UnoDNS from UnoTelly lets you access region-blocked services from wherever you are
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 12/13/2012
We've been using UnoTelly's UnoDNS service for a few months now, and we couldn't have been more pleased and surprised. It took us less than 5 minutes to configure it on our computers, and without losing connection speed, we were able to seamlessly watch US-only video streaming services... [more+]
Avermedia HD EzRecorder Plus: An Easy-to-Use HD Capture Box for your Gaming Adventures
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 10/18/2012
The Avermedia HD EzRecorder Plus is a set top box that records footage from composite video devices without the need for a computer. You can record from a video game console, a cable / satellite set-top box, adigital camcorder, DVD player, and more. The items included in the package are the following:
Google's 'Project Glass' is a glimpse at the future; Augmented Reality HUD for the real world
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 04/06/2012
How do you feel about having a Heads-Up-Display in the real world?
Ladies and Gentlemen…meet "Project Glass." It's Google's new Augmented Reality technology, and it's very, very cool. Currently, the glasses consist of a nearly-transparent video screen which transmits... [more+]
Adobe unveils Flash Player 11.2 and AIR 3.2
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 03/28/2012
A lot of developers are looking to Adobe's Flash Player to get their games out there, and the company is looking for better ways for them to do so.
As such, the company unveiled the latest version of the software, Flash Player 11.2, along with the newest iteration of Adobe AIR, version 3.2. If... [more+]
Apple unveils the new iPad
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 03/07/2012
The new iPad has been revealed. Big surprise! (Yeah right!)
At Apple's press conference today, the company unveiled the tablet to the surprise of no one with access to information. That hardly matters, as the new iPad makes up for its inability to keep itself secret with the new features it will... [more+]
Will the next iPad be revealed on March 7th?
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 02/29/2012
Apple has confirmed to the press that the next iPad event will take place on Wednesday, March 7th at the Yerba Buena Center for the Arts Theater in San Francisco, California.
No other details were confirmed, but the statement attached to the following graphic seems to point to the long-speculated... [more+]
Whole Foods working on Kinect-powered smart shopping cart
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 02/28/2012
I bet you didn't think Kinect, for all its potential beyond a video game peripheral, would ever be used to power, of all things, a shopping cart. Well that's what Whole Foods plans on doing in their search for the "shopping cart of the future".
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Microsoft to axe Zune and Windows LIVE brands with Windows 8
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 02/24/2012
There's a rebranding in the future for Microsoft's Zune and Windows LIVE brands if reports are accurate.
According to The Verge, Microsoft is planning on axing Zune when Windows 8 comes out, replacing it with "Xbox LIVE for Windows." In addition, its Windows LIVE applications... [more+]
Microsoft loses Xbox marketing exec to Apple; more focused than ever on iOS gaming
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 02/02/2012
According to PC Magazine, the electronics supergiant just hired Robin Burrowes, UK Head of marketing for Xbox LIVE, to manage its European App Store. Burrowes started his Microsoft career in 2005, and was handed a promotion to marketing manager in 2008. In January, however, his tenure at Microsoft... [more+]
Sony braces itself for a larger-than-expected $2.9 billion loss
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 02/02/2012
Hot off the heels of the news of Nintendo's Q3 financial losses, Sony has revealed a surprising annual loss of $2.9 billion.
Having been outdone by competitors like Apple and Samsung, the company posted a net loss of $2.1 billion for the usually strong quarter between October and December,... [more+]
Save Ferris! Matthew Broderick reprises iconic role in Super Bowl XLVI Honda ad
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 01/30/2012
Arguably the greatest of the 80's high school films, Ferris Bueller's Day Off charmed audiences in 1986 largely because of Matthew Broderick's portrayal of the impossibly suave teenager with a charmed life who seeks leisure opportunities at all costs.
Now, ahead of Super Bowl... [more+]
Microsoft is adapting Kinect for laptops
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 01/27/2012
You may not be able to do this very easily, but controlling Windows 8 should be a breeze
It seems Microsoft is not content with Kinect being an Xbox exclusive.
The company revealed a desktop version of Kinect at the Consumer Electronics Show a few weeks back, but Microsoft is not planning... [more+]
iPad 3 in production and heading to retail in March? Packs in multi-core and LTE technology
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 01/16/2012
If word is to be believed, then it is highly possible for Apple's next iPad to go on sale in March. According to three sources who are familiar with the product, the iPad 3 will come with a high-definition screen, a faster processor, and the ability to work with next-gen wireless networks.
CES 2012: Kinect for PC, Windows Store, and the Windows 8 beta coming in February
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 01/10/2012
Last night, during the final Microsoft CES keynote, the electronics and software giant confirmed that Kinect is headed to PC for public consumption on February 1, 2012. Kinect for PC will launch initially in the U.S., Canada, Mexico, the United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Germany, Italy, Spain, Japan,... [more+]
First iPad 3 details uncovered; iOS 5.1 beta hints at a next-gen Apple TV
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 11/29/2011
Apple enthusiasts, listen up: iPad 3 is well on its way.
According to 9to5Mac, Apple’s currently working out the kinks in two prototype versions of the iPad 3. One of their supplier-based contacts has informed them that the two models, codenamed J1 and J2, are likely to feature a Retina... [more+]
Netflix streaming going to Amazon?
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 09/22/2011
Gaming industry analyst Michael Pachter of Wedbush Securities was cited by Forbes for proposing the notion that the real reason Netflix decided to split its company into two entities – Netflix for streaming and Qwikster for home delivery of DVDs and games – was to sell of the streaming... [more+]
Apple's iPad 3 slated to hit retail in early 2012
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 08/19/2011
According to a Wall Street Journal report that cites people and suppliers "familiar with the situation", Apple has already ordered essential parts for 1.5 million iPad 3s to be produced in the fourth quarter in an effort to prepare for an early 2012 launch.
"Suppliers will ramp up... [more+]
Google submits $12.5 billion bid for Motorola Moblity
TECH & GADGETS | Posted on: 08/15/2011
In a move to further strengthen their presence in the mobile device market, Google has submitted a massive bid to pick up Motorola Mobility.
Google has offered Motorola USD $12.5 billion in cash to pick up the division -- that's around $40 per share, which is a 63% premium to where the stock... [more+]