Tuesday, 03 July 2012 14:36
If you’re not a student but still want a discount on a new MacBook Pro with Retina Display or MacBook Air, don’t miss this discount. Best Buy has announced that they will be slashing the price on the low-end MacBook Pro with Retina display to $140 off the MSRP, and the price of the low-end MacBook Air from $999 to $949 (with up to $75 off of other models). If you would like to check out these deals for yourself, check out Best Buy’s Apple page. [Read More]
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Saturday, 30 June 2012 18:28
It didn't take long for Philadelphia Police to catch a suspect after a woman boarded a bus and punched an unsuspecting passenger 10 times in the face, head, neck and shoulders. But it wasn't just traditional police work that nabbed the suspect — it was YouTube. Only two days after detectives posted video surveillance from the Route 23 SEPTA bus on YouTube, the footage had 117,950 hits, and a tip came in that led to the arrest of a suspect. [Watch & Read More]
Friday, 29 June 2012 19:44
While most of us with iPhones simply accept the built-in weather application for what it is, WTHR looks to improve upon the idea with a version of a clean-cut weather app. The Beautifully Simply Weather App is currently available in the App Store for $1 USD, and provides users with current local weather and seven day forecasts (in Fahrenheit or Celsius depending on preference). By the looks of it, the app appears to be even more simplified than Apple’s own version by providing users with text telling them the weather rather than simply displaying it.
Friday, 29 June 2012 12:21
As expected, Google used its I/O conference to shed some more light on its Project Glass prototypes. And in doing so, it pulled out all the stops, equipping skydivers with the glasses and streaming their perspectives as they swooped down at 135 mph, eventually onto the roof of the Moscone Center, where the conference was ongoing. After the divers arrived, Google co-founder Sergey Brin announced the device’s price tag: $1,500 a pair, available beginning next year to developers only—presumably to afford them the opportunity to create consumer apps before the devices have a full, commercial release.
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Thursday, 28 June 2012 11:12
Today Google unveiled a highly rumored Nexus 7 Tablet. Setting its sights on the competitor Kindle Fire Tablet, the 7-inch device weighs in at a reasonable 12 ounces and is slated at a base price point of $199 USD. Built with scratch resistant Corning glass, the Nexus 7 has a 1280×800 IPS display and links up via GPS, Bluetooth, 802.11b/g/n WiFi and Micro-USB. Furthermore, the Google Nexus 7 will run on Android 4.1 (Jelly Bean). Those in the market can expect orders to begin shipping mid-July 2012.
Thursday, 28 June 2012 11:42
Google shows no signs of slowing down in terms of releases today as it also unveils the Nexus Q alongside the Nexus 7 tablet. In some ways functioning with the same ideas as an Apple TV, the Nexus Q operates as a bridge between Android devices and its user’s television or entertainment system. Made for Google Play and YouTube, the Nexus Q allows you to stream music or movies from the cloud directly to your entertainment system. Additionally, it is built with a 25W amp that gives you the ability to power a set of speakers or hook it up to an AV receiver or HDTV. The orb-like streaming media device runs a version of Android 4.0 and is slated to hit market with a retail price point of $300 USD. Enjoy.
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Wednesday, 27 June 2012 13:45
It's safe to say Vizio's on one. A few months after announcing two laptops and an all-in-one desktop PC, both wonderfully designed, the company best known for making budget-priced TV's has entered a new market: streaming media players.The Vizio Co-Star ($99) is a small Internet-enabled set-top box that runs the latest version of Google TV. When hooked up to your cable or satellite receiver, it can play television programs while you browse the Net using Google Chrome. [Read More]
Monday, 25 June 2012 23:47
Let's face it: it's hard to make par when you're only hitting your drives 200 yards. That won't be a problem with the TaylorMade R11S Driver ($400). Featuring 3º Flight Control Technology, an all-new 5-way Adjustable Sole Plate, and Moveable Weight Technology, this 460cc driver can be tuned for 80 separate launch settings, ensuring that you can find one that suits your natural swing, while the classically-shaped, oversized white clubhead gives you all the confidence you need to stare down even the longest par 5.
Monday, 25 June 2012 17:11
Initiated by their self-professed ethos of “redefining protection,” MINIMAL Inc. design studio introduces the latest LUNATIK “TAKTIK” iPhone case. Injecting the phone case with the same characteristics of its previous LUNATIK design tenants, the iPhone case is as aesthetically pleasing as it is rugged and durable. Featuring a front plate of Gorilla Glass, a waterproof encasing, and anodized aluminum port coverings the TAKTIK case features a unique shockproof suspension system built in to prevent the phone from shattering and other damage should a drop occur. For those interested, MINIMAL Inc. has a Kickstarter project currently going for the production of the LUNATIK TAKTIK iPhone case. [See More]
Thursday, 21 June 2012 13:13
After making recent buzz regarding Surface, Microsoft rolls out a preview of its plans for the mobile future. Windows Phone 8 presents the most advanced mobile operating system to date. The architecture will obviously support the current crop of dual-core processors but will also make way for quad-core and up to 64-core processors. In essence, it uses the same kernel, file system, media foundation, device drivers, and a similar security model as its bigger brother Windows 8 to allow device encryption, removable storage with microSD cards, and other improvements that IT pros and businesses will appreciate. [Read More]