As iOS 8--and, presumably, new iPhone and iPad hardware--approaches its release day, big changes are on the horizon for Apple's Touch ID, a technology that has been met with less enthusiasm than it deserves.
Call Elio the anti-alternative car: Quirky, but bound and determined to be mainstream rather than niche. That's why this three-wheel, two-seat, one-door car was at the Village at Corte Madera shopping mall last Friday--to show everyday people what their second car could look like.
Google's cloud productivity suite, whatever you want to call it, has been making inroads in the world of work and collaboration. And it's not just because there's no software to install, it auto-saves your work, and it's free. The recent surge in Chromebook sales also means users are looking to get work done with web applications more than ever.
Sophisticated code of the sort used in Russian Government cyberweapons could be seeping into the commercial malware wielded by the country's criminals, a security firm has suggested after analysing the apparent cross-pollination in a previously unknown piece of malware called ‘Gyges'.
Toshiba's Encore 2 gives the veteran PC maker a bigger Windows 8.1-based tablet to take to the Aussie market, with the new model sporting a 10.1in screen as opposed to the 8in screen of the original Encore. But the new model seems to makes some compromises in order to keep its price tag attractive.
Apparently the folks at Sony were listening to Neil Young: The company that introduced the Walkman portable cassette player in 1979 hopes to breathe new life into the brand with a high-resolution audio portable that plays FLAC (Free Lossless Audio Codec) 24-bit 192kHz audio files. That's the same high-resolution audio format chosen by Young and his Pono partners for their PonoPlayer, which is set to ship in October.
Nearly two months to the day after first revealing the Surface Pro 3 tablet, Microsoft has officially put its $200 docking station up for pre-order, after teasing would-be buyers with a limited-availability window last month.
Twitter is making a couple changes to its Direct Message system as the company grows increasingly fond of private communications.
Social networks that appeal to women are written off as silly time-wasters (see: Pinterest), and ones that appeal to young girls are taken even less seriously. That's how 7-year-old We Heart It has flown under the radar for all this time, despite amassing millions of users and several high-profile advertisers.