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Nexus 9 unboxing and first impressions

The refresh to the Nexus tablet line is finally here, and just like the bump in size the Nexus smartphone received, the Nexus 9, as the name suggests, now boasts a larger 8.9-inch display. The Nexus 9 also brings HTC back into the Nexus fold, and is also the first tablet the company has …

Android News

9 Apps to Help You Completely Organize Your Life

Email was supposed to make our lives easier. Instead it’s become a dumping ground for travel itineraries, receipts, social-­media updates, work …

Apps

10 of the Best, Worst, and Craziest Phones Nokia Ever Made

Microsoft began ushering in a new mobile phone era last week by phasing out the Nokia branding from its flagship devices. With the brand destined for a software-only future, we have rounded up the best and worst creations ever to leave Nokia's doors.

Mobile Technology

Battery Life

Esther Takeuchi has more patents than any American woman, and she's ready to revolutionize the battery.<p>Esther Takeuchi has over 150 patents. She’s actually not exactly sure how many there are (some have continued being issued while others have expired), but it’s somewhere between 150 and 160. …

In the UK, stealing your neighbor’s Wi-Fi is common

Who knew that UK was a land of thieves? I am kidding of course.<p>But new research shows that even though the United Kingdom has 100% broadband penetration, one in three people in the United Kingdom admit to stealing their neighbor’s Wi-Fi. That is just the number of people who have successfully …

8 Apps to Help You Get More Done in Less Time

We've all heard of the illusory work/life balance that books, blogs and the busiest of professionals tell us is attainable — but actually achieving …

20 Apps You Won't Be Able to Live Without

Photo: Getty Images<p><b>1. KillSwitch:</b> This app discretely removes all traces of your ex from your Facebook profile.<p><b>2. Sleep Cycle:</b> This alarm clock analyzes your sleep patterns and wakes you when you are in the lightest sleep phase so you feel refreshed instead of groggy.<p><b>3. CardMunch:</b> This app quickly …

Apps

Dell Venue 7 8000 Beats iPad Air 2 To Become World's Thinnest Tablet

Dell's new tablet is a whole 100 micrometres thinner than Apple's latest<p>Last week, Apple launched its iPad Air 2, claiming that the tablet was the …

Batteries Are Evolving: Three Batteries That Demonstrate Product Range

Backup batteries are big. At least most of them. The team at Go Design Group thought the world needed a smaller battery so they kicked out an idea into the world, the idea of a backup battery that would fit in a wallet.<p>The resulting product almost fits that specification, depending on your wallet …

5 Can't-Miss Apps: Rooms, Inbox, TinType and More

Haffy<p>Inbox<p>Music Deals<p>Rooms<p>TinType<p>Between the first games of the World Series and the rollout of iOS 8.1, which finally makes Apple Pay available, you …

Everything You Need To Know About Lollipop, Android's New Operating System

Google announced earlier this month that Android's newest operating system, known as both Android 5.0 and Lollipop, will debut in the first week of November. A supposed leaked email from the tech giant pegged the release to Nov. 3, though Google hasn't confirmed the exact date.<p>Either way, the …

Finally! The phone-charging cable you've been waiting for

Sometimes we get so caught up in new technology that we forget to go back and fix the tech we already have. Take, for example, the phone-charging cable. While it might be fine for juicing up your smartphone during the day when it's sitting on your desk or at night when you're in bed, don't you find …

Tech Trends

This everlasting battery is made from recycled vanadium and ready to plug in

After a decade of development, a $100 million in funding, and some twists and turns (including a name change), Silicon Valley startup Imergy Power …

Samsung Exynos 7 Octa announced

Amid the craziness of yesterday’s new Nexus launch, Samsung also sneakily added a new products to its processor web page – the Exynos 7 Octa.<p>At first glance the new Exynos 7 name-tag suggests an entirely new processor, but closer inspection reveals that the chip is very similar, if not identical, …

Why the iPad mini 3 is a gigantic ripoff

The iPad Air 2 is the best tablet Apple’s ever made. The iPad mini 3 is good, but it’s also a gigantic ripoff.<p>Phil Schiller gushed over all the new iPad Air 2 upgrades during today’s keynote, reveling in its improved camera, powerful A8X chip, anti-reflective coating and Touch ID. But when it came …

This Is Apple's New iPad — The iPad Air 2

The new larger iPad doesn't look much different than the original iPad Air, but Apple says its even thinner than its predecessor. It's also now available in gold, and starts at $499.<p>Apple says that its new iPad Air has the best display you've ever seen on a tablet. Here's a look at some of the key …

NVIDIA Shield Tablet to receive Android 5.0 Lollipop 'and more'

Yesterday was a big day for Google, as they announced the next version of their mobile OS, Android 5.0 Lollipop. While the Nexus 9 will be the first tablet to include Lollipop out of the box, NVIDIA Shield Tablet owners won’t be too far behind it seems.<p>In a new Tweet, Nvidia reveals that “Android …

Samsung introduces its new 64-bit Exynos 7 Octa processor

Samsung revealed its new Exynos 7 Octa today, a 20nm setup loaded with four ARMv8 Cortex A57 cores and four Cortex A53 cores in a big.LITTLE configuration. This allows any of the chip’s cores to be active as needed, which also contributes to the Exynos 7 Octa’s efficient performance.<p>Samsung says …

13 Things Samsung's New Galaxy Note 4 Can Do That The iPhone Can't

It's the best phone Samsung has ever made, and easily one of the best phones you can buy.<p>The Note 4 is also packed with a lot of extras and features that the iPhone doesn't have.

Possible European prices of Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 leak out

<i>Caschys Blog</i>, a source with several solid leaks to its name, published screenshots purportedly showing the German prices of Nexus 6 and Nexus 9, as well as their storage configurations.<p>The screenshots allegedly show the internal inventory systems of German electronics retailer Media Markt/Saturn, …

Ampy charges your smartphone through your own kinetic energy

Poor battery life is unfortunately still a concern for many smartphone owners, with some handsets unable to last a full day in the hands of a power user. Ampy, a new Kickstarter project, aims to solve this issue without the hassle of remembering to charge up your battery pack. Instead, it stores …

Netflix exec: We're shooting all shows in 4K and it will revolutionize Internet video quality

A top Netflix executive said on Tuesday that the company has moved to shooting all of its original content in 4K.<p>In the coming months, Ted Sarandos, the company’s chief content officer, said when people start to see the difference, it will dramatically change the level of quality they will want …

Students Have Invented A Device That Charges Your Phone Through Exercise

Going for a 30 minute jog could charge your phone for up to three hours. Why has no one invented this before?

History of the Nexus family

“The Google phone is coming, the Google phone is coming!” Towards the end of 2009 the prospect of a Google-branded Android smartphone was lighting up the tech blogosphere. Google had already been selling the Android Dev Phone 1 to developers, but it was basically a SIM-free, unlocked HTC Dream. The …

Many Retailers Hesitant About Offering Support for Apple Pay

Though Apple is launching Apple Pay with a number of high-profile retail partners including Macy's, Disney, Whole Foods, Sephora, Walgreens, and Staples, among others, there's a long list of retailers who have decided not to offer Apple Pay in their stores.<p>Walmart and Best Buy, for example, have …

Hands-On: HTC Launches GoPro-Style Re Camera And Desire EYE Smartphone

HTC has today launched a new high-powered mid-range smartphone called the Desire EYE and a point-and-shoot camera called RE.<p>HTC’s second tier of smartphones, the Desire range, hasn’t necessarily competed well against rival handsets from Motorola or Google. But the desire EYE may just change that, …

Phonebloks to run modified Android L

The modular smartphone Phonebloks was the recent subject of a keynote during which some new details were dropped, as well as information on the …

Google Play

Android L To Be Called ‘Android Lollipop’

Google announced the latest version of their mobile OS at Google IO earlier in the year, Android 5.0 L or Android L, the new OS is rumored to launch …