Posted: December 12th, 2013 | Author: Stan Schroeder | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: mashable | Comments Off
Google has announced the launch of a new Chromebook device, aimed primarily at students — the Dell Chromebook 11
Besides 10 hours of battery time, the Dell Chromebook 11 boasts an 8.4 second boot time, an Intel Celeron 2955U processor and a 16GB SSD for storage
The resolution of the 11.6-inch screen is 1366x768 pixels, powered by Intel HD graphics. On the connectivity side, the device offers Wi-Fi, two USB 3.0 ports, Bluetooth 4.0 and an HDMI port
The Dell Chromebook 11 will be available in two versions: one with 4GB and another with 2GB of memory, but both will be priced under $300, Google claims. The more powerful of the two will become available in January 2014, while the 2GB version is coming sometime in Q1 2014 Read more...
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Posted: December 12th, 2013 | Author: Christina Ascani | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: mashable | Comments Off
Love was certainly in the air in 2013 — and we're not just talking about the dreamy kind you only see in rom coms
From anti-government demonstrations in Turkey and Morocco to graduation ceremonies in Israel, extraordinary kisses all over the world were captured in poignant photos. This was a big year for marriage equality, with France being the 14th country to legalize same-sex marriage. People were also showing the love to their furry and scaly friends.
These moments, along with other significant kisses took our breath away this year. Take a look back at some of the most memorable locked lips. Read more...
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Posted: December 12th, 2013 | Author: Anna Washenko | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: mashable | Comments Off
As mobile hardware and game developers push the limits of technology for entertainment, more thrilling games feature experiences as fun as PC or console titles. This year was no exception. Dozens of excellent releases hit app stores in 2013
This list doesn't include remakes of games first released on other platforms. Although many are worth your time (think XCOM or Limbo), we wanted to recognize the best in titles specifically designed for mobile play, since the platform presents a unique set of challenges for game creators
In no particular order, here are the 10 best mobile games we played in 2013 Read more...
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Posted: December 12th, 2013 | Author: Dani Fankhauser | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: mashable | Comments Off
Startups sometimes come under fire for defining their product based on existing companies — the Uber for this, or Pinterest for that. But when technology expands to a new category, sometimes the best way to explain it is by bringing to mind something that is already familiar
Dario, a connected gadget for diabetes management, could be called a Square for people who have diabetes, or a FitBit for blood glucose alongside other stats. The all-in-one gadget connects to your phone via the headphone jack to keep a record of your blood glucose. Meals, activities and insulin are entered manually so the app can identify trends and help users make better decisions throughout the day. The iOS app was released by Israeli startup LabStyle Innovations on Thursday in the U.K., Australia and New Zealand, and the gadget will be released in 2014, pending regulatory approval. Read more...
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Posted: December 12th, 2013 | Author: Seth Fiegerman | Filed under: Uncategorized | Tags: mashable | Comments Off
LifeLock, the identity theft protection service, has acquired digital wallet startup Lemon for $42 million, the two companies announced early Thursday.
Lemon received some positive press when it launched a web and mobile app in 2011 that let users scan and collect receipts and analyze their expenses. The following year, however, the startup tried to move beyond the focus on receipts and create a full mobile wallet experience
Lemon had been in talks earlier this year with multiple firms including LifeLock about potential partnerships, but ultimately decided to engage in acquisition talks with LifeLock to scale its digital wallet efforts. Read more...
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