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New iPad Will Ship March 16 for Some, March 19 for Others

As you probably already know, the new iPad launches in the U.S. next Friday. However, Apple has already sold out of the supply they have ready for the 16th. If you still want to pre-order the new iPad before it launches, it won't ship to you until March 19. This...

Samsung® Smartphones Without Bezels May Be Coming

Samsung has two major projects in the works that involve the displays of their smartphones and other devices. The first project is the creation of foldable displays. These foldable displays will be made out of plastic materials and be far less susceptible to shattering than the glass displays that most...

Sony® Tablet P Launches March 4

The Sony Tablet P has been available in the UK for a couple of months, and now it's finally coming to the U.S. This new tablet will officially hit AT&T store shelves on March 4. The Sony Tablet P is a foldable, dual-screen tablet PC that allows users to efficiently...

New Toshiba Tablet, Excite 10 LE, Launches March 6

You may remember the Excite 10 LE from CES 2012. It was the Toshiba tablet that gained some notoriety for being the thinnest and lightest in the world. Now Toshiba has plans to release the Excite 10 LE on March 6. And tech geeks with a penchant for slender gadgets...

Skype® for Windows Phone Now Available

Yesterday at Mobile World Congress, Nokia announced that Skype for Windows phone models is now available on the Windows Market. This version of Skype for Windows phones is a beta version that is only available for a select few Windows phones. These phones include the Nokia Lumia 800, Nokia Lumia...

Box App® for Android Boasts 50GB of Free Cloud Storage

Box, a popular cloud storage provider, recently launched an app for Android devices. All Android users who download the new app and create a Box account will receive 50GB of cloud storage space for free. Like other cloud storage services, Box allows users to store and access files and documents....

Android Google Docs Real-Time Edits Now Possible

The Android Google Docs app received an update today that will allow users to collaborate on documents in real-time using their Android phones and tablets. This real-time collaboration feature was previously only available to those who were using Google Docs on their computers. As of today, Android users can...

Blockbuster® Video on Demand Headed to All Samsung Devices

Samsung just announced that they have plans to team up with Blockbuster to deliver Blockbuster Video on Demand to all Samsung devices. This means that Blockbuster on Demand will be available on all Samsung tablets, phones, and HDTVs. Samsung and Blockbuster plan to launch the streaming video service on Samsung...

8GB Nook Tablet Headed to Walmart this Wednesday

According to sources at Verge who talked to sources at Walmart, Barnes and Noble is going to release an 8GB Nook Tablet this Wednesday, February 20. This new Nook with less internal memory is expected to sell for around $199.00 (the same price as the Kindle Fire). However, the official...

New Angry Birds® Space is Coming March 22

Angry Birds has made tech news again this week by announcing their new Angry Birds Space game, which be released March 22. According to Rovio, Angry Birds Space will be a more educational spin-off of the current Angry Birds game. National Geographic and Nasa have both helped Rovio during the...

Microsoft® Office for iPad Brought to You by CloudOn

If you use your iPad for work, you’ve probably noticed something very important is missing: Microsoft Office for iPad. Until recently, there was no way for you to make a quick change to a Word document and send it off to your colleague from you iPad. And you couldn’t use...

Pantech® Crossover: Free at AT&T For a Limited Time

From February 21 to February 27, AT&T will be offering the Pantech Crossover for free with a two-year wireless contract. This deal will only be available if you order online and will include free shipping. Although the Pantech Crossover isn’t necessarily the most technologically advanced phone on the market, it...

Swype® for Ice Cream Sandwich Has Arrived

Swype for Ice Cream Sandwich devices is finally available. Nuance, the maker of Swype, has been working on a version of the text messaging app that would be compatible with the Android Ice Cream Sandwich OS for quite some time. Now, Nuance has finally released a version of Swype that...

Samsung® MicroSD and SD Cards Ship Today

Today, Samsung announced that they have started shipping their microSD and SD memory cards. This is Samsung’s first venture into the realm of memory cards, and it seems as though they’ve already outdone the competition, in true Samsung fashion. As of today, you’ll be able to purchase fourteen different Samsung...

Sony® Z Takes On iPod Touch

When you think of mobile media players, the iPod is probably the first device that pops into your head. This is for good reason. Apple’s flagship product has sold over 300 million units worldwide and has changed the way people listen to music. But it’s important to remember the forebears...

Mountain Lion: A Real Beast of an OS

Apple’s latest operating system, Mountain Lion continues the company’s tradition of naming its systems after felines, but that’s not the only thing that long-time Apple users will find familiar. The system borrows a lot from iOS as well. Indeed the iPhone’s operating system is wonderful to use and provides...

Apple® Still Reigns

Apple had a record Q1 for fiscal year 2012 (the period between October and December 31, 2011), raking in $13.6 billion in profits. This was the highest Q1 for the company and even topped the most optimistic analyst’s estimates. The sales were driven by the iPhone 4S and iPad 2...

HP® Raises The Bar On Lowering Power Consumption

Hewlett Packard is setting out to change the way companies like Facebook and Amazon power their servers. In a conference in 2009, Facebook’s VP of technical operations, Jonathan Heiliger, explained his dissatisfaction with the current offerings from the leading chipmakers in the world. Heiliger’s complaints stem from the huge amounts...

Ben and Jerry’s Ice Cream Freezers Go Green

Earlier this year, Ben & Jerry’s launched a project to reduce the environmental impact of their ice cream freezers. The company’s new line of hydrocarbon ice cream display freezers use purified propane refrigerants that have virtually no carbon footprint. Currently, most freezers in the U.S. stay cool thanks to...

AT&T® LTE Coverage Expands Today

Just as we were writing about the expansion of Verizon LTE coverage, AT&T was announcing that they expanded their LTE coverage today. The list of cities that have AT&T LTE coverage now includes Durham, North Carolina and select cities in Florida: Sarasota,...

Verizon LTE Coverage Expands Feb. 16

Verizon LTE coverage will reach Cookeville, Tennessee for the first time tomorrow, and the Verizon 4G LTE network will be expanded in Rapid City, South Dakota, San Antonio, TX, and Clarksville, Tennessee. If you own a Verizon 4G LTE compatible device but...

Best SSDs from SanDisk, Extreme SSD Series, Released Today

SanDisk is known for offering some of the best SSDs out there, and today they’ve officially outdone themselves by releasing a new Extreme series of SSDs. These new Extreme SSDs are ten times faster than the average 7200 RPM hard disk...

Kobo Vox Makes Its U.S. Debut at Best Buy

The $199 Kobo Vox has been on store shelves in Canada since November. Starting today, the Kobo Vox tablet will be available to U.S. consumers at Best Buy. The Vox is in the same class as the Amazon Kindle Fire and Nook...

PlayStation® Vita Release is Around the Corner

It seems like it’s been centuries since the PlayStation Vita was released in Japan. Now the time has finally arrived for the handheld console’s US release. If you pre-ordered the PlayStation Vita bundle, your Vita will be shipped to you this week. The official release date Sony’s PlayStation Vita is...

Google® Plus App for iOS Gets Instant Upload Feature

Google has officially updated their Google Plus app for iOS to include the popular instant upload feature. The instant upload feature will automatically load all pictures and videos from a user’s iOS device to their Google Plus account. This feature has been...

Samsung® Infuse 4G Cell Phone $0.01 Price Starting Feb. 15

From February 15th to February 22nd, AT&T will be selling the Samsung Infuse 4G cell phone for just one cent. As you might expect, the Samsung Infuse 4G price of one cent is only available to customers who opt to sign up...

Facebook® Angry Birds App Launches Today

Rovio gave the world a Valentine’s Day gift today by announcing that the Facebook Angry Birds app has finally arrived. Angry Birds on Facebook brings new Faccebook-only levels and added social and competitive elements to the viral game. Angry Birds Facebook players can play against...

YouTube® App Update for Google TV May Arrive Feb. 15

Yesterday, representatives from Google TV announced that an updated YouTube app for Google TV would be added to the Android market this week. This app will make it simpler for Google TV users to find videos and channels on YouTube. According to some sources, we can expect that the new...

Playbook® OS 2.0 Launches February 21

Owners of the Blackberry Playbook tablet have been anxiously waiting for the Playbook OS 2.0 update. This update is supposed to add features like email, contacts, and calendar apps. These features were missing from the 1.0 version of the Playbook OS, much...

White Samsung® Galaxy Nexus Launches in UK Today

UK mobile customers who wish to purchase the Samsung Galaxy Nexus can now choose from two different color options: white and black. Many consumers will likely appreciate the white Samsung Galaxy Nexus. There are so many black electronic devices in the world. It’s easy to get tired of them. Don’t...

Nvidia® Tegra 3 Devices: Future MWC 2012 Stars?

Mobile World Congress is a little over two weeks away, and the rumor mill has officially shifted its focus to what’s going to happen at this highly anticipated mobile tech conference. Based on the information known now about MWC 2012, we can assume a few things. We can expect that...

Netflix® Instant Watch Guide, IWGuide, Released for iPad

Earlier this week, an app called IWGuide was released for iPad owners to download for free from the App Store. IWGuide lets you know when new content is added to the Netflix Instant Watch collection of movies and TV shows. It also keeps you informed of content that will be...

Sony® PRS-T1 Price Reduction to $99 for Valentine’s Day

Sony PRS-T1 Sale at CompUSAFor a limited time, the Sony PRS-T1 ereader will be on sale for $99. This is a special Valentine’s Day sale that will only last a couple of weeks. If you want to buy your sweetheart...

iPad 3 Release Date: March 9, According to Some Sources

There’s been a rash of rumors this week about the iPad 3 release date. Some sources say the new iPad could be released as early as the end of February. However, most authorities on the subject believe that Apple will officially announce their new tablet the first week of...

ICS Update Possibly Headed to Galaxy S II on March 1

Just yesterday, we reported that the highly anticipated ICS update would be coming to select HTC phones. Today there’s news that the Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich OS may be coming to the Samsung Galaxy S II on March 1. This would mean that Galaxy S II owners would get...

Raspberry Pi, the $25 Computer, Launches February 20

Last May, the UK founders of the Raspberry Pi Foundation, announced that they had plans of releasing a $25 computer. Earlier this week, they announced that the Raspberry Pi computer will officially be available on or around February 20. The ridiculously affordable Raspberry Pi PC is more or less a...

Ice Cream Sandwich Update Coming to HTC Phones in March

Earlier today, HTC announced on their Facebook page that they plan to provide an Ice Cream Sandwich update for their HTC Sensation, HTC Sensation XE, And HTC Sensation 4G by the end of March. Shortly after these initial updates, the HTC Sensation XL will also receive an Android 4.0 update....

Solar Power Tower Will Help Keep Las Vegas Lit at Night

SolarReserve, a solar power startup, has just finished constructing a solar power tower that will be the driving force in their Crescent Dunes Solar Energy Project, which will ultimately deliver sustainable energy to Las Vegas, even when the sun goes down. This 550 foot solar tower is the tallest in...

Tweetbot® for iPad and Tweetbot 2.0 for iPhone Launch

Tapbots released two new versions of their popular app, Tweetbot, today. One of those versions is a brand new Tweetbot for iPad, and the other is Tweetbot 2.0 for iPhone. The new Tweetbot version for iPad is the first Tweetbot venture in the tablet realm. It’s almost identical to the...

Camping Stove Doubles as Wireless Charger for Gadgets

If you’re out camping, you’re probably going to want to bring a camping stove with you. There’s nothing like cooking your own food out in the wilderness and under the stars. Most camping stoves are useful, but there’s one stove that beats out all the rest in terms of utility....

Vonage® App Makes Long Distance Calls Free

Vonage officially released an app today that allows iPhone and Android users to make free HD international calls from their smartphones to other users with the same app. Users of the new Vonage mobile app can also send texts to other users for free. This new Vonage app may sound...

Envy® 14 Spectre: Pre-Order Now on HP Website

The HP Envy 14 Spectre was a showstopper at CES earlier this year, mostly because of its lids, which are both covered in sheets of Corning Gorilla Glass. Now the 14-inch ultrabook is available for pre-order on HP’s website. This premium ultrabook will ship on February 17. The basic model...

OneNote for Android Officially Released

Android users can now download OneNote from the Android market app store. OneNote, Microsoft Office’s popular note-taking software, was previously only available for Windows and Apple devices. The software’s entry into the Android sphere is good news for Android users who have been patiently waiting to take notes, create photo...

Chrome for Android Release

Today, Google officially launched Chrome for Android phones and tablets. Android users have waited for years for a Google Chrome app for Android products to come out, and now it’s finally happened. As of now, this brand-new version of Chrome is in beta mode, and it’s only available on Android...

Nikon® D800 Adorama Discounts

Nokia® Lumia 900 Now Available for Pre-Order

Yesterday, Nokia leaked pictures of its new white Nokia Lumia 900 on the company’s Facebook page, and, coincidentally, brick and mortar Microsoft stores around the U.S. began to offer customers the opportunity to pre-order the Nokia Lumia 900. Customers who want to pre-order the new Lumia 900 from a Microsoft...

New Android Phone, ADzero, Has Sustainable Bamboo Casing

Kieron-Scott Woodhouse, a forward-thinking student at Middlesex University in the UK, has created a new Android phone that comes with bamboo casing. This phone, dubbed ADzero, is one of the first smartphones to be made partially out of sustainable, natural parts. ADzero’s bamboo casing is 100% organic, smooth, sleek, and...

Green Company Spotlight: Samsung

Samsung recently launched their Guide to Green website. This website reiterates Samsung’s commitment to being a green company that prioritizes implementing eco-friendly practices. The top tech company has been pushing what they call “Planet First” initiatives for a few years, and the launch of their Guide to Green website provides...

Skype Update 5.8 with 1080p Video Calls Arrives

The new Skype update for Windows has officially arrived. Skype 5.8 allows users to make 1080p HD video calls. Plus, the new version of Skype syncs up with Facebook seamlessly. So, users can video chat in HD with their friends on the social networking site, even if their friends don’t...

Super Bowl XLVI Goes Green With Green Mountain Energy

The NFL Environmental Program has been trying to make the Super Bowl more eco-friendly every year for the past 18 years. This year, the NFL is partnering up with Green Mountain Energy to make Super Bowl XLVI the greenest Super Bowl yet. Green Mountain Energy is going to provide 15,000...

Sprint® Tablet, ZTE Optik, Launches February 5

There’s a new $100 tablet in town, and it’s Sprint’s ZTE Optik. Earlier today, Sprint and ZTE officially announced that they have plans of releasing the ZTE Optik this Sunday, February 5. Sprint customers will be able to purchase the tablet for a mere $100, if they sign up for...

Process of Photosynthesis Produces Green Electricity

Barry D. Bruce, University of Tennessee’s most influential biochemist, has been working with researchers at MIT and Ecole Polytechnique Federale in Switzerland for a while to produce sustainable biosolar energy. In the most recent issue of Nature: Scientific Reports, Bruce and his team of researchers asserted that they had discovered...

Samsung Galaxy S Advance Now Available for Pre-Order

On Monday of this week, representatives at Samsung announced that they will be releasing their new Samsung Galaxy S Advance in the near future. Today, the phone became available to pre-order on the websites of several mobile providers in the UK. The release date of the new Galaxy S is...

Restaurant Wine List App Launches

Restaurant owners know how inconvenient it can be to print off wine lists every time the restaurant’s wine selection changes. Restaurant Wine List is an app for iPads that allows you to update your wine list instantly without having to print anything off. Restaurant Wine List...

Droid® RAZR Now in Valentine’s Day Colors at Verizon

The recent success of the Droid RAZR Maxx (thanks to its incredible battery) has made people sort of forget about the Droid RAZR smartphone that was released a few months ago. The Droid RAZR is an amazingly thin phone with some pretty solid specs. Despite this, the Droid RAZR hasn’t...

Square® Credit Card Reader Now at T-Mobile Stores

Yesterday, T-Mobile announced that they will be selling Square credit card readers for iPhone, iPad models, and Android smartphones. The Square mobile credit card reader allows a small business owner to accept credit card payments from customers using his or her phone or tablet. The Square reader attaches to most...

Humble Bundle for Android Released

Humble Bundle, a bundle of games offered to raise money for game developers and charitable causes, has been around for Windows, Mac, and Linux computers for a while. Yesterday, Humble Bundle entered the mobile sector by releasing its games to Android smartphone owners. If you decide to download the new...

Mint® Personal Finance App Released for Android Tablets

Today, Mint.com released their personal finance app for Android tablets. This app is now available on the Android market for free. If you’re an Android tablet owner, you can use the Mint personal finance app to get a clear picture of your spending habits and see how well you’re doing...

Kinect for Windows Launches February 1, 2012

Pre-order Kinect for Windows Today Kinect for Windows launches tomorrow. This sensor will allow users to interact with their computers through motion and speech. Kinect for Windows will work pretty much the same way Kinect for Xbox works. The...

Sprint® Galaxy Nexus: Get Updates from Google

On January 9, Sprint announced that the Sprint Samsung Galaxy Nexus would be available on their new 4G LTE network sometime in 2012. Since then, Sprint forum rumors about the phone’s release date and specifications have been circulating. Now Google has officially launched a sign-up page for Sprint users to...

Final Fantasy XIII-2 Release Reminder

Pre-order Final Fantasy XIII-2 Today If you’re a Final Fantasy fan, you’ve probably known that Final Fantasy XIII-2 was going to come out on January 31, 2012 since September 2011. However, sometimes it’s a little difficult to keep track...

Clearwire Internet Services Releases CLEAR Spot and Hub

CLEAR Spot Voyager CLEAR Hub Express Today, Clearwire Internet Services released their brand new CLEAR Spot Voyager for $129 and their CLEAR Hub Express for $99. The CLEAR Spot Voyager is a personal hotspot that allows you to connect up to eight devices to the Clear 4G...

Samsung® Galaxy Note: Pre-Order from AT&T on February 5th

AT&T just officially announced the Samsung Galaxy Note release date. The smartphone will be available to AT&T customers on February 19th, and it will be available for pre-order on February 5th. The Samsung Galaxy Note will have a 5.3” display, making it the smartphone with the largest screen on the...

Droid 4 Release on Verizon 4G LTE Will Be Feb. 10

Earlier this month at CES 2012, Verizon and Motorola announced they had plans of releasing the Droid 4 smartphone on Verizon’s 4G LTE network in the near future. According to some sources, the official Droid 4 release will be February 10, 2012. If the speculation is true, the Droid 4...

Droid® Razr Maxx: Verizon Official Release Info and Review

The most important tech release of the week is, without a doubt, the Motorola Droid Razr Maxx. This ultrathin smartphone was released yesterday to Verizon customers. It’s quite possible that this new Droid Razr will give the Samsung Galaxy Nexus a run for its money. This new Razr has some...

iPad 2 Screen Protector Review: Moshi iVisor Clear Screen Protector

There’s nothing worse than noticing a scratch on your brand new iPad 2 screen. Fortunately, there are a number of iPad 2 screen protector options you can choose from to protect your iPad screen from wear and tear. One of the top iPad screen protectors...

Sprint® LTE Phone Alert: LG Viper 4G LTE

In a few months, Sprint users will be able to buy phones that run on the new Sprint LTE network. As of now, we know that Sprint plans to release two 4G LTE compatible phones, the Samsung Galaxy Nexus and a brand new Sprint-exclusive phone, the LG Viper 4G LTE....

Solar Cell Phone Charger, SolarCharge from PowerSkin, Debuts at CES

PowerSkin, the well-known maker of cell phone covers with built-in batteries, has developed a solar cell phone charger that is attracting quite a bit of attention at CES this week. This solar powered cell phone charger, SolarCharge, can power up the majority of cell phones and even the iPod Touch....

Recycle Cell Phones for Cash with EcoATM

More than a few iPhone users with cracked screens wish it were easier to recycle cell phones for cash. Electronic waste is gravely detrimental to the environment, and most electronic parts can be salvaged and re-used. You may be buying eco-friendly tech products like the Dell Studio Hybrid PC...

Wireless Thermostat, EverSense, from Allure Energy Unveiled

Yesterday, Austin, Texas based Allure Energy unveiled EverSense, its revolutionary wireless thermostat, at CES 2012. This thermostat, along with the Kindle cover with light from SolarFocus, is poised to be one of the most innovative, eco-friendly products released this year. Allure Energy has dubbed the product an “energy...

Kindle® Cover With Light from SolarFocus:“ CES 2012 Highlights

As CES officially commences in Las Vegas, one eco-friendly Solar Kindle cover with light is already making waves in the tech community. Kindle cover review sites and Kindle covers and cases makers are buzzing about the SolarKindle, a lighted Kindle cover that uses solar...

LED Light Bulb Champions of CES 2012

Yesterday at CES 2012, RCA officially announced that it is developing an LED light bulb line to be released to consumers in the near future. Additionally, Visio, Toshiba, and Panasonic have all said that they have LED bulbs in the works. Energy-saving LED light bulbs and solar powered lights...