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Ron Amadeo / Ars Technica:
The state of Android updates: Who's fast, who's slow, and why   —  Android 4.4, KitKat was released on October 31, 2013, or at least, that's what you can say about one device: the Nexus 5.  For the rest of the ecosystem, the date you got KitKat—if you got KitKat—varied wildly depending on your device, OEM, and carrier.
Aug 21, 2014, 9:20 AMIn context
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:
Delaware becomes first state to give heirs broad digital assets access   —  Delaware has become the first state in the US to enact a law that ensures families' rights to access the digital assets of loved ones during incapacitation or after death.  —  Last week, Gov. Jack Markell signed House Bill …
Aug 19, 2014, 7:55 PMIn context
Andrew Cunningham / Ars Technica:
Rumor suggests Apple is working on its own reversible USB cable   —  A strange new type of USB cable that aims to solve an age-old problem.  —  Dianxinshouji.com.cn  —  If reader reaction is any indication, most of you are looking forward to the new reversible USB Type-C connector spec that was finalized earlier this week.
Aug 18, 2014, 10:15 AMIn context
Jon Brodkin / Ars Technica:
How Verizon lets its copper network decay to force phone customers onto fiber   —  The shift from copper landlines to fiber-based voice networks is continuing apace, and no one wants it to happen faster than Verizon.  —  Internet users nationwide are clamoring for fiber, as well …
Aug 18, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Cyrus Farivar / Ars Technica:
History of podcasting: from RSS audio enclosures to mainstream acceptance and patent lawsuits   —  10 years of podcasting: Code, comedy, and patent lawsuits  —  A decade ago today—August 13, 2004—former MTV VJ Adam Curry spoke these words, recorded in his car in rural Belgium while driving to the Netherlands:
Aug 17, 2014, 8:45 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
Chrome drops Microsoft's “Pointer Events” touch input spec in favor of Apple's “Touch Events”   —  Google to drop Microsoft-designed touch Web spec, stick with Apple tech  —  Developers on the Blink browser engine, the core component that powers both Google's Chrome browser …
Aug 16, 2014, 11:15 PMIn context
Kyle Orland / Ars Technica:
“Share Play” will let friends remotely play your PS4 games with you, without owning copies   —  “Share Play” will let you play any PS4 game with friends online  —  “Share Play” will let you play any PS4 game with friends online  —  New “virtual couch” feature requires only one copy of the game for live co-op
Aug 12, 2014, 4:15 PMIn context
Joe Mullin / Ars Technica:
Where Congress failed this year: patent lawsuits, privacy, anti-hacking, surveillance, immigration, “right to unlock”   —  The six tech policy problems Congress failed to fix this year  —  August isn't the top time of year for thinking about tech policy.
Aug 12, 2014, 12:25 AMIn context
Andrew Cunningham / Ars Technica:
Broadwell is coming: A look at Intel's low-power Core M and its 14nm process   —  You were fabbed in the long summer; you've never known anything else.  —  Aurich Lawson  —  Last week I flew from New Jersey to Portland, Oregon, to get briefed by Intel PR reps and engineers …
Aug 11, 2014, 1:50 PMIn context
Peter Bright / Ars Technica:
OpenGL 4.5 released—with one of Direct3D's best features   —  The Khronos Group brings Direct State Access to OpenGL.  —  The Khronos Group today released OpenGL 4.5, the newest version of the industry standard 3D programming API.  The new version contains a mix of features designed …
Aug 11, 2014, 11:25 AMIn context

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