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Samsung 5G tests reach 1Gbps, could launch in 2020

4G isn't cool. You know what's cool? 5G. Samsung claims new 5G tests have hit dizzying speeds and could be ready for you to use by 2020.<p>4G is barely …

Samsung Prepares A Phone For Every Feature As The Galaxy S4 Zoom Shows Up At Bluetooth SIG

Samsung is in a unique position among Android smartphone manufacturers, which allows it to create devices like the Galaxy S4 Zoom, a rumored S4 variant that showed up for certification at the Bluetooth SIG this week (via UnwiredView) as the “SM-C101.” The S4 Zoom is reportedly going to resemble the …

Our connected future: What to expect when elevators and toys start phoning home

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Credit: Sergey Nivens<p>Your next elevator pitch might actually come from data derived from your elevator. That’s the case for an …

Android Powers Almost 60% Of All Mobile Devices Sold, iOS Just 19.3%

Android doesn’t look like it’s about to lose any of its market share to competing platforms any time soon. During the first quarter of 2013, Google’s platform powered a whipping 59.9% of all smart mobile devices sold as total shipments hit 308.7 million units.<p>Apple’s iOS, on the other hand, was …

Beamcaster blasts the internet along lasers through the open air

Using only beams of light, a new networking hub is able to distribute gigabit internet to a receiver as far as 18 feet away, reports <i>Ars Technica</i>. Earlier this week, RiT Technologies unveiled its Beamcaster networking unit, which operates using a similar principal to fiber optics — that information …

Report: Microsoft’s next console will be called Xbox Infinity | Ars Technica

Will its successor be the Xbox Infinity + 1?<p>A new report lends credence to the rumor that Microsoft's next system will be called the Xbox …

Falling iPad Mini Demand Claims Show Why Watching Suppliers For Apple Success Misses The Point

This week, Bloomberg sparked a number of headlines with reports that iPad mini demand was failing based on supplier Pegatron’s earnings numbers as revealed at an investor conference. Those claims were later refuted by Pegatron CEO Jason Cheng, who argued that Bloomberg’s Tim Culpan had misquoted …

The Pirate Bay now offering banned 3D-printed gun files

The State Department has successfully demanded the removal of the files from Defcad. The Pirate Bay has picked up the slack.<p>For those who worry that even 24 hours without the ability to download 3D-printed gun blueprints is too much, fret no more: The Pirate Bay is on the case.<p>On Thursday, the U.S. …

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