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Android Lollipop Isn't Kids Play: The OS Is All Grown Up Now

With its latest device announcements, including the Nexus 6 smartphone and Nexus 9 tablet, Google has effectively given the public its first real glimpse of Android 5.0, officially dubbed Lollipop (née Android L). The operating software represents a sea change in the way the company approaches …

Google's new Chromecast is coming, but you won't notice a difference

Last night an apparently refreshed model of Google's Chromecast streaming dongle popped up in FCC filings (as pointed out by <i>Zatz Not Funny</i>), just like the original did in March last year, but don't get too excited. Unfortunately, the documents don't show any real difference that we could find, and …

iPad Air 2 contains the first Apple SIM, letting you flip flop between carriers

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Voronin76<p>At its iPad launch event Thursday, Apple made a big deal about the 20 LTE bands and super-fast …

PS4 2.0: MP3s, themes and better dashboard organization

We're creeping up to the PlayStation 4's one year anniversary and the system is <i>finally</i> getting its 2.0 firmware update. Even better, there are a bunch of surprises; let's dive in. First up we have the expected: SharePlay which lets you virtually pass the controller for help, YouTube exports and …

Here's What's Cool About Apple's New iMac And Yosemite OS

It may be easy to forget sometimes, but Apple doesn't just make iPhones. It also makes computers, and it unveiled some new ones at an event in Cupertino, Calif., on Thursday. Here's what's new:<p>iMac With Retina Display<p>This new iMac has what Apple is calling a "Retina 5K display," with 14.7 million …

Apple iPad Air 2 brings 'soft sim' to break mobile networks' stranglehold

Apple’s new 4G-capable iPad Air 2 has a software-based sim card, removing the need for the small white plastic card that mobile phone operators use to control access to their services.<p>The new Apple sim in the iPad Air 2 means users in the US or UK do not need to get a sim card from a mobile phone …

Verizon’s Lumia 735 might not arrive until 2015

Last month Microsoft unveiled the Nokia Lumia 735 which looks like it is an entry-level handset for those on a budget. Now we are hearing that the …

Nexus 6 vs. Samsung Galaxy S5

Size<p>The Galaxy S5 isn't a small phone, but it looks it next to this beast. The Nexus 6 is 13 percent taller, 14 percent wider and 25 percent thicker …

Local multiplayer is coming to Android games

Ever wish that you could just whip out your Android device and harass a passer-by to play games with you? It's the sort of thing that Nintendo 3DS users, for example, have been using thanks to that company's StreetPass feature, but, until now, hasn't been available on Google's smartphones. Now, …

Revealed: how Whisper app tracks ‘anonymous’ users

The company behind Whisper, the social media app that promises users anonymity and claims to be “the safest place on the internet”, is tracking the location of its users, including some who have specifically asked not to be followed.<p>The practice of monitoring the whereabouts of Whisper users – …

Two-dimensional piezoelectric material forms basis of world's thinnest electric generator

Co-leader of the research, Zhong Lin Wang, has previously been involved in developing the world's first practical piezoelectric nanogenerator, …

Audi's self-driving RS 7 hits the racetrack this weekend (video)

Audi, who's long been toying with the idea of building self-driving cars, has upgraded one of its RS 7 sedans to be an autonomous concept vehicle for those who like to ride fast. The prototype looks pretty much like a production version RS 7, except its steering wheel, brakes, throttle valve and …

Lamborghini debuts 910 horsepower Asterion plug-in hybrid

Lambo wants in on the new wave of hybrid supercars, so it's brought the 910-horsepower Asterion concept to the 2014 Paris Motor Show.<p>PARIS -- In the wake of the debuts of the McLaren P1, the Porsche 918 Spyder , and the LaFerrari, hybrid supercars are the new hotness these days and Lamborghini …

$4,300 gold-plated iPhone 5S sports Putin's face

When Apple first debuted the gold-colored iPhone 5S in 2013, it sold out everywhere. That probably won't be a problem for Italian company Perla Penna and its unusual gold-plated iPhone 5S. Painting some gaudy gold onto an Apple product is nothing new, but Caviar went the extra mile and added a …

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Engadget Japan's #egfes: drone races, robots, dry ice and a Dyson fan

Just north of Akihabara, Tokyo's tech epicenter, our Japanese colleagues took over an art gallery (and cafe and basement...) for its premier Engadget Fes. As well as the chance to play with Microsoft's newest console and Surface Pro 3 (both still not yet on sale in Japan), there was a surfeit of …

BMW provides 3D-printed thumb supports to factory workers

The potential for thumb strain was identified in one of BMW's assembly areas, where workers are required to fit rubber plugs into drain holes to seal …

BMW Developing Wireless Inductive Charging For EVs

BMW was announced that they are working on a new wireless inductive charging system for their EVs, like the new BMW i8 and BMW i3 EVs.<p>Both of the …

LG G Watch Gets First Custom Android Wear ROM

The LG G Watch and the Samsung Gear Live launched earlier this week, and now the G Watch is the first of these new smart watches to get a custom …

Factory Reset On Android Devices Wont Delete Personal Data According To Report

According to a recent report performing a factory reset on Android devices will not delete all of your personal data from the device. Thew news comes …

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Samsung expected to release Gear VR virtual reality headset in September

Samsung is expected to unveil a virtual reality headset in September that uses a smartphone for a screen and software developed in partnership with Facebook’s Oculus Rift.<p>The Samsung Gear VR headset is said to be similar to Google’s Cardboard virtual reality case for a smartphone that the company …

From Titanfall to Mario Kart: the best games of 2014, so far

With two new consoles on the shelves and Steam continuing to boost the PC development scene, 2014 has been an interesting year for games so far. But has it been a really good one?<p>Here are our top ten releases of the year so far, selected by our readers via Twitter (with some input from our games …

Control Google Glass with your mind... and a second headset

Up until now, you can only navigate Google Glass by touching or talking to it, but London-based firm This Place just made it possible to control the device using something else: your brainwaves. The company just released an open source application called MindRDR that gives you something akin to …

iPhone 6 launch to break Apple records, say reports

Apple is planning its biggest iPhone launch to date with the expected larger iPhone 6, according to leaks from the supply chain.<p>The company has demanded 70-80m iPhones covering the expected 4.7in and 5.5in models by the end of the year, the Wall Street Journal reports.<p>The combined order surpasses …

Xiaomi Mi4 Price Is $320, Launching July 29th

The new Xiaomi Mi4 smartphone was announced earlier today, and now the company has confirmed more information about the handset, including the Xiaomi …

Apple Gets An Exhaustive iWatch Patent

Apple has received a patent from the USPTO (via AppleInsider) that covers multiple kinds of smartwatch devices, such as a modular design that includes a smart strap with built-in sensors and controls that can host a plug-in personal media device (like the previous iPod nano) and an all-in-one that …

Xiaomi Unveils $13 Fitness Band

Popular Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi has joined the wearables fray as it unveiled today its very first wearable device, a fitness band for only CNY79 ($13).<p>The Mi Band features sensors for tracking various health metrics and can even act as an alarm clock.<p>Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun took to the …

Xiaomi's $13 fitness band can also unlock your phone

The "one more thing" at the Xiaomi Mi 4 launch was the Mi Band, the Chinese company's first smart wearable, and it's obviously aggressively priced: Just CN¥79 or about $13! Like many of its competitors, the Mi Band tracks your movement (walking or running) plus sleeping pattern, and you can also …

Technology-based mobile health takes off in developing countries

Soon opticians – and even their assistants – will be able to check people's vision using just a mobile phone, and it won't matter if they're not sure what they're seeing because the phone will know what to look for. Space-age future? Far from it. The eye-miracle phone is already here. In fact, it's …

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Twitch for Android now puts the biggest game streams front and center

If you regularly catch up on eSports or "let's play" sessions while on the move, today's your lucky day. Twitch has revamped its Android app with a fresh interface that lets you get to the biggest game streams as quickly as possible, with impossible-to-miss links to the hottest titles. It's also …

Dota 2: Chinese team wins $5m gaming prize

<b>Chinese team NewBee has taken home $5m (£2.9m) after winning the world's most lucrative gaming contest.</b><p>The International pits the best players of a game called Dota 2, created by developer Valve, against each other.<p>NewBee defeated rival Chinese team Vici Gaming to win the title.<p>The total prize …