Gloria Sin

Gloria Sin

Former Digital Trends Contributor
When she is not tinkering with gadgets, Gloria is covering computing news for Digital Trends. She's a regular contributor to Tom's Hardware and Shaw Media, and has previously written for ZDNet and FastCompany.com. She also served as a judge for the 2013 CODiE Awards for the Best Mobile App for Consumers. In her off(line) hours, you will likely find her skating at a rink or watching a hockey game.
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Google expands voice search to Chrome on your computer

Google introduces hands-free "conversational search" to desktops and laptops with the Chrome Web browser, Google Now integration and four new languages to the Knowledge Graph at Google I/O 2013.
Computing

Leaked Google Maps sign-up page gives glimpse of what’s to come at Google I/O

The leaked Google Maps sign-up page hints of full-screen maps, smarter search results, Google Earth integration, and route comparison tool. Was this page just a tease or are these features for real?
Computing

Add a 5-megapixel camera module to your Raspberry Pi for $25

Forget about emulating retro games or managing your bike's headlight. This official camera from the Raspberry Pi Foundation can help your Model A or B mini-computer capture 5-megapixel stills and 1080p videos at up to 30 fps.
Computing

Microsoft now lets you Gchat with your friends on Outlook.com and SkyDrive.com

Yes, you read that right. Microsoft is adding Google Talk to Outlook.com, SkyDrive.com, Calendar, and your People contact list so you can Gchat your friends without leaving its services.
Computing

Google triples free cloud storage to 15GB for all your Gmail, Drive, and Google+ needs

Google triples cloud storage capacity to 15GB (30GB for Google Apps users), and lets users decide how to allocate the space between their Gmail, Google Drive, and Google+ Photos accounts.
Computing

More Windows Blue rumors surface: Charms menu gets more mouse-friendly, may be free

Besides the Start button and boot-to-Desktop feature, other changes that may be coming to Blue include making the Charms menu more accessible, adding built-in tutorials, and giving this update to Win8 users for free.
Computing

International Space Station incorporating more Linux computers [Updated]

The United Space Alliance, which manages all the computers on-board the ISS, taps Debian 6 as the go-to platform for the station. The OS offers the astronauts flexibility, and more protection from cyber-attacks.
Computing

Turn your smartphone into a laptop with the $250 Casetop dock

Livi Design's $250 Casetop dock turns your smartphone into the brains and touchpad of an 11-inch laptop via HDMI and Bluetooth, and comes with a slide-out Frontbar that you can later upgrade.
Computing

Acer execs approve of Windows Blue, Microsoft’s learning how ‘people living on earth think’

Acer executives hints that the upcoming update to Windows 8 will make it easier to navigate the OS for users with older, non-touch computers. For once, they have kind words for its humbled partner, Microsoft.
Computing

Next stop on the Google Fiber train is Grandview, Missouri

Google just announced it will be expanding its gigabit Internet to Grandview, Missouri, after its Board of Aldermen said "Yes" to bringing the fastest Internet speeds in the U.S. to its residents.
Computing

Rumor: Google Maps ditching the sidebar, getting a new look at Google I/O

Leaked screenshots of the updated Google Maps suggests that the classic sidebar will be giving way to cards and a full-screen map. Google Maps may also integrate with your Google+ network for recommendations.
Computing

Six months later: Microsoft sells 100 million Windows 8 licenses, keeps pace with Windows 7

It's been six months since launch, so it's time for an update from Microsoft's chief marketing and financial officer Tami Reller. The number of Windows 8 licenses sold is already on par with Windows 7, and the Windows Store is now more than…