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Microsoft releases near-final Windows 10 build, claims Edge beats Chrome in Google benchmarks

Microsoft is rolling out build 10240 of Windows 10 to members of its Insider program, and it looks to be a near-final version of the operating system. Microsoft is confident enough in this version to remove the desktop watermark, and doesn’t list any known issues in its blog post.<p>Although the …

Transformers: Age of Extinction game coming to iOS this summer

Is it wrong that — regardless of how many times I get burned on either Michael Bay <i>Transformers</i> movies, or video game movie adaptations — I’m still excited at the prospect of a new <i>Transformers</i> game?<p>DeNA and Hasbro has just announced the official tie-in game for the upcoming <i>Transformers</i> sequel, <i>Age of</i> …

Despite court battles, Apple switches back to Samsung as main iPad display supplier

The court battles between the two companies doesn’t seem to have harmed Samsung’s position as a key supplier of components to Apple. DisplaySearch figures show that Apple switched from LG to Samsung as the primary supplier of its display panels for iPad Air and iPad with Retina display last …

Microsoft tests Live Tiles you can use without leaving the Start screen

Even Microsoft knows that Windows Live Tiles have so much potential to be a lot better, especially on touchscreen devices. In fact, a group of the company's researchers in Asia have apparently been working on making Live Tiles interactive. As you can see in the videos after the break, the …

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You Can Now Create Windows And Windows Phone Apps In One Go With Microsoft’s App Studio

Microsoft’s App Studio service is fun. At launch, it supported the creation of simple Windows Phone applications so everyone could get their hands dirty and build <i>something</i>. The service has been upgraded throughout its life, and today picked up a key update: The ability to create a combined Windows …

Classic Chocolate Mousse

6 Servings<p>Dark chocolate and espresso add the slightly bitter notes needed to balance this easy chocolate mousse. Remember, the higher the cacao percentage, the less sweet the chocolate.<p>February 2013Print<p>Ingredients<p>¾ cup chilled heavy cream, divided<p>4 large egg yolks<p>¼ cup espresso or strong coffee, …

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Dropbox Outlines Its Principles For Handling Government Data Requests

Joining other leading technology firms, Dropbox today detailed the number of national security requests it received in the preceding 12 months for user data of its customers: 0-249.<p>While Dropbox applauded the recent legal change that allows it to disclose that number in increments of 250, it stated …

New Report Tempers iWatch Expectations, Device May Have 'Simpler' Technological Capabilities

Apple's much-rumored iWatch has been depicted as a standalone device able to function as a typical smart watch and monitor everything from glucose to blood pressure, but a new report from Brian Dolan of <i>MobiHealthNews</i> (via <i>NetworkWorld</i>) suggests that the iWatch's actual functionality may be somewhat …

Pinterest targets international users with revamped mobile site

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Within the last year, Pinterest has been keeping an eye on global expansion, primarily by translating its platform into a …

Wearables unlikely to topple smartphone sales by 2018

Despite being a heavily touted next big thing, wearable technology still has some way to go before it topples the mighty smartphone, according to a new report<p>The rise of connected devices, wearables and the Internet of Things is likely to contribute to as estimated 271 million connections between …

10 Samsung devices in line for Android 4.4 KitKat updates?

One report names a number of Samsung smartphones and tablets awaiting updates in the "near future," including phones in the Galaxy Note and S4 families.<p>At least ten Samsung devices are in line to pick up their Android 4.4 KitKat update, according to Android blog Phandroid.<p>Phandroid, citing an …

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Apple currently plans to release iOS 7.1 in March

While recent reports are pegging a launch sooner than later, reliable sources say that Apple is currently planning to ship iOS 7.1, the first significant update to iOS 7, in March. The iOS 7.1 update is said to not have any “secret features,” and it will basically be what we have been told to …

LG special event Feb. 13: Will the G Pro 2 be unveiled?

The device has been the subject of countless rumors over the last few weeks, which might prompt LG to show it off sooner than expected.<p>LG is slated to host a press event on February 13 where it's expected to show off the follow-up to its Optimus G Pro.<p>The company sent out invites to Korea-based …

Mobile Technology

Now that it’s a platform, what kinds of Chromecast apps can we expect?

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Google’s(s goog) Chromecast isn’t just a $35 media extender anymore. With an official SDK for programmers, Chromecast is a …

A dual Windows-Android machine: PC industry savior or non-starter?

Computers with two operating systems have been done before, but they've never really taken off. Don't count on this time being any different.<p>It's pretty grim days for the PC industry, and the sector's next hope -- machines that run both Windows and Android at the same time -- may not be enough to …

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What If The iPhone 6 Was Inspired By Back To The Future?

iMessage, Facetime, Siri… what will Apple’s next innovation be? This video humorously speculates that for the iPhone 6, Apple might take a page from Emmett Brown’s book with the iFlux Capacitor, an app that will allow any car to travel back in time, take photos in another century, as well as let …

The New Gold Standard In Currency? iPhones!

Everyone knows that there’s a lucrative black market in iPhones, particularly in Asia, but did you know that iPhones are increasingly being used as currency? That’s the case in Rome, at least, where at least one journalist is using iPhones as a way to pay his bills.<p>Over at Businessweek, Vernon …

How Google Used Motorola To Smack Down Samsung -- Twice

Samsung is giant. It employs 427,000 staff, has an annual turnover in excess of $270bn and assets of $600bn spread across over 80 business units. And Google just floored it twice using Motorola as a baseball bat.<p><b>Why?</b><br>On the surface having 81 per cent of Android marketshare would seem to make Google …

Meet the next small Windows tablet: Asus VivoTab Note 8

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>Announced at January’s Consumer Electronics Show, the Asus VivoTab Note 8 tablet is now available for sale. The original …

Galaxy S5 fans, here is why the S3 was more important (video)

Apple called Samsung's early phones 'slavish' copies, but the S3 saw the company blossom into a major innovator. Adventures in Tech explains.<p>With invites for Samsung's 'Unpacked' event sent out, we're likely only a few weeks away from getting our first official look at Samsung's long-awaited Galaxy …

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Intel's new low-power graphics could boost battery life in your next laptop

Graphics hardware can rapidly drain a laptop's battery -- there's a good reason why many Ultrabooks ship with nothing more than basic integrated video. If Intel brings a new low-power graphics core to market, though, high-performance visuals and long battery life won't be mutually exclusive …

New Apple TV hardware references already appearing in iOS 7 builds

We reported last fall that a revamped Apple TV set-top-box is in the works, and then we learned earlier this year that the new box would likely be introduced in the first half of 2014. Sources said at the time that the new model would be redesigned (at least on the inside) and would sport new …