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Google makes it easier to email your smartphone snaps from the web

Apr 15, 2014   //   by Admin   //   Blog sponsored by Engadget.com  //  No Comments

If you like to send lots of photos from Gmail, Google’s latest feature addition might save you some much-needed time. The search giant says it will today begin rolling out a new button for Gmail on the web that enables you to embed albums and…

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Don't forget: The one-day Google Glass public sale starts soon!

Apr 15, 2014   //   by Admin   //   Blog sponsored by Engadget.com  //  No Comments

Your taxes are (hopefully) done, you’ve had your first cup of coffee… now what? Google wants to jump-start your Tuesday by offering even non-Explorers its Glass wearable for $1,500. As many of you said yesterday, that’s kinda steep, but today marks…

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Toshiba's first 4K laptop arrives next week for $1,500

Apr 15, 2014   //   by Admin   //   Blog sponsored by Engadget.com  //  No Comments

After launching its first 4K laptop in the UK, Toshiba has just announced US availability. It’ll be the P55T rather than the P50T, but as before, it’s a 15.6-inch laptop with a 3,840 x 2,160 pixels resolution — a staggering 282 PPI, if you’re…

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There'll be no escape from the FBI's new facial recognition system

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If you thought that the NSA wanted too much personal information, just wait a few months. The EFF is reporting that the FBI’s new facial recognition database, containing data for almost a third of the US population, will be ready to launch this…

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Belgium bans Uber, threatens €10,000 fine for each attempted pickup

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A Brussels court has declared Uber to be illegal in Belgium, saying the company will be fined €10,000 for every violation. The UberPOP ride-sharing service has been on shaky ground there since its February launch, with the government even seizing…

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Sky and TalkTalk join forces against BT for faster fibre-optic broadband

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If you’re a broadband provider like Sky or TalkTalk, one of the only ways you can get around using BT’s infrastructure is to build your own. That’s exactly what the two companies are intent on doing, after it was announced today that they’ll be…

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Tesla Model S gets not-quite-official makeover as a convertible

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Let’s say you love everything about the Tesla Model S except its static roof. Well, Newport Convertible Engineering wants to help fix that. The aftermarket company has announced that it’s received an order for 100 of its new droptop conversions from…

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Scientists are studying evolutionary concepts with robot mice

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Studying evolution is tricky — it’s a process that happens over countless generations and thousands of years, but the men tasked with studying it live less than a century. Researchers at the Okinawa Institute of Science and Technology have found one…

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Google's new terms of service tell you that it's scanning email for ads

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Many Gmail users know that the service scans email looking for ad keywords, but some have been upset that Google hasn’t spelled this out — enough so that there are several privacy lawsuits underway. The company may have just headed off future…

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