iOS 7 beta 5
Posted by 16 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on August 7, 2013 under Featured
Apple stepped up its iOS 7 release schedule this week releasing beta 5 to developers a short eight days after beta 4. Labeled build 11A4449a, the newest version of Apple's mobile operating system comes with an overhauled Settings app with colored icon as seen in this screenshot posted at MacRumors: Other features include a new (and much needed) Control Center setting that allows the f... more.
Facebook changes News Feed to kill updates from your boring friends
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Don’t be sad, Facebook users: people are, in fact, listening. As long as you’re not boring, that is. Last month, a Buzzfeed writer generated a minor Internet poo-storm by insinuating that no one actually sees your Facebook posts. In response, Facebook held a small news conference today at its headquarters to explain exactly how News Feed works and how Facebook decides who sees your pos... more.
Sound Band lets you listen to music, and still hear the world around you
Posted by 28 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on August 6, 2013 under Featured
There are plenty of times when you want to listen to music, but you don’t want to disturb the people around you. This, of course, is why things like headphones and earbuds were invented. However, by design, there are situations where you simply cannot use them safely. These are times when you need to still be able to hear the world around you, such as when you’re riding a bike. What you n... more.
Samsung patents some very cool smartwatch designs in Korea
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Samsung, Apple and a whole host of others have been rumored to be working on their own smartwatch designs for a while now. It would appear Samsung's closed-door engineering has borne fruit. Three separate patents, filed between March and May of this year, reveal different elements of a single smartwatch-esque design. In one patent, a flexible screen is clearly highlighted. In another, the no... more.
NERF N-Strike Elite Centurion Mega Blaster
Posted by 77 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on August 4, 2013 under Featured
For those of you who have played First Person Shooters (FPS) games in the past, you would know that all titles have the biggest and baddest weapon, although it would normally be somewhere in the middle of the game before you attain such an addition to your deadly arsenal. The thing is, the fire rate is most probably the slowest of the lot, and it will take a truckload of ammo to use, which me... more.
Posted by 7 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on July 31, 2013 under Featured
Before we begin this review, let's have a little pop-quiz. Pick three activities from the list below which vampires are known for doing: A. Sucking blood B. Turning into bats C. Sleeping in Coffins D. Hiding behind boxes E. Waiting behind boxes F. Getting shot behind boxes If you answered A,B and C, then congratulations! You understand the absolute basics of vampire lore! If you answe... more.
iOS beta leak details iPhone fingerprint scanner
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Earlier this year, a well-known Apple analyst claimed that the next iPhone would include a fingerprint scanner under the device's home button for user authentication. At the time the claim seemed a bit on the unlikely side given the infrequent use of biometrics in consumer devices, but a new bit of code leaked in iOS 7 beta 4 reveals a folder called "BiometricKitUI" that appears to back up tha... more.
Nokia releases augmented reality job search
Posted by 0 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on July 29, 2013 under Featured
Augmented reality has served a few purposes, such as giving us Japanese pop singers in boxes. Nokia decided it might have a more useful purpose, so on Friday the company launched an augmented reality job search app called JobLens. The Windows 8 app could be the future of job hunting. Instead of simply offering a list of jobs, as most of us are used to, JobLens uses augmented reality to dis... more.
Satechi Desk Mat & Mate offers an alternative workspace
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The Satechi Desk Mat & Mate is said to be the perfect workspace accessory for adults and children alike, where you can choose from eight different and fun colors in order to have it match any aesthetic and décor. The main purpose of the Desk Mat & Mate would be to have it protect any surface area from scratches and spills (something that is extremely common when it comes to little ki... more.
Posted by 112 CommentsXtreamerAdmin on July 25, 2013 under Featured
R.I.P.D. has the ingredients of a blockbuster: Robert Schwentke of Red directs the Men in Black-style buddy cop comic adaptation, starring Jeff Bridges as a rugged law man not unlike Rooster Cogburn in True Grit. Ryan Reynolds is theoretically the weakest link in the movie, and his physicality and expressiveness make him a perfect co-star for this quirky, tongue-in-cheek action-comedy about a p... more.