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Watch the new, customizable Windows Phone 8.1 camera app in action (video)

Microsoft didn't just equip Windows Phone 8.1 with a redesigned notification center and a Siri nemesis called Cortana, it also revamped its stock camera app. While many of the current app's features remain intact, a video leaked by <i>Unleash The Phones</i> shows that the right side of the interface now …

Xiaomi's next-gen budget phone shows up with octa-core chip, larger screen

Xiaomi's sub-$130 budget line, the Redmi (previously known as Hongmi aka "Red Rice"), has been credited for accelerating the company's expansion into Taiwan, Hong Kong and Singapore, with nearby countries like Malaysia, Indonesia, and Thailand soon to be added to the list. While this is a recent …

Holy Cow: Tech Designer Whips Up a Business Card That You Can Use to Play Tetris!

That the business card is dead, or at least dying, is no secret. At any trade fair I've been to in the past few years, exhibitors would rather scan …

Android 4.4 KitKat Update Coming to Samsung Galaxy S4 and Note 3 In January, According to a French Carrier

Android 4.4 KitKat Update already rolled out for Nexus devices and Google Play Edition handsets, along with a bunch of other devices. If you’re a …

As Google slowly preps the Chromecast ecosystem, waves of new apps are on the way

HBO Go, Songza and Pandora are about to get more company on Chromecast, according to a <i>Gigaom</i> interview with Google's VP of product management Mario Queiroz where he stated additional waves of apps are coming soon. A public release for the Chromecast SDK -- which should allow developers to build and …

A Unified Social Media Management Platform - Statusbrew

I managed to build a Following of more than 25.000 divided over my business accounts. All Real connections. And most important, they all align to the …

Orange Octopus, More Creatures Found Deep in Antarctic Sea

Wildlife<p><b>A sea snail feeding off a dead octopus’ beak is among the 30 new species found during an expedition to Antarctica‘s Amundsen Sea (map), according to the first study to shed light on the sea’s</b> <b>bottom dwellers.</b><p>The newfound sea snail, or limpet, is from a group that specializes in feeding on …

How to Take a Picture of a Single, Ultra-Magnified Snow Flake

You—yes, you!—can help prove that no two flurries are alike. All you need is a good camera, a plastic bag, and some tape.<p>No two snowflakes are alike, they say. And yet: We rarely get proof of that. Our eyes perceive snow not as individual, idiosyncratic crystals ... but rather as uniformly fluffy …

The War For Your Wrist

The past decade has seen the consumer electronics war grow more furious and more personal: your living room is a battlefield, as are your desks and your pockets. Now, more than a year-and-a-half since the Pebble (née Allerta) team saw its e-Paper smartwatch concept shatter a $100,000 Kickstarter …

Hands on with Jolla's first phone - http://trib.al/3MvnIoL

G2 Not Getting KitKat til March

An LG Canada spokesperson said today that the G2 won’t be getting the upgrade to Android 4.4, aka KitKat, until the latter part of the first quarter, …

Quechua Phone Incoming

Quechua, a company best known for their hiking and sports equipment, has teamed up with Archos to create its own smartphone called Quechua Phone. …

Oppo N1 Lands In The US And Europe December 10th

Oppo has announced that their latest android smartphone, the Oppo N1 will launch in the US and Europe on the 10th of December, the handset will be …

In pictures: Jolla launches post-MeeGo smartphone

Advertisement<p>3 Comments<p>Finland’s Jolla finally launched its smartphone late last week in Helsinki. The device uses an operating system called …

LG G Flex Self Healing Feature Tested Again (Video)

The last video we saw of the LG G Flex Self Healing technology being put to the test was when a knife was taken to the device, and now we have …

Samsung Galaxy S5 To Launch In February (Rumor)

Rumors about the purported Samsung Galaxy S5 have been circulating on the internet from past few weeks. Now, there’s a new rumor suggesting that …

LG G Flex to launch in Europe

LG's first curved smartphone set for international launch on Tuesday<p>LG’s G Flex smartphone will be available in Europe in early next year, making it the first flexible phone on sale in Western markets, according to Orange.<p>The network has said that LG’s first curved phone, designed to rival …

HTC launch dual-SIM smartphone in the UK

HTC One dual-SIM enables users to choose between two phone numbers for each phone call or text message, and is on sale in the UK for £494.99<p>HTC has launched its flagship HTC One smartphone with a dual-SIM version in the UK, allowing users to choose between two phone numbers for each phone call or …

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Oppo N1 smartphone, with 13-megapixel selfies, gets 10 December release date and £372 price - Pocket-lint

The Oppo N1 Android smartphone will be coming out of China for the rest of the world to buy from 10 December. The 5.9-inch smartphone will be priced …

Xolo Q500 Dual Sim Android Smartphone Announced

Xolo has added another budget Android smartphone to their range with the launch of the Xolo Q500, which is a dual SIM smartphone that comes with …

Raspberry Pi Apple iBeacon Created Using £12 Bluetooth 4.0 USB Dongle (video)

If you are intrigued by the new Apple iBeacon device which is now gone live within Macy’s to test location specific discounts that will be made …

As promised, the Oppo N1 smartphone with CM launches December 10

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>The handy CyanogenMod (CM) install app for Android is no longer available the Google Play Store, however that isn’t stopping …

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Raspberry Pi Micro SD Card Adapter Launches On Kickstarter

If you enjoyed creating projects and devices using the awesome Raspberry Pi mini PC you might be interested in a new adapter which has been created …

BenQ rejoins the smartphone market with two tepid Android models

Contrary to what the execs told us back in September last year, BenQ has now decided that it should re-enter the smartphone business, and it's done so in Taiwan with two affordable quad-core models: the recently-launched, MediaTek MT6589-powered F3 (pictured left), and the Snapdragon …

Want to order a Cyber Monday discounted Moto X? Good luck with that

Advertisement<p>17 Comments<p>What could have been a big win for Motorola(s goog) is shaping up to be a bigger fail. The company announced last week that …

Gold Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Gets Official

Earlier today we showed you a leaked photo of the new gold Samsung Galaxy Note 3, Samsung has now announced three new colors for their Galaxy Note …

Qualcomm Toq aims to give smartwatches a shot in the arm

<b>Qualcomm has released a smartwatch that it says can last days between recharges despite the fact its touchscreen display is always on.</b><p>The US company says the "limited edition" Toq is designed to showcase its new technologies rather than compete with its other products.<p>Qualcomm is best known for …

BlackBerry Sends Out Another ‘We’re Not Dead’ Notice, This Time Homing In On Enterprise

BlackBerry got a lot of chaff from the press for issuing full-page print newspaper ads effectively reminding customers they’re not dead, likely to counter rumors to the contrary in a lot of headlines and article feature art. Now, maverick interim CEO John Chen has issued another missive proclaiming …

This app brings the KitKat launcher to your Jelly Bean phone

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>Credit: Google Play<p>With KitKat updates in relatively short supply, chances are you’re still stuck on Jelly Bean(s goog). But …