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.
Some of the most downloaded and highest-grossing video games in leading app stores use casino motifs for their designs, raising questions about the potential dangers of gambling apps.
An image that's gone viral shows what's allegedly a visitor's request that the park train its wild bears to make appearances for guests. Why not teach them to juggle and ride unicycles as well?
The mobile-app-supported Hum allows people to monitor a vehicle's health and to contact nearby roadside assistance. Out of the box, Hum works with over 150 million vehicles.
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From the Cheapskate: A must-have for every road warrior, this cigarette-lighter adapter also includes two 2.1-amp USB ports. But can you trust the user reviews?
Load links in the background while you're using another app, keeping you focused and saving time.
From the Cheapskate: Also on tap today: a free password manager, and the return of the $20 Chromecast!
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