Posts Categorized: The News

R.I.P. Boxee Box

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The media streaming device market has just gotten a little smaller with the news of Boxee. What started as a mod on the XMBC turned into a popular (and powerful) product sold by DLink. Aside from running apps for NetFlix, NHL, MLB, and practically everything else you would want the Boxee had a unique way […]

Remember Instacube?

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Remember the Instacube? It was a Kickstarter project for what is basically an Android powered Instagram linked digital picture frame. Built in WiFi, a 600×600 display, and the ability to randomly display images matching tags or users this fun little toy was asking $99 on Kickstarter for your own cube. Their goal was $250k, and they […]

Dubai Hotel Provides Guests with Blinged Out 24 Carat Gold iPad

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We’ve seen some luxurious hotels before, that cater to their guests every possible need… But this is a definite first. The Burj Al Arab hotel in Dubai, which claims to be the most luxurious in the wold is providing its guests with not just an iPad to use during the stay, but a 24 carat […]

Stock Android HTC One Coming Soon

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Their was rumor earlier of a new Nexus phone being released, and made by HTC. Despite probably helping out HTC’s stock value this didn’t return much else, however what we can look forward to very soon is a stock Android version of the HTC One. Not officially a Nexus phone, it is branded the HTC […]

ChargeCard, a cheap and portable way to keep phone running longer

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We’ve all been there, its 330 in the afternoon and your phone is already dead. You don’t have a charger handy and your going to have to just suffer through being without a phone until you get home. Typically the alternative is big and bulky battery chargers, or always carrying a charger with you and hoping you can find […]

iOS7 Rumors: Flickr and Vimeo

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iOS6 brought with it some very large changes to our experience with iPhones and iPads, the introduction of built-in Facebook and Twitter and the departure of Google Maps and YouTube. Though it wasn’t very long until Google released their own apps the fact still remained that Apple was getting further away from close integration with […]

iPhone 5S may have a fingerprint sensor

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As with this time every year, we start speculating and waiting for the next iPhone. This is an ‘s’ year as last year we saw the birth of the slightly longer iPhone 5, and with most ‘s’ years we don’t expect much more than an updated OS and some slight hardware improvements. One of those slight […]

Samsung is owning android sales, claiming 95% in Q1

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Q1 was a very interesting for the Android market (unless your HTC of course). Though there were no huge or drastic changes, the changes we did see revealed some huge realities. Android itself is growing extremely fast and Apple is becoming a bit less exciting as time goes by. However one huge difference between the two brands has always been there […]

Backcountry Tablet Keeps the Internet Close Wherever You Are

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For the outdoorsy geeks among us (the very rare breed they are) we have a nice new gadget for your collection of survival gadgets. The Backcountry tablet is a 6″ e-ink Android tablet capable of keeping you on track, and connected no matter where you end up. Though its only a croundfunding campaign for now […]

Nexus 5 Rumors

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It’s almost that time again folks  Google IO is just around the corner. Despite all the talk of Google Glass there hasn’t exactly been a huge amount of buzz for new devices. Perhaps this is because last years devices were a bit… well… I’m just going to say I hope you didn’t spend money on the […]