Google Launches $999 Chromebox for Meetings

Google launched the Chromebox for Meetings today, designed by popular electronics manufacturer ASUS, for $999 USD. The platform will use the power of Chrome OS coupled with Google Hangouts to bring meetings to up to 15 participants. Anyone with a Gmail account and Hangouts will be able to join a meeting hosted by someone with…

LinkedIn Acquires Job Matching Service Bright

In its largest-ever acquisition, LinkedIn has bought job matching service Bright for $120 million USD. LinkedIn is the largest and most popular social network centered around showcasing and furthering members’ professional goals. Bright uses advanced mathematical algorithms to match qualified users to employers who may overlook their applications. Bright’s founder Eduardo Vivas makes it clear…

Apple Store Removes Last Bitcoin Wallet App

Citing an “unresolved issue” with Bitcoin, tech giant Apple has removed the final remaining Bitcoin wallet app, Blockchain, from the App Store with seemingly no way to address the take down. Bitcoin is a digital currency that has gained popularity and a significant user base in the past few years. A finite number of Bitcoins…

HTC To Launch Wearable Device This Year

Bloomberg is reporting that HTC will indeed venture into the wearable tech arena this year. There is no mention of what device HTC will be launching but we can assume it will be a smartwatch. With Samsung already in that market and rumors of Apple entering soon, it only makes sense. HTC is gambling on…

Review: Evutec Karbon SP Series For iPhone 5/5s

My good friend and fellow writer, Drew Sanders, did a recent review on the Evutec Karbon for the Samsung Galaxy S4 and he absolutely loved it! So we are following up with a review of Evutec’s Karbon SP series for the iPhone 5/5s. Evutec is one of those companies that just deserves mad respect for…

Satya Nadella Named New CEO Of Microsoft, Bill Gates Moved From Chairman

Microsoft has announced their new CEO, Satya Nadella, and they have moved Bill Gates from Chairman to Technology Advisor. Full press release below. REDMOND, Wash. — Feb. 4, 2014 — Microsoft Corp. today announced that its Board of Directors has appointed Satya Nadella as Chief Executive Officer and member of the Board of Directors effective immediately. Nadella previously held…

Google Continues Cross Patent Campaign; This Time With Cisco

Google continues to extend a hand of cooperation to its competitors in the industry. First they sealed a deal with Samsung and Ericsson, in which they cross licensed each others patents. Now they’ve done the same with Cisco, effectively bringing their disagreements to an end. Google is taking a proactive approach to this whole thing…

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Sunday Morning Goodies For Sprint HTC One Owners

Good Super Bowl Sunday! While playing with my Sprint branded HTC One this morning, I decided to check for updates just for S&Gs and low and behold: Imagine my excitement!  I feel like I’ve been waiting for this since forever. All I did was go to Settings > System Updates > HTC software update >…