Apple iPad Smart Cover

Apple wants to make iPad even better with help of a smarter accessory

By on January 22, 2015 at 5:15 PM.

Apple wants to make iPad even better with help of a smarter accessory

Apple is considering adding various new features to future versions of the Smart Cover, a protective accessory specifically developed for the iPad, according to a new patent discovered by AppleInsider. More →

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Samsung Orbis vs. Apple Watch: UI

Samsung’s Apple Watch killer will apparently be insanely complex to maneuver

By on January 22, 2015 at 2:20 PM.

Samsung’s Apple Watch killer will apparently be insanely complex to maneuver

You’d think that by now, Samsung has had time to decide on various smartwatch-related matters including design, software features and user interface. The company has already released a variety of such devices, running all sorts of operating systems and offering different takes on this category. But basically, Samsung has been taking shots in the dark with its smartwatches, hoping something will stick with consumers before Apple launches its highly anticipated Apple Watch.

That hasn’t happened though, and the company is reportedly working on a brand new smartwatch, a Moto 360-like round gadget that’ll feature some highly complex interaction methods that have not been seen on any of Samsung’s watches so far. More →

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Huawei Honor 6 Plus vs. Xiaomi Mi Note vs. OnePlus One

6 beastly phones you can buy for less than $400

By on January 22, 2015 at 1:15 PM.

6 beastly phones you can buy for less than $400

The iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus might be the best-selling phones currently available in stores, but there are also plenty of other options available for smartphone buyers looking to get a powerful mobile device at a fraction of the iPhone 6’s cost. Forbes has put together a list of six handsets that can be purchased right now, or that’ll be available in the near future, for far less than either iPhone 6 version. More →

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Crashed Drone: Crystal Meth

Better Call Saul: Crystal meth smuggling drone crashes near border

By on January 22, 2015 at 12:50 PM.

Better Call Saul: Crystal meth smuggling drone crashes near border

No, this isn’t a scenario from the upcoming Breaking Bad spinoff Better Caul Saul, though it does involve crystal meth. Specifically, more than six pounds of the illegal substance, or around 3 kilos, were found near the crash site of a drone, which was believed to be attempting to carry the load over the Mexican border and into California. More →

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Kickstarter: The Oatmeal's Exploding Kittens Card Game

Meet ‘Exploding Kittens,’ the hilarious card game currently ‘exploding’ on Kickstarter

By on January 22, 2015 at 7:45 AM.

Meet ‘Exploding Kittens,’ the hilarious card game currently ‘exploding’ on Kickstarter

Exploding Kittens is the name of a new card game that has taken Kickstarter by storm, coming from famed comic The Oatmeal, who partnered up with Elan Lee and Shane Small to create what appears to be an insanely humorous game for players of all ages, although a NSFW version of the game is also available. The game reached its $10,000 funding goal in just 20 minutes after being listed, and it topped $2,500,000 in pledges with almost a full month to go. More →

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WhatsApp Desktop Web App

The one WhatsApp feature you crave is finally here… with a huge caveat

By on January 22, 2015 at 6:50 AM.

The one WhatsApp feature you crave is finally here… with a huge caveat

WhatsApp, the instant messaging service Facebook paid lots of millions for not too long ago, is growing more and more popular with users across mobile operating systems, and the company has finally released the one feature some users have been anxiously waiting for. WhatsApp on Wednesday announced that it’ll finally let users continue their conversations on the desktop, launching a web version of the chat application. However, there’s also some bad news to go with this terrific announcement. More →

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Maroon 5 'Sugar' Video

Video: The best way to crash a wedding and have everyone cheer for you at the end

By on January 16, 2015 at 9:00 PM.

Video: The best way to crash a wedding and have everyone cheer for you at the end

After all that careful planning, stress and money spent on everything related to the one special day in your life when you finally get married, the last thing you want to deal with are wedding crashers. That appears to have been the general first reaction of some couples whose weddings have recently been abruptly interrupted by strange men with a secret agenda who showed up out of the blue and started recording everything. But things quickly took a surprising turn, which none of these couples could have seen coming. More →

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Do It for Denmark Sex Promotion

How one country has made having sex the ultimate badge of patriotism

By on January 16, 2015 at 8:15 PM.

How one country has made having sex the ultimate badge of patriotism

Dying for the country might not be the ultimate patriotism test anymore, but having more sex, particularly the kind that leads to having more children, could do it. At least that’s what the Danish government is asking its citizens. And that’s not only because Denmark has the lowest birthrate in Europe, but also because it’s pleasurable. More →

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2011 MacBook Pro Class Action Suit Apple

Class action lawsuit alleges Apple intentionally hid MacBook defects

By on January 16, 2015 at 7:30 PM.

Class action lawsuit alleges Apple intentionally hid MacBook defects

Remember that massive 2011 MacBook Pro graphics problem that affected thousands of users where Apple failed to provide a definitive fix? Unhappy 2011 MacBook Pro owners eventually took matters into their own hands by taking Apple to court in a class action suit in late October. AppleInsider has discovered more details about the progress of the lawsuit, as the law firm handling the case recently contacted members to uncover more interesting details, including the fact that Apple may have willfully tried to conceal the defects. More →

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Virgin Mobile Unlimited and Data Share Plans

One carrier is offering the no-contract data sharing plan you’ve been waiting for

By on January 16, 2015 at 6:00 PM.

One carrier is offering the no-contract data sharing plan you’ve been waiting for

For many smartphone users, mobile data is the single most important detail in their phone’s contract, and Virgin Mobile has come up with a very interesting new offer. The company on Friday announced the “industry’s first no-contract data sharing plans” will be available for interested users only at Walmart. More →

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OnePlus Two Rumors: Specs

New leak purportedly reveals the OnePlus Two’s killer specs

By on January 16, 2015 at 5:15 PM.

New leak purportedly reveals the OnePlus Two’s killer specs

One of the most unexpected Android handsets of last year was the OnePlus One, thanks in no small part to its high-end specs and unbelievably cheap price. And now it looks like the Chinese startup has more mobile ambitions for this year. The company confirmed recently that a OnePlus Two is already in the works and a new report from GizChina seems to reveal more details about the handset. More →

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iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus iOS 9 Update

iOS 9 is already being tested on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

By on January 16, 2015 at 11:40 AM.

iOS 9 is already being tested on iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

A recent report claimed that Apple is already testing iOS 9, the next-gen mobile operating system that’s supposed to be unveiled this summer and launch later in fall. Now, mobile app marketing platform Fiksu has confirmed that Apple is indeed testing the iOS on a variety of mobile devices including the brand new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus. More →

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