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Renderings Based on Leaked Schematics Show Sapphire Glass-Backed iPhone 6 'Air'

Last week, Japanese magazine MacFan published alleged schematics for a 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch iPhone 6. French Apple website <i>Nowhereelse.fr</i>, along with graphic designer Martin Hajek, took these schematics one step further and created 3D "iPhone Air" renderings using these blueprints as a guide (Via</i> …

T-Mobile does away with company discount plan

Do you get a discount from your company on a personal T-mobile bill? The carrier will switch from the typical discounted-bill plan to one where customers save money per device.<p>T-Mobile is changing the way it offers discounts to customers whose companies have discounts for individual bills, the …

Telecoms

Waffle wars: Fast-food chains vie to win the morning

First Taco Bell YUM, -0.01% scored a critical hit with its cheeky advertisement last week for its new Waffle Taco breakfast by enlisting endorsements …

Breakfast

Facebook is building drones with lasers to bring internet to the world

Last year, Mark Zuckerberg and Facebook surprised many when it revealed that it joined forces with other major tech companies to bring internet access to the two-thirds of the world that's offline. But what's really surprising is how they plan to do it. Today, Facebook confirmed rumors that …

AT&T's Galaxy Note 3 gets a bite of Android 4.4 KitKat

Samsung's Galaxy Note 3 may already be running the latest version of Android in some places. Here in the US, however, most carriers still haven't updated the faux leather-covered device to KitKat. But, starting today, at least a good number of Note 3 owners will be getting a taste of it, with AT&T …

Clash of the titans: HTC One (M8) vs the competition

We’ve already given our first impressions as to how the new HTC One (M8) stacks up against the likes of the Samsung Galaxy S5, the iPhone 5S, and the last gen HTC One (M7), but that barely scratches the surface of high-end smartphones. To save a little time, let’s throw each manufacturers current …

Phones

Design & Development News | The Next Web

All stories in Design & Dev<p>Here's proof notifications don't have to suck<p>Notifications suck. I mean they really, really suck. Consider what my desktop workspace looks like at any given time. I mean, yes, I did create those reminders and yes, I do need to do all of those things, but displaying …

IRS Rules Bitcoin Is Property, Not Currency

The IRS has officially stated that bitcoin is a property – similar to any other valuable commodity – rather than a currency. What does this mean? Not much. In short, if you pay someone in bitcoin – in the same way you could pay them in gold – the wages are taxed accordingly. It is also not …

AT&T’s Ralph de la Vega thinks Netflix, not customers, should pay for capacity upgrades

Advertisement<p>40 Comments<p>When it comes to charging large online video providers to interconnect to last mile ISP networks, AT&T’s(s t) Ralph de la …

Gang Rape Survivor In India Gang Raped Again While In Police Protection

The two police officers in charge of protecting the woman were eating dinner when it happened.<p>On Tuesday, March 4, a 22-year-old woman — who was gang raped in November 2013 — was kidnapped from her house and allegedly gang raped, strangled, and dumped in the fields of a district in the north Indian …

Tesla Stock Soaring on Morgan Stanley Report

Another day, another $1 billion for Tesla CEO Elon Musk. No joke: That’s how much Musk’s net worth increased yesterday thanks to a zealous Morgan Stanley report that helped balloon the car company’s stock by as much as 18 percent in just hours.<p>If one man can claim the most credit for triggering …

Tesla

Google aims for a basic $50 modular phone next year, dishes more on Project Ara

Surprisingly, Google doesn’t see its ambitious Project Ara modular smartphone as something just for geeks.<p>In a lengthy profile by Time’s Harry McCracken, Google shined a light on its plans for Ara. And while the company still doesn’t seem sure if modular smartphones will be a hit, it’s certainly …

Tesla: 4 states contend for 6,500-job battery plant

The money will be used for the battery plant and a new mass-market electric car<p>Tesla Motors said on Wednesday that four Sunbelt states are in contention for a massive new $5 billion plant to build batteries for its next-generation of electric cars.<p>The electric-car maker released details of its …

Boeing is making a phone for 'Mission Impossible' agents

Smartphone for defense customers wipes your data if you try to get inside it<p>Boeing's mysterious smartphone — the one that was supposed to have come out by the end of 2012 — is now out of the bag. Boeing today posted a full breakdown of Black, a device aimed at defense and security customers. The …

House passes bill to let you unlock your phone, but there’s a catch

Advertisement<p>4 Comments<p>The House of Representatives passed a bill on Tuesday that says consumers have the right to unlock their mobile device for use …

The K5 security robot will begin patrolling one Silicon Valley campus this year

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Knightscope<p>The Knightscope K5 robot’s 5-foot-tall bullet-shaped frame is impressive. Studded with cameras and sensors …

WhitePages Current For Android Now Protects Against “One Ring” Scam

WhitePages Current, a free caller and text identification application for Android users, has been updated today to counter the plague that is the “one ring scam.” In case you’re unfamiliar, scammers are now trying to exploit smartphone owner’s “missed call” screen by programmatically dialing …

AT&T adding unlimited international messaging to Mobile Share plans on February 28th

Starting February 28th, AT&T's Mobile Share and Mobile Share Value plans will include unlimited messaging to most countries across the globe. Customers will be able to send texts to 190 countries without worrying about extra charges; photo and video messages are also included, though there you're …

Xbox One to get Twitch Streaming on March 11, Same Day as Titanfall

Twitch will bring video game streaming to the Xbox One on March 11, according to the Associated Press (AP). The feature, which is already available on the PlayStation 4, will coincide with the release date for Titanfall in the US, one of the most anticipated titles for 2014.<p>The report says the …

Netflix’s Drone Delivery Video Shows A Different Side Of Amazon Prime Air’s Vision Of The Future

A recent internal Drone delivery video (via Engadget) that was made public on YouTube a few days ago shows the Netflix interpretation of how drone delivery might work – albeit with a more humorous and more dystopian take than Amazon’s highly polished vision of Prime Air. Suffice to say, in the …

The Xbox One To Get An Upgraded Twitch Integration On March 11

The Xbox One is about to get a lot more social thanks to a supercharged Twitch experience. A March 11 Twitch update will bring a slew of new features including the ability to live stream video games and join a broadcasters’ party. You know, in case you would rather watch someone play a video game …

HTC exec: We want to make a difference this year

HTC South Asia president Jack Yang speaks candidly to CNET about how the company is changing, its growth strategy and its competitors.<p>BARCELONA, Spain--The last thing you would expect someone to do would be to jump ship from Apple to HTC, but that's what Jack Yang, the former head of the Apple's …

Mobile

T-Mobile adds over a million customers but losses widen

T-Mobile is capping off the first calendar year of its Uncarrier strategy with a quarter of more customer additions than it's seen in years. The carrier says in its Q4 2013 results that it now serves 46.7 million customers, an increase of over 13 million year-over-year. This quarter alone it saw …

Report: LTE speeds drop in US over the last year

Download rates dropped 32 percent in the United States, according to data from 6 million people using OpenSignal's network-monitoring app. 4G looks better in South Korea, Japan, Sweden.<p>The download speeds of 4G LTE networks dropped in the US over the last year, according to measurements from …

Telecoms

Blackphone: an Android phone that puts privacy first

This is Blackphone. It's a smartphone born out of a growing desire for privacy, as months of leaks have proven that agencies like the NSA are monitoring our communications. It runs Android, which many might perceive as a relatively insecure mobile operating system; its makers, however, have made …

AT&T expands LTE roaming to 13 additional countries

AT&T customers now have more LTE options abroad: at MWC 2014, the company announced it added 4G LTE data roaming in 13 more countries, including Spain, France, Japan, South Korea, and Australia. This comes just a few months after AT&T became the first US carrier to provide international LTE roaming …