Google Blurs The Line Between Web And Native Apps On Android

Today at Google I/O, Chrome Director of Product Management Avni Shah introduced the new version of Chrome coming in the next Android update dubbed Android L. As expected, we got a couple of feature updates. But it isn’t just a better version of Chrome. There is a clear and more profound message coming from Google. The company wants to blend native apps with web tabs. And the end of native apps as we know them could be closer than we might think. In Android L, the redesigned app switcher looks a lot like Safari on iOS 7. It shows you … Continue reading Google Blurs The Line Between Web And Native Apps On Android

The big picture: LG, Samsung to unveil 105-inch Ultra HDTVs

LG LG 105UB9 Ultra HDTV The “next big thing” is no exaggeration when it comes to describing the latest TVs from LG and Samsung. The two electronics giants are introducing mammoth Ultra HDTVs— as in 105 inches — for the consumer market next year. On Wednesday, LG revealed in a press release its first 2014 model television — a 105-inch (diagonal) curved Ultra HDTV. Unlike LG’s 55-inch curved OLED, this giant TV will use an LED-lit LCD panel. The extra-wide screen represents the largest consumer television ever offered. Called the 105UB9, this behemoth boasts 11 million pixels, the highest ever for … Continue reading The big picture: LG, Samsung to unveil 105-inch Ultra HDTVs