Monthly Archives : October 2016

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macOS Sierra 10.12.1 gets fourth beta build

One day after dropping new betas for iOS 10 and tvOS 10, Apple has seeded a new beta build of macOS Sierra 10.12.1 to registered developers this morning. The fourth beta of macOS Sierra 10.12.1 comes a week after Apple…

No Comments / 14 View / October 29, 2016

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Apple vs Samsung patent battle has U.S. Supreme Court confused

U.S. Supreme Court justices appear to be confused over how much Apple’s patented iPhone design should worth. Lawyers for Apple and Samsung faced off this morning at the nation’s highest court. The two sides argued whether breaking a design patent…

No Comments / 10 View / October 28, 2016

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Everything that’s new in iOS 10.1 beta 2

iOS 10 has only been available to the public for a few weeks, but developers are already receiving updates for iOS 10.1 beta 2. Along with bug fixes and a beta version of Portrait Mode for the iPhone 7 Plus, beta…

No Comments / 10 View / October 26, 2016

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Jimmy Iovine gives a glimpse of Apple Music’s future

Apple Music remains a long way from being a finished product, according to Apple executive and Beats Electronics co-founder Jimmy Iovine. In a new interview discussing the struggles of building a product that fuses the worlds of tech and music,…

No Comments / 6 View / October 25, 2016

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Netgear’s Arlo Pro Security Cam Keeps Tabs on Your Home Inside and Out

Netgear today revealed the Arlo Pro HD wireless camera, which features quick-charge rechargeable batteries and two-way audio. The weatherproof device can be placed anywhere—on the porch or in the baby’s room. It’s powered by a rechargeable lithium-ion battery, but can…

No Comments / 9 View / October 23, 2016

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Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 and 8 Other Smartphone Fails

We really liked Samsung’s Galaxy Note 7 in our initial review this summer. Unfortunately (or fortunately), we didn’t have any first-hand experience with thedevice’s hottest feature. You know, where its battery bursts into flames at a moment’s notice. Even the…

No Comments / 10 View / October 22, 2016

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The Best Samsung Galaxy Note 7 Alternatives

If you have a Samsung Galaxy Note 7, you need to stop using it now. Back up all your data to Google and Samsung accounts, factory reset the phone, and return your phone to where you purchased it for a…

No Comments / 8 View / October 20, 2016

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Sprint to Offer 1M Low-Income Students Free Devices, Data

The Internet is a blessing to many a school-aged kid trying to get through the night’s homework assignment, but what if your home has no Internet access? It happens all too often in poorer neighborhoods, but Sprint’s new initiative will…

No Comments / 11 View / October 19, 2016

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Western Digital Drives Get Industrial Design Refresh

A hard drive is a hard drive, unless it gets a makeover from a French industrial designer, in which case it becomes an expensive work of art that just happens to store data. It’s a strategy that LaCie has been…

No Comments / 16 View / October 17, 2016

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Comcast Fined $2.3M for Overcharging Customers

The Federal Communications Commission today fined Comcast $2.3 million over allegations that the cable company charged its customers for services that they never authorized. The settlement is the largest civil penalty the FCC has ever imposed on a cable operator….

No Comments / 10 View / October 16, 2016