Latest News - February 2016
- Waze GPS App Now Features The Voice Of God, Err, Morgan Freeman
- Bill Gates Seeks Neutral Territory In Encryption Spat Between Apple And FBI
- Google Fiber Comes To Huntsville Using Existing City-Owned Fiber Lines
- Fallout 4 1.4.124 Beta Update Brings Add-On Support And Slew Of Bug Fixes
- ilumi LED Smartbulbs Discounted In The HotHardware Shop
- Sony Launches Three Xperia X-Series Smartphones Including X Performance With Snapdragon 820
- U.S. Justice Department Demands Apple Unlock A Dozen Other iPhones Citing 220-Year-Old Law
- This Is What The HoloLens Augmented Reality Start Menu Looks Like
- Hands-On Samsung Galaxy S7, Galaxy S7 Edge And Gear 360 VR With Submersion Test
- VR Ready Performance Test Comes To Valve's Steam Gaming Platform
- $349 Dell Core i5 Desktop Bundle, Amazon Prime Exclusive Deals And More
- Apple's iPhone Already Has A Serious Backdoor Threat Vector
- NVIDIA Pushes Tasty Android 6.0 Marshmallow Update To SHIELD Android TV
- Samsung's Tizen-Based Connect Auto Dongle Turns Your Car Into An LTE Hotspot
All News for February 2016
There are very few voices as recognizable as Morgan Freeman’s. In addition to playing God in the “Almighty” movies alongside Jim Carey and Steve Carrel, and the unforgettable “Red” in the Shawshank Redemption (which is still the top rated movie of all-time on IMDB), among countless other unforgettable parts, Morgan... Read more...
There’s a new voice speaking up in the battle between FBI and Apple over unlocking an iPhone that belonged to one of two San Bernardino terrorists that killed over a dozen people back in December. While tech giants including Facebook, Twitter and Google quickly came to Apple’s defense, a tech pioneer is striking a... Read more...
If there’s one thing that monopolistic (via region) ISPs like Comcast and Time Warner Cable hate, it’s competition. If your small town or city is looking to startup its own high-speed fiber Internet service to provide its residents with the speed and access that the big boys just won’t offer, chances are that the... Read more...
Bethesda has some neat things planned for Fallout 4, its hugely popular open-world role playing game, and you can sample an early taste of them on PC by applying the latest beta update, version 1.4.124, now available on Steam. Among other things, the beta update introduces support for downloadable add-ons Bethesda... Read more...
If you’ve been toying with the idea of adding some customizable LED lightbulbs to your home, we’ve got a good deal running in the HotHardware Shop that may be right up your alley. ilumi LED Smartbulbs that you can control and configure right form your smartphone are 25% off, with free shipping... Description The A19 ilumi Smartbulb is Read more...
Given all the hoopla surrounding the announcement of the modular LG G5 and the revised Samsung Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge, it’s easy to forget that there’s another big name player in the smartphone game that doesn’t perhaps get the attention it deserves in the sector: Sony. Sony has always produced high-quality... Read more...
Apple is currently fighting a court order to provide the FBI with technical assistance in thwarting the security and encryption schemes of an iPhone belonging to one of the San Bernardino shooters. The company's fear is that building a so-called backdoor into the iPhone would compromise the security of all iOS... Read more...
There are some exciting and potentially game changing products and technologies in the pipeline for 2016. Namely, several virtual reality releases and one very interesting augmented reality solution from Microsoft, HoloLens. Microsoft's been a little quiet about HoloLens lately, but thanks to a leaked video, you can... Read more...
Samsung announced its latest flagship Galaxy S7 and Galaxy S7 Edge smartphones, along with a slick 360-degree portable camera dubbed the Gear 360, yesterday at its Unpacked event at Mobile World Congress. If you’d like to check out the original announcements, you can find our coverage of the Galaxy S7 and S7 Edge here... Read more...
Would you like to know how your current gaming rig fares when it comes to handling virtual reality gaming? Considering that the Oculus Rift is priced at $599 and that HTC Vive is priced at an eye-popping $799, we’d expect that only well-heeled gamers would be taking the VR plunge this early, which in turn means that... 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 Inspiron 3000-series Intel Core i5-4460 based desktop system, a VIZIO M55-C2 55" 4K Ultra HD LED-backlit Smart HDTV, a Sol Republic Shadow In-Ear Wireless Headset, and more... Read more...
It's been quite a couple of weeks for Apple and the FBI. We learned last week of Apple CEO Tim Cook's thoughts after the FBI requested the company's help to break into a San Bernardino shooter's iPhone 5c: "Customers expect Apple and other technology companies to do everything in our power to protect their personal information, and at Apple Read more...
If you’re currently running an SHIELD Android TV to handle your media streaming and gaming duties, we’ve got some great news for you today. NVIDIA is pushing out a major system update that first and foremost brings support for the Android 6.0 Marshmallow operating system. Collectively called SHIELD Experience... Read more...
Remember when Samsung had big ambitions of taking over the mobile handset market with Tizen, its home brewed operating system? Well, that didn't happen, but instead of scrapping Tizen, Samsung's breathed new life into its OS by pushing it into other mobile markets. One of those is the automobile industry, for which... Read more...