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Apple files new patent that could enable voice-based photo search in Siri

Apple has filed a new patent application describing the ability to search for and tag photos via voice, pointing naturally to Siri. The feature would utilize tags and other information associated with the photos.
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Convertible laptop makers temper 2014 prospects

The hope for laptop makers was that the convertible design, which allows you to put a notebook into tablet mode, would revitalize interest in the market. Now they're concerned about what next year holds for them.

Mitsubishi’s Montero is coming back the U.S. and it’s bringing some big batteries

For a long time the Montero belonged in the same conversation as the Toyota Land Cruiser, and when it comes back to the U.S. as a hybrid it might again. While we may have to wait as much as another five years to see the new one, it could…

‘Battlefield 4’ banned in China

Citing “National security,” the People’s Republic of China has banned the sale of Electronic Arts and DICE’s military shooter ‘Battlefield 4,’ which features the Chinese as the bad guys.

Octa-core Alcatel Idol X+ smartphone comes bundled with fitness tracker wristband

TCL, the firm known internationally as Alcatel, has announced the octa-core Idol X+ smartphone, which comes bundled with a fitness tracking wristband called the Boom Band.

Mac Pro 2013 teardown reveals upgradeable CPU

The team at Other World Computing have ripped apart the new Mac Pro 2013 edition, finding that the Intel Xeon E5 CPU can be swapped out if you should ever need to upgrade it somewhere down the line.
Social Media

Facebook ‘dead and buried’ for Europe’s teenagers, says new report

Researchers working on the Global Social Media Impact Study in Europe have found that younger people are abandoning Facebook for its rivals, with the online presence of mom and dad one of the key factors.

3 computing predictions that didn’t quite pan out in 2013

Everyone can make predictions about anything, whether its tech, sports, weather or a multitude of other subjects. The fact of the matter is that making predictions leaves you vulnerable to being inaccurate.

If consoles could talk: A final word with the PlayStation 3

With the PlayStation 4 finally here and the PlayStation 3 beginning its long goodbye, we sat down with the outgoing console and had a few words about its history.

If consoles could talk: A final word with the Xbox 360

The Xbox 360 is officially on its way out with the Xbox One now in play, so we envision what it would be like to talk to the console on the even of its twilight years.