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First ultra HD video of Mount Everest and the Himalayas made my jaw drop

Wow. What a stunner. This breathtaking video was shot from above 20,000 feet and captures the Himalayas in such clear detail that I actually gasped …

The moon is roughly 250,000 miles from Earth. Escape velocity from Earth orbit is roughly 25,000 miles per hour. How is it that a trip from Earth orbit to Lunar orbit takes, not ~ 10 hours, but about 3 days?

A spacecraft enroute from Earth to the Moon does not travel at a constant velocity. Nor does it travel in a straight line. Nor does it have to …

Earth Science

Janicki Omniprocessor

Bill Gates

WebOS Is Back and On Your Wrist

CES 2015

Watch CNET's CES 2015: Press Day on Livestream.com. Today is Press Day here at CES 2015. That means CNET will be bringing you the latest news from …

HTC One M9 "Hima" Pops Up On AnTuTu Benchmark

The HTC One M8 is one of the best smartphones of the year, if not the best. HTC’s sales aren’t going all that well and the company had to cut costs …

My Journey to Lollipop Transitions: part 1

<i>What you’ll see below isn’t a tutorial, but a journey of what I’ve tried and experienced. If you can learn one thing or two after watching me</i> …

Best Places to Work

Employees have spoken! Here are the Best Places to Work in 2018, according to employees. Did your company make the list?

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Work at Motorola Mobility

Motorola

PS4 Exclusive DriveClub Finally Appears to Be on Track

DriveClub has spent a dizzying two months caught in a tailspin, but the PlayStation 4 exclusive racer <i>finally</i> appears to be back on track. After …

Apple releases iOS 8.1.2

Apple has released a new iOS 8 to the public, this time iOS 8.1.2. The update is available for download over the air on your device or through …

Google Root Access: How to overcome customer objections when selling tech, with startup Guesswork

Startups

Why Mozilla is scared of Google

In tech, little things can have big consequences — in this case, a tiny search bar. Last night, Firefox made a surprising announcement: after 10 years with Google as its default search engine, it would be handing the tiny search bar over to Yahoo. On the face of it, it's a strange move. If you're …

The Defective Tech That Killed the iPhone's Sapphire Screens

The saga of Apple's disappearing sapphire screens seems to have finally offered some concrete answers. According to a recent article by the Wall …

Wall Street Journal

Here's what HTC Sense looks like with Android 5.0 Lollipop

A few screenshots have leaked of an unreleased version of HTC Sense running on Android 5.0 Lollipop. What's particularly noteworthy here is the …

Here are all the ways to interact with the Apple Watch

This is too many ways<p>Apple released its WatchKit SDK today, giving us our first glimpse at how developers will build apps for its forthcoming smartwatch. If there's one main takeaway, it's that using the Apple Watch requires you to understand a huge library of new interactions. A (non-exhaustive!) …

16 Things You Can Do In Android Lollipop That You Couldn't Do In KitKat

After what feels like a long time since we saw the L Preview first appear, Google is now rolling out the final version of Android 5.0 Lollipop to its …

Johannis Wins Romania Presidency in Double-Digit Comeback

Romanian Liberal Party leader and ethnic German mayor Klaus Johannis erased a 10-percentage point deficit to unexpectedly beat Prime Minister Victor …

Microsoft bundles all of its best subscription services into a $199 deal

Perfect if you live in a Microsoft world<p>Vox Media has affiliate partnerships. These do not influence editorial content, though Vox Media may earn commissions for products purchased via affiliate links. For more information, see our ethics policy.<p>Microsoft is bundling all of its key consumer …

Microsoft

Raspberry Pi's new computer is somehow even smaller and cheaper

Everyone's favorite minicomputer has just gotten even smaller. The Raspberry Pi Foundation is today introducing the Model A+, a revamped version of its low-end Model A board priced at just $20 (£20 in the UK). While the processor and RAM -- a Broadcom BCM2835 SoC and 256MB, to be specific -- remain …

Kevin Delaney Makes a Cloud

Introducing a New Guide, “The Secrets to App Success on Google Play”

article<p>en_US<p>https://android-developers.googleblog.com/2014/11/introducing-new-guide-secrets-to-app.html<p>Android Developers …

Mark Zuckerberg finally explains why he forced you to download the standalone Messenger app

In a live Q&A session today, Mark Zuckerberg finally told us why Facebook moved messaging out of its main app and into a separate, standalone app you have to download. His answer:<p>I'm grateful for hard questions. It keeps us honest. We need to be able to explain clearly why what we're thinking is …

FORM SF 2014: Fireside Chat (Full Video)

Playlist

The best smartwatch you can buy - This Is My Next

Smartwatches

Named and shamed: worst battery sapping apps and bloatware

Did someone say poor battery life and resource hogging bloatware? These are all too familiar complaints in the world of Android, so you might be interested in this little collection of the biggest culprits.<p>Anti-virus provider AVG has collected data from a variety of anonymous users, who all agreed …

Apps

SPAN

menu<p>Google Design<p>Explore our annual conference on design and technology with this collection of articles, guides, and …

Google Nexus 9 Review

Google Nexus