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Microsoft's new Android Wear keyboard has you drawing every letter

Microsoft's support for Android Wear smartwatches isn't limited to a handy OneNote app. The company's research wing has slipped out Analog Keyboard, a prototype input app that has you drawing individual characters on your wristwear instead of trying to hit tiny keys. It's not the fastest solution …

GT blames Apple as it cuts jobs, winds down sapphire plant

Deezer And Bose Agree To Help Each Other

In what looks to be a mutually beneficial arrangement, digital music streaming service Deezer and audio products company Bose have agreed to partner, with Deezer’s Premium Plus product now available on all Bose Soundtouch and Soundlink products. As a result of the deal, Bose customers will receive …

Google Glass v Apple Watch: in form against function, Apple edges it over Google

The Romans had a phrase for it: <i>Ars est celare artem</i>. That is: “The art is to conceal the art.” When you’re doing something really difficult in public with the intent of gaining attention, don’t let on how difficult it is to do. You don’t hear guitarists saying “OK, this riff is really hard” ahead …

Honda's in-car Connect system does Android its own way (hands-on)

We just checked out Honda's Connect solution for in-car entertainment and navigation, and while it's Android-based, it's not Android Auto -- just Android, period. Still, it's one of the first car companies to offer Google's OS in-dash, despite an odd implementation. For starters, if you're looking …

Early Apple CarPlay Reviews Cite Ease of Use, Excellent Siri Voice Integration

Apple and several of its partners showed off CarPlay at its official unveiling earlier this year, mainstream users are finally getting their hands on the system with Pioneer's release of its promised CarPlay update for for several of its aftermarket car audio receiver yesterday.<p>Early reviews of …

Apple Event For iPads, iMacs And Yosemite Pegged For Oct. 16

Apple is reportedly holding an event for the iPad, OS X Yosemite and new iMacs on October 16, according to a report from Re/code today. The event will be held at Apple’s own Town Hall Auditorium at its Cupertino HQ, the site reports. The new iMacs could sport Retina displays, given that rumors …

Facebook seeks entry into health care

On the heels of Apple and Samsung, Facebook is plotting its first steps into the health-care industry.<p>Facebook is following the likes of Samsung and Apple by planning to enter the health-care industry, starting with the creation of online support communities on its social network.<p>According to a …

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