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Make Outdoor Movie Night Better With This Tiny Tech Treasure

Looking to spend some extra time outside? How about an outdoor movie night? Thanks to Sony’s new portable projector, you can feature your fave flicks just about anywhere! With built-in speakers, wireless capabilities, and a lightweight, portable design, this product makes it *so* easy to bring …

Truckmaker Volvo beats earnings forecast, sees U.S. market weaken | Reuters

STOCKHOLM (Reuters) - Swedish truckmaker Volvo (VOLVb.ST) reported better than expected second-quarter earnings on Tuesday as cost cuts and rising European sales helped fortify it against slumping U.S. demand for commercial vehicles.<p>The logo of Volvo is seen on the front grill of a Volvo truck in a …

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Engineer Reimagines Solar Energy With Stick-On Panels

In Xiaolin Zheng's version of the future, installing solar panels could be as simple as applying a sticker.<p><i>Editor's Note: Xiaolin Zheng is one of National Geographic's 2014 Emerging Explorers, part of a program that honors tomorrow's visionaries—those making discoveries, making a difference, and</i> …

Apple Earns a Shout-Out From Bono for AIDS Contributions

Apple has contributed more than $65 million to the fight against AIDS in Africa. This according to U2 singer and (RED) charity head Bono, who said …

Prior head of Android Andy Rubin was stubborn, says Samsung exec

While Samsung and Google obviously have a professional relationship, there is always some tension that can occur when two companies work together as often as they do. As most of you know, Google recently did some re-organisation of its executives by moving Andy Rubin, Senior Vice President in …

Apple's broken promise: why doesn't iCloud 'just work'?

Frustrations mount as developers deal with Apple's inability to manage another cloud service<p>iCloud, perhaps more than any Apple software product, is meant to "just work." When Apple introduced iCloud, it made clear its hopes to eradicate settings menus and file systems in favor of automation. Steve …

T-Mobile's iPhone 5 Reviews: LTE Speeds Are Impressive, HD Voice Difference Notable

T-Mobile announced that it will carry the iPhone 5 this morning at its "Uncarrier" event in New York City, alongside new pricing plans. Though the iPhone 5 is not a new device, several media outlets went hands-on with the device after the event to test out the phone's speeds, pricing, and feature …

IDC: Smart connected devices surpassed 1 billion device shipments in 2012

According the the IDC, smart connected devices surpassed 1 billion shipments in 2012, with around 1.2 billion devices being shipped worldwide. Smart …

Shanghai Firm Says 'Siri' Tech Belongs To Them

Apple (AAPL) faces another patent dispute in China, this time from Shanghai Zhi Zhen Internet Technology Co.<p>In this one, Zhi Zhen claims they created Siri and Apple use of it infringes on their patent rights, the <i>Shanghai Daily</i> reported on Wednesday. They’re dragging Apple into a Shanghai …

T-Mobile's iPhone 5 is AT&T's iPhone 5, But It's Not

T-Mobile’s new iPhone 5 – which is launching on the “uncarrier’s” network on April 12th – is the same model of the iPhone 5 that AT&T customers currently enjoy, except that it will be newer and feature AWS (or Advanced Wireless Services), a newer set of frequencies that T-Mobile is using for its …

Yahoo sale makes UK schoolboy millionaire

A British schoolboy's hobby has turned him into one of the youngest self-made multi-millionaires in the world.<p>Yahoo! announced on Monday that Nick D'Aloisio, 17, had sold his news-condensing mobile app Summly to the US tech giant for an undisclosed sum, reported to be £20m ($30m).<p><b>"It was</b> …

Digitimes says Apple is working on a 4K TV for either later this year or early next year

According to <i>Digitimes</i>, Apple is planning on launching a TV set either later this year or in early 2014. The site, which has a mixed track record, says that the display is of 4K resolution. Specifically, the report calls for a 3840 x 2160 panel in the TV. While the site says Apple could be working …