Japanese electronics and entertainment giant Sony may be considering spinning of its entertainment division in order to help its electronics division to compete more efficiently against Apple and Samsung.
At its I/O keynote earlier this month, Google unveiled its new conversational, Google Now-like voice search for the desktop. The new feature would allow Chrome users to drill down into searches and their results by using only their voice. Today Google has finally started rolling out the feature for Chrome users.
Microsoft took the wraps off of the “Xbox One,” a new console designed to be an all-in-one entertainment console which features a heavy focus on interactive television viewing as well as video gaming.Could this new console be a competitor for the much rumored Apple Television?
In the aftermath of Monday’s devastating tornado in Oklahoma City, Wireless carrier AT&T has announced it will be waiving all overage charges for those in the affected area through June 30.
Saying “We want to make Flickr awesome again,” Yahoo CEO Marissa Mayer has announced updates to Yahoo’s photo sharing service, which includes 1TB of free photo storage for users of the service.
Samsung is looking for developers that will make apps specifically for its flagship smartphone, announcing that it’s offering $800,000 in prize money for Galaxy-specific apps.
With all of the talk around wearable computing lately, most notably Google’s Project Glass, many might wonder how Steve Jobs would have felt about Google Glass, and the potential for Apple to enter that market with a competing product. Jeff Soto recalls a moment from his time as an Audio Test Engineer at Apple that could provide some food for thought
Yahoo announced on Monday that it will purchase popular microblogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion. While Yahoo has promised “not to screw it up,” the number of blog posts being imported from Tumblr to WordPress has risen from 400-600 an hour to 72,000 ever since the purchase was announced.
This week’s featured project is a little different. I’ve always had a soft spot in my heart for robots. Heck, I’m a geek, big surprise right? I also have another soft spot for programming. I am all for teaching beginning programming to kids in school. Here’s a project that combines both: Sparki – The Easy Robot for Everyone!
Do you ever find yourself complaining about something like a certain movie not being available on Netflix, or that your Internet speed is 0.5 Mbps slower than it was yesterday? These are called first world problems. And brother and sisters, you are not alone.
Google has announced a major facelift for its Google+ social networking site. The new interface focuses on customization, automatic photo enhancing features, Google’s Hangout video chatting service, and new features that make it easier to discover new content like conversations and new profile pages.
Google announced their “Game Center” competitor at I/O today, “Google Play Game Services”, as it’s dubbed, will allow Android, iOS and web developers to build in realtime multiplayer, social features, achievements, and leaderboards into their games, and will also allow storing game saves and settings in the cloud.
The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration (FAA) continues to look into the use of personal electronic devices during the taxi, takeoff, and landing phases of commercial flights. A repot today says the airline industry remains divided over whether restrictions on the devices being used during those phases should be relaxed.
The MiniDock for iPhone 5 eliminates the clutter of a charging cable across your desk or dash makes life appear a little simpler.
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman is calling on Apple, Google, Microsoft, Samsung, and Motorola Mobility to work with his office to curb smartphone thefts. Schneiderman sent a letter to each, criticizing the companies for potentially failing to meet security promises that he says they make to consumers.
The legendary creator of Apple’s retail empire is now looking for a job, and Apple really can’t turn him down. Here’s why.