In order to beef up security of its customers' accounts, tech giant Microsoft has added some new security and account control features that will allow users to keep a closer look at their accounts.
The addition of new security features has enabled account users to view a log of recent use of their accounts. They can see the date, time, IP address as well as location from where their accounts were accessed.
Online retail giant Amazon on Monday launched a new promotion that people with a rare opportunity to enjoy considerable savings on several Kindle devices.
The new promotion slashed the price of the 16GB WiFi Kindle Fire HDX tablet by 20 per cent. That dragged the price of the 7-inch tablet computer down to $183.20, which represented a discount of $45.80.
Microsoft has stopped selling boxed retail copies of Windows 7 OS, but the same OS will continue to be available when it is pre-installed or bundled with a new computer till the start of start of November next year.
The Redmond-based software giant stopped offering boxed retail copies of Windows 7 OS on October 30 this year. But, the cut-off date for Windows 7 OS shipping pre-installed or bundled with new computers has been set at November 1,
Hardware venders like HP, Dell and Lenovo will continue to sell PC with pre-installed Windows 7 for around next one year.
AT&T's off-contract customers will be able to enjoy considerable savings on the carrier's various services staring tomorrow, December 8, thanks to the launch of new Mobile Share Value Plans.
The mobile phone carrier has already confirmed that its new Mobile Share Value Plans would be open to all users who have completed their service contract, buy a handset at full retail price, bring a compatible handset to the network, or join the carrier's Next early upgrade plan.
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.
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.
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.
Average gasoline price at U. S. pumps jumped more than by more than 3 cents over the past two weeks, and the upward trend is expected to continue, according to Lundberg Survey Inc.'s latest report.
According to the recently-published Lundberg report, the average price for regular gasoline in the U. S. jumped 3.4 cents over the past two-week period ended November 22 to $3.25 per gallon. The average hit its year-to-date highest level at $3.80 on February 22.
Cupertino, California-based tech giant Apple Inc's new 'iPad mini with Retina Display' offers notable improvement over the existing mini tablet, which was introduced last year.
Looks-wise the iPad Mini with Retina Display is nearly indistinguishable to the last year's iPad Mini. But, looking closely will allow you to determine that it is 0.3 mm thicker and 23 grams heavier than the existing iPad mini tablet.
Technology giant, Apple has indicated that it might start selling unlocked version of the latest version of its smartphone, iPhone 5s. The company will start selling an unlocked iPhone 5s for the full price without mandatory telecom contract.
The unlocked, SIM card-free iPhone 5s will have the same capabilities as other iPhone 5s models but will not have any contractual obligation in the country. However, the device will only work on GSM networks and this means that the unlocked iPhone 5s won't work with Verizon Wireless.
AOL is pursuing talks with software giant Microsoft to sell Winamp and Shoutcast, according to a recently published Techcrunch report.
Winamp is media playing software for devices based on Microsoft's Windows or Google's Android operating systems. AOL has acquired it through its $80 million acquisition of Nullsoft more than a decade ago in 1999. Shoutcast is a media streaming service that was also developed by Nullsoft.