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Ex-US Navy fighter pilot MIT prof: Drones beat humans - I should know

'Missy' Cummings on UAVs, smartcars and dying from boredom She’s a huge advocate of drones — quite a surprising position to take for a first class fighter pilot.…

Google Announces the Nexus 6 and Nexus 9 Running Android Lollipop

15 hours agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

Today Google has officially announced the newest devices in the Nexus line, just one day before Apple's October event. Both devices have been rumored for some time now, and this is the first time in a while that we've seen Google introduce a new smartphone and tablet at the same time. Show More Summary

Interacting with HTPCs: Adesso Keyboard Options Reviewed

15 hours agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

There are many options in the market for users wanting to interact with HTPCs and media streamers. In this short piece, we review the keyboard / trackball / touchpad options from Adesso and look at how they stack up against the Logitech K400 and some of the options from IOGEAR and SIIG that we have reviewed before.

Will.i.am gets CUFFED as he announces his new wristjob, the PULS

It's got four KILOWATTS of something, apparently Rapper and business mogul Will.i.am has announced plans to release a new piece of wrist-based, wearable technology. Bearing the semi-eponymous name i.amPULS, it will allow the wearer to make calls without using a mobile phone.…

Xperia Z3: Crikey, Sony – ANOTHER flagship phondleslab?

The Fourth Amendment... and it IS better Review  The decisions that must be going on at Sony’s mobile R&D division are certainly intriguing, if not baffling. Six months after it was launched, the Xperia Z2 has been replaced by the Z3...Show More Summary

The Samsung Galaxy Note 4 Review

15 hours agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

At this point, the Galaxy Note line needs little introduction. After all, the Galaxy Note is Samsung’s biggest success in mobile. While Apple redefined the smartphone and tablet segment, Samsung defined the phablet segment. Despite widespread skepticism, the original Galaxy Note was a massive success. Show More Summary

Windows 10 Technical Preview Gets Its First Update

15 hours agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

Microsoft used the Windows Blog today to announce the availability of the first update to the Windows 10 Technical Preview, which was announced just three weeks ago. The new build is 9860, and contains several new features as well as bug fixes. I have been running Windows 10 since it was released. Show More Summary

Is living with Dolby Atmos worth the faff?

Subtle, naturalistic ambiance – perfect for Transformers 4 Breaking Fad  I confess, I came to the home debut of Dolby Atmos spluttering with enthusiasm. Some of the best movie audio I’ve ever heard has been in Dolby Atmos equipped theatres and early demonstrations of the domestic version seemed tantalisingly authentic. Show More Summary

Hey, iPhone 6 fanbois: Apple's bonk to 'Pay' app IS GO

Scrump up the, er, sales volume Apple will open up its new bonk-to-pay system to its newest phones, the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus, today, allowing fanbois to bonk shiny-shinys to purchase stuff online or at 220,000 stores.…

Upgrading the SSD in Chromebook & MyDigitalSSD Super Boot Drive M.2 2242 SSD Review

15 hours agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

The majority of the Chromebooks tend to have 16GB of onboard storage with some high-end models having twice that. For the intended usage where everything is done in the web, that is sufficient, but when you need local storage for offline occasions (e.g. Show More Summary

Citrix: Wearables allow conference calls 'while rocking a baby to sleep'

Hands up who still wants Android Wear? Not so many of you now, eh? Citrix has decided that owners of Android Wear devices will want to log on to conference calls, and has tweaked its GoToMeeting client so it runs on the wearable kit...

IBM: Please, take our chip unit. We'll give you $1.5 billion

Global Foundries fattens up on IP, engineering Big Blue is going to become slightly less Big and Blue by paying Global Foundries $1.5bn to take on its chip-making business, according to multiple media reports.…

Apple Q4 FY 2014 Fiscal Results - 21% Mac Growth And Strong iPhone Sales

15 hours agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

This afternoon, Apple released their financial results for Q4 2014, which ended September 27, 2014. Strong iPhone sales, as well as a resurgence in Mac sales, boosted the company’s revenue above the $40 billion USD guidance to $42.1 billion. Show More Summary

Aboard the GOOD SHIP LOLLIPOP, there's a Mobe and a Slab and a TELLYBOX

It's swee-eet trip to the Android shop Pics  Google has released its latest iteration of the Android OS, plus a triple deployment for the new software in three new devices – a trendy big phone, a slablet and a telly box.…

Doctor Who and the Dalek: 10-year-old tests BBC programming game

Young VB warrior commandeers Daleks Doctor Who has been pressganged into the BBC’s “Make it Digital” push to help kids understand computers rather than just playing with them. Its answer: an educational video game.…

Stanford creates tiny, high speed, ultrasound powered brain implants

Stanford researchers suggest that the way to move beyond the legal, physiological, and physical constraints on the energy that can beam to an implant may be to move away from radio waves, and switch to ultrasound instead. Not content...Show More Summary

GlobalFoundries Acquires IBM’s Semiconductor Manufacturing Business; IBM Bows Out

15 hours agoTechnology / Hardware : AnandTech

The history of the semiconductor manufacturing business is both a story of great success and great failure. On the one hand semiconductor manufacturing has allowed the creation of devices that have transformed society, and unusual for most technologies it has remarkably improved at a steady rate for over 40 years now, making Moore’s Law a reality. Show More Summary

Intel, Asus charge sneak into US mobe market with ATOM-powered PadFone X mini

Convertible phonedleslab is US first for Chipzilla Intel on Wednesday reached a new milestone in its quest to become a player in the mobile phone market, with the launch of the first-ever Atom-powered Android 4.4 smartphone for the US market.…

WAITER! There's a Flappy Bird in my Lollipop!

New Android release includes frustrating, derivative, Easter Egg Google's practice of leaving Easter Eggs in Android appears to have continued, with a chap spotting a Flappy Bird clone in the new version 5.0, aka Lollipop, release.…

ET deals: Lenovo N308 19.5-inch quad-core Android mobile all-in-one for $300

Mobile all-in-ones running Windows are getting more common, but there are still plenty of reasons to consider an Android powered device - and high on that list is certainly price. On sale for just $300 after a 50% coupon is applied, this is the best price we've seen on Lenovo's 19.5-inch Android powered all-in-one.

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