Author Archives: Craig Lloyd

Craig has been writing and blogging since 2008, and his love for technology goes back much further. Aside from his deep and passionate love for writing and playing around with gadgets, he enjoys watching/playing baseball and getting his hands dirty with DIY projects.

Bentley SUV confirmed for 2016 arrival, 570 HP engine in tow

Bentley SUV confirmed for 2016 arrival, 570 HP engine in tow

Bentley may be known for its over-luxurious cars, but the company has confirmed plans that they'll be producing their first-ever SUV, and will be the fourth model that the car company produces. However, they're not just stopping there. Bentley wants their new SUV to be the most powerful SUV on the market, so their dropping in a 570 HP engine.

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Verizon 2013 DROID reboot hardware wrap-up: MINI, ULTRA, and MAXX

Verizon 2013 DROID reboot hardware wrap-up: MINI, ULTRA, and MAXX

Verizon quickly announced a new line of DROID smartphones alongside Motorola today, and by quickly, we actually mean it. The event lasted for around 10 minutes and they unveiled three new phones, as well as a new processor that they're calling a "computing system." If you're having a bit of trouble catching up on the new DROIDs, we're here to save the day.

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Motorola X8 8-core computing system official with Qualcomm backing

Motorola X8 8-core computing system official with Qualcomm backing

At Verizon's unveiling event where they announced a line of new DROID phones, Motorola also unveiled a new processor, which they're calling a computing system. The X8 features eight cores that consist of a dual-core application processor by Qualcomm, a quad-core graphics processor, a single-core contextual processor, and a single-core natural language processor.

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Verizon Motorola DROID lineup arriving next month with Goldilocks subsidies

Verizon Motorola DROID lineup arriving next month with Goldilocks subsidies

As expected, Verizon announced a line of new DROID devices today, and while the carrier held a stage event, the unveilings were quick and dirty. Verizon announced three new DROID smartphones today, consisting of the DROID Mini, DROID ULTRA, and DROID MAXX, all of which have different price points to cater towards any budget.

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Moto X camera interface leaks with new look and swipe gestures

Moto X camera interface leaks with new look and swipe gestures

We're just a week away from Motorola unveiling its heavily-rumored Moto X smartphone, and the speculation is greater than ever. Leaks haven't stopped either, which is why we're seeing another one today in the form of the new phone's camera user interface that includes a whole new look, as well as a focus on swipe gestures.

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Sonos Android update adds support for wireless audio streaming

Sonos Android update adds support for wireless audio streaming

Sonos is one of the go-to companies for wireless streaming options, and Android users can finally get in on the fun, thanks to an update to the Sonos Controller app. The update now enables users to play music and audio stored on their Android phone or tablet anywhere that they have a Sonos wireless speaker or player.

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Flipboard magazines hit the web with new “Big Ideas” category

Flipboard magazines hit the web with new “Big Ideas” category

You might remember back in May when Flipboard introduced custom magazines that allowed users to curate different kinds of content into one magazine and share it with the world. That feature as now hit the web, allowing users to read these custom-curated magazines from any browser on any device with an internet connection.

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Nokia Lumia 625 official: a big phone for small budgets

Nokia Lumia 625 official: a big phone for small budgets

We knew it would be coming anytime soon, but Nokia has officially unveiled the Lumia 625 smartphone that's meant for the frugal folks in the world. It's certainly no Lumia 1020, but it's one of the cheapest Windows Phone 8 options that still manages to pack a big screen, as well as 4G LTE capabilities.

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Xbox One to record last five minutes of gameplay

Xbox One to record last five minutes of gameplay

We've known for awhile now that the Xbox One will be able to record your gameplay and upload those cool moves to YouTube for the world to see, but details as to how exactly that would work have been scarce so far. However, it's been revealed that Microsoft's new console will save the last five minutes of gameplay at any one time.

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Verizon FiOS Quantum outs new 500 Mbps internet tier

Verizon FiOS Quantum outs new 500 Mbps internet tier

It's been just over a year since Verizon unveiled FiOS Quantum, a new feature in Verizon's fiber optics offering that allows for even faster download speeds than the company's initial FiOS service. At the time, they revealed a 300 Mbps service that seemed absolutely insane, but this time around, Verizon has upped the ante even more, with a new 500 Mbps tier.

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Samsung curved OLED TV arriving in the US after Korean release

Samsung curved OLED TV arriving in the US after Korean release

Both LG and Samsung seem to be doing some direct battling with their new OLED displays, which isn't surprising at all and quite expected really. Samsung will begin selling its new curved OLED HDTV in the US starting sometime this week, with LG barely beating them out with theirs releasing today. The best part is, Samsung's offering also has the same exact price tag.

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LG Curved OLED HDTV rolling out in the US

LG Curved OLED HDTV rolling out in the US

The curved television era has officially begun, with LG announcing US availability for their new Curved OLED HDTV, which is the first of its kind to reach the US. LG's 55-inch class model is going on sale starting today at select Best Buy locations. However, you'll want to save up and go through your piggy bank to make sure you have enough cash, because these things aren't cheap.

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