Sheila Martin

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Samsung Galaxy S5 may feature metal body

Samsung could finally swap the plastic body on its flagship smartphone for a stronger, classier metal design.<p>Samsung could give in to cries for metal housing in its next-generation Galaxy S smartphone.<p>With the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 ready to make its formal debut at IFA next week, the rumor mill is …

Android 4.3 coming to Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4 next month

Most eyes where on the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 and Samsung Galaxy Gear during Samsung’s principle press event at IFA yesterday, but there was also another tidbit of information that will bring a smile to millions of Samsung Galaxy S3 and S4 owners. According to Samsung the company plans to roll out …

Is it better to zoom out, or just fade away? Android Central app gets new transitions!

Ladies and gentlemen, boys and girls: We've uploaded a new version of the official Android Central App (accept no substitutes!) to the wonderful and …

Galaxy Gear reminds Samsung to mention Android [Update: video]

There is no doubt about it, Samsung is big but sometimes it looks like it has gotten too big for its own good. Do you remember the launch of the Galaxy S4? Samsung was full of self-praise for all the neat features that it has packed into its latest smartphone. It was oozing with joy about its …

Samsung releases new video, 'Introducing the Galaxy Note 3'

The Next Big Thing is here! The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 was officially announced yesterday, and it’s one impressive looking device.<p>At first glance, it might just seem like a minor update to the Note 2, but there are tons of improvements and changes here. Not only does the Note 3 ditch Samsung’s …

Jelly Bean swallows up 45 percent of Android devices

The latest flavor of Android continues to pop up on more devices, leaving Ice Cream Sandwich and Gingerbread further behind.<p>Almost half of Android users are now taking a bite out of Jelly Bean, according to Google's Android developer dashboard.<p>Looking at all Android devices that visited Google Play …

AT&T, T-Mobile and Sprint confirm plans to carry the Note 3

We already knew that the Note 3 would arrive on all three major U.S. carriers, alongside U.S. Cellular – still, it’s always nice to receive official confirmation. Yesterday Verizon officially announced its plans to carry both the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, and the Galaxy Gear. Now Sprint, T-Mobile and …

Hands on with the LTE-Advanced Samsung Galaxy S4

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 coming to EE

At the Samsung Unpacked event in Berlin, <i>JK Shin</i> promised that we would see the Samsung Galaxy Note 3 world wide, and soon. We've heard from EE, and …

Chrome OS beta gets touchscreen drag and drop, text selection features

Chrome OS's touchscreen features continue to grow. On Wednesday, Google updated the Chrome OS beta channel, adding touch-enabled drag and drop and text selection. Chrome evangelist François Beaufort demoed drag and drop on a Chromebook Pixel in a YouTube video shared a couple weeks ago. For now, …

Why You Should Visit Arizona In the Summer

It’s no secret that Arizona is hot in the summer, as I learned growing up in Scottsdale. But I don’t want you to think that it’s always 115 degrees. Usually, the temperature hovers in the much more comfortable 100°-105° range. “Comfortable?!” my friends ask. “You’re crazy! That kind of heat isn’t …

Did Life on Earth Come From Mars?

Two scientists present new data on great cosmic questions.<p><b>Did life begin on Mars and then travel to Earth for its blossoming?</b><p><b>A long-debated and often-dismissed theory known as "panspermia" got new life in the past week, as two scientists separately proposed that early Earth lacked some chemicals</b> …

New Giant Volcano Below Sea Is Largest in the World

Tamu Massif in the northwest Pacific challenges traditional views of ocean science.<p><b>A volcano the size of New Mexico or the British Isles has been identified under the Pacific Ocean, about 1,000 miles (1,600 kilometers) east of Japan, making it the biggest volcano on Earth and one of the biggest in</b> …

Word in New: Red Line

The "line" part is easy to figure out. The "red" part is a little more mysterious.<p><b>Sometime in the next week or so the world will finally learn one way or the other what it means to cross a red line. A little over a year ago President Obama warned Syrian authorities that for them to use chemical</b> …