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Samsung Said To Launch Four Versions Of The Galaxy Note III By The End Of The Year

Talk about trying to cover bases. Korean news outlet ETNews reports that Samsung’s Galaxy Note III isn’t going to be an only child when it launches later this year — instead, it will be joined by up to three siblings that will apparently debut at the same time.<p>The Google translation makes it bit …

Internet Killed The Magazine Star

I’ve been musing on whether or not to weigh in on the demise of PC World, a computer “magazine” that was once printed on “paper.” Founded after the acquisition of PC Magazine by Ziff-Davis publishing, PC World’s story is so similar to the stories of the major blogs these days that it is worth a …

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Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play edition: what's different?

Several days ago we received a Samsung Galaxy S 4 Google Play edition to play with and shared our first impressions. This week we take a closer look at what's different between this handset and its TouchWiz-equipped cousins by scrutinizing the benchmarks, battery life and camera performance. …

Forget an Android gaming console, Google can make a killer smartwatch

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Finally, my dream of a Google smartwatch is looking more like a reality! News hit the rounds on Thursday that Google is taking …

When your body becomes your password

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: GigaOM via Thinkstock<p>In a post over the weekend, <i>New York Times</i> reporter Nick Bilton touched on a startling concept: in …

Why Bitcoin is on the money

Digital currencies are a threat to current financial systems, say Alec Ross and Jonathan Luff.<p>Around the world, governments everywhere are trying to come to terms with technology. Some are finding the pace of change too fast and the flow of information too free for their autocratic hierarchies, and …

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Party On! Paper Magazine Gets Made for Flipboard

Inside Flipboard / June 24, 2013<p>I was a good girl growing up in 1980s New York City. Paper Magazine found me on one of my many sojourns to Tower …

Maybe buses should be free

AFTER riding a tram in Strasbourg, Matt Yglesias, a blogger with <i>Slate</i>, has decided that proof-of-payment fare-collection systems—in which fares are …

Cyber warfare: Don’t get caught in the cross hairs

We are on the precipice of a cyber-war. The recent revelations around Prism provide an extreme example of how nation states are taking a more proactive approach to security in the online world, using it to defend themselves from future attacks.<p>As well as gathering intelligence on potential threats, …

Xbox One price cuts to be introduced if PS4 sales dominate | Trusted Reviews

<b>An Xbox One price cut could be on the cards early next year if Microsoft’s next-generation console falls behind Sony’s PS4 in the console sales wars,</b> …

Shifting sands

In a week in which the Premier League fixtures were revealed, which of the sides at the top of the Premier League has the edge? As Daniel Storey …

With wearable tech like Google Glass, human behavior is now a design problem

Advertisement<p>13 Comments<p>Credit: CBS Television<p>For all the attention we’ve given in the past year to wearable devices like Google Glass, Nike FuelBand …

Sony MDR-XB910 review

Image 1 of 1<p>With the Sony MDR-XB910 headphones, the brand is looking to lure a few patients away from Dr. Dre's surgery, but do they have what it …

Gigaom | From Cronkite to Couric: Internet Archive gets $1 million to expand TV news collection

Advertisement<p>The 20th century’s printed output is available in digital format, but that’s not the case for television — decades worth of TV …

Xbox One has no backwards compatibility, sorry 360 lovers | Trusted Reviews

<b>Read: Xbox One Backwards Compatibility</b><p>Microsoft has confirmed that the Xbox One will not offer backwards compatibility with Xbox 360 games.<p>Marc …

Ditch your PC for a Chromebook: can you live entirely in the cloud?

Google isn't giving up on its Chrome OS-powered vision of a life spent completely in the browser, but how easy is it to ditch your trusty laptop for …

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Learn to program your Raspberry Pi

<b>Note: Our learn to program your Raspberry Pi tutorial has been fully updated. This feature was first published in May 2013.</b><p>In this tutorial, we're …

Staples Sells 3D Printers

At this point in time you’ve had to have heard about 3D printers – printers that can take a blueprint or template and create an object out of …

7 Google Glass apps we can't wait to use

Google Glass may well only just arriving for developers, but that hasn't stopped a slew of apps making an appearance, some functional and some …

Note-Taking

Gigaom | Back to the future: What if the ‘mass media’ era was just an accident of history?

Advertisement<p>When it comes to the traditional media business, there is often a pervasive nostalgia for “the good old days,” when a handful of …