Apple event hits hard with new MacBook, Apple Watch release date, and more

Apple WatchToday’s Apple Event was one of the most anticipated of the year, with plenty of speculation to go around. Now, we see that it was worth the wait with a few massive announcements that include the Apple Watch’s release date, a new MacBook, and the launch of Apple TV with exclusive HBO Now rights.

Apple Watch Coming To Store In April

Which brings us to the biggest news, and the most interesting since Apple released in iPad back in 2010: the Apple Watch. After months of speculation and rumors, it has been revealed that the Watch will hit shelves on April 24. It will be their first steps into the wearables game, a risky market that they have been carefully preparing for long past the release of competitive devices.

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Sesame gives us a high tech key that you can’t lose

  • 08/03/2015 at 23:52 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Sesame Smart KeyLockIf you are tired of always having to hunt for your keys, there is a new alternative that you might like. Sesame is a device that connects to your door, and then allows you to unlock is through your smartphone.

Sesame is the latest in a trend of smart locking devices that have been hitting crowdfunding websites over the last several months. But this one seems much simpler than the others.

You have a single device that installs to any standard deadlock common in the US, and it does so in a couple of seconds. You then download the app, and use it on your smartphone. That’s it; very simple, very quick, and very easy.

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FREAK bug also threatens Windows, researchers find

  • 07/03/2015 at 15:54 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • News

Security KeyAfter the threat of the FREAK bug recently came to light, it was thought that only Apple and Android devices were under threat. Now, it looks like we can add Windows to that list. Considering the integration of all devices through a singular OS starting with Windows 10, it could prove an even bigger problem for them than the others.

The FREAK bug has been around for awhile, but it wasn’t found until now.It was created through a ridiculous, but thankfully now ended, rule that required companies to send weaker encryption and software overseas, for the sake of national security. This rules has not been used for a decade, allegedly.

Now, the bug allows hackers to decrypt HTTPS protected traffic.

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NVIDIA expands eclectic product line SHIELD to include Android set top gaming box

Nvidia Shield Android Gaming STBIf you thought set top boxes were going the way of the Dodo, think again. NVIDIA has announced that they will be partnering with Google to create an Android based top set box with a focus on gaming.

It is from the SHIELD series, which has already released an eclectic collection of products related to gaming, a handheld console and a tablet.

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Sony introduces the ultra-thin Xperia Z4 Android tablet at MWC 2015

  • 02/03/2015 at 23:50 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Gadgets

Sony Xperia Z4 Tabletony, XFor fans of the Xperia series of tablets, a new update is hitting shelves. At Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, Sony has introduced the latest Xperia Z4, which will be even thinner, lighter, and maintaining many of the same features that made its predecessor such a hit.

Of all of the high end tablets on the market, Xperia has managed to impress consistently. The Xperia Z4 already looks to be continuing on the tradition, being more lightweight than its already incredibly weightless former model, as well as waterproof for added security. But it is the specifications that give it the real edge.

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HTC and Valve Re Vive VR headset promises an epic experience

  • 02/03/2015 at 00:34 by It's a Gadget Staff
  • Technology

Valve HTC Vive VRFor those who weren’t impressed with the HTC One M9, there is no doubt there will be more than a little thrill for their new virtual reality headset, the Re Vive, a partnership with Valve.

One upon a time, a commercial promising an incredible graphic experience would have been a huge letdown when the actual hardware was released. We all have memories of useless console accessories that barely worked in the minds of our younger years.

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HTC One (M9) makes a very small splash as MWC 2015 continues on

HTC One M9The HTC One (M9) has been shown off at MWC, and the reviews of it have been surprisingly unimpressed. Was it as much of a disappointment as so many media outlets are claiming?

As anyone who read the Mobile World Congress preview knows, I was a fan of the HTC One (M9). But a number of media outlets, for example The Verge, are calling is a disappointment and failure. Personally, I think it is a victim of its own hype, and that the device itself is solid.

Here is a breakdown of the phone, so you can decide for yourself.

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