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Sony Xperia SP: Last June, Sony delivered its first 4G LTE device with the Xperia ion. Since then, the company has sought to beef up its mobile sales unit amid increasing 4G LTE competition from the likes of Samsung and Apple. To accomplish this, the electronics manufacturer in March showcased a new option – the Xperia SP, a device described by Sony Director of Xperia Marketing Calum MacDougall as “ideally suited for those seeking stylish class-leading…

At WWDC earlier this month, Apple shook up its Mac line, introducing new eleven-inch and thirteen-inch 2013 MacBook Air models. Something the tech giant is most proud of is that it says the MacBook Air now features “all day battery life” along with speeds that make it 45% faster than its predecessor. So how does the 2013 MacBook Air hold up? We provide specs below: 2013 MACBOOK AIR PRICING: 11-inch Version: Starting at $999, the…

Popular photo sharing platform Instagram on Thursday shook up its services, adding the ability for users to take 15-second videos. In addition to that, Instagram added thirteen filters for users to select from – much in the same way photos are handled. “So what does this mean for your content? Nothing’s different from photos. We’re still committed to making sure you have control over all of your content. Only the people who you let see…

Earlier this month at WWDC, Apple did something rather radical; it debuted a big revamp of the Mac Pro computer – a device that had previously pretty much stayed true to Apple’s classic “cheese grater” design originally seen in the Power Mac G5 since 2003. Now absent is the Mac Pro’s large anodized aluminum chassis. Instead, it’s been replaced with much smaller black aluminum cylinder casing. The new design allows the device to cool thanks…

What’s the goal with Windows 8.1? Over the past few months, Microsoft has faced a dilemma: Sales for the company’s touch-centric Windows 8 have been notably weak. Not helping is the fact that the computer industry has struggled overall. Research firm Gartner revealed in April that PC shipments for 2013’s first quarter had dropped to their lowest levels since Q2 of 2009. Many consumers, meanwhile, have regarded Microsoft’s operating system as confusing, lacking apps and…

The E3 gaming Expo concluded on Thursday, giving gamers the clearest picture yet as to what titles will become available for Microsoft’s Xbox One – a console set to be released this November. And while there are plenty of games expected to become available for Xbox One (most in 2014), there are particular titles we can’t wait to get our hands on. Below we count down our top 10 most highly anticipated Xbox One games:…

In 2010, Microsoft sought to revolutionize the way gamers interacted with their virtual environments – introducing Kinect for the Xbox 360. As a motion-sensing device, Kinect added numerous new control capabilities and even new ideas for games ranging from fitness to dance and even arcade titles. By March of 2010, 10 million units of Kinect had been shipped to retailers, earning the product a spot in The Guinness Book of World Records as “the fastest-selling gaming…

A new era of console gaming is upon us. And while Nintendo jumped ahead with the launch of the Wii U last November, we still await device releases including Microsoft’s Xbox One and Sony’s PlayStation 4. The new products could reinvent the way we game, how we program our televisions and even how we communicate socially. Come fall, the tech giants will battle it out for sales in the retail market – each hoping that…

Take a glance at the Xbox One controller and you’ll notice one key element: It’s strikingly familiar. That’s the goal Microsoft had in mind when it showcased its highly anticipated Xbox One console in May. Not surprisingly, however, the company wasn’t just thinking familiarity. They also opted to add a number of new technological and physical features to enhance the overall user experience. Via Xbox Wire, Microsoft last week noted a number of things that…