Why a billion Android phones will never be safe

If you're an Android owner, you need to get used to one thing: You aren't going to get updates, so you won't be as safe as someone on an iPhone. Manufacturers, carriers, and Google must work together to make Android unified and secure, but…
Home Theater

Why Netflix is poised to become the biggest TV network in the world

Most of us barely remember a time before Netflix became a streaming video staple, but recent moves have put the once-floundering company on pace to become a full-fledged network of monstrous proportions.

For the OnePlus 2 to be the best deal in Android, it has to defeat Motorola first

OnePlus showed the new OnePlus 2 off in a flashy virtual reality launch event that went beyond anything its competitors have done before. The phone has a lot to live up to, if it's to beat a surprise challenge from Motorola.

Why I hate Amazon Prime Day with a passion

Hooray, it's Amazon's Prime Day! Deals, excitement, and more are promised from the online retailer, and the world can't wait. Except behind all this, Prime Day has a more insidious purpose, and people are in danger of forgetting it.
Home Theater

Why the end of New Music Tuesday signals the true death of the CD

With CD shipments declining by tens of millions each year, the format could become obsolete in the music industry by 2020. The shift to New Music Fridays will further push the listening experience toward the Web and social media.

In defense of laptop batteries: Why they deserve some respect

Laptop batteries rarely grab headlines, but that doesn't mean they haven't changed. Today's slim, attractive and long-lasting notebooks wouldn't be possible without the advancements made in the past half-decade.

Not so fast: Android Auto and Apple’s CarPlay have a dashboard full of downsides

Despite the beauty of being able to access your calendar or the angriest of birds on the go, Apple CarPlay and Android Auto aren't all sunshine and roses. Here’s why.

We may not need 5G Speeds by 2020: Here’s Why

At the Future of Wireless international conference, a roundtable discussion with the question "Do we need 5G?" was held. It turns out that while we as tech fans always want the latest, 5G is one case where we could be being duped.
Movies & TV

Don’t worship your ‘definitive’ disc, movies were meant to evolve

Technology ushered in the age of the “definitive” version of movies with VHS, but streaming is about to shoo it right back out the door.
Home Theater

3 reasons Apple bowed to Taylor Swift’s demand to pay artists

In a highly-publicized social media rant, Taylor Swift once again called out a major streaming power, chastising Apple Music for its plans to withhold artist royalties during the service's free trial. Apple immediately backed down -- but…

Dear smartwatch makers, what the hell is wrong with you?

No really, what were you guys thinking?

E3 2015 proves to be one small step forward for womankind

Last year saw serious controversy as women brought attention to their poor representation in both games and the gaming industry. The response to that is evident at E3 2015, and it's thankfully progressive.