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UK School Children Will Soon Learn Coding and Use 3D Printers

School pupils in England are set to get a boost to their digital skills following proposed reforms to the education curriculum from September 2014.<p>The document, published today (PDF), reveals that more of a focus on technology-related skills will be among the priorities for primary and secondary …

Samsung’s brand is top in Asia, but Apple has closed the gap by spending less

Samsung’s brand is going strong in Asia-Pacific, according to a Campaign Asia/Neilsen survey released on Monday. But despite the Korean firm’s home-field advantage and massive marketing advantage, Apple has closed the gap, and spent much less in the process.<p>Among the region’s 12 biggest economies, …

HTC One Glamour Red looks sexy in first hands-on video

<i>Credit: BestBoyz</i><p>When HTC officially announced the Glamour Red edition of the One, I was a bit skeptical about the color, which, at least in the press shots, was too intense for my taste. Now the folks from German tech site BestBoyz produced what is likely the first hands-on video of the HTC One …

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iPhone closes gap on Android during May, grabs 31% of T-Mobile smartphone sales

Following stats from comScore late last month for smartphone market share by vendor and OS, research firm Kantar Worldpanel is out today with its own numbers for the three month period ending in May. While Kantar puts Android at the same 52% of the market during May as comScore, it has Apple …

Digitimes: iPad 5 on for September while Apple still considers Retina iPad mini with even slimmer bezel

In a new report, the hit-or-miss <i>Digitimes</i> shares some very unsurprising details about the next full-sized iPad: a slimmer bezel design and a single LED light tube to power the display. Back in January, we posted photos of shells for the next full-sized iPad, making claims of a slimmer, iPad-mini …

HTC One Review: The Most Beautiful Android Phone Ever Made

It's a common stereotype that Android devices are only made for those who don't care about design or build-quality, and who only care about getting a phone for as cheap as possible.<p>The stereotype is only perpetuated by the fact that most Android manufacturers continue to make their stuff out of …

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The Only Smartphones Worth Buying Right Now [RANKED]

Plus, there are a bunch of relatively new devices that have launched in recent months from just about every big name in the smartphone business.<p>Here's what you should be looking at.<p><i>Note: We update this list approximately once a month. Our rankings are based on a variety of factors including design,</i> …

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Why your next iPhone should probably be the budget one

Techdy<p>Apple has never been afraid to disrupt itself, and as the mass of budget iPhone rumors piles up, a picture of a device that will cannibalize existing iPhone sales but help guarantee Apple’s future is starting to emerge.<p>First, the rumors: The following video, produced as an advertisement for …

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Motorola and NII Holdings announce US launch of PRIP, a push-to-talk service for Android

Sprint's iDEN network may have just recently shut off for good, but push-to-talk (PTT) technology isn't gone. Today, Motorola launched PRIP, a PTT platform that works using mobile data or WiFi networks. The service launched in Mexico a month ago, but now PRIP's available to US residents in Google …

Android still leads in U.S., but iOS grows stronger

Android remains the top dog for U.S. smartphone sales, though Apple's iOS is creeping up.<p>Google's mobile OS took home 52 percent of all U.S. smartphone sales from March through April, showing little gain from the same period last year, Kantar said on Monday.<p>At the same time, iOS grabbed 41.9 …