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Michael Kwan

A freelance writer and tech geek from Vancouver. Find me at michaelkwan.com and follow me on Twitter @michaelkwan.

Pre-Order Your MultiTouch 84-Inch 4K Interactive Display, Play Massive Angry Birds

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The company is now accepting pre-orders on its positively monstrous MultiTaction 84-inch interactive display. They're saying it's the world's first fully integrated 4K resolution display of its kind.

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Updated Google Hangouts Brings SMS and Animated GIF Support

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In an era filled with WhatsApp, BBM, Facebook Chat and all sorts of other protocols, Google still wants to be your de facto messaging choice. To this end, Google Hangouts has now been updated and improved with some new features.

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HTC Phone Stops Bullet, Saves Clerk’s Life

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He was obviously not wearing a bulletproof vest, but he did have his trusty HTC smartphone in his front shirt pocket. The phone was built so solidly that it actually stopped the bullet.

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Motorola Project Ara Dabbles in Modular Smartphones

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Motorola has just announced Project Ara, a new mobile platform that is meant to be fully modular, allowing users to simply upgrade components rather than buying whole new phones.

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Samsung Outsells Apple, Nokia and LG Combined in Q3

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The latest figures are coming in from Stategy Analytics and they're saying that in the third quarter of this year (that includes the period between July and September), Samsung sold a total of 120 million phones around the globe.

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ESA’s Six Legged Rover Is the Future of Lunar Exploration (Video)

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The ESA has just released a new video that depicts what the lunar rover of the future may look like. The prototype is obviously a work in progress, but it demonstrates some interesting features.

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Patented: LG G Health Smartwatch with Flexible OLED Display?

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The latest rumors come by way of a USPTO search, revealing a recent trademark filing by LG for the "LG G Health." Word is that this will be the company's entry into the burgeoning smartwatch arena.

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Google WiFi Passport App Automatically Connects to Hotspot Service

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Have you ever had the experience where you come across a public Wi-Fi hotspot, you go through the splash page to accept the terms and enter your login information, and then you arrive at a related hotspot later on and have to go through the same song and dance again?

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At Least 3,000 Nexus 5 Units Sitting in Carphone Warehouse Inventory?

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All rumors are pointing toward an October 31 announcement of the new Google Nexus 5 with the official launch coming the next day. And it looks like Carphone Warehouse is ready to capitalize on that demand starting on day one.

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Official: Curved LG G Flex Smartphone Heals Itself Too

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After much rumor milling, the LG G Flex smartphone has been officially revealed to the world and it is one curvaceous beast.

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Scentee Smelly Smartphone Notifications for iPhone and Android?

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Maybe you have your phone set to vibrate, so it buzzes. And many phones have a notification light too, but there's one sense that has been ignored in all of this: smell.

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Video: Pay $75,000 to Float to the Edge of Space with World View Enterprises?

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World View Enterprises has now been approved for a "near space" balloon adventure that will take passengers way up in the sky for a fantastic view of the Earth. The price? $75,000 per person.

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AT&T to Sell Nokia Lumia 1520 Phablet for Under $200

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We saw the revealing of the Lumia 1520 in Abu Dhabi earlier this week, but we didn't know how much it was going to cost at launch. Now, there's word that AT&T will be selling the 6-inch phablet for as little as $199.99 on a qualifying two-year contract.

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Custom Moto Maker Moto X Smartphone Now $99.99 with AT&T

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ou may have seen the Moto X on sale for $100 through Best Buy and Amazon already, but those are just the standard version. Now, AT&T has equally slashed the price down on the Moto X to $99.99 and that includes Moto Maker customizations.

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Google Play: Nexus 5 Starts Selling on October 31

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Now, the latest rumblings are saying that the Nexus 5 will officially make its debut in the Google Play Store on October 31. How spooky!

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