Charles Bonneau

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OnePlus 2 will feature USB Type-C port

Prepare for weeks, or possibly months, of OnePlus slowly letting out information on the OnePlus 2, just as it did with the One last year.<p>Today the …

Google Play Music introduces free tier, available on the web and soon on Android and iOS

With the launch of Apple Music just one week away (of course, not for Android users yet), Google has a major music announcement of its own.<p>Google …

Google Photos and the unguessable URL

That public web address is more secure than it looks<p>A few days after Google's big Photos rollout, a user on Reddit noticed something fishy. "I was browsing through my photos and wanted to see the full size of an image so I right-clicked," RossFletch wrote. That took him to an open URL, still …

Raspberry Pi now includes Mathematica and Wolfram Language for free

Wolfram wants to make it easier for would-be programmers everywhere to start learning how to code, and it's announced a new partnership today that'll have every Raspberry Pi include at no extra cost a copy of Mathematica and an early version of Wolfram Language, its easy to use computing language. …

Source: Microsoft In Talks To Buy Shoutcast And Winamp From AOL

Looks like the llama may not get off so easily after all. AOL yesterday announced that it was shutting down Winamp, media playing software for Windows and Android devices that it picked up through its $80 million acquisition of Nullsoft in 1999. But today Techcrunch has learned that AOL is talks …

Bill Gates admits Control-Alt-Delete was a mistake, blames IBM

Microsoft co-founder Bill Gates has finally admitted that forcing users to press the Control-Alt-Delete key combination to log into a PC was a mistake. In an interview at a Harvard fundraising campaign, Gates discusses his early days building Microsoft and the all-important Control-Alt-Delete …

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What if aliens mistook cars for the dominant life form on Earth?

If an extraterrestrial were to spy on certain corners of the Earth, might it decide that the automobile was top dog on our planet? The 1966 short …

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Android’s Design Principles And The Calculus Of The Human Pleasure Response

Android UX and interaction design leads Helena Roeber and Rachel Garb gave a talk at Google I/O this year about the Android Design Principles (ADP) they helped create and introduced back in 2012 with the launch of Android 4.0 Ice Cream Sandwich. The ADP foll three simple principles, essentially …

Mobile Messaging Apps: A Primer

The global mobile messaging app space is the new social battleground. Startups that would have had little chance of unseating Facebook’s dominance on the web are attacking Zuckerberg’s empire by refocusing social networking around the mobile phone contacts book. Enter your phone number, and these …