Apple Sells Over 10 Million iPhone Models in the Opening Weekend

On Monday, Apple announced that over 10 million iPhone models were sold over the weekend, topping the 9 million sold last year in the first weekend of sales. This is great news for the company, whose iPhone industry accounts for about 70% of profits. New iPhone sales are expected to carry Apple to new records […]

Apple Launches the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus

This morning, Apple launched their two new iPhones- The 6, and the larger 6 Plus. Both are bigger than their predecessor, the iPhone 5S. The iPhone 6’s footprint is similar to that of the 5-inch Nexus 5, and the 6 Plus has a footprint close to that of the 5.7-inch Samsung Galaxy Note 4. The […]

Amazon Acquires Twitch in a billion dollar deal

It was officially announced that Amazon would purchase all remaining shares of Twitch, equaling about $970 million. This deal should be completed later this year. The CEO of Twitch, Emmett Shear, wrote a letter to the community:   Letter from the CEO August 25, 2014 Dear Twitch Community, It’s almost unbelievable that slightly more than […]

Best Free VPN

VPNs have become fairly commonplace, and although there are a variety of free VPN services, many are hampered by slow speeds, data limits, and/or advertisements. Fortunately, academic experiment of University of Tsukaba VPN Gate is a break from the norm. It is available for download as plugin for the SoftEther Client and requires very little […]

Samsung Releases S5 ads

EDIT: Thank you to MorePancakes over at Reddit, who was quick to point out that most of the time, screens are photoshopped in after the fact – the featured video was probably filmed with a tripod at a different time.   Samsung released three videos yesterday encouraging S3 users to upgrade to S5. It’s a […]

Google Launches an Invite-Only Domains Service

Recently, Google opened up an invite-only beta for selling domains. The program, found at, adds onto the copious amount of internet services that Google has to offer.     Users with access to this beta will be able to buy or transfer domains for the cost of $12 a year. Features that are commonly regarded […]

Android L at Google I/O

This Wednesday, Google announced the latest version of Android, Android L (they haven’t officially announced a dessert codename). Google has also released the developer preview (which has already been rooted on the Nexus 5 and 7). It brings a fresh UI they call a Material Design, which brings more aesthetic consistency when compared to the […]

Amazon’s Fire Phone — Features

Amazon recently announced its new, first smartphone — the Fire Phone.   The Fire Phone boasts a 4.7 inch screen with a 13 megapixel camera, compared to the iPhone 5S’ 4 inch screen with an 8 megapixel camera. Along with its main camera on the back, it sports four additional cameras in the front to […]

HP Releases $100 7 Inch Android Tablet

7 inch Android tablets may have already been cheap, but at $100, HP’s new 7 Plus tablet offers decent specs for an incredibly low price. It features an Allwinner Technology A31 SoC comprised of four 1 GHz Cortex A7 cores, 1 GB of RAM, and a Power VR SGX544MP2 GPU. While these components do allow […]

Microsoft Releases Internet Explorer Patch to Resolve Crippling Heartbleed bug

After days of scrambling for a fix to the bug Internet Explorer was particularly vulnerable to, the patch is out and users can now browse assured that they are safe. Despite Microsoft officially ending its support for the aging Windows XP operating system, the patch includes a fix for all Windows operating systems ranging from […]