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The rise of Satya Nadella, the game-changing CEO of Microsoft

Windows 8 had been a disaster. Microsoft employees were constantly battling behind the scenes for supremacy. And all the while, consumers and developers alike were losing the faith.<p>Times change.<p>As 2016 draws to a close, Microsoft has found its groove again as a company that provides software and …

The 12 best Android apps of 2016

Android had an interesting year. From its best flagship literally exploding to Google dropping a set of new phones and a new digital assistant, there …

How to turn off screen overlay on Samsung Galaxy S7

Here's a perplexing issue that's been affecting Samsung Galaxy S7 owners — in addition to folks on a handful of other Android devices. It goes a bit …

Indian Company Makes Edible 100% Biodegradable “Plastic” Bags

In an effort to combat plastic pollution, Indian startup EnviGreen has come up with a combination of natural starch and vegetable oils that looks and …

7 skills you should have on your résumé if you want to land a work-from-home job

Remote jobs require a particular set of skills, though, regardless of what kind of job it is. One thing to keep in mind is that the tech industry tends to have the best remote job openings and the most variety.<p>Learning tech skills makes you more qualified for more of those job openings, though …

The best VR porn apps for Android and iOS

Society is still years away from the point where everyone has a virtual reality rig in their home, but if you have a smartphone, there’s no reason …

These Are Bill Gates's 5 Favorite Books of the Year

The billionaire founder is out with his annual list of his favorite reads of the year.<p>Bill Gates might be pretty busy eradicating disease and lifting people out of poverty with his philanthropic work, but he still makes time to read. Apparently, plenty of time.<p>The Microsoft …

Self-improvement

7 TED Talks on Happiness That Will Make You Smile From Ear to Ear

Fact: Bad days happen to good people. Even when you give up those old habits to be happier, switch up your morning routine, and do that one thing all …

Google will reward you with $200,000 if you can hack Android with only a phone number and email

Sounds pretty tricky, which is why it's offering a lot of dough to folks who not only know how, but are willing to share the secret with Google and not someone else … like a government that might pay more.<p>Google won't just stop at first place, though. It's awarding $100,000 to the second winner and …

This Simple Ritual Made Me So Much Happier

When my wife and I moved to New York City in 2001, recently graduated from college and newly wed, we were eager to find friends. We knew nearly no one but were sure we'd soon find a fun-loving group like the 20- and 30-something New Yorkers who spontaneously dropped in on one another on <i>Seinfeld</i> and</i> …

Remix OS is Android for the desktop, and it works with nearly any PC

But this isn't plain Android on a plastic box; instead, it's Remix OS, a customized fork of the software that looks more like Windows or Chrome OS than it does Android. There's a start menu. You can swipe in from the right side for a notification tray a la Windows 10 and OS X. You can right click! …

Apps

Chuwi Hi12 is a promising budget Surface-like tablet running Windows 10 and Android

Chuwi might not be a name that you're particularly familiar with (or have even heard of at all), but the Chinese company has some interesting …

Mobile Technology

A look at healthcare changes in 2015 and beyond

Healthcare — a sector that accounts for one-sixth of the U.S. economy, contributes an almost permanent point of tensions between economics and politics, and remains a concern for millions of families — is an enduring topic of discussion in America. That was true in 2015 and will continue to be so …

Polaroid's latest instamatic doesn't use ink to print photos

Cubes, unwieldy squares, bulky cameras of yore. Regardless of form factor, when the Polaroid name is on a camera it means you're getting instant photos. With the company's latest shooter, the Snap, you're getting what looks like a pocketable device that uses proprietary tech to print photos using …

Mobile Photography

The one Windows 10 tweak every user needs: ‘GodMode’

There are plenty of Windows 10 tips and tricks that you should be aware of – check <b>our Windows 10 cheat sheet</b> to learn about many of them – but …

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Nintendo president Satoru Iwata has died.</b> Iwata, 55, had been at the top of Nintendo since 2002.<p><b>2. Reddit CEO Ellen Pao has resigned.</b> She faced a severe backlash after Victoria Taylor, the employee in charge of the site's popular celebrity interview section, was asked to leave.<p><b>3. Taxi app Gett</b> …

China's Tianhe-2 Supercomputer Is Still the World's Most Powerful

Expect China to hold the top spot until at least 2017.<p>Sorry, America, but the most powerful computer on the face of the planet still resides in China.<p>That’s the pronouncement of researchers who assembled the twice-a-year Top500 list of the world’s top supercomputers, released this morning at a …

Is Android the New Windows?

I suspect that Android, at least from a numbers viewpoint, will continue to be the dominant mobile and IoT system for many years to come.<p><i>A version of this essay was originally published at Tech.pinions, a website dedicated to informed opinions, insight and perspective on the tech industry.</i><p>For most …

Mobile Devices

Windows 10 preview build comes with Microsoft Edge and WiFi

Microsoft's giving you the chance to try out its Edge browser before Windows 10 drops on July 29th, along with other new features that will come with the platform. You'll have to download Windows 10's latest preview build for PCs to take it for a spin, but make sure to back up your favorites first, …