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Sony QX-series camera update inbound with ISO improvements and 1080p video

<b>SONY ANNOUNCES SOFTWARE AND FIRMWARE UPDATES IMPROVING SPEED, FUNCTIONALITY OF CYBER-SHOT QX “LENS-STYLE” CAMERAS</b><p>New PlayMemories Mobile™ App Version …

Building the perfect Nexus phone: piecing it all together

Over the years, Google has built the highly respected Nexus brand. The idea behind the Nexus phones and tablets is to show off what Google’s vision …

Hot mod: Cyanogen raises another $23 million to become the next big version of Android

The effort to turn CyanogenMod into the next big mobile operating system just got a big new vote of confidence. The company announced today that it has raised an additional $23 million, led by Andreessen Horowitz, to add staff and improve its distribution around the world. The series B round, which …

Now that Google Glass has an iOS app, who wants an invitation?

Our friendly neighborhood Android Central EiC, Phil Nickinson has a couple of extra Google Glass invitations, and since the official MyGlass iOS app …

Recon Jet is Google Glass for athletes and professionals, now available for preorder at $499

Google Glass is for walking around and getting directions to a cafe with perfect espresso. Recon Jet is for kicking your performance into the ultimate high gear and — yes — even saving lives.<p>The Vancouver, B.C.-based Recon Instruments, which created the first-ever heads-up display for sports in …

Google invites you to borrow its Trekker Street View backpacks and photograph the world

If you like hiking and photographing exciting places around the globe, Google has a proposition for you: You can now sign-up to borrow one of the company's Trekkers, special camera-equipped backpacks that act as a personalized version of Google's Street View cars, allowing the wearer to …

The Scanadu Scout could give hints to iWatch biometric sensor capabilities

In a roundup on health-related smartphone accessories, <i>AllThingsD</i> drew our attention to the Scanadu Scout, which it described as a kind of real-life Tricorder.<p>Created by a Silicon Valley startup, the Scanadu Scout is a small puck that you place on your forehead for 10 seconds, and the sensors inside …

Solar-powered 'family car' of the future prepares to race across the Outback

It's not quite a stylish sedan, but a team of students from the Netherlands' Eindhoven University of Technology have put together what they believe is the world's first solar-powered car that can tote around the whole family. The team debuted the "Stella" solar car today, which they intend to race …

The Future Of Flight: Helicopters Will Fly Like Airplanes

Two new programs are coming to improve the U.S. Vertical Takeoff and Landing (VTOL) fleet.<p>In the wake of the unsuccessful Iran hostage-rescue attempt in 1980, when three of eight helicopters failed and crippled the mission, military planners came to a realization: The U.S. fleet was in desperate …

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Ten gadgets per Briton

People in the UK collectively own more than 606m gadgets, at a ratio of ten devices per person.<p>Despite owning so much technology, Britons are not good at taking care of their devices and more than half of people overcharge their gadgets for an average of three hours each time.<p>The habit causes …

Gear & Gadgets

4G coverage on Mount Everest

Mount Everest now has 4G coverage at 5,200 metres above sea level, thanks to Huawei and China Mobile.<p>Climbers will now be able to live stream the view from Mount Everest after the technology companies deployed LTE TDD, a 4G wireless technology, at a base station from which mountaineers climb to the …

Graphene may give us cooler, longer-lasting computers

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Cooling is an important and tricky part of modern computing – you don’t want those ever-more-functional processors overheating, …

Broadband location lottery forces millions to pay more

A postcode lottery means broadband is priced differently for streets just 50 yards apart, with nearly three million households forced to spend more on their broadband.<p>Some broadband customers pay more than twice what neighbours living less than 50 yards away are charged, with nearly three million …

Net Neutrality

iPhone and iPad owners told to be wary of increased security risks. Are you open to trouble? trstd.re/76NzE4

Your Google Reader Feeds and Folders Are Safe

Inside Flipboard / July 2, 2013<p><b>See the update below.</b><p>There were reports this morning that the preservation of feeds from Google Reader, which was …

Samsung profit forecast fuels fears over smartphone sales

Samsung, the world's largest technology firm by revenue, fuelled concerns about flagging demand for high-end smartphones with a weaker-than-expected second quarter profit forecast.<p>The South Korean giant forecast 9.5 trillion won (£5.4bn) in operating profit for the April-June quarter, which would …

Profit

Apple has hit a pretty big stumbling block if it really does want to name its much rumoured smart watch the iWatch. http://www.t3.com/news/iwatch-trademark-already-registered-in-uk-eu-us-and-china