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2014 A2B Alva+ Electric Bicycle Test Ride And Review: Charge Ahead

I have a love/hate relationship with bicycles. I love the simplicity and efficiency of bicycles, but I’m essentially pretty lazy by nature. It’s possible that an electric bicycle might be the solution I’ve been looking for, so I decided to spend some time with the 2014 A2B Alva+, a $3,399 e-bike.<p>An …

How Apple's Touch ID Fingerprint Sensor Works To Protect Your Identity

Say goodbye to pin codes or swiping to unlock. Apple’s new Touch ID will use human fingerprints to unlock iPhone 5S handsets with a single touch. According to the company, it comprises the most advanced hardware and software it has put in any device.<p>How Touch ID Works<p>Touch ID’s motive is to square …

Who Needs The 64-Bit Chip In The iPhone 5S? You Do

Apple yesterday introduced the A7 chip, the 64-bit chip at the heart of the new iPhone 5S that provides impressive graphics capabilities and processing power. The mobile game <i>Infinity Blade III</i> launched with the 5S, and during its presentation Apple used the game to show off the new iPhone’s …

Any.DO's Cal app scores Uber, Waze and Google Maps integration (updated)

The stock iOS calendar works just fine for basic scheduling, but if you religiously use Uber, Waze or Google Maps, Any.DO's Cal could be worth checking out. An update to the popular productivity outfit's brainchild brings integration with the three aforementioned services, which means you can now …

Chrome OS and Bluetooth Smart could be handy for Android wearables SDK

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: 9to5Google.com<p>Now that Google’s(s goog) Sundar Pichai spilled the beans on a wearables SDK for Android, the timing of …

The team behind the Android watch phone, the Pine, plans a line of wearables

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>The startup behind the world’s first Android(s goog) watch phone, the Neptune Pine, is partnering up with the designers of …

Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4 review: great screen, disappointing battery life

We often tease Samsung about the seemingly arbitrary way it divvies up its tablet offerings -- not content with round numbers, it's released tablets that are 10.1 inches wide instead of 10, 8.9 instead of 9, 7.7 instead of 8, and so on. And so too is the case with the Samsung Galaxy Tab Pro 8.4, …

7 Essential Apps You Need As A Photographer

There are things that make life easier. Tablets and smartphones, for example, can be used to run businesses, getting organized, or to be entertained. …

Battery Prototype Recharges Smartphones in 30 Seconds

A battery that uses nanotechnology to charge your smartphone in 30 seconds may sound like something out of a sci-fi movie but an Israeli startup …

Really like Carousel from Dropbox so far. And...

⬆<p>John's Tumblr<p>Navigate<p>Ask me anything<br>• Archive<p>Friends<p>Really like Carousel from Dropbox so far. And excited to use it with others as it gains adoption. …

Immigration Lawyer Spotlight: Stephanie Smith

Mobile Apps or Mobile Web? Both, Sometimes.

The mobile Web isn't dead yet, in part because people who use apps often use the Web at the same time.<p>People are spending an increasing amount of time using apps on their phones, at the expense of the mobile Web. That’s worrisome, says Andreessen Horowitz’s Chris Dixon.<p>Could be.<p>But before you write …

The Ultimate Guide to Solving iPhone Battery Drain

I worked on the Genius Bar for almost two years, and the most difficult issue to solve was short iPhone battery life. It was extremely difficult to …

App.io Turns iOS Apps Into Playable Mobile Ads

App.io, a startup offering tools that allow iOS applications to run in the browser for testing or demo purposes, has now taken the next logical step: it’s bringing its technology the world of mobile advertising. With the company’s newly launched mobile ad product, developers can create ad units …

Apple Developers Must Now Agree To Ad Identifier Rules Or Risk App Store Rejection

Apple has just updated a section in iTunes Connect, the service mobile developers use to distribute and update their applications on the iTunes App Store, with new language that details how the Advertising Identifier (IDFA) can and cannot be used, and asks for developers’ compliance with these …

The most popular story on TG.com in the last seven days? It's our look back at ten of the weirdest looking Lamborghinis in history >> http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/photos/Top-ten-weird-looking-Lambos-2014-04-02

£24,000 for a paintjob? Here are the ten most expensive optional extras… in the world http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/photos/Top-ten-priciest-optional-extras-2014-04-07

What are Britain's rarest cars? Only one of each of these 10 beauties remains on UK roads http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/photos/Endangered-species-ten-rarest-cars-in-the-UK-2014-04-08

As Bugatti reveals the 'Black Bess' edition Veyron, here's a brief history of the world's fastest production car http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/photos/bugatti-veyron-all-the-models-history-2012-02-24

This is a Jeremy Clarkson sporran. And it's one of our ten weirdest stories this week http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/photos/Ten-things-we-learned-this-week-2014-04-11

"You do get used to the looks eventually…" TG's first drive of the all-new, all-American Jeep Cherokee http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/car-news/jeep-cherokee-first-drive-2014-04-10

Ever wondered how the Top Gear production office would look like in helicopter form? Wonder no more http://www.TOPGEAR.com/uk/photos/meet-the-hovering-tg-production-office-2014-04-11

Lamborghini Sesto Elemento at Imola | Top Gear | Series 20 | BBC

Power Vault: Keep Power Locked Away Until You Need It [Deals]

<b>The Power Vault</b> features a polished design and reinforced protective case power-packed with an unparalleled rechargeable 10,000mAh battery. The dual USB ports allow for any two devices (smartphone, tablet, USB-­connected devices) to be rapidly charged within minutes, all the while allowing you to …

Gear & Gadgets

Goggles help surgeons ‘see’ tumours

<b>Scientists are continually seeking new ways of targeting cancer - and the latest is high-tech goggles.</b><p>Currently doctors treating cancer have two main approaches - bombard the tumour with drugs and radiotherapy or cut it out.<p>The second option is very common but not always successful - because it is …

Nikon's Coolpix S810c is a second attempt at an Android compact camera

Liked the idea of Android apps with a <i>proper</i> camera attached? Still itching for a Nikon camera over a Samsung one? Then perhaps the new S810c will win you over where its predecessor didn't. To start, the rear touchscreen is bigger (3.7 inches this time) while the body of the camera is thinner than …