It might be a tight race in the United States, but when you look at worldwide numbers it’s not even close. Windows Phones are closing in on iPhones, but they’re not in the same ballpark as Android. Google’s Android platform continues to dominate the worldwide smartphone market, according to new figures from Strategy Analytics that… Continue reading Android accounts for 81% of world smartphones
While most are tallying their Halloween take for this year, others are out partying. Still others are watching scary movies, but there are some of you who are playing a scary game. Here are the ones that scared those at Gamespot the most. Find out what gaming moments have haunted the GameSpot staff the most.
Thanks to the whistleblowing of Edward Snowden, the NSA has been revealed to be going after data through companies like Google and Facebook. Now, those companies are making efforts to protect your data… or are they? Google has spent months and millions of dollars encrypting email, search queries and other information flowing among its data… Continue reading Big tech claims to be fighting the NSA
Congress is playing the role of being on the side of the people prior to elections that will be heating up in a couple of months. They’re all saying the right rhetoric, making the right claims, and attempting to position themselves on the right side of the NSA line. The result of their proposed bill… Continue reading Feinstein’s NSA reform bill is missing the whole “reform” aspect
Google Voice has had a long run as a completely open platform. That’s going to be changing in 2014. Third-party apps for Google Voice have six months to live. Google said today that it is ending support for apps that “are making unauthorized use of Google Voice” by providing calling and SMS services. “These apps violate… Continue reading Google voice to cut off third-party access
It’s hard to believe that many tech companies are waiting until now to realize that the activities the NSA has been perpetrating through and around them might actually be bad for business, but here we are. We’ve been arguing since the beginning of the Snowden leaks, that the tech industry should be much angrier than… Continue reading Dear tech companies: The NSA is bad for you
As UFO videos go, this is one that could easily go either way. It’s so over the top (especially the ending) that it instantly smells like a hoax. The problem is that experts who have analyzed it haven’t been able to clearly debunk it yet. In other words, it’s only considered a hoax because it… Continue reading #Video: Is the trianglular UFO over Amsterdam real or fake
It’s one of the most anticipated games to come in the early part of the Christmas gaming rush. It’s also an extremely resource-heavy game. Does your PC have what it takes? With roots that stretch back more than a decade and enough fans to justify new content every year, Battlefield is among the handful of… Continue reading Can your PC handle Battlefield 4?
It might not tell you a lot about the device, but do you really need to know anything else? It has received rave reviews. It’s Apple. ‘Nuf said. Still, if you want to get a taste test of what you’re going to experience tomorrow, here it is. [youtube]http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ovfJauZiqBk[/youtube]
Apple isn’t just good at making top-line revenue. They’ve also mastered the science of making more per employee than just about anyone else. If there’s one thing Apple is not in need of, it’s cash in its bank account. It’s hardly a secret Apple is a moneymaking machine, enjoying margins that other hardware manufacturers can… Continue reading Apple makes a staggering amount per employee