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Roku Streaming Stick Hits Market, Death Knell For Google Chromecast?

Roku Streaming Stick

The Roku Streaming Stick hit the market today, and the new device could spell trouble for Google’s streaming device, the Chromecast. Both devices are small, about the size of a pack of gum, and plug directly into a television set’s HDMI port. Both offer significant advantages for customers who want a low-cost means to turn… Read more »

Digital Cameras Enter A New Transparent(!) Age

Samsung has filed a patent for transparent digital cameras.

Though digital cameras have slowly declined in popularity, Samsung has a trick up its sleeves that might yank back consumers who have been content to simply take photos with their smartphones. According to the Wall Street Journal, Samsung has filed a patent to create digital cameras that include a transparent display. Perhaps the idea of… Read more »

iOS 7.1 Will Kill Your iPhone Battery — Unless You Do This

Tips to preserve iOS 7.1 battery life.

iOS 7.1 — in many ways — is a welcome update to the iPhone and iPad operating systems. However, if you hope that the update will improve battery life, you might want to lower your expectations. Many who have installed the iOS 7.1 update have found that not only is the battery life not improved… Read more »

iPhone 6 Release: Concept Video Suggests iPhone Air May Join iPad

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The iPhone 6 release rumors are ramping up and that means concept and design videos floating across the internet. An iPhone 6 concept video from Sam Beckett ofThe Verge suggests a potential direction for Apple, an iPhone Air. Beckett created some internet buzz with the video as his suggested iPhone Air brought together many of… Read more »

Android Tablet Outsells The iPad

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Consumers probably were expecting it, but the Android tablet finally outsells the iPad. According to a report by MSN News, over 120 million Android products were sold last year. However, iPad product’s numbers were more than half of Android products at 70 million. The research was originally performed by Gartner, and according to their calculations,… Read more »

iPad Air 2 Release Rumors: A Waterproof Tablet From Apple?

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Apple’s iPad Air 2 is expected to be the big release from the company whose tablet was just named the best. Rumors surrounding what Apple will do to upgrade the top selling iPad Air and when it will release are heating up following the close of the MWC 2014. One of the things the tech… Read more »

LG G2 Mini Release Date Begins In March, Specs Unveiled Before MWC

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The LG G2 Mini release date has been anticipated globally as the phone market continues to become more specialized. After seeing the international success of the LG G2, the South Korean hardware manufacturer decided to take aim at the mid tier market. The miniature 3G Dual SIM model of their flagship is set to release… Read more »

iPad Mini With Retina Display Being Outsold By iPad Air

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The iPad Mini with retina display was launched alongside of the iPad air in November 2013. Market analysts were waiting to see which one performed well out of the gate. With the final quarter of 2013 reports coming in, it looks like the iPad Air is a heavy favorite to outsell the iPad Mini with… Read more »

Surface Tablet Sales Report Dances Around The Truth

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The Surface table from Microsoft has been a huge disappointment in terms of sales since it was released in 2012. In fact, the Surface tablet so underperformed in 2012, Microsoft was forced to write off almost one billion dollars in losses. Last Thursday, Microsoft released a report applauding the success of the Xbox One, while… Read more »

iPad Mini Retina Display Overkill For a Small Screen?

iPad Mini Retina Display Overkill For a Small Screen

Is the iPad Mini retina display overkill for such a small HD screen? In a related report by The Inquisitr, rumors of an Apple iPad Pro claim the release date will be in 2014 and that Apple intends on competing in the business market by creating a hybrid notebook/tablet. Apple has been declaring the 64-bit… Read more »

Google Glass Traffic Ticket Thrown Out by California Court

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California courts may have set precedence today as a Google Glass traffic ticket was thrown out. Reuters reported the decision was handed down today by a Sand Diego court commissioner in a case that may have lasting implications for how wearable technology will continue to be interpreted by the current laws of the land. As… Read more »

BlackBerry Says ‘NO’ to Ryan Seacrest

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Ryan Seacrest, host of American Idol, obviously thought this was an idea that showed some ‘talent,’ but BlackBerry is not having it. Seacrest invested in TYPO, which makes a cover for the iPhone 5 series that links to the phone through Bluetooth and turns your iPhone into a quasi BlackBerry with a full keyboard. It’s… Read more »

GoPro Cameras Review: HERO3+ Improves On HERO3 Black Edition… Or Does It?

GoPro Cameras Review: HERO3+ Improves On HERO3 Black Edition... Or Does It?

GoPro cameras reviews have been mostly positive, saying the GoPro HERO3+ improves on the HERO3 Black Edition. As previously reported by The Inquisitr, GoPro cameras are being used in drones hovering over Florida, which makes some people a little antsy when it comes to privacy concerns. For the amateur athlete, GoPro cameras offer the ultimate… Read more »

Nokia Lumia 1020 Update Brings Shooting Photos In The RAW [VIDEO]

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The latest Nokia Lumia 1020 update looks to improve upon what many already consider the best photo/video smartphone camera on the market. The “Black” update brings shooting photos and video to the already impressive 41 megapixel Windows 8 phone. The Nokia Lumia 1020 camera features pictures in 7152 x 5368 pixels, a 1/1.5″ sensor size,… Read more »

iOS7 Jailbreak Released By Evasi0n Team

iOS7 Jailbreak Released By Evasi0n Team

A new iOS7 jailbreak utility has been released by a team of hackers at evasiOn, the same team that gave the world the iOS6 jailbreak. The Mac and Windows utilities were released Sunday by evasi0n and are compatible with iOS7 devices in version 7.0 through 7.0.4. For those who aren’t tech savvy, the jailbreak allows… Read more »