Snapchat Outgrows The Friend Zone by Jordan Crook (@jordanrcrook) Discover is Snapchat’s big new play in the world of media. It’s a special tab in the app powered by content publishers like ESPN, Yahoo, etc., offering daily long-form content with videos, articles and, of course, advertisements. Brands can buy advertisements against these Discover “Editions,” which play every three[…]
From GoPro to Jawbone UP3, these are the best gadgets of the year 10. The Ring Video Doorbell Imagine the perfect front door. Like a human security guard, it would tell you who was outside and allow you to talk with them before you let them in. The $200 Ring[…]
Now that the dust has settled on the long-anticipated unveiling of the Apple Watch, a major obstacle to its success is coming into view: the iPhone. The Apple Watch has been the subject of breathless anticipation for years because, as Tim Cook said at its introduction, it represents “the next chapter in Apple’s story.” Conceived[…]
It’s here! Your iPhone is here! Did you hug the UPS man? Thing Zero to do as you rip it out of the box is to not drop it, whatever you do. (Did you see that poor Australian kid? Ouch. Well, at least it didn’t shatter on him.) We’ve got a fully comprehensive setup guide if you need step-by-step[…]
This app constantly resets itself and I loose all progress and gems purchased. Restore efforts do not work and App Developers are slow to respond and correct issue. Would rather have my money back for this purchase than continue using a faulty app that has reset and lost all progress 5 times in less than[…]
With every new version of iOS, Apple loves to add, tweak, and change settings; unsurprisingly, iOS 8 is no different. Here’s a comprehensive list of just about everything the company has changed in iOS 8 within the Settings app. Cellular The Cellular section used to be hidden in iOS’s General section in previous versions, but[…]
Messages is arguably the most useful communications tool on your iPhone. What started as a way to make SMS text conversations easier to follow has blossomed into a full-fledged communication powerhouse. And in iOS 8, Messages is better than it’s ever been. Ironically, one of its best new tricks is the equivalent of leaving an[…]
iPhone 6 review Let’s start with the facts. There is explosive demand for bigger smartphones. A 4-inch smartphone feels small now; somewhere around 5 inches is the new normal. Yet too many large-screen phones are cumbersome, awkward, and often just plain bad. And Apple has a long history of taking good ideas with obviously huge[…]
MOTOROLA MOTO X (2014) REVIEW Last year’s Moto X was a modest phone. At the time, the then-Google-owned Motorola had created a new image for its handsets—moving on, once again, from its Razr devices—presenting us with a practical, mid-range smartphone that was well worth your money, but didn’t quite have the pizzazz to make it stand out from[…]
Releases this week are: Naruto Shippuden: Ultimate Ninja Storm Revolution for PS3, X360, Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call for 3DS, Fairy Fencer F for PS3, Cooking Mama 5: Bon Appetit for 3DS, Air Conflicts Vietnam for PS4, The Maze Runner for Theatres, The Fault in Our Stars for DVD/Blu-Ray, iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus[…]
It’s been a busy week in the tech world, but most of the headlines have been dominated by Apple, which held its long-awaited press event on Tuesday in Cupertino. You’re probably aware that the company unveiled its new iPhones and a watch, but what else? If you’ll be hanging with some with tech-savvy friends (or[…]
It’s been a while since Samsung tried its hand at a rounded screen, and even longer since the device-maker took a stab at anything resembling a second display. Nevertheless, here is the Samsung Galaxy Note Edge, essentially a stylus-toting Galaxy Note 4 with a curved — and independent — right edge that has its own[…]
It happens but once a year: Apple debuts its newest phone in a grand, press- and-analyst-filled event. This year, as the iPhone gets bigger, it’s joined by its long-awaited, smaller, wearable cousin. If you didn’t feel like sitting through the two-hour erratic live stream or missed our live blog, here’s the lowdown on what you[…]
It’s finally time. For many, the fall brings cooler temperatures and pumpkin spice flavoring, but in the tech world, it means new gadgets. And next week, it’s Apple’s turn to show us exactly what Jony Ive has been tinkering with in the Apple lab. Apple is hosting a “special event” on Sept. 9 in Cupertino.[…]
The Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) broke the eardrums of 48,200 attendees this year, a 2,500 increase from the prior year. The Entertainment Software Association (ESA), the trade group that organizes the annual Los Angeles meet-up, estimates the show brought the city $40 million in revenue.
E3 2014 is scheduled for June 10-12, 2014, at the Los Angeles Convention Center. Stay with us for more E3 coverage as we keep shaking out the stories. There’s still more. Like, way more.