announced that its board of directors has begun looking into "strategic alternatives" for the struggling telecommunications company, including the possibility of a sale. The company could also be up for going private, as the original rumor...Read more
Microsoft today released yet another advertisement in its anti-iPad campaign, this time comparing the iPad mini to Acer'sб═Iconia W3 Windows 8 tablet. The company may have dug itself in a hole with this ad, however, since this particular Acer tablet has received mostly negative reviews, especially because of its subpar display. Nonetheless, the ad follows suit...Read more
Microsoft today released yet another advertisment in its Surface vs. iPad series, this time focusing on a general range of features and differences between the two tablets. The ad begins by pointing out the physical differences, including thickness (which is the same for both), weight (where the iPad actually beats the Surface RT), and display...Read more
At a press event earlier today, LG unveiled its "G2" smartphone, featuring a 5.2-inch 1080p HD display, a 2.3 GHz quad-core processor, 2 GB of RAM, a 13-megapixel rear-facing camera, a 2.1-megapixel front-facing camera, and a 3,000mAh battery. The phone is also 4G LTE-Advanced ready and is powered by Android OS Jelly Bean. The G2's...Read more
Mozilla today released Firefox 23, bringing a new logo for the popular web browser, as well as a built-in share button that allows users to share content directly from the browser with friends. The button comes with an API for developers. Another new feature is called the mixed content blocker, which "protects users from man-in-the-middle...Read more
announced his plans to acquireб═The Washington Postб═for $250 million. Bezos is buying the newspaper buy himself, not as Amazon. A majority of the newspaper's executive team will remain in their current positions, includingб═CEO and publisher Katharine Weymouth.Read more
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Nokia today posted a new advertisement to its YouTube channel that pokes fun at Apple's recent TV ad for the iPhone 5's camera. Apple's ad, called "Photos Every Day," touts that more pictures are taken on the iPhone than any other mobile device. In Nokia's ad, cleverly entitled "Better Photos Every Day," the...Read more
Following a testing period, Netflix today announced that it has begun rolling out a new feature to accounts that allow users to have up to five (5) different "profiles" on their accounts. Each profile can be setup for a different person who uses that one account and has a separateб═Recently Watched and Instant Queue...Read more
According to new data released by research firmб═Kantar Worldpanel, BlackBerry's market share has fallen to a mere 1.1% in the second quarter of 2013, down from 4% in the same quarter last year. The number is interesting because Q2 was the first full quarter the company's next-generation Z10 smartphone was available for purchase.
announcement earlier this month, the company reported troubling Q2 2013 financial results today. HTC reported a revenue of aboutб═$2.4 billion, with a profit ofб═$41.7 million, which is down 80% year-over-year. The Taiwanese manufacturer even went as far as saying...Read more