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Obama Forbidden iPhone for Security Reasons

President Barack Obama publicly explained why he is sticking with his bulky Blackberry—the super-secure device is the only one he is allowed to carry.<p>…

Made by Samsung, Shell's Prelude is an Empire State Building on water

Stretching further than the length of four football fields, weighing over 600,000 tons, and designed to withstand category 5 cyclones, Shell's latest construction project is the definition of grand scale engineering. Called the Prelude, it's a massive Floating Liquefied Natural Gas (FLNG) …

Before Apple's iPad, there was the Intel IPAD. Seriously.

The iPad is universally known as one of the most coveted consumer electronics devices on the market. But have you heard of the IPAD?<p>That would be Intel's botched attempt at building a tablet -- which nearly came out roughly a decade before Apple unveiled its first<p>iPad. The device, which was dubbed …

Mobile Devices

ASUS's 4.3-inch PadFone Mini to debut in Taiwan next week

ASUS's PadFone hybrid Android tablet/phone series, weird as it is, seems to have found itself a niche. As such, the Taiwanese outfit looks ready to launch a new model, the PadFone Mini, according to a listing in the <i>Global Certification Forum</i> (GSF). That jibes with CEO Jerry Shen's earlier comments …

Samsung and Fingerprint team up to create safe mobile apps network for kids

Samsung and Fingerprint have inked a deal to create a mobile kids app network for Samsung devices.<p>The service, called the Samsung Kids’ Mobile Network Powered by Fingerprint, will offer safe apps and games with an educational twist for kids ages 3 to 7. The partnership is a big endorsement by the …

Apple could sell 17M iPhones via China Mobile, analyst says

Apple could add as many as 17 million iPhones to its 2014 sales tally in a reported deal with China Mobile, said Piper Jaffray analyst Gene Munster<p>The two companies have signed an agreement, the Wall Street Journal said on Wednesday, citing a "person familiar with the situation." The source told …

Wall Street

SmartThings Rolls Out A New iPhone App To Simplify Adding Your Home To The Internet Of Things

If you haven’t yet connected all the rooms and lights and doors in your house to the Internet of Things, SmartThings wants to make it easier for you to do so. With the latest version of its iPhone app, SmartThings is working to better educate consumers about all the things they can do with a …