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New HP Chromebook 11 charger “coming soon” to the Play Storeview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Last month, HP Chromebook 11 sales came to a halt when a defect with the charger was found. The device was immediately pulled from retailers across the country and left without a return date. The charger was reportedly overheating after the first few charges and Google urged owners not to use the charger any longer. (IT news)

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In Praise Of The Holiday Bookview story

http://techcrunch.com – It’s has to be one of those cold half-light afternoons, a radio in the house mumbling something low and steady, Click and Clack or the news, the snow might be fresh, might be coming, might not come for weeks. The heater kicks on in the basement and the warmth balloons up through the rooms, a fog of comfort along the floor. Those are the afternoons perfect for reading. (IT news)

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Beatport “Bloodbath” As Dance Music Startup Lays Off Engineersview story

http://techcrunch.com – “These guys will trash the office if we don’t send someone there”, Beatport worried, so it flew HR to its San Francisco office to fire the whole engineering team there, a source tells TechCrunch. Multiple sources confirm the 88-person startup laid off large sets of engineers in SF and Denver this week. (IT news)

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TalkAndroid Weekly Recap for December 2 – December 8, 2013view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – We had another busy week at TalkAndroid so here’s a recap of all the top stories. As we head into the winter, all eyes will be focused on the Galaxy S 5 and the successor to the HTC One (M8). What does Samsung and HTC have in store? Google already updated KitKat to 4.4.1 fixing the Nexus 5 camera among other enhancements. (IT news)

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Samsung teases its next big thingview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Samsung Taiwan has posted a video teasing a product that is coming soon. Not much is known about the new product except that it is supposed to be simple, elegant, fast and fit. This description could fit a number of new products including the Galaxy S 5, or even the Galaxy J for Taiwan.. Could the device be released on December 9? (IT news)

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Invasion of the crosswalk signs on Mill Street in New Bedford, MAview story

http://forums.anandtech.com – http://www.southcoasttoday.com/apps/...NEWS/312040324 Quote: December 04, 2013 12:00 AM There has been an alien invasion on Mill Street in New Bedford, where an army of huge fluorescent yellow crosswalk signs has sprung up with their silhouette men and the little arrow at the bottom pointing to the roadway. What's this about? (Hardware)

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Microsoft Brings Xbox Video To The Web Ahead Of Windows Phone, Forgets HD Playbackview story

http://techcrunch.com – Happy pre-fat day, Super Troopers. Today Microsoft brought Xbox Video to the web, meaning that if you use the service on your Xbox or Windows 8.1 device, you can access your content on other machines. The downside? There is no HD playback, which will disappoint many. (IT news)

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Sneak Peek openSUSE 13.1: Geeko Tipsview story

https://www.linux.com – Welcome to our fourth Sneak Peek for openSUSE 13.1! The release is getting very close and you’ve already learned about all the awesome new Cloud features, the new YaST and what our new GNOME and KDE fans will get. Today, we feature a much requested article: some in-depth Geeko Tips!  Welcome to our fourth Sneak Peek for openSUSE 13.1! (Software)

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Firefox Gets Mobile Foothold from Android Preinstallation Dealsview story

https://www.linux.com – Second-tier phones and tablets from Gigabyte and Kobo will have the mobile browser built in, a move that could help Mozilla's ambition to have more mobile influence. [Read more]    ... Second-tier phones and tablets from Gigabyte and Kobo will have the mobile browser built in, a move that could help Mozilla's ambition to have more mobile influence. (Software)

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Verizon To Launch Its Very Own Branded 7-Inch Android Tablet, “Ellipsis 7″view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – It would appear that Verizon is looking to claim its small stake in the affordable tablet market with its new announcement of the “Ellipsis 7“. The Ellipsis 7 tab is the company’s new device hoping to compete with popular small tabs such as Google’s Nexus 7 and Amazon’s Kindle Fire HDX. (IT news)