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Samsung boss says Galaxy S6 Edge availability will be limited “for a while”

As Samsung is gearing up to launch the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S Edge, the company’s mobile boss admitted that the Edge would be available in limited quantities at launch.<p>Talking to the press in Seoul ahead of the Galaxy S6 Edge’s debut tomorrow, Samsung Mobile CEO JK Shin said that the phone’s curved …

YouTube targets Netflix, and Zynga’s cofounder is back — 5 things to know today

Hello friends and <i>Fortune</i> readers.<p>The technology industry has generated a ton of headlines in the middle of this week, with the announcement that …

You Can Now Play Super Mario 64 In Your Browser

For millions of 90s kids, Super Mario 64 is the video game equivalent of Proust’s madeleine — evoking a simpler, more exciting and infinitely more …

PlayStation's Spotify-powered music service starts today

Good riddance Music Unlimited; welcome to the party, PlayStation Music. The Spotify-powered music service goes live on PlayStation devices in 41 nations starting today. As we've reported previously, this means even if you're listening to Spotify's free, ad-supported tier you can listen to your …

Playlist

10 things in tech you need to know today

<b>1. Ellen Pao lost her discrimination lawsuit against VC firm Kleiner Perkins.</b> The jury decided that her gender did not cause her to miss out on promotions.<p><b>2. Apple CEO Tim Cook published an op-ed in the Washington Post.</b> He's angry over a law in Indiana that lets businesses turn away customers for …

New app solves maths equations in seconds

While helping their children solve basic math problems is possible for most parents for a while, it can become tricky as the exercises get more and more complicated.<p>That’s why a Croatian entrepreneur decided to create an app using character recognition software, that allows smart phones to solve …

Mathematics

Facebook now offers notifications for events near you hosted by bands, businesses and other pages

You’re on Facebook for the brands, right? A new button allows you to get notifications whenever your favorite brand/musician/page is hosting an event near you, so that you don’t miss out.<p>A new section shown in the events dashboard allows you to subscribe to pages to receive notifications when …

Galaxy S6 And Galaxy S6 Edge Hide Samsung's Broken Promise

The reviews are in and the critical reaction to Samsung’s radically overhauled new flagship smartphones is overwhelmingly positive. The problem is most reviews have missed one massive flaw. You shouldn’t be surprised, Samsung has been promising the exact opposite…<p>Contrary to initial reports, both …

Phones

Emvio's smartwatch will tell you when you're stressing out

Smartwatches are growing ever more capable by the day. Sometimes, though, there's no harm in a little focus. Enter Emvio, a watch with one core goal: to help you manage stress. There are no message notifications or apps, instead, Emvio monitors variations in your heart rate (HRV), only bothering …

Self-improvement

Samsung execs address Galaxy S6's fight for supremacy

BARCELONA -- Samsung's launch of its Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge has stolen the spotlight at the annual Mobile World Congress trade show -- and Samsung has much riding on that.<p>After a tough 2014 for the South Korean electronics giant, this year's flagship smartphone launch is more important than …

Wearable Tech

Homer Simpson almost discovered the Higgs boson before any scientist

Some may refer to <i>The Simpsons</i> as "genius" but nobody expected this.<p>A new book titled <i>The Simpsons and Their Mathematical Secrets</i> claims that …

Physics

Galaxy S6 And S6 Edge Appear On Samsung Website

Despite all the leaks and teasers, Samsung has not officially confirmed the existence of its upcoming Galaxy S6 and radical S6 Edge – until now.<p>In a strange move the South Korean giant has put the support pages for both the Galaxy S6 (SM-G920X) and the S6 Edge (SM-G925X) live on its Finnish and …

Phones

The Science Behind How Boredom Benefits Creative Thought

Recent studies show that a little boredom in your day opens up the potential for more creative thinking.<p>Boredom gets a bad rap. Truly amazing ideas and offbeat solutions have often come from endless hours of daydreaming.<p>If space and time is what you need to make unusual connections, then why does …

Samsung's warning: Our Smart TVs record your living room chatter

<i>Technically Incorrect offers a slightly twisted take on the tech that's taken over our lives.</i><p>Why worry about Big Brother?<p>It's your big Samsung TV that's watching you. Oh, and listening to you.<p>That seems to be the conclusion from reading the privacy small print offered by the company. (Samsung's …

Smart TV

Unlimited Right Swipes On Tinder Are Going To Cost You, Starting In March

A few months ago, Tinder announced some welcome updates as part of a premium service, including the ability to undo a left swipe (a.k.a. a …

Apps

12 Guy Code Violations In The Works Of William Shakespeare

<i>“All the world's a stage,</i><p>And all the men and women merely players...”<p>Hell yeah, player! You may believe William Shakespeare's plays are boring …

William Shakespeare

Watch Vestigen’s Project Ara Sensors Show How Modular Smartphones Could Change The World

Project Ara is getting closer to producing a shipping product, and a developer conference in Singapore gave some of those building hardware modules for the Google-made smartphone with swappable parts a chance to show off their coming wares. Vestigen is one such company, which is focused on building …

Matchstick, the Firefox OS Answer to Chromecast, Gets Delayed

The streaming stick now won't ship until August, rather than January or February as originally promised.<p>A startup looking to build a streaming-media stick based on Firefox OS acknowledged this week that it won’t ship the product as scheduled.<p>Matchstick, which hoped to ship its product to …

Best Buy will let you try Samsung's Gear VR in stores on February 8th

One of the biggest obstacles to buying Samsung's Gear VR is... well, trying the darn thing. How do you know whether or not you'll like this phone-powered virtual reality headset without strapping it on your head first? That won't be too much of a problem in the near future, so long as you live in …

Virtual Reality

Are You A Chromecast User? Google Has Given You A $6 Google Play Credit

To celebrate Valentine’s Day, Google is offering a $6 credit to the Google Play store for Google Chromecast owners. The credit can go towards movies, music or apps. The Google Chromecast is a thumb-sized media streaming device that plugs into the HDMI port of your TV. The Chromecast streams content …

Android News

Corning’s new glass will approach sapphire in scratch resistance

As phone makers look for ways to make their devices stand out in the crowd, sapphire shapes up to be the next big thing for protecting our precious devices from accidents and scratches. Of course, Corning, maker of the omnipresent Gorilla Glass, begs to disagree.<p>To counter the rise of sapphire, …

Mobile Technology

PhotoSweeper Upgrade Takes Control Of Your Photo Collection

Whether you’re a photo pro, advanced enthusiast or rank amateur, getting the perfect shot is critical. The problem is that you often generate many more imperfect and extremely similar shots that wind out being disposable.<p>Having fewer and better shots not only saves hard drive (and even cloud) space …

Samsung brings Tizen smartphone to Bangladesh

Company decides to sell a handset powered by its Tizen OS in Bangladesh after it proved "successful" in India after its launch last month.<p>Samsung's Tizen-powered Z1 smartphone has landed in Bangladesh after enjoying a "successful" launch in India last month.<p>The Z1, Samsung's first Tizen-powered …

Samsung Galaxy S6 leaked photo hints at 5 different versions

It's been rumored there could be more than one version of the upcoming Samsung Galaxy S6 smartphone, but now it looks like we could see as many as …

Galaxy Note

TurboTax, Fraud & Identity Theft Spare IRS & H&R Block

Tax filing season arrived with a bang and an uptick in fears about fraud. For many of us, tax seasons starts with collecting W-2s and 1099s. If you are missing a Form 1099, you shouldn’t ask for it, but do make sure the 1099s you receive are correct! Perhaps you must also wait for K-1s to dribble …

Identity Theft