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20 best iPhone and iPad apps this week

It's time for our weekly roundup of the best new iPhone and iPad apps and games to have emerged on Apple's App Store.<p>This week's selection includes monsters, calendars, scanning utilities, Family Guy photo-snaps, Mr Tickle, beautiful puzzler Monument Valley, and the quietly-launched new game from …

Samsung Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit up for pre-order at Amazon

With an 11 April release date, the monolithic retailer is now accepting pre-orders for Samsung's glossy new wrist-borne gadgets.<p>The Samsung Gear 2 , Gear 2 Neo and Gear Fit are up for pre-order on Amazon, giving fans of Samsung's wrist-centric gadgets the chance to splash the cash ahead of the new …

Wearable Tech

Google Shows A Glimpse Of How Its Modular Phone Moonshot Is Progressing

Google has released a video (embedded below) showing a glimpse of what’s going on behind the scenes at Project Ara, one of the hardware shunkworks projects coming out of its Advanced Technology and Projects (ATAP). The ATAP group is also working on a 3D mapping handset which Google showed off in …

Turkish court orders partial lifting of YouTube ban | Reuters

ANKARA (Reuters) - A Turkish court on Friday ruled that a blanket ban of social-media website YouTube violated human rights and ordered most of the restrictions be lifted, citing a top court ruling this week that scrapped a similar ban on microblogging site Twitter.<p>YouTube logos displayed on a …

8 Scientifically Proven Ways to Maximize Your Mid-Day Break

<i>This post originally appeared on the Buffer blog and has been republished with permission.</i><p>I’ve noticed that the way I spend my lunch break affects how productive I am for the rest of the day: how quickly I get started once I get back to my desk, how effective I am in the first hour after lunch, and …

Review: The Amazon Fire TV Is Kind Of A Mess

I didn’t ask for games. I didn’t ask for photos. I asked for a streaming media solution that could do things right: Something easy to pick up, simple to use, and something that actually made the experience of playing and navigating through multimedia, dare I say it, <i>fun</i>.<p>Amazon promised all of the …

HTC One M8 Google Play Edition has started shipping

Customers who pre-ordered the handset early when it launched on the Google Play Store should be recieving them no later than April 15.<p>HTC's latest flagship handset, the One M8 comes in two flavors: the one with Sense UI is already available in the U.S., while the unlocked Google Play Edition …

Android News

Report: Google Eyes Its Own Wireless Network

Google wants to be your future wireless carrier, a new report suggests.<p>Google executives are in talks to offer its own wireless service in regions …

Samsung graphene breakthrough set to turn 'wonder material' into wearable tech

Samsung's future-gazing scientists claim to have cooked up a way of developing atom-thin silicon alternative graphene on a commercial scale.<p>Samsung has made a breakthrough in a new 'wonder material' poised to build the next generation of wearable technology. The company's biggest brains have cooked …

Graphene