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In Depth: What the Time Warner-Charter merger means for you

In Depth: What the Time Warner-Charter merger means for you

Well folks, it’s happened. Charter owns Time Warner Cable, as well as Bright House, thanks to a merger worth a whopping $79 billion. Yes, that’s billion with a “b”. What does that mean? For starters, it means that Charter is now one of the largest TV and internet service providers in the US, going upRead more about In Depth: What the Time Warner-Charter merger means for you[…]

Is Apple keeping you from the best Spotify experience possible?

Is Apple keeping you from the best Spotify experience possible?

Music streaming service Spotify claims Apple is intentionally making hard update its iPhone app and holding back new features. The updated app reportedly avoids Apple’s payment system altogether, which is permitted, but Apple doesn’t allow the use of an alternative payment system within the app. Spotify sent a letter to Apple’s top lawyer this week,Read more about Is Apple keeping you from the best Spotify experience possible?[…]

This cloud-connected Das Keyboard does so much more than type

This cloud-connected Das Keyboard does so much more than type

Das Keyboard has kicked off its first-ever Kickstarter for of all things a cloud-connected keyboard called the 5Q. The Das Keyboard 5Q has everything you want from a modern, mechanical keyboard including a RGB lighting system that’s customizable down to each individual key. On top of giving the keyboard your personal flair, the lights canRead more about This cloud-connected Das Keyboard does so much more than type[…]

Updated: New Nexus 2016 release date, news and rumors

Updated: New Nexus 2016 release date, news and rumors

Update: Google’s confirmed it will leave the manufacturing on new Nexus devices to third parties, but it’s going to be even more involved in design and software. Google’s Nexus line is still going strong. There was a time when things looked to be on the rocks for the search giant’s own-brand handsets, but it’s navigatedRead more about Updated: New Nexus 2016 release date, news and rumors[…]

This Smart Bat wants to teach you how to swing for the fences

This Smart Bat wants to teach you how to swing for the fences

I must have lost my completely unverifiable Babe Ruth swinging technique (you’ll just have to take my word for it) by sitting idle, writing phone reviews all day. But, as luck would have it, my smartphone can now teach me to swing for the fences for the first time… again. That’s the idea behind newRead more about This Smart Bat wants to teach you how to swing for the fences[…]

Out and about: E&T’s pick of #technology #events in July

Out and about: E&T’s pick of #technology #events in July

The Farnborough International Airshow 2014 Farnborough Air show- 2014. Photo By Phil Weymouth- Streetlight. Bahrain. philweymouth@me.com Activities for all ages taking place during July that even the rain can’t spoil. As always, check in advance with the organiser’s website for current details about start time, and whether there’s any charge or need to register. FarnboroughRead more about Out and about: E&T’s pick of #technology #events in July[…]

Round up: The best free alternatives to Evernote

Round up: The best free alternatives to Evernote

The best free note-taking apps This week, Evernote’s developers announced that the free note-taking app is undergoing significant changes. Controversially, these include limiting the Basic (free) account tier to just two devices, and raising the prices of Plus and Premium accounts to US$3.99 (about £2.96, AU$5.37) and $7.99 (about £5.93, AU$10.75) per month respectively. That’sRead more about Round up: The best free alternatives to Evernote[…]