Activist and rapper Richard William, better known as Prince Ea, beings his spoken word poem with the statement "Can We Auto-Correct Humanity?"
He speaks about how much time humans spend on their cell phones instead of time enjoying life and being with those who love us. Technology, has made us more "selfish and separate" than ever before, he claims.
Our attention span has gone down and we have lost the ability to interact with one another on a meaningful level. We even have trouble experiencing things on a meaningful level as a result. more >>
Apple released the latest version of the iTunes 12 Beta for both developers and OS X Yosemite beta testers Thursday, Oct. 2, according to reports. This followed after the Monday's release of the Yosemite Golden Master Candidate and a fourth public beta.
Described to include an "elegant new design," the iTunes 12 release doesn't contain any substantial modifications aside from a few user interface redesign, Mac Rumors reported. First introduced in July, the October beta launch remains unchanged from the previous build which was unveiled last September.
According to AppleInsider, the iTunes 12's media storage, purchase and playback platform now have "translucent windows, reorganized navigation bar and new library viewing options, among other UI adjustments." more >>
The sixth in Samsung's line of wearable smartwatches, the Gear S, is speculated to come out sometime later this month. The Korean electronics giant announced that top wireless carriers in the U.S. will be offering the new device.
Of the four – AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile, and Verizon Wireless – AT&T already announced last week that preview and test units will be available in 125 of its retail stores across the country.
The Gear S will be getting a curved Super AMOLED screen face, which not the first in its line of Samsung's line of wearables but at 2 inches, it certainly will be the largest yet. Unlike with its previous offerings, the Gear S will have 3G connectivity, allowing users to be online without the use of a smartphone. more >>
Creators of the hard-to-acquire OnePlus One smartphone, Carl and David, recently created an "Ask-Me-Anything" or AMA thread on Reddit to answer questions about their next smartphone, the OnePlus 2.
The OnePlus One had been hard to acquire when it first came out earlier this year due to its demanding invite system. The AMA thread on Reddit though marks the OnePlus One's pre-order availability. It also answered some questions regarding the OnePlus 2.
"OnePlus 2 should be out in Q2 or Q3 of 2015. By that time, I'd think Android L would be standard," Carl wrote. He also mentioned the possibilty of a smaller OnePlus 2 smartphone to meet consumer's demand. more >>
It's only been a few weeks since the iPhone 6's release and its already being compared to various Android phones released earlier in the year. Samsung is mostly taking shots at the Cupertino company for its switch to bigger screens after five generations of small-screened iPhones. One smartphone being compared is HTC's One M8 flagship.
The HTC One M8 has been around for a while now, first released March earlier this year. The iPhone 6 is newer than the One M8, only having been released in late September.
The One M8 has a 5.0-inch Super LCD3 touchscreen with a 1920 x 1080 full HD screen resolution. Full HD screen resolutions seem standard in today's standards, with QHD (2560 x 1440) screens being premium. more >>
Apple is coming up against Google with the unreleased iPad Mini 3 and Nexus 9. Both companies have not released any official statements about the devices' hardware but there are already multiple speculations about what kind of specs each will be holding.
The Nexus 9 – which is rumored to be made by HTC – will have an 8.9-inch IPS LCD touchscreen with a display resolution of 2048 x 1440 pixels. The Nexus 9 is seemingly moving away from the Qualcomm Snapdragon chipsets and will instead have the Nvidia Tegra K1 chipset, with a quad-core 2.5GHz processor and a ULP GeForce Kepler GPU.
It will be available in 16GB and 32GB storage variants and will have 2GB of RAM. It will also have microSD card support of up to 128GB and an 8-megapixel camera capable of full HD video recording at 30 frames-per-second. It's also rumored to run on Google's newest mobile OS, Android L (Android 5.0). more >>