The iPad Air might be thinner, lighter and faster, but that doesn't mean you need to buy one. If you're still on the fence, this week's Top 5 is a must-see as Donald Bell offers up five reasons why he thinks you should save your money.
Google finally took the wraps off the Nexus 5 earlier this week. CNET's Lynn La takes you through a video tour of the new phone, which serves up Android KitKat, LTE, a 1080p screen and a great, low price to boot.
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Leaked from today's 404 episode:
- Finally, the Google Nexus 5 is here...unless you're on Verizon.
- Android 4.4 KitKat brings a little OS equality.
- Google to Samsung Galaxy Nexus owners: No KitKat for you.
- Those comics in your basement are probably worthless.
I know this will be a controversial topic, so let me say off the top that the iPad Air is a great tablet. We as a species of relatively evolved primates should count ourselves as blessed to have such a clearly miraculous technology at our disposal. To think that its existence is the end product of our collective human knowledge, and not an artifact from an advanced alien civilization, is beyond me to comprehend.
And yet, I'm not going to buy one.
On Thursday, Google finally announced the Nexus 5 and revealed more details about features we will find in Android 4.4 KitKat.
With the release of a new operating system and a new device there's bound to be new wallpapers and background images. Luckily, Google posts the system images for Nexus devices and some very kind members of the XDA forum have pulled the Nexus 5 wallpapers and have made them available for download.
Apple is bringing its iPhone lineup to contract-free provider Boost Mobile.
The carrier announced the news Friday, saying that it will offer the iPhone 5S, iPhone 5C, and iPhone 4S. The iPhone 5S will start at $549.99 for the 16GB model contract-free. The iPhone 5C will start at $449.99, while the iPhone 4S will set customers back $299.99 at the carrier's stores.
Boost Mobile is by no means the first prepaid carrier to offer the iPhone 5S. Virgin Mobile, for example, started selling a contract-free iPhone 5S last month.
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Google's Nexus 5 smartphone has gone from rumors to reality, bringing with it a bigger screen, upgraded processor, and LTE support. It also comes with new OS innards, sporting the latest Android 4.4 KitKat.
Whereas Apple's iPhone 5S missed the boat on offering an unlocked phone at a reasonable price (it starts at $649), the Nexus 5 has landed at a much more attractive price. The unlocked 16GB version goes for $349 while the 32GB is $399. That's in keeping with the $349 price for the 16GB Nexus 4 at launch.
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If there are some typos in this post, please forgive me.
I'm writing it through a veil of sodden, gushing tears.
You see, I've just caught a glimpse of Google's new ad for the Nexus 5 and, well, it's just so ridiculously happy that I can't help myself.
The whole ad is full of wonderful moments from weddings. I love weddings. They are joyous events that promise so much and deliver for at least 24 hours afterward.
I know that a few readers have been lucky enough to enjoy several of these events in which … Read more