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Leaked Pictures Hint at Gmail Redesign

Leaked screenshots of a new web interface for Gmail reveal that Google may be quietly testing a major design overhaul.<p>The pictures, which were first …

Office For iPad Has Been Downloaded 27 Million Times, Doubled In A Month, Microsoft Says

The app has been downloaded about 27 million times, Microsoft's Julia White told the crowd during Monday's keynote at its TechEd customer conference in Houston. White is general manager of Microsoft's Office Division.<p>That's more than double the number of downloads Microsoft reported just over a …

GM's New OnStar 4G LTE Wi-Fi Stakes Lead In Connectivity

General Motors and OnStar are trying to leapfrog the rest of the U.S. auto industry with the introduction of their new OnStar 4G LTE capability and embedded Wi-Fi over a range of dozens of GM vehicles by the end of the year, beginning next month with the 2015 Chevrolet Malibu.<p>The company hopes to …

The blue HTC One M8 shows up in new render

It was just a few weeks ago now that we learned that HTC is preparing red, blue and pink variants of the HTC One M8. Despite the fact that HTC has yet to confirm these new colors, we’ve already seen both the red version and its pink-clad brother. Now the blue version has also turned up in a new …

HTC One

Square to replace its digital wallet app with one that lets you order dinner

Square pulled its Wallet app from the App Store Monday in order to make way for something new: Square Order. With Wallet, you could check in to a restaurant and pay your bill using just your name. With Order, you can still pay, except now you can select your artisan grilled cheese while en route to …

With Dre & Iovine on board, Apple could become most powerful record label in the world

This won’t be the first time someone suggested Apple could start its own record label. But with Dr. Dre and Jimmy Iovine, two music industry heavyweights that have built some of the world’s biggest record labels rumored to be getting creative roles at Apple, it’s interesting to imagine what …

TuneIn radio service gets social with relaunch

TuneIn switches frequencies from being a radio-stream directory to more of a radio-related social network. Early use suggests it's a hit.<p>TuneIn, the site that has long served as the Internet's main directory for streams of terrestrial radio, relaunched last week to function more like a social …

Radio Industry

Do the BMW i3 and i8 electric cars pose a threat to Tesla?

A report on Barron's looks at BMW's long-term commitment to electric vehicles and suggests it represents a market threat to Tesla Motors.<p>With the 2014 BMW i3 battery-electric car now being delivered to its first buyers and the range-extended i8 REx version to follow within several weeks, BMW is at …

Electric Vehicles

2015 Audi A4 To Be Fitted With State of the Art Tech

The folks over at Audi have always been adept at keeping with times. The first to introduce evolutionary changes to headlights, MMI systems and such, …

Are Automobiles Becoming Our Newest Tech Toys?

Who would you rather have build your self-driving car: General Motors or Google? The answer for many of us, according to a recent study, is Google. Self-driving cars are the next big challenge for automakers, but the challenge may not be in the designs. It may be in public perception. As the …

Auto industry unleashes high-tech innovation

Whether it's electrics, hybrids or fuel cells, the auto industry is leading the way<p>When it comes to cutting-edge technology, the auto industry considers itself as high-tech as any startup in Silicon Valley.<p>Whether it's breakthroughs in battery-powered vehicles or new advances in hydrogen fueling, …

L.A. Auto Show: Five tech features that need to come to cars

Most of the cars on display at the Los Angeles Auto Show through Dec. 1 have all the basic tech functionality you'd expect, including radios, voice command capability and Bluetooth to connect phones.<p>Many cars have audio jacks and USB ports. Some have navigation systems and back-up cameras. A few …

Los Angeles

AT&T customers can connect their GM 4G cars to shared data plans for $10 a month

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Gigaom / Kevin Fitchard<p>If you were thinking about buying one of General Motors’(s gm) new-fangled 4G cars this summer …