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Samsung unveils Galaxy Camera 2 and NX30 with NFC photo sharing (hands-on)

Samsung isn't waiting until CES starts to spill the beans on its camera lineup. The company has just revealed the Galaxy Camera 2 and NX30, both of which center around an NFC-based "Tag & Go" sharing feature; you can now tap your phone against either shooter to begin transferring photos. They also …

Facebook now lets you share your consumerism with linked pages

If emoticons weren't enough to spice up your status updates on Facebook, the social network has added the ability to convey what users are watching, reading, listening to or just merely consuming via a link to the artist, show or product page. Simply type in "watching Jurassic Park" for example, …

Colors Cartesia Desk

Sometimes an idea is so simple we're amazed no one had thought of it before — and the Colors Cartesia Desk ($6,000) is one of those. Answering the …

iOS 7 reportedly behind schedule, but will come with a new look

Back when we learned that Apple’s VP of industrial design, Jony Ive, would be leading human interface development across the entire company, many hoped it would mean some big changes for iOS, after years of iterations that appeared minor compared with the major overhaul of Android 4.0 and beyond. …

IconFinder Launches a Marketplace for Buying and Selling Icons

IconFinder, a search engine for, yes, icons – has just launched a marketplace that will allow designers to sell their work, capitalizing on demand for one of the most common, but hardest to get right, elements of Web and app design.<p>IconFinder Marketplace integrates with the existing search engine, …

Uncrate App

We've just released a great update to the Uncrate app. Thanks to our friends at Converse, we've finally got an <i>iPad version</i>, which you can find as …

Mailbird is a fast, lightweight, Sparrow-inspired Gmail app for Windows users

Sparrow, the much-beloved email client for Mac and iPhone, was essentially discontinued after it was purchased by Google last summer — but its influence is still being felt. Just take a look at the new Windows-only Gmail app Mailbird, which just became available in a public beta. While the Mailbird …

Google Translate on Android gains offline support for thrifty globetrotters

Travelers face a dilemma: they'll often leave a phone in airplane mode to avoid expensive roaming rates or a foreign SIM, but staying offline can break the translation services that might prove vital in a strange land. Google must have heard their plight, as a new version of Google Translate on …

YouTube API will allow video games to more easily stream in-game content

What's YouTube doing at the annual Game Developers Conference in San Francisco? Talking about integration with video games, obviously. More specifically, the company is hoping to expand an idea we first noticed in <i>Call of Duty: Black Ops 2</i>, whereby users could easily stream in-game content to …

Watch this: Activision shows off stunning, unsettling next-gen facial rendering

If you thought Sony's creepy tech demo involving that old man's face was something, wait until you see what Activision's R&D department has been working on. Yesterday the company gave GDC goers a glimpse at what it's calling "next-generation character rendering." Admittedly brief, the clip …

Microsoft's next Office update is codenamed 'Gemini,' could ship this fall

Blue is to Windows as Gemini is to Office. Any questions? Well, that's unfortunate -- we don't have a ton of answers. What we do know, courtesy of some top-notch <i>ZDNet</i> reporting, is that Microsoft's next Office release is codenamed "Gemini," and that it could be making its way to your desktop by the …

'Temple Run' launches on Windows Phone alongside 'Gravity Guy 2' and other games

What could have been a triumph now seems like too little too late<p>Microsoft's Windows Phone platform is finally getting <i>Temple Run.</i> After promising it would launch in time for the holidays, <i>Temple Run</i> arrives a few months late into the Windows Phone Store this week alongside some other new additions. …

Gmail for iOS update lets you swipe between messages

Gmail 2.0 for iOS was a major update bringing a host of much-needed features, but a few basic and fundamental things were left out. Chief among them was the option to move from one email to the next without first returning to your inbox. Fortunately, Google has remedied that problem with Gmail 2.1 …

HP introduces Unreal Engine 4-ready 'turnkey solution' workstations, collaborating with ALT Systems

Hewlett-Packard may not be well-known by consumers for creating the machines that power the industries that power the world we live in, but the company's workstation business does just that. From film to oil drilling to medicine, HP's workstations have their hands in a lot of pies -- and today, …

EA reveals Battlefield 4 headed to PC this fall, refuses to confirm next-gen (video)

This year's <i>Battlefield</i> series entry -- <i>Battlefield 4</i> -- is headed to PCs this fall. The game wasn't given other platforms, but logic dictates it'll arrive on the PlayStation 4 and Microsoft's Xbox 360 successor. Apparently, since only Sony's next-gen console is a known quantity and Microsoft's …

Potential UI Gamechanger: Minuum Linear Keyboard

We've seen plenty of variations on the now-canonical input device known as a keyboard, from touchscreen interfaces and, um, exterfaces to a tactile …

Flipboard 2.0 hands-on

Battlefield 4: Official 17 Minutes "Fishing in Baku" Gameplay Reveal