Network providers AT&T Inc. and T-Mobile U. S. Inc are weighing bids for a block of spectrum licenses that Verizon Wireless wants to offload, according to a fresh report by the Wall Street Journal (WSJ).
The WSJ report, published on Wednesday, said that Verizon Wireless had previously made an attempt to sell a block of spectrum licenses, and that it remained open to a deal. It may be noted here that Verizon Wireless, the largest & most profitable U. S. mobile phone carrier, is a joint venture (JV) of Verizon Communications Inc. and British telecommunications giant Vodafone PLC.
Simply wearing Google Glass behind the wheel is not against the law, a woman who was issued a ticket in California for wearing the device while driving argued.
Cecilia Abadie, a Google Glass pioneer, admitted that she was wearing the device while driving but argued that the high-tech specs were powered off, which could not have caused distracted driving.
On Tuesday, she was produced in a court, where she refused to plead guilty to the charge.
HP recently made four new tablets available for sale on its website. These Android-powered slates, first announced in September, include two low-end models and two mid-range models. For those seeking alternatives to today's Galaxy and Nexus tablets, these might be worth consideration.
All four tablets run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and include WiFi, Bluetooth, 25 GB of free Box cloud storage, and a standard set of headphone and micro-USB ports.
PC makers will likely suffer a record contraction in global shipments this year as there is a lack of reasons for people to replace their older systems, according to new report by IDC.
IDC said it expected global computer sales to decline more than 10 per cent by the end of 2013. It would be the most severe annual contraction on record.
While Microsoft's Windows 7 continued to gain ground in November, the newer operating system, Windows 8, failed to increase its share.
According to figures compiled by Net Applications, Windows 7 saw its share jumping up by two-tenths of a percentage point to 46.6 per cent at the end of November. In other words, Windows 7 accounted for nearly half of all computer operating systems. The figure was even higher at 51.3 per cent of those running a flavor of Windows.
Nvidia Shield is now capable of streaming PC games in 1080p from a PC to television, thanks to new December Software Update.
The new update makes a significant the device's 'Console Mode', which streams games from a computer to a television.
Prior to the release of the update, the Shield could only stream PC games at 720p in the Console Mode, but enhancements to the company's Gamestream technology enabled 1080p streaming.
Parkes constituents have delivered a petition containing more than 270,000 signatures urging the Coalition government to retain the fibre-to-the-premises (FTTP) model for the ambitious National Broadband Network (NBN).
The petition, which was initiated on the weekend of the Federal election by Queensland student Nick Paine, was hosted by Australia's change. org platform. It triggered the creation of FTTP supporter groups across the country.
Jeep Australia has just launched a second special edition of its widely acclaimed iconic off-road four-wheel-drive stalwart Wrangler.
The new Dragon Edition is based on the Wrangler Unlimited Overland four-door, but some noticeable improvements and additions allow it to look unique. The new special edition adds 18-inch wheels, bronze highlights to the front-end garnishes, badges and the Mopar fuel door bolts.
There are many smartphones that promise to offer best features for business users, with Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 and Apple's iPhone 5S being two of them. Let's have a quick look on their business-friendly features to determine which one is better.
The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 features a huge 5.7-inch screen with unmatched clarity and resolution, which allow this handset to easily beat its biggest rival, the iPhone 5S, which has a smaller 4.7-inch screen.
A Seattle restaurant called Lost Lake has confirmed that it ejected one of its customers/patrons because the customer was insisting on wearing Google Glass into the restaurant.
In a post on its Facebook account, the Lost Lake Cafe & Lounge declared that its "No Glass here" policy doesn't allow customers to use gadgets like Google Glass inside the restaurant and that its officials had to ask a rude customer to leave because the customer's insistence on wearing the same.
Widely popular "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" is all set to go mobile, with a few enhancements, in December, New York-based Rockstar Games confirmed on Friday.
Rockstar announced that GRA: San Andreas would be rolled out on Apple Inc's mobile operating system iOS starting December this year. With the iOS launch, the game will join the club of other GTA games, such as GTA: Vice City and GTA III, which are already available on iOS.
The newly unveiled 345bhp Volvo V60 Polestar car will be available in the UK in June next year, the luxury carmaker has confirmed.
Volvo has unveiled two new high-performance Polestar models, the Volvo V60 Polestar and S60 Polestar. While the company confirmed the V60 Polestar for the UK launch, no such confirmation was given for the S60. The Polestar-tweaked S60 will initially be exclusive to North America, Sweden, Switzerland, Japan and The Netherlands.
Virgin Media customers can now enjoy a number of channels on their Android devices, thanks to the release of the TV Anywhere app.
The Virgin Media TV Anywhere app, which is available to all Virgin Media TiVo customers for free, provides access as many as 67 TV channels on Android devices over Wi-Fi. It offers more live TV channels than Sky Go.
Rolling out the app, the company said, "Virgin TV Anywhere offers more live channels than Sky Go, with 90 available online and 67 to watch on mobile and tablets."
U. S. intelligence agencies' spying will cost the country's tech companies billions of dollars in revenue in the next few years, according to a Washington-based policy research group.
The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) said in its latest report that U. S. technology companies that sell hardware, software, and other services, would suffer a collective loss of $22 billion to $35 billion by the year of 2016.
But, as per Forrester's estimates, the companies' collective loss due to state agencies' spying could total as much as $180 billion through 2016.
Redmond-based tech giant Microsoft has announced the launch of a new streaming site called XboxVideo. com, which allows Xbox Live subscribers to watch videos not only on their Xbox game consoles but also on their computers.
To get access to videos they have already bought from the Xbox Video app on computers, users will just have to sign-in using their Xbox Live accounts. Previously, users were able to access videos just on the Xbox 360 or the new Xbox One game consoles.