Answers in a shake with Microsoft's Torque (w/ Video)
Review: Amazon Fire tablets can compete with iPads, but that may not matter
Amazon has garnered far less success than it deserves in consumer electronics, and its latest line of tablets may well continue that trend despite comparing favorably with Apple's latest iPad.
Disney's Movies Anywhere service comes to Google Play
The Walt Disney Co.'s online movie service is now available on Android mobile devices through Google Play, after launching early this year on Apple Inc.'s iTunes.
Study finds fish just wanna have fun
Fish just want to have fun, according to a University of Tennessee, Knoxville, study that finds even fish "play."
How technology could motivate children to explore nature
Childhood today is a very different experience to what it was 50 years ago. Gone are the days of exploring the local creek and returning home for dinner at sunset. Parents' concerns about stranger danger ...
Google settles with FTC over in-app charges
Google has agreed to pay full refunds totaling at least $19 million to consumers who were charged for purchases that children made via apps without parental consent from the Google Play app store.
Security CTO to detail Android Fake ID flaw at Black Hat
Researchers find thousands of secret keys in Android apps
In a paper presented—and awarded the prestigious Ken Sevcik Outstanding Student Paper Award—at the ACM SIGMETRICS conference on June 18, Jason Nieh, professor of computer science at Columbia Engineering, ...
Playful responses to public interactive displays surprise researchers
Designers of large public interactive displays (PIDs) should expect playful responses to these displays. This was the unexpected finding from a study by an inter-disciplinary group of designers and computer ...
YouTube eyes streaming game star Twitch
Google on Monday declined to comment on reports that it is working on a billion-dollar deal to add video game play streaming star Twitch TV to YouTube.
Galaxy Tab 4 Education: New tablet exclusively developed for scalable 1:1 initiatives in K-12 schools
Samsung Electronics today announced the availability of the new Galaxy Tab 4 Education – its first tablet specifically designed to support scalable 1:1 computing initiatives in K-12 schools. The rugged, ...
Growing app industry has developers racing to keep up
Smartphone application developers say they are challenged by the glut of apps as well as the need to update their software to keep up with evolving phone technology, making creative pricing strategies essential to finding ...
Twitter buys Android lock-screen startup Cover
A young startup specializing in Android smartphone lock screens that anticipate what "app" a user might want at any give moment said Monday it has been bought by Twitter.