Latest News - July 2015
- Siri Joins Significantly Overhauled Apple TV Shipping in September
- Tesla Readies Software Update For Autosteer And Autopark Capability
- FireChat App Offers ‘Dark Social’ Messaging For Chats Sans An Internet Or Cell Connection
- $300 Off Lenovo Yoga 13” 2560x1440 Tablets, $25 Gift Card With Samsung 850 EVO SSD And More
- Canon Unveils ME20F-SH Camera, Captures Video And Stills In Complete Darkness At 4M ISO
- Making The Jump To Windows 10, A Migration Guide
- Microsoft Converts Over 14 Millions Users To Windows 10 With ‘Overwhelmingly Positive’ Feedback
- Despite Windows 10 Promise, Huawei Overtakes Microsoft As 3rd Largest Mobile Phone Vendor, Q2 2015
- NVIDIA Recalls Shield Android Tablets Over Battery Fire Hazard
- Facebook Builds Aircraft That Beams Internet Data At 10GB/s With Frickin’ Laser Beams
- EVGA And ASUS Out Small But Mighty Intel X99-Based micro-ATX Motherboards
- Mozilla Firefox CEO Is Fuming Mad Over Windows 10 Changing Default Browser To Microsoft Edge
- Volkswagen Announces Broad Support For Android Auto And CarPlay In 2016 Vehicles
- President Obama Wants U.S. To Claim Supercomputer Performance Crown By 2025
All News for July 2015
The Internet is abuzz over a new generation Apple TV set-top box that is rumored to be coming out in September. If what's said about the new streaming device turns out to be true, the next generation model will be a significant upgrade over the currently shipping model with an improved remote control in... Read more...
Tesla Model S owners: some goodies are en route. Via a couple of tweets, Tesla CEO Elon Musk revealed that an update will be rolling out in the near-future that will improve its flagship's highway autosteer and parallel parking capabilities. Parallel parking explains itself, but on the autosteer front, the car would... Read more...
There are few things quite as frustrating as dealing with a loss of power. In many cases, that wouldn't cut off communication entirely, as most of us have cell service that would allow us to keep in contact. But what about in the case of a full city power outage? It's happened, and it makes the loss of power at your... Read more...
It’s just about time to closeout another week, but not before serving up the latest batch of HOT deals, direct from our friends at TechBargains. On the menu this Friday, we have deal on a Lenovo Yoga 13" Windows tablet, a 120GB Samsung 850 EVO 2.5" SATA SSD, a Bem Range Strum Bluetooth Speaker, and more. Full details... Read more...
Canon has a new camera that will be available just in time for the holidays, but at $30,000, the model is going to be on only a few wish lists. The ME20F-SH is capable of creating the equivalent of a 4,000,000 ISO setting, which means it can capture color video in extremely-low light settings. In fact, according to... Read more...
The upgrade cycle begins, with Microsoft’s latest operating system--the highly anticipated Windows 10--rolling out over Windows Update for free, for users of Windows 7, 8 and 8.1. For those that are ready to take the plunge over the weekend, there are some things to note. While this guide is by no means exhaustive, there are some useful... Read more...
As anticipated, this week has been an incredible one for Windows 10. It launched just this past Wednesday, and immediately followed with a way to force the upgrade to go through. We also saw companies like AMD and NVIDIA roll out some new drivers to make the upgrade experience as smooth as possible. All of this... Read more...
There hasn't been a ton of growth in the mobile phone market over the last year -- just a 2 percent year-over-year bump to reach 435 million units in the second quarter of 2015, according to data provided by Strategy Analytics. But what's more interesting than the number of phones is the fierce battle for market share... Read more...
There’s hot hardware, and then there’s a fire hazard. Nvidia is recalling all of its SHIELD tablets sold in the last 12 months, citing an overheating problem. The company is urging customers to stop using the SHIELD and to return it for a replacement tablet. Nvidia initiated the recall after discovering that the... Read more...
Facebook is on a mission to bring Internet connectivity to remote regions of the world as part of its Internet.org initiative. There are different ways to do that, though one of the more technological interesting ones is the creation of a full scale aircraft armed with a laser that can transmit data at 10 gigabits per... Read more...
Although Intel has something new coming down the pipeline in the not-too-distant future, Haswell-E and the X99 chipset will remain its flagship, high-performance desktop platform for quite some time. As such, motherboard manufacturers are still pumping out new, fresh designs featuring the X99 chipset. Two of the... Read more...
If you perform a clean install of Windows 10, you shouldn’t be too surprised that Microsoft Edge is chosen as your default web browser. After all, it’s the only browser installed by default (well, I guess you could also count the old and decrepit Internet Explorer, which still lingers around for compatibility... Read more...
Volkswagen is taking a kitchen sink approach to in-car infotainment technology for its new vehicles. All 2016 VWs will include both Android Auto and Apple CarPlay so customers can have a solid experience regardless of their smartphone brand. Android Auto “With the new MIB II infotainment platform, Volkswagen’s... Read more...
The U.S. isn't a slouch in the supercomputer game, but it's just made it clear that it doesn't just want to be powerful in this arena, but be the leader. In a post made on the official Whitehouse homepage, an Executive Order from President Obama is discussed, which involves plans to unveil a supercomputer in the next... Read more...