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Cellphone Unlocking Bill Passes House, Heads to Obama’s Desk Cellphone Unlocking Bill Passes House, Heads to Obama’s Desk

The House has unanimously passed legislation, unanimously passed last week in the Senate, that will once again make it legal for consumers to unlock their cellphones. “With today’s House passage of the bipartisan Unlocking Consumer Choice and Wireless Competition Act, …

Facebook’s Oculus Ships DK2 Model, Partners With Samsung & Lets People Pilot A Jaeger Facebook’s Oculus Ships DK2 Model, Partners With Samsung & Lets People Pilot A Jaeger

Oculus has been quite busy since its acquisition by Facebook closed earlier this week. For one, the second pre-release version of the Oculus Rift – the DK2 – started shipping. They were supposed to start shipping earlier this month, but …

Amazon Fire Phone Fails To Impress Reviewers Amazon Fire Phone Fails To Impress Reviewers

Amazon’s Fire Phone is now officially available to consumers in the United States through AT&T. It’s time to see how much interest people really have in an Amazon phone. The device has been rumored for years, and the day has …

Amazon’s First Live-Action Kids Show Now Available Amazon’s First Live-Action Kids Show Now Available

Amazon has just released the first seven episodes of their first ever live-action show for kids. It’s called Annedroids, and it’s aimed at introducing scientific concepts to kids aged four through seven. According to Amazon: Annedroids is a live-action adventure …

Google To Collect Genetic And Molecular Info From Thousands Google To Collect Genetic And Molecular Info From Thousands

Google is reportedly set to collect genetic and molecular information from thousands of people (it’s already done so with 175) to get a better picture of human health. This is according to a new report from The Wall Street Journal, …

Watch People Fawn Over an Apple Smartwatch That’s Actually a $20 Casio with an Apple Sticker Slapped on It Watch People Fawn Over an Apple Smartwatch That’s Actually a $20 Casio with an Apple Sticker Slapped on It

Despite never mentioning or really even offhandedly referring to a ‘smartwatch’ in public discourse, Apple is totally coming out with a smartwatch, right? Right. It’s the iWatch and it’s going to launch this fall, before the mad dash of holiday …

Seinfeld on Netflix? Jerry Seinfeld Says ‘Conversations Are Presently Taking Place’ Seinfeld on Netflix? Jerry Seinfeld Says ‘Conversations Are Presently Taking Place’

Could you one day be able to stream every episode of the ‘show about nothing’ on Netflix? Probably not. Well, who knows? Maybe? Jerry Seinfeld says it’s at least a remote possibility. “Jerry, any word on Seinfeld coming to Netflix?” …

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (And A Bunch Of Stills Of Tim Allen) Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (And A Bunch Of Stills Of Tim Allen)

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. Last week’s …

Uber Returns to Windows Phone Uber Returns to Windows Phone

On-demand ride service Uber has just (re)launched on Windows Phone, meaning Windows Phone users won’t have to call rides via the mobile site anymore. Uber says the brand new app is “is optimized for the Windows Phone platform and reflects …

Amazon Launches Exclusive Games For Fire Phone Amazon Launches Exclusive Games For Fire Phone

Amazon’s Fire phone comes out on Friday, and ahead of the release, the company is showing off some new games made exclusively for the device, taking advantage of its “Dynamic Perspective” technology. Dynamic Perspective uses a set of front-facing cameras …

Amazon Prime Music Adds Songs, Gets Betterish Amazon Prime Music Adds Songs, Gets Betterish

Amazon has just added “hundreds of thousands of songs and hundreds of prime playlists” to their nascent streaming service Prime Music, saying that the new tracks will consist of new material from entirely new-to-the-service artists, as well some additional stuff …

Volkswagen Passat, Beetle Go Fuel-Efficient Volkswagen Passat, Beetle Go Fuel-Efficient

Volkswagen this week announced its 2015 car model lineup. The company is continuing to iterate past models while introducing what could very well be the future of the company. Some of the most popular Volkswagen models will remain largely the …

Microsoft To Offer One Operating System For All Screens Microsoft To Offer One Operating System For All Screens

At some point in the future, Microsoft will offer its users a single operating system experience across all screens, making things a lot easier on application developers. Rather than having to worry about developing apps for Windows, Windows Phone and …

Netflix Toys Around With Private Viewing Netflix Toys Around With Private Viewing

Netflix is reportedly testing a new feature that would enable users to hide the titles they’ve been watching for fear of embarrassment. Janko Roettgers at GigaOm shares this statement from Netflix’s Cliff Edwards: “At Netflix we continuously test new things. …

Yahoo Gets Exclusive Pre-Theatrical Release Of ‘One Chance’ Yahoo Gets Exclusive Pre-Theatrical Release Of ‘One Chance’

Yahoo announced today that it has teamed up with The Weinstein Company on a pre-theatrical release of the film One Chance. It will be available exclusively on Yahoo Screen this fall. Yahoo CMO Kathy Savitt said, “Every day we help …

Apple Announces This Year’s iTunes Festival Apple Announces This Year’s iTunes Festival

Apple just announced its eighth annual iTunes Festival in London, which will take place throughout the month of September. Robert Plant, Maroon 5, Pharrell Williams, Beck, Sam Smith, Blondie, Kylie, David Guetta, 5 Seconds of Summer, Calvin Harris, and Chrissie …

Is Amazon Prime The Fire Phone’s Biggest Selling Point? Is Amazon Prime The Fire Phone’s Biggest Selling Point?

A month ago, Amazon unveiled its Fire phone, an incredibly advanced smartphone apparently aimed at getting more people buying items from their mobile devices than ever before. For than that, however, it’s a way for Amazon to suck more users …

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix

As you know, content comes and goes on Netflix. Each week, we’re bringing you a list of titles that you’ll be able to stream in the U.S. in the coming days. As always, dates are subject to change. We don’t …

Amazon Launches Kindle Unlimited Service Amazon Launches Kindle Unlimited Service

Earlier this week, a new Amazon product called Kindle Unlimited was spotted in the wild without any announcement from the company. Now, that announcement has come. Kindle Unlimited costs $9.99 a month, and gives customers unlimited access to over 600,000 …

Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ Finds Its Female Lead in ‘True Blood’s Deborah Ann Woll Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ Finds Its Female Lead in ‘True Blood’s Deborah Ann Woll

With True Blood ending after this season, its actors are looking for new gigs. Deborah Ann Woll, who plays vampire Jessica on the HBO show, has found hers over at Netflix. Variety reports that the actress has joined the Netflix …

Infographic Looks At Web Design Trends Infographic Looks At Web Design Trends

A few months ago, we shared an infographic from Aptitude looking at the history of web design that was pretty popular. Today, we have one from WhoIsHostingThis? examining trends in web design for 2014. “Websites have certainly changed over the …