FireChat's revolutionary use will not be revolutionary for long
FireChat, the mobile phone app that allows users to communicate directly with each other through Bluetooth and Wi-Fi instead of through the existing telecoms network, has demonstrated its usefulness in H ...
HTML5 OS is set to disrupt platform lock-in
Google trumpets Dart release as first stable version
Google sits on Internet-traffic throne, says report
Chrome Beta gets built-in webcam and microphone support
Map of complex, carbon-rich molecules abundant throughout the universe
Scientists at NASA's Ames Research Center in Moffett Field, Calif., today released a significant expansion and upgrade to a public, online database that houses a unique and extensive collection of information ...
Review: Lots of innovations beyond iOS and Android
(AP)—The "1 percent" is often used to disparage the American elites at the very top of the wealth scale. When it comes to smartphones, however, the "1 percent" is the bottom of the heap.
Building disaster-relief phone apps on the fly
Researchers at MIT's Computer Science and Artificial Intelligence Laboratory and the Qatar Computing Research Institute have developed new tools that allow people with minimal programming skill to rapidly ...
'Heartbleed' fix may slow Web performance
The heartache from the Heartbleed Internet flaw is not over, and some experts say the fix may lead to online disruption and confusion.
Study finds the mind is a frequent, but not happy, wanderer
People spend 46.9 percent of their waking hours thinking about something other than what they're doing, and this mind-wandering typically makes them unhappy. So says a study that used an iPhone web app to ...
Microsoft Office comes to Android, but not tablets
Microsoft is bringing a pared-down version of its Office software to Android phones, but it won't work on Android tablets just as it doesn't on iPads.
Microsoft brings Office to iPhone, but not tablets (Update)
Even as a pared-down version of Microsoft's Office software package arrived on the iPhone, the company is holding out on extending that to the iPad and Android devices as it tries to boost sales of tablet ...
Microsoft announces new email client, launches Outlook.com preview
Microsoft introduced a new email client Tuesday called Outlook.com, a personal version of its already widely used brand.
Review: Offline Gmail app good for casual use
Google's new software for using Gmail without an Internet connection comes across as a throwback to an era when we weren't connected all the time and on all sorts of devices, from phones to iPads.