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Android Circuit: Galaxy Note 4 Versus Galaxy S5, Android's Lack Of Profit, Gingerbread Lives Again

Taking a look back at the week’s news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including the Galaxy S5 vs the Galaxy Note 4, the Note 4 LTE, Xiamoi’s 2015 strategy and financials, where is the profit in Android and can Samsung find it, is the Moto G the …

Mobile

Dislike Android? The Pixi 3 comes in Windows and Firefox, too

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Alcatel<p>Here’s an interesting new smartphone strategy from Alcatel: The company’s new line of Pixi phones will give …

Android Circuit: Galaxy S6 Leaks, Google's Best Android Games From 2014, Lollipop's Big Review

Taking a look back at the week in news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including leaks around Samsung’s 2015 flagship, J. K. Shin stays in charge at Samsung’s Mobile Division, Lollipop reviewed in-depth as it arrives on the Galaxy S5 in Poland, …

Google's Black Friday Android Wear promotions: $99 LG G Watch and $50 Play Store credit

But good luck buying a Nexus 6<p>Beginning now and running through midnight on Monday, Google is throwing two deals into the three-ring circus of Black Friday (and Cyber Monday). Both are angled toward getting you to buy an Android Wear smartwatch. One of the original Android Wear devices, the LG G …

TV Streaming Gadgets

Televisions weren’t always smart. In fact, given how long people tend to hang on to their TVs, plenty of so-called “boob tubes” still dominate numerous living rooms across the country.<p>Fortunately, you don’t need a smart TV to tune into Netflix and other streaming services. All you really need is a …

The Ten Best Video Games Of The Fall For Your Black Friday Buying Pleasure

Black Friday is here, and millions will be scrambling for all the best deals on video games in order to have satisfied friends and family members come Christmas. Tis also the season for a killer self-gift, as no one knows your tastes better than you.<p>The best hardware deals of the day we’ve already …

eBay's new "smart stores" feature dressing rooms that know what you're wearing and what you need next

Magic mirrors, massive touchscreens, and dressing rooms that know what you need next<p>Over the last year eBay’s brand has struggled a bit. It was hit with a massive security breach and announced that it was spinning out PayPal, a divorce precipitated by the overwhelming investor sentiment that eBay …

Scout Alarm review: DIY home security you’ll want

DIY home security — it seems like everyone is doing it. After being privately funded, Scout is ready to toss their hat into the ring as well. The …

Home Security

Sony's e-paper watch is a thing of minimalist beauty

Two days ago, we heard of Sony's plans to build a watch made entirely of e-paper — one where the band and the watch face would both change in response to the user's wrist gestures. It sounded wild and provocatively different, but what we really wanted to know was what it looked like. As it turns …

Meet Plague, A Social Networking App That Spreads Information Like A Virus

Plague is a new social networking app with a fun twist that could just work.<p>Plague is all about discovering "viral" content, but the way you discover the next viral video or hilarious photo is what's unique.<p>Instead of seeing posts from people you follow or whatever is trending, a post on Plague is …

12 best iPhone apps of 2014

Between iOS 8 and the iPhone 6, 2014 may have been one of the best years yet for iPhone users.<p>But killer updates from Apple aside, there was no …

Sonim XP7: A rugged phone handles everything you can throw at it

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Kevin C. Tofel/Gigaom<p>Hands up: Who thinks I’m crazy for leaving my phone outside on purpose in the rain and near …

Sophisticated malware has been spying on computers since 2008

Highly sophisticated malware isn't limited to relatively high-profile sabotage code like Stuxnet -- sometimes, it's designed to fly well under the radar. Symantec has discovered Regin, a very complex trojan that has been spying on everyone from governments to individuals since at least 2008. The …

Samsung reportedly sold 4 million fewer Galaxy S5s than Galaxy S4s

There have been a few signs that not all is well in Samsung's mobile division, with the company pledging to make fewer new devices, as well as its chief taking a pay cut. If the <i>Wall Street Journal</i> is to be believed, the cause of this unrest is all down to faltering sales of the Galaxy S5, which has …

Luxury watch companies go after pirated smartwatch faces

I’d buy that for a dollar! And that’s exactly the problem!<p>What do iPhones, LV bags, Guardians of the Galaxy, Ed Sheeran, and Minecraft all have in common? Sure they might all make their makers a boatload of cash, but they’re also pretty high up on the piracy perpetration post, be it intellectual or …

Smartwatches

The quest for a reactionless spacecraft thruster

<i>The torsion balance is contained in an evacuated lucite cylinder. The hardwood frame is leveled and stabilized with lead weights (gray bricks, in the</i> …

T-Mobile happy its Nexus 6 contains no bloat or branding

Brands. Some people love them, some people hate them. For companies however, brand logos are like endless free advertising. In the mobile world, brand awareness can get pretty noticeable if not downright obscene. Like two birds of a feather, these logos often flock with a lot of <i>bonus</i> software: …

T-Mobile

Crimson Keyboard: A Clever New Way of Typing on iOS

We’ve seen a number of great keyboards for iOS emerge after Apple finally added support for third-party keyboards in iOS 8.<p>You can get everything from the ever-popular SwiftKey to GIF keyboards or even an auto correcting emoji keyboard. Crimson, however, brings a unique way of typing to the iPhone …

It's Time To Treat Push Notifications As Sacred

<i>This post was originally published on my Medium blog.</i><p>Once, many years ago, when you purchased your first smartphone, you joined the always-online revolution. Gone were the days of status messages like “afk” or “brb” — no, you, humble smartphone owner, are now a part of the hyper-connected world in …

3D printing technique will put electronics into just about everything

You can use 3D printing to make a handful of electronics, such as antennas and batteries, but LEDs and semiconductors have been elusive; you usually need some other manufacturing technique to make them work, which limits what they can do and where they'll fit. A team of Princeton researchers …

Whitney Wolfe, Other Former Tinder Employees To Launch Direct Competitor Called Bumble

Whitney Wolfe, an early employee at Tinder who sued the company for sexual harassment and workplace discrimination, has joined up with two other early Tinder employees, Chris Gulczynski and his parnter Sarah Mick (cofounders of YayNext), to launch a direct competitor to Tinder called Bumble, …

Symantec Has Found a Spying Tool Active on Computers Around the World

Computer security experts Symantec say their researchers have uncovered a sophisticated malware tool on Windows PCs across the globe, that appears to be used for spying and data collection, reports Recode.<p>Named ‘Regin’, the tool is a Trojan that has infected several organizations’ and individuals’ …

Extreme shrimp may hold clues to alien life

Shrimp crawling around rock chimneys spewing hot water deep in the Caribbean Sea may hold clues to the kinds of life that can thrive in extreme environments on other planets, NASA says.<p>The shrimp are called Rimicaris hybisae (no, we can't pronounce it either). They live in clumps on hydrothermal …

Windows 10 won’t be Windows 6.4

No more number jokes<p>An old quirk in Windows is going away with the release of Windows 10. Microsoft has revealed that the upcoming release of Windows 10 will include a change that makes the Windows NT kernel jump to version 10.0. While Windows 8.1 was Windows NT 6.3 and Windows 7 was Windows NT …

Sony's pulled PS Vita ad is embarrassing for everyone

The Remote Play feature the PS4 shares with the PS Vita and Xperia Z series smartphones is a fun, if imperfect, little addition to the hardware's capabilities, especially when your TV needs some freeing up. We're glad it exists. But one of Sony's latest ads playing up the feature misses the mark by …

33 Gifts The iPhone Addict In Your Life Will Want

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Shopping

First look at Simband, Samsung's health-tracking wearable of the future

When Samsung first revealed its health-focused wearable Simband earlier this year, the still-speculative device seemed more like an experiment than …

Watch these adorable robots dance better than you

We're used to seeing robots like MIT's Cheetah that are <i>absolutely terrifying</i>, so starting day two of Expand New York with an android dance party was a welcome change of pace. It came, of course, by way of the folks at Aldebaran Robotics who brought a trio of their fifth-generation Nao bi-peds to …

MC10 takes the guesswork out of fitness with wearable sensors

There's no denying that the wearable craze is upon us, whether we like it or not. MC10 is quite familiar with employing sensors to deliver info on training and athlete performance, and it's looking to do even more. If you'll recall, the outfit was behind the Checklight -- developed alongside Reebok …