Justin

20 Added | 2 Magazines | 1 Following | @lDrJustiNl | Keep up with Justin on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Justin”

iOS 7 Has Already Been Jailbroken, And Here’s Proof [Image]

Can it be jailbroken? That’s the first question a large number of iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch users ask when Apple releases a new iOS update — particularly when it’s a release as big as iOS 7. Apple attempts to block all the vulnerabilities that make jailbreaking possible with iOS updates, so …

Android remains king in the US

If you like your smartphone statistics, then I have some juicy new data to sink your teeth into. According to some new data from <i>comScore</i>, Android has retained its crown as the most popular operating system in the US, but Apple stole the biggest share of any individual manufacturer last …

Mobile

AT&T GoPhone plans to support LTE, drop most data add-ons on June 21st (updated)

AT&T hinted that it was shaking up its GoPhone plans later this month, and it's making good on its word. As of June 21st, customers using the prepaid service will have access to the same LTE service as their subscription peers; AT&T will mark the occasion by selling the Samsung Galaxy Express to …

Gutcheck raises $4M to prevent epic product fails

Booze-flavored toothpaste, lawn darts, and funky colored ketchup may initially have seemed like good ideas, but these ultimately proved to be epic product fails.<p>Gutcheck has raised $4 million to helps brands prevent these types of disasters. Gutcheck is a on-demand market research community where …

Has Amazon Really Figured Out How To Screw Small Businesses Out Of Their Google Rankings?

The news site describes the process as "black hat" search engine optimization (SEO) that places Amazon search results above legitimate results for the actual businesses people are searching for.<p>That's a serious charge. But that's not quite what is going on.<p>In fact, we're not sure that the Dot has …

SEO

Apple to Bring Official Game Controller Support to iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks

While Apple did show off several of the more prominent new features of iOS 7 at their WWDC keynote, and on their iOS 7 website, one thing they didn’t …

Microsoft says games for the Xbox One will still cost $59.99

Microsoft has confirmed that the games it releases for the Xbox One will sell for $59.99, just like those for the Xbox 360, and Sony has previously suggested that it will also be sticking to the old price point. A spokesperson told <i>Polygon</i> that Microsoft Studios games will have a standard price of …

California man uses iPhone GPS to track down thieves

A GPS tracking system saves the day, again. One man uses it to find his stolen bag full of valuables, including his laptop, iPad, and iPhone.<p>Smartphone thieves beware. If you steal an iPhone, the owner can track you. That's what a California man did when robbed of his laptop, iPhone and iPad, …

Track Down

AT&T to Send Emergency Alerts to U.S. iPhone 4S/5 Owners [Update: iPhone 4 Users Also Included]

AT&T has announced that it is pushing out a software update to bring Wireless Emergency Alerts to its U.S. customers that use an iPhone 4S or an iPhone 5. Wireless Emergency Alerts are part of a public safety system that is designed to send out geographically-targeted messages to alert people about …

U.S. schools not making the grade when it comes to education technology

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Here’s a bit of disappointing but not-so-surprising news: according to a new report from the nonprofit think tank Center for …

GameStop President Tony Bartel Believes Used Games Playback Will Play Key Role In Next Gen Console War

GameStop President Tony Bartel was one of the 48,200 attendees who made the annual pilgrimage to E3 2013 in Los Angeles this week to see the best games of this fall and early next year. The exec was at all of the major press conferences and spent time meeting with top game publishers, manufacturers …

The tech behind Kinect and how it will control your living room

Microsoft's Marc Whitten explains how Kinect and the Xbox One ecosystem will take command of your living room.<p>LOS ANGELES -- At first I thought I had misunderstood him, so I made sure to reply slowly. "So you're saying Kinect is going to blast IR signals at your living room, and they're going to …

Living Rooms

The First Microsoft Surface Tablet Was Made With Cardboard And Duct Tape

In hindsight, we now know that the device hasn't rocked the world with killer sales, or filled consumers and businesses with an unquenchable desire for Windows 8.<p>But think back before the announcement was made. Microsoft was going to risk its relationships with its most important partners, PC …

Microsoft Surface

Samsung might launch its anti-theft feature for smartphones in July

Samsung, along with other tech industry giants, met with New York Attorney General Erich Schneiderman recently to discuss the implementation of the smartphone kill switch that we’ve talked about before in order to reduce the number of device thefts that keep occurring in the U.S. Now, it looks like …

Tech Industry

Diary Of A 5,000-Hours-Per-Year Internet Troll

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>James Altucher is an investor, programmer, author, and several-times entrepreneur. His latest book is “Choose Yourself!” came out this past June 3 (foreword by Dick Costolo, CEO of Twitter).</i><p>I know you do it. We all act like we don’t do it, like we’re all pristine human beings who …

The NSA has us snared in its trap – and there's no way out

Watching William Hague doing his avuncular routine in the Commons on Monday, I was reminded of the way establishment figures in the 1950s used to …

Google and Twitter Aren't Impressed with Facebook's Disclosure Dump

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Facebook became the first tech company implicated in the PRISM scandal to release a complete view of …

Behind the next-gen Xbox leaks and police raid of hacker SuperDaE

Earlier this week, Australian police raided the home of SuperDaE, a hacker and gaming enthusiast who notoriously tried to sell an Xbox Durango development kit on eBay last year. Speaking to <i>Kotaku</i>, SuperDaE (or Dylan, last name unknown) lists many other achievements: gaining access to Epic and …