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Google Secures Gmail Communications Between Data Centers For Your Privacy

In a blog post dated March 20, Google gets proactive about letting you know how your Gmail data is stored and transferred between its data centers. From the time you login until you logout, you’re always using an HTTPS encrypted connection. This means all your sent and received messages can’t be intercepted by prying eyes [...]

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[Deal Alert] Apple Store Now Offers Refurbished iPad Mini With Retina Display For $339

For the first time since it was released, the iPad Mini with Retina Display is now available as a certified refurbished unit directly from Apple. Those looking to save a few bucks ($60 bucks, to be exact) can grab one from Apple’s site now. This will be the 16 GB WiFi-only model. If you’re looking [...]

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Your Questions Answered: The Moto 360 Smartwatch

When Motorola announced the Moto 360 smartwatch last week, they showed off several of the highlight features and talked about the design. What they didn’t spend much time talking about was specific technical details or device compatibility. So, they scheduled a Google Hangout to talk all about that, and we’ve got the replay for you [...]

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Big News: History Channel, Lifetime, And A&E Come to Apple TV

Cord cutters, you have three new [partial] reasons to be happy you ditched the cable company: The History Channel, A&E, and Lifetime have come to your favorite streaming set top TV box. While you’ll be able to watch the latest few episodes of your favorite shows like Duck Dynasty, American Pickers, Bates Motel, and Pawn [...]

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Want CarPlay In Your Car Without Having To Buy A Brand New Car?

Back in March, Apple announced CarPlay, it’s in-car infotainment system. Later this year, it’ll be debuting on brand new models from Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz, Honda, Hyundai, Jaguar, and Volvo, with other manufacturers coming in the future. But what about those of us who don’t have plans to purchase a brand new vehicle? Or what if you [...]

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HTC Wants To Bring Optical Zoom To Smartphones And Own The ‘Selfie’ Market

HTC recently released its newest smartphone, the HTC One X, but already has its eyes on the evolutions that will power its future entries into the smartphone world. In an interview with HTC camera expert Symon Whitehorn, Vodavone UK uncovered that HTC’s strategy will largely be focused on advancing its camera technology. But we’re not [...]

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NYC Residents: Google Says Not To Expect Google Fiber Anytime Soon

The buzz around the Internet lately has been that Google may soon be launching Google Fiber in/around New York City. It all started with this job posting for a Google Fiber Regional Sales Manager based out of the NYC office. Currently, Google only offers Fiber in three markets: Kansas City, Provo, and Austin. A Google [...]

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Facebook’s Next Effort To Keep You Always Connected: GPS Location Sharing With “Nearby Friends”

Within the “coming weeks,” Facebook will be rolling out a new feature that’s sure to send privacy activists through the roof: Nearby Friends. We’ve seen them experiment with geolocation services before, but nothing has yet to really stick. Their purchase of Gowalla didn’t get them anywhere, as they shut the service down four months after [...]

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What’s This? Handheld Jet Thrusters? I’ll Take Two.

We’re living in the future, folks. Isn’t science and technology amazing? Here’s a new one for ya: jet thrusters you can hold in your hands. These things are guaranteed to make any outdoor sport a thousand times more fun, intense, and extreme. The contraption the snowboarder is holding (above) is the work of a company [...]

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Good News: Facebook Will Start Punishing Those Annoying Pages That Beg For Likes And Shares

We’ve all seen them, and we’ve all been annoyed by them. Yet, they never seem to go away. “They” being the brands, organizations, people, and anonymous viral content Facebook Pages that beg you to engage with them via a ‘Like’ or a ‘Share.’ Facebook just last week announced that it’s going to begin penalizing these [...]

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