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Comcast’s sales push: The “painful” customer service call was just the tip of the iceberg

<b>A sign outside the Comcast Center in Philadelphia. (AP/Matt Rourke)</b><p>After the infamous call with Ryan Block, a look into Comcast customer service<p>Sarah Gray<p>July 28, 2014 7:20pm (UTC)<p>Earlier this month, a terrible Comcast customer call was thrust into the limelight. The infamous call -- which has been …

Samsung Flagship Tablets Launch, G Watch Specs Rumored, & Quantum Paper

iOS 8 builds in the technologies Apple needs for an iWatch

iOS 8 adds several important enhancements to the iPhone and iPad, such as improved notifications, health-tracking, and a more advanced camera application, but the new operating system’s most significant feature may be the groundwork technologies for a future Apple wearable device that integrates …

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How to use Android – Navigation, shortcuts, folders, and more [Back to Basics]

Welcome to Part two of our “What is Android? Back to Basics series, where we attempt to help you find your way around your new Android smartphone or tablet. You don’t need to be a computer scientist, but the numerous features and abilities of this OS do take some getting used to. In Part one, we …

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HTC leak scandal, Oppo Find 7 specs, LG wearables & more – Pocketnow Daily

Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about Oppo’s Find 7, and all the details we’ve wanted to know about its 2K display. Then we talk about LG …

Galaxy Hit trademark points to a Padfone-like Samsung smartphone/tablet

Samsung may be working on its own Padfone-like device that could be used as either a smartphone or a tablet, a new trademark application seems to indicate.<p>The Galaxy Hit may be Samsung’s first tablet/smartphone combo, as Samsung is apparently interested in this particular trademark, according to …

Samsung Galaxy S5 potentially spotted in benchmark results, reveals monster specs

The Galaxy S5 rumors have started swirling, though so far there has been little mentioned in the way of specs. But new benchmark results posted on …

In A Blow To Windows 8, Research Firm Drops Estimates For How Many Laptops With Touchscreens Will Be Sold This Year

That's bad news for Microsoft's newest PC operating system Windows 8, which is designed to be used with devices with touchscreens. (The user experience is pretty frustrating if you use a regular non-touchscreen laptop.)<p>In an interview with Computer World, IDC analyst Bob O'Donnell said the firm now …

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