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Samsung Promotion, 1 year Netflix with new Galaxy S5, Note 4 or Tab S

Samsung is working on a little treat for new Galaxy S5, Note 4 and Tab S buyers. Starting January 4th, Samsung is giving eligible U.S. buyers one free year of Netflix to go along with their new Samsung device.<p>If you are looking to buy one of these Samsung devices this weekend, you best hold off …

Seagate Debuts iOS-Compatible Storage Option, Personal Cloud and Ultra-Thin Portable Hard Drive

At the annual Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, tech companies often take the opportunity to unveil new products. Well-known data storage company Seagate is no exception, and is introducing three impressive new products at the show.<p>The new 500GB Seagate Wireless portable hard drive is the …

Gear & Gadgets

The Apple Watch Isn't Here Yet, But The Battle Over It Has Already Started

Having waded into the prediction waters myself, I’m well aware how treacherous they can be. But surely Fred Wilson, the venture capitalist behind Twitter and Tumblr, had no idea he would set off the year’s first technology tsunami with his post: “What Is Going To Happen.” Wilson, in what he …

Apple Watch

A Photographer’s Guide to London: Part Two

In our last article, we took a look at the logistics of photographing in this busy, bustling city. Today we are going to take a look at some of the …

England

Family in Minnesota Buys Majority Stake in Polaroid for $70 Million

Here’s some news that flew under our radar late last year: in December 2014, a family in Minnesota became the majority owner of Polaroid through a …

Seagate Seven is the world’s thinnest and most beautiful portable hard disk

At just 7mm thick, Seagate calls its new Seven the slimmest 500GB USB 3.0 hard disk drive available. That’s thinner than an iPhone 6 Plus, only with physical platters spinning at incredible speed inside of an all-steel chassis that hints at the mechanics within. The HDD is being launched to …

The OBox Is A Console’s Take On Android Gaming

At CES this year, Snail, a Chinese gaming company, demoed a new console it is working to release early this year called the OBox. The device is essentially a modular — their word — computer that runs Android games.<p>I tinkered with the thing earlier today when it was attached to a large television, …

Facebook: To Post or Not to Post

As the holidays end, I have done my yearly ritual, which is to go into Facebook and change my profile from my Santa hat photo to a regular face photo, it's sort of a little depressing ritual, as I don't like when the holidays end.<p>But each year, as I go into my files to swap out avatar pictures, I …

Microsoft Opens Up More CPU Power On Xbox One

A recent hack has unearthed the 2014 Xbox One software development kit, giving us an insight into a mystery we’ve seen grow over the past few months. Why are certain games now performing a bit better on Xbox One, sometimes even more so than Sony's PS4? In the mess that was Assassin’s Creed Unity, …

Kinect