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Evan Blass: LG G6 lands in the US on April 7

A month ago Evan Blass claimed the LG G6 would land Stateside on April 7. To further support the claim, Blass has just shared a press render of the LG G6 with that date displayed on the home screen, a familiar trope for regional launch dates.<p>Previous claims from South Korea stated that the LG G6 …

Facebook Launches An Alpha Testing Program For Android Users

Facebook is looking to get user feedback on its Android mobile app in a much earlier phase than ever before. In a blog post, mobile release engineering lead Christian Legnitto introduced its Facebook for Android alpha testing program.<p>This summer, the social networking company unveiled its Facebook …

Apple iPhone 5S Users Complain About 'Blue Screen Of Death' Error

The Apple iPhone 5S was released three weeks ago and is distinguished from its predecessor by having silver or gold color options, a built-in fingerprint sensor and a 64-bit Apple A7 processor. Unfortunately, the iPhone 5S has an issue that has not been seen before in previous Apple products. The …

Google: Opt out or your face may be in ads

Google has changed its terms of service with a provision that requires users to now opt out of having their pictures and endorsements used in advertisements on Google services.<p>Should you plus-1 (Google's version of Facebook's like) a movie or say "It's great!" on a Google service, the search giant …

A first look inside Google's futuristic quantum lab

In May, Google launched the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab with hardware from the Canadian quantum computing company D-Wave and technical expertise from NASA. It was an ambitious open research project aimed at exploring both the capabilities of quantum computer architecture and the mysteries …

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 …

The gender gap in gaming (and how to fix it)

<i>Mariya Yao is a mobile product designer and founder of Xanadu.</i><p>When you think of typical gamers, you probably conjure up the image of hordes of teenage boys holed up in a basement, staring blanking at a TV screen for hours on end. If this is the case, you’re dead wrong about the gamer population. …

Is The Moto X More Innovative Than The New iPhone? Researchers Think So

The dictionary defines “innovative” as something that features new methods, is advanced, and original. That being said, how much more original is the new Moto X smartphone than the iPhone 5C and 5S? Much more, according to analysts at ABI Research, who published the results of their teardown of the …

UltraHaptics May Be The Next Revolution In Touchscreen Phones

Compared to the haptic feedback from the motors in games controllers like Sony’s SixAxis ones, they seem even less capable. But if some brand-new …

Mobile Gaming

HTC One Max offers up a spec list, gains Chinese approval

Another downside of the Washington brouhaha is that the FCC is shut down, sending us scouring its foreign equivalents for tidbits about new hardware. The latest concerns HTC's worst-kept secret, the HTC One Max, which has just passed through China's TENAA. The filing reveals that the 6-inch …

The most beautiful places on Earth – in pictures

As Lonely Planet turns 40 this year, the publisher has picked the most magnificent sights across the globe to be included in a new book entitled Beautiful World, which contains more than 200 images and aims to inspire readers to see the world as they have never seen it before

Why the world’s bees are dying: They’re stressed out

Scientists have struggled for years to pinpoint the cause of the global crash in bee populations, an affliction known as Colony Collapse Disorder. Everything from pesticides to poor nutrition to automotive exhaust has been blamed for the apian apocalypse. But if British scientists are right, bees …

Ecology

Anonymous no more: Twitter engineer, UConn security analyst among 13 indicted for 'Operation Payback'

Not all the people named in the FBI indictment fit the hacker stereotype<p>Some of the men indicted last week for allegedly taking part in the scores of denial-of-service attacks launched by hacktivist group Anonymous in 2010 don't fit the stereotype of a pajamas-wearing teen hacker causing havoc from …

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 …

Meet Looking Glass: The 2-D Tech That Could Crush 3-D Printing

It looks like a miniature shark is sitting in that clear cube. But it’s all an illusion–an illusion that could have a big future.<p>If you think 3-D printing will change the world, you probably imagine yourself printing objects that work, like organs and furniture. But today’s desktop printers are …