Entries by Chris Sutton

Twitter purchases Android lockscreen app Cover

Twitter has confirmed its acquisition of Cover, a lockscreen app for Android devices that lets users customize what applications and shortcuts they want to see when the phone is locked. Cover founders Todd Jackson, Gordon Luk and Edward Ho says the app will remain live in the Google Play Store, but that could change. “If […]

Ryan Seacrest invests seven figures in keyboard for iPhone

Millionaire entertainment mogul Ryan Seacrest has invested over $1 million in a new startup that will bring a full QWERTY keyboard to the iPhone 5/5S. The “Typo Keyboard” will be unveiled officially at the CES event in Las Vegas next month, and Seacrest (who is also a co-founder) is expected to invest over $5 million […]

HBO Go now available through Google Chromecast

Game of Thrones fans received some great news this week as HBO announced that their popular HBO Go platform is now available through Google’s Chromecast HDMI dongle. Says the search giant: “Grab your favorite snack and get cozy on your Iron Throne, because HBO GO has added Chromecast support to their Android, iOS and web […]

First iOS game controller, MOGA Ace Power, now available

MOGA has announced the launch of the first iOS 7 game controller today, the Ace Power. The controller plugs into the lightning port of the iPhone 5, 5C, 5S and fifth-generation iPod Touch, and has standard dual analog sticks, a D-pad, multiple action buttons and trigger L1/R1/L2/R2 buttons. Additionally, the controller will charge your device […]

Apple unveils iPhone 5s & iPhone 5c

Apple has unveiled its new iPhone 5s and iPhone 5c smartphones, catering to the high-end and low cost smartphone markets. The iPhone 5s is available in gold, silver and grey, designed with high-grade aluminium with cut chamfered edges. As widely speculated before today, the new iPhone 5s supports fingerprint authentication through Touch ID. It uses […]

Report: BlackBerry patent portfolio worth up to $3 billion, or more

Earlier this week we reported that BlackBerry had confirmed it would be open to selling itself and going private in order to help its turnaround efforts. Many scoffed at the idea as the company has very little, on the surface, to offer a potential buyer. Its hardware business has collapsed, its latest operating system cannot […]