Google acquires the streaming music company Songza for $39M

by Nick Adamson July 2, 2014
Google is buying Songza, a popular music app, Long Island-based, founded in 2007. The 6-year-old company is run by Elias Roman, who won a $4.7 million funding round from Amazon, Lerer Ventures and music manager Scooter Braun in late 2013. The app recently got a makeover. On the version for Apple’s iPhone, for instance, you can now play music videos […]

RUMOUR: Borderlands 2 Vita to release May 13

by Ryan Burgesson April 6, 2014
We didn’t know a lot about Borderlands 2 on Vita until GDC when a few gameplay videos surfaced so every morsel of information about this game is precious and today both Amazon and Gamestop listed the release date for May 13th. Borderlands 2 Vita has always been on the down low, it was first announced […]

Amazon reveal and release FireTV

by Ryan Burgesson April 3, 2014
Yesterday Amazon announced and then subsequently released their new set top box called FireTV. Here is some good condensed info on the box taken from Neogaf: Info: -$99 system -$40 controller (comes with $10 in Amazon credit to spend on games and a free copy of Sev Zero) -Runs Amazon’s version of Android -It’s like […]


Greg Costikyan’s GDC 2014 rant

by Ryan Burgesson March 24, 2014
At GDC there is a ‘rant’ session every year, this session allows people within the game industry to speak out against trends they find worrying in the industry. This year it was the turn of Greg Costikyan, This year marks the rant session’s 10th anniversary and Greg Costikyan (he also spoke in 2005′s session) took to […]
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Facebook Rumored To Buy Drones Company To Connect Africa To Internet

by Matthew Lucason March 5, 2014
Facebook is in talks to buy a drone company called Titan Aerospace for $60 million, according to TechCrunch. The acquisition would reportedly further the efforts of Internet.org, a coalition of mobile technology companies spearheaded by Facebook that is working to bring Internet access to the 5 billion or so people around the world without it. The fact is, Titan […]


Gamefly introduces their new film rental service

by Ryan Burgesson March 4, 2014
Gamefly are introducing their film rental service alongside their game rentals next month. On April 4th Gamefly are set to send off DVD and Blu-Ray discs to subscribers with a 2 game or higher Gamefly subscription. Gamefly CEO Dave Hodess said: We’re viewing this as test based feedback we’ve received from subscribers who asked for […]
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Elastic Book Store, Amazon’s New Service After Mixed Financials

by Chris Murphyon April 29, 2013
Amazon released mixed Q1 13 financial results, Thursday, April 25th. Along with an increase in product and service offerings. And while foreign exchange rates took a 6 percent chunk from their operating income, or $12 million, net sales increased 22 percent, or $16.07 billion, compared to Q1 12’s figure of $13.12 billion. Amazon has increased […]


Netflix Reports Positive First Quarter Earnings

by Nick Adamson April 23, 2013
The show cost around $100 million dollars to produce and premiered on February 1st of this year. This is a staggering price tag but Netflix claims that they would have spent about the same amount of money creating an online streaming deal with an outside studio. These streaming deals are only getting more pricey and […]
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Google vs. Amazon, The Battle Begins!

by Chris Murphyon April 16, 2013
Google and Amazon are assuming the mantle of battle over same day delivery. Even though, according to Boston Consulting Group, it’s not same day delivery that wins the e-commerce battle; It’s free delivery and cheap products. Google’s same day service will be called “Google Shopping Express”, and is launching in San Francisco. Amazon currently only […]


10 Amazing Samsung Galaxy S3 Cases

by Nick Adamson January 5, 2013
Samsung Galaxy S3 was sold in over 20 million units, so the company did a great job with this smartphone. If you want to give your phone a personal touch, check out these Samsung Galaxy S3 cases: 1. Case-Mate “Mike” Droid Creature Perfect for any Droid lovers, this case features the funny little robot. Price: $25 Image courtesy […]

Prices Drop on Nokia Lumias: $39 or Even Free

by Matthew Lucason December 27, 2012
Nokia is betting on the success of the Lumia phones, which run Microsoft Corp.’s Windows Phone 8 software, to steady the company after a string of financial losses. The company’s main phone, Nokia Lumia 920, was launched through AT&T for $99. That price still stands, but the phone is available at Amazon for as low […]

One In Four Americans Owns A Tablet, Study Shows

by Matthew Lucason December 27, 2012
The population of e-book readers is growing. In the past year, the number of those who read e-books increased from 16% of all Americans ages 16 and older to 23%. At the same time, the number of those who read printed books in the previous 12 months fell from 72% of the population ages 16 […]


iPad 5 Rumored To Launch In March, Retina iPad Mini With A6X SoC In The Works

by Matthew Lucason December 25, 2012
Business Insider announced that we will have a new iPad Mini, slimmer and lighter. Apple could also release the iPad 5 in March, according to Japanese site Macotakara quoted by Business Insider. The Japanese claim to have information from an “inside source”. This site has got repeatedly rumors about Apple products, but there were also times […]

Flipboard App: Now Available On Android Tablets

by Chris Murphyon December 20, 2012
  Flipboard announced that its social magazine App, a single place to see everything you care about - which displays feeds from major social networks such as Google Plus, Twitter and Facebook, as well as main stream content from The New York Times, HuffPost and many others – is now available for Android tablets. The company […]

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Can Google Play Beat iTunes and Amazon? (INFOGRAPHIC)

by Eric Brownon December 10, 2012
iTunes and Amazon MP3 have long been crowned as rulers of the online music market. However, Google have released their own version, called Google Play, in the hope of overthrowing them. Does this underdog have what it takes? The social network Google+ is fully integrated with Google Play, so you can share, play and listen […]

Barnes and Noble Nook HD+ (REVIEW)

by Matthew Lucason December 9, 2012
The good: The Barnes & Noble Nook HD+ starts at only $269, high-resolution screen, good performance, and a microSD slot. It is also lightweight, comfortable, and has great adult’s and children’s books and magazines. The bad: The Nook HD+ store still lacks some popular TV shows and movies, there is no native music feature, and apps support pales in comparison to […]


UnoDNS: Watch Netflix, Hulu, ABC, FOX, BBC And Many More From Outside U.S.

by Gizmoration December 3, 2012
 How many times have you seen the message “This video cannot be watched from outside U.S.”?  There’s one of the biggest problems with television content online around the world, as a lot of the time you can’t watch content from United States or otherwise, which can be really annoying when you get into an amazing […]
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Privacy And Data Management On Mobile Devices Apps (INFOGRAPHIC)

by Eric Brownon November 30, 2012
More and more apps are beginning to ask for access to information they don’t necessarily need to function and as a result are quietly amassing our data. Using the mobile devices apps is making us more vulnerable. This puts us at a disadvantage not only if we lose our smartphone, but when we download certain […]


Kardashians, iDevices And Facebook: Bing’s Most-search Terms Of 2012

by Matthew Lucason November 29, 2012
Microsoft’s Bing released the most popular search terms of this year, grouped into various categories, including several celebrities. Kim Kardashian was the most-searched-for person of the year, with her role as a reality-television star. Lists of the most-searched-for terms have become a year-end staple, with Microsoft, Google, Amazon and others releasing their users’ most-popular terms, […]
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Hot Pot BBQ: A Herb Garden And A BBQ Grill In One Device

by Chris Murphyon November 22, 2012
  The Hot Pot BBQ Grill from Black+Blum combines a gardening pot or a herb garden (that actually you can use to grow just about anything you’d like) with a medium size BBQ grill. Not only is it very functional, but this device is also eco-friendly, given it’s made from recyclable stainless steel and heat […]

Jeff Bezos (Amazon CEO) Receives Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year Award

by Anna Johnsonon November 18, 2012
Amazon chief executive Jeff Bezos won the Fortune’s Businessperson of the Year Award today for his part in changing both the bookstore and the book itself. Bezos founded Amazon in 1994 and has since redefined what a bookstore should be. He has always prioritized long-term gains over short-term profitability, a philosophy that’s yielding palpable results. It is estimated that […]