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Pebble Time teardown

iFixit While the Apple Watch may be the new kid on the block, Pebble is now up to its third iteration with the Time. Pebble provided teardown specialists iFixit with an early unit so they can see what makes the Time tick. The first thing you notice about the Pebble Time is the 144 x 168, 64-color, Gorilla Glass-topped e-paper,… Read more →

AMD brightens up Times Square with 25,000 square foot high-definition display

Chipmaker AMD is has unveiled details of how it is powering a 25,000 square foot – that more than half of an acre – high-definition display using only three FirePro graphics cards. The display, which is one of the world’s largest and most technologically advanced, is located in New York’s Times Square at 1535 Broadway, between 45th and 46th Streets… Read more →

What you need to know about Android M

Android M is here! Well, at least if you’re a developer and you don’t mind a preview version, that is. How to get it Google introduced the next iteration of Android on Thursday, sharing a few of the high points at its annual developer event keynote. If you were hoping to either install it today, learn what the “M” stands… Read more →

PC market to stall ahead of Windows 10

A free upgrade option that’s slated to accompany the launch of Windows 10 will be great for consumers, but it’s putting the PC market in a pickle. According to the latest figures from IDC’s Quarterly PC Tracker, PC shipments are expected to decline 6.2 percent in 2015, due in part to a slower-than-expected consumer transition to Microsoft’s new OS, which… Read more →

Google opens Cloud Test Lab, expands Cloud Messaging to iOS

SAN FRANCISCO—While Android and Chrome hogged most of the spotlight at Google I/O on Thursday, but there were a handful of cloud-specific tidbits wedged into the lineup. There are more than 4,000 varying Android devices out and about on the marketplace. But, as Google developer products lead Jason Titus acknolwedged, most (if any) developers have access to a wide swath… Read more →

A Primer on Android Pay and Google Wallet

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The price of losing sensitive customer data is about to get a lot higher for Dutch companies

The upper house of the Dutch parliament has approved a new law that makes not declaring data breaches punishable with fines of up to €450,000. Whenever sensitive data is lost or stolen, companies now have to inform both the Dutch Data Protection Authority and those directly affected by the leak. Companies will have to give up information on the scale… Read more →

Grabit campaign spies on SMBs, steals sensitive data

Symantec Kaspersky Lab has discovered a new business-orientated campaign against small and medium-sized businesses worldwide. The security firm revealed the existence of the Grabit campaign on Thursday. According to Kaspersky, the cyberspying campaign has been able to steal approximately 10,000 files from SMBs mainly based in Thailand, India and the United States to date — although companies in other countries… Read more →

​Tablets with wireless data plans expected to gain share, says IDC

Tablet sales are expected to struggle, but devices tethered to wireless data plans are expected to pick up share, according to IDC data. IDC reports that global shipments of tablets and 2-in-1 devices are expected to hit 221.8 million in 2015, down 3.8 percent from a year ago. Tablets: Where’s the Productivity? The hottest device in the enterprise remains the… Read more →

Todoist: Getting things done with an Apple Watch

Popular task management app Todoist gained an Apple Watch app on Thursday. Unlike many of the watch apps I’ve tested, this one has already earned a place on the home screen of my wrist. I’ve been testing a beta version of Todist for Apple Watch over the past week. I’ve found the bite-sized software to be well designed — an… Read more →