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Amazon announces its new "Login with Amazon" service for Android

Tired of remembering dozens of usernames and passwords for each e-commerce website and gaming service? I know that I certainly am, and so does Amazon, as the company has just announced its all new “Login with Amazon” service. The new functionality will be making its way to Android, iOS, and other …

Study shows Android users spend larger percentage of time browsing than their iOS counterparts

Are you reading this on your smartphone? If so, you’ve got about 14 minutes to finish up.<p>A new study by Simmons Connect finds that smartphone users spend about 14 minutes a day looking at websites. They also compared Android to iOS users, and found some interesting statistics which may cast doubt …

Motorola shows off insane electronic tattoo and 'vitamin authentication' prototype wearables

At the D11 conference today, Regina Dugan, SVP for advanced technology and projects at Motorola, showed off some advanced projects. The first was a prototype electronic tattoo on her arm from MC10, about which she quipped "teenagers might not want to wear a watch, but you can be sure they'll wear a …

Google still in race to buy Waze, Facebook backing off

Waze is no longer a possible purchase for Facebook, but Google has remained in the race to acquire the company, according to a recent report.<p>You probably remember that Google and Facebook were fighting to buy the community-driven navigation app Waze. Well, it now seems that Facebook has decided to …

Best To-Do, Checklist, and Task Applications for Android [May 2013]

Personally, I consider myself a “to-do list addict.” My daily routine begins with sorting through a list of things that I need/want to accomplish by …

Google Now will change the way we use our smartphones

As Google Now gains more functionality, we see more and more what a Big Deal™ it will become<p>This is not a guess. It's not even a prediction. Google …

Android alters all: Now the PC?

The new PC may be a laptop running Android. Far-fetched? Not if HP is doing it.<p>The Android laptop is coming. Does that mean more market-share pain for Windows PCs?<p>Hewlett-Packard's upcoming notebook offerings speak for themselves. For $480, there's the SlateBook x2 Android "notebook". At $800, we …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 announced

The 10-inch form factor returns, but the top-end Tab 3 is still a mid-range device<p>Samsung’s second Tab announcement today brings news of the Galaxy …

Samsung wins a US import ban on AT&T iPhone 4 and older 3G iPads

Every time we turn around, Apple and Samsung seem locked into yet another patent dispute. Internationally, many of these battles end in favor of Samsung. Stateside? Well – we all remember Apple’s big win against Samsung in California just last year.<p>This time around, Samsung has turned the tables on …

Why isn't Samsung talking about their victory over Apple?

Yesterday, we told you about the breaking news of Samsung’s court win against Apple. That case, in which the US International Trade Commission ruled Apple violated a Samsung patent, resulted in a sales and import ban of some Apple devices. None of those devices are current, but another interesting …

Apple still smartphone champ, Android the No. 1 OS, ComScore says

Research firm ComScore has released its latest U.S. smartphone industry report, estimating that Apple remains top of the pile in the smartphone industry with a market share of 39.2 percent.<p>Based on data gathered through the company's MobiLens service -- which harvests user information based on …

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Why Amazon’s turn to real-life groceries is both surprising and yet makes total sense

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock/ Ljupco Smokovski<p>Today brought news that one of biggest online retail companies are dipping their toes …

Ford Gets A Pickup From Pickups: F-150 Drives Jump In May Sales

Automakers are dishing out May sales figures Monday morning and Ford Motor‘s results got a lift from the improving U.S. housing recovery.<p>The company said sales of its F-Series line of pickups, which includes the popular F-150, jumped 31% in May. That marked the line’s 22nd straight monthly increase …

General Motors, Ford and Chrysler post healthy May auto sales

Auto sales rose in May, helped by stronger consumer confidence and a rebound in home sales and construction.<p>General Motors Co., the nation’s largest automaker, said its U.S. sales rose 3.1% in May to 252,894 vehicles compared with the same month a year earlier. It was the company’s best month since …

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Ford wins second consecutive Engine of the Year with 1.0L EcoBoost

For the second year in a row, Ford has taken top honors in International Engine of the Year voting. As was the case last year, it is Ford's 1.0-liter EcoBoost engine that earns the automaker the accolade, achieving the highest-ever accumulated score in the 15 years that the award has been handed …

Goji's Smart Lock snaps pictures, welcomes you by name

Burglars of the future beware: the age of the smart lock is coming. There's no shortage of entries into the space these days -- in fact, it was just under a week ago that we spotted the lovely Yves Behar-designed August lock. Goji's (whoever heard of a company named after a fruit?) got a pretty …

A Tablet Good for Living Room, Bag and Water

In today’s tablet market, one device stands distinctly above all others: Apple’s iPad. With this tablet, Apple did what it always does and created an …