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Microsoft’s Lumia 950 was released during the fourth quarter of 2015. The 950 has many impressive features, but its performance is lackluster compared to flagship phones from competing companies – making it a hard sell at $549. Microsoft has finally released the Lumia 950 and 950 XL. These smartphones aim to compete with a few of the most powerful phones on the market. Both of these phones feature a minimalist design and the new Windows…

North Korea’s newest distribution Red Star OS, Red Star 3.0 is an apparent ripoff of Apple’s OS X. The operating system helps the totalitarian state to monitor its constituents. North Korea has been in the news quite a bit during the past few years. It is speculated that the so-called “rogue nation” has nuclear capabilities, has launched cyber-attacks against the United States, and even forces its citizens to follow the fashions of its leader, Kim…

Founder of Debian Linux Ian Murdock was found dead at the age of 42 on the night of Monday, December 28, 2015. The circumstances of his death are unknown. Ian Murdock’s death was recently announced by Docker, an open-source project who Murdock was worked on. Aside from his time at Docker, Murdock will be best remembered for the creation of Debian, one of the first, and still one of the most popular distributions of the…

E FUN has announced a new addition to its series of 2-in-1 tablets, the Nextbook Ares 11A. The Android tablet will be targeted at budget users and offer power at the affordable price of $219.99 US. E FUN will be releasing quite a few impressive products in 2016, but the Nextbook Ares 11A tablet is probably the most impressive of the devices that are on deck for the new year. This device is not just…

Disney Research has teamed up with Swiss math, technology and engineering university, ETH Zurich, to release the VertiGo, a small robotic car that can drive up vertical surfaces. Disney has been making quite a bit of news lately, acquiring Marvel properties as well as “Star Wars.” Now they are shocking the world once again by producing a small robotic vehicle that is not from a “galaxy far, far away,” but can climb walls just like…

A new dangerous strain of Android malware called Android Spywaller is infecting Android smartphones and tablets in China. Symantec has diagnosed a new form of spyware that is attacking phones and other Android devices in mainland China. They have designated this family of malware as Android Spywaller. Android Spywaller masquerades as an app named “Google Service.” This is a red flag for two reasons – firstly, there is no official application released by Google under this…

Arca Space Corporation has recently released its impressive ArcaBoard, a rideable and functional hoverboard that can actually glide over any terrain – even water. The world was amazed by the Lexus Slide hoverboard, a vehicle that performs like a skateboard without wheels – as long as it hovers above a special magnetic surface. Now we are blown away by Arca Space Corporation’s new ArcaBoard. Unlike the Lexus Slide, the ArcaBoard does not require a special…

In May of 2015, Verizon Wireless and Sprint settled on $158 million USD with the Federal Trade Commission over unauthorized third-party services. The deadline for customers to claim their refunds is December 31, 2015. Verizon Wireless and Sprint customers have less than a week to claim their refunds for unjustified charges as far back as July 1, 2010. Former customers that switched or dropped service from these companies are also eligible for the refund as…

Nintendo and DeNA’s joint mobile endeavor for iPhones and Android, Miitomo, is focused on social aspects of gaming. It will likely be released in early 2016. Nintendo’s first game for modern mobile devices was supposed to be available in October of 2015, but development issues have delayed its release until March of 2016. This news was a let down for both gamers and investors, driving Nintendo’s stock down a whopping 10 percent. Not much is…

While consumers have been waiting for the Oculus Rift, Samsung has released an affordable virtual reality headset, the Samsung Gear VR. The Oculus Rift has been a hot piece of technology that consumers have been wanting to get their hands on. What many consider to be the premier virtual reality headset is still slated for release in early 2016, and we still do not know what the price tag is going to be. Enter the…

Nvidia has begun updating its Shield Tablet K1 to Android 6.0, making it one of the first devices to use the new Marshmallow operating system. In order to make it more appealing to consumers, Nvidia renamed its Shield Tablet to Shield Tablet K1, and lowered its price on November to an afforadable $200. This was not enough for mobile gamers though – the tablet shipped with Android 5.1 (code name Lollipop). In response to this…

Project Dream, an idea that may develop into the Dreamcast 2, is causing quite a stir on the Internet. The developers behind the project are making moves to bring about a Sega console revival. Sega has been out of the console market for almost 17 years, with its last console being the Dreamcast. Although its lifespan was short compared to other consoles of its generation, such as the PS2 and original Xbox, it goes down…

Breitling SA recently announced that its new Exospace B55 smartwatch is now available for purchase. The Breitling Exospace B55 is one of the newest contenders in the budding smartwatch market, a market currently dominated by tech giants such as Apple and Motorola. Breitling SA, best known for its designer Swiss watches, enters the market with a watch that costs a whopping $8,500. Obviously, this piece of technology is not for the average consumer. With a…