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Galaxy S4 now lets you talk to Samsung's Gear smartwatch with latest update

As Android updates have gone as of late, there really hasn't been much to get excited about -- not until we break into Kit Kat, anyway. But the rollout of Android 4.3 Jelly Bean to Samsung's former flagship the Galaxy S4, now live according to <i>SamMobile</i>, is notable as it adds compatibility with the …

Galaxy S4 Android 4.3 update hits Europe, with Galaxy Gear support

New Android software for the Samsung Galaxy S4 has reportedly hit Europe, suggesting that UK S4 owners will soon be enjoying all that the version 4.3 …

Android News

Fragments of time: the wild, messy state of smartwatches

As Samsung's Galaxy Gear commercial illustrates, the desire for a truly smart wrist-worn device is as old as the electronics industry itself. We've lusted after smart watches for so long that we've melded the two words into one utopian noun: a <i>smartwatch</i>. 2013 has been an undeniably good year for …

Samsung Has Kids Singing Lorde's 'Royals' In New Ad

What in the name of post-apocalyptic Oliver Twist hell is this, Samsung? This just makes me feel guilty for wanting the watch.<p>Also, while being my …

GadgetellSolutions Media

12Feb/18<p>The outdoor goods and apparel retailer has scrapped its legendary unlimited returns policy whereby customers were allowed to return …

eCommerce

Lego Desktop Power Supply

I like this creative way of packaging up an ATX power supply that Instructables user jtmanders created. He added terminals for 5v, 3.3v, and GND, a power LED indicator, as well as a power switch. Definitely not recommended, jtmanders put jumpers over his fuses, which kept blowing.<p>Finally, I wonder …

Tips and tricks for the Galaxy Note 3

Samsung's feature-packed smartphone has a larger display, a faster processor, and even more capabilities than before. These tips and tricks will help you get the most out of the Galaxy Note 3.<p>The Galaxy Note 3 is one of the biggest smartphones of the year, literally. Not only did Samsung pack in a …

Dubai's Futuristic Floating Building by Zaha Hadid

Zaha Hadid Architects has designed a towering 21-story property for Dubai featuring the firm's signature futuristic style. The unique design scheme for the <i>Opus Office Tower</i> is essentially a cube with a large void in the center, splitting the building into two structures. They are connected by an …

Skyscrapers

Space graveyard study reveals fragments of Earth-like planet

Astronomers have carried out an autopsy on a distant, broken-apart planet which appears to have once had the right conditions for life.<p>In a planetary …

Universe

Is Samsung planning to introduce the Galaxy S 5 in January?

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Will Samsung’s next big Galaxy go into orbit soon than expected? A report on South Korean news site Naver suggests that …

Mobile

Samsung's Smart Watch Ads Are Killing Apple's Ads For The iPhone 5C Right Now

TV advertising analytics firm Ace Metrix found that Samsung's awesome ad featuring clips from futuristic shows and movies scored an extremely strong 682 on its 950-point Ace Score scale.<p>The most popular ad for Apple's 5C, on the other hand, scored a 522. Neither Apple nor Samsung is a client of Ace …

Electronics Industry

Samsung curved smartphone allegedly leaks in new image

An image from @evleaks of the supposed Galaxy Round flexible display phone shows a device similar to the Galaxy S4 but with a dip in the middle.<p>The latest news about Samsung's expected smartphone with a flexible display just leaked via @evleaks on Twitter.<p>The account, which has leaked images of …

Samsung Galaxy Round brings curve to smartphones

Smartphone makers are always looking for another way to wow buyers and get them to pay for new devices. Samsung's giving it a go with the seriously curvaceous Round.<p>Samsung has won the race to be the first phone manufacturer this fall to launch a curved smartphone.<p>The company announced late Tuesday …

Galaxy Gear commercials are brilliant ads for a terrible product

In what may be Samsung’s best commercials yet, the company has figured out a way to successfully sell failure.<p>Samsung is positioning it’s new Galaxy Gear as “the next big thing” in its first two ads, coyly tapping into our nostalgia for smartwatch tech from properties like <i>Dick Tracy</i>, <i>Knight Rider</i>,</i> …

Samsung Taps Dick Tracy and the Jetsons to Help Sell Its Galaxy Gear Watch

It’s not clear yet whether customers want the smartwatch that Samsung has built. But there’s no doubt that Americans have long been fascinated with …

Smartwatches

Tesla Model S catches fire after battery puncture, Musk responds

A Tesla Model S caught fire on the highway recently after its bottom-mounted battery compartment was struck by a piece of metal. That piece of metal punched a three-inch hole through quarter-inch armor plating, impaling the car with a "peak force on the order of 25 tons" according to company CEO …

The First Photo

(It’s been exactly 50 years – 1963 – since Swiss photo historian Helmut Gernsheim donated the world’s earliest permanent photograph* to the …

Samsung expects to post record £5.9bn profit

Samsung Electronics has announced it expects to post a record operating profit of 10.1 trillion won (£5.9bn) in the third quarter of this year.<p>The South Korean company's estimate was higher than analyst predictions and represents a 25 per cent increase from a revised operating profit of 8.06 …

Electronics Industry

Samsung forecasts record quarterly profit

<b>Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest mobile phone and TV maker, has forecast record profits for the July-to-September quarter.</b><p>It expects operating profit of 10.1 trillion won ($9.4bn; £5.8bn) for the quarter, a 25% jump from a year ago.<p>The profit guidance beats many analyst forecasts.<p>Samsung …

Mobile

Wonder Woman Fan Film Shows Up Hollywood

With superheroes dominating the box office and pop culture landscape, it’s simply astonishing that there hasn’t been a female-lead film added the mix …

Dogs

Bangladesh could show India the way in 3G

Young girls taking a picture on their smartphones. (This picture is not necessarily from Bangladesh, its merely a contextual image to reflect how …

India

Samsung Galaxy Gear Is Not Ready for Primetime

Samsung Galaxy Gear Review<p>A Wristwatch With Brains<p>Time and Weather<p>App Menu<p>More Apps<p>Even More Apps<p>Camera<p>Camera Strap<p>Clasp<p>Smartphone Companion<p>Gear …

Xi3's Piston modular PC launching November 29th for $1,000

As if shelling out $900 this holiday to snag the two next-gen game consoles wasn't enough, Xi3's Piston modular gaming PC is arriving on November 29th for $1,000. Should money be no object to you, the adorable little box is available for pre-order <i>right this minute</i>, and that'll lock in an earlier …

NYC plans free public WiFi expansion in all five boroughs by December 2013

A handful of neighborhoods in Manhattan, Brooklyn, Staten Island, Queens and the Bronx will have high-speed WiFi access available for businesses and residents by the end of this year. NYC Mayor Michael Bloomberg announced an expansion today that'll roll out over the next few months, lighting up …

3Doodler 3D printing pen starts shipping to Kickstarter backers, retail models arriving in early 2014

It's not news <i>every</i> time a Kickstarter product starts shipping to backers, but in the case of 3Doodler, it's worth a mention. At last count, the startup had raised $2.3 million to fund its 3D printing pen, and with a cost of $99 per device, well, you do the math: that's a lot of people waiting for …

iPhone 5S vs Samsung Galaxy S4 (spec comparison)

Apple’s newest premium phone, the <b>iPhone 5S</b> is available for preorder, and that might make some Samsung/Android users take notice of the features …

Phones

Samsung curved screen phone is coming in October - Pocket-lint

As Samsung launched the Galaxy Note 3 last night, it announced that it will be releasing a curved screen phone in South Korea this October.<p>We …

Gear & Gadgets

Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Gets Unboxed Again (Video)

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is now available in the UK and Europe, the device will also launch in the US next week. Now we have an unboxing video for …

Electronics Industry

Samsung Galaxy Gear Works With The Galaxy S4 (Video)

Yesterday we heard that the Samsung Galaxy S4 would support the Galaxy Gear smart watch from next month, but it would appear that the Samsung Galaxy …

Phones