Carlos González Alvarado

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7 Apps to Make You Happier

These tech tools promise to deliver everything from a calmer mind to more good karma.<p>The things you can accomplish with an app these days are truly impressive. With a couple of taps on your smartphone, a taxi will pull up at your door, a tasty dinner appear on your table, or your dirty socks …

VLC gets new version across all platforms, including Android TV

The popular open source video player app VLC got updated across all of its platforms Friday, including iOS, Android, Windows phone and RT as well as …

Lenovo promises less bloatware on its new computers

Lenovo says the next batch of Windows 10 computers will come with a minimum of bloatware, as the company looks to "become the leader in providing cleaner, safer PCs." The announcement comes on the heels of the disastrous Superfish adware, which came pre-installed on a number of Lenovo machines and …

Three time-saving extensions for Google Chrome

Whether you're checking your email, looking through bookmarks or trying to find things on the Web, these extensions are built to save your precious time. Check out the list below and give them a spin.<p>If you like to close your Gmail tab when using Chrome, this extension is a great way to see if you …

Clive Palmer tells Abbott to 'commit suicide' during remarks on education policy

The Palmer United party leader, Clive Palmer, has told the prime minister to “commit suicide” during remarks about education policy.<p>The federal MP for Fairfax later attempted to clarify his remarks, insisting he meant to refer to “political suicide”, but support groups said they were disappointed …

A closer look at Microsoft's elegant new web browser

If you want a sneak peek of Microsoft’s latest Windows 10 offerings beyond what the company has already shown off, look no further. Microsoft blog …

A Handful of Good Chrome Tips for Teachers

March 3, 2015<br>Chrome is a powerful web browser to use for navigating the net. It is also popular among the education community as is evident from the …

Mysterious BlackBerry Slider combines the old and new of smartphone design

BlackBerry has flashed a glimpse of a mystery phone with a sliding keyboard, nicknamed "the Slider".<p>BARCELONA -- Sliding phones -- remember them? BlackBerry certainly does, giving us a glimpse of a mystery slider phone here at Mobile World Congress. Rather imaginatively, it's nicknamed "the Slider".<p>…

Schools 'fail to stretch most able', says Ofsted

<b>State secondary schools in England are not doing enough to stretch the most able students, Ofsted says.</b><p>A report from the education watchdog says gifted pupils are not keeping up with their clever counterparts in independent and grammar schools.<p>Children are not "realising their early promise", says …

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