Hashtag Trending – French authorities investigating Apple for ‘planned obsolesence’; dancing robots at CES

Apple is being investigated by French prosecutors for allegedly designing iPhones to deliberately stop working after two years. People are talking about James Damore’s lawsuit against Google. And dancing robots at CES. From

Published on: January 10th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Patching Meltdown/Spectre: Take your time, or get to it fast?

The country’s biggest municipal power system has wasted no time in implementing patches to the Meltdown and Spectre processor vulnerabilities. “We have been issued patches from many of our vendors (while still awaiting

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Howard Solomon

Hashtag Trending – Microsoft drops Bitcoin support, Apple pressured to address childhood iPhone addiction

Microsoft is no longer supporting Bitcoin. Two investors with $2 billion USD in Apple stock are pressuring the company to address childhood iPhone addiction. And today’s CES highlights include voice assistant-enabled earphones and

Published on: January 9th, 2018 Eric Emin Wood

Hashtag Trending – Spotify faces $1.6 billion lawsuit, BlackBerry teams up with Baidu, major tech acquisition predictions

Spotify may want to hold off on going public just yet, as it now faces a 1.6 billion dollar lawsuit, BlackBerry is teaming up with Chinese search engine giant, Baidu, for driverless car

Published on: January 4th, 2018 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – What will smartphones look like in 2018?

Foldable smartphones? In-display fingerprint sensors? Artificial intelligence? CES and the Mobile World Congress are just around the corner, and we’re heading in 2018 looking at an exciting year for new smartphones. Related :

Published on: January 2nd, 2018 Alex Radu

Top 5 Business Smartphones of 2017 – All Hands on Tech

2017 is coming to a close and we're looking at some of the best smartphones for business users that came out this year. This time on All Hands on Tech, Alex makes his

Published on: December 22nd, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Apple’s been slowing down your old iPhone, beverage company pivots to blockchain

Apple admits to slowing down your old iPhone. A beverage company’s stock nearly quadruples after it announces a pivot to blockchain. And in a year with The Emoji Movie, Netflix has apparently produced

Published on: December 22nd, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

iPhone X review – All Hands on Tech

The iPhone X is one of Apple’s most exciting smartphone in years, but is it an impressive enough device to justify its expensive price tag? This time on All Hands on Tech, we

Published on: December 20th, 2017 Alex Radu

Hashtag Trending – Net neutrality isn’t dead yet, Amazon mends ties with Google, Spotify tries to curb Apple’s dominance

Net neutrality won’t go down without a fight, Amazon offers Google an olive branch, and Spotify reaches out to the EU to curb Apple’s power. Trending all over social media this weekend was

Published on: December 18th, 2017 Mandy Kovacs

Hashtag Trending – U.S. votes on net neutrality, Google’s year in search, Apple no longer an innovator?

Dozens of U.S. senators have made a last-ditch effort to save net neutrality, but are unlikely to affect today’s vote. The iPhone 8 and BitCoin were among the year’s top Google searches. And

Published on: December 14th, 2017 Eric Emin Wood

Apple infuses Finisar with $390 million

Apple Inc. is investing $390 million into a California-based company that produces optical communication components, which will boost the power of iPhone X features such as Face ID, animoji and portrait mode selfies.

Published on: December 13th, 2017 Alex Coop

Hashtag Trending – Apple buys Shazam, Bitcoin spikes, Ready Player One

Apple is buying the business of one of its most popular apps. Bitcoin is climbing the charts again. And a preview of Steven Spielberg’s new movie involving a virtual-reality dystopia. From Facebook, Apple

Published on: December 12th, 2017 Brian Jackson

Apple acquires Shazam for $400 million

Apple is stepping up its music game once again, this time acquiring music and image recognition service Shazam for a reported $400 million USD. The intent to make this acquisition was first broken

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Alex Radu

Apple only smartphone vendor out of Top 5 to not achieve double digit growth

Global smartphone shipments were up three per cent in the third quarter of 2017, with each of the top five smartphone vendors, minus Apple, achieving double-digit growth, according to the latest report from

Published on: December 11th, 2017 Alex Radu