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Report: Apple Working on Cheaper iPhone

Report: Apple Working on Cheaper iPhone

DON EMMERT/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Apple is said to be working on a cheaper version of the iPhone.Citing people briefed on the matter, the Wall Street Journal reports the lower-end smartphone could resemble the standard iPhone, “with a different,…

Apple Stops “Endgame: Syria” Before It Starts

Apple Stops “Endgame: Syria” Before It Starts

Kevork Djansezian/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Gamers can’t play the Syrian conflict on their smart phones, Apple has determined.Reasoning that the ongoing war between government and rebel forces is a “real entity,” Apple’s App Store has put the kibosh on…

CES 2013: Audi Car Parks Itself and Picks You Up with a Tap of an App

CES 2013: Audi Car Parks Itself and Picks You Up with a Tap of an App

Joanna Stern / ABC News(LAS VEGAS) — Forget valet parking. The car of the future can find a spot for you and then pick you up.And the future has driven to CES 2013. Audi’s Connect car not only drives and parks itself but the iPhone is its k…

CES 2013: Tobii’s Rex Turns Your Eyes Into a Mouse

CES 2013: Tobii’s Rex Turns Your Eyes Into a Mouse

ABC News(LAS VEGAS) — A company named Tobii has figured out a way to use your eyes as the navigation tool on computers.At CES 2013 in Las Vegas, the company announced the Rex, a computer accessory about the length of a straw that attaches to any compu…

Security Company Patents Door to Fend Off Gun Violence

Security Company Patents Door to Fend Off Gun Violence

Barbecan Security Systems(NEW YORK) — One Washington-based security company says it believes it has a new technology to keep gun violence out of many public places.Barbecan Security Systems, LLC. says it has been granted a patent for a “Linear Revolvi…

CES 2013: Sony Goes Big Into 4K TVs, Video Service and Consumer Camcorder

CES 2013: Sony Goes Big Into 4K TVs, Video Service and Consumer Camcorder

AFP/AFP/Getty Images(LAS VEGAS) — Sony took the stage Monday evening at its press conference at CES 2013 to unveil a whole array of electronics, including, yes, a 4K TV. But not just one or two 4K TVs — there’s a host of 4K products a…

Apple App Store Tops 40 Billion Downloads

Apple App Store Tops 40 Billion Downloads

SeongJoon Cho/Bloomberg via Getty Images(CUPERTINO, Calif.) — Apple announced on Monday that iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch users have downloaded over 40 billion apps, with almost 20 billion in 2012 alone.  In March, Apple reported that it had seen …

CES 2013: Toshiba Kicks Off the Ultra HD TV Flood

CES 2013: Toshiba Kicks Off the Ultra HD TV Flood

Toshiba(LAS VEGAS) –The UltraHD TVs are coming by the droves in Las Vegas at this year’s International Consumer Electronics Show (CES), and the first company to formally announce theirs is Toshiba with its L93000 Series Ultra HD 4K LED TVs.For those n…

A Facebook Phone? Company Testing Voice Apps Now

A Facebook Phone? Company Testing Voice Apps Now

Peter Foley/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Facebook is building a phone right in front of our faces. Maybe not a real phone, but all the apps and features you’d expect one to have.Facebook has just added a voice message feature to its Messenge…

FTC Settles Antitrust Investigation of Google

FTC Settles Antitrust Investigation of Google

KIMIHIRO HOSHINO/AFP/Getty Images(WASHINGTON) — After a high-profile 20-month investigation, the federal government announced Thursday it’s dropping an “exhaustive” antitrust probe into Google, the world’s largest search engine.The Federal Trade Commi…

Microsoft Fuels Antitrust Battle with Google

Microsoft Fuels Antitrust Battle with Google

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Microsoft is making a last-ditch effort to get government regulators to crack down on Google.  The Windows company claims Google is abusing its dominance of online search, online video and the lucrative smartphone market. Mic…

Facebook Poke App: Messages Self-Destruct Within 10 Seconds

Facebook Poke App: Messages Self-Destruct Within 10 Seconds

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Sometimes, for some people, a text message can just be too permanent. It’s for those times and those people that Facebook has put out its new Poke app.The standalone app for the iPhone lets you log in with your Facebook account an…

Facebook’s New Privacy Controls Roll Out to All US Users

Facebook’s New Privacy Controls Roll Out to All US Users

Facebook(NEW YORK) — If you think getting improved Facebook privacy controls is a gift, then Christmas is coming a bit early.Starting Thursday night, the new privacy tools, which were announced last week, will start to roll out to users in the United …

After User Uproar, Instagram Apologizes and Reverts to Old Terms of Service

After User Uproar, Instagram Apologizes and Reverts to Old Terms of Service

THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Instagram has snapped to it.Earlier this week, after users lashed out against Instagram’s updated terms of service, which implied the company might sell user photos and place them in ads, Instagram’s CEO, Kevin…

Facebook May Be Changing Your Timeline: Redesign Tests in Progress

Facebook May Be Changing Your Timeline: Redesign Tests in Progress

ABC News(NEW YORK) — Facebook may have given us a peek at the future of Timeline after a new design was rolled out for one of ABC News’ producers Wednesday. Apparently Facebook is experimenting with new ways of laying out user’s pages.Face…

Instagram Responds to Backlash, Says It Won’t Sell User Photos

Instagram Responds to Backlash, Says It Won’t Sell User Photos

THOMAS COEX/AFP/Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Instagram has heard the mass outrage (including the celebrities’) in response to its new terms of service, and says it will clear things up.After confusion over its new Terms of Service, which implied Instagram…

NORAD Replaces Google Maps with Bing to Track Santa Claus

NORAD Replaces Google Maps with Bing to Track Santa Claus

NORAD(NEW YORK) — Santa Claus is comin’ to town, but you won’t be able to find him on your Google Maps.That’s because the North American Aerospace Defense Command (NORAD) has decided to switch from Google Maps, which it has used sinc…

Morgan Stanley Fined for Role in Facebook IPO

Morgan Stanley Fined for Role in Facebook IPO

Scott Eells/Bloomberg via Getty Images(NEW YORK) — Morgan Stanley is the first major financial entity to be sanctioned in relation to Facebook’s IPO.Massachusetts officials are fining Morgan Stanley $5 million for not disclosing a revenue shortfall wi…

Fab.com: How Social Media, Apps and Cool Stuff Created One of the Hottest Online Stores

Fab.com: How Social Media, Apps and Cool Stuff Created One of the Hottest Online Stores

Fab.com(NEW YORK) — Fab.com in New York City is an up and coming online shopping site.If you hadn’t heard of Fab before you saw this story, chances are you would have soon. The site has gone from one million users to 10 million in just 18 months.So wh…

Google Maps App for iPhone Released

Google Maps App for iPhone Released

Google(NEW YORK) — The long-awaited Google Maps app for Apple’s iPhone is finally here.  The app was released Thursday in Apple’s App Store.Ever since Apple replaced Google Maps with its own Maps app in iOS 6 and on the iPhone 5 in September, use…

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