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Blake Stimac / TechHive:
New custom ROM for LG G Watch promises better performance and battery life   —  While Android Wear hardware is only just now beginning to ship en masse, development looks to be coming along swimmingly.  New apps with Android Wear support are popping up quickly, but it's surprising …
Jul 9, 2014, 9:40 AMIn context
Caitlin McGarry / TechHive:
New social network Fatdoor uses robots to connect neighbors (yes, really)   —  Fatdoor is the kind of neighborhood social network that would work perfectly in a small, tech-friendly town like Palo Alto, in the heart of Silicon Valley.  Founder Raj Abhyanker envisions a day when neighbors …
Jun 11, 2014, 6:25 AMIn context
Moisés Chiullan / TechHive:
Why Veronica Mars embraced UltraViolet and angered fans   —  The campaign to revive Veronica Mars delivered a number of cool things—an enormous number of new Kickstarter users and, lest we forget, a full-length motion picture of a deeply loved TV series that arrived Friday.
Mar 15, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
TechHive:
SXSW starts out with spotlight on security, as Google's Schmidt sounds off on NSA   —  AUSTIN—Austin, Texas is in full-on party mode as South by Southwest kicks off Friday, but the normally lighthearted Interactive portion of the festival—best known for turning Twitter and Foursquare into stars …
Mar 7, 2014, 8:50 PMIn context
Jared Newman / TechHive:
Belkin fixes WeMo security holes that gave hackers access to home appliances   —  The inherent risk of controlling all your home appliances over the Internet is that a hacker could potentially wreak havoc with your thermostat and coffee maker, so it's simultaneously unnerving and comforting …
Feb 19, 2014, 2:00 PMIn context
Jared Newman / TechHive:
Sprint takes Nexus 5 pre-orders, offering $50 phone to new subscribers   —  Getting over your fear of commitment can save you a couple hundred bucks.  Sprint is offering Google's new Nexus 5 smartphone for just $50—provided you don't mind locking yourself into the carrier for the next two years.
Nov 1, 2013, 9:35 PMIn context
Michael Kan / TechHive:
Second wave of ZTE Firefox OS phones to hit US next year   —  ZTE plans on launching another phone running Mozilla's Firefox OS, this time with a dual-core processor, a bigger screen, and a revamped user experience, a company executive said on Tuesday.  —  The Chinese handset maker has so far sold …
Sep 25, 2013, 6:20 AMIn context
Mark Hachman / TechHive:
Apple is the company most targeted by patent trolls   —  Apple, HP and Samsung have been attacked the most by so-called “patent trolls” within the last five years, a Silicon Valley lawyer said Tuesday.  But recent legislative activity may be weakening their power.
Aug 28, 2013, 10:15 AMIn context
Susie Ochs / TechHive:
Pay with friends: Uber lets you split fares   —  Restaurants are getting better about splitting checks between parties—typically nowadays you can just throw down a pile of credit cards, request an even split, and most servers won't bat an eye.  Now try doing that in a typical taxi cab and see how the driver reacts.
Jul 16, 2013, 8:30 AMIn context
Agam Shah / TechHive:
Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 to contain Intel Atom chip, source says   —  Samsung will soon release its first Android tablet based on an Intel Atom processor, according to a source familiar with the plan, in what would be a vote of confidence for Intel chips in mobile devices.
May 20, 2013, 11:20 PMIn context

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