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  • News: Google Blames a Human for its Robo-Car Crash

    One of Google's self-driving cars got into an accident earlier this week. But Google is claiming the auto-pilot-equipped Prius was actually flipped into manual mode when the accident happened, making this a case of user error.

  • News: The Week in iPad Cases: Rough and tumble

    This week's iPad case roundup features the usual mix of elegant, practical, rugged, and eclectic. But we're also seeing more and more cases dedicated to protecting the iPad in environments that go beyond the ordinary, and the existence of these accessories is proof that Apple's tablet is more than a mere desktop ornament. But I digress--on to this week's offerings!

  • News: Want to Track Someones Car? More Options Roll Out

    Even though privacy and location tracking recently has been a prickly thorn in the sides of privacy advocates, some companies are embracing the idea of knowing exactly where a vehicle is at all times and how a driver is operating it. This week OnStar, State Farm, and Applus all announced they are taking vehicle tracking to new levels.

  • News: Cutest, cuddliest, no make that creepiest, iPhone case ever

    Halloween has come early, in the form of a new iPhone case out of Japan that's in the form of a severed baby's hand.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending August 5

    The iOSsphere was roiled by new iPhone 5 parts even though the phone itself hasn't been announced, continuing argument over The Date, and an Australian patent filing.

  • News: Computers That You Can Wear

    It’s an exciting time for the wearable-computing industry. Venture capitalist Marc Andreessen declared in a recent interview that wearable computers were the next big thing for Silicon Valley, and the past few months have seen a flurry of new product announcements in the arena.

  • News: Rumour: Next-generation iPhone to be 4G ready

    The next-generation iPhone, due to be announced in September, could be 4G ready, according to reports.

  • News: Find My Mac, Find My iPhone go live in iCloud.com beta

    The Find My Mac and Find My iPhone features are now live on the iCloud.com developer beta, it has been reported.

  • News: Remains of the Day: Droning on

    Wild patents are attacking Google; film at 11! The Magic Mouse is doomed... or is it? And when there's no news, just reprint old rumors with a slight tweak. Plus, who gave a news mogul an unmanned drone? The remainders for Thursday, August 4, 2011 are cleared for takeoff.

  • News: After Google rant on Android patents, Microsoft tweets: 'Really?'

    In an escalation of the patent battles over Andoird, Microsoft said it urged Google's legal team to join it in buying up hundreds of Nortel patents, but Google refused.

  • News: The Week in iOS Accessories: Stop. Look. Listen.

    Stop. Look. Listen. This week's roundup of iOS accessories allows you to do all those things—and more. Here are some of the new accessories that have popped up on our radar recently.

  • News: Leaked Verizon Document Reveals Key Launch Dates

    September and October could be big months for Verizon Wireless, as it launches several high-end smartphones and new tablets, according to a leaked document.

  • News: Android Users Least Prepared for Rise in Mobile Malware

    An explosion in mobile malware in the first half of 2011 has exponentially increased the chance of an Android device getting infected according to one study. Unfortunately for Android users, another study shows that they are the least aware of security concerns and least prepared to protect their smartphone or tablet from malware.

  • News: Google Exec Says 'Hostile' Patent Campaign Targets Android

    Google’s top legal officer lashed out at Apple, Microsoft, Oracle and other companies on Wednesday, accusing them of fighting a “hostile, organized campaign against Android.”

  • News: RIM strikes back with new BlackBerry Torch smartphone

    Reports of BlackBerry’s imminent demise are looking a little premature today with the announcement by RIM of a formidable quintet of new handsets, all of which will run BlackBerry 7, an updated version of the company’s smartphone OS.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 launch in pictures

    A gallery from the UK launch of the Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 at the Tottenham Court Road branch of PC World 4/08/11.

  • News: Samsung fans flock to Galaxy Tab 10.1 launch

    Samsung's 10in Galaxy Tab 10.1 Android tablet goes onsale in the UK today. For now, it's available in a Wi-Fi-only version through Dixons, Currys and PC World stores. Gadget fans particularly keen to get their hands on the Android 3.1 tablet queued up at PC World's Tottenham Court Road store in London yesterday evening where trade was brisk

  • News: Skype enables video on more Android smartphones

    Skype has released version 2.1 of its application for Android, which allows more smartphones and tablets based on Google's operating system to use its video calling feature, it said in a blog post on Thursday.

  • News: 79% of TiVo viewers access web apps through their TV

    Nearly four in five (79 percent) of Brits using Virgin Media's TiVo TV on demand service accessed web apps such as Twitter and YouTube via their TV.

  • News: Sony's PlayStation Vita on sale in Japan this year

    Sony's new portable PlayStation Vita game system will go on sale in Japan by the end of this year, then launch in the U.S. and Europe in early 2012, a company executive said Thursday.



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