The New York Times tipped that a new eReader from Barnes & Noble is currently in the midst of getting its final touches. The new eReader from Barnes & Noble will be the fifth in its line of digital reading devices called the Nook. The details of the eReader are scant, but what we do [...]
If you’re only going to do one thing, you need to do it really, really well, so the stakes are high for Amazon’s 2015 Kindle Paperwhite . Slotting in-between the $79 Kindle and the well-esteemed - but, at $199, expensive - Kindle Voyage , the $119 Paperwhite now gets a 300 dpi E Ink screen not to mention new software intended to make reading more immersive.
For years, federal and local authorities have been using a surveillance tool called StingRay to tap in on cellphone calls, texts, email, and other data.The problem is nobody knows quite what it does or how it’s been used. This is because authorities using the technology have been forced to sign confidentiality agreements.
SanDisk makes SSDs and other storage devices that are designed to fit into just about every usage scenario you can think up. The company has unveiled a new family of SSDs called the Z440s that is designed from the ground up to be affordable and to address the need for solid state storage in laptops and other specific applications where affordability is key.
This week Apple's Spring event delivered final details for the release of the Apple Watch. Along with the final drop, the company revealed that they'd been working with HBO for an exclusive on web-only streaming content for their Apple TV. The service is called HBO NOW and it requires no cable subscription to get you HBO content. They'd also been working on a new MacBook line.
There's a new LG smartphone in town, and it goes by the code-name LG LS770. This device appeared in the FCC this week with scant details - but just enough to let us know that it's coming with a display that'll be big enough for a "Note" sort of size.
Google's Nexus phablet from Huawei looks like a steamroller ran over a periscope, if a leak from China's iNexus.co has any merit. Google is reportedly releasing two new Nexus models with Android M, a 5.2-inch model from LG and 5.7-incher from Chinese manufacturer Huawei. The LG version already leaked, but the above photo is the first we've seen of the Huawei variant (other than a render).
Apple released its much-anticipated Apple Watch on Friday, but the gadget isn’t for sale inside Apple Stores just yet. Instead, Apple let people order the watch online, for deliveries that began Friday, so customers will be spending more time tinkering with their new watches this weekend instead of standing in line.There’s plenty of reading to catch up on, if you’re new to the Apple Watch.
Facebook might start natively hosting fullBuzzfeed,National GeographicandThe New York Timesarticles and videos as soon as this month, according toThe Wall Street Journal. This new feature is called "Instant Articles," and the social network has been working on itsince March, at the very least.
It's no surprise that technology is gettingBut is it at the expense of its makers?Anxiety has been building around the second machine age and its implications for our economic future, and it may have reached a tipping point.
During MWC, we had new smartphones hit the market from just about every major smartphone maker out there. We had new devices from Samsung, new devices from Motorola, and new devices from HTC. The big smartphone maker that we didn’t have a new device from at the show was LG. We had heard LG was working on the G4, but wanted to hold off until after the big unveils at MWC to show off its new device.
Pokemon Shuffle is released to mobile devices like iPhone and all manner of Android phones while full game remains in limbo. While we've still got some finger-crossing to do on the full Pokemon game release for mobile devices, the flip-and-match game Pokemon Shuffle has arrived for Android and iOS.
There's a new regulator in town. Daniel Roberts at Fortune reports that Benjamin Lawsky, superintendent of the New York Department of Financial Services, is putting the finishing touches on BitLicense, a policy that "will require digital currency companies to obtain a license in order to transmit money on behalf of customers.
Starting in the fall, iPhone and iPad owners will notice yet another new Apple app on their iPhone called News . It's a curated-news service that serves up stories and media from various news organizations and packages them into a beautiful magazine-style interface. The idea isn't revolutionary.
If you live in a country that has reasonable to great Internet connection and if you have a smartphone or tablet, chances are, you don't get your news from an actual newspaper or even from the TV set anymore. Digital news readers are the item du jour, at least when it comes to people who want to keep abreast of all that is happening in the digital and real world.
The US Navy has just unveiled a new diving suit prototype, and aside from being more efficient than older models, it also helps conserve helium. See, the agency's current suit uses Fly-Away Mixed Gas System (FMGS), which releases gases the diver exhales into the sea, including huge amounts of oxygen and helium.