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Amazon Gives An Update On Fire TV Amazon Gives An Update On Fire TV

Back in April, Amazon unveiled its long-anticipated streaming device Fire TV. While the company has made a number of other hardware announcements since then (including a new phone and new tablet and Kindle device), we we haven’t really heard that …

Wikipedia Mobile Apps Get Nearby Feature Wikipedia Mobile Apps Get Nearby Feature

Last year, Wikipedia added “nearby” functionality to its desktop and mobile sites to let users find interesting content about subjects relevant to their location. The functionality has now come to the Android and iOS apps. The feature shows you a …

Alpha House Season 2 Now Available Alpha House Season 2 Now Available

As promised, Doonesbury creator Gary Trudeau’s comedy Alpha House‘s second season is now available in its entirety The Amazon original series stars John Goodman, Mark Consuelos, Clark Johnson, and Matt Malloy. Alpha House was the first original series from Amazon …

Shuddle Shuttles Your Kids Around, Uber Style Shuddle Shuttles Your Kids Around, Uber Style

Any parent knows there’s simply never enough time in the day. Timmy needs to be at practice at five, but Susie has piano lessons at 5:30. Plus, you have a meeting to get to all the way across town. What …

Android Wear Update Lets You Leave The Phone At Home Android Wear Update Lets You Leave The Phone At Home

Google announced a new update for Android Wear, its wearables operating system, as well as a new watch from Sony. The update enables Android Wear support of watches with GPS sensors, which means you won’t have to have your phone …

Bloodline: Netflix’s New Series Finally Gets a Title, Teaser Trailer Bloodline: Netflix’s New Series Finally Gets a Title, Teaser Trailer

Back in October of 2013, Netflix announced a new drama from the creators of Damages. Now, just over a year later, its title has finally been revealed. It’s called Bloodline, and it’ll debut on Netflix in March of 2015. Netflix …

New iPad Mini Doesn’t Appear to Be Impressing Apple Fans New iPad Mini Doesn’t Appear to Be Impressing Apple Fans

Last week at a big press event, Apple unveiled two new iPad models – the iPad Air 2 and the iPad Mini 3. The former received nearly a half an hour of hype time on stage, while the latter was …

Google Beefs Up Its AI Work With New Acquisitions And Oxford University Partnership Google Beefs Up Its AI Work With New Acquisitions And Oxford University Partnership

Google announced that it has formed a partnership with the Artificial Intelligence research teams at Oxford University to “accelerate” its efforts in AI, and has hired seven founders of two AI startups out of the university. Google acquired AI company …

Christian Bale Will Play Steve Jobs, Sorkin Says He’ll ‘Crush It’ Christian Bale Will Play Steve Jobs, Sorkin Says He’ll ‘Crush It’

Christian Bale will be your next film Steve Jobs. Aaron Sorkin, screenwriter of the upcoming biopic based on Walter Isaacson’s 2011 biography Steve Jobs, confirmed to Bloomberg that the Dark Knight actor will be taking on the role of the …

Can Google Revolutionize Email Again? Can Google Revolutionize Email Again?

Ten years ago, Google revolutionized email with Gmail. It set the standard for webmail with a high capacity of free storage, its search-oriented interface, and conversational message view. It even pioneered the use of Ajax. Gmail was a huge deal …

Netflix Taps Bill Burr for New Animated Series Netflix Taps Bill Burr for New Animated Series

Netflix knows you love Bill Burr, so it’s giving the abrasively funny comedian yet another original content deal. First it was a new standup special, and now it’s an animated series. Netflix has announced that Bill Burr will star in …

Android 5.0 (Lollipop) Gets Consumer Launch Date Android 5.0 (Lollipop) Gets Consumer Launch Date

Google’s latest version of Android, 5.0 or “Lollipop,” will be available to consumers beginning on November 3rd. Google first previewed some of its new features back at Google I/O in the early summer, and officially announced it last week. Android …

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 …