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Google Is Putting $50 Million Toward Getting Girls to Code

Mindy Kaling and Chelsea Clinton want high school girls to embrace computer science.<p>The two women were on hand at a Google event in New York City on …

iOS 7 Adoption Hits 80% According to Apple's App Store

Apple today updated its iOS adoption numbers, as measured by usage of its App Store and presented on the support page for developers. iOS 7 has now hit the 80 percent mark while iOS 6 has slipped to 17 percent.<p>Apple first reported iOS numbers based on App Store usage on December 1, 2013, when 74 …

iOS

Under The Hood Of The All-Emoji Programming Language

“Emojinal is the next step after قلب,” says Nasser, referring to Alb, the first Arabic programming language, which he created in 2012. Nasser says …

Motorola Razr M hands-on

Hands on: Vizio Tegra 4 10-inch Android tablet

Apple to unveil significant Mac Pro update this month, report suggests

It’s been such a long time since Apple’s Mac Pro workstation received a refresh that you may have started to wonder if Tim Cook and his …

MacBook Pro

Wild wild west in outer space: NASA to lasso an asteroid, park it near the moon

Consider this one small step for technological cowboying, and one giant leap for WTF decision making. According to reports, NASA is working on a plan …

Space Exploration

Standby to prepare your wallets, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 8.0 goes on sale April 11

<i>Check out our review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 8.0 tablet.</i><p>If you’ve been waiting for the latest Galaxy Note tablet, the Note 8.0, to go on sale, …

Tablets

Can you buy Twitter legitimacy? A look inside the fake follower business

People really, really like getting new Twitter followers. Sometimes it’s just about stroking egos addled with some instant gratification social media …

Marketing

Apple patents proximity-based iOS to OS X file transfer technology

MacBook, iPhone, iPad: Apple’s trifecta of products. Out of those three, you’re probably more inclined to bring the iPhone and iPad everywhere with …

iOS

Go ahead, tell Facebook how you really feel

Emoticons and stickers have become popular part of the messaging and social media ecosystems, even showing up within Facebook’s Messenger. Now, …

Facebook

Vine adds trending hashtags; will they be annoying or useful?

As the wee animated video app baby of Twitter, Vine started out the gate with hashtags. After all, they’re one of Twitter’s proudest inventions, even …

Trends

Facebook is the new Twitter (at least, it wants to be)

Facebook has kept busy with plenty of launches lately, the announcement of Facebook Home chief among them. But it’s only the latest in a long line of …

Facebook

iPhone 5S: More talk of multiple colors with August launch possible

It’s not the first time we’ve heard that Apple will release the next iteration of the iPhone – likely to be called the 5S – in a range of colors, but …

South Korea

Surface: Microsoft deals with Wi-Fi issues (again) with latest firmware update

It seems Microsoft is continuing to wrestle with Wi-Fi issues affecting its Surface RT tablet, with the release Tuesday of another firmware update …

Wi-Fi

Leaked screenshots reveal Microsoft accounts will get two-step authentication

No matter how convoluted and ridiculous your passwords become, they will inevitably get hacked. Anyone who has fallen victim to security breaches …

Security

Best Windows 8 Apps

The Windows Store is a disaster. Most of the apps sold work poorly or are rip-offs that charge for features users normally can access for free but …

Apps

Zendock removes cord clutter, gives MacBook owners organized bliss

The irony of the MacBook Pro’s sharp, clean aluminum lines is that the instant you plug an external hard drive, wireless mouse dongle, extra monitor, …

Laptops

Big news, Samsung’s monster Galaxy Mega smartphones are official (Updated)

<i>Check out our review of the Samsung Galaxy Mega 6.3 smartphone.</i><p>Here’s some “big” news, in fact, one could say it’s mega news, as Samsung has made the …

Meet the man running the jailbreaking market Apple doesn’t want you to use

Do you own an iPhone? What about an iPad? If you do, one of the greatest things about one is all the potential it has that you may not even know …

iOS

Clear the coffee table: Apps take over the living room on TVs and tablets

Whether its a mobile app to remote control your TV, a Netflix app for watching movies, or a social TV app that helps you tell your friends what you …

Televisions

The Internet is rewiring your brain and you don’t even know it

In case you couldn’t tell, the Web and social media are changing us. Even though this might seem obvious, we don’t spend much time thinking about the …

The Brain

Best camera accessories for iPhone and Android

Smartphone camera accessories, in general, are in the throes of a turbulent adolescence. The selfie stick seems to be telling the story of a larger …

Could Intel’s next-gen ‘Bay Trail’ Atom processor save new Windows 8 tablets?

Among the many things that users and reviewers complain about with Windows RT and Windows 8 tablets is processing speed. With IDC laying part of the …

Microsoft

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Twitter acquires We Are Hunted, Twitter Music app could launch this weekend

Music discovery service We Are Hunted confirmed Thursday evening it had been acquired by Twitter and would be shuttering its site to work with the …

Social Media

Rumor: Windows Phone update to add extra column of Live Tiles on future big-screen devices

Rumors of the next version of Windows Phone 8 have appeared this week, and it could add support for two key features, 1080p screen resolutions and …

Windows Phone

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