The software, designed to load apps faster than the current Dalvik virtual machine, is built into Android 4.4 and could arrive in the next version of Google's mobile OS.
In cooperation with the Electronic Frontier Foundation and others, the free-software organization calls on the W3C to keep DRM out of Web standards.
This Kickstarter project combines an extremely versatile desktop dock with a flexible iPhone cradle you can use anywhere there's a USB port.
The Bill and Melinda Gates Foundation believes that if condoms actually felt better to use, global health could improve substantially.
Betting on a full 1080p display partly justifies the Dell Venue 11 Pro's higher price compared to other Atom-powered tablets. But the keyboard dock add-on, which should turn this into a functional laptop alternative, is too expensive and occasionally frustrating to use.
A fresh look and comfortable feel make HP’s 11-inch budget Chromebook an appealing bet, especially for households that need a cheap no-frills Web-surfing Google Netbook. If you’re not thinking about productivity, though, you’re better off with a tablet.
iTunes 11 is a much-needed refresh with a new interface and a useful MiniPlayer, but it's still a little overly complex for its own good.
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The path to using your phone to pay for goods has been a long and windy one, but the head of Isis believes the time is right.
A previous version of this story misidentified who posted the resignation notice. It was the Bitcoin Foundation.
The troubled Bitcoin exchange withdraws amid a dispute with the crypto-currency's managing organization over an alleged Bitcoin bug.