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'OK Google' voice commands bound for even more third-party apps

@ 2014/10/30 read/post comments(0)
Google wants even third-party Android apps to be able to do searches using "Ok, Google" voice commands, so it's now making it easier for developers to integrate the feature. Now, all devs have to do is add a few lines… Go To Full Article

EverCool Rolls Out HPS 810CP CPU Cooler

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EverCool rolled out the HPS 810CP top-flow CPU cooler. In what looks like a VGA cooler with CPU mounting, the HPS 810CP features a dense aluminium fin stack that's arranged along the plane of the motherboard, to which heat drawn… Go To Full Article

Xiaomi may now be the third-biggest smartphone maker in world

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Xiaomi, the smartphone of choice in China, just had a really good few months selling phones. According to Strategy Analytics, it reckon the new phone maker is now the third largest smartphone maker in the world, trailing only Samsung and… Go To Full Article

Samsung faces the bad news that sales of its high-end phones are sliding

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Confirming its own estimates from earlier this month, Samsung announced tonight that it accumulated an operating profit of $3.9 billion in Q3. That's not a bad haul for most companies in the July to September period, but last year Samsung… Go To Full Article

YouTube's silky smooth 60FPS video is now ready for viewing

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YouTube promised that you'd see many videos playing at a brisk 60 frames per second this year, and it looks like the streaming site has made good on its word. While there were a few 60FPS test clips in the… Go To Full Article

An average Tinder user spends 90 minutes swiping each day

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The swipe left or right method of match making has helped Tinder rise in popularity since its debut two years ago. In a report from The New York Times, we get a glimpse at just how folks are using the… Go To Full Article

LG Releases the 31MU97 'Digital Cinema 4K Monitor'

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LG Electronics (LG) today unveiled its new 4K Monitor (model 31MU97) for global rollout starting this week. The cutting-edge LG 31MU97 mates Digital Cinema 4K (4096 x 2160) resolution with a 31-inch IPS monitor to create an ultra-sharp high-end monitor… Go To Full Article

Project Ara team shows a working modular phone

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You'd be forgiven for being skeptical of Google's Project Ara -- for all the prototypes and partnerships, actually spotting a working unit has been a gigantic challenge. You won't have to jump through hoops to see one after today, thankfully.… Go To Full Article

Steve Ballmer still invested in Microsoft, more invested in the Clippers

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Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer ended the WSJD Live conference with a burst of energy in a talk with Wall Street Journal reporter Monica Langley about his post-Microsoft life. He was boisterous and enthusiastic during the entire interview,... … Go To Full Article

Poynt's smart store terminal lets you pay any way you like

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One of the many reasons you don't see widespread support for mobile payment tech like Apple Pay or Google Wallet is the hardware investment needed to make it all work. Why should a store spend thousands of dollars on machines… Go To Full Article

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