Mike Wissner

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'Halo 5: Guardians' and live-action Halo TV show set for fall 2015 launch

We've known for a while that there's new Halo game coming to Xbox One and that it could possibly make its debut this year. Today, Microsoft and 343 Industries provided some additional details on the project, most notably that the next instalment in the franchise will be called <i>Halo 5: Guardians</i> and …

Pioneer demos its aftermarket CarPlay systems arriving in next few weeks (Video)

After officially announcing its new CarPlay feature for connecting iOS devices to select in-car entertainment systems, Apple followed up with confirmation that we’d also see aftermarket products with support for the feature. Pioneer was one of the first to announce that the feature would arrive on …

Homeland Security Tells Americans To Avoid Using Internet Explorer

The Department of Homeland Security is advising online users against Microsoft’s Internet Explorer browser after researchers discovered a security flaw over the weekend.<p>On Saturday, Milpitas, Calif.-based FireEye Research Labs identified a vulnerability affecting Internet Explorer versions 6 to 11, …

Should Apple ditch the iPod?

For the moment, the Apple doom-mongers have been silenced by another record quarter. But there’s one area where things are down, and still dropping. It’s the iPod division, and it’s the closest thing Apple has to a dead man walking.<p>Sales of the music player continue to plummet as more people buy …

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RIP Flash: Why HTML5 Will Finally Take Over Video and Web in 2014

<i>Erika Trautman is the CEO of Rapt Media.</i><p>Cassette tapes, 8-tracks, and … Flash. All three of these mediums need a player to work, and all three mediums are either dead or dying. Just as CDs replaced tapes as a more efficient means of playing music, and digital files replaced CDs to do the same, …

Marissa Mayer’s genius plot to turn Apple against Google

Is Marissa Mayer about to play two of Silicon Valley’s fiercest rivals off each other?<p>Kara Swisher of Re/Code was out with a fascinating scoop on Yahoo late yesterday. According to her report, which cited sources inside the company, Yahoo is looking to convince Apple to dump Google as the default …

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AllCast's screen-mirroring magic arrives on Amazon's Fire TV App Store

Been putting off sideloading AllCast's SDK to your brand new Amazon Fire TV? Well, friend, your procrastination has paid off. Now, all you have to do to install the casting and screen-mirroring app is download it straight from the Amazon App Store. So long as you also have AllCast installed on an …