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Bitcoin Group delays public listing on Australian Stock Exchange

Digital currency ‘miner’ has another setback, telling investors ASX has requested additional information<p>The Bitcoin Group has delayed its public listing on the Australian Stock Exchange in order to provide further information about the currency to the exchange.<p>The company has been seeking to become …

Bitcoin

Former Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer tells us his successor is doing great, except for 2 small things

By and large, Ballmer told Business Insider, he's happy with Microsoft's progress under Satya Nadella.<p>He thinks that key cloud initiatives Office 365 and Azure are progressing at a great pace, and credits Nadella for setting out a very clear vision and communicating it to stakeholders:<p>He sort of …

Steve Ballmer

After fixing '250 bugs,' Fisker electric cars will resume production — in Finland

The new owners of the Fisker luxury car brand will resume production of the Karma range-extended electric sedan initially at a contractor’s factory in Finland–but not until the company has fixed “about 250 bugs” in the vehicle.<p>The news came as executives of Wanxiang, China’s largest auto parts …

Wearable Tech at CES 2014

If you’ve been keeping with Android Authority’s coverage of CES 2014, you’ll know that a lot of the spotlight at this year’s event has been focused on wearable accessories. Including augmented reality devices, smart watches, and fitness bands, 2014 is definitely shaping up to be the year of …

Wearable Tech

What to expect at CES 2014

A fresh new year is almost upon us and that means we are mere days away from the biggest consumer electronics show in the world. CES 2014 kicks off in Las Vegas on January 7, and this year what happens in Vegas definitely doesn’t stay in Vegas, it pops up on AA for your reading pleasure just as …

CES

Samsung said to unveil Galaxy Pro tablets in early 2014

A line of pro tablets with screen sizes of 8.4 inches, 10.1 inches, and 12.2 inches are in the works for next year, says blog site SamMobile.<p>Samsung may be targeting a new lineup of Galaxy Pro tablets for the first quarter of 2014.<p>Based on a tidbit from an unnamed insider, SamMobile said on Friday …

Electronics Industry

Apple's future processors said to be made by Samsung, TSMC

Apple will divvy up chipmaking between Samsung and TSMC, according to an Asia-based report.<p>Both Samsung and Taiwan Semiconductor Manufacturing Company (TSMC) will make future Apple processors, according to a report from Taipei-based Digitimes.<p>Samsung, which has manufactured Apple A series …

Electronics Industry

What Samsung needs to do to make Galaxy Gear a hit in 2014

The Korean electronics giant's first take on wearables landed with a thud, but it's hoping for a little progress in the coming year.<p><i>Editors' note (February 21, 2014): This story was published in December 2013, but it remains relevant on the eve of Mobile World Congress 2014, where Samsung is</i> …

Mobile

Vivo Xplay 3S unveiled with a 6-inch 2K display, powerful audio amp and fingerprint reader

We came away rather impressed with the Vivo Xplay from China, so today's launch of its successor, the Xplay 3S (which is a bit odd as there was never an "Xplay 2"), is something that we've been looking forward to since the teaser way back in October. As mentioned before, this new Android phone is …

105-inch curved Ultra HD televisions announced by both Samsung and LG

The annual Consumer Electronics Show is just around the corner, which means it's time for companies to show off some of the most extravagant — and least practical — televisions out there. LG has announced that at CES 2014 it's going to be revealing a 105-inch curved Ultra HD television, what the …

Samsung Tops India's Tablet Market: Report

Samsung continues to sit atop of India’s tablet market, according to a new report from Cyber Media Research (CMR), which gives the Korean electronics giant a dominant 15 percent share of the estimated 1.2 million shipments between July and September.<p>Lenovo (13.3 percent) is second — and in the top …

This t-shirt will tell your phone how healthy you are

Last month, Quartz wrote about Scanadu Scout, a nifty little device that can measure your vital signs—temperature, heart rate, blood pressure and more—simply through contact with your skin. The catch was that you have to hold it up your forehead to get a reading. Stephane Marceau, founder of the …

Personal Data

Sony PlayStation 4 Makes Right Play for Gamers

Every holiday season, there are always a few hot-ticket items that everyone clamors for, and this year, it’s pretty safe to say that the …

Gameplay

Samsung 'planning 10.5-inch AMOLED tablet'

The next addition to Samsung's Galaxy Tab range could have a 10.5-inch AMOLED display<p>Samsung is reportedly planning to introduce a new 10.5-inch tablet with an AMOLED display at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next month.<p>According to a shipping manifest leaked to the Korean media, …

How to transfer data from your old Android tablet to your new iPad Air or Retina iPad mini

Everything you need to know to get your contacts, calendars, photos, music, and more off your old Android tablet and onto your brand new iPad Air or …

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 vs Galaxy Note 2

When we first took a look at the Note 3 at IFA, we couldn’t help but be impressed. With killer specs and a brand new look, there’s a lot to love about the Galaxy Note 3.<p>Whether you are thinking about buying a Note 2 on discount or already have a Note 2 and are considering an upgrade, it’s important …

Phones

Google Play “Newsstand” discovered in version 4.4 teardown

Google Play has grown to have capabilities to sell you apps, music, movies, magazines, books games, and a who lot more. It seems like the store is …

Google Play

Will Samsung own Android's future?

At its first Developer Conference, Android's biggest player makes its move<p>While Samsung might be the biggest manufacturer of Android hardware, the company has spent much of the last few years building a software experience for its devices that’s uniquely its own. Samsung’s user interface now covers …

What Google I/O should bring for Android hardware lovers

CNET's Marguerite Reardon takes a look at the possible new Android products Google might show off at its annual developer conference this week in San Francisco.<p>Google's hotly anticipated annual developer conference will kick off in just a couple days in San Francisco. And conference-goers and …

Android News

Top 10 Samsung Galaxy S4 Tips & Tricks!

Whether you’re the proud owner of a new Samsung Galaxy S4, (im)patiently waiting for yours to arrive, there’s a good chance that you want to know how to get the most out of your phone.<p>To that end, we have collected 10 tips that can help both old-school Android fans and new users alike. You might …

Samsung Galaxy

Beamcaster blasts the internet along lasers through the open air

Using only beams of light, a new networking hub is able to distribute gigabit internet to a receiver as far as 18 feet away, reports <i>Ars Technica</i>. Earlier this week, RiT Technologies unveiled its Beamcaster networking unit, which operates using a similar principal to fiber optics — that information …

Google Working On High-Resolution Nexus 7 For I/O Reveal, Android Notebooks Later This Year, Analyst Says

Google’s I/O developer conference is happening next week in San Francisco, and one of the big questions around what we’ll see there includes hardware. Now KGI securities analyst Mingchi Kuo (via 9to5Google), who unlike other analysts actually has a good track record of predicting things accurately, …