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Sony SmartWatch 2, Xperia Z1, and Xperia Z Ultra go on sale in the US today

You'll need at least $1,500 if you want to own all three<p>Sony may be focusing its energies on Europe and Japan, but today it's bringing some of its latest Android hardware to the US market as well. The new flagship Android phone, the Xperia Z1, is going on sale at Sony's online store for $649.99 — …

'Angry Birds Go!' Combines 'Mario Kart', Telepods And Avian Projectiles

While news of a karting title from Rovio in the form of Angry Birds Go! had been in circulation for a while, today saw the first in-game iPad footage and it certainly looks the part.<p>The game offers what looks like a traditional video-game karting experience, drawing on the likes of Mario Kart and …

New MacBook Pros to land later this month, claims report

Apple may launch its next generation of MacBook Pros before the month is over.<p>The new 13-inch and 15-inch models should pop up for sale between October 24 and 25, French blog site MacG.co said Tuesday. Citing an anonymous source, the site said it didn't have information on available configurations …

Bunkr Unveils New Major Version Of Its PowerPoint Killer

French startup Bunkr just released a new major version of its presentation web app in partnership with Etamin Studio. It still is a fully responsive HTML5 web app that works seamlessly on your computer, phone or tablet. Yet, it was redesigned from the ground up and the new user experience should …

Cisco Checks on the Cloud and Confirms That It's Getting Bigger

Ever heard of a zettabyte? I’m going to use that word a few times in this story, so it will probably help if I define it first.You know its smaller …

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HTC to make future Amazon phones, according to report

Rumors of an Amazon smartphone have circulated for well over a year now, but a new report out today says that the retail giant will use HTC to help it make its upcoming devices. Three different smartphones are said to be in development, according to <i>The Financial Times</i> article, but one of the …

Catching Up With Quick Key, The App That Helps Teachers Grade Faster And Better

Back in February, we wrote about a smartphone app for school teachers called Quick Key, the low-fi demo video that had just gone viral. The app’s optical scanner quickly grades SAT-style bubble answer sheets, uploads the results to teachers’ electronic grade books, and runs analytics on the data. …

Here’s why it’s legal for Google and Facebook to use your face in ads

Social advertising — using a person’s profile to market to others in their social networks — is catching on with more companies, but raises the …

Drones carrying textbooks may populate the Australian sky in the not-so-distant future, US up next

The image of drone traffic clouding the skies is still an alarming one considering the use of unmanned aerial vehicles in military operations, but it may not be an alien one in the not-so-distant future. Australian startup Flirtey is pairing drone delivery with Zookal's book sale service to -- …

Microsoft is not killing the Windows Phone back button

Recent rumors suggest that Microsoft may be planning to kill off the back button in Windows Phone 8.1. While the requirement for a hardware back button will likely be dropped, sources familiar with Microsoft's plans have revealed to <i>The Verge</i> that the software maker will replace it with an onscreen …

Google reportedly set to unveil its own smartwatch

The search giant may be the next major player to enter the smartwatch market.<p>A Google smartwatch is just about finished, 9to5Google said Monday, citing information from an anonymous source. Assuming 9to5Google's source is accurate, Google Now may be at the forefront of the new watch and tie in with …

Brazil releases more details on private e-mail meant to keep the U.S. out

Brazil is building its own private e-mail service because it just doesn’t trust the U.S.<p>President Dilma Rousseff of Brazil released further details on the e-mail service, which is supposed to protect her government and the people of Brazil from foreign, peeping eyes. She made the announcement …