David Furman

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Inside Google's master plan for faster, sharper streaming video

Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.<p>MOUNTAIN VIEW, California -- We've all been there: After clicking or tapping a …

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Will Android Partners Be Happy To Compete With Google And Motorola In 2014?

What will happen when Google hits a home run with one of their Android devices? It could be one of the ‘clean’ Nexus devices that breaks cover and becomes a multi-million seller, or it could be a resurgent Motorola Mobility handset that sweeps the adoration of the critics and the consumers around …

Fitbit Force brings smartwatch features to a fitness tracker

Fitbit is making its latest device to quantify your activity, the wrist-worn Force fitness tracker, official today. The Force is an evolution of the Flex, Fitbit’s other wrist-worn tracker, and offers an OLED display and altimeter on top of the features included in the Flex. It's very similar to …

Skylanders Swap Force launches October 13th, headed next-gen as well

The <i>Skylanders</i> aren't just evolving into combinable characters in their next entry, they're also heading to Xbox One and PlayStation 4. <i>Skylanders Swap Force</i> was given an October 13th release date today, alongside news of its two new platforms (in addition to being on <i>basically every other video game</i> …

AT&T dumps Facebook phone as Home limps past 1m downloads

Facebook Home, the app intended to turn Android phones into a sort of "Facebook phone", is struggling. Having taken almost a month to hit a million …

Philips updates Hue App with recurring schedules and more

We have talked about the Philips Hue LED lighting system several times over the last year or so, in fact we reviewed the system late last year. The …

Nearly 75% Of All Smartphones Sold In Q1 Were Android, With Samsung At 30%; Mobile Sales Overall Nearly Flat: Gartner

Gartner has just released its Q1 figures for mobile handset sales, and the key takeaway is that Android continues to steal the show, led by handset maker Samsung. Google’s mobile platform now accounts for nearly 75% of all handset sales, a jump of almost 20 percentage points on a year ago, and …