Bill Monroe

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Google now lets you stream mobile apps from search results

User acquisition on mobile is difficult, and companies are chasing after any new method to get more customers to click that ‘Download’ button. According to a report from Re/code, Google has introduced a way for apps to stream their content directly on mobile through search results.<p>When a user …

Here's Apple's bizarre plan to protect your iPhone screen

Smashed iPhones are in pockets the world over and Apple knows it doesn't have the most durable handset on the market – but a new technology could …

5 Exciting Technologies NASA's Developing So We Can Make It To Mars And Back

If you can make it here, you'll make it anywhere<p>NASA really wants to go to Mars in the 2030s. Last week, the agency released a report about its progress and plans for the #JourneyToMars. Though the report is mostly filled with optimism and abstract goals, it does outline a few of the …

Peeple is the ‘Yelp for people’ app your mother warned you about

And it's already been valued at $7.6 million<p>Peeple is an app that lets users rate fellow human beings as if they were Amazon purchases. Its creators are calling it "Yelp for people," with the app letting anyone review anyone they know and assign them star ratings out of five. Reactions on social …

Google is reportedly building a Surface killer that runs on Android

Google's current Chromebook Pixel devices are laptops that run on its Chrome OS operating system, which is based on its Chrome browser.<p>The new tablet would essentially be a tablet version of Google's Pixel line of Chromebooks, and the company plans to call it the Pixel C, according to Android …

San Francisco

What to expect from Google's Nexus and Android event

What better way to close out the busy month of September than with a Google event? Nearly three weeks after Apple announced its latest smartphones, the iPhone 6s and 6s Plus, the search giant is preparing to do the same, with a keynote of its own tomorrow in San Francisco. But while the event will …

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Fairphone wants you to take apart your smartphone

Watching a Fairphone 2 being swiftly deconstructed and clipped back together in front of me was certainly engaging, but I do wonder whether it will entice anyone who doesn’t already take an interest in the technology they use. Perhaps the more attractive aspect of the device’s repairable nature is …

Samsung’s new Galaxy Gear watches are now open to third-party support

Accompanying the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy Gear 2, Gear Neo, and Gear Fit, Samsung has also hosted a “Developer Day” at Mobile World Congress for 500 app developers, to announce three new and updated SDKs for its range of wearable technology.<p>First up is a new SDK for the Galaxy …

Mobile Devices

Lenovo invests in cyber security start-up to end passwords | Financial Times

Nok Nok? Who’s there? Usually someone with a terribly easy to guess password, a cyber criminal’s dream. But perhaps not for long.<p>Lenovo, the Chinese …

Microsoft Is Going To Try And Save The Imploding PC Market With Another New Version Of Windows

That's because Paul Thurrott, an independent reporter who mostly covers Microsoft, published a report saying Microsoft is working on a new version of Windows that addresses problems people have with Windows 8. That new operating system will likely be called Windows 9 and ship in 2015. (For now, …

Operating Systems