An unlocked "Google edition" of the Samsung Galaxy S 4 smartphone will be available on AT&T and T-Mobile and will have LTE support, 16GB of RAM and is expandable via an SD card and its bootloader is unlocked allowing it to receive system updates "promptly with every Android platform update". The device will be available starting June 26 on Google Play for $649.
Google has announced a spectacular new look for Google Maps. The company said it rebuilt Maps from "the ground up". Google Maps has now Google Earth and Street View baked into it and user generated photos can be uploaded and submitted to Google Maps.
Google+ added 41 new features to its social network making it smarter and more intuitive. There are bigger pictures and related hashtags. It also looks a lot like Pinterest and Facebook.
The updates include a multi column layout for pictures and hashtags. Google+ will tag stuff for you by adding related hashtags. It's also rolled out a new way to improve photos and it's called Auto Awesome. It uses a set of pictures in your library to create an animated GIF.
Another round of legal battling is about to begin in the ongoing Apple-Samsung war. In a US District of California filing yesterday, Apple added the new Galaxy S4 smartphone to a list of 22 Samsung products the company claims infringe on its iOS patents.
This is not your average treadmill. Called The Voyager, it is a concept designed by Il-Seop Yoon, and it plans to integrate treadmills with massive screens and some cool social applications. It will promise a highly immersive running experience.
New Nokia Lumia owners are going to be getting the fancy new camera tech thanks to an "amber" software update that will be hitting phones soon.
The Nokia Smart Camera mode will allow the camera to capture ten images at once and offer the post processing features you can find in a bunch of phones. Each sequential shot will be shot at 5MP. Apparently, no one else does this yet.
Computing power roughly doubles every 18 months. But just when will a computer be as powerful as a human brain?
Mother Jones tackles this question in this cute animation and if their calculations are correct, it could be as powerful as a human brain sometime in 2026. At which robopocalypse would probably happen? Check it out after the jump. [Mother Jones]
BlackBerry announced at the BlackBerry Live Keynote today that it will be launching BlackBerry Messenger (BBM) for iOS and Android this summer. It is a big move for the company. What would this mean for their devices?
Archaeological records suggests that dinosaurs had feathers on their tails arms and heads for ornament and intimidation. What it does not explain is that how fully feathered birds took flight in the first place.
This is the first drone jet ever launched from an aircraft carrier. The Northrop Grumman X-47B launched today from the USS George H.W. Bush at 11:18 EST marks an important milestone. Check out the video of it taking off after the jump:
There seems to be no limit as to what 3D printers can create. Now, they're adding prosthetic hands and fingers in to the mix.
Dubbed Robohand, it is a mechanical 3D printed hand that can be created using a MakerBot 3D printer. Richard Van As originally conceived of the idea in 2011 after losing four of his fingers in an accident.
Google Glass is just a pair of weird looking specs that can take photos and videos and search things and give you directions. But the promise of it is bigger. And developers have been getting their hands on Google Glass and have begun to see what they can build with it.
In the movie Horrible Bosses, Jennifer Aniston plays a sexually harassing boss. The male character tells this to his friends and they think that he doesn't have it bad at all. This new research suggests that the effects on men are much more troubling than we think.