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9 Things You Mistakenly Thought Apple Invented

But you know what? They didn't.<p>Yes, Apple's behind some of the best tech going, but it's definitely more of a marketing master than an out-and-out innovator. Which is probably why all of these breakthroughs are all-too-regularly mistakenly attributed to The Big A.<p><b>1. MP3 PLAYERS</b><p><b>iPhone 7: Everything</b> …

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Report: Samsung to release foldable smartphone in 2017

There’s no question that the Samsung Galaxy S7 is a success from a revenue standpoint. The device is slated to be one of this year’s biggest sellers in the flagship tier, but there are a few who are less than thrilled with the Galaxy line’s current direction. A stay-the-course philosophy has come …

Mobile

iPhone vs. Android: Which is better? - CNNMoney

Login<p>The iPhone’s TouchID fingerprint sensor makes bypassing the annoying lock screen a breeze. Some Android phones have a similar feature. Other Android phones have a “Smart Lock” tool that uses face recognition or location to bypass the lock screen, but it’s a less secure option.<p>Make a …

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Here's Why You Should (And Shouldn't) Get Samsung's New Phones

:accidentally drops in toilet:<p>Don't get me wrong, it's beautiful – but Samsung hasn't updated this aspect of the phone.<p>If you care about numbers, here goes: the S7 has a <b>2560 x 1440</b> display with <b>577 pixels per inch</b> (ppi), just like the Galaxy S6. The S7 Edge has the same resolution, but its pixel …

Samsung built the most amazing TV ever

Samsung rarely disappoints when it debuts new TVs. Its latest marvel, launched at this year's CES, definitely is one of the best ever.<p>The new TV technology allows you to stack televisions like Lego bricks. When you move them or even spin them around, a powerful processing engine powering the …

Gear & Gadgets

What if the iPhone ran Android, and Google didn’t allow iOS users to use Google Search, Gmail and YouTube?

I finally got back to San Diego, after a ten day holiday vacation with my family. I had a great time celebrating and feasting with the ones I …

Mobile Technology

Most anticipated tech of 2016: August to December edition

Mobile Technology

Opinion: Five reasons Apple fanboys are right (and wrong) about Android

Last week, I wrote an article called The Top 10 Android Features Apple’s iOS 10 Should Steal, and — surprise — it turned out to be somewhat controversial. Over 120 comments reflected a wide range of opinions on the future direction of Apple’s mobile operating system, with most commenters agreeing …

Hardwired vs Wireless Whole-House Music Systems

<b>There are two schools of thought</b> when it comes to installing a whole-house music system into a home: you can run no wire at all, relying on your …

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Which Android phones charge the fastest?

<i>Update: After speaking directly with Oppo it seems that the USB dongle we were using to measure the current and voltage was interfering with the VOOC quick charger system, as it uses a special 7-pin cable and the charging will only work when using that cable directly connected to the charger. So we</i> …

Mobile Technology

Samsung is bringing back the smartphone feature its biggest fans wanted

Micro SD cards allow phones to have expandable storage in addition to the built-in storage they're sold with.<p>It lets users store more media, like photos, movies, and music on their phone without having to worry about filling up their phone's built-in storage.<p>Earlier this year, Samsung fans were …

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5 awesome things only Android owners get to do in Google Maps

But I have an iPhone, which means I can't use the app to its full potential. I miss out on some awesome Google Maps features that are only available on the Android version of the app.<p>Here are five things Google Maps owners with Android can do that iPhone users can't.

Android News

Opinion: The top 10 Android features Apple’s iOS 10 should steal

Earlier this week, I wrote about the surprisingly good Motorola Moto G (2nd Gen) phone I was testing at our publisher’s request, and though I wouldn’t switch from iOS to Android, the experience made plain that even a sub-$100 Android phone is competent enough today to serve as a more capable …

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Samsung agrees to pay Apple $548 million for copying its iPhone designs

The smartphone industry is fiercely competitive, and Apple and Samsung are leaders in grappling to be the world’s number one. The two companies have been embroiled in a court case since 2011 when Apple accused Samsung of copying its design of the iPhone.<p>The dispute came to near-conclusion yesterday …

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Microsoft Surface Pro 4 Review: Confused Excellence

<i>A powerful laptop/tablet hybrid that excels in neither category but continues to successfully carve out its own path.</i><p>We’re on the fourth iteration of the Surface range and I’m still on the fence about the concept – much like the Surface is about its own classification. Is it a tablet, or is a …

Gear & Gadgets

Google is giving away Drive storage to get more restaurant reviews for Maps

Google is offering up to 1TB of free Drive storage for its most ardent Local Guides.<p>Local Guides is Google’s program for reviewers who offer their take on cafes, restaurants and various other businesses in their area. Those reviews are then fed into Google Maps.<p>In revamping its Local Guides …

5 problems with the Moto X Style (Pure Edition) and fixes

The Moto X Style (Pure Edition) brings together everything a lot of us want from our flagship smartphones: fantastic build quality, high-end specifications, a near stock software experience with some very useful features, and a relatively affordable price. Topping off an already great set of …

Mobile Technology

Premium headphones: the complete guide

Buying headphones isn't an easy task. There's a raft of manufacturers out there all gagging for your attention – from big brands such as Philips, to …

8 killer features of Android Marshmallow

Android M packs in a range of new features. Here are eight of the best.<p>Whether you want to call it Android M, or by its official name of Marshmallow, …

Android News

Nexus 6P Review: The Android Phone For Everyone

Google-designed Nexus phones have been beating the handsets designed by third-parties for a few years now, owing to their use of an unfettered stock …

Google Nexus 5X review: the people's Android phone?

First Android 6.0 Marshmallow smartphone has excellent camera, fast fingerprint sensor, is light but battery only just lasts long enough<p>The Nexus 5X is the smaller and cheaper of Google’s new flagship Android 6.0 Marshmallow smartphones, and is billed as the phone for everyone. It has a great …

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I'm an iPhone Person And This Is Why I Actually Love The New Android Phone

'Sup Android.<p><b>TL;DR</b> — Most men like to carry their phones in pockets, while most women carry their phones in a backpack or purse. The location of the Nexus 6P fingerprint sensor is ideal for pocket carriers and therefore, a win for most men.<p>Most pants for women have inexplicably tiny front pockets, …

The Galaxy Note 5 looks so much cooler with a transparent back

We can't believe it was this easy.<p>A Reddit user named Skarface08 turned the back of his Galaxy Note 5 fully transparent — making it every geek's …

Surface Book: Top 10 features of Microsoft's Windows 10 laptop | V3

<b>1. Microsoft's first laptop</b><p>Microsoft surprised everyone with the launch of the Surface Book, not just because the firm managed to keep its existence …

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The whole 'Mac vs. PC' thing is so over, and 'Android vs iPhone' is close behind

But I had this one friend whose family owned a Mac — one of those multicolored iMacs that were the company's first big product launch after Steve Jobs returned to the company.<p>I loved video games, and he loved video games, but he especially loved games on his Mac. Well, one game in particular: …

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Microsoft Surface Book vs. MacBook Pro: A Head-to-Head Comparison

Microsoft is making a big splash with its latest gear, the Surface Pro 4 and the Surface Book. These pricey products are designed to compete directly …