Fonkraft modular smartphone pulled from Indiegogo

We’re going to have to wait a little longer for a true Project Ara competitor. Indiegogo pulled Fonkraft’s ambitious campaign to fund a modular smartphone, telling backers that the campaign had violated trust and safety standards.

Apple now rejecting iPhone apps which mention the Pebble

Apple no longer accepts apps which mention competing smartwatches. A Pebble app developer just had an app update rejected.


Chrome OS update adds new launcher, font, Material Design refresh

Thnaks to the new Chrome OS update, your Chromebook is about to get stronger and faster, and it won’t cost you six million dollars.

Valve Demos The Steam Controller in a Gameplay Video

Valve is well-known as one of the leading lights of PC gaming, so when they announced a few weeks ago that they were working on a handheld controller many gamers thought the idea was crazy. PC gaming means mouse & keyboard, right? Not according to [easyazon-link asin=”B00156SA00″ locale=”us”]Valve[/easyazon-link], and now that I’ve seen what their controller more »

Rumor: Will HTC Build Amazon Smartphones?

That’s what the latest rumors are saying, anyway. The Financial Times is reporting that HTC and the retail giant had quietly formed a partnership to make smartphones: Amazon is working with HTC to develop a range of smartphones as the e-commerce company steps up efforts to compete with Apple and Google. The info they provide is awfully thin more »

Two Ex-Valve Employees Launch a Kickstarter Campaign to Fund Their Augmented Reality Goggles

Move over Google Glass; the real future of wearable tech has arrived. Jeri Ellsworth and Rick Johnson were part of [easyazon-link asin=”B00A820XNY” locale=”us”]Valve[/easyazon-link] secret team to develop the augmented reality gaming system castAR, and when Valve pulled the plug on the project they decided that they weren’t ready to give up. This duo talked Valve into more »

Samsung to Release Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, the Hello Kitty Edition?

Hello Kitty is one of the most recognizable brands in the world. This pernicious feline has made an appearance on products ranging from toilet paper to sleeping bags. Pretty soon it will make it’s way onto a tablet. Samsung has revealed that they will soon be launching a [easyazon-link asin=”B007VM9T5M” locale=”us”]Hello Kitty[/easyazon-link] branded [easyazon-link asin=”B00D02AGU4″ locale=”us”]Samsung more »

PC Sales Dropped 8% Last Quarter

Michael Dell is probably crying today, and now that I’ve seen the latest PC sales estimates I can understand why. IDC reported this week that worldwide PC shipments totaled 81.6 million units in the third quarter of 2013. That is a decline of 7.6% compared to the same period last year but better than the more »

Inside Sources Say Barnes & Noble’s New Tablet Will Have a Camera, BT Keyboard

B&N is widely expected to release new hardware this year and the latest rumors have confirmed that. Sources inside B&N have told me that the retailer will be releasing a new tablet this year. My source went on to add that the new tablet will improve upon last year’s Nook HD in at least one more »

Amazon Expects to Sell 2 Million Kindle Fire HD Tablets By the End of November

When Amazon relaunched the Kindle Fire HD a couple weeks ago with a lower price tag and a new shell, they must have come up with the perfect mix of price and specs. Digitimes is reporting that Amazon has asked their manufacturing partners to ship an impressive number of the $139 tablet before the end more »

Rumor: Apple to Hold Launch Event on October 22

The wait for the new iPad could be almost over. AllThingsD is reporting that Apple is set to hold an invite-only press event on the 22nd of October. Their sources are saying that Apple will show off the latest iPad and iPad Mini: People familiar with Apple’s plans tell AllThingsD that the company will hold more »


Kindle Paperwhite (2013) is Out of Stock on

Amazon has only been shipping their newest Kindle for a mere eight days and it is already out of stock. According to the product page on, the Kindle Paperwhite Wi-Fi is expected to ship in “7 to 10 days.” If that is too long to wait, you do have an alternative. The Kindle Paperwhite more »