allow users to quickly access status updates, wall posts, and news feeds. According to the Wall Street Journal, the project is called Facebook Reader, and the interface […]

Mustang Rocks Flat Rock with 1 Million Ford Mustangs

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The Ford Mustang began production at the Flat Rock Assembly Plant in Michigan 9 years ago. On the 49th anniversary of the launch of the first Mustang, the Flat Rock Assembly Plant rolled off the 1 millionth Mustang produced there. “Mustang is one of the most beloved nameplates in the industry, with fans around the […]

Google Replacing Google Reader With Play News Subscription?

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Google had announced that it is cancelling its Google Reader RSS service effective July 1, 2013 with faithful news junkies hoping that Google would reverse course. However, when one door closes, another opens, and in the case of Google it looks like this will be the perfect opportunity to expand the Play Store franchise with […]

Zite for Android Launches: Best Personalized News App on Android

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If you love reading news on your Android, get ready to kick Pulse and other apps to the curb. Zite for Android launches today, bringing the best mobile news reading experience from the iPhone and iPad right to your Android smartphone. Zite is the Pandora of news. Not only do you tell the app what […]

Zite for iPhone Puts the Pandora of News in Your Pocket

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My favorite news app for the iPad, just got a lot smaller and a lot more addicting thanks to the release of Zite for iPhone. While many of you might be addicted to Flipboard, Pulse or Google Currents, You are missing out on the best mobile news experience — Zite. Zite delivers highly personalized news […]

WSJ Live Brings Wall Street to Life with Video News on the iPad

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If you count on the Wall Street Journal to bring you the top news in a timely manner, but find that you don’t always have time to read it cover to cover — you need to check out the free WSJ Live app for the iPad. This new video venture from the Journal brings first […]

iOS App of the Day: Flipboard (iPad)

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The developers of Flipboard seem to understand the formula behind Apple’s successful approach to design: keep it clean, keep it simple, only include what is necessary. It’s apparent from the latest iPhone to the company’s website and product packaging. It’s no wonder then that Flipboard fits in so well on the iPad. It embodies those […]

Weekly Wrapup: Notebook, Tablet and Smartphone News (May 13th)

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This was a busy week for smartphones and tablets with Google I/O 2011 and a collection of other announcements. In case you missed the news and reviews, we have rounded up the most popular items for you to digest quickly. We also have our top picks for notebook reviews and news to give you some afternoon reading. […]

How You Can Keep Up with News Using Mobile Technology

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I have to be honest, despite a background in political science–which was the basis of my undergraduate studies–I am horrible at keeping up to date with breaking non-tech news; as a technology blogger, I already have a hard enough time as it is writing about and staying in the loop with gadget releases so even […]

NY Times to Battle The Daily News App with News.me

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The New York Times will soon be launching its own daily news app to compete with News Corp.’s The Daily app, which will be a daily newspaper designed specifically for the iPad and may launch Apple’s subscription plan for periodicals and magazines. The New York Times competing version will be called News.me and will differentiate […]

Google Reader for Android Now Available for Your RSS Needs

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If you’re an Android smartphone user and an avid news junkie with your RSS feeds, you can now download the official Google Reader app for your Android phone from Android Market. The free download gives you quite a bit of option on a clean, attractive user interface to help you catch up with and manage […]

Murdoch’s ‘The Daily’ May Not Make December’s Digital Deadline

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Industry insiders believe that Rupert Murdoch’s all-digital publication geared at the Apple iPad tablet called The Daily will not make its presumed launch date in December. Instead, the iPad-only, all digital publication may get its launch date pushed back to January. Dubbed by Murdoch himself as “the number one most exciting project,” The Daily will […]

Many Blogs Are Now on Death Row

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Magazines? What are those? We are living in a time when digital media reigns supreme. If you’re like me, you likely subscribe or follow several blogs to get your daily fill of news and information. If you want to know the news before it is on television, you no doubt follow blogs. The way we […]

Nexus One News and Weather Widget Available for Droid

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The recent news of Google’s own smartphone, the Nexus One, has generated a lot of discussion and blurry screenshots.  Despite the quality of these low light glimpses into Google’s phone, there are many clear gems coming to us in the future Android 2.1 OS.  The Google News and Weather application presents top headlines and forecasts […]

Weekend Discussion: Biggest Tech News Story of the Year

It has been a very interesting year in terms of technology news: threats of buyouts, mergers, rumors of new devices, layoffs, phones, marketing campaigns, founders leaving, new mobile pcs, economy, netbooks, social media, cloud computing, CTO office in the White House, windows 7, multi-touch, app stores, and much more. In your opinion, what has been […]