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16 of the Best New Android Apps From May (2014)

From Foursquare spin-offs to whistle-powered selfies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in May. So by way of a quick recap, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>Sunrise<p>Sunrise finally opened its uber-popular calendar app to Android users this month, as well as a version …

Incident Inks Deal With Sony/ATV, EMI To Bring 2 Million Songs To The gTar

Learning to play the gTar, by Disrupt darling Incident, is about as easy as learning to ride a bike. A series of light-up LEDs, paired with an app on your smartphone, show the gTar player exactly when and where to strum to create beautiful music.<p>The only downside? There aren’t very many songs to …

From Nymphomaniac to Stranger By the Lake, is sex in cinema getting too real?

As Lars Von Trier's controversial and explicit sex odyssey opens in cinemas this weekend, we ask actors what they think about being asked to perform in increasingly graphic sex scenes<p>The script, Christophe Paou says, was even more sexually explicit, so the French actor knew what he was getting …

Google Maps’ open-source rival gets huge boost as Telenav buys OpenStreetMap leader Skobbler

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>The Berlin startup scene has its first big exit of 2014, and indeed one of its largest yet: navigation veteran Telenav(s tnav) …

Why Android Updates Take So Long To Get To Your Smartphone

It’s like geek Christmas: The newest version of Android comes out and it’s full of exciting new features and designs. You rush to the Android Developer portal to learn about all the new functionality and check your smartphone manufacturer’s website to see when your phone will receive the latest and …

20 Ways Apple’s Mac Changed Everything (Other Than the Most Obvious Ones)

On January 24, 1984, at the Flint Center on De Anza College’s campus in Cupertino, California, Apple formally announced the Macintosh at its …

Bored of your normal résumé? Sumry wants to replace it with an interactive timeline

Looking for a job and sending out résumés is a full-time job in itself, and in order to make yourself stand out from the crowd you might be considering adding some flourishes to your existing CV.<p>However, tweaking that existing Microsoft Word template isn’t going to cut it. According to Sumry, a …

Android News

PlayStation Now will stream PS3 games to Android tablets and smartphones in the future

Sony at CES 2014 unveiled a new PlayStation-related service, one that many users may enjoy in the future, without actually having to purchase a PlayStation console.<p>Dubbed PlayStation Now, the service will rely on Gaikai cloud gaming technology to stream PS3 games to a variety of devices including …

Televisions

Samsung is “exploring” a new phone UI, says @evleaks (screenshots)

Screenshots of what’s claimed to be a new smartphone UI that Samsung is currently “exploring” have surfaced online.<p>The source of the alleged leak is noted purveyor of inside information <i>@evleaks</i>, who recently tweeted the image above. If the screenshots are authentic, it may mean that Samsung is …

Gear & Gadgets

Sony cradle receiver turns your phone into an entertainment system

Just yesterday we officially learned about the Open Automobile Alliance and how it will open the door to Android-powered cars in the near future. In the meantime, there are certainly plenty of accessories and automotive equipment that allow us to pair our existing Android devices with our …

Gear & Gadgets
Mobile Technology

Intel announces Edison a dual-core PC the size of an SD card

During CES 2014, Intel CEO Brian Krzanich has announced a new tiny PC from Intel called Edison. The “full Pentium class PC” fits into the case of a SD card and comes with Wi-Fi and Bluetooth 4.0 (aka Bluetooth low energy). The amazingly small development board is part of Intel’s drive to offer a …

Brian Krzanich

15 best free Android apps of 2018!

Android’s biggest strength is its app ecosystem. There are a digital ton of Android apps. People downloaded them billions of times. Some of them cost money and some of them don’t. Usually, the best apps will cost you a few bucks. However, there are plenty of amazing options that don’t cost you …

Apps

Our adventures in tuning our long-term Subaru BRZ

We try exhaust mods and an ECU flash, with mixed results.<p>The Subaru BRZ was an exciting addition to our long-term fleet, at least at first. It turns out that there's a great reason to have long-term cars: over time, our opinions about the BRZ changed a lot. I'll admit that I was starry-eyed when it …

Apple Says It's Fixing an Issue with iMessage

If you’ve been unable to send messages via iMessage over the past few days, fret not. Apple has acknowledged the problem and is working on a fix.<p>The company gave a statement to the Wall Street Journal:<p>We are aware of an issue that affects a fraction of a percent of our iMessage users, and we will …

Android 4.3 for Galaxy S4, S3, Note 2 release windows confirmed by Samsung Canada and SFR France

New details regarding Samsung’s plans to upgrade some of its existing flagship mobile devices to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean are available from Samsung Canada and French mobile operator SFR.<p>Samsung Canada’s Vice President Enterprise Business Division Paul Brennan confirmed to <i>MobileSyrup</i> that the Galaxy …

Electronics Industry

Math matters: how big data is building the future of everything

To speed up innovation, scientists are sequencing 'the materials genome'<p>New materials lead to new innovations. Gorilla Glass is a big selling point for smartphones. Kevlar saves lives and has worked its way into consumer products. Lithium-ion batteries have enabled a host of energy-storage …

The Big Bang May Not Have Spawned The Universe After All

Our universe might actually be the result of the collapse of a four-dimensional star.<p>According to a new paper posted on Arxiv, the Big Bang may not have been what we think it is. In fact, there may have been no Big Bang at all--our universe may have come from an entirely different source.<p>The Big …

How to pick up women (with science)

There are countless articles and guides online that instruct men on the ideal way to chat up and eventually sleep with women, but so far none of them has actually incorporated the science behind attraction and mating. Until now<p>It's a sad fact, but women lack free will. Although they appear as …

A Few Tricks All The New iOS 7 Users Should Know

At long last, iOS 7 has arrived. That is, it arrived for everyone who didn’t say “Developer? Oh, yeah, I’m totally a developer. Cough” and wiggle into the Beta months ago.<p>iOS 7 is a strange new land, especially on day one. Out with the gradients, in with the trippy fluorescents. Your favorite app? …

Disney Researchers Create A Way To Make Geared Figures That Look Amazingly Life-Like

For centuries the creation of geared automata has been sort of a dark art. To design a mechanical device to move like a human or animal was a trick in itself and to build the gears and rods necessary to propel the thing was even trickier. A team of Disney researchers, however, have created a system …

Fully Functional Lego F1 Car, Just Add Parenting

<i>Lego offers a great way for children to use their imagination, learn engineering, toy re-purposing and modular design. However, it takes some parenting for them to really discover this for themselves.</i><p>Lego has shaped my view of the world as much, if not more than, most other technology I’ve enjoyed. …

Apple is Way Ahead but I'm Staying with Android

Apple is still way ahead of the rest of the industry. <i>Particularly</i> in how it introduces new products.<p>I’m pretty disappointed that Tim Cook doesn’t talk about the role of mobile in bringing us the future. He has the tools sitting right in front of him to do that, with the new motion sensor in the …

Is It Bad to Stay at One Company for Very Long?

Dear Lifehacker,<br>I've heard it's bad to have several short-lived jobs, but what about staying at the same company for a very long time? Does that look …

Employment

BitTorrent Sync: Everything you need to know

There are a lot of ways to sync files between your PC and your various mobile devices. The most popular one is cloud storage, but there are other ways. BitTorrent Sync is an app that keeps your phone synced to your computer and both synced to your tablet. It’s a unique and powerful application and …

Apps

Kit Kat hilariously mocks Apple, Jony Ive in new video

You know what makes us happy here at Android Authority? Witty, wry humor. While the Kit Kat and Google partnership still has us scratching our heads a bit, this video from the Kit Kat crew is just priceless.<p>[quote qtext=”Every corner, every edge, every finger of every bar has been carefully …

Jony Ive

Kit Kat 4.4 - The future of confectionery has arrived

Since Sundar Pichai revealed that the next version of Android is set to be called Android 4.4 KitKat there has been a whole lot of fun stuff appearing on the web from both Google and Nestle about their cooperation over the use of the Kit Kat name. We know that the agreement between the two didn’t …

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