Kevin Higgins

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Samsung wants a patent to let you unlock your phone with a squiggle

Swiping from left to right to unlock your phone is so passé.<p>The U.S. Patent & Trademark Office published a patent application last week from mobile device maker Samsung for a new way to summon a “mobile terminal” out of lock mode: by dragging your finger in a curved line and having it intersect at …

Galaxy Note 3 battery tests show its strengths and weaknesses

Great battery life is one of the leading selling points of the Galaxy Note series. The Galaxy Note 2 is among the few devices you don’t have to charge every night (power users need not apply) — will the Galaxy Note 3, with its slightly larger 3200 mAh battery, outdo its predecessor?<p>Korean website</i> …

Root Galaxy Note 3 LTE on Android 4.4.2 N9005XXUENB4 Stock Firmware [GUIDE]

The LTE variant of Galaxy Note 3 (SM-N9005) recently got updated to Android 4.4.2 KitKat with build number N9005XXUENB4 as part of the regular …

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 demos 300Mbps downloads at MWC

Two technical demos at Mobile World Congress promise a future of faster download speeds for one and all.<p>BARCELONA, Spain -- Qualcomm and KT have been giving delegates at Mobile World Congress a taste of the faster download speeds we can expect to see around the world soon.<p>Tucked away in the corner …

Qi charging standard adds Samsung Electro-Mechanics and Microsoft to its board

Two big players join over 200 other companies in supporting the leading wireless charging standard<p>The Wireless Power Consortium (WPC), the group …

Samsung and Microsoft join board of Qi wireless charging consortium

It looks like we are seeing the beginning of the end of the wireless charging wars. At the moment the Qi wireless charging specification is the de facto standard because it is about the only one which actually has any devices that support the technology. However there are in fact three different …

Humble Mobile Bundle 4 Updated With Three More Games For Those Who Pay Above The Average

The Humble Mobile Bundle 4 was already really great. Zombie Gunship, Riptide GP2, Badland... I mean, these are games you should have already picked …

Google Introduces Add-Ons For Docs And The New Version Of Sheets

With people relying on Google's office suite more extensively as a result of its Android integration or the inability to use much of anything else on …

Humble Mobile Bundle 4 expands

Now you can pick up 9 games in total if you donate over the average, currently still under $4<p>The Humble Mobile Bundle 4 has been available for a few …

All new HTC One sell sheet reveals new hardware and software details

With over 50 articles on the all new HTC One (M8) in our archives, you’d think that all the phones mysteries would have been revealed by now. The all …

Softbank's CEO Wants to Take Over the World — and T-Mobile Is Next

Softbank CEO Masayoshi Son has made no secret of his desire to create the biggest company in the world, and in a new interview with Charlie Rose, the …

Google’s gigabit gambit isn’t going away

Google Fiber, the tech giant’s experiment as a high-speed Internet service provider, seems poised to make its critics look bad.<p>Cable executives told …