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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

AT&T seemingly turns on Wi-Fi calling for iOS 9 iPhone users nationwide

The carrier joins T-Mobile and AT&T in offering the handy feature for iPhone users.

Netflix has just raised the price of its popular streaming plan

While current subscribers will receive a 1-year grace period, the streaming plan will now cost $9.99 per month for new customers.

Review: Speck's MightyPack Plus is a great way to haul your iOS devices and more

The popular iOS accessory maker is branching out with a new line of backpacks.

StubHub update brings nice improvements for iPhone 6s and iOS 9 users

Along with 3D Touch support, you can use Spotlight to quickly search for events and more.

Amazon reportedly wants to create its own live streaming TV service

Apple is rumored to be launching a similar service sometime in 2016.

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.