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Apple Pay Will Be the Only Use for Your Shiny New iPhone’s NFC Apple Pay Will Be the Only Use for Your Shiny New iPhone’s NFC

Although Near Field Communication (NFC) has plenty of uses, from sharing data to pairing and operating apps and household objects, the only function of NFC that you’re going to be able to utilize with your shiny new iPhone 6 is …

Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ Picks Up Scott Glenn Netflix’s ‘Daredevil’ Picks Up Scott Glenn

Netflix and Marvel announced that they’ve added another cast member to their upcoming Daredevil series, which debuts next year. Joining Charlie Cox, Vincent D’Onofrio, Rosario Dawson, Elden Henson, and Deborah Ann Woll will be Scott Glenn. Glenn will play Stick, …

Google: Government Demands For User Data Up 150% Over Past Five Years Google: Government Demands For User Data Up 150% Over Past Five Years

Google released its updated Transparency Report today. This is the tenth update, and shows the number of government demands the tech giant has received for user data in criminal investigations for the first half of the year. It also shows …

Google Launches Android One To Get Smartphones To More People Google Launches Android One To Get Smartphones To More People

Google announced that it’s launching a new line of “affordable” Android One smartphones in India in a bid to get smartphones in more people’s hands. “There are three big reasons why it’s hard for people in countries such as India, …

iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Top 4 Million Pre-Orders On First Day iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus Top 4 Million Pre-Orders On First Day

Apple announced that it saw a record first day of iPhone pre-orders for the 6 and 6 Plus, getting four million of them in the first twenty-four hours. The company actually told Re/code on Friday that it saw a record …

Google Talk Looks At How Tech Drives Fashion Google Talk Looks At How Tech Drives Fashion

Google recently hosted a panel discussion as part of its Talks at Google series, called “The Modern Shopper”. It’s about how technology is driving the fashion industry. Panelists include: Steven Alan: Founder of Steve Alan; Leah Chernikoff: Editor at Elle.com; …

iPhone 6 Preorders Set a New Apple Record iPhone 6 Preorders Set a New Apple Record

Early this morning, Apple diehards looking to score a sweet iPhone 6 Plus preorder found, much to their chagrin, that the 5.5-inch model of the new iPhone was sold out. Already! Of course, Apple routinely sells out of their new …

Netflix’s 3D Printing Doc ‘Print the Legend’ Lands Sept. 26 Netflix’s 3D Printing Doc ‘Print the Legend’ Lands Sept. 26

Netflix’s has finally given its new original documentary on the exploding 3D printing industry a definite release date. Print the Legend, which Netflix will release both in theaters and on its streaming platform, will be available on September 26th. Here’s …

Are You Impressed With The Apple Watch? Are You Impressed With The Apple Watch?

This week, Apple introduced the world to the Apple Watch. Opinions are mixed as you’d expect. Some think the device marks the turning point for the company as the true beginning of the Tim Cook era, and that the device …

iPhone 6 Plus Is Already Sold Out, Apple Ups Shipping Times iPhone 6 Plus Is Already Sold Out, Apple Ups Shipping Times

If you’re planning on preordering a new iPhone 6 Plus, you’ll likely be disappointed by this news. The iPhone 6 Plus, Apple’s 5.5-inch model of its new iPhone, is apparently sold out. Apple has already updated its shipping times on …

NFL Announcers Keep Calling Microsoft’s Product-Placed Surface Tablets ‘iPads’ NFL Announcers Keep Calling Microsoft’s Product-Placed Surface Tablets ‘iPads’

Oftentimes, a brand can become so ubiquitous that people stop thinking of it as a brand of a specific product, and instead begin to associate the brand as inherent to said specific product. You probably do it all the time …

New iPhone Preorders Now Live on Apple.com, Carrier Sites New iPhone Preorders Now Live on Apple.com, Carrier Sites

UPDATE: Looks like the iPhone 6 Plus, the 5.5-inch model, is already sold out. As promised, you can now preorder the new iPhone 6 or its larger cousin the iPhone 6 Plus from Apple, various carriers, or other retailers. You …

Yahoo Threatened With $250K A Day In Fines For Not Releasing User Data Yahoo Threatened With $250K A Day In Fines For Not Releasing User Data

Court documents were released on Thursday, showing that the U.S. government threatened Yahoo with fines of $250,000 a day in 2008 if it didn’t comply with demands to provide communications from its users. The documents are very significant because they …

You Can Now Run Android Apps On Chromebooks You Can Now Run Android Apps On Chromebooks

Google has been hinting at merging Chrome OS and Android into one operating system in one way or another for years. It’s also suggested that it won’t do that. While the operating systems are hardly one now, Google has indeed …

Gilmore Girls Lands on Netflix October 1st Gilmore Girls Lands on Netflix October 1st

Netflix has announced that all seven seasons – that’s 153 episodes – of the CW hit Gilmore Girls will finally grace its streaming catalog. All episodes of Gilmore Girls will land on the service on October 1st. Netflix will have …

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. This week’s …

Millions Of Gmail Passwords Leaked Millions Of Gmail Passwords Leaked

According to various reports, starting with Russia’s CNews, nearly five million Gmail usernames and passwords were leaked, and published to a Russia Bitcoin forum. You can see the original report in Russian here, but The Daily Dot recaps: Much of …

Tim Cook Called Apple Watch the iWatch, So I Guess You Can Too Tim Cook Called Apple Watch the iWatch, So I Guess You Can Too

Other than hundreds of people giving a man a standing ovation for putting a watch on his wrist, the most shocking thing you possibly witnessed during Tuesday’s big Apple event was the death of the “i”. Death may be a …

Google Hangouts Get Google Voice Integration Google Hangouts Get Google Voice Integration

Google has begun rolling out Google Voice integration to its Hangouts app. Users are being greeted with a message that says “Migrate Google Voice to Hangouts”. This lets users receive voicemail and send text messages in Hangouts. Users can turn …

iOS 8 Release Date Announced At Apple Event iOS 8 Release Date Announced At Apple Event

Apple held its big iPhone unveiling event on Tuesday, showing off the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, not to mention Apple Pay and the Apple Watch. The new iPhones will run iOS 8, which the company first announced back …

Apple Watch Unveiled (It’s Not Called iWatch) Apple Watch Unveiled (It’s Not Called iWatch)

After unveiling two new iPhone models – the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus – and a new payment solution called Apple Pay, Apple finally unveiled its long-rumored smartwatch. No, it’s not called the iWatch. It’s called the Apple Watch, …