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Just like its phones, tablets and set top boxes, ‘leaked’ Xiaomi laptop looks exactly like an Apple MacBook Air (Updated)

Xiaomi has definitely been growing fast in emerging markets, but until now the company has focused mostly on stealing as much of Samsung’s Chinese smartphone market share as it can. According to Gartner’s most recent numbers, the company rose in Q3 to take a spot in the world’s top 5 smartphone …

Kano Review: A $150 DIY Computer and Coding Kit

We live in an age where many children have access to smartphones, tablets and laptops. They’re powerful and intuitive, offering the Web and an ever-growing library of apps to explore. Learning and accessing information has never been easier.<p>But these children, and a ton of adults too, have little …

Lenovo Yoga 3 Pro Ultrabook brings a thinner and lighter design

Remember how Intel recently unveiled a new family of chips designed to make 2-in-1 laptops much thinner and much lighter? Of course you do. Anyway, get ready to see lots of machines coming out this holiday season with extra-compact designs. Case in point: Lenovo's new Yoga 3 Pro Ultrabook, which …

Sony Xperia Z3 vs Moto X (2014) Compared: Which High-End Android Smartphone Should You Buy?

For those of you in the market for a high-end Android smartphone, the Sony Xperia Z3 and the new Motorola Moto X are some of the best options …

Lenovo Launches New QHD Yoga Pro 2 Tablet With Built-In Projector

Lenovo has launched a new Yoga Pro 2 tablet that features a built-in projector and 8 watt sound system today.<p>The headline feature is the tablet’s built-in Pico projector, which can project a 16:9 50-inch high-resolution image on to any surface. This is coupled with an 8 watt sound system and a mini …

Apple fans vs Windows fans: BMW & Mercedes vs Yahoo & ebay

<i>Business Insider</i> asked analytics company Ranker to churn through 20 million data correlations to identify the biggest differences of opinion between Apple and Microsoft fans. Apple fans were found to be more likely to like BMW, Mercedes, Gap and Starbucks; to dislike Samsung (no surprise there); to …

The 50 Best Engineering Schools

In Silicon Valley, salaries for experienced engineers can start at $165,000 per year. The national average for a software developer is $89,000, according to data from 2013. A senior software engineer makes $98,000 a year, on average.<p>Some of the best engineering schools in the world serve as feeder …

New Year Resolutions Apps | Best Apps - Consumer Reports News

While more than four in 10 Americans will make a New Year’s resolution, nearly a third of those will fail to keep them—that is, if last year’s …

Google and Apple gear up for next mobile battle

Smartphones will be talking to their users and the tech giants Google and Apple are determined to have the edge<p>Google has predicted its dominant web search engine will mean it will beat Apple in the race to turn the smartphone and other devices into intelligent, voice-controlled personal assistants.<p>…

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Bitcoin exchanges shut down after threat from India's central bank

Bitcoin is quickly beginning to attract the attention of regulators in a number of countries. After a flat-out ban in Thailand and restrictions on banks in China, now several Indian Bitcoin exchanges have suspended operations following a warning from the Reserve Bank of India concerning digital …

Bitcoin exchanges in India halted after country's reserve bank issues warning - Pocket-lint

While some have proclaimed their interest and acceptance of the virtual currency Bitcoin, others have shunned and started to ban it, including, most …

This is how Android phones get updated (infographic)

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>Credit: HTC<p>Ever wonder why it seems to take most phones forever to receive a new version of Android(s goog)? It turns out the …

Want to know how Google Maps calculates ETA? Ex-Googler reveals all - Pocket-lint

A former Google engineer has recently addressed an oft-wondered question, revealing - for the first time - just how Google's mapping service …

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