News on Gadgets continually updated from thousands of sources around the net.
1 hr ago | Engadget
Even as cable giant Comcast tries to get bigger by absorbing Time Warner Cable, its own revenue grew in the last quarter to $16.8 billion, up 3.5 percent from last year, and net income hit $1.99 billion.
Trending on the Topix Network
5 hrs ago | Engadget
Having sold 26.11 million phones in the first half of this year, the beast from the East that is Xiaomi is back again with a new flagship Android phone: the Mi 4. For the first time ever, the company is adding a touch of metal -- SAE 304 stainless steel, to be exact -- to the phone's frame, which is sandwiched between a flat 5-inch 1080p screen and ... (more)
If you regularly catch up on eSports or "let's play" sessions while on the move, today's your lucky day.
Looks like Amazon plans to take advantage of the Fire phone's head-tracking tech at every turn, so it put its Game Studio to work developing two new titles especially for the device.
Let's face it: We miss out on a ton of great content due to paywalls. After a recent redesign to improve reading via its website across a range of devices, The New Yorker has opened up its archive for the rest of summer free of charge.
For years, scientists all over the globe have been working on date rape drug detection systems.
Want to know why traditionally PC-centric companies like Microsoft are pouring so much energy into their mobile efforts ? Look no further than China, which now says that more of its residents are getting online with phones and tablets than PCs.
When you think of tablets, you might think of Google's range of Nexus devices, you might think of Amazon, you might think of Apple, you might think of Samsung, but how many of you guys would actually think of Hisense? Well maybe it's time you should, especially since the company has been pushing out pretty aggressively priced devices.
Apple may have broken from tradition to bring an iTunes Festival to the US earlier in the year, but that didn't mean it wouldn't spoil us Brits with another month-long series of concerts.
There's nothing new about cordless soldering irons . Whether electric or butane, the days of being tied to a mains outlet to do a bit of soldering are long gone, but what about the techie on the go who doesn't want to be lumbered with chargers, batteries, and cans of gas? Solderdoodle is based on the idea that what works for smartphones and tablets ... (more)
Today marks the 45th anniversary of the Apollo 11 mission where Buzz Aldrin , Neil Armstrong and Michael Collins made their trip to the Moon.
Microsoft showed off its virtual assistant called Cortana earlier this year when it unveiled Windows Phone 8.1. Right now the feature is only limited to users in the U.S. Its present on phones that ship with Windows Phone 8.1 and those that have already received the WP8.1 update on their supported devices.
In 1999, Samsung launched the YEPP series aiming to deliver some of the smallest MP3 players on the market.
Recommended Reading highlights the best long-form writing on technology and more in print and on the web.
The European Space Agency is preparing to test the atmospheric re-entry capabilities of its new early concept spaceplane, the Intermediate eXperimental Vehicle .
The strained relationship between Google and Samsung over Android customization has been apparent for a while, and it now looks like this discontent has spread to the wearable world.
Updated: Tue Jul 22, 2014 08:15 am
Copyright © 2014 Topix LLC