Microsoft’s mobile problem may not be a problem at all

Microsoft’s mobile problem may not be a problem at all

When Microsoft announced its Windows 10 strategy last year, the thinking was that the unified platform would drive Windows Mobile and finally bring the Windows phone out of the doldrums where it’s been virtually forever. The idea was you could develop once for Windows 10 desktop and easily share that code on any device, making […]

Twitter makes it easier to share tweets privately with new button on iOS and Android

Twitter makes it easier to share tweets privately with new button on iOS and Android

While nowhere near as big as this morning’s news that Twitter will live stream the NFL’s Thursday Night Football, the company is announcing another change to its service today aimed at increasing the functionality and usage of its Direct Message (private messaging) feature. Starting today, the company is adding a new “Message” button to tweets […]

Mirantis scores huge OpenStack win with VW

Mirantis scores huge OpenStack win with VW

Mirantis, one of the last pure play OpenStack startups left standing announced a major win today when VW chose them over Red Hat for an enormous OpenStack implementation. It was huge for Mirantis and for the open source OpenStack project. VW knew it wanted to run a private cloud on OpenStack. The only question was the […]

Hands-On With The Modular LG G5

Hands-On With The Modular LG G5

It’s nice. That’s about the G5 in a nutshell. With rounded edges and premium build, the handset feels great in your hand. The camera works well and dual lenses allow for different shooting options not found on other smartphones. And LG stuck with its roots and included a removable battery and microSD card slot in […]

Despite the bugs, iOS 9.3 is more stable than Android 6.0

Despite the bugs, iOS 9.3 is more stable than Android 6.0

I know that this isn’t going to be any comfort to those suffering from iOS 9.3 bugs, but according to mobile app analytics firm Apteligent, the new release a has a crash rate of only 2.2 percent. This is a far lower crash rate than experienced by earlier releases of iOS. Apteligent It’s interesting to […]

How to quickly and easily find any setting on your iPhone or iPad

How to quickly and easily find any setting on your iPhone or iPad

Apple puts a lot of thought into making its products simple to use, but the Settings app in iOS is one of those places where you have to put function first. And that means it can be quite daunting for users. Fear not. Here’s a simple trick that will let you become an instant iOS […]

Photonomie Lets You Chat in Real Time Using Immersive 360° Photos

Photonomie Lets You Chat in Real Time Using Immersive 360° Photos

There is a big craze for Sony full frame (FF) mirrorless cameras at the moment, and seeing people rush onto that bandwagon is like watching lemmings following each other over the cliff. Photographer Peter Stewart is an internationally published photographer who’s also popular on photo sharing sites, boasting tens of thousands of followers and millions […]

Experience Here, the augmented audio device from Doppler Labs

Experience Here, the augmented audio device from Doppler Labs

Doppler Labs’s augmented audio device, Here, seems to be all the rage in music hardware these days. Doppler recently won a SXSW Innovation Award and will begin a partnership with Coachella starting next week. Each Coachella attendee gets an exclusive code to skip the waitlist and purchase Here Active Listening devices to wear at the week-long music festival. “We’re […]