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U.S. Cellular Moto X launch set for August 26, alleged internal memo says

<i>Motorola CEO Dennis Woodside</i><p>An alleged U.S. Cellular internal memo indicates that the Moto X could be launched on August 26.<p>The document, obtained by <i>Android Central</i>, reveals that the “Motorola X launch kit” should arrive a day earlier, on August 25, followed by the actual launch of the device in …

Plex for Google TV refreshed with dynamic layout, more big screen love

After launching a brand new Android app, Plex is now giving its Google TV app more room to roam inside your HDTV. An update allows you to dynamically switch your layout to a "TV style" to better take advantage of your flat panel's extra breadth, even if you're running it from an Android smartphone …

Google is about to create a multi-billion dollar market for cyborg accessories

There are fewer than 10,000 Google Glass headsets in the wild—2,000 in the hands of developers and another 8,000 trickling out to early adopters—but already, creative entrepreneurs are thinking ahead to what will be a brand new, multi-billion dollar industry: accessories for Glass and other …

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Microsoft Experiences Its Biggest Drop Of The Century As Shares Fall 12 Percent

Microsoft shares (NASDAQ:MSFT) dropped 12.2 percent, representing the biggest single-day drop in over 13 years. On April 24, 2000, shares dropped 15.6 percent — since then, Microsoft has never experienced such a shelling. Yesterday, the company announced disappointed earnings and took a massive …

Google working on its own remote Chrome desktop app for Android devices

A number of apps that allow remote access to a computer already exist and it appears that Google(s goog) is going to add another. The Chromium team …

Gmail Offers Full-Screen Compose Again

Google has just launched a brand new, but ultimately ineffectual, feature for Gmail users: a full-screen compose option.<p>Enabling this option will push the compose window to the center of your inbox, expanded across the majority of the screen for a better viewing experience.<p>Google launched a brand …

The week in big data on Twitter, visualized

I decided to play around a little more with ScraperWiki this week to see what people were talking about when they talked about big data on Twitter. …

UK government receptive to bill that would pardon Alan Turing

Many in the UK recognize Alan Turing's contributions to computing as we know it, but attempts to obtain a pardon for the conviction that tragically cut short his career have thus far been unsuccessful. There's a new glimmer of hope, however: government whip Lord Ahmad of Wimbledon says that the …

Why Sony Is Betting On Indie Games For the PS4

Octodad is the sort of game Adam Boyes, Vice President of Developer and Publisher Relations at Sony, likes to talk about. It is, suffice it to say, weird. You play a simple father who is just trying to do his best to exist in the world and raise his kids, without anyone finding out that he’s an …

Obama administration decides to keep spying on US phone records, says it's in the 'public interest'

Every 90 days, a secret court has to renew the controversial order that allows the FBI and NSA to spy on the telephone records of every call made in the United States. The last such order expired today, July 19th. But despite the fervor, protest, and lawsuits that have sprung up since whistleblower …

Three things you need to understand about 3D printing to talk about it intelligently

Several of the biggest brains in 3D printing joined Quartz for a discussion about the future of the technology at General Assembly in New York City on July 16. Here are the three most interesting things we learned.<p>1. Customization is effectively free with 3D printing<p>The upsides of 3D printing are …

Will technology ever deliver a perfect speaker or headphone?

It's got to be the No. 1 audiophile fantasy: someday we'll have a breakthrough that allows speakers to perfectly reproduce sound. Once the engineers find a new way of moving air -- presumably a more accurate method than a vibrating cone, dome, or flat diaphragm -- the heavens will part and we'll …

Apple’s agnostic approach to TV: better than Google’s but not a win for viewers

The TV industry is in a strange holding pattern. Its longtime business model — which involves force-feeding expensive bundles of unwanted channels to …

New Android 4.3 build available for Galaxy S4 Google Play edition (version JWR66V)

A newer Android 4.3 build version has been found for the Galaxy S4 Google Play edition, even though Google is yet to make the new Android update version official.<p>Apparently built on July 11 and leaked a week later, Android 4.3 version JWR66V is available for Galaxy S4 Google Play edition users to …

Google Glass enters a casino: Watch what happens (or doesn't)

I was waiting to hear about a large security guard grabbing our hero by the lapels and reading him his (lack of) rights.<p>I was twitching at the idea that he would be summoned to meet an Alec Baldwin-type character who would sever a fingertip or two, before speaking sweetly and wishing him a pleasant …

Leaked press photo confirms Motorola DROID MAXX retains Kevlar backing

If leaked press images of Motorla’s upcoming DROID MAXX are to be believed, it looks like the company isn’t planning to ditch the ruggedized, masculine look any time soon. The refreshed Motorola DROID, almost certainly bound for Verizon, will retain the Kevlar-coated backing that’s become a …

Why Hackers and Makers Latest Toy is Puerto Rican

As we noted in a previous post on Puerto Rico’s nascent tech ecosystem, launching startups after or before graduating is still new on the island, where computer science graduates often take job offers from large corporations in the continental U.S.<p>However, Kytelabs’ story shows that things have …

Dropbox acquires defunct mobile coupon service Endorse

Following its acquisition of popular email app Mailbox, Dropbox is acquiring mobile coupon service Endorse. The news, which was revealed on Endorse’s blog, comes one month after Endorse shuttered its service, as TechCrunch notes.<p>That Endorse had already shut down its service makes this deal with …

Becoming the very best: The Pokemon World Championships

According to Nintendo sales figures released this past January, Pokemon Black Version 2 and White Version 2 have sold nearly eight million copies worldwide. Of those millions of players, just three will be crowned as the greatest trainers in the world next month at the Pokemon World Championships …