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Google gets into the robot game, with former Android chief Rubin leading the effort

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>What’s the hidden link between SCHAFT, a Japanese maker of muscular robots, Holomni, a Mountain View, Calif.-based smart wheel …

DisplayMate tablet shootout puts Retina iPad Mini in last place, with ‘out-dated technology’

DisplayMate, a company specializing in scientific display testing and calibration, gave the Retina iPad Mini third place in detailed lab tests of three leading 7-inch tablets, criticising Apple for “really bad planning” for what it considers to be out-dated display technology.<p>And finally… the iPad …

Android Not Far Beyond iOS in Quality Educational Applications

Think Android tablets and phones lack quality educational apps? Think again.<p>appoLearning, which curates the best educational apps for iOS and Android devices, conducted the first head-to-head comparison of top apps for educational categories for the iPad, iPhone, Android tablet and Android …

Antojitos mexicanos, una fuente energética

Estudiantes y académica del Departamento de Ingeniería Química, Alimentos y Ambiental de la Universidad de las Américas Puebla publicaron el artículo …

Kindle Fire HDX laps iPad Air's Retina display

iPad loyalists and fans of its Retina display might be surprised by the results of a recent display shootout by an industry expert. Is Apple resting …

Apple font “beautiful as typeface, totally sucks as an interface” — insights from a famous designer

Advertisement<p>18 Comments<p>Credit: (c) Pinar Ozger<p>Erik Spiekermann, who has crafted dozens of version of the alphabet for companies and cities, believes …

Has iTunes Radio Killed Pandora Yet? Quite The Opposite

When Apple announced iTunes Radio at WWDC this June, it looked like a lot of subscription radio services would take a massive hit. But for Pandora, things couldn’t be better. Since Apple’s new service made its debut alongside iOS 7 back in September, listening has increased by 9 percent.<p>Pandora is …

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iPad Air vs. Kindle Fire HDX: Which is the best tablet? | ZDNet

Decisions, decisions …<p>Given their popularity, I expect that tablets will be found underneath a lot of Christmas trees this year, and what a good time …

Android under attack: rivals unleash nuclear patent hell against Samsung, Google

Advertisement<p>60 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / Sergej Khakimullin<p>The mobile patent wars appeared to hit an apex in 2012 when Apple and Samsung …

Samsung’s growth rate more than 100x Apple’s as tablet sales up almost 40%

Global tablet sales grew 37 percent to 47.6 million units in the third quarter. But the big story is that Apple grew only .6 percent, year over year, while Samsung more than doubled its Q3 unit sales from 4.3 million in 2012 to 9.7 million in 2013, for a 123% growth rate.<p>And that assorted other …

Why Social Media Networks Continue to Grow in Mexico

Posted by<p>on<p>How social media sites are used tends to vary from one country to another. Each country has a culture all of its own and sometimes …

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MacBook users seeing 'Service Battery' message after Mavericks upgrade

A number of MacBook owners are receiving battery warnings and reduced run times after upgrading to OS X Mavericks.<p>If you've noticed odd behavior from …

Is Apple busting your iPhone?

The New York Times' Catherine Rampell asked if Apple is trying to bust your iPhone to get you to upgrade. While it may benefit Apple – and every …

Samsung latest to embrace the second screen and take on Airplay

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Samsung believes that one of the best remotes may already be in your pocket: The company announced its new multiscreen SDK at …

Concerns rise on OS X Mavericks' Gmail compatibility

Mac owners updating to the latest version of OS X report problems with Gmail accounts, including duplicated files, missing messages, and missing …

A Look Into Facebook's Potential To Recognize Anybody's Face

Revelations about NSA spying have left people wondering about the privacy of their digital data. But what about the privacy of their faces?<p>The movies make facial recognition look easy: In the 1998 film <i>Enemy of the State</i>, a team of NSA agents simply freeze a surveillance tape, tap some keys and …

The 'Cheap' iPhone Isn't Selling Because It Doesn't Make Anyone Jealous

You can't use the iPhone 5C to make your friends feel bad about themselves, and that's creating a problem for Apple.<p>Unveiled in September, the 5C is Apple's "cheap" iPhone -- essentially the same as the iPhone 5 launched in 2012 but with a colorful plastic shell. The 5C costs $549 (or $99 with a …

Google Glass project tackles poverty, other real world problems

Image from charity: water taken with Glass<p>It has flown over San Francisco, adorned the faces of runway models and most recently taken a road trip across the US. Now Google's already iconic wearable computer is taking a more altruistic journey with five non-profit organizations. Starting today, a …

Apple is either terrible at designing charts or thinks you won’t notice the difference

Another Apple event, another Apple charting failure.<p>Just like when the new iPhones were announced last month, Apple CEO Tim Cook showed his audience a dubious chart of the history of the soon-to-be-released new product—in today’s case, the iPad. Though this chart had a y-axis labeling the number of …

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8 mobile OS features you saw on Android first

Android has always been about living on the cutting edge. While other mobile operating systems were just learning how to record HD videos, Android …

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Why You're Still Going To Buy Apple's Ho-Hum iPad Upgrade - ReadWrite

Let’s get this straight: No matter what Apple announces Tuesday, if you’ve bought Apple devices before, you’re going to buy this one, too.<p>That choir …

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Infographic: 41 Million Americans Are Digital Natives

In the past decade, the internet has changed the world we're living in. And while some may have problems adopting to the new realities, others grew …

Infographics

Apple’s claims about the security of its iMessage service might not be totally true

Remember when Apple said it couldn’t read your iMessages? It turns out that isn’t necessarily true.<p>Apple, it appears, <i>could potentially</i> read texts sent via its iMessaging service, according to a presentation given by security researchers at Quarkslab on Thursday (Oct. 17) titled “How Apple Can Read …

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Apple can read your iMessages, security firm says

French security firm says communication sent over Apple's iMessage can be decrypted, despite what the company said earlier this year.<p>In June, Apple said that communication over iMessage is protected by "end-to-end encryption," and so secure that even the company itself "cannot decrypt that data." …

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A Radical Way of Unleashing a Generation of Geniuses

Author: Joshua Davis. Joshua Davis Business<p>Date of Publication: 10.15.13.<p>Time of Publication: 6:30 am. 6:30 am<p>You can read a version of this story in …

When iOS 7 Attacks: Help For iPhone 4 And 4S Owners

According to users Web-wide, iOS 7 seems to have made legacy Apple smartphones a bit dumber. Reportscontinue to pourin describing crashes, slowness and erratic behavior overtaking iPhone 4s and 4Ses that have upgraded to the newest version of iOS.<p>Unfortunately for these users, there’s no going …

iPhone 5S Touch ID Likely On iPad 5 Even Though Performance Is Erratic

Am I the only one disappointed by Touch ID on the new iPhone 5S? Apparently not. My own experience has been that it worked great the first day after I got the phone and almost not at all since. So I feel a little like I’ve been duped into actually using a passcode (which I never did before) so that …