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McDonald’s Says No To Burger King’s McWhopper Peace Offer

Burger King used social media to call for a one-day truce with McDonald’s yesterday, it published an open letter to Ronald McDonald’s outfit suggesting that the two companies put all rivalries aside from one day to encourage world peace. Show More Summary

Researcher: Ashley Madison Hacker Found!

The Ashley Madison hack certainly raised more than just suspicious eyebrows, but I am quite sure that it also wrecked a handful of marriages along the way, taking into account how this site encouraged married people to sign up in order to have an affair, citing that life is short. Show More Summary

Turing Phone Starts Shipping December 18th

The Turing Phone was first shown off in April earlier this year, it’s a smartphone which promises supremely high build quality with an emphasis on security. Last month Turing Robotic Industries announced that it has started taking pre-orders...Show More Summary

Google Dismisses Antitrust Accusations In Europe

The European Union’s top antitrust official has claimed that Google, the technology giant from the US, could very well be in violation of antitrust laws in that part of the world, citing that Google has favored several of its own search results over those which were hunted down by its rivals. Show More Summary

Oxford Updates Dictionary With New Words

It looks like it is that time of the year again, where the Oxford dictionary will be updated in order to remain relevant with the times. Back in 2013, we saw the inclusion of phablet, bitcoin and twerk, among others, and this time around,...Show More Summary

iPhone 6S Reportedly Has 12 Megapixel Camera With 4K Recording

Many of us are looking forward to all of the improvements that Apple has made to the iPhones and a new report published today suggests that one of the biggest updates has been made to the camera. iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus will reportedly...Show More Summary

Verizon Launches HTC Desire 626 Budget Smartphone

Are you in the market for a smartphone with respectable specifications that doesn’t break the bank? Verizon just might have the perfect thing for you. The carrier today launched HTC Desire 626, it’s a smartphone meant for the budgetShow More Summary

Huawei Honor 7 Launched With Full Metal Design

The Honor 7 is Huawei’s new flagship phone which is built on an evolution the Huawei Mate 7 successful design language. From a distance, the Honor 7 truly looks like a smaller version of the Mate 7, but its construction is all-metalShow More Summary

New Moto 360 Pictured In Both Sizes

Many Android Wear-powered smartwatches were released last year but Motorola’s Moto 360 was one of the most beautiful smartwatches that stood out from the rest, naturally people have been waiting for the successor which is likely to be officially announced soon. Show More Summary

Verizon’s New Device Makes Your Dumb Car Smart

Almost all new vehicles rolling off the production line today feature some sort of connected infotainment system which officially earns them the right to be called as “smart cars,” but what about folks who own cars from the time when...Show More Summary

Android Pay Not Launching This Week

Google announced a new payments service earlier this year called Android Pay and while it promised that the service will be released around the fall there’s no word as yet from the company regarding the day it goes live. There have been...Show More Summary

Acer Brings Two New Mid-Range Smartphones To The U.S.

Acer is bringing two new mid-range Android smartphones to the United States, both the Liquid Jade Z and Liquid Z410 feature 4G LTE connectivity and 64-bit processors. The Liquid Jade Z will be available for purchase immediately while Acer will begin selling the Liquid Z410 starting next month. Show More Summary

Galaxy Note 5 Heading To India Soon But Europe Still Out Of Luck

It was rumored even before the new handset was launched that Samsung might release the Galaxy Note 5 in a handful of markets initially and may make some countries wait until 2016. The company confirmed this after the Galaxy Note 5 was...Show More Summary

Super Mario Maker Wii U Bundle Goes Up For Pre-Order

Last year Nintendo announced the Super Mario Maker which basically allows gamers to create their own Super Mario levels. These levels can be shared and played so if you think you can create a particularly challenging level, why not?Show More Summary

Amazon Could Be Giving Up On Their Smartphone Ambitions

Last year when Amazon launched the Fire Phone, the device turned out to be quite a flop and we’ve seen Amazon gradually slashing the price of the device, with the latest price cut dropping the phone down to $130. That being sad, it seems that the disaster of the first Fire Phone could have potentially put Amazon off for good. Show More Summary

Intel Bets Big With $60m Investment In Drone Maker

When you think of Intel, chances are you think of computer chips and processors found in desktops PCs and laptops. However given that the PC market is starting to see a decline and in a bid to diversify themselves, Intel has announced that their venture capital arm has decided to pump a whopping $60 million into a Hong Kong-based drone maker. Show More Summary

Acer’s Founder Says He Is Open To A Takeover

It used to be back in the day that Acer was one of the go-to brands when it came to computers, although in recent years it would seem that they are starting to cede their market share to the likes of other Chinese companies, such as Lenovo. Show More Summary

Logitech Announces G633, G933 Arteis Spectrum Headphones

Headphones designed for music and headphones designed for gaming are a bit different. Gaming headsets tend to focus more on directional sound so that gamers can tell where the enemy is. They also come with built-in microphones to allow gamers to voice chat with each other, and easy controls for accessing these features. Show More Summary

Amazon Brings Prime Instant Video To Japan

When it comes to video streaming services, the majority of these services tend to be limited to the US, possibly due to demand and also maybe because of various copyright issues. That being said, it looks like Amazon will be expanding beyond the US as the company has confirmed that they will be bringing Prime Instant Video to Japan. Show More Summary

Samsung Pay Beta Program Invites Begin Rolling Out

Earlier this month after running a trial in South Korea, Samsung announced that they will be bringing Samsung Pay to the US come 28th of September, which will be an interesting move to see how it will deal with the competition from the like of Apple and Google just to name a few. Show More Summary

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