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Phil Everly, RIP

by <b>Bill Pearis</b><p><i>Phil and Don Everly</i><p>Rock n’ Roll lost one its original greats today, <b>Phil Everly</b>, one half of legendary duo <b>The Everly Brothers</b>, who died …

Augmented-reality contact lenses to be human-ready at CES

While Google works to bring a polished Glass device to market, wearables startup Innovega is taking head-mounted displays a step further: contact lenses that interact with full HD glasses.<p>Anyone who has ever dreamed up a sci-fi future in which neon interfaces float in front of us and information …

Augmented Reality

As Chromebooks catch on, 2014 promises more models

Laptops based on Google's Chrome OS will reportedly multiply in 2014. They're cheap and schools have a growing affinity for them.<p>As Chromebooks gain in popularity, device makers are gearing up for new entries in 2014.<p>Both Asus and Toshiba will enter the market, according to a report on Friday from …

Consumer Tech

The year ahead: ten amazing science and technology innovations coming up in 2014

From the world's largest underground hotel to Star Wars-style holographic communication, the coming year is set to unveil an array of incredible advances in science and technology<p><b>Beam yourself across the world</b><p>The growth in video communication has been exponential. Skype now boasts 300 million …

Jeff Bezos

What The Heck Will Google Do With These Scary Military Robots?

Let’s see, we have a company that already knows everything about us, has possibly the world’s largest computer network, has recently built one of the biggest artificial-intelligence teams in the world–a company so powerful that it feels the need to soften its dominance with the informal motto, …

Jolla plans to eventually bring Sailfish OS to Android devices

When you think of mobile operating systems, it’s likely that two platforms come to mind: Android and iOS. Although there are other operating systems out there including Windows Phone 8, Firefox OS and Ubuntu — it’s Apple and Google’s operating systems that rule the roost.<p>So how does a newcomer …

Gear & Gadgets

Acer C720P Chromebook helps show why Microsoft is attacking Google

If you're trying to figure out why Microsoft has been attacking Google with its Scroogled campaign, look no further than the new Acer C720P Chromebook.<p>The Acer C720P is a $299 laptop that comes with a touchscreen. It's the first touchscreen Chromebook that costs less than $1,000.<p>It's also a huge …

Consumer Tech

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Google engineers blast the NSA with F-bombs, righteous outrage, and Lord of the Rings analogies

Google chairman Eric Schmidt had some stern words for the National Security Agency this week, saying the NSA’s reported hacking of Google’s data centers was “outrageous” and “perhaps illegal” (paywall). But some Google employees are venting their rage in a much less constrained fashion.<p>Brandon …

National Security Agency (NSA)

Android 4.4 KitKat lets you say 'OK Google' to activate touchless search

"Okay Google." Those Touchless Controls aren't just for the Moto X anymore -- they're now part and parcel of the Nexus 5. With today's unveiling of Google's (terribly leaked) Nexus 5, we're getting a first look at Android 4.4 KitKat on the handset, and that OS update comes with some significant …

Here’s how LG’s self-healing G Flex smartphone could work

LG is set to release its latest smartphone, the G Flex, in Korea next month. It will be the first phone to feature a vertically curved screen designed to fit the contours of a face and, more remarkably, a self-healing coating on the back cover.<p>This step into self-healing smartphones shouldn’t come …

Stanford University

Google exec teases Android news: Expect KitKat, Nexus 5, Nexus 10 and maybe one more thing

Advertisement<p>23 Comments<p>Credit: Taylor Wimberly<p>After months of leaked photos and specifications, today could be the day that Google(s goog) …

Latest report pins Nexus 5 debut on October 31

The Nexus 5 is expected to make its much anticipated debut on Halloween, according to a Canadian tech blog.<p>Anticipation is building over when Google will finally release the LG Nexus 5 with Android 4.4 KitKat.<p>It will make its formal debut on Thursday to US customers through the Google Play store, …

Android News

Man Sues Apple Over iOS 7 Because He Hates It That Much

One man has officially raised the bar for how much someone can hate iOS 7.<p>Mark Menacher from Poway, Calif. has filed a complaint against Apple CEO Tim Cook seeking the removal of the file on his Apple devices that prompts owners to download iOS 7 every time an iPhone or iPad is restarted, as CNET …

Google is testing Google Drive presentation support for Chromecast

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Google (s GOOG) is apparently testing the ability to cast presentations directly from Google Drive to …

Report: Google smartwatch “heavy into” Google Now functionality

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: 9to5Google.com<p>Google is putting the finishing touches on a smartwatch built around its Google Now service, reports …

Nexus 5 images leaked on Google Play

Images of Google's rumoured Nexus 5 smartphone have appeared on the official Play store in the United States with a price tag of $349 (£215).<p>The listing was quickly removed, but a screen shot captured by Android Police hints at how Google's new mobile operating system Android KitKat will look.<p>In …

Chrome steals a march on Windows

<b>The dramatic slide in sales of PCs continues, but for one new player in this market this is an opportunity. Google has launched another of its Chromebook laptops this week - made by HP in this case - and is poised to grab a bigger share of a shrinking market.</b><p>That won't amuse Microsoft whose own …

WSJ: HTC One Max has fingerprint sensor, is launching October 15

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Android Central<p>In case there was any doubt after leaks galore, a report on Tuesday from the Wall Street Journal all …

Mother of fallen soldier denied death benefits: 'I won't ever understand it'

The shutdown of the federal government is now affecting some families when they are most vulnerable, denying them a $100,000 benefit to help with funeral expenses of loved ones killed while serving the country.<p>The families of five U.S. service members who died over the weekend in Afghanistan have …

More Nexus 5 details break cover in leaked LG service manual

It appears that nothing about the hardware of Google and LG's next Nexus smartphone will be left to the imagination by the time it releases. <i>Android Police</i> just got its mitts on what's claimed to be a 281-page draft of a service manual for the DE21. Surprise! The product specs match up nicely with …

Google applies for patent on gesture-based car controls

So far, in-car gestures aren't useful for much more than raging at the driver that just cut you off. Google wants these gestures to be more productive, however, and has applied for a patent that uses hand motion to control the car itself. Its proposed system relies on both a ceiling-mounted depth …

This Time-Lapse Video Was 'Filmed' Entirely In 'GTA V'

For many players, 'Grand Theft Auto V' is not about playing a game, but about experiencing an insanely detailed and realistic world. "GTA" maker RockStar boast that the series fifth installment is "the biggest, most dynamic and most diverse open world ever created."<p>And how. You might forget you are …

Want the iOS 7 look on Android? Check out iLauncher

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Android(s goog) fans that are intrigued by the look and feel of iOS 7(s aapl) can get a similar experience though iLauncher. …

Are these the first Android 4.4 KitKat screen grabs?

Nearly two dozen photos surface that purport to be first looks at Google's next OS.<p>Nearly two dozen photos landing online may prove to be our first look at the upcoming Android 4.4 upgrade, also known as KitKat.<p>Tech blog GadgetHelpLine has shared a small gallery of images alleging to be an early …

Android News

1 in 5 U.S. school districts now using Chromebooks says Google VP

Advertisement<p>19 Comments<p>Not everyone is warming up to the idea of Google(s goog) Chromebooks, but the education market seems to be. Chromebooks are …

The Anonymous Internet Is Under Attack

Last week left cybersecurity nerds scratching their heads after traffic to Tor, the free software suite that enables anonymity online, quintupled in …

Meet A.I. Watch: A $279 wearable Android phone for your wrist

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Another smartwatch project is trying to get funded on Indiegogo and this time it’s hoping a blend of Android(s goog) and a …

Delta to Equip Its 11,000 Pilots With Microsoft Surface 2 Tablets

Delta said on Monday that it plans to buy Surface 2 tablets using the Microsoft hardware to replace paper flight books for the airline’s 11,000 …

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