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Google to fix Chrome for Windows bug that drains laptop batteries

Google is promising to fix a bug in Chrome for Windows that has been draining laptop batteries for years. The problem was first reported in 2010, but a recent investigation by <i>Forbes</i> has bumped the issue to the top of Google’s Chrome bug report list. Chrome’s battery drain problem affects Windows …

Google shows off Project Athena, a preview of Chrome OS’s future look

Attention Chrome fans: Chrome OS will be getting a new look soon.<p>A current Google Chromium OS project named Athena will eventually become the new Chrome OS user experience, according to screenshots Google employee François Beaufort shared on Google+.<p>The new design has a stacked windows interface …

Google Previews A ‘Material Design’ Inspired Look For Chrome OS

All of Google’s properties will eventually bear a look inspired by ‘Material Design‘ and Android L, and Chrome OS is part of that sweeping visual overhaul, too. A new preview posted by Google “Happiness Evangelist” François Beaufort today (via 9to5Google) shows a very early design inspired by the …

4.7-Inch iPhone 6 Front Panel Subjected to More Rigorous Scratch Tests, May Not Be Sapphire

Last week, a video posted by YouTube user Marques Brownlee showed the alleged front panel of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 being put through a number of scratch tests and significant bending. Now, Brownlee has released another video putting the same display through more rigorous scratch tests, this time …

Google Maps App Will Show Cyclists the Flattest Route

It's about to get easier for cyclists to use the Google Maps app to plan the best route.<p>Google is rolling out an update to the Android version of …

This is Project Athena: A new Chrome OS interface work-in-progress

We stumbled on to code references for Google’s Project Athena last month and now you actually can what it is for yourself. The Chromium OS team is …

Google & Apple: ‘If you charge for in-app goodies, you can no longer call your app free’

Looks like Google and Apple are finally responding to pressure around changing the way they deal with games that offer in-app purchases — thanks to some nudging from the European Commission, of course.<p>The EU asked both tech giants to change how they sell these game apps, specifically after …

Good Google, bad Apple — EU reports back on in-app purchase reform

At the end of last year the European Commission, along with European national authorities, told Google(s goog) and Apple(s aapl) that they needed to …

The GoTenna Will Let You Communicate Without Any Connectivity

By this point, most of us are fully addicted to our smartphones. And when we find ourselves without Wifi or data service, our most direct connection to everything becomes almost useless. That’s where GoTenna comes in.<p>The device is launching into pre-order today, and lets users create their own …

Russian government edits Wikipedia on flight MH17

A political battle has broken out on Wikipedia over an entry relating to the crash of Malaysian Airlines flight MH17, with the Russian government reportedly removing sections which accuse it of providing "terrorists" with missiles that were used to down the civilian airliner<p>A political battle has …

Americans don't want small Windows tablets, says largest PC maker

Lenovo stops selling two of its smallest Windows tablets in the US<p>Small Windows tablets have gotten a cool response from US customers, Lenovo said today. The top PC maker currently manufactures two 8-inch Windows 8 tablets: the ThinkPad 8 and Miix 2, which have both been available for a number of …

The top 15 smartphones you can buy right now

OK, so it <i>usually</i> doesn't cost as much as a car, but a smartphone is still an important lifestyle purchase. And it will probably be at your side 24/7 (if you're anything like us). There's always a bit of hemming and hawing, for sure, but we've distilled the options down to a short list of the top …

This Is How Drastically Your Windows Computer Has Changed Over The Years

We've come a long way from the aging, chunky monitors we used to play "The Oregon Trail" in elementary school.<p>And, as computers have become slimmer and more sleek, so has the software that goes along with it.<p>Here's a look at how Windows has changed throughout the years.

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With 1M Sold In The Last Quarter, Google’s Chromebooks Are A Hit With Schools

During its earnings call this week, Google announced that it — and its partners — sold a million Chromebooks to schools in the last quarter. Overall PC sales worldwide were about 76 million in the last quarter, according to Gartner’s latest numbers, so a million Chromebook sales just to the …

Firefox OS 1.3: Dual SIM Support, Continuous Autofocus, Flash

Mozilla today released Firefox OS version 1.3 to its partners for implementing in their smartphones. There are many new features for both users and developers, and the first phone to feature them is the ZTE Open C, which is available for sale as of today on eBay.<p>First and foremost, Firefox OS users …

Google now lets Android apps tap into Street View

Street View, Google's vast collection of eye-level images showing more and more of the real world, is now available for Android software to use.<p>That ability comes with the new Google Play Services 4.4, an update to the company's multipurpose software resource that lets Android app developers tap …

Apps

Google Wallet on Android now juggles all your internet accounts

As good as Google Wallet might be for payments, you've so far been locked into using one Google account; that's not so hot if a family member needs to borrow your phone to send some cash. That won't be an issue after today, since Google has updated Wallet's Android app with a tweaked interface that …

Android Weekly: top 8 Android stories this week

This week in your world of Android: Google I/O brought us Android Wear, Android Auto, Android TV, and a preview of Android L release, Android One was announced as a way to bring more smartphones to developing countries, Chrome OS and the Chromecast got some big new features, we learned that Nexus …

Google Now voice media controls incoming

It looks like some people are enjoying voice controls for media that is currently playing as part of Google Now. So far the only commands available …

New comScore data shows Android as number one smartphone OS in US

ComScore has released its latest report on the smartphone industry market share in the United States, this time for May 2014. The new info shows …

Kyocera adopting sapphire crystal for upcoming smartphone?

The mobile industry is always trying to make smartphones stronger, introducing tougher materials and improving reinforced glass to keep that image nice and clear. The newest and best glass around seems to be sapphire, which Apple uses for the iPhone 5s’ home button and camera glass. Now it seems …

Apple's Rumored 4.7-Inch iPhone 6 May Already Be In Production

A new report from Taiwan's Industrial and Commercial Times, which was first spotted by MacRumors, indicates that one of Apple's suppliers is already getting iPhone 6 orders.<p>Apple supplier Pegatron has reportedly received 15% of the orders for Apple's rumored 4.7-inch iPhone 5s successor.<p>Pegatron is …

Apple

iPod touch (newest version) up to 25% off: 16GB $179, 32GB $224, 64GB $299

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>Today only, and while supplies last, Staples is taking up to $100 off current generation iPod touch models for a savings of up to …

Litely looks to improve mobile photo editing by focusing on simplicity

"The best photos don't look edited; it's all about the story and the moment," photographer Cole Rise quips while walking me through his new mobile image editor. You may not recognize his name, but if you've used Instagram, you've seen some of his work. Rise created the Hudson, Sierra, Sutro and …

Android Users Are More Likely to Take the Bus, While the Frequent Fliers Choose iPhones

Understanding the demographics of who uses which phones can be crucial.<p>It’s fun to study the differences between iPhone and Android users.<p>BlueStacks, for example, once created a portrait of what the typical Android user looks like.<p>But in an era where companies are spending big money on mobile …

Google Drive for Android to lose document editing, prompt downloads of Docs and Sheets apps

Looks like the new Docs and Sheets apps were harbingers of changes for Google Drive's Android app. The good folks at <i>Android Police</i> parsed Drive's new, currently unreleased version and discovered that it no longer has document or sheet editing capabilities. Should you try to make changes, the app …

US arrests scores in nationwide drug raids

Federal drug, customs and border patrol agents join local authorities to target synthetic drugs across 28 states.<p>Authorities in the United States have arrested more than 150 people in drug raids across 28 states.<p>Federal drug, customs and border patrol agents joined local authorities to target …

Report urges one-drug lethal injection to avoid botched US executions

An injection of chemicals used to execute death row inmates can cause such excruciating pain that veterinarians are banned from using them to put down animals, according to one of the most thorough reviews ever undertaken of the administration of the death penalty.<p>The report, endorsed by a range of …

Australia: More than 170 sharks caught under controversial cull program

The Western Australian government caught 172 sharks, and killed 50 of the largest animals, as part of a culling program that has sparked anger among conservationists.<p>The three-month program, which ended last week, used baited lines attached to floating drums to catch sharks off popular beaches in …