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It's now a fact. The Apple Watch is the most successful smartwatch ever.
07/22/2015
Apple Watch sells $1B, but iPhone is still king - TechCetera News

It's now a fact. The Apple Watch is the most successful smartwatch ever.

After months of speculation, we finally know how well the Apple Watch is selling … well, sort of. Apple announced its third quarter financials yesterday, and the world’s most valuable company posted more astonishing results. And we finally have some idea just how well Apple’s first new product since…

New leaked photo of all new character from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Spoiler Alert!
07/20/2015
New X-Wing pilot shown in leaked Star Wars: The Force Awakens photo - TechCetera News

New leaked photo of all new character from Star Wars: The Force Awakens. Spoiler Alert!

With The Force Awakens less than five months away from release, leaked photos, rumors, and the like are as rampant as an iPhone launch. The latest behind-the-scenes leaked photo comes courtesy of Star Wars 7 News, and shows an all new alien piloting the Rebel’s / New Republic’s fighter of choice. I…

Cheaters never win. They get hacked.
07/20/2015
Adulterous website Ashley Madison hacked and user data threatened - TechCetera News

Cheaters never win. They get hacked.

Cheating on your spouse or significant other is never OK, but that doesn’t mean millions of people don’t do it every day. Ashley Madison has made its money facilitating adulterous relationships, and now its users are about to be exposed. Ashley Madison, along with its partner sites, Cougar Life and…

Cortana is coming to Android very soon.
07/18/2015
After leak Microsoft confirms Cortana for Android coming next month - TechCetera News

Cortana is coming to Android very soon.

After an errant leak of Microsoft’s digital assistant Cortana for Google’s Android OS, Redmond has now confirmed Cortana is coming to Android, and soon. Microsoft has confirmed that they are currently testing Cortana on Android, and it will be released soon. In the spirit of the Windows Insider Pro…

Binge watch for cheap while you can. Netflix is raising prices.
07/17/2015
Netflix will raise prices in 2016 - TechCetera News

Binge watch for cheap while you can. Netflix is raising prices.

At $7.99 per month, Netflix is a steal – almost too-good-to-be-true of a steal. Considering Netflix’s library, the amount of content available for instant, unlimited viewing is remarkable at such a low price. But that third-party content costs Netflix $7.7 billion every year, four and a half times…

August is going to be a lot less productive at work.
07/17/2015
Angry Birds 2 arrives July 30th - TechCetera News

August is going to be a lot less productive at work.

From South America to space to a galaxy far, far away, Angry Birds has been the hallmark for mobile gaming. The Angry Birds franchise has amassed a startling 3 billion – that billion with a b – downloads since its release in 2009. Today Rovio has announced that the sequel to the best-selling origin…

Android M is finally bringing users into this decade.
07/16/2015
Android M finally brings what iOS has had since day one - TechCetera News

Android M is finally bringing users into this decade.

If you’re an iPhone user, you can’t recall the last time you actually had to dial your voicemail. But as advanced as Android is, users are still stuck calling into their voicemail to retrieve their messages like it’s 1995. The lack of visual voicemail, a feature that automatically downloads voice m…

Apple Pay arrives in the UK, but don't plan on using it to buy your friends a pint.
07/14/2015
A limited Apple Pay arrives across the pond - TechCetera News

Apple Pay arrives in the UK, but don't plan on using it to buy your friends a pint.

Apple Pay, which launched last October in the United States, has made its first global expansion today with availability in the United Kingdom. U.K. consumers can now use their iPhone 6, iPhone 6 Plus, or Apple Watch to pay for goods in stores and online where available. With contactless payments up…

This is the best deal in wireless right now.
07/14/2015
T-Mobile's newest family plan is by far the best deal in wireless - TechCetera News

This is the best deal in wireless right now.

After announcing free roaming in Mexico and Canada, including access to high-speed data networks in these countries, T-Mobile is really put the heat on Verizon and AT&T with its latest family plan. The new “limited time” promotion features a family plan with 10GB of 4G LTE data per line for only $10…

One of the best photo apps for the iPhone is gone.
07/11/2015
Microsoft's Photosynth app for iOS pulled from App Store - TechCetera News

One of the best photo apps for the iPhone is gone.

If you’re looking for an app to create three-dimensional photos, Microsoft’s Photosynth for iOS was a great choice. But unless it’s already on your iPhone or hard drive, you’re out of luck. Microsoft has yanked Photosynth from the App Store, with more apps being targeted for the chopping block this…

When your sales are down, make more phones that don't sell well.
07/10/2015
Samsung pushing up Galaxy Note 5 release to next month - TechCetera News

When your sales are down, make more phones that don't sell well.

Samsung will release the Galaxy Note 5, the next iteration of its Android “phablet”, as soon as next month according to The Wall Street Journal who spoke with sources familiar with the matter. The rush to release is likely an attempt to get some time in the spotlight before Apple releases its next-g…

99 Percent Customer Satisfaction - that's a hard pill to swallow.
07/10/2015
iPhone's 99 percent satisfaction: Truth or marketing fiction? - TechCetera News

99 Percent Customer Satisfaction - that's a hard pill to swallow.

If you own an iPhone, there’s a 99 percent chance you love it – at least that’s what Apple is saying. In a new marketing campaign, Apple is touting in two commercials that 99 out of 100 iPhone owners love their iPhone. But is this 99 percent satisfaction rate truth, or just marketing fiction? Where…

Google creates the "Trulia for Android Smartphones", but are you getting a short sale?
06/12/2015
Google's new Android site highlights fragmentation problem - TechCetera News

Google creates the "Trulia for Android Smartphones", but are you getting a short sale?

Buying a smartphone shouldn’t be as difficult as buying a house. But if you’re in the market for an Android device, it might as well be. With hundreds of options to choose from, where do you start? Which phone runs the latest Android version? Has the best CPU and GPU? Expandable memory options? Goo…

06/08/2015
WWDC '15: What if we're wrong about Apple Music? - TechCetera News

Apple's music announcement could be exactly what we weren't expecting.

Apple is expected to announce its new streaming music service, likely called Apple Music, at today’s WWDC keynote. The service will be built on the backbone of Beats Music, which Apple acquired last year as part of its $4bn purchase of the brand. It’s widely speculated that Apple’s new service will…

T-Mobile and Dish merging could mean great things for consumers.
06/04/2015
T-Mobile's merger with Dish could be exactly what the market needs - TechCetera News

T-Mobile and Dish merging could mean great things for consumers.

When it comes to corporate mergers, we often immediately become skeptics, and honestly a bit fearsome. It’s sort of ingrained into our American society after previous monopolistic control over industries, whether it’s Standard Oil or the old AT&T. But there are a few times when a merger could actua…

Parents, get ready to go broke this fall.
06/03/2015
Next Skylanders hoping to supercharge spending with vehicles - TechCetera News

Parents, get ready to go broke this fall.

I have a seven-year-old nephew that loves Skylanders, and a brother who’s trying to not go broke for it. Things are looking great for my nephew, but not so good on Dad’s wallet, with the next iteration in the Skylanders lineup launching September 20. Activision has confirmed that Skylanders SuperCh…

You've just been given every reason to get a PS4 or Xbox One.
06/03/2015
Fallout 4 is officially coming to PS4, Xbox One, and PC - TechCetera News

You've just been given every reason to get a PS4 or Xbox One.

Bethesda just gave you every reason in the world to upgrade to a PS4 or Xbox One, or go upgrade that graphics card in your PC. Fallout 4 is real, it’s coming to these consoles and PC’s, and it looks absolutely gorgeous. Five years after the release of Fallout: New Vegas, Bethesda is looking to …

Tim Cook lays out the real price of free services.
06/03/2015
Tim Cook weighs in on Google Photos and Silicon Valley - TechCetera News

Tim Cook lays out the real price of free services.

Google Photos seems like an incredible product. Users get to store an unlimited amount of photos – even if they’re compressed – in the “cloud” on Google servers, and Google’s software will automatically categorize your hundreds or thousands of photos, all for free. But as Apple CEO Tim Cook blatantl…

06/02/2015
With Wunderlist, Microsoft aims for productivity app dominance - TechCetera News

Microsoft is about to rule your daily schedule.

We love to throw around the buzzword “productivity”, but what does it really mean? According to the Oxford Dictionary, productivity is defined as, “The effectiveness of productive effort, especially in industry, as measured in terms of the rate of output per unit of input.” So when we speak of produ…

Hey Minecraft fans, the real LEGO sim has arrived on Steam!
06/01/2015
Watch out Minecraft, LEGO Worlds has arrived on Steam - TechCetera News

Hey Minecraft fans, the real LEGO sim has arrived on Steam!

When I’m asked what exactly Minecraft is, it’s usually answered with something along the lines of “It’s like an 8-bit LEGO game.” But while Minecraft may remind you of your youth building that 1000-plus piece Millennium Falcon, the game has never been endorsed or associated with the LEGO brand. How…

The next generation of Windows is coming in less than 60 days.
06/01/2015
Microsoft confirms Windows 10 launching July 29 - TechCetera News

The next generation of Windows is coming in less than 60 days.

Before throwing your endlessly frustrating Windows 8 PC against the wall, take a deep breath and hold on – help is on the way. Microsoft has confirmed that Windows 10 will be available July 29 for all, and any current Windows 7 and Windows 8 PC will be able to upgrade for free. How Do …

Iron Man Galaxy S6 Edge revealed by Samsung
05/26/2015
'Iron Man' Galaxy S6 Edge revealed - TechCetera News

Iron Man Galaxy S6 Edge revealed by Samsung

Wish you could have your own sweet tech assembly like Tony Stark? You’re in luck if you’re looking for a Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge, and you live in Asia. After inking a deal with Marvel, Samsung has announced a Galaxy S6 Edge variant designed around the iconic superhero Iron Man will be hitting Korean…

Could Siri be replaced by Cortana?
05/26/2015
Cortana coming to Android and iOS this year - TechCetera News

Could Siri be replaced by Cortana?

Like we didn’t have enough digital assistants already, Microsoft has confirmed that Cortana will be landing on iOS and Android later this year. Like Google Now via the Google app on iOS, Cortana will arrive via an app users can download from Google Play or the App Store. The new app is designed to…

Another huge security flaw found in Android.
05/24/2015
Researchers confirm Android user data present after Factory Reset - TechCetera News

Another huge security flaw found in Android.

Thought that Factory Reset before giving or selling your old Android device removed all of your data? Appears that’s not the case according to researchers at the University of Cambridge. This means your sensitive data such as phone numbers, text messages, photos, and emails could be available for re…

05/22/2015
Apple will delay new TV service to focus on local content - TechCetera News

Apple's TV service isn't coming this year, but for good reason.

Apple will not unveil its new streaming TV service at WWDC, or probably in 2015 at all, according to a report from Re/code. It was highly speculated that Apple would not only revamp the Apple TV this year – the Apple TV is in desperate need of an update – but Apple would also deliver a …

Maybe a sports car could help Pac-Man?
05/22/2015
At 35, Pac-Man is in a mid-life crisis - TechCetera News

Maybe a sports car could help Pac-Man?

On May 22, 1980, the world was introduced to Pac-Man. Thirty-five years later, he’s entered a mid-life crisis. The iconic video game figure once dominated the conversation, but that was before a mushroom-eating plumber in red and blue arrived on the scene. Over the past thirty-five years there have…

Since the definition of "friend" isn't what it used to be.
05/22/2015
Caller ID comes to Facebook Messenger - TechCetera News

Since the definition of "friend" isn't what it used to be.

Out of the hundreds of friends you have on Facebook, how many are actually in your contacts app? How many of these “friends” do you honestly remember by name, considering many of our Facebook “friends” are old classmates, distant relatives, former co-workers, or one of those oh-yeah-how-do-I-know-yo…

Our new favorite mobile Bluetooth keyboard.
05/22/2015
Jorno Keyboard Review - TechCetera News

Our new favorite mobile Bluetooth keyboard.

A genius design, incredible build quality, and great performance makes Jorno the Bluetooth keyboard to buy for your mobile power computing.

Yes. The KFC Keyboard is real ... Colonel Sanders approved.
05/20/2015
The KFC Tray Typer is the future of fast food restaurants - TechCetera News

Yes. The KFC Keyboard is real ... Colonel Sanders approved.

For decades fast food restaurants have served your food on trays with piece of paper filled with advertisements and eventually grease stains or ketchup. But KFC has taken the food tray to the next level with its new Tray Typer, an ultra-thin, fully washable, and reusable tray mat with a built-in Blu…

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