21 August 2014

New leak hints Apple is making an iPhone 6 with a massive 128GB of storage

New leak hints Apple is making an iPhone 6 with a massive 128GB of storageIf you’re an iPhone user who likes to store a lot of data on your phone, then you’ll absolutely love this next leak. 9to5Mac points out that a leaked schematic on Geekbar’s Weibo account seemingly shows that Apple has developed an iPhone 6 with a whopping 128GB of NAND Flash storage. This is double the maximum storage you can get on the iPhone 5s, which tops out at 64GB. FROM EARLIER: Huge new iPhone 6 leak shows the device’s rear shell and front panel assembled for the first time The big question now is if Apple is going to release a 128GB iPhone 6, will it be the 4.7-inch model, the 5.5-inch model or both? It would make sense for the


21 August 2014

EE expands 4G roaming to 14 more countries, but the USA's still MIA

EE expands 4G roaming to 14 more countries, but the USA's still MIA


21 August 2014

Your smartphone can now tell you if you have a heart condition

Your smartphone can now tell you if you have a heart condition


21 August 2014

LG's L-series phones keep the flair but drop the specs

LG's L-series phones keep the flair but drop the specs


21 August 2014

UPS is the latest company to acknowledge major malware breach

UPS is the latest company to acknowledge major malware breachFollowing the many cases of malware attacks targeting various retail stores to steal personal customer data, including Target, Neiman Marcus, or P.F. Chang’s, UPS is the next in line to acknowledge such a security breach. The Wall Street Journal reports that 51 UPS locations have been hit in a heist where hackers have accessed data for approximately 105,000 customer transactions between January and August. UPS says that the malware attack has been contained as of August 11th and that customers can safely shop in all of its over 4,400 locations. The data breach affected stores in 24 states, although UPS isn’t notifying all customers that might have been affected, as it doesn’t have all that data – instead the company is offering


21 August 2014

Xbox One gamers could soon try before they buy with a 'Free Play Day'

Xbox One gamers could soon try before they buy with a 'Free Play Day'


21 August 2014

The official Flappy Bird sequel is now available for iPhone and Android

The official Flappy Bird sequel is now available for iPhone and AndroidAfter pulling the incredibly popular, yet silly, Flappy Bird game from the App Store and Google Play Store, for fear it was too addictive for users, Vietnamese developer Dong Nguyen is back with a similar game for iPhone and Android called Swing Copters. FROM EARLIER: Footage from Flappy Bird creator’s crappy new game shown for the first time For all intents and purposes this is basically a Flappy Bird sequel, and can even be considered a clone itself, but this time coming from the actual author of the Flappy Bird hit. Instead of flying a bird through obstacles you pilot a “copter,” and instead of moving horizontally, you’re moving vertically, enjoying the exact same kind of graphics. The game’s description


21 August 2014

Google Glass' new features let you switch chat methods on a whim

Google Glass' new features let you switch chat methods on a whim


21 August 2014

Infineon denies paying too much for International Rectifier

The headquarters of German semiconductor manufacturer Infineon in NeubibergInfineon brushed off concern that it was spending too much to buy U.S.-based International Rectifier, saying the deal promised a wealth of benefits for the German chipmaker. Infineon announced the $3 billion cash deal late on Wednesday. The price was 51 percent above International Rectifier's market value before it was announced and Infineon shares fell in after-hours trading. "The premia (in the chip sector) are high, but the 50 percent we are offering is pretty much in the middle of the bandwidth in this space," Infineon finance chief Dominik Asam told analysts during a conference call on Thursday.


21 August 2014

3D printer saves you money by using pellets instead of plastic filaments

3D printer saves you money by using pellets instead of plastic filaments


21 August 2014

British IT outsourcing company Quindell considers U.S. listing

Quindell Plc, a British IT outsourcing and consultancy company whose stock has been hammered following allegations by a short-seller, said it is exploring a U.S. Quindell's stock has fallen about 70 percent in the past four months after U.S.-based Gotham City Research raised questions about its revenue model and profit quality. We are looking at all options," Chairman Robert Terry told Reuters. The company said in June that its application for a premium listing on the London Stock Exchange had been turned down.

21 August 2014

A tablet for all of the family, at the same time

The nabi Big Tab HD 24” – the world’s biggest tablet made for sharingWith a 24-inch full HD display, the nabi Big Tab HD is not only bigger than the average Android tablet, it's bigger than most desktop computer monitors. Fuhu, the company behind it, has been building up a good reputation for developing child-focused tablets that offer interactive education as well as Candy Crush Saga. There are also a number of parental controls such as being able to set a chores list that needs to be completed before tablet time begins, and of course how often kids get to use it without direct supervision can also be controlled directly, or indirectly via a smartphone app. When the kids are in bed, the tablet can be switched over to a normal Android tablet and parents can access any of the 1 million+ apps on Google Play.


21 August 2014

Putting the 'W' Back in WFH

Putting the 'W' Back in WFHFor the last year, my commute was a grueling 20 feet. I showed up to work early to fight for the best parking spot (location: the couch...opponent: my dog) and put in a solid 8 hours of work (also consisting of naps, laundry, & video games). I work from home (WFH), and I'm a lot better at it now than I used to be.It's an alluring lifestyle....


21 August 2014

Sony's secretive new idea division is trying to turn around '20 lost years'

Sony's secretive new idea division is trying to turn around '20 lost years'


21 August 2014

Facebook awards 'Internet Defense Prize'

Facebook awards 'Internet Defense Prize'Facebook on Wednesday awarded a $50,000 Internet Defense Prize to a pair of German researchers with a seemingly viable approach to detecting vulnerabilities in Web applications. Johannes Dahse and Thorsten Holz from Ruhr-Universität Bochum in Germany won the new cash award for a paper outlining how to find flaws hackers could exploit, according to the California based social network. "We decided to focus on creating greater opportunities and incentives for researchers to produce work that actually protects people," Facebook security engineering manager John Flynn said in a blog post.


21 August 2014

The 6 Things You Need to Know to Be Great in Business

The 6 Things You Need to Know to Be Great in BusinessThere are no shortcuts in business. In order to be successful there are some things that you must know. These are not all of them by a long shot, but IMHO they are 6 of the most important.1. Know how to sell.Selling means being able to convey why your product or service, which may be you if you are looking for a job, will make things better....


21 August 2014

SoundCloud gets ads, but will soon let you pay to get rid of them

SoundCloud gets ads, but will soon let you pay to get rid of them


21 August 2014

China taps South Korea for ideas in Qualcomm antitrust case

A man walks past a Qualcomm advertising logo at the Mobile World Congress at BarcelonaQualcomm is one of at least thirty foreign firms to come under scrutiny as China seeks to enforce a 2008 anti-monopoly law - efforts some critics say have unfairly targeted overseas businesses, raising protectionism concerns. The Korea Fair Trade Commission (KFTC) fined San Diego-based Qualcomm more than $200 million in 2009 for abusing its dominant market position, but the stakes are bigger in China, where an investigation by the National Development and Reform Commission (NDRC) could trigger changes to Qualcomm's licensing deals and fines of as much as a tenth of a company's annual revenue.


21 August 2014

Google Chrome arrives in Cuba

Google Chrome arrives in CubaGoogle Chrome is now available for download in Cuba, one of the world's most isolated internet regimes. Google announced the move in a short Google+ post Wednesday, noting that American sanctions against Cuba and other countries have made it more difficult for the company to launch products abroad. Although Cuban internet users have been able to access Chrome through unofficial channels, they'll now be able to download the web browser directly from google.com.cu. This week's announcement comes after Google Chairman Eric Schmidt and a delegation of web activists visited Cuba in June, pushing for a free and open internet.


21 August 2014

If you can't tell editorial from advertorial, there's a browser plug-in for that

If you can't tell editorial from advertorial, there's a browser plug-in for that