Drew Galloway

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Look out, Google Glass: Samsung eyeing wearable technology

Samsung reportedly is gearing up for the wearable technology market.<p>Speaking at the company's Analyst Day, Samsung Vice Chairman and CEO Kwon Oh-hyun said Wednesday that his company has been dedicating significant resources to several technologies, including "wearables," according to the Wall …

Nokia passed Motorola to become the fourth largest US smartphone brand in Q3 2013

According to a new report from research firm Counterpoint, Nokia became the fourth largest OEM to ship smartphones in the US for Q3 2013. The Finnish company came in at fourth place with 4.4 percent, behind HTC which held 8.6 percent. There’s a big gap after that though, with Samsung and Apple …

Google's Quantum AI Lab adds quantum physics to Minecraft

There is seemingly no end to the number of things you can do in <i>Minecraft</i> — and the latest thing is experimenting with quantum physics. A new mod called <i>qCraft,</i> built by none other than Google's Quantum AI Lab Team, adds blocks that exhibit quantum entanglement, superposition, and observer-dependency …

Samsung Is Stealing Apple's iPad Market Share

Here's the problem Apple hopes to cure tomorrow when it unveils its new 2013 model iPads. While the iPad is still the biggest brand in the tablet market it's essentially being nibbled to death by competitors.<p>Samsung is the most robust of those foes. But note how Microsoft — which markets the …

Google Web Designer creates animated 3-D HTML5 ads in minutes, for free

Google released its new tool for building adaptive, universally usable rich ads this morning. With Google Web Designer, hard-core animators and wet-behind-the-ears newbies can build, edit, and publish animated HTML5 ads for any platform in just minutes.<p>For any device.<p>“We think that Google Web …

Lenovo intros four IdeaCentre all-in-ones, including a super-wide 29-inch model

Lenovo is known for all-in-one PCs that stand out, and that's certainly true of a new four-model update to the company's IdeaCentre line. The headlining B750 is reportedly the first PC to include a 29-inch, 21:9 aspect ratio display; its 2,560 x 1,080 panel is potentially ideal for both movie …

3Doodler 3D printing pen starts shipping to Kickstarter backers, retail models arriving in early 2014

It's not news <i>every</i> time a Kickstarter product starts shipping to backers, but in the case of 3Doodler, it's worth a mention. At last count, the startup had raised $2.3 million to fund its 3D printing pen, and with a cost of $99 per device, well, you do the math: that's a lot of people waiting for …

Google Launches Public Beta of Web Designer

Google today launched a new advertising application in beta called Google Web Designer. The company says the tool is for creating “professional-quality design” HTML5 ads and campaigns accessible to everyone from the designer to the dabbler.<p>HTML5 is widely seen as the standard that everyone on the …

Apple hires Nike FuelBand designer Ben Shaffer; Cupertino's wearable can't be far behind

A month after after poaching fitness expert and Nike FuelBand consultant Jay Blahnik, Apple has added another former Nike employee to its ranks. Cupertino has reportedly hired Ben Shaffer, who served the sneaker brand as Studio Director of the Innovation Kitchen. In this role, Shaffer helped …

EU wants all companies, ahem Apple, to use standard charger

The European Union has been pushing for a universal cell phone charger for years, and on Thursday it took another step forward in this process.<p>The European Parliament's internal market and consumer protection committee unanimously voted on a legislative resolution to create a law requiring all …

Google's Open Project mirrors Android apps on any connected touchscreen

Sure, Google already has Chromecast for throwing websites and media to big screens. The company's engineers believe they can go one better, however, with something called the Open Project framework. It's an effort to find a standardized way of mirroring not only content, but also touch inputs on a …

Google Research shows off new way to 'virtually project' your smartphone onto any display

Google has long been fascinated by sharing content between screens: the new Chromecast dongle is focused on that functionality, as is older software like Chrome tab sync, the YouTube Leanback remote, and the Chrome to Phone extension. Now there's a new project out of the company's research arm that …

Samsung Denies Copying Apple with Gold Smartphone

This past week Samsung has taken a fair amount of heat for appearing to unveil a golden version of the Galaxy S4 less than a two weeks after Apple launched a new gold incarnation of its latest smartphone: the iPhone 5s. Given previous history between the two companies — notably the $1 billion fine …

Valve unveils the Steam Controller

A gamepad designed to work with the entire Steam library<p>Today Valve revealed details for its very own gamepad — the Steam Controller, designed to work with the company's Steam Box console. The device features two circular, clickable trackpads with a touchscreen in the middle. "Driven by the …

Samsung looks to resolve EU antitrust concerns with new concessions

In a bit to appease EU regulators and possibly avoid being saddled with major fines, Samsung has submitted a concessions package designed to alleviate growing antitrust concerns. "After lengthy discussions, Samsung has sent us a set of commitments seeking to address our concerns," said EU …

Samsung: We’ve been making gold phones longer than Apple has been making phones

With Apple’s new gold iPhone 5s getting the most attention of any of the new colorful iPhones it released earlier this month, Samsung wants you to know that it isn’t copying Apple with its new gold Galaxy S4.<p>In a blog post on its official Samsung Tomorrow blog titled, “Golden History of Samsung …