Kevin Jackson

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Does brain-training make you smarter?

Think of brain-training as an awesome workout for your brain. Molly Wood visits Posit Science and Lumosity to see if these games can indeed improve her memory and increase her attention span.<p>Transcript<p>-The thinking behind Brain Training, get it, is that playing scientifically designed games over …

Unboxing the big-screen Ascend Mate

-Now, for today's Unboxing, you know how I love a big phone. -Yes. -This phone may attest to my love of big phone. -This is the big of the big phones. -You could see-- -It's the big phone's big brother. -You could see there's a hand. We have a phablet and a tablet to compare it to. -It's going to …

Twitter too complicated for newcomers, says CEO

Twitter Chief Executive Dick Costolo believes that the 7-year-old information network is still far too complex for the masses to grasp.<p>Wednesday, the CEO fielded questions from Kara Swisher at the D: All Things Digital conference in Rancho Palos Verdes, Calif. When asked what Twitter was missing, …

Download the official Windows 8 user guide

If you're new to Windows 8, there's finally a user guide available from Microsoft to help you learn the basics. The PDF document is named the Windows 8 End User Training Brochure. The 36-page user guide goes over basic Windows 8 topics like the Start Screen, touch-screen gestures, and navigating …

Gmail tackles inbox clutter with tabs

Google redesigns Gmail to help with e-mail organization, Dish puts Twitter feeds on your TV, and the keyboard-equipped BlackBerry Q10 finally gets a U.S. launch date.<p>Transcript<p>Google wants to better label your email. I'm Bridget Carey and this is your CNET Update. Google has redesigned Gmail both …

Could Apple port iMessage or iTunes to Android?

Although Apple has its own desktop operating system in Mac OS X and it has its own mobile operating system in iOS, the company has always been open to sometimes porting its applications to other platforms. The most notable of these are of course iTunes and Safari which are both available for …

Verizon’s Galaxy S3 gets a major update, brings Multi-Window and support and more

Samsung Galaxy S3 owners on Verizon’s network will be happy to hear that the last-generation flagship device is receiving a major update — Android 4.1.2!<p>The update comes with a pretty extensive changelog noting that it brings support for features like Multi-Window multitasking, Multi-Screen, S …

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The new Gmail is here!

It’s official: Gmail has been updated.<p>That update, rumored for quite some time, is now a reality. All the features previously noted, like tabs showing up in your inbox on mobile, and the left hand menu sliding out, are here. While the mobile version of Gmail has had a few iterations, this is the …

When it comes to mobile devices, how important is brand loyalty to you?

Just yesterday I wrote an opinion piece about whether or not LG deserves another chance at making a Nexus device. As you might expect, the opinions I received varied wildly. Some folks felt that it wouldn’t matter who built the Nexus, as long as it was provided an excellent Android experience. …