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Android 4.4 KitKat review: designed by Google, for Google

In 2011, Google introduced Android 4.0 "Ice Cream Sandwich," which took some of the design direction it had begun on tablets and moved it to phones. In the intervening two years, we've only seen "point" updates for the platform: some subtle refinements and a few big new features, but never a big …

Apple Releases iTunes 11.1.3 With Equalizer and Performance Improvements.

Apple today released iTunes 11.1.3, two weeks after iTunes 11.1.2 and OS X Mavericks were first released.<p>The update fixes issues with the equalizer and performance when switching views in large libraries.<p><b>iTunes 11.1.3</b>This version of iTunes resolves an issue where the equalizer may not work as …

Samsung in 2014 and beyond: 560 ppi, foldable displays, custom processors, 16MP Isocell sensors

Samsung just held its first Analyst Day event in eight years, offering us a glimpse of its plans for 2014 and beyond. Some of the most interesting tidbits coming out of the event concern the advancements in mobile technology that the Korean conglomerate expects to make starting with next</b> …

Google Maps adds Waze traffic data to the desktop, brings back Pegman

The dramatic overhaul of Google Maps on the desktop saw the world lose a good friend. That friend: Pegman. The tiny yellow avatar that you could drop almost anywhere to get instant access to Street View disappeared. Instead, the ground level perspective was accessed by first clicking on a point on …

Verizon won't activate the Nexus 7 until Google delivers a KitKat update

It's been three months since the Nexus 7 was supposed to arrive on Verizon's LTE network, but Verizon is still refusing to activate the device. Now, the company is blaming Google and device manufacturer Asus for the delay getting the tablet certified. Verizon told <i>Android</i> <i>Police</i> that after it …

Samsung takes aim at Apple's tablet top spot

<b>Samsung is anticipating selling twice as many tablets this year as in 2012, and the company is on the hunt for Apple's number one spot.</b><p>Speaking at an …

Skype changes its mind: accessories and call recording will keep working

Changes to Skype's platform meant several features -- support for third party apps, call recording and compatibility with some hardware accessories -- were slated to disappear next month. Now, the team has revealed that he last two have received something of a reprieve, at least until Redmond …

Lookout Bundles its Android App on AT&T's Smartphones, Tablets

Mobile security firm Lookout today announced a partnership with US carrier AT&T that will see its app, aptly named Lookout Mobile Security, bundled on new Android smartphones. Lookout promises to give AT&T customers comprehensive protection against malware and spyware, privacy violations, data …

SanDisk’s wireless flash drive: A simple storage boost for your iOS or Android phone

Advertisement<p>11 Comments<p>I love my 32GB iPhone 5s(s aapl), but it’s barely a month old and I’ve already used more than half of the storage capacity. …

10 Things Developers And Users Need To Know About Android KitKat 4.4

Google’s introduction of Android 4.4 KitKat, the follow-on to three different versions of Android Jelly Bean, means that users have new features to look forward to—and that mobile developers and designers have a new toolset to learn.<p>KitKat is designed to work on a wide variety of devices with …

Motorola wants you to tattoo a smartphone microphone onto your throat

Okay, where to start on this one? Simply put, Motorola has applied for a patent of a microphone with a tranceiver and power supply that is designed to be <i>tattooed onto your throat</i>. The idea is to capture vibrations directly from your larynx in order to cut out background noise -- while eliminating …

Internet Explorer 11 Launches On Windows 7

Internet Explorer 11, the default browser of Windows 8.1, is now also available on Windows 7. Microsoft previously launched a number of beta versions and always said that IE11 would arrive on its older operating system shortly after the launch of Windows 8.1, so today’s launch isn’t exactly a major …