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MomentCam Is A Viral Chinese Photo App Now In English

Last month, we wrote about this Chinese photo app that strangely went viral, holding lofty rankings in main app stores in Western markets, despite almost all the users being unable to understand the instructions.<p>Now it’s set to go even more places, as the app has launched an English version this …

South Korean 'Cram Schools' Teach How To Get A Job At Samsung

The promise of Samsung, whose sprawling business empire spans consumer electronics to ships, offers not only a good salary and benefits but also holds the key to a good marriage in this Asian country where Confucian traditions run deep.<p>The twice-a-year recruitment rounds by the "chaebol", …

South Korea

Google starts testing ART, a potential replacement for Dalvik in Android

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>After a 2010 spat over how Java works in Android(s goog) with Oracle(s orcl), Google is moving on to a new way for apps run …

Ara is a Motorola Project to Make Phones as Customizable as Android

If you thought Motorola and its Moto X Maker helped you customize a unique smartphone, then prepare for even more. The Google-owned company has just announced Ara, a hardware platform that is entirely open to customization — essentially letting tinkerers develop their own smartphones.<p>“We want to do …

Inside Evasi0n, The Most Elaborate Jailbreak To Ever Hack Your iPhone

In Apple’s eternal cat and mouse game to control what you can and can’t run on your iOS device, score another one for the mice.<p>On Monday a team of hackers that calls themselves the evad3rs released evasi0n, the first jailbreak program that works for the iPhone 5, as well as the iPad 4, the iPad …

T-Mobile

ARM: Apple Is Way Ahead on 64 Bit

Apple will stand alone as the only mobile 64-bit vendor for the rest of the year, an ARM executive said.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, but we …

Foxconn Interns Forced to Work Extra Hours on PS4

An internal investigation reveals students are working off the clock manufacturing Sony's latest game console.<p>PCMag reviews products independently, …

Google Offers Cash Rewards for Open-Source Bug Patches

Fix bugs, get money. Google is offering bounties to intrepid programmers who craft substantial patches for select open-source projects.<p>PCMag reviews …

Cyclemeter (for iPhone)

<b>Pros</b><p>Amazingly rich with features. Tracks not just cycling, but running, walking, skiing, and other sports. Great graph output. Available in five …

Fitness Technology

Samsung Dominates Mobile Market in Phablet-Heavy South Korea, Apple Devices Have Just 14% Share

As Samsung's home country of South Korea approaches connected device saturation, Apple's share of the market is dwarfed by Samsung's share, according to a new report from mobile analytics firm Flurry.<p>Of a total of 33,527,534 active smartphones and tablets in South Korea, Apple iPads and iPhones …

Samsung reportedly not alone in cheating Android benchmarks

Samsung has come under fire this week for allegedly inflating the benchmark scores for the Galaxy Note 3 among other Android devices, but -- shocker -- the company is not alone in enhancing scores. <i>AnandTech</i> just published a report that shows ASUS, HTC and other companies using the same "benchmark …

Heroic Civilian, Abdul Haji, Rushed Into Kenyan Shopping Mall Shooting To Rescue Families (PHOTO)

In the days following last Saturday's shooting at the Westgate shopping mall in Nairobi, Kenya, a photograph of a man in a plaid shirt helping a child to safety went viral.<p>On Thursday, the Telegraph identified the man in the photo as Abdul Haji, the son of a former security minister in the Kenyan …

Galaxy Gear already performs basic functions with Galaxy S 4

While we know it will be supported in October, we now know that the Samsung Galaxy S 4 is already performing basic functions with the Galaxy Gear …

Galaxy Note

Beats buys back HTC's remaining 25 percent stake in company

It was rumored over the summer and today it's official — Beats Electronics, the company behind Beats Audio and Beats By Dre, has bought back the …

Beats finally frees itself from HTC, buys back remaining stake

It looks like the days of HTC devices with Beats audio may be over. It all started when HTC purchased a 50.1% stake in the company. The two teamed up …

Raspberry Pi

Kim Jong-un orders spruce up of world's biggest stadium as 'millions starve'

Kim Jong-un has ordered a thorough make-over for the May Day Stadium, the largest-capacity sporting arena in the world, as the latest effort to spruce up North Korea and give it "the appearance of a highly civilised nation."<p>Kim toured the 150,000-seat stadium on Tuesday, according to state-run …

Samsung exec admits Galaxy Gear smartwatch 'lacks something special'

In an unusual bout of frankness, a Samsung official has acknowledged that the Galaxy Gear smartwatch lacks, you know, whatever the Korean is for <i>je ne sais quoi</i>. As reported by the <i>Korea Times</i>, the unnamed official said:<p>"We've acknowledged that our Gear lacks something special. With more investment …

Samsung counters iPhone 5S with a golden Galaxy S4

Two weeks after Apple's September 10th reveal of a champagne-colored iPhone, Samsung is launching its own golden phone in the shape of a new Gold Edition Galaxy S4. There are two options, Gold Pink or Gold Brown, which Samsung is proudly showing off on its United Arab Emirates social media outlets. …