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This is what a $22,000 Android phone feels like

With Vertu finally offering an up-to-date luxury phone, we naturally had to check out the Signature Touch up close and personal. After all, it's not everyday that one gets to play with a $21,900 phone for free (though you can do so at any Vertu boutique, as long as you're nicely dressed). For those …

Sharp shows off its prototype Free-Form display technology

If the latest flagship smartphones are anything to go by, we can’t escape talking about displays and mobile devices. So here’s a little glimpse at a technology that might work its way into future smartphones. Sharp has been showing off its latest display innovation called “Free-Form”, which allows …

Mobile Devices

Fleksy Messenger puts a useable touchscreen keyboard on Samsung’s Gear 2 smart watch

Color me impressed. I never thought a touchscreen keyboard could effectively work on the small screen of a wearable display but Flesky appears to …

When lust turns to dust: iOS game controller edition

As a gamer, I want a controller with buttons. I lust after this new product category like I do any new gadget that I think will improve my gaming experience. I think that if you play games with any frequency, you’ll want them too.<p>Unfortunately, I also think the majority of mobile gamers are making …

Déjà vu: Apple and Samsung working together to end patent war

Like warring divorcees who are trying to make it work “for the kids” Apple and Samsung are reportedly attempting to find “common ground” that will …

Wearable Tech

Slingshot: Facebook officially launches Snapchat rival

Facebook's new ephemeral messaging app Slingshot requires users to respond to messages before they have opened them<p>Facebook has officially launched its new photo- and video-messaging app Slingshot in the US, after accidentally releasing it on the app store earlier than planned last week.<p>Like …

More than half of U.S. teens are sexting, & 1 in 4 is sexting with pics

More than 50 percent of surveyed teens send sexual texts to each other, and 28 percent of them are photos, according to a new study from Drexel University.<p>“Under most existing laws, if our findings were extrapolated nationally, several million teens could be prosecuted for child pornography,” …

Google Might Soon Unveil Its Plan To Take Over Your Car

Google's solution will "project" content and information from your Android phone to your car dashboard, according to Auto News. That means you could control your phone using the car's own controls and display screen.<p>This is reportedly the first major project to come from the Open Automative …

Ink and Slide: Hands On With Adobe's New iPad Drawing Tools (Updated)

Last year, Adobe took its first foray into the hardware world with two cutely named digital drawing devices, projects Mighty and Napoleon. The …

First Transatlantic “Scent Message” Sends Smell of Paris To New York

The aroma was, well, undeniably smelly.<p>At 11:31 EDT on Tuesday, an email message encoded with the scent of Paris, winged its way across the ether to land in the inbox of a Harvard professor waiting eagerly in a skull-littered basement room in New York’s American Museum of Natural History.<p>The sense …

App Store

Apple's New iMac Is $200 Cheaper

Apple just released a cheaper version of its iMac all-in-one computer, with a $1,099 price tag.<p>That’s $200 less than the previous baseline iMac, but …

iMac

Beats Headphones Banned From World Cup Sidelines

SAO PAULO, June 17 (Reuters) - Neymar likes them Brazil-green. England's Wayne Rooney, white. Luis Suarez, blue.<p>Banned from the pitch by FIFA for licensing reasons, the bulky Beats headphones are a favorite for many of the world's top players, making the World Cup a huge unofficial ad for the …

X-Doria's KidFit is a low-cost fitness wearable for five-year-olds

X-Doria is a company we normally associate with smartphone accessories, but now it's decided to branch out into wearables. While the jury is still out on whether children should be introduced to the concept of the quantified self, X-Doria wants to help get kids moving with its new KidFit activity …

The 10 best designs for the Moto 360 watch face

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Quartz Goes to India, on Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / June 16, 2014<p>Can anything slow down Quartz on its path to world-wide domination? Launched a scant two years ago, the global …