Billy Wingrove

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Samsung rumored to be making a ~$7.5B offer to buy BlackBerry…for its patents

<b>Update:</b> BlackBerry is denying the story:<p>BlackBerry Limited (NASDAQ:BBRY)(TSX:BB) (“BlackBerry”) is aware of certain press reports published today with respect to a possible offer by Samsung to purchase BlackBerry. BlackBerry has not engaged in discussions with Samsung with respect to any possible …

The Best Video Game Console Of 2014

2014 was a year dominated by news stories about the war between two consoles: Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4.<p>The competition between these two systems dominated the conversation last year. Gamers and game writers alike tuned in eagerly to see which console would win the NPD sales …

Retrogaming

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 owners will get 3 free months of the OnLive game-streaming service

You can instantly stream console-quality games to your mobile devices right now using OnLive, but Galaxy Note 4 owners will get free access to a considerable library of games thanks to a new Samsung partnership with the service.<p>Cloud-gaming company OnLive revealed today that it’s working with …

Why U.S. Sanctions Mean Some Countries Don't Get Any iPhones

Some 36 additional countries will receive shipments of Apple’s iPhone 6 this month, with over 115 countries on track to get the big-screen …

Middle East

Airbnb’s New York listings are mostly illegal, attorney general says

New York’s Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is cracking down on Airbnb.<p>Schneiderman is looking to shut down the online marketplace’s listings that …

Watch out, HBO: CBS launches standalone Web TV service

CBS said Thursday it is launching a digital subscription video service that includes live streaming and video on demand.<p>The announcement marks the latest in a string of developments shoring up the concept of Internet-based TV as a growing competitor to traditional television. On Wednesday, HBO …

Pay-TV

Samsung Galaxy Note 4 unboxing and first impressions

As is the case with any flagship release from Samsung, the Galaxy Note 4 was one of the most anticipated smartphones of the year. While not giving up on plastic entirely, Samsung introduced some metal this around, and jumped to the front of the specifications race, with the Galaxy Note 4 featuring …

Sony brings Video Unlimited to Mac and PC browsers everywhere

A lack of its own new PCs to use the service on isn't stopping Sony from bringing its Video Unlimited platform to the web. As the beleaguered electronics outfit notes on the <i>PlayStation Blog</i> of all places, it's playing catch-up king once again and no longer requiring users to download and launch a …

Does My Voice Really Sound Like That?

Color Obsession of the Week: Olive Green

A pillow, a pie dish, rain boots, and more in Olive Green.<p><b>This week's finds:</b><p>1. Josie Pillow by 5 Surry Lane, $119. burkedecor.com.2. Emile Henry Olive Pie Dish, $45. surlatable.com.3. Rescue Beauty Lounge Nail Polish in Oliveto (Italian Summer), $20. rescuebeauty.com.4. Fine Paints of Europe Paint …

‘Cruel and cowardly’ France in shock at jihadist murder of Hervé Gourdel

French President Francois Hollande has described the killing of mountain guide Hervé Gourdel as a “cruel and cowardly act:”<p>His captors, an Algerian jihadist group linked to ISIL, posted a video of his murder called “Message of Blood for the French government.”<p>The French President speaking at the …

Soundflake is a Brilliant SoundCloud Client for your iPhone

<b>Update:</b> Unfortunately, the Soundflake app has already been pulled from the App Store. Developer 9elements says they “hope to be back really soon,” but we’ll have to wait and see if the SoundCloud client ever resurfaces.<p>SoundCloud is a terrific platform for discovering new music, but its mobile apps …

HTC One Mini 2 leak reveals no depth-sensing camera

When a Swedish carrier leaked the existence of an HTC One Mini 2, we weren't exactly shocked, given the timing of the original One Mini's arrival. We now have alleged pictures of said device courtesy of <i>@evleaks</i> and it fails to surprise in appearance either, looking nearly like its bigger sibling. …