Latest News - April 2016
- Microsoft’s Naggy Windows 10 Upgrade Prompt Interrupts Meteorologist’s Weathercast
- Fallout 4 Mods And Creation Kit Arrive On PC, PlayStation 4 Support Won't Arrive Until June
- Dell PowerEdge T20 Intel Xeon E3 Server $369, 1-Year Sony PS Plus $40 And More
- Google, Ford, Uber, Volvo Form Pact To Spur Self-Driving Car Adoption
- Microsoft Remains Committed To Windows 10 Mobile Despite Cratering Lumia Sales
- Google Launches MODE Swappable Watch Bands For Android Wear Devices
- Ironically, Sony Meets Thief’s End As Multiple Copies Of Uncharted 4 Are Stolen
- Waze Navigation Exploit Allows Hackers To Sniff Your Digital Tailpipe While Driving
- Nintendo NX Gaming Console Global Launch Confirmed For March 2017
- Microsoft Offers A Free Lumia 950 With Purchase Of A Lumia 950 XL
- Apple Reports First Ever YoY iPhone Sales Decline And First Revenue Decline In 13 Years
- Intel CEO Envisions IoT, Data Centers, 5G Wireless As Antidote For Sagging PC Sales
- HTC One S9 Mid-Range Smartphone Brings 2GHz Helio X10 SoC And 5-inch 1080p Display
- Seagate Ships 10 Terabyte Helium Enterprise Hard Drive In Volume
All News for April 2016
If you’re a Windows 7 or Windows 8 user that hasn’t yet upgraded to Windows 10, it stands to reason that you’ve been bombarded at some point to upgrade. Microsoft is really pushing its free upgrade to Windows 10 and is trying every trick in the book to get users to take advantage of its latest and greatest operating... Read more...
If you’re PC gamers looking to “Get your Mod on” in Fallout 4, the time is now. Bethesda this week announced that an open beta is now available that adds Mod support for its popular title. Bethesda said that Mod support would come in April and thankfully, the company stuck to its word. For those that want to take a... 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 T20 server, an ASUS F556UA 15.6" 1080p Core i5-6200U based notebook, a Sony PlayStation Plus 1 Year Membership Subscription, and more. Full details for all of... Read more...
Where autonomous driving is concerned, two things are certain: it's going to be a big part of our future, and companies like Google want that future to get here as soon as possible. Last month, we reported on Google's proposal to the government which highlighted reasons why the allowance of autonomous vehicles on our... Read more...
When it comes to smartphone operating systems, there’s Android and iOS — and then, there’s everybody else. BlackBerry 10 and Windows Phone/Windows 10 Mobile are both in the low single digits (or lower) and have failed to gain any significant traction in the marketplace in recent years. Despite the fact that Windows... Read more...
One of the neat things about Android Wear is that manufacturers have stepped to the plate with different physical designs to suit a variety of style preferences. Android Wear smartwatch owners also have access to a host of watch faces. However, if there's a downside, it's that swapping out wristbands hasn't been as... Read more...
There's already been a fair amount of drama surrounding Uncharted 4: A Thief's End, a PlayStation 4 exclusive and the fourth and final installment in the Uncharted series starring Nathan Drake that's seen numerous delays. At long last, it was finally set to launch on May 10, 2016, though an untold number of copies... Read more...
If you’re a Waze user, listen up! A new exploit has been found that could make it easy for hackers to track your location whenever you’re using the popular Google-owned navigation app. The exploit uses an HTTPS proxy to carry out a “man-in-the-middle” attack to track Waze users in real-time. Researchers at... Read more...
Nintendo's been working on a mysterious new game console codenamed NX, one that's been the topic of various speculation and rumors over the past year. As if any additional intrigue was needed, Nintendo revealed in its quarter financial report it will launch next year and that it will be a "brand-new concept." Let the... Read more...
The market hasn't shown a ton of interest in Microsoft's Lumia 950 and Lumia 950 XL handsets so the Redmond outfit is making an offer it hopes customers will have a tougher time refusing. If you purchase an unlocked Lumia 950 XL smartphone from the Microsoft Store, Microsoft will throw in an unlocked Lumia 950 handset... Read more...
All good things must come to an end, and for Apple, that means its enviable winning streak when it comes to its quarterly earnings. Apple today reported its fiscal Q2 2016 results and it represented the first time that the company has witnessed a year-over-year sales decline for its popular iPhones. Apple sold 51.2... Read more...
One week ago, Intel took the drastic step of laying off 12,000 employees, representing 11 percent of the company’s workforce by mid-2017. While we are always saddened to hear about such wide-scale layoffs in the tech industry, the writing has been on the wall as PC sales have been on a downward trajectory for... Read more...
We were pleasantly surprised by HTC’s latest entry into the flagship Android smartphone market: the HTC 10. That smartphone packs a Snapdragon 820 processor, 5.2-inch QHD display, and a chiseled exterior design. Now the Taiwanese device maker is turning its attention to the mid-range market with the new HTC One... Read more...
Seagate first revealed its 10TB enterprise-class hard drives to us back in January, and at the time, the storage monsters were being sampled at Alibaba and Huawei. Now, those same drives, which Seagate claims are the “highest capacity drives available worldwide,” have entered regular production and are currently... Read more...