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Obama faces immigration hurdles even if he wins at high court

WASHINGTON (Reuters) - If the U.S. Supreme Court endorses a key immigration initiative of President Barack Obama protecting more than 4 million illegal immigrants from deportation, his administration could face a surge of applicants and little time to process them before he leaves office in January …

Immigration

Samsung refutes recent claims that the Galaxy S6 isn't selling well

Despite the much-improved build quality on the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 Edge, there have been a few rumors floating around the web stating that sales of the handsets thus far have been a disaster for the company, and that its mobile business is “imploding”. According to investment banking firm</i> …

Samsung Galaxy S6 Plus flagship could be just weeks away, with double curved screen

If you thought that Samsung is going to stop with the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 Edge (in terms of overusing the model name), you probably didn’t follow …

Galaxy Note

Up close with the HoloLens, Microsoft's most intriguing product in years

<b>by Dieter Bohn</b><p>By far, the most impressive demo for my money was the <i>Minecraft</i> demo — though Microsoft called it something like "Building Blocks" or some such, presumably so as not to fully commit to releasing a full holograph version of <i>Minecraft</i>. But before we could enter this virtual world — …

Augmented Reality

Xbox meets Windows 10 – will this end the PC v console war?

There have been many attempts to unite console and PC gamers in cross-platform play, but this could be the one that works<p>Five years ago a scintillating rumour crept across gaming news sites and forums – a rumour that satisfied deeply entrenched beliefs held throughout the industry.<p>The story goes …

Microsoft finally delivers the Windows we really wanted

Over the last few years, Microsoft seems to have been flailing. Windows 8, while a step in the right direction for the company, was an utter mess and saw slow adoption along with poor developer uptake.<p>Windows 8 went too far, too fast; it was a user experience disaster. As users bemoaned Windows 8’s …

Windows 10

Report confirms two-edge Galaxy S 6

With everyone a buzz about the Galaxy S 6 moving toward a less Touchwiz filled direction, the rumors of Samsung making an “edge” variant of the …

App Store

New Samsung Galaxy S6 Details Will Anger Apple

iOS. That’s what most iPhone and iPad owners cite when they explain why they bought their device. Being part of Apple’s ecosystem is a massive draw for many, but for Apple’s future Touch ID and its intrinsic role in security and finance offers a bigger differentiator than the subjective arguments …

Galaxy Note

Alum Of Jonathan Ive’s Old Firm Tapped To Save Samsung From Bad Design

Lee Don-tae will lead the mobile giant’s global design team.<p>An alumnus of Apple designer Jonathan Ive’s old firm will be the new leader of Samsung’s global design team, <i>TechCrunch</i> reports. Korean designer Lee Don-tae arrives at the company from Tangerine, the design studio Ive helped found in 1989. …

Alienware's Alpha game console is ready to invade your living room

Eager to get a truly TV-oriented gaming PC without waiting until the official Steam Machine launch in 2015? Alienware is more than happy to oblige: at long last, it's shipping the Alpha console. You can now shell out $549 or more to get a living room-friendly Windows PC with a custom interface …

Samsung Galaxy A-series phones appear again in new photos

Samsung’s new metal-trimmed series of Galaxy A devices has leaked again in new photos. In this latest look, we get a clear look at the Galaxy A3 and …

Around two years since its launch and the Xbox One has had a strong innings, despite a rocky start. Although sales haven't been quite as strong as …

Living Rooms

Watch new Windows 9 features in action with these leaked videos

Whether you're going to miss the Charms bar or not, users likely have a list of things they love (or loath) about Windows 8. We've already had a few hints at what to expect in the next version -- the classic start menu for example. Now, we have some videos (below) purportedly showing the Windows 9 …

Microsoft buys Minecraft developer Mojang for $2.5B

Following a week of rumors, Microsoft has announced that it's acquired Mojang, the Swedish-based developer behind megahit Minecraft for a princely $2.5 billion. The game's creators are leaving the studio and Microsoft has confirmed that it will continue to publish the game on non-Microsoft …

Apple Announces Record-Breaking 4 Million Day One for iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Preorders

- Sep 15, 2014<p>Apple has announced that first day iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus preorders topped 4 million in the first 24 hours they were available. The …

Apple launches iPhone 6, 6 Plus and Apple Watch

Apple announced its new iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus smartphones alongside the much-anticipated Apple Watch in an event in California<p>Expectations were high - and <b>Apple</b> did not disappoint its fans by announcing not only two new <b>iPhones</b>, the iPhone 6 and the iPhone 6 Plus, but the much-anticipated Apple …

Apple Watch

How to Find a Lost Galaxy S5

There’s nothing worse these days than losing a smartphone. Especially if you lose your brand new Samsung Galaxy S5. Smartphones are an essential part …

Samsung's mobile health app can now tell when you're stressed out

The Galaxy S5's heart rate sensor has mostly been handy for fitness gurus, but it's now helpful for the rest of us, too. Samsung has pushed out an update to S Health that uses the sensor to track stress levels; if your heart is racing after a bad day at work, you'll know. The app also tracks …

8 Things You Didn't Know You Could Do With Google Drive

Google Drive Tips and Tricks<p>1. Crop photos<p>2. Experiment with add-ons<p>3. Check out your Drive activity<p>4. Look at your revision history<p>5. Use …

Samsung Will Launch A Virtual Reality Gaming Headset Similar To Oculus Rift Later This Year

Engadget was the first to report the news. Business Insider independently confirmed the headset with a source familiar with Samsung's plans. The source said the VR headset is a small side project for Samsung to test innovative display technologies.<p>Samsung's VR headset will connect to the company's …

Grand Theft Auto Helps 11-Year-Old Save His Grandfather in Car Crash

An 11-year-old has credited violent videogame Grand Theft Auto with saving his and his grandfather's lives, after he took control of a car speeding …

Samsung's next Galaxy might have a wrap-around display

<b>A future Samsung Galaxy smartphone will be released with a flexible display that wraps around its outer edges, showing information on the phone's</b> …

Xbox One controller cost over $100 million to develop, smell-o-vision and built-in projector were considered

While Sony was content to toy with radical designs for the PlayStation 4's controller, it turns out Microsoft took a more conservative approach when building the Xbox One's gamepad. GamesBeat scored a look at the controller creation process and discovered that Redmond was reluctant to tweak the …

Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 is compact and sleek but functionally flawed

The Samsung Galaxy Tab 3 10.1 stylishly embraces a more simple aesthetic compared with its predecessor. For a 10-inch tablet, it manages to be a …

Rumor: Samsung Gear Glass in the works, coming in April/May 2014

A new rumor says that Samsung may be working on a Google Glass alternative of its own, which could be launched at some point next year.<p>Dubbed as Gear Glass, this wearable smart glass has an April/May 2014 guesstimated launch date, although there’s nothing official about this alleged product at this …

Samsung Is About To Launch A Secret, Super-Fast Version Of Its Galaxy S4 Phone

J.K. Shin, also co-chief executive of the world's biggest technology firm by revenue, said the phone would be sold in South Korea as early as this month.<p>Samsung was in talks with several overseas carriers to take the phone, Shin told Reuters in an interview at Samsung's headquarters in Suwon, just …

Test drive the Galaxy S4 with Samsung's online simulator

Samsung has been good about providing online simulators for its smartphones, like the Galaxy Nexus and the Note. With the release of its new flagship phone, the<p>Galaxy S4, it has updated the simulator's interface to make the tutorials easier to navigate and much easier to read. The simulator is …

Are all-male panels at tech conferences a thing of the past?

A media storm blew up in the tech world earlier this year, after someone questioned the lack of women on the roster at a conference and tweeted to …

Samsung Galaxy S 4 teardown reveals extent of homegrown parts

Certainly, the biggest smartphone launch of 2013, so far, has been the official launch of the new Samsung Galaxy S 4 smartphone. As we all expect …