While it seems as though current lithium-ion batteries in the tech world are slowly improving, it’s becoming increasingly more difficult for companies to build high-end devices that won’t waste precious battery life. A number of research labs and universities are trying to solve this battery problem, but not many have been successful in recent years. One of the latest companies to research heavily into new battery tech is Google, according to a new report by The Wall Street Journal.
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Microsoft has launched a revamped design for its Bing.com homepage for Android browser users, with a number of new features and changes.
Chrome browser users can now swipe up to see the sections on the Bing.com home page. They will also notice a new translucent color scheme. Users can tap on the Image of the Day's caption to bring up a card revealing more information on that photo. The "Popular Now" section that was visible on the Bing.com desktop homepage is now available on the mobile homepage. Read more [...]
2015/04/10 12:34pm PDTApr 10, 2015
Earlier this week we reported on Google's decision to refuse an Android port of the PC shooter Postal in the Google Play Store. Two days later, a representative of developer Running With Scissors told us that Amazon had done the same for the Amazon Appstore, and provided us with the rejection letters from both companies. Google refusing to allow the controversial shooter onto the Play Store is merely inconsistent; as we noted at the time, Read more [...]
Google Joins Via Licensing’s LTE Patent Pool
Technology leader joins growing roster of global companies working to ensure fair, predictable and cost-effective pricing for LTE technologies.
SAN FRANCISCO--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Via Licensing Corporation today announced that Google Inc. has joined the growing roster of global companies participating in Via’s groundbreaking LTE (Long Term Evolution) Patent Pool, which aggregates LTE wireless patents from multiple patent holders for the purpose of offering Read more [...]
Microsoft's latest Android app gives you the ability to navigate PowerPoint presentations, Word documents and Excel spreadsheets, with your Android device acting as the controller.
Office Remote — as its name suggests — acts as a remote through which you can control your presentations. The app works in conjunction with a desktop add-in installed on your PC, with actions undertaken on the app transmitted to the PC via Bluetooth. You need to have a desktop version of Office 2013 and the corresponding Read more [...]