Wizarm is an ARM-powered TV box

Wizarm - currently seeking crowd-sourced funding on Indiegogo - is a set-top box packed with a dual-core ARM Cortex-A15 (Samsung Exynos 5) processor, 16GB of storage, 2GB of RAM and a large number of input/output options.

Tim Berners-Lee, father of the Internet, sires the Alliance for Affordable Internet

The A4AI is a global coalition committed to driving down the cost of internet access in less developed countries to below 5% of monthly income worldwide.

4 Upcoming Vehicle Tech Innovations that could be Big Mistakes

Technology is advancing in every industry, including the automobile industry. Some technology, like GPS and rear view cameras, are considered a necessity and a normalcy to many drivers today. But can technology go too far? Here are four vehicle tech innovations in the making that may not be the best ideas.

Nexus 5 sets up Android Kit Kat and wearable devices

If you are wondering why the Nexus 5 is so important, or what makes it worth the wait then, look no further than Kit Kat, or Android 4.4 and wearable devices.

Report: HP prepping smaller third Chromebook

Hewlett Packard's recently announced (second) Chromebook is slated to begin shipping in a month or so. The device is equipped with an Intel Celeron processor (Haswell), boasting improved performance and extended battery life.

Google wants to patent splitting the check

They won't do evil, but Googlers will patent human, normal day, people stuff like, say, how do you divide a restaurant check between four people. Yes, Google has applied for a patent for splitting the check, presumably for a mobile app. They pay people really good money at Google, and give them great perks.

Apple ranks big as a manufacturer; iOS still trails Android

Apple is still growing its market share as a vendor of smartphones, but in all other categories, Google rules the roost. Who is doing better, Google or Apple? Depends on how you want to spin it. 

What makes the MacBook Pro Retina Haswell special

The rumor is that MacBook Pro with the Intel Haswell processor will be released October 15, shortly followed by the general release of OS X 10.9 Maverick. The combination is supposed to give you greater power efficiency, hence battery life. It could also replace your aging MacBook Air.

Adobe security breach: now what?

Well, the first thing you can do is change your Adobe ID and password. And there's more.

Iranian cyber war commander found dead in the woods

One more mysterious death to add to that of five nuclear scientists and the head of the Islamic Republic's ballistic missile program. However, the Revolutionary Guard, 12 hours after the first reports, is saying it wasn't an assassination.

Facebook and Twitter may yield clues to preventing the spread of disease

Facebook and Twitter could provide vital clues to control infectious diseases by using mathematical models to understand how we respond socially to biological contagions.

How Instagram can ruin your dinner

Warning Instagrammers: you might want to stop taking so many pictures of your food. New research out of BYU finds that looking at too many pictures of food can actually make it less enjoyable to eat.

Amazon's Christmas gift to you: streaming STB. Maybe. Not quite sure, yet.

It's code-named "Cinnamon," and it has no release date or intended price however, Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos likes to keep his hardware costs down. In that regard, we can expect him to enter into the fray against Apple TV at $99 and Roku at $50. I'll throw in Chromecast at $35 because, I like it better than the set-top box (STB) stuff.

Adobe announces horrendous security breach

Over 2.9 million customers have their credit card and data compromised. That's a nice way of saying, stolen.  It looks like the breach has far reaching consequences because the attack went through Adobe's Coldfusion and there may be inherent weaknesses in the code. Coldfusion is widely used by many sites as a web application development platform and server.   

Report: AMD-ARM tablets due in 2014

Earlier this year, AMD confirmed it would begin producing ARM-powered chips for servers in 2014. Recent reports indicate that the company will also start churning out ARM-based processors for tablets and other consumer devices by next year.

Android ecosystem takes the baton from Apple iPad in the tablet race

A shift in leadership is now upon the tablet mobile computing market. Indeed, analysts at ABI Research recently identified a trio of events signaling Apple’s iPad family of products has passed the baton to the Android ecosystem.

Acer's C720 Chromebook is thinner and lighter

Acer's recently debuted C720 Chromebook may bear a definite similarity to the older Acer C710, although the latest iteration of the 'book is thinner (measuring 0.75 inches thick) and lighter (weighing 2.76 pounds). Plus, the device offers twice the battery life - all for the same $199 price tag.

Smartphone Photography: A Guide for Taking Amazing Photos

By the end of the year, three-quarters of the residents of the United Kingdom are expected to own a smartphone. These devices don't just help users make and receive calls and entertain themselves while they're out and about. They're also turning many of us into keen photographers.

Archos preps second-gen GamePad tablet



Unbowed by the recent launch of Nvidia’s mighty Shield, Archos is reportedly prepping a second-gen GamePad tablet with a higher-res display, a faster processor, additional memory and more storage space. 


$300 HP Chromebook14 hits the streets on November 3rd

HP’s recently debuted Chromebook is equipped with a 14-inch display, Intel Haswell chip and $300 price tag. The revamped Chromebook is actually HP's second 'book with a 14-inch display.