John Mackinnon

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Apple Rumoured to Adopt 1704 × 960 Resolution with iPhone 6

While multiple sources mention the same two iPhone 6 display measurements, the exact screen resolution has been unknown – until know. Speaking with …

Aerofex hover bike goes on sale in 2017

A futuristic hovercraft that lets you zip smoothly over rough terrain by flying up to three metres above the ground could be yours in just three …

Samsung 840 Pro 256GB SSD Review

Samsung’s 840 Pro is hardly a new drive but it also happens to be one of the most highly regarded SSDs currently available. The reason for this is …

With its sights on Apple, China smartphone maker Xiaomi unveils first tablet | News Home | Reuters

BEIJING (Reuters) - Chinese budget smartphone maker Xiaomi unveiled on Thursday its first tablet, expanding its product lineup to directly challenge established rivals Samsung Electronics Co Ltd and Apple Inc.<p>A logo of Xiaomi is seen at Xiaomi's tablet launch event in Beijing, May 15, 2014. …

BlackBerry dishes dirt on new 10.3 OS features

BlackBerry continues to roll out new information on its impending BlackBerry 10.3 OS update. Yesterday the company released a beta version of the …

BlackBerry now lets other enterprise companies control BlackBerrys

“This never would have happened under Steve Jobs.” We’ve heard it many times before, in response to any number of decisions made under the new …

The Norse: An Arctic Mystery

Buried under the tundra on a windy cape of Baffin Island lies one of the most important archeological finds in Canada. An untrained eye would miss …

China’s Xiaomi Launches Plastic 7.9″ iPad mini Knockoff Called ‘Mi Pad’

In case you are interested what a colourful iPad mini with Retina display running Android would look like in plastic, you don’t have to wait too much …

Fairfax Financial, activist Dan Loeb trim positions in BlackBerry

Two major investors have trimmed their holdings in BlackBerry Ltd. – Prem Watsa's Fairfax Financial Holdings Ltd. and U.S. activist fund manager Dan Loeb.<p>Regulatory filings with the U.S. Securities and Exchange Commission showed that Watsa has sold 5.2 million shares in the Waterloo, Ont.,-based …

Leading Google Glass engineer joins Facebook to work on Oculus [Updated]

Adrian Wong, lead electrical engineer on Glass, has left Google to join Facebook. What's a guy like Wong doing at Facebook with his skill set? He's …

Welcome to the last days of the unregulated Internet

Would you trust an unregulated banking industry to look after your money? After the financial crisis of 2008, the question sounds absurd. Isn't it odd, then, that we trust largely unregulated tech companies with everything from our correspondences to our nudie pics?<p>Then again, the fact that one …

The Next Sticky Fight Between Apple-Samsung Will Be Over Graphene

A new wonder material is capturing the attention of tech giants such as Apple and Samsung, since it is said to be the base of the wearable computing …