Articles By Dave Smith

From Companies Sep 07, 2012

Amazon Leaks Kindle Fire 2 Commercial Ahead Of Thursday's Announcement; Release Date, Price Details Still Unknown [VIDEO]

All eyes may be on Apple's iPhone announcement next week, but on Wednesday night, Amazon strategically "leaked" an ad for its newest line of Kindle e-readers and tablets a day ahead of the company's planned launch event for those products.

From Companies Sep 06, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 May Be Called 'New iPhone,' If Alleged Packaging Box Features Are To Be Believed [RUMORS]

For more than a year, most Apple fans and followers of the brand have called the company's sixth-generation smartphone "the iPhone 5." But after releasing the new iPad in March - not the iPad 3, or the iPad HD - it looks like Apple will once again release a new iOS device without a distinguishing name or number.

From Politics & Policy Sep 06, 2012

Mitt Romney Tax Returns Hacked? Alleged Ransom Asks For $1 Million In Bitcoins

A team of hackers claims to have stolen Mitt Romney's tax returns from PricewaterhouseCoopers' offices in Franklin, Tenn., and is threatening to release them to the public on Sept. 28 unless a $1 million ransom is paid in Bitcoins, the online currency that is difficult to trace and identify. Mitt Romney Tax Returns Hacked? Alleged Ransom Asks For $1 Million In Bitcoins.

From Politics & Policy Sep 06, 2012

Michelle Obama Speech Helps DNC Explode Past RNC On Twitter [TRANSCRIPT, VIDEO]

Michelle Obama struck a cord at the Democratic National Convention (DNC) Tuesday night in Charlotte. The First Lady, or "FLOTUS," stood at the podium and shared a heartwarming story about her family, her husband's past, their shared values, and their dream to build a better country based on those values.

From Companies Sep 05, 2012

Apple Teases iPhone 5 Event: 6 New iOS, Mac Products Expected To Release [RUMORS]

Our predictions this morning came true: At about 9 a.m. PST, Apple released the official invitations for its next big product launch to the press, scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 12. The event will definitely be all about the iPhone 5, but that's not the only Apple product scheduled to be unveiled that day. Apple has plans to release new iOS devices and Mac computers at the event.

From Companies Sep 05, 2012

iPhone 5 News: Apple May Release Event Invitations Within Next Two Days [RUMORS]

It's been long reported that Apple's next big product event, which is said to unveil the new iPhone 5, a new "iPad Mini," and even new iPod and Mac models, is expected to occur on Wednesday, Sept. 12. If company history repeats itself, it's possible that Apple will release the press invitations eight days prior to the event's date, either this Tuesday or Wednesday.

From Companies Sep 05, 2012

Valve, Maker Of Steam And Source Software, Turns To Hardware

Bellevue, Wash.-based Valve, the software developer behind the critically-acclaimed Half-Life series, the Steam network for distributing games and the Source engine, is reportedly interested in building hardware. Valve, which was founded by two former Microsoft employees in Gabe Newell and Mike Harrington, added a job posting to its site on Tuesday morning for an industrial designer.

From Companies Sep 01, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 Features: 5 Reasons The New Screen Could Be Big News [RUMORS]

Hype surrounding the iPhone 5 continues to mount in the days leading up to Apple's media event, allegedly scheduled for Sept. 12, in which the Cupertino, Calif.-based computers company is expected to unveil a brand-new iPhone, among other new products.

From Companies Sep 01, 2012

Apple May Announce iPhone 5 Event On Tuesday, Sept. 4 [RUMORS]

If Apple's history can predict its future, we might expect the Cupertino, Calif.-based company to release invitations to its media event, allegedly scheduled for Wednesday, Sept. 12, eight days prior on Tuesday, Sept. 4.

From Companies Aug 31, 2012

Apple iPhone 5 Rumors: New A6 Chip Spotted In Newly Released Parts [FEATURES]

Apple has successfully managed to make each new iPhone thinner, lighter, faster and more powerful, and it looks like the iPhone 5 will be no exception. On Thursday, Sonny Dickson released a set of new photos that show an A6 processor chip sitting in the phone's logic board.