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ES-File explorer pro just got better with cloud auto sync, update on play sto...

ES-File explorer pro just got better with cloud auto sync, update on play store <p>Once updated all you do is long press any folder, tick it then tap …

A new Google feature will let you Log in to your Google account on the PC usi...

A new Google feature will let you Log in to your Google account on the PC using your phone, no password needed<p>You enter email and get alerted on …

The 11 best smartphones you should seriously consider buying this holiday season

But you don't want to buy just any smartphone that's on sale — you want the best one for your price range. We have assembled a list of the 11 phones you should be on the lookout for (along with a few alternates).<p>From giant powerhouses to beautiful budget options, these are the best smartphones of …

Early rumors on what’s coming in the next major Android release

The vast majority of Android users don’t have Android 6.0 Marshmallow yet, but it’s still not to early to think about what new features Google will …

New Range of High End AOC Monitors To Be Unveiled At CES 2016

AOC has announced this week that it is preparing to unveil a new range of three Frontline AOC monitors that will officially launch next month during …

Gadgets – Page 22 – TechCrunch

Oct 25, 2017 Devin Coldewey<p>The RoboBee, a thimble-sized flying robot platform from Harvard's Wyss Institute, has been gaining improvements for years. The latest trick of this diminutive robo-creature is to dive into the water,<p>Oct 25, 2017 Brian Heater<p>Microsoft’s Kinect had a rapid ascent and slow, …

Why smartwatches really will be the gadget of 2016

By Gary Marshall<p>Smartwatches have been around for years - Seiko was making watches with external keyboards back in 1983 - but the difference between …

The 7 scariest gadgets the NSA uses to spy on cellphones

Yesterday, <i>The</i> <i>Intercept</i> published an extensive catalog detailing the innumerable gadgets and technologies used by the military, law enforcement …

Rita Ora sues Jay-Z's Roc Nation, because she 'no longer has a relationship with anyone' at the label

British singer Rita Ora, a onetime protegee of rap mogul Jay Z, filed a lawsuit Thursday seeking to leave his company, charging that his interests have wandered elsewhere.<p>The Albanian-born artist remains popular in Britain, where she was a judge on the latest season of "The X Factor" music …

This week in patents: A stylus that erases, a unicycle to rival the Batmobile and more

Ford has patented a car that can separate into a motorcycle just like Batmobile in the blockbuster movie ‘The Dark Knight’. The patent shows a self-propelled motorcycle that can be engaged to or disengaged from the suspension system of the car.<p>Any wheel of the car may double as the wheel of the …

A major security flaw is letting hackers attack companies just by sending an email

Ars Technica reports that the vulnerability was unearthed by members of Google's Project Zero security research team. Google privately reported it to FireEye so it could fix the issue before the details were made public.<p>FireEye's products are essentially special computer hardware dedicated to …

Security drone chases trespassers all on its own

After a long wait, Secom's security drone is ready for service... and it has a clever trick up its sleeve. The robot will not only capture photos of cars and people that wander on to forbidden grounds, but automatically chase them to get their faces and license plates on camera. While it won't be …

Huawei Honor Expected to Enter the US Market

Huawei is not a new name when it comes to smartphones. They are quite popular in several markets across the globe, and have some decent handsets in …

Get $20 in Google Play credit when you buy a Chromecast

Are you looking to buy a Chromecast? You might want to wait until tomorrow, December 13, when Google is starting a promotion in which Chromecast purchasers will get $20 of Google Play Store credit to enjoy some content with the brand new dongle.<p>Considering the Chromecast is only $35, this offer …

​Microsoft extends olive branch after OneDrive cloud storage storm

Microsoft has back-pedalled on cuts it made to OneDrive cloud storage limits last month, giving back some of the data allowances it was set to take away and apologising for putting the blame on users for excessive use.<p>Customers will still need to opt-in to keep their bonus storage, though, and the …

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Chinese researchers create mind-controlled car

Researcher Zhang Zhao wearing a brain signal-reading equipment poses with a car which can be controlled with his brain wave, during a demonstration at Nankai University in Tianjin, China, November 17, 2015. REUTERS/Kim Kyung<p>If you ever needed any evidence that we’re living in the future, here you …

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Google to route users to Accelerated Mobile Pages in February

Google announced today that it will begin routing traffic to Accelerated Mobile Pages (AMP) by late February 2016.<p>The company previously revealed plans to do so at some point next year, but hadn’t specified when that might be. The AMP project aims to deliver fast-loading content from numerous …

Apple iOS 9.2 Release Admits To High Profile Problems

Apple has done something pretty great since the release of iOS 9: been upfront about things. After its near silence to bugs found in iOS 8, it has gone on record on multiple occasions in three months since the release of iOS 9 to front up to problems both big and small. And this has continued …

16 Hidden Chrome Settings Worth Tweaking

The chrome://flags page is a strange and wonderful trove of hidden settings for Google’s browser. It lets you peek under the hood of the application …

Google's quantum computer is 100 million times faster than your PC

Initial tests found that Google and Nasa's quantum computing system was unable to outperform regular computers. But now Google has announced that its …

Nexus 6 retired from the Google Play Store

It is a new era for Google. One in which users don’t have to opt for a supersized smartphone just to get the Nexus experience. The Nexus 6P and Nexus 5X have come to complete the equation with a couple form factors, varied prices and different levels of performance. The time for the Nexus 6 to die …

9 iPhone accessories you may not need but probably still want

<i>The Insider Picks team writes about stuff we think you'll like. Business Insider has affiliate partnerships so we may get a share of the revenue from your purchase.</i><p>As smartphones have become more ubiquitous, the number of things they can actually do has expanded. There's a whole industry devoted to …

Mozilla launches Focus by Firefox, a content blocker for iOS 9

The free app is made possible thanks to iOS 9’s content-blocking feature, which requires some setup. As with any mobile content blocker, after you download Focus, you’ll have to activate Focus’ content-blocking features within your system-wide iOS settings (launching the app will provide a guide to …

How Grammy-winning rapper Kendrick Lamar went from homeless to top of the hip-hop game

He quit drinking and smoking weed when he was around 16 or 17 and focused on his rap career, something he'd been interested in since watching Dr. Dre and Tupac Shakur film the music video for "California Love."<p>He has since released a number of mixtapes and albums, but it was "good kid, m.A.A.d …

50 Cent Blasts Def Jam Regarding Jeremih's "Late Nights: The Album" Release

50 Cent took to Instagram yesterday (December 5) to decry Def Jam‘s treatment of Jeremih with the release of his third LP, <i>Late Nights: The Album</i>, …

A Google director explains how your smartphone will look in 5 years

Business Insider posed this question to Aparna Chennapragada, a Google director, at the Web Summit tech conference in Ireland last month.<p>She described a future in which technology does "a lot more of the heavy lifting," apps are de-siloed, and the information that users want proactively comes to …

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9 ways to get the most out of Google Maps

It can also find you the cheapest gas on your route, let you share your location with others, and even direct you to the nearest bathroom in an airport.<p>Here are nine things you need to know if you use Google Maps.<p>And to get the most out of the app, make sure you have the latest version of it and …