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Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Google Play is giving away ‘Yeezus’ and top singles from 2013   —  Google's making it easy to catch up on some of the best music of the year.  As part of what it's calling Play Picks 2013, it's offering Kanye West's Yeezus and Chvrches' The Bones of What You Believe free for a limited time …
Dec 27, 2013, 1:30 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Chromebook 11 charger recalled after nine overheat and melt   —  Google and HP are recalling power chargers for the Chromebook 11 after receiving nine reports of them overheating and melting.  One minor burn and one minor incident of property damage resulted from the heating issues …
Dec 17, 2013, 11:30 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
From Oppo to OnePlus: a new company wants to build the next great smartphone   —  When Oppo vice president Pete Lau resigned last month, the timing was almost puzzling.  Lau had just helped to bring CyanogenMod onto the company's new handset, the N1, finally pairing Oppo's high-end specs …
Dec 17, 2013, 6:00 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Amazon will release original shows in 4K   —  Amazon is planning to make 4K content a little bit easier to come by.  This morning, Amazon Studios announced that it will shoot all of its 2014 series — both comedies and dramas — in the ultra high-resolution format, and that it will at some point …
Dec 16, 2013, 8:35 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Chromecast can now stream videos and music from Google Play's website   —  Google has been adding more and more ways to play content on a Chromecast, and today it's giving the media streamer a new trick: the ability to stream Google Play music and videos straight from the web.
Dec 12, 2013, 11:40 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Obama administration backs patent troll bill, House vote set for this week   —  The White House has been trying to crack down on patent trolls, and today it's come out in support of a House bill that would begin to do just that.  The bill, Representative Bob Goodlatte's (R-VA) Innovation Act …
Dec 4, 2013, 1:30 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Raspberry Pi now includes Mathematica and Wolfram Language for free   —  Wolfram wants to make it easier for would-be programmers everywhere to start learning how to code, and it's announced a new partnership today that'll have every Raspberry Pi include at no extra cost a copy of Mathematica …
Nov 22, 2013, 4:20 AMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Google's chief internet evangelist says ‘privacy may actually be an anomaly’   —  Google's chief internet evangelist, Vint Cerf, suggests that privacy is a fairly new development that may not be sustainable.  “Privacy may actually be an anomaly,” Cerf said at an FTC event yesterday while taking questions.
Nov 20, 2013, 5:45 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
Google opens Winter Wonderlab pop-up shops showcasing latest gadgets   —  Google is opening a series of pop-up shops for the holiday season to show off the Nexus 7, Chromecast, and the latest Chromebooks.  The shops, called Winter Wonderlabs, are in six cities: New York, Los Angeles, Chicago, Sacramento, Washington, DC, and Paramus, NJ.
Nov 16, 2013, 11:45 PMIn context
Jacob Kastrenakes / The Verge:
FCC releases Android speed test app to gather data on cell carrier performance   —  The Federal Communications Commission has released a mobile speed test app for Android to help the agency crowdsource data about wireless performance across the country.  The app, simply named the FCC Speed Test …
Nov 14, 2013, 5:55 PMIn context

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