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MIT's Chisel system saves power by allowing computers to make mistakes

You may have heard the expression, "Work smarter, not harder." When applied to humans, it means (partially) that we should do our best work on the …

Facing margin pressure, Samsung makes cheaper versions of its nicest phones

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>On Thursday, Samsung reported quarterly earnings that indicated its mobile division is headed in the wrong direction, thanks …

RANKED: The Best Smartphones In The World

Here's our monthly list of the best smartphones you can buy.<p>We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design, software and hardware features, content selection, carrier availability, and price. We only consider phones that are available …

Google Play Movies & TV Arrives on Roku

Good news for Roku users – the Google Play Movies & TV app has landed on its streaming devices and dongles in the US, UK, Ireland and Canada.<p>Google Play Movies & TV is Google’s on-demand streaming service, delivering the latest movies and TV shows, as well as older titles, on a pay-per-title basis. …

Google’s New Bookmarking Service, Previously Called Stars, Has Gone Live

Google Stars, the long-rumored bookmarking service from Google, has now publicly launched, but with little fanfare. That Google was working to update its bookmarking service has been known for some time. In May, a developer who had been digging into the service leaked a copy of the “Google Stars” …

The best new Android apps and games from October 2014

Chromecast mirroring added for Sony Xperia Z3v, Z2 and Z2 Tablet

As Google slowly continues to expand the list of Android devices able to mirror their screen to the Chromecast, Sony finds themselves the latest winner. The Sony Xperia Z3v, Z2 and Z2 tablet can now mirror their display through your Chromecast streaming device.<p>If you thought that the Nexus 5 was …

Android News

The MB Chronowing is HP's luxury answer to wearables

What does a prestigious fashion designer have in common with Hewlett Packard? Quite a lot it seems, as today saw the announcement of the MB Chronowing, brought about by a partnership between Michael Bastian and HP. The meaty watch is silver plated, water resistant up to 5 ATM (50m – 165ft), comes …

Watches

The Kyocera Proteus is a shape shifting flexible smartphone

Despite the amazing progress in display technology in recent years, one thing still remains beyond the mainstream consumer’s grasp: truly flexible screens. Last year Samsung and LG both released high end devices with bendable technology, however in the case of the Galaxy Round it was fixed to the …

Galaxy Note

Nexus 6 Unboxing and First Impressions!

Google Copresence reportedly is an upcoming short-range file transfer service

It seems Google is gearing up for the release of a new communication service dubbed “Copresence” that will reportedly make it easy to share files, pictures and other data with those nearby. This might sound a lot like Android Beam to you at first glance, but the biggest differences are that this …

Google Play

Motorola Droid Turbo to be offered as Moto Maxx outside of the U.S.

The newly announced Motorola Droid Turbo will be hitting other parts of the world in the near future. Outside of the U.S., however, it will get a …

Google to pay fine for showing woman's cleavage on Street View

In Canada, a judge rejects the defense that once you are doing something in public, you have no right to privacy.<p>Everything that's in the public eye is not necessarily public.<p>This seems to be the logic offered by a court in Quebec, Canada, after a woman objected to how she was portrayed on Google …

Google Street View

Samsung's all-metal Galaxy A5 and A3 are its slimmest smartphones ever

A unibody metal body, 5-inch AMOLED display, 13-megapixel camera, a claim as Samsung's "thinnest smartphone to date" and yet, this isn't a flagship smartphone. Especially for Halloween - or not related at all - the Galaxy A5 and A3 yet more smartphones from Samsung, measuring at 6.7mm and 6.9mm …

Android co-founder Andy Rubin to leave Google, Web giant confirms

The man who helped create Android is leaving Google.<p>Andy Rubin’s departure from the Web giant was first reported by the Wall Street Journal on …

Andy Rubin

Oppo R5 hands-on: specs, features, price and hands-on!

Alongside the swiveling-camera N3, Oppo unveiled today the extraordinarily thin Oppo R5. At 4.85 millimeters in thickness, the R5 is likely the thinnest phone you will actually be able to buy.<p>We were fortunate to get an early preview of this amazing device and here’s what you need to know about the …

Mobile Technology

Life is good for LG, selling a record-breaking 16.8 million Android phones

Life is good for LG. How good? 450$ million dollars in the bank good. The company that was once synonymous with home appliances has reinvented itself into a smartphone manufacturing juggernaut. LG Electronics has just announced their third quarter earnings which saw an operating profit of $450 …

Markets

Material Design update hits Google Drive, Docs, Slides and Sheets

Google opened up sales to the brand new Nexus 6 today, it ships with Android 5.0 Lollipop, which is the first version of Android that is imbued with Material Design. No better time to push out Material Design to a handful of Google apps, this time out we look at Drive, Docs, Slides and Sheets.<p>The …

Android News

ES File Explorer adds Chromecast streaming

One of the better Android file managers out there has added a modern touch, ES File Explorer has added Chromecast support.<p>More specifically, ES File Explorer is getting an update its own, without any Chromecast goodness, Streaming to your TV comes from a new plugin app that is free to install from …

Apps

Inbox users to receive more invitations to share today

If you missed out on the first wave of invitations for Google’s new Inbox email client don’t fret, Google has been handing out another batch in the last 24 hours. Furthermore, another round of “Golden Ticket” invites will be will be arriving today for current users to dish out to their pals.<p>Inbox …

Android News

LG Display announces world's narrowest 0.7mm bezel display

LG Display is having a good year so far, having seen profits increase last quarter, and the company has just made another important breakthrough in its smartphone display technology. LG Display has announced a 5.3 inch Full HD LCD panel which has the world’s narrowest bezel – just 0.7mm. For a …

Gear & Gadgets

'OK Google' voice commands bound for even more third-party apps

Google wants even third-party Android apps to be able to do searches using "Ok, Google" voice commands, so it's now making it easier for developers to integrate the feature. Now, all devs have to do is add a few lines of code to their AndroidManifest.xml -- they can even copy and paste those lines …

Android Wear Devices won’t be iOS or Mac compatible this year

Google invited us to check out their new line of Nexus products running Lollipop earlier today. The Motorola Nexus 6 is about the size of the iPhone 6 Plus with a slightly bigger screen and thicker/heavier profile. On the other hand, the HTC Nexus 9 is smaller than the iPad Air with a 9-inch …