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Samsung Galaxy K zoom official: 20.7MP, 10X optical zoom, sleeker design

The Galaxy K zoom is now official, and it looks like a solid improvement over its predecessor, the Galaxy S4 Zoom. But will solid improvements prove enough to make the concept fly?<p>Released in June 2013, the Galaxy S4 Zoom did poorly in terms of sales, and one of the main reasons was its identity …

Phones

Samsung Announces The Galaxy K Zoom, Because Apparently The World Needed Another One

Remember the time Samsung thought people wanted to walk around talking on a camera? Well, I'm not sure it got the memo that people actually didn't …

Samsung Galaxy K Zoom gallery

Leaked case points to tall, lean iPhone 6

A purportedly leaked case that appears to be from a New Jersey-based company could be one of the first tangible pieces of evidence that the iPhone 6 will show us what an iPhone can look like all grown up. Or, at least with a larger, 4.7-inch screen.<p>We get a full tour of the hot pink case in …

Here’s the iPhone 6: Bigger, thinner, improved camera, and more

Apple’s iPhone 6 was perhaps the most highly anticipated device of 2014. Now, after a long, suspenseful year full of rumors and contradictory …

So you want to buy a OnePlus One – 5 quick things to know

The brand new OnePlus One is impressive. An excellent smartphone starting at $299, less than half of the price that other phone makers demand for their top of the line devices. The Nexus line is the most competitive in this regard, but, in many ways, the OnePlus One is above it.<p>So, you checked out …

Mobile

Apple Working With Nike On iWatch?

Apple is said to be working closely with Nike on its upcoming wearable fitness band and smartwatch hybrid.<p>Details are slight - as are firm sources - …

Defiantly plastic: designing the Galaxy S5

"Our major aims were usability, friendliness and a more humanistic design. We wanted something with a pleasing feel ... and better grip. If we used metal, [we felt] the designs felt heavy and cold," explains Senior Product Designer Dong Hun Kim, pointing to why Samsung still plays in polycarbonate. …

Oh look, the Galaxy K (S5 Zoom) actually looks like a phone

The alleged Galaxy K<p>Remember the Galaxy S4 Zoom? The smartphone/camera hybrid landed last year with a… well, without a bang. Customers weren’t really swayed by the rather curious device, which combined a Galaxy S4 with a 10X optical zoom telescopic lens. But Samsung isn’t ready to give up on the …

Cameras

The design process behind Google's modular phone

It's easy to see the appeal of Project Ara, Google's modular smartphone concept. With Ara, a dead battery in the middle of a day trip doesn't set off …

Meet the One, OnePlus' $299 Nexus killer

Rarely do we see a tech startup spending five months actively hyping up an unborn product; and when we do, most of them end up being vaporware. Luckily, that's not the case with OnePlus. Today, the Shenzhen-based company has finally unveiled its first smartphone, the One (not to be confused with …

Minecraft may hit PS4 and PS Vita Q2/Q3 this year

Mojang aims to launch <i>Minecraft: PlayStation 4 Edition</i> and <i>Minecraft: PS Vita Edition</i> in either Q2 or Q3 of this year, Mojang's Owen Hill told Polygon.<p>"Yes — we are planning to release on PS4 and Vita at around Q2-Q3 this year," Hill wrote. "We're not able to share more specific dates yet though, …

How Call of Duty: Ghosts' new Chaos Mode perks will level the playing field

A new developer diary from <i>Call of Duty: Ghosts</i> studio Infinity Ward details the new Chaos Mode added to the alien-centric Extinction campaign.<p>The guide gives you an idea of the perks available to players when racking up combos against the ever-increasing number of enemies.<p>Chaos Mode, described as a …

Xiaomi takes fight to Samsung and Apple in more emerging markets

Having conquered China, Xiaomi is turning its attention to the rest of the world. The smartphone manufacturer has revealed plans to expand to 10 more countries, although the US and most of Europe aren't included just yet.<p>The Chinese manufacturer will expand operations this year to Brazil, India, …

New 10-inch 4K display from JDI could appear on the Xperia Z3 Tablet

Click for full size<p>The steady march towards 4K on mobile devices continues, with Japan Display Inc (JDI) announcing the availability of its first 10.1-inch tablet display of 4K resolution.<p>JDI is now shipping samples of the new IPS LCD panel, which features a resolution of 3,840 x 2,160, qualifying …

Hands-on photos of the OnePlus One wood and bamboo back covers

The OnePlus One launched yesterday with a lot of fanfare, but there was one thing missing – the promised StyleSwap replaceable back covers.<p>Back in March, CEO Pete Lau teased the OnePlus One’s replaceable back covers made of wood, bamboo, denim, and Kevlar. While we were expecting to see them during …

Mobile Technology

Xiaomi to Enter 10 New Countries for Smartphone Sales

Xiaomi Corp., the four-year-old smartphone maker that outsells Apple Inc. in China, plans to enter 10 more countries this year as it accelerates …

Move to 64-bit Android phones accelerating, says ARM

Phone and tablet makers are rushing to embrace 64-bit designs, surprising even those executives behind the chip platform.<p>Tom Lantzsch, ARM's executive vice president of corporate strategy, spoke with CNET after the company reported first-quarter earnings on Wednesday.<p>ARM supplies virtually all of …