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Brent Dirks

Born and raised in sunny West Texas, Brent graduated from Texas Tech University with a BA in journalism. One day, he would like to move to the Big Island of Hawaii and live in a quiet house by the ocean. He can be reached at
Latest from Brent

Belkin’s new Charge Dock can juice up your iPhone and Apple Watch at the same time

Developed closely with Apple, the new accessory features a built-in charger for both the watch and iPhone.

Microsoft responds to Apple with the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book laptop

The company also unveiled a new version of the Microsoft Band wearable device.

Apple releases iOS 9.1 beta 4 to registered developers

The software is slated to officially arrive sometime next month.

Never forget to download that important app with Lookmark

Along with the nice iPhone app, you can interact with the service with a Chrome extension on a Mac or PC.

Sling TV now offers more live college football games with Campus Insiders

The channel has been added to the Sports Extra Pack that costs an additional $5 per month with a subscription.

The Apple Watch Hermès collection is now available to purchase

You can select from 10 different size and style combinations.

Apple’s Tim Cook remembers Steve Jobs on the fourth anniversary of his death

In an internal email, the CEO asked Apple employees to honor Jobs' legacy.

Review: Skiva StandCharger 7-Port Multi USB Charging Station

This charging stand can finally help tame the mess of Lightning cables on your desk.

The Aegis Pro headphones let you rock out while protecting your hearing

Currently seeking funding on Kickstarter, the noise-limiting headphones also feature active noise cancellation.

AT&T delays Wi-Fi calling rollout because of FCC regulations

The carrier also took time to call-out Sprint and T-Mobile for offering the service without the commission’s blessing.

Snagajob, a Tinder-like app for job hunters, receives a nice update

Using the app, you can swipe for your personalized daily job matches.

The first episode of Minecraft: Story Mode will arrive later this month

Telltale Games has just released a new trailer for “The Order of the Stone.”

Eddy Cue talks Apple Music and more in a new interview

The Apple senior vice president also hints that the company is looking to “fix” high international roaming charges.

Amazon will ban sales of the Apple TV and Google's Chromecast later this month

The online retailer says its banning the devices because they don’t support Amazon Prime Video.

It’s now even easier to play Trivia Crack from your Apple Watch

Thanks to a new update that supports WatchOS 2.0, you can start games directly from your watch.

Logitech branches out with its new Logi Circle home monitoring camera

The portable device can be moved from room to room thanks to its rechargeable battery.

Apple officially launches OS X El Capitan to the public

The new software is available to download now on the Mac App Store for free.

Apple releases iOS 9.0.2 with bug fixes for Podcasts, iMessage and more

The software can be downloaded over-the-air or through iTunes now.

With its new Flex service, Amazon will pay you to deliver packages

The program has kicked off in Seattle and will expand to other major cities soon.

Google Maps lands on the Apple Watch

With version 4.11.0 of the popular third-party navigation app, users can view directions directly from their wrist.

Sonos pumps up the volume with a new Play:5 speaker

The company has also introduced a new Trueplay feature to better customize the sound from its speaker line.

Apple HomeKit support will reportedly arrive for the Philips Hue lights next month

Philips is also working on a software update to bring HomeKit support to current bridges.

Twitter might ditch its 140-character limit for tweets

The character limit is one of the most well-known features of the popular social networking service.

Need for Speed: No Limits will race into the App Store on Wednesday

The street racing game looks fantastic with its stunning graphics.