Yahoo Wants Apple to Dump Google

A number of Yahoo insiders I have talked to said her plan to pitch Apple on the idea as its marquee mobile search partner is far along. The company has prepared detailed decks, including images of what such a search product would look like, and hopes to present them to Apple execs.

I can't see Apple dumping Google as the default search option for iOS considering what happened when they did the same for Maps. That's not to say it won't happen in the future, but I don't think it's feasible right now.

Galaxy S5 Fingerprint Scanner Hacked

Priceless.

When it comes to Samsung’s fingerprint scanner technology embedded in the home button on the new Galaxy S5, there’s good news and bad news. The good news is that we have spent plenty of time testing it, and we’ve found that it works very well. The bad news, however, is that it has apparently already been hacked, leaving Galaxy S5 owners’ devices and their PayPal accounts at risk.

Windows Phone 8.1 Review

Microsoft is starting to make some strides with the Windows Phone 8.1 upgrade. I just have to wonder if it's already too late, especially in regards to building a competitive app platform.

Windows Phone 8.1 is a good operating system. It can’t hide the still-lacking Windows Phone Store, which simply still doesn’t have the quantity or quality or timeliness of apps that Android and iOS do, but it goes a long way toward making Windows Phone feel competitive.

Samsung Exec Called iPhone 5 a 'Tsunami'

How does one neutralize a tsunami anyways?

"As you know, there will be a tsunami when iPhone 5 is coming. This will be happening sometime in September or October," Sohn warned in a message dated June 5, 2012. "According to CEO's direction, we have to set up a counter plan to neutralize this tsunami," he added, referring to JK Shin, the head of Samsung's mobile business.