apple a7Apple made waves last year when they announced the iPhone 5s, not so much for its design or its features, but because of the A7 chipset which effectively made the iPhone 5s the first modern day smartphone to sport a 64-bit processor. Some have argued that such a move wasn’t necessary, but we later saw that other chipset manufacturers soon followed in Apple’s footsteps.

Now Apple had sent out reminders to developers asking them to ensure that their apps are 64-bit compatible, and recently Apple has issued another reminder to developers informing them of their deadline which is by the 1st of June. The June date is for app updates that will update the app to support the 64-bit processor. Read full post →Apple Reminds Developers To Update Apps To Include 64-bit Support

firephone display 640x462Earlier this year Amazon launch the Fire Phone, an Android smartphone of their own efforts. This is a phone that has long been rumored to be in the works and while it did launch with some unique features, it just failed to take unlike the company’s Kindle Fire Android tablets. Well the good news for current Fire Phone owners is that Amazon has recently pushed out a huge update that will hopefully breathe some new life into the device.

The update is a huge one and will introduce a host of changes and new features to the handset. One of those changes is to its battery life, which in some reviews was found to be rather dismal. With the update, Amazon has include various system updates that they claim will help to improve the phone’s battery life. Read full post →Amazon Fire Phone Receives Massive New Update

the interviewWhile the Sony Pictures hacks have been largely digital, the other day the hackers released a threat in which they threatened actual physical attacks on cinemas that would screen Sony Pictures’ The Interview. Safe to say that this is a whole new level of attacks that we would see from the hackers and it looks like Sony decided that they would be better safe than sorry.

The company has recently announced that they have since cancelled the theatrical release of The Interview following the threats from the hackers, as well as theater chains who have been dropping the movie, probably out of safety concerns for its employees and patrons. “Those who attacked us stole our intellectual property, private emails, and sensitive and proprietary material, and sought to destroy our spirit and our morale – all apparently to thwart the release of a movie they did not like.” Read full post →Sony Cancels The Interview’s Theatrical Release Following Threats From Hackers

amazon logo largeIt seems that Amazon employees over at German warehouses have decided to go on strike, asking for an increase in their pay as well as work conditions. This strike will last, at the bare minimum, until at December 20th, although the company does not want to leave Santa and his elves sweating with the promise that all Christmas orders will be delivered on time.

Read full post →Amazon Germany Workers Extend Strike

BlackBerry LogoWhat comes after the frenzy of CES each year? Why, it would be Mobile World Congress that is happening over in Barcelona, Spain, not too long after. Having said that, BlackBerry intends to claw its way back into the smartphone game with the latest BlackBerry Classic release which is said to be confirmed to see action on AT&T as well earlier this morning. Apart from that, it seems that BlackBerry CEO John Chen intends to show off a 12-month road map for the smartphone company when MWC 2015 happens next year.

Read full post →BlackBerry To Show Off 1 Year Roadmap At MWC 2015

Atari Fit PR Screen 7 360x640It is undeniable that the name Atari still has a fair amount of pulling power, having been one of the world’s most recognized publishers and producers of interactive entertainment. Well, their latest effort does not have much to do with gaming, but rather, it will target your health. Known as Atari Fit, this happens to be a gamified fitness app that intends to grace mobile devices some time early next year.

Read full post →Atari Fit Fitness App To Arrive Next Year

shirtYOUAREU MAGNETIC WEAR happens to be an innovative fashion startup that has jumped aboard the wearable tech bandwagon, where they have innovated the classic shirt design by making it better, not to mention easier to use. The M-shirt happens to be an innovative magnetic dress shirt, which boasts of an extremely smart and fast closure system that comes in suave Italian style, which ought to go down well with those who live life in the fast lane and cannot be bothered with the amount of time required to button up their shirts each morning.

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blustudio7We have seen Blu introduce its fair share of smartphones in the past, where most of the time, these handsets would flirt around with the mid-range side of things, although there has been several “flagship” handsets. Why “flagship” in inverted commas? Well, they would not be able to hold a candle to the more established names out there, but are pretty much as good as it gets from Blu. This time around, we have a 7” behemoth that is aptly known as the Blu Studio 7.0.

Read full post →Blu Studio 7.0 Phablet Is Huge

army blimpThe U.S. Army does have a fair number of ”toys” to play around with, where you can be sure that all of these “toys” would come in handy on the battlefield – as well as in passive defense. In fact, they have just revealed an airship that resembles that of a blimp, where this particular airship was specially designed to assist the military in detecting and destroying cruise missiles that are sent hurtling by the enemy in the direction of the capital – as well as other major East Coast cities, where it will hopefully be able to avert any potential wartime attacks.

Read full post →Army Showcases Blimp Airship That Could Help Detect Cruise Missiles

bing 2015 predictionWhile we did cover what the top searches of 2014 by Google was all about yesterday (granted, there is still a fortnight to go before 2014 comes to a close), here we are with something that the Bing team has done – by looking forward to make predictions on what 2015 will bring in terms of trends and the ilk.

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