Grey Lady’s First Step Into Native Ads On Mobile, Dedicated Mobile Editors


“All the News That’s Fit to Print” was a viable business model for many years at the New York Times, but these days, as newspaper costs rise and readers look elsewhere for their information, the Grey Lady is focused on stepping up its digital game. Today that strategy took a big step forward, with the […]

iFixit Confirms Why The HTC One M8 Ships With A Stellar Warranty


John Biggs said it best yesterday: “Come For The Styling, Stay For The Warranty“. Perhaps one of the best reasons to buy the new HTC One is the screen warranty, which iFixit just confirmed by awarding the new smartphone with a 2 out of 10 on its repairability scale. iFixit is a DIY gadget repair […]

Apple Improves App Store With Related Search Suggestions

iPad App Store - All Apps iPad

Apple quietly introduced a new “related search” suggestion feature on the iTunes App Store, which began rolling out yesterday to iPhone users on iOS 7 devices. The addition involves showing a user who is searching for a particular keyword in the App Store other search terms that may also be useful. For example, a search for “calendar” […]

Apple Pledges To Make iOS Emojis More Racially Diverse


Apple has vowed to update its emojis after Miley Cyrus and actor Tahj Mowry complained about the cartoon emoticons’ lack of diversity. MTV Act blogger Joey Parker emailed Apple CEO Tim Cook about the issue and got this response from Katie Cotton, Apple’s vice president of worldwide corporate communications: “Tim forwarded your email to me. We […]

Fitbit Tops 1M Downloads On Android


Fitbit was a key part of HTC’s One (M8) announcement yesterday, as it’s coming preloaded on devices in select markets, to act as the fitness hub of the new Android flagship. But it’s making strides across all Android devices, with one million downloads total of its free fitness tracking app for Google’s mobile OS. That’s […]

Subscription E-Book Service Moves Into Travel


Subscription e-book startup Scribd is announcing a deal with famed travel publisher Lonely Planet. Scribd started out as a service where users could share different types of written content (writers at TechCrunch still use it to share documents that we want to embed in our posts), but last year the company announced its intentions to […]

FileThis Comes To iOS


FileThis, the cloud-based document filing service that works something like, in that it automatically logs into your online accounts then gathers data on your behalf, is now taking its service mobile with the introduction of the FileThis iOS application. The service was first announced at MacWorld in 2012. Today, FileThis can access your documents saved […]

Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 edition

Samsung usually makes its presence felt at any major tech expo, and CES 2014 is no different. Samsung has shown off plenty of TV’s, tablets, and laptops this year and the Samsung ATIV Book 9 2014 edition has quickly become one of our favorite Windows 8 laptops being shown off. The 15.6-inch laptop rocks a […]

Microsoft Surface Pro 2 Review, Specs, Price, Release Date


As we expected, during an invitation only even on September 23rd, 2013, Microsoft announced the next generation of its Windows Tablets, the Microsoft Surface Pro 2 and the Microsoft Surface 2 (a.k.a. Surface RT).  Both Windows tablets have receive improvements in performance and features.  Both tablets have a release date of October 22nd, 2013.  Both […]

Microsoft Surface Pros and Cons – Windows Tablet Review


Thinking of buying the Microsoft Surface, Microsoft Surface Pro, or other Windows Tablet? Windows Tablets have come a long way in the past year since the original Microsoft Surface and Surface Pro were released.  Microsoft attempted to address some of the quirkiness of Windows 8 via the 8.1 update (although many issues remain). The Windows […]

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