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16 of the Best New Android Apps From May (2014)

From Foursquare spin-offs to whistle-powered selfies, we covered a lot of ground with new Android apps in May. So by way of a quick recap, here’s our pick of the newbies from the past month.<p>Sunrise<p>Sunrise finally opened its uber-popular calendar app to Android users this month, as well as a version …

Apple Prototypes from the 1980s

Last October, frog design founder Hartmut Esslinger published <i>Keep It Simple – The Early Design Years of Apple</i>, an insider’s account of the origins of …

One-time Evernote rival Springpad to close its doors

Springpad, a productivity app that struggled to stand out from similar offerings from Evernote and Pinterest, is planning to close its doors, <i>The Verge</i> has learned. The six-year-old Boston company, which raised more than $7 million, had around 400,000 people using its digital notebooks to save …

Learn To Build Apps With 88% Off The Complete iOS 7 Development Course

We know many readers are interested in learning to code. So, we partnered with StackSocial to offer TNW readers a special deal on one a great iOS 7 development course. In this iOS bootcamp, you’ll gain the skills needed to build your own iPhone & iPad applications for iOS 7. Normally $499, TNW …

Panda Reveals A Web Dashboard For Developer And Designer News And Inspiration

A new website (or Chrome extension, if you prefer) called Panda is offering entrepreneurs, developers and designers an easy way to keep up with industry news and inspiration from a variety of sources in one interface. Currently, the site features sources like Hacker News, Dribbble, Behance and …

Top 10 new Android games this week: JoyJoy, Front Wars

Welcome back to Android Gaming Weekly, our weekly recap of new game releases. We still plan to cover upcoming releases and games we’re playing, but …

New hints of Nexus 6, Nexus 8 emerge

New hints have shown up recently concerning the Nexus 6 and Nexus 8. Now remember these are just snippets of code from Chromium Code Reviews, but …

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 …

Parrot's New Bebop Drone Can Do Amazing Things

In the emerging world of consumer drones, the most important company in the world happens to be a French one, Parrot, which was formerly best known …

Drones

New Sunglasses Turn Your World Into An Instagram Photo

Forget rose-colored glasses. It's time to see the world through an Instagram filter. And thanks to a new start-up, you'll soon be able to do exactly that.<p>The company, Tens, has launched an IndieGogo campaign to create tinted sunglasses that give the world a similar look to that of an Instagram …

Parrot unveils its ultra-light Bebop drone with a 14MP fish-eye high-def camera

French gadget maker Parrot is unveiling its remote-controlled Bebop Drone flying robot today with an ultra-light body and a 14-megapixel fish-eye camera.<p>The smartphone-controlled device is one of the most advanced consumer drones yet, and it shows just how sophisticated the consumer drone market is …

Apps

App Search Engine Quixey Acquires Competing Service Kite.io

Mobile app search engine Quixey, backed by $75 million from Alibaba, Innovation Endeavors, Translink Capital and others, has put some of those dollars to use by acquiring a smaller, competing app search startup, San Francisco-based Kite.io. The deal was more of a talent grab, we hear, bringing …

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

This remote-controlled robot can run faster than you (video)

RC cars and helicopters are cool and all, but if you want a combo breaker in your collection, here's something different: a multi-legged robot that <i>runs</i>. At the moment, you can only get this remote-controlled sprinter called the OutRunner through Kickstarter, where its creators are trying to raise …

FDA Approves Robotic Prosthesis Controlled by Muscle Contractions

Researchers at DEKA have dubbed the prosthetic arm "Luke" after the Star Wars character.<p>The U.S. Food and Drug Administration has approved the first prosthetic arm that can perform multiple and simultaneous movements based on the electrical signals generated by muscle contractions. In that sense, …

Yahoo's China Syndrome Now Morphs Into WWMD? (What Will Marissa Do?)

Pro tip: Money still can't buy happiness. (It can buy marshmallows, though.)<p>After perhaps the most sluggish journey ever, the penny finally dropped with investors on Wall Street that the grand stock-pumping parade of Alibaba Group was soon coming to an end for Yahoo.<p>And what a party it has been, …

Mobile's Trojan Horse: Third-Party Platforms

Customers' mobile expectations have shifted, and if you aren't there for them in the moment of need, they'll find another service that is.<p>Facebook buys WhatsApp for $19 billion. Snapchat turns down a $3 billion offer. Line plans an initial public offering worth $28 billion. Tencent’s market value …

Researchers 3-D Print Liver-Like Device to Detoxify Blood

In an initial study, nanoparticles completely neutralized toxins in vitro.<p>Researchers at UC San Diego have developed a 3-D-printed device that can detoxify blood in much the same manner as the liver, using nanoparticles to lure and trap toxins that damage cells.<p>The “biomimetic 3D detoxifier” is …

Zero-Commission Stock Trading App RobinHood Kicks Off Private Beta

RobinHood is about to let anyone buy and sell stocks for free instead of having to pay E*Trade or Scottrade $7 per transaction. Today RobinHood begins inviting the 160,000 people who’ve signed up to download its glossy new app where you can efficiently track and trade stocks. “It’s by far the most …

What to expect from the first generation of Ubuntu smartphones (hands-on)

The Ubuntu Touch smartphone OS has come a long way, but it still has further to plod before it's ready for market - all Canonical will tell us that it hopes to see an Ubuntu phone before the end of this year. Nevertheless, now that some phone manufacturers are on board with the project, we've been …

Google’s first Ara developers kits and conference are coming soon

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Motorola<p>Developers interested in creating their own features for Google’s Ara customizable phone project will soon get …

Microsoft simplifies OneNote site ahead of ‘Office Online’ rollout

Microsoft is refreshing its OneNote site today as part of a broader plan to rebrand its online Office apps. The new onenote.com site has a refreshed design, but more importantly it now makes OneNote a lot easier to use on the web. Previously, OneNote users had to navigate through folders on …

SocialRadar shows you who is nearby, how you know them, and what you have in common

SocialRadar is trying to give humans the power of dolphins.<p>That is to say, enable us to figure out who is around using a form of radar.<p>SocialRadar released its iPhone app today that presents real-time information about people in your social network that are nearby. It was founded by Blackboard …

Facebook to launch standalone news app ‘Paper’

Facebook is launching a new standalone mobile news app called Paper that features a slick new look and content creation tools.<p>Why is Facebook concentrating solely on a news feed app? Well, the company definitely understands that its news feed is one of the most vital components overall. It’s one of …

Chrome For Android & iOS Promises To Reduce Your Data Usage By 50%

Thanks to the release of Chrome 32 for Android and iOS, users of Google’s mobile OS will have the option of reducing their browser’s data usage by up …

Vimeo redesigns its HTML5 player for speed and on-the-spot rentals (video)

While Vimeo was one of the first to adopt HTML5 for streaming web video, its player hasn't kept up with the times; it hasn't been very fast or powerful. That's changing with a redesigned player launching today. The new version starts playback much more quickly, resizes elegantly and will even sync …

Sony Goes All-In On Cloud Content With “PlayStation Now” And A Cloud-Based VOD TV Service

The cloud has covered Sony in a big way: at CES today the company announced a pair of new services that will bring a new wave of cloud-based content to use across its range of devices. PlayStation Now will be a new network for cloud-based games, and a new video service will deliver both live and …

Biz Stone's Jelly spreads the search love

Twitter co-founder launches his latest venture, a Q and A service for mobile that leverages your social network. Jelly sits "somewhere alongside or parallel" to traditional search, he tells CNET.<p>Twitter co-founder Biz Stone has unveiled his new, highly-anticipated project: a question and answer …

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“NSA gate” makes global expansion a sticky wicket for U.S. cloud providers …

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Marina99<p>It’s clear that American tech companies are pushing their respective cloud services abroad as fast as possible …