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Nexus 5 problems and how to fix them

The Nexus 5 is recognized by many gadget lovers as one of the least expensive high-end Android handsets on the market, designed to give users optimized hardware and fantastic quality for a price that wasn’t going to break the bank However, just like any other phone, inexpensive or otherwise, the …

Android News

The gesture control we want for smartphones, wearables is here

Several methods exist for getting you to stop touching your smartphone, but none actually get you away from physical interaction. From wearables to …

Wear OS

My first experience with a ‘follow-me’ drone

I looked over my shoulder, trying to avoid direct eye contact. A chill went down my spine as I walked near a marina in Berkeley, Calif. on a warm sunny day. I checked again, but couldn't figure out what was causing my mild sense of dread.<p>“Someone is following me,” I thought.<p>That “someone” was a 3D …

Nixie wearable brings a personal drone to your wrist

Earlier this year, Intel kicked off its Make it Wearable challenge, a mission to take wearable technology and do things with it that haven’t yet been …

6 Futuristic Car Safety Features on the Road Today—And One We Can't Have

Brake assist, lane departure warnings, and smart cruise control are making our roads safer. But forget about getting those automatic headlights.<p>Brake assist, lane departure warnings, and smart cruise control are making our roads safer. But forget about getting those automatic headlights. <b>Related:</b> …

Autonomous Cars

Polarr, an Intelligent Browser-based Photo App, Learns Your Aesthetic Preferences

There’s no shortage of online photo editors on the Web, but Polarr, which recently launched as an open beta, is targeting advanced photo enthusiasts for its upcoming service. Polarr provides high-level editing tools and techniques while at the same time evaluating your interaction with the …

13 Coolest Men's Outerwear Brands On The Planet

As you brace yourself for the next snow storm or maybe that quick skiing trip overseas you’ll need to invest in reliable, versatile and of course …

Android News
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Analytics

5 Things To Know About Siri And Google Now's Growing Intelligence

<b>This is a guest post from Lawrence Flynn, the CEO of Artificial Solution, a software firm that develops natural language processing (NLP) services and was established in Stockholm, Sweden in 2001. Flynn joined Artificial Solutions in May 2010 to step in as CEO, replacing co-founder and board</b> …

How to Match a Tie, Shirt, and Suit [VIDEO] | The Art of Manliness

<i>This video is brought to you by Combatant Gentleman. Combatant Gentlemen offers high-quality men’s essentials at prices any guy can afford.</i><p>Enter …

How to back up your Google Voice data

Don't panic! Nothing has been confirmed about Google Voice being shut down for good -- but that doesn't mean you should skip an opportunity to back up your data.<p>Moving files from your physical drives to cloud storage is what usually comes to mind when you think about data backup. However, if you've …

Google Voice

15 best Android apps of 2018

Here it is ladies and gentlemen. The crème de la crème. The Android apps that stand alone at the top of the pantheon. These apps have become ubiquitous with Android and if you’re looking for good stuff it’s assumed that you have some of this stuff already. Without further delay, here are the best …

Meet Jeane: A far-fetched but brilliant idea to begin networking our cars

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Arjun Iyer<p>We’re starting to see a lot of car gadgets and apps designed to make us better drivers. Automatic, Zubie, …

Best Pre-Race Warmup

Here’s what’s going on. Just like stretching out a spring, stretching a muscle impairs its ability to store energy. When you run, a large part of the force of impact is absorbed and recycled to help propel you forward on your next step. Though not every study that the researchers reviewed found a …

10 Habits Of Highly Creative People

Writers' block? Go take a nap.<p>Composer Erik Satie walked roughly 10 kilometers from Arcueil to Paris every morning. Saul Bellow rode his mountain bike. Novelist Haruki Murakami keeps a famously intense running schedule, which he described in the <i>Paris Review</i>:<p><b>Whether it lets the mind wander, improves</b> …

Could even Facebook become a convert to privacy?

The mining of personal data drives profits at Facebook and Google – but companies could give users more control<p>The stunning $19bn Facebook paid last week for messaging service WhatsApp has made all of the headlines. But tucked away in the announcement of the deal is an interesting comment from …

Qualcomm: Always one step ahead

Looking beyond the big OEMs, there is one company that has rode the wave of smartphone success like no other. The multinational telecommunications and semiconductor giant Qualcomm has made its fortune on wireless wizardry. Its market cap currently sits at more than $123 billion, which is $4 billion …

Internet of Things

Snapdragon Glance Beta - a lockscreen that helps boost battery life

We’d all love our smartphone’s to be a little more smart, the new EverythingMe launcher is an excellent example of how this should be done. In an attempt to go one better, Qualcomm has release its Snapdragon Glance application, which combines smart learning with battery improvements. The app has …

Apps

MediaTek announces world's first 4G LTE octa-core processor

MediaTek is continuing to bring the fight directly to Qualcomm, this time with its announcement of its new 4G LTE octa-core processor. A few months back MediaTek started shipping its eight core MT6592 processor and according to tests I ran on the ThL T100S, the chip is faster for CPU only …

4G LTE

7 Gameloft games are on sale now for $0.99

Any day is a good day for a developer to toss up an app sale and today that developer is Gameloft. For a limited time, Gameloft has seven of their more well-known titles up for sale. Each one is going for only $0.99. If you’ve been waiting for a chance to grab some of Gameloft’s better games, now …

Technology

Power steering shifts to electric

Power steering has undergone a fundamental change in the last 10 years, leading to better reliability, and some criticism.<p>If you buy a car today, it will likely have a major difference in the power steering than cars from 10 or even just 5 years ago: The steering system will rely on an electric …

Hydraulic

Startup invents heartbeat-sensing wristband to store passwords, bitcoin

It was in the last few decades that researchers realized that the human heartbeat, no matter how fast or slow it's going, generates signals that are every bit as unique to an individual as a fingerprint or retina.<p>Now, a Toronto startup named Bionym is turning that insight into a novel kind of …

Wearable Tech

Facebook Timeline Designer Releases An App For Measuring Your Whole Life

Nicholas Felton, the design guru behind the Facebook Timeline, has released an app for quantifying anything in your life.<p>You may know Nicholas Felton best as the creator of the Facebook Timeline. But the reason he even got <i>that</i> job was his cultishly popular Feltron Report, an annual, infographical …

Apps