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Watch Guide: Brooklyn Hipsters

Brooklyn isn't just a borough in New York City; it's become a worldwide lifestyle trend. Defining it is tricky: Is it the L train ride or is it the beards that just don't stop growing? However you define it, BK has emerged with its own style. The hipsters have taken what’s hot, but not necessarily …

Watches

How Google has been making Android a safer place since 2012

Last year in June, Google brought Android Jelly Bean 4.1 to the world. It was a wonderful day, too. It brought with it Project Butter, which spelled the end for lag for a lot of people. Android was running smoother and more complete than ever. Who’d have known that just a year later, we’d be …

Packaging for a rumored budget iPhone 5C shows up online

It's uncertain whether the image is the real thing, but many Apple watchers expect the company to reveal a "budget" iPhone in the fall.<p>As Apple's fall product reveal approaches, alleged images of the new iPhone parts are appearing with greater frequency. The latest is plastic packaging for an …

LG Curved OLED TV

LG has unveiled a brand new, cutting edge OLED TV that features a unique curved display as well as<p>LG has unveiled a brand new, cutting edge OLED TV that features a unique curved display as well as the tech giant’s latest technologies. The 55-inch display’s curved shape ensures that the screen is …

The Chromecast’s Enemies and AT&T’s Record Android Sales

In case you missed anything, here’s a quick roundup of some of the news that powered <b>AllThingsD</b> this week:<p>“Orange Is the New Black” is the new …

Samsung Accounted for a Third of Smartphone Sales Last Quarter, While Apple’s Share Fell

Samsung’s second-quarter smartphone shipments hit 76 million last quarter — up 56 percent from the prior year, and giving the company a 33 percent …

Samsung dominates, Apple stalls in Q2 global smartphone shipments

A Samsung Galaxy S4, right, with the older Galaxy S3 behind it.<p>The second quarter of 2013 brought more good news for Samsung but less so for Apple, at least as far as smartphone sales go. But the year isn't over yet — in fact, the toughest fight is yet to come.<p>Tracking firm IDC's numbers on global …

Best Buy, Amazon, GameStop, and Walmart selling the new Nexus 7 four days early

Having already launched its pre-orders ahead of the official Nexus 7 announcement, Best Buy is keeping up the habit of preempting Google by making the new Android slate available early. Announced for a July 30th launch in the US, the 2013 Nexus 7 is actually shipping out to Best Buy pre-order …

Yet Another Way to Get a Super-Cheap Web TV Box

What’s that? You say you’re intrigued by the notion of a Web TV box, but $35 for a Google Chromecast is too rich for your blood?<p>Here you go — if you …

Nokia Lumia 521 review: High-value budget hit, but no LTE - CNET

<b>The Good</b> Nokia's <b>Lumia 521</b> packs in a better camera and more software features than you might expect for its $150 off-contract price tag.<p><b>The Bad</b> No LTE, poor screen quality, and no camera flash remind you that the 521 wasn't built to be a premium smartphone.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> Nokia's Lumia 521 is one …

Gear & Gadgets

GQ Selects: Sperry Top-Sider Leather Boat Shoes

<i>Key items from our June issue, hand-picked by Jim Moore and available at MR PORTER</i><p>"An authentic original by name, Sperry’s classic boat shoe is an American menswear staple and a must-have this time of year. The democratic design has worked for a myriad of stylish guys since 1935, from businessmen …