Twitter rolls out 'while you were away' recap feature which lets you view the tweets that you might have missed. It's more like the Facebook timeline and is the first major non-chronological feature to hit Twitter. Although this feature has not rolled out to everyone you can read on and see how it works.
Chromebook users can now run their favorite Linux distribution within a window right on their Chrome OS desktop. Google evangelist François Beaufort revealed with a Google+ post Tuesday that Chromebook oners who have set their device in developer mode can download specialCrouton Chrome extension to run Linux without being forced to switch back and forth between the two operating systems.
Xiaomi, the fast-growing Chinese hardware company best known for its low-cost smartphones, confirmed today that has raised $1.1 billion in new funding at a valuation of $45 billion. In a Facebook post, Xiaomi co-founder and president Bin Lin said the round was raised from investors including All-Stars Investment, DST,...
Remember when Chrome was fast? Microsoft might, if ZDNet’s Mary Jo Foley’s recent report that the software company is building a lightweight browser, codenamed “Spartan,” bears out. According to Foley, Spartan is “new” and “isn’t [Internet Explorer].” Her post notes that it could be set free inside of the Windows 10 release schedule. In short, Microsoft may be building a speedy, simpler browser that maintains use of Internet Explorer’s rendering engine.
After Kodak nearly went bankrupt in 2012, the company went looking for ways to stay afloat. Today, the brand announced it is partnering with theBullitt Group to unveil a new range of mobile devices, including smartphones and tablets, at a CES event in January. According to the announcement, the phones are...
While Sony is still licking its post-hack wounds it’s going on the offensive about its leaked emails. Right now it looks like it’s going after Twitter and Twitter users. Vice’s tech site, Motherboard reports that it has in its possession a letter from Sony lawyer, David Boies sent to Twitter’s general...
Google has been working on self-driving cars for a few years now — but up until recently, they were mostly modifying the heck out of existing cars, not building a vehicle from the ground up. Back in May, they released a mockup of what they expected their first built-in-house vehicle...
Back in June, Google introduced its Android One program to improve the affordable smartphone experience in emerging markets. The project debuted in India in September, and now it is expanding to cover neighboring Bangladesh, Nepal, and Sri Lanka. (It launched in the UK last month.) Google announced that a number of devices under...
Last year, Facebook did a “year in review” video for each user which was a quick overview of your year in photos and status’ on the social network. This year, the company is doing something a little different. A new mobile-first year in review shows off your best moments from...
Corruption in the American Hollywood style is something to behold. Today, Google published a short blog post alleging that the Motion Picture Association of America (MPAA), alongside a number of film studios, funded what was essentially opposition research about the company. The resulting material was later fed to state attorneys general. At issue is...