Joshua Pramis

Joshua Pramis

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Spending a childhood engrossed in such technologically inspiring television shows like Voltron, Small Wonder, and Power Rangers, it's really no surprise that all things digital continue to inspire and amaze Joshua. After working as an editor for Travel + Leisure for 7 years, he left to take on the freelance world. And while doesn't look forward to a complete Cylon takeover, he does eagerly await the day he can become half cyborg.
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Computing

Barnes & Noble offers free books and magazines for downloading its Windows 8 Nook app

Barnes & Noble is giving away five free books and five free magazines to users who download them via the Windows 8 platform. The selection is curated, and some titles have limited numbers of downloads, so users should act fast.
Computing

Report says that tablets will outsell desktops this year

A new report from research company IDC predicts that tablets will finally outsell desktops this year. The report cites emerging markets as being a big factor in boosting sales.
Apple

Apple offers free next-day shipping on all iPhones

Today, Apple announced that it will offer free shipping on all of its iPhone models. There's no word how long the offer will be available, or if there's an ulterior motive for the offer, which it normally reserves for the holiday shopping…
Mobile

Own a phone or tablet? There’s an 80 percent chance you’re a gamer

According to a new survey, the vast majority of U.S. residents are considered gamers. The proliferation of smartphones has managed to turn the average person into a gaming aficionado.
Mobile

LG may be developing its own smartwatch and glasses

Rumor has it that LG may be working on its own smartwatch and glasses, similar to Google Glass or the fabled Apple iWatch. Is it true? We don't know.
Android Army

Kobo Arc 7-inch tablet updated to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Kobo has updated its 7-inch Kobo Arc tablet to Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. The update includes a ton of new features that should help improve user experience.
Mobile

A majority of people think their phone is the first thing people notice about them

In a survey recently conducted by mobile video site Vuclip, 61 percent of men surveyed claim that their cell phone is the first thing people notice about them. Women trail slightly with just 38 percent of those surveyed saying the same.
Apple

Apple files patent for iPhone with protective features so it won’t break when you drop it

Apple recently filed for a patent on several cutting edge features that would help reduce the damage inflicted upon a dropped device. Features include thrusters, clamps, and weight-shifting internal mechanics.
Mobile

Pandora comes to Windows Phone 8, offers ad-free streaming for 2013

Today, Pandora announced its debut to the Windows Phone 8 app store. The music streaming app will be available ad-free, at no cost, for the remainder of the year.
Apple

Rumor: iPad Mini with Retina Display not coming out until after summer

Though many have speculated Apple would release its second generation of iPad Minis this spring, equipped with Retina Display, a new report says it won't. It appears that the new iPad Mini will not debut until the third quarter of this…
Mobile

BlackBerry CEO says iPhone’s interface looks dated

Blackberry CEO Thorsten Heins talks about the state of the smartphone industry, says that iOS may be on the brink of a major decline. Though it was innovative when the iPhone came out, it's now old news and Apple isn't keeping up with the…
Mobile

Dropbox acquires startup app Mailbox

Cloud storage company Dropbox recently acquired startup e-mail company Mailbox. As of now, Dropbox intends to help improve Mailbox's services, but a full-on integration could come down the road.