Today was Day 1 of the Google I/O Conference, where they discuss new features and plans for 2013. Let's just say, they started today off with a bang, talking about everything from Android, to Google+, Chrome, and Google Maps. I'll try to provide a roundup of the announcements made today. Google Play First on our [...]
There's been a long battle over the years when it comes to instant messaging. In the beginning, there were desktop apps like AIM, Yahoo IM, ICQ, MSN Messenger, etc. Then there started being a shift to video and voice chat with apps like Skype. Now, in the mobile age, there's a whole new playing field. [...]
A couple of days ago Microsoft started rolling out two-step authentication for Microsoft Accounts. This small security measure can help keep your account more secure. By enabling this feature, you'll be required to enter your password as usual, but then you'll be asked to enter a security code which can be sent to you by [...]
Back in October, I wrote an editorial on the future of personal computing, right around the time Windows 8 was launched. I want to revisit some of my thoughts today, about 6 months later, and see how accurate I was in my assumptions. There have been quite a few articles on the internet recently about the decline in the PC market, and most point their fingers to Windows 8, but is it really to blame?
Last week, Facebook unveiled its next product, targeted at Android smartphones, Facebook Home is a new launcher, replacing much of Google's OS and offering new features that tie it in with the social network. There's been rumors about a Facebook phone for a while now, but instead of trying to launch their own phone to [...]
When it comes to note-taking apps on the computer, so far, nothing has topped Microsoft's OneNote or the popular Evernote. Google might be looking to change that soon with a new service called Google Keep. Google used to have Google Notebook, which was a similar service, but they stopped programming on that back in 2009, [...]
Last night Samsung held a press event for the official announcement of their new flagship Android phone, the Galaxy S4. Yesterday I posted some of the rumors around this phone, and most of them turned out to be true. The new phone will have a 5" Full 1080 HD AMOLED screen with 441ppi, the processor will be either a octa-core Exynos or a Snapdragon 600 depending on region, 2GB of RAM, storage of 16GB, 32GB, or 64GB along with a microSD slot, a 13MP rear camera and a 2MP front camera, all powered by a 2,600 mAh removable battery.
Samsung is holding a press event for the launch of their Galaxy S4 Android phone tonight in Time Square at Radio City Music Hall at 7pm EST. There's been quite a few rumors about this phone, and tonight is the night to see how many of those are true. Samsung has been the biggest manufacturer [...]
Google has released a few updates to its Chrome browser today for Windows, Linux, Android, and iOS. For iOS, you can now long-press the back button to view your browsing history, along with some other tweaks. For Android, they've optimized fast scrolling. The Windows and Linux versions get "security and stability improvements along with a [...]
One feature that many casual gamers have waited for is the ability to stop playing a game on one device and start playing where you left off on another. Very few games have this ability, and now EA has upgraded their system to allow this, whether you're playing a game on Facebook, Origin, Playstation, Xbox, [...]