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Articles for May of 2013Below are the 146 articles for May of 2013
Google Now is finally available to iOS users via an update to the Google Search app. There are five good reasons you need to try Now, right now.
The deal is done. After months of preparations and approvals, T-Mobile USA and MetroPCS have officially merged into one company, T-Mobile US.
The HTC One has quickly become a favorite amongst critics and enthusiasts alike, and now HTC may be spreading the premium design of its newest flagship to a more mid-range[...]
AT&T today announced that it will begin selling the LG's new big-screened phablet, the LG Optimus G Pro, on May 10 for $200 and a two-year contract. Pre-orders start May[...]
The next entry in the blockbuster Call of Duty franchise is called Call of Duty: Ghosts. The FPS will come to PC, PS3 and Xbox 360 on November 5. No[...]
Hate driving in the rain at night? Intel wants to make it easier for you.
Mom and Dad have a day coming up, and grads will soon be marking a major life milestone. Increasingly, that means gifts, and often, that translates into gadgets.
Research firm IDC has issued its latest tablet market report, and it would appear that not much has changed from last quarter to this one. Apple and Samsung are still[...]
Keep tabs on your dog's fitness levels with FitBark, the fitness tracker for man's best friend.
Facebook today launched a new ‘Trusted Contacts’ feature, which gives users the option to recover their accounts with the help of a few close Facebook friends.
Stop Googling the calories of everything you eat. With the Chef Sleeve Smart Food Scale, you can get all the info you want just by weighing.
Google has released a Google Keep app for Chrome web browsers.
Barnes & Noble has announced that it is opening up the forked version of Android found on its Nook HD and Nook HD+ tablets by giving them support for the[...]
Toshiba has announced the launch of the WT310, a Windows 8 Pro tablet aimed at business users. Available in the UK sometime in the second quarter of this year, the[...]
The modern American living room is more connected to the Web than ever before, but a new study from The NPD Group shows that just under half of all Internet-capable[...]
Acer has a new budget Android tablet.
Acer announced its new Ultrabook Aspire A7 with a new hinge design.
The world’s first Ultrabook convertible has arrived, at least if you listen to Acer.
An all-in-one speaker system is supposed to eliminate the need for complicated setups. Find out if it compromises audio quality in this full ZVox ZBase 555 review.
Training for a marathon or just looking to get into shape for swimsuit season? Check out this Nike+ SportWatch GPS review.
Barnes & Noble Cutting Nook HD and Nook HD+ Prices until May 12 (UPDATE: Amazon Does the Same for Kindle Fire HD)
Just a few days removed from opening up its Nook HD and Nook HD+ to the hundreds of thousands of apps found in the Google Play store, Barnes & Noble[...]
The Financial Times is reporting Google may launch a YouTube subscription service as early as this week.
Your employer could start tracking your fitness levels as a condition of employment. Find out why it's the next front in the personal/professional-life convergence.
Wearable fitness-tracking devices are a dime a dozen these days, but that hasn’t stopped Fitbit from adding a new wristband to its ever-growing series of health-monitoring machines: the Fitbit Flex.
Electronic Arts has officially confirmed The Sims 4, the next installment in the longstanding life simulation franchise. It’ll arrive on PC and Mac sometime in 2014.
The next Xbox is coming, whether Microsoft wants to talk about it or not. Tons of new rumors and leaks about the new console have surfaced over the past couple[...]
Adobe has moved all its products to its Creative Cloud subscription service.
Sony has announced a new line of notebooks, VAIO Fit, aimed at business users and students looking for a premium design at a budget price.
Following months of leaks, rumors and speculation, Microsoft has confirmed that Windows Blue, a forthcoming software update to Windows 8, will arrive before the end of the year.
Nokia has confirmed the long-rumored Lumia 928, while a recent magazine ad has revealed that the device will be coming to Verizon.
The VAIO Fit 15 is part of Sony's just-announced VAIO Fit line of notebooks. Find out if its any good in this full Windows 8 notebook review.
Audio is half the home theater experience, and low-cost speaker systems can deliver decent sound. Find out if this $200 ZVox speaker system is one of them.
GPS run-tracking watches are no longer the gadget of choice for professional runners and fitness buffs. Amateurs have much to gain from the increasingly popular device.
Get a closer look at the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 with this video preview.
Fresh off of its head-turning shift to the Creative Cloud, Adobe has announced that it is diving into hardware with its own smart stylus and smart ruler -- codenamed ‘Mighty’[...]
A report from NQ Mobile indicated malware attacks are on the rise, up 163 percent from 2011.
All-in-ones have the potential to save the desktop PC market, or completely reinvent it.
The Revo headphones from Jabra are an attractive option for anyone looking for something other than Beats, but do minor quirks outweigh fantastic sound quailty?
The Toshiba Satellite P857-S7102 is a mid-tier notebook that offers a beautiful display and a ton of performance. Find out more about this Windows 8 laptop in this full review.
Microsoft is trying to purchase the digital ecosystem of Nook Media LLC for $1 billion, according to a TechCrunch report.
Nokia's DC-18 portable charger allows users to instantly charge their Lumia and Asha 501 devices on the go.
The retail launch of the Ouya game console has been pushed back three weeks due to consumer and retailer demand, Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman announced this morning.
The Huawei Ascend W1 has been available overseas for a few months now, but today Huawei announced its plans to bring the handset to America without the 'Ascend' branding.
Netflix is big... really big.
AT&T launched Aio Wireless today in Houston, Orlando and Tampa, offering customers no-contract, prepaid plans.
YouTube is launching a pilot program with a “small group of partners” for paid channel subscriptions on the popular video-streaming site.
Amazon is reportedly working on releasing a 3D smartphone as well as an audio-only streaming device.
The force is strong in this 3D printing story.
The Nokia Lumia 928 is the company's newest Windows Phone 8 device, and will be exclusive to Verizon Wireless customers.
Microsoft is reportedly working on a set-top box, which would work across Windows devices.
Don't expect Google to unveil any plastic at I/O.
It's been four months since CES, so where are all the gadgets and devices?
You've likely heard about NFC, or near-field communications, as a feature on smartphones, or maybe even a credit card replacement. So, exactly what is it?
The 5K Runmeter app offers serious runners, training plans, relevant data and some extra motivation to get training.
Beginning this week, ABC will offer live-streaming on its iOS app to cable and satellite subscribers.
Zact offers pay-as-you-go plans in a whole new way. Customers pay for exactly what they use and nothing more.
Amazon now has its own virtual currency... Coins!
Aereo will bring its controversial streaming TV service to Boston in just a couple days, but today the company announced that it is refreshing its price plans to hopefully make[...]
Metro: Last Light returns players to the dark Russian atmosphere of its predecessor, Metro 2033, but has the gameplay been tightened up enough to make the sequel worth checking out?[...]
Verizon users eager to get their hands on the Galaxy S4 got some good news today, as the carrier has pushed up the flagship phone's launch date.
For the second time in the span of a week, Nokia has introduced a new entry in its Lumia 920 series Windows Phone flagships.
In a bid to reclaim some users it lost to Google’s Gmail service, Microsoft is adding, well, a Google service.
Nvidia has announced that its ‘Project Shield’ handheld gaming console will officially be called the Nvidia Shield, and will ship this June for $350. Pre-orders open today for select users,[...]
HD Voice will bring greater call clarity to smartphones; but what is it exactly and when will we get it?
BlackBerry anounced the Q5 and a software update for the Z10 at BlackBerry Live today.
The BlackBerry Q10 will be available on the Verizon, Sprint and T-Mobile networks as early as June.
As previously rumored, Microsoft today announced that the forthcoming ‘Blue’ update to Windows 8 will be called Windows 8.1.
BlackBerry announced it will be sharing its popular BBM service with iOS and Android users by the end of the summer.
Square Stand will give small businesses, as well as larger businesses, an easy alternative to standard cash register systems.
Microsoft will replace the Microsoft Points virtual currency system it primarily uses with the Xbox 360 in favor of regular cash and a new gift card scheme, according to a[...]
With the Hue update, household light bulbs can works as alarms, timers, and even push notifications.
Verizon business customers can now purchase licensing run VMware Horizon Mobile on their Android smartphones.
Google has confirmed previous speculation and announced the launch of Google Play game services at its annual I/O conference today. The platform packs many features that should be familiar to[...]
In a surprise move, Google and Samsung have teamed up to release a new version of the Galaxy S4 that ditches Samsung’s TouchWiz interface and instead runs stock Android Jelly[...]
Google has announced a new music streaming and discovery service called Google Play Music: All Access
Google announced Hangout, a cross-platform communication tool.
Google search is about to get conversational, and very personal.
At its I/O conference today, Google announced that it is refreshing its Maps app for mobile devices and overhauling its browser counterpart.
Gmail has received a host of new features, including the integration of Google Wallet and real-time flight status updates.
Video game publisher Electronic Arts has revealed that it will be dropping its Online Pass program from all of its new games going forward.
Combined, Android and iOS make up 92.3 percent of the market, leaving BlackBerry and Windows in their dust,
Sony has confirmed that the next entry in its Gran Turismo series of racing simulators, Gran Turismo 6, will launch on PlayStation 3 sometime this holiday season.
Slingbox promises to deliver "your TV, anywhere." Let's find out if its latest home theater set-top box, the Slingbox 500, actually delivers on that lofty claim.
Google Maps was good, but now it's great thanks to a major update announced earlier this week at Google I/O. Find out why TG is so excited about the new[...]
A tattoo that can only be seen under black light? Why would anyone want something like that?
Samsung co-CEO Shin Jong-kyun believes sales of the Samsung Galaxy S4 will pass the 10 million mark as soon as next week.
Samsung has launched a new iteration of its TecTiles NFC programmable tags, which allow users to automate everyday smartphone functions.
Nintendo Announces Exclusive Deals with Sega and Best Buy, Details Upcoming Games at Nintendo Direct
Nintendo held another one of its Nintendo Direct video conferences this morning, this time focusing on some of the games that'll hit the Wii U and Nintendo 3DS this summer.[...]
Yahoo today announced that it has acquired popular blogging service Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash.
The Roku 3 is the latest media streaming box from the industry leader. But is it the greatest? Find out in this full Roku 3 review.
Best Buy has started offering Sony’s various Ultra HDTVs in an effort to reignite its TV sales business.
Follow the exploits of student and Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11s user Valerie Sarnataro in her blog, Balancing Act, as she balances her work, school and social life with this[...]
Sony's latest video teases the physical Playstation 4 console, and announces it will be unveiled on June 10.
Dish today announced an update to its Dish Anywhere mobile app that lets iPhone and Android users take their on demand content from their couches to their smartphones or tablets.
Yahoo has acquired Tumblr, and while it promises to keep the site the way it is, some users are weary.
LogMeIn has found the bring-your-own-apps trend to be widespread across workplaces in the past, and today the software company is introducing AppGuru to help IT professionals cope.
The new Xbox One is official. Get all the details here as they happen.
Ellie, the virtual psychologist, could change the face of mental health with her unbiased nature.
Here's everything you need to know about the Microsoft Xbox One, an All-in-One system, according to Microsoft, that seems very different past consoles.
The first of the Google Chrome updates have arrived and users can now have a conversation with the search engine.
The Xbox One may not be a hardcore gaming console, but it's a natural byproduct of the connected world today.
HTC has suffered a string of setbacks as of late, from poor sales to its employees jumping ship.
LoJack, a popular theft prevention and recovery software for automobiles and laptops, is baked into the Samsung Galaxy S4 and will launch early this summer.
Who needs a sous-chef when you have a Yoga? Certainly not Valerie, who reports on a new use for her device in the latest installment of Balancing Act.
iOS users tired of Siri will be happy to hear that with a forthcoming Chrome update, they will be able to opt for Google instead.
Google announced sweeping changes to its Hangout service at Google I/O. Will it make it the go-to video chat service for users likely tied to Skype? It really should.
Good news has been hard to come by for HTC as of late, but amidst all the reports of departing executives, the company’s flagship HTC One smartphone appears to be[...]
The Lenovo IdeaPad Y500 is an affordable gaming notebook that offers all around utility and performance.
The HTC First, the mid-range smartphone most notable for being the first phone to come with Facebook Home pre-installed, will not be going on sale in the UK or France[...]
The widely hyped Mailbox app, which promises to get users to Inbox Zero, is now available for iPad.
Future automobiles may be on track to have improved technologically, but will as many people be willing to drive them?
Just days after unveiling its revamped Kinect sensor for the upcoming Xbox One, Microsoft today announced that it will release another version of the new motion sensor for Windows sometime[...]
After spending a few weeks with the Nikon D5200, we decided it is a pretty great entry-level DSLR camera with some impressive specs.
Get $50 off an iPhone, this weekend at Best Buy.
Samsung TecTiles 2 are programmable NFC stickers that automate common smartphone tasks. That sounds cool, right?
Retailers have reportedly been briefed on the process of buying and selling used games for the Microsoft Xbox One.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 is the newest tablet in Samsung’s pen-based Android tablet line. Is it any good?
The Nikon 1 S1 is the little brother of the Nikon 1 J3. That was a slick little interchangeable lens camera. How about this one?
Speaker bars can give you a surround sound experience on a tight budget, but is the Panasonic SC-HTB70 worth it compared to others in its class?
Follow the exploits of student and Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11s user Valerie Sarnataro in her blog, Balancing Act, as she balances her work, school and social life with this new and innovative tablet[...]
The iPad is cropping up in small businesses, and even some larger ones, as a way to cut costs, increase efficiency, and manage the day to day.
LG has officially revealed a white version of its Nexus 4 smartphone, which the company will roll out worldwide "over the next several weeks."
The Jabra Motion Bluetooth headset leads the way in sound quality and comfort, making its NFC compatibility and motion sensors the cherry on top.
The Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 will soon be a bit faster.
BlackBerry's newest QWERTY device will hit T-Mobile on June 5 for $99 down and 24 monthly payments of $20.
A new Social app integrates Twitter and Facebook to gives users a more social television-viewing experience.
In an effort to keep up with similar service, Spotify has added a "Discover" feature to recommend new music to listeners.
The 11th annual D: All Things Digital conference kicked off in California last night, and Apple CEO Tim Cook was the first industry figure to take the stage.
Users could login to popular sites, apps and games with their Amazon accounts as developers adopt the feature.
You won't find these enterprise apps in Google Play or the iOS App Store. Instead, they have to be built specifically for the enterprise. But all that work often pays[...]
Google is banking on the separation of automated emails from the rest of the inbox making it easier to users to sort through their emails.
Seven devices will run super fast on Verizon's AWS network when it 's activated later this year.
After months of rumors, Motorola has confirmed that its next flagship smartphone is called the Moto X. It'll arrive this summer on multiple carriers.
A smaller version of Samsung's flagship smartphone has been announced, but it's not exactly "mini."
A new iPod touch is here!
Verizon Wireless is now accepting pre-orders for the Blackberry Q10, expected to ship June 6.
Move over Samsung, HTC has announced the HTC One: Google Edition.
iOS users will have access to Google's streaming music service in the coming weeks.
Meet Clandestine: Anomaly, an augmented reality mobile game that wants no less than to change the way video game stories are told. For real.
FanTV has announced a set top box that could close the divide between cable and streaming services.
Follow the exploits of student and Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11s user Valerie Sarnataro in her blog, Balancing Act, as she balances her work, school and social life with this new and innovative tablet and[...]
New investments could give Roku the funds to develop an operating system for televisions.
Razer may have made waves earlier this year with its gaming tablet offerings, but today the company has announced two new entries in its Blade line of gaming notebooks.
A friendly PSA for any Nexus 4 fans in the United States: The recently-announced white version of Google's flagship phone is now available from both Google Play and T-Mobile.
Tired of remember all of your passwords? Motorola wants to fix that with a digital tattoo and pill.
Hulu Plus released an updated user interface today for users with compatible Samsung Smart TVs, Blu-Ray Players, and Roku set top boxes.