Today in an app update, Facebook added video on Instagram. The recording allows up to 15 second which is obviously a direct stab at Vine’s recent and huge success. Twitters app, Vine, which has grown rapidly due to its integration with Twitter, only allows for 6 second video, and no editing options. This is extremely frustrating if you mess up half way through the video you have to delete everything and do it over again. With Instagram however, you’re able to delete just parts of your video that you don’t like. You’re...

Posted on Jun 17 2013 - 10:01am by evan
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Apple was very rushed going into WWDC this year, that’s why we didn’t get to see a beta of the iOS 7 iPad version previewed at the event. But now several screenshots of the new OS have leaked. The beta release is expected in the coming weeks and the release will come in the fall when Apple announces the iPhone 5s. ...

According to a report from Reuters, Apple is working on two large screen iPhones that will debut in 2014. One will feature a 4.7 inch screen, the other a giant 5.7 screen. The phones will reportedly come in up to 6 different colors as supposed to the black and white options. If this rumor is indeed true, it begs the question; is Apple losing its roots? Are they ditching...

The new NBA 2K14 by 2k Sports has just been shown off in a promo where Lebron talks to the video version of himself. The video shows a montage of actual gameplay, which looks unbelievable especially when you take into account the fact that these graphics aren’t pre-rendered. Here’s the video: ...

With Microsoft including the new Kinect with the Xbox One, you have to wonder if they’re making a huge mistake. The original Kinect definitely wasn’t as successful as Microsoft intended, and certainly wasn’t a jump start to motion control gaming, in fact it may have turned many people off of the idea. The original Kinect just had issues that make...

Many people are quite unhappy with what Microsoft has done with their latest console, the Xbox One. With no used games, or backwards compatibility, the internet has started creating Xbox One memes, here’s a collection of some of the best: ...

Posted on Jun 10 2013 - 4:30pm by evan
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Apple has just announced its brand-new mobile operating system, iOS 7. The long-awaited announcement has sparked countless rumors and questions about it, and finally today we get to see what all the hype is about. The difference between this update and the past updates, is that Johnny Ive, Apple’s long time industrial designer, is now directing the look and...

Posted on May 20 2013 - 7:29pm by evan
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Today Yahoo acquired the blogging platform Tumblr for a whopping 1.1 billion dollars in cash. The reactions to Yahoo buying Tumblr have been quite negative [as expected], despite Yahoo promising  to keeping it seperate, and to quote; “not to screw up.” The amount of users switching to WordPress has hit over 72,000 each hour. This may eventually put...

Today at a press conference, Sony revealed their updated flagship console, the Playstation 4. The PS4 will bring a slew of new features including a huge  bump in processing power, a new controller, and new social integration. The amount of new features for the PS4 are quite impressive and they go as follows: Specs x86 processor 8 CPU cores 8GB of memory enhanced...

Posted on Jan 15 2013 - 8:10pm by evan
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The PS3 has been up for over 5 years now, and as Sony adds more and more products to their line of devices, one begins to wonder, when will Sony debut its flagship console. During an interview, the Chilean news blog Emol quotes the the deputy senior general manager of Home Entertainment at Sony. That the Ps4 could debut as early as may, at E3. If this is true,...

Posted on Jan 8 2013 - 6:06pm by evan
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Today at CES 2013, Sony showed off its two brand new, high powered Android handsets Xperia Z and Xperia ZL. Xperia Z The Z is the more premium model, with bigger size and a different design that of all things is waterproof up to 3 feet. The body of the phone is made by tempered glass which is covered in anti-shatter film. Specs: 1.5GHz  Up to 11 hours talk time 5inch...

Posted on Dec 31 2012 - 12:59am by evan
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To most, the best Android phone of 2012 was the Galaxy SIII, with its beautiful camera, quad-core processor, and great built-in apps, the phone was a full package for smartphone users. Because of this, the SIII fared extremely well in sales, with over 30 million units sold. Although the phone was released in May of last year, many sources have cited a February release date, specifically at the Mobile World Congress Event. Specs The specs of this phone are quite striking, but not surprising, the Galaxy line of phones have always had...

Sony is reportedly going to debut a high-end Android device at the Consumer Electronics Show in January. The phone has been a long time rumour, and was previously called the Xperia Yuga, but in a series of leaked images back in November, it was revealed to be the Xperia Z. Below are the purported specs for the upcoming phone. If these are accurate, this phone will be a powerhouse among the Android superphones of 2013. 1920 x 1080 5 Inch Display 1.5GHz quad-core Processor 2GB of RAM microSD slot 13 megapixel camera Here are the leaked...

According to Korea Times, Samsung aims to sell 510 million phones in 2013. Earlier this year Samsung surpassed Nokia to become the largest phone manufacturer in the world. This success can be attributed to several of Samsung’s uber successful phones, such as the Galaxy S3, Galaxy Note 2, and the Galaxy Nexus. Final numbers are not out for 2012, but Samsung expects to have shipped 410 million phones. That means that if Samsung accomplishes their goal then they will have experienced a 20% jump in sales. The big sellers for next year...

With the Blackberry 10 launch coming in just a month, it appears as those RIM is going launch two phones, the first a full touchscreen phone that was leaked months ago, named the Z10 The other a more classic Blackberry featuring a QWERTY Keyboard and a touchscreen. The phone will reportedly be called the X10. Z10 The Z10 is the longest running of the Blackberry 10 rumors, and has been featured in leaked images since May. Here are proported specs from BBin for the Z10, they claim the specs are very accurate if not 100% correct: 1.5GHz...