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Toyota FT-1 Concept Car by Calty Design Research

Toyota has revealed stunning <b>Toyota FT-1 concept car</b> at the North American International Auto Show. The name itself FT-1 means “Future Toyota” where …

Concept Cars

Net neutrality threatened by court

<b>A US federal appeals court has rejected rules intended to prevent internet service providers (ISPs) from prioritising certain types of content.</b><p>Net neutrality is the principle that ISPs should not block web traffic for customers who pay less to give faster speeds to those who pay more.<p>The US Federal …

Net Neutrality

Why 2014 will be Apple’s year of big reveals

2013 was a very Apple-y year, in that incremental improvements were pretty much all Apple rolled out. This kind of refinement and polish is one of the things the company does best. It’s easy to forget, for example, that Steve Jobs once unveiled a version of the Mac OS in which the only major …

MacBook Air

Curved screens not weird enough for you? Samsung plans a three-sided phone display

Leave it to Samsung to once again make us say “huh?” when it comes to new smartphone screen technology.<p>The Korean electronics giant is reportedly developing a three-sided smartphone screen — so it will cover the front and two sides of a phone — according to a Bloomberg report.<p>A source tells the …

iOS 7 users report daylight saving time glitch

The line marking the current time in the Calendar app is off by an hour, owners of devices with Apple's latest operating system tell AppleInsider.<p>iOS 7 seems to have trouble telling the time following the end of daylight saving time in some countries.<p>Several readers of AppleInsider told the blog …

Apple Sold 33.8 Million iPhones, 14.1 Million iPads, And 4.6 Million Macs In Q4 2013

Well folks, Apple has just put up some mixed numbers in its fiscal Q4 2013 earnings release — $37.5 billion in revenue and $7.5 billion in net profit to be exact — but how exactly did the tech titan fare in terms of hardware sales?<p>This time around Apple sold 33.8 million iPhones (which it notes is …

Dual-SIM version of Galaxy Note 3 launches in China

The Galaxy Note 3 became available unlocked (well, sort of unlocked) and at carriers from around the world over the past couple of weeks. Now it’s time for the dual-SIM version of the device, and, as usual, Samsung first released it in China, a market where devices with dual-SIM capabilities are …

Phones

Report: Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Galaxy Gear to ship soon after September launch

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>On September 4, Samsung is widely expected to debut the Galaxy Note 3 and possibly a smartwatch called the Galaxy Gear. …

Qualcomm's Snapdragon: Not Your Granddad's Mobile Processor

You may know — or think you know — what a mobile processor is. It’s the brains inside a phone. It runs everything else. And that’s about right for a first pass.<p>But what we have today inside a smartphone is not your granddad’s processor. Not at all.<p>First, a mobile processor is not a brain, but a …

‘A lot of things wrong’ as Jobs movie opens with disappointing revenues

The long-awaited <i>Jobs</i> movie opened this weekend, with <i>Box Office Mojo</i> reporting that it took seventh place in the weekend openings, grossing $6.7M against top-grossing movie <i>The Butler</i> at $25M. Distributor Open Road Films had expected <i>Jobs</i> to gross $8-9M.<p>Playing at 2,381 locations, <i>Jobs</i> opened in …

Oppo R819 hands-on (video)

Oppo smartphones may have a good reach in China, but it's a name that most people in the Western Hemisphere haven't heard of. As many other OEMs from the area, the manufacturer is hoping to reverse that trend, and its strategy is to first appeal to the most hardcore of enthusiasts with its latest …

iOS 7 beta 7 (final beta) to be released today? (update: doesn’t look like it)

According to <i>BGR</i>, Apple will release the seventh and final beta version of iOS 7 to developers today. The release, like most of the past seeds, is said to arrive around 1 PM EST/10 AM PST.<p>This new build is said to include a “much higher” build number than previous releases, and this typically means …

Amazon and Google's first employees reminisce about the old days

Joining a brand-new company can be a risky decision, but sometimes it pays off. In profiles of the very first employees to be hired by Google, Amazon, and Subway, <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> reveals what it was like to work for some of today's best-known businesses back before they made it big. Google's …

International Trade Commission Bans Certain Samsung Products, Saying Some Apple Patents Were Violated

The U.S. International Trade Commission ruled on Friday that certain Samsung products do infringe on two Apple patents and should be barred from …

Google Wallet gets skinnier, losing loyalty, gift card features

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Instead of adding new functionality to its mobile wallet, Google(s goog) is axing features it already offers. …

Rumor: Amazon May Be Getting Into The Console Business

Another tech giant may be getting into the games business. Sources are telling Game Informer that online retailer and gadget maker Amazon is prepping an android-based console for release in 2013, likely before Black Friday. When contacted for comment by Forbes, an Amazon rep said that it did not …

Google Glass on loan as movie-making tool

The "Glass Creative Collective" encourages film students to experiment with wearable cinematography starting this fall.<p>Will Google Glass soon flood the world with documentary filmmakers? That's one possibility the company is encouraging through a partnership with film and design schools dubbed the …

Google Glass

With older model iPhone and iPad ban on the line, Apple finds favor in Washington

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr user Tom Lohdon<p>When the Obama administration decided to reverse a ban on certain older models of iPhone and …

Exclusive: CNN Films Picks Up Aviation Disaster Doc ‘Sole Survivor’ for Early 2014 Broadcast

Exclusive: CNN Films Picks Up Aviation Disaster Doc 'Sole Survivor' for Early 2014 Broadcast<p>CNN Films has announced today that it is acquiring Ky …

Nonprofits

This Iron Fish Offers Relief From Anemia

How turning a chunk of unappetizing metal into the Lucky Iron Fish addressed an anemia epidemic in Cambodia.<p><i>[This project is an entrant in our Innovation By Design Awards. Stay tuned for the announcement of winners on October 10.]</i><p>Anemia, a condition of low red blood cells, is primarily caused by …

PSFK Imagines Home of the Future

In case you missed Dwell's July/August issue, there's another chance to peep technology for the home of the future, thanks to a PSFK exhibition in New York City.<p>PSFK—the creative agency and innovation-focused website—has released another "Future Of" report, this time geared towards the home …

New York City

'Canoe' Dig These Handpainted Paddles by Northern Newcomers Norquay?

Move over, Best Made Co., there's a new outdoors-inspired design company in town. Montreal-based Norquay Co., a brand "dedicated to camping vibes," …

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Asus Memo Pad HD 7 gets low price, much-needed upgrades over predecessor - CNET

<b>The Asus Memo Pad HD 7 is priced like a champ and also comes in pink. Pink.</b> Asus<p>Well, that didn't take long. Less than two months after I posted this review of the Memo ME172V, Asus has revealed its younger, more powerful sibling: the Memo Pad HD 7 -- formally known internally as the sequentially …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung dominates, Apple stalls in Q2 global smartphone shipments

A Samsung Galaxy S4, right, with the older Galaxy S3 behind it.<p>The second quarter of 2013 brought more good news for Samsung but less so for Apple, at least as far as smartphone sales go. But the year isn't over yet — in fact, the toughest fight is yet to come.<p>Tracking firm IDC's numbers on global …

Mobile

L.A. Unified School District Wants iPads for All 640,000 Students

Back in June, the Los Angeles Unified School District awarded Apple a $30 million contract to provide its students with iPads. Under its terms, the …

Students

Best Buy, Amazon, GameStop, and Walmart selling the new Nexus 7 four days early

Having already launched its pre-orders ahead of the official Nexus 7 announcement, Best Buy is keeping up the habit of preempting Google by making the new Android slate available early. Announced for a July 30th launch in the US, the 2013 Nexus 7 is actually shipping out to Best Buy pre-order …

LA Unified School District will give each of its 640,000 students iPads by the end of next year

Previously, we covered Apple’s announcement that it had won a large contract to supply iPads to LA Unified School District. The program will equip students across the nation’s second biggest school district with iPads that include the Pearson Common Core System of Courses delivered via a new app as …

Ballmer admits Microsoft built too many Surface RTs, disappointed with Windows sales

Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer has admitted that the company built too many Surface tablets, and it's not selling as many Windows devices as it wants. During an internal town hall event earlier this week, Ballmer and COO Kevin Turner both addressed the recent $900 million hit for Surface RT and the …