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Gear S to Come to America this Fall

Samsung’s latest addition to its plethora of smartwatch options is the Gear S, which was debuted earlier this month. The watch is on its way to the …

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Samsung Shape speakers target Sonos for multiroom wireless audio

Samsung just announced its expanded Shape wireless audio solution for the home. The multiroom system was first launched in October with a bare-bones offering of a single $399.99 Shape M7 speaker, and an optional $49.99 wireless connectivity hub for use in homes where plugging the speaker directly …

Evidence suggests a 12.2-inch Samsung Android Note Pro tablet in the works

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>Credit: Alex Colon<p>Samsung appears ready to try a bigger Android(s goog) slate in 2014, perhaps a tablet that can suffice as a …

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FORTUNE — When Amazon released its list of holiday bestsellers the day after Christmas, the second-most popular laptop was the Asus Transformer, a Windows 8 laptop with a detachable keyboard that converts into a tablet. It’s just the kind of portable consumer device that Microsoft (MSFT) …

Unofficial $99 prescription option for Google Glass coming soon

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: SlashGear<p>Rochester Optical will offer a $99 prescription lens option for Google Glass(s goog), with pre-orders …

Samsung Tomorrow blog teases new products at CES 2014

Samsung is generally one of the best companies to visit at the Consumer Electronics Show in Vegas. The Korean giant arguably puts on some of the best shows and has one of the largest individual display areas for any company in attendance. That’s all well and good, but a new post by the company’s …

What to Expect from Google in 2014

Google performed well in 2013 (read our ‘Year in Review‘), launching a plethora of new and improved products, ramping up its profits each quarter and maintaining its dominance in the mobile OS race. As we enter a new year, our attention turns to 2014 and where Google will focus its efforts …

Apple shares fall on Wells Fargo downgrade

Bank warns that the iPhone 6 is likely to be less profitable than previous versions and that telecoms companies are losing enthusiasm for hefty subsidies<p>One of Wall Street's biggest investment banks has downgraded Apple, warning that the iPhone maker can expect lower profit margins and less support …

Samsung patent might point to new design for Galaxy S 5 or Galaxy Note 4

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: USPTO<p>Samsung’s Galaxy S and Galaxy Note smartphones get bigger with each new generation, though other than that the …

Samsung Announces the Android-Powered Galaxy Camera 2

Featuring a 16-megapixel sensor and 21x optical zoom.<p>Samsung has just unveiled the latest addition to its Galaxy line of mobile products, the Galaxy …

Hands-On With Coin, The Electronic Credit Card That Hopes To Declutter Your Wallet

There are a number of startups seeking to make our financial lives better, whether it be Simple helping users set budgets and goals or BillGuard to make them aware of fraudulent charges that show up on their credit cards. Then there’s Coin, which wants to create a sort of “one card to rule them …

U.S.'s software strength to lead modest growth in global tech market

As the global economy continues it shaky recovery, the technology market is expected to demonstrate modest growth. But don’t expect a return to the massive growth rates of the late 1990s any time soon.<p>On Thursday, research firm Forrester published a two-year forecast for the global tech market, …

Intel killed its internet TV project because it couldn't make content deals

Intel spent much of the last year talking up its ambitious plan to launch an internet TV service — but its grand plans eventually fell by the wayside. Now, we're hearing why: new CEO Brian Krzanich told <i>Recode</i> that Intel's plans went up in smoke because it wasn't able to get the content it needed. …

Audi announcing Android deal at CES 2014

At CES 2014 next week, Audi is expected to announce a new partnership with Google to use Android software in its infotainment systems.<p>As previously reported on CNET, Audi and Google are expected to announce a partnership at the upcoming CES 2014 in Las Vegas concerning the use of the Android …

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Apple details impressive Mac Pro environmental improvements over previous generation

Apple today released a new environmental impact report on its Apple and the Environment webpage detailing improvements in the newly launched Mac Pro’s environmental performance. In the report, Apple notes the new Mac Pro meets ENERGY STAR® Version 6.0 standards and gets a Gold rating from EPEAT, …

Surface, Kindle Fire are likely holiday winners, but iPad still rules the web surfing roost

Advertisement<p>15 Comments<p>It’s a safe bet many people bought or received a new smartphone or tablet for the holidays. Which ones did they get? That’s …

YouTube reveals 4K video streaming plans ahead of CES

While we’re still skeptical that consumers really care about 4K video, Google is laying down plenty of ground work to make sure it’s prepared for the future.<p>Today, the media giant’s YouTube revealed to GigaOm that it will be showing off 4K video streaming using its VP9 video codex at next week’s …