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Today is AfterDawn's 18th birthday
Today is AfterDawn's 18th birthday
Wow...! It is exactly 18 years now since our site was launched to public for the first time. Yes. Eighteen. In a world where thousands and thousands ...... 10 Jun 2017 - 17 comments
It's a boy!
It's a boy!
Entire AfterDawn team wishes to congratulate Jari (one of our founders, our long-time CTO) and his girlfriend Susanna, who became dad and mom today! ...... 20 Mar 2016 - 7 comments
Update: Reviewing the EzeeCube stackable media center
Update: Reviewing the EzeeCube stackable media center
Update: I have been in contact with the project's founder, Ashok, since I wrote this review. Despite the harsh words for the EzeeCube, Ashok ...... 12 Jul 2015 - 14 comments
AfterDawn's 16th birthday
AfterDawn's 16th birthday
Wow. Another year has passed and we're celebrating our site's 16th birthday today. I still remember our first years: a site strictly focused ...... 10 Jun 2015 - 7 comments
AfterDawn's HIGH.FI news app for Android, Windows Phone is a year old!
AfterDawn's HIGH.FI news app for Android, Windows Phone is a year old!
For the past year, thousands of you have been satisfying your needs for news content with our HIGH.FI app, and we couldn't be happier to have you! ...... 05 Jun 2015
Latest CCleaner supports Microsoft Edge browser, get it here at AfterDawn
Latest CCleaner supports Microsoft Edge browser, get it here at AfterDawn
Piriform's CCleaner software has been updated to support Microsoft's new Edge browser (Project Spartan), and all you Windows 10 fans can get ...... 31 May 2015
Review: The LG Watch Urbane and Android Wear 5.1.1
Review: The LG Watch Urbane and Android Wear 5.1.1
Since its launch a little over a year ago, Google's smartwatch platform Android Wear has matured substantially, as has Android in general. The ...... 08 May 2015
Week in Review: Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and HoloLens, WhatsApp hits your browser, Google getting into wireless carrier business
Week in Review: Microsoft shows off Windows 10 and HoloLens, WhatsApp hits your browser, Google getting into wireless carrier business
This week was pretty heavy in major tech news, headlined by Microsoft's unveiling of Windows 10 and HoloLens. Here were the top stories for the week: ...... 26 Jan 2015
Happy New Year 2015!
Happy New Year 2015!
Now that the year 2014 is almost in the past, it is time to take a quick look at the past year and wish all of you a happy new year for 2015! ...... 31 Dec 2014
Review: The massive Nexus 6 is the perfect device for Android Lollipop
Review: The massive Nexus 6 is the perfect device for Android Lollipop
As they do every year, Google has launched a new Nexus device to showcase their latest and greatest Android iteration. This year, Google ...... 02 Dec 2014 - 9 comments
Review: The MB Chronowing smartwatch is the first with true style
Review: The MB Chronowing smartwatch is the first with true style
Earlier this year, HP and popular menswear designer Michael Bastian announced they would be releasing a smartwatch that could actually be as ...... 22 Nov 2014 - 4 comments
AfterDawn congratulates Dela on his 10 years of service
AfterDawn congratulates Dela on his 10 years of service
Today marks as a milestone for both AfterDawn, and our Irish senior staff member, James "Dela" Delahunty. He was the first hired employee of ...... 23 Aug 2014 - 11 comments
Review: Nvidia SHIELD Tablet LTE and SHIELD Wireless Controller
Review: Nvidia SHIELD Tablet LTE and SHIELD Wireless Controller
After making an ill-received tablet last year and a better-received gaming handheld, Nvidia has come back with a vengeance combining the two ...... 07 Aug 2014 - 6 comments
Review: The LG G Watch and an introduction to Android Wear
Review: The LG G Watch and an introduction to Android Wear
Android Wear, the first true step into the future of smartwatches has arrived via the LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live. Companies as ...... 08 Jul 2014 - 11 comments
Review: The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 in all of its Super AMOLED glory
Review: The new Samsung Galaxy Tab S 10.5 in all of its Super AMOLED glory
Samsung, the unequivocal king of the Android world, has released its best tablets to date, the Galaxy Tab S line, hoping to strike directly ...... 01 Jul 2014 - 7 comments
AfterDawn forums, now running on xenForo
AfterDawn forums, now running on xenForo
As of today, we have finally retired our old warhorse -- a forum engine built and maintained by our own development team. We used our old, custom-built ...... 11 Jun 2014 - 8 comments
AfterDawn's 15th birthday
AfterDawn's 15th birthday
Another year has passed and our dear site is now 15 years old. Yup, we launched the site in 1999, at the time when Google was still a small ...... 10 Jun 2014 - 15 comments
Review: The powerful streaming, gaming set-top Amazon Fire TV
Review: The powerful streaming, gaming set-top Amazon Fire TV
Earlier this week, Amazon broke its silence on its long-awaited set-top box: the Fire TV. The device, which rivals a growing amount of consumer ...... 06 Apr 2014 - 12 comments
Review: The Pebble Steel is a fantastic smartwatch, but will it hold up in the future?
Review: The Pebble Steel is a fantastic smartwatch, but will it hold up in the future?
Pebble, the Kickstarter record holding company for top funding took to CES earlier this year to announce they were coming back for round two ...... 08 Feb 2014
DDoS attack brings a brief outage to AfterDawn
DDoS attack brings a brief outage to AfterDawn
A part of the AfterDawn network was unreachable for 1-2 hours this morning (around 10:00 AM Eastern Time, 15:00 GMT). The outage was caused ...... 11 Jan 2014 - 5 comments
Comparing the two best mid-sized tablets: The Apple iPad Mini with Retina vs. The LG G Pad 8.3
Comparing the two best mid-sized tablets: The Apple iPad Mini with Retina vs. The LG G Pad 8.3
Somewhat quietly, both Apple and LG released the best 8-inch tablets on the market over the last couple of months. With a larger display ...... 24 Dec 2013 - 4 comments
Hands-On Review: Does the Motorola Moto G give you your money's worth for $179?
Hands-On Review: Does the Motorola Moto G give you your money's worth for $179?
In November, Motorola Mobility took the wrapping off its Moto G device, an entry-level smartphone that the company hopes will help it dominate ...... 04 Dec 2013 - 3 comments
Guide and Review: The new CyanogenMod Installer
Guide and Review: The new CyanogenMod Installer
In September, CyanogenMod, the popular custom Android developer became a real company, Cyanogen Inc., and raised $7 million in venture capital ...... 17 Nov 2013 - 9 comments
Review: The colorful 'new' iPhone 5C
Review: The colorful 'new' iPhone 5C
Late last month, Apple unveiled two new iPhones for their loyal consumers, the iPhone 5C and the iPhone 5S. The 5S would be the new flagship ...... 03 Oct 2013 - 11 comments
Review: The first 8-inch full Windows 8 tablet, the Acer Iconia W3
Review: The first 8-inch full Windows 8 tablet, the Acer Iconia W3
I've had about a week to review the highly-touted Acer Iconia W3, the first Windows 8 tablet in the new, popular 8-inch form factor. While ...... 09 Jul 2013 - 5 comments
AfterDawn's 14th birthday
AfterDawn's 14th birthday
Yet another year has passed. Hobby-project-gone-mad has evolved to a company with 20+ employees, online presence in four different language areas. ...... 10 Jun 2013 - 26 comments
Guide: Legally converting your DVD/Blu-ray discs to digital copies in the cloud with VUDU
Guide: Legally converting your DVD/Blu-ray discs to digital copies in the cloud with VUDU
Last year, VUDU launched its "disc-to-digital" initiative, giving disc owners a chance to have access to a digital copy of their movie in the ...... 08 Jun 2013 - 21 comments
Review: The Google Nexus 4
Review: The Google Nexus 4
In early November, Google announced their latest Nexus phone, simply called the Nexus 4. The device is built by LG and packs high-end specs ...... 06 Jan 2013 - 15 comments
Announcement: AfterDawn server maintenance (update: maintenance done)
Announcement: AfterDawn server maintenance (update: maintenance done)
One of AfterDawn's US servers will be relocated tonight at midnight EST. This may cause slower site response times for our US visitors, but ...... 18 Dec 2012
Notice: Problems with the site layout and images fixed
Notice: Problems with the site layout and images fixed
There have been problems with the site layout and image content today. These errors are caused by problems at our CDN provider, Internap (formerly ...... 03 Nov 2012 - 2 comments
Review: The iPad Mini
Review: The iPad Mini
After months of rumors and leaks, Apple took the wrapping paper off its iPad Mini tablet, a smaller variant of its popular market leading tablet. ...... 03 Nov 2012 - 11 comments
New guide: Preparing Assets For AfterDawn Blu-ray Authoring
New guide: Preparing Assets For AfterDawn Blu-ray Authoring
Several months ago I contacted Valery Koval, the owner of a small software company called DVD-Logic. I was hoping to get extended access to ...... 10 Oct 2012 - 6 comments
Notice to AdBlock users regarding layout issues
Notice to AdBlock users regarding layout issues
We have been informed that AdBlock Plus with FanBoy's AdBlock List causes layout problems at various AfterDawn.com sites. The filter blocks ...... 21 Sep 2012 - 24 comments
Review: The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7
Review: The Amazon Kindle Fire HD 7
Last week, Amazon unveiled its new line of Kindle Fire tablets, starting with the low-end Kindle Fire for $159 and moving up to its Kindle Fire ...... 15 Sep 2012 - 9 comments
It's a girl!
It's a girl!
AfterDawn.com congratulates Janne (Waiski, our software guy) and his girlfriend Lotta, who became daddy and mommy today! Specifications: ...... 02 Aug 2012 - 34 comments
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