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Sony tape smashes storage record

<b>Sony has developed a new storage tape that is able to hold up to 185 terabytes (TB) of data per cartridge.</b><p>Created with the help of IBM, Sony's technology allows for tapes that can store the equivalent of 3,700 Blu-ray discs.<p>The tape hold 148 gigabits (Gb) per square inch - beating a record set in …

Samsung’s new smart TV doesn’t mean the end of the remote control

Samsung will premiere its new line of smart TVs in 2014.<p>In the future, kids won't only fight over the remote control. They will also battle over what to watch by shouting and gesticulating wildly at their television sets.<p>On Monday, Samsung announced it would unveil a new, more advanced version of …

Samsung ships 10 million Galaxy Note 3s; see which of its other phones have crossed the 10 million mark

Samsung on Tuesday announced that global shipments of its Galaxy Note 3 smartphone have surpassed the 10 million mark just two months after its …

In 1998 ,Sony Accidentally Sold 700,000 Camcorders That Could See Through People's Clothes.

<i>Yes You heard it right,in year 1998 sony sold 700,00 camcorder that had technology to see through your clothes,well what was that? lets check …

LG G2, HTC One, Galaxy S3 CyanogenMod 11 (Android 4.4 KitKat) nightlies available

CyanogenMod 11 M1 builds are already available for Nexus devices, but these aren’t the only smartphones and tablets getting an Android 4.4 KitKat-based custom ROM.<p>CM11 nightly builds are also available for a variety of devices including current and former flagship Android handsets. The list …

With OIS delayed, Samsung is reportedly going for more megapixels in 2014

Samsung is not going to abandon the megapixels war any time soon. The Korean giant is said to be preparing 16MP and 20MP camera sensors for its 2014 flagships, while optical image stabilization (OIS) will have to wait.<p>According to the Korean IT news portal <i>ETNews</i>, citing industry sources, Samsung is …

Android dominates 81 percent of world smartphone market

For the first time ever, Android has hit more than 80 percent market share for smartphone shipments worldwide.<p>The new Worldwide Quarterly Mobile Phone Tracker was released on Tuesday by IDC, which detailed third-quarter numbers for all smartphone shipments worldwide. A total of 261.1 million …

Beyond Android: Samsung may show first Tizen smartphone at MWC 2014

Thanks to Android, Samsung is at the top of the mobile industry, controlling vast swaths of the global market and raking in billions in profits every quarter. But lucrative as it may be, the dependence on Android is worrying Samsung’s leaders, who’ve long ago realized that controlling software, not …

Mobile

Apple Reportedly Developing Large Curved Screen iPhones For Late 2014, Better Touchscreen Sensors

Apple is said to be working on two curved display iPhone models for the “second half of next year,” according to a source speaking to Bloomberg, with a likely release planned for the third quarter, as well as better touchscreen sensors that introduce fine pressure sensitivity for later devices to …

This is How Facebook Ranks Your Friends

Have you ever wondered how Facebook ranks your friends for you? The company keeps a score for everyone you interact with on the social network.<p>This affects the order of results when you start typing a name into the search box, the people that appear on top in your Friends pane when someone visits …

7 hidden features in Microsoft Windows 8.1

Microsoft launched Windows 8.1 last month, featuring a range of refinements and functional improvements, including a more customisable Start screen, enhanced Bing search, and a range of new apps and services. Here are some of the operating system's best hidden features.<p><b>1. Turn the Start screen into</b> …

Software

Samsung Galaxy S3 Android 4.3 update rolling out to international users

Samsung has started rolling out Android 4.3 update for the international version of its Galaxy S3 smartphone (model number GT-i9300); that’s the …

Ara is a Motorola Project to Make Phones as Customizable as Android

If you thought Motorola and its Moto X Maker helped you customize a unique smartphone, then prepare for even more. The Google-owned company has just announced Ara, a hardware platform that is entirely open to customization — essentially letting tinkerers develop their own smartphones.<p>“We want to do …

MOGA Ace Power leaked, a controller fitted around your device instead of under it

MOGA controllers are awesome accessories that allow you to play games (like first person shooters) the way they were meant to be played: with a …

Stock Photos Site Fotolia Launches Fotolia Instant, An App For Selling Your Smartphone Photos

Online microstock photos marketplace Fotolia, a Shutterstock rival now based out of New York, is today making another move on mobile with the launch of an app that allows users to earn money from their smartphone photos. The app, Fotolia Instant, is much like many of the social photos apps on the …

Must read Android: top 13 stories this week

This week, the first curved phone landed, two new Chromebooks launched, we feasted on Kit Kat leaks, we finally saw a Mini flagship phone, we learned about Android TV, and we heard some more rumors about the Galaxy S5.<p><b>Curved phones are real</b><p>Finally, curved phones are a reality. However, as it …

Android TV

Android 4.4 KitKat to feature a “Google Experience” launcher, report says

A new report says that Android 4.4 KitKat will bring a “Google Experience” launcher, a feature that previous reports digging through an older KitKat build log file have also hinted at.<p><i>Android Police</i> has it that Google is working hard on a new launcher for Android 4.4 KitKat which will be called …

AMOLED vs LCD – What is the difference?

Display technology is often a key battleground when it comes to top of the line handsets. But it’s not just display resolution and screen size that you’ll find on a spec sheet, manufactures also list different display types to choose between as well. Often you’ll find that manufactures stick to a …

Phones

[Rumor Mill] KitKat to Feature New Launcher Called Google Experience

Ah yes, the days leading up to the release of a new device, and a new OS. The trickle of rumors involving the Nexus 5 and Android 4.4, aka KitKat, …

Dual-SIM version of Galaxy Note 3 launches in China

The Galaxy Note 3 became available unlocked (well, sort of unlocked) and at carriers from around the world over the past couple of weeks. Now it’s time for the dual-SIM version of the device, and, as usual, Samsung first released it in China, a market where devices with dual-SIM capabilities are …

German Kit Kat team spills the beans on Android 4.4 release timeframe

Germans know their chocolate, and they apparently know their Android, too. On their Facebook page, the German Kit Kat team inadvertently gave up the timeframe for the release of Android 4.4, or KitKat.<p>When asked when the newest version of Android 4.4 would be coming, the team quickly shot back with …

Samsung Plans Smartphone with Curved Display

Samsung is continuing with its efforts to out-innovate the rest of the mobile industry after announcing that it will launch a smartphone with a curved display — a first for the industry — in Korea next month.<p>According to Reuters and the Yonhap News Agency, Samsung made the announcement at the …

Samsung announces new advanced pixel technology for smartphones and tablets called ISOCELL

Samsung Electronics just announced ISOCELL, which is a new advanced pixel technology that will improve image quality on smartphones and tablets. When …

Android users can now lock their lost devices remotely

Worried about data from your lost Android phone or tablet getting into the wrong hands? You can now lock down your device remotely.<p>Released in August, Google's Android Device Manager is a handy service that allows you to see the location of a lost or stolen Android device. You can also remotely …

Samsung Unveils New ISOCELL Camera Sensor Technology With Improved Color Fidelity In Low-Light Conditions, Starting Mass Production Q4 2013

Samsung has announced a new advanced pixel technology for CMOS image sensors called ISOCELL that it promises will get higher color fidelity in poor …

Galaxy S5 metal casing rumoured, flex-screen Note 3 too

Samsung's next smart phone could arrive sporting a swanky metal jacket, if fresh rumours are to be believed.<p>The South Korean tech giant is …

Phones

Nokia Lumia 1020: the camera review

<b>Nokia has really been pulling out all the stops to stand out from the crowd with its camera technology. In a market crowded with options, how does a</b> …

Cameras

This is what Apple's new 'cheap' iPhone 5C will cost in China, India, and Africa

Apple’s new iPhone 5C is the answer to China, the answer to India, the answer to the entire developing world that might just crave a little more iOS in their lives, and the answer to Android’s 80 percent global smartphone market share.<p>Or is it?<p>See also: “I can’t sell my kidney for this much!”<p>Sure, …

Goodbye Gear: Nissan launching gorgeous smartwatch with driving, car, and social apps

This week at the Frankfurt Motor Show in Germany, Nissan will be unveiling the first smartwatch ever created by a car manufacturer. Nissan’s Nismo smartwatch will monitor and display key data about you, your car, driving conditions, and your social circle.<p>The question is, have smartwatches now …

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