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Jupiter's Great Red Spot turning into little red dot

The Hubble Space Telescope captures a picture of the raging Jovian storm at its smallest size ever.<p>The Great Red Spot on Jupiter is the planet's most defining feature -- and humanity has been watching it for a while. There is speculation that a mention of Jupiter's "permanent spot" from writings in …

Astronomy

AirStation Extreme AC1750 Gigabit Dual Band WZR-1750DHPD Router (pictures)

Wi-Fi

Apple's OS X 10.9.3 improves Retina tech on 4K displays

An update to Mavericks lets high-resolution external displays take full advantage of Apple's crisp text and graphics.<p>Apple released OS X 10.9.3 Mavericks Thursday, an update that improves support for large, high-resolution displays and paves the way for Apple itself to embrace that technology.<p>The …

MacBook Pro

Google extends Chrome OS device lifespan by a year

Chromebooks and Chromeboxes now will get software support for five years. This could make it easier for businesses and schools buy them.<p>Google on Friday committed to support software on Chrome OS devices for at least five years after their release, an extra year over what it had previously promised.<p>…

Software

HTC gives One M7 models a sixth Sense

The latest version of HTC's custom UI is now available for select versions of the HTC One M7.<p>The latest version of HTC's custom Sense UI is now available for select versions of the HTC One M7. More specifically, the HTC One (M7) Developer Edition and the unlocked models are now able to install …

Android News

On Android tablets, Intel wrestles its prices in line with ARM's -- report

The storied maker of PC chips may not hit its 40 million tablet goal this year, says a report. But it's certainly trying.<p>Intel has managed to get the cost of Android tablets that run its chips competitive with the price of ARM-based systems, as it continues to pour money and resources into spurring …

Tablets

Philips Clear LED Light Bulb

Everyone who's been paying attention knows that LED light bulbs are the future — but up until now, they haven't <i>looked</i> like light bulbs. The Philips …

Nest Protect Review: iPod Creator's Smart Smoke Alarm Impresses

The Nest Protect is a ‘smart’ smoke and carbon monoxide alarm. It gains this moniker because it can connect to the Internet and give status updates through a web browser and status updates and alarm notifications on Android and iOS apps.<p>The Nest Protect was announced in October and is the second …

Petnet raises $1.1M to build an internet-connected feeder for cats and dogs

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Petnet<p>Petnet, a Los Angeles startup with plans to connect your puppy’s food dish to the internet, just closed a $1.12 …

Quantenna readies a 10 Gbps Wi-Fi chip that could supercharge home networking

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Quantenna Communications has already made its mark in the evolving gigabit Wi-Fi market by getting its 802.11ac technology …