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The Selfie Stick is Dead!

So glad that the "selfie" stick is on the way out, but seriously hoping that these aren't real... Please tell me they aren't real.


Microsoft Unveils Surface 3 - Full Windows for $500

There were rumors that Microsoft was done with the "non-Pro" Surface Tablet line and they were kind of right. Gone is Windows RT, but instead of a crippled OS, Microsoft is bringing full-on Windows 8.1 to the Surface by replacing the ARM processor with a new Intel Atom. The specs are pretty solid with a full 1080p screen powered by the new X7-Z8700 (Cherry Trail) processor. It even supports Pen input if you're into that sort of thing. It looks pretty as well as pretty solid.

With a starting price of $499, Microsoft is making a play for the entry level consumer who wants a high quality machine. Seeing as the device features that same build quality as the Pro 3, it should be a competent machine for the price. But, as with every Surface, this device does not come with a Type cover nor does the Surface 3 include a pen.


Source: Neowin

Google & ASUS Announce Chromebit

If you've wanted to get into the world of ChromeOS, but haven't wanted to drop an entire $200 on a Chromebook, ASUS and Google have teamed up to bring us the "Chromebit". This is a Chromebox-On-A-Stick that packs in a 1.8GHz CPU, 2GB of RAM and 16GB of storage. In addition to the basics, it also has Bluetooth 4.0, 802.11ac WiFi and a full-sized USB 2.0 port. This is absolutely fantastic hardware for under $100.

When it ships this summer, the Chromebit will be available in three different colours—blue, orange and grey. Google and Asus haven’t yet announced how much the unit will retail for in Canada, but based on a post on its Chrome Blog, it appears the company’s aim is to have the Chromebit cost less than $100 everywhere it’s sold.

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Source: MobileSyrup

WTU Episode #307 - Samsung Wants AMD

We have just posted up Episode #307 of Weekly Tech Update. In this episode we are discussing that Google is NOT giving up on Google Glass, FutureShop is giving up on retail, and Samsung may want a whole lot of AMD. We have those stories and more so check it out!


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ASUStor AS5004T 4-Bay NAS Review

We have just posted up our review of the ASUStor AS5004T 4-Bay NAS. ASUStor ups the power on this unit away from the Intel Atom and give you incredible performance as well as a host of features that you probably won't ever use. This box is made for more that just serving files, media and websites. You can actually play Minecraft, Emulators and more; plus you can stream it all to your favorite mobile device. It's fantastic and not that expensive, but you should read our review for all the details.

We setup a four-drive RAID 5 array and used Automatic Load Balancing to get the most out of the dual Gigabit network connections and when in use at VulcLAN 2015, we managed to connect over 40 people to it and absolutely punished the NAS with some crazy heavy load. It didn't hiccup, flinch or hesitate at all. Performance was top notch. While ASUStor has labeled this drive in their 'Home to Power User' performance tier, it can easily be used in a small business for data backup, central storage, cloud storage, media serving and more.

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Pump Up The Bass To Put Out the Fire

Pump that jam...


Apple Might Be Releasing a New iPhone 6C

If you believe the rumor mill, it loks like Apple just may be releasing a successor to the iPhone 5C (which they cancelled). According to sources, a new "6C" could be coming and arrive in the 4-inch form factor. As much as this could make sense, I don't see Apple doing as they scrapped the 5C due to low sales volumes. Then again, if you bundle one of these with an Apple Watch Sport, it may just make a few extra sales.

According to Future Supplier, the obtained casing looks very similar to what is currently available on the iPhone 5C. The only notable differences that can be seen that suggests this could be the rear housing of a refresh model is the additional speaker perforations on the bottom and an update to the camera flash cutout.

Source: Neowin

Samsung Galaxy S6 Edge Drop Test

The Galaxy S6 actually survives this crazy drop test. Enjoy.


Halo 5 Lands on Xbox One October 27

Good news for all of you Halo fans, Halo 5 is coming. Microsoft has nailed down a date and that date is October 27. This is pretty awesome - if you've got an Xbox One. At this point, the release is only for the Xbox One though. That's right, this October may be the time I have to go out and buy a new Xbox.

Ready for the next installment of Halo? The bad news is you still have a seven-month wait on your hands, but at least it's a concrete release date, right? Right? The news coincides with a new in-game teaser for Halo 5, with Master Chief et al. attempting to emote again --still while cocooned in giant spacesuit helmets.

Source: Engadget

Apple Watch Edition Customers Treated Like Mr. Moneybags

If you are thinking of dropping $10,000+ on an Apple Watch Edition device, you will be treated well. If you've got that kind of money, Apple will let you skip the lines and get in to see whoever you want to whenever you want to at their retail stores. It also comes with 24/7 support, private 1-hour appoints and more. If you are dropping $1,500 on their mid-range line, you also get some pretty nice treatment, but if you are trying out any of their Sport models, you'll be treated like the hipster schlub that you probably are. Save more money and they will treat you like you matter.

A Special Station and Chairs: Apple will have a special try-on station for the Apple Watch Edition, including a pair of stools for the customer, an Edition demo kit holding the watches, and a try-on mat like ones found in jewelry stores. Once the customer decides to purchase the Edition, it can be set up in one of two ways: in-store with the same Expert or via a new service called Virtual Personal Setup.

Source: 9to5mac

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