Casey Newton: Google Glass has been available to early adopters for nearly nine months, and some merchants are doing their best to keep it out of their establishments. Nick Starr, a network engineer in Seattle, learned that the hard way this month on a visit to the Lost Lake Cafe, a 24-hour diner in Seattle’s […]
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The CyanogenMod team: After reaching out to the Play team, their feedback was that though application itself is harmless, and not actually in violation of their Terms of Service, since it ‘encourages users to void their warranty,’ it would not be allowed to remain in the store. We’ve seen hundreds of thousands of installations of […]
Google’s executive chairman Eric Schmidt has posted a 900 word guide to Google+. The topic? Converting to Android from the iPhone. Content wise, it’s fairly accurate, however phrases like “The latest Mavericks requires the use of iCloud for Mac users if you want to transfer contacts” and “Take the SIM out of the iPhone and […]
Federico Viticci: I considered switching to Safari because I was fed up with Google’s creepiness, and I ended up actually liking Safari more than Chrome overall. I particularly enjoyed the section of this article where he writes about switching away from Google where possible. It’s a well-thought, well-written piece.
Microsoft’s released a product that the Apple fanboy in your life will love for Christmas.
Two things: Is Windows 8 really so bad that Android is a good alternative for a notebook? LOL, Chrome OS.
An Android app that probably hijacks your messages, routes them through a Mac mini somewhere and spoofs your account to Apple’s iMessage service? Yeah, there are no problems with the Play Store.
What is it with search engines no one uses using logos no one wants?
Yesterday, I wrote this: The reality is that Android isn’t a hobby anymore. It’s a major player in the mobile space, and Google needs to take security far more seriously than it does. A good first step would be reviewing apps as they are submitted to the Play Store. I know Google won’t ever build […]
Lucian Constantin, IDG News Service: A feature that allows Android users to authenticate themselves on Google websites without having to enter their account password can be abused by rogue apps to give attackers access to Google accounts, a security researcher showed Saturday at the Defcon security conference in Las Vegas. The feature is called “weblogin” […]
That link goes to The Verge, not The Onion.
Well, it’s here. This seems like a move in the right direction by Motorola, but according to The Verge, the company doesn’t get any special access to Android, despite being owned by Google itself. (Sadly, the product page isn’t very well-written.)
The screen’s really nice My iPad mini’s looks bad Android: still subpar
Every nerd I’ve talked to about this product has been excited about the Netflix credit. It feels like a real bait-n-switch to me.
The original Nexus 7 sparked great interest in nerd community. The new one is better in every way. It’s thinner, lighter, faster, has optional LTE and a much better display. The 16GB model is $229, with the 32GB being $40 more. $269. $349 will get you a 32GB model with unlocked LTE that’s compatible with […]