Tom Brady Bill Belichick Deflategate

Why everyone now thinks Brady is ‘Deflategate’s’ primary culprit

By on January 22, 2015 at 2:45 PM.

Why everyone now thinks Brady is ‘Deflategate’s’ primary culprit

One thing Patriots coach Bill Belichick’s press conference this morning made clear: He’s going to go to his grave maintaining he had nothing to do with deflating footballs in Sunday’s AFC Championship win over the Indianapolis Colts. More →

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Apple Vs. Microsoft Vs. Google

Is Apple back to being ‘boring’ already?

By on January 22, 2015 at 11:10 AM.

Is Apple back to being ‘boring’ already?

Remember this past fall when Apple unveiled the Apple Watch and sold a record number of iPhones thanks to the release of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus? Well, apparently all the excitement generated by all these events has completely dissipated as Apple is being called “boring”… again. More →

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BlackBerry CEO Chen Net Neutrality

BlackBerry’s CEO wrote the stupidest net neutrality article I’ve ever read

By on January 22, 2015 at 10:20 AM.

BlackBerry’s CEO wrote the stupidest net neutrality article I’ve ever read

Let’s get one thing clear right off the bat: I think John Chen is a very smart guy who has done a terrific job leading BlackBerry out of a very bad situation so far. But on Tuesday afternoon, he penned a blog post on net neutrality that might be the single most boneheaded take on the debate I’ve ever read. More →

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Windows Vista Vs. Windows 8

Which was the worst Windows version ever?

By on January 22, 2015 at 9:30 AM.

Which was the worst Windows version ever?

Microsoft shared a lot more details on Windows 10 on Wednesday and it looks like it’s going to be a fantastic software platform that will make PC fans very happy. Not all Windows versions have been hits, however — the company seems to be stuck in a pattern in which every other version of Windows is beset with controversy of some kind or another. More →

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Android 5.0 Lollipop Bugs

The biggest problems with Android 5.0 Lollipop

By on January 21, 2015 at 10:00 PM.

The biggest problems with Android 5.0 Lollipop

If you’re like most Android users, you probably don’t have Android 5.0 Lollipop yet… and it turns out that might be a good thing. Computerworld’s JR Raphael has been using Lollipop for a while now and while he thinks the update overall is strong, he has picked out five crucial problems with it that he wants Google to fix as soon as possible. More →

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Amazon Elements Diapers Pulled

Amazon’s latest flop stinks even worse than the Fire Phone

By on January 21, 2015 at 9:15 PM.

Amazon’s latest flop stinks even worse than the Fire Phone

Amazing but true: Amazon has created a product that’s even stinkier than the Fire Phone. GigaOM reports that Amazon has already pulled its Amazon Elements Soft and Cozy Diapers that it released just six weeks ago. The diapers were apparently pulled after Amazon listened to “early customer feedback” about them and it told early buyers that they’d be invited to try out future diapers whenever they became available. More →

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iPhone 6 Plus Vs. Xiaomi Mi Note

Xiaomi tries to bash the iPhone 6 Plus, inadvertently shows how much it rips off Apple

By on January 21, 2015 at 4:48 PM.

Xiaomi tries to bash the iPhone 6 Plus, inadvertently shows how much it rips off Apple

If you thought that Apple had fun successfully suing Samsung for alleged patent infringement, just wait to see what happens if Xiaomi ever brings its devices to the U.S. Xiaomi has posted a new video that tries to make fun of Apple’s iPhone 6 Plus and promote its own Mi Note, but the company just inadvertently shows how much its phones rip off Apple’s. More →

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Google Wireless Carrier Report

Google is going to sell wireless data plans ‘directly’ to consumers

By on January 21, 2015 at 4:00 PM.

Google is going to sell wireless data plans ‘directly’ to consumers

We’ve heard rumors about Google getting into the wireless carrier business for a while now but now it looks like the search giant is finally getting ready to pull the trigger. The Information has a huge scoop where it reports that Google is going to sell its own wireless voice and data plans “directly” to consumers. More →

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Microsoft Windows 10 Announcements

The 5 coolest things that Microsoft announced on Wednesday

By on January 21, 2015 at 3:04 PM.

The 5 coolest things that Microsoft announced on Wednesday

Microsoft had a huge media event on Wednesday and made several exciting announcements that really showed how much the company has changed under new CEO Satya Nadella. Below we’ve listed the five most important things that Microsoft announced on Wednesday, starting with an announcement that just about every current Windows user will cheer. More →

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surface-hub

Microsoft just unveiled the closest thing to Apple’s mythical TV we’ve seen: The Surface Hub

By on January 21, 2015 at 1:38 PM.

Microsoft just unveiled the closest thing to Apple’s mythical TV we’ve seen: The Surface Hub

Who needs Apple’s mythical “iTV?” Microsoft on Wednesday unveiled a massive new Windows device called the Surface Hub that’s an 84-inch 4K display that runs on Windows 10. This isn’t a consumer-centric product, however — the Surface Hub is an enterprise-centric device intended to foster workplace collaboration. Among other things, the device can act as a monitor in meeting rooms that will offer enough space to run Skype, PowerPoint and other key Microsoft productivity software at once on a gigantic display. More →

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Best iPhone Cases PopSlate

This brilliant new case gives your iPhone a second display

By on January 21, 2015 at 12:43 PM.

This brilliant new case gives your iPhone a second display

Smartphones with dual displays have never really take off but one new iPhone case is hoping to change that. The popSLATE case is a very clever new accessory that you can attach to your iPhone to give yourself a smaller black-and-white rear display on the back of the device. The case itself features a microcontroller, on-board memory and a dual-mode Bluetooth chip, so it’s like another mobile device in and of itself. More →

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Windows 10 Free Update

Awesome news: Windows 10 will be completely free for Windows 8 and Windows 7 users

By on January 21, 2015 at 12:22 PM.

Awesome news: Windows 10 will be completely free for Windows 8 and Windows 7 users

Here’s some awesome news for Windows users: You’ll be able to upgrade to Windows 10 if you’re still using Windows 7. This is particularly significant because before Microsoft only confirmed that upgrading from Windows 8.1 would be free. However, Microsoft is determined to end fragmentation in its Windows empire and there’s no better way to do that than by giving away its newest software to users for free. More →

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