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Descriptive Writing & Topic Vocabulary Sheets

Pack of 5 handy printable sheets that children can look at to help them choose subject-specific vocabulary for a descriptive writing activity. Sheets …

Why Woz is a fan of the Apple Watch

Apple's co-founder Steve Wozniak talks iPhone, the smartphone market and why he can't live without an Apple Watch.

ZTE's 5.5-inch Grand S II features powerful quad-core processor (hands-on) - CNET

LAS VEGAS -- Sleek, smooth, and slim, ZTE's marquee device of the season, the Grand S II, has finally debuted at CES 2014. Sporting a powerful Snapdragon 800 processor, a 1080p display, and a 13-megapixel camera, the Grand S II is the highest-end smartphone the Chinese mobile company has yet to …

Mobile app search engine Quixey finally has a mobile app

Fresh off of a new $50 million round of funding, the mobile app search engine Quixey is releasing its first app for consumers.<p>Quixey has made a name for itself with its “functional search,” which enables you search for mobile apps based on what they actually do. It’s been licensing that technology …

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C: everything you need to know

Apple’s iPhone event on Tuesday brought us the two new devices we expected — and not much else. At a comparatively subdued and small event, the company replaced last year’s iPhone 5 with two models: the iPhone 5c, a colorful plastic phone that starts at $99, and the iPhone 5s, a high-end device …

iPhone 5S release dates, specs keep pouring in

We have iPhone 5S release dates, colors, and specs. Did I leave anything out?<p>Oh yeah, I forget to mention that they're all just rumors. But there's little left to the imagination these days when Apple rolls out a new product.<p>Apple is widely expected to hold an event unveiling the new iPhone on …

Apple iPhone 5S and 5C: all the news and rumors

It might not be the iPhone 6, but Apple could have some surprises this year<p>Apple’s next iPhone is approaching fast. A new phone is all but certain to be revealed at Apple's September 10th event, and there have been hints that a big surprise may be in store: since as far back as January, rumblings …

Get a monthly mystery care package for nerds

Do you like presents? Of course you do -- and a new service lets you send geeky surprise gifts to yourself.<p>Nerd Block is a subscription-based nerd care package service which, for $19.99 a month (plus shipping), sends out a monthly package of geeky goodies. Partners so far for the fledgling service …

Samsung Reportedly Introducing Galaxy Gear Android Smartphone Wristwatch In September

What’s weird about reporting on the potential introduction of smartphone watches is that they actually aren’t anything new – every few years it seems some OEM comes up with a wrist-mounted phone that makes for an interesting demo but doesn’t go anywhere, like the LG GD910, for instance, the talk of …

Apple will reportedly unveil the next iPhone on Sept. 10

According to a report by AllThingsD, Apple will debut its latest iPhone lineup during a special event on September 10th, just a month from today. The report doesn’t specify as to which models will be announced at the event, but if rumors are to be believed, we may see the highly anticipated iPhone …

Here's what Samsung's iWatch rival could look like

This is what the Samsung Galaxy Gear could look like. The mock-up above shows what we could expect from the hotly-anticipated smart watch that talks …

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 …

Bill Gates says Google's internet balloons are 'not going to uplift the poor'

Bill Gates has questioned whether Google's Project Loon, an effort to bring giant internet-giving balloons to less-developed countries, is really that good of an idea. During an interview with <i>Bloomberg Businessweek</i>, Gates was asked whether he thought bringing internet to parts of the world would …

Tools To Hack Android Phones Are Getting Easier To Use

Security researchers have long maintained that malware is a problem on Android, the Google operating system that’s on 80% of the world’s smartphones. In extreme cases, hackers with malicious intent can do more than send premium text messages – they can turn a phone into a spying tool too. The …

Hipmunk for Android review: Mobile travel search at its best - CNET

<b>The Good</b> <b>Hipmunk</b> sets itself apart from other travel apps with its unique sorting features and visual interface.<p><b>The Bad</b> There's no way to pivot searches between nearby airports or adjacent travel dates. Hipmunk doesn't offer vacation packages that include both flights and accommodations.<p><b>The Bottom</b> …

Video Pioneers OK GO Team With Saatchi & Saatchi, Possibly You, For Next Video

The band has also been deeply involved in the creative concepts for their videos. Frontman Damian Kulash took on directorial duties for …

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Google Play Edition smartphones start receiving Android 4.3 (updated)

If you were wondering just how long it would take the Google Play Editions of the HTC One and Samsung Galaxy S 4 to get Android 4.3, we can now tell you: not long at all. Owners of both devices report that they're receiving over-the-air updates to the new OS. There isn't yet word of any …

YouTube Throws Video Makers Some Bones

Are you a big fan of PewDiePie or Jenna Marbles?<p>Do you know who PewDiePie or Jenna Marbles are?<p>Then you will be interested in this news: YouTube is …

Internet

Twitter updates Windows 8 app with multiple account access

While the latest Twitter update for Windows 8 doesn't feature a major overhaul, it adds a handful of useful functions to the app. Perhaps the most notable addition is multiple account sign-in that gives you power to easily juggle several Twitter personas. Another nice new feature is the ability to …

Facebook adds Cover Feed to standard Android app, no Home required

Facebook has announced that a new update of its regular app will include Cover Feed, the company's replacement for Android's lock screen. Explaining the move, Facebook says it's noticed many Facebook Home users have already opted to use Cover Feed while sticking with Android's default app launcher, …

Android 4.3 update causing problems with Nexus 4 handsets, rendering some unusable

While Android 4.3 is a relatively minor upgrade in the grand scheme of things -- bringing restricted profiles and some added graphical grunt to the platform -- it seems that the new OS version is wreaking havoc on some Nexus 4 devices. On Google's Product Forums, most people having problems report …

Facebook News Feed Event Aug 6 Will Give Much-Needed Rankings Explanation And Reveal What’s Next

Facebook plans to clear up confusion about what appears in the News Feed, announce a ranking algorithm change, and preview the future of the feed at a press event on August 6. The Menlo Park HQ session will be live-streamed to Facebook’s London offices to keep European reporters in the loop. …

Jelly Bean Passes 40% Android Adoption

Last month was a significant one for the Android ecosystem since it marked the first time the Jelly Bean (Android 4.1/4.2) build overtook Gingerbread as the most used version of the operating system.<p>Google just released its figures for July, and there’s further growth for Jelly Bean, which has …