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Hewlett-Packard is thinking a lot more about Android these days. CEO Meg Whitman focused on new Android products during the company's earnings conference call. One of the Samsung Galaxy S4's many new features is S-Voice Drive, a car and driver-centric voice command system. The evolution of gaming is about to make a quantum leap. Here's what you need to know. [Read more]
Perhaps it was odd enough that Sen. John McCain asked Tim Cook why he kept having to update the apps on his iPhone, but one question was even more painful. At the CTIA 2013 trade show, Rovio's chief operating officer says "gaming company" no longer fits the bill. Wall Street was expecting earnings of 81 cents a share on revenue of $28 billion for the second quarter. Helios Bars are sleek handlebar replacements that come with built-in LED lights and smartphone connectivity. Will Microsoft run away with the next generation of home gaming, or do Sony (and even Nintendo) have a fighting chance? [Read more]
Microsoft confirms Xbox Live Arcade games from Xbox 360 won't carry over to the next-generation platform. Using facial recognition software, a team has created a program that crawls Google Maps, seeking out faces hidden in the Earth's folds.