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PayPal Debuts Its Biometrics And Smartwatch Integrations With Samsung

After announcing integrations with the Samsung Galaxy S5 at Mobile World Congress In February, PayPal is finally debuting the integration today, allowing users in 25 countries to login to PayPal with their fingerprint.<p>The partnership allows allow fingerprints to enable payment verification on …

Internal Documents: Samsung Wants To Abandon Android

Last week, Samsung brought out a document put together by an Apple sales team that showed how the iPhone-maker thinks about its competition with Android, among other evidence used in cross-examination.<p>This week, Apple brought out documents that show that Samsung's tablet sales were far lower in …

StoreDot’s Bio-Organic Battery Tech Can Charge From Flat To Full In 30 Seconds

Want to charge your phone from flat to full in 30 seconds? Who doesn’t. But don’t get too excited yet — Israeli startup StoreDot‘s bio-organic fast-charging battery tech, which utilizes quantum dot technology, is only a prototype right now.<p>It’s not a full capacity battery yet either. And they …

Apple Explores Adding a Lens Mounting System to the iPhone

Apple's granted patents and patent applications over the last couple of months have revealed a significant interest in camera lens systems that attach to the iPhone's existing camera, enhancing its photo taking capabilities much like third-party lens attachment solutions from companies like …

Corephotonics' dual-camera tech will change smartphone imaging

Two-year-old Israeli company Corephotonics is ready to change how you take pictures with your smartphone, and it could happen as early as this year. The company's dual-camera technology has been making waves here at Mobile World Congress, and it's hard not to see why.<p>Before we begin though, I've …

Mobile Photography

Google fighting to stop anti-Glass driving laws, says report

It's not been the finest period for Google Glass.<p>A product that came with an intelligent launch and inspired much fascination has, unfortunately for Google, allowed some people to also consider its consequences.<p>Who would want to be secretly filmed in bars or bordellos? Who would want to look like a …

Google Glass

Bitcoin Takes A Blow: Mt. Gox, The Currency’s Largest Exchange, Goes Dark

The exchange has been the target of denial-of-service attacks, and an unverified document circulated on social media alleged about 744,000 Bitcoins had been stolen.<p>Concerns about Bitcoin’s stability heightened this week with the apparent insolvency of Mt. Gox, the largest Bitcoin exchange.<p>On …

Netflix mocks Amazon Prime Air with hilarious 'Drone 2 Home' video

Netflix's not-Qwikster DVD-by-mail business doesn't get the same amount of attention as the company's streaming arm, but as this video (embedded after the break) shows, it still has some imagination. Dug up by <i>Hacking Netflix</i>, the Drone 2 Home demo video imagines Netflix's famous red envelopes being …

We get touchy-feely with Fujitsu's haptic sensory tablet (video)

Since Fujitsu's prototype Haptic Sensor Tablet revealed yesterday is all about touch, describing it will be like trying to explain how a steak tastes. But here goes: It works by emitting ultrasonic vibrations below the touchscreen, which can be pulsed with varying force on any region of the screen. …

Lumus and eyeSight deal brings gesture control to DK-40 smart glasses hand-on

Imagine a pair of Smart Glasses that you didn't need to fondle just to dismiss notifications, or worse, speak out loud to like a crazy. It's that exact thought that brought Lumus and eyeSight together. If you know each company's respective products, you don't have to imagine too hard what's going …

Bitcoin and other cryptocurrencies compromised by Pony botnet

It looks like the Pony botnet that stole two million passwords in December has an even more egregious sibling galloping around. According to security firm Trustwave, this more advanced botnet has compromised 700,000 various online accounts up to date (it's been active since September), including 85 …

Panasonic's latest Toughpad has the strength, thickness of 10 smartphones (hands-on)

Panasonic may have bowed out of the consumer smartphone game, but gadgets for businesses are a completely different story. That's why the Japanese company came to Mobile World Congress with a new pair of rugged Toughpad smartphones in tow. You can't mistake them, despite their identical looks, …

Sony unveils Xperia Z2 and M2 smartphones, Z2 Tablet

Sony took the wraps off of its new flagship Xperia Z2 smartphone at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona earlier this week. It’s a bit difficult to …

ET deals: Dell 8700 desktop with 1080p display for $850 - ExtremeTech

By on February 24, 2014 at 4:44 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>For those who don’t need …

Why doesn't the Samsung Gear Fit support the iPhone: Hubris or stupidity? - ExtremeTech

Why doesn’t the Samsung Gear Fit support the iPhone: Hubris or stupidity?<p>By on February 25, 2014 at 7:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

Surgeons use 3D-printed heart to save a child's life, study heart defect, - ExtremeTech

Surgeons use 3D-printed heart to save a child’s life, study heart defect,<p>By on February 25, 2014 at 8:30 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions …

The $629 Blackphone is more anti-Google than anti-government - ExtremeTech

By on February 25, 2014 at 9:15 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Silent Circle and Geeksphone …

Here’s how taxi drivers in Seattle avoid paying higher credit card processing fees

Taxi drivers, at least from my experience, typically don’t like it when riders ask to pay with credit card and prefer to accept cash instead.<p>But my …

A deep dive into the Galaxy S5's snappy fingerprint scanner

BARCELONA, Spain -- Samsung didn't shed many details about the fingerprint scanner on its new Galaxy S5 smartphone, but I had a chance to set up and use the security feature here at the show.<p>First, the basics. Samsung's sensor is on the bottom portion of the screen, not integrated into the home …

Phones

The K5 security robot will begin patrolling one Silicon Valley campus this year

The Knightscope K5 robot’s 5-foot-tall bullet-shaped frame is impressive. Studded with cameras and sensors and colored Stormtrooper black and white, …

HTC And Nokia Troll Samsung

As the classic saying goes, don’t hate the player, hate the game. But HTC and Nokia couldn’t help themselves yesterday during Samsung’s big Galaxy S5 reveal and took to Twitter for a bit of internet trolling.<p>HTC, again, reminded its followers about a big reveal on March 25th. The President of HTC …

SanDisk microSD can now hold 128GB of your music, videos and photos

SanDisk is best known to Android users for providing the microSD memory cards that faithfully hold all of our photos, videos and music on our devices. Smartphones that support MicroSD usually only do so up to 64GB, so phone manufacturers will now have to design anew to support the new 128GB SanDisk …

ZTE announces its ultra slim 6 inch Grand Memo II LTE smartphone

It isn’t just the big household names, like HTC, Nokia, and Samsung, who have been announcing devices at this year’s Mobile World Congress, ZTE has also introduced a new 6-inch smartphone, called the Grand Memo II LTE. The handset is the successor to the Grand Memo, the rumor riddled handset that …

Galaxy S5 will have Snapdragon 801 and octa-core Exynos variant

As expected, at MWC 2014 Samsung unveiled the much-anticipated Galaxy S5 bringing us a new back cover, a waterproof design and several other new hardware and software features. One thing Samsung didn’t talk about much was the CPU that would run the GS5.<p>As it turns out, Qualcomm has now confirmed …

The BlackBerry Z3 and its potential in the low cost smartphone wars

Over the past few years here in the UK the BlackBerry Curve series has had massive success and in fact was the best selling smartphone two years in a …

Mobile Technology

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs iPhone 5s

Samsung announced and unveiled the Galaxy S5 as its latest flagship smartphone, rocking a slightly-larger display, faster internals and a better …

BlackBerry announces Q20 and Z3 smartphones, BBM for Windows Phone

BlackBerry(s bbry) introduced two new smartphones at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona on Tuesday. The BlackBerry Q20 is a keyboard-equipped …

Galaxy S5 Evolution: From the original device to Galaxy S5

And yet again, we’re out with our Evolution chart, looking back at all Galaxy S models from the original device to the brand new Galaxy S5. As that’s …

Huawei Mobile WiFi E5786 Hands-on - MWC 2014