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Google to manufacturers: Use the latest version of Android, or no Google Play for you

A leaked Google memo suggests the company is now insisting the latest version of Android is installed on new devices. If not, permission to use Google Play and other Google apps won't be given.
Apple

Apple to buy Tesla? Rumors fly after Apple execs, Elon Musk have super-secret meeting

Under the typical veil of secrecy, Tesla motors and Apple have again peaked everyone's interest as CEO Elon Musk was revealed to have met Apple execs. When Musk was asked about the meeting, he declined to comment as did Apple executives but…
Home Theater

What binge-watching House of Cards taught me about life, death, and snacks

With the entire season two of Netflix's award-winning series House of Cards now available, you may convince yourself to binge-watch all the way through. That's not a bad plan, per se – but be warned: It could have unintended consequences.
Cool Tech

Philips challenges Apple’s iBeacon with ‘intelligent lighting system’ for shoppers

Philips has unveiled an 'intelligent lighting system' similar to Apple's iBeacon technology that communicates with a shopper's smartphone as they make their way through a store, offering directions to items, special offers, and more.
Home

Samsung countersues Dyson for $9.4m, claims reputation damage

Samsung is countersuing tech firm Dyson for 10 million won (about $9.38 million) for "seriously hurting its corporate image" over copycat claims made last year regarding the UK company's vacuum cleaners.
Mobile

ZTE packs the Grand Memo 2 LTE and Firefox-powered Open C for its Barcelona trip

ZTE has pre-announced the new smartphones it'll launch at Mobile World Congress next week, the Grand Memo 2 LTE and the Open X, plus news on a new version of its MiFavor Android user interface.
DT Daily

DT Daily: Apple iWatch rumor, truck thats also a boat, woman jailed for overdue VHS tape 2:48

Today on DT Daily: Apple iWatch may be able to predict heart attacks, a truck that’s also a pretty fast boat and a woman is jailed for her very overdue VHS rental.
Cool Tech

Bringrr makes sure you never drive away without your smartphone

Ideal for anyone that tends to forget to grab their phone on the way out the door, the Bringrr is a Bluetooth-enabled gadget that triggers an audio alert if you start the car without your smartphone nearby.
Mobile

Do insults yield results? Carrot Fit berates you into exercising (or deleting it)

Trouble losing weight? Maybe you just need the right motivation. Carrot Fit will insult you until you start eating better and working out. It will even berate you when you're within your ideal weight, because why not?
Home Theater

InAiR augments your TV with live layers of Web content and Minority Report-style manipulation

SeeSpace is developing a simple plug-and-play device that creates a "Minority Report"-like experience in your living room, even without a truly 3D-compatible TV. Assuming the InAiR is connected to wifi, it automatically pulls up a wealth of…
Game Review

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze Review

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze review.
Computing

With this CoinTerra PCI-Express card, you can mine Bitcoins yourself

Yes, Bitcoin is expensive. However, with this $1,600 PCI-Express card from CoinTerra, you can mine your own Bitcoins. Read on to learn more about the CoinTerra GSX I here.