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Samsung’s upcoming device with three-sided display to be part of Galaxy line, says Bloomberg

As we reported yesterday, Samsung is planning on manufacturing a new device with a three-sided display. Today, Bloomberg said that this device would …

Huawei Ascend P6 gets 2 million reservations before release

The folks at Huawei have what appears to be a pretty impressive handset in the works for later this summer, and it’s getting a whole lot of attention …

Will you smile back when human holograms greet you at the airport?

How does the airport of the future preoccupy customers as they wait in never-ending lines? A handful of companies think the answer is an always-smiling, always-working human hologram. The virtual assistants are projected onto form-fitting cutouts that can almost look real, and several airports have …

The Ultimate JiaYu G4 Review!

I’ve been putting the latest JiaYu phone through its paces over the past few weeks, and have finally been able to put hands to keyboard to write up …

Google's Project Loon proposes internet distributed by high flying balloons (video)

No, we're not joking. Google is seriously proposing hot air ballon-powered internet access, and has already launched a pilot project in New Zealand with 50 testers trying to connect via a helium-filled, solar powered balloon. One of the Google[x] moonshot projects, there are a couple of videos …

Mirrorless 'Galaxy Camera 2' to launch at Samsung London event next week

'Samsung will release our latest mirrorless camera that runs on Google’s Android software,' JK Shin tells Korean press<p>It seems the Galaxy S4 Zoom …

Sony now allowing 3rd party firmware for their SmartWatch platform

Lately Sony has been very “developer friendly” with their Android devices such as the Xperia Z, and that trend won’t stop as Sony recently fully …

Google Play

Google launches Cloud Print app for Android devices

The new app lets Android users print from their devices to compatible printers.<p>Android users now can print photos, documents, and other files directly to certain printers with Google's Cloud Print app.<p>Landing in Google Play on Wednesday, the app allows you to print from any compatible Android phone …

Android News

Press RSS Reader Updated To Version 1.3 With Support For Feed Wrangler And Feedbin, Feedly and Fever Coming Soon

In case you hadn't heard, Google Reader will be mercilessly and permanently shut down in just over two weeks. It's kind of a big deal. Not just …

Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 available for $119.99 at Amazon Wireless

The Verizon Samsung Galaxy S4 is now available from Amazon Wireless for you to buy at a cheaper price than what the carrier sells it for.<p>You can now purchase the device for as little as $119.99, provided you get it with a two-year contract. The price is only for new contracts, so if you already are …

Samsung Galaxy

Rumor: Android 5.0 to arrive by October; Optimized for devices with at least 512MB of RAM

This is absolutely just a rumor, but it seems as if some are pinning October to be the launch month for the next iteration of Android (Key Lime Pie). …

Android News

Google releases Cloud Print app for Android

I gotta admit, sometimes it’s the simplest things in technology that amazes me and blows my mind. One of them is being able to print documents and …

Android News

Huawei Ascend P6 Photos and Full Specs Leaked via Insider - Android News - Android Apps

What do we really know about Huawei Ascend P6 ? Well, almost everything, it’s like it’s here, between us, there were rumors, speculation, pictures, …

Samsung officially announces Galaxy S4 zoom with 16MP camera, 10x optical zoom

Coming in just after a Russian site managed to review the device, Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy S4 zoom. Combining a fully featured Android 4.2.2 Galaxy phone (basically a Galaxy S4 Mini) with a 16MP point-and-shoot, it brings a 10x optical zoom lens to bear -- the first phone to do …

Android 4.3 caught on 7-Inch ASUS tablet at Bluetooth SIG

Android 4.3 is getting around, and being caught in more and more places. This time, it has been caught on an ASUS tablet, and the questions far …

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Zoom product photo appears, device set for June 20 launch

The Galaxy S 4 Zoom is set to launch at Samsung’s event in London on June 20 and a photo of the device recently appeared, seen above. The new phone …

Electronics Industry

SkyMotion Provides Minute-By-Minute Precipitation Forecasts

iPhone/Android/Windows Phone 8/Web: A lot of weather forecasts will tell you whether it's going to rain in your city on any given day, but SkyMotion …

Turkey's Social Media And Smartphones Key To 'Occupy Gezi' Protests

<b>By Steve Dorsey/The Media Line</b><p>ISTANBUL, Turkey – In between the boisterous chants calling for Prime Minister Recep Tayyip Erdogan's resignation, the protestors at this city's Gezi Park glance at their Smartphones to quickly browse Twitter for reliable, uncensored news.<p>The social media stream has …

Web Apps Winning the Battle Against Native Apps

A recent suvey by Zend, a web infrastructure software company, offers several conclusions on the status of mobile app development. The company polled …

AT&T ZTE Mustang and ZTE Sprint Vital leaked

ZTE's plans to break into the US market with higher end smartphones could be underway. A pair of smartphones have just been leaked headed to Sprint …

Samsung Galaxy Camera sample photos reveal 20.9 megapixel lens

Last year Samsung stunned the market with their rather impressive Galaxy Smart Camera complete with a 4.8-inch display, 16.3 megapixel sensor, and …

Phones

Wish your Galaxy S 4 had a slide-out QWERTY keyboard? There’s an accessory for that

I remember loving my original DROID”s slide-out keyboard and thinking that I would never buy a phone without one. Well things changed, and more …

Android isn’t ‘winning’ the smartphone war – and neither is iOS

A new report has found that the war between Android and iOS isn’t producing a clear winner. Mobile analytics firm Flurry revealed that the number of …

20 Important African Startups to Watch

Kenya's huge success with mobile money and the M-Pesa platform has launched Africa into the startup spotlight.<p>But African innovation goes way beyond …

BBC's In the Flesh Is the Thinking Person's Walking Dead

Describing a TV show as a smarter, more socially aware <i>Walking Dead</i> may seem like a backhanded compliment, depending on your feelings about the …

GetGlue app for Android gets UI overhall, but loses important features

The guys at GetGlue have redone their social networking app for Android from scratch, giving it a completely new interface and a set of different …

Apps

The reason behind Google’s purchase of Motorola is finally coming to fruition

Last week I wrote a story about my thoughts on where I think the Nexus line is headed. Google was never a hardware company, but when Android was at …

Android News

Google Keyboard now available directly from Google Play

The stock 'Nexus' keyboard app, complete with gesture typing, is now available to all Android users through the Google Play Store<p>Google continues the …