the interviewFollowing the hack on Sony Pictures and the threats made by the hackers, Sony has decided to cancel the theatrical release of the comedy “The Interview”. Recently Sony had commented saying that they’re still exploring their options on how best to distribute the movie (it seems that they aren’t backing down a second time), with Sony’s Crackle service being a rumored possibility.

Well it looks like if Sony doesn’t come up with an idea soon, hacker group Anonymous might do their job for them. Anonymous has posted a series of tweets in which they lambasted Sony for giving into the hackers’ demands so easily and also offered to release the movie themselves as a “Christmas present” for internet users. Read full post →Anonymous Offers To Release “The Interview” For Sony

Lumia 1320 635Back in 2013 Nokia released the Lumia 1320 which was basically a slightly less powerful and cheaper alternative to the Lumia 1520. It was aimed at those who wanted a large screen without the hefty price tag. Well it looks like the Lumia 1320 isn’t going away anytime soon because according to reports, two variants of the device have been recently spotted at the FCC.

It seems that Microsoft might have recently upgraded some of the specs of the Lumia 1320 because it seems that the cameras have undergone some changes. Previously the Lumia 1320 featured a 5MP rear-facing camera and a 1.2MP front-facing camera, but it has since been upgraded to 14MP and 5MP cameras respectively. Read full post →Lumia 1320 Variants Spotted At The FCC With Upgraded Cameras

snapchatWhen it comes to the Windows Phone platform, developers haven’t exactly been showing a lot of love for it. Many apps tend to have apps released on iOS and Android, and usually with Windows Phone released as an afterthought (look at how long it took Instagram and BBM to arrive).

Now Snapchat is an app missing from Windows Phone, although in all fairness there are plenty of alternatives, or rather there were many alternatives. According to a report from Windows Central, it seems that most, if not all, Snapchat alternatives have been removed from the Windows Store including popular apps like 6snap. Read full post →Unofficial Windows Phone Snapchat Clients Reportedly Taken Down

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