Latest News - January 2015
- ZOTAC Teases Refreshed ZBOX, GeForce GTX 970 AMP! 'Extreme Core' Ahead Of CES
- Sony Turns to Cable, Satellite TV To Help Recoup $74M Price Tag For ’The Interview’
- Yo Dawg! Marvel Teases Upcoming 'Avengers: Age Of Ultron' Trailer With Another Trailer
- Lenovo YOGA Tablet 2 Pro With Built-In Projector Review
- Samsung’s Mobile Implosion Sent 2014 Android Hardware Profits Plunging
- Chick-fil-A Latest To Suffer Security Breach, At Least 9,000 Credit Cards Affected
- Sony Offers Subscription Extension, Discount Following PSN DDoS Attack
- Steam's 'Holiday Encore Sale' Ends Today At 1PM EST
- Hackers Steal And Leak Xbox One SDK Claiming Advancement In Openness And Homebrew Apps
- Microsoft Extends Enticing 'Countdown to 2015' Deals Until January 6
- FBI Warns Hackers Behind Sony Attack Now Taking Aim At News Organizations
- Lizard Squad Member Involved In Xbox Live, PSN Hacks Nabbed By UK Police
- Microsoft’s Joe Belfiore Reassures Users That ’Office Team Has Not Forgotten Windows Phone’
- Apple Watch To Elevate Wearables From 'Niche to Mainstream' Says T-Mobile's John Legere
All News for January 2015
ZOTAC has a number of new products it's anxious to show off at next week's CES, with its ZBOX series getting quite a big share of the love. Of course, it wouldn't be a ZOTAC showing without some graphics cards on hand, so those can be expected as well. The product that stands out most to me is the refreshed ZBOX... Read more...
Sony’s The Interview is starting to pick up steam, albeit in an untraditional way. After being shut out by major theater chains for a Christmas Day opening, Sony received backing from just 331 independent theaters for the release, which was good enough to deliver $2.8 million at the box-office over the holiday... Read more...
“Yo dawg! I heard you like trailers, so I made a trailer for your trailer.” Marvel is hoping for an epic opening for its upcoming sequel to the 2012 smash hit, The Avengers. The Avengers: Age Of Ultron is set for release on May 1, but Marvel is taken an Xzibit-esque turn by releasing a teaser trailer for the upcoming... Read more...
Google created Android as an open platform with the intent that software developers and hardware manufacturers would create new, useful, and innovative things for the platform. Since Android was introduced, we’ve seen a number of interesting devices from cameras to HDMI dongles that utilize the OS. But tablets and smartphones... Read more...
There's no denying that Android is the dominant platform in the mobile world -- market share figures from different sources all tip the scales heavily in the open source operating system's favor. However, market share is only part of the equation. The other part is profits, and according to analyst Chetan Sharma... Read more...
Fast food chain Chick-fil-A is in the news again, though this time it has to do with a recent security breach in which it appears that customers' credit card information was compromised. Chick-fil-A said it's been receiving reports of potential unusual activity involving payment cards used at a few of its restaurants... Read more...
Sony just hasn’t been able to catch a break for the past few months. The company was first the subject of a hack attack by Guardians of Peace (with perhaps an assist by Lizard Squad) and more recently fell victim to Lizard Squad’s Christmas Day attack on the PlayStation Network (and Microsoft’s competing Xbox... Read more...
Today is your last chance to score games on Steam at discounted prices as part of Valve's Steam Holiday Encore Sale, a special promotion in which it brought back 40 of the most popular deals for a very limited time. It kicked off on December 31, 2014, and runs through today, ending at precisely 1 PM EST. In other words, better get a move on Read more...
Microsoft, it seems, just can't catch a break. Days after a major hack took its servers offline on Christmas and after being lambasted in multiple stories for shipping games like Halo: The Master Chief Collection in nigh-unplayable condition, the company's Xbox One SDK has been leaked to the public by a group calling... Read more...
Let's face it: the worst time of year for amazing deals to come along is smack-dab in the middle of the holidays, usually a point after which your wallet has turned bone dry due to all of the tears it's wept. Microsoft understands this, and sympathizes that you might need a little more time to recover. So, it's... Read more...
Sony is still trying to recover from a crippling hack that rocked its corporate networks in late November. Then attacks, which were carried out due to the planned release of the movie The Interview, resulted in leaked personal information, leaked emails and memos, threats against Sony employees and the families, and... Read more...
The DDoS attacks that brought down Microsoft’s Xbox Live and Sony’s PlayStation Network on Christmas Day did not sit well with consumers. But while Kim Dotcom attempted to resolve the issue by giving members of Lizard Squad, the group responsible for the DDoS attacks and looking to profit from its DDoS tool, 3,000... Read more...
Windows Phone has captured roughly 2.5 percent of the global smartphone market, and its fortunes don’t exactly look promising in the face of cutthroat competition from the likes of Google’s Android and Apple’s iOS. Considering that Microsoft has a darling property in its portfolio like Office, one would expect that... Read more...
T-Mobile boss John Legere has never found himself at a loss of words, and love him or hate him, you have to appreciate the fact that he speaks his mind. It's a double-edged sword, as he can sometimes say foolish things, but we'll take that over the canned responses that PR people are known for giving. As we embark on... Read more...