Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace the firmware, overclock
Learning to code is all the rage these days, but not in one place that matters a lot: U.S. schools. U.S. students already significantly lag their global counterparts where math and science skills are But
Outside Phoenix, Ariz., on Wednesday, a power company turned on one of the largest solar power plants of its kind in the world. But unlike other solar farms, this plant continues giving power to 70,000
Android phones have always had one big advantage over iPhones: expandable storage. Unfortunately, not all Android phones have a microSD expansion slot, which makes that advantage a lot tougher to leverage.
'Diablo' meets 'The Legend of Zelda' Since he was a kid, Alex Preston has been imagining an experience that would blend the best moments from Diablo and The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past into one
Some folks really like to take advantage of Android's customizability, as evidenced by the 48,763 (and counting) different home screens that people have uploaded to the MyColorscreen site. Now the company
Stanford University computer science post-doc Julian McAuley and assistant professor Jure Leskovec released a paper earlier this year outlining how our tastes change as we consume more products and gain
Does the lack of options in that resurrected Start button have you all worked up? You're not alone. In fact, WinAero has developed a solution that gets rid of the lackluster feature in Windows 8.1 with
Qualcomm is best known for its range of mobile processors, but did you know that the company is also working on its own display technologies as well? Known as Mirasol, Qualcomm’s new displays aim to rival
LAS VEGAS -- There are apps and settings to locate a lost or stolen smartphone, and to remotely wipe the contents, but those will only get you so far if your phone's actually been nabbed. On Tuesday, for
We’ve heard a lot of conflicting rumors about the X Phone. It’s going to be customizable. It’s actually not very powerful. It shoots rainbows and comes in 20 colors. Eh, it’s enough to give you a headache
New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman has called on Apple, Google, Microsoft, Samsung, and Motorola Mobility to work with his office toward curbing smartphone thefts. In a letter to each, Schneiderman
Technology research firm Gartner has released its report on world smartphone sales for the first quarter of 2013. The report puts both Android and Samsung as leaders in their respective markets, with accounting
A lot of folks these days have transferred to some sort of music streaming service like Pandora, Spotify, Google Play Music, or Apple Music. However, there are those of us left that hang on to our collection
It’s the moment that us Google addicts have been (im)patiently waiting for, Google I/O 2013 starts tomorrow! From Google Glass to Google TV, and everything in-between, there’s a lot going down at I/O year.