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Battery life is important and with more phones launching with integrated batteries, it's important to get those phones charged up quickly. Aukey makes a couple inexpensive solutions for rapid charging.
A collection of notable security news items for the week ending May 22, 2015. Covers enterprise, controversies, application and mobile security, malware, reports and more.
The FIDO alliance has certified 31 products and services under two protocols which aim to do away with the need for passwords.
Researchers have found that 500 milllion handsets may still leave users' personal details accessible even after a full factory reset.
Perhaps this is Android@Home round two, but Google will reportedly launch a light software platform for the Internet of Things next week.
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Amazon's Echo is something special. It's also rock-stupid. In this hands-on, ZDNet's David Gewirtz explains why, once you understand its limits, you might really want an Echo. Or three.
You can run Skype on the Chromebook but only after jumping through hoops and hacking Chrome OS. That loss is lessened with the release of Viber for the Chromebook.
Chromebook sales are on the rise but the enterprise is still cool on the Google-powered machines.
Relatively low Windows Phone market share is the main reason: There's not enough there to justify the effort. But what about for one billion Windows 10 devices?
Not getting through the day with your new Galaxy S6 or S6 Edge? Disabling a single function may be the answer for now.
Twitter and Google have entered into a partnership that will see the search giant regain access to the Twitter firehose.
Say so long to simple navigation and hello to more robust Maps software on your wrist. The battle for your wrist between Google and Apple is improving both watch products.
Yes, Google is supporting more container formats than Docker, but that doesn't mean it's turning against Docker in its cloud programs.
Google has dropped the prices of all its Google Compute Instances.
Is it finally Intel's time to shine in mobile devices with an inexpensive off-contract phone that has 4 GB of memory and a quad-core Atom processor?
UPDATED. Many tech firms buy into the old tradition on April 1 -- and between MS-DOS and Pac-Man, you are unlikely to be disappointed.
With the average American getting nearly $3,000 of their money back from the government many are looking to treat themselves to a new mobile device. Matthew Miller has ten recommendations for you.
Google has chosen London's Tottenham Court Road as the test bed for a physical retail presence called 'the Google shop'.
Samsung is rolling out its Android Lollipop update for existing Galaxy S5 owners. The update integrates Material Design with Samsung TouchWiz and things look great.
Google Chrome is my browser of choice on both Windows and Mac, and all in all it's a great browser. However, with the addition of a few extensions, a great browsing experience can be transformed into a superb browsing experience.
Mobile data is probably more of a commodity than anything else in our tech lives. Here are six ways to drastically reduce your monthly consumption.
The new Google Nexus 9 is made by HTC and the two official accessories have some cool HTC design elements, but at a rather high price.
The Chromebook space is becoming crowded with lots of models to choose from. Here's our picks of the top models in each available screen size.
Google has released an update to its Translate app for mobile devices. We have made a side by side comparison with the Microsoft Translator app so you can compare and decide which is best.
There's no need to spend on an expensive solution to be able to automatically respond to incoming text messages. This simple step-by-step guide will show you how to build it yourself in about 10 minutes.
This year brought mobile gear that changed the way I work and captured a lot of my money.
A look back at the hot topics, major deals, and the technological breakthroughs of 2014 -- from security to product launches, and the year's successes and catastrophes.
A Chromebook may be all you need for all your computing needs. Here's the best of the breed so far.
What if Santa moonlighted as a tech CEO for the rest of the year? I'm pretty sure these cutthroat titans of tech feel that jolly old St. Nick is missing a trick or two by giving people the gifts they want as opposed to using his position to gain dominance and market share.
The new Nexus 6 is a six-inch Moto X running a pure Google experience. Matthew is convinced the Motorola enhancements make the Moto X a better choice.
The products, the leaders, the rivals, the roadmaps: ZDNet's 'Hot Topics' webcast delivers valuable insights into the challenges and opportunities facing these three technology giants. Join host Jonas Tichenor, ZDNet Editor Andrew Nusca, as well as CNET's Dan Farber and Josh Lowensohn for an in-depth look at who may be standing out among the big three.
At the GigaOm Net:Work conference in San Francisco, Google's Rajen Sheth talks about how the product development of Gmail inspired Sergey Brin, Larry Page, and Eric Schmidt to embrace cloud computing. The three at first "soundly rejected the idea" of Gmail because he was pitching it as packaged software, Sheth says. A few months later he came back with the concept of putting Gmail in the cloud.
Once you've found out what the weather's like in Ukraine, and asked what the meaning of life is, Apple's Siri assistant can seem pretty useless — doubly so, if you're in Australia. But if you team it up with Wolfram Alpha, you can get some nice results to questions with substance.
At a Google press event in Los Angeles, the company officially launches its music service and store. Now open to all, the service enables users to upload their music libraries to Google's servers, making those tunes available to stream on Android-based devices. Users can also now purchase songs from three major music labels.
At the Intel Developer Forum, Google announced it is teaming up with the chipmaker to optimize Android for Intel-powered mobile devices. Google Senior Vice President Andy Rubin made an appearance during the keynote address with Intel CEO Paul Otellini to announce that all future versions of Android will use the x86 chip architecture.
At the Dreamforce conference in San Francisco, Salesforce CEO Marc Benioff interviews Google Chairman Eric Schmidt about the state of the technology industry. Highlights include remarks about Apple's Steve Jobs, Motorola, and what's wrong with the current patent system.
At the "Inside Google's Search Office" Churchill Club event in Mountain View, Calif., Google Fellow Amit Singhal explains how the company's new social initiatives will affect users' search results.
ANZ Bank and Visa today issued a joint statement saying how much the bank's 50 staff loved their recent trial of a microSD-powered, Near Field Communication payments system, despite the bank saying on Monday that the microSD technology had not met all of its needs. We take a leaf out of the national broadcaster's book and investigate.
At the company’s developers conference in San Francisco, Google's Sundar Pichai announces the first Chromebook laptops. Samsung and Acer will each be offering machines starting June 15. The Samsung Chromebook will cost $429 for the Wi-Fi only version and $499 for the 3G version. Acer's Wi-Fi only Chromebook will cost $349.
The Android phone won't win any awards for performance, but the addition of LTE will make this entry-level smartphone a strong contender for bring-your-own-device users.
The Nexus 9 is the first tablet to run Android 5.0 (Lollipop) and offers excellent performance plus impressive sound quality. There are drawbacks, though, including some build quality issues, a tendency to run warm and a premium price.
The 2013 Nexus 7 is a sleeker, lighter and better-specified device than last year's model. There's still no Micro-SD card support, but good all-round performance and battery life, plus a competitive price, add up to superb value for money.
Developers make good stress testers, and the initial Wave service has had a lot of testing in the last few months. We take a ride on the wave, which should be opening to a wider beta program at the end of September.
The much-hyped Google Android phone operating system will hit Australia on 29 January 2009, in the form of the Kogan Agora and Agora Pro. At first glance, this looks to be one of the most exciting products of the year.
Google Docs is a fantastic free online application that offers some exciting features. However, by virtue of being an online application, users with a slow connection will experience lag, and Docs still doesn't contain enough functionality to be a replacement for today's mainstay office suites in most businesses.
Google's new Web mail service is free and provides a gigabyte of storage, but also raises privacy concerns. We put the beta version through its paces.
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