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The Secret Way To Get a Super Cheap Cellular Plan

It turns out there’s an under-the-radar way to shave serious money off your monthly cellular bill — if you’re willing to make a sacrifice.<p>T-Mobile …

Intel’s 5th Gen Core processors are finally, really here

Better graphics and much better battery life are leading to the best laptops we've yet seen<p>The Broadwell codename has been on Intel's lips for many months now. The big chipmaker's move to 14nm production has proven bumpy and delayed the anticipated launch of its latest processor family, but today …

New ZenFones and the Transformer Book Chi from Asus

LAS VEGAS -- At the company's CES 2015 press conference, Asus Chairman Jonney Shih unveiled new products in two categories, hybrid Windows PCs and photo-friendly smartphones.<p>The Transformer Book Chi series is a collection of hybrid Windows devices that act as both laptop and tablet. These are …

Android Circuit: Two Galaxy S6 Smartphones, Samsung Note Goes For 64-Bit Power, Fire Phone Revivial

Taking a look back at the week in news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including two new models of next year’s Galaxy S6, 64-bit computing arrives for the Galaxy Note 4 range, Xiaomi has both a good and a bad week, Nokia release its HERE Maps …

Google Chromecast Leapfrogs Apple TV as the Aging Media Player Loses Ground to Rivals

Amid persistent rumors of substantial upgrades, the current Apple TV is beginning to show its age, losing ground in the streaming media device marketplace to rival Google Chromecast and Roku in the first three quarters of 2014, according to market researcher Parks Associates as reported by <i>CNET</i>. …

HP's new laptop looks like a MacBook Air and is made for hardcore business users

HP is today introducing a new laptop that's thinner and lighter than the MacBook Air — a stylish Windows 8 machine called the EliteBook Folio 1020. Even though HP is boasting about this laptop's slim size, it isn't necessarily taking aim at Apple here. HP says that it's designed the Folio 1020 with …

Google Unseats Apple In U.S. Classrooms As Chromebooks Beat iPads

As of the third quarter of 2014, Chromebooks have displaced iPads as the most popular new devices shipping to U.S. schools. This is a huge win for Google in a market historically dominated by Apple and Microsoft. According to the <i>Financial Times</i> and IDC, “Google shipped 715,500 of the low-cost …

Intel processor could be in next-gen Google Glass as chipmaker eyes wearables

Intel has its eyes on one of the biggest prizes in wearable technology as reports say it will provide the chip for the next generation of Google Glass.<p>The current model of Glass contains a processor made by Texas Instruments. Left behind in the market for mobile processors, Intel wants to establish …