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Curved Handheld Displays Almost Ready for Market

Both LG and Samsung plan to release phones that feature curved displays in the near future, reports <i>Reuters</i>. Flexible curved displays, which have been utilized in television sets, are a developing technology for smartphones and other consumer electronic devices.<p>Curved displays are in the early …

Microsoft brings Xbox Live rewards to Android with Wordament game

Microsoft's plan to supercharge Xbox as an entertainment brand means that, no matter which ecosystem you live in, you'll have access to some of the company's first-party titles. In the same way that <i>Kinectimals</i> came to Android and iOS, today's free-to-play launch of <i>Wordament</i> sees another proprietary …

LG confirms production of 'bendable and unbreakable' smartphone displays

It's been a long time coming, but LG's foray into elastic smartphone displays is finally going mainstream. The company has confirmed that it will begin mass-producing a new lightweight 6-inch panel that, it claims, is the world's first flexible OLED panel for smartphones. The display is built from …

AT&T will bring the kid-friendly Filip smartwatch to the US later this year

Kid-friendly smartwatch Filip finally has its carrier partner — AT&T.<p>While the Filip smartwatch can do a lot, probably its most interesting feature is that it can function as a standalone phone. That’s something not even Samsung can claim for its Galaxy Gear, which requires a smartphone in order to …

Square doubles in size in a year; now boasts 600 employees

In 2012 Square had 300 employees, but as of today that number has blossomed into 600. That forced the mobile payments startup to move out of its …

Schmidt: Google Now approach could work for businesses

ORLANDO -- Eric Schmidt, executive chairman of Google, said that the concepts and interface behind Google Now could be applied to corporations, which are asking whether the Web card approach could apply to real work.<p>Schmidt, speaking at the Gartner Symposium ITXpo, was predictably peppered with …

Samsung and LG are really close to announcing curved, flexible smartphones

Are curved, flexible smartphones the next frontier in smartphone innovation? LG and Samsung really want to make it so.<p>Both companies are weeks away from announcing smartphones with curved displays, whose plastic substrate should make them more durable and cheaper to produce.<p>LG said today that it’s …

Evernote rolls out two-factor authentication to better protect your notes

If you’re one of the many digital packrats who rely on Evernote to save the detritus of your life in one place, you’ll be happy to know that the company is taking steps to save your data from hackers.<p>Evernote today added two-factor authentication to its service, as an optional feature for all …