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One Of Google's Earliest Android Employees Explains Where It Loses To The iPhone

As of Q3 2014, Android owned more than 80% of the smartphone market around the world, but that's split between the dozens of different companies that produce Android phones. About 12% of devices around the world run on iOS, but that money goes straight back to Apple.<p>There's no clear answer as to …

Nvidia's Tegra K1 processor to be included in Project Ara

Google’s futuristic modular smartphone, Project Ara, is nearing its early 2015 release. As ‘early 2015’ gets closer, we’re beginning to hear more details about the device. So far, we know that we’ll be able to hot-swap most of the components, that it could potentially track users’ blood oxygen …

iPhone 6 Plus Makes A Good Long-Term iPad Replacement

Here’s the most unequivocal statement I can make about the iPhone 6 Plus after long-term use: it makes the iPad Mini unnecessary.<p>Like many iPad owners, I was used to carrying around the Mini in addition to a phone. Out of habit, I continued to do so after I started using the 6 Plus. That didn’t …

Technology for all: Quadriplegic designer showcases touch-free smartphones

Determined not to be excluded from the latest digital technology, a quadriplegic former navy commander has developed a hands-free smartphone.<p>Israeli electrical power engineer Giora Livne went into partnership with app developer Oded Ben Dov, whose computer game, controlled through head movements, …

Samsung's super-wide curved monitor makes your PC extra trendy

If both ultra-widescreen and curved computer monitors are all the rage these days, then Samsung's new SE790C display is supremely fashionable. The 34-inch, 3,440 x 1,440 LCD has both a super-wide 21:9 aspect ratio and a gentle arc, combining two trends (fads?) in one. Supposedly, this …

Strange rock containing 30,000 diamonds baffles scientists

Miners unearth rare rock stuffed full of diamonds that has baffled scientists<p>When Russian miners pulled a strange red and green stone out of the ground, they immediately knew it was different to the thousands of tons of ore they process every day.<p>In fact, what workers at <b>Alrosa</b>'s Udachnaya diamond …

In Turkey, police arrest journalists and executives

Turkish police on Sunday arrested senior journalists, media executives and even the scriptwriter for a popular television series on charges of "forming, leading and being a member of an armed terrorist organization."<p>The more than two dozen arrests followed another series of police raids on December …

Which is Better for Weight Loss: Low-Carb or Low-Fat?

Plus, how low you should go<p>What to cut, what to cut? Well, if you’re trying to lose weight, the answer's carbs. It turns out that reducing your carb intake is more effective at spurring weight loss than reining in the fat, according to new research published in the <i>Annals of Internal Medicine</i>.<p>For …

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Lollipop Update: What You Need to Know | Drippler - Apps, Games, News, Updates & Accessories

The Samsung Galaxy S5 Android 5.0 Lollipop update is Samsung’s first Android 5.0 update and it’s rolling out to select users in select parts of the …

Tip of the Day: Unlock Your iPhone by Writing Your Passcode With Your Finger

Apple’s VoiceOver feature is designed for those who are visually impaired. When the feature is turned on, a voice will let users know what is on the screen and allow them to navigate their iDevice. However, VoiceOver can also be used by anyone to unlock their iPhones by drawing their passcodes with …

Mark Zuckerberg: Facebook May Offer Something Beyond The Like Button

For years, people on Facebook have wanted something more than the Like button to express their feelings about the posts they see on the social network. Despite the clamoring, though, all you see to click on below posts is a thumbs up.<p>That could change before long, Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg said …