Verizon fast-forwards phone upgrade eligibility for some customers

Brittany Hillen Verizon customers chomping at the bit to get the iPhone 6 or the iPhone 6 Plus as soon as possible are in luck: those with a smartphone upgrade eligibility date of November 15, 2014 or sooner will now be seeing that date changed for an immediate upgrade, allowing them to swap out their […]

Qualcomm SafeSwitch offers a hardware-based kill switch

JC Torres Depending on your market outlook, Qualcomm could be seen as the top chip mobile chip maker, at least when it comes to smartphones and tablets. Soon, however, it’s lead on its competitors might widen even further if it manages to convince device manufacturers and carriers to utilize its own “kill switch” implementation, which, […]

CEO Of Guess Watches Welcomes Apple To The Fray

In what amounts to a “welcome” turned sputtering softball aimed at Apple’s broad side, the CEO of Guess Watches Cindy Livingston wrote an open letter to Apple while, at the same time, proclaiming her own interest in the smartwatch world. Guess, a fashion brand founded in the 1980s, is best known for dress watches known […]

Watch This Robotic Cheetah Run Like A Real Animal

It’s not every day that you see a robotic electric cheetah traipse merrily on the MIT quad and football field, but here you go: the Cheetah, a robot that will be able to run as fast as 30 miles per hour, is now wandering about untethered like Big Dog’s jumpy younger brother. The Cheetah was […]

Moto 360 Review: Flawed Charm

Chris Davies The Moto 360 has a lot to live up to. Motorola’s wearable spoiled our first taste of Android Wear smartwatches back in July, leaving the first square-faced examples to run the platform looking hopelessly geeky in comparison. Arguably the closest to a regular watch in design we’ve seen so far, and – though […]

Canon EOS 7D Mark II: new images surface

Brittany Hillen The long anticipated Canon EOS 7D Mark II has been the subject of speculation and leaks for a while now, not the least of which was earlier this week when some specs surfaced said to belong to Canon’s next camera. Joining them are three new images that show off what is purported to […]

Apple’s Big-Ass iPhone 6+ And 6 Now Available For Pre-Order

Apple’s newest and largest pair of iPhones, the iPhone 6 and 6+, are now available for pre-order in a number of countries including the U.S. and the UK, France, Germany, Spain and Italy. The phones are due to ship to buyers starting next week, on September 19. Pre-orders don’t appear to have opened up yet in China, Asia’s […]

Samsung Attacks Apple’s Keynote With “It Doesn’t Take A Genius” Ads

Samsung has released a series of videos lampooning this week’s Apple announcement, a move that is at once familiar and not unexpected. There are six of them in total, including one on screen size, in a series called “It Doesn’t Take A Genius.” Collect them all. After years of cringey, tone-deaf commercials, the company has […]

OneDrive now supports files as large as 10 GB

JC Torres Microsoft is once again upping the ante on its cloud storage solution. After increasing OneDrive storage capacities across the board and reducing price tags everywhere, they are now giving what they claim is a top user requested feature: the ability to upload and store large files, up to 10 GB in fact. At […]