Jesper Engen Andreassen

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27 of the Best Chrome Extensions You Should Check out Today

We love the Web. Seriously, we do. But sometimes, achieving what you want is a little harder and takes a little longer than you’d really want. It’s for that reason that we’ve put together a list of 27 of the best Chrome extensions you can find around.<p>We’ve broken them down into groups of a few per …

Xbox One rumors abound: March update, white console, and more

The Xbox One rumor mill is on overdrive. Word has it that the console could come in white, might get an update in March, will arrive in more markets, and could soon be available without a Blu-ray drive.<p>These speculations come via a report from The Verge, which has been checking out online forums …

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Evernote for iPhone and iPad updated to offer a more customizable experience

Evernote for iOS has been updated to make the note-taking app easier and faster to use, as well as more customizable, the company said in a blog post today.<p>Among the new features are redesigned New Note buttons that are larger and sit more prominently at the top of the screen, and the choice of …

Sonnet Echo 15 Docking Stations Delayed for Thunderbolt 2 Upgrade

In an email to customers, hardware upgrade company Sonnet has announced yet another shipment delay for its Echo 15 and Echo 15 Pro+ Thunderbolt docking stations. Unveiled in April 2013, the hardware is still in the pre-order stage. The latest delay is the result of a company decision to upgrade the …

Moto G review: The best budget phone money can buy

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>The future of Motorola is about to enter a new era, but after carrying the Moto G for the last week or so, …

Nintendo confirms smartphone apps while restating commitment to game consoles

Nintendo has reiterated its commitment to its strategy of keeping its games exclusive to its own consoles, while acknowledging plans to utilize smartphones and tablets in ways that drive new users to Nintendo hardware. At an investor briefing today, CEO and president Satoru Iwata said that Nintendo …

SwiftKey gets its predictive keyboard onto iOS, with a little help from Evernote

The popular Android keyboard arrives on iPhone and iPad<p>Three and a half years after launching on Android, SwiftKey's popular predictive-software keyboard has finally come to iOS. iPhone and iPad users can now get personalized, predictive typing from the company, though there's a catch, and it's a …

Can This Children’s Book Help Make The Internet A Better Place?

With Hello Ruby, Linda Liukas is trying to inspire a new generation of young women armed with the technological knowledge to build awesome new tools.<p>Like many people with grand ideas, Linda Liukas talks fast. It’s as if her bubbling inspiration and enthusiasm is searching for an escape hatch. And …

Now The Rich Can 3D Print Their Own Cup Holders For The Tesla Model S

As you whiz down the highway from LA to Las Vegas in your Tesla Model S, your Bluetooth humming, your Google Glass flashing messages from VCs trying to get into your next round, wouldn’t it be nice to be able to reach down and grab a refreshing cup of ice-cold Kombucha? Well now you can 3D print …

Samsung Agrees To Stop Copying Core Google Apps On Android Devices

Google and Samsung have reportedly come to an agreement to clean up Android.<p>There’s been a growing schism between the two companies in the last year, one that threatened to put their lucrative partnership in jeopardy. Samsung is far and away the largest maker of Android smartphones and tablets on …

Does Facebook still have a teen problem?

SAN FRANCISCO (MarketWatch) — Facebook rattled nerves on Wall Street in October when the company pointed to signs of eroding teen interest in the …

White Xbox One and an all-digital, less expensive console reportedly coming fall 2014

Microsoft's white, employee-only Xbox One could become a little less exclusive. The snow-colored console is rumored to appear alongside the cartoony shooter <i>Sunset Overdrive</i> this October, and a 1TB version of the hardware might release in November according to a <i>NeoGAF</i> thread that's been confirmed by</i> …

Meet Lenovo: The overnight hardware colossus

Yang Yuanqing may not yet be a household name outside of China, but within the space of a week, he has closed a couple of multibillion deals to turn Lenovo into one of the technology world's most important hardware companies.<p>Not that Lenovo was a shrinking violet until now. The company already was …

Mobile Devices

Google Glass glasses are covered by insurance

With Google Glass now supporting prescription lenses, it only stands to reason that insurance companies will have to be involved in the process for some users, and so far one company is stepping up.<p>VPS Global announced that it will start offering prescription lenses to Google Glass users, …

Amazon may offer Kindle checkout system this summer

Amazon.com is reportedly planning to offer small and mid-size retail businesses a checkout system that would use the company's Kindle tablets to process payments, a report Wednesday said.<p>The Seattle online retailer could have the checkout system ready to roll out as early as this summer, according …

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A first glimpse of the new 'multiOS' handset from Geeksphone

Though we were able to tell you all about the Geeksphone Revolution's specs last month, the gestation-themed stock photo gave no clue as to how it actually <i>looked</i>. Now, we finally have pictures of the Firefox OS/Android multiOS handset (there's another after the break) and a further description of …

Flipboard Mimics Magazines Further With A Shift To Structured Content, Revamped “Cover Stories”

Social magazine Flipboard is rethinking how it organizes content for readers. Today the company is revamping “Cover Stories,” the section within Flipboard that highlights the best and most popular content from across your subscriptions.<p>This feature was initially developed using technology Flipboard …

Google ordered to pay as much as $1 billion to patent troll Vringo

A patent troll just scored a huge win against Google.<p>After finding Google guilty of using protected intellectual property in its AdWords advertising platform in 2012, U.S. District Judge Raymond Jackson has now awarded the plaintiff, Vringo, a 1.36 percent running royalty on Google’s U.S.-based …

Google demos five minigames for Glass using voice and motion control

Currently Google Glass lets you send messages, make calls, and do other standard things that smartphones can do, but it's still lacking in games. In an effort to get game developers on the Glass bandwagon, Google has demoed five minigames for Glass that are super simple, but which also show the …

Stock Prices of Japanese Suppliers Slip in Response to Apple's Earnings

Negative reactions to Apple's Q1 2014 earnings report extended overseas to Japanese component manufacturers, says Reuters. Suppliers such as Taiyo Yuden, TDK, Sharp and Nitto Denko saw their stock prices fall by as much as 3.9 percent following the release of Apple's quarterly financial …

Chromebooks for education expands with new devices, Google Play textbooks

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>In conjunction with the Education Technology Conference in Orlando, Google announced an expansion of Chrome devices and …

It's now possible to run Android 4.2.2 on the BlackBerry Z10, sort of

An update for Blackberry’s not-so-popular BB10 has started rolling out, and with the update to 10.2.1 comes the ability to easily run Android apps. Although BB10 has been able to run Android apps for a while now, previously .APK files first had to be converted to the .BAR format before they would …

Trouble With Teens Could Trip Up Today’s Facebook Earnings

When Facebook mentioned “a decrease in daily users specifically among younger teens” in last quarter’s earnings call, its share price fell from $57.98 in after-hours trading to open the next day at $47.16, eliminating tens of billions of dollars in value accrued from strong financials. How will …

LG G Pro 2 shows off chrome accents, rear buttons in leaked photo

Earlier this week LG confirmed that the G Pro 2 will make its debut in February. Presumably launching at Mobile World Congress in late February, there's little else to know about the smartphone...officially.<p>Thanks to a pair of leaked images out of Korean Web site DC Inside (requires translation), …

Mobile Technology

Viki sees huge mobile growth: 65 percent of viewers on phones or tablets

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Mobile is where it’s at for the global TV streaming site Viki: The company’s just-released 2013 mobile report shows that its …

Sony sending out PlayStation Now beta invites

Sony's PlayStation Now streaming service is scheduled to go into private beta at the end of this month, and the company has begun sending out invites to its lucky participants. For the first wave, Sony seems to be focusing on testing Now on the PlayStation 3 console. A thread at NeoGAF seems to …

West Virginia is for lovers—of AOL

West Virginia might be the last great AOL holdout in the US. According to data collected from around 400,000 users of Unroll.Me, a service for canceling and consolidating email subscriptions, AOL is most popular as a mail service in West Virginia, where nearly 12% of Unroll.Me members still hear …

The new retro: how Motorola brought wood back, literally

Not so long ago, wood was everywhere in the world of consumer electronics. In the middle of the 20th century, everything from televisions to microwaves to radios came as a bundle of technology housed inside a wooden case or cabinet. These gadgets were imposters, disguised as furniture so as to slip …

Facebook for BlackBerry 10 Gets Inline Tagging, Offline Viewing

BlackBerry today released Facebook version 10.3 for BlackBerry 10 smartphones, adding a slew of new features. You can download the new version now directly from BlackBerry App World.<p>Here’s what’s new:<p>Inline Tagging in Status Posts – Easily tag friends in a status post or a shared post. Your friends …

Last.fm can now play music through Spotify

Last.fm's site is getting a lot more musical thanks to Spotify. Starting today, Last.fm is building in an option to listen to any track on its site through Spotify, so long it's in the service's catalog. Though music will still play through Spotify itself, playback controls will appear on the …