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Samsung Galaxy S5 vs HTC One M8: 15 Things Buyers Need to Know

The Samsung Galaxy S5 and the new HTC One M8 are the top smartphones on shopping lists this spring. When we ask anyone looking for the best …

The New Gold Standard In Currency? iPhones!

Everyone knows that there’s a lucrative black market in iPhones, particularly in Asia, but did you know that iPhones are increasingly being used as currency? That’s the case in Rome, at least, where at least one journalist is using iPhones as a way to pay his bills.<p>Over at Businessweek, Vernon …

Why Hewlett-Packard's Voice Tablet Entry Is An Imperative

Last month, Hewlett-Packard announced they were launching two “phablets” or voice-enabled tablets in India under the HP VoiceTab brand. This came a year and a half after Hewlett-Packard CEO Meg Whitman hinted at it in an interview with Fox Business Network. As you would expect after the “voice …

New Report Tempers iWatch Expectations, Device May Have 'Simpler' Technological Capabilities

Apple's much-rumored iWatch has been depicted as a standalone device able to function as a typical smart watch and monitor everything from glucose to blood pressure, but a new report from Brian Dolan of <i>MobiHealthNews</i> (via <i>NetworkWorld</i>) suggests that the iWatch's actual functionality may be somewhat …