Arleen Porter

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Sony Xperia Z2 hands-on: finally, a winner

When I first heard about the Xperia Z2 from Sony, I admit to being disappointed. Same body, small spec upgrade, same camera. And releasing it so soon …

Videostream is a must-have Chrome extension for any Chromecast owner

Google’s Chromecast is a great piece of gear, and it becomes more attractive with each new service or capability it gains. Videostream is just the latest example.<p>Videostream is a free extension for the Chrome web browser that lets users cast local media files to the Chromecast, without any …

Android News

More leaked evidence suggests Amazon really is preparing its own smartphone

Dating back as far as 2012, there have been rumors claiming that Amazon is preparing to launch a smartphone. Most of these rumors have been all talk and no real substance, but things have certainly started to heat up recently.<p>Early last month the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> reported that Amazon was actually …

Decoding the Apple-Samsung patent dispute

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Apple and Samsung are suing each other in courts and trade offices around the world, each making claims that the other copied …

Researchers Track Isolated Amazonian Tribe With Google Earth

The researchers studied one village that has only 40 inhabitants.<p>As you can imagine, it isn't easy to study uncontacted tribes in Amazonia. And the history of western interaction with these tribes is dark indeed, often leading to the destruction of these peoples' way of life. So researchers have …