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Derek Zoolander and Hansel crash Weekend Update to bash political fashion

Weekend Update just got the political fashion correspondents we've always wanted — Derek Zoolander and Hansel.<p>Ben Stiller and Owen Wilson dropped by</i> …

Comedy

IRL: The Polaroid Cube is a tiny camera that leaves you wanting more

Gone are the days when you had to carry a hefty camera to capture life's best moments. For the most part, we have smartphone makers to thank for that, aided by steady improvements to imaging sensors. At the same time, though, a number of other manufacturers have made it their mission to build …

Mobile Photography

Samsung explains everything about its newest NFC chip

The use of NFC chips in smartphones and tablets has increased over the past couple of years. Samsung has always at the forefront when it comes to the …

Android Circuit: Samsung's Smartphone Disaster, Micromax Attacks Android One, The Worst Lollipop Bugs

Taking a look back at the week in news across the Android world, this week’s Android Circuit highlights a number of stories including a long-term review of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4, the unwanted Galaxy S5 handset, Lollipop bugs and special features, Sony’s new strategy for the high-end, thoughts …

Bowers & Wilkins P7 headphones will dazzle your ears and your eyes

It’s ludicrous but true: How headphones look can be nearly as important as how they sound. Luckily for anybody who slides a pair of Bowers & Wilkins P7s over their ears, these high-end headphones do double duty. They will bamboozle your ears as well as your eyes.<p>With a stylish design and sturdy …

How to run Android apps on Windows 8 PCs in 15 easy steps

Android is currently the world’s dominant mobile platform, having more than a billion monthly users according to Google’s most recent stats. These …

How to Improve the Quality of Camera on the Samsung Galaxy Note 4

Android Camera Android Tips Tricks Samsung<p>To maximize the performance of the camera on Samsung Galaxy Note 4, then download the Mod / Patch here.<p>No …

'Areal' Kickstarter Finally Gets Some Gameplay Footage

There’s an expression: <i>Better late than never.</i><p>But it’s not always true. It’s not always better to be late. There are times when you should simply not show up at all. There’s a time when you should just pack up your things and go home. Maybe reschedule. Take a rain check.<p>After seeing the first …

New Google Play Services 5.0 rolls out, updating Androids without a new version of Android

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Credit: Janko Roettgers/Gigaom<p>You probably won’t notice it but if you have an Android phone, it should be getting a …

Addictive puzzler Dots updated with multiplayer mode

Dots, the popular connect-the-dots puzzler for Android and iOS received today a multiplayer mode dubbed Challenges.<p>Dots v.2 finally adds a multiplayer component, and expands the social component by allowing you to challenge Facebook friends to a quick game. You can also pair up via email, but if …

Puzzles

LastPass for Android can now fill your app logins in for you

You may know LastPass, the cross-platform password manager, as a safe haven for website login details and common form info. Now, as well as playing nice with Chrome for mobile devices, the latest version of LastPass for Android can fill in app login data for you, too. Once it's updated and you've …

Rare access to a mobile phone quality-testing lab

BBC chief business correspondent Linda Yueh has been granted rare access to the mobile manufacturer ZTE's quality testing lab in Shenzhen, China.<p>This is where the firm - the world's fifth biggest handset maker by volume - conducts various stress tests on its designs.<p>ZTE was granted 16,000 patents …

Mobile

Apple hoping to add Samsung Galaxy S4 to its 2014 patent trial

Legal battles over patent infringement happen all the time, but most of these cases don’t hold a candle to the complexity of the Samsung and Apple patent wars. Not only are the Sammy/Apple battles fought fiercely (and globally), there are also passionate fans on both sides, rooting for their …

Mobile

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Sony Xperia Z

Years ago, the idea of Samsung ever beating Sony at <i>anything</i> would have been met with derision, or at least with strong skepticism. Yet here we are today, judging two competing devices from the two companies, and guess what, the once mighty Sony is the underdog, while Samsung is the undisputed …

Phones

Top 10 Samsung Galaxy S4 Tips & Tricks!

Whether you’re the proud owner of a new Samsung Galaxy S4, (im)patiently waiting for yours to arrive, there’s a good chance that you want to know how to get the most out of your phone.<p>To that end, we have collected 10 tips that can help both old-school Android fans and new users alike. You might …

Samsung Galaxy

CyanogenMod 11 nightlies land on Xperia Z, Ultra, Galaxy S3, and more

Development of the mighty CyanogenMod ROM marches on, but January must have been a particularly busy month for the developers. A huge number of devices have had their builds updated to nightly versions of CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4) since the start of the year.<p>Over the past week, even more …

Samsung Galaxy

Best Samsung Galaxy S4 Cases

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is one of the most highly anticipated devices of the year, and it’s probably one of the more expensive ones out there, especially if you pay for it outright. Most people like to protect their investments, and in this context, you do that by purchasing a case.<p>Now, there are a …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy S5 vs Samsung Galaxy S4 comparison guide - should you upgrade?

The Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with some great new features and a commendable specs list. But should S4 owners be considering an upgrade?<p>The Samsung Galaxy S4 has been toppled from the top of the Samsung roster by the release of the new S5 this week at Mobile World Congress. But does it live up to the …

Phones

Samsung Galaxy S4, Note 3 Android 4.4 Problem hits Micro SD Card

The Samsung Galaxy S4 Android 4.4 Update is rolling out to many devices and the Galaxy Note 3 Android 4.4 update is in the works with new features …

Christian Bale Top Choice to Play Steve Jobs in Biopic Written by Aaron Sorkin

Director David Fincher, who is in talks to direct the Aaron Sorkin-scripted Steve Jobs biopic based on Water Isaacson’s biography, is hoping to cast Christian Bale in the leading role as Steve Jobs, reports <i>TheWrap</i>.<p>Though Fincher has not yet officially signed on to direct the film, he has allegedly …

Samsung files patent for a transparent camera display

First came OLED, then came curved. Now, Samsung has filed a patent for a see-through screen on a digital camera so you can stare into your subject's …

Why iPhone 6 will be \’mother lode\’ of upgrades: ISI analyst

T-Mobile to Offer Samsung Galaxy S5 With No Down Payment

T-Mobile will be offering the Samsung's new flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S5, for $0 down and 24 monthly payments of $27.50, the company has …

Transcend curries 4K favor with faster SD cards

For videographers shooting high-resolution video, the Taiwanese flash-card maker has two new choices with faster write speeds and capacities up to 128GB.<p>Memory card maker Transcend announced higher-speed SD cards on Friday that are geared for videographers shooting high-resolution 4K …

Curries

T-Mobile Galaxy S5 pre-orders start March 24

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>The Galaxy S5s are coming. AT&T(s t) and U.S. Cellular(s usm) pre-sales just started today, and T-Mobile(s tmus) will be …

T-Mobile's growth in the US mobile industry is amazing

<i>JeepersMedia</i><p>In the United States, the cell phone industry is one of the hardest duopolies to break. AT&T and Verizon have secured around 75% of the smartphone market. Yet, T-Mobile has done just about the impossible and shown remarkable growth in 2013 and promise for 2014.<p>At the end of 2012, …

T-Mobile

The Majority of iPhone Users Admit to 'Blind Loyalty' - Why This Is A Problem For Apple

iSheep. That’s the retort most readily used to attack owners of Apple kit. It is a wonderfully concise allegation: the thoughtless herd mentality Apple cynics attribute to those happy to spend small fortunes on Macs, MacBooks, iPhones and iPads. Well brace yourself for new forum flame wars because …