Review: Acer Chromebook 13

The Chromebook 13’s great looks and long battery life don’t make up for poor performance. The post Review: Acer Chromebook 13 appeared first on WIRED. [Read More...]

WhatsApp issues permanent ban on users with 3rd party apps

After continually issuing warnings and doing temporary bans on users who keep using unauthorized third-party apps, WhatsApp is now permanently blocking those that have ignored the warnings. The “stubborn” users who refused to stop using the messaging app through other apps like Whatsapp+ or WhatsAppMD have found themselves receiving … [Read More...]

Comcast: HBO Go on PS4 is a no go

This is one of those stories that doesn’t really shock you but could still pretty much leave you fuming. Although Sony has finally made PS4 users’ dreams come true by making the HBO Go app available, a certain subset of that group is missing out on the fun. The service … [Read More...]

LG G4 to be Brand New Device

Just how much you should change a smartphone from one generation to the next is a hot topic this week. On the one hand HTC has only incrementally updated it One M8 to create the new One M9 flagship, while on the other Samsung showed off the Galaxy S6, a… [Read More...]

How much snow has the United States seen this year?

How much snow has the United States seen this year? The New York Times has a set of composite photos showing snow cover from 2013, 2014, and 2015. Two things stand out: one is the photos for the Northeast, which shows the thicker more snow this year. The other is the disappearance of … [Read More...]

Google Play hosts 3rd Birthday Sale

Someone…err, something is turning a year older. It’s Google Play’s 3rd birthday and Google wants us to join the celebration by holding a special sale for all the Android lovers. Google has recently marked down prices on a few movies, apps, games, music, books, and TV shows on Play … [Read More...]

Khronos unveils Vulkan: OpenGL built for modern systems

The Khronos Group announced today Vulkan, its next generation API for high performance 3D graphics and GPU-based computation. Vulkan, previously known as Next Generation OpenGL or just GLnext, is designed to be a low-overhead API that facilitates multithreaded 3D development, enabling different threads to simultaneously prepare batches of… [Read More...]

Review: Bowers & Wilkins T7 Bluetooth Speaker

The Bowers & Wilkins T7 speaker isn’t a failure, but it is not the stunning success one would expect to see from this high-end audio brand. The post Review: Bowers & Wilkins T7 Bluetooth Speaker appeared first on WIRED. [Read More...]

Apple planning a $5 billion bond offering

Thanks to the fun and excitement of financial accounting, even companies with $178 billion in cash need to incur some debt every once in a while. That’s exactly what Apple has in store for the near future, filing a bond sale prospectus with the Secur… [Read More...]

Microsoft Announces Lumia 640 XL Phablet with Free Office 365

Microsoft backed up the launch of the Lumia 640 with a phablet version of the same device, the aptly named Lumia 640 XL. It may not be the flagship device we all want from Redmond, but there is no doubting that the Lumia brand continues to deliver quality rounded smartphones. Read the… [Read More...]