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What console war? Microsoft sells 1M Xbox Ones in first 24 hours

Matching Sony's blockbuster launch of its PlayStation 4 last week, Microsoft has announced that it too has sold 1 million units of its next-gen console in the first 24 hours.<p>The PS4 managed to sell one million units in the US and Canada alone when it launched on November 15, while the Xbox One …

iPad Air vs. iPad mini 2: A closer look

Apple's newest iPads are a big leap forward from last year's models. But when it comes to choosing between the iPad Air and iPad mini 2, where do you …

Patent Application For Touch ID Shows How Apple Secures Fingerprint Information On iPhone 5s

A new patent application published by the USPTO (via MacRumors) shows some more detail around Apple’s use of Touch ID and the fingerprint sensor in the iPhone 5s. Apple has been mostly quiet about the specifics of how the tech works, while generally asserting that the fingerprint information never …

Microsoft Sold Over 1 Million Xbox One Consoles in Less Than 24 Hours

Not too long ago, Sony announced that the Japanese OEM managed to sell a whopping one million consoles in 24 hours. GameStop, a large video games …

Surface 2 design changes make it more difficult to crack open and repair

On the outside, the Surface 2 may look like its predecessor, the Surface RT. It's ever-so-slightly thinner and lighter than the original, but you'd be hard-pressed to tell the difference between the two. That doesn't mean, however, that they're identical. Far from it.<p>The Surface 2 has a new …

Xbox One Problems Affect Only 'a Very Small Number' of Customers

The Xbox One may only have been on sale for around 24 hours, but that’s plenty of time for launch day gremlins to rear their head.<p>According to various reports, some of the launch day Xbox One units seem to be suffering from assorted hardware problems – just like the PlayStation 4.<p>The issues, which …