Samsung and Jay-Z recently announced a partnership in which the artist's upcoming album will be delivered for free to one million Samsung users who download an app ahead of the album's release. Could this spark a land grab among other tech companies for artists and other content producers?
Google recently released an early access preview of its new Android Studio. The goal of this integrated development environment (IDE) is to advance the tools Android developers have at their disposal. Steve Vaughn explains the good and the bad of the new version.
Good news for tech-savvy animal lovers: Some smartphone apps can make it easier for you to keep your furry, four-legged friend healthy and safe. These apps can monitor your dog's or cat’s activity, tell you exactly where they are if they get lost, even feed them remotely—good for you and for them.
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, several mobile operating systems and third-party apps should’ve been feeling pretty flattered after Apple revealed the forthcoming iOS 7 at its WWDC keynote. Much of iOS 7’s look, features, and user interface is giving people déjà vu.
Apple had a lot of news to spill at the keynote for its annual Worldwide Developers Conference—so much, in fact, that we split it into two articles. Here you'll discover announcements about the new look and functions for Apple's mobile devices, along with the features of the much-anticipated iOS 7.
Google is preparing to launch an HTML5 development tool called Google Web Designer. The company says the new service will let creative professionals “create cutting-edge advertising as well as engaging web content like sites and applications—for free.” Would you use it for web design?
Everyone knows there are a number of different operating system and browser versions currently in use. Just how fragmented is the world of software and how much do you need to pay attention to older versions?
Microsoft is releasing a slew of noteworthy changes to Windows 8 in what amounts to a significant software update, once codenamed Windows Blue and now called Windows 8.1. Today, the company released a four-and-a-half-minute video tour through some of the update’s notable offerings.
Once you get over the cool factor of all the really neat things that can be done with emotion prediction software, you start to wonder just how much companies—specifically retailers—will use this information to gain access to not only your money but also your actual emotions and moods.
Google will not be allowing facial recognition on Google Glass any time soon, but that doesn't mean the company is forever ruling out the possibility. Will this be enough to alleviate the privacy concerns of people worried that Google Glass will lead to an Orwellian future?