Abed Sahmarany

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Quantum Computers Move Another Step Closer To Reality

Imagine that two people could get linked in such a way that they could influence each other no matter where in the universe they existed. Now scientists find they can entangle mechanical vibrations in this same way, findings that could help enable quantum computers far more powerful than normal …

The one thing that hasn’t leaked about the next iPhone is the only thing that matters

On Sept. 10, Apple is expected to announce a new iPhone and a (rumored, but essentially confirmed) “cheap” iPhone 5C. The price of the forthcoming “iPhone 5C” will determine its success in both the US and China, and will tell us a great deal about which market Apple is prioritizing, says mobile …

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Good news: Boom times for Carrier Wi-Fi hotspots and Wi-Fi networks

Carriers — a euphemism for phone and cable companies — are known to hate any new technology that threatens their existing business models. For phone …

You can now replace your PC with a smartphone. But will you?

Sales of PCs continue to decline, and that’s forcing PC makers to get creative. The latest example is an attempt by Acer, currently the number four maker of PCs in the world by market share, to replace the PC forever—with the smartphone.<p>Meet the Acer Extend prototype, which was unveiled this week …

Maxthon browser to be preloaded in at least 100 million smartphones thanks to MediaTek partnership

Though Maxthon launched its Android browser three years ago, it might not be the go-to app most users have when they get their brand new smartphone. That might change soon however, thanks to a recently announced partnership between the software company and RollTech, the value-added services arm of …

Microsoft Untethers OneNote For iPad From The PC, Now Lets Users Create New Notebooks On The Go

Microsoft’s OneNote note-taking app for iPad and iPhone got a small but important update today that finally makes the iPad version a completely stand-alone experience. Until now, you couldn’t create new notebooks from the iPad, so you were always forced to go back to the desktop or web version …

How Much Do Average Apps Make?

The last few years have seen an unprecedented number of people rushing to develop mobile apps for iOS and Android. But looking at the installed user base on each platform and information on the payouts made by the different companies, it appears that the vast majority of developers will find …

Portal app brings Paranoid Android’s Halo multitasking feature to everyone

As a big fan of Paranoid Android’s Halo multitasking feature, it brings me great pleasure to inform you that the feature is now available to a much wider audience.<p>After the PA team made their code open source, other developers have been working away to port Halo over to other systems. Portal is one …

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