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Apple needs to catch Samsung, Amazon in displays, researcher says

Apple risks falling behind in display tech in 2014, DisplayMate Technologies said in a research note.<p>Echoing an earlier note, DisplayMate Technologies Raymond Soneira said this week that "Apple has recently given up the lead in displays -- now Amazon, Google, LG, and Samsung are launching products …

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2013 Smartphones: Android 78.9%, iOS 15.5%, Windows Phone 3.6%

Global smartphone shipments reached 290.2 million units in Q4 2013, up 34 percent from 217.0 million units in Q4 2012. Google’s Android secured 78.4 percent global share in the quarter (78.9 percent in all of 2013), Apple’s iOS fell to 17.6 percent (15.5 percent in 2013), and Windows Phone took …

PC skeleton key lets you reset forgotten passwords

<b>A USB "key" seeking funding on Kickstarter contains software that can reset any forgotten Windows password to regain access to your account.</b><p>We can't …

Samsung Got A Bigger Tablet Boost For Christmas Than Apple, According To Onswipe

Touchscreen publishing company Onswipe has good news for Samsung. As Onswipe’s Chief Marketing Officer Jason Baptiste put it in an email, “Samsung clearly won Christmas when it comes to tablets.”<p>Specifically, the company looked at visitors to Onswipe-optimized sites for the period of Dec. 26-29 in …

Sonic the Hedgehog 2 Remaster Now Available for Android and iOS

SEGA released a remastered version of Sonic the Hedgehog 2 for iOS and Android today, giving fans of the ‘Blue Blur’ another chance to relive this beloved and iconic 2D platformer.<p>Originally released for the SEGA Genesis/Mega Drive, players take control of Sonic, Tails or Knuckles (who used to be …

The Best Android Launchers You Can Download Today

We love Android devices as much as the next person, but sometimes the vanilla Android experience leaves us wanting a little more. Thankfully, it’s possible to change the whole look and feel of your Android device with only the minimum of effort – and no need to root.<p>Android launchers, or home …

Xbox One's 500GB HDD swapped for bigger, faster drives, and tested for performance

The Xbox One arrives with a 500GB HDD built-in, and in contrast to the PlayStation 4's easily-accessed storage, it's not meant to be accessed or replaced by the user, ever. While we'll probably leave ours in place to keep from voiding the warranty or risk a ban from Xbox Live, a few folks have …

Faulty connectors push Retron 5 game console into early 2014 launch

Everyone who wants to snag Hyperkin's Retron 5 this holiday season may want to look elsewhere for now, because the retro gaming console won't arrive in time for Santa's visit. Unfortunately, Hyperkin scrubbed the (already delayed) December 10th launch date after discovering faulty cartridge …

DisplayMate tablet shootout puts Retina iPad Mini in last place, with ‘out-dated technology’

DisplayMate, a company specializing in scientific display testing and calibration, gave the Retina iPad Mini third place in detailed lab tests of three leading 7-inch tablets, criticising Apple for “really bad planning” for what it considers to be out-dated display technology.<p>And finally… the iPad …

Samsung and HTC phones go head-to-head in an 'uncheatable' benchmark test

Remember the allegation that Samsung cheats at benchmarks? Despite the manufacturer's semi-denials, there's growing evidence to suggest that not only Samsung, but also a number of other Android phone makers engage in some level of chicanery. Usually, it involves programming a device to temporarily …

How to easily root an Android device

Rooting is the Android equivalent of jailbreaking, a means of unlocking the operating system so you can install unapproved apps, deleted unwanted bloatware, update the OS, replace the firmware, overclock (or underclock) the processor, customize anything and so on.<p>Of course, for the average user, …

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The 40 Must-Have Android Apps for the Power User

For the longest time, Android was an operating system that eschewed visual flair in favour of giving flexibility and power to the user, and since third party developers took their cues from the OS itself, their apps tended to be complex and unabashedly ugly.<p>Somewhere along the way, right around the …

Apple to expand iPad’s reach with Staples deal next month

Apple and Staples have struck a deal for the United States office supply retail chain to sell both iPads and iPods beginning next month, according to a source with knowledge of the deal. This person says that several versions of both the iPad and iPod will be available via the Staples Online Store …

Hyperkin Retron 5 combines ten consoles into one on December 10 for $99 (updated)

We love what the Hyperkin Retron 5 brings to the table, namely compatibility with <i>ten</i> classic gaming system cartridges: NES, Famicom, Super NES and Famicom, Sega Master System, Genesis and Mega Drive, and Game Boy original, Color and Advance. The problem is, Hyperkin's played coy about it's price …