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Police seek man who stabbed 2 children in Brooklyn elevator, 1 dead

Prince Joshua Avitto would have been 7 years old this month, but instead of celebrating, his family will mourn the child who along with a playmate was stabbed in a Brooklyn elevator by a knife-wielding suspect still on the loose, police said.<p>Avitto, known to his family as P.J., and Mikayla Capers, …

Crime

2 kids stabbed, 1 fatally, in Brooklyn elevator

NEW YORK (AP) — Police searched Monday for a man who stabbed and killed one child and critically wounded another in an elevator at a city housing …

China army official blasts U.S. ‘provocative challenge’

China asserted a bold vision of itself as the pre-eminent power in East Asia, sparring with the U.S. at a meeting of the world’s top defense …

Woman Beaten To Death In McDonalds By Cult Member In China

A woman has been beaten to death in a Chinese branch of McDonalds allegedly by a man who angry she had not given him her number.<p>Six members of a …

China Suspends Cybersecurity Cooperation After US Charges

Barely a month after the two countries agreed to work together on cybersecurity, China suspended cooperation with the U.S. on Monday after the Justice Department charged five Chinese military hackers with cyberespionage.<p>The "deliberately fabricated" charges put U.S.-Chinese relations in jeopardy, …

China

HD Displays: Dell 23″ Widescreen LED: $120 (Reg. $220), Samsung 40″ 1080p Smart HDTV: $573 (Reg. $748), more

<b>Update:</b> 5/19 (1pm): The 23″ Dell Monitor has sold out.<p>Today we’re seeing a number of high quality HD displays with great discounts. The first, at Newegg, is the Dell S2340M 23-Inch Screen LED-lit Monitor for $159.99. Use the coupon code: <b>EMCYTZG339</b> at checkout to drop it to only $119.99 shipped. …

Android malware holds phones to ransom for 'viewing illegal porn'

<img src="http://cdni.wired.co.uk/138x138/a_c/ars.png" alt="Ars Technica" style="float: left;"/>Researchers have uncovered Android-based malware that …

Boot up: S5 camera hassles, iPhone 5 button woes, date night in Glass, and more

A burst of 7 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology team<p>Samsung Galaxy S5 cameras are failing: here's how to handle it >> WSJ blogs<p>Samsung's flagship Galaxy S5 is having some serious camera problems. After about two weeks on the market, an undisclosed number of Galaxy S5 …

Cellphone, Destroyer of Relationships

Seth and Patrice had a rule, common these days among families: No cellphone-checking at the dinner table. The idea, of course, was to fill the hour …

Samsung Galaxy S5 Prime with 2K screen is on its way

While the LG G3 and Oppo Find 7 look set to land with super sharp 2K displays, the Galaxy S5 is already gracing people's pockets with its 1080p …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung Galaxy S5 up for sale through MetroPCS

The carrier now offers the new S5 for the full contract-free price of $649.<p>Consumers who want a contract-free Galaxy S5 have yet another option.<p>Samsung's new flagship phone is now available through MetroPCS, which sells phones for those who don't want to be saddled with the usual two-year …

Samsung Galaxy S5

11 Android Apps to Make Notifications More Interesting

I love Android as much as the next non-Apple owning guy, but there are times when I get bored of using the same old operating system, and seeing the same boring old Android notifications.<p>Thankfully, there’s no shortage of different ways to liven things up without having to root your phone, or in …

The 5 reasons One (M8) is better than the Galaxy S5, according to HTC

In a rare coincidence, HTC and Samsung are releasing their hero devices in the US almost at the same time. While HTC pulled off a quick release of the One M8, it was only available on Verizon initially, meaning that customers of AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint had to wait until yesterday to join in the …

Phones

PayPal launches Galaxy S5 fingerprint-based payments in 25 countries

Just in time for the world release of the Galaxy S5, PayPal announced the availability of its fingerprint-based authentication system in 25 countries.<p>First announced at MWC 2014, the system allows PayPal users to log in the app and authorize payments and other operations with a simple swipe over …

FinTech

Samsung’s Galaxy S5 and new Gear gadgets now available globally

Samsung’s next wave of mobile gadgets are here.<p>The company announced this morning that the Galaxy S5 smartphone, Gear 2 smartwatch line, and Gear Fit activity monitor are now available in stores across 125 countries.<p>The Galaxy S5, Samsung’s latest flagship Android smartphone, packs in a fingerprint …

Carriers block Samsung Galaxy S5 Download Booster feature

When Samsung first announced the Galaxy S5 one of the big software features it touted was Download Booster, a feature that uses both Wi-Fi and LTE to make downloading files faster, but as with so many things, most U.S. carriers block the feature on their versions of the phone.<p>AT&T, Sprint, and …

Mobile

Samsung's latest smartphone monitors your heart

• Samsung's last smartphone watched your eyes; its new one will also listen to your heart. The Korean company's new flagship Galaxy S5 packs a heart rate monitor and will track your motions and monitor your steps, as part of a push into the health and fitness market. The innovation comes after …

Review: Samsung Galaxy S 5 is the best Galaxy smart phone yet

Samsung's new flagship Galaxy S 5 smart phone just could be the best model yet in this impressive phone family. Galaxy phones stand out for their impressive hardware and features, and the S 5 raises the bar. Refinements include a more-responsive 16-megapixel camera with simplified access to useful …

Hagel: US strongly committed to protecting Japan

YOKOTA AIR FORCE BASE, Japan (AP) — Against the backdrop of Russia's takeover of Ukraine's Crimean region, U.S. Defense Secretary Chuck Hagel said …

Try It Now

US warns China over contested islands

United States Defence Secretary Chuck Hagel has called on China not to take unilateral action to resolve territorial disputes with Japan or other Asian countries that are increasingly anxious over its posture in territorial disputes.<p>"Great powers have great responsibilities. And China is a great …

Galaxy S5 wireless charging cover now available for preorder

The Samsung Galaxy S5 is on its way, but before it arrives, you might want to pick up a few accessories for your new handset. With this in mind, soon-to-be Galaxy S5 owners will be happy to know that the official wireless charging cover is now available for pre-order.<p>The cover’s status is currently …

Wireless Charging

Samsung Adds Anti-Theft Features to Galaxy S5 Smartphones

Samsung Electronics is adding two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices.<p>The features announced Friday by the world's leading mobile-phone maker will protect the Samsung Galaxy S5, which goes on sale next week in the U.S. The models sold by …

Mobile

Galaxy S5 off to good start in South Korea, despite carrier sales ban

The Galaxy S5 is selling well in South Korea, the only market in the world where it’s currently available. That’s despite a partial sales ban affecting local carriers, giving Samsung reasons to be optimistic for the performance of this key device.<p>Earlier this year, the local communications watchdog …

Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S5 manual now available online [PDF embed]

The Samsung Galaxy S5 manual is now available online for everyone to peruse. The user manual for Samsung’s latest Galaxy contains instructions and explanations on everything from setting up the device for the first time, to using the fingerprint sensor, to gauging your pulse after a workout with …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy S5 Teardown Reveals Camera, Heart Rate Monitor And Fingerprint Sensor Innards

The Samsung Galaxy S5 won’t be officially on sale in the U.S. until next week, but already people have gotten their hands on early hardware and torn it apart to see what makes it tick. Chipworks (via 9to5Google) has disassembled one of Samsung’s new flagships, and it provides an interesting look at …

Samsung's new monitors include one with a billion-color, 3,840 x 2,160 screen

Now that Samsung's shown us the GS5, Gear 2 smartwatch and its latest Chromebook, it's time for the company's lesser-known product teams to come out of the woodwork. Next up: the display division, which today introduced three new models for 2014, including one with a billion-color, 3,840 x 2,160 …

Samsung Galaxy S5 “best smartphone display ever tested” by specialist test company DisplayMate

DisplayMate Technologies, which makes display test kit for every major screen manufacturer in the world, has declared that the new Samsung Galaxy S5 has “the best performing smartphone display that we have ever tested” with “a long list of new records.”<p>While OLED screens have long been considered …

CELLTACK Wearable Smartphone Docking System

You can use a docking station to charge or sync your smartphone on the desk, but how to dock your smartphone on your hand or wrist? Take a look at</b> …

Gear & Gadgets