Nick MediatiPCWorld

Follow me on Google+

Nick is a freelance contributor and a former editor for TechHive and PCWorld. He likes puns and the color yellow.

apple watch mickey mouse

IDC: Smartwatch sales decline for the first time

The Apple Watch saw a sharp year-over-year drop in sales, according to IDC estimates, but it still leads in overall smartwatch market share.

cyanogenmod new

Cyanogen reportedly cuts jobs, may shift its focus toward apps

Sources tell Android Police that the company may ditch its Android variant and instead focus on apps following a round of layoffs.

pokemon go freemium lead

SurveyMonkey: Pokémon Go popularity may have already peaked

According to SurveyMonkey, Pokémon Go remains incredibly popular in the US, but is already beginning to decline.

new windows 10 logo primary

If Microsoft can't install Windows 10 on your PC, it'll give you a new one

Terms and conditions apply, but if the company's stores can't perform a same-day upgrade on your Windows 10-compatible PC, it'll give you a new Dell notebook.

pokemon go nyc crowd

Watch as crowds gather to catch a rare Pokémon in Central Park

A massive throng of Pokémon Go players appeared in Central Park to catch a rare Vaporeon. Hilarity ensues.

151027 facebook headquarters 3

Facebook clarifies live video policy, will allow graphic video streams in some cases

Facebook will allow violent or graphic video streams that document live, newsworthy events, the company announced Friday

xbox play anywhere

Report: Xbox Play Anywhere arrives in September

According to Polygon, you'll be able to play select games across Xbox One and Windows 10 devices starting September 13.

Amazon Echo

Amazon Echo now lets you order products from Amazon

Although there are a few limitations, you can now purchase a wide variety of products from Amazon by merely talking to Amazon's virtual assistant.

windows logo Microsoft

Microsoft may roll out a Surface all-in-one PC to challenge Apple's iMac

What's next for Microsoft's hardware efforts? If recent reports are to believed, it looks like an all-in-one desktop is on the way,

twitch logo

Twitch fights view-inflating bot makers with lawsuit

The lawsuit is part of an effort by the livestreaming site to prevent video creators from gaming the system and artificially inflating their view counts.

GoToMyPC hit with hack attack; users need to reset passwords

Citrix's remote access service got hit by a "sophisticated" attack over the weekend, prompting password resets for all GoToMyPC users.

moments photographic

Facebook to users: Download Moments or say goodbye to your synced photos

If you've synced photos from your phone to Facebook, you have until July 7 to get the Moments app or download your photos; otherwise, they will disappear from Facebook.

Lumia 640 beauty 2

Report: NFC tap-to-pay coming soon to Windows 10 Mobile

Microsoft Wallet 2.0, coming as part of the Windows 10 Anniversary Update, will let you pay via NFC credit card terminals, and will support loyalty cards from a range of US-based merchants.

messenger

Security researcher: Anyone can see links you share using Facebook Messenger

A quirk in Facebook's developer tools lets anyone randomly see links others have shared using Facebook Messenger. But don't hold your breath for Facebook to issue a fix.

b113 pixel2 silver applauncher

Here's what Android apps will be like on Chromebooks

Watch this video to see Android apps in action on Chrome OS.