PayPal Beacon Will Provide Hands-Free Automatic Payments To Retailers

Just last week, PayPal launched some major improvements to its iOS and Android apps that would make it easier than ever for its users to pay for stuff while they’re out in the real world. One feature allows retailers to charge their customers if they just so happen to be enjoying a lovely brunch in their establishment. To help make the process even more easy, PayPal is announcing PayPal Beacon.


SnapChat Achieves 350 Million ‘Snaps’ A Day Milestone

It was this past April when the folks behind SnapChat announced its users were sending a total of 150 million photos per day, which we’re sure many of those using the service are sharing only the finest and family-friendly images that need to self destruct in 5 seconds. Nearly 5 months later, SnapChat is making another announcement as to how many “snaps” are being sent per day.  This time, their snaps […]


Assassin’s Creed: Pirates Brings Naval Warfare To Mobile Devices

We caught a leaked promotional image for some games Ubisoft was preparing to announce prior to the official start of this year’s Tokyo Game Show. The leak ousted Assassin’s Creed 3: Liberation HD and Assassin’s Creed: Pirates. We learned about Liberation HD just a moment ago, and we’re now learning what exactly Assassin’s Creed: Pirates is all about.


Australian Consumer Watchdog To Investigate Freemium Apps

While freemium games are a developer’s new way to make a lot of money, such as Candy Crush that was reported to be raking in $633,000 per day, they are the bane of parents around the world where there have been reports of children racking up thousands because they thought that the items they were purchasing were free, due to the app being free itself. Some kids probably had no […]


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Sony Xperia Z1 Mini Caught Alongside Xperia Z1 In Newly Leaked Photo

Just last week during IFA 2013 in Berlin, Sony unveiled their latest smartphone, the much rumored Sony Xperia Z1, which was basically an upgraded version of the Xperia Z with a 20MP camera in tow. At the same time there were rumors about Sony announcing an Xperia Z1 Mini, essentially a smaller version of the Xperia Z1, but unfortunately the device did not appear at IFA 2013 alongside the Xperia […]


T-Mobile Will Reportedly Offer The New iPhone At Launch

Apple will unveil the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C in a matter of hours, and of course it is expected that the major carriers in the US, AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint, will offer at least one of them, but will they all have them at the same time? A few iPhones ago, AT&T was the only carrier in the US to offer the device, but that was soon […]


iPhone 5S Fingerprint Sensor “Confirmed” By WSJ

In a matter of hours, Apple will be taking the wraps off the iPhone 5S and the iPhone 5C. One of the main features of the iPhone 5S would be its fingerprint sensor that is expected to be embedded in the home button, and leaked specifications and a user manual has pretty “confirmed” that the feature is a sure-thing, but just in case for those who are still a bit […]


BlackBerry Reportedly Cut Its US Sales Force By Half

Earlier it was reported that BlackBerry could finally be getting a buyer that will hopefully turn things around for the Canadian company and hopefully relaunch the brand in the future with better prospects. However until the alleged deal is confirmed and goes through, BlackBerry appears to be struggling and a report from CantechLetter has revealed that the company has made some massive cuts to its sales force in the US, […]


iPhone 5S Fingerprint Scanner Could Be Known As “Touch ID”

So it is almost a given that the iPhone 5S will sport a fingerprint scanner as multiple reports have since “confirmed” the feature, although knowing Apple, they probably will be giving it a different name and thanks to a leaked user manual obtained by Nowhereelse.fr, it seems that the fingerprint scanner could be known as “Touch ID”. As you can see in the photo above, the manual does look pretty […]


NTT DOCOMO And China Mobile Expected To Boost iPhone Sales By 35 Million

China Mobile and NTT DOCOMO are some of the largest carriers in the world, and more importantly for Apple, they are some of the largest carriers in the world that does not offer the iPhone on their network in an official capacity. NTT DOCOMO has been reported to have signed a deal with Apple and will start offering the phone this fall, and while China Mobile has expressed their interest, […]


Apple Town Hall Gets Decorated In Preparation For iPhone Event

In less than 24 hours, Apple will be taking the wraps off their brand new iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C, as well as announce the launch date of their upcoming iOS 7 update which we’re sure many iOS users are looking forward to. In the meantime, and as expected, Apple has begun to decorate the Town Hall in which the iPhone 4S was launched back in the fall of 2011, […]


Alleged iPhone 5C Caught On Video With iOS 7

In the past we’ve seen leaked photos of Apple’s upcoming iPhone 5C, the Cupertino company’s alleged low-cost iPhone, but the photos we’ve seen were only the shells of the device which in all honesty could have been made by just about anyone. However thanks to a new video which has made its way online, we are now able to take a look at what appears to be a blue iPhone […]


iPhone 6 May Have 4.5 To 5 Inch Display

Ever since the first iPhone was launched back in 2007 till the iPhone 4S in 2011, Apple didn’t change the 3.5 inch display size. In 2012 it finally budged, releasing the iPhone 5 with a 4 inch display. A recent report by the WSJ suggested that the company is testing prototypes of a next generation smartphone with displays as large as 6 inches. Even if it is working with different […]


Samsung Sells 38 Million Galaxy Note Devices

The first Samsung Galaxy Note was launched back in 2011. Its unusual display size lead many to believe that it might perform well, but the device has actually crafted a niche of its own. Just last week the company unveiled Galaxy Note 3, its third phablet, with a host of new improvements and features. At a press conference, Samsung co-CEO JK Shin revealed that the company has sold 38 million […]