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What Does Cortana Say About Apple

What happens when you ask for Cortana’s opinion of Apple

December 10th, 2015

Microsoft this week released a version of its Cortana virtual assistant for both iOS and Android, which naturally prompted one curious iPhone user to install it on their device and ask for its opinion of Apple. Instead of talking smack about Apple like a Ballmer-designed Cortana almost certainly would have, Cortana gave a very witty …

iPhone 6s Smart Battery Case Ugly

This might be why Apple’s new iPhone battery case is so ugly

December 9th, 2015

Apple received a lot of ridicule earlier this week when it launched an entirely unexpected and utterly hideous iPhone battery case. The accessory itself is not a bad idea, considering that the iPhone 6s or iPhone 6 might not satisfy the battery needs of hardcore users. However, Apple’s design choices for the case are unusual and the …

Verizon Sponsored Data Plans Net Neutrality

Verizon is about to ruin the Internet

December 9th, 2015

One thing that’s traditionally been great about the Internet is the way anyone with a great idea and good business sense can launch an app or a service that can disrupt incumbent businesses practically overnight. This model has served us well over the years but Verizon doesn’t think it’s good enough anymore since it’s not …

Apple Worst Designs 2015 Video

The worst Apple designs of 2015

December 9th, 2015

Apple is a company that’s rightly renowned for its designs but it also serves up its share of stinkers, as we noted earlier today. Popular YouTuber Jonathan Morrison has also noticed that there have been some flat-out bad designs from Apple this year and he goes over them in loving detail in his year-end video about the …

Xbox One Bundles Deals Discounts

Black Friday returns with a $50 price drop on all Xbox One bundles

December 9th, 2015

The busiest sales event of the year has come and gone, but Microsoft has decided to bring its Xbox One Black Friday deals back for a limited time. On Wednesday, the company announced that all Xbox One console bundles will go back on sale for $50 off their original price from December 9th to December …

Google Android Apps Phone Contacts

Google seems more determined than ever to take control of Android

December 9th, 2015

The open-source nature of Google’s Android is both a curse and a blessing. Google conquered the post-PC world by making sure its mobile OS is the dominant platform in the smartphone business. Over 1.4 billion smartphone users have an Android device that can be used to browse the web and bring in some ad-based cash to …