ok google chromeos 640x334An update earlier this year enabled Android users to use the “OK Google” command at all times with its always-on update. Previously users could only use the voice command when in the home screen, but the update allowed users to use it anytime. Now “OK Google” has been available for Chrome OS users but if you wanted the always-on feature, you’re in luck.

According to Chrome OS advocated Francois Beaufort, he has recently announced via his Google+ page that the always-on feature has recently popped up in the Dev Channel for Chrome OS, and that users will be able to access the feature if they have the correct flag enabled and have your Chromebook unlocked. Read full post →Chrome OS Gains Experimental “OK Google” Always-On Feature

pirate bay flag 640x445About two weeks ago, Swedish police raided the office where The Pirate Bay’s servers were kept, ultimately knocking the website offline. We’re sure many are wondering about the fate of one the internet’s more prominent torrent website. So far we’ve seen a revival in the form of a Croatian version of the The Pirate Bay and IsoHunt’s own take on The Pirate Bay, but what about the original “.se” version?

Well previously attempting to access the .se version of The Pirate Bay, the page would not load, but it looks like the website has come back online and now has a picture of a pirate flag waving in the background. The website’s domain also has a new IP address which according to reports is connected to a server in Moldova. Read full post →The Pirate Bay’s Domain Appears To Be Back Online

With Sony officially cancelled the theatrical release of The Interview movie due to threats from hackers, what’s to become of the movie? Will it never see the light of day? Well considering that a substantial amount of money went into it, we’re sure that Sony is looking for ways to release the movie.

Well as it turns out that Sony is currently looking into different methods of distribution. According to Sony spokeswoman Lauren Condoluci, “Sony is still exploring options for distribution.” This seems to contradict an earlier report by The New York Post which suggested that Sony could be releasing the movie for free via Crackle, which for those unfamiliar is Sony’s own free video streaming service. Read full post →Sony Considering How To Distribute “The Interview”

xbox one hands on review 02 640x406We have heard about the rumored PS4 Virtual Reality (VR) headset last year, and this time around, it would be the PS4’s great rival, the Xbox One, that looks set to be on the receiving end of at VR kit next June. Word on the street has it that the Xbox One will see an announcement of this VR head-mounted display (HMD) at E3 2015, where it could very well be released later on in the second half of the year. In fact, VR developers have been confirmed to be working with an Xbox One VR HMD right now, as there is a developer kit that is ‘circulating’ among a group of developers working on the console even as you read this – at least according to VR Focus.

Read full post →Xbox One VR Kit In The Pipeline (Rumor)

I suppose you can say that mad season is about to arrive yet again – boy how fast does time fly! Basically, CES 2015 will be upon us faster than you know it, and right after the whirlwind of press conferences and product releases, will we be heading off the Barcelona for Mobile World Congress. Just like any other CES that we have covered prior, one will be able to expect most companies to put forward their best foot – introducing groundbreaking technologies as well as new hardware that hope to set the trend for the year. Sony tends to have a prominent presence at CES each year, and they have just released a teaser video that ought to whet your appetite at what’s to come for the year ahead.

Read full post →Sony Teaser Video On What To Expect At CES 2015

tesla model s batteryTesla has rolled up their sleeves and are more than ready to kick off their battery swapping technology for the Model S electric vehicle. Basically, this particular “campaign”, if you can call it that, would allow users to swap out their battery instead of charging it whenever they are on the road – providing them with an option for a quick fill up which surprisingly, would take less amount of time as opposed to filling up a standard car with gas at the station. This pilot program will launch in Harris Ranch, California, where it is happening at a new facility that is located directly across the street from the Supercharger within the vicinity.

Read full post →Tesla Set To Kick Off Model S Battery Swap Pilot Program

lenovo p70tWhen it comes to the modern day smartphone, most of the time we would have to charge up our handset before we sleep at night, so that our smartphone will be ready to rock and roll the next day. Apart from that, heavy smartphone users tend to carry a powerbank of sorts with them these days, because their handset has the tendency to run out of juice by the time lunch is over due to all the wheeling and dealing done. It looks like a smartphone with super long battery life is more than welcome, and the upcoming Lenovo P70t does seem to be able to deliver in this aspect.

Read full post →Upcoming Lenovo P70t Looks Set To Be A Marathon Runner

texting1Bill shock” cases do not come across as shocking anymore these days, and here we are with yet another case which will involve someone of a higher office in life – the mayor of Quebec City, Régis Labeaume, cited ignorance when it comes to the matters of mobile billing, with international roaming in particular, and certainly received the shock of his life when his phone bill pointed to data roaming charges that was in excess of CAD$20,000 after a trip to Rome, Italy.

Read full post →Quebec City Mayor Picks Up More Than CAD$20,000 Tab In Data Roaming Charges

markus notch perssonMarkus “Notch” Persson, the creator of the insanely popular game Minecraft, has set a new record this time around – although it has nothing much to do with the gaming community, but touches on real estate instead. Basically, Notch has picked up a mansion in swanky area that we all know and love as Beverly Hills, California, for a whopping $70 million.

Read full post →Minecraft Creator Purchases Mansion For $70 Million

Everyone has probably heard by now that the hackers behind the Sony Pictures hack have successfully managed to force Sony to cancel its theatrical release of The Interview, a movie that showed the fictional assassination of North Korea’s leader Kim Jong-un. With the movie having been pulled from cinemas, that should be the end of that, right?

Well as it turns out the hackers aren’t satisfied and according to a report from CNN, the hackers want Sony to delete any data related to The Interview in an effort to make it seem like the movie never even existed at all, although we reckon that this would be a fool’s errand because if anything, the recent spate of hacks have turned the movie into a “must watch” for those wondering what all the fuss is about. Read full post →Hackers Want Sony To Remove All Signs That “The Interview” Movie Ever Existed