HTC One M8 for Windows Review: It's No Lumia, But That's Just Fine

Until recently, buying a Windows Phone probably meant buying a Nokia phone. But it doesn't need to be that way. HTC has just turned its flagship Android smartphone, the HTC One (M8), into the best all-purpose Windows Phone you can buy. » 9/18/14 2:06pm Yesterday 2:06pm

Apple TV Got a Redesign and a Beats Music App

iPhones and iPads aren't the only devices getting some OS attention today. Apple has also released an update to Apple TV, which we caught a glimpse of last month. Only accessible to third-generation Apple TV users, the operating system embraces its mobile partner's approach to design with flat icons and thin text. » 9/17/14 2:57pm Wednesday 2:57pm

A Bug Hits HealthKit Right Before iOS 8 Launch (Updated)

One of iOS 8's most talked about features is HealthKit, a new API that lets developers build various health-related apps for the iTunes store. However, right before today's iOS 8 launch, it appears that HealthKit hit a snag that made Apple to temporarily remove several apps, according to a report from 9to5Mac. » 9/17/14 1:39pm Wednesday 1:39pm

ZTE Brings Its Phablet-Sized ZMax to T-Mobile

ZTE is a smartphone company that probably exists on the periphery of your consciousness. They're as well known as any other Chinese mobile brand, which is to say not very much at all. But the company wants to change things up by bringing its affordable phablet to the United States. The ZTE ZMax is coming to T-Mobile. » 9/16/14 8:27pm Tuesday 8:27pm

Moto G (2014) Review: A Phone This Cheap Shouldn't Be This Good

You are now entering the world of inexpensive smartphones. You're in the bargain bin, the bottom end, the cheapest of the cheap. Dispense with your expectations of blistering fast processors, pixel-heavy cameras, premium metal bodies, or 2K screens. Also, while you're at it, do away with the notion that "cheap"… » 9/16/14 10:19am Tuesday 10:19am

Tod Browning's Freaks Did Sideshow Horror Before It Was Cool

Tod Browning's Freaks is an interesting film both on and off the screen. For one, this 80-minute story of a collection of characters in a freakshow raised lots of controversy when it originally premiered in 1932, primarily because its actors were actual circus "freaks." The film was so widely panned and controversial… » 9/14/14 9:00pm Sunday 9:00pm

This YouTube Mashup Confirms That Music Is Better When Played Together

Musician and YouTuber Kutiman is a mashup master of sorts. However, he doesn't deal with the common music fodder that most Frankenstein-type musicians use. Instead of stitching together popular verses and choruses from mainstream music, Kutiman pulls from an entirely different source—amateur YouTube videos. » 9/14/14 7:00pm Sunday 7:00pm

What Are Your Favorite Twitter Bots to Follow?

Earlier in August, it was reported that 8.5 percent of Twitter users, or 23 million accounts, were not actually people but bots, autonomous accounts that post without any human interaction. Twitter refuted this claim saying it was much closer to 5 percent, but that's still a big chunk of users. So now I'm wondering,… » 9/14/14 6:00pm Sunday 6:00pm

Sold-Out Moto 360 Returns On Tuesday With Brand New Moto X

When Motorola announced the Moto 360, the long-awaited Android Wear watch sold out in hours. Luckily Motorola announced today via a blog post that more will be available this Tuesday in the U.S. along with the new Moto X. However, you'll still need to be quick on the buy button as the company says supplies will still… » 9/14/14 1:50pm Sunday 1:50pm

This Website Charts Apple's Interesting Music Tastes Since the 80s

Apple is not the same company it was under Steve Jobs' stewardship. Any company that starts in a small garage in Cupertino and grows into a massive corporation pulling in $180 billion a year, according to Tim Cook's shotgun estimates on Charlie Rose, will change. Over the decades, as new product categories, more… » 9/14/14 1:00pm Sunday 1:00pm

Android Apps Finally Arrive on Google's Chrome OS

Delivering on Sundar Pichai's promise at Google's I/O conference in June, Android apps are beginning to make appearances on Google's Chrome OS. The first set of apps incoming are Duolingo, Evernote, Sight Words, and Vine, and Google says they'll be working with select Android devs to add more in the coming months. » 9/11/14 1:28pm 9/11/14 1:28pm