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Samsung Ranks First for Smartphones Sales in Q1 2013

Samsung was the world’s number one smartphone seller for the first quarter of this year in terms of revenue, overtaking Apple, data from Strategy Analytics show.<p>According to a report from Yonhap News, sales of Samsung’s smartphones topped $23.63 billion during the first three months of 2013, …

Foc.us gaming tDCS headset uses electrical pulses to overclock your brain

There’s a category of technology that is still more or less in the fringe – the kind designed to improve one’s own physiology, exceeding typical …

Overclocking

NASA funds 3D food printer, pizza is the first item on the menu

Last week we had lab-grown burgers; this week it's powdered pizza. NASA's gotten in on the synthesized food action by awarding a $125,000 grant to Anjan Contractor, head of Systems & Materials Research Corporation, to develop a 3D food printer. The first device Contractor plans to build under the …

Apple Adds Samsung Galaxy S4 and Google Now to Patent Infringement Claims

Apple has added five new patent infringement accusations to its ongoing litigation against Samsung. The latest targets are the South Korean company’s …

Samsung beats Chromebook Pixel and Retina MacBook with new high-res laptop display

Samsung is to unveil a new super-high resolution panel which could set the standard for notebook displays. This week, the company will launch a 13.3-inch QHD 3200 x 1800 panel with 276 pixels-per-inch (PPI), and offers greater pixel densities than Apple's Retina MacBook Pro 13 (227 PPI) and …

HTC One makes video call from summit of Everest

Thanks to a British explorer, the high-end Android phone is the first to make a video call from the highest point on Earth.<p>This might not be what the Taiwanese company had in mind when it wanted its HTC One to be on top of the world, but thanks to British mountaineer Daniel Hughes, the high-end …

Android Phones

The World's Fastest Wi-Fi Puts Your Sluggish Router to Shame

For the most part, we're all happy if we can get Internet that's fast enough to stream some HD video. But faster is always better, and a new, …

Dell's Project Ophelia will turn any HDTV into an Android computer this May

Dell introduced Project Ophelia to the world at CES back in January, and now it's revealed shipping timeframes for the Android-powered MHL stick. Ophelia will ship in May to developers, with cable providers and telecoms able to buy it in July. A consumer release will follow shortly thereafter. When …

Motorcycle with airplane engine makes a roaring racket

The Red Baron motorcycle is an unholy combination of bike mechanics and airplane mechanics, creating a demon of a ride.<p>When motorcycle enthusiasts say "loud pipes save lives," I don't think are imagining the Red Baron, an insane two-wheel machine powered by an actual aircraft engine. It's a beast. …

Motorcycles

How injectable nanogel could help fight diabetes

Nanotechnology could remove the finger prick from the daily routine of people with diabetes with an injectable gel that monitors blood-sugar levels and automatically secretes insulin.<p>For diabetics who have to constantly manage their blood-sugar levels, insulin works. The problem is, many people …

Diabetes

Report: EA to scrap Online Passes for games

The service is being dropped after tepid player response, according to a report from VentureBeat.<p>Electronic Arts will be dropping Online Passes from all of its future games, citing lackluster player support, according to a report by Venture Beat.<p>EA Senior Director of Corporate Communications John …

Electronic Arts

Android Gaming Takes Massive Leap Forward With 'Google Play Game Services'

At Google I/O this morning, Android gaming received a sorely needed shot in the arm, thanks to a new suite of APIs called Google Play Game Services.<p>Let’s face it, we’re living in a multi-device world. Android has reached a milestone of 900 million activations thus far in 2013, and more phones exist …

Apple seeks to add Galaxy S4 to ongoing Samsung patent suit in California

In its ongoing second major patent trial against Samsung, Apple yesterday filed a statement with the US District Court in California claiming that after examining the recently released Galaxy S4 it has “concluded that it is an infringing device and accordingly intends to move for leave to add the …

iPhone 5S “Not Happening” In June [Analyst]

Jefferies & Co.’s Peter Misek is our favorite know-nothing analyst, having been proven hysterically, horribly wrong on about every major Apple prediction he’s ever made. He’s probably safe on this prediction, though: even Misek doesn’t think Apple’s going to surprise us with a new iPhone in June. …

iPhone

BlackBerry Announces The Q5, A BB10-Powered Qwerty Smartphone Aimed At Emerging Markets

BlackBerry has just announced the BlackBerry Q5 smartphone, the latest BB10 handset to come out of the Waterloo-based firm. Like the Q10, the Q5 has a QWERTY keyboard and comes in a host of colors, including red, black, white and pink.<p>“I know it’s going to be a big hit,” said Thorsten Heins, as he …

Android crushes puny rivals with 74% of smart phone market

Nearly three in every four smart phones sold in the first three months of the year were running Android, according to analyst firm Gartner.<p>The phone …

Mobile

Top 10 Computer Tricks Every Geek Should Know

We’ve talked before about the things every computer user should know how to do, but we geeks are special: we want to go above and beyond, to explore …

App Deals Of The Day: Android, iPhone, iPad, Windows Phone

Gmail Attachment Manager for free on Android, Sketchworthy now free on iOS, Posts now free on iPad, Zinio now available for Nokia Windows Phones, …

Here's What iOS 7 Could (And Perhaps Should) Look Like [Video]

The folks over at digital agency Simply Zesty have been thinking about what iOS 7, the upcoming new version of Apple’s mobile operating system, will – or should – look like based on the typical rumours and speculation that precede every major Apple event.<p>With Apple’s WWDC 2013 conference just …

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Goal Zero Sherpa 50 solar recharging kit takes your laptop off-grid

Long ago during CES 2012, we spent a little hands-on time with an interesting product from a company called GoalZero. The product in question is the …

Nokia Lumia 928 demos audio skills (and there’s that Xenon flash)

Nokia keeps dripping out details about the Lumia 928, the new Windows Phone expected to officially launch next week, and latest is a confirmation on …

Nokia

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Samsung Galaxy S 4 teardown reveals extent of homegrown parts

Certainly, the biggest smartphone launch of 2013, so far, has been the official launch of the new Samsung Galaxy S 4 smartphone. As we all expect …

Phones

Google Timelapse shows a changing Earth in animated form

Google has launched a new project called Timelapse that allows users to see the history of the Earth all the way back to 1984 and view how our planet …

Time-lapse Photography

London footbridge to raise like a Japanese fan

Bridge specialist Knight Architects has announced that its novel design for a footbridge in Paddington, London is to go ahead. The hydraulic Merchant …

Hydraulic

Google Glass in action: the wearable camera

Google Glass isn’t solely about photography, but that’s inevitably the first thing you try out – and the first thing you demonstrate to people when …

Wearable Tech

Valve Is Considering Eye-Tracking and Sweat For Gaming

The company culture over at Valve is one which fosters innovation and creativity. According to their employee handbook, Valve staff are free to work …

Brainwaves

Sony PS4 to be more profitable than PS3, company claims

It took several years for Sony’s PlayStation 3 console to finally turn a profit, but the company says that the PlayStation 4 won’t be the same way. …

Profit

First Google Glass game project StarFinder gets early demo

The first official game for Google Glass has been revealed, a gamification of Google Sky that pits users of the wearable against the heavens. The …

Google Glass