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A Designer Has Already Come Up With A Way To Improve Apple's New iPhone Icons

Apple's new iPhone software is being received with cautious optimism.<p>A lot of people think the redesign is pretty good, but they're finding flaws. However, most people are withholding judgement until they get their hands on it.<p>There is one exception to the cautious optimism: The new icon Apple made …

Galaxy S4 losing steam? Samsung's shares follow suit

Despite Samsung's claims last month that its Galaxy S4 was performing quite well on store shelves, and had reached 10 million units sold in less than a month, analysts are concerned things are changing.<p>Samsung's shares were down around 6 percent Friday, representing their largest drop since August. …

Galaxy S4

15 best Android launcher apps of 2018!

Android launcher apps have long been an integral part of the Android experience. If you don’t like the way your home screens look or act, you can simply download an app to change all of it. There is no doubt that Android launcher apps have a far more diverse set of features than any other genre of …

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Goji's Smart Lock snaps pictures, welcomes you by name

Burglars of the future beware: the age of the smart lock is coming. There's no shortage of entries into the space these days -- in fact, it was just under a week ago that we spotted the lovely Yves Behar-designed August lock. Goji's (whoever heard of a company named after a fruit?) got a pretty …

Thalmic Labs nabs $14.5M for wearable device that unleashes your inner Jedi

Thalmic Labs has built technology that gives regular people super powers– or at least makes them feel that way.<p>The startup has secured $14.5 million of venture capital to accelerate development of MYO– an armband that wirelessly controls your computer, phone, and other digital devices. The wearable …

Google Glass Should Be Banned For Privacy Reasons Say One In Five UK Residents, Per New Survey

Google Glass isn’t even a product released for public consumption yet and already people are up in arms about its effect on personal privacy. A new survey of around 4,000 UK residents conducted by Rackspace and Goldsmiths at the University of London has found that 20 percent of respondents believe …

Apple Planning 'Something Really Different' for New Mac Pro

The new Mac Pro model, expected later this year, is "something really different" according to a video professional who says he spoke with the Mac Pro product manager.<p>Writing on the RedUser.net forum, Andrew Baird says he spoke to Mac Pro project manager Douglas Brooks on the phone after emailing …

Gmail for Android update sees widespread rollout, new inboxes for all

Hours after Google released the latest update to its Gmail app for iOS, the folks in Mountain View have pushed the new software to the Android faithful everywhere. While some were able to snag a look earlier this week, the retooled mailbox is now available for all. This version touts new inbox …

Google Keyboard now available in Play Store

Google has been progressively making its stock Android apps available in its Play Store, and on Wednesday it made its stock Android virtual keyboard available for download. The Google Keyboard offers all of the same features that were introduced on Android 4.2 Jelly Bean's default keyboard, …

Snapchat releases v5 ‘Banquo’ with updated GUI, new ways to snap and more snappiness™

This slideshow requires JavaScript.<p>Snapchat 5.0 [Free, iTunes] just hit the App Store with some fresh new features and a totally redesigned interface. Version 5, codenamed Banquo, adds snap navigation, doubletap to reply, new ways to add friends, in-app profiles and the ability to send snaps …