Apple iPhone 6s rumors say it's even bigger (release date in 2 weeks)

Apple iPhone 6s rumors say it's even bigger (release date in 2 weeks)

Oh noes: The Apple iPhone 6s will be bigger than today's iPhone. Confirming previous mutterings, photographs from China show a device that's taller, fatter and wider than before...

09/04/15

No, Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 820 won't ''double your battery life''

No, Qualcomm's new Snapdragon 820 won't ''double your battery life''

Qualcomm is proud of its new Snapdragon 820 SoC. So proud, in fact, that it's making a bold claim: That the system-on-a-chip is up to twice as power efficient as its previous high-end offering. However...

09/03/15

Google's Alphabetized new logo is childish (who moved my cheese?)

Google's Alphabetized new logo is childish (who moved my cheese?)

Google has a new logo. And a new house typeface. Plus some bouncing dots. Mathematically pure, childlike, simple, playful, magic, snappy -- these are the designery words used to describe the new visual identity. Cool story, bro...

09/02/15

Apple iPhone jailbreak? STOP! KeyRaider is your worst iOS nightmare made real [u2]

Apple iPhone jailbreak? STOP! KeyRaider is your worst iOS nightmare made real [u2]

Don't jailbreak your iPhone or iPad. That's the stark warning given by some commentators after a huge hack came to light. 225,000+ Apple accounts got hijacked, thanks to the KeyRaider iOS malware from a Chinese Cydia repo...

09/01/15

Rumors: Apple TV update super-spendy. Launch date 9/9 (at iPhone 6s bash)

Rumors: Apple TV update super-spendy. Launch date 9/9 (at iPhone 6s bash)

The Apple TV 4 will cost $200 (or $150, depending on who you believe). It's expected to be launched next week at Apple's 9/9 iPhone 6s event, with a release date sometime next month...

08/31/15

Mark Zuckerberg had 1,000,000,000 sheeple on Facebook, Monday

Mark Zuckerberg had 1,000,000,000 sheeple on Facebook, Monday

For the first time, Facebook recorded more than a billion active users in a day: Monday saw about 15% of the world's population log in to watch cat videos, argue about politics, stalk ex-lovers, and publicly complain about bad...

08/29/15

Google Container Engine: Could it be evil?

Google Container Engine: Could it be evil?

Google Container Engine is out of beta. The search-engine-cum-advertising-broker is also all about that containerization. But is Google's use of open-source projects such as Docker and Kubernetes *entirely* unselfish?

08/27/15

FAIL: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 S-Pen -- RTFM, you're inserting it wrong

FAIL: Samsung Galaxy Note 5 S-Pen -- RTFM, you're inserting it wrong

Samsung comes under intense criticism for Galaxy Note 5 design flaw. If you insert the S-Pen upside-down, it gets stuck. Removing it damages the motherboard -- probably beyond repair...

08/26/15

This Ashley Madison hack story keeps getting worse and worse [u4]

This Ashley Madison hack story keeps getting worse and worse [u4]

The Ashley Madison hack continues to make headlines. Naturally, that's because the news keeps getting worse. Worse for website owners Avid Media Group. And worse for the REAL victims, more importantly -- the people named in the hacked...

08/25/15

Apple iPhone 6 Plus recall -- camera blurry-gate

Apple iPhone 6 Plus recall -- camera blurry-gate

Apple admits its iPhone 6 Plus may have a hardware boo-boo. Some were made with a faulty rear camera, which is causing blurred pictures. So, no, you're not going mad. The blurry photos aren't your fault...

08/24/15

This is why Samsung will fail to steal iPhone fans

This is why Samsung will fail to steal iPhone fans

Samsung would like you to test-drive one of its flagship phones. iPhone users can try one for 30 days, with (ahem) ''no obligation.'' It's free (if you don't count the $1 fee and the risk you might break or lose it)...

08/21/15

OOPS: Google ''loses'' your cloud data (sky falling; film at 11)

OOPS: Google ''loses'' your cloud data (sky falling; film at 11)

Google is sorry to report it's lost some cloud customers' data. Lightning struck four times near its St. Ghislain, Belgium data center. From cloud to cloud, as't were, causing some storage to go bye-bye...

08/20/15

Ashley Madison sex-cheat data -- it's FAR worse than you think

Ashley Madison sex-cheat data -- it's FAR worse than you think

Ashley Madison hackers released the site's user data, as threatened. Or, at least, that's what they say they've done. But it's likely that much of the data is forged or bogus in some way...

08/19/15

iPhone 6s release date confirmed by carriers

iPhone 6s release date confirmed by carriers

The iPhone 6s release date seems beyond doubt now. Apple is confidently believed to be releasing the new models on September 18 in tier-one countries. This will follow a launch date thought to be September 9...

08/18/15

Android 6.0 M ''Marshmallow'' vs. iOS 9 -- FIGHT!

Android 6.0 M ''Marshmallow'' vs. iOS 9 -- FIGHT!

Google has confirmed the name of Android M -- Marshmallow. The new version will first make it to the expected new Nexus devices due for release later this year. Soon after, it'll be available for OTA upgrades for older pure-Android...

08/18/15

Should Microsoft apologize for Windows 10 update fail?

Should Microsoft apologize for Windows 10 update fail?

The Microsoft Windows 10 problematic patch process gets renewed criticism. Thanks to a sequence of issues with post-RTM updates, the calls for Redmond to rethink its update strategy are getting louder and more urgent.

08/17/15

Ugh: Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ & Note5 apes Apple iPhone

Ugh: Samsung Galaxy S6 edge+ & Note5 apes Apple iPhone

Samsung announces Galaxy S6 edge+ and Galaxy Note5 -- its new twin flagship Android phones. The release date is confirmed, with preorders now. However...

08/14/15

Struggling Qualcomm wrote this ludicrous PR for Snapdragon 820

Struggling Qualcomm wrote this ludicrous PR for Snapdragon 820

Snapdragon 820, Qualcomm's new SoC, will be available soon. But the company is making some frankly bizarre claims for the chip. Apparently, phones based on the device will offer 'DSLR-quality photography.' Cue loud guffaws from anyone...

08/13/15

Oracle has this Modest Proposal, via its CSO @heenaluwahine

Oracle has this Modest Proposal, via its CSO @heenaluwahine

Oracle's chief security officer, Mary Ann Davidson would like to get rid of all the reverse-engineering security 'weenies.' At which point, the Internet exploded...

08/12/15

Google Alphabet play unshackles Sundar Pichai in ''alpha bet''

Google Alphabet play unshackles Sundar Pichai in ''alpha bet''

Larry Page will transform Google into a wholly-owned subsidiary of Alphabet. In a corporate structure some are comparing to GE or Berkshire Hathaway, Google is ringfencing its stick-to-the-knitting business of targeted ads...

08/11/15

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