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The 10 Best Carbohydrate Sources For Runners

1. Bananas<p>Because they are easy to eat and digest and are loaded with fast-acting carbohydrates (one large banana provides 31 grams of carbs), …

Klout may have found $100M exit courtesy of Lithium Technologies

Perhaps embattled social scoring platform Klout no longer needs to secure that comeback CEO Joe Fernandez wanted. According to report from Recode, …

Aaron Hernandez Murder Case Points to 2012 Double Homicide as Possible Motive

Investigators working on the murder case against Aaron Hernandez are focusing on whether the victim was killed because he might have had information …

NVIDIA Forced To Delay SHIELD Launch Due To '3rd Party Mechanical Issue'

<i>On the eve of its planned release date, NVIDIA has apologetically announced that their SHIELD console will be delayed into July.</i><p>Imagine if Microsoft had discovered and addressed the sub-par heat sinks which caused a deluge of “RROD” errors in their Xbox 360 console just days before it launched. A …

Google Trying To Reclaim The Android Narrative With Google Play Galaxy S4 Edition

Now available in the Google Play store are special editions of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One which running Google’s user interface instead of Samsung’s TouchWiz or HTC’s SenseUI. What is Google up to with these ‘stock’ editions of two of the leading smartphones?<p>Let’s be clear, these handsets …

Sony to extend SmartWatch line with a variety of models, price ranges?

Sony is apparently planning to extend the SmartWatch family with more models and is already looking for suppliers in Taiwan for the product, says Digitimes.<p>Whenever we cite Digitimes, we have to offer this caveat – the Taiwanese publication got a lot of things right over the years, but they messed …

Wearable Tech

S4 and HTC One Google Editions out now, but may face update wait

Versions of the Samsung Galaxy S4 and HTC One running a stock version of Android are now on sale -- but it seems that both phones will have to wait a …

Foxconn demos iPhone-friendly smartwatch with health sensors

Foxconn isn't waiting around for rumors of an Apple smartwatch to come true -- it's building a timepiece of its own. The company has just shown iPhone-compatible wristwear that previews Facebook messages and phone calls while tracking the owner's breathing and heart rate. Upgrades are also coming …

Candy Crush Saga? There are official socks for that...

Here's a thought: how would Steve Jobs have responded if you'd walked up to the late Apple chief executive in 2008, when the App Store launched, and …

Rumor: Qualcomm ZOLA smartwatch to launch in September

A Twitter account known for the mobile-related leaks it presents on a frequent basis says that Qualcomm will have its own smartwatch in stores later this year, called the ZOLA.<p>However, other details aren’t available about the device at this time. Here’s what @evleaks tweeted about it:<p>We shouldn’t …

Mobile

Personal Assistant App Donna Goes Live, With Better Battery Performance And Instant Uber Requests

Personal assistant app Donna is ready to help simplify users’ lives, and is being launched on the Apple App Store today to do just that. With the general release also comes a few new features, like instantly hailing an Uber or sending email notifications to people you’re meeting to tell them that …

Apple supplier Foxconn cooks up its own smartwatch

One of Apple's key suppliers has beaten the company to the punch with its own smartwatch.<p>At its shareholders meeting on Wednesday, Foxconn, aka Hon Hai, demoed a smartwatch that can wirelessly connect to an iPhone to display incoming phone calls and Facebook posts, Want China Times has reported. …

Google Glass: UK public test the eyewear - video

Members of the UK public try out augmented eyewear Google Glass prior to its sale in early 2014. Google's new technological project allows users to …

Tech News & Analysis - Wall Street Journal

Dow Jones, a News Corp company<p>News Corp is a network of leading companies in the worlds of diversified media, news, education, and information …

Google Play Edition: exactly what we asked for, but maybe not what we wanted

The Nexus 4: maybe not your cup of tea, but a stellar device. Nexus devices are built with the aim of setting a hardware standard for the next year of Android, and raising the bar a bit for all manufacturers. We may look back at each Nexus with a laundry list of pros and cons, but those devices are …

WSJ: Google To Push Android Further By Making A Games Console, Smart Watch, Media-Streamer & Low Cost Smartphones Itself

Google is working on building multiple new devices to keep pushing its globally dominant Android OS beyond smartphones and tablets. It’s building its own games console and a smart watch that would connect with a smartphone via Bluetooth, according to a report in the Wall Street Journal which cites …

The hybrid might be Microsoft’s niche, but it’s still not the future

During the Build 2013 conference keynote, Microsoft (s msft) CEO Steve Ballmer didn’t pull any punches on “traditional” tablets:<p>How many of us have …

With new Android gaming console, Google goes to war on Nintendo, Sony, Microsoft and Apple

It looks like Google is working on a video game console based on Android, the same operating system that already runs a majority of the world’s smartphones, as well as a zillion other devices.<p>A proof of concept already exists in the Ouya, a $99 Android-powered video game console with a lot of …

Gaming

Xbox One and Windows 8 could share apps, Microsoft hints

Microsoft has highlighted the similarities between the next-generation Xbox One games console and Windows 8.

Android 4.3 coming in July, spied on Galaxy S4 Google Edition

The next major update to Google's mobile operating system is coming soon, it appears, after screenshots of Android 4.3 running on a Samsung Galaxy S4 …

The Next $100 Billion Technology Market?

Just as we are getting our arms around terms like B2B and BYOD, the latest technology acronym emerges — M2M. And this one is big and getting bigger fast. For many of us, M2M (machine-to-machine) is a new concept, but you might be surprised to learn that it is already a $24B market and predicted to …

The Technology That Could Put Apple Back On Top

Apple is in need of a boost for the iPhone. With an update expected in the Fall, most of the attention has focused on the new iOS 7 operating system. No doubt iOS 7 will spur innovation, but people need to see a better phone. The iconic Apple device has slipped behind rivals like Samsung and HTC, …

Huawei wants to make a Google Play Edition Ascend P6

Google Play Edition handsets are definitely the hop topic right now, and it appears that Huawei is the next company looking to join the ranks of Samsung and HTC in the GPE handset club.<p>Speaking with <i>Pocket-Lint</i> earlier today, Kevin Ho, president of the handset product division at Huawei, stated that …

“Galaxy Memo” renders surface. Real or not?

It must be a good day for the folks over at <i>Sam Mobile</i>, who just made available a fully functional version of the yet to be announced Android 4.3 Jelly Bean for the Galaxy S4. Here’s another alleged leak that supposedly landed in their inbox.<p>The two renders you can see below are supposed to …

Google Reportedly Working on an Android Gaming System

Ouya's $99 gaming system might not be the only Android console for your TV soon. Google is working on its own gaming add-on for your TV, according to …

Facebook's Rapid Android App Schedule Makes Up For Facebook Home's Limp Adoption

Facebook has opened up a beta program for the Android client app. Users will have access to test builds of the app and asked to provide comments and feedback before the code is added to the stable release version. More importantly for the app’s development, Facebook are moving to a four-weekly …

BlueStacks announces the GamePop Mini, a free Android game console

The Android “micro-console” market might be new, but it’s already starting to get crowded. Not only do we have the Ouya, there are also plenty of upcoming devices like the Gamestick, MadCatz M.O.J.O and even possibly a Google console.<p>Then there’s the Bluestacks GamePop, an Android game console with …

Google And Apple May Bring Us A Console War We Didn't See Coming

Last night, the Wall Street Journal brought us news that Google has now set its sights on making its own Android-based video game console. The kicker? This is supposed to be in response to Apple doing the very same thing.<p>Google and Apple video game consoles? Are the Xbox One and PS4 dead already? …

Rumor: Galaxy Note 3 to feature 5.9-inch Super AMOLED flexible display

A South Korean report says that the next-gen Galaxy Note handset would pack a 5.99-inch Super AMOLED flexible display, contradicting various existing rumors regarding the upcoming Galaxy Note 3.<p>Just recently, we heard that the handset may feature a 5.7-inch display instead of the 5.99-inch panel …