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All News for December 2015

Since launching its "New Xbox One Experience" in mid-November, Microsoft has seen some a great response. Perhaps not surprisingly, it's also found that one of the most-used features of the update is the Xbox 360 backwards compatibility. Despite there being a limited number of supported titles, it hasn't stopped players from logging more than Read more...
If you won’t be able to catch Star Wars: The Force Awakens on opening night, or even during its opening weekend, you might want to tread lightly when browsing popular site reddit. Some spiteful users are going out their way to post spoilers for the movie on the site, and the reddit community has brought out the... Read more...
The original Google Nexus 5 shipped right around this time two full years ago. Much has evolved in the smartphone space in the 24 months since then, but little has changed in terms of branding with this latest LG-built Nexus device. The 5.2-inch Nexus 5X we will be showing you here is positioned as the mainstream Nexus phone in the Android... Read more...
Rockstar Games is bringing a 10-year-old mobile game to new devices starting with iOS. That game is Grand Theft Auto: Liberty City Stories, a title that was originally released to Sony's PSP in 2005 and later ported to the PlayStation 2. The new version brings with it a fresh coat of paint and several enhancements, like real-time lighting Read more...
Welcome back for another installment of HOT deals, direct from our friends at TechBargains. Here for you all today, we have deals on a Dell Inspiron 17 5000-series laptop, 60% off select Logitech Computer and Tablet Accessories, Bose SoundTrue Around-Ear Headphones, and more. Full details for all of today’s deals are... Read more...
It probably won't come as much surprise that Comcast and its customers aren't on the same page when it comes to data caps. Simply put, Comcast is in favor of charging extra when a customer goes over a set amount of data per month, while customers despise them and have filed over 13,000 related complaints with the... Read more...
Apple this morning announced a major shuffling of its executive ranks and the biggest news comes from the chief operating officer position. If you recall, the COO position has been vacant ever since Tim Cook assumed the role as company CEO in 2011. Veteran Apple employee Jeff Williams, who joined the company way back... Read more...
Google isn't feeling the love from California's Department of Motor Vehicles (DMV), which drafted a set of rules on autonomous vehicles that set several restrictions on their use. As currently conceived, driverless cars would be required to have a steering wheel, pedals, and a licensed driver behind the wheel in case... Read more...
We first received word of Windows 10 Build 11082 over the weekend, and it looks as though the release is now ready for Windows Insiders. In case you need a refresher, the leading “11” in the build name instead of “10” signifies that Microsoft is transitioning to the next major update for Windows 10: Redstone. As... Read more...
If you were in the market for a Nexus 6P, Google has given you a big reason to go ahead and take the plunge. Google has cut the price on its flagship Marshmallow smartphone by $50, making the entry-level 32GB model $449. The 64GB and 128GB models as a result fall to $499 and $599 respectively. As if the lower... Read more...
Do you love Fallout 4? Do you love Star Wars? If you answered yes to both of those questions, then we have something in store for you today that is sure to put a little force in your step. A YouTuber by the name of Ops_Specialist has taken his love of Star Wars to the extreme with a Fallout 4 settlement constructed to look like an AT-AT. It Read more...
Mozilla rolled out version 43 of its Firefox Web browser yesterday, and all things considered, it seemed to be a standard fare release. However, there's more than meets the eye, because if you decided to check out the full downloads page, you might have noticed a completely new entry for "Windows 64-bit". That's... Read more...
Welcome back for the latest installment of HOT deals, direct from our friends at TechBargains. On the menu for you all today, we have deals on a set of BOHM B-66 Wireless Bluetooth Headphones, a TRENDnet N300 Wireless Gigabit Router and range extender bundle, a Lenovo H50-50 Intel Core i3-4160-based desktop PC and... Read more...
Internet service providers (ISPs) and music labels alike are keeping a close eye on the outcome of a lawsuit BMG filed against Cox Communications. Following a week of trial hearings, BMG has asked the court to confirm that Cox failed to disprove that it's responsible for illegal sharing of copyrighted music that... Read more...
When we think of Gorilla Glass, the first products that come to mind are usually smartphones, tablets, and hybrids. Gorilla Glass provides a thin, smooth surface for us to glide our fingers across while also being strong and lightweight. Not content with being hamstrung into the mobile sector, Corning has reached out... Read more...
The nascent smartwatch market has delivered a number of near-winners thus far. The Apple Watch and Microsoft Band, for example, are better-than-average fitness trackers and smart timepieces. The 2nd generation Moto 360 is stunning from an aesthetics standpoint. The Huawei Watch hits the mark for those looking for a good-looking, functional,... Read more...
One advantage smartwatches have over their dumb brethren is that when you grow tired of looking at the same timepiece, you can download new backgrounds to freshen things up. So it goes with Android Wear, the custom version of Android built specifically for smartwatches, which just received nine more watch... Read more...
As the userbase for Windows 10 grows, so too will Microsoft's Edge browser, or so the Redmond outfit hopes. Whether or not it actually plays out that way remains to be seen. At this early stage, stats show that Windows 10 users aren't clinging to Edge, and instead are turning to other browsers for their daily surfing... Read more...
Windows 10 is available as a free upgrade to valid Windows 7 and Windows 8 license holders, and predictably, Windows users like it when the word “free” is tossed around for a brand new product. As a result, Microsoft has seen a pretty impressive launch for its latest operating system, will well over 100 million... Read more...
Nearly four decades after the original Star Wars movie met the silver screen, fans new and old are lining up in record number to see the newest installment, Star Wars: The Force Awakens. In North America alone, pre-sale tickets have now topped $100 million, obliterating the previous $25 million record for The Dark... Read more...
If you thought that Google’s Project Fi Mobile Virtual Network Operator (MVNO) service was good before, things just got a little bit better today -- the company has announced data-only support for some of the most popular tablets available. Customers who are already signed up for Project Fi will be able to order a... Read more...
Welcome back for another installment of HOT deals, direct from our friends at TechBargains. On tap for you all today, we have deals on a Lenovo Yoga Pro 3 Intel Core M-based notebook, a TP-Link Archer C9 AC1900 Wireless 802.11ac Gigabit Router, a T2-Pack Philips Easy Clean Sonic Electric Toothbrush, and more. Full... Read more...
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