Thought notebooks were dying off in favor of tablets? Nope. Turns out that people are buying laptops again, and combined notebook and tablet sales numbers have increased worldwide. This is despite a decline in tablet sales, as fewer consumers see reasons to upgrade their devices. Worldwide, 123.9 million...

Just a year ago, you probably hadn’t heard of Xiaomi (pronounced she-ow-me) – and maybe until now, you still hadn’t. But the young smartphone maker has gone from an upstart...

MIT researchers have created a way to harness water drops to create electricity — and potentially power our future mobile phones and tablets. Last year, the same researchers discovered...

Thought notebooks were dying off in favor of tablets? Nope. Turns out that people are buying laptops again, and combined notebook and tablet sales numbers have increased worldwide. This is despite a decline in tablet sales, as fewer consumers see reasons to upgrade their devices. Worldwide, 123.9 million...

Fellow technology news sites Laptop Mag and Tom’s Guide have each announced their annual Best of Computex 2014 Awards.  The honored products were selected from hundreds on display...

Microsoft Surface Pro 3: My First 2 Weeks (via InformationWeek) The Surface Pro 3 is the first Microsoft tablet to offer more than the sum of its parts. I’ve been using Microsoft’s...

Just a year ago, you probably hadn’t heard of Xiaomi (pronounced she-ow-me) – and maybe until now, you still hadn’t. But the young smartphone maker has gone from an upstart to upsetting the entire global smartphone market. Xiaomi is now the fifth-largest smartphone maker in the world, and...

iPhone 6 release date, rumours and price (via The Inquirer) APPLE’S iPhone 5S and iPhone 5C might have made their debuts only eight months ago, but that hasn’t stopped the...

Nokia Lumia 630 review (via The Inquirer) The Nokia Lumia 630 comes with the latest version of Microsoft’s Windows Phone 8.1 mobile operating system. For us, the use of Windows Phone...

There aren’t a lot of very good calendar apps yet — at least for Android — but a new dawn has arrived.  Make that a new Sunrise, which is a nice new calendar app that’s now available for Android after earning raves from Apple iPhone and iPad users. Sunrise lets you sync your calendar...

5 great Android apps that do amazing things the iPhone can’t (May 2014) (via NHC Smartphone News Radio) Welcome to the fourth installment in BGR’s popular series on great Android apps...

Popular artistic mobile game Monument Valley is now on Android after debuting last month for iOS. The visually striking game — in which you are a princess wandering through 3D palaces...

Microsoft: No Plans for Cortana on iOS or Android (via BestTechie) Remember last week when we thought about whether or not Microsoft might be planning to bring its digital assistant, Cortana, to other operating systems besides Windows Phone? As it turns out, that was kind of pointless: Microsoft has since...

There aren’t a lot of very good calendar apps yet — at least for Android — but a new dawn has arrived.  Make that a new Sunrise, which is a nice new calendar app that’s...

Popular artistic mobile game Monument Valley is now on Android after debuting last month for iOS. The visually striking game — in which you are a princess wandering through 3D palaces...

If you’re a Star Wars fan, you’ll want to check out the new “Star Wars: Assault Team” for Android, iOS and Windows devices, just launched by Disney and LucasArts.  The turn-based combat game combines character cards with live battles set between “Star Wars: Episode IV, A New...

If you like to message a lot from your iPhone, Android or BlackBerry device, you may want to check out the new 2.0 version of BlackBerry Messenger (BBM), just released by BlackBerry.  ...

Shazam has released a new version of its popular music identification and discovery app for Windows Phone 8 users.  The free app lets you “tag” an unlimited number of songs...

The North American energy sector has been driving huge economic gains in the last few years.  In some energy hot beds like North Dakota, there are huge labor shortages and Oil & Gas companies are struggling to find enough qualified workers for the jobs that lie open. There are also a number of experienced...

As your business grows, it becomes more and more vital that you have impeccable customer service. For even small companies can benefit from the right customer relationship management...

Groupon isn’t just for coupons anymore.  The company has announced Groupon Gnome for iPad, a new accessory and iPad app that aims to let Groupon businesses recognize Groupon...

Amazon has announced Amazon Live App Testing, a free mobile developer tool that lets you distribute your Amazon Appstore app to your pre-defined set of testers before you go live. Your testers will be able to sample the full suite of Amazon services, including in-app purchasing. Amazon says the idea...

These Are the Top 10 Cloud Skills Employers Want (via Dice News in Tech) The term “cloud skills” is something of a misnomer. Truth is, there’s no single set of skills you need to...

Tetris’s Long History Offers Tips for New Game Developers (via Dice News in Tech) When the iconic video game Tetris turned 30 last week, Time published an interview with its developer,...

Thought notebooks were dying off in favor of tablets? Nope. Turns out that people are buying laptops again, and combined notebook and tablet sales numbers have increased worldwide. This is despite a decline in tablet sales, as fewer consumers see reasons to upgrade their devices. Worldwide, 123.9 million...

MIT researchers have created a way to harness water drops to create electricity — and potentially power our future mobile phones and tablets. Last year, the same researchers discovered...

Business PCs’ New Era: 6 Trends (via InformationWeek) Six factors are shaping the new multi-screen world of office computing. In our previous story on the multi-screen workplace...