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Android 4.4 for Samsung Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500) In Testing

Recently, a test Android 4.4.2 firmware for Samsung’s last year flagship device, the Galaxy S4 was leaked, for the LTE version of the device with a …

The Belkin WeMo Maker Kit makes its debut - CNET

The $80 Belkin WeMo Maker Kit, available for preorder starting today, was first announced at CES earlier this year. A bit of a departure from the rest of Belkin's home automation line, the Maker Kit <i>isn't</i> meant for DIY beginners.<p>Instead, it lets folks with significant electrical know-how monitor and …

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All Time Favorites<p>We put Shark Tank's bizarre and amazing products to the test<p>4:02<p>The tech 'Back to the Future' predicted for 2015 -- and what it missed<p>5:50<p>Emoji dos and don'ts<p>2:49<p>Super-creepy 3D-printed cape responds to onlookers (Tomorrow Daily 248)<p>7:53<p>Behind-the-scenes of Disneyland's 60th …

Samsung Smart Home platform wants to connect all your Samsung devices

Samsung has announced its Smart Home platform to allow multiple home and mobile devices to sing along in harmony. The platform will let your smart …

The future of smart and connected homes - The Washington Post

2:31<p>Judge approves AT&T-Time Warner merger<p>1:25<p>Watch the screaming match between Whoopi Goldberg and Judge Jeanine<p>0:57<p>Duck boat capsizes in Missouri, killing at least 17<p>2:32<p>Technology and luck: How cold cases are solved<p>1:43<p>Cursing, epithets and insults: Some of Duterte’s worst jabs<p>1:55<p>Celebrities …

How Google and Nest could get the smart home all wrong

<i>Welcome to the Google smart home: You walk up your steps and use your Android device (or iOS app) to open your smart lock and signal to the network that you've arrived, whereupon your Nest thermostat turns the heat up to a comfy 71 degrees and Nest smart lights adjust the brightness to optimize</i> …

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2014 will be the year you actually want a smart watch

<i>Part 3 in a series.</i><p>2014 will probably be the year of the smart watch. Apple is expected to unveil one, which might do better than the disappointments from Samsung and Sony. Google will come out with one too (paywall), reports the Wall Street Journal. It could be unlike any other on the market, with …

Razer’s Nabu smart band is an inexpensive cross between smartwatch and activity tracker

Razer, a company better known for gaming devices and peripherals, is looking to get into a whole new game entirely: wearables. At CES on Monday, the …

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 …

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

When I reported on the latest rumored specs for the Galaxy S5 yesterday, one thought kept going through my mind: If the phone does indeed comes with …

After hack, Target offers year of free credit monitoring

Tens of thousands of people likely received a conciliatory e-mail from Target on Wednesday. In an effort to temper the repercussions of its massive data breach, the big-box retailer offered to give affected customers one year of free credit monitoring from Experian -- valued at $191.<p>The security …

Target will testify before Congress over massive holiday data breach

US retailer Target will offer testimony next month in a congressional hearing focused on data breaches. The Commerce, Manufacturing, and Trade Subcommittee hearing is scheduled for the first week of February and comes in the aftermath of a massive and sophisticated hack against Target that …

The Week In Drones: A Military Transformer, An App For Aerial Photos, And More

Welcome to the drone age! Six U.S. states are now testing drones for the FAA, and there are new developments in unmanned aerial vehicle technology daily. Here's a round-up of the week's best drone news, designed to capture the military, commercial, non-profit, and recreational applications of …

Google Buys Nest, The $3 Billion Distraction

One of the most surprising things about Google’s purchase of Nest is the price. Over $3 billion! That’s what you’d pay for a fast growing social network. But seriously, Nest hardly has the kind of defensible technology with massive barriers to entry that justifies a $ 3 billion outlay (though …

doubleTwist Airplay Recorder for Android Records iTunes Radio

If you’re an Android user with a large library of iTunes songs, then you’re probably familiar with doubleTwist, an app that lets you stream iTunes playlists, videos and photos wirelessly.<p>Now the team behind the app has come up with doubleTwist Airplay Recorder, which lets users save songs and radio …

Japanese carrier says it's 'not the right time' for Tizen OS smartphones, delays launch plans

Tizen is trying to make all the right moves when it comes to getting its Tizen mobile OS off the ground and into people's hands. However, to the surprise of... not many people (probably even Samsung), it's going to be a struggle. NTT Docomo has canceled its plans for launching a Tizen smartphone …

Price comparison: How much it costs to buy a smartphone in China | Financial Times

The world’s most popular smartphone range is finally available to subscribers of the world’s biggest mobile carrier. Yes, the iPhone today went on …

Google Glass driver Abadie has case dropped

<b>A woman issued with a traffic ticket for driving while wearing Google Glass has had her case dropped in California.</b><p>Cecilia Abadie was pulled over and given a ticket for speeding and wearing the smart spectacles while driving on 30 October.<p>A San Diego court commissioner ruled on Thursday he had …

Google unveils 'smart contact lens' to measure glucose levels

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/health/1044000/1044832_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524627938_ef04d04bf049d8cb6d0a18dc63ff051d<p><b>Google has said it is testing a "smart contact lens" that can help measure glucose levels in tears.</b><p>It uses a "tiny" wireless chip and a …