Author Archives: Shane McGlaun


Yahoo sees significant growth in search share on Firefox

Yahoo sees significant growth in search share on Firefox

Google has been dominating the search scene for a very long time with the vast majority of online searches going to Google. However, in January 2015 Yahoo saw a big uptick in searchers using its search engine from Firefox users and that uptick eroded Google's user base. Google still has the lion's share of all searches but has fallen below 75% market share for the first time.

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Tablet growth was only 1% in Q4 2014

Tablet growth was only 1% in Q4 2014

The latest metrics are in from Strategy Analytics looking at the tablet market in Q4 2014 and the numbers don’t look good. Tablet growth has come to a virtual standstill thanks to a market flooded with products. The tablet sector responsible for the miniscule 1% growth during Q4 2014 were cheap Android tablets. Considering that Q4 is the holiday season, this is the quarter when tablet makers expect solid gains.

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Sophia smart jump rope counts calories and syncs with smartphone

Sophia smart jump rope counts calories and syncs with smartphone

Everything is getting smarter these days. The smart trend started with our phones, then moved to watches, and is now moving to jump ropes. Jump ropes have been around forever it seems, but the Sophia jump rope is something altogether new. Rather than having cheap plastic or wood handles, the Sophia jump rope has smart handles with electronics inside that are able to keep track of all sorts of metrics for you.

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Lockheed Martin Sea Slice experimental ship can be yours

Lockheed Martin Sea Slice experimental ship can be yours

If you have always wanted to own your own naval vessel, here is your chance. Lockheed Martin and the Navy teamed up to build a ship called the Sea Slice that was launched back in 1996. Sea Slice is an experimental ship that had a new and unique modified hull design called SWATH standing for Small Waterplane Area Twin Hull design.

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Samsung Galaxy XCover 3 smartphone details leak

Samsung Galaxy XCover 3 smartphone details leak

Samsung wants to have the lion's share of every smartphone market from the top to the bottom and to do that it has plenty of offerings. Samsung smartphones run the gamut from high-end devices like the Galaxy S series to low end devices. One of Samsung's lines that hadn’t been updated in a long time is the XCover range.

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