Microsoft may be preparing to support Android apps in Windows 10

Paul Thurrott, a journalist who has covered Windows for two decades, thinks that Microsoft is about to announce support for Android applications in Windows 10. And he doesn't like the potential consequences.

Fancred signs the Carolina Panthers and Washington Redskins as partners

Sports-themed social site Fancred just scored three big partners, teaming up with the Carolina Panthers, Washington Redskins, and University of Maryland.
Android Army

Hands on: Buttery leather and a brilliant screen bring LG's G4 to new heights

We go hands on with LG’s new G4, which brings leather backs, a quantum-dot screen, and major camera upgrades to the company’s flagship smartphone.

This wireless charger uses magnets to add a battery to your phone

Charging cases for phones are useful, but they’re bulky and often cumbersome. Portable chargers are great too, but carrying them around can be a hassle. The Rubix On, now on Kickstarter, combines these two into one useful gadget.

Best Buy will start accepting Apple Pay in stores later this year

Inadvertently making that expensive Apple Watch slightly more useful, Best Buy has decided to start accepting Apple Pay in all stores within the United States before the end of 2015.
Social Media

Goodbye Skype? Facebook adds free video calling to Messenger

Ideal for anyone that's a power user of the Facebook Messenger application, the social network has launched support for a new video calling feature that works on mobile devices as well as desktop computers.

Backup Memory is Samsung’s way of helping Alzheimer’s patients dealing with memory loss

For those afflicted with Alzheimer's, Samsung developed an app that helps with their short-term memory loss. Called Backup Memory, this app acts as a memory stimulator for early-onset patients.

Apple kills it again in Q2, exceeds earnings expectations

Apple reported its Q2 earnings late Monday and the news was better than expected. Apple beat the market expectations on both iPhone units sold, as well as profit per share.

Major L.A. hospital offers HealthKit access to 80,000 patients

Major L.A. hospital Cedars-Sinai revamped its electronic records system to include HealthKit integration. Now, data from any patient who uses HealthKit to monitor their wellness will be made available to doctors at the hospital.
Cool Tech

uBeam wants to make wireless charging as easy as connecting to Wi-Fi

Wireless charging startup uBeam is attracting big money thanks to its ultrasonic transduction tech and its goal of making charging your device as easy to do as connecting to Wi-Fi. They even want to make it available in all the same places.

More bans roll in for the selfie stick, now Wimbledon tennis championships says ‘no’

The selfie stick may be popular with smartphone users, but it's clearly growing increasingly unpopular with tourist venues and sports events around the world. The UK's Wimbledon tennis championships is the latest to ban the ubiquitous…

Ears will become like fingerprints if this amazing new tech is built into your next phone

Only the most expensive smartphones come with a fingerprint scanner for extra security, but this research team has found a way to use a regular touchscreen as a biometric scanner - except it doesn't look at fingerprints, it looks at your…