Simply wearing Google Glass behind the wheel is not against the law, a woman who was issued a ticket in California for wearing the device while driving argued.
Cecilia Abadie, a Google Glass pioneer, admitted that she was wearing the device while driving but argued that the high-tech specs were powered off, which could not have caused distracted driving.
On Tuesday, she was produced in a court, where she refused to plead guilty to the charge.
HP recently made four new tablets available for sale on its website. These Android-powered slates, first announced in September, include two low-end models and two mid-range models. For those seeking alternatives to today's Galaxy and Nexus tablets, these might be worth consideration.
All four tablets run Android 4.2 Jelly Bean and include WiFi, Bluetooth, 25 GB of free Box cloud storage, and a standard set of headphone and micro-USB ports.
PC makers will likely suffer a record contraction in global shipments this year as there is a lack of reasons for people to replace their older systems, according to new report by IDC.
IDC said it expected global computer sales to decline more than 10 per cent by the end of 2013. It would be the most severe annual contraction on record.
While Microsoft's Windows 7 continued to gain ground in November, the newer operating system, Windows 8, failed to increase its share.
According to figures compiled by Net Applications, Windows 7 saw its share jumping up by two-tenths of a percentage point to 46.6 per cent at the end of November. In other words, Windows 7 accounted for nearly half of all computer operating systems. The figure was even higher at 51.3 per cent of those running a flavor of Windows.
Nvidia Shield is now capable of streaming PC games in 1080p from a PC to television, thanks to new December Software Update.
The new update makes a significant the device's 'Console Mode', which streams games from a computer to a television.
Prior to the release of the update, the Shield could only stream PC games at 720p in the Console Mode, but enhancements to the company's Gamestream technology enabled 1080p streaming.
Widely popular "Grand Theft Auto: San Andreas" is all set to go mobile, with a few enhancements, in December, New York-based Rockstar Games confirmed on Friday.
Rockstar announced that GRA: San Andreas would be rolled out on Apple Inc's mobile operating system iOS starting December this year. With the iOS launch, the game will join the club of other GTA games, such as GTA: Vice City and GTA III, which are already available on iOS.
U. S. intelligence agencies' spying will cost the country's tech companies billions of dollars in revenue in the next few years, according to a Washington-based policy research group.
The Information Technology & Innovation Foundation (ITIF) said in its latest report that U. S. technology companies that sell hardware, software, and other services, would suffer a collective loss of $22 billion to $35 billion by the year of 2016.
But, as per Forrester's estimates, the companies' collective loss due to state agencies' spying could total as much as $180 billion through 2016.
Redmond-based tech giant Microsoft has announced the launch of a new streaming site called XboxVideo. com, which allows Xbox Live subscribers to watch videos not only on their Xbox game consoles but also on their computers.
To get access to videos they have already bought from the Xbox Video app on computers, users will just have to sign-in using their Xbox Live accounts. Previously, users were able to access videos just on the Xbox 360 or the new Xbox One game consoles.
South Korean consumer electronics giant Samsung's recently unveiled Galaxy Grand 2 boats some very impressive improvements over its predecessor.
The successor to the original Galaxy Grand features a 5.2-inch high-definition TFT display that offers a resolution of 1280 by 720 pixels. The display is bigger than the first-generation Galaxy Grand's 5-inch screen. The impressively bigger screen of the new device also offers Multi Window, which will be very beneficial fans of multitasking.
Rise of social-networking platforms/social media will make the Chinese government powerless and lead to liberalization, according to Google Inc Chairman Eric Schmidt.
Mr. Schmidt said as more and more people would go online in China the country's government would become powerless to stop the changes, which would lead to liberalization. Mr. Schmidt was speaking at a conference organized by independent policy institution Chatham House in London.
He said the Chinese government passed harsh regulations on use of social media because they were obsessed with the Internet.
Cupertino, California-based tech giant Apple Inc's new 'iPad mini with Retina Display' offers notable improvement over the existing mini tablet, which was introduced last year.
Looks-wise the iPad Mini with Retina Display is nearly indistinguishable to the last year's iPad Mini. But, looking closely will allow you to determine that it is 0.3 mm thicker and 23 grams heavier than the existing iPad mini tablet.
Technology giant, Apple has indicated that it might start selling unlocked version of the latest version of its smartphone, iPhone 5s. The company will start selling an unlocked iPhone 5s for the full price without mandatory telecom contract.
The unlocked, SIM card-free iPhone 5s will have the same capabilities as other iPhone 5s models but will not have any contractual obligation in the country. However, the device will only work on GSM networks and this means that the unlocked iPhone 5s won't work with Verizon Wireless.
AOL is pursuing talks with software giant Microsoft to sell Winamp and Shoutcast, according to a recently published Techcrunch report.
Winamp is media playing software for devices based on Microsoft's Windows or Google's Android operating systems. AOL has acquired it through its $80 million acquisition of Nullsoft more than a decade ago in 1999. Shoutcast is a media streaming service that was also developed by Nullsoft.
Apple's widely popular iPad tablets are used for a lot more than merely checking e-mails and playing games, a new promo page released by the Cupertino, California-based technology giant revealed.
The iPhone/iPad-maker's new promo page dubbed "Life in iPad" draws attention to iPad users belonging to diverse occupations from around the globe.
It shows iPads in use by a farm worker, a vineyard owner, a technician at a wind turbine, a professional speedskater, an off-road race car driver, an underwater sea diver, a choreographer, a firefighter, a surgeon, and a mountain climber.
With an aim to take the mobile sports experience beyond merely scores, ESPN on Thursday re-branded and re-launched its popular mobile app ScoreCenter.
The widely popular sports network re-branded ScoreCenter as SportsCenter for both iPhone and Android, and added video highlights, social media and personalization to it. As per the company's claims, the re-branded app will make keeping up with favorite sports teams quite easier.
Adobe on Wednesday announced expansion of its Photoshop Photography Program to everyone for a period ending on 2nd of December this year.
The software firm announced that its Photoshop Photography Program would remain available for everyone, including those who never owned Photoshop.
This ongoing $10 subscription price, which is significantly lower than the usual the Creative Cloud membership charge of $50 a month, includes Photoshop CC, Lightroom 5, 20GB of server space, plus a Behance Pro website.
Tired of NSA's controversial snooping programs, Silicon Valley tech giant like Google, Yahoo and Facebook are now using "harder-to-crack" codes.
According to a recently published Bloomberg report, Google and other online firms have strengthened their encryption tools to shield online customer data like e-mail and social media posts from government snooping.
The report also claimed that strengthened encryption tools of the aforementioned firms are so strong that no government agency would be able to crack them until 2030.
Microsoft Corp. Chairman Bill Gates has confirmed that he met with several `CEO candidates' to replace the software giant's outgoing chief executive Steve Ballmer.
Speaking at Microsoft's recently held annual shareholder meeting in Bellevue, Washington, Mr. Gates said he and the company's other directors met with "a lot of CEO candidates," but he did not name any candidates. He said that he would not give a strict timeline for a decision.
He thanked outgoing Ballmer and assured shareholders that they both remained committed to find the right person to run the company.
Ouya has announced the launch of a new limited white edition of its game console with matching white controller and double internal storage.
Priced at $129.99, the white Ouya offers internal storage of 16GB, double the existing game console's internal storage of 8GB.
Apart from the new coat of paint and bigger internal storage, the Ouya game console disappointingly remained the same as the previous one. It comes equipped with the same NVIDIA Tegra 3 quad-core processor, and the same 1GB of RAM, Wi-Fi 802.11 a/b/g/n and single USB 2.0 port.
Cupertino, Calif.-based Apple Inc has agreed to buy an Israeli 3D motion and machine vision firm called PrimeSense, according to a fresh report published by Israeli financial journal Calcalist.
Citing anonymous sources, Calcalist reported that the iPhone/iPad-maker had finalized a purchase deal by agreeing to pay $345 million for PrimeSense.
The reported acquisition was said to have been planned to take place at the start of November, but a legal issue surrounding the affiliation of developers delayed it.