Matt Burns

Apple Sold 20 Million Apple TVs, Which Are Now Far From A Hobby

Image (1) apple-tv.jpg for post 175473 The Apple TV continues to gain traction despite little effort from Apple. On today’s financial earnings call, Apple CEO Tim Cook revealed that Apple has sold 20 million Apple TV boxes. By the end of 2013, the company had sold approximately 10 million Apple TV units. The product is clearly on-pace for a killer year even with new offerings from Amazon and Roku. Read More

HBO Content Is Coming To Amazon Prime Instant Video Including ‘Sopranos’ And ‘The Wire’

hbo-amazon Classic HBO programming will soon be available on Amazon Prime Instant Video. The two companies announced the programming deal this morning. The first set of programming will hit the video streaming service starting on May 21. HBO Go will also finally hit the Amazon Fire TV by the end of 2014. The programming list includes The Sopranos, Six Feet Under, The Wire, Big Love, Deadwood, Eastbound &… Read More

The Next Samsung Galaxy Cameraphone Leaks

4886faec8a136327c2b529a9938fa0ec09fac7ae This is allegedly the Samsung Galaxy K, the successor to the odd Galaxy S4 Zoom. The device in question sports the same faux leather casing as the Galaxy S5 and Samsung has a product launch on the books in the coming days. Chances are good this is the real deal. Read More

Aol Moves To Prevent Spoofed Emails Following Mail Hack

Aol donuts A few days ago Aol Mail was hacked, and users’ address books were scraped. Today, Aol has announced moves that will help other mail providers reject email messages sent from email accounts spoofed from this security breach. Read More

The Nest Thermostat Is Now Available Through Google Play

google-nest Google’s latest toy is available for purchase on Google Play for $249.99. Starting today, conveniently to coincide with Earth Day, Google started selling Nest Learning Thermostat on its web store. For those keeping track, this makes the Nest Learning Thermostat the only product available on both Google and Apple’s retail site. Read More

The Disrupt NY Early Bird Ticket Special Ends Today

8694462672_41acdcd62c_b The price of a Disrupt general admission jumps $1,000 tonight. Procrastination is a debilitating disease, but save some serious money and grab a ticket before the early bird special ends. It’s worth it. This ticket grants the holder access to 3 days of fun in the New York sun along with the entire Disrupt conference, Startup Alley, and the epic after parties. Disrupt NY is the biggest tech… Read More

More Details Emerge About LG’s Upcoming Smartwatch

lg smartwatch LG’s upcoming smartwatch will be water and dust resistant. Essentially it can be worn to the beach and it will be just fine. Or to a sprinkler party in a dusty warehouse. Either way, the watch will survive. Read More

Aol Mail Hacked With Spoofed Accounts Sending Spam

aol It’s not just you. Aol Mail was hacked affecting an untold amount of accounts that were seemingly spoofed. The Twitter hashtag #aolhacked is filled with first-hand accounts of spam being sent from either the hacked email account or an email account spoofed to look like the original. We’ve reached out to Aol for further clarification. The company said in a statement earlier today that… Read More

Mailbox Brings Latest Features To Its iOS App

IMG_0088 (2) Mailbox 2.0 for iOS is here and brings a hosts of enhancements and goodies. Chief among the additions is auto-swipe, a feature that launched first on Mailbox’s new Android app. Read More

Sony’s Waterproof Tablet Goes On Sale In The U.S.

xperia-tab-front Sony’s latest Android tablet is now on sale in the U.S. Available for pre-order on and available in Sony Stores on May 4th, the Z2 is Sony’s latest effort to shore up its crumbling brand. And an impressive one at that. The Z2 is the thinner, faster, and waterproof successor to the Z1 that hit in 2013. Darrell was impressed with the device when he spent some time with it last… Read More