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Kiwi Move Aims to Outsmart All Other Wearable Tech

Kiwi Move is a multi-use activity tracker that aims to replace several other similar devices, and help you with your daily tasks.<p>Designed by Kiwi …

Nintendo 'studying' mobile devices in wake of bleak hardware sales forecast

"It's not as simple as enabling Mario to move on a smartphone."<p>Earlier today Nintendo slashed its sales forecast for the Wii U by nearly 70 percent, which in turn led the company to predict an operating loss of around $336 million. And it appears that drastic change has forced the company to …

Nintendo Announces Massive 45% Increase In 3DS Game Sales In 2013

While the Wii U is still the “console who must not be named” in terms of sales at this point, Nintendo is more than happy to boast about its other piece of hardware, the 3DS. The handheld has exploded in popularity this year, even competing against a smartphone market that was supposed to doom the …

What to expect from Microsoft in 2014

The last year for Microsoft may have been one of its most historic. In 2013, the company launched Windows 8.1, began shipping its own PC hardware, released the Xbox One, acquired Nokia’s devices and services business, announced a company-wide reorganization and prepared to lose its CEO of 13 …

Transformer Pad TF502T appears on ASUS' website, launching soon?

After a couple of months of rumors it looks like ASUS has made the Transformer Pad TF502T official by publishing a product page for the tablet on its Taiwanese website. Sadly, the new device seems to be just a repackaging of the TF600T, which ran Windows RT, but now with Android. The original …

Xbox One Won't Be Microsoft's Last Console, Says Phil Spencer

Xbox One is unlikely to be Microsoft’s last video game console, according to Phil Spencer. In a response to a fan question on Twitter, the head of Microsoft Game Studios said local computation will remain an important part of gaming for the foreseeable future.<p>Many have speculated whether the Xbox …

Galaxy S5 specs purportedly confirmed: “2K” display, 16MP camera, metal and plastic versions

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Never one to do things small, Samsung looks like it is really planning to push the envelope with the Galaxy S5. SamMobile …

Microsoft Expects To Make Another Xbox

Will we see a Playstation 5? How about an Xbox…um…two? As soon as Sony and Microsoft announced the PS4 and Xbox One, complete with robust cloud capabilities, pundits such as myself started wondering if this would be the last generation of traditional video game consoles. The tech to stream games …

For Samsung and Galaxy Gear, less may be more

If there's one lesson to be gleaned from the myriad of wearables at the Consumer Electronics Show, it's the advantage of a streamlined, focused product.<p>When looking at the plethora of wearable devices unveiled at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas, other companies certainly followed that …

Study shows Galaxy S III is Samsung’s most popular phone

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>Credit: Samsung<p>There’s a ton of Samsung smartphones out there, but do you ever wonder which model is the most popular? The …

Startup CEO salary: how much do founders pay themselves?

If you’re a startup founder, how much should you pay yourself? Not very much, according to data that Compass has shared with The Next Web.<p>“75% of European digital ecosystem is present at #TNW2018”Are you doing business in Amsterdam in May?Join us<p>The company collected salary data from 11,160 …

Wearable craze adds skin sensitivity to the list of considerations for gadget buyers

We were quite impressed with Jawbone Up24 when we reviewed it. But, a few weeks later, things soured a bit when an editor developed a rather unpleasant rash from the device. Turns out it's not all that uncommon a reaction. While the usual list of concerns for gadget buyers focuses on specs, …

Wearable Tech at CES 2014

If you’ve been keeping with Android Authority’s coverage of CES 2014, you’ll know that a lot of the spotlight at this year’s event has been focused on wearable accessories. Including augmented reality devices, smart watches, and fitness bands, 2014 is definitely shaping up to be the year of …

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More Galaxy S5 rumors: New 2900mAh Li-ion battery with rapid charging

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Shutterstock / koya979<p>When I reported on the latest rumored specs for the Galaxy S5 yesterday, one thought kept going …

Unity Developers Can Now Build Games For Sony’s PlayStation Vita

And Unity’s develop-once, build-for-anything arsenal continues to grow.<p>This morning, the guys over at Unity made good on a promise they first made in March of last year: support for Sony’s latest handheld, the PlayStation Vita.<p>It’s perhaps not the <i>best</i> timing, seeing as Sony is currently trying to …

Alienware's Steam Machine will arrive in September

Alienware has perhaps the most exciting Steam Machine coming to market, and now we know when it will arrive. According to a tweet from Dave Oshry, a video game marketing exec attending Valve's Steam Dev Days developer summit, the company just announced that Alienware's Steam Machine will launch in …

Fitbit Force causing allergic reactions for some users

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>It appears that some users are experiencing compatibility issues with the a Fitbit Force activity tracker (see disclosure), …

Fitbit Offering Refunds Or Device Swaps To Owners Of Force Wristband With Skin Irritation

Fitness device maker Fitbit is offering up an honest deal to customers who are reporting that their Fitbit Force is causing them skin irritation: you can either get a full refund, or swap out your tracker for a different one from the Fitbit line, the assumption being that you’ll likely opt for one …

Chrome For Android & iOS Promises To Reduce Your Data Usage By 50%

Thanks to the release of Chrome 32 for Android and iOS, users of Google’s mobile OS will have the option of reducing their browser’s data usage by up …

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Samsung's Galaxy Tab 3 Lite doesn't bring much to the crowded budget tablet market

Samsung's regional Polish site inadvertently jumped the gun a few days ago, publishing a user manual for an unannounced Galaxy Tab 3 Lite to its support pages. Today, the Korean company's press blog has finally caught up and formally introduced its new low-end, 7-inch slate. The standard 7-inch …

NPD: iPhone Hit 42% US Smartphone Share in Q4 2013, Samsung 26%

In Q4 2013, Apple and Samsung were the clear winners in the US smartphone race. iPhone ownership increased from 35 percent in Q4 2012 to 42 percent in Q4 2013 while Samsung Android phones increased from 22 percent of smartphones owned in Q4 2012 to 26 percent in Q4 2013.<p>The latest figures come from …

How The PS4 And Xbox One Renewed GameStop's Lease On Life

GameStop shares came crashing down a few days ago when the company announced lower than expected game sales over the holidays (down 22.5% from last year) and more bad news when increased hardware sales of the PS4 and Xbox One were offset by a surprisingly large decline in PS3 and 360 sales.<p>All of …

Xbox One was the top-selling console in the US last month

Market research firm NPD has now recorded a full month of console sales for the PS4 and Xbox One in the US, and it's revealing today that Microsoft’s latest console topped the sales charts for the month of December. Microsoft has long dominated with the Xbox 360 in the US, and it appears that …

Tim Cook Asked About Larger iPhone at China Mobile Launch

After nearly six years of negotiations, the iPhone is finally available on China Mobile, which is the largest mobile carrier in the world with around 763 million subscribers. Apple CEO Tim Cook was on hand with China Mobile Chairman Xi Guohua at the carrier's headquarters store in Beijing at …

Nintendo Confirms Wii U Has Flopped, Slashes Sales Forecast By ~70%

Nintendo has confirmed what we knew already: its unhappy controller/console combo, the Wii U, is a flop. The company said hardware sales of the Wii U had failed to reach its target during the year-end, pushing it into a third consecutive annual loss, Reuters reports.<p>“We failed to reach our target …

Losses, write-offs and pay cuts: It's just a regular day at Acer

Acer executives are having a gloomy time of it after suffering a huger-than-expected financial loss for 2013 and subsequently being forced to take a 30 percent pay cut. Despite launching a wide range of PCs and tablets last year, the Taiwanese manufacturer lost around $700 million (NT$21 billion), …

Early 2011 MacBook Pros Are Dropping Like Flies, Heat Issues To Blame

If you have a 2011 MacBook Pro that is wonking out like it was haunted by a Japanese ghost, you’re not the only one. It appears that a massive number of early-2011 MacBook Pro owners with AMD graphics are having issues with system crashes and hardware problems, with failure rates reaching a …

HTC Said To Be Planning Larger Screen Version Of HTC One Flagship Smartphone For March

HTC is said to be readying the next generation of the HTC One, which will keep the same simple moniker but offer up a larger display and a camera with a so-called “twin-sensor” rear-facing camera, according to Bloomberg (via Verge). The screen will be at least 5-inches diagonally, which is slightly …

Apple Reportedly Targeting Late Q3 2014 for 12.9-Inch 'iPad Pro' Launch

As outlined in our feature highlighting Apple's possible product plans for 2014, a number of rumors have suggested Apple may be working on a 12.9-inch iPad model that could launch later this year. The company is allegedly accelerating development on this device in response to Samsung's introduction …

Microsoft boosting Xbox One CPU, console now in full production

Microsoft has revealed a hardware revision to its Xbox One CPU; the system is now in full production ahead of its November launch.<p>Announced by Xbox chief marketing officer Yusuf Mehdi at the Citi Global Technology Conference currently being held in New York, and reported by GeekWire, Mehdi …