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Surface Pro 2 teardown reveals an especially tricky repair

iFixit wasn't a fan of the original Surface Pro's poor serviceability, and its opinion isn't changing much with the Surface Pro 2. The fix-it-yourself shop has rated Microsoft's newest tablet a 1 out of 10 for repairability after finding that many of the previous model's challenges still exist. The …

3 Waterproof Phones You'd Actually Want

Waterproof phones have been a long time coming, and we finally have the first models that aren't ruggedized clunkersthese new submergible phones looks and work like their water-averse counterparts. We take three of the latest for a dip.<p>Waterproof phones have been a long time coming, and we finally …

Gear & Gadgets

As top tablets reach ‘Retina’ resolutions, which has the sharpest screen?

The new iPad Mini puts the same number of pixels as a larger Retina iPad into a smaller space, making for a "denser" display.<p>Apple's iPad announcements on Tuesday renewed a conflict that has smoldered since the announcement of the iPhone 4: When it comes to "Retina" displays, who has the sharpest, …

New galaxy 'most distant' yet discovered

http://vod-pro-ww-live.akamaized.net/mps_h264_hi/public/news/science_environment/1022000/1022239_h264_1500k.mp4?__gda__=1524624321_d5cfe1fa49840dd01285c842b77bedae<p><b>An international team of astronomers has detected the most distant galaxy yet.</b><p>The galaxy is about 30 billion light-years away and is …

Five things Netflix is going to disrupt next

Netflix (s NFLX) has made binge viewing mainstream, and demonstrated that you don’t need to be a traditional TV networks to make great TV shows. But …

Nokia's Chris Weber says there's no 'silver bullet' for Windows Phone success

With Gartner claiming Microsoft nibbled up just 3.3 percent of the smartphone market in Q2 this year, Nokia still has a long way to go to regain its mobile standing. Even with the handful of impressive products unveiled at Nokia World, Chris Weber, EVP of Sales and Marketing, agrees that there's …

Amazon's set-top box runs into further delays

Amazon has been rushing to finalize and release a set-top box in time for the holidays, designed to compete directly with the Apple TV and Roku. However, <i>The Verge</i> has learned that the company recently made the decision to delay the device, possibly beyond the holiday season. Sources say that the …

New LinkedIn apps target army of mobile users

LinkedIn is adopting a new multiple mobile app strategy to meet the changing demands of a membership that's relying more on smartphones and tablets for work, the company said Wednesday.<p>Instead of just one main mobile app, LinkedIn is highlighting several new or redesigned apps and features, …

Would Steve Jobs Have Become Steve Jobs Using A Computer Designed By Steve Jobs?

Multitasking, facilitated by modern computers, is considered a significant threat to our ability to focus. But a new study says we’re adapting just fine.<p>In 1975, Steve Jobs and Steve Wozniak took part in their first great collaboration, designing the Atari game <i>Breakout</i> by working four straight days …

Time Management

Add Hiku to the Shopping List of Shopping-List Apps

How many times have you gone to the grocery store, only to get home and realize you forgot something? If you’re anything like me, a string of …

HP looking to sell webOS mobile patents, says Bloomberg

HP could be making a further break from its webOS past: <i>Bloomberg News</i> reports that the company is looking to sell part of its mobile patent portfolio. Anonymous sources say HP has removed some conditions that would make the patents less attractive and is now approaching potential buyers about …

Steve Wozniak Has A Problem With The New iPad Air

The new iPad Air may be thinner, lighter and faster, but for Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak, that doesn’t mean it’s better for him.<p>"Not every Apple product makes a big enough difference to me to get instantly, although many do," Wozniak explained in an email to The Huffington Post. "For example, I …

Cover promises contextual lock screens and smarter task switching for Android

Lock screen replacements for Android aren't exactly new -- some even come as part of a larger overlay that customizes your home screen experience entirely. However, few lock screen replacements do as much as Cover, a new invite-only solution that launches today, promises to do. Not only is Cover …

‘Marketing gimmick’ exec who dissed Apple’s 64-bit A7 chip quietly reassigned

A Qualcomm executive who publicly dissed Apple’s 64-bit A7 chip has been quietly reassigned — and removed from the company leadership page on its website.<p>Anand Chandrasekher, formerly the mobile chipmaker’s senior VP and chief marketing officer, had called the new A7 chip a “marketing …

Marvel Creativity Studio Stylus lets you discover your artistic superpower on iPad

You may not have been bitten by a radioactive spider, but thanks to Marvel's new Creativity Studio and its accompanying stylus, you can at least draw the person who <i>did.</i> The app and pen combo, which is the fruit of a collaboration between Marvel and eKids, is a tool for those young imaginations out …

What’s next for Ouya: CEO embraces cloud gaming, is open to third-party consoles

The Ouya’s future looks cloudy — and may come in a variety of consoles.<p>Ouya CEO Julie Uhrman is talking to “all” the cloud gaming providers to bring flashy, triple-A experiences to Ouya’s Discover online store — which may not always reside on an Ouya box. (More on that below.)<p>“There is absolutely a …

WordPress 3.7 Arrives with Background Updates

WordPress.org today announced the debut of WordPress 3.7, which focuses much more on the backend than the frontend. You can download the new release now from WordPress.org/Download (it’s 4.8MB).<p>Dubbed “Basie” in honor of American jazz pianist and composer Count Basie, WordPress 3.7 is the first …

Japan Display joins the Quad HD phone screen party with two new LCDs

LG clearly doesn't have a monopoly on Quad HD smartphone screens -- Japan Display has unveiled two low-temperature polysilicon (LTPS) LCDs that offer the extra-sharp 2,560 x 1,440 resolution. The headlining 5.4-inch panel is ever so slightly denser than its Korean equivalent, at 543ppi; there's …

Curved screen LG G Flex appears in benchmark results, specs revealed

The LG G Flex hasn’t even been officially announced yet, but we now have a good idea of what to expect inside the phone, if some recently surfaced …

Apple's plan to wipe out disc drives is nearly complete

The disc drive is dead -- or it's at least issuing a triumphant death rattle.<p>Not in PCs just yet, but certainly in Apple's Macs. Earlier this week Apple introduced updated versions of its MacBook Pro with Retina Display, alongside an all new Mac Pro. What wasn't updated was Apple's line of …