Listed below are all of our news and reviews articles for August 2013. If you are looking for an article on a particular day or on a particular topic, you can use the menu on the right to narrow your search
Articles for August of 2013Below are the 90 articles for August of 2013
BlackBerry returns to its QWERTY roots with the BlackBerry Q10, it's latest BlackBerry 10 OS smartphone. Is this a return to form for the struggling handset maker?
Killzone: Mercenary brings the dark shooter franchise to your pocket for the first time in seven years. Can it be the AAA blockbuster Vita owners have been waiting for? See[...]
Netflix has announced individual user profiles for subscribers to its streaming service.
Motorola has officially unveiled the Moto X. The Google-owned company took the wraps off the much-anticipated Android phone this afternoon, confirming weeks of leaks, hints and speculation in the process.[...]
This Windows 8 tablet and notebook hybrid has an innovative design, that's for sure. But, how does the Lenovo IdeaPad Yoga 11s stack up against the competition?
Department of Justice Wants Apple to Let Amazon and Barnes & Noble Link to Stores Within Their iOS Apps
Last month a court found Apple guilty of illegally conspiring to fix ebook prices, and today the DOJ and 33 State Attorneys General have proposed a set of solutions to[...]
Later this month, users of Android 2.2 and up will be able to remotely ring their phone, erase all of the data off of it, and see its real time[...]
Microsoft has dropped the prices of its Surface Pro tablets by $100 for a limited time, and in select regions.
The Obama administration has vetoed a US sales ban placed on older iPhone and iPad models by the United States International Trade Commission last June.
The Canon PowerShot S110 boasts impressive features for photographers serious about their work.
Samsung plans to unveil a new Galaxy device on Sept 4, it will most likely be the Galaxy Note 3.
Apple has announced a special program that will let users trade in their third-party iPhone, iPad and iPod chargers in exchange for the company’s official chargers at a discounted price.
There many notebooks on the market right now, all ranging in specs, size, and performance. This is why TechnologyGuide has assembled a list of the top notebooks for August 2013.
It may not be the prettiest notebook on the block, but the HP Elitebook 2570p offers decent features, a solid construction, and great battery life for business users.
Watch Jamison Cush for TechnologyGuide on NECN, talking about Google Chromecast.
Amazon has become the leading destination for buying books, movies and all sorts of gadgets online, but today it is venturing into new territory: fine art.
Sony’s VAIO line of notebooks always offer a sophisticated, streamlined look – and the VAIO Fit 15 is no exception. With its very responsive 15.6-inch touch-enabled display, Intel i5, 8GB[...]
TechnologyGuide and NBR review the latest Alienware gaming notebook, the excellent Alienware 17.
Nintendo's latest Nintendo Direct video conference primarily talked about previously announced titles for the company's 3DS handheld and Wii U home console.
LG has taken the wraps off of its newest flagship smartphone, the G2, which packs cutting edge specs and unorthodox button placement.
Of the many sensors and antennas in your highly capable smartphone, GPS is killing your device’s battery the most.
Microsoft has given future Xbox One owners a look at what they’ll be getting this holiday season with a new unboxing video posted on its Xbox Wire blog.
You know what would make that cat video, or really any video, even better? 1980s arcade classic Missile Command!
Popular streaming music service Rdio today announced that it has overhauled its radio features to allow for more personalized playlists. We gave them a spin.
Before you throwaway that last slice of pizza, post it to LeftoverSwap.
Roku has updated its iOS app to make it easier to stream user-created videos from mobile devices to TVs.
Looking for a media streamer? Find out how the new Google Chromecast measures up against Roku and Apple TV.
If a recent report from Game Informer is to be believed, Amazon will soon be joining the Ouya, Nvidia Shield and others in the Android game console race.
Samsung introduced a bevy of products at its Premiere 2013 event last June, but today it has formally announced US launch details for two of them: the Ativ Book 9[...]
Huawei is a big Android phone maker overseas, but not in the US, yet. Find out of the Ascend P6 could compete with the big boys in this full review.
Take a look at the latest notebook designs that make use of the Windows 8 tile interface.
The experts at TechnologyGuide and DigitalCameraReview choose the top DSLR cameras for August 2013.
The Lenovo IdeaPad Y510P is an affordable gaming notebook that certainly has the reviewers impressed. Find out why.
ZTE will be bringing Mozilla’s Firefox OS to the US and UK in the near future, but it’ll be taking an unsual route to get there: eBay.
Looking for the A+ tech this back-to-school season? The experts at TechnologyGuide and its network of review sites take a closer look at the apps and devices that will help[...]
$149 for a keyboard!? Surely, it has to be good, right?
A new app dubbed CheapCast lets Android users mimic the features of the Google Chromecast at no cost.
Microsoft today introduced its new Sculpt Ergonomic keyboard and mouse, which are designed to both alleviate physical stress and make Windows 8 easier to navigate.
Swap out your unused DVD optical drive for more storage to maximize your notebook's capacity. It's surprisingly easy.
Saints Row IV continues the popular open world franchise in the most ridiculous ways possible. Find out if that’s a good thing in our review.
You have a ton of music stored on your computer, so what happens if you break it? Music lost, right? Wrong, if you back it up. Here's how.
Microsoft has announced that Windows 8.1, the long-anticipated update to its Windows 8 operating system, will officially launch on October 17.
The Razer Blade Pro is a powerful gaming notebook with some innovative features. Find out more about them in this full review.
The Xbox One has been delayed in eight European markets. Read on to get the details on that, as well as the console's many other recent announcements.
Google will try to make searching the web more personal by implementing some of the features from its Google Now software into its standard search engine.
Ubi Interactive and Microsoft have teamed up to make a new app that uses the Kinect sensor and a projector to turn any surface into a virtual touchscreen.
Samsung has announced the Samsung Galaxy S II TV smartphone, which has no relation to the old flagship phone but does provide live broadcast TV on the go.
Facebook is launching a program that will allow users to make quick payments on mobile devices from within their Facebook accounts.
Jawbone UP users can now sync data between their UP and MapMyFitness accounts.
Plants vs. Zombies 2: It’s About Time, the sequel to the popular tower defense game that was first released in 2009, has officially launched for iOS devices. We go hands-on.
Here are TechnologyGuide's favorite games of 2013...so far. Be sure to check back throughout the year as the list is updated.
Samsung’s forthcoming smartwatch will be called the Galaxy Gear, and it will be unveiled to the public on September 4, according to a Bloomberg report.
The HP Elitebook Revolve 810 is a hybrid notebook featuring a classic rotating hinge design. It's targeted at business users, so is it any good?
The HTC One is finally arriving on the Verizon Network August 22, and the Moto X is coming to AT&T on August 23.
Samsung has announced that the 6.3-inch version of its latest phone-tablet hybrid, the Samsung Galaxy Mega, will be coming to the US.
The Eurocom X3 is a high-performance gaming rig for real enthusiast gamers. Can its performance match its high price?
Are you ready for some fantasy football? If not, here's our breakdown of the best hosting sites for your league this year.
Barnes & Noble has introduced the Nook Video App for iOS, Android, and Roku.
One for all, and mini One for... one. That appears to be HTC and AT&T’s thinking, at least, as today the latter announced that it will be the exclusive US[...]
Microsoft has announced the lineup of games that will be available for its Xbox One console on launch day. Read on to see the full list.
In the age of smartphones, is there any room for a dedicated HD camcorder?
TiVo has unveiled a new family of DVRs that add more tuners, more storage, a new interface, and the ability to stream both TV and web content to devices inside[...]
LogMeIn introduces Cubby cloud storage for recording and sharing Join.Me meetings.
Waze is getting Google Maps features, and Google Maps is getting Waze features.
The Samsung ATIV Tab 7 is a Windows 8 tablet, much like the Microsoft Surface. How does it compare?
Sony has announced that its PlayStation 4 console will launch on November 15 in North America. Europe will get the console two weeks later, on November 29.
The MHL Consortium has announced the new MHL 3.0 standard, which will soon let you output 4K video from your phone to your TV.
The Samsung WB2100 is an ultra-zoom point-and-shoot digital camera with a 35x zoom lens. Is it any good?
A quick good deal alert: As part of its daily Gold Box offers, Amazon is now selling refurbished 16 GB models of its Kindle Fire HD 8.9 tablet for $180.[...]
Google Now, Google’s digital personal assistant and rival to Apple’s Siri, is getting updated to include more cards for travel plans and entertainment events.
This 7-inch Android tablet is taking aim at the Google Nexus 7 and others. Find out if it hits the mark.
MakerBot Digitizer Desktop 3D Scanner makes it easy for anyone to quickly create 3D files to print and share.
Looking to upgrade to the forthcoming iPhone 5S? Find out the easiest way to transfer media and contacts, no matter your current platform.
It’s that time of year again, when iPhone rumors start to gain traction and leaked images make their way around the internet. As we head into the anticipated fall release[...]
Just a little over a month removed from its sweeping structural reorganization, Microsoft has announced that current CEO Steve Ballmer will be retiring from his position within the next 12[...]
In the second half of our tech guide to conquering the virtual gridiron, we’re giving you our picks for the most helpful supplementary apps and websites.
Microsoft is converting its Microsoft Points virtual currency to actual cash with a software update that is rolling out to Xbox 360 consoles today.
The Moto X, Motorola’s newest flagship smartphone and its first to be wholly created since the company was purchased by Google in 2011, has launched on AT&T.
Madden NFL 25 focuses more on under-the-hood improvements than general gameplay changes. Find out if it's a touchdown or a fumble in our review.
Sony has announced the Alpha A3000, a camera that seeks to combine the body of a DSLR shooter with the functionality of a mirrorless interchangeable-lens camera--for cheap.
The Samsung NX2000 is a reasonably priced camera that will deliver quality images to impress any entry- or mid-level photographer.
Those in the market for a cheap Windows 8 laptop have another option on their plate, as today Asus announced that its Asus X200CA notebook is now available in the[...]
Parallels Access for iPad is a new remote desktop suite that claims to “appify” Windows and Mac apps and make them function as if they were native to the iPad.
Backing up your data is enough of a hassle that many simply don't do it. Luckily a handful of reputable and automated cloud backup firms are available, offering a mix[...]
Nintendo has announced a $50 price cut to its Wii U Deluxe console, and a new handheld dubbed the Nintendo 2DS.
It was confirmed earlier this week, and now it’s official: the Moto X is officially available for purchase on Verizon.
The Samsung WB800F is a well-built point and shoot that captures stunning images with true-to-life color quality.
Our friends over at Brighthand have published a nifty tech guide for sampling a city that makes it much less of a headache than it’d usually be.
Aereo has confirmed to TG that its controversial streaming TV service will officially arrive on Google’s mobile OS, though it says that it “does not have an exact date for[...]
Apple has opened up its trade-in program nationwide, allowing iOS users to trade in their old iPhones for a new model.