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Is Google's future in television in Chromecast, or is it in Android TVs?

A top Google executive gives insight into Google's plans for the living room<p>Chromecast is officially a thing. What started out as a simple streaming stick two years ago has now become a product that Google can boast about, with 20 million devices sold since launch. And today, we saw not one but two …

Google unveils two new Nexus phones, a couple of Chromecasts, a Pixel C 'supertablet' and the latest version of Android

Any lingering doubt that Google isn't focused on producing hardware was dispelled this week as the internet company launched an onslaught of new …

Uber and Lyft Get Nevada Permits, Plan Vegas Launches

It's a hard-won victory.<p>The Nevada Transportation Authority on Monday approved permits allowing Uber and Lyft to operate in the desert state. The NTA had adopted regulations governing ride-hailing in the state on Friday.<p>An Uber spokesperson told <b>Re/code</b> that on the heels of the permit approval the …

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New app tracks the movies you haven’t seen (yet)

Have you ever found yourself staring at the Netflix or Amazon Prime Video screen on your TV, or drooling a bit while you page through the Redbox screens at a red kiosk near you?<p>It’s frustrating, especially when you’re always hearing about movies that you must see right now, but can’t seem to …

Researchers create a near-perfect sound absorbing system

We've come a long way since the days of pouring wax into our ears to block out siren songs. A team of researchers at Hong Kong University of Science and Technology have developed a sound-cancelling system that eliminates 99.7 percent of noise, no matter how quiet.<p>Typically, passive sound deadening …

Ultimate Ears' Boom 2 speaker cranks the volume up to eleven

How do you make the UE Boom, one of the best Bluetooth speakers you can buy, even better? You make it 25% louder, water- and dust-proof, and double …

iOS 9 review: an upgrade to jump for, or skip?

Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>The running app cards are bigger, making it easier to see what’s happening before tapping into an app.<p>84<p>image/jpeg<p>http://media.guim.co.uk/630f1aff8e93a6e2d0269d913e5e9cdede668b47/0_0_2100_1259/140.jpg<p>140<p>Photograph: Samuel Gibbs for the Guardian<p>Public …

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Toshiba's latest laptop does convertibility on the cheap

With recent models from Dell and Lenovo tablet laptop hybrids <i>a la</i> Surface are suddenly <i>de rigeur</i>. If those models are outside your budget, Toshiba has just introduced its own low-cost Windows 10 model, the Satellite Click 10. It weighs in at a scant 2.2 pounds and when you detach the keyboard, …

Fingerprint security is finally coming to Android apps

Bank of America is the first app out of the gate<p>Fingerprint sensors are going to be big on Android this year with support being built right into Marshmallow. A number of Android phones already have a head start on including these sensors — some better than others — and it looks like we can expect …

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Xcode confirms 2 GB RAM for iPhone 6s and iPhone 6s Plus, 4 GB RAM for iPad Pro

Hamza Sood has cleverly used asset catalogs with the Xcode 7 GM to confirm the rumors around the iPhone 6s and iPad Pro RAM specifications. It confirms that the iPhone 6s has 2 GB of RAM, up from 1 GB in the iPhone 6, and the iPad Pro has 4 GB RAM, a 100% increase from the 2 GB in the iPad Air 2’s …

Report: New Force Touch 15-inch MacBook Pro & 27-inch iMac arriving Wednesday

French site <i>MacG</i>, which has a very decent track-record, cites “reliable sources” as stating that a new 15-inch MacBook Pro and 27-inch iMac are going on sale on Wednesday. <i>(Update: We are now told their sources don’t know whether it’s the Retina or non-Retina iMac.)</i><p>Apple updated the 13-inch MacBook …