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Play before you pay: Galaxy Note 3 experience app lets you test Note 3 on any phone

BGR reviewed Samsung’s Galaxy Note 3 phablet last month and while the handset’s monstrous size is still off-putting to some, we still called it the …

Bill Gates Buys 6% Stake In Spanish Construction Firm FCC

Bill Gates, the world’s richest man, has purchased a 6% stake in Fomento de Construcciones y Contratas, making him the second-largest shareholder in the Spanish construction company. Heiress Esther Koplowitz remains FCC's largest shareholder, with a 53.9% stake.<p>An entity controlled by Gates …

Flip-out TV wall mount cleverly conceals your flatscreen

Whether or not you think having a TV in the bedroom is a good idea, I think we can all agree that if you’re going to do it, this is probably the most …

Gear & Gadgets

The Nexus 5 is back in the news tonight thanks to another pair of leaked press images that show off both its front and rear. Now that we've got a pretty good idea of what Google and LG's new Nexus looks like, what do you think of its design? Is there anything that you'd change if you could? http://www.phonedog.com/2013/10/26/nexus-5-leaks-continue-with-another-pair-of-press-images/

Samsung Galaxy S3 outpaces iPhone 5S, 5C in touch accuracy

The Samsung Galaxy S3 performed notably better than Apple's latest handsets in terms of overall screen accuracy, according to a new study.<p>Apple's<p>iPhone 5SandiPhone 5Chave a bit of improving to do on the touch-accuracy front, according to new data from OptoFidelity, a Finland-based tech test and …

Project Loon: Google's stratospheric Internet plan

The technology giant is launching another one of its 'moonshot' projects, an attempt to beam down wireless Internet signals to remote and rural communities with poor access to broadband connections

Bullet-time rig made from 130 HTC One smartphones

To demonstrate the power of its Snapdragon processor, Qualcomm has set up a bullet-time rig made up of 130 HTC One smartphones.<p>You may not know the technique by name, but you've most likely seen the results of bullet-time photography. Popularized by movies like "The Matrix," it involves a rig of …

Steve Young Will Make $1 Million in 2014 from USFL Deal Signed in 1984

Before Steve Young became a member of the San Francisco 49ers, before he won three Super Bowls and before he established himself as one of the greatest NFL quarterbacks of all-time with a Hall of Fame career, he played in the USFL.<p>You're probably either thinking A) What is the USFL? or B) How in …

2014 Callaway Corvette Stingray Aerowagon is the Stuff of Car Nerd Heaven

It's no secret car geeks get obsessive about shooting brakes. From humpbacked Astons to swollen Jags, no luxury marque is immune from creative metalshapers who extend rooflines and turn perfectly good, three-box designs into a quirkier (and slightly more voluminous) wagon variants.<p>The latest …

This 6.5-foot-long R/C car is insane

The Mammuth Rewarron: A remote control car on 1/3 scale steroids.<p>The Mammuth Works Rewarron is man-sized remote control car. It's one-third the size of a real auto, a world first according to the manufacturer, measuring<br>nearly six-and-a-half feet long, and weighing in at roughly 175 pounds. And …

LG curved G Flex smartphone 'to rival Samsung Galaxy Round'

LG is reportedly planning to release a curved screen smartphone to rival Samsung’s Galaxy Round.<p>The South Korean company is understood to be launching the curved Android phone, called G Flex, next month.<p>Pictures of the six-inch smartphone were released to <b>Android Authority</b>, although the specs and …

Phones

Is Samsung planning to introduce the Galaxy S 5 in January?

Advertisement<p>9 Comments<p>Will Samsung’s next big Galaxy go into orbit soon than expected? A report on South Korean news site Naver suggests that …

Mobile

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom is Half-Camera, Half-Smartphone

It's official: Samsung has announced the Galaxy S4 Zoom, the most powerful smartphone-camera hybrid on the market today.<p>Check out its front side, and …

Microsoft starts repackaging popular mobile web sites as Windows Phone ‘apps’

Microsoft is taking a new approach to its lack of Windows Phone apps. The software maker has started publishing Windows Phone apps for websites like Lowe’s, TMZ, and J.Crew that are simply the mobile version of the sites packaged into a Windows Phone app. In a move that <i>ZDNet</i> notes is part of …

Mobile

Can HTC’s billionaire chairwoman bail out a sinking ship?

Cher Wang, the billionaire co-founder and chairwoman of the troubled Taiwanese electronics firm HTC, is taking over many of the day-to-day duties of CEO Peter Chou, who has presided over an ugly decline in the company’s fortunes—it has lost 70% of its market share and 90% of its market …

Windows Mobile

BlackBerry Messenger for iOS and Android Is Here

With its first effort to make BlackBerry Messenger available to users of Android and iPhone foiled by technical issues, BlackBerry is taking another …

Apps

Nokia leaks Lumia 1520 details on Chinese online store: 20MP PureView camera, Snapdragon 800 processor

Looking for more evidence that Nokia's about to unleash an oversized Windows Phone? You've got it: the company's official Tmall store (an online marketplace in China) recently published a product page for the fabled Lumia 1520. There's no images to speak of, but the listing agrees with the …

Samsung Galaxy S5 to come with eye-scanning feature?

Fingerprint sensors are cool but there are other ways to indentify individual users. Eye-scanning sounds more advanced and that’s apparently …

Google's iron grip on Android: controlling open source by any means necessary

<img src="http://cdni.wired.co.uk/138x138/a_c/ars.png" alt="Ars Technica" style="float: right;"/><p>Six years ago, in November 2007, the Android Open …

Josh Huff Rips NCAA On Twitter: Oregon WR Upset Over Having To Cancel Party

Oregon receiver Josh Huff has a problem with the NCAA and he let his thousands of Twitter followers know about it on Thursday.<p>The senior wideout wrote that he had to cancel a party due to NCAA regulations because he planned on charging a cover to get in. Huff ripped the NCAA in a series of tweets …

Smartphones are getting bigger as tablets are getting smaller

The tech world’s two most popular devices are moving in opposite directions.<p>Smartphones used to win praise for their compactness. Remember when Apple released its first iPhone and the world marveled at how much the company managed to pack into a moderately-sized mobile phone? But lately mobile …

Mobile

German researchers smash wireless speed record

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit:<p>Anyone will tell you that if you really want great internet speeds, you have to hardwire in. But German researchers have …

Think You Can Live Offline Without Being Tracked? Here’s What It Takes

We asked the most privacy-aware people we could find what it would take to go off the radar. Hint: You’re going to need to do more than throw away your laptop.<p>Nico Sell, the cofounder of a secure communication app called Wickr, has appeared on television twice. Both times, she wore sunglasses to …

'Bionic Man' will walk the streets of Washington, DC tomorrow

Back in August, <i>Smithsonian Magazine</i> took an in-depth look at prosthetic limbs and artificial organs, with one of its main subjects being a true "Bionic Man." A team of scientists and researchers at the University of Zurich were able to recreate more than 50 percent of the human body using the "most …

Redesigned Google Play Store for Android revealed in leaked images

Android users may soon see a redesigned Google Play Store, judging by newly leaked screenshots of an unreleased update. It's not what we'd call a drastic overhaul, but Google seems to be transitioning away from its current overlay menu system in favor of a slide-out navigation drawer. The company …