Angel Bahchevanov

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This Is What People Are Saying About Samsung's iPad Killer

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Hackers Find a New Way Into Your Home

Smart TVs are one of the newest device categories to gain mass adoption. Yet their adoption could cause more harm than it's worth—for Europeans, at …

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Singapore Is Planning The World’s Largest Floating Solar Farm

“The vast majority of photovoltaic installations in Singapore will obviously be on rooftops, but even those are limited,” says Thomas Reindl, deputy …

Instagram grows in China, despite ban on parent Facebook

Facebook -- like so many other Internet sites -- has been blocked in China by government censors for years. But Facebook-owned Instagram, beloved by photographers and selfie-addicts alike around the globe, has so far managed to avoid any major scrutiny.<p>Since Facebook took Instagram under its wing …

Honest Video Game Trailers – Grand Theft Auto V by Screen Junkies and Smosh

“<i>If you prefer to take things at a slower pace, explore the world in a bus, a lawn mower, and gaming’s most underwhelming submarine.</i>”<p>Screen Junkies …

‘Wolfenstein: The New Order’ Might Actually Be A Game We Seriously Discuss

Here’s a serious question for you: As a gamer, how many Nazis have you killed? Lots, probably. We’ve killed them in <i>Call of Duty</i>, in <i>Medal of Honor</i>, in <i>Wolfenstein</i> of course, on the moon, under the ocean, in their home turf, off their home turf. We’ve shot them with missile launchers, pumped them full …

Why Are There No Good Video Game-Based Movies? – Guardian Liberty Voice

One would think Hollywood would jump on the video-game-to-silver-screen adaptation more often. Video games make way more money than films, and movies …

Xbox One Titanfall bundle now costs £349, the same as a PS4 in the UK

Next-gen console price wars have officially hit the UK, and they're getting serious. Going one better than their US counterparts, British retailers have slashed the cost of the Xbox One Titanfall edition by £50, with both Amazon and Asda currently offering the bundle for £349. For those keeping …

Spec Sheet: Sony's slimmer PlayStation Vita takes on the top portables

<i>A lot of products come out each week — we don't highlight all of them, but all of them make it into The Verge Database. In Spec Sheet, a weekly series, we survey the latest product entries to keep track of the state of the art.</i><p>Sony is finally bringing its slimmer and sleeker model of the …

Titanfall's First Map Pack Drops In May, Free Updates Coming Soon

Titanfall is about to see some rather larger content updates for PC and Xbox One, both paid and free. The biggest news is that the first downloadable map pack has been announced for the game. Due out in May, the first offering is called “Expedition” and will be $10 for three new maps.<p>Respawn is …

How Respawn Could Add A Single Player Campaign To 'Titanfall' And Why They Should

I wrote recently that neither the Xbox One nor the PS4 had any true “must-have” titles yet.<p>This opinion piece included both major March releases for those systems, <i>Titanfall</i> on the Xbox One (and Xbox 360/PC) and <i>inFamous: Second Son</i> on the PS4.<p><i>Titanfall</i> is a very good game, but it’s missing the one …

Plastic HTC One M8 rumored to be in the works

The HTC One M8’s build quality is quite an accomplishment, but such a snazzy design comes with a high price tag. However, if rumors are true, HTC could soon offer an affordable plastic version of its new flagship phone. Perhaps in an effort to compete with Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 or maybe taking …

Windows Phone 8.1 review: Microsoft's mobile OS finally feels whole

Android, iOS, Windows Phone. Each of these mobile platforms had to start somewhere, and none were anywhere near perfect on the first try. Fortunately, each OS gets better with every iteration until, at some point, it all just <i>clicks</i>. Arguably, Windows Phone just came of age with its latest update, …

Apple Issues Fix for Major Security Flaw on Mac Computers

Tech News<p>Apple has issued fixes for a security flaw in its Macintosh computers that allows hackers to intercept data such as email, patching a major and embarrassing glitch that came to light several days ago.<p>The security update for users of Apple's OS X computer operating software follows a fix …

More iOS 8 details: Apple plans to let apps talk with each other, CarPlay goes wireless, & more

Don’t expect Apple to implement any dramatic design changes in iOS 8 — everything we’re hearing focuses on smaller changes in specific apps and iOS features.<p>For example, Apple may finally debut an API that lets apps communicate with each other better (something that’s been talked about for years), …

Samsung says 8-core chip Chromebook 2 should boost performance by 125 percent

The Samsung Chromebook 2 laptops aren’t yet available for purchase, but Samsung is starting to tout the new devices in order to build buzz. The …

10 Questions to Ask When Optimizing Your Website for Mobile Users

Americans can’t get enough of their smartphones. Most of us compulsively check them countless times a day, then stash them by our bedsides at night, according to the Pew Research Center. We’re hooked on them because they make our lives easier.<p>Fortunately for businesses large and small, smartphones …

iTunes Radio now streams the news, thanks to NPR

It's been nearly a year since Apple announced its plans to join Spotify, Rdio and Pandora as a music streaming service provider. However, while beats, melodies and harmony are great, some would say iTunes Radio's sonic buffet is lacking -- it has no news channels. No longer. NPR has joined the …

Sony puts their new Xperia Z2 Tablet up for sale in the UK

The Xperia Z2 Tablet is up for sale on Sony’s UK website. UK customers can order now, choosing the 16GB WiFi only unit for £399, upgrade to the 32GB model for £449 or grab up the 16GB LTE version for £499.<p>For those with slippery fingers, order before March 24 straight from the Sony online store and …

Turkey asks YouTube to remove videos accusing government of corruption, Google declines

The Turkish government sent requests to YouTube for the removal of specific videos that it deemed critical of government officials, according to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>. Google refused to comply with the request, saying that there was no legal basis for the removal of the videos.<p>The move by the …

iOS 7.1 & its impact on networks

Craig Labovitz, founder & CEO of network management services provider Deepfield knowing my interest in all things Apple shared this graphic about the …

Microsoft hints DirectX 12 is coming to the Xbox One

A few days ago, Microsoft posted up a teaser site that announced the company will be unveiling the next version of DirectX at Game Developer Conference on March 20.<p>We don't shill.Check out TNW's Hard Fork.TAKE ME THERE<p>Today, the company added the Xbox One logo to the site and tweeted a second …

Tablets Expected to Outsell PCs by 2015

Whether you prefer the iPad, Galaxy Tab or Kindle Fire, the tablet market has become a big part of the mobile computing landscape. In fact, studies …

This Is Why It Feels Like Apple Stopped Innovating Three Years Ago

He'd say that once, when he was a kid, he was reading a science magazine and he found an article ranking animals by the efficiency of their movements.<p>At the top of the list, there were cheetahs and hawks. Way down at the bottom, there were humans — relatively slow on their two legs.<p>But then Jobs …

Huawei sees operating profits jump

<b>Chinese telecom equipment giant Huawei has said its operating profit rose by more than 40% last year.</b><p>It expects to make an operating profit of up to 29.4bn yuan ($4.9bn; £3bn), compared with 20bn yuan in 2012.<p>The firm said growth in emerging markets helped offset subdued revenues in economies such …

As The LA Tech Scene Heats Up, Accelerator Amplify Raises $8 Million

Back in 2011, there were only a handful of startup accelerators and incubators in the burgeoning LA tech scene. Of course, as “Silicon Beach” has grown over the past few years, this has changed. Amplify was one of the initial accelerators that debuted a few years ago, with backing from big names …

Refurbished Late 2013 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro Debuts in Apple's Online Store

Following the appearance of 15-inch models of the latest Retina MacBook Pro in Apple's online store for refurbished items over the weekend, 13-inch models have now debuted in the store, again offering discounts of roughly 15% compared to brand-new units. While a number of different configurations …

Pandora launches station recommendations on iOS and Android

Pandora has always tried to introduce its listeners to new music, and today it's launching yet another way of doing that. On both its iOS and Android apps, Pandora will now recommend new stations for listeners based on artists it thinks they might like. As with individual stations, Pandora says its …