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The basics: How Google TV differs from Chromecast

A Chromecast may be exactly what you need in your living room, but it’s not a Google TV replacement

While many of us have our Chromecast dongle, and are happily playing with them and sending content to our televisions, there are plenty of folks who have some very valid questions about what More...

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Ann Arbor Technology Center opened by NVIDIA to focused on car systems

NVIDIA’s no stranger to in-car technology, and the company is increasing its commitment to four-wheeled transportation by opening a dedicated automotive office in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The just-opened NVIDIA Technology Center will design driver aids and infotainment systems with the help of car makers that are just a stone’s throw away — More...

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Android Smartphone And Laptop Mics Can Be Remotely Activated By The FBI, WSJ Reports

The Wall Street Journal is reporting that the FBI employs a number of high-tech hacker tactics in its efforts to round up information on suspects, including the ability to remotely activate microphones on Android devices and notebook computers, according to one of its sources who is described as a “former U.S. More...

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YouTube is opening up its live streaming service to anyone with 100 or more subscribers

YouTube is opening up its live streaming service to anyone with 100 or more subscribers, putting smaller, independent creators on the same footing as larger productions. The announcement comes less than three months after YouTube lowered the bar on live streaming to channels with 1,000 or more subscribers. The company says More...

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Moto X’s Connect feature allows you to see who’s calling and texting from your PC

We’re just hours away from the Motorola Moto X’s big reveal, and even in the final hours information is still rolling in. This time, a couple of Motorola’s apps for the device (and other newer devices) have popped up in the Google Play Store and Chrome Web Store. The first More...

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Despite Google’s Gains, iPhone Still Edges Out Android Devices In App And Overall Smartphone Usage, Says Forrester

A report out today from Forrester on mobile marketing techniques includes some interesting numbers on app usage, which show that overall, iOS users are still the more avid users across a range of app categories, as well as various smartphone functions. Android has decisively overtaken iOS as the world’s most popular smartphone platform, More...

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NVIDIA SHIELD now available


The NVIDIA Shield is now available for purchase! For $300, you’re getting a Tegra 4 gaming handheld that can do a whole lot of things. Aside from being able to play TegraZone games and more hot titles from the Google Play Store, the SHIELD also allows you to stream full-fledged More...

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Google brings faster WiFi to 7,000 Starbucks locations


Starbucks is often viewed as a great place to drop in, have a pick-me-up, and use free WiFi. If that’s your M.O., Google has made life a little bit better for you. Starting in August, Google will team up with Starbucks to bring faster WiFi speeds to all More...

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Android tablet gives rare glimpse at North Korean tech

A tourist brought back an android table from North Korea has provided a glimpse at some of the restrictions placed on IT users in the country.

The Samjiyon is the third tablet to have gone on sale in North Korea. It was unveiled at a trade show in the More...

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Samsung Note 8.0 – The mini giant!

I’m not really a Samsung fan really. Then again, you would have guessed the reason, as it probably has been the same for you too. I will not go there. Not this time. The reason of this choice is pretty simple. I needed a mini-tablet for my daily tasks, More...

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