Why is it that it always seems to take three tries to get your USB cable or drive into the slot? Also, why do we need to have one end of the USB cable to be fatter than the other?
Well it looks like that’s about to change, as the USB Type C cable is reversible, but also, symmetrical. Read more »
So you want a OnePlus One, but you don’t have or want to shell out the cash to get one for yourself?
Well you’re in luck, because the CyanogenMod team is giving away 10 of these handsets to anyone who participates in their contest. Hit the jump to see the rules and how you can potentially get your hands on a OnePlus One. Read more »
It seems the more that we learn about the NSA and its practices, the worse the story gets.
New evidence suggests that the US-agency targeted 122 key world figures for unlawful surveillance. Read more »
A couple of nice chaps have launched an indiegogo campaign to raise funds for QiPOWER.
The product would allow you to charge your phone wirelessly wherever you like in your home. How? Hit the jump to find out. Read more »
You can now register for Google’s I/O conference that is taking place from June 25th-26th.
Tickets will run you $900, but if you get an academic discount, you can nab them for $300. However, getting into the conference isn’t as simple as just buying a ticket. Read more »
President Obama is proposing a bill that will end the NSA’s current cell phone monitoring methods: namely bulk data collection.
This means that the NSA will no longer be able to have access to all people’s cell phone and call records at all times. The new bill propose a whole new slew of regulations. Read more »
Two of the UK’s biggest brick and mortar tech retailers, Dixons and Carphone Warehouse, are in talks to merge.
The deal would put 3,000 stores and 35,000 employees under one corporate umbrella. Read more »
Oppo’s latest flagship phone, the Find 7, was recently announced, and it’s been revealed that the phone will come in two variants: both QHD and full HD versions.
There are some other differences between the two versions that extend past just their respective resolutions. Hit the break to find out what they are. Read more »
Cloud storage is undoubtedly one of the best evolutions in the field of computers. The flexibility offered by this storage model is unmatched and the ever increasing demand for the storage space in the cloud has attracted big companies like Google, Amazon, Apple and Microsoft.
Among the brands contributing in this field, Box and Dropbox are the most recognized firms providing the cloud content management service. We have come across a pretty interesting infographic that explains how these brands are battling it out to stay ahead of the game. Read more »
Google is now offering additional Google Drive online storage space at more affordable prices.
The cuts are fairly significant and certainly offer you more bang for your buck. Read more »
An Indian commission accused Google of using its internet search engine dominance unfairly.
They cited it as a violation of antitrust laws, and Google may be facing a $5 Billion penalty as a result. Read more »
It looks like pico projectors on smartphones are going to be able to up their imaging game.
That is, thanks to Texas Instruments’ new 0.3” TRP DLP Pico chipset. Read more »
Reports indicate that TSMC has already begun manufacturing their first batch of A8 processors for Apple’s upcoming iPhone 6.
We aren’t going to see anything new from Apple until Q3 of this year, however. Read more »
Vodafone and Verizon have been partners for 14 years, but it looks like Big Red is now traveling on by itself.
Verizon has recently bought out all of Vodafone’s stock in its company. Read more »
Android phones are a double-edged sword: you have a wide variety to choose from, but that variety comes at a price: late software updates.
A leaked memo from Google, however, may change all of that as it stipulates that all new Android smartphones will be required to have Kit-Kat installed on them out of the box. Read more »