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Samsung mocks iPhone’s lack of waterproofing w/ Galaxy S5 ALS Ice Bucket Challenge video

With just about everyone in the tech industry getting in on the ALS Ice Bucket Challenge to raise awareness for ALS (including Apple’s own Tim Cook and Dr. Dre), Samsung decided it would also be an appropriate time to mock the iPhone and others in the process.<p>The latest video posted to Samsung’s …

The man who created the first pop-up ad says 'sorry'

"I'm sorry. Our intentions were good."<p>Ethan Zuckerman was a designer and programmer for the early web-hosting service Tripod.com when a car company freaked out. The unspecified manufacturer had bought a banner ad on a page that "celebrated anal sex," and was not too pleased at the association of …

How an iPhone With a Sapphire Screen Could Save You Money

The Apple rumor mill is buzzing about the prospect of a sapphire crystal display in the next iPhone, to be announced on Sept. 9. But what exactly is …

T-Mobile launches an app to unlock your smartphone

It took T-Mobile just one week to launch a phone unlocking app after President Obama signed the phone unlocking bill into law.<p>Not known for missing a chance to antagonize the excesses of market giants AT&T and Verizon, the launch of the app should be seen as partly symbolic. T-Mobile CEO John …

Huawei Ascend P7 review: Only selfie lovers need seek out this skinny Android phone - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The Huawei Ascend P7's skinny, glass body looks quite classy, it has a decent camera and enough power for the everyday tasks, plus the latest version of Android on board.<p><b>The Bad</b> Its slow processor, slightly cheap feel and often awkward Android skin means it doesn't really do anything to …

Phones

IRL: A few weeks with HTC's One M8 Harman Kardon Edition

When HTC CEO Peter Chou first confirmed the existence of the Harman Kardon edition One M8 at a small press event in New York City, I leaned over to a reporter friend sitting next to me and mouthed a few choice expletives. Wasn't this Sprint event supposed to be about Spotify? And HD Voice? Where …

The New Apple Store In Istanbul Is Absolutely Beautiful

According to Dezeen, Foster first started working for Apple in 2009, when he received a cold call from Steve Jobs himself. Jobs reportedly told the architect, "Hi Norman, I need some help." Apple was looking for someone to design its new campus at the time, and Foster + Partners was soon …

Flappy Bird Is Returning To The App Store!

If you somehow managed to miss out on one of the largest App Store sensations this year before it was pulled by its developer, you're in luck. Flappy Bird is set to return to the App Store with some new features that'll make a seemingly overnight success an even bigger deal than it was …

App Store

Samsung's tablet for schools carries a tougher shell and extra smarts

We don't envy schools that have to go tablet shopping; many slates can't survive roughhousing by playful kids, let alone impart some wisdom. Teachers will be glad to hear, then, that Samsung has fulfilled its promise of a classroom-ready tablet by releasing the Galaxy Tab 4 Education in the US. …

Galaxy S5 gets swathed in Swarovski crystals

Worried a shiny new Samsung Galaxy S5 won't turn enough heads? Maybe you should wait for the sparkly crystal edition.<p>Attention, ostentatious Samsung fans: your flagship is soon to set sail, and it's fittingly covered in Swarovski crystals.<p>The "crystal collection" edition of the Samsung Galaxy S5 …

Samsung Galaxy S5

The 5 reasons One (M8) is better than the Galaxy S5, according to HTC

In a rare coincidence, HTC and Samsung are releasing their hero devices in the US almost at the same time. While HTC pulled off a quick release of the One M8, it was only available on Verizon initially, meaning that customers of AT&T, T-Mobile, and Sprint had to wait until yesterday to join in the …

Phones

Four Reasons To Switch From Android To iPhone

<b>Update: Oct. 17, 2014:</b> See this post on “Why I left Samsung’s Galaxy Note/Android for iPhone 6+”. The next generation of products is out, but the comparison is much the same.<p>After four years with an Android phone, I switched back to iPhone this month. I liked my Android phone, but the smartphone …

Coming Soon To The iPhone 7s, 0% To 100% Battery Charging In Under A Minute?

Sick of waiting for your iPhone to finish charging? By 2017, your iPhone could completely charge from 0% to 100% in just 5 minutes, in a portable, consumer-friendly package that will make long charging times a thing of the past.<p>An Israeli startup called StoreDot has demonstrated new technology at …

Battery Charging

HTC One (M8) has fastest display touch response time, under 50ms

Sitting in between the 5-inch display and the all metal curved casing of the new HTC One (M8) is a 2.3GHz quad-core Snapdragon 801 processor, Adreno 330 GPU and 2GB of Ram – all contributing factors to HTC’s latest claim to fame, a record smashing 46ms display touch response time.<p>Smartphone …

Phones

Nokia Lumia 930 picture leak hints at a Lumia Icon for the rest of the world

There have been rumblings about Nokia unveiling a Lumia 930 in the near future, but its actual design has remained elusive. However, frequent tipster @evleaks claims to have a press image of the new smartphone... and if the picture is accurate, it's effectively a Lumia Icon for everyone who isn't a …

WhatsApp announces 64 billion messages sent through its texting app — in just one day

Whatsapp, the popular messaging client for iOS and Android, announced today on Twitter that it had reached a new record for messages sent in a single day. With 20 billion outgoing messages and 44 incoming messages handled in a single 24-hour period, the grand total came out to 64 billion.<p>[tweet …

Apple iPhone 6 review: iPhone 6 sets the smartphone bar - CNET

<b>The Good</b> The iPhone 6 delivers a spacious, crisp 4.7-inch screen, improved wireless speeds, better camera autofocus, and bumped-up storage capacities to 128GB at the top end. iOS remains a top-notch mobile operating system with an excellent ecosystem of apps, and Apple Pay is a smooth, secure …

Mobile Technology

Why iPhone 6 will be \’mother lode\’ of upgrades: ISI analyst

Goodbye iPad 2, hello (again) fourth-gen iPad with Retina Display

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Apple<p>Along with announcing an 8 GB iPhone 5c on Tuesday, Apple re-introduced the fourth-generation iPad and finally …

Nürburgring Saved? Capricorn Group Buys Famed Track

Fans of motorsport around the world have been experiencing low-level anxiety over the future of the Nürburgring for years now. In 2012, the track …

Motorsport

On Instagram, rich kids find a following

Kevin Sacco isn't a celebrity, but on<p>Instagramhe is famous for flaunting his wealth, like the time he took a picture of himself bathing in an outdoor Jacuzzi in his penthouse suite overlooking the French Riviera.<p>Or when the 20-year-old son of a real estate mogul in Italy spent 10,000 euros, or …

Social Media

HTC all smiles as Desire 816 pre-orders in China top 450,000 in first three days

HTC Corp. in Taiwan has a couple big reasons to smile today. Thanks to the three day pre-order tally for their new Desire 816 mid-range smartphone, HTC’s stock price experienced an increase like they’ve not seen in a while.<p>The HTC Desire 816 was announced last month. We took it for a spin at MWC …

Mobile

Do Without Your Phone For Just A Minute And Improve Someone’s Water

UNICEF’s innovative new campaign gets smartphone addicts engaged in clean water issues by challenging them to simply disengage.<p>For technology addicts, doing without a phone can be trying, even just for a minute. But as part of a new fundraising challenge, the sacrifice may be worth the effort. …

Developing Countries

Apple releases iOS 7 update for iPads and iPhones

Apple released its latest mobile operating system update on Monday, iOS 7.1. The major upgrade packs in an assortment of bug fixes, improvements, new features and some subtle changes to the overall interface.<p>iOS 7.1 is the first major update to the iPhone, iPad and iPod Touch operating system since …

Chrysler Ordering Rare Dodge Vipers be Destroyed

Community College Fights to Keep its Prized Snake<p>“No take-backs.” It’s a schoolyard philosophy that still holds merit even in our adult lives. And it especially rings true when the thing being taken back is going to be destroyed, and that thing is a pre-production version of the original Dodge …

Sports Cars

Oops! Apple revealed confidential deal with Nokia while seeking damages from Samsung for the same thing

<i>FOSS Patents</i> discovered that while Apple was asking a court to sanction Samsung for using confidential information about a patent deal between the Cupertino company and Nokia, Apple inadvertently made the very same information public.<p>As part of a patent dispute between Apple and Samsung, Apple was …

Nintendo ending DS and Wii online multiplayer in May

Nintendo has announced that it will end support for its online multiplayer service on the DS and Wii. Nintendo Wi-Fi Connection will shut down on May 20th, meaning that games will no longer work online; offline features, however, will continue to work. Wii apps like Hulu, YouTube, and the built-in …

Apple, If Samsung And Sony Can Make A Waterproof Phone, So Can You

Just this week Samsung revealed the Galaxy S5. It’s water-resistant. Sony also announced the Xperia Z2, the waterproof successor to the also waterproof Z1. So where’s my waterproof iPhone? The technology and demand are here. Water-resistant or waterproof, Samsung and Sony’s latest flagships are …

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