Jack Armbrust

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E-bleeder: is Nook on its deathbed?

Barnes & Noble's once-promising digital business needs to turn a page to compete with Amazon and Apple<p>The ending has yet to be written for Barnes & Noble's Nook story, which began with the surprise debut of the original Nook e-reader back in late 2009. But recent plot twists don't appear to bode …

Apple’s iWatch Is Actually Just A Wrist Band That Attaches To Your iPhone, iPad

The much-rumored Apple iWatch isn’t as exciting as you might have thought.<p>We’ve heard rumors of flexible displays and Siri integration, but it appears that Apple’s iWatch is actually just a band meant to connect with the Apple device of your choice.<p>According to this leaked video, which uses …

US Trademark Office says the “mini” in iPad mini is “merely descriptive”

Apple has until July 24 to modify its trademark application and resubmit.<p>Apple's application for the "iPad mini" trademark must be more descriptive …

Aereo wins major court battle against TV networks

A remarkably tech-savvy decision<p>The United States Second Circuit Court of Appeals just rejected an appeal from TV networks against web-television company Aereo by a 2-1 vote, concluding that Aereo's system does not infringe the broadcaster's copyrights. Broadcasters argued that unlike Cablevision, …

Apple looking to bolster Siri cred, according to job listings

It’s not surprising, obviously, but it seems Apple is wanting to boost the accuracy and performance of Siri, the company’s voice-controlled personal …

Siri

Feedly Reborn: The Best Google Reader Replacement Just Got Better

With the impending death of Google Reader, RSS fiends are scrambling to find a replacement platform. And options abound. Feedly knows this, and it …

Google patents software solution to extending a phone’s battery life

Reducing the display quality could help a device stay on a little while longer.<p>Google has been granted a patent for reducing the quality of a mobile …

China shames Apple into apologizing for its “unparalleled arrogance”

After almost two weeks of near daily attacks from Chinese state media, Apple has ceded to to demands for an apology to Chinese shoppers for its inferior warranty and repair services. Earlier today, Apple CEO Tim Cook published a contrite statement in Chinese, saying: “We realize that a lack of …

China

Frosted Han Solo in Carbonite Pop-Tarts [Picture]

Here is a video of my reaction after I dug a little deeper to learn if this product was fake or not.<p>Sigh.

NETFLIX Is Doing April Fool’s Day Right

Today is April Fool's Day, which means we will all be inundated with fake movie news that only has the power to trick you because the real news …

Impressive AT-AT Loft Bed [Pic]

Can Bad Visual Effects Ruin a Film Like 'Oz the Great and Powerful'?

Disney's <b>Oz: The Great and Powerful</b> is a mediocre film. While the film is surely entertaining, there isn't a whole lot to compliment. Most reviewers …