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In the news: Which tech companies protect your data?

WHICH TECH COMPANIES PROTECT YOUR DATA FROM THE GOVERNMENT?  We entrust our most sensitive, private, and important information to technology companies like Google, Facebook, and Verizon. Collectively, these companies are privy to the conversations, photos, social connections, and location data of almost everyone online. The choices these companies make affect the privacy of every one […]

In the news: Purported registry tweak allows Windows 8.1 users to snag update 1 before its public release

 PURPORTED REGISTRY TWEAK ALLOWS WINDOWS 8.1 USERS TO SNAG UPDATE 1 BEFORE ITS PUBLIC RELEASE We aren’t supposed to get our mitts on Windows 8.1 Update 1 for more than a month yet, but it seems that a simple registry tweak is letting folks not only get their hands on the new code, but also […]

In the news: Facebook buying Whatsapp for $19B

  FACEBOOK BUYING WHATSAPP FOR $19B, WILL KEEP THE MESSAGING SERVICE INDEPENDENT Facebook is purchasing messaging giant WhatsApp for $16 billion in cash and stock, according to a regulatory filing. The deal is being cut for $12 billion in Facebook shares, $4 billion in cash and an additional $3 billion in RSUs for employee retention. A termination […]

In the news: Sony sells Vaio division, restructures TV business

 SONY SELLS VAIO DIVISION, RESTRUCTURES TV BUSINESS Sony sold its PC business, operated under the VAIO brand, to Japanese investment fund Japan Industrial Partners , the company announced Thursday. Sony will also spin off its TV business, which has been operating at a loss for the past couple of years, into a separate, wholly owned […]

In the news: Samsung Galaxy S5 rumored for two plastic models

SAMSUNG GALAXY S5 SPECS RUMORED FOR TWO PLASTIC MODELS Samsung may release two new Samsung Galaxy S5 smartphones this Spring to compete on multiple price levels, according to a new investor note from the man who accurately predicted many of the iPhone 5s features in 2013. Read the full article…  GOOGLE ACQUIRES ARTIFICIAL INTELLIGENCE STARTUP […]

In the news: Kindle fire HDX 8.9 with Android review: Bigger is still beautiful

 KINDLE FIRE HDX 8.9 REVIEW: BIGGER IS STILL BEAUTIFUL We loved the Kindle Fire HDX. It’s faux-Android wrapped up in a budget body so beautiful you’ll learn to stop worrying and love the forked OS. Now its big brother, the HDX 8.9, is here with the same flavor of lovely in a stretched-out package. Read […]

GPS Voice Navigation Goes WP8 – Major Update Adds Offline Maps, Night Mode, 3D Maps & More!

Having earned its place among the top navigation apps on the Windows Phone Store, GPS Voice Navigation now has even more to offer. We are happy to announce the long waited major update that comes with a much improved user experience thanks to the newly added features such as offline maps, night mode, 3D maps, […]

Best smartphones to come out in 2013

Back in 2012, not only did some amazing mobile applications hit the scene, but also a number of cutting-edge devices from the industry titans. Apple released new models for each of its signature products. Google can brag with a whole wave of flashy Android devices, and Microsoft enlisted HTC, Samsung and Huawei next to Nokia […]