Latest News - May 2015
- Win A Nexus 9, Chromecast, And $100 Google Play Card In The HotHardware Shop!
- Xiaomi Recruits Chinese Testers For Android-To-Windows 10 Mobile ROM Upgrade
- Lenovo Windows 10 Devices Receive Supercharged Cortana Capabilities With REACHit
- Canadian Man Receives $120 Ticket For Operating Apple Watch While Driving
- Lenovo K450e Core i7 Desktop $649; Big Screen TVs And Accessories For Everyone
- The End Is Near! Facebook Adds Support For Animated GIFs
- Google Springs Into Action With ’Jump’ 16-Camera Panoramic Video Platform
- IRS Points Finger At Russia In Recent Tax Record Theft
- Apple Posts Temporary Workaround For iPhone’s Crippling Texting Bug
- Avago’s Epic $37 Billion Broadcom Acquisition Is Largest Ever Tech Deal
- NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV Reviewed: Gaming And The Ultimate 4K Streamer
- NVIDIA Ships SHIELD Android TV Console, Tegra X1 SHIELD Portable Leaks In GFXBench
- Google Previews Brillo OS And Weave Protocol For IoT Domination
- Good Guy Google Delivers Free, Unlimited Photo And Video Storage With Overhauled Photos App
All News for May 2015
We’ve got a wickedly awesome promotion running over in the HotHardware Shop for the next month. You can enter for your chance to win a magnificent trifecta of Google gear: a Google Nexus 9 tablet, a Google Chromecast, AND a $100 Google Play gift card. All you have to do is drop on by the HotHardware Shop and enter... Read more...
In mid-March, we first brought you news that Microsoft and Xiaomi were looking to get Mi 4 smartphone owners the opportunity to leave Android behind and test out the Windows 10 operating system for smartphones (now known as Windows 10 Mobile). “This partnership will allow Xiaomi and Microsoft to get direct user... Read more...
Lenovo and Microsoft have teamed up to offer Lenovo-brand PC users a smarter Cortana experience. The way they've accomplished that is by pairing Cortana with REACHit, the latter of which Lenovo designed to help users manager their files and find what they're looking for in a faster, more efficient way. By integrating... Read more...
Distracted driving is a growing and dangerous problem that's receiving more awareness these days, and while smartphones top of the list of things that divert people's attention from the road, wearable devices can be just as risky. They're certainly subject to the same fines -- just ask Jeffery Macesin, a Canadian... Read more...
It’s almost time to close out another week, but not before serving up a fresh batch of HOT deals, courtesy of our friends at TechBaragins. On the menu for you all today, we have deals on a Lenovo K450e Core i7-4790 based desktop system with 16GB of RAM, a Dell Venue 8 (7840) 8.4" tablet, an Epson Expression Premium... Read more...
Is Facebook just finally getting with the times given the immense popularity of animated GIFs (and the fact that folks that are lumbering around on ancient 56k connections are few and far between), or is it a sign that Facebook is about to travel down the same rat hole that sucked up Myspace? However you feel about GIFs, Facebook today is Read more...
Creating VR content that revolves around camera-captured footage is difficult. The biggest challenge is getting the multiple cameras required to be positioned correctly, and beyond that, there's also the hurdle of getting all of the cameras to work in unison. Well, with a brand-new product called Jump, and a... Read more...
It's now believed that a crime syndicate in Russia is responsible for a security breach resulting in the theft of IRS records containing personally identifiable information for over 100,000 taxpayers. The sole purpose of the theft was to engage in identity theft for the purposes of tax fraud, a scheme that was used to file some $50 million Read more...
We posted earlier this week about a bizarre bug that strikes when a specific text message is received by an iOS user, either via Messages or SMS. Composed of various unicode characters, receiving this specific message can lock up the device, and render the Messages app useless until the bug is dealt with. When the bug... Read more...
There are mergers, and then there are mega-mergers, such as the one that Avago Technologies and Broadcom just agreed to. The two chip makers have entered into a definitive agreement for Avago to acquire Broadcom for $37 billion as part of cash and stock deal, making it the largest transaction in the tech industry to... Read more...
Over the past few months, we’ve covered a number of details related to today’s launch of the NVIDIA SHIELD Android TV device. It was back in March during GDC that we were first able to show you the Tegra X1 powered SHIELD Android TV (then refered to as the SHIELD Console). And it was earlier in the year at CES when... Read more...
Taking good advantage of the ongoing Google I/O conference, NVIDIA has just released what's undoubtedly one of the world's fastest Android devices: SHIELD. This peculiarly-named device might take over the name of the original portable SHIELD hand-held, but it's a much different device. SHIELD is a set-top device... Read more...
It was previously rumored that Google was working on a platform for the Internet of Things (IoT) called Brillo, and today at its annual I/O developers conference, the Mountain View firm let the cat out of the bag. Developed in collaboration with people from Google's Nest, Android, and Chrome OS teams, Brillo is an... Read more...
Android M is definitely the biggest takeaway from the first day of Google I/O, but Google also had another trick up its sleeve in the form of a revamped Photos app. The new Photos app makes it easier for you organize your images and videos, tag people, and even search through your impossibly large library using simple... Read more...