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Sony to Challenge Apple TV With $99 PlayStation TV – Debuts This Fall

- Jun 10, 2014<p>It looks as if another Apple TV competitor will be joining the battle for king of set-top streamers this fall, as Sony is preparing to …

With iOS 8, The iPhone Will Become Your Digital Hub

At Macworld 2001, Steve Jobs famously introduced the “digital hub” strategy for the Mac, making it the device where all of the single-purpose gadgets for things like recording movies or playing music would be managed. At this year’s WWDC event, Apple showed that the iPhone is the new hub, and your …

Rumor: Apple’s “iWatch” to Launch in October, Will run iOS 8, w/Curved OLED Touchscreen

- Jun 6, 2014<p>A new report from Japanese business newspaper Nikkei says Apple’s much-rumored “iWatch” smartwatch is expected to see an October launch, …

The New Apple Store In Istanbul Is Absolutely Beautiful

According to Dezeen, Foster first started working for Apple in 2009, when he received a cold call from Steve Jobs himself. Jobs reportedly told the architect, "Hi Norman, I need some help." Apple was looking for someone to design its new campus at the time, and Foster + Partners was soon …

Apple looking to ban sale of Samsung products

Apple is looking to ban the sale of Samsung gadgets yet again.<p>The company filed papers Friday related to the patent-infringement trial that was brought to a close in California early this month. In a mixed verdict, the jury found that Samsung had violated three of Apple's patents and that Apple had …

Galaxy Note

Samsung will reportedly announce ‘Gear Glass’ in September

Samsung is working on a competitor for Google Glass that will be announced in September during IFA in Berlin, according to Business Korea. Aptly referred to as “Gear Glass,” the unannounced wearable is expected to be revealed alongside the Galaxy Note 4 and it’s rumored to run the Tizen operating …

Samsung expected to launch its Google Glass competitor in September

An anonymous Samsung source has told Business Korea that the company is preparing to reveal its Google Glass competitor towards the end of the year. …

Google Glass

Samsung Galaxy S5 Review: Rebuilding A Walled Garden Under Google

Following on from my look at the hardware of the Samsung Galaxy S5 here on Forbes, I want to turn my eye to the software and the user interface of the South Korean flagship handset.<p>More than the any part of the highly specced Galaxy S5, from the fingerprint sensor and heart-rate monitor, to the …

iPhone 6 images reportedly from Foxconn reveal larger body

A flurry of recent rumors suggest that Apple will unveil a larger-screened iPhone this year. A new series of images have popped up online to add to the rumor mill.<p>Renderings of the iPhone 6 purportedly straight from Apple supplier Foxconn surfaced this weekend on Chinese network Wei Feng, as …

Mobile Technology

Google releasing standalone mobile apps for editing docs, spreadsheets and presentations

Google's long had a Drive app for both Android and iOS, but who knows, maybe you just can't handle that many features in one program. If for some reason you're the kind of person who only wants to edit documents and never see another spreadsheet again (not that we blame you), Google just released …

The history of Microsoft's new Outlook for iPhone app

A powerhouse email app<p><i>Less than two months after acquiring Acompli, Microsoft is releasing an Outlook for iOS app today. Microsoft's new app is simply a rebrand of Acompli's existing app, but the company is promising new features in the future. Read our original report below on how Acompli, and</i> …

Better Security On That Macbook: Turn Off File Sharing, Enable AirDrop [OS X Tips]

When you travel with a Mac laptop, whether a Macbook Pro or Air, you may be leaving it open to malicious users to get into your machine.<p>One of the things you can do to keep them out of your precious files is to turn off File Sharing completely. Then, if you still want to share files with other Mac …

Operating Systems

How To Block Unwanted Messages in Messages for Mac

- Apr 18, 2014<p>Awhile back we showed you how to block unwanted messages and calls in iOS 7. But what if you’re working on your Mac and the messages …

Hands-On Video Of Carousel, Dropbox’s Replacement For Your Camera Roll

We take more photos than we know what to do with, and that crummy camera roll that came with your phone can’t handle them. That’s why Dropbox built Carousel for iOS and Android — to make managing your photos simple, just like it did with file storage. Lightning quick with automatic backup and an …

Apple reportedly planning massive Q3 rollout for iWatch, iPad, iPhone, and Apple TV updates

KGI Research analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has released a timeline indicating that Apple is planning a massive rollout for multiple new products in Q3 2014. According to the Kuo, the only thing we can expect to see in the first half of the year is a small iMac update. Starting at the end of the third …

Your Coffee Shop's Wi-Fi Speeds Are About to Triple

If you've ever tried to get work done at a coffee shop during rush hour, you know that even something as simple as a Google Search can be …

Wi-Fi

An Internal Document Reveals How Terrified Apple Is Of Android

Re/code's Ina Fried reports that Samsung presented the document during its cross-examination of Apple Senior VP Phil Schiller.<p>The document, which was put together by an Apple sales team and was not intended to be seen by the general public, reveals that people inside Apple do worry about the …

Here's what you missed at Microsoft's 2014 Build conference

We came, we saw, we barked orders into a phone. Though Microsoft's annual developer conference is technically called "Build Windows," we actually spent far more time at this year's event playing with handsets -- almost no PCs, come to think of it. Indeed, the star of the show was a husky-voiced …

Microsoft unveils Windows in the car, battles Apple CarPlay

Microsoft has been powering a lot of different car entertainment systems over the years. Ford, Kia, BMW, Nissan, and Fiat have all used special versions of Windows to create their own interfaces and systems, but Microsoft is also focusing on its own "Metro" user interface for its Windows in the car …

Exclusive: this is Android TV

Every so often, some enterprising computer company will claim they’ve finally fixed the TV. They’ll talk about how they’ve turned a dumb terminal into a smart computing platform that extends your work and play to a gigantic screen. Then, we’ll watch as the idea flops because they fail to line up …

Samsung Smart Home makes its debut in the US and Korea

Samsung Electronics announced the official global launch of its Samsung Smart Home service today, which will enable users to automate their various home appliances from a single app. The service will be rolling out in Korea and the United States first.<p>Through the app, users can add and manage a …

Apple so rattled by ‘Next Big Thing’ ads, it almost changed ad agency, claims Samsung

Apple senior VP of marketing Phil Schiller was so concerned about Samsung’s <i>Next Big Thing</i> ad campaign, in which the company poked fun at Apple customers, that he emailed Tim Cook to suggest a change of ad agency to fight back – according to a claim by Samsung lawyer Jon Quinn.<p><i>The Verge</i> reports that …

Meet Cortana, Microsoft's Answer To Siri And Google Now

At an event unveiling the upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 update, Microsoft finally took the wraps off Cortana, the company's answer to Siri and Google Now.<p>Named after the artificial intelligence character in the “Halo” games, the voice-controlled digital assistant is powered by Microsoft’s Bing search …

Apple's Worldwide Retail Takeover In One GIF

Apple opened its first brick-and-mortar store back in 2001, and they've spread to pretty much everywhere since, as you can see in this animated map …

Apple Store

Samsung's Galaxy S5 doubles as a baby monitor, if you have a Gear watch

The Galaxy S5: powerhouse smartphone, fitness guru... baby monitor? Yes, you read that right. <i>SoyaCincau</i> has learned that Samsung's jack-of-all-trades Android flagship includes a "baby crying detector" mode that uses the phone as a listening station. If your child is upset, the GS5 sends a vibrating …

Steve Jobs' Chilling Response After Getting a Google Employee Fired

An ongoing investigation into an alleged conspiracy by Apple and Google to limit tech workers’ wages has unearthed some candid emails between former …

Google says Turkey is intercepting web traffic to spy on users

Turkey's decision to block access to popular websites has prompted many citizens to evade the ban using Google's domain name service. Now Google reports that most Turkish internet service providers are masquerading as Google DNS, presumably to spy on users. The move comes a week after reports …

Apple’s New Patent Wants To Make Texting And Walking A Little Safer

Sick of colliding with lampposts and the elderly whilst walking and texting? A new Apple patent for ‘Transparent Texting’ might be right up your alley, using your iPhone’s video camera to pipe through a live feed of what’s happening in the real world behind your Messages window.<p>Here is the abstract …

Mailtracker For iOS Brings Read Receipt Functionality To Apple’s Default Mail Application

Want to stalk people via email, so you’ll know the moment they read your message? Or maybe you want to know if they gave your message a <i>good</i> look, instead of only a glance? Mailtracker, a newly launched app for iPhone, allows you to do just that, and more.<p>Email stalking? Oh god, why am I telling you …

Swiss Watchmakers Rebuff Apple's Partnership and Hiring Advances

Apple allegedly is trying to tap Swiss watchmakers for their technical and metallurgy expertise as the company works to brings its rumored iWatch to the market, reports the <i>Financial Times</i>. Though Apple is reaching out to several companies, most are not willing to work with the Cupertino …