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Biggest news of the week: Feb. 8 – 14

by Roy Choi | February 14, 2015February 14, 2015 8:00 am EST

Had a busy week? We know how that feels. Life gets busy and you miss out on all that important tech news.

We’ve got you covered, though. We’ve put together the biggest stories from the world of tech this week as determined by our readers.  We ran through all our posts from the week and selected the most viewed posts from TechnoBuffalo.

From the OnePlus One to Minecraft videos and a bunch of Galaxy S6 rumors, it has been a busy week. So here’s what you may have missed this week:

Biggest news of the week

OnePlus One receives major new update with tons of features

As promised last week, OnePlus on Monday introduced a new update (CyanogenMod 11S release, 05Q) that focuses on improving the current software experience. No, this isn’t an update to Lollipop just yet, but it does lay the groundwork by tightening things up. A little nip here, tuck there, and soon you’ll have the goodness of […]

Minecraft is the most popular game on YouTube

Gaming videos are huge on YouTube, and Minecraft makes up a big chunk of that. Market research firm Newzoo and brand management company Octoly took a look at the presence of gaming videos on Google’s video service and came back with some interesting numbers. If you total up the number of views on the top 20 videos […]

5 apps we can’t live without, and neither should you

I was on a trip with friends this weekend and someone asked me “Todd, what are the apps I’m not using and need to check out?” I looked at my phone, pointed to two that I love, and then realized, hey, maybe our readers have the same question my friend did. So, earlier this week, I asked a few members of our editorial staff to submit the apps that they simply can’t live without.

HTC One (M9) – What to expect from HTC’s new powerhouse next month

HTC would be silly to ditch its aluminum design, and we see no indication that it’s planning to do so with the HTC One (M9). HTC gained a lot of attention when it introduced the One (M7) with an aluminum unibody housing, and it followed that with the HTC One (M8), which took even more […]

Galaxy S6 concept images turn rumors into reality

In just a few short weeks we’ll get an official look at Samsung’s much ballyhooed Galaxy S6. But until the curtain is pulled back, designers are already producing concept images of what the device will look like next to last year’s model. You know, for comparison’s sake. And you know what? It looks nearly identical […]

Beautiful iOS 9 concept video shows how iOS notifications should work

Apple’s iOS 8 notification center is great in theory, but in practice its a sprawling jumble that I prefer to avoid. It doesn’t have to be this bad though, and a new concept design from Mobile Creative in Stockholm imagines a notification center we wouldn’t mind using. The video (embedded below) doesn’t specifically mention iOS […]

Raspberry Pi 2 Can Crash If You Take Its Picture

Early adopters of the Raspberry Pi 2 have stumbled across a very strange problem when taking pictures of their unit. If using a camera with a Xenon flash, the machine locks up completely and cannot be used until it has been power cycled. “I have discovered that my PI2 is camera-shy,” wrote PeterO on the […]

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Roy Choi

Roy Choi is a Southern California native. He has been infatuated with technology reviews ever since he bought his first crummy laptop in the summer...