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The iPhone Is 10 Years Old. Here’s the Story of Its Birth.

<b>THE ONE DEVICE</b><b><br>The Secret History of the iPhone</b><br>By Brian Merchant<br>Illustrated. 407 pp. Little, Brown & Company. $28.<p>Before anybody outside Apple was aware of it, the project that would become the iPhone was referred to internally by the code name Purple. No one seems to remember exactly why; it may …

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Apple already took 75 percent of the smartwatch market

The official numbers for Apple Watch sales are still a mystery. But, according to a report by research firm Strategy Analytics, the Cupertino company shipped an estimated 4 million units during the second quarter of 2015. As a result, Apple's already captured 75 percent of the smartwatch …

HTC Rapid Charger 2.0 is 40% faster, coming soon

HTC has listed their new Rapid Charger 2.0 on their website. The unit takes advantage of Qualcomm Quick Charge 2.0 technology and will charge certain HTC phones up to 40 percent faster than a standard charger.<p>If you are now yelling “take my money” while throwing cash at your computer screen, you …

The Software Behind IBM's Watson Will Be Probing The Mysteries Of Physics

Last week, the Deutsches Elektronen-Synchrotron – one of the largest research centers in Germany – announced that it has entered into a collaboration with IBM to enhance its computers’ abilities to crunch the massive amounts of data being generated every day by its particle accelerators.<p>DESY has a …

More Images of the 4.7-inch iPhone 6 Back Shell Surfaces

Some high resolution images of what appears to be a 4.7-inch iPhone 6‘s rear shell have surfaced, giving us a glimpse of how the finished back of the …

HTC Rumored To Be Working On Two New Wearable Devices

HTC is said to be working on a new smartwatch, which rumors suggest will see the light of the day in next month at IFA 2014 in Berlin.<p>According to a …

Tronsmart launches new media player with Cortex-A17 CPU

Tronsmart, has announced its latest device, the Orion R28, its first device to include a Cortex-A17 based processor. The specialist Android media player manufacturer has built its latest device around the Rockchip RK3288, which is probably the first commercially available Cortex-A17 processor on …

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Elon Musk Says Artificial Intelligence Could Be 'More Dangerous Than Nukes'

When Elon Musk, the founder of Tesla and SpaceX, comments on the future, ears in the tech space perk up. But a weekend mini-rant from the futurist …

Spray-painted solar cells promise cheap power on seemingly any surface

Scientists have dreamed of painting solar cells to generate energy on just about any surface, but efficiency has been a problem; researchers were happy to get one percent just a couple of years ago. At last, though, it looks like viable paint-on power is close at hand. A team at the University of …

iOS Users Seven Times More Active Than Android Users, Suggests Net Applications

Two numbers from recent surveys on ‘share’ in the smartphone world nicely illustrate the difference between users of the Android and iOS platforms, and act as a reminder to place Android’s market share dominance in perspective.<p>As Android touches 85% of the market share in terms of handset sales …

Claimed next-gen iPad Air rear shell photos show redesigned speaker, recessed volume controls

In June, photos of purported physical mockups for the next-generation iPad Air (the next full-sized iPad) appeared on the web showing a similar design to the current model, but with some tweaks. Closely mimicking the improved design, images posted to Weibo this weekend purport to show a …

Mars rover Opportunity breaks record for miles roamed

The extraterrestrial robot rolls 25 miles across the Red Planet, breaking a more than 40-year-old record for off-Earth mileage.<p>The Mars rover Opportunity has outdone itself by driving further than any other off-Earth vehicle in history. NASA announced Monday that the 10-year-old rover hit 25 miles, …

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Smappee's £169 energy monitor can keep tabs on every device in your home

Sure, our homes are getting smarter and allowing us to be greener than before, but the cost of energy has continued to climb. Energy companies have encouraged us keep tabs on our consumption, but it's hard to identify which appliances are responsible for driving up your fuel bill every month. …

BBM Messenger Is Finally On Windows Phone In Open Beta

If you thought that BlackBerry’s messaging service landed on iOS and Android several years too late, its (late) arrival on Windows Phone takes it to the next level. BlackBerry teased the launch of its BBM messaging service on Windows Phone back in February, and now users can finally get their hands …

Catar muestra el diseño futurista de sus estadios para 2022

En medio de la controversia semifinalista y lo que está por suceder en el Mundial 2014, una de las próximas sedes ha mostrado el portentoso diseño de …

Los celulares con los más altos niveles de radiación [fotos]

Fecha de publicación: / Texto de Kent German / Foto de Pong Research<p>Motorola Droid Maxx<p>Fecha de publicación: / Texto de Kent German / Foto de Sarah Tew/CNET<p>Motorola Droid Ultra<p>Este celular ultradelgado tiene una buena pantalla y toma buenas fotos, pero el HTC One y el Droid Maxx son mejores …

Google brings voice back to Gmail w/ new group chat features, free calls to US & Canada from other countries

<b>From 9to5Google:</b><p>When Google rolled out its new unified Hangouts messaging service, some users were disappointed that the new experience within Gmail removed the ability to place free calls within the US and Canada. Google previously confirmed that the feature would be returning and today it …