Google's Nest thermostat becomes a faster learner with major software update

Nest, the smart thermostat from Google, is about to get a little faster at learning your preferences. The company will roll out a big software update this week that includes a new, smarter algorithm for figuring out how you like the temperature set in your home and then making those changes automatically.


Apple asks developers to focus on Wi-Fi in first Yosemite beta update

Apple has handed the first Mac OS X Yosemite update to developers for testing, and is reportedly asking them to focus on three areas, including Wi-Fi connectivity, which have been problematic for many users.


KitKat jumps up five percent in November Android platform report

Google’s monthly platform distribution numbers show the ecosystem continues to slowly but surely move away from its once prominent fragmentation problem.