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Omate TrueSmart Smartwatch 2.0 puts full Android phone on your wrist (pictures)

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Android Phones

Cuomo promotes rest stops, parking lots as 'texting zones'

New York police cracked down on drivers distracted by their smartphones this past summer to the tune of a 365 percent increase (compared to summer 2012) in the number of tickets issued for texting while driving. Because the epidemic shows no sign of deceleration, New York is trying a different …

Text Messaging

Google acquires Bump, a startup that enables devices to wirelessly share data

A popular app found a bumpy road to building a real business<p>In a blog post today, Bump CEO and founder David Lieb announced that his company had been acquired by Google. Bump builds a set of proprietary technologies that allow devices to share data. The selling point is that users can exchange …

Apple expected to show next iPhone on Sept. 10

SAN FRANCISCO — Apple is widely expected to unveil its next-generation iPhone on Sept. 10, during what is an annual product refresh intended to juice its all-important holiday sales.<p>But this year, rival Samsung Electronics is poised to deliver some buzzkill to the iPhone's launch with an event …

John Wall signs five-year deal with Wizards

John Wall, the foundation of the Washington Wizards’ rebuilding efforts for the past three years, has signed a multi-year contract extension, the team announced Wednesday afternoon.<p>According to a league source with knowledge of the situation, the deal is worth approximately $80 million over five …

From iOS 1 to iOS 7: How Apple’s iPhone OS has evolved since 2007

It has been a long and, mostly smooth, ride to the top of the tech world for Apple. The iPhone is one of the most successful products of all time and …

Apps

NBA Free Agents 2013: Latest Updates On Biggest Names on the Market

Dwight Howard, Chris Paul and Josh Smith are unrestricted NBA free agents in 2013, and all three will undoubtedly receive max contracts wherever they end up signing.<p>With such big names up for grabs this offseason, you can be sure there will be a frenzy of activity as teams attempt to change their …

NBA

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Yahoo announces its acquisition of Tumblr for $1.1 billion

Yahoo! announced today that the company is acquiring blogging platform Tumblr for $1.1 billion in cash. According to the announcement by Tumblr, the …

Senators accuse Apple of 'highly questionable' billion-dollar tax avoidance scheme

Apple uses a "highly questionable" web of offshore entities to avoid paying billions in US income taxes, a Senate committee alleged on Monday.<p>The …

Caterpillar Aims to Make Splash With Rugged, Waterproof Android Phone

Caterpillar is best known for making heavy equipment, but the machinery brand thinks it can add something to the phone business.<p>Cat has partnered …

Apple iWatch Rumors: Late 2013 Release Date Expected As 1.5-Inch Smart Watch Display Features Tested Overseas

Ever since The New York Times reported in February on Apple’s plans to create a smart wristwatch that could rival “science fiction comics and spy …

Tiger Woods leaving Rory McIlroy in his dust

Tiger Woods takes a seemingly insurmountable lead over former No. 1 and Nike stablemate Rory McIlroy in the world golf rankings.<p>Tiger Woods, in the year-plus since he won his first PGA Tour event after slamming his SUV into that hydrant, has turned all that talk about Rory McIlroy rousting him from …

Microsoft Confirms Windows Blue Will Be Called Windows 8.1

Microsoft on Tuesday announced Windows Blue will be officially called Windows 8.1. Furthermore, the new version will arrive as a free Windows 8 update via the Windows Store.<p>The news was revealed at the JP Morgan Technology, Media & Telecom Conference in Boston, by Tami Reller, Chief Marketing …

Samsung working on '5G' technology to deploy by 2020

Adaptive array transceiver technology to offer several Gbps speeds on very high frequencies<p>Before most of the world has seen a consistent 4G LTE …

Police Storm Cleveland House

New raw video shot by 23-year-old passerby Jasmina Baldrich shows Cleveland police storming alleged kidnapper Ariel Castro's house Monday evening, …

Apple iPhone 6 concept features edge to edge display on 4.5 inch screen

How about this for a concept Apple iPhone 6 model? A sleek 4.5 inch display that is completely edge to edge with resolution of 754 x 1296.The pixel …

Charles Ramsey, who rescued Cleveland women held captive, visits the District

Charles Ramsey, who rescued three women held captive in Cleveland, was in the District for a radio talk show and a brief visit, during which fans flocked to meet him.<p>Charles Ramsey, who rescued three women held captive in Cleveland, was in the District for a radio talk show and a brief visit, …

Facebook and Waze: blending your worlds together one data point at a time

Word has it Facebook is looking to acquire crowdsource navigation app Waze for a hefty $1 billion. Such a move would provide the social network with …

Amazon Is Reportedly Building a 3D Smartphone You Can Control with Your Eyeballs

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p><i>The Wall Street Journal</i> says that Amazon is expanding its hardware offerings with a whole new line …

LG Optimus G Pro “phablet” finally arrives at AT&T today

LG’s Optimus G Pro phablet has launched on AT&T today, with the sizable smartphone on sale for the first time in the US. Priced at $199.99 with a …

Nokia Confirms The Lumia 928, Coming To Verizon On May 16

Nokia has officially unveiled the Lumia 928, its new flagship device running the Windows Phone 8 mobile operating system. The high-end smartphone has a 4.5-inch PureView OLED display (334 ppi) and a polycarbonate body, which is white on the back but glass from edge-to-edge on the front.<p>Nokia has …

Raiders 1st round draft pick CB DJ Hayden takes part in his first practice in Silver and Black.

Flipboard for Android hits version 2.0 with curated magazines, new sharing options

Flipboard Editor for magazines also launched on the web<p>Popular news magazine app Flipboard has been updated to version 2.0 today, with new features …

Facebook Home Is A Flop: Employees Know It And Users Don't Like It

The phone launched less than a month ago.<p>Facebook Home is an Android app that adds a Facebook wrapper to your phone's home screen. Instead of the normal app icons, you see Facebook's Cover Feed, a moving slide show of photos and status updates from your Facebook friends. You can like or comment on …

AT&T LG Optimus G Pro Now Available for $200

The LG Optimus G Pro is the company’s first foray into the phablet market, and it looks to have paid off. The device is powerful, loaded with …