CES 2014

Check out this cool keyboard app all Galaxy S6 owners will get for free

Even though the Galaxy S6 will be a lot lighter on bloatware than you would have anticipated, that doesn’t mean Samsung will stop offering users access to plenty of its own apps, not to mention other apps and services that it’ll include in its Galaxy Gifts digital package. One of the apps you’ll find in the latter portal is a very useful and quite popular Android and iOS keyboard app, and it will …

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  • HTC One M9 vs. Galaxy S6: Which big flagship phone did Qualcomm … BGR.com - Wed, 25 Feb, 2015

    With MWC around the corner, Qualcomm took to Twitter to tease that a new smartphone with a top-shelf Snapdragon 810 chip inside is going to soon launch. So far, only … More »HTC One M9 vs. Galaxy S6: Which big flagship phone did Qualcomm …

    With MWC around the corner, Qualcomm took to Twitter to tease that a new smartphone with a top-shelf Snapdragon 810 chip inside is going to soon launch. So far, only LG’s G Flex 2 packs the 64-bit octa-core processor, having already been announced at CES 2015 in January. FROM EARLIER: HTC One M9 fully revealed in biggest …

  • How to find out if Superfish infected your computer – and what … Fri, 20 Feb, 2015

    If you follow anything having to do with tech on the Internet, you have undoubtedly read something about Superfish in the past 24 hours. In a nutshell, Lenovo sold tons … More »How to find out if Superfish infected your computer – and what …

    If you follow anything having to do with tech on the Internet, you have undoubtedly read something about Superfish in the past 24 hours. In a nutshell, Lenovo sold tons of computers with software called Superfish Visual Discovery pre-installed. Lenovo has been selling computers preloaded with Superfish for the past two …

  • As if you didn’t already have enough reasons to cut the cord and rely on streaming services to get your TV fix, cable stations themselves are giving you another one. The Wall Street Journal reports that some cable stations have actually started speeding up their programs so they can squeeze more ads into their given time …

  • Sulon a part of Toronto's growing wearable technology sector

    The Toronto area is becoming a hub for so-called wearable technology. It's a field that is made up of companies like Sulon Technologies, the maker of a product called the Cortex.

  • We’ve seen plenty of companies score own goals over the years, but this one is still quite a doozy. PCWorld reports that security researchers recently discovered that Lenovo has been shipping its new computers with man-in-the-middle adware installed that hijacks HTTPS traffic to inject its own ads onto encrypted sites. …

  • True story: I was walking through CES with a Yahoo film crew, making a video, when this guy came up, laden with bags.

  • I just added wireless charging to my iPhone 6 in 10 seconds, and it cost less than $20

    In the future, all of our devices will be charged wirelessly. We saw the early stages of the future of wireless charging technology unveiled earlier this year at CES 2015 when a company called Energous showed off tech that can charge gadgets from across the room. And the best part of the company’s solution is that it only …

  • Dish just gave you another reason to subscribe to its awesome Sling TV service

    If you were on the fence about whether to subscribe to Dish’s Sling TV streaming service, the company just gave you a very tempting reason to take the plunge. Re/code notes that Dish has added AMC to its Sling TV package, which means that subscribing to the service will now give you access to Mad Men, The Walking Dead, …

  • Meet AMPL, the only mobile battery you’ll ever need

    We often see a battery packs seeking funding on Kickstarter or Indiegogo, whether for smartphones, tablets or bigger devices such as laptops. But we don’t think we’ve ever seen a battery that can charge all these gadgets at the same time, which is exactly what AMPL promises to do. DON’T MISS: Meet Kraftwerk, the awesome …

  • Netflix predicts that the next PS4 and Xbox One models will support 4K

    The new console generation is barely a year old, but it’s already time to start considering how Sony and Microsoft are going to refresh the PlayStation 4 and the Xbox One in the coming months. As in previous generations, we should expect to see some slimmer, sleeker models with improved functionality, but what will they …

  • New rumor will have every Android vendor breathing sighs of relief

    Any Android vendor planning to release a flagship phone in the coming months can breathe a little easier. G for Games points us to a new post on Weibo from a well known Chinese analyst who goes by the name of Old Yao who claims that Qualcomm has fixed the overheating issues that have reportedly been plaguing its Snapdragon …

  • FCC commissioner makes the most boneheaded argument against raising broadband standards

    The Federal Communications Commission on Thursday voted to raise the standards of what constitutes broadband from any service that offers download speeds of 4Mbps or higher to any service that offers download speeds of 25Mbps or higher. ISPs were obviously not happy with this vote since it means that a lot of their service …

  • Prynt, the iPhone 6 case that prints Polaroid-style photos, is now on Kickstarter

    In mid-November, a French startup called Prynt demoed a special smartphone case that contains a printer and houses enough special sheets of papers to let smartphone users quickly print out some of their photos and selfies in on-the-go Polaroid fashion. At the time, the company said the device would be available on Kickstarter …

  • Samsung’s other nightmare might also give Apple some sleepless nights

    Not only is Apple still making more money than Samsung in the mobile business, but the iPhone maker is threatening Samsung’s lead in the smartphone business for the first time in years, as the iPhone 6 and 6 Plus helped Apple sell a huge number of handsets during the Christmas quarter. But the iPhone isn’t Samsung’s only …

  • Forget 1Gbps – the cable industry says you don’t even need 25Mbps

    There are times when it’s easy to picture cable companies as Mr. Bumble, the orphanage headmaster in Oliver Twist (i.e., “Please, sir, I want some more bandwidth!” “MORE BANDWIDTH?!!!??!”). We bring this up because Ars Technica has spotted a new FCC filing made by the National Cable and Telecommunications Association in …

  • Yet another way the Galaxy S6 will give the iPhone 6 a run for the money

    After many reports claimed that Qualcomm encountered performance issues with its 2015 64-bit octa-core flagship processor, the company has once again denied that the chip has overheating issues, The Wall Street Journal reports. At the same time, sources familiar with the matter are also saying that Qualcomm is making a …

  • Is the Personal Robot Finally Here? LiveScience.com - Sun, 25 Jan, 2015
    Is the Personal Robot Finally Here?

    She's a personal assistant, photographer, butler and home security guard all in one — and she's a robot.

  • This $250 box made me a DJ BGR.com - Fri, 23 Jan, 2015
    This $250 box made me a DJ

    I can’t tell you how old I feel right now. I can remember it like it was yesterday though, carrying a crate of drum and bass records down the hall in my college dorm and practicing on my friend’s turntables. Actual vinyl records on actual Technics 1200 decks. People would funnel in and out of the room, some to hang out …

  • Samsung’s other nightmare might also give Apple some sleepless nights

    The iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus might be the best-selling phones currently available in stores, but there are also plenty of other options available for smartphone buyers looking to get a powerful mobile device at a fraction of the iPhone 6’s cost. Forbes has put together a list of six handsets that can be purchased …

  • Bye, Bye Baubles: New 3D Printers Could Build Implants, Electronics

    Several new 3D printers showcased at CES 2015 in Las Vegas earlier this month suggest that the 3D printing industry — best known for churning out brightly colored plastic doodads — could be turning over a new, more scientific leaf. Another printer uses a combination of conductive inks and filaments to print quadcopters …