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Galaxy Gear compatibility comes to the Samsung Galaxy S 4, S3, Note 2 and more

If you wanted live out your <i>Inspector Gadget</i> fantasies, but lacked the Galaxy Note 3 needed to take full advantage of the possibilities, we've got good news. Samsung's bringing compatibility for its Galaxy Gear to the previously-mentioned Galaxy S 4 as well as the Galaxy S III and Galaxy Note II …

Kickstarting: A Digital Death Watch That Will Make You Feel More Alive

Now on Kickstarter, the Tikker is a wristwatch that constantly counts down to the date of your death.<p>If he wore a digital wristwatch, the Grim Reaper might very well strap a Tikker around his sepulchral radiocarpal. Ebon and unadorned, the Tikker tells more than just the time. It tells you the time …

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Friction in the gears of Samsung's Galaxy Gear

analysis The Galaxy Gear, with a $299 price tag and a day of battery life, isn't going to be the iPhone or iPad of smartwatches. But you can be sure Apple, Google, and others will be watching closely.<p>Enter the Galaxy Gear. Samsung is raising the bar for what a smartwatch can be, aiming for …

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Android KitKat is the next version of Google's mobile operating system

Google's Sundar Pichai, head of both Android and Chrome, has confirmed that the next version of Android will be called KitKat. Yes, you've read correctly, KitKat, as in the trademarked name of the chocolate candy bar made by Nestle (and licensed by Hershey in the US). A splash page for the new …

This bracelet could replace your passwords, your car keys, and even your fingerprints

Fingerprint readers. Face Unlock. Retinal scanners. They're all no better than your average password, at least the way Dr. Karl Martin sees it. "Your face, your iris — they're all physical features that can be stolen, that you leave everywhere."<p>Luckily, Dr. Martin has a better idea. He's planning …

Acer is first to put a 4K video camera in a phone

Despite being among the world's top laptop makers, Acer has yet to make a name for itself internationally as a smartphone manufacturer. While its latest smartphone is unlikely to change that, one feature will certainly pull people's attention away from Samsung, Apple and the rest: a 4K camera. …

LG disguises its latest OLED TV as a framed painting

Samsung has the easel, LG has the canvas<p>After finally putting its curved OLED television on sale earlier this year, LG has announced what it calls the world's "first wall-mountable 55-inch OLED TV." Although that's a very specific achievement, there's more to see here than an arbitrary milestone. …

Samsung Galaxy Gear: the smartwatch paving the way for a wearable future?

Will Samsung's latest smartwatch be a revolutionary new category, asks Matt Warman<p>On Wednesday in Berlin, Samsung will seek to kickstart a whole new category of electronics. After the smartphone and the tablet, both pioneered by Apple, the South Korean electronics giant will unveil its smart …

Moto X phones can now be ordered direct from Moto Maker

When Motorola and AT&T launched the Moto X last Friday, one element of the order process was far from streamlined: you had to head into an AT&T store, purchase a credit for the phone, and then head back to your own computer to design it and complete the order through the Moto Maker website. That's …

Samsung Launches A Tablet For Kids

If there’s anything more surprising that the rapid rise of tablets in the workplace, it’s the way children have taken to swiping and tapping their way around iPads and Android tablets too. Seeing an obvious opportunity, Samsung has launched the Galaxy Tab 3 Kids, a colorful tablet pre-loaded with …

Cognitive Networks Partners With LG To Bring Interactivity To Smart TVs

Advertisers and content creators want to complement TV shows and ads that people are watching with interactive features. Viewers could find out more about what they’re watching, get discounts, and maybe order pizza and other goodies directly from their remote controls. Cognitive Networks plans to …

Workaround restores PlexConnect after Apple TV update broke it

While Apple pushed out a lot of nice goodies in yesterday’s Apple TV update, not everyone was happy. Those who use the Trailers hack PlexConnect to run the Plex media server on their Apple TVs found that it no longer worked.<p>Fortunately, a fix didn’t take long. Developer Paul Kehrer has posted an …

SMI launches Eye Tracking Glasses 2.0 with smartphone-based recorder (video)

Remember SMI's Eye Tracking Glasses? They use a pair of small cameras on the rim to follow your gaze, allowing corporate and academic types to to see exactly what consumers and other subjects are focused on. Now the German company has launched Eye Tracking Glasses 2.0, an update that brings a …

Broadcom CEO Says Wearable Market Way Bigger Than Just Apple and Samsung

Apple and Samsung may be planning watches, but Broadcom CEO Scott McGregor said that big-name brands may not dominate the wearable computing market …

Hyped “Google Glass Competitor” Telepathy Barely Exists

The VC that gave Telepathy $5 million tells Fast Company why he, and plenty of media, believe in an awkward design that doesn’t work yet. It’s not the only device getting spillover attention from Glass.<p>At a press event in April, Telepathy CEO Takahito Iguchi enthusiastically explained that his …

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Apple’s iWatch Can’t Arrive Soon Enough

Winston Ross’s love affair with wristwatches—bracelets that need batteries—is winding down. And while the debut of the iWatch may be a year off, he’s …