Olaf Mayen

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Android Circuit: Samsung's Painful Choice, HTC's Galaxy S6 Killer, Android's 64-bit Vulnerability

Taking a look back at the week’s news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including Samsung’s dramatic switch to Exynos from Qualcomm in the Galaxy S6, more SnapDragon 810 issues with Xiaomi and OnePlus, why the 64-bit issue is Apple’s fault, the …

Mobile

15 common Android problems and how to fix them

Apps

Video interview with Steve Jobs will be evidence in $350m Apple antitrust case

Previously unseen emails and a videotaped deposition of Steve Jobs is set to play a key part in a long-running class action antitrust lawsuit against Apple, which goes to trial this week.<p>First filed back in 2005, the lawsuit argues that Apple put itself in a monopolistic position by refusing to …

Build Your Own 3D-Printed Gameboy

Adafruit shows how to build your own "Gamegirl" with a 3D-printed case, Raspberry Pi computer, and various electronic bits:<p>You are now looking at …

Raspberry Pi

3DS System Update 8.0.0-18 Now Available

Nintendo of America has released a new 3DS system update in an effort to provide continued system stability and enhanced user experience. The version …

Free eBook teaches us how to play fighting games

A prominent member of the fighting game community has written a book designed to help newcomers learn how to play fighting games.<p>From Masher to …

Apple's 'Find My iPhone' Web Maps for iCloud.com Beta Move from Google to Apple

Apple is beginning the transition to move its Maps application online starting with the Find My iPhone web app on its iCloud.com beta website, as noticed by <i>iPhoneBlog.de</i> [Google Translate]. Though the public version of iCloud.com is still pulling data from Google Maps, beta.icloud.com now uses an …

Oculus Rift experiment warps reality by slowing down your vision

Virtual reality headsets are usually used to transport their wearer someplace fantastic, but a new experiment with the Oculus Rift has it doing something a bit more disorienting: warping reality by keeping its wearer's vision a moment in the past. The so-called experiment, which was filmed as an ad …

Nintendo Once Again Forgoing Live Stage Show At E3 2014

Nintendo has just announced their plans for E3 2014 which include a Super Smash Bros. tournament, unscripted game demos and…no stage presentation, yet again.<p>Last year, Nintendo famously gave up their stage slot at E3 in favor of a Nintendo Direct presentation, a recorded video going over their new …

Lunecase: Notifications on the Back of your iPhone

When using phones, we mostly pay attention to the front side of the gadget where the screen is, while its rear isn’t usually considered to be of any importance. Ukraine-based startup Concepter, known for its crowdfunded smartphone flash iblazr, has decided to put the back of your iPhone to use by …

Psst! Wearable Devices Could Make Big Tech Leaps, Into Your Ear

It's early evening on a Thursday and you're at a networking event, balancing a small plate of appetizers in one hand. Someone comes up to you to say hello. She acts like you've met before, but you can't recall where.<p>"It's Jackie Barnes," she says.<p>"Jackie Barnes," you repeat like you remember. "It's …

Mr Porter.com Embraces Wearable Technology

<b>In fashion circles</b>, the oncoming revolution of wearable technology is a highly-charged topic of conversation. Add to it the upcoming release of Google Glass and Apple's rumored iPhone, and things should reach a fevered pitch soon enough. But we've had our reservations about whether or not matters …

Wearable Tech

Apple Is About To Lose Its Revenue Dominance Over Android

To put it bluntly, Android is for poor people, iPhone is for rich people.<p>That may be about to change.<p>New data shows that in addition to overtaking Apple's mobile market share, Android is also catching up in terms of its share of mobile revenue. The change explains in part why Google wants to create …

Apps

Samsung's razor-thin Galaxy Tab S takes another run at the iPad

For a long time, Samsung’s been trying to take down the iPad. Since 2010, the company has released a seemingly endless line of tablets aimed at taking away market share from Apple. Some have been so similar to Apple’s products that they became the center of Apple’s infamous trademark lawsuit …

Samsung Reportedly Explored Acquiring Company That Powers Siri

Siri, can you say "complicated"?<p>Nuance Communications, a software company that develops speech recognition tools and powers Apple's Siri personal …

Latest iPhone 6 mock-ups suggest iPod touch design influence (and that’s good!)

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Macitynet.it<p>Physical mock-ups of Apple’s(s aapl) next iPhone have been making the on-line rounds of late, offering a …

Faster Chromebook laptops revealed by Google and Intel

<b>New computers running Google's Chrome operating system from Lenovo, Acer, Asus, HP and Toshiba have been shown off at an event in San Francisco.</b><p>In addition, Dell announced it would offer its existing Chromebook laptop with a faster processor.<p>The move is designed to build on rising demand for the …

Laptops