News tagged with home computer

Suit against PC renter raises privacy questions

(AP) -- You didn't pay your bill. We need our computer back. And here's a picture of you typing away on it, the computer rental company told a client as it tried to repossess the machine. ...

May 04, 2011
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Google's Android ambitions go beyond mobile

Andy Rubin, Google's top mobile-phone executive, likes to talk about everything being "Android-ized." Android has become the top smartphone operating system in the United States, but Google's ambitions for it go well beyond ...

Jun 17, 2011
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When energy-saving becomes a game

(Phys.org) —A smartphone application bringing gaming dimensions to energy awareness has helped householders in Finland, Sweden and Italy reduce their electricity consumption by up to 19%.

Mar 22, 2013
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My classmate, the robot: US pupil attends remotely

(AP)—In a school hallway, a U.S. teacher takes her students to the library, leading a single-file line of giggling boys and girls that's perfectly ordinary until you get to a sleek white robot with a video ...

Feb 15, 2013
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