Matthew Chan

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Google TV officially shutting down, Android TV to reign the living room

Early adopters of Google’s living room initiative may now be in possession of obsolete hardware. Google is officially focusing its living room team on the newer Android TV, putting a freeze on further Google TV development themselves, and pulling the developer tools that other developers have …

Android News

Hands-on: Sony's new NW-ZX2 Walkman is for audiophiles only

Remember the Walkman? Well, while it’s never quite recaptured the recognition it had during the cassette tape heyday, Sony still hasn’t given up on the venerable music player.<p>Recently, the company has been aiming its Walkman line at audiophiles, and at its CES conference today, the company …

Audiophile

CES 2015: Mercedes-Benz shows off self-driving car of the future

Mercedes took a bold step into the future of self-driving cars at the CES consumer electronics show Monday night with the introduction of a radical concept car.<p>Dubbed the F 015 Luxury in Motion, the sleek four-door automobile envisions how luxury self-driving cars might look and feel a short 15 …

CES

At last! A washing machine invented which does two different loads at once

Some of the hassle may about to be taken out of doing laundry with a first-ever washing machine that simultaneously handles two separate loads.<p>The Twin Wash system from LG Electronics features an ample-sized, front-loading washer resting atop a mini-unit that opened like a drawer and was designed …

Skype Translator helped me speak Spanish for the first time

Huge potential, but early days<p>I woke up this morning, ate my breakfast and spoke some Spanish. I can’t even speak Spanish. I didn’t emerge from a dream or experience a medical miracle, I used Skype Translator. It’s a new app designed to translate your speech in real time, making it possible to hold …

5 digital health trends you'll see in 2015 - CNN.com

<b>(Mashable)</b> -- 2014 has been a huge year for health tech. According to digital health incubator StartUp Health, digital health funding in the first three quarters of 2014 has already surpassed $5 billion, close to double what was invested in all of 2013 ($2.8 billion).<p>"Digital health funding for the …

Microsoft doesn’t have to advertise Chrome or Firefox in Windows anymore

The European browser ballot is over<p>Microsoft’s decision to bundle Internet Explorer with Windows has led to a number of headaches for the company over the years. In particular, an EU ruling has forced it to provide a browser ballot screen for European copies of Windows. The requirement has now …

Spanish news sites suffer after dropping Google News

Publishers lobbied for legislation forcing Google to pay for news snippets<p>External traffic to Spanish news websites has fallen by 10 to 15 percent after Google removed the country’s publishers from its free news index. The internet giant says it was forced to drop the sites from Google News after …