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Pandora Now Offering Analytics for Its Musicians Pandora Now Offering Analytics for Its Musicians

Pandora, forever fighting the perception of some that it’s not exactly artist friendly, has just announced a new analytics platform called the Artists Marketing Platform (AMP). Pandora says it’s the best way to harness Pandora’s 76 million monthly active users, …

Chromecast Usage Growing Rapidly, New Version On The Way Chromecast Usage Growing Rapidly, New Version On The Way

Google’s Mario Queiroz spoke at a Gigaom event, and talked about the company’s hit streaming device Chromecast. He provided some new numbers (some of which are encouraging for users), and confirmed a new version of the device is on the …

Google Funds Virtual Reality Company Magic Leap Google Funds Virtual Reality Company Magic Leap

Magic Leap, a technology company, which works in augmented reality, virtual reality, and mobile computing, announced that it has raised $542 million in Series B funding, and that this funding was led by Google. Other participants in the round are …

Amazon Ships Kindle Voyage Device Amazon Ships Kindle Voyage Device

Amazon announced that its new Kindle Voyage device is now shipping. The company unveiled it last month along with a handful of other Kindle and tablet devices. Amazon considers it its most advanced Kindle to date. It has a new …

Google Launches Security Key For USB-Based Security Google Launches Security Key For USB-Based Security

Google announced a new way to enhance its 2-step verification security called Security Key, which works through a USB device. Security Key, Google says, is for “particularly security-sensitive” individuals. Don’t worry. If you’re just a common user, and want to …

iOS 8.1 Released With Apple Pay, Bug Fixes & More iOS 8.1 Released With Apple Pay, Bug Fixes & More

At its big press event last week, Apple announced that it would launch Apple Pay on Monday, and it has with iOS 8.1 now available for download. Let’s hope this update goes off without a hitch. Its first iOS 8 …

Now FairSearch Is Attacking The New Android Now FairSearch Is Attacking The New Android

Last week, Google announced Lollipop, its latest Android version (5.0), and now, FairSearch is speaking out against it, claiming it “seeks to expand Google’s control.” Google first showed off some of the operating system’s bells and whistles at Google I/O …

Report: Gmail Android App To Support Third-Party Accounts Report: Gmail Android App To Support Third-Party Accounts

Google officially announced Android 5.0 Lollipop last week, and now it appears the Gmail app is getting a new update to go along with it. Android Police is reporting that the new app will be able to handle email accounts …

Spotify Announces New Family Plans Spotify Announces New Family Plans

Spotify announced a new set of family plans so if you share your account with your family, you can keep preferences, history, playlists, etc. separate. It will enable you to save 50% per additional member compared to getting everyone their …

Google Video Looks At ‘Science Of Talking With Computers’ Google Video Looks At ‘Science Of Talking With Computers’

Google has a new video out, which it calls a “short film” about speech recognition. It starts with the early days and works its way up to the incredible technology that’s available today (including from Google, of course…okay, it’s pretty …

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Including ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’) Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Including ‘The Hunger Games: Catching Fire’)

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 …

HBO’s New Streaming Service Could Cost $15 a Month HBO’s New Streaming Service Could Cost $15 a Month

Would you pay $15 a month for a service that let you watch all of HBO’s content without the bulky ball and chain of a cable subscription? Apart from the format it will take, pricing is the number one question …

Twitter Launches Audio Cards With SoundCloud As A Partner Twitter Launches Audio Cards With SoundCloud As A Partner

Twitter announced a new audio card that lets users listen to audio directly from their timelines. The first partner on board is SoundCloud. The feature works on iOS and Android devices as well as the desktop. Here’s an example from …

New Mac Mini Among Apple’s New Products New Mac Mini Among Apple’s New Products

Apple announced a new Mac Mini at its big event on Thursday. It features fourth generation Intel Core processors, integrated graphics, which the company says are up to 90% faster, 802.11ac Wi-Fi and Thunderbolt 2. “People love Mac mini. It’s …

Apple Shows Off New iMac With Retina 5K Display Apple Shows Off New iMac With Retina 5K Display

At its big press event on Thursday, Apple unveiled its 27-inch iMac with Retina 5K display. The usual adjectives were tossed around: breathtaking, amazing, magical, gorgeous. It costs $2,499. It has 3.5 GHz quad-core Intel Core i5 with Turbo Boost …

New iPads, iPad Air 2 & iPad Mini 3, Unveiled at Apple Event New iPads, iPad Air 2 & iPad Mini 3, Unveiled at Apple Event

As expected, Apple has unveiled a couple of new iPads at their big event, the second such event in recent history. After about 45 minutes of patting themselves on the back for the previous event’s achievements (as Apple is wont …

Apple Event: OS X Yosemite Available Today Apple Event: OS X Yosemite Available Today

It’s been slow going at the big Apple event today. From more streaming issues to an incredibly long run of self congratulations and demos of products previously announced, it took roughly forty-five minutes to finally get to the new iPad …

Apple Event Has Streaming Issues Again Apple Event Has Streaming Issues Again

Update: It seems that the streaming issues are only getting worse as the event goes on. Apple began its latest product event at 1:00 PM Eastern, once again promising to stream it live. Last time, the streaming didn’t go so …

Google Fiber Heads To Austin, Wants To Help You Find An Apartment Google Fiber Heads To Austin, Wants To Help You Find An Apartment

At a press event, Google announced that Google Fiber will come to Austin in December, where it will reside alongside AT&T’s gigabit internet. Google announced plans to launch Fiber in Austin back in April of last year. “It’s a mecca …

Google Glass Gets Android Notifications Google Glass Gets Android Notifications

Google announced the launch of a new notification sync feature for Google Glass, enabling users to see Android app notifications on the device. The feature mirrors a similar one on Android Wear, the platform used by Android smart watches. Google …

Christian Bale Is the Newest Rumored Steve Jobs, Again Christian Bale Is the Newest Rumored Steve Jobs, Again

In regard to the upcoming Steve Jobs biopic (the one based on the Walter Isaacson book, not the Ashton Kutcher one), remember when it was Bale or bust? Then we took a ride on the Leo DiCaprio rumor train? Ok, …