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How Typing on a Smart Watch Might Actually Make Sense

While the prospect of new smart watches from every corner is terribly exciting, few people seem to spent much time working out how to make them, you …

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Samsung says the Galaxy S4 design is 'like nothing you've ever seen before'

If the Galaxy S III was gently mocked for its design, the S4 has been the unwitting focus of a full-on roast. In a video explaining its design choices, Samsung explains that while the Galaxy S III was inspired by nature, this time it decided to ask the question, "How can we change people's lives …

Samsung Reveals The Galaxy Tab 3, A Low-End 7-inch Android Tablet

Samsung continues to expand its range of Android-based tablets with the newly unveiled Galaxy Tab 3, a 7-inch slate designed to compete almost directly with Google’s Nexus 7 and Apple’s iPad mini.<p>It’s powered by an unknown 1.2 GHz dual-core processor, with either 8GB or 16GB of internal storage and …

Retina iPad mini may not come this year

People have been waiting on a Retina display-equipped iPad mini ever since the small form factor tablet first came out. However, it looks like it may …

Google Now for iPhone and iPad: It's Here, and It's Great (UPDATED)

Rumors have been swirling that Google Now (the Big G's super-useful personal assistant application) would be coming to the search page on Google.com, …

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Facebook loses millions of users as biggest markets peak

Facebook has lost millions of users per month in its biggest markets, independent data suggests, as alternative social networks attract the attention …

Chat apps surpass SMS for the first time, study finds

Messaging apps are proving enormously popular across the globe; WhatsApp CEO Jan Koum recently solidified that point by claiming that his company's service has grown even bigger than Twitter. If that wasn't enough to give mobile operators pause, a new study from Informa may do the job. The …

Apple to release OS X 10.9 with new power-user features, more from iOS later this year

OS X 10.9, which is internally codenamed “Cabernet,” will focus on various “power-user” enhancements and take core features from iOS, according to our sources. Unlike operating system updates such as OS X Leopard and OS X Lion, OS X 10.9 will likely not be an overhauled approach to how the …