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If you’ve never heard of the OnePlus One, don’t feel bad — we’re not here to judge. This oddly named smartphone isn’t a handset you’ll find at your wireless carrier’s local store, and its upcoming successor likely won’t be stocked there either. OnePlus’ One was one of the most surprising and exciting smartphones of the year in 2014 though, bringing impressive specs, an affordable price and great hackability to Android fans around the world. Or at least, it brought all that to Android fans around the world who managed to secure an invitation to purchase the phone.
Now, OnePlus is back with the eagerly anticipated follow-up to the One, and it’s shaping up to once again be among the hottest Android smartphone launches of the year. More →
A little more than four years ago, Google unveiled Google+, an awkwardly named social network that Google hoped would become a serious rival to Facebook. It goes without saying that didn’t happen even though Google annoyingly tried to push the platform onto anyone who used any of its services. Google has spent the last several months chopping up Google+’s most useful pieces and making them separate services as it moves away from making Google+ the central hub for all Google-related activity. And on Monday, the company announced its most drastic step for breaking up Google+ year. More →
Have you ever seen an iPhone on sale with a price that’s too good to be true? It turns out counterfeiting the iPhone is a profitable pastime in many parts of the world. But at least one massive counterfeit iPhone operation in China was recently shut down, as police raided a factory that produced more than 41,000 fake iPhones worth as much as $19 million. More →
As iPhone sales continue to impress, iPad sales continue to plummet. During Apple’s most recent earnings report, it was disclosed that year over year, iPad sales fell by 18%. What’s more, revenue from iPad-related sales dropped by 23%.
Nonetheless, Apple remains committed to the tablet space, with Tim Cook stating as recently as April that Apple will continue to invest in the iPad product pipeline. Cook also said that he “strongly predicts” that iPad sales will pick up in the future.
So with fall right around the corner, we’ll likely be seeing an iPad refresh sometime in the next three months or so. To that end, a recent report from the Japanese-language Macotakara blog relays a few tidbits about what we can expect to see when Apple revamps its iPad lineup later this year.
Nooooo! Every month around this time, Netflix subscribers are informed that a bunch of movies and TV show seasons are about to expire. Needless to say, the following weekend marks the start of a binge-fest for the ages. In August, there are definitely some titles that you’ll be sad to say goodbye to — among them are Unbreakable, The Fifth Element, Face/Off and Titanic.
OK fine, no one will really be sad to see Titanic go… More →
The death of Jon Snow in the season 5 finale to Game of Thrones didn’t sit well with fans of the beloved character. Of course, it didn’t take long for brewing speculation to suggest that Jon Snow may, in fact, still be alive.
Netflix subscribers, it’s the moment you’ve been waiting for. Each and every month, Netflix adds dozens of new titles to its catalog of movies and TV shows. Of course, August is no different, and the company just announced everything new that’s coming to a TV, computer, tablet or smartphone near you in August.
Highlights include The Hurt Locker, Seeking a Friend for the End of the World, Doctor Who: Season 8 and two Russell Brand stand-up specials. More →
Interested in what’s going on outside the tech world this afternoon? Here are some news items that are rocking the web on July 27th, 2015. More →
Not all cars are safe, and that’s especially true for rental cars. In light of the massive Fiat Chrysler and Takata recalls, a recent report has looked at what happens with rental cars that are part of such recalls and how that affects unsuspecting renters. In case you happen to rent cars on a regular basis, you should read this before you rent the next one — it might just save your life. More →