iPad Air is a Slower Tablet Apple's new iPad Air has proved to be a slower tablet than Samsung's latest Galaxy Note 10.1 tablet. Geekbench speed tests also showed that the new iPad mini with Retina has a speed slower than Google's Nexus 7 and the Advent Vega Tegra Note 7".
Feb 2 2014, 1:37am CST
2014 Subaru Forester is the Top Trendsetter The 2014 Subaru Forester is the top trendsetter this year. It fulfills all the criteria to grab the highest spot in the capacity of a classy SUV for 2014.
Jan 24 2014, 11:54pm CST
Pope Francis Talks Internet “The internet …,” writes Pope Francis today, “offers immense possibilities for encounter and solidarity. This is something truly good, a gift from God.” With that, Pope Francis offered the world some Internet commentary...
Jan 24 2014, 6:30am CST
5 Highlights From The Netflix Earnings Report Netflix is starting to look like a precision machine. The company modestly exceeded expectations for the fourth quarter, adding 2.3 million subscribers in the U.S. and more than 4 million overall, bringing the total to...
Jan 23 2014, 4:21am CST
Netflix Can Make The Public To Care About Net Neutrality I’m not the first person to say that if you want to get Americans to care about an issue, hit them in their pocketbooks. Which is why Netflix—purveyor of fine streaming content to more than 40 million Americans, and...
Jan 23 2014, 4:04am CST
Netflix adds 2.3M more US subscribers in banner 4Q Netflix's 4th-quarter earnings, stock soar as video service adds 2.3 million US subscribers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Netflix's fourth-quarter earnings soared six-fold as the Internet video service added another 2.3 million...
Jan 23 2014, 2:45am CST
T-Mobile Wants To Shake Up Banking “We’ve already transformed how Americans use and pay for phones, tablets and wireless service; why stop there?.” T-Mobile CEO John Legere said in a statement. The so-called “uncarrier,” which credits itself fo rhaving “...
Jan 23 2014, 2:21am CST
Tesla Goes For Aggressive Pricing In China Tesla has announced pricing for its Model S sedan in China and in a surprise has decided to match its U.S. price, with one caveat. The large-battery version of the car — which appears to be the only one headed for China...
Jan 23 2014, 2:08am CST
Government Panel urges To End Phone Data Spying Government oversight panel urges end to phone data spying, records purge WASHINGTON (AP) — A sharply divided government task force that reviewed the National Security Agency's surveillance program for four months has...
Jan 23 2014, 2:01am CST
Who's Paying For the Free Airport Wi-Fi? With banks of blinking slot machines situated just past the security check, McCarran International Airport in Las Vegas will never be a “normal” airport. But the tourism and convention money that comes from serving as...
Jan 22 2014, 12:50pm CST
Check Your Smartphone, There Is A Shark Right Behind You Ever since Jaws hit theaters, the world has not been a safe place for ocean lovers, or for sharks, either. Western Australia has a neat solution where 338 sharks have been tagged with tracking devices that are connected...
Jan 22 2014, 4:44am CST
Startup Silentium is on to a Billion Dollar Opportunity From the thrum of heating and ventilation units to the thump of home theaters, the noise of fellow humans at work and play is increasingly hard to escape. Even in remote areas, such as the wilderness around California’s...
Jan 22 2014, 4:11am CST
Mozilla has just got its first Firefox OS tablets from Foxconn With the obvious exception of the Mozilla Inc. themselves, the Firefox OS might not have got a bigger fan than the Foxconn Inc. The famous Chinese manufacturing behemoth has just sent in the first batch of Firefox OS based tablets to the Mozilla Inc. headquarter, so their experts can forge ahead with its development process.
Jan 21 2014, 6:28am CST
Mozilla Inc partners with Taiwan OEM to make Firefox OS tablets A famous Taiwan based company is teaming up with the Mozilla Inc. to build up tablets running on the newly hyped Firefox OS operating system, and the news is according to a popular Taiwanese news site, which reported last Tuesday.
Jan 21 2014, 5:44am CST
The Home Exercise Equipment Conundrum The choice in the best treadmills in the home exercise equipment market is confusing. While the higher the price, the more complex the machinery. Should you go high-end or bargain basement?
Jan 21 2014, 5:41am CST
New Flash Solutions To Enable All Flash Data Centers Flash memory is finding its way into more storage systems, augmenting and sometimes replacing slower digital storage technology, such as hard disk drives. As flash memory gets less expensive per GB, decisions to...
Jan 20 2014, 1:20pm CST
On The Hunt For The Very Closest Alien Earths Awash in a sea of long-lived stellar Red dwarfs, our own sun seems to be somewhat of a local anomaly.
Until recently, detecting these faint M-spectral type stars — much less their potential earthlike planetary...
Jan 18 2014, 4:36am CST
Europe launches RoboEarth: 'Wikipedia for Robots' European universities launch project to speed robotic development, enable bot-to-bot learning
EINDHOVEN, Netherlands (AP) — Let the robot race begin.
Expectations are high for RoboEarth, a...
Jan 17 2014, 3:01am CST
Web Performance Is User Experience By Lara Swanson
Think about how you search for things on the web. How quick are you to close a tab and go to the next search engine result if a site takes too long to load? Now consider doing that on your phone while...
Jan 16 2014, 5:36pm CST
SEMI: Forecasts are Positive at Annual ISS Conference In a press release issued January 14, semiconductor industry association SEMI provided synopses of key presentations at its Industry Strategy Symposium (ISS) being held in Half Moon Bay, California. In SEMI’s words...
Jan 15 2014, 9:31pm CST
AOL Hands Off Patch To Turnaround Firm Hale Global This is the way the saga of Patch and AOL ends: Not with a bang, nor with a whimper, but with a “Huh?”
Pressed to find a buyer or partner for his beloved network of community news sites, AOL chairman Tim Armstrong has...
Jan 15 2014, 5:21pm CST
Adding Salt To Dropbox's Wounds - Box Offers 50GB For Free Last weekend wasn’t an awesome one for Dropbox, their outage caused consternation in the Twitterverse as many people suggested it was yet another example of Dropbox not yet being enterprise ready. I’ve had a deluge of...
Jan 15 2014, 3:21pm CST
Legal Heroin: Is Virtual Reality Our Next Hard Drug * Co-written with Laura Anne Edwards, Global Content Partner, Unreasonable Group.
So video games are addictive—this we know.
It comes down to dopamine, one of the brain’s basic signaling molecules. Emotionally, we feel...
Jan 15 2014, 8:11am CST
Jellyfish Aircraft Hovers Two scientists have invented a jellyfish aircraft prototype. It is the first one of its kind and proves that there may be more methods of taking to the skies than the standard one employed worldwide.
Jan 15 2014, 5:57am CST
Monster Drinks Face Challenges Despite High Sales The cost price of Monster drinks has skyrocketed so that it is currently three billion dollars richer than in previous times. However, the company faces challenges despite a high sales volume. The effects on health are a major hurdle for the beverage firm.
Jan 15 2014, 4:52am CST
Did Iranian Fighters Battle UFOs? As if the Iran-UFO connection (the Axis of Alien-ness?) couldn’t get any weirder, it now appears that the Iranian Air Force attempted to shoot down aircraft that didn’t seem very Earth-like.
Before I go any further, the...
Jan 14 2014, 8:56pm CST
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