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Since 2014
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Sprint Galaxy S5 Release Date and Price

Sprint’s Galaxy S5 preorders start at $0 down

March 21st, 2014

Following AT&T, U.S. Cellular and T-Mobile, Sprint has also announced its Galaxy S5 preorder plans. Starting Friday, interested customers will be able to preorder the 16GB Galaxy S5 model online in either white or black for $199.99 after a $50 mail-in rebate with new two-year contracts, or for $649 outright.

Moto 360 Specs OLED Display

First rumored specs for the awesome Moto 360 smartwatch emerge

March 21st, 2014

The Moto 360 is a beautiful Android Wear-based smartwatch that Motorola wants to launch this year, but the company has not actually revealed many details about it when it comes to hardware. In a recent Hangouts interview, Motorola talked about design inspiration, hinted that the device will have great battery life and revealed it won’t …

iOS 7.1 Untethered Jailbreak

iOS 7.1 has already been jailbroken… sort of

March 21st, 2014

Apple thanking the jailbreak community for finding vulnerabilities in iOS 7, which the company was then able to patch, was a clear sign that an iOS 7.1 jailbreak will take its time to arrive. However, a hacker managed to already jailbreak Apple’s newest iOS version, RedmondPie reports, although, it’s not necessarily great news for jailbreakers.

Microsoft Hotmail and Outlook Privacy

Apparently, Microsoft can ‘scroogle’ your privacy whenever it wants

March 21st, 2014

Even though it bashed Google a number of times in ads for the way the Search giant is monetizing its services by accessing personal information from users to deliver better targeted ads, it turns out that Microsoft can equally “scroogle” one’s privacy if it wants to. Or at least it was able to do so …

RadioShack Galaxy S5 Release Date Price

You can already save $50 when buying the Galaxy S5

March 21st, 2014

After AT&T, U.S. Cellular and T-Mobile announced pre-order and availability details for their Galaxy S5 versions, RadioShack also revealed its own pre-order details for the handset. Starting with March 21, the retailer will take Galaxy S5 pre-orders in its retail stores, offering buyers $50 off the handset in form of a coupon. Additionally, RadioShack offers …

New Pebble Smartwach Features

Pebble knows a thing or two about selling smartwatches

March 21st, 2014

While more and more companies are starting to take wearables seriously, Pebble appears to be doing all the selling. After launching its smartwatch via a tremendously popular Kickstarter campaign that helped raised over $10 million, the company sold over 400,000 Pebble smartwatches since January 2013, with revenues amounting to some $60 million according to Fortune. …

NSA's Prism Internet Spying

NSA says tech giants knew about its spying efforts

March 20th, 2014

The NSA on Wednesday said “unequivocally” that U.S. tech giants were “fully aware” of the agency’s data collecting operations, The Guardian reports, even though tech companies denied having any knowledge of the Prism program, or helping the NSA in any way. In fact, since the Edward Snowden leaks hit papers and the Internet, tech companies …

New Android 4.4 KitKat Update

Google might release more KitKat updates before Android 4.5 launches

March 20th, 2014

A previously unseen version of Android 4.4 KitKat has been discovered on Google’s Chrome bug tracking board by Myce who spotted build KTU65 running on a Nexus 5 in an issue description that was initially labeled “Google Restrict View” – or visible only to Google employees – before being made public.

Microsoft Windows Phone 8.1 Features

Microsoft almost spilled the beans on Windows Phone 8.1

March 20th, 2014

Microsoft definitely plans on releasing Windows Phone 8.1 because the company has already listed the next version of its mobile operating system on its Windows Phone website. WPCentral first spotted a Windows Phone 8.1 section under the Features menu, however, the company must have published the section by mistake because it’s not available anymore.

iPhone Battery Issue Fix

Apple may fix iPhone battery issues once and for all

March 20th, 2014

Apple may be working on a smarter way to fix battery issues affecting its mobile devices once and for all, a patent application discovered by AppleInsider reveals. The iPhone’s operating system would be able to analyze its user’s daily activities, patterns, and battery charging habits and figure out ways to prolong battery life by continuously …