netgearMobile hotspots are great if you’re traveling a lot and need to connect multiple devices at once, or if you’d rather not use your mobile phone as a mobile hotspot since this could end up draining your phone’s battery a lot quicker than you would like. The good news is that if you’re after such a device with fast connectivity, Netgear has recently announced their latest AirCard mobile hotspot.

This was unveiled by the company at MWC 2015 and it is essentially a mobile hotspot with support for LTE Category 9 connectivity. What this means is that the device has the potential to provide download speeds up to 450Mbps, although this could vary depending on the carrier and other factors, but in paper that’s as fast as you could get. Read full post →Netgear Launches 450MbpsCat 9 LTE Advanced Mobile Hotspot



titanxIf you’re in the market for a new high-end GPU, we guess you pretty much only have two options to choose from – NVIDIA and AMD. If you’re a fan of the former you might be interested to learn that the company has recently taken the wraps off their latest high-end GPU in the form of the NVIDIA Titan X.

The exact details of the Titan X remain a mystery for now as NVIDIA’s CEO Jen-Hsun Huang said that those details will be shared at NVIDIA’s GPU Technology Conference which will be kicking off in two week’s time. However Huang did boast that the Titan X is the world’s most powerful GPU to date, thanks to the use of 8 billion transistors. Read full post →NVIDIA Unveils Their Latest GPU – The Titan X



xboxonecontrDo you love using your Xbox One controller with your PC? Unfortunately at the moment gamers who choose to use the Xbox One controller while playing games on their computers are required to plug it in. This isn’t really that big of a deal but for gamers who are looking to lose the shackles of the cable, you might be pleased to learn that a wireless dongle is expected to be released later this year. Read full post →Microsoft To Release Wireless Xbox Controller Dongle For PC This Year


avast logoOur phones when freshly out of the box or fresh after a factory reset feels fast, it feels lean, and it doesn’t lag which doesn’t come as a surprise since it isn’t bogged down by all sorts of apps or widgets that you might have installed on it. Now if you’re looking to get that experience without having to factory reset your phone all the time, Avast has something for you.

The company has recently announced during MWC 2015 that they have launched two new apps that will not only help clean your phone, but speed it up in the process. The apps are the Avast GrimeFighter and the Avast Battery Saver. The former will basically help clean up trash and unwanted data and information, thus freeing up space and memory in the process. The app is also smart enough to only remove data that is truly unwanted and will not affect the app functionality. Read full post →Avast Unveils New Apps That Could Clean And Speed Up Your Phone


huawei-watch-live-1At MWC 2015, Huawei took the wraps off their Android Wear device, the Huawei Watch. It seems that more companies these days are starting to head down the luxury watch route, what with the Moto 360 and the LG Watch Urbane, which is why it didn’t exactly come as a surprise to see Huawei follow suit.

That being said while the Huawei Watch looks amazing, no word on how much it will be priced. According to the folks at BGR, they claim to have heard from their source that the Huawei Watch might come with a rather hefty price tag to the tune of $1,000. We’re not sure how Huawei plans on justifying it, but boy is $1,000 a lot to pay for a smartwatch! Read full post →Huawei’s Android Wear Watch Could Cost $1,000 [Rumor]


simcity-offline-modeFor those who have been playing the SimCity franchise, you guys are probably aware that Maxis is the developer behind the titles. Unfortunately if you are hoping to see future titles released under the Maxis banner, you might be disappointed to learn that EA has recently announced that they will be shutting down Maxis.

This does not mean that there will no longer be future SimCity or The Sims titles, but rather development of those franchises will be moved to EA’s own studios at Redwood Shores, California; Salt Lake City; Helsinki; and Melbourne, Australia. EA has since released a statement confirming the shutdown, but declined to comment on how many employees were affected by it. Read full post →EA Shuts Down The Sims’ Developer Maxis


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We have known for a while now that HBO is working on an over-the-top internet TV streaming service. The cable giant has already confirmed its plans to move into internet streaming in order to capture those cord cutters who just don’t want to pay for a cable subscription. According to the new report the cable giant’s much awaited service will be called HBO Now and it will cost $15 per month.

Read full post →HBO Now Streaming Service Will Cost $15 Per Month, Expected In April


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Best Buy today announced that it is reducing the membership price for its Gamers Club Unlocked program. Members of the program get 20 percent off new physical retail games, 10 percent off pre-owned physical titles and 10 percent bonus trade-in credit on games apart from many other privileges. Members pay upfront for a two year membership which was previously priced at $99.99.

Read full post →Best Buy Gamers Club Membership Price Reduced


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There is still a lot of time left before Apple is due to announce the 2015 iPhone models but that doesn’t stop the rumor mill. Word on the street is that the iPhone 6s, that’s what the successor is being referred to right now, is going to have 2GB RAM. It is also rumored that the next flagship smartphone from the company is going to have the Apple SIM which would allow users to select their preferred carrier straight out of the box.

Read full post →iPhone 6S Rumored To Get 2GB RAM And Apple SIM


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In September 2013 Pinterest launched a beta program which showed users promoted pins from a selected group of advertisers in category feeds and search results. This was part of CEO Ben Silbermann’s monetization strategy for the online service which has been around for some five years. Promoted Pins went live for all users earlier this year and now Pinterest is going to test animated ad pins.

Read full post →Animated Ad Pins Coming To Pinterest