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Google imagines free taxis to transport web shoppers to stores

Google’s latest ad-powered concept might just tempt web shoppers into retail stores in the future. In a patent granted recently, Google describes an online ad that could offer shoppers a free taxi ride to a retail store to take advantage of potential offers. Restaurants and businesses with …

Wearable technology set to take the workplace by storm

Like the PC, mobile phone and tablet, wearable technology is poised to change how organizations collect, access and use information. The first three …

Google Wants To Build The Ultimate Personal Assistant

Google Search is changing rapidly. Given the company’s love of small, rapid-fire updates, its sometimes hard to keep track of where the company is going, but earlier this month, at the LeWeb conference in Paris, Google Engineering Director Scott Huffman presented a pretty compelling overview of the …

Boise State vs. Oregon State: Score, Grades and Analysis from 2013 Hawaii Bowl

Boise State came into the 2013 Sheraton Hawaii Bowl looking for its first win without Chris Petersen at the helm since 2005. Oregon State sent a message to the Broncos that the rebuilding effort might be a bit more rocky than they'd hoped.<p>Spurred by two defensive touchdowns by Rashaad Reynolds, the …

The Little Things Matt Flynn Continues to Do Wrong in Green Bay

Quarterback Matt Flynn has certainly had his positive moments for the Green Bay Packers this season filling in for starter Aaron Rodgers. Unfortunately, Flynn has struggled more often over the past five games, and it's the little things that he's continuously done wrong.<p>Sure, the Packers are 2-2 …

Who are the best NFL alumni from each college?

<b>By Robert Weintraub</b><p>No sport is more closely associated with its feeder system than the NFL. Where a pro player played college ball is a major part of …

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LeBron James is dunking all over the Los Angeles Lakers

LeBron James dunked and dunked and dunked on Christmas.<p>TERRIFYING DUNK NO. 1:<p>It turns out Wes Johnson is incapable of defending LeBron James in a post. Shocker!<p>TERRIFYING DUNK NO. 2!<p>LeBron and D-Wade gave us all an extra special Christmas gift on one fastbreak against the Lakers on Wednesday. Wade …

Windows Phone 8 and the Mac: Surprisingly compatible

Whether you got a special deal during the holidays, received a hand-me-down, or your employer requires you to use a Windows phone, Mac users might be …

Apple Reportedly Launching Larger iPad in October 2014, Larger iPhone in May 2014

Following a report last month stating that Apple supplier Quanta Computer had landed the contract to mass-produce a larger-sized iPad for late 2014, <i>Digitimes</i> is reporting that the 12.9-inch tablet will be released in October 2014 and will target North America's educational market. Apple is also …

Facebook for Windows Phone 8 now lets you pin chats and events to the home screen

Windows Phone-toting Facebook users no longer have to worry about missing an important conversation or party update. A revamped Facebook app for Windows Phone 8 lets socialites pin seemingly any Facebook content to the home screen as a Live Tile, including chats, events, groups, pages and photo …

Apple To Go Large In 2014 With iPhone 6 In May And iPad Pro in October

Now that the ink is drying on Apple's deal with China Mobile, supply chain rumors are emerging about Apple’s next significant product releases. Digitimes reports that according to “sources from the upstream supply chain,” Apple is planning to release a 5-inch iPhone 6 “phablet” this coming May and …

2013's Biggest Tech Moments, Told In Photos

Octocopters, hyperloops, bitcoin — in the tech world, this is what we call an "eventful year." But you needn't fear information overload. Looking back, these are the innovations and tech moments to remember from 2013.<p><i>This story appears the special Year in Photos issue of our weekly iPad magazine,</i> …

LG's webOS Smart TV tipped to arrive at CES

Remember when LG bought the festering remains of the once proud webOS project from HP with the plan to add it to Smart TVs? Nearly a year later and it looks as if the company is ready to show off the results. According to ZDNet Korea, company officials told investors that next fortnight's CES is …

Microsoft’s ‘Project Siena’ lets anyone create Windows 8.1 apps

Microsoft is releasing "Project Siena" today, a Windows 8.1 app that lets you easily create your own Windows app. It’s designed as a quick tool for building Windows 8-style apps without any programming skills. It’s also a touch-friendly way to create apps from a tablet, rather than using the …

Microsoft's 'father of Kinect' is making Windows wearable

One of Microsoft’s "fathers of Kinect" is now working on wearable projects at the company. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s device plans have revealed to <i>The Verge</i> that Alex Kipman, general manager of Xbox incubation projects, is heading up the company’s plans for wearable computers and customizing …

Bill Gates is Santa for one lucky Reddit user

Bill Gates is no stranger to Reddit, but he’s swapping 80-inch Windows 8 displays and meme pictures this time for a role as secret Santa. 24-year-old Reddit user "NY1227," identified only as Rachel, participated in this year's Reddit annual online gift exchange and was left shocked by her unlikely …

How to pin bookmarks and hosted apps in the Chrome App Launcher

A common complaint about the Chrome OS user interface looks to be getting addressed. Google’s(s goog)<br>François Beaufort pointed out a new experimental …

Atheer and Meta Want You to Touch Your Apps in Midair

Touchscreens have become <i>so</i> 2007, the wearable computing crowd chants. The next big thing for how we interact with our technology, they say, might be …

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LG, Samsung make big Ultra HD TV statements

TV lovers, get ready to clear space for new, bigger, curved Ultra HD TVs.<p>Bigger and wider TVs are on the way.<p>LG Electronics and Samsung have each announced new 105-inch Ultra HD TV displays, which the Korean-based TV makers plan to officially unveil at the upcoming Consumer Electronics Show in Las …

Google Glass: What You're Not Supposed to Do

There are certain things you won't be encouraged to do wearing one of these. Those are the things I did.<p><i>Published in the December 2013 issue</i><p><b>Google Glass</b> mayor may not transform the future. But one thing is beyond question: It elicits mighty strong reactions in the present.<p>The first week I got my …

New Moto X ad lets you change the color on a printed page

Motorola has gone to great lengths to market its flagship<p>Moto Xsmartphone as not the most powerful device, but one that a user can tailor to his or her tastes down to the color of the camera ring. To take that customizability message even further, the company infused a low-tech environment with a …

LG will revive WebOS on a smart TV at CES

WebOS lives! Don’t get too excited though, there’s no new Pre or TouchPad to drool over, it’s just a TV.<p>At CES next month LG will unvei its first smart TV that’s powered by WebOS. You may recall that LG bought the patents and rights to WebOS from HP a while back, after HP decided to kill the …

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Skype brings picture in picture video calls to Android tablets

For Skype's latest Android update, the company turned to an unlikely source of inspiration: parent company Microsoft's Windows 8.1 OS. Specifically, the Skype team wanted to achieve a Snap View-like feature for Android tablet users and that's just what's rolling out to users today. The new …

The Future Of The iPhone, If Unbound By The Requirements Of Reality

Apple has taught us to dream.<p>When the company launched game-changing products like the iPod, iPhone and iPad, Apple made us feel like the future we picture in our minds will one day be a reality. And here we are, with Elon Musk working on flying cars while Pebble and friends put your smartphone on …

'Skylanders' Weekend Battles Create Valuable Family Traditions

Groomed press-shots not withstanding, these weekend dad vs son Skylanders battles hark back to rough and ready Saturday morning TV from days gone by, and offer a unique window into family gaming.<p>One of the unseen treasures of video-games is what they contribute to family life. Unlike graphics or …

Why is Microsoft scared of Chromebooks?

Something has Redmond spooked<p>"It’s pretty much a brick," says <i>Pawn Stars</i>’ Rick Harrison as he rejects a Samsung Chromebook brought in by an actor playing a customer. Microsoft really doesn’t want you buying this thing.<p>But why? Just how big of a threat are Chromebooks, Google’s oft-ridiculed web-only …

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