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5 Android apps you shouldn't miss this week - Google Play Weekly

This was a surprisingly busy week in the Google Play Store. To start, there have been a lot of rumors about which new design that the core Google apps will get. Facebook is doing some good things with their Messenger app. There was a fake antivirus app that garnered a lot of downloads and a …

Apps

"You do get used to the looks eventually…" TG's first drive of the all-new, all-American Jeep Cherokee http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/jeep-cherokee-first-drive-2014-04-10

Why You Shouldn't Skimp On Your Car Stereo

Jeep touts the Patriot with most of the options stripped out as the least expensive sport utility vehicle (SUV) on sale in the United States. Jeep …

Five reasons the Galaxy S5 is worth an upgrade over the Galaxy S4

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is out in the market, and while it’s not the revolutionary upgrade that many were hoping for, the combination of familiar design elements and new highlight functionalities is a formula that has worked for Samsung flagship devices for several years now.<p>In our review of the …

Phones

HTC One (M8)

Samsung and HTC have launched their latest flagships, and the two devices have very different roles and aspirations. While Samsung hopes to maintain its position as the undisputed king of the Android hill, HTC is hoping to claw its way back into a market it dominated only a few years ago.<p>The age …

Phones

Fickle teens love Apple more than ever, survey shows

A Piper Jaffray survey finds 61 percent of US teens have iPhones, up from 48 percent last year. It's also almost double the percentage from two years ago. Are other brands really losing among teens?<p>The last time teenagers were consistent was the first time teenagers were consistent.<p>Their winds of …

Teens

Woman wins competition, clones her dog

A British woman passionately needs her 12-year-old dachshund, Winnie, to be copied. So she wins a competition and a Korean company clones Winnie for free.<p>If your lover left you and you still pined painfully, would you have them cloned?<p>This cheery view of the near future slaps my face as I consider …

Mammoths

​What is Heartbleed, anyway?

If you're an IT professional, gadget blogger or token geek in your circle of friends, chances are, you've been hounded relentlessly over the past couple of days about "this Heartbleed thing."<p>"Do I need to update my antivirus?"<p>"Can I login to my bank account now?"<p>"Google already fixed it, …

6 future Android phones to keep an eye on: January 2015 edition

2015 may have only just begun, but the first smartphones of the year are right around the corner. CES, which is less than a week away, will give us our first glimpse at this year’s smartphones, and there will be plenty more to come over the next twelve months.<p>The world of Android is full of …

Phones

Maybe OpenStack has legs after all: Red Hat taps once-skeptical Gartner analyst to lead group

Advertisement<p>18 Comments<p>Credit: Marianne O'Leary<p>Alessandro Perilli, a high-profile Gartner(s it) analyst on data center strategies, is joining Red …

iBeacons Aren’t Just For Retail: Placed Lets You Use Them As iPhone Quick Launchers At Home

There has been a lot of talk about iBeacons since they launched with iOS 7 last fall, but much of the focus has been on how they benefit retailers and add to the in-store shopping experience. They have a much broader range of potential use, however, and part of that is consumer-focused, too. Placed …

Far Cry 4 release date tipped for the first half of 2015 | Trusted Reviews

<b>The eagerly awaited Far Cry 4 release date will be held during the first of half 2015, latest reports have suggested.</b><p>Although publisher Ubisoft has …

Your Computer Knows Your Pain (Better Than Humans Do)

In a fascinating project, researchers at University of California San Diego and the University of Toronto have found that computers are far better than humans at recognizing the difference between real and fake pain in the faces of test subjects. In fact, while humans could tell the difference 55 …

Forbes rips into Xbox One interface, says it needs a complete overhaul

The early response to Sony and Microsoft’s next-generation video game consoles has been pretty terrific on both sides. Of course enthusiastic gamers …

BMW X2: The inevitable sequel (or is it prequel?) to the X4 and X6?

BMW will unveil the 2015 X4 “sports activity coupe” at the 2014 New York Auto Show, but it still has one crossover in its lineup that hasn’t been …

Automotive Industry

The winners of the 2013 Engadget Awards -- Editors' Choice

The readers have spoken, and now it's our turn. We at Engadget aren't shy about singing the praises of the products we love, and you'll find plenty of kind words past the break as we reveal our picks for the best (and worst) gadgets of 2013.