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Everything Google announced at Google I/O 2014 in one handy list

For those who didn’t get the chance to tune in to Google I/O 2014 today, here’s a quick recap of everything the company announced.<p>Google began the announcement the same way it does every year – by talking about Android’s growth over the past year. Senior Vice President at Google Sundar Pichai said …

The three faces of Android Wear, compared

Google made much ado about the debut of Android Wear at its I/O conference keynote, and few would doubt that this is a potentially sea-changing move in the wearable space. However, the company didn't do much to address the differences between the first smartwatches using its brand-new platform. How …

Apple slashes iPod touch prices, launches new 16GB model (updated)

<i>Update July 1: Apple is now launching the device internationally.</i> <i>Update 8:30 a.m. ET: Apple officially launched the new 16GB device and cut prices across the entire line, confirming earlier rumors. Details here.</i><p>Rumor has it that Apple will launch a new iPod touch model next week — a 16GB $200 …

Google's insane all-seeing Project Tango tablet is coming to consumers next year

The day after Google gave its developers a vision for the immediate future, Regina Dugan and the ATAP team — "a small band of pirates trying to do cool shit," as she calls them — have taken the stage to talk about a few slightly more ambitious things. One is Project Tango, the tablets and …

Apple, Google, Samsung to take on diabetes with wearables -- report

Apple, Google, and Samsung are exploring sensors for wearable devices that could measure glucose levels for diabetics, according to a Reuters report that cites people with knowledge of the companies' plans<p>The sensors would be non-invasive -- something that would appeal to people who must currently …

More Durable Touch ID Sensors for iPhone 6, iPad Air, and iPad Mini Coming From TSMC

A report from <i>China Times</i> (via <i>GforGames</i>) claims Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company is expanding its 8-inch chip plant in order to produce Touch ID sensors for the iPad Air 2 and iPad mini 3. TSMC is planning to produce 120 million Touch ID units in 2014, a 233 percent year over year increase …

Apple’s assemblers prepare for iPhone 6 with huge hiring spree

Foxconn and Pegatron — the two leading manufacturers set to produce the iPhone 6 — have been on a massive hiring spree as of late.<p>According to Taiwan’s <i>Economic Daily News,</i> Foxconn will recruit in excess of 100,000 new workers in mainland China to help assemble Apple’s much-anticipated next …

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