Latest Stories

Intel Atom

Intel cuts Atom chips, basically giving up on the smartphone and tablet markets

Intel could be on the verge of exiting the market for smartphones and standalone tablets. As it cuts its Atom product line, the company is flushing billions it spent trying to expand in those markets.

fivetotry april29 lead2

Five to Try: Angry Birds launches into Action, and Radon serves up ultrasonic link swaps

Grab some fresh Android apps and games for your phone this weekend.

on greenbot.com

The Division

This week in games: Modern Warfare gets remastered, Fox News calls out The Division

Plus six minutes of Deus Ex, twelve minutes of Shadow Warrior 2, and an hour and a half of Doom.

google my maps

Google Maps update ties your photos, contacts, and destinations closer together

You can now batch upload photos, add contact addresses to your places, and get more suggestions for things to do.

microsoft flow templates

Microsoft develops IFTTT rival called Flow for connecting apps and services

On Friday, Microsoft launched a preview of Microsoft Flow, which allows users to connect Microsoft services and third-party apps in logical ways.

priv 0190

Android device updates: BlackBerry Priv, Verizon Droid Turbo 2 begin Marshmallow rollout

A couple of AT&T-branded LG phones are also in on the action, while the Nextbit Robin gets plenty of improvements to the camera and battery.

appletv setup primary

How to customize the Apple TV (fourth-generation) home screen

Make the Apple TV home screen your own by customizing the top row, app order, and folders.

google trips

Google begins beta test of Trips, a new travel companion app

The app is in a limited trial with Local Guides participants, but screenshots give us hints about what Google is working on.

Mobile networks cell tower

FCC wireless auction hits spectrum target, paving the way for fast, reliable 5G

Television stations have volunteered to sell off 126MHz of 'beach front' wireless spectrum to mobile carriers in an ongoing U.S. Federal Communications Commission auction, potentially bringing higher speeds and more reliable networks to customers.

google play with ads

Google Play now warns users of apps that contain advertising

Developers were warned last year that a move was coming. It could force Android developers to start charging for content that is now free.

google chromebook pixel 2015 3qtr front

Google’s $999 Chromebook Pixel is no longer for sale

The $999 Chromebook Pixel gets discontinued as snazzy new HP Chromebooks arrive.

Blackroom

Doom co-creators John Romero and Adrian Carmack unveil retro shooter Blackroom

Update: Aaaaand it's canceled, pending completion of a demo.

jelly

Biz Stone's Jelly app relaunches, promising to revolutionize search

Twitter cofounder Biz Stone takes a second shot with Jelly, which he described as a failure in its first iteration.

Android apps (2)

Phishing apps posing as popular payment services infiltrate Google Play

Researchers from security firm PhishLabs found 11 phishing applications hosted on Google Play this year, targeting users of popular online payment services.

spying eye

Supreme Court approves rule change that expands FBI computer search powers

The Supreme Court has adopted amendments to a rule to give judges the authority to issue warrants to remotely search computers whose locations are concealed using technology.