Not even RIM's top executives dispute that the company's had a rough few months. But just hold on, they say, until BlackBerry 10. That's the rudder that'll turn this ship around. But if BGR's insider report holds up, that new course might head right smack into an iceberg of suck. More »
When you travel the world, having a few drinks with your hosts is a great way to get a sense of the local culture. But excessive alcohol consumption can cause physiological consequences . Don't worry—a hangover is universal, and your new friends probably already know a way to cope with it.Read more...
Analyst says not to expect reversible USB Lightning connector to ship with iPhone 6 (9to5 Mac)
"Accurate" analyst Ming-Chi Kuo gets no points for saying something we already knew. Assuming this rumored accessory was ever a real thing to begin with (which is a big assumption), it clearly wasn't going to come out with the next iPhone.
IPHONE 6 LEAK: 5.
BI Intelligence's market forecast and FAQ on beacons have been among our most popular research reports this year. We wanted to give our readers another window into the report's findings, and prepared this short 5-minute video. Click on the image below to watch and learn what beacons are, how they work, and how quickly they will become a part of the retail landscape.
The BlackBerry Fact Check portal can’t exactly be considered as a revolutionary idea. Nonetheless, it is a good one and there are ways to make it better. This is not exactly a portal. It is a category on their Inside BlackBerry blog where they add blog posts. The ‘Fact Check portal’ was announced by BlackBerry towards the end of June.
I've now had enough time with the iPhone 6 Plus to really get a feel for the device, so I thought I'd follow up Friday's "quick look" with a more detailed look at what's to like or dislike about the big new iPhone.
In the letter — sent to Holder last Friday — Joe Jordan says that Uber is actually violating federal law.On the other hand, government intervention is the main threat to Uber. There is only one reason Uber operates in San Francisco and New York but not in Las Vegas or New Orleans — in the latter cities, government has made Uber illegal.
This is a first for TUAW -- we'll actually be giving away some iPhone 6 and 6 Plus cases before the new larger iPhones are in the hands of readers. These cases from X-Doria arrived at TUAW Labs just after the Apple announcements on September 9. I think you'll like what you see. Engage Folio
The Engage Folio (US$29.
. Shipments have now declined for eight consecutive quarters on a year-over-year basis.Sequentially, shipments in the second quarter actually ticked up 23% compared to the first quarter of 2014, when shipments hit a previous record low of 1.8 million units.
So what networks are teens using? Take a look:Teens are totally over Facebook, a recent report from Piper Jaffray states , and the kids are flocking to Instagram and Twitter to fill their social media needs. The problem with this survey is that it doesn't ask about Vine, or Snapchat, which is an odd omission.
For better or worse, much has been made about the distinct shape of BlackBerry's new smartphone,the Passport. And, according to Ron Louks, president of the company's Devices division, we can expect BlackBerry to start pushing more out-of-the-ordinary hardware,like its latest, in the years to come.
The iPhone 6 and Apple Watch have both been unveiled to the public. And lo, the rumor bloggers wept, for there were no more worlds to conquer.
As is customary, I've done a post-event roundup of the rumors. However, I went fully overboard this time.
This is the first functional iPhone 6 clone (BGR)
From the article: "What the available pictures seem to indicate is that the model is not a genuine iPhone 6 handset." Then why, exactly, should we give anything even remotely approaching a damn about this?
Apple's new PR chief may be former White House Press Secretary Jay Carney, report says (AppleInsider)
Interesting, if true.
Report: Apple planning iOS-controlled smart home automation platform for WWDC unveiling (9to5 Mac)
People love to make unsubstantiated claims like these immediately before Apple's events. Almost none of them ever come to pass, which sends the tech press into full-on spastic mode, accusing Apple of failing to innovate because the company failed to live up to their predictions.
Your homescreen, desktop, or whatever you want to call it on your Xbox One is about to become a whole lot brighter. According to Xbox head Phil Spencer, Microsoft is working on allowing customizability in the user interface for Xbox One. This system would allow custom backgrounds, full themes, color changes, and more.