News

Search 2021
January February March April May June July August September October November December

Latest News - September 2015

All News for September 2015

It's a tough life being an audiophile. Not only is it expensive -- prohibitively so if going all out -- but it will also test your patience when it comes to finding the perfect speaker placement and sound calibration. Sonos is hoping to change that with the launch of a new flagship speaker and tuning software. The... Read more...
Welcome back for the latest installment of HOT deals, direct from our friends at TechBargains. On tap for you all today, we have deals on a Lenovo Y50 UHD 15.6" 4K gaming laptop, a WD My Passport Ultra 2 TB USB 3.0 Portable External Hard Drive, a Dell Inspiron Small 3000-series desktop system, and more. Full details... Read more...
As we've seen (and shared), Apple's custom A9 processor found in its recently launched iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus smartphones offers killer performance, especially considering it's a dual-core part. Interestingly, it appears that Apple is relying on two different chip manufacturers to build the A9 part. The folks... Read more...
Do you feel like your keyboard isn’t gamer-friendly? Logitech just released the G410 Atlas Spectrum, a keyboard designed so entirely for gamers that it probably won’t appeal to anyone (including gamers) for typical use. The keyboard lacks a number pad and has an unusually-shaped, gamer-centric wrist wrest that might... Read more...
Facebook is all about trends. One moment you're being bombarded with blood moon pictures taken of the supermoon lunar eclipse, and the next you're wading through hoax messages from friends and family who should know better than to post these things. There are two such messages making the rounds at this very... Read more...
As our online and offline lives become increasingly intertwined, it's important to know what level of privacy various products and services offer. That hasn't always been easy to figure out, and in many instances it still isn't, though companies are making a concerted effort to put their customers' minds at ease. That... Read more...
As if last night's occurrence of a supermoon and total lunar eclipse wasn't exciting enough, NASA has today revealed a monumental breakthrough with its exploration of the planet Mars. While it's long been suggested that water has existed on the cold, desolate planet, most likely as frozen-solid ice, NASA is now able... Read more...
Microsoft launched its Windows 10 operating system on July 29th, and it was praised for its wealth of new features, remarkable stability, performance, and return of the Start menu. However, the operating system has been dogged by issues surrounding user privacy. From machine IDs, to key logging, to silently... Read more...
Welcome back for the latest installment of HOT deals, direct from our friends at TechBargains. On tap for you all today, we have deals on a Dell PowerEdge T110 II server, a Lenovo Z50 Intel Core i7-4510U based laptop, an APC BE550G Back-UPS 550VA 8-Outlet Uninterruptible Power Supply, and more. Full details for all of... Read more...
Those of you with kids and a significant other know the struggle when it comes to streaming music services. You can try to share an account with the little ones, who will leech on and seemingly fire up playlists during every waking moment (or at least when YOU want to rock out to some tunes), or suck it up and get... Read more...
Apple made a big splash in the market last October with the introduction of its Apple Pay contactless payments system. Using a combination of NFC hardware, Touch ID, authentication software and numerous partnerships with banks, credit card companies and retailers, Apple sought out to revolutionize how we pay for... Read more...
The U.S. laptop market welcomed a new player today. LG, which is well-known for its smartphones and (through its display division) PC monitors and TVs, is going after ultrabook users with its LG gram laptops. The systems are light and thin, resembling Apple’s MacBook Air. Named “gram” for its lightweight design... Read more...
Nearly two months after launching to the general public, it's estimated that Windows 10 is now installed on more than 100 million machines. If that's even close to accurate, Microsoft can breath a sigh of relief knowing that its latest version of Windows -- and its last monolithic release -- won't follow in the same... Read more...
Silent Circle is kicking off the week with a new smartphone, the Blackphone 2. Like the original, the second generation Blackphone puts privacy and security front and center by offering full device encryption through the company's Silent OS, a custom version of Android intended for enterprise customers. The... Read more...
When GoPro’s compact Hero 4 Session was announced this summer, it carried a $399 price tag had us scratching our heads. Not only was it sorely undercut by the tiny Polaroid Cube+ - it was priced close to the GoPro 4 Silver, which has more features. Now, GoPro is smoothing out its lineup by moving the Hero 4 Session to... Read more...
Apple gave us a heads up that it was expecting a huge weekend opener for its new flagships: the iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus. “We are on pace to beat last year's 10 million unit first-weekend record when the new iPhones go on sale Sept. 25,” said Apple in a statement to CNBC earlier this month. “As many customers... Read more...
It's official, BlackBerry is planning to launch an Android handset called Priv (codenamed Venice). BlackBerry CEO John Chen confirmed the rampant rumor in a statement accompanying the Canadian outfit's financial report (PDF) for its fiscal 2016 second quarter, though he may want to familiarize himself with the handset... Read more...
Underneath the hood of Apple's new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus models is a new custom designed System-on-Chip (SoC) that Apple has dubbed its A9 processor. It's a 64-bit chip that, according to Apple, is the most advanced ever built for any smartphone, and that's just one of many claims coming out of... Read more...
It looks as though Google just can’t catch it break when it comes to leaks for its upcoming Nexus flagship smartphones. The company was hoping to surprise everyone during its September 29th keynote, but eager tech enthusiasts have been treated to just about all of Google’s Marshmallow secrets ahead of time. The... Read more...
The greatest concern most people have with regards to electric vehicles is no doubt obvious: range. While driving around town and from city to city is possible today, few are willing to consider going on lengthier road trips with their EVs. However, as more and more recharge stations roll out, it will become far... Read more...
There are several reasons why you might want to an iPhone 6s or iPhone 6s Plus. Apple upgraded the processor to a custom A9 chip that supposedly runs circles around the competition, it improved the cameras and added a feature call Live Photos, 3D Touch (basically Force Touch) is part of the equation, and added a "Rose... Read more...
The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) is getting ready to auction valuable wireless spectrum to wireless carriers next March. It's a big opportunity for carriers to beef up their networks, though Sprint, the fourth largest wireless service provider in the U.S., isn't planning to participate. Sprint issued a... Read more...
Prev 1 2 3 4 5 Next ... Last