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...
and advertisers and publishers are taking notice.By creating advertisements that are in the same format as the content audiences are there to consume, marketers hope to provide a much less disruptive advertising experience. Native ads have also proven effective, drawing higher click rates than traditional banner ads, particularly on mobile devices.
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.
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.
Last week was a busy one with your favorite TUAW writers posting some excellent How-To guides, commentary and other informative news articles. Here's a quick roundup of our recent feature worthy posts you may have missed: News
Square to accept Apple Pay next year; Tickets.
. 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.
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.
Evidence shows Apple operating a mysterious Web crawling bot (AppleInsider)
Source: Website usage logs
Chance it's true: 100 percent
There's no denying that a crawler traced to Apple's servers is apparently sending some traffic to a number of websites. For what purpose that might entail, no one really knows.
Of all the things going on at Google, modular devices are among the more interesting. Project Ara wants to let you hot-swap phone modules at your whim, but another project is taking that idea to a larger scale.
designated to work on the productUltimately, the latency problem was solved before launch.Varghese and Rahemtulla disagreed about how to handle the situation.Rahemtulla wanted to see if Discover would consider putting more money than its original $500,000 into the promotion.