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By Nick Brazzi | Wednesday, January 7, 2015

What's New at CES 2015? Solar Chargers and Smart Credit Cards

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I’m here exploring the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas with my fellow lynda.com authors Jess Stratton and Garrick Chow. CES is a gigantic trade show that spotlights new technology and consumer products.

I’m looking for unique and unexpected gadgets to share with you. But with over 5,000 exhibitors on site, there’s no way to show you everything at CES 2015. So I’ll focus on a few items that should be particularly interesting to lynda.com users.

By Nick Brazzi | Friday, July 11, 2014

Android Wear: A New Age of Voice Control

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I’ve just spent some time living the Android Wear lifestyle, and my big takeaway is that voice control is finally hitting prime time. In preparing our new course Up and Running with Android Wear (using the Samsung Gear Live smartwatch), I was excited to see voice control actually hitting the point where it’s both reliable and usable.

By Nick Brazzi | Thursday, July 3, 2014

lynda.com Looks at Google I/O

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You don’t have to be a developer to get excited about the announcements to come out of the Google I/O last week. Though the conference is geared toward developers, Google I/O is the place to get a first look at future updates to the Android platform, Google Play store, Chromebook OS, and other fun gadgets.

At lynda.com, we’re excited to get our hands on the new tech—to collect all the information we can and distill it down to great training. Let’s take a look at conference high points to get an idea of what’s coming from Google.

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