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Motorola Milestone gets Froyo Update Android 2.2 finally

Finaly figured out how to get the motorola milestone 2.2 Android Froyo update on mz German Milestone (GM). This is increadible, not only was it promised in Q4 2010, but also did Motorola have us jump through hoops to get it. No auto update here my friends. After getting frustrated with a few web suggested

OnBeep To Tackle Group Communication Wearables With $6.25M In New Funding

 Stealth startup OnBeep got a little less stealthy today, announcing a new Series A round of $6.25 million in funding including investment from Riche Levandov of Avalon ventures, and including previous seed funding from WordPress-creator Matt Mullenweg and others. The company revealed a bit about their secretive product development back in January, when they talked

Nook And Samsung Announce Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, An Android Tablet For Reading

 In an effort to bring the Nook platform to a more familiar – and more fully-featured – device, Nook has announced the Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook, a 7-inch tablet made primarily by Samsung. It includes something called the “Barnes & Noble Advantage,” a deeply linked app that allows for book downloads as well as

Philips Hue Lux Review: Smart Lighting For Less

 If you’ve been eyeing the Philips Hue connected lighting series with keen interest but are also unwilling to spend the big bucks the current series demands, now’s your chance to get on board: Philips has kicked off pre-orders for the Hue Lux line of bulbs, including individual units and a starter kit including two bulbs

Microsoft Tailors OneNote For Android Tablets, Updates OneNote For Windows

 Fresh out this morning is a tablet optimized version of OneNote for Android, and several new features to OneNote for Windows. OneNote for Android tablets — you can snag it here — contains what Microsoft calls “handwriting support,” more formatting options, and interface tweaks to better suit larger tablet screens. In keeping with Microsoft’s cross-platform…

The noPhone, Because Smartphone Separation Anxiety Is Real

 The other day, as I sat on the couch with a dead iPhone resting on my belly, I found myself wondering why my phone is constantly out of battery. And I had a revelation: I’d rather have a dead phone within reach than be even a few feet away from it as it charges across

Philips Hue Lux Review: Smart Lighting For Less

 If you’ve been eyeing the Philips Hue connected lighting series with keen interest but are also unwilling to spend the big bucks the current series demands, now’s your chance to get on board: Philips has kicked off pre-orders for the Hue Lux line of bulbs, including individual units and a starter kit including two bulbs

The Saleen FourSixteen Is A Faster, Louder And More Slippery Tesla Model S

 The Tesla Model S is already a shockingly quick car. The electric drive train will propel the car to 60 miles per hour in just over five seconds. But that’s not fast enough for Steve Saleen, owner of Saleen Automotive, who recently said his company’s upgraded example of the Model S, called the FourSixteen, will

Best Buy Briefly Lists The Moto 360 Smart Watch For $249

 Best Buy may have inadvertently revealed pricing for the Moto 360 smart watch, set to be unveiled at a press event in early September. The big box retailer put up a listing for the smart watch on their website, which had a full list of specs as well as a $249 price tag. The page

For A Little While, I Felt Like The Richest Man In Lyft-Ville

 Here’s a fun way to start your weekend: Getting a message from Lyft about the fact that you have $1,275 worth of free ride credits. No, that’s not a typo, and yes, that’s really a message that I got on Firday evening. Now technically, I knew about those credits already, because after the “will they/won’t

Truth Lets You Send Anonymous Texts

 With Whisper and Secret raising millions of dollars to build anonymous services, all kinds of apps are popping up that let you share things without attaching your identity. While most of the apps emerging try to build a community by letting you scroll through streams of anonymous messages, some developers are creating apps that let

Pokémon Will Finally Come To The iPad, As A Virtual Card Game

 Pokémon, the game franchise that I love more than most real things in the actual world, is coming to the iPad. I would weep for joy were the news not watered down somewhat by the fact that the first game arriving on Apple’s devices isn’t the actual monster collection and battling game that makes up the

The Bolstr Bag Is A Gadget Toter’s Best Friend

 We rarely talk about bags on TC these days (except during Bag Week) but here’s a crowdfunding project that I think would be perfect for all of us multi-phone, laptop-toting nerdotrons. Call the Bolstr, this U.S.-made bag is small enough to be unobtrusive and not fancy enough to rank as a true murse. Created by

What Studying Students Teaches Us About Great Apps

 With over a million apps in each the Apple App Store and the Google Play Store, there’s an app—or 10—for practically everything a consumer needs. So why is it in an ever-growing sea of competing apps, some take off like rocket ships while most fade into obscurity? The answer is magic. Read More read full

Which Apps Are Eating Your Battery? Normal Will Tell You.

 Somewhere, somehow, maybe less than a year after I got the latest version of my iPhone, its battery would mysteriously deplete in about half a day. I wasn’t really sure why. But now I can find out. There’s a new app called ‘Normal’ out from a pair of Stanford Ph.Ds in computer science named Adam