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Don't want to install that smartphone app? With Google, you may not have to

The search giant is experimenting with tech that lets you use apps without downloading them. It's part of Google's plan to keep its crown when it comes to mobile search.

By November 18, 2015


Senate blasts mobile carriers for profiting from phony fees

AT&T, Verizon, Sprint, and T-Mobile all allegedly "crammed" customers with third-party charges that cost hundreds of millions of dollars, Senate report says.

By July 30, 2014


Supertoy: A teddy bear that talks back

Think of it as Siri meets Teddy Ruxpin. A robotics company in the U.K. has created a "smart" teddy bear that can answer questions, make phone calls, and read bedtime stories.

By August 5, 2013


My Facebook profile transformed into a 3D-printed monster

Crave's Amanda Kooser meets the physical embodiment of her Facebook profile thanks to a collaboration between Shapeways 3D printing and Sticky Monster Lab. Why the blood dripping from its teeth?

By February 1, 2013


Cross your fingers: Bot lets superstition guide stock trades

Autonomous investment system makes live trades based on numerology and astrology. Take that Jim Cramer.

By July 18, 2012


Google boots 'RuFraud' apps from Android market

Nearly two dozen apps are removed after they're found to be charging premium SMS rates while posing as wallpaper or popular game apps.

By December 12, 2011


Orange offers free Sky Sports and Deezer music streaming

Orange is blasting free Swapable services, including Sky Sports Mobile TV, Freeview TV channels and music-streaming service Deezer, to customers.

By September 7, 2011


Android Atlas Weekly 52: How Android can mend (and rend) relationships (Podcast)

Samsung attempts to improve its relationship with the hacking community by giving free phones to the Cyanogen team and we dig into the dark corners of one user's romantic relationship with our tech advice. Later we debate the merits of the Android Market's app return policy versus T-Mobile's app rental scheme, Antuan and Justin continue to butt heads over the upcoming Droid Bionic, and Nokia's CEO tries to convince us that Apple, and not Google, created Android. Find all of that, plus the answers to your emails, on this episode of Android Atlas Weekly.

By June 9, 2011


Satarii Star helps you star in your own videos

Docking accessory for iPhone, iPod Touch, and mini camcorders cradles the device as it follows the video subject via infrared technology.

By January 18, 2011


The 404 739: Where it's your tuna fish (podcast)

We're back from our four-day weekend despite yesterday's gloomy celebration of Blue Monday! Today we're talking about Steve Jobs' leave of absence, changing zodiac signs, and David Blaine.

By January 18, 2011