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The Golden Age Of Quantum Computing Is Upon Us (Once We Solve These Tiny Problems)

Literally tiny. As IBM announces a big advance, many challenges remain in building a computer that takes advantage of quantum weirdness.<p>Quantum computing is not easy. But researchers at IBM recently announced that they had taken a step toward solving one of its biggest challenges: developing a …

Quantum Computing

Amazing iPhone 6 hack brings the Android Lollipop experience to iOS

Have you ever wanted to try Android without actually ditching your iPhone in favor of a brand new Android device? There might be a way to do that, as …

I regrettably designed my own glasses on a smartphone app

JINS is a glasses maker on a mission: to make glasses worth talking about again. That usually entails a dash of technology thrown in; a few years ago, for instance, the company dotted spectacle-selling vending machines across Tokyo. Yes, it's a Japanese company. Yes, they're also dabbling in …

Nokia N1 Tablet review

The Bottom Line<p>Bottom Line<p>With its fantastic build quality, and hardware that allows for a consistent, smooth performance, the Nokia N1 tablet is certainly a great addition to the tablet space, with the only real hole being the lack of Google apps and services in its current iteration that is …

Is Google bringing Android and Chrome OS together?

Is Google bringing Android and Chrome OS together? In a word – yes, but maybe not in the way you think.<p>The speculation about Google merging Chrome OS and Android has been a constant over the last few years. Why does Google have two separate systems when everyone else is merging? Why doesn’t Chrome …

Android

Share Email Comments<p>Last year, Google granted a new power to its notebooks (a.k.a. Chromebooks), the ability to run Android apps. Of course, the idea …

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Qnovo promises fast charging and long battery life

With mobile battery capacity still left in the dark ages, developers have had to come up with new ways to keep our smartphone batteries topped up. Quick charging is proving the most promising, allowing our phones to sprint back into action from empty in under an hour.<p>Qnovo has its own take on the …

Google created an 'Ebola-proof' tablet to help fight epidemics

Up until now, doctors fighting highly contagious diseases like Ebola have had to forgo their gadgets for pen and paper. But Google, at the request of the French organization Médecins Sans Frontières (Doctors Without Borders), has developed an alternative: A tablet enclosed in polycarbonate, which …

The Five Things Android Finally Got Right With 5.1

Google is finally delivering a few perks that didn’t make the cut when it rolled out Android Lollipop.<p>Android 5.1 is here (at this time only for Nexus devices), and it tidies up Google’s operating system with some extra niceties that help you zip through various tasks. Here are the details as to …

17 best VPN apps for Android

The new clips that Robert Downey Jr. made for HTC are… interesting

Back in 2013, HTC gave Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr. a boatload of money to become its image, as part of a billion-dollar promotional campaign dubbed Change.<p>Two years later, not a lot of things have changed (especially if you take that literally and look at the M9), but HTC is still struggling to …

Maker of $6,700 Android phone says the Apple Watch lacks prestige

Since Apple unveiled its brand new smartwatch just a few days ago, key individuals in a number of related industries have felt the need to weigh in on whether or not they think it will be a success. One man with a less than favorable outlook is Jean-Claude Biver, who oversees the TAG Heuer, Zenith, …

Google Exec Wants Self-Driving Cars To Be Standard Within 5 Years

Chris Urmson, the director of self-driving cars at Google, is committed to ensuring the driverless vehicles are standard within five years -- because he wants his 11-year-old son never to have to take a driver's test.<p>"My team are committed to making sure that [driver's test] doesn't happen," Urmson …

This Box Can Figure Out Your 4-Digit iPhone Passcode

Luckily, there's an easy way to make your device more secure<p>If you needed any more incentive to beef up your iPhone's password, here's one: security researchers at MDSec have tracked down a device called an "IP Box" that can brute force the phone's 4-digit security code and gain access to its …