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...
Barely a week since successfully completing sea trials after a three year hiatus, the venerable research sub Alvin is already earning back the $42 million in hardware upgrades and engineering retrofits it's received—showing off its spaciou
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.
It's been a tough week for Ryan Seacrest: first,American Idolratingshit an all-time low, and now,a judge has ruledagainst hisiPhone accessory companyin court. BlackBerry has won a court order that bars Typo from selling itsvery familiarphysical keyboards after convincing a judge that the products might'veinfringed on its patents.
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.
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.
After four and a half months as the chief executive of BlackBerry, John S. Chen has made its mobile data and identity management software and services businesses a key component of his resuscitation plan for the ailing smartphone company.
. 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.
Spring is on the way, well, it should be. With warmer weather comes the dusting off of the outdoor gear, prepping for hikes, pulling out the tents, airing up the tires on the trailer, basically preparing to come out of our locked in hibernation.
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.
Smartphones have changed what it means to reach people while they're out and about. Retailers and marketers no longer need to rely on billboards to advertise their nearby store, or hope that a customer heading out to run some errands remembers to grab the coupon that was sent a week ago.
It's Tuesday, which is time for the Engadget HD Podcast and we hope you'll join us for the live recording at 9:30PM. Once again we lead off with the latest trials and tribulations of net neutrality, as a few more companies throw opinions into the mix. Of course we wouldn't even be having such discussions if more ISPs offered gigabit broadband, which is exactly what Cox is hoping to do.