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Root the Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 and Install Custom Recovery

The latest iteration in the Galaxy Tab series, the Galaxy Tab 3, has a lot going for it. The Galaxy Tab 3 8.0 specifically features a 5MP camera, 16 …

What If The Wii U Launched This Month?

It’s hard to put into context the incredible news that both Sony's PS4 and Microsoft's Xbox One both sold over a million units worldwide within their first day of release. Those numbers are unprecedented, with the PS3 and Xbox 360 only selling a few hundred thousand units apiece during their launch …

Here are all the Xbox One voice, gesture commands (updated)

Microsoft posted a guide to Xbox One voice commands, including how to navigate menus, control volume and multitask, on its Tumblr.<p>The image, which you can view on Tumblr, features more than 30 commands. In addition to basic functions, like turning the Xbox One on and off, users can issue voice …

Xbox One vs. PS4: A Guide to Making the Toughest Gaming Decision in Years

It was 1981. Ronald Reagan was president, MTV had just launched and choosing a video game system was easy. The Atari 2600 was the best and most …

Android 4.4 KitKat arrives to the AT&T Moto X

Earlier this week, Verizon became the first carrier to see Android 4.4 KitKat on the Moto X, with T-Mobile following on Thursday. Now it’s AT&T’s turn to get in on the action!<p>Considering AT&T had already started its soaktest a few days ago, the AT&T update certainly comes as no major surprise. Like …

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Sony's Video and Music Entertainment chief wants the PS4 to be your everything

The reviews are out, and the PlayStation 4 is, in fact, much of what we'd hoped it'd be: a fabulous gaming machine with a social personality. It has lived up to it's next-gen label, thus far. But there's another aspect to the PS4 that may prove to be equally as important to the console's long-term …

Building a remote sensor network with Nanode

Nanode is a modified Arduino board that comes with standard network interface and RFM12B radio module. This makes Arduino pretty powerful and …

Curved screens not weird enough for you? Samsung plans a three-sided phone display

Leave it to Samsung to once again make us say “huh?” when it comes to new smartphone screen technology.<p>The Korean electronics giant is reportedly developing a three-sided smartphone screen — so it will cover the front and two sides of a phone — according to a Bloomberg report.<p>A source tells the …

Nokia’s Lumia 2520 tablet available at AT&T on November 22nd for $399.99

Nokia's Lumia 2520 tablet is launching on AT&T next week. The Finnish smartphone maker revealed today that the tablet will debut on November 22nd, the same day as its 6-inch Lumia 1520 and Microsoft’s Xbox One, for $399.99 at AT&T. There’s no word yet on pricing or availability on Verizon, despite …

Friday Poll: What smartphone OS do you use?

While it looks like Android is running away with the smartphone market, the competition is still alive and well.<p>People have a tendency to identify with their mobile operating systems. They may be saddled with nicknames like fandroids, Apple fanboys, or Windows Phoners (OK, I made that last one up). …

Mobile

The evolution of Coin, the all-in-one credit card (pictures)

San Francisco-based startup Coin opened up preorders of its all-in-one payments card on Thursday. Coin lets users program an unlimited number of credit, debit, gift, and rewards cards into a single card device via an iOS and Android app. Users can then swipe for the card of their choice with the …

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Getting edgy: Samsung phone to get wraparound display?

A Galaxy smartphone with a three-sided display could reach the consumer market in 2014, says Bloomberg.<p>Samsung reportedly plans to unveil a Galaxy smartphone with a three-sided wraparound display next year.<p>Citing information from "two people familiar with the plans," Bloomberg said Friday that the …

Samsung

Quirky Pivot Power Genius review: Expect a little more from this Genius - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The <b>Quirky Pivot Power Genius</b> power strip features a fun, useful design. The free Wink app that you'll use to control it is wonderfully well thought out, making automation a breeze.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Genius only has four total outlets -- fewer than the average power strip. Also, aside from basic …

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