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iOS

Vertu launches £4,000 Constellation smartphone

Luxury British mobile phone manufacturer Vertu has launched its Constellation smartphone, featuring a 4.3-inch sapphire crystal display and grade 5 titanium casing.<p>As well the sapphire crystal display, which is resistant to scratching from anything other than diamond, and grade 5 titanium casing, …

Declassified NSA files show agency spied on Muhammad Ali and MLK

The National Security Agency secretly tapped into the overseas phone calls of prominent critics of the Vietnam War, including Martin Luther King, Muhammad Ali and two actively serving US senators, newly declassified material has revealed.<p>The NSA has been forced to disclose previously secret …

Math matters: how big data is building the future of everything

To speed up innovation, scientists are sequencing 'the materials genome'<p>New materials lead to new innovations. Gorilla Glass is a big selling point for smartphones. Kevlar saves lives and has worked its way into consumer products. Lithium-ion batteries have enabled a host of energy-storage …

Transparent electronics show how Samsung’s flexible smartphone could work

Taking one more step toward a future of flexible gadgets, Samsung will soon release a phone with a curved screen, reports the Wall Street Journal. The technology that makes Samsung’s current lineup of curved televisions and putative curved phones possible is something called Organic Light Emitting …

If a Ninja had a phone, what would it look like?

Steve Chao, the founder and CEO of QSAlpha, has launched a new Indiegogo crowdfunding campaign for his Android based Ninja smartphone. Dubbed a cipherphone, the Quasar IV uses QSAlpha’s Quatrix technology to help users protect their entire digital world including phone calls, email, mobile apps, …

Don't Flip Out, but the Sun's Magnetic Field Is About to Flip

Our star is on the cusp of a once-in-11-years event, when its magnetic field undergoes a complete reversal. What does that mean for us?<p><b>The sun is about to undergo what sounds like a massive upheaval.</b> In the next few months, scientists say, our star will experience a complete reversal of its …

BBM Android app hits Samsung Galaxy phones on Friday

BBM for Android is coming on Friday -- if you have a Samsung Galaxy phone. Samsung has finally confirmed the release date for the BlackBerry …

Carbyne: A new form of carbon that's stronger than graphene - ExtremeTech

Carbyne: A new form of carbon that’s stronger than graphene<p>By on August 15, 2013 at 11:00 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links …

Chemistry

Who needs Hyperloop? Consumer jetpack to release by 2015 - ExtremeTech

By on August 14, 2013 at 2:46 pm<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Martin Aircraft Company has been …

Invisibility cloak made from simple mirrors can stop time indefinitely - ExtremeTech

By on August 14, 2013 at 11:16 am<p>This site may earn affiliate commissions from the links on this page. Terms of use.<p>Researchers at Northwestern …

CIA Kept Area 51 Secret Because Rumors Cooler Than Reality

A spy plane, an intelligence agency, and the magical logic of conspiracy theories all made an American legend.<p>Yesterday the CIA declassified a 400-page document about Area 51, the secret facility in the Nevada desert that has fascinated armchair historians and tormented conspiracy theorists for …

Samsung announces the Hennessy, a dual-screen, quad-core Android flip phone

Advertisement<p>12 Comments<p>When you think of smartphones, the image of a sleek, minimalist slab is probably what comes to mind. But how about a flip …

Google Nexus 7 (summer 2013) review: The best Android tablet gets even better - CNET

Pound for pound, the Nexus 7 is the best small tablet you can buy. It houses a ridiculously sharp, bright screen, its gaming performance is second only to the fourth-generation iPad, and as a Google-branded tablet it will always see the latest version of Android before any other tablet brand.<p>Also, …

Gear & Gadgets

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Samsung tips: 10 Galaxy S4 “hidden” features and tricks

In a new blog post, Samsung describes ten “hidden” or “semi-secret” features of the Galaxy S4, which some of you may not be aware of.<p>Coincidentally or not, the Samsung post went live on the same day Verizon and Motorola unveiled new Droid smartphones, and a day ahead of the upcoming Nexus 7 …

Samsung reveals new Exynos smartphone and tablet chip

<b>Samsung has unveiled its latest top-of-the-range smart device processor saying it offers more than twice the 3D graphics power of its predecessor.</b><p>The Exynos 5 Octa is the first production-ready chip to include ARM Holding's latest GPU (graphics processing unit) architecture.<p>Samsung's move to …

This Arduino hackaphone was never going to be pretty, but it does the job

Okay, we'll admit that it looks a bit like a baby monitor. But in contrast to those over-engineered pieces of parenting paraphernalia, this DIY cellphone can actually make calls and send texts over GPRS. More importantly, <i>Hackaday</i> claims it was put together by a lone hacker ("Victorzie") from an …

BlackBerry Q5 review

This is probably the most important smartphone that BlackBerry will launch in 2013. You see, the Z10 and Q10 were designed for diehards, gadget lovers and those who desired a like-for-like replacement for their aging Bolds. Unfortunately for CEO Thorsten Heins, those people were never the total sum …

The next iPhone’s cool-factor: a slow-motion camera?

As the launch of the next iPhone approaches, rumor and speculation about what Apple’s latest and greatest smartphone could bring to the highly-competitive mobile marketplace is increasing. Based on the latest chatter, a reasonable snapshot of the new iPhone seems to be an “iPhone 5S” with the same …

The Only Smartphones Worth Buying Right Now [RANKED]

Plus, there are a bunch of relatively new devices that have launched in recent months from just about every big name in the smartphone business.<p>Here's what you should be looking at.<p><i>Note: We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design,</i> …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 7.0, 8.0, and 10.1 now on sale in the US

Here’s the moment that I’m sure many of you have been waiting for, the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 line-up is now on sale in the US, so here are all the juicy pricing details for Samsung’s latest 7, 8, and 10.1 inch tablets.<p>The official Samsung website lists the Galaxy Tab 3 7 inch version at $199.99, …

iOS 7 allows iPhone and iPad control with head movements?

The idea of controlling an<p>iPhoneoriPadwith a gesture may not be too farfetched. According to 9to5Mac, Apple is said to have included a head movement feature in its latest iOS 7 beta version.<p>With a simple quick jerk of the head to the left or right, users could be able to get to the home page, …

iOS

Can Wi-Fi let you see people through walls?

Do you really wish you had X-ray vision? Sure, it would be fun to see what your neighbors are doing behind those walls -- until you see something you wish you hadn't.<p>Regardless, researchers at MIT have developed a sensing technology that uses low-power Wi-Fi to detect moving people. It follows …

Computer Science

iOS 7 Is Designed To Be Easy To Understand But Hard To Copy

Jony Ive explained in the video that introduced iOS 7 at the Apple Worldwide Developers Conference that the new design was both familiar to existing users and yet a totally new experience of the iPhone. There has been criticism of both the familiarity (nothing really new here) and the ad hoc nature …

Scientists Confirm Three Potentially Habitable Planets Around A Nearby Star

<i>Astronomers from the European Space Observatory have confirmed that there are three potentially habitable worlds around the red dwarf Gliese 667C.</i><p>Scientists at the European Southern Observatory announced today that they’ve confirmed the existence of three planets existing in the habitable zone of …

iOS 7 Leaves Older iPhones And iPads Out Of The Fun

iOS 7 hits iPhones this fall, but only the iPhone 5 and iPod touch will get all the features announced at WWDC. The iPhone 4 and 4S will only get the new iOS 7 look and a splattering of features. And forget about the iPhone 3GS and older iPhones. They will be stuck in the skeuomorphic world of iOS …

Why Apple ditched its skeuomorphic design for iOS7

Are you ready to join the future? That seems to be the subtext of every tech presentation of the 21st century, but for Apple, acknowledged leaders in …

iOS 7 is the essence of less

Simplicity is the ultimate sophistication.<p>And if simplicity is the ultimate sophistication, iOS 7 is very, very sophisticated.<p>The most powerful man in the room doesn’t need a loud voice. The securely rich don’t need to flaunt their wealth. The cool kids are the ones who aren’t trying to be cool. …

Apple, iOS 7 and WWDC: 7 articles for you to read

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Erica Ogg<p>It has been one of those weeks where I have not had time to sit down and think about the various news …