Acer Chromebox CXI Power Button USB Side Angle

After launching the C7 Series Chromebook Acer reiterates its commitment to Google’s web based OS with a new product that it has announced today. The company announced the Acer Chromebox CXI series for customers in North America. Acer says this product is geared towards budget concious users, small to medium businesses and the education sector.

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It can be said without a doubt that the current console war is being won by Sony. The company has already sold over 10 million units to consumers around the world, significantly more than Microsoft has managed to ship to retailers. Sony Worldwide Studios head Shuhei Yoshida hinted that Sony really doesn’t know why its latest console is selling so well. Data from Nielsen suggests that switchers from other consoles like Wii or Xbox might have something to with this.

Read full post →One-Third Of PS4 Owners Came Over From Wii Or Xbox [Report]



htc one m8 windows hand 640x426The release of the HTC M8 for Windows triggers a new turning point in the ongoing evolution of Windows Phone, which is still facing an uphill battle in the eco-system space, but given the rate of upgrade which can be as fast as one year, Microsoft has made clear that it won’t give up on the mobile space simply because it is too important to ignore.

I have long argued that Windows Phones have historically been a low priority for handset vendors because the volume is relatively low, especially in the high-end. Windows Phones have been known to do very well in the mid-range, or even low-end markets because the OS can run very smoothly on low-end hardware, a feat that can be difficult for Android. Read full post →HTC Gives What Windows Phone Needs Most: Hardware Excellence


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It has been widely reported today that Microsoft is testing a new free Xbox Live game download program. Apparently it would have only been offered to Xbox Live members, it would have allowed Xbox owners to download and try out additional titles from Microsoft for a limited time. Some viewed it as an extension of the Xbox Live feature that lets gamers add free titles to their libraries each month. Microsoft has been quick to point out the truth in this scenario, it claims that the posting was actually an error.

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There’s no doubt in the fact that a lot of gamers around the world are waiting for Destiny to be released. The title has already been through an alpha and beta release, all it did was increase gamers’ appetite for Bungie’s latest game. Activision has sunk in a whopping $500 million in Destiny and judging by the response so far it looks like this might have been a good investment by the publisher. Today the Destiny launch trailer was posted online on YouTube, getting the hype machine rolling as the release is now less than a month away.

Read full post →Destiny Launch Trailer Released


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BlackBerry still has a loyal user base in the UK however Microsoft’s Windows Phone, which has already overtook it in the U.S., is chasing down the Canadian manufacturer across the pond as well. New data from research group eMarketer shows that if there’s no significant bump in the market share of BlackBerry, then Windows Phone might take its position by the end of this year and will continue to extend that lead into 2015.

Read full post →BlackBerry May Lose Out To Windows Phone In The UK [Research]


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Microsoft has spent a lot of time building up its Bing Maps product and now it has announced that its mapping service now features Streetside views for over 100 cities. The 100 milestone has also been crossed for Bing’s 3D cities. Therefore users can now preview places in over a hundred cities, its a great tool when planning a trip through a foreign city, it gives users a chance to preview the place before they actually go there.

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While Google’s wearable device is available for purchase now it is still far too expensive for the average consumer. Nevertheless there’s a community of Glass owners that wait on the company to improve its software and features. A new update has been released for Google Glass which brings a couple of new features for the wearable device. The aim here is to improve the overall user experience for those who have shelled out $1,500 for a unit.

Read full post →Google Glass Update Brings A Handful Of New Features


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Reversible USB plugs have come under discussion quite a few times over the past couple of weeks. We know that work on a solution is underway and recently it was rumored that perhaps Apple has made one as well. Pictures of a supposed reversible USB plug from Apple were posted online recently and a newly published patent application from the company does hint that Apple has thought about this at some point.

Read full post →Apple Has A Patent For Reversible USB Plugs


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Magenta is on a mission to steal away subscribers from rival carriers and in this mission it is now enlisting millions of its own subscribers. Today it announced a new promotion under which it is offering a year’s worth of free LTE data if you get your friends to switch to T-Mobile from a rival network. The unlimited LTE data will be provided to you at no extra charge.

Read full post →T-Mobile Offers A Year’s Worth Of LTE If You Get Your Friends To Switch