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HTC One M8 Now Available In Windows Phone Flavor from Verizon; AT&T Version On The Way

HTC One M8 Now Available In Windows Phone Flavor from Verizon; AT&T Version On The Way

If you’re a loyal Windows Phone user who’s been ogling the Android version of the HTC One M8, your time has come. HTC released the smartphone with Windows Phone 8.1 through Verizon and AT&T is readying a model for its customers.  The HTC One M8 has a sleek metal unibody and solid performance, which snagged it an Editor’s...

Study Finds Reader Comprehension Much Lower On Kindles versus Paper Books

Study Finds Reader Comprehension Much Lower On Kindles versus Paper Books

If you’ve been watching with unease as the world slowly shifts from print books to ebooks, a recent study on the subject will give you some extra ammunition. Researchers at Stavanger University in Norway carried out a study that seemed to suggest people have better reading comprehension when they read paper books than they do when they...

Net Neutered: Netflix Sucks Up To Time Warner Cable For Faster Streaming Service

Net Neutered: Netflix Sucks Up To Time Warner Cable For Faster Streaming Service

As much as Netflix is loath to pay Internet Service Providers (ISPs) for uninterrupted access into homes of each provider's customers, the streaming service continues to ink peering deals so that its own subscribers can enjoy high quality videos and less buffering. One of the newest deals involves a reported agreement with Time Warner Cable...

Apple Shares Break $100 Mark After 7-for-1 Split On iPhone 6 Launch Optimism

Apple Shares Break $100 Mark After 7-for-1 Split On iPhone 6 Launch Optimism

Behind closed doors, Apple is expecting its iPhone 6 launch to not only break records, but to shatter them. Shareholders are evidently in the same boat, and as we inch closer to the iPhone 6 debut -- Apple is expected to announce the device during a scheduled press event on September 9, 2014 -- the Cuptertino company's stock price is seeing...

Twitter Alters Policy To Honor Image Takedown Requests Of Deceased Familiy Members

Twitter Alters Policy To Honor Image Takedown Requests Of Deceased Familiy Members

Just hours after photos and videos showing what appears to be the horrifically disturbing beheading of James Foley spread across Twitter, the microblogging service posted a policy update that now allows family members to request the removal of images of the deceased. At the same time, Twitter left itself an opening by saying it may not be...

Lenovo Serves Up Three New ThinkCentre PCs for Business

Lenovo Serves Up Three New ThinkCentre PCs for Business

Lenovo updated its ThinkCentre line of business-class desktop PCs this morning, touting the systems’ security and reliability. All three new PCs come standard with Smart USB Protection, which lets companies manage security for the USB ports. Considering the recent reports of a firmware-based attack that exploits USB ports, that’s...

End of an Era: Steve Ballmer Resigns From Microsoft Board Of Directors

End of an Era: Steve Ballmer Resigns From Microsoft Board Of Directors

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has today sent a public letter to current CEO Satya Nadella to acknowledge his resignation from the company's Board of Directors. With this move, Ballmer's official work with Microsoft comes to an end, but with his wording, it seems that he doesn't intend to disappear, and will be willing to chime in with...

Google Reportedly Mulling the Idea of Kid-friendly YouTube and Gmail Accounts

Google Reportedly Mulling the Idea of Kid-friendly YouTube and Gmail Accounts

Because Google adheres to COPPA, the Children's Online Privacy Protection Act, the company hasn't ever allowed persons under the age of 13 to sign up for any of its services. Nothing could ever stop a youngin from fibbing about their age, of course, but legally, Google's been on safe ground. Rumor now has it, though, that the company is working...

Great Deals On Dell All-in-One Touch PCs, HP Pavilion Monitors, Vizio Smart HDTVs and More

Great Deals On Dell All-in-One Touch PCs, HP Pavilion Monitors, Vizio Smart HDTVs and More

Welcome back for the latest installment of HOT deals, courtesy of our friends at LogicBuy. On tap for you all today, we have deals on the Dell Inspiron One 2330 23” Core i3-based All-in-one Touch PC, the Lenovo Z50 Core i7-based laptop with discrete NVIDIA graphics, a BenQ XL2420Z 24-Inch LED-backlit gaming monitor, and a whole lot more....

Omote Real-Time Face Tracking CGI Make-Up Technology Is Amazing and Kind Of Freaky

Omote Real-Time Face Tracking CGI Make-Up Technology Is Amazing and Kind Of Freaky

This video is worth the two minutes it takes to watch, particularly if you’re a fan of CGI effects. Producer Nobumichi Asai used Omote to create an array of makeup styles on the face of a living model in real time. Omote uses tracking technology to follow the woman’s face so that the “makeup” can be projected onto her...

Amazon Fire Phone Update Brings Multitasking, Better Battery Life and More

Amazon Fire Phone Update Brings Multitasking, Better Battery Life and More

Amazon’s Fire smartphone is receiving a software update this week, and it’s bringing several new features and improvements that customers are sure to welcome. At the top of that list: improved battery life. The fix is the results of multiple tweaks to Fire OS to improve battery conservation. Another important feature is Quick Switch,...

Google Readying ‘YouTube Music Key’ Ad-Free Streaming Music Subscription Service

Google Readying ‘YouTube Music Key’ Ad-Free Streaming Music Subscription Service

It's long been rumored that Google would offer some kind of streaming music service through its YouTube division, but with the release of Google Play Music All Access, it seemed as though YouTube was destined to remain a video sharing site. Perhaps not. We're now hearing that YouTube will launch a service called YouTube Music Key with ad-free...

Xbox One Update Offers A Big Screen reddit Experience With ReddX App

Xbox One Update Offers A Big Screen reddit Experience With ReddX App

If you are a regular reddit user, and own an Xbox One, then Microsoft is going to make you happy. Major Nelson revealed that the ReddX Xbox One application has launched today and will allow Xbox One users the ability to browse reddit on the big screen. The app can be snapped to one side of the TV screen while gaming or using another app, making...

Symantec Set To Clean Up Norton Security Line Focusing On Subscription Model

Symantec Set To Clean Up Norton Security Line Focusing On Subscription Model

Recent years have seen software publishers increasingly moving from boxed software to a subscription model. Adobe moved its famous Photoshop software and related programs to the subscription-based Creative Cloud in 2012 and hasn’t looked back. Microsoft still offers boxed versions of its Office software, but it has been heavily promoting...

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