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Samsung Galaxy S4’s system dump now yours to download

From its unveiling a few weeks ago to its impending arrival in stores – the cycle wouldn’t be complete without seeing some goodies from the Samsung Galaxy S4 making their way online ahead of the phone’s official release.<p>So far, we’ve gotten a hold of the Galaxy S4’s colorful full HD wallpapers and …

Phones

A Sirious matter: Apple hit with patent lawsuit in China while media bay for blood

Apple is appearing in a Shanghai court today to face China’s Zhi Zhen Internet Technology, which says that Apple’s dulcet-toned voice interface violates its patent. Zhizhen started developing the Xiao i—or “small i”—robot, a “voice-activated personal assistant”, in 2003 and was granted a patent in …

China

Samsung Received The Most Mobile Patents In 2012, Now Leads The World Overall

Samsung lost out big to Apple last year in a mobile patent blowout in the U.S., but it’s been slowly building up an arsenal of patents that potentially will keep it from falling into the same situation again. Samsung, also currently the world’s biggest mobile company, received the most mobile …

Google Chrome update brings better spell-checking and some bug fixes

The latest Google Chrome update on the stable release channel reached version 26, with the most important change it brings being the improved spell-checker.<p>Namely, the “Ask Google for suggestions” feature has been significantly improved, as it now offers spelling suggestions, whether we’re talking …

Google

BlackBerry’s Android Bet Is Paying Off

BlackBerry’s App World now touts 100,000 BB10 applications. An impressive number for a platform just months old. But out of those 100,000 applications, roughly 20% are Android apps, simply ported over rather than being coded specifically for BlackBerry 10.<p>This is a win for BlackBerry. It’s a big …

iCloud fails to ‘just work’ for third-party apps, complain developers

When your third-party iOS app fails to properly sync data between devices, the problem may lay with Apple and not the app, say developers in conversation with <i>The Verge</i>.<p>Developers complain that two years in, iCloud is still “a developer’s worst nightmare” as Apple has failed to properly integrate …

Does Apple Really “Need” a New Breakthrough to Bolster Stock?

It may be a while before Apple’s shares return to the all-time high of $705 they hit last September, but they should hit $600 or so by year’s …

Profit

How the internet is making us poor

Everyone knows the story of how robots replaced humans on the factory floor. But in the broader sweep of automation versus labor, a trend with far greater significance for the middle class—in rich countries, at any rate—has been relatively overlooked: the replacement of knowledge workers with …

Income Inequality

Some iOS 6.1.3 users hit by battery drain and Wi-Fi issues

The latest iOS update seems to be creating trouble for a number of users chiming in on Apple's support forums.<p>Another iOS update, another round of complaints.<p>Released last week, Apple's iOS 6.1.3 was designed to fix a security hole that let someone access the iPhone by sneaking past the lock …

iOS

Steve Jobs returns as manga hero in Japanese biography

A "doe-eyed" young Steve Jobs makes his debut as a manga hero in a new biography out in Japan in this week.<p>The first instalment of award-winning …

HTC One faces possible stock shortages in Taiwan

It seems everyone wants a piece of the HTC One. The “unprecedented demand” for the phone – as well as the Ultrapixel shortages – has caused release delays in several markets, including HTC’s home turf of Taiwan. While the device will still hit stores this week, the stock apparently will be quite …

Mobile

Battlefield 4 announced, launching this fall

It seems like only yesterday when <i>Battlefield 3</i> was announced and launched, but Electronic Arts has announced that the next installment in the series,</i> …

Game Trailers

Apple iWatch or Google Glass - Finally Taking Wearable Computing Mainstream?

With both the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) and Mobile World Congress behind us, in the coming weeks and months some of the announced devices will start to hit the shelves. Reception thus far for <b>Research in Motion-Blackberry’s</b> (BBRY) new Z10 device is mixed and has people questioning what may or …