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As sensors shrink, watch as 'wearables' disappear

(Reuters) - Forget 'wearables', and even 'hearables'. The next big thing in mobile devices: 'disappearables'.<p>Even as the new Apple Watch piques consumer interest in wrist-worn devices, the pace of innovation and the tumbling cost, and size, of components will make wearables smaller - so small, some …

What Facebook, Instagram, Twitter And WeChat Look Like On The Apple Watch

Former Adobe exec, now Apple’s VP of Technology, Kevin Lynch, took the stage this morning at the Apple Watch event in Cupertino to demonstrate several of the forthcoming Watch applications that will be available for the device at launch. Among those shown this morning were a number of social …

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Just Don’t Call It a Stylus

The makers of a new breed of smartphones and tablets are reinventing the stylus—but avoiding the word<p>There’s a new taboo term in the world of mobile computing: “stylus.”<p>The word “stylus” might conjure up memories of the little plastic stick that served as an input mechanism on clunky …

GoDaddy and Microsoft launch service to help small businesses get online | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

GoDaddy, the world's largest technology provider dedicated to small businesses, today announced the release of Get Online Today, in collaboration …

Mutual funds: Individual investors' asset base up 32% to Rs 5.24 lakh crore | Latest News & Updates at Daily News & Analysis

Individual investors have increased their assets base by 32% over the last nine months of the current fiscal year (2014-15) to Rs 5.24 lakh …

All India Bakchod is proof that India’s moral police is fighting a losing battle

A section of India’s right-wing moralists are standing up to apparently protect the country’s culture, women and youth from, well, stand-up comedians.<p>In a criminal complaint against comedy collective All India Bakchod (AIB)—and a group of Bollywood celebrities—Akhilesh Tiwari, president of Brahman …

Samsung’s next Edge could have a pair of displays on each side

Samsung’s next phone project could be a double-edged sword of sorts. Instead of one side display, like the Galaxy Note Edge, the company is …

Samsung brings in new design chief from Apple designer Jony Ive’s former firm

Samsung announced last year that, after negative reviews of the design of its Galaxy S5, its head of mobile design Change Dong-hoon was being replaced by then VP of mobile design Lee Min-hyouck. Today, however, it was revealed that the company is bringing in an outside designer to help refresh its …

Chromecast doesn’t have a remote, so this guy built one himself

Google’s Chromecast streaming stick comes without a remote control, opting instead to rely on a user’s mobile device to launch and control media …

Sony’s smartphones unit lost billions in 2014. What’s next?

In September, Sony told analysts that it expected to lose over $2 billion in 2014 thanks to an underperforming smartphone division. Obviously, that’s …

Google's Latest: A Spoon That Steadies Tremors

Just in time for the holidays, Google is throwing its money, brain power and technology at the humble spoon. Of course these spoons (don't call them spoogles) are a bit more than your basic utensil: Using hundreds of algorithms, they allow people with essential tremors and Parkinson's Disease to …

BlackBerry will pay you to dump your iPhone for a Passport

Here's a holiday deal for you: If you trade in your iPhone 6 for a BlackBerry Passport, the company will basically pay you $50.<p>Starting Dec. 1, …

Amazon Fire Phone Gets Another Fire Sale: $199 Unlocked

Amazon has already admitted that it priced its Fire Phone much higher than consumers anticipated, and now it’s making a significant adjustment to the device’s price tag: A fully unlocked Fire Phone now retails for $199.00, instead of $449.00. The GSM device is still U.S.-only, which means it’ll …

Bing and Yahoo reportedly aiming to become default iOS search engine as Google’s contract runs out

Last week Mozilla announced that its Firefox browser would be dropping Google as the default search engine in favor of Yahoo. While it’s a good move for Yahoo, it won’t gain the company the exposure that comes with being the default search engine on something more widely used, such as Apple’s …

Bigger screen iPhones are eating away at iPad usage according to Pocket study

Everyone says they wish phones weren’t so big, yet we all seem to appreciate the extra real-estate once we have our own phablet.<p>Pocket, the “read-it-later” app, collected data from 2 million article and video opens with its app to amassed some telling numbers on users who own both a phone and a …

You Can Get One Of The Best Android Phones In The World Basically For Free On Monday

If you opt for an off-contract unlocked version of the phone, you'll still get a massive $140 discount.<p>This brings the full price down to $359 from $500. If you buy a new second-generation Moto X on Monday, you'll also get a 30% discount on any accessories you order with it.<p>Motorola says the deals …

Delhi High Court orders Xiaomi to suspend smartphone sales | Reuters

MUMBAI (Reuters) - The Delhi High Court has ordered Xiaomi Technology Co Ltd to temporarily stop selling its smartphones in India in a case related to patent infringements that telecom equipment maker Ericsson (ERICb.ST) had filed against the Chinese company.<p>Three models of China's Xiaomi Mi phones …

Samsung's virtual reality headset, Gear VR: what you need to know

Samsung's virtual reality headset, dubbed "Gear VR," is available for purchase as of today. For those not following the last three years of virtual reality's return from obscurity, today is a big day: Gear VR is the first virtual reality headset available to general consumers. Though Sony's …

Celkon Win 400 With Windows Phone 8.1 Available Online at Rs. 4,999

Celkon seems set to join domestic handset makers such as Karbonn, Micromax, and Xolo with the launch of its first Windows Phone-based smartphone in …

India the Fastest Growing Asia Pacific Smartphone Market in Q3: IDC

The International Data Corporation (IDC) on Wednesday announced that India was the fastest growing smartphone market in Asia Pacific with a market …

Microsoft launches first non-Nokia Lumia in India

<b>New Delhi:</b> Microsoft Devices launched its first Lumia handset without the iconic Nokia brand name in India for Rs.9,199. The US-based software giant …

Bye bye Flipkart? Xiaomi to launch own e-commerce website in India - Tech2

Following it's trend of selling their smartphones exclusively via online retail stores, Xiaomi has now expressed plans to launch it's own retail …

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Nexus 5 owners using Android Lollipop face problems with Wi-Fi, battery

<b>Update:</b> Recent <b>reports</b> suggest that Nexus 5 owners are facing some problems after updating their phone to the Android 5.0 Lollipop. A few bugs …

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Android 5.0 Lollipop Update Rolling Out to Google Nexus 5, Moto X (Gen 2), Moto G, and Others

Google on Wednesday, as expected, announced the Android 5.0 Lollipop OTA update for older Nexus devices (namely, the Nexus 4, Nexus 5, Nexus 7 (2012 …

To Build A Powerful Company Culture, Create a Powerful Orientation Process

Do you know—for certain—what the first day of work is like for your employees? Is there a chance you’re frittering away orientation–a key part of building your corporate culture–on inconsequential details? <i>(‘‘This is the break room. We clean the employee fridge</i> <i>out each Friday.’’)</i><p>Each day, all around …

Move over, Samsung: Lenovo takes the prize for most shameless Apple ripoff

If imitation truly is the sincerest form of flattery, then the designers at Lenovo must adore the iPhone 6.<p>Samsung has caught a lot of flak for—and been taken to court over—some of its iPhone-like smartphone design choices, but nothing the Korean company has ever produced comes close to the …

Unemployment Is Down, But Good Jobs Are Scarce

The Republican victory in Tuesday’s midterm elections had as much or more to do with the economy as it did about any other current issues, such as Ebola or ISIS. And for the economy, read jobs.<p>While the U.S. has been creating an average of 227,000 jobs a month this year, up from an average of …

Nothing micro about this max sales story

The Indian Railways is working on increasing the speeds of all long distance passenger trains by 25 km per hour by 2022 which will reduce travel time …