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FitBit update brings better tracking of activity and calories

FitBit update brings better tracking of activity and calories

Fitbit has released an update to their service today, adding the ability to keep closer tabs on yourself at just bout every turn. A new fitness tracker aims to be a little more proactive, and some new food logging features might get you to watch your diet a little closer. The two updates also work in tandem to give you feedback on how to attain a healthier lifestyle.

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Google responds to Apple’s Android snark: You’re playing catch-up

Google responds to Apple’s Android snark: You’re playing catch-up

Apple's WWDC 2014 contained more than a few shots at Android earlier this month, but Google isn't going to let it go past without a reply. Google's Sundar Pichai took to the I/O 2014 stage to call out Apple's new iOS 8, pointing out that Android had things like widgets and user-customizable keyboards - both highlight features of the new iPhone and iPad platform - many versions ago.

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RCS malware affects iOS and Android devices internationally

RCS malware affects iOS and Android devices internationally

Remote Control System malware has been identified by the folks at Kaspersky Lab this week as affecting both iOS (iPhone) and Android devices across the planet. This system is said to be controlled by an international infrastructure which allows this "legal" spyware to take hold of devices at the hands of the company known as HackingTeam.

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Coursera app educates you with video lessons for free

Coursera app educates you with video lessons for free

The web-based learning environment Coursera has been brought to the mobile platform this month for both iOS and Android. With Coursera, you’ll be able to take advantage of free classes, all set up to improve your life over the course of a few weeks. These classes will educate you in a wide variety of topics - everything from Chemistry to Engineering to "Information, Tech, & Design."

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Android boss envious of Apple, but says open source is best

Android boss envious of Apple, but says open source is best

An interview with Business Week has given all kinds of insight into how Sundar Pichai, Android and Chrome honcho at Google, operates. One of the more interesting angles is how Pichai considers Android and iOS, and more importantly how he feels about Apple CEO Tim Cook’s recent comments on stage at WWDC. Calling Android a “toxic hellstew” of vulnerability led Pichai to concede defeat of sorts.

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iPhone 6 specifications debated: screen resolution increase

iPhone 6 specifications debated: screen resolution increase

Back during Apple’s financial second quarter 2013 earnings call, Tim Cook said something about a larger iPhone display size that should hold true through the release of the iPhone 6. Cook said "our competitors have made some significant tradeoffs in many of these areas to ship a larger display. We would not ship a larger display iPhone while these tradeoffs exist." It may be time to leap forward for the next iPhone.

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Civilization Revolution 2 will be exclusively mobile

Civilization Revolution 2 will be exclusively mobile

2K Games has just made a revelation that would elate smartphone-wielding fans of the Civilization franchise. The sequel to 2008's turn-based strategy game, slyly named Civilization Revolution 2, will be coming next month. But more than that, it was built primarily for and will be released exclusively on mobile devices.

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