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Razer Kazuyo looks set to add to iPhone controller options

Razer, one of the best-respected gaming peripheral makers, is apparently ready to add to the growing roster of iPhone game controllers. Apple opened the door for third-party accessory makers by adding a controller API in iOS 7, and we've already seen the first couple of efforts emerging from …

Dell XPS 15

MSRP: $1,899.99<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>Dell XPS 15</b> has a better-than-HD display, decent casual-gaming chops, and a slim, lightweight 15-inch body.<p><b>The Bad</b> Painfully expensive for a boring design and midlevel graphics, and going SSD-only drives the price up even more. Battery life falls short for an …

Computer Hardware

Associated Press News

Foursquare redesign for iOS brings you more location info at a glance

Foursquare gave its iOS check-in app a makeover just a few months ago, but it's already back with a redesign that takes fuller advantage of Apple's platform. The version 7.0 app has a more compact layout that puts more information up front -- you'll see more of your friend feed and a carousel of …

Hands on with the $2,500 24-carat gold HTC One

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>I’ve held a lot of smartphones in my day. Expensive ones too, like the $1,800 Porsche Design P’9981 …

Ryan Seacrest funded Typo iPhone Keyboard coming in January for $99

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>Even after six years, some folks just can’t get used to the software keyboard of an iPhone(s aapl). How else do you explain …

Apple rolling out iBeacons into Apple Stores, silent app update enables In-Store Notifications

Via the Associated Press, Apple will begin using iBeacon technology across its 254 US retail stores starting today. The integration, first reported by 9to5Mac last month, will offer notifications about products, event and other information tailored to your current store. For example, walking to a …

Twitter and U2opia Mobile bring trending tweets and topics to dumb phones

We're spoiled here in the US. When we want to browse what's trending on Twitter, we just break out our smartphones, launch an app and we're perusing the latest tweets about Joan Didion and the war on Christmas in no time. Those in developing nations don't have that luxury. Twitter knows it needs to …

Apple Stores now using iBeacon tracking for app-enhanced personal shopping

While shopping online often means your whims are creepily tracked, at least there's respite in brick-and-mortar retail, right? Actually, following tests at a New York outlet, Apple has just rolled out iBeacon technology that can shadow your every move in all 254 of its US stores -- if you want it …

iPhone 5S ship time now down to 1 to 3 days

Supply of the new iPhone continues to inch closer to demand for virtually all models of the Apple smartphone.<p>Consumers who order the iPhone 5S through Apple's online store now face a wait of just one to three business days before the device ships.<p>The latest shipping estimate is good for virtually …

iPhone

Microsoft to slash Dell Windows 8.1 tablet to $99 -- for a day

Good only on Monday, the price on the Dell Venue 8 Pro is a hefty discount from the usual $299. But there are some catches.<p>Shopping for a Windows 8.1 tablet? You can pick up the Dell Venue 8 Pro for just $99 via Microsoft on Monday, though you'll have to be an early bird to snag one.<p>Starting …

Microsoft Windows

Samsung to challenge Apple with AMOLED tablets -- report

The Korean electronics giant preps two new high-end tablets to compete directly with Apple's iPad and iPad Mini, says a Korean portal site.<p>Samsung is cooking up a couple of new high-end tablets outfitted with AMOLED displays. At least, that's the scuttlebutt from a story at South Korean Web portal …

Mobile

Razer is making an iPhone game controller, according to leak

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Evleaks<p>It looks like Logitech and Moga will soon have some more company in the iPhone(s aapl) gaming department. …

Behavior-Based Anticipatory Computing Coming To Social Networks

We’ve been sharing our locations with friends and family for years, whether it’s checking in on Foursquare or enabling location information on Instagram. Even with Twitter’s latest update, users are encouraged to share their locations and metadata. But what, exactly, social networks are doing with …

Apple Hopes to Usher in New Age of Personalized In-Store Shopping With iBeacon Rollout

After months of speculation, Apple today rolled out its iBeacon technology in all of its 254 U.S. stores, allowing the company to send notifications …

LG G Flex review: Daring design, but plays it safe with features - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>LG G Flex</b>'s contoured display renders media watching more immersive, it features a scratch-resistant coating, and its sizable battery provides an adequate amount of juice.<p><b>The Bad</b> The G Flex's massive size can be unwieldy, its camera quality is mediocre, and its 720p display can't …

Gear & Gadgets

Top 10 Predictions for Technology in 2014

Microsoft may get its mojo back, smartphones will get cheap, and we’re about to enter the Year of Encryption. A look at what to expect in telecom and …

Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad Air review: Air-ified keyboard done well - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Cover for iPad Air</b> has an excellent, uncompromising keyboard and solid build quality, and it packs flat.<p><b>The Bad</b> Lacks advanced case features like automatic Bluetooth pairing or multiple viewing angles; doesn't protect back of your iPad.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> The …

IPad Air

Is the Galaxy J being teased for Taiwan in this Samsung video?

Samsung has posted a short video teaser on its Taiwan YouTube channel in which in hints a new Galaxy handset may be launched in the region on December 9.<p>Entitled “Just for you,” the 20-second video clip teases a smartphone that’s “just fit,” “just simple,” “just elegant,” “just fast,” and therefore …

Electronics Industry

Prescription Google Glass pics posted online, then yanked

The iWallet Is Coming

<i>Post updated to reflect a misstatement about when Apple rolled out self checkout to its stores.</i><p>This week, Apple unveiled the first large-scale integration of iBeacon, a technology that, when coupled with their fingerprint identification system, may be another building block in building a …

Evntlive Could Help Yahoo Fix Its Broken Video Experience

This week, Yahoo continued with its prolific acquisition strategy with a one-two punch picking up companies working on video — a sign that, while some of its acquisitions have been basic talent grabs, at least a few of them have a very specific focus to them, concentrating on fixing its …

Apple iPad Air Review: Probably The Best Tablet Computer On The Market

Announced on October 22nd this year, the iPad Air updated Apple’s larger tablet range with the new A7 64-bit processor, iOS7, and a redesign of the popular tablet. Would Apple’s new tablet retain their lead in the tablet space against a rush of Android tablets from manufacturers around the world? …

You Will Be Mesmerized By These XBox And PlayStation GIFs

As much as the consoles change, the controllers really stay pretty much the same. These hypnotizing GIFs from the folks over at Gadget Love prove it.<p>Many gamers will remember the monolithic controller of the original Xbox that shipped with the system in 2001. Microsoft slimmed it down for Xbox 360 …