Is this Christmas in August? It’s not even September, and here we are with the Xbox One system update planned for September, already in our hands.
From now on, every smartphone sold in California is required to include software that is capable of remotely disabling the device. Otherwise known as a “kill switch,” the new law is designed to deter thieves from targeting smartphone owners—a problem that has been on the rise for the past few years.
The brand new NFL Now application, which originally launched on iOS, Windows Phone and Android and for the Roku, Amazon Fire TV and Xbox, is now officially available for the Apple TV.
Square Enix is bringing a healthy balance of games from both its Japanese and Western libraries to Gamescom 2014. While not an overlarge selection of titles, it has reserved a whopping 180 stations to show off its offering of multiplayer games.
Last year it became illegal to unlock your phone in the U.S. as part of the Digital Millennium Copyright Act. At the time we were pretty upset, and now over a year later Congress is finally correcting its mistake. All that’s left is for President Obama to sign the new bill into law, and that shouldn’t be much of an issue.
Netflix catalogs and analyzes every movie and episode of TV you watch, but what if you want to keep some of your guilty pleasure viewing a secret? The company has a solution with its new “Privacy Mode,” which it’s currently testing with a small subset of customers.
At the moment Comcast may just be thought of as an Internet and cable company, but in the future the company may offer its own hardware and software to manage an entire house full of smart devices. TechCrunch confirmed on Monday that the Internet-provider recently acquired PowerCloud Systems and with it the technology to control your future smart home.
Earlier this month T-Mobile said it was on track to cover 230 million Americans with LTE service, and today the carrier claims it has officially hit that goal. CEO John Legere broke the news on Twitter, using the opportunity to take a shot at the competition.
The Supreme Court on Wednesday officially ruled that phones in the United States are “generally protected from searches without warrant,” which means law enforcement should now need a warrant before they try to open your phone and use its contents as evidence against you.
Plenty of studies suggest your home broadband speeds are getting slower. And it could get worse, too, with big providers snuggling up into a Megazord of awfulness. But if you would just move to the moon, you’d be able to enjoy some pretty lavish speeds much better than what you and I get at home. Welcome to Space Age Wi-Fi.