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Microsoft preps Windows 'Threshold' preview for late September - CNET

August 15, 2014 - 10:14am

Microsoft preps Windows 'Threshold' preview for late September
CNET
Microsoft is aiming to make a "technology preview" of Windows 9, aka Threshold, available to anyone interested this fall. by Mary Jo Foley; August 15, 2014 8:12 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr.

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Microsoft preps Windows 'Threshold' preview for late September - CNET

August 15, 2014 - 10:14am

WinBeta

Microsoft preps Windows 'Threshold' preview for late September
CNET
Microsoft aims to make a technology preview of Windows "Threshold" available around late September or early October. by Mary Jo Foley; August 15, 2014 8:12 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr.
Windows 9 preview could materialize as soon as next monthArs Technica
Report: Windows 9 “Threshold” Tech Preview Coming Next MonthDailyTech
Microsoft to deliver Windows 'Threshold' tech preview around late SeptemberZDNet
Gizmodo -WinBeta -WindowsItPro (subscription)
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Google launches four Android Wear ads - Android Community

August 15, 2014 - 9:55am

Google launches four Android Wear ads
Android Community
It may only have two smartwatches (soon to three) running under its platform but Android Wear may soon be the most popular one for wearables. With Samsung Gear Live and LG G Watch and the entry this summer of the Moto 360, the first round face ...

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Facebook Messenger users gripe and grumble in online reviews - CNET

August 15, 2014 - 9:41am

Facebook Messenger users gripe and grumble in online reviews
CNET
Around 92 percent of more than 64,000 Facebook users have given the Messenger app a one-star rating on App Annie over the past month. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; 16 August 2014, 12:33 am AEST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.

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Facebook Messenger users gripe and grumble in online reviews - CNET

August 15, 2014 - 9:41am

Gigjets

Facebook Messenger users gripe and grumble in online reviews
CNET
Around 92 percent of more than 64,000 Facebook users have given the Messenger app a one-star rating on App Annie over the past month. by Don Reisinger · @donreisinger; August 15, 2014 7:33 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
Why I Trashed the Facebook App (and You Should Too)Bloomberg View

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Major Xbox One update rolls out to preview members - CNET

August 15, 2014 - 9:05am

Major Xbox One update rolls out to preview members
CNET
The latest update offers a revamped Party app, a new Friends section, and other surprises. But you need to be a member of the Xbox Live preview program to grab it. by Lance Whitney · @lancewhit; August 15, 2014 6:41 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook.

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Android, iOS combined market share swells, leaving 2.5 percent for Windows ... - Tech Times

August 15, 2014 - 9:03am

Android, iOS combined market share swells, leaving 2.5 percent for Windows ...
Tech Times
Android and iOS now account for 96.4 percent of all smartphones shipped worldwide. This leaves a diminutive share for Windows Phone and Blackberry. (Photo : Rob Bulmahn). In the global smartphone operating system market, there are only two players, ...

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Everquest: The Darkened Sea - Destructoid

August 15, 2014 - 8:38am

Everquest: The Darkened Sea
Destructoid
EverQuest has been going strong since 1999. That's when the Slim Shady LP and "Thong Song" released. Or, much better, Black on Both Sides. It will be getting its 21st expansion, The Darkened Sea, on October 28 for All-Access Members (SOE's ...
EverQuest launching new expansion, The Darkened Sea, in NovemberPCWorld (blog)
SOE Live 2014: EverQuest Player Studio adding RobesGameZone
SOE Live 2014: EverQuest will release The Darkened Sea expansion October 28thJoystiq
Shacknews -Play.tm
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Internet Explorer on Android or iOS? Not in Microsoft's current plans - ZDNet

August 15, 2014 - 7:14am

Internet Explorer on Android or iOS? Not in Microsoft's current plans
ZDNet
ie10-metro (Image via CNET). There's been a big cross-platform push at Microsoft for the past year or so, with the company releasing its software and services for non-Windows-powered devices — sometimes even ahead of the Windows versions. So what ...

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Apple reportedly starts storing Chinese iCloud data in China - Gigaom

August 15, 2014 - 5:17am

Reuters UK

Apple reportedly starts storing Chinese iCloud data in China
Gigaom
The move will result in a better user experience for Chinese customers, while potentially also mollifying the authorities. china-flag-apple-logo1. Apple is now using China Telecom data centers to store the iCloud data of its Chinese customers, according to a ...
Apple moves data storage onto Chinese soil through China Telecom dealReuters
Apple breaks the norm, begins to store user data on servers in ChinaThe Globe and Mail
Apple Adds China Telecom As Data Center ProviderWall Street Journal (blog)
E&T magazine
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Facts about Elio Motors' three-wheeled vehicle - MiamiHerald.com

August 15, 2014 - 2:26am

SFGate

Facts about Elio Motors' three-wheeled vehicle
MiamiHerald.com
Elio Motors, a Phoenix-based startup, is developing a three-wheeled commuter vehicle that could go on sale as early as next fall. Here are some facts. WHAT IS IT? Because it has three wheels, the Elio is classified as a motorcycle by the U.S. government.
Three-wheeled Elio gets closer to going on saleWRAL.com

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Motorola to unveil cool stuff soon - iAfrica.com

August 15, 2014 - 2:23am

Motorola to unveil cool stuff soon
iAfrica.com
Motorola has sent out invites to a launch, where it's widely tipped to unveil two smartphones, the Moto 360 smartwatch and possibly a headset. According to The Verge, Motorola sent out invites for a launch on September 4 in Chicago, USA. And if you pay ...

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Motorola to unveil cool stuff soon - iAfrica.com

August 15, 2014 - 2:23am

Motorola to unveil cool stuff soon
iAfrica.com
Motorola has sent out invites to a launch, where it's widely tipped to unveil two smartphones, the Moto 360 smartwatch and possibly a headset. According to The Verge, Motorola sent out invites for a launch on September 4 in Chicago, USA. And if you pay ...

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Ford Recalling 83250 Vehicles for Possible Power Loss Problem - WWGP 1050 AM

August 15, 2014 - 12:00am

Sky News Australia

Ford Recalling 83250 Vehicles for Possible Power Loss Problem
WWGP 1050 AM
(NEW YORK) — Ford Motor Company is recalling about 83,250 vehicles after reports that an improperly installed part could cause the vehicles to lose power or roll away when parked. The National Highway Traffic Safety Administration says that the recall ...
Ford recalls 83250 cars and SUVsWashington Post

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New PS4 2.0 Fall update to include 'SharePlay' feature - Ecumenical News

August 14, 2014 - 11:40pm

New PS4 2.0 Fall update to include 'SharePlay' feature
Ecumenical News
To up the ante and make every PlayStation 4 session more social, Sony is set to introduce 'SharePlay,' along with several other changes on its famed gaming console. The next PS4 update, aptly named System Update 2.0, will come with SharePlay, allowing ...

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Intel, 50 Cent Making Headphones That Track Heart Rate - Upstart Magazine

August 14, 2014 - 10:33pm

Intel, 50 Cent Making Headphones That Track Heart Rate
Upstart Magazine
Intel and SMS Audio ink a partnership to develop fitness-focused headphones that will track the wearer's heart rate. Advertisements. Intel announced Thursday the collaboration with SMS Audio, the company founded and owned by rapper Curtis “50 Cent” ...

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AT&T Moto X now receiving Android 4.4.4, Sprint model receives 4.4.4 soak test - Phandroid.com

August 14, 2014 - 10:05pm

AT&T Moto X now receiving Android 4.4.4, Sprint model receives 4.4.4 soak test
Phandroid.com
After what appears to have been a successful soak test, the Motorola Moto X on AT&T is finally ready to receive its update to Android 4.4.4. Reports can be found of users seeing the update update hit their devices today as build number 212.44.26.

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Key Facebook employee Sam Lessin to leave social network - CNET

August 14, 2014 - 8:58pm

Reuters India

Key Facebook employee Sam Lessin to leave social network
CNET
Product manager and former classmate of Mark Zuckerberg says he is leaving the company with "mixed emotions." by Steven Musil · @stevenmusil; August 14, 2014 6:36 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email.
Facebook vice president of product management resignsReuters
Sam Lessin Is Leaving FacebookTechCrunch
Sam Lessin, Key Facebook Employee, Leaves CompanyWall Street Journal (blog)
Re/code
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US Video Game Sales Rise 16% on New Console Spending - Businessweek

August 14, 2014 - 7:54pm

USA TODAY

US Video Game Sales Rise 16% on New Console Spending
Businessweek
U.S. sales of video-game hardware and software rose 16 percent last month as consumer spending on a new generation of consoles continued to fuel a rebound for the industry after years of decline. U.S. retail sales of consoles, software and game ...
PS4 is Top-Selling Console for Seventh Month in US According to July NPDGameSpot
PlayStation 4 tops US video game console salesUSA TODAY
July NPD: PS4 Still #1, The Last Of Us Tops Software ChartPSX Extreme
Cinema Blend -VentureBeat -Computerandvideogames.com
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PS4 Wins July, Wii U Is Up 60% Over 2013, Xbox One Sales Data Still MIA - Cinema Blend

August 14, 2014 - 7:43pm

Cinema Blend

PS4 Wins July, Wii U Is Up 60% Over 2013, Xbox One Sales Data Still MIA
Cinema Blend
Sony continues to dominate the sales charts, month in and month out with the PlayStation 4. This axiom holds true for yet another month as the NPD figures for July have rolled out and absolutely nothing surprising about the results... or in some cases, the lack ...

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