We’ve driven and reviewed most of Bentley’s line up but held back on our review of their flagship Mulsanne until we got to spend the day in the
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Google has launched Google Tips, a site which uses clickable cards to explain the features and capabilities of Google’s biggest products. The cards explain concepts such as sharing photos with specific people in Google+ circles, synchronizing Android smartphone contacts to a Google account, and using YouTube’s video editing tools.
Card descriptions are written in colloquial English: photos are to be “spiffed up,” YouTube can be played “like a jukebox.” Clicking on one takes you to a simple walkthrough, estimating how long the process will take, and detailing the “stuff you’ll need” to complete the task. In almost every case, the first step is signing up for — or logging in to — a Google account. By using this kind of friendly and…
North Korea is best known for its crushingly oppressive government and comically inept space program — but new reports suggest that the country may be producing a surprisingly respectable touchscreen tablet. A state-produced device called the Samjiyon has been making the rounds at Asian trade shows all year, attracting the attention of both The New York Times and The Wall Street Journal. The hardware isn’t as bad as you might think, handling common apps like Angry Birds with noticeable but not uncommon levels of lag. Mostly, it works.
Once upon a time, the channel known as MTV — believe it or not — played music. It sounds crazy, in the these days of non-stop reality show and celebrity coverage, but music was the name of the game, and a new app MTV just released today moves the company back to its roots, at least in one small way. MTV Artists for iPhone is best described as a mashup between Shazam and Ticketmaster. For starters, it comes with a Wikipedia-style database — you can search for an artist and see photos, videos, interviews, a biography, some band history, and other content. There’s also a “top 10 songs in 90 seconds” feature, which pulls audio from Rhapsody to give you a quick overview of the artist.
Another highlight feature is Song ID, which…