Martin Dahms

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This is Google's new Chromebook Pixel

After inadvertently teasing the existence of a new Chromebook Pixel last month, Google is today coming clean and announcing the new laptop. The new Chromebook Pixel has a similar boxy design as its predecessor (including the fancy light-up strip on the lid), but it has upgraded internals, better …

Apple MacBook now comes with 12-inch Retina display and no fan

Gallery: Apple MacBook now comes with 12-inch Retina display and no fan<p>Gallery: Apple MacBook now comes with 12-inch Retina display and no fan<p>+ 10<p>+ …

Google Glass Is Alive And Well And Living In The Enterprise

Rumors of Google Glass’s demise have been greatly exaggerated. Google Glass is not dead. It’s not hospitalized. It’s not gravely ill. It is not even convalescing.<p>In fact, it’s alive and well, hard at work and living in the enterprise.<p>The enterprise, you say? What came over it?<p>Google Glass had its …

“FREAK” Security Flaw Discovered Lurking In Many Computers For Decades, Apple Promises Fix Next Week

Ugh — another week, another nasty widespread security bug to worry about. The twist this time: this one has apparently been around since the 90s.<p>Dubbed “FREAK” by the researchers who discovered it, the exploit allowed researchers (and potentially hackers) to sniff traffic going to and from many …

Hooks Wants To Send You A Notification For Anything That’s Important To You

Whenever I install a new app on my iPhone, the first thing I invariably do is deny it permission to send me notifications. It is a bit odd, therefore, to find myself writing about Hooks, an iOS app that has the sole purpose of sending you notifications triggered by things that are important to …

Electronic product lifespans are getting shorter

The German environment agency has released the results of a study showing that the upgrade cycle is a growing problem in the consumer electronics …

A close look at the Gear VR for the Galaxy S6

Earlier this week, we saw some big news in the world of virtual reality when HTC announced the Vive, a new VR headset made in partnership with legacy video game company Valve. But the most important news for the adoption of virtual reality came from Samsung, Oculus, and Facebook: there's a new …

Paperspace Lets Anyone Access A Better Personal Computer That Lives In The Cloud

Imagine never having to buy new and expensive hardware to upgrade your personal computer with more speed and storage space. That’s the vision behind Y Combinator-backed Paperspace, a new company launching today, which is building a full, personal computer that lives in the cloud, which you access …

This is what 200GB of SanDisk storage looks like in 2015

A landmark moment in solid-state storage history occurred this week at Mobile World Congress when SanDisk unveiled the world's largest capacity …

Yezz Project Ara phone unveiled at MWC

After months of waiting Project Ara is finally taking shape, but the first handset won't be coming from Google. Little-known smartphone manufacturer …

'Hackaball' lets you throw a computer around

A team of industrial designers is aiming to turn "programming into play" with a hackable ball that lets kids invent their own games. "Hackaball is a …

Cyanogen Goes Fancy

Cyanogen, a “community” Android version that allowed users of older phones to get some of Android’s newer features, is going just a bit more corporate in the wake of its partnership with Qualcomm. The commercial Cyanogen OS and the more community-minded CyanogenMod will become Qualcomm’s Android of …

Android News

Inside Project Loon: Google's internet in the sky is almost open for business

“Good news,” says Katelin Jabbari, Google X’s communications chief. “It’s about to explode.”<p>We’re several hundred feet in the air, inching our way along a wooden walkway tucked high into the rafters of the massive hangar at Moffett Federal Airfield, where Google’s most outlandish and secretive …

Blackphone unveils a new phone and tablet running secure, encrypted Android

Today at Mobile World Congress, the encrypted phone system Blackphone announced a new phone and tablet, along with a new business focus on enterprise. The phone is called the Blackphone 2, a successor to the first Blackphone shown at MWC last year, but adds a new processor, better screen, and a …

Apple Pay contactless wallet launches in US

In addition to announcing two new iPhones, Apple has announced its new payment service:<p>Apple Pay.<p>The technology uses an NFC antenna across the top of …