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Tetris Clone Arrives on the Pebble

One of the first unique apps to hit the Pebble is a Tetris clone from developer Robert Hesse, which officially is called "Pebblis".

A Look at Google Glass and the Tech Behind It

Google Glass, is it the future or just another fad? We take a look at Google Glasses' tech specs and what it means for the future.

How to Get Facebook Home Working With Just About Any Android...

Facebook Home is here, at least for a limited number of devices. The good news is that there is a way to get many other devices working with Facebook Home.

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Could Feature A Metal Body (Rumor)

A new rumor claims the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 might feature a metal body, as Samsung continues to see pressure to make a design change for its Galaxy line.

Best Apps of the Week: A Look at New Apps for...

TGIF! The weekend is almost here, and so we take a look at some of the best apps that arrived to Google Play and the Apple AppStore this week.

Motorola X Phone Not Coming Until August or Later?

The latest rumor indicates the rumored Motorola X Phone flagship device will not be shipping as early as expected, instead pushed back to August or later.

Verizon Adds New Prepaid Plan for Feature Phones, $35 for 500...

Verizon has now introduced a brand new prepaid cellular plan for basic phones that costs just $35 a month, providing 500 minutes and unlimited web/text.

Official Nexus 10 Covers Now Available Through Google Play

Google Play is now offering covers for the Nexus 10 in two colors, grey or scarlet (which is really more of an orange it looks like).

Samsung Galaxy Mega Officially Announced, Available in 5.8 and 6.3-inch Models

Samsung has finally come forward to confirm that they are in fact pushing the line between smartphone and tablet with their new Samsung Galaxy Mega line.

PC Shipments for Q1 Drop 13.9%, Steepest Drop in IDC’s PC...

hile PC sales have been declining for a while, new IDC estimates show that for the first quarter of 2013, the market fell a whole 13.9 percent.

Burner Disposable Phone Number App Finally Comes to Android

The Burner app arrived on iOS back in August, allowing you to add multiple disposable lines to the iPhone. Now the app is coming to Android as well.

Samsung and LG March Closer to the Goal of a Commercial...

Samsung has been talking about flexible display technology for years now, but if they don't watch out, it could be LG that beats them to the market.

Blackberry Q10 Coming to Canada on April 30th

It seems that the Blackberry Q10 is on its way to Canada on April 30th, landing on Rogers and perhaps a few other carriers the same day.

Google isn’t Buying WhatsApp After All

Heard about the rumored Google buyout of WhatsApp? Neeraj Arora, WhatsApp's business development head, has come forward and said it isn't happening.

Original Sonic the Hedgehog On Its Way to iOS and Android...

A port of the original Sonic the Hedgehog is on its way to iOS and Android later this month for $2.99, redesigned with optimization for mobile devices.

Sony Xperia ZL On Its Way to U.S. Regional Carrier, Cincinnati...

The Sony Xperia ZL is finally making its way to a carrier, though one that many of those in the United States have probably never heard of: Cincinnati Bell.

T-Mobile’s iPhone 5 Now Available for Pre-Order

T-Mobile customers can now finally start pre-ordering the Apple iPhone 5 today, with the total cost set at $579.

Chrome 28 Arriving Soon, Will Feature ‘Blink’ Rendering Engine

Going forward, Google Chrome switch to Google's own rendering engine, Blink, starting with Chrome 28.

Introducing Facebook Home and the HTC First

Today Facebook officially unveiled its new Android launcher, Facebook Home. Additionally, the first phone to come with the launcher will be the HTC First.

Ipan Ipan Case Adds Wireless Charging to the Xperia Z

Interested in the Xperia Z but wish it had wireless charging? A new case accessory from Ipan Ipan brings the power of wireless charging over to the handset.

Apple Patent Suggest Future MacBook Convertible Design

A new patent describes a convertible MacBook design with a touch-sensitive screen, with the guts of the PC still residing in the 'base' of the laptop.

DIY Video Shows How to Transform SNES Controller into Unique Headphones

In today's world, retro is cool. This is especially true when it comes to DIY projects. We've seen devices over the years that allow...

Toshiba Diving Head-First into the Console Business with Its New Shibasphere

Xbox, Playstation, Wii U and Ouya need to move the hell over. Now we finally get the world's greatest game console: the Toshiba Shibasphere.

Sony Xperia Z versus Samsung Galaxy S4

The Sony Xperia Z is one of the best Sony handsets we've seen in a long time, but how does it compare to Samsung's newest flagship, the Galaxy S4?

Google Reader Being Shutdown in Part Due to Compliance Issues? (Rumor)

According to a new report, one of the reasons that Google Reader is being shutdown could have to do with potential compliance and privacy issues.

Sony Xperia ZL Gets Priced In the US, and It Isn’t...

The Sony Xperia ZL has been listed for pre-order in the United States for a while now, and now it finally has a price tag to go with it.

Hyperkin RetroN 5 Console Could Be A Retro Gamer’s Dream System

With its ability to play NES, SNES, Genesis and Gameboy games all from one device, the Hyperkin RetroN 5 could be the perfect device for retro gamers.

LG E980 Hits FFC, Could This Be AT&T’s Version of the...

LG Optimus G Pro
Now the LG E980 has shown up at the FCC with AT&T's LTE bands in tow. Could this be the Optimus G Pro for AT&T's network?

Blackberry 10 Hits 100,000 App Milestone

It looks like Blackberry has now reach 100,000 apps and is celebrating by adding a few new higher-profile apps to the mix.

SatSleeve Turns Your iPhone into a Satellite Phone

Stuck in the middle of nowhere and need to make a phone call on your iPhone? You are out luck buddy, unless you happen to have the SatSleeve.

Chrome OS and Android Not Fully Merging Anytime Soon

Hoping that Android and Chrome OS soon become one and the same? Unless Google's Eric Schmidt is purposely steering us wrong, I wouldn't get your hopes up.

Google Reader Alternatives, Which One is Right for You?

Come July 1st Google Reader is jumping ship, leaving you behind. With that in mind, we take a look at many of the Google Reader alternatives out there.

Nexus 7 Successor Could See Switch to Qualcomm Processor, Says Rumor

If rumors are to be believed, Google and Asus could be ditching Nvidia as the processor supplier for the next-gen Nexus 7.

HTC One Will Not Be Coming to Verizon After All

HTC USA recently sent out a tweet, making it clear that they don't have any Verizon network plans, instead encouraging Verizon users to get a Droid DNA.

Scientists Hope to Resurrect Unique Frog Species that Gives ‘Birth’ Via...

Scientist Mike Archer is hoping to bring back the extinct gastric-brooding frog, which died off in 1983, just about a decade after its discovery.

HTC Calls Out the Galaxy S4 as the “Next Big Flop”,...

Galaxy S4
The Galaxy S4 is getting some mixed feelings: some very positive, some less flattering. This includes HTC, which calls the phone out as the "next big flop".

Samsung Galaxy S4 Gets Official

Samsung's next big thing is here. The Samsung Galaxy S4 is now official, and it certainly looks quite impressive.

Google Discontinues Nexus 4 Bumper Accessory (Update: It’s Back)

While the LG Nexus 4 is now becoming a bit easier to get ahold of, its accessories aren't. The Google Nexus 4 official bumper...

Apple Marketing Chief Takes A Shot at the Samsung Galaxy S4

With the Samsung Galaxy S4 being officially announced later today, Apple's Phil Schiller is already taking shots at the upcoming Android device.

Google Removes Ad-Blocking Programs From the Play Store

It looks like Google isn't just giving the axe to Google Reader, but to ad-blocking applications as well.

Google Reader Getting the Axe, Petition to Save it Already At...

Yesterday Google apparently decided that they wanted to piss off a bunch of folks by announcing the death of Google Reader. Now a petition aims to save it.

Nokia Lumia 928 Believed to Feature Aluminum Shell and Improved Camera

Not too long ago we reported on the rumored Nokia Lumia 928, which is believed to be the Verizon variant of the Lumia 920....

Samsung’s Unicorn Apocalypse Becomes Real

Remember Samsung's recent BYOD-oriented commercials that featured a fictional game by the name of Unicorn Apocalypse? Samsung has now released the game.

Blackberry Won’t Sell Sub-$60 Handsets, Says CEO

“You will not see us getting into the 50-, 60- buck phone segment. This is not BlackBerry," says Blackberry CEO Thorsten Heins.

New Rumor Claims ‘Budget’ iPhone Will Use Qualcomm Processor

According to a new report by China Times, the budget-oriented iPhone will be powered by a Qualcomm Snapdragon SoC.

SimCity Servers Continue to Struggle, Making It Hard For Gamers to...

Thinking about picking up EA's new SimCity reboot? You might want to wait a little while longer, as the game continues to struggle with server issues.

Is the Ouya Worth Buying?

With other more powerful consoles out there, is the Ouya actually worth buying? That's a good question, and largely will depend on what you are looking for.

Intermatrix U7 Claims to be World’s First Ubuntu Tablet

The 7-inch Intermatrix U7 claims to be the first Ubuntu tablet and is powered by a 1.5GHz quad-core Cortex A9 processor with just 1GB of RAM.

HP Shifting Resources from PC to Tablets, Can They Finally Find...

When you think of major success in the tablet world, you certainly don't think of HP in the same breathe. Can HP change this perception going forward?

Tizen vs Firefox OS vs Ubuntu: Battle for Fourth Place

Ubuntu, Firefox OS and Tizen are all receiving quite a bit of attention, but how do they stand in terms of support and current tech demonstrations?