Ammar Goldberg

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2013: The Year You Wore I.T. Well

Wearable computing still sounds pretty futuristic, but something amazing happened this year: A lot of wearable tech went on sale for real.<p>My first computer was portable: A tiny Sinclair ZX-81 the size of a small hardcover book. Well, I say portable…the unit was tiny and you’d have to carry the …

Qualcomm’s Toq Smartwatch Needs More Time

As a kid, you might have dreamed of the day where you could own a smartwatch like the ones you used to see in old Dick Tracy comics, or on “The …

Apple confirms annual ‘Lucky Bag’ sale set to kick off Jan. 2 at retail stores in Japan

Much like it has done in recent years, Apple’s annual ‘Lucky Bag’ sale through Apple retail stores is about to kick off in Japan. The tradition is something that many retailers in the country take part in by offering a mystery bag of goods that are often sold for much less than the total sum of the …

Evad3rs team again addresses iOS 7 jailbreak concerns: no money exchanged, disappointed w/ cracked release

After much controversy surrounding the surprise release of a public iOS 7 jailbreak from well-known jailbreakers <i>the evad3rs,</i> the team has published another open letter to clear up some questions and concerns related to the release.<p>The biggest questions many are still asking are related to why and …

PlayStation Plus gets three of 2013's best games for free in January, including 'Bioshock Infinite'

Sony is kicking off 2014 by giving some of this year's best games to PlayStation Plus subscribers. <i>Bioshock Infinite</i>, <i>DmC: Devil May Cry</i>, and <i>Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons</i> will be added to the PlayStation Plus Instant Game Collection throughout the month of January. That's on the PS3 side; <i>Don't Starve</i> …

Official CyanogenMod ROM now available to every Oppo N1

If you've had your Oppo N1 since launch but would rather use <i>anything</i> besides its Android one-off ColorOS, the hardware manufacturer doesn't take it personally. In fact, you'll find a version of CyanogenMod that's tailor-made for the device if you click over to Oppo's forums. Previously, the custom …

Oracle to Amazon: It’s on

Advertisement<p>14 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Peter Kaminski<p>Oracle(s orcl) execs do not typically like to utter the “C-word.” Oracle CEO Larry Ellison has …

Depreciation hits electric cars hard

Plug-ins are worth less compared to their original value over five years than conventionals<p>Plug-in electric cars may be cutting-edge technology, but an analysis suggests that most will depreciate more dramatically over five years than their conventional counterparts.<p>Some of the biggest value gaps …

Google tries to protect partners, Nexus devices from Rockstar

Google is looking for an early victory against Rockstar, a patent troll company that’s suing several companies invested in the Android ecosystem.<p>Rockstar is a shell company created by Apple, Microsoft, BlackBerry, and other companies that purchased the patent portfolio of the now-defunct Canadian …