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The Wall Street Journal is reporting that Sprint, No. 3 among the United States' Big 4 wireless carriers, will finally have an iPhone to call its own. Sprint will begin selling the iPhone 5 in mid-October, the WSJ said, according to the normal "people familiar with the matter." The timing seems to match the latest rumors on the launch of Apple's... Read more...
Video: ASUS MARS II 3GB Dual GTX 580 Video Card Review @ Tweaktown ASUS ENGTX580 DirectCU II Review @ OCC ASUS Mars II 3 GB Dual GTX 580 @ techPowerUp Motherboards and Chipsets: Gigabyte Z68X-UD7-B3 Motherboard Review @Hi Tech Legion ASUS Rampage III Black Edition Review @ Neoseeker Futurelooks News Flash - GIGABYTE X58A-OC LGA1366 ATX Extreme... Read more...
A new feature has shown up in the still-to-be-released iOS 5: an early warning system for earthquakes tied to Japan's earthquake-early-detection service. Japan has the most advanced earthquake early-warning system in the world. Just a week after the Sendai earthquake and tsunami, which the country is still recovering from, Time Magazine profiled... Read more...
Amazon's Kindle has been booted out of the top spot among electronics best sellers by a device which has been, basically, sent to the scrap heap: the HP TouchPad. The 16GB and 32GB versions are in the top spots among Amazon's electronics best sellers.  Amazon.com itself is sold out of the device by now, but some of its third-party Marketplace... Read more...
While most believe that the next-generation iPhone, the iPhone 5, will not sport Long-Term Evolution (LTE) hardware, the evidence that Apple isn't wasting any time testing it continues to build. Earlier, evidence that carriers were testing LTE-based iPhones using a build of iOS 5 was spied in a .plist file in one of the latest iOS 5 beta builds.... Read more...
Video: ASUS ROG MATRIX GTX580 Platinum Video Card Review @ [H] Asus HD 6870 DirectCU 1GB GDDR5 Video Card Review @Hi Tech Legion [Tech ARP] Desktop Graphics Card Comparison Guide Rev. 23.2 Motherboards and Chipsets: Gigabyte GA-P67A-UD4-B3 Intel P67 Motherboard Review @ PCSTATS ASRock Z68 Professional Fatal1ty Gen.3 @ PureOverclock Sapphire... Read more...
As pundits point to Motorola's cache of 17,000 patents, with 7,500 patent applications in progress as the main reason behind Google's purchase of Motorola, does it seem as though a 63 percent premium over Motorola's last closing stock price is a little high for such a purchase? Google may not have had a choice in the matter, as it's been reported... Read more...
Video: Sapphire HD6950 2GB DiRT3 Toxic Edition Review @ OCC Motherboards and Chipsets: Legion Hardware - (Asrock Z68M-ITX/HT) GIGABYTE G1 Sniper 2 Intel Z68 Review @ Vortez Dueling Zacate motherboards from Asus @ The Tech Report Memory and Storage: Kingston HyperX 240GB 6Gbps SSD Review @ Legit Reviews Patriot Wildfire 120GB SSD Review @ Hardware... Read more...
Most ISPs advertise the upload and download speeds of their broadband, but just how much truth is in advertising? A recent study by the FCC aims give consumers the answer for the nation's largest providers. The Federal Communications Commission has released the results of a year-long scientific study it conducted with regard to the upload... Read more...
Video: Diamond Radeon HD 6770 XOC Video Card Review @ Legit Reviews ASUS Matrix GTX 580 Platinum Review @ Neoseeker Motherboards and Chipsets: Gigabyte GA-Z68XP-UD3-iSSD Intel Z68 Motherboard & 20GB SSD Review @ PCStats Memory and Storage: ICY DOCK MB982SPR-2S Dual 2.5" -3.5" Raid SATA HDD/SSD Converter Review @Hi Tech Legion Strontium... Read more...
Hacker group Anonymous promised a cyberattack on the website of San Francisco Bay Area transit agency BART (Bay Area Rapid Transit), starting at 12 noon PST on Sunday, Aug. 14, and they delivered, managing deface two related sites, as well leak user data from one of the sites. Both site defacements are related to Operation Bart (#OpBART on... Read more...
Video: ASUS GeForce GTX 560 Ti DirectCU II 1GB DirectX11 Video Card Review @Hi Tech Legion GeForce GTX 590 Water Block Roundup @ PureOverclock Motherboards and Chipsets: ASUS E35M1-M Pro Motherboard Review @ Neoseeker Gigabyte G1.Sniper and GA-X58A-OC: LGA1366 Mainboards for Gamers and Enthusiasts @ XBitLabs ASRock Z68 Extreme4 Gen3 Review... Read more...
Twitter's photo sharing feature, first announced in June, is now live. The next time users log into Twitter they will be prompted, as above, and given a chance to "learn more." The site has teamed with photo site Photobucket to host the images. Twitter confirmed that all EXIF data will be removed from the image when it's uploaded, reducing... Read more...
HP's TouchPad is now available for pre-order in AT&T 4G form, although it looks like the price is sans carrier subsidy. The Amazon.com listing shows a price of $699.99 (with Amazon Prime available, at least). This pricing is probably going to draw criticism despite the fact that it matches up well with a similarly... Read more...
Amazon.com is using California's initiative process to try to get a law requiring Amazon.com to collect sales tax in the state repealed, and as part of its process, the company is campaigning in front of physical storefronts. As part of its attempt to repeal the law, Amazon must gather over 500,000... Read more...
China Mobile, the world's largest wireless carrier, has come to an agreement with Apple that will see it selling the iPhone by the end of October, according to a new report. The report, which comes via the Chinese-language website ccidcom.com, cited a company filing. China Mobile has 611 million wireless subscribers, or 68 percent of the total... Read more...
Video: GIGABYTE GTX570 1280MB 'Super Overclock' Edition Review @ Vortez Motherboards and Chipsets: ASRock Fatal1ty Z68 GEN 3 Intel Motherboard Review @ TechwareLabs Futurelooks News Flash - ASUS P8P67 Sandy Bridge LGA1155 ATX Motherboard Review ASUS F1A75-V PRO vs ECS A75F-A vs Gigabyte A75-D3H @ t-break Memory and Storage: Kingston HyperX... Read more...
Comcast is launching Internet Essentials, a new initiative offering discounted Internet access and home computers to families that meet low income requirements. The program was mandated as a requirement of Comcast's acquisition of NBC Universal, earlier this year. In that way, it's very similar to AT&T's Naked DSL... Read more...
Video: [Tech ARP] Desktop Graphics Card Comparison Guide Rev. 23.1 PowerColor Radeon HD 6870X2 Graphics Card Review @ XBitLabs Motherboards and Chipsets: Roundup: Eight Mini-ITX Mainboards for LGA1155 Processors @ XbitLabs Processors: AMD A6-3650 Llano APU Review @ Hardware Canucks Memory and Storage: Patriot Wildfire 120GB SATA III SandForce... Read more...
Users might recall that the June 27, 2011 "Free App of the Day" at Amazon's Appstore was Pocket Casts. On the day it was free, 101,491 copies were "sold." Amazon said when it launched the Appstore that on the day an app was offered for free, the developers would still get 20 percent of the value. Well, according to the developers of Pocket... Read more...
In mid-July it was announced that the Pentagon considers cyberspace an operational theater. Now, experts at security firm McAfee have detailed a five-year-long series of cyber attacks they have dubbed "Operation Shady RAT," in a paper released Wednesday. In this case, RAT isn't about a rodent. RAT is a common acronym... Read more...
A newly discovered Android Trojan can record not just the times and numbers for incoming and outgoing calls like its predecessors did, but the actual calls themselves. The malware, which was uncovered by a CA Technologies researcher, records calls in AMR format, and then stores the recorded call in a directory listed as shangzhou/callrecord... Read more...
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