Kelli McAnulty

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Apple, Microsoft And Google Could Learn Something From Mozilla’s App Store Prototype

App Stores are broken. It’s virtually impossible to find the interesting apps among the thousands of low-quality offerings. If an app isn’t in the top 10 of its respective category, chances are you won’t find it. Apple’s “Genius” feature was so dumb, it was dropped in iOS 7 and replaced with an …

Windows Phone brings global competition to iOS and Android

While iOS and Android devices still dominate the market, Windows Phone is increasingly gaining -- new Kantar data shows that the platform rules 8.2 percent of the five major European markets.<p>Despite Apple and Android smartphones dominating global sales, Windows Phone devices are steadily being …

Spotify Connect lets you control and play music from any device

Spotify is freeing your music from the device you use to listen to it. With a feature called "Spotify Connect," your current listening sessions will be synced to the cloud, and you'll be able to use any of your devices to control exactly where and how your music plays.<p>Most importantly, this feature …

Smartwatches: what are Apple, Samsung, Google and Microsoft up to?

"The wrist is interesting," said Apple chief executive Tim Cook at the All Things Digital D11 conference in May 2013, when being quizzed about his company's potential plans for wearable technology in the years to come.<p>"For something to work here you have to convince people it's so incredible, that …

Aaru's Awakening blends dreamy hand drawn visuals with inventive puzzle platforming

The tiny Icelandic developer of <i>Aaru's Awakening</i>, Lumenox Games, has created something both visually and mechanically compelling with their PC puzzle-platformer. Utilizing fully hand-drawn animation, which lends the game an loose, sketchy feel, and a combination of platforming mechanics make <i>Aaru's</i> …

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Google rolls out digital textbooks, to buy and rent — but students should shop around

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Google (s GOOG) has launched a digital textbooks section of Books on Google Play in the U.S., as promised. The textbooks are …

Toon Hero Lets You Build Digital Storylines With Famous Characters On The iPad

Ever want to easily create a digital scene with some of your favorite cartoon characters? There’s now a new iPad app called Toon Hero that will let users create their own story lines with a variety of characters and share them with friends. Users can basically make those characters talk and …

Why JavaScript Will Become The Dominant Programming Language Of The Enterprise

<i>Guest author Nolan Wright is the CTO of Appcelerator.</i><p>There is no denying that since its inception in the mid 90’s, JavaScript has become one of the most popular Web development languages. In September 2012, industry analyst firm, RedMonk, showed it as the top language. Much of this is due to its …

PayPal smartphone app could replace credit cards

PayPal's head of retail services says a payment system that recognises customers by their first name and picture via a mobile phone app will let consumers leave their wallets at home.<p>The PayPal app is being used by retailers in Richmond, London, allowing customers to leave their wallet or purse at …

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Samsung Wallet hits Google Play for select Galaxy devices

Samsung's Wallet app, launched in Beta in the US a few months ago, is now available for wider consumption on Google Play in the US. Despite the name, it doesn't have Google Wallet-like powers of NFC payment, but works more like Apple's Passbook app to let you store and categorize tickets, …

You can now buy a Microsoft Surface Pro for $799

After slashing the price of Surface RT tablets by $150, Microsoft has decided cut the cost of its higher-end tablet offering, the Surface Pro, by $100. Now, the 64 GB and 128 GB Pro models will set you back $799, and $899 respectively.<p>According to Microsoft, this “offer” is only valid through the …

TECH NOW: Best new gadgets for women

Take a look at this gear thoughtfully designed with women in mind, from fashionable earbuds to handy charging devices and totes.<p>When it comes to great gadgets for gals, tech companies have been slow to realize they can't just make the same old gadgets and slap some pink paint on them.<p>According to …

Bracing For Google Glass: An In-Your-Face Technology

The likes of you and I can't buy Google Glass yet. It's available only to the select developers and opinion-makers who have been permitted to spring $1,500 for the privilege of having the first one on the block. But I've seen a few around my San Francisco neighborhood among the young techies who …

Following electrocution controversy, Apple to offer USB power adapter replacements

Following controversy in recent weeks regarding the safety of counterfeit and third-party USB charging adapters for the iPhone, iPod, and iPad, Apple has announced a new trade-in program for these adapters. The program will be held at both official Apple Retail Stores and Authorized Apple …

YouTube founders create Mixbit: Vine-like video sharing with a difference

Social Network-backed video sharing apps are all the rage, and now the biggest boys in school have woken up to the idea. MixBit is the brainchild of Chad Hurley and Steve Chen, better known as the founders of YouTube, and is a Google Ventures-backed iOS app that lets you record up to 16 seconds of …

Cloud 66 preaches easy app deployment in multiple clouds

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Jason Alden<p>While Puppet, Chef and other configuration-management tools have caught on with developers and operations …

Think Twice Before You Save Passwords in Your Chrome Browser

It might be convenient to save your Facebook or e-mail password in your Chrome browser so you don't have to repeatedly type it in, but you might want …

Silent Circle Preemptively Shuts Down Encrypted Email Service To Prevent NSA Spying

“We knew USG would come after us”. That’s why Silent Circle CEO Michael Janke tells TechCrunch his company shut down its Silent Mail encrypted email service. It hadn’t been told to provide data to the government, but after Lavabit shut down today rather than be “complicit” with NSA spying, Silent …

Dual-Boot HTC Sense & Play Edition (Stock Android) ROM On HTC One

Before you proceed, do keep in mind that this is still a beta project, so there may be some hiccups along the way. That said, solutions of several …

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HP Envy Rove 20 review: A tabletop PC that costs less, weighs more - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>HP Envy Rove 20</b> costs a bit less than some other tabletop PCs, includes great audio, and runs long enough to watch a couple of movies without being plugged in.<p><b>The Bad</b> It's heavier than some comparable big-screen systems, uses a lower-end CPU, and the 20-inch display isn't full HD.<p><b>The</b> …

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