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Is the Samsung Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and Gear Fit right for you? These videos could help you decide

Foregoing any Broadway and Bollywood theatrics, Samsung has posted videos of the Galaxy S5, Gear 2 and the Gear Fit. The videos are pleasantly simple, offering a hands-on overview and walk-through of some key features of each device. Best of all, the real-user feel and normal day-to-day functions …

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Aviate (Android) review: A smarter Android home screen - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Aviate streamlines your phone to make it easier to find the apps you want.<p><b>The Bad</b> You cannot create your own app categories, and the layout is rigid.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Aviate makes your Android easier to use, by smartly predicting what apps you need, when you need them.<p><b>Free</b><p><b>Editors' note, June</b> …

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Cyanogenmod 11 M4 builds ready for download

It’s that time of the month again, CyanogenMod developers have come together to release the new M4 update for their custom KitKat ROM, CyanogenMod 11. M builds are pushed out once a “month”, and are considered to be the most recent stable versions of CyanogenMod for your handset so far.<p>Anyway, …

Bitcoin community donates £16,400 to model train enthusiast wrongly identified as reclusive creator

The Bitcoin community has raised £16,400 in donations for the 64-year-old man who denies Newsweek's claim that he is the digital currency's mysterious founder, to help "say sorry for the mess"<p>The 64-year-old model train enthusiast living near Los Angeles was named as the reclusive creator of …

Mophie Space Pack Review: Have Some Extra Storage With Your iPhone Backup Battery

Apple offers the iPhone in a number of different storage capacities, ranging from 16GB to 64GB, but it doesn’t offer expansion storage options to let users add their own via micro SD or any other format. Mophie has spent years building backup battery packs for iPhone devices, and now it’s adding …

One of Facebook's biggest science pages is becoming a TV show

Science TV shows are enjoying a small renaissance, it seems. Virtually in sync with the first episode of the <i>Cosmos</i> reboot, Facebook page and stand-alone website <i>I F-ing Love Science</i> (yes, we know how that's <i>really</i> written) has announced that it's getting a TV show on the Science Channel around the …

Myo’s Developer Alpha Teaser Compilation Video Showcases Gesture Control Potential

Waterloo’s Thalmic Labs is shipping out its Myo gesture control band alpha units to developers to get them building software compatible with the new hardware, and it’s already resulting in some incredibly impressive early demos. The Myo team compiled a few of those together into a single short …

Google To Pay $15 For Each New User With Debut Of Google Apps Referral Program

Google announced today the start of a new referral program for customers of its online office and productivity suite, Google Apps, which will encourage the company’s current users to recommend the service to others in exchange for a $15 bonus per user.<p>The announcement was made via a brief post on …

Samsung Demos The Galaxy S5 And Gear Watches With These Boring Official Videos

Get a cup of coffee. You’re going to need it. These official Samsung videos show off nearly every feature and function of the Galaxy S5 and Gear watches, but they’re rather mundane. Dull would be another word.<p>The videos do, however, make up in info what they lack in excitement. They run through …