Google is making a push to control everything in your home from your TV to your lightbulbs.
Archives for October 2015
Just how many people are using Android devices globally? A new figure puts it at 1.4 billion. That’s a huge number. To be considered part of this statistic, a user must be active for 30 days on the Android platform. This makes the figure even more impressive. The growth is also impressive when considering that […]
Mobile advertising is big business. eMarketer is predicting that mobile ad spends will grow from $19.15 billion to $28.72 billion this year. And it turns out the fastest growing subset of that market is mobile video ads. Ad spend on mobile video ads more than doubled last year and the trend does not appear to […]
Skype, made famous by its video-calling service, is now pushing the limits of technology with a live translation service called Skype Translator. The software is incredibly impressive and is set to tear down language barriers and bring the world closer together.
Apple shipped out its newest Apple TV build to developers so that they could start taking a stab at app development on the device. However, popular tech company iFixit decided to open their model up and show off the interior of the device online. Apple, famed for its secrecy, did not appreciate this exposure. iFixit […]
If you thought self-driving cars were still a far off, sci-fi dream then you might be surprised to know that a company in Japan is already preparing to test its Robot Taxi service. Robot Taxi will begin offering trials for 50 people just outside of Tokyo. The trials will consist of taking the participants on […]
The age of mobile ad-blocking is upon us and it could dramatically change the landscape for online news companies. Will these titans of the news industry sink or swim in the new, ad-less economy?
A rumor has been floating around that the new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are waterproof. Before you go jumping into a swimming pool with your iPhone you should temper your expectations. A YouTube video went viral showing that the iPhone 6s survived being dunked in a bowl of water for a few seconds. […]
The new iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus are here and they have some pretty slick new features. If you picked one up or are considering buying one then you should check out all the cool new tricks it can pull off. Live Photos are Apple’s new take on the photograph by having a couple […]
Here’s a scary thought: how would people rate you as a person online? Would you get 5 stars? 4 stars? The dreaded 1 star? A new app called ‘Peeple’ is letting anybody in the world get reviewed by everyone else.
If rumors are true then the era of the 140 character tweet might be ending sooner rather than later. Twitter is considering eliminating its restriction on tweet length, which could radically change the social media giant’s entire structure. The entire principle of Twitter was founded on the idea of quickly and easily sharing thoughts and […]
Google’s world-famous mapping software has made its way to the Apple Watch. Google Maps is now available on Apple’s wearable device with some great features like checking ETAs and calling businesses directly from your wrist. The Google Maps build for Apple Watch is a full-featured app that will help make it easier than ever to […]
Looking to buy the new Google Chromecast or Apple TV? Don’t look on Amazon. The online marketplace company is banning the sale of these competitive devices. Some would call it a smart business decision. Others might call it what it is: a cheap shot
Technology has been getting cheaper as time goes by, but Amazon has completely undercut the entire tablet market by releasing a new Fire tablet for under $50. That’s right. Under $50. The Fire tablet has a quad-core processor, 7” IPS display, front and rear-facing cameras, and 128 GB of storage. All that for the price […]
It’s no secret that Apple’s Xcode development software was hit with malware. The company has come clean with the details and is now urging all developers to validate their versions of the software. They’ve outlined a method for completing the validation process by using the Terminal application to check the authenticity of your version of […]
A new app called AmpMe uses a clever method of linking mobile devices to create one big speaker system for music. But does it succeed with its mission? Find out!