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Apple releases iOS 8.1.1 to improve performance on old products

Apple's just rolled out iOS 8.1.1 for iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch. Aside from the usual promise of bug fixes and security updates, Apple says the latest release should speed things up on iPad 2 and iPhone 4S, two of the company's aging devices. We've seen it several times: installing major new …

iOS is twice as memory-efficient as Android. Here’s why.

When the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus were announced, many Android fans laughed at the “pitiful” 1GB of RAM of Apple’s flagship smartphone, when Android flagships tended to ship with 2GB and sometimes more.<p>But specs don’t always — or even most of the time — tell the whole story. As it turns out, an …

Android 5.0 Lollipop Review: Smartphone Edition

Google’s new Nexus 6 is officially available, and along with that comes Android 5.0 Lollipop. The latest version of Google’s mobile OS has already been accessible to those who’ve had a chance to experience the Nexus 9 tablet by HTC, but the Motorola-made Nexus 6 is the first smartphone to ship with …

The top 9 tablets you can buy right now

The tablet market hasn't seen the turnover that smartphones have enjoyed, but there's still a steady stream of new and improved slates coming out. However, this time around we've only seen fit to add a couple of new devices to our buyer's guide tablet listing -- for the time being, at least. If …

This Portable Raspberry Pi Console Will Bring Back The Arcade Games Of Your Misspent Youth

The eNcade hopes to capitalize on your misplaced nostalgia. Essentially a Raspberry Pi inside a cute case, the portable console promises to add online multi-player to classic games, thereby allowing you to Joust with players around the world or Mario Brothers your friends across town.<p>The console is …

New iOS malware spreads through infected desktop software

iPhone users are usually considered safe from malware, but a new report from Palo Alto Networks suggests that reputation may be about to change. Palo Alto's researchers have discovered a bug called Wirelurker, which the company says may have already impacted hundreds of thousands of users. The bug …

PlayStation 4 system update 2.01 coming to fix problematic 'rest mode'

A new software update for PlayStation 4 will be released "soon" that will address an issue with the system's rest mode, Sony Computer Entertainment said on Twitter tonight.<p>Version 2.01 of the PS4 system software is being released to fix last week's update that added a number of new features and …

iPhone 6 Plus Vs Galaxy Note 4 Review: 2014's Biggest Phone Fight

Welcome to the biggest heavyweight clash in mobile phone history. For the first time Apple is moving in on the phablet sector Samsung has dominated (and arguably created) for the last four years. Two mega-corporates, two opposing ideologies and two massive handsets competing for our affections, …

Internet Arcade Makes 900 Classic Games Playable for Free in Browser

No quarters needed.<p>The Internet Arcade has made roughly 900 coin-operated arcade games from the '70s, '80s and '90s available to play for free in web …

The Xbox One will get more affordable thanks to a new processor

Microsoft may have already cut the Xbox One's price to $349 for the holidays, but there are hints that the game console may get a permanent price drop before too long. An AMD chip design manager recently updated his LinkedIn resume (since made private) with word that he worked on a more efficient, …

Nexus 9 review

It gets hot and runs slow — not a great combination<p>The Nexus 9 just isn't as good as it needs to be