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Samsung Galaxy Note Edge Review: Cutting-Edge Curve or Gimmick?

Samsung is back with another curved-screen smartphone, but is it more than just a gimmick?<p>Smartphones come in all different sizes nowadays, but their overall look hasn’t changed much in the past few years — flat, rectangular, <i>meh</i>. Samsung is looking to change the standard shape of this situation …

BBC iPlayer Hits XBox One, Adds 30 Day Downloads

The PS4 got iPlayer at launch but the BBC made XBox One owners wait a little longer. Now, just in time for Christmas, the wait is over. The BBC has launched an iPlayer app for XBox One which takes advantage of the console’s Kinect voice control features.<p>To grab the new app, you just need to switch …

It’s not all China: Vietnam, Indonesia lead a booming Southeast Asia games market

When we talk about gaming in the East, we’re usually talking about China’s rapid growth or Japan’s massive spending on smartphone games, but that ignores several other important markets in the region.<p>Southeast Asian countries are expected to generate $784.4 million in gaming revenues in 2014, …

Steve Wozniak calls Apple's legendary garage 'a bit of a myth'

Apple co-founder Steve Wozniak has never been shy to talk about the company he helped create, regardless of whatever the topic may be. Most recently, in an interview with <i>Bloomberg</i> <i>Businessweek</i>, Wozniak touched briefly on a few topics from the early days of Apple, ranging from the vision of his …

Older viewers also abandoning TV in favor of phone, computer

People in the U.S. are watching more digital video as traditional TV viewing declines, and it's not just young people driving the trend, according to a new report from Nielsen.<p>The measurement firm said Wednesday that the amount of time spent watching video on computers and smartphones each day …

Tests show modern SSDs can handle a thousand years of use

Most heavy data users can't wait for the day when hard disks, with their fragile, spinny parts, are put out to pasture for good. But just how much better are SSDs? Despite any horror stories you may have heard, the answer is <i>a lot,</i> according to tests on recent models by <i>The Tech Repor</i><i>t</i>. It forced six …

Google’s cars return to German roads, but not for Street View

Advertisement<p>5 Comments<p>Credit: Flickr / Sancho McCann<p>Yesterday, when I was walking down to my local Berlin food market at lunchtime, I saw a child …

Celebrities are leading the way in eschewing smartphones for flip phones, but what’s the draw with clamshell models?<p>It’s 2014, but flipping hell, clamshell phones appear to be making a comeback. Anna Wintour, editor-in-chief of American Vogue, was spotted with a flip phone during this summer’s US …

Verizon is transitioning 3G spectrum to LTE in 10 cities

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Four years after Verizon launched its first 4G network, the company is starting to cannibalize its existing 3G network to …

Facebook accused of refusing to listen to ‘voice of public opinion’

Facebook was accused of “refusing to listen to the voice of public opinion” on Friday as it emerged that the social network paid only €2.3m (£1.8m) of tax on almost €3bn (£2.37bn) of advert sales channelled through Ireland in order to avoid tax in the UK and other countries.<p>The details of …

Zuckerberg attacks: If Apple really cared about customers, iPhones would cost less

Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg has lashed out at Tim Cook’s privacy policy, calling it “ridiculous,” and knocking Apple for pricing its products as highly as it does.<p>Zuckerberg’s rebuttal follows comments made by Cook in September, in which he noted that, “When an online service is free, you’re not …

Microsoft Releases Cortana In 4 New Countries

If you live in Germany, Italy, France or Spain, you can now get your Cortana on. Microsoft today announced that it has rolled out its virtual, digital assistant to those four new European countries for users that are part of its Windows Phone Developer Preview Program.<p>In short, if you’re an early …

The 20th-anniversary PlayStation 4 looks amazing

PlayStation 4 20th Anniversary Edition<p>PS4 20th Anniversary Edition<p>White Anniversary Box<p>Box Rear<p>Sliding Out of the Box<p>The Box<p>Open Sesame<p>Classic …