News about technology and gadgets Dec 30
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Now that Google has officially and completely swallowed up Motorola Mobility , the question becomes: What now? It's a good question. When Google announced it was acquiring the company that built the iconic RAZR phone in August last year, it caught many by surprise.
Google seems determined to outfit all of its top brass with Project Glass augmented-reality glasses. In April, co-founder Sergey Brin was spotted at a party in San Francisco sporting the glasses, and now it looks like CEO Larry Page just made his first public appearance wearing the Project Glass headset — well, the first appearance that’s been photographed and shared on the internet. Google’s other co-founder was photographed wearing the glasses at Google’s Zeitgeist event in the United Kingdom.
Mobile phones and particularly the increasing adoption of smartphones, continue to change how people receive information, consume content and engage with others.
It's only 4AM in Barcelona, but the Mobile World Congress news is already popping — Samsung just took the wraps off the Galaxy Beam, an Android 2.3 smartphone with a built-in HD projector.
Apple is planning on building America's largest solar panel farm -- taking up a whopping 100 acres.
We’re mere weeks from the dawn of a new year, and yes, it is definitely the time to be thinking about what kind of amazing new things are going to happen in tech over the next 365 days.
It's not the first time that rumors have surfaced of Google working on some heads-up display glasses ( 9 to 5 Google first raised the possibility late last year), but The New York Times is now reporting that the company is not only working on them, but that it's set to release them by the end of this year.
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Microsoft's Internet Explorer is still the world's most popular browser, but it and Mozilla's Firefox lost a lot of market share to Google's Chrome in 2011, which is now firmly in second place . According to StatCounter's 2011 data , Internet Explorer currently has a 39% market share, Chrome is at 27%, while Firefox holds 25% of the market. Safari and Opera follow with 6% and 2% market share, respectively.
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Apple is rumored to be working on its own Apple-branded HDTV, and a new patent filed by the company suggests it may also be working to turn your iPhone or iPad into a universal remote for that television and a whole lot more.
Growing up with the Internet gives today’s children a very unique view on the way the world works — one that is vastly different from that of older generations.