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Audi RS3: Review

Five minutes on the autostrada is all it takes. A Mini moves out to overtake and seems to be taking an awfully long time. A quick glance across …

Audi

Apple CarPlay vs Google Android Auto — full comparison (Video)

Apple and Google are back at it again and attempting to bring a safe and friendly mobile experience to your car. Android Auto and CarPlay are the two company’s re-imagining of mobile user interfaces for the car and both are gearing up for a major rollout over the next year.<p>Each system is designed …

IBM wants to kill the hard drive it invented

Saving files to memory is something that's supposed to be mostly invisible for the end user. We don't need to think about it; it just has to work. But whether it's a solid-state or hard disk drive, conventional storage solutions have their limitations -- namely, speed, rewritability and durability. …

Nexus 5 problems and how to fix them

The Nexus 5 is recognized by many gadget lovers as one of the least expensive high-end Android handsets on the market, designed to give users optimized hardware and fantastic quality for a price that wasn’t going to break the bank However, just like any other phone, inexpensive or otherwise, the …

Android News

Copy Bubble for Android Brings Easy Access to Clipboard

Bubbles for browsing, bubbles for translating, bubbles for every occasion. Yes, bubbles seem to be the in-thing on Android at the moment, as developers seek new ways to help you do things without being obtrusive.<p>With that in mind, Copy Bubble is the latest bubblicious app to hit our radar, designed …

Metal Slug Defense blasts its way into the iOS App Store

Since the glory days of Neo-Geo, I’ve been a massive fan of Metal Slug: the run and gun series of video games that sees you blast the living heck out of everything from enemy soldiers to undead zombies and giant crab monsters.<p>Now a new iOS game set in the <i>Metal Slug</i> universe, called <i>Metal Slug …

Facebook Killed the Class Reunion

Oh, really?<p>You got married and had three kids? <i>Nice.</i><p>You got rich and bought a car worth more than my parent's house? <i>Sweet.</i><p>You hiked Everest and basically became a super hero? <i>Righteous.</i><p>I was invited to my class reunion last week via Facebook group and within five seconds of newsfeed-scrolling, I …

Glow in the dark road unveiled in the Netherlands

<b>Glow in the dark road markings have been unveiled on a 500m stretch of highway in the Netherlands.</b><p>The paint contains a "photo-luminising" powder that charges up in the daytime and slowly releases a green glow at night, doing away with the need for streetlights.<p>Interactive artist Daan Roosegaarde …

Roads

Here's What Android Looked Like Before the iPhone

A once-confidential Google document, introduced at the Apple-Samsung trial last week, shows what the phone operating system looked like in 2006. And it looked a lot different.<p>One of the more interesting documents that came to light during the Apple-Samsung document last week was an early internal …

Male, female or 'custom'? Facebook announces 50 ways to define gender

You don't have to be just male or female on Facebook anymore. The social media giant is adding a customizable option with about 50 different terms people can use to identify their gender as well as three preferred pronoun choices: him, her or them.<p>Facebook said the changes, shared with The …

SwiftKey gets its predictive keyboard onto iOS, with a little help from Evernote

The popular Android keyboard arrives on iPhone and iPad<p>Three and a half years after launching on Android, SwiftKey's popular predictive-software keyboard has finally come to iOS. iPhone and iPad users can now get personalized, predictive typing from the company, though there's a catch, and it's a …

Wallgram Turns Instagram Photos Into iPhone Wallpapers

If you’re anything like me, you’ll change your iPhone’s wallpaper on a regular basis to keep things fresh, but finding a good one isn’t always easy. At least that <i>was</i> the case — until Wallgram came along. Wallgram isn’t just another photo bank full of images; it uses Instagram photos uploaded by …

Never Take a Bad Picture Again

Look Up at the camera<p>As a selfie pro, <b>Rihanna</b> knows that a slight stare up at the camera is the quickest way to a sexy smoulder. It also raises your …

iPhone users smartest, Test of Wits says. BlackBerry? Sorry

A series of brain teasers, called Test of Wits, put brainy hurdles in front of 2,000 smartphone users. Apple users finish 5 seconds before anyone else.<p>You are your smartphone, and your smartphone is you.<p>It is, by now, an accepted wisdom that your choice of pocket computer says more about you than …

BlackBerry

Learn Digital Photography The Smart Way

Do you own a DSLR but still take average, boring photos?<p>“Now You Can Master Any DSLR Camera And<br>Take Gorgeous, Attention-Grabbing Photos By<br>Following …

3 Waterproof Phones You'd Actually Want

Waterproof phones have been a long time coming, and we finally have the first models that aren't ruggedized clunkersthese new submergible phones looks and work like their water-averse counterparts. We take three of the latest for a dip.

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BlackBerry? Like, so not cool, say young users

The company logo is see at the Blackberry campus in Waterloo.<p>LONDON (Reuters) - If you want to know how BlackBerry lost its mojo in a major consumer market, spend some time with a bunch of British teens.<p>The phone that once so dominated the UK youth market that its messaging service BBM was even …

Tencent Holdings

Phenomenal Footage Of A Dancer Battling With Light

There's few dance videos quite as breathtaking as 'Nuance'.<p>Created by Marc-Antoine Locatelli it's the near perfect blend of choreography, motion …

Android vs. iOS: The race has never been closer

The next stage of the smartphone wars has been set with the release of the iPhone 5S, which joins high-end phones like the HTC One, Galaxy S 4, and Moto X for the final battle — of 2013, at least. But in the big competition between iOS and Android, the choice is harder than ever, because the two …

iPhone

If a Ninja had a phone, what would it look like?

Steve Chao, the founder and CEO of QSAlpha, has launched a new Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for his Android based Ninja smartphone. Dubbed a cipherphone, the Quasar IV uses QSAlpha’s Quatrix technology to help users protect their entire digital world including phone calls, email, mobile apps, …

Mobile Technology

Samsung's Android BBM app heads to Africa on Friday -- report

The application will be integrated into the Samsung Messaging Hub, following a partnership announced between the firms earlier this year.<p>Samsung is planning to launch its Android-based BlackBerry Messenger app in Africa later this week.<p>The company reportedly confirmed the news on Monday, saying …

Gear & Gadgets

A Photographer’s Take On The iPhone 5S Camera

The iPhone 5S announcement this week was punctuated with a lot of specs and buzzwords. Much of it centered around the new Touch ID fingerprint scanner and the 64-bit processor. But the most intriguing to me was the camera advancements.<p>Apple has been putting a major focus on the camera in the iPhone …

Windows Phone continues crusade against Apple with mocking videos (update)

Microsoft isn't done taunting Apple about those new iPhones. Not by a long shot. After trying to seize publicity immediately following Apple's latest hardware unveiling, the company is back with seven — yes, <i>seven</i> — "fly on the wall" videos that ridicule both new iPhone models. The clips bash …

Apple is Way Ahead but I'm Staying with Android

Apple is still way ahead of the rest of the industry. <i>Particularly</i> in how it introduces new products.<p>I’m pretty disappointed that Tim Cook doesn’t talk about the role of mobile in bringing us the future. He has the tools sitting right in front of him to do that, with the new motion sensor in the …

150 ways to make Android Voice Search work for you

Listen up, Android users: It's time to start talking.<p>Not for my benefit, mind you (although I do always enjoy a friendly conversation). No -- I'm …

Interesting Facts on Twitter: "Over 60% of iPhone users originally had a Blackberry. The iPhone is slowly killing the Blackberry device."

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