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01 Mail All Retina 640x421Over the past week or so, we have been seeing leaked screenshots of the upcoming Microsoft Office update For OS X. Well it looks like it has been made official, sort of. Microsoft has recently announced via its Office blog that a new version of Outlook for Mac computers has been released for Office 365 users.

The latest update to Outlook will introduce a new look which seems to be very similar in design to the Windows version of Office. According to Microsoft, “This release offers a more familiar and consistent experience between Outlook on the PC, Outlook on the web and Outlook Web App (OWA) for iPad, iPhone and Android devices.” Read full post →Updated Office For Mac Arriving In 2015, Outlook Updated In The Meantime

ip6 teardown 640x449According to an earlier report, it was suggested by a Reddit user that Apple might have quietly reinforced the iPhone 6 Plus to address the bending issues that users have been complaining about. It sounded good, but unfortunately as it turns out, it might not necessarily have been true, which we have to say is a bit unfortunate.

This is according to the folks at iFixit who responded to the original Reddit post with their own findings. According to the original post, the user claims that his newer iPhone weighs 21 grams more than his wife’s model. iFixit on the other hand who compared a day one model to a newly purchased model only noticed a 0.8 gram difference. Read full post →iFixit Debunks iPhone 6 Plus Reinforcement Claims

apple iwatch front ui 640x360Back in September, Apple unveiled the Apple Watch which will be the first wearable from the company. With Apple having revolutionized the smartphone and tablet industry, it is safe to say that many have high expectations for the Apple Watch in hopes that it will do the same for the wearables market.

Apple’s lead designer Jony Ive recently accepted the 2014 Bay Area Treasure Award from San Francisco’s Museum of Modern Art, in which he was quoted as saying that the Apple Watch proved to be a tougher project than the iPhone. “Even though Apple Watch does so many things, there are cultural, historical implications and expectations. That’s why it’s been such a difficult and humbling program…. As soon as something is worn, we have expectations of choice.” Read full post →Jony Ive: Apple Watch Tougher Project Than The iPhone

copresence optin howitworks2 355x400There are many different ways in which we can transfer files from one device to another. It can be sent via messaging apps, emails, cloud syncing, and so on. However it seems that Google could be working on a way to automate that process and make it more contextual. This is apparently called “copresence” and it has been spotted on the Chromium bug tracker.

From what little is known about it, it has been suggested that the feature will act similarly to Apple’s AirDrop which allows users to transfer files from iOS devices to each other, or to OS X computers wirelessly. However one of the images uncovered by GigaOm has revealed that this “copresence” feature could be across platforms, such as iOS to Android. Read full post →Google’s “Copresence” Feature Could Allow Seamless Cross-Platform Communication

trentWhen Apple announced that they had acquired Beats, they also acquired the talent behind the company which included Jimmy Iovine, Dr. Dre, and Nine Inch Nails’ frontman Trent Reznor. Reznor is currently working as the chief creative officer at Beats, but what will his role at Apple be?

Well as it turns out, Reznor is working on an unannounced music project for both Apple and Beats. Speaking to Billboard, Reznor appeared to be a bit reluctant to divulge any information regarding said project, but hinted that it would be music-related. “I can’t go into details, but I feel like I’m in a unique position where I could be of benefit to them. That does mean some compromises in terms of how much brain power goes toward music and creating. This is very creative work that’s not directly making music, but it’s around music.” Read full post →Trent Reznor Working On Secret Music Project At Apple

apple logoWhile the iPhone moniker is one known to many people as being a product from Apple, in some parts of the world that isn’t true. For example in Brazil, the iPhone is actually a competing product as the trademark to the name was filed way before Apple launched the device. Now it looks like Apple could face another trademark battle in India over the “iFon” name.

According to reports, an Indian firm called iVoice Enterprise is challenging the iPhone trademark, claiming that it sounds too similar to their “iFon” trademark and that the launch of Apple’s iPhone destroyed any chance of their product from getting off the ground. The company’s managing director V.P. Balaji claims that investors and partners pulled out their support upon the iPhone’s launch. Read full post →Apple Could Face Trademark Battle In India Over “iFon”

samsung assassin hero 2 640x409So you’re thinking about upgrading your computer with a new SSD or monitor, and you also want to buy a video game in the process. Well there goes your budget, sort of. The good news for shoppers is that Samsung has recently announced a deal for customers who are planning on purchasing either the Samsung 850 Pro SSD or the U28D590D 4K monitor.

If you were to purchase either product, you would be given a download key that will entitle you to a free digital copy of Ubisoft’s upcoming Assassin’s Creed Unity which has been pegged for a release on the 11th of November. Given that the game sports some demanding specs and beautiful graphics, perhaps a new SSD or monitor would be perfect to play the game on. Read full post →Samsung Announces Assassin’s Creed Unity Bundle With Their Products

htc re camera 8 640x426Earlier this month, HTC unveiled the RE Camera which appeared to be HTC’s take on an action camera that could give GoPro some pause. Now the camera comes in 3 different colors – white, blue, and orange, with the orange model being the most striking. However it seems that it was also the most popular choice as HTC has reportedly sent out emails to its customers informing them of a delay.

It seems that for those who pre-order the orange HTC RE Camera, it looks like there are some delays and could receive the camera later than expected. However to make up for the delay, HTC has offered customers a 10% discount on their pre-order which we have to say is pretty nice of them. Read full post →Orange HTC RE Camera Reportedly Delayed

Google Play Screenshot1 640x359As far as streaming set-top boxes are concerned, there are many options to choose from, such as offerings from Google in the form of Google TV, Amazon’s Fire TV, and Roku, just to name a few. You would think that they would all be competitors since they basically offer different sorts of content, but perhaps not.

According to a recent announcement by Roku on their blog, it has been revealed that the company has recently allowed its users access to Google Play movies and TV shows. This means is that if you currently have media content purchased from Google Play, you will be able to watch them on your Roku device. Read full post →Roku Now Able To Play Content From Google Play

A couple of weeks ago, it was revealed that BlackBerry would be updating BBM with new features and sure enough it looks like those new features are starting to roll out. In case you missed our earlier report, the new features of BBM includes some Snapchat-like features, which is called Timed Messages on BBM.

Timed Messages will act like Snapchat’s self-destructing messages where after a certain amount of time, the messages will be deleted. This can be set by the user to in the event your phone is lost or stolen, hopefully by then those messages and images would have been erased. The next feature is Message Retraction. Read full post →BBM Updated With Timed Messages And Message Retraction