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39 Movies, TV Shows, Albums, And Podcasts You Might Have Missed In 2017

Take a break from reading Best of the Year lists to discover some of the stuff that fell between the cracks.<p>Not only have we reached the era of Peak TV, but it’s starting to look like that episode of <i>The Simpsons</i> where Homer climbs to the summit of an enormous mountain (The Murderhorn), only to …

France to impose total ban on mobile phones in schools

France is to impose a total ban on pupils using mobile phones in primary and secondary schools starting in September 2018, its education minister has confirmed.<p>Phones are already forbidden in French classrooms but starting next school year, pupils will be barred from taking them out at breaks, …

5 Android apps you can't miss this week - Google Play Weekly

Welcome back to Google Play Weekly! This week we talk about Rocket Player’s return to the Google Play Store. Google has cleaned up all of the Swing Copter clones which is a good thing. As it turns out, Amazon bought Twitch and not Google. A new study came out that shows that mobile usage trumps …

Not a bum deal: Two male assistants rub sand on Kim Kardashian's famous derriere in THAT photoshoot on KUWTK

By<p>It is the asset that she is most famous for.<p>So the two assistants which has the difficult job of making sure Kim Kardashian's derriere was suitably …

Google's new Android Autos OS unveiled, will be in cars this year [w/video]

Connected cars are coming en-masse. We know this much. How, though, remains something of an open question, especially as two of the world's largest tech companies are preparing to battle for control of your car's dashboard. On the one hand, we have Apple and its CarPlay system. And now, we know …

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Locket Puts Ads On Smartphone Lock Screens, Pays You To Use Your Phone

Would you install an Android app that put ads directly on your smartphone’s lock screen? No? What if you were paid to do so, and whenever you swiped to unlock your device, you made a little money? That’s the promise of a new mobile application called Locket, launching today for Android, backed by …

Rumored Sony i1 details leaked, 5-inch 1080p screen and all

The device will reportedly come with a 20.7-megapixel camera and run a 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor.<p>Sony might have something up its sleeve, if recently leaked images and specs are to be believed.<p>Taiwan-based news site ePrice published images Tuesday of what it claims is the …

'OK Glass, Save A Life.' The Application Of Google Glass In Sudden Cardiac Death

Google Glass has made its way into healthcare. Its use in the operating room and in medical education has been profiled here. Yet the magic of Glass will be found in the applications that can make this “technology” into real-world solutions for health and medicine. It’s a bit like the smart phone …

The brains behind BitTorrent get on TV's good side (Q&A)

Every startup's business plan is that if it can take X percent of televison ad dollars, then it'll be a success. We said, 'Hey, why don't we try to make the TV ad budget bigger rather than smaller?'" <br />--Ashwin Navin, Flingo CEO

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Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE Advanced coming soon, but most carriers aren't ready

Samsung is planning to release a variant of the Galaxy S4 that supports LTE Advanced (LTE-A), the next generation of superfast mobile data. The device will come to South Korea within weeks, Samsung Mobile head J.K. Shin tells <i>Reuters</i>. The updated device could prop sales of its flagship up as Apple …

The next version of Android will be aimed at low-end phones and emerging markets

Google’s Android mobile operating system, which powers the majority of smartphones on the planet, may be about to go on a crash diet that will shrink it to a size it hasn’t been since 2010. The results could be a leaner, faster mobile operating system that reinvigorates older Android phones and …

When Will Our Mobile Devices Get to Work?

Despite the explosion in the number of smartphones and tablets out there, most of us still need a desktop or laptop to get our work done. When will that change? We asked consumer tech experts to gaze into our future of portable work.<p><b>You're about to head out on long business</b> trip or extended working …

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New smartSD cards could put digital wallet control back with e-commerce groups

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Many new smartphones come with an NFC, or Near Field Communications, chip that lets the phone be used as a digital wallet. For …

Google: Motorola's tattoos could replace passwords

Motorola’s forthcoming phones could use electronic tattoos or pills to identify users, it has been announced.<p>The technology, which aims to remove the need to enter passwords and replace them simply with a phone being close to a user’s body, was one of the suggestions Dennis Woodside, Motorola’s …

6 easy Ways to Bypass blocked websites and beat Internet Censorship

<b>1. Ultrasurf</b><p>Ultrasurf is an anti-censorship software that encrypts your online communications and hides your I.P from the websites you visit. …

Google's Plan To Take Over The World

Not because it lasted a grueling three hours and fifty minutes, but because of what was announced. With every new product update, every new feature, every new virtual service, it became more and more clear that Google isn't just a search company that makes loads of cash by showing you ads. It's …

Android has become a hedge against Microsoft and Windows

Hewlett-Packard rolled out another Android device this week. This could become a pattern as PC makers hedge against a world that's less about Microsoft and more about Google.<p>On Tuesday, the largest PC maker in the world -- a dubious distinction these days -- added a laptop-tablet hybrid to its …

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Google’s Products Are Just By-Products Of Its Quest For Tomorrow

Google isn’t about search, apps or devices. Those are just vehicles, and there’s no destination. That’s because Larry Page’s Google is on an unending pursuit of the future, not just next quarter’s earnings. The scattershot of projects Google revealed today at I/O had just one unifying factor: They …

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What It's Like To See Through Google Glass

But now it's time to reveal what it looks like to actually see through Glass.<p>Google Glass and Android game developer Laura Ockel recently recorded a video of the user interface shown through the Glass device. Ockel and her company, Tesseract Mobile, are also the developers behind the unofficial …

The Future of Wireless Power

We live in a wireless world. Cell phones, Wi-Fi, Bluetooth, 2G, 3G, 4G — the always on, always connected world of digital devices is driven by the magic of wireless. But all our devices, from smart phones to laptops, still rely on cords and plugs for charging. Everyone’s had their cell phone become …