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Larger Version of iPhone 6 Might Be Delayed

A larger version of the next-generation iPhone is expected to come with a slimmer battery, but complications related to finding the right size could …

Government pays Microsoft £5.5m to extend Windows XP support

The UK government is paying Microsoft £5.5m of taxpayers' money to extend support for the out-of-date Windows XP operating system<p>The government has signed a deal with Microsoft to provide Windows XP support and security updates across the whole UK public sector for 12 months after commercial …

Operating Systems

The next version of Android could be truly business-friendly

Android has a lot of market share, but it doesn't have a big footprint in the corporate world; outside of special efforts like Samsung's Knox, the OS isn't well-suited to business demands. All that may change in the near future, though, as <i>The Information</i>'s sources claim that the next major Android …

Nvidia Shield to receive Android Kitkat and a price cut

The Nvidia Shield may not have completely won over the gaming community, but that hasn’t stopped Nvidia from improving its portable gaming device and services, as well as securing even more exclusive games for its platform. Nvidia has now announced a few more tweaks to its portable gaming console, …

Yelp Pokes Fun at Facebook with 'Yelpulus Rift' Parody

Yelp just took its Monocle augmented reality feature to the next level with this silly “Yelpulus Rift” parody video. It looks like this was made last year during a Hackathon and only now posted in order to have some fun with Facebook’s acquisition of Oculus VR.<p>If you want to build this for …

8 things that make the Samsung Galaxy S5 better than the iPhone 5S

The danger of an article trying to compare an Android flagship smartphone to Apple’s top of the range iPhone is that it can very easily start a flame war. It is almost a sure recipe guaranteed to provoke name calling and accusations of “fanboy.” However, I am prepared to take the risk and let the …

Apple reportedly discussing the possibility of a TV streaming service with Comcast

The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reports that Apple is now in talks with Comcast about the possibility of a collaborative television streaming service. The plan, according to the report, is for Comcast to provide preferential streaming treatment to an Apple-built set-top box like the existing Apple TV.<p>The …

Thinking Outside The Watch – MacStories

Today’s smartphones and tablets know a lot about us, but they don’t really know us. If Apple’s going to enter the wearable market, I believe (or at least, I hope) they will find an obvious benefit of wearing a device that goes beyond displaying notifications on your wrist.<p>In episode 40 of The …

Wearable Tech

FireChat lets you text friends, even without a signal

FireChat sounds fairly conventional from the get-go.<p>It's a new iPhone app that lets you chat and share photos with nearby users — anonymously, if you so choose. But instead of relying on global positioning or cell tower triangulation to plot you and others on a map, FireChat relies on Bluetooth and …

NASA's Interactive Composite Lets You Explore the Moon

The surface of the moon is now as accessible as the Grand Canyon or Mount Rushmore — at least online.<p>NASA's first interactive map of the lunar north …

Intel Unveils 2014 Roadmap: 4 Fantastic New Processors For PC Enthusiasts

There is some exciting news for PC enthusiasts. Intel has just lifted the veils on its official 2014 roadmap and there are a few things PC enthusiasts can certainly get excited about.<p>In its press release to technology journalists, the company highlighted its plans to boost the enthusiast segment …

Meet the Find 7, the First Smartphone to Snap 50-Megapixel Photos

Gadgets<p>Move over, Nokia Lumia 1020: There's a new smartphone super-camera in town. Chinese manufacturer Oppo just unveiled its Find 7, which will be the first device of its kind to snap photos at a stunning 50 megapixels.<p>The smartphone will launch in two forms, with the more affordable 7a arriving …

Microsoft is winning on Mac as Office for iPad looms

Nearly two years after the launch of Microsoft's Surface tablets, we're still waiting for a fully touch-optimized version of arguably the company's most important product: Office.<p>For iPad users, though, the wait is about to end.<p>While it might seem odd for Microsoft to launch an iPad version of …