Mario A. Kocher

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How to cast your Android screen to a Windows 10 PC

The Windows 10 Anniversary Update introduces a new Connect app which lets users cast their Android or Windows 10 Mobile’s screen to their Windows 10 …

Windows 10

I'm ready to ditch the iPhone for Android N (and I want Apple to show me why I shouldn't)

The iPhone SE is just a faster version of a phone I'm already bored with.

Samsung sells an official Galaxy S6 case that ruins the phone’s display

Can you imagine the backlash and media uproar we would see if Apple ever sold an accessory that ruined iPhone displays? “Casegate” would be sung far …

Gear & Gadgets

The new Avengers: Age of Ultron YouTube trailer was off to a bouncy start

Something was clearly amiss with Marvel Studios' new <i>Avengers: Age of Ultron</i> YouTube trailer, almost to the point of being unwatchable. It seems there was a bizarre stabilization filter on that's warping every frame — and causing the black bars to bounce around like crazy throughout the clip.</b> …

Behold: a wristband that replaces your phone with a dumber phone

The folks behind the giant and retro (but not quite useful) Neptune Pine smartwatch are back -- and this time they're aiming to flip technology paradigms. Their new product, the Neptune Duo, is made up of two familiar looking devices that don't work the way you'd expect. The Neptune Hub is a chunky …

Gear & Gadgets

Galaxy Alpha leaked in clearest pictures yet

After a string of leaks and a semi-official acknowledgement from a Samsung executive, the Galaxy Alpha is all but confirmed. Just yesterday we saw a set of hands-on images of the white version of the device, and now, new high-quality shots give us another look at the metal-framed Galaxy Alpha.<p>The …

Bowe Bergdahl POW Release Spawns Rival Film Projects

Editor's Note: Hollywood meets politics in our lead item -- news of the already-developing film projects about Bowe Bergdahl. And more in our daily …

iPhone 6 Sapphire Display Limited to 5.5" Model as LG Struggles with iWatch Display Power Draw?

With conflicting opinions about whether Apple and partner GT Advanced Technologies will have enough sapphire crystal production ramped up for both rumored iPhone 6 models and the iWatch, Taiwan's <i>Economic Daily News</i> is now weighing in [Google Translate, via <i>G 4 Games</i>] with its own claims that only …

Here’s How UK Spy Agencies Justify Snooping On Brits’ Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, Google Use

Some new details about UK government thinking regarding mass surveillance of domestic Internet users have emerged today, in a witness statement made by Charles Blandford Farr, Director General of the UK Office for Security and Counter-Terrorism.<p>The statement was made in response to a legal …