Black markets for hackers are increasingly sophisticated, specialized and maturing

Black and gray markets for computer hacking tools, services and byproducts such as stolen credit card numbers continue to expand, creating an increasing threat to businesses, governments and individuals, according to a new RAND Corporation study.

Rufus Cuff moves beyond the smartwatch



The Rufus Cuff boasts a 3-inch display and is fully capable of running Android apps from the Google Store.

Report: Branded tablet shipments to reach 200 million in 2014

This is a pivotal year for tablets as the traditional markets leading computing and CE deployments reach a tipping point and give way to growth regions.

Samsung's new smartwatch has a $300 price tag



Samsung has confirmed that its second-gen, high-end Galaxy Gear smartwatch will carry a $300 price tag. 



Face it: Instagram pictures with faces are more popular

Like them or not, there’s more proof that selfies aren’t going away any time soon. Georgia Institute of Technology and Yahoo Labs researchers looked at 1.1 million photos on Instagram and found that pictures with human faces are 38 percent more likely to receive likes than photos with no faces. They’re also 32 percent more likely to attract comments.

Toshiba touts Ultra HD laptop display



1080p may have become the de-facto (minimum) laptop display in recent years, although Toshiba is apparently looking to shake-up the status quo with its Satellite P50t.

Google rolls out Android wear for devs

Google has officially rolled out Android Wear (preview) for developers, effectively extending Mountain View's popular mobile platform to wearables.

Reducing anxiety with a smartphone app!?

Playing a science-based mobile gaming app for 25 minutes can reduce anxiety in stressed individuals, according to research published in Clinical Psychological Science, a journal of the Association for Psychological Science.

Tegra 4 game console ready to launch



Phone maker ZTE and game developer The9 are reportedly prepping a new Android-based game console for a launch in China later this month.

Report: Amazon prepping set-top box



Amazon is reportedly prepping a set-top box capable of playing games and streaming movies from multiple online platforms including Prime Instant Video, Netflix and Hulu Plus.

Report: Google smartwatch equipped with a 280x280px display



When Google finally debuts its smartwatch, it will be joining a hyper-competitive space filled with similar devices from other companies.

Rockin' in the free world with Neil Young's PonoPlayer



The PonoPlayer is now available for pre-order via Kickstarter.

64-bit mobile processors set to dominate mobile market

​Just one quarter after the launch of Apple’s A7 (the first 64-bit mobile processor), Cupertino managed to power more than 36 million iPhones and iPads with its flagship chip.

Bending the light with a tiny chip

Imagine that you are in a meeting with coworkers or at a gathering of friends. You pull out your cell phone to show a presentation or a video on YouTube. But you don't use the tiny screen; your phone projects a bright, clear image onto a wall or a big screen. Such a technology may be on its way, thanks to a new light-bending silicon chip developed by researchers at Caltech.

Zotac's new Zbox gaming mini-PCs have Intel Iris Pro inside



Zotac recently launched two new uber-mini gaming machines: the ZBOX EI730 and EI750.

Pre-order the Asus Chromebox for just $179



The first Asus Chrome OS desktop system is now available for pre-order.

Report: Acer prepping 3-in-1 device (Aspire Switch 10)



Acer is reportedly prepping a 3-in-1 device known as the Aspire Switch 10. 



Withdrawing money at cash machines with 'Google Glass'

Taking photos with a wink, checking one's calendar with a glance of the right eye, reading text messages — the multinational cooperation Google wants to make it possible with Google Glass.

PocketBook debuts water resistant eReader



Who doesn't want to read their favorite ebook poolside or on the beach?

Roku debuts $50 streaming stick



Roku has announced a new Streaming Stick at a $50 price point.