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How Samsung Galaxy S5's Ultra Power Saving Mode makes 10% battery last 24 hours - ExtremeTech

How Samsung Galaxy S5’s Ultra Power Saving Mode makes 10% battery last 24 hours<p>By on April 9, 2014 at 12:25 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate …

Windows is now free for mobile devices under 9 inches, is this the right move for Microsoft?

Today is the first day of Microsoft’s Build conference and that means the company will be sharing plenty of news about the future of Windows and other Microsoft products.<p>Earlier Microsoft not only revealed it is making several changes to the desktop version of Windows such as finally bringing back …

Category: Technology – Which? News

Technology<p>We've tested a range of laser printers this month, including from HP and Brother. Find out if any in this latest batch could be perfect for …

Gear & Gadgets

Microsoft plans to bring Windows to robots and 'a whole new class of small devices'

Microsoft's Build 2014 kicks off tomorrow, but it's not just Windows Phones, tablets, Office or even the return of Clippy. Redmond has plans to bring its operating system, well, everywhere else. A Windows on Devices site has apparated into existence, mentioning robots, talking bears, the Internet …

Apple Designer Jonathan Ive on What's Next

'Hello. Thanks for Coming'<p>We use Jonathan Ive’s products to help us to eat, drink and sleep, to work, travel, relax, read, listen and watch, to shop, …

Honda Civic Type R concept promo footage

Samsung is “exploring” a new phone UI, says @evleaks, with screenshots to prove it

Screenshots of what’s claimed to be a new smartphone UI that Samsung is currently “exploring” have surfaced online.<p>The source of the alleged leak is noted purveyor of inside information <i>@evleaks</i>, who recently tweeted the image above. If the screenshots are authentic, it may mean that Samsung is …

UI Design

15 best antivirus apps and best anti-malware apps for Android!

Antivirus Android apps remain one of the most popular types of applications on Android. Generally, you don’t need an antivirus app if you play it safe, only download apps from the Play Store, and keep your security settings enabled. However, there are those who like to take a walk on the wild side …

Apps

Global spending on tech will fall this year because there’s nothing new to buy

The great rush for smartphones and tablets in the mature markets of the western world is over.<p>According to numbers from Steve Koenig of the Consumer Electronics Association, an industry body, global spending on technology devices such as smartphones, tablets and cameras, TVs, game consoles and the …

Mobile

AT&T says it still has BlackBerry's back

LAS VEGAS -- AT&T has not abandoned BlackBerry.<p>In fact, the Dallas telecom giant continues to lend its help to the struggling company, which is in the middle of transforming itself into a more business-focused company.<p>"We're supporting their efforts to continue being a viable supplier," said Ralph …

In 2014 the next billion will access the mobile internet—at $20 a handset

For the first time ever, in 2013 smartphones outsold feature phones, and the dean of Silicon Valley tech investing, Marc Andreessen, says that within three years you simply won’t be able to buy a non-smartphone. But what proportion of phones in use right now are smartphones?<p>Less than half, is the …

Mobile Broadband

It’s official: OnePlus’ first phone running CyanogenMod will launch in H1 2014

OnePlus, the startup founded by ex-Oppo executives, announced it’s the official partner of the CyanogenMod team and that the first fruit of the collaboration will be available in the first half of the year.<p>OnePlus was founded by former Oppo VP Pete Lau and a number of other employees of the Chinese …

Moto G becomes the first non-Nexus phone in the UK to get Android 4.4 KitKat

If you laid out a mere £135 in the UK for a Moto G <i>sans</i> contract, you now have another reason to feel smug: your handset is the first to get KitKat in Britain, apart from Google's Nexus devices. The company just announced that all users of the handset in the UK can now grab Android 4.4.2 and all …

2014: The year of the iPhone-controlled everything

There are some technologies that happened way earlier than they had any right to. Frankly, putting a man on the moon in the days when the Apollo Guidance Computer really did have less power than a pocket calculator was an insane achievement.<p>And then there are those technologies that have taken way, …

Android Tipped to Hit 1 Billion Users in 2014

Android is on course to break one billion users across all devices this year, up 26 percent on 2013, according to a report from research firm Gartner.<p>The Google-owned platform passed one billion activations in September, but Gartner says it will surpass the milestone based on active device owners …