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Apple Watch aka Gizmo has unannounced Power Reserve Mode

Apple Watch aka Gizmo Has Unannounced Power Reserve Mode

Will Smith's Focus Spanks Fifty Shades of Grey at the Box Office

Will Smith's Focus Spanks Fifty Shades of Grey at the Box Office

HTC M9 goes official with 20 MP camera and new color options

HTC M9 Goes Official with 20 MP Camera and New Color Options

Samsung has raised the bar with the all new Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

Samsung Has Raised the Bar with the All-New Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge

HTC Re Vive VR Headset revealed

HTC RE Vive VR Headset Revealed

Stories by: Gene Ryan Briones

Gene Ryan Briones

Gene Ryan Briones (Google+) is a technology journalist with a wide experience in writing about the latest trends in the technology industry, ranging from mobile technology, gadgets and robots, as well as computer hardware and software.

Sony Announces the Xperia Z4 Tablet

Sony Announces the Xperia Z4 Tablet At the Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Sony seized the opportunity and announced its latest tablet, the Sony Xperia Z4. Sony has been consistent in producing high-end mobile devices that are well-made and robust....

2 hours ago

Samsung Unveils its Own Mobile Payments Solution

Samsung Unveils its Own Mobile Payments Solution First, there’s Google Wallet. Then, Apple announced Apple Pay. Now that we’ve heard rumors of Google’s new mobile payments system, Samsung steals the show with Samsung Pay. At the Mobile World Congress, the South Korean...

5 hours ago

Samsung Announces Gear VR Innovator Edition

Samsung Announces Gear VR Innovator Edition New challenges call for new strategies. With the introduction of Samsung’s Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge – two new devices that will attempt to regain its status in the smartphone market – Samsung is refining its own...

10 hours ago

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise

Apple Watch Will Ditch the Car Keys and Remind Users to Exercise Tim Cook gave an exclusive interview with Allister Heath of The Telegraph and explained how the Apple Watch could change people’s lives. The 54-year old CEO talked about the perils of having to look at the phone to tell...

2 days ago, 3:06am CST

Google Paid $25 Million for New Top-Level Domain

Google Paid $25 Million for New Top-Level Domain Google holds a number of world records: the company is the largest Internet advertiser, the largest Internet search engine, the company with the largest online interactive map, and more. But Google is getting another...

3 days ago, 4:12am CST

Motorola to Launch a Moto Maker for the Moto 360 Smartwatch?

Motorola to Launch a Moto Maker for the Moto 360 Smartwatch? Motorola is reportedly planning to launch a Moto Maker for its Moto 360 smartwatch. The Google-owned company successfully lured customers when it gave them the power to customize their Moto X phones, eventually saving...

3 days ago, 10:10pm CST

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules

FCC Approves Net Neutrality Rules Net neutrality is an essential component to an open Internet. The Federal Communications Commission (FCC) today voted to protect the Internet, preserving it as a platform for innovation, free expression, and economic...

3 days ago, 8:41pm CST

LG’s Watch Urbane LTE Smartwatch Supports Mobile Payments

LG’s Watch Urbane LTE Smartwatch Supports Mobile Payments While Apple has yet to launch its luxury smartwatch, LG announced its own luxury wearable last week, calling it the LG Urbane, which uses Google’s Android Wear OS. It turns out that LG has one more trick on its sleeve....

4 days ago, 2:47am CST

Google Reportedly Launching New Payments API Called Android Pay

Google Reportedly Launching New Payments API Called Android Pay Google is the first company to test the mobile payments space. In 2011, the company launched Google Wallet, but wireless carriers were not ready for the technology, fearing that the search engine giant will exploit the...

4 days ago, 1:05am CST

Gemalto Confirms It Was Hacked

Gemalto Confirms It Was Hacked Gemalto, the world’s largest manufacturer of SIM cards, is confirming that its computer networks were indeed attacked by a sophisticated intrusion between the years 2010 and 2011, corroborating allegations that the...

4 days ago, 9:12pm CST

Jury to Apple: Pay $532.9 Million for Infringing Smartflash Patents

Jury to Apple: Pay $532.9 Million for Infringing Smartflash Patents It’s like David versus Goliath. Apple, the world’s number one company, has been ordered by a jury to pay $532.9 million for involuntarily using another company’s patents. The winner of this legal battle is Smartflash...

4 days ago, 5:33am CST

NSA and GCHQ Reportedly Hacked the World’s Largest SIM Card Manufacturer

NSA and GCHQ Reportedly Hacked the World’s Largest SIM Card Manufacturer Gemalto, the world’s largest manufacturer of SIM cards, is holding a press conference today in Paris to investigate reports that it was hacked by the National Security Agency (NSA) and the Government Communications...

5 days ago, 12:46am CST

Facebook Messenger reaches 500 million users

Facebook Messenger reaches 500 million users Facebook is announcing that its dedicated messaging app, Facebook Messenger, has now reached over 500 million users, a significant leap from the 200 million users in April. Launched in 2011, Facebook Messenger became an...

Nov 11 2014, 2:43am CST

Elon Musk says SpaceX is building low-cost Internet satellites

Elon Musk says SpaceX is building low-cost Internet satellites Elon Musk, the billionaire entrepreneur and CEO of SpaceX and Tesla Motors, has confirmed that his space company is developing low-cost micro-satellites that will bring Internet access across the globe. The Wall Street...

Nov 11 2014, 1:38am CST

Boy proposes with 99 iPhone 6s and gets rejected

Boy proposes with 99 iPhone 6s and gets rejected A Chinese programmer reportedly persuaded his girlfriend to marry him by giving away 99 iPhones, according to the Chinese website Nanfang. The young hopeless romantic started his proposal by using the 99 iPhone 6 units...

Nov 11 2014, 12:45am CST

Southwest Airlines and Beats Music Launches Free In-Flight Music Streaming

Southwest Airlines and Beats Music Launches Free In-Flight Music Streaming Service Passengers of Southwest Airlines will be able to stream free music from Beats Music starting on Monday, November 3, according to the airline company. Customers can access Beats Music for free via the carrier's Wi-Fi...

Nov 4 2014, 3:44am CST

Google Announces Big Updates to Gmail and Calendar Apps for Android

Google Announces Big Updates to Gmail and Calendar Apps for Android When Google unveiled its Material Design in June, the company promised a swift implementation of the new design language on its apps across all platforms. We're beginning to see the fruition of that promise today with...

Nov 4 2014, 1:13am CST

Mozilla To Launch World's First Browser For Developers

Mozilla To Launch World's First Browser For Developers It's no secret that web developers are loving Mozilla's free and open-source web browser for its set of tools that make web designing a breeze. While some will argue that Google Chrome is far better, it's really just a...

Nov 3 2014, 11:47pm CST

CNET Goes From Link To Ink With New Quarterly Magazine

CNET Goes From Link To Ink With New Quarterly Magazine CNET, a pioneering technology website owned by CBS Interactive, is launching its first magazine on Monday. The quarterly magazine called CNET is now available on newsstands for $5.99. By launching its own magazine, CNET...

Nov 3 2014, 12:13am CST

Connected Cars Revived Podcasting, Says Report

Connected Cars Revived Podcasting, Says Report Podcasting, a term for a  genre of narrative audio, is a portmanteau of the words "pod," borrowed from Apple's iPod, and the word "broadcast." The new digital medium grew popular and eventually withered sometime...

Nov 2 2014, 9:47pm CST

Verizon Caught Using 'Perma-Cookies' For Targeted Advertising

Verizon Caught Using 'Perma-Cookies' For Targeted Advertising Verizon Wireless is reportedly altering the web traffic of its customers by inserting a string of 50 letters, characters, and numbers for the past two years, reports Wired. This string is called a Unique Identifier...

Oct 28 2014, 4:38am CDT

U2 is Sorry for Giving Away Free Album on iTunes

U2 is Sorry for Giving Away Free Album on iTunes U2: "Sorry about that."

Oct 15 2014, 5:11am CDT

Tesla Debuts the Dual Motor Model S

Tesla Debuts the Dual Motor Model S D stands for Dual Motor.

Oct 11 2014, 2:58am CDT

Symantec Splits Into Two

Symantec Splits Into Two Symantec Corporation, the maker of popular antivirus software products, is planning to split its business into two units, as it struggles to compete with younger security companies. In a statement, Symantec said...

Oct 10 2014, 3:00am CDT

Microsoft To Kill Surface Tablet Business, Company Denies Report

Microsoft To Kill Surface Tablet Business, Company Denies Report Microsoft responds to rumors that it is ending its Surface tablet business.

Oct 10 2014, 1:50am CDT

12.9-Inch iPad Rumored to be Delayed

12.9-Inch iPad Rumored to be Delayed Don't get your hopes too high yet for a 12.9-inch iPad.

Oct 10 2014, 12:30am CDT

Amazon Reportedly Opening its First Physical Store in New York

Amazon Reportedly Opening its First Physical Store in New York The site, its first, will handle same-day deliveries, pickups, and returns.

Oct 9 2014, 11:45pm CDT

HTC Desire EYE Has a Mind-Boggling 13-Megapixel Front Camera

HTC Desire EYE Has a Mind-Boggling 13-Megapixel Front Camera The main selling point of the HTC Desire EYE is its 13-megapixel front-facing camera.

Oct 9 2014, 8:08am CDT

HTC Unveils its GoPro Competitor

HTC Unveils its GoPro Competitor No, it's not a periscope. It's a camera.

Oct 9 2014, 4:22am CDT

Twitter Takes Fight for Transparency to Court

Twitter Takes Fight for Transparency to Court Twitter said that under the First Amendment, it is obliged to respond to user concerns surrounding the scope of government surveillance.

Oct 8 2014, 4:33am CDT

LED Invention Wins Nobel Prize in Physics

Blue LED Lights Invention Wins Nobel Prize in Physics The invention led to the development of better and efficient alternatives to older light sources.

Oct 8 2014, 1:48am CDT

Facebook Reportedly Launching Mobile App for Anonymous Conversations

Facebook Reportedly Launching Mobile App for Anonymous Conversations From transparency to anonymity.

Oct 8 2014, 12:38am CDT

Samsung Electronics Continues to Struggle as Third Quarter Earnings Drop

Samsung Electronics Continues to Struggle as Third Quarter Earnings Drop The numbers aren't good.

Oct 7 2014, 4:54am CDT

Facebook Completes WhatsApp Acquisition

Facebook Completes WhatsApp Acquisition Facebook is now the legal owner of WhatsApp.

Oct 7 2014, 12:47am CDT

Facebook Reportedly Mulling Healthcare Tool to Aid Users with Ailments

Facebook Reportedly Mulling Healthcare Tool to Aid Users with Ailments While the concept is interesting, the obvious challenge here is privacy.

Oct 3 2014, 1:51am CDT

HP Unveils New HP Stream Notebooks and Tablets

HP Unveils New HP Stream Notebooks and Tablets HP is bringing two new tablets and two new laptops to its Stream line-up.

Sep 30 2014, 2:45am CDT

Apple Gets Approval to Sell iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China

Apple Gets Approval to Sell iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus in China China is the world's largest smartphone market. It makes sense for Apple to bring its latest iPhones there.

Sep 30 2014, 1:24am CDT

Microsoft Teases a New Name for its Next-Generation Windows OS

Microsoft Teases a New Name for its Next-Generation Windows OS While Windows 9 is the easiest name that comes to mind, the folks over at Microsoft are calling its new OS "Threshold."

Sep 28 2014, 3:06am CDT