Pre-orders have started for the BlackBerry DTEK50 Android phone

At the beginning of the month we posted an article on rumors about BlackBerry coming out with three possible devices running Android code named Neon, Argon, and Mercury. Today the device with the code name Neon has shown up on BlackBerry’s website for pre-orders. Neon’s real name turns out to be DTEK50 and it looks very … Read more

1byone In-Ear Pro Headphones review: That right amount of sound for in ear headphones

1byone makes quite a few different products, and headphones are just one of the many products they make. Everyone has one brand they go to for headphones, whether it’s in-ear, on ear, or over the ear, and 1byone isn’t your normal brand that people hear about. Even though 1byone isn’t a top dog brand, they’ve done a great … Read more

Tesla set to make improvements to Autopilot radar


Elon Musk took to Twitter to hint at Tesla improving the Bosch radar sensor on its Autopilot system. This comes after a whirlwind of press coverage and much talk over the first Autopilot fatality. The accident, where Tesla’s Autopilot failed to recognize the white side of a truck against a bright sky, killed the driver … Read more

Microsoft offers free laptop to upgrade to Windows 10

free laptop

Microsoft really wants you to upgrade your old Windows OS to Windows 10. They want it so badly they’re willing to give you a free laptop to get you to upgrade. But wait a minute there are, of course, caveats to this. You have to bring your current “fully functional” Windows 8 laptop to a … Read more

Watch an LA Uber driver explode on passenger

Uber driver

In a three minute video posted to YouTube an LA Uber driver explodes on his passenger as he brings her to the emergency room. The entire altercation doesn’t get on video until the end but it’s clear the Uber driver is very agitated. Watch the video below and we’ll pick up the story afterward. … Read more

Soon you’ll be able to use your iPhone for ATM withdrawals


The days of using your plastic debit card to withdraw money from an ATM could be coming to a close with Touch ID ATM withdrawals. FIS and Payment Alliance International have announced they’re converting 70,000 ATM locations with the Touch ID withdrawal feature. Customers will open an app and access the machine by holding the iPhone … Read more

Google Fiber is offering a plan for small businesses


Google Fiber is slowly but surely getting into the hands of people who are wanting high speed internet that they aren’t currently getting. At the moment only a handful of cities have the service, and a handful of cities are currently in progress of getting it. Yesterday Google Fiber posted on their blog that they are providing … Read more

Gionee M6 promises an encrypted chip for a more secure smartphone

Gionee M6

Securing your personal data is becoming a big deal these days and there are many software solutions but the Gionee M6 promises a hardware solution. This news is coming out of China where there had been rumors of a new encrypted chip coming from Gionee. The Gionee M6 and its specs leaked out on Chinese … Read more

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Tablet review: A tablet hybrid with extras

ThinkPad X1 tablet

This review has been a long time coming and I have spent more time with the ThinkPad X1 tablet than I should have. Lenovo keeps sending us review units faster than we can finish the previous one. The company introduced a lot of devices and new product lines at CES 2016 and the ThinkPad X1 … Read more

Mark Cuban’s ilumi returns with a new Kickstarter for ilumi Smartstrip


If you’ve ever watched Shark Tank in the past, chances are you’ve seen ilumi. The smartlight bulb was backed by Mark Cuban and they’re back with the Smartstrip. The company makes smartbulbs for your home and now they want to light up the exterior of your home with the Smartstrip. Like the smartbulbs, the Smartstrip … Read more

FireFlies brings affordability to wire-free earbuds


Wire-free earbuds are one of the latest gadget ideas creeping up in the tech market. The idea is a welcomed one as many users would love to cut the wires even wireless earbuds have. The technology is there and the idea does work. But it’s the price that generally keeps buyers at bay. FireFlies are trying … Read more

Diabetes patients could have the option of an artificial pancreas

artificial pancreas

Those living with diabetes may soon have an option besides insulin injections. Researchers believe they’ll have an artificial pancreas available within a year. The pancreas is responsible for creating insulin which turns glucose into energy. The pancreas of a diabetes patient doesn’t produce the right amount of insulin, or any at all, resulting in required … Read more

There are three new Blackberry handsets in the works

BlackBerry Hub

It looks like there are new Blackberry handsets in the works as the company is working on three new devices. The devices will be built by TCL, a Chinese company who makes TVs, DVD players, cellular devices (Alcatel), computers, and more. The three devices have code names (Neon, Argon, and Mercury) and will boast higher specs than previous … Read more

Goluk T1 Dash Cam Review: Feature packed, nice price

dash cam

The use of a dash cam is pretty standard in a lot of countries and they’re just starting to gain more widespread use here in the States. Most people who use a dash cam use it to record their daily commute to keep a record in case something happens. You might ask, what could happen … Read more

LG G5 review: The first step to a modular phone?

Every year OEMs come out with one of their flagship devices that succeeds the previous model. LG is one of those OEMs that comes out with a flagship once a year to stay on par with Samsung or Apple or Sony devices. Continuing the G series, LG came out with their LG G5 flagship device … Read more

The digital psychological disconnect


Post authors Dr. Shoba Sreenivasan and Dr. Linda E. Weinberger are the authors of Psychological Nutrition. Learn more at In 2002, the Pew Research Center used the phrase, “digital disconnect,” to describe the gap between internet savvy students and the then, not so-savvy school system that had not yet recognized the educational value of … Read more

Android official Twitter app gets night mode

Twitter app

The official Twitter app appears to be gaining a feature many users have long requested, night mode. Our good friend Hernán Castañón Álvarez tipped us off with a couple of screenshots of what night mode looks like. As you can see night mode is much easier on the eyes than the blazing white that burns your … Read more

User wins $10K judgement against Microsoft for Windows 10 upgrade


Teri Goldstein, of Sausalito, California sued Microsoft over a failed Windows 10 upgrade and has been awarded a judgement of $10,000. That’s right. Ms. Goldstein claims the forced upgrade to Windows 10 made her PC run poorly, prone to crashes, and unusable. Performing any Windows upgrade can sometimes result in unwanted problems but when it … Read more

Why you should already be locking down TeamViewer


Post Author Max Emelianov started HostForWeb in 2001. In his role as HostForWeb’s CEO, he focuses on teamwork and providing the best support for his customers while delivering cutting-edge web hosting services. If you haven’t already heard, there was a nasty vulnerability recently unveiled in Teamviewer. If you haven’t locked yours down already, you’re in … Read more

Snag an Xbox One 500GB console with 2 games for $189.99

500GB console

We all knew the deals would be coming since Microsoft announced a new slimmer Xbox coming soon. You can now snag an Xbox One 500GB console with Ryse: Son of Rome and Sunset Overdrive for only $189.99. The Xbox One 500GB consoles offered here are manufacturer refurbished so it’s important to keep that in mind. With the … Read more