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Samsung’s craziness visualized: 26 screens in one image

Samsung’s craziness visualized: 26 screens in one image An infographic shows the staggering variety of devices that Samsung has brought to market in the UK over the past year.It’s no secret that Samsung doesn’t believe in the “one size fits all” principle. The Korean giant prefers to carpet bomb the market with as many devices as possible, in an effort to fill every imaginable niche and put a Samsung device in the hands of, well, everyone. And, for the most part, this somehow inelegant strateg...

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Google+ gets updated, notifications now sync across devices

Google+ gets updated, notifications now sync across devices Google+ has been updated with a host of useful features, including syncing of notifications across devices and improvements to the Android app.According to a post shared on Google+ by Vic Gundotra, SVP of Engineering at Google, Google+ is now syncing notifications across your devices, thus solving a potentially annoying issue. Namely, if you dismiss a notification on your smartphone or tablet, the notification will now also disappear on the web v...

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablets coming to the U.K. in July

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 tablets coming to the U.K. in July Samsung’s new Galaxy Tab 3 now have a U.K. release date, according to a page on retailer Carphone Warehouse’s website.According to the retailer, you will be able to purchase all three members of the Galaxy Tab 3 range starting with July. And while that’s good news if you were planning to upgrade your gadget portfolio with the Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, 8.0, or 10.1, no information on prices is specified on the page.As you may remember, t...

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Google Play Music updated to reduce mobile data usage

Google Play Music updated to reduce mobile data usage The problem with cloud based computing is you need a good data connection to the Internet. Broadband services at home (including those lucky enough to have Google Fiber) are great and in the most part offer unlimited bandwidth. But on mobile it is different. Data plans are often capped or the carrier’s unlimited options are beyond the means of many users. To help ease the data usage problem for those streaming music over a 3G or 4G connecti...

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Google Interns make more money than you

Google Interns make more money than you While most people might associate an internship as the toil and struggle, usually unpaid, that young students or recent grads need to go through in order to make it in the business world, there seems to be a silver lining in some companies. Most notably, companies based around Silicone Valley seem to not only treat their interns well, but they're probably paid more than you are. Hey Google, want to hire me? / ...

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Android 4.2.2 for the Sony Xperia Z: Locked and loaded

Android 4.2.2 for the Sony Xperia Z: Locked and loaded The first major update for the Sony Xperia Z is almost ready to be rolled out. At least it looks that way in the screenshots that have been found circulating around the Internet. In them, they show Android 4.2.2 running on Sony's Xperia device, including some nifty extras. ...

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Is this the Xperia Z Ultra (Togari), or is it fake?

Is this the Xperia Z Ultra (Togari), or is it fake? A purported image of the upcoming Xperia Z Ultra has leaked showing a turned on device featuring a large display. But is it real?We’ve seen a variety of leaks allegedly showing the upcoming 6.44-inch Sony smartphone, but this is the first one that’s apparently showing a working handset. The image seems to clearly suggest that we’re looking at a rather large handset here, of tablet proportions if you will, that sits comfortably in someone...

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Xperia Z Android 4.2.2 Jelly bean update unofficially available

Xperia Z Android 4.2.2 Jelly bean update unofficially available The Xperia Z is yet to receive its Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean update, but handset owners can apparently install a leaked version of the OS.According to Xperia Blog, the firmware for the Xperia Z is available, at least for those models that come with unlocked bootloaders, courtesy of xda-developer DooMLoRD.The leaked firmware (version 10.3.A.0.407) works on models C6602/C6603, after having been “adapted from developer handsets to work with product...

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“Below cost” Android licensing seen as anti-competitive by competitors, EU probe underway

“Below cost” Android licensing seen as anti-competitive by competitors, EU probe underway European regulators are again looking at Google’s business in the region, this time investigating alleged anti-competitive practices related to its mobile business, namely Android.Yes, the EU wants to know more about Google’s Android licensing deals, and whether the company used its position to impose certain condition to business partners.While the probe is informal, it looks like the commission has sent out questionnaires to various compani...

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The Google Glass Prices Should Be Much Lower

The Google Glass Prices Should Be Much Lower As you may already know, Google released a developer version of its much praised high tech gizmo, the Google Glass, at a hefty price tag of almost $1500. This sounds like a lot of money, don't you think? It IS a lot of money, but developers are not your regular consumers, for the average Joe, I expect a price tag of up to $350, tops! Let's take a look at the facts, shell we? If you didn't know, the engineers from Catwig took the Google Glass f...

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Photos Leaked Show the Amazing Samsung Galaxy NX

Photos Leaked Show the Amazing Samsung Galaxy NX Not long ago, actually yesterday if I recall correctly, Samsung confirmed the rumor about their PureView like Samsung Galaxy Camera 2 smart phone, now we already have a new one about an even cooler device, the Samsung Galaxy NX .The info was released by Samsung's CEO during a press conference about the Galaxy S4 sales and he confirmed his company is developing currently two Android running cameras. So, what do we have here? Samsung working on ...

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Sony opens up its SmartWatch platform, now allowing third-party firmware

Sony opens up its SmartWatch platform, now allowing third-party firmware While the rumor mill continues to buzz about a possible Samsung or Apple smartwatch, let’s not forget that Sony has had their own watch for a while now. Sony’s SmartWatch might not have taken the world by storm, but it does seem to have a small, loyal following behind it.Probably the biggest problem for Sony’s SmartWatch was that the software wasn’t exactly great when it debuted in 2012. The good news is that Sony has been good ...

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Amazon selling HTC One for just $79.99 on Friday to new AT&T and Sprint customers

Amazon selling HTC One for just $79.99 on Friday to new AT&T and Sprint customers HTC’s future might still be more than a little uncertain right now, but it’s obvious the HTC One has (at least so far) been the hit the company hoped it would be. Not only has the handset received quite a bit of positive attention in reviews, many consumers are singing the phone’s praises as well.If you’ve been thinking about picking up the HTC One, tomorrow could be the day to do it. In honor of Father’s Day, Amazon is offering up ...

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Samsung Galaxy NX mirrorless camera appears in leaked press images

Samsung Galaxy NX mirrorless camera appears in leaked press images Just yesterday, Samsung confirmed they will reveal a new Samsung Galaxy Camera at their upcoming Premiere 2013 event in London. So for photography buffs, should you be excited? Let’s just say that if you were even slightly impressed with the Samsung Galaxy Camera, you’re going to be blown away by the Samsung Galaxy NX Camera.The latest next-gen Galaxy camera details (including press images) were first spotted on the site Tinhte. Based on th...

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The consumer version of Google Glass should be priced lower, much lower

The consumer version of Google Glass should be priced lower, much lower If you were planning to buy a pair of Google Glass, but the $1,500 price tag was just too much for you to swallow, fear not, because it looks as if Google Glass will be released to consumers at a much lower price.After the guys and gals at Catwig performed a teardown of Google Glass, we began to realize that Glass wasn’t stuffed with little magical fairies shoveling coal into a firebox (we hope that no magic fairies were hurt in the making of G...

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Urara-Works releases Pixel Rooms for Android

Urara-Works releases Pixel Rooms for Android Escape The Room style games have been extremely popular over the past couple of years, and Pixel Rooms is the latest Android game to take a crack at the room escape genre. It’s Pixely, and it’s from the folks at Skipmore & Urara-Works, so there’s bound to be some quirk thrown in for good measure. Pixel Rooms lets you step into the shoes of Mr. Pixel, part-time adventurer, full-time pimp. Actually, we don’t know what he does on his of...

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Galaxy S4 Survives Steam and Sparks in Epic Stress Test

Galaxy S4 Survives Steam and Sparks in Epic Stress Test Samsung's Galaxy S4 Stress Test/ ...

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The Galaxy S4 Family: what you need to know

The Galaxy S4 Family: what you need to know What started off as a single flagship device has quickly expanded into one happy family full of Galaxy S4 branded devices.Now there there are five different members to the S4 family, how do you know which one is right for you? In the end, it all comes down to the features you want or need. Some folks love stock Android, some don’t. Others need a waterproof device, or maybe they are looking for a phone with a killer camera.To get a better under...

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Would a “kill switch” help prevent smartphone theft? NY and SF prosecutors think so

Would a “kill switch” help prevent smartphone theft? NY and SF prosecutors think so Credit: dumbledad Possibly one of the best upgrades shown off at the iOS7 unveiling was the enhanced security features which help prevent thieves from using stolen iPhone’s. Extra security is certainly a deterrent to would be thieves, and we were also recently wondering what other manufacturers could do to improve the security of their own handsets.So sticking with the theme of device security, New York Attorney General Eric Schneiderman and S...

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New Chrome experiment ‘Cube Slam’ is a blast from the past

New Chrome experiment ‘Cube Slam’ is a blast from the past Chrome experiments are just a load of fun, aren’t they? Whether you’re racing a car, playing skeeball, or navigating a maze, the Chrome team gives us tons of fun stuff to do.This time, they went about as old school as you can get. Call it what you like, but Cube Slam is Pong. It is, of course, multiplayer if you like, but can also be played against a bear named Bob. The rough graphics have a very clean, sentimental quality to them. Of course,...

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Clearwire board recommends shareholders accept Dish offer, not Sprint’s

Clearwire board recommends shareholders accept Dish offer, not Sprint’s The saga continues for Sprint.When the announcement came that the US carrier would be purchased by Japanese counterpart Softbank, it seemed pretty cut and dry. Softbank had a respectable offer in place, Sprint accepted it, and life would go on. Of course, the deal had a few caveats, like Sprint purchasing the remaining interest in Clearwire they no longer owned.The quick rundown of that deal was that Sprint offered $800 million for the remaining ...

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Help the Mumbling Minions in Despicable Me Minion Rush for Android

Help the Mumbling Minions in Despicable Me Minion Rush for Android Get ready for more movie games. Today Gameloft is releasing Despicable Me Minion Rush, and tomorrow we’re supposed to get the new Man of Steel movie tie-in game. We’ll take a look at Supes tomorrow, but today we’re going to talk about those adorable mumbling minions from Despicable Me. Despicable Me Minion Rush is an endless runner that lets you control a minion who’s out to win the illustrious “Minion of the Week” award to impress G...

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Coming Soon: Hero of Many from Trickster Arts

Coming Soon: Hero of Many from Trickster Arts Hero of Many is an upcoming action adventure game that lets you play the Hero of a small group of water-based creatures. It’s not due out until next week, but we were lucky enough to get a hold of an early copy thanks to the folks at Trickster Arts. After spending some time with the game, it’s pretty safe to say Hero of Many is a game you need to get excited about… Hero of Many is a story driven game, but there’s no dialogue, fancy weapo...

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Android 5.0 and Motorola X Phone both dropping in October?

Android 5.0 and Motorola X Phone both dropping in October? New rumors are circulating around and this time the subjects of choice are Android 5.0 Key Lime Pie and the fabled X phone from Motorola. If they both hold some truth behind them, we could most likely see the new OS and long awaited phone both dropping in October. ...

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Samsung’s CEO denies that the Galaxy S4 isn’t selling well

Samsung’s CEO denies that the Galaxy S4 isn’t selling well The other day we heard that Samsung’s Galaxy S4 sales figures were disappointing some investors, leading to a big stock sell-off which wiped around $12 billion off the value of the technology giant in a single day.A report by J.P. Morgan led the charge, suggesting that sales of high-end smartphones were lagging behind expectations across the board, and that monthly orders for the Galaxy S4 are due to be cut by somewhere between 20 and 30% by Ju...

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AT&T Galaxy S4 Active release date set for June 21, priced $199.99 with new contract

AT&T Galaxy S4 Active release date set for June 21, priced $199.99 with new contract Samsung’s rugged Galaxy S4 version, the Galaxy S4 Active, is going to be available in the USA soon from AT&T.The carrier is so far the only mobile operator to show interest in the Galaxy S4 Active, with pretty much everyone else only stocking the regular model, at least for now.The handset will be launched on June 21 and you’ll have to pay $199.99 for it with a new two-year contract. Pre-orders start on June 14 in case you want to make su...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Active becomes official, available from AT&T for $199 on contract

Samsung Galaxy S4 Active becomes official, available from AT&T for $199 on contract AT&T today has just made the official announcement about the upcoming availability of the Samsung Galaxy S4 Active. You all know for certain that this handset is another variant of Samsung's flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4. Although its looks may not seem too rugged like other so-called ruggedised smartphone, the handset is tough enough to withstand various environmental conditions. The Samsung Galaxy S4 Active is IP67-certified which me...

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