Google rolls out TV voice search

Google-powered  LG TVs first in line for update.

US tops Google's list for government snooping

Google handed over more user data to the US government in the first six months of this year than to all other countries combined.

Devs port Ubuntu to Rockchip (RK3066) devices

Rockchip’s stalwart RK3066 can best be described as a dual-core ARM Cortex-A9 chip with clock speeds up to 1.6 GHz.

Video: PPSSPP is a portable PSP emulator for Android

PPSSPP is a portable PSP emulator created by developer Henrik Rydgard that runs on Linux, Mac OS X, Android and Windows 8. 

Jar of Beans is a portable Android emulator

XDA Developer Unrealmanu has coded a slick Android emulator for Intel x86 devices. 

Apple sets its sites on the automotive industry

Some may scoff at the idea of Apple's iOS inside of an automobile, but the idea is not far-fetched at all.

Microsoft shows off real-time translation

Microsoft has demonstrated software that can translate spoken Mandarin into English in real-time, and which even preserves the speaker's own voice.

Video: How to JAM with Google Chrome

Google has rolled out a cross-platform interactive web app that allows users in different locations to play music together on their Chrome browsers.

Slax is bare bones modular Linux

Slax can best be described as Linux-based operating system that runs off a CD or USB flash drive.

Shift to Ruby helped Twitter survive election night

People sent more than 31 million election-related tweets on Tuesday, says Twitter - and the Fail Whale was nowhere to be seen.

HBO Go and Cinemax apps hacked, HDMI output enabled

Hack enables HDMI output for HBO Go content on your big-screen TV.

Chrome browser update saves Windows battery life

Google has rolled out a stable updated for its flagship browser that supports GPU-accelerated video decoding for Chrome on Windows.

Video: Kinect Fusion tool headed to Windows SDK

Microsoft has developed an internal tool for its popular Kinect platform dubbed "Fusion."

Microsoft kills off Live Messenger in favor of Skype

Microsoft has announced that it plans to 'retire' its instant messenger client Messenger Live, and shift all its users to Skype.

RISC OS hits Raspberry Pi

If you're a modder or dev who likes to play around with the Raspberry Pi, well, you may be glad to hear that there is yet another OS available for the little device.

Instagram expands from mobile to web

Let's face it, nobody can ever see enough sepia-tinted photos of somebody else's vacation, which is why Instagram is making it easier to share them by launching web profiles.

US elections: are Google results biased?

Try searching for 'Medicare' in Google, then opening another browser tab and searching first for 'Obama' and then for 'Medicare' again. Notice any difference?

Foursquare takes on Yelp with new rating system

With its latest iOS update, released yesterday, FourSquare has taken a leaf out of Yelp's book and added a rating system for local businesses.

The security features of Android 4.2

Android 4.2 offers improved protection from rogue apps installed via third-party stores.

This Pinch interface creates ad hoc video walls

Pinch interface can create video walls and more on the fly.