In a joint project with the Galapagos National Park and the Charles Darwin Foundation, Google on Thursday rolled out some impressive new Street View imagery from the Galapagos Islands, a location famous for its rich and diverse ecosystems.
In its latest scheme to rid itself of unsold Surface devices before a refresh later this year, Microsoft is offering iPad owners the chance to trade in their tablet for a gift card worth at least $200, which it wants you to spend on a you-know-what.
An eight-foot, one-ton robot built in the 1950s went under the hammer at Christie's of London recently, fetching an impressive £17,500 ($27,695). Known as Cygan, the aging aluminum bot comprises 300,000 parts though sadly no longer works.
According to a Wall Street Journal report Wednesday, testers at Apple have found that the new Touch ID fingerprint sensor on the soon-to-launch iPhone 5S “sometimes doesn’t work with moisture-laden fingers covered in sweat, lotion or other liquids.”
A year after acquiring the highly regarded Snapseed image editing app, Google+ is introducing a selection of editing tools powered by the software, though they can only be accessed through Google's Chrome browser.
Motorola boss Dennis Woodside said Tuesday that of the 150m smartphones in the US, its new Moto X device is the only one made in America. It's just been revealed that the Texas factory producing them is currently shipping 100,000 units a week.
Vimeo on Demand received a significant update this week, bringing with it a number of new features, including more flexible pricing options. Launched in March, the platform offers filmmakers an easy way to sell their work online.
Imagine this – during a cab ride, your mobile phone slips out of your pocket onto the back seat. As you pay your fare and go to leave, an alarm sounds, alerting you to your forgotten phone, and saving you a whole load of hassle.
A Manitoba man had the fright of his life on the weekend when he was chased down by a polar bear. Unable to fend off the bear, he pulled out his mobile device and waved its lit screen in its face. Incredibly, it appeared to do the trick.
Google on Monday rolled out an update to help improve the Gmail experience for users of feature phones, introducing “a brand new look” designed to make its Web-based email service faster and easier to use.
Google is continuing to roll out monthly updates for its Glass software, with the latest one offering new features such as 'Vignettes' where users can snap an image that includes any data on the display, plus a Shazam-like music discovery feature.
Google has started to roll out the 32GB 4G LTE version of its new Nexus 7 slate, starting with the US market. Currently available via the Google Play store for $349, the Mountain View company said it'll also start selling at T-Mobile stores from next month.
James Bond’s Lotus Esprit ‘submarine car’ from the 1977 movie The Spy Who Loved Me goes under the hammer in London on Monday. The car, considered to be one of the most famous in movie history, could fetch as much as $1.48 million.
Keen to see a return on its billion dollar payout for media-sharing service Instagram, Facebook is all set to bring ads to the app in the next 12 months. The news comes on the same day that Instagram announced its user base has reached 150 million.