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Sony Hack Reveals a Lot of Snapchat’s Future Plans

Remember last month when I told you about Sony Pictures being hacked? Well, as it turned out, it was kinda a big deal, and some of the e-mails that were leaked because of this hack had to do with Snapchat. Here’s a rundown of the basics: Snapchat bought a QR scanning app/service called Scan.me (a company Zagg [...]

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T-Mobile’s UnCarrier 8.0: Data Stash Lets You “Rollover” Unused Data

Joohn Legere and the team at T-Mobile have done it again. They’ve taken feedback from current customers and potential future switchers and alleviated yet another customer pain point: data overages. According to Legere, the wireless industry in the U.S. raked in more than $1.5 billion (with a b) last year in data overages and up-charges. [...]

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Tim Cook Named ‘Person of the Year’ by Financial Times

While he didn’t clench the crown from TIME Magazine, 2014 won’t end on a disappointing note for Apple CEO Tim Cook. The Financial Times has named Mr. Cook, 54, their Person of the Year, citing his leadership skills, financial successes at Apple, and his powerful essay that appeared in Bloomberg Businessweek about his sexuality. Here [...]

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Your Kids Will Be Excited: Google Has Updated its ‘Santa Tracker’ Website and Apps

Just in time for the holidays, Google has updated the Santa Tracker website and mobile apps. Well, the Android version anyway. There isn’t currently a version of the app available for iPhone users. Each day closer to Christmas, you’ll be able to check back to see the progress of Santa and the reindeer as they [...]

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Iowa Wants to Put Your Drivers License on Your Smartphone, But is it Really a Good Idea?

Back in September, we told you about the 31 states that currently accept digital versions of vehicle proof of insurance cards right on your smartphone. If you find yourself on the side of the road with the berries and cherries behind you, it’s easy enough to provide a current insurance card with any of the [...]

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T-Mobile Says Its New Unlimited Family Plan is the Only One of its Kind in America

Leave it to John Legere to throw us all for one last loop before the end of the year. T-Mobile’s CEO isn’t a fan of data plans that require families to “share” a bucket of data each month. When John Legere isn’t a fan of something, the entire connected world hears about it and then [...]

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Lamborghini is Making a Flagship Spec’d Smartphone; Low Ballers Need Not Inquire

When it comes to things like this, that old saying rings true: if you have to ask how much it costs, you probably can’t afford it anyway. In fact, we can’t even tell you how much Lamborghini’s new smartphone, dubbed the Tauri 88, will potentially set you back because they haven’t even announced a price [...]

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Verizon Now Offering $25 Monthly Discount For NOT Upgrading Your Smartphone

One of the lines on my Verizon family plan just became eligible for an upgrade. It’s been exactly 24 months since my mom got her iPhone, and Verizon sent over an email today letting her know she could go get a bright, shiny new phone at the discounted, on-contract price. Or, she could opt for [...]

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The $99 Zeiss VR One is a Virtual Reality Headset We Can All Get Excited About

Virtual reality is a wide open frontier that we’ve only just begun to explore. Since it’s still being pioneered, it’s still fairly expensive to break into. Renowned lens maker Zeiss has a solution: the VR One headset. It includes precision Zeiss optics, but instead of shipping with a built-in display, which would drive the cost [...]

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Cox, Comcast, Time Warner Create ‘CableWiFi’ Alliance So You Have Free WiFi While Traveling

It’s not often we think of our utility companies going out of their way to do us any favors. We typically regard them as necessary evils of the world, reluctantly forking over hundreds of dollars each month for cable, internet, electricity, gas, water, sewer, and trash. Speaking specifically of cable and internet, if you have [...]

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