An update to the Google Play Services utility means apps can use more advanced navigation and can tell when an Android device user is running or walking.
Company is kicking off a limited preview of a new Azure cloud service for managing and analyzing data from Internet of Things devices and sensors.
The interface is designed to let take advantage of the GPU and multicore CPUs for parallel programming tasks. The standards group will have to convince browser makers to adopt it, though.
A hidden feature called App Ops in Google's latest OS update allows you to turn off certain permissions for your apps, says Android Police.
Sony's thin, powerful Tap 11 tablet shows up the competition in terms of design. It's not ideal for everyone, but only a few tweaks away from being the runaway leader in this smallish category.
The new feature taps into Apple's Passbook app but is available only in Japan, at least for now.
Don't care for that car ad? Soon, Facebook will explain why it's there -- and give you the power to tune out those kinds of pitches.
The latest versions of the mobile apps for iOS and Android make it easier to share stories directly from your news feed.
That's a handy option, but Apple also needs to show more progress in the overarching area of mobile payments.
Great for reading about news items that interest you, Pipes is a valuable resource, but it needs more features to compete with other popular newsreaders.
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