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Andy Rubin says Android was first built for cameras, we're glad he reconsidered

Most of us who've followed the history of Android tend to presume that it was a single-minded effort to open up the smartphone world. Not so, ex-Android chief Andy Rubin says. The OS co-creator just mentioned at a Tokyo summit that Android was first pitched in April 2004 as the foundation for …

HTC One review (2013)

One. In literal terms, it's a number. To HTC, however, it's a branding strategy -- the foundation upon which the entire company is now based. Just take one look at the One lineup and you'll easily understand this is the manufacturer's pride and joy. There's a very good reason for that: in a crowded …

Samsung gets exclusive access to new Android ITV Player app until August 31st

While we've seen broadcasters and other content providers launch smart TV apps with only one manufacturer, ITV's decided to give Samsung rare exclusive Android access to its ITV Player. The Korean outfit announced it would get the refreshed app all to itself until August 31st, meaning Brits who use …

First Else's Splay officially comes to Android as a thumb-friendly launcher (video)

Emblaze's long-canceled First Else may never come back in its original form, but to our surprise, its futuristic Splay interface has <i>finally</i> been ported to Android! Released as a free beta by the same company, this fan-shaped launcher offers a similar single-hand experience that the ALP device once …

Hands-on with the Samsung Galaxy S 4 running stock Android 4.2

Despite being officially unveiled at Google I/O, the stock Android version of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 has remained the unicorn of the show, seldom seen by anyone not closely associated with the company's top brass. We ran into Android VP Hugo Barra at the show, who was happy to give us a few brief …

I/O 2013 Glass roundup: new apps, SDK, and more

Google Glass enthusiasts have received their share of important updates at Google I/O 2013, which we’ve covered extensively for you. Here are some of the most important Glass-related news announced at Google I/O 2013 so far.<p>New Google Glass apps<p>First of all, some new apps for Google Glass have been …

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High School Students Devise More Accurate Climate Modeling Method

By studying the way leaves shrink when they fossilize, a team of more than 100 high school students could build more accurate models of climate change.<p>A team of high school students have co-authored a scientific journal paper with their University of Arizona grad student instructor that could have …