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SpecTech: Xbox sends out updates, Best Buy announces tablet

Let’s get Tech-nical.  It is a big week for Microsoft, Apple sets a date and the Galaxy Note II finds a carrier. Xbox is now starting to ship out its Xbox Dashboard update.  Those who are informed like me received the update first.  It will roll onto other consoles within the next few weeks.  Is it odd that Microsoft did ...

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New iPod Touch arrives, PETA against Pokemon features

Welcome to another week of rumors, new phones and odd news.  This week, Nokia chooses a carrier for the Lumia 920, the iPod Touch launches and PETA launches a campaign against Pokémon! The new iPod Touch seems to be shipping its pre-orders to customers before giving an official release date.  These new iPods should arrive around Oct. 15.  The new ...

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Barnes & Nobles debuts new Nook

Let’s get back to the tech world. These last couple of weeks have been missing some tech stories, so let me catch you up to speed on what has happened. Apple had record pre-orders and sales for the iPhone 5.  Within 72 hours they had two million pre-orders– double that of the iPhone 4S. Barnes & Noble announced the Nook ...

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iPhone 5 unveils with new features

This week Apple announced the next iPhone, Amazon has found a new Fire, and I look into the beta of the new Xbox Dashboard. Big news! The new iPhone was announced by Apple yesterday.  The iPhone 5 has all the features I’ve talked about for the last few weeks, except NFC.  The new phone has a 4-inch screen with a ...

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SpecTech: Apple readies new device

This week has some new devices announced. Valve is in the hardware business and Apple confirmed rumors! To start off, the launch date and price of the Nintendo Wii U may have been leaked! The next-gen console is rumored to launch Nov. 11 with three different bundles. These bundles had no other details other than the prices of $249, $299 ...

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Apple, Samsung fight for rights

               Welcome back to a new school year! I’m here to report on the hottest tech news around.  This week, the patent war between Apple and Samsung heats up, HTC loses $40 million, and Sony is ready to release a new phone.                 First off, AT&T will no longer offer subsidized pricing on tablets.  This means that you will no ...

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Gamestop to sell Android, iPhone 4S troubles surface

In this issue of the Spec Tech: a new Nook, bendable phones, and 4G LTE phones are coming, Apple troubles, and GameStop sells Android tablets. Nokia and Samsung both announce that they are creating phones with bendable screens. Samsung has not demonstrated their phone, but Nokia showed that bending the phone zooms in and out of pictures. This may seem ...

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SpecTech: Nokia unveils smart phone, new Playstation may be coming soon

In this edition of Spec Tech Google and Samsung had a very nice announcement for a new phone and operating system. Nokia is trying to get into the smart phone business. Apple has upgraded their MacBook Pro models. The Steve Jobs biography could be this year’s best seller, after only being on the market for one day! Nokia has had ...

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SpecTech Review: The iPhone 4S

This week I will review one of the most talked about and best-selling phones—the iPhone 4S. It has been reported that the iPhone 4S sold over 4 million units during its launch weekend, which isn’t surprising since it is available on two new networks at launch. All Sprint, Verizon, and AT&T stores in Valdosta were sold out when I asked ...

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SpecTech: Updates on Microsoft, Android, others

This week was about more tablets, a new phone, Netflix figuring out its next move, and Microsoft is all about streaming content. Microsoft has revealed a huge line up of streaming content for its Xbox 360 gaming console. Upcoming content includes CinemaNow, Bravo, Crackle, Dailymotion, EPIX, HBO GO, iHeartRadio and Manga Entertainment. MSN with MSNBC, Syfy, TMZ, The Today Show, ...

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