Microsoft killing vowel-challenged So.cl social networking service on March 15

Microsoft killing vowel-challenged So.cl social networking service on March 15

Microsoft's FUSE Labs has announced it is killing So.cl (or just plain Socl), a multimedia-infused social network and search tool positioned as a complement to Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest, Tumblr and other more established social...

03/10/2017

An enterprise IT pro's guide to Mixpanel analytics

An enterprise IT pro's guide to Mixpanel analytics

Here's what enterprise IT professionals should know about Mixpanel and its product analysis cloud software

03/09/2017

It pays to be a technology architect

It pays to be a technology architect

You seriously might want to consider negotiating to get the word "architect" in your title if you're a technology professional. The latest Glassdoor report on the highest paying jobs in America finds 6 tech architect job titles among...

03/07/2017

Pardon the interruption: Here's how your smartphone could be less of a noodge

Pardon the interruption: Here's how your smartphone could be less of a noodge

Rutgers University researchers have examined the tolerance levels of different personality types for being interrupted by smartphone notifications in an effort that could help phone makers and app developers build offerings that...

03/06/2017

iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup: new Lightning twist; Apple getting schooled; delivery delay?

iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup: new Lightning twist; Apple getting schooled; delivery delay?

Despite the fact that Apple had no presence at the big Mobile World Congress event in Barcelona this past week, rumors about the iPhone 8 or iPhone X did not subside.

03/05/2017

IDC projects Windows Phone share to be big fat goose egg by 2021

Market watcher IDC anticipates the worldwide smartphone market will bounce back over the next few years from a sluggish 2016, but Microsoft Windows Phone is not expected to take part in that celebration.

03/04/2017

Chevrolet joins unlimited data party with new 4G LTE plan for its vehicles

Chevrolet joins unlimited data party with new 4G LTE plan for its vehicles

All of the big U.S. wireless carriers have rolled out new or updated unlimited data plans in recent weeks, and now Chevrolet is introducing one of its own for customers of its entire line of vehicles.

03/02/2017

Hottest iPad & Surface alternatives from Mobile World Congress 2017

Hottest iPad & Surface alternatives from Mobile World Congress 2017

While the traditional tablet market has had a tough go of it lately, some industry watchers do see growth ahead particularly in the 2-in-1 detachables sector, and the batch of new devices shown at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona...

03/02/2017

Gmail now lets you receive attachments of up to 50MB -- but there's a catch

Gmail now lets you receive attachments of up to 50MB -- but there's a catch

Google has lessened one frustration with Gmail, in allowing you to receive attachments up to 50MB, but senders are still stuck at a 25MB limit for total attachment size.

03/02/2017

Amazon S3 Internet outage unleashes flood of apologies -- from others

While Amazon Web Services hasn't yet issued an apology via its social media channels regarding big problems today with its Simple Storage Service (S3), the company's customers have turned to Twitter and Facebook to apologize to their...

02/28/2017

Best iPhone 8 concept design videos of 2017, so far

Best iPhone 8 concept design videos of 2017, so far

Apple’s much anticipated 10th anniversary smartphones, possible the iPhone 8, iPhone 8 Plus, iPhone 10, iPhone X or some combination of these, are expected to arrive in the fall of 2017. Creative minds are sharing videos of their...

02/26/2017

Google Spaces headed to the graveyard

Google Spaces headed to the graveyard

Google has begun populating its 2017 graveyard, with its Google Spaces app for group discussion and messaging grabbing an early plot.

02/26/2017

Apple Watch Series 3 Rumor Rollup: New display, more energy & watchOS beta 3.2

Apple Watch Series 3 Rumor Rollup: New display, more energy & watchOS beta 3.2

iPhone 8 rumormongers don't get to have all the fun: Speculation has started to swirl about the Apple Watch Series 3, expected to arrive around the same time as the 10th anniversary Apple smartphone in the fall.

02/23/2017

How would you handle these tough job interview questions from tech companies?

How would you handle these tough job interview questions from tech companies?

Sample some of the toughest job interview questions for technology professionals, as rounded up by online jobs marketplace Glassdoor

02/23/2017

Why Amazon is knocking $8.62 off most orders of $50-plus on Feb. 22

Why Amazon is knocking $8.62 off most orders of $50-plus on Feb. 22

In case you're wondering why Amazon is suddenly offering to clip $8.62 from most purchases of $50 or more this Wednesday, Feb. 22, here's the deal...

02/22/2017

Apple gives sneak peek of spaceship-like Apple Park that's opening in April

Apple gives sneak peek of spaceship-like Apple Park that's opening in April

Apple this week announced that its new 175-acre campus in Cupertino will be called Apple Park and is set to open in April. It will take six months to migrate 12,000 employees to the spaceship-like building, which Apple boasts runs...

02/22/2017

iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup: thrown for a curve, glass crack clues & 3D sensing

iPhone 8 Rumor Rollup: thrown for a curve, glass crack clues & 3D sensing

iPhone 8 rumors can become a snooze when they focus too much on the inside of Apple’s anticipated next flagship smartphones, but this week most of the scuttlebutt is thankfully centered around the shiny new display.

02/21/2017

Watch Air Gordon dunk with an assist from Intel drone

Give Orlando Magic forward Aaron Gordon and Intel credit for creativity: The NBA player employed an AscTec Neo drone as part of his NBA Slam Dunk Contest repertoire.

02/19/2017

Wireless charging for iPhones & iPads might finally be coming together for Apple

Wireless charging for iPhones & iPads might finally be coming together for Apple

Apple joining the Wireless Power Consortium in advance of the group's conference this week in London, combined with new research out of MIT designed to safeguard wireless charging, has to be encouraging news for iPhone and iPad users...

02/14/2017

How to watch the Grammy Awards on your iPhone or iPad

How to watch the Grammy Awards on your iPhone or iPad

This Sunday, Feb. 12 will be a huge night for horror on TV: AMC's The Walking Dead returns at 9PM EST after its mid-season hiatus and the 59th Grammy Awards program in all its self-congratulatory glory kicks off at 8PM EST.

02/12/2017

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