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Microsoft & Kyocera Agree To End Legal Battle

07/03/2015, Earlier this year, Microsoft hit Japanese phone maker Kyocera with a patent infringing lawsuit. According to Microsoft, Kyocera had not paid Microsoft to license the necessary technologies needed to in order to make their Android handset, something that a...

Oculus Attempting To Get OculusRift.com Domain Back

07/01/2015, If you’re looking for the official Oculus Rift website, you’d have to navigate to Oculus.com which we suppose isn’t obvious enough, but it’s close. However in order to prevent their fans and customers from getting confused, the company is now in a...

Apple Fined $450M For Fixing Book Prices

06/30/2015, Apple might have one of the largest market capitalizations around, and needless to say, they are a very rich company. However, $450 million is no chump change, either, but that is the fine that Apple has to pay after being found guilty of fixing the...

Europe Will Scrap Roaming Charges Come June 2017

06/30/2015, Given that the countries who fall under the EU banner share the continent and currency, it seems that what they don’t share is a standard telco rate. This means that if you were to travel within Europe, you could face roaming charges despite coming from...

France Bans Use Of Hands-Free Headsets While Driving

06/29/2015, The goal of hands-free devices like speakerphones and Bluetooth headsets is that they free up the driver’s hands. This means that they will be able to keep both hands on the wheel while driving which technically should be safer than driving while...

Study Finds Google Search Is Harming Consumers

06/29/2015, It’s safe to say many rely on Google to search for all kinds of things, such as product reviews, restaurant reviews, hotel reviews, retailers, and more. In fact it has become somewhat of a habit to turn to Google for our searches, but is that a bad...

Eternify Tricks Spotify Into Paying Your Favorite Bands

06/23/2015, Earlier last year, a band called Vulfpeck launched an album on Spotify called “Sleepify”. The album consisted of tracks that were completely silent and basically tricked Spotify into paying them royalties, with the proceeds going towards funding a...

California High School Instants Gunfire Pinpoint Security System

06/21/2015, Earlier this year we reported that a new security system was developed that could accurately pinpoint where a gun has been fired thanks to the sound of gunshots and muzzle flashes. Well it looks like over in California, a high school will be the first in...

Sprint Halts Data Throttling Following FCC’s Net Neutrality Rules

06/18/2015, Is unlimited data offered by carriers truly unlimited? Or is it unlimted to a certain extent, after which you will be throttled for using too much? Unfortunately AT&T recently found out the hard way that advertising unlimited means that you truly need...

Apple No Longer Allows Monster To Churn Out Licensed Accessories

06/16/2015, It looks like the love affair between Monster LLC and Apple has hit some rough patches – especially after Monster stepped forward to say that Apple Inc. has already revoked its authority to churn out licensed accessories that are meant for Apple...

Netflix Struggling With “Orange Is The New Black” Piracy

06/15/2015, It is no secret that with every episode released and with every new season of Game of Thrones, HBO’s problems with piracy is increased and at the moment, it certainly looks like it is a neverending battle that HBO is facing. Now it looks like HBO’s...

South Korea’s Smart Sheriff App Is A Mandatory Install For Kids

06/14/2015, Given that there are monitoring tools for the computer, it makes sense that there would be monitoring tools for smartphones as well, especially in today’s day and age where kids have access to mobile devices, which is why it doesn’t come as a surprise...

FCC Urges Smartphone OEMs To Adopt Anti-Theft Technologies

06/12/2015, Over the years we have seen an improvement in mobile security especially when it comes to smartphone theft. Companies like Apple and Google have made it so that it is harder for thieves to access your data which in turn will deter them. They have also...