Samsung Poaches Apple Retail Veteran in Latest Push to Open New Stores

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Samsung may be looking to do what Apple and Microsoft have both done before it by opening its own branded retail experience. According to The Information, Samsung had already poached senior Apple store designer Tim Gudgel as it contemplates its next move into crafting its own retail stores. Currently, the South Korean electronics giant doesn’t operate […]

Universal Charger for Laptops Could Do for PCs What Micro USB Did for Phones

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The International Electrotechnical Commission, or IEC, has published specs for what could become a universal standard for a laptop charger if the PC industry adopts it. The outlined charging standard would work for a variety of different notebooks and could be interoperable between different makes or models of laptops, Ultrabooks, convertible PCs, and various form […]

Apple Allows iBooks Customers to Give the Gift of Reading

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Just in time for the holiday season, Apple has made some changes to the iBooks service for iOS and OS X to allow customers to now gift a book to family, friends, and loved ones. Gifting a specific book title is new for the iBookstore, a feature that has been a staple on rival Amazon’s […]

Will iWatch’s Proximity-Based Wireless Charging Make It to the iPhone 6?

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A new report out of China is suggesting that one of the killer features of Apple’s much rumored smartwatch could be the proximity-based wireless charging solution that the Cupertino, California company is designing for the iWatch. The device is now believed to be coming to the market in the fall of 2014, likely around the […]

Samsung Takes On Sony Playstation PSP with Mobile GamePad for Android

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Samsung is looking to take on mobile gaming consoles like the Nintendo DS and Sony’s Playstation PSP with its new GamePad for Android phones. The Smartphone GamePad and Mobile Console was announced in South Korea by Samsung and is currently available in select European markets and Samsung is promising that availability will hit more regions […]

Verizon Blames Video Consumption for Slow 4G LTE Speeds

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Verizon says that the boom in video streaming services is the reason why its network has slowed down recently. In a rare move, Verizon admitted that data speeds on its 4G LTE mobile broadband network has slowed down by as much as 20 percent in densely populated urban areas, like those in Chicago, New York, […]

How To: 5 Pro Tips for Using iMessage on iOS 7

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One of the most frequently used app on the iPhone and iPad is the Messages app, which delivers SMS text messages, MMS picture messages, and iMessages on the iPhone and iMessage chats on the iPad. With iOS 7, Apple had added a few new gestures, in addition to existing gestures, that bring added features to […]

Contest: iPhone 5s Giveaway from Numbridge and GottaBeMobile

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If you’re aching for a new smartphone as it would make it easier for you to connect with friends, family, and loved ones over the holidays, be sure to enter our iPhone 5s giveaway contest together with Numbridge. Winner can select a 16 GB iPhone 5s model of their choice, choosing between the silver, gold, […]

Samsung’s Plans for Wearable Computing’s Next Big Thing Outed

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As the wearable computing market is gaining momentum, Samsung is already planning for its ‘next big thing‘ in that sector. The company already has a wearable wristwatch that connects to select Galaxy phones in the form of the Galaxy Gear, and though the smartwatch was met with a lukewarm reception Samsung is still bullish on […]

Latest iOS 7.1 Beta Suggests iOS in the Car Coming Soon

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Though Apple had initially unveiled its latest efforts for the car in the form of iOS 7 in the Car earlier this summer at WWDC, delayed developments efforts have so far prevented the release of the software. Now, it looks like with beta 2 of the iOS 7.1 operating system that is currently being seeded […]

With Share Everything Plans, Numbridge’s VoIP Service Makes Sense

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Unlike traditional VoIP calls, Numbridge’s telephony system uses a local gateway to connect customers similar to how Google Voice works in the U.S. And given the recent shift in the mobile market in the U.S., Numbridge’s business model may make more sense than traditional telephony services that are based purely on the Internet for connecting […]

Samsung: Can Microsoft Steal Android’s Most Valuable Partner

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Samsung may have been Google’s most valuable partner when it first built Android, and one whose Galaxy brand is synonymous with Google’s platform in marketing campaigns, but recent rumored rifts between the two partners could create an opening for Microsoft to swoop in and steal Samsung’s love. In addition to a rumor of a revamped […]

Gmail’s New Policy Will Speed Up Email Viewing

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Google has enabled a new policy change that will take effect immediately for desktop users and will go into effect early next year for the Gmail application for iOS and Android users that will no longer ask users if they want embedded images in emails to be shown. By removing this step, Google will make […]

Flyers Could Soon Be Plagued by ‘Can You Hear Me Now’ Chatter

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Two U.S. regulatory agencies are exploring a measure that could result in the ban against phone calls made during a flight to be lifted, which means that flyers could continue to conduct phone calls during a flight. Though the move may be welcomed by business travelers who do not want a lengthy flight to interrupt […]

As Voice Becomes the New Touch, Google Prepares for a Display-Less Phone

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While hardware manufacturers are looking to the future of flexible displays to offer consumers larger screens that fold or roll up to become more compact for travel, Google is saying that we don’t even need the display anymore. The search giant, which has invested a lot of resources into the Google Search and Google Now […]

Apple Patent Gives Hope to Curved iPhone 6 Display

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With curved displays now a premium part of the smartphone experience that Samsung and LG are experimenting with, Apple is not one to be left out of the party and a potential patent application may hint that the iPhone 6 may arrive with a curved display. Apple had filed for a patent with the U.S. […]

What’s Samsung’s Next Big Thing? Hint: It’s Not a Phone.

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Moving in 2014, Samsung, like South Korean rival LG, will be less reliant on its smartphone business in helping it pad the bottom line. While Samsung’s partnership with Google in producing Android-powered Galaxy phones, phablets, and tablets have been a profitable venture for Samsung and propelled it to fame, the company is looking to diversify […]