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Gold iPads Are Coming This Month, According to Report Gold iPads Are Coming This Month, According to Report

If you’re sick of the old ‘space gray’ and silver iPads, you may have a shiny new option to consider. Bloomberg quotes the omnipresent “people familiar with the matter” who says that Apple is preparing to launch pretty new gold …

Microsoft Office Adds Sway Presentation Tool Microsoft Office Adds Sway Presentation Tool

Microsoft announced a new app called Sway, which is part of its Office portfolio. It’s basically a new presentation tool, which lets you add content from your OneDrive account, Facebook, Twitter, YouTube, and other sources to keep track of your …

Germany Wants Changes To Google’s Privacy Policy Germany Wants Changes To Google’s Privacy Policy

Google’s “new” privacy policy, which went into effect in 2012, continues to draw controversy and government attention, particularly in Europe. This week, the company was ordered by regulators in Germany to limit how it combines user data from its various …

Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 Preview Microsoft Unveils Windows 10 Preview

Microsoft revealed Windows 10 on Tuesday. It will be available for “early technical preview” for PC on October 1st. With the release, Microsoft is highlighting advancements for the enterprise and collaboration as well as consistency across devices. It adapts to …

Spotify Finally Launches (Fully) in Canada Spotify Finally Launches (Fully) in Canada

After announcing back in 2012 that it would eventually move into Canada, Spotify launched on an invite-only basis back in July. Today, Spotify is announcing its full Canadian launch. Alongside the more than 20 million songs, 320kbps streams, and the …

California Drones Bill Vetoed, Police Not Required to Obtain Warrants for Unmanned Surveillance California Drones Bill Vetoed, Police Not Required to Obtain Warrants for Unmanned Surveillance

California Governor Jerry Brown has vetoed a bill that would have instituted regulations on drone use by public agencies – including the police. Among other things, the bill would have forced police, in most cases, to obtain a warrant to …

iPhone 6 Lands in China October 17 iPhone 6 Lands in China October 17

Apple has announced that the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus will be available to purchase in China on October 17. Pre-orders will kick off on October 10. “We are thrilled to bring iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus …

Marin Software Partners With Facebook’s Atlas Marin Software Partners With Facebook’s Atlas

As you’ve probably heard by now, Facebook announced the launch of the new Atlas, its ad platform that enables other sites to use its “people-based marketing” capabilities. The company bought Atlas from Microsoft last year, and has since rebuilt it …

Google’s Chrome OS Gets Adobe Photoshop Support Google’s Chrome OS Gets Adobe Photoshop Support

Google and Adobe have partnered to bring Creative Cloud to Chromebooks, starting with Photoshop. A streaming version will be available in the U.S. In a post on the Chrome blog, product manager Stephen Konig wrote: Chromebooks are fast, easy to …

Alpha House Season 2 Premieres October 24 Alpha House Season 2 Premieres October 24

Doonesbury creator Gary Trudeau’s comedy Alpha House has just received a premiere date for its second season. According to Amazon, its first original series will return for season two on October 24. The show, which stars John Goodman as a …

Less People Use Game Consoles For Netflix As More Use Media Players Less People Use Game Consoles For Netflix As More Use Media Players

People are using digital media players more and video game consoles less to watch Netflix on their televisions, according to a new report from GfK. Consoles are still the most common hardware for Netflix viewing on TVs, but things appear …

FAA Approves Drone Use for Movie, TV Production Companies FAA Approves Drone Use for Movie, TV Production Companies

As expected, the FAA has officially granted six aerial photo and video production companies exemptions to fly drones for the purposes of movie and TV filming. US Transportation Secretary Anthony Foxx, who announced the decision, said that it was “a …

You Probably Shouldn’t Text and Drive with Google Glass Either, Says Study You Probably Shouldn’t Text and Drive with Google Glass Either, Says Study

If one of your reasons for possibly purchasing Google Glass is safer communication while driving, you might want to rethink your assumptions. In what he’s calling the first study of its kind, University of Central Florida researcher Ben Sawyer has …

Crackle’s ‘Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee’ Season 5 Gets Release Date Crackle’s ‘Comedians In Cars Getting Coffee’ Season 5 Gets Release Date

The fourth season only debuted in June, but Crackle has already announced the fifth season of Comedians in Cars Getting Coffee – its flagship show, which features comedian Jerry Seinfeld driving around in cars and drinking coffee with other comedians. …

iPhone 6, Plus Bend Their Way into More Countries iPhone 6, Plus Bend Their Way into More Countries

Last Friday, Apple’s new smartphone lineup, the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 and the 5.5-inch iPhone 6 Plus, launched in the US, Australia, Canada, France, Germany, Hong Kong, Japan, Puerto Rico, Singapore and the UK. Today, add 22 more countries to the …

Steve Ballmer, Clippers Owner, Is Banning Apple Products Steve Ballmer, Clippers Owner, Is Banning Apple Products

After former owner Donald Sterling let his racist flag fly and the world heard the tapes, former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer swooped in and bought the Los Angeles Clippers for a reported $2 billion. The deal finalized last month, making …

Apple Pushes iOS 8.0.2 After 8.0.1 Blunder, Apologizes Again Apple Pushes iOS 8.0.2 After 8.0.1 Blunder, Apologizes Again

A week after pushing iOS 8 to iPhone users, Apple released its first update – iOS 8.0.1. Immediately, complaints flooded Twitter and the blogosphere, with people reporting that the update disabled Touch ID and prevented them from being able to …

Transparent, Amazon’s New Series, Is Now Available Transparent, Amazon’s New Series, Is Now Available

Amazon’s newest original series – one that’s been receiving a good amount of buzz – has landed on Amazon Prime Instant Video for your streaming pleasure. Transparent, starring Jeffrey Tambor, is a half-hour “novelistic” series that explores the lives of …

Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Including More ‘Parks & Rec’ And ‘Walking Dead’) Here’s What’s About To Hit Netflix (Including More ‘Parks & Rec’ And ‘Walking Dead’)

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 …

The Walking Dead: Season 4 Gets Netflix Release Date The Walking Dead: Season 4 Gets Netflix Release Date

Many Netflix subscribers are no doubt anxiously awaiting the addition of The Walking Dead: Season 4, especially as Season 5′s premiere gets closer. You can rest easy now knowing that it should appear on the service on September 28 (Sunday). …

Drones: Movies, TV Set to Receive Filming Approval from FAA Drones: Movies, TV Set to Receive Filming Approval from FAA

The Federal Aviation Administration is poised to approve exemptions for seven aerial photo and video production companies, allowing them to lawfully operate their unmanned aircraft systems for the purposes of filming movies and television shows. Both Bloomberg and Reuters quote …