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Lenovo officially buys Motorola Mobility, is now the no. 3 smartphone vendor in the world

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Google<p>It’s official: On Thursday, Lenovo announced that it had purchased Motorola Mobility from Google for $2.91 …

YouTube Now Supports 60 FPS

Currently only supported in Chrome.<p>YouTube is currently rolling out video support for 48 and 60 frames per second after initially announcing the …

Google updates more Android apps with Material Design, just in time for Lollipop's debut

As you may know, Hump Day (Wednesday) is Google’s grand ol' Android app update day.<p>This week, Google Play Games and Google Wallet both received Material Design makeovers, while Google Docs, Sheets, and Slides got cleaned up, and Google Camera received a minor little tweak.<p><b>Play Games goes all</b> …

Google Play

Google Drive for Android gets Material Design and updated search, sharing and PDF tools

Google is updating its Google Drive Android app with a new Material Design look, as well as a few new features.<p>First is a small improvement to its search tool – it now updates the results while you’re typing to save you some time while looking for a document.<p>Next up, you can now add messages when …

Flying car approaches liftoff as most advanced prototype yet is unveiled

Creators say AeroMobil’s Flying Roadster 3.0 could become regular mode of transport for commuters<p>With its sportscar cockpit and dragonfly wings that fold in neatly behind the cabin, it looks like something straight out of the Batcave or Q’s secret laboratory. But the creators of AeroMobil’s Flying …

Nintendo is making a fatigue and sleep-tracking health device

At a briefing earlier today, Nintendo CEO Satoru Iwata explained that the company was now developing a device to monitor sleep and levels of fatigue. However, it didn't sound like it would be a wearable device -- even though it's the done thing. According to a <i>Reuters</i> report, the device would track …

Everything You Need To Know About The Internet Of Things

A few months ago I wrote a post called, A Simple Explanation Of The Internet Of Things where I tried to provide some clarity around what this new connected world means for all of us. In the article I mentioned some of the driving forces behind this.<p>“Broadband Internet is become more widely …

Facebook Makes About $407 Every Second

Yesterday evening Facebook was was down for a little over 30 minutes. In that time, the company lost somewhere in the ballpark of $854,700 in …

Social Media

Google takes another step into your living room with its Nexus Player (hands-on)

Google's wanted a piece of your living room for ages, and now -- after two attempts that never really went anywhere -- the search giant seems poised to get what it wants. Android TV is coming to, well, a TV near you, and we just spent a few brief moments wrapping our heads around Mountain View's …

YouTube now supports 60fps playback, and video games look amazing

You've never watched YouTube quite like this: today the company began rolling out support for higher video frame rates like 60fps. We've seen movie trailers and other special clips appear with higher fps counts before, but now it works for regular user uploads, too. To see the smoother motion, …

Dabbling in the future of payment: A week with Apple Pay and Google Wallet

On Monday last week, Apple finally launched Apple Pay, the company's mobile-payment system that only works with the iPhone 6, 6 Plus and the latest iPads. (Though you can't use iPads for in-store payments.) Even though mobile payments have been around for several years now, Apple Pay is seen by …

Microsoft Confirms Another Round Of Layoffs Just Happened

About 3,000 employees were let go, reports ZD Net's Mary Jo Foley.<p>Microsoft company confirmed the layoffs to us with this statement:<p>"We've taken another step that will complete almost all the 18,000 reductions announced in July. The reductions happening today are spread across many different …

Employment

MPAA Bans Google Glass And Other Wearable Cameras From Movie Theaters Because Duh

I’m pretty neutral on the whole face-computer thing. Would I buy Google Glass? Nah. But if you want to roll around looking like a broke-ass Robocop, we can still be friends.<p>But you should take it off your face at certain times, particularly when seeing a camera strapped to your noggin would irk …