yahoo ad shareYahoo has been on a shopping spree as of late. The company has been busy buying up a bunch of different companies and if you a report from TechCrunch is any accurate, it seems that Yahoo might have a new acquisition in the works. According to their report, Yahoo is said to be in talks with video ad platform BrightRoll about a possible acquisition.

The terms sheets have reportedly been signed and the deal is said to be worth anywhere between $500 million and $1 billion. The idea is to help Yahoo better compete against Google’s YouTube, especially since BrightRoll’s video ad platform works across different devices, like smartphones, the web, and connected TV devices. Read full post →Yahoo Eyeing BrightRoll Video Ad Platform Acquisition [Rumor]

world of warcraft hackedIf you’re a World of Warcraft player who has recently returned or who are planning on returning to the world of Azeroth for the upcoming Warlords of Draenor expansion, you might be in for quite a shock. This is because of Patch 6.0.2 in which Blizzard has done away with quite a fair amount of skills and abilities from the different classes. Read full post →New World Of Warcraft Class Video Guides Released

“There’s no place like home,” or at least that’s what Dorothy believed when she clicked her red heels together while being transported back to Kansas in the Wizard of Oz. Well it looks like fiction has been made a reality, thanks to a wearable created by iStrategyLabs which will fit into a shoe and can be activated simply by clicking our heels together.

Dubbed the rather aptly named Dorothy, it will see wearers install an Arduino Bluetooth device called “Ruby” to your shoe, and in order to activate it, well you’ll just have to click your heels three times. So what is the purpose of the Ruby? Well one of the ideas right now is to use it to get yourself out of awkward situations inconspicuously. Read full post →Dorothy Wearable Lets You Click Your Heels To Summon A Taxi

It is understandable why some people are a little concerned when it comes to self-driving cars. After all it basically means you’re giving up control of your vehicle and relying completely on hardware and software to function as it was intended, which we have to admit can be a little scary.

That being said, if the idea of a normal self-driving car is a little scary, wouldn’t it be a lot more scary if that self-driving car was of the sports variety? Well it looks like the folks at Audi have been pushing the envelope as they have recently taken the wraps off their self-driving Audi RS7 car in Germany. Read full post →Self-Driving Audi RS7 Hits Speeds of 149mph

discover cardWhen it comes to supported credit cards for Apple Pay, MasterCard, Visa, and American Express are supported, but oddly enough Discover was not included in the list. If you’re the owner of a Discover card, fret not because it looks like support for Discover could be added to the list in the future.

This is according to a tweet by Discover who responded to a question asking about the lack of support on Apple Pay. According to Discover, they claim that they are currently in discussions with Apple on adding their cards to the supported list of cards by Apple Pay in the future. “We are in discussions with Apple to add Discover cards to Apple Pay in the future. Hoping it will be soon!” Read full post →Discover In Talks With Apple To Bring Itself Into Apple Pay

So Apple released iOS 8.1 today and together with the update, they also released Apple Pay which can be used at a variety of retailers such as McDonald’s and Walgreens, just to name a few. Well Walgreens wants to show just how convenient and quick using Apple Pay is and they have released a video.

The video basically shows that it will take around 44 seconds for a customer who arrives at the cashier to enter their reward card details and make the payment using Apple Pay. We’re not sure if this faster/slower compared to paying by cash, or as a comment in the video has stated, it does not seem particularly faster than swiping your credit card. Read full post →Walgreens Shows How Apple Pay Can Be Used At Their Stores

BLa17 14SK Lo05 640x533Back in 2013, famed audio company Bang & Olufsen unveiled the BeoLab 17 set of speakers. Well if you liked what you saw, you might be interested to learn that Bang & Olufsen have recently given the speakers a makeover, which will now be available in a black aluminum finish which we have to admit looks pretty awesome.

For those who might have missed the announcement last year, the BeoLab 17 speakers will feature a custom 6-inch mid-range driver, a 3/4-inch tweeter, two 160-watt amplifiers that will all be powered by the company’s digital sound engine. The speakers can also be positioned in different ways. Read full post →Bang & Olufsen’s BeoLab 17 Speakers Get A Black Aluminum Makeover

apple a7With the introduction of the iPhone 5s, Apple also introduced the A7 chip which was the first 64-bit mobile chipset found on iOS devices. Many had initially criticized Apple’s efforts claiming that there was no point, although fast forward to today, we are seeing more manufacturers starting to adopt 64-bit chipsets and using it in their products.

That being said, Apple is hoping to push the 64-bit system and according to a recent post on the Apple Developer website (via AppleInsider), Apple is asking developers to ensure that all their apps have 64-bit support by the 1st of February 2015, which basically gives developers about a little over three months to get their apps updated and ready with 64-bit support. Read full post →Apple Asking Developers To Update Apps With 64-bit Support By February 2015

nexus 6 preorderThe Nexus 6 announced by Google/Motorola is a beast of a device that would definitely give other flagship smartphones a run for its money. It also comes with stock Android which is a huge plus for Android fans, but the question is, when can we expect to get our hands on the device? Read full post →Nexus 6 Pre-Orders To Kick Off 29th October

Nexus 6 Android 5.0 Lollipop Ambient Display edit 614x1024One of the unique features of the Moto X is its Active Display. For those unfamiliar, Active Display basically turns on your phone’s display whenever you pick up the phone, or in the case of the 2014 Moto X, when you approach it. Now interestingly enough it seems that the feature has been integrated into Android 5.0 Lollipop.

According to reports, Android 5.0 will have a similar feature called Ambient Display. The official Android 5.0 Lollipop page also briefly mentioned the feature and described it as, ”Where supported by the hardware, your device will wake up as soon as you pick it up or tap the screen twice.” Read full post →Android 5.0 Lollipop To Feature Ambient Display