Tablets Predicted to Make Up Half of Total PC Shipments in 2014, iPad to Fall Further Behind Android

Over the course of the last several years, notebook and desktop PC shipments have declined as lighter, more portable tablets have surged in popularity and begun replacing traditional computers. In 2014, tablets will come even closer to dominating the PC market, accounting for half of all shipped PCs, according to a prediction from research firm … Continue reading

Western Digital Releases New Hard Drive Software After Mavericks Data Loss

Western Digital has released a new version of its WD SmartWare hard drive software following extensive reports of data-loss on Western Digital drives after the installation of OS X Mavericks. The MacRumors Forums, Western Digital’s forums, and Apple’s Support Communities all had threads about lost data after connecting Western Digital external hard drives to computers … Continue reading

Google Drive is Testing Encryption to Protect Your Files From the NSA

Google has begun experimenting with encrypting Google Drive files, a privacy-protective move that could curb attempts by the U.S. and other governments to gain access to users’ stored files. Two sources told CNET that the Mountain View, Calif.-based company is actively testing encryption to armor files on its cloud-based file storage and synchronization service. One … Continue reading

HTC Unveils the One mini: A Cheaper, Less Powerful Version of the One

Responding to the call for smaller flagship-caliber smartphones, HTC is today introducing the One mini, a 4.3-inch version of its leading Android handset, the One. The physical design and onboard software remain unchanged, however HTC is aiming to price the One mini “two price points below the HTC One” and making a few downgrades en … Continue reading

Newly Developed iKnife Detects Cancerous Cells in Seconds

Scientists have created an “intelligent” surgical knife that can detect in seconds whether tissue being cut is cancerous, promising more effective and accurate surgery in future. The device, built by researchers at London’s Imperial College, could allow doctors to cut back on additional operations to remove further pieces of cancerous tumors. The technology, effectively merging … Continue reading

Ouya’s ‘Free the Games’ Pledges $1 Million for Crowdfunded Ouya Titles

Ouya has announced a new fund that will aid Kickstarter projects headed for the diminutive console. Called “Free the Games,” the $1 million fund will match Kickstarter funds ranging from $50,000 to $250,000 for eligible games. Naturally, Ouya expects something in return: Eligible games must agree to be exclusive to Ouya for six months. So … Continue reading

HeartMath adds support for devices with a Lightning connector

I love it when a plan comes together… and I love it when a vendor enhances their product, either based on my review, or coincidentally with my recommendations! Either way, such improvements need to be recognized. Such is the case with HeartMath and their Inner Balance Sensor for iOS. When I reviewed the product, my … Continue reading

New Slync App Let’s You Discover What Others Around You Are Buying

Are you curious about what your trendy neighbors are buying and where they’re buying it? I recently interviewed Peter Babiy and Surge Stefoglo, two of the founders of a new app called Slync. The app allows you to discover what others around you are purchasing. Users post a picture, the price, and the location of the item purchased. Whether it’s your daily … Continue reading

Doctor Who: Legacy – A new free mobile game for Doctor Who fans launching on Wednesday

FlightTrack 5 for iPhone review: Beautiful and intuitive, but lacks TripIt support [updated]

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