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This Smart Cup Can Identify Any Beverage You Pour Into It

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Vessyl is the smartest cup you didn't know you needed. There's nothing tech people love as much as …

32 of the Best Chromecast Apps

Google Chromecast is an unusual device. Unlike most streaming set-top boxes, it doesn’t come with a remote, a bevy of pre-loaded apps or even an obvious menu system.<p>Instead, the Chromecast acts as a conduit for the apps and content you might find on your PC, laptop, smartphone or tablet. The latter …

Stamplay: An Easy, IFTTT-like Way to Create Web apps

Stamplay, which has just recently come out of closed beta, has a lot of plans for the near future like releasing new components in partnership with other services and improving the complexity of rules that can be defined. However even in the current stage the service can be used for things ranging …

iOS 8 lets apps access Safari AutoFill credentials for quick & easy login

In iOS 8, Apple is making the process of logging into apps a much smoother experience by allowing native iOS apps to access usernames and passwords stored in Safari. The new feature, which works by letting iOS apps tap into Safari’s AutoFill & Passwords feature, will allow users to login to apps …

Google Now can now suggest calendar events based on your emails

Google is continuing its quest to turn Now into a truly helpful virtual assistant, with the latest update bringing the ability to offer event suggestions based on the content of your emails.<p>Google Now has long been able to sort through emails for things like flight reservations or shipping updates, …

Android News

Windows Phone 8.1 getting into shape with Fitbit support

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>You generally need an iPhone(s aapl) or Android(s goog) handset if you want a smartwatch or health tracker, because most of …

New Samsung Tablets Use Size and Screens to Take On iPads

Samsung has trotted out another round of tablets: The 8.4- and 10.5-inch Galaxy Tab S line looks to take on the 7.9- and 9.7-inch iPads by offering …

Will Microsoft bring Cortana to iOS and Android?

Microsoft contemplates whether to bring its Cortana personal digital-assistant technology to non-Windows platforms. Are the tradeoffs worth it?<p>Microsoft management is considering the wisdom and feasibility of making the company's Cortana personal digital-assistant technology available on Apple's …

Windows Phone

Google set to launch a health-tracking platform called Google Fit

Not to be left behind by Apple, Google could soon launch its own health-tracking platform for mobile devices. <i>Forbes</i> reports that the search giant is working on a new service, tentatively called Google Fit, which will pull in data from third-party fitness wearables and health apps and combine them …

Find overlooked messages in Facebook's 'Other' inbox

It's a little-known fact that Facebook filters messages from unknown senders into a virtually invisible folder. Here's how to find it.<p>Facebook has been holding out on you.<p>See, when a friend sends you a private message, you get a notification in your Messages feed (which, if you're like some people …

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8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Drive

Google Drive Tips and Tricks<p>1. Crop photos<p>2. Experiment with add-ons<p>3. Check out your Drive activity<p>4. Look at your revision history<p>5. Use …

How to control your Facebook privacy

The social network has changed a key setting to ensure your updates aren't shared with the wrong people. What else can Facebook users do?<p>Facebook offers several tools and settings through which you can safeguard your privacy. But it's still up to you to control your own socially networked …

Facebook

Google Wallet just got more convenient — it now tracks your online orders

Google is hard at work on its Wallet app, and it just added a new feature: tracking your online purchases and order shipments right inside the app.<p>The feature lets Wallet pull receipts sent to your Gmail account into the Wallet app. Google is also working with package carriers so that when an …

The Comprehensive Guide to Facebook Privacy Settings

The first thing you have to realize about Facebook: Nothing you put there is truly private. Yes, you can control how users see or don’t see your …

Amazon’s Set Top Box Will Be A Dongle Like Chromecast, Could Feature OnLive-Style Streaming

Amazon is readying a game console/set top box of its own, and we’ve learned from multiple sources familiar with the device that the Lab126-produced gadget will have a form factor similar to the Chromecast, or in other words it’ll be a stick or dongle as opposed to something like the Apple TV. In …

Foodini is a 3D printer for everything from burgers to gnocchi

Who wants a 3D printer for just candy when you can have one that prints a five-course dinner instead? That's the idea behind Foodini, a new 3D printer that takes fresh ingredients and turns them into a culinary masterpiece. The device can do things like make custom ravioli, your own unique crackers …

Google Now will tell you if nearby stores have a product you've searched for

Google Now has a new purpose: reminding you to spend money. With the latest update to Google Search, Android users will soon begin receiving notifications when nearby retailers carry an item they've recently searched for online. If you've queried Google about a new pair of hiking boots or a toy for …

Hulu Unveils Hulu Plus Remote Control

Hulu this week introduced new Hulu Plus remote control functionality for Android and iOS devices.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we may …

Smart TV

The earbuds that come with the Samsung Galaxy S5 are actually pretty good

You might be pleasantly surprised by what comes in the box with your new Galaxy S5<p>Something that we don't usually pay much attention to when …

Samsung launches Level series, new line of premium mobile audio products

Samsung has announced they’ll be entering the mobile audio market with a new lineup of audio equipment called Level. The Level series includes the …

Why Nokia decided to go with Windows Phone instead of Android

In a recent ask me anything session, CEO Stephen Elop recently revealed the reasoning behind Nokia going with Windows Phone instead of Android. Hint: …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime might be launching in June

The rumors about the Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime and its supposed insane 1440p screen haven't stopped swirling, and now we've got a report of a release …

HP readying first Google approved laptop running Android

Computers and laptops have been somewhat of a novelty. Packed with OK specs and usually an Android version that’s a few generations behind. Another …

Welcome, Connectedly, to Mobile Nations!

So long, Smartwatch Fans. We hardly knew ya. And while we loved the idea of dedicated smartwatch site, it became quickly apparent that we were simply …

Android News

A closer look at the Moto 360 as it appears in the wild

As part of a quick behind the scenes tour of Motorola's new HQ in Chicago, the folks at The Verge conducted a quick interview sesh with Jim Wicks, …

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Foodini Machine Promises to 3-D Print Dinner

Spending hours in the kitchen may be a thing of the past once the fabulous Foodini goes on sale.<p>The sleek silver machine uses 3-D printing technology …

Google+ finds balance between work and personal accounts, adds more admin powers

Google is bringing new Google+ admin tools for Google Apps and Enterprise accounts.<p>Today's change controls the way Google+ user profiles are shown …

RadioShack offering $50 discount for in-store Galaxy S5 pre-orders starting March 21

Specific carrier availability and exact street date not yet known<p>RadioShack is opening up in-store pre-orders for the Samsung Galaxy S5 tomorrow, …

Google knows the YouTube app has been crashing, and they’re working on a fix

Since updating some Google Now features, the YouTube application has been suffering some issues that are causing the app to crash on startup. It’s a …