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Wedged between techie territories like Palo Alto and Menlo Park, this once down-and-out California town is trying to turn itself around while still keeping its identity. We paid a visit on Road Trip 2015.
Google is working on a new technology called VP10 that will allow it to squeeze higher-quality video over broadband and mobile networks. And thanks to patent issues with a rival standard, it has a chance to catch on.
Four superphones with four similar styles and specs. We'll help break down the pros, cons, and how much extra you pay to upgrade from the S6 to the S6 Edge to the Note 5 to the Edge+. Whew!
If you're into self-expression and want a big phone, you'll benefit from the affordable Motorola Moto X Pure Edition. Otherwise, shop around.
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The alliance, which includes Microsoft, Google, Amazon and Netflix, pledges to build next-generation video technology -- and offer it for free.
Handsets equipped with the upcoming Snapdragon 820 processor from Qualcomm may come with a new security feature that protects your device against malware and data leaks.
The unlocked Moto X Pure Edition (aka Moto X Style) features a 5.7-inch display, a 21-megapixel camera, a Snapdragon 808 processor and a nearly untouched Google Android experience.
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The company, famous for its amps, jumps into the smartphone industry, taking aim at audiophiles and music fans.
Qualcomm's upcoming Snapdraon 820 processor features a security platform called Smart Protect, designed to safeguard your phone against dangerous malware.