Kickstarter Anqor Mobile Hotspot

This clever hotspot wants to end your mobile data roaming woes forever

This clever hotspot wants to end your mobile data roaming woes forever

By about 4 hours ago.

Hailing from Denmark, Anqor is an interesting new mobile hotspot whose aim is to fix all data roaming problems for frequent travelers and deliver a steady Internet connection for a significantly decreased cost, thus helping them cut those expensive data roaming charges while abroad. The device, however, is far from being commercially available, as it’s currently raising money on Kickstarter to become a real product. More →

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Windows 8.1 Market Share August 2014

Windows XP is enjoying a very strong life after death

Windows XP is enjoying a very strong life after death

By about 6 hours ago.

When Windows 8 launched in 2012, Microsoft struggled to convince users that they should make the switch. The new UI was unfamiliar and unresponsive, the critical reaction was skeptical at best and most importantly, there wasn’t really anything wrong with Windows 7. In fact, two years later, Windows 7 still has an enormous lead over Windows 8, but with the latest software update, Microsoft has finally started turning users around on the new OS. More →

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Hit List

Apple iWatch Release Date 2015

It looks like the iWatch still isn’t close to being ready for mass production

It looks like the iWatch still isn’t close to being ready for mass production

By about 7 hours ago.

So it looks like we’re going to get our first glimpse of the iWatch (or at least some kind of Apple wearable computer) on September 9th. However, it’s also looking more and more like we’re going to be in for a long wait before we’ll actually have a chance to buy the device. Digitimes‘ sources now say that the iWatch “is still under engineering verification testing (EVT) stage and has to still go through production verification testing (PVT),” which means there’s almost no chance that the device will release before the end of the year. More →

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iPad Mini Price Cut

Apple reportedly agrees to iPad mini price cuts to prevent further market share drop

Apple reportedly agrees to iPad mini price cuts to prevent further market share drop

By about 8 hours ago.

Apple has reportedly agreed to lower the price of its Wi-Fi-only 16GB iPad mini that’s usually priced at $299 in order to counter slower iPad sales this quarter. Digitimes says that the iPad maker has recently “cooperated” with U.S. retailers including Best Buy and Amazon to cut the iPad mini’s price. More →

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Game Changers

GTA V Next-Gen Release Date

All signs point to a mid-November release for GTA V on PS4, Xbox One and PC

All signs point to a mid-November release for GTA V on PS4, Xbox One and PC

By about 9 hours ago.

Now that we know for sure that Grand Theft Auto V is still on track to be released for the PS4, Xbox One and PC this fall, all that’s left for Rockstar Games to announce is the release date. There have been a few hints about the exact date the game would be released in the past, but after several online retailers temporarily listed the same date this week, the puzzle pieces are beginning to fall into place. More →

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Android Wear Software Updates

You won’t have to worry about fragmentation on Google’s latest Android initiative

You won’t have to worry about fragmentation on Google’s latest Android initiative

By about 10 hours ago.

Google may have an Android fragmentation problem but the company will finally get to push software updates without interference from device makers and mobile operators to a certain kind of new product, CNET reveals. More →

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Android L Material Design Apps

Now there’s a simple way to find all of the most gorgeous looking Android apps

Now there’s a simple way to find all of the most gorgeous looking Android apps

By about 11 hours ago.

Google is clearly very proud of both its upcoming Android L release and the Material Design UI that it wants Android developers to use to make their apps look better than ever. 9to5Google points us to a new page on the Google Play store that’s intended to highlight all of the best looking Android apps that have been living up to the standards that Google set for its developers with the launch of Material Design. More →

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iPhone 6 Rumors: Release Date Price

Carriers can’t wait to lure you in with the iPhone 6

Carriers can’t wait to lure you in with the iPhone 6

By about 11 hours ago.

Even though mobile operators might hate Apple for its strict iPhone contracts and the fact they don’t have a say regarding anything Apple does when it comes to smartphones, they can’t afford not to have the iPhone in stock, as the device brings in plenty of subscribers. In fact, it appears that some carriers have already started teasing the iPhone 6 in unusual ways in some markets, while others are already leaking launch details for the handset. More →

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Destiny Planet View Google Maps

Explore Destiny’s incredible virtual worlds using a cool new Google Maps-style tool

Explore Destiny’s incredible virtual worlds using a cool new Google Maps-style tool

By about 12 hours ago.

There are several notable game releases this month, such as Disney Infinity 2.0 and Hyrule Warriors, but none have received more buzz than Bungie’s massively multiplayer first-person shooter, Destiny. Activision, the game’s publisher, has spared no expense when it comes to marketing Destiny — a stroll through Times Square might be the most prominent evidence of this. Now Destiny is taking a page from Google Maps for a unique experiment that will allow fans to explore the worlds of Destiny before it launches. More →

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Apple iCloud Nude Celebrity Pictures Hack

Apple provides key new details on the massive iCloud hack of nude celebrity pics

Apple provides key new details on the massive iCloud hack of nude celebrity pics

By on September 2, 2014 at 2:46 PM.

Apple is needless to say not very happy that some hackers figured out how to swipe a trove of nude celebrity pictures that were uploaded onto iCloud but the company is insisting that the problem has nothing to do with iCloud’s overall security. More →

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Best New YouTube Features

YouTube just added a great new feature that every video creator will love

YouTube just added a great new feature that every video creator will love

By on September 2, 2014 at 2:30 PM.

Have you ever made a popular YouTube video and said to yourself, “Man, imagine if everyone who watched this and liked it decided to send me a buck?” Well now they’ll have an opportunity. Android Police has a very good rundown of a new feature that Google is trying out in four different countries that will let you tip your favorite video creators to give them a little extra cash to go along with their ad revenues. More →

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iOS 8 App Issues

The one big reason you may want to hold off on upgrading to iOS 8

The one big reason you may want to hold off on upgrading to iOS 8

By on September 2, 2014 at 2:05 PM.

Apple fans are understandably excited about the release of iOS 8 later this fall, but as with any major update, there might be a few kinks to work out before the latest version of the mobile operating system is running smoothly. Business Insider spoke with app-testing company Applause CMO Matt Johnston about the risks of upgrading as soon as the update goes live. More →

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Apple Common App Rejections

Here are all the reasons why Apple might have rejected your app

Here are all the reasons why Apple might have rejected your app

By on September 2, 2014 at 1:40 PM.

Although the App Store is occasionally subjected to a flood of ridiculous clones, Apple is notorious for its strict guidelines for reviewing apps before they can be put up for sale. It’s not uncommon for noted app developers with multiple successful releases on the App Store to have to resubmit an update after Apple finds a bug or something objectionable within the app. In order to make the process easier for developers in the future, Apple has added a page to its developer website for the express purpose of letting developers know why their apps are being rejected. More →

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