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Articles for April of 2013Below are the 140 articles for April of 2013
There are dozens of services and options out there for the potential blogger, but which are a fit for you? TechnologyGuide dives in to show you how to best built[...]
A March report from cybersecurity firm SourceFire says that more than 80% of all smartphone OS software vulnerabilities from the last 25 years have been found in iOS.
An appeals court today declined a group of major television broadcasters’ request to temporarily shut down Aereo, a streaming video service that lets users watch live and recorded television over[...]
Amazon has announced a new feature added to its Cloud service that integrates File Sync into a desktop app, which allows users to store and access files in the Amazon[...]
We haven\'t been kind to Intel-based Windows 8 tablets, as they have all been underwhelming. Can the Lenovo Lynx buck the trend?
AT&T has affirmed its plans to deploy HD Voice technology sometime this year, allowing users to enjoy drastically improved call quality.
How exactly does the 94Fifty smart basketball work, and how can it make you a better baller?
AT&T and Sprint have announced that they will begin selling the HTC One on April 19. The 32 GB variant will cost $199 with a two-year contract, while the AT&T-exclusive[...]
The forthcoming Windows Blue upgrade to Windows 8 will officially be called Windows 8.1, according to a new report.
Google could release a new Nexus 7 tablet as early as July, and it rumor has it, the new Nexus will be cheap.
Quilting is not just your grandmother’s craft. In the past, communities (sometimes guilds) of sewers would gather to share tips, try out new block patterns, and bond over a shared[...]
The wireless company will begin pre-order sales of the smartphone beginning April 16 for $249.99 with a two-year commitment.
There\'s already been a truckload of new high-quality smartphones announced this year, with just about every major manufacturer throwing its hat into the superphone ring. Wondering what\'s got these phone[...]
Rdio has announced a new video service, appropriately named Vdio
LIT is a fitness tracker aimed at action sports and extreme sports enthusiasts; able to track jumps, waves, and more with its unique design.
Hints of a new Nexus 7 have got the tech world buzzing today, and with good reason: it will likely be the first noteworthy tablet in months.
By all indications, small-to-medium size businesses are on the move, in more ways than one.
After launching just a year and a half ago, BBM Music will be shut down for good on June 2.
Samsung announced this morning that it will be opening 1,400 mini-stores inside Best Buys across the country by the end of June.
The company announced today its new lineup of telephones... not smartphones, but actual regular phones. Remember those?
Samsung has announced the pricing and availability of the Wi-Fi-only version of the Samsung Galaxy Camera.
Facebook has unveiled Facebook Home, a new “family of apps” that integrates Facebook software into a variety of Android smartphones and, eventually, Android tablets.
HTC and AT&T have announced the HTC First – the, ahem, first Android device to come with Facebook’s new Home software built into it. It’ll be exclusive to AT&T, and[...]
Apple is making gains in the U.S. smartphone market, solidifying the iPhone as the most popular device and placing iOS in a solid position among smartphone platforms.
Many consumers are frustrated by is the lack on a Start Button on the new user interface of Windows 8. Here\'s how to get it back.
The Masters Golf Tournament at Augusta National tees off April 11. Forget network TV, here\'s how you can catch the entire 2013 Masters Golf Tournament online and with apps.
Ever get lost at the mall or race around a casino looking for a bathroom? That all could be a thing of the past as indoor mapping brings GPS-style maps[...]
Sony has revealed pricing for its 55- and 65-inch 4K TVs, and the numbers are a little more affordable that what\'s come to be expected.
Sony has formally announced its 4K media player, the FMP-X1, which will provide native 4K content to those who pick up one of Sony\'s new Ultra HDTVs later this year.
A California appeals court has ruled that any form of hands-on use of a mobile telephone while driving is against state law, even looking at a map
Microsoft today announced that it has come to an agreement with Ericsson that will see the Swedish telecom equipment company acquire Microsoft’s ‘Mediaroom’ IPTV platform, which provides television services over[...]
Facebook Home should be exciting to social media junkies, but multiple analysts agree that it could present stiff security issues if deployed in the workplace.
Panasonic has formally unveiled its latest Micro Four Thirds camera, the Lumix DMC-GF6. The mirrorless shooter follows in the footsteps of last year’s entry-level GF5, but does manage to bring[...]
Panasonic has announced availability and pricing information for its new lineup of Blu-ray disc players, which includes two new full HD 3D models, two 2D players and continuations of two[...]
Samsung has announced availability for its Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet in America, with the device hitting shelves on April 11.
Panasonic has officially announced availability for its inaugural line of streaming media players entering a market already crowded with devices.
The next entry in the acclaimed Batman: Arkham franchise is called Batman: Arkham Origins, and it will arrive on PS3, Xbox 360, Wii U and PC this October.
The HTC One is simply the best Android smartphone available. Here\'s why.
The Google Play Store for Android has received a makeover, bringing a cleaner user interface that will make finding and purchasing content a breeze.
Boxee launched its Boxee TV set-top box just last fall, but now the company has quietly decided to rebrand its newest flagship device as the Boxee Cloud DVR.
Canadian startup Matterform has just announced it will begin selling the Photon 3D Scanner for just $443.
The Panasonic RP-HTX7 Monitor headphones provide retro style at a low price, but is their performance good enough to warrant consideration? Find out in TG\'s review.
The Nike + app is a GPS running aid that helps runners keep track of important data in real time while running, reflect on data after the fact, and compare[...]
Shipments of personal computers totaled 76.3 million units in the first quarter of 2013, according to research firm IDC, good for a 13.9 percent decrease from the total shipments made[...]
Panasonic has now unveiled pricing and availability for most of its 2013 line of HD TVs, which the company first showed off at the Consumer Electronics Show in January.
The Sony NEX-6 is the latest in the company\'s line of mirrorless interchangeable lens cameras. Previous entries have been great, how does this compare?
By all indications, small-to-medium size businesses are on the move, in more ways than one. Find out why the Xperia Z could be part of this charge in this special[...]
Microsoft is reportedly working on development of a 7-inch version of the Surface tablet, entering the mini-tablet market for the first time.
Samsung today announced two new supersized phablets into its family of Galaxy devices, the Galaxy Mega 6.3 and the Galaxy Mega 5.8.
Your old smartphone may be worth more than you think, and even more than your carrier is willing to fork over through a trade-in. Before buying a new handset, find[...]
According to a new report by Forester Research, consumers are still more likely to visit a brick-and-mortar store than shop online, by a very large margin.
According to the report, sales of the Z10 are being outnumbered by returns of the smartphone in some instances. BlackBerry has something to say about that, however.
The Samsung WB250F is a compact point-and-shoot camera with built in Wi-Fi. It’s a good camera for casual photographers on a budget and kids looking to get into photography.
Samsung has released an Amethyst Purple version of the Samsung Galaxy S3 smartphone for Sprint customers.
Bad new Verizon customers, you will have to wait an extra 4 months to upgrade your smartphone at a discounted rate.
Users are now able to download Facebook Home in the Google Play store.
Dish Network has informally made a $25.5 billion cash-and-stock bid to purchase Sprint Nextel. Dish hopes that its deal will be more appealing to Sprint\'s stockholders than a currently-proposed $20.1[...]
Facebook Home is built around \"people, not apps,\" according to Mark Zuckerberg. Find out if that makes for a better Android experience.
Microsoft is currently \"working on designs\" for a touch-enabled smart watch of its own, according to a report from The Wall Street Journal.
E-commerce giant Amazon today announced the launch of its \'50+ Active and Healthy Living Store,\' a new segment of its website specially devoted to supplying wellness, personal care and other[...]
The Canon Pixma MX922 debuted at CES and is designed for home office use.
Yes, the iPhone can be used to control prosthetic hands now.
Comcast has revealed that it will begin encrypting its Limited Basic cable channels over the next few months. The company is currently notifying affected customers ahead of the encryption process[...]
Kodak has reached an agreement with Brother Industries, a company most well know for its printers, to sell certain assets of its Document Imaging business.
Jomi is creating two devices that will remind users to drink water in order to keep hydrated throughout the day.
Google Glass is fast approaching, and today Google released the first concrete technical specifications for its futuristic pair of glasses.
Those looking to get their hands on the Samsung Galaxy S4 can get a little more giddy today, as AT&T has officially kept good on its word and made Samsung\'s[...]
The final steps in setting up a home theater is ensuring you have the right cables and a properly tuned room. Read on to understand what we mean by that.
A leaked memo suggests that Apple will be offering free replacements for select Apple TVs that are having issues connecting to Wi-Fi networks.
Various reports suggest that Windows 8.1 may include a \"boot to desktop\" option that bypasses the OS\' tile-based \"Metro\" interface and brings users straight into desktop mode.
The Fuji X100s is a point-and-shoot, fixed lens camera with a small, retro look that hits home for nostalgic photographers that used to use film cameras.
Dell announced a new Latitude notebook aimed at students, businesses, and schools operating on a tight budget.
Logitech announced two new universal remotes along with Harmony hub, which also features smartphone connectivity.
Facebook today revealed that it will be bringing a limited version of its Chat Heads messaging app to iOS devices as soon as today.
In this age of superpowered gaming PCs and next-gen consoles, sometimes it\'s nice to go back to the simpler times of gaming. Graphically speaking, Arena.Xlsm goes back even further.
T-Mobile has announced it will begin selling the LTE version of the HTC One on April 24.
Both T-Mobile and Sprint have announced pricing and availability details for the forthcoming Samsung Galaxy S4.
Seiki has announced that it will begin selling its 50-inch 4K TV later this month for the relatively cheap price of $1,500.
Tobii Technology has announced the launch of Tobii UX Live, a set of tools aimed at letting Web designers and developers utilize the Swedish company’s brand of eye-tracking technology to[...]
The Samsung ML-5512nd is a high functioning monochrome laser printer targeted at a range of businesses.
Microsoft has announced it will now offer two-step verification for users with a Microsoft Account.
HTC, LG, and Samsung have joined the Power Matters Alliance (PMA), an organization pushing for a standard wireless charging format that would allow consumers to charge devices on the go.
Nintendo Announces ‘Link to the Past’ Sequel, ‘EarthBound’ Wii U Release and More at Nintendo Direct
Nintendo is making a habit out of stuffing its Nintendo Direct conferences with truckloads of new information, and today’s was no exception.
LG is rumored to have a washing machine that won’t require water in the works.
Pentax\'s MX-1 is a welcome addition to the compact camera lineup. It offers 12 MP, a 4x zoom, maunual modes, and good image quality.
After a few days of speculation, Twitter has formally unveiled its music discovery and streaming service, the fittingly-titled Twitter #Music.
What is two-step verification and how can it help you from being the victim of online identity theft?
Toshiba hasn’t been known for offering premium tech for a few years now, but the Japanese tech company plans on attacking the high-end PC market with its newest offering: the[...]
The Nikon D7100 is no joke! Find out why in this full review.
Twitter\'s new music discovery service for iOS users features social integration and a friendly UI.
A quick PSA for all those eager to get their hands on the HTC One: As previously announced, HTC\'s flagship phone can be had today on AT&T and Sprint for[...]
Here\'s a great reason to work from home; it makes you more environmentally conscious.
Amazon has released the pilot episodes of multiple original series, including six children’s shows and eight comedies.
Volkswagen and Apple have teamed up for the iBeetle, a new car that will integrate iPhone technology and aesthetic when it launches in early 2014.
Surprise, surprise, Samsung will dominate IFA.
Does Dead Island Riptide improve upon the successes of its predecessor, or does it rehash the same undead formula? Read on to find out.
Samsung is working with researchers from the University of Texas, Dallas on brainwave-reading technology that lets users launch apps, select contacts and the like with nothing but their minds.
Expect IFA 2013 to be the biggest yet, with more than 10,000 new product launches.
Select Google Earth users will now be able to move the world with a wave of their hands, as a new update released today will add Leap Motion Controller support[...]
Google Chairman Eric Schmidt told BBC Radio 4, Google Glass is a \"year-ish\" away for consumers.
Got an idea for a great app but lack the technical know-how? Here\'s what goes into getting your excellent app built by pros.
Asus is launching its Google TV-sporting media streamer, the Asus Cube, today for $140.
As part of its first quarter earnings call, Netflix has announced it will launch a new family streaming plan, expanding its service options in the U.S.
It\'s not expensive or difficult to give an old home theater a modern makeover, at least not with these top home theater gadgets.
Aereo already announced plans to expand its live broadcast TV streaming service out to 22 major U.S. cities earlier this year, but today it has specifically revealed which region will[...]
The HP Prime is the company’s newest graphing calculator, but it appears to be a whole lot more than that.
Ever want your own private cloud?
The Lenovo G580 is a budget notebook with a bulky design but strong performance. Find out what else is good/bad about it in this full review.
Western Digital claims it has taken a bold leap forward in hard drive design with the announcement of its newest WD Blue UltraSlim hard drives and WD Black solid state[...]
McKinley Equipment Corp. streamlined its decades-old business and improved its customer service efficiency by turning to modern technology. Read how in SearchConsumerization\'s report.
Thinx takes a unique approach to remote video monitoring for homes and small businesses by letting users set SMS alerts for specific times of day or events, which they can[...]
This week, at the annual Experimental Biology conference in Boston, a company unveiled mini-livers created by a 3D printer.
After repeated clashes with the U.S. government over national security concerns, Chinese telecom giant Huawei has said that it will be scaling back its efforts in the American mobile market.
Dad a lousy golfer? These gadgets should help put a little swing back into his game.
The Samsung Galaxy S4 promises to be the next big thing in smartphones. Is it?
After months of rumors and speculation, Microsoft has announced that the next Xbox will be revealed at an event on May 21. The news comes via an event invite sent[...]
Both Sprint and T-Mobile have delayed the launch of the Galaxy S4 due to inventory issues, while Verizon has begun to announce availability for its version of the handset.
An Amazon Roku? Sure, why not?
Details on the QWERTY-sporting BlackBerry Q10 have started to trickle in, and now BlackBerry has confirmed to TG that consumers should expect to pay $249 for the handset when it[...]
Speaking at the company’s most recent financial earnings call, LG vice president of mobile Yoon Bu-hyun said that LG plans to release a smartphone with a flexible OLED screen in[...]
The Dell Inspiron 15R Special Edition notebook is walks the line between Dell’s budget Inspiron notebooks and its premium XPS series.
Let\'s face it, grads: You don\'t want really want to go to work. That\'s fine. Why would you when you could be playing these great multiplayer games with your friends[...]
Tablet shipments are at an all-time high and Apple is leading the pack.
Panasonic has announced pricing and availability for its new Network Era Series of wireless speaker systems.
Smart trashcans are likely on your city streets right now. So what exactly can a smart trashcan do?
Citing the need for further comprehensive beta testing for developers, Leap Motion has announced that it is delaying the original shipping date of its motion control device.
Smartphones have outshipped so-called \"dumbphones\" for the first time in industry history.
Contrary to some previous reports, LG tells TechnologyGuide that it isn\'t sure whether or not it will be able to release its curved OLED TV by the end of the[...]
Samsung is expected to release a rugged version of its Samsung Galaxy S4 smartphone.
Well that was fast. Just a couple weeks after hinting that it hoped to get its Curved OLED TV to market soon, LG today announced that it is indeed ready[...]
The HP ElitePad 900 is a business-class Windows 8 tablet. Find out if it earns its namesake in this full Windows 8 tablet review.
Whispers of a new, smaller Galaxy Tab arose late last week, but today Samsung has gone and made the Galaxy Tab 3 official. It\'ll go on sale beginning next month
It’s no secret many consumers are looking for ways to cut the cord on cable, and a new start-up company called Aereo is trying to help consumers do just that.
Google Now has officially come to the iOS platform with a new Search app update.
Next Issue provides 80 magazine titles to its users, for one low monthly rate; its like the Netflix for magazine subscriptions.
It\'s no secret that BlackBerry is struggling, but early reports suggest that there may be reason to put a little bit of faith back in the company formerly known as[...]
Making new friends over a cold beer has gotten even easier, with the Budweiser Buddy Cup.
Linskys today dished further details for the two newest entries in its EA series of Smart Wi-Fi routers: the Smart Wi-Fi Router AC 1200 Advanced Multimedia (model EA 6300) and[...]
The HP Pavilion Sleekbook 15 z-b000 is a configure-to-order Windows 8 notebook aimed at consumers on a budget.
The HP Sleekbook 15z is a 15.6-inch, budget-class, Windows 8 notebook. Check out the video review to see what corners were cut in order to make it affordable.