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Chrome for Android Now Auto-Suggests Answers as You Type

Hidden inside Google’s Chrome for Android app is an experimental feature that will instantly display suggestions to various queries while you’re typing them into the address bar.<p>To recap, these are the answers that Google would normally display right at the top of its search results. Posing the …

Motorola's new Bluetooth headset hides inside your ear

In case you need a stylish new Bluetooth headset to go along with your brand new Moto X, Motorola also announced the Moto Hint. Meant to be as discreet as possible, the Hint almost looks like an ear plug when worn. It's so discreet that the Hint doesn't even have buttons -- simply tap its …

Frenchman jailed for phoning and texting his ex-girlfriend 21,807 times

Frenchman admits that, with hindsight, "it was stupid" to phone and text his ex-girlfriend 21,807 times over a 10-month period<p>A 33-year-old Frenchman has been sent to prison after phoning and texting his ex-girlfriend 21,807 times, admitting that, with hindsight, "it was stupid".<p>The unnamed …

Barclays wants you to give it the finger instead of a PIN

PINs, passwords and authentication codes: they're a troublesome security solution that we'd love to see the back of. The bankers at Barclays know this, so they've looked to biometrics in a bid to banish them forever. Today, the company announced that it's teaming up with Hitachi to launch a new …

Electric beanie hat brings music to your ears

Archos’s ‘smart hat’ has built-in Bluetooth headphones for music and phone calls – and it’s waterproof<p>When winter draws in, forget headphones: music-enabled smart beanies are the latest answer to cold heads and boring commutes.<p>French electronics manufacturer Archos’s new wireless Music Beanie is a …

Touch+ turns any surface into a gesture controller for your PC

Haptix (now Ractiv) promised a cheap sensor that would turn any surface into a multi-touch PC controller, and it's making good on its word today by shipping the device worldwide. The $75 add-on has received a new Touch+ name and a sleek redesign, but it otherwise uses the same basic concepts we saw …

Apple looking to ban sale of Samsung products

Early-May trial verdict found Samsung infringed three Apple mobile patents. Apple wants gadgets using the features banned.<p>Apple is looking to ban the sale of Samsung gadgets yet again.<p>The company filed papers Friday related to the patent-infringement trial that was brought to a close in California …

Top 5 Android stories this week: M8 Prime, LG G3, and Google Plus redesign

This week in your world of Android: two new HTC devices showed up, the Galaxy S5 Prime starred in a leaked shot, Google Plus, Gmail, and Chrome received updates, even more details about the G3 surfaced, and we got a clue about the Moto 360’s price.<p>These are the essential stories, the summary of an …

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Still running Windows XP? That's the way Bill Gates planned it

Bill Gates's vision was of 'a computer on every desk, each one running Microsoft software'. Now the true cost is emerging<p>One evening a few years ago, I found myself at a Christmas party in London. The event took place on the eighth floor of a building in the heart of the City and, at one point, …

'Tile,' The Gadget That Makes Sure You Never Lose Anything Ever Again, Is Now On Sale To The Public

Imagine tapping into a large group of strangers to help you track down a stolen bike.<p>After months of hype, a company called Tile has this week started shipping a device that can help you do just that. (You can buy Tiles here.)<p>Just attach the $25 device to an object, and your smartphone will find it …

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Twitter Has Quietly Learned To Censor And Ban Its Users When Governments Ask

But last week, it agreed to censor a pro-Ukrainian Twitter feed in Russia. It also blocked a "blasphemous" account in Pakistan. It's not the first time Twitter has censored politically sensitive accounts. Now, it seems, Twitter's reputation as a platform for free speech is at risk.<p>Here's a brief …

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Samsung sold an estimated 500,000 smartwatches in Q1

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung<p>U.K.-based research firm Strategy Analytics figures that Samsung took 71 percent of the smartwatch market in …

Samsung plans to bring biometric security to its low-end phones

The Galaxy S5 was widely tipped to launch with iris-scanning capabilities. When the crunch time came, Samsung played safe with only fingerprint sensor support. According to the <i>Wall Street Journal</i>, the eye-centric tech is still on the company's radar and could soon debut in new high- and low-end …

Google Launches An Instagram Account

Instagram is so hot that no one can resist joining in. Not even Google. The search giant, in a joint-celebration over the 40th anniversary of the Rubik’s Cube (??), has today launched its own Instagram account.<p>So far there is one video post, showing today’s time-sinking Google Doodle. In other …

Walmart and T-Mobile to offer tablets with free data plans

The self-proclaimed 'un-carrier' is expanding its tablet presence with a rollout of its "free data for life" offer at Walmart stores.<p>T-Mobile is rolling out a pair of affordable tablets at Walmart stores nationwide with " free data for life." Each slate comes with 200MB of data per month for the …

Twitch: Has Google valued watching others play games at $1bn?

<b>Google is rumoured to be in talks over a $1bn (£593m) deal for the video game-streaming service Twitch.</b><p>The fast-growing service allows gamers to broadcast their play live so that others can watch.<p>It is being reported that Google-owned YouTube has beaten off competition from Microsoft to reach an …

Boca Raton's most expensive home has Star Trek and Call of Duty-themed rooms

As much as we love <i>Star Trek</i>, we've never thought about modeling our home after the USS Enterprise. But then, we've never had $35 million in our back pocket, so what do we know? A mansion in Boca Raton has gone on sale for that eye-watering figure, boasting a bar and cinema based on the NCC 1701-D …

Here's What Our Smartphone Obsession Looks Like ... In 26 Photos

One in every five people owns a smart phone. That's more than one billion people. Our devices have become an extension of ourselves; they are company in some of the most monumental, meaningful and intimate experiences of our lives. We bring them to the bathroom. We keep them near us while we sleep. …

How The Rest Of The World Saw 9/11

We Remember blends the voices of international witnesses to the attacks, reinforcing that 9/11 was a global event.<p>The designers and curators of the National September 11 Memorial Museum, opening in New York City next week, were confronted with a complicated task: creating an experience simple …

Will the power plants of the future burn dead bodies?

A facility in Oregon was caught using human remains to produce energy. The revelation disgusts us — but why?<p>The oil in Arabia is dribbling dry. As ever, the alternatives fail to excite us. Fracking taints water and jolts the Richter scale. In the ash chutes of coal mines, death comes early in the …

Why Transparency Is The Next Killer Feature In Mobile

<i>Ted Muething is a PR and marketing consultant at</i> <i>Jones-Dilworth Inc.</i><i>, a boutique agency in Austin focused on bringing early-stage technologies to market.</i><p>Every day we vote with our dollars how we want the world to be. By deciding what to buy, and what not to by, we shape strategies in the boardroom …

#Love: Design For It

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Aaron Schildkrout is the co-founder and co-CEO of HowAboutWe, a dating service and media company catering to singles and couples both. HowAboutWe recently launched a new messaging app called You&Me that focuses on couples in love.</i><p>If you believed the hype, you’d think technology was …

Your corporate internet nightmare starts now

<i>Boop boop beep boop — *snap* — boop boop.</i> You stare at the decaying paint chips on your bedroom ceiling while that stupid jingle loops again. It’s the only ringtone that comes free with your AT&T phone, and you hear it everywhere. You hear it when you wake up. You hear it when you’re walking down …

Technology and Science News

Target tests same-day delivery for grocery items at select retail locations.<p>German automaker Daimler AG says net profit rose 24 percent to a record …

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