Latest News - May 2015
- Yet Another Report Asserts Force Touch Will Grace iPhone 6S, iPhone 6S Plus
- Google Prepping 5.2 And 5.7-Inch Nexus Smartphones For 2015 Launch
- Father’s Day Gift Ideas From The HotHardware Shop
- GNU Creator Labels Windows And OS X As Malware, Trashes IoT Movement
- Samsung Z1 Tizen Smartphone Scoring High Marks In Emerging Markets
- 29% Off Dell UP2414Q UltraSharp Monitor, $247.99 Samsung 32” HDTVs And More TV Deals
- Duke Researchers Enable Graphics-Rich Cloud Gaming Without Chewing Up Mobile Bandwidth
- Cortana, Windows 10 Integration Coming To iOS And Android Phones
- Self-Driving Audi R8 e-tron Supercar Debuts At CES Asia
- Hyundai Sonata Becomes First Car To Support Android Auto Via Simple Software Update
- UK’s Latest Internet Porn Crackdown Would Require ID Checks To Access Adult Content
- Put On The Suit! Samsung Galaxy S6 Iron Man Limited Edition Blasts Off
- Sony’s Xperia Z4 Makes Global Debut As More Aptly Named Z3+
- Charter Confirms $55 Billion Time Warner Cable Merger
All News for May 2015
Where’s there’s smoke, there’s fire. And with regards to Force Touch on Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6/iPhone 6 Plus refresh, you might as well label it a 4-alarm fire. The Wall Street Journal kicked off the festivities in early March, proclaiming that Force Touch would arrive on the iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus. KGI... Read more...
Over the past few days, we’ve been hearing quite a bit about what Google has in store for 2015. Over the Memorial Day holiday weekend alone, we’ve learned that Android M has the internal designation “Macadamia Nut Cookie,” and that the operating system will bring native fingerprint authentication along with guaranteed... Read more...
Father’s Day is right around the corner and we’ve got a number of cool gift ideas on sale in the HotHardware Shop, including the Blumoo Bluetooth Universal Remote, a Limited-Edition Code Black HD Camera Drone, a Veho Retro Leather Bluetooth Speaker, and a ShaveTech USB Travel Razor... Blumoo Bluetooth Universal Remote Say goodbye to Read more...
Most people think of malware as being disruptive, unintended software. Short for "malicious software", malware explains itself pretty well, but as GNU founder Richard Stallman can attest, our interpretations of what makes software "malware" can vary greatly. For Stallman, who just penned his insights for The... Read more...
Samsung had big plans for its home brewed Tizen operating system. The idea was to storm the mobile world with its own OS and become less reliant on Google's Android platform in the process. It was an ambitious goal that was made even more difficult to attain due to delays and a seeming lack of interest, though there's... Read more...
Welcome back for the latest installment of HOT deals, courtesy of the good folks at TechBargains. On tap for you all today, we have deals on a Dell UP2414Q UltraSharp 24" 3840x2160 IPS Monitor, a Samsung UN32J5003 32" 1080p LED LCD HDTV, an Acer G257HL bmidx 25in 1080p LED LCD Monitor, and a whole lot more. Full... Read more...
Cloud gaming is a technology that's already here, but with high bandwidth requirements and data caps still a thing that mobile users have to contend with, there's definitely room for improvement. The question is, how? Researchers at Duke University and Microsoft Research have been working together to answer that very... Read more...
Microsoft seems serious about accommodating Android and iOS user when Windows 10 comes out later this year. The company announced this morning that it has an app that will help users access Windows 10 and Office features on their smartphones, regardless of platform. At first glance, the Phone Companion app looks... Read more...
If you're old enough to remember The Jetsons, a cartoon series that ran from 1962 to 1988, you probably thought we'd all be taking to the skies in flying cars by now. We're not there yet, but in place of flying cars, automakers and wealthy tech companies are testing out autonomous vehicles. Several prototypes already exist, including Audi's Read more...
Fully baked-in Android Auto support is officially kicking off today with Hyundai’s mainstream Sonata midsize sedan (third-party head units began supporting Android Auto earlier this year). Drivers of 2015 or newer Sonatas can take their vehicles to their nearest dealership to have their existing infotainment system... Read more...
Surfing the murkier regions of the Internet is hardly anonymous these days, but Britain’s government appears poised to require Britons to identify themselves before entering porn sites. The U.K. government is trying to find a way to verify user’s ages to prevent underage viewers from accessing adult content. The... Read more...
It's official, gold is no longer best. We can't in good conscious continue proclaiming such nonsense after seeing Samsung's limited edition Galaxy S6 Edge in Iron Man trim. From here on out, we must concede that gold and red is the new best color combination, a conclusion we're sure Tony Stark and Avengers fans around... Read more...
Through Romeo and Juliet, Shakespeare taught us that a rose is still a rose no matter what you call it (he had Juliet put it a bit more elegantly than that), and so it goes with Sony's weather resistant Xperia Z4, a well equipped smartphone that's about to launch globally under a different name. Perhaps in an attempt to pay homage to its predecessor Read more...
A Bloomberg report that came out on Memorial Day was right on the money when it came to Charter’s ambitions to take on cable juggernaut Comcast. Bloomberg learned that Charter would scoop up Time Warner Cable (TWC) for $195 per share, valuing the transaction at roughly $55 billion. Charter confirmed the acquisition this morning, valuing Read more...