Lifetime sales - Microsoft Xbox One, Sony PS4 and Nintendo Wii U

Microsoft Xbox One, One S Sales On Fire. Can They Catch Up to Sony...

Xbox is one of Microsoft’s major products, and the lynchpin of Microsoft’s gaming enterprise. Launched in 2001, the console has been in the market for nearly 15 years and is still going strong.According...
Amazon Echo, Echo Dot and Tap sold 9x more units in 2016 holiday season than 2015

What Do Google Home and Amazon Echo Do With Your Voice Recordings?

If you've been comfortable with websites tracking your activities for the past so many years, you probably won't have a problem with Google Home and Amazon Alexa recording your voice that using that data.But...
Driverless Nissan LEAFs used in Nissan's factory to shunt cars to the dock

Nissan Using Driverless LEAFs to Move New Vehicles from Factory to Dock

The fact that Japan doesn't allow autonomous cars on the road isn't stopping Nissan from using their driverless-technology-enabled Nissan LEAFs. The company uses these self-driving cars to deliver newly made vehicles to waiting transport...
BMW autonomous cars to be tested for ride-hailing service in Munich in 2017

BMW to Test the “Coolest” Self-driving Vehicle Ride-hailing Service Next Year

By next year, BMW intends to have 40 self-driving cars that will be tested for used for a car-sharing service in the inner city area of Munich, Germany. Apparently, the growth of Uber has...
12 Days of Deals at Microsoft Store online and retail stores

12 Days of Deals – Microsoft Store Shopping Bonanza – Starts Today (Dec 5)

Two days ago we showcased some of the amazing online and doorbuster deals from Microsoft's 12 Days of Deals celebration this holiday season. From discounts to free gaming titles, starting today (December 5) until...
Chrome OS dev channel has been updated to "56.0.2924.12 (Platform version: 9000.15.0) for all Chrome OS devices except mario, minnie and stout.

Chrome OS 56.0.2924.12 Updated on Dev Channel

This Saturday, Google announced that the dev channel for Chrome OS has been updated to "56.0.2924.12 (Platform version: 9000.15.0) for all Chrome OS devices except mario, minnie and stout."The build brings in several security...
Windows 10 HomeHub - what is it and when is it coming?

Windows 10 HomeHub Feature: What Is It and When Can We Expect It?

A while ago, there was some confusion about the Windows 10 HomeHub feature when Windows Central first reported it. The cited resource links pointed to a LinkedIn profile update by one of Microsoft's Level II...
Google Pixel Vs. iPhone 7

Sorry, iPhone 7, Google Pixel is Simply a Better Smartphone Until iPhone 8 Comes

If all Google wanted to do was to create something far better than iPhone 7, they've already achieved that goal with the Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL. What remains now is for more...
Three new artificial intelligence (AI) products from Amazon - Lex, Polly and Rekognition

This is Amazon’s Biggest Contribution to Artificial Intelligence So Far

Amazon recently announced three major services that are aimed at making things easier for developers to exploit Artificial Intelligence (AI) capabilities. AI has been one of the weakest links in Amazon’s robust stack of...
Facebook Messenger Instant Games copying WeChat?

Gaming on Facebook Messenger: An “Inverted Chinese Rip-Off”?

We've all heard of Chinese manufacturers ripping off products from the West, like Nike, Apple, Land Rover and just about every other recognizable brand in the world. But now, the tables are turning as Western...
Razer Blade 2016 vs. MacBook Pro 2016 with Touch Bar

Razer Blade 2016 Review: A Gaming Laptop that Trumps MacBook Pro 2016

When it comes to making a statement, Apple's products have always had the edge. The most modern offices typically have iMac desktops and MacBook Pro laptops for their employees; high-end users typically choose a Mac...
Google Pixel and Google Pixel XL

Google Pixel Estimated to Net Nearly $4 Billion in 2017, Says Morgan Stanley

According to Morgan Stanley, Google Pixel - the high-end smartphone launched exactly two months ago today by Alphabet Inc. - will generate $3.8 billion in revenues for the company in 2017. Google Pixel retails...
Uber tracking your location after ride is over

Uber Now Tracking You After Your Ride is Over – How To Disallow This

A new surveillance feature on the Uber app now tracks your location - or, more precisely, your device's location - up to 5 minutes after your ride is over and the driver closes the...
Charge your iphone quickly

5 Ways to Quickly Charge Your iPhone, iPad and iPod. Stop Battery-watching!

Every iPhone owner I know is a veteran battery-watcher. In fact, some of them are addicted to checking their device's remaining battery power - every few minutes, in some cases. If you own an...
AWS Snowmobile

Amazon (AWS) Can Literally Carry a Truck-load of Data with AWS SnowMobile

At Amazon Web Services' re:invent conference in Las Vegas this November, one of the show-stoppers was a big white 18-wheel trailer truck. Its purpose: to carry exabytes of data back and forth from the...
12 Days of Microsoft Deals at Microsoft Store - In-Store and Online

12 Days of Microsoft Deals In-Store and Online, Starts December 5

Microsoft this week announced that starting Monday, December 5, 2016, the company will offer 12 days of Microsoft deals offered at local Microsoft Stores, and if you want to grab any of the deals...
Google Chrome defaulting to HTML5, Chrome OS 55 rolling out

Google Chrome Now Defaulting to HTML5, Chrome 55 Rolling Out to Desktops

As part of a larger ongoing effort to eliminate plugin-based content from Google Chrome, the browser is now defaulting to HTML5 for most websites. The death bell has been rung for Flash content and other...
mobile operating system

Apple is Why Microsoft and Google Won’t Quit the Mobile Hardware Game

"People who are serious about software make their own hardware”.- Steve Jobs That statement is true on several levels. Writing a piece of code is one thing, but the performance of that software is going...
Windows 10 systems susceptible to this zero-day vulnerability yet unpatched

Cybersecurity Threats on an Alarming Growth Path, Quadruples in VN in HY16

A recent report in Việt Nam Talk shows that the number of malware attacks in the first half of 2016 had quadrupled over the previous year. According to a report from VNCERT -Việt Nam Computer Emergency...
Android 7.1 Nougat Build Coming to Chromebooks with Chrome OS 55?

Android 7.1 Nougat Build Coming to Chromebooks with Chrome OS 55?

Robby Payne of Chrome Unboxed seems convinced that Google will drop Android 7.1 Nougat to Chromebooks, possibly as a build for Chrome OS version 55 that's coming out next week. Of course, at this point, we...