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Taking a spin in the first car with Android Auto

Get ready for Android Auto to hit the masses. Until now, the only way to get the Google-powered car interface was to install an aftermarket unit from Pioneer, and even those have only been around since March (Parrot is also citing support for Android Auto in its head units, but its availability has …

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Sony's first 'curved sensor' photo may herald better images, cheaper lenses

We've seen plenty of curved screens, but Sony has just revealed the first picture taken with a curved image sensor that may one day bring cheaper, smaller lenses and higher photo quality. Regular, flat camera sensors have a rather large problem called "Petzval field curvature." That occurs when …

RetailNext, making brick-and-mortar a little more like e-commerce, raises $30M

RetailNext, a company that specializes in providing data analysis tools to real-world retailers, has raised a $30 million late-stage round of investment.<p>This is the company’s fourth round of funding, bringing its total capital raised to $59.4 million.<p>Nokia Growth Partners led the new round, which …

MapQuest navigation app updated with improved ETAs, baseball guides, airport maps and more

Navigation app MapQuest has been updated to version 4.4, offering more accurate ETAs thanks to better traffic data; an app-specific volume control that allows you to set the voice navigation volume independently of other apps; Ballpark Guides to MLB stadiums and airport maps; and GrubHub …

How Siri’s ultimate killer feature could be remembering

Siri does many things, not all of them as well as others. But one thing she’s really great at is reminders: Tell Siri to remind you to call your Mom on her birthday every year, and you’ll never have to worry about it again.<p>While Siri is great at reminding you to <i>do</i> things, though, one thing she …

iPhone 6 Sapphire display emerges unscathed from brutal scratch test

We got our first taste of the flexibility of the iPhone 6’s new sapphire glass display this morning, but in a new video posted by YouTuber Marques Brownlee, Apple’s super-tough new display is subjected to a brutal scratch test and comes away completely unscathed.<p>To test Sapphire glass’ durability, …

Russia accuses US of “kidnapping” suspected credit card hack kingpin

The U.S. Secret Service has arrested an alleged Russian hacker by the name of Roman Seleznev who, it turns out, is the son of Russian parliamentarian …

Start for Android Is a Slick, Versatile Lock Screen Replacement

Keeping your Android device feeling fresh and new is half the battle to staving off the continual impulse to upgrade, and an easy way to do this is by installing a new launcher or lock screen replacement that gives your phone a new look and feel.<p>There are certainly no shortage of options to choose …

New $199 Toshiba Windows tablet shows why Surface Mini isn’t needed

Toshiba is showing Microsoft(s msft) how to aggressively price a tablet. The company launched an 8-inch slate on Tuesday that has a quad-core Intel …

Apple wants more money from Samsung, so it's asking for a retrial

The next chapter of the (seemingly) never ending legal wrangling between Samsung and Apple is here, and because it's a holiday weekend when everyone has better things to do, Apple is tossing a few new requests into the ring. After recent jury ruling found Samsung in violation of certain patents …

Cox will start its gigabit internet rollout in Phoenix, Las Vegas and Omaha

Bandwidth-hungry internet users can register a few new cities as potentially acceptable places to live. Following Google Fiber and AT&T, Cox Communications is one of the first big cable companies to announce plans for internet service at gigabit speeds, and the initial areas on its list are …

World's cheapest 3D printer moves forward

Over 1,400 backers committed over $400,000 to the crowdfunding campaign that had an original goal of just $9,000. The Little Rock, Arkansas-based …

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Meet the Smartisan T1, a surprisingly unique Android phone from China

A little over a year ago, a fresh Chinese startup by the name of Smartisan ("smart" and "artisan" combined) showed off its first work: the Android-based Smartisan OS. What caught our attention was its truly unique UI and insanely thoughtful UX features, so naturally, we had very high expectations …

iPhone buying interest continues to drop, says survey

The number of people looking to buy an iPhone over the next few months has dipped yet again, according to a new survey from Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster.<p>Polling 1,016 consumers in the US last week about their intended smartphone purchases over the next three months, Munster's team found that …

Eat That, Apple: Study Says Google Is Now the World's Most Valuable Brand

Google and Apple have been fighting for the title of the world's most valuable brand for years now, but last year Apple has been dominating the lists …

Spotify grows to 10 million paid subscribers

Spotify has revealed that it added 4 million more paid subscribers to its music-streaming service in the space of a year.<p>The last time Spotify revealed global user numbers was in March 2013. Back then, 6 million users opted for a paid subscription. That number has now grown to 10 million paying …

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Xiaomi's first tablet offers powerful gaming on the cheap (video)

Just over two years ago, Xiaomi CEO Lei Jun told this author that he wasn't sure about making a tablet, but today he confessed that he's been quietly developing one this whole time. What we have here is the conveniently named Mi Pad, which was just unveiled in Beijing with super attractive price …

Daily Deals: iPad Mini 64GB Wi-Fi: $360, iClever Bluetooth Keyboard: $11, Universal Car Mount for Smart Phones: $5, more

This offer has expired!<p>Be sure to follow us on Twitter for the latest deals and more. Sign-up for our newsletters and have our best offers delivered to your inbox daily.<p>The Daily Deal Roundup pulls the best <i>Daily Deals (meaning you only have until Midnight)</i> from our <b>Daily Deal</b> finder every morning at …

Zagg Invisible Shield Glass: Perhaps the best investment for a new iPhone

I’m such a bad iPhone(s aapl) owner. I generally take good care of my handsets, mainly because I sell them to upgrade from one iPhone to the next. …

Many users experiencing a hidden /Users folder after upgrading to OS X 10.9.3, here’s how to fix

<b>Update</b>: The glitch may be related with the latest versions of Find My Mac and iTunes, according to testing by The Mac Observer.<p>Since upgrading to OS X 10.9.3, some users are reporting that their /Users folder is now hidden. This means the folder is no longer visible when looking at the root of the …

Nokia, Motorola hedge smartphone allegiances

Many of the leading handset vendors have a hand -- or at least a pinky -- in both the Android and Windows Phone worlds.<p>A year ago, Motorola and Nokia were the two handset brands with the strongest allegiance to a specific operating system. But times -- and the owners of those companies -- are …

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EU Court Rules Google Must Give Individuals “Right To Be Forgotten” (Or Not To Be Found)

TechCrunch contributor Andrew Keen has long argued the “Internet needs to learn to forget“, but I’m not sure this latest EU ruling is quite what he had in mind.<p>The European Court Of Justice has ruled that Google must respect the “right to be forgotten” and, at the request of private individuals, …

Emails showing Google's closeness with the NSA Director really aren't that surprising

Last week, Al-Jazeera caused a minor shitstorm by publishing a short stack of emails between ex-NSA Director Keith Alexander and Google execs Sergey …

Popcorn Time Is Now On Android

Hollywood’s worst nightmare just went mobile.<p>A popular fork of Popcorn Time just launched its Android app. Time4Popcorn’s Popcorn Time app is now available for consumption on the developer’s website and brings all of the program’s pirating tools to the mobile ecosystem.<p>The Android app looks and …

Research project Cider allows unmodified iOS apps to run on Android

Cider, an operating system compatibility layer, allows iOS applications to run natively on Android devices.<p>Developed by computer science students from Columbia University, Cider effectively tricks iOS apps into running on Android’s Linux kernel just as they would on Apple’s XNU kernel.<p>Quoting from …

Chrome Experiment: Spell Up Word Game to Improve Your English

Google today released a new Chrome experiment called Spell Up, a word game designed to help improve your grasp of the English language using only your voice. You can try out what the company calls a “virtual spelling bee, with a twist” at chrome.com/spellup.<p>Since this is a Google project, Spell Up …

Beats Music had only 111k subscribers in March, claims music blog

If a leaked royalties report posted by a musician’s blog is genuine, Beats Music subscribers certainly played no part in Apple’s presumed decision to acquire the company. The report appears to indicate that the service paid first quarter royalties to musicians based on total subscriber numbers of …

Key Samsung lawyer sees patent war ending soon -- with Apple getting nothing

"This has got to be the last straw. [Apple has] to realize they're not going to slow Android down by suing people."<p>John Quinn, attorney for Samsung

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