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Is Samsung going to launch an iPad Pro-killing Galaxy Tab S Pro?

Samsung has trademarked the name Samsung Galaxy Tab S Pro, and while we don't have any details of the new device, it does mean we could be in store …

Apple Just Canceled The Right Click

Years ago, when Steve Jobs decided that mice needed only one button, Apple had a problem. While Mac users were busy clicking on things all over the screen, PCs added a second button, the right click, in order add a second layer of interaction, a feature that eventually forced Cupertino’s hand and …

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Leaked Xiaomi laptop looks eerily similar to MacBook Air

Xiaomi just rode Apple’s coattails to the biggest startup valuation in world, but it appears the Chinese smartphone maker is ready to take its copying to new heights by getting into the laptop game with, you guessed it, a MacBook Air knockoff.<p>Images of an alleged Xiaomi laptop leaked to Gizmochina …

Samsung's new 'ring' speakers pipe sound in every direction

Samsung has tackled just about every kind of speaker you can imagine, but it hasn't had an answer to hot-selling 360-degree speakers like the UE Boom. Well, that changes today: the Korean firm has unveiled the WAM6500 and WAM7500, its first compact one-piece speakers to promise room-filling sound. …

Samsung Galaxy A3 and A5 now available through Expansys USA

If you live in the United States and have been having a hard time getting your hands on the new Samsung Galaxy A3 or A5, that wait may be over. Expansys USA has both devices in stock right now.<p>Expansys USA is offering up both LTE devices unlocked with dual SIM in the color white. The A3 comes with …

Seagate starts shipping 8TB hard drives that cost only $260

Here's something you can get for yourself these holidays: a 3.5-inch 8TB drive from Seagate that costs only $260 -- we didn't forget an extra number in that figure, promise. That's a lot cheaper than HGST's helium-filled 8TB disk drive, which is listed for $1,000 on newegg and just a bit more on …

Adam Schefter on Twitter: "Bears could trade Jay Cutler after this season and actually save $12.5 million against their cap. Other teams will have interest in Cutler."

Nexus 6 Review: A Big, Beautiful, Cumbersome Beast

I wanted to love the Nexus 6.<p>I’ve been using a Nexus 5 as my phone of choice since the very day it was announced. It’s the phone that pulled me over from the iOS camp for keeps, after so many dozens of other Android handsets I’d tested failed to do so with any permanence. It’s the phone I …

Google releases standalone Messenger app for Android

But what about Hangouts, you ask? Well, that application isn't going anywhere anytime soon, it would seem. Yet, Google isn't doing it any favors by outing a standalone version of Messenger, an app with very similar messaging features to the aforementioned. Messenger does come pre-installed on …

Google redesigns Maps for iPhone and Android Lollipop, adds restaurant reservations

Google today announced a refresh for its popular Maps application for mobile devices to follow in its new Material design theme.<p>The move, announced in a blog post this morning, follows recent previews of new Material-style Drive, Gmail and Google Calendar apps, as well as the new Inbox email …

Google appears to be working on an AirDrop competitor codenamed 'Copresence'

There may soon be a new way to share files, messages, directions, music, and more between devices. A new leak suggests that Google is working on a service codenamed "Copresence" that will be some sort of cross between Apple's AirDrop local file transfer service and the NFC-based Android Beam …

Former Android Boss Andy Rubin is Leaving Google

Today, Google executive Andy Rubin told his team that he was leaving the company as first reported by the Wall Street Journal.<p>Rubin joined Google when the company bought Android in 2005. In 2013, he left the Android division and went on to head the company’s robotic division.<p>According to the WSJ, …

Nvidia Shield Tablet Review: A Great Android Tablet, With Big Bonuses For Gamers

Nvidia is deepening its bench in terms of gaming devices, and the new Shield Tablet is an impressive new addition to the roster. While you’ll note some trade-offs in terms of the size and weight of the device versus the trend towards ever-slimmer, lighter gadgets, it’s a powerful tablet, and a …

Sponsored post: An optimistic vision of world energy in 2064

This article is part of the ‘Think Further’ series, sponsored by Fred Alger Management, Inc. For more ‘Think Further’ content and videos, visit …

Google: Mystery Barge Is a Place to Showcase Tech — For Now

Search giant Google has finally acknowledged the mysterious structure it's building on a barge in the San Francisco Bay.<p>A source of much speculation …

Comcast's Xfinity TV Go app to stream live TV from anywhere

Comcast subscribers who want to watch TV on mobile devices won't have to stay at home in the future. The cable provider has confirmed to <i>The Verge</i> that it will soon offer live TV viewing from anywhere through Xfinity TV Go, a rebranded and refreshed version of its Xfinity TV Player app. The software …

Project Ara: Motorola Makes Your Smartphone Modular

Google's Motorola has unveiled Project Ara, an open hardware platform for building modular smartphones.<p>The idea behind the project, led by Motorola's …

National Cyber Security Awareness Month

On September 30, the President issued a proclamation designating October as “National Cyber Security Awareness Month.” As I tell everyone I meet, this shouldn’t matter just to geeks like me, the President’s Cyber Coordinator. With our world ever more connected to the Internet – our phones, our …

Android 4.3 said to be on tap for Samsung Galaxy S4, S3, Note 2

Samsung's line of flagship devices will be getting Android 4.3 Jelly Bean soon enough.<p>According to Android Community, which obtained a copy of French carrier SFR's update cycle, the Galaxy S4, Galaxy S3, and Galaxy Note 2 will be getting Android 4.3 in the coming months. The Galaxy S4 will be first …

Google Reader mourners, rejoice! The RSS feeder is back… sort of

It was two months ago when Google Reader went kaput, and since then legions of RSS feed lovers have been forced to turn to countless alternatives. …

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A's pound Twins again on way to Texas

<b>Minneapolis</b> --<p>If the A's needed a little bit of a warm-up before going into their big series at Texas this weekend, they certainly got it the past two days at Target Field.<p>Oakland rolled over Minnesota 8-2 in the final game of the series Thursday, outscoring the Twins 26-5 in the past two days. The …

Mote.io turns your phone into a Pandora, Soundcloud and Hype Machine remote

This is neat: Mote.io, a new mobile-app-meets-Chrome-extension combination that turns your Android or iOS phone into a remote control for online …

Samsung smartphones to follow in Apple's 64-bit footsteps... at some point

Samsung will follow Apple by having a 64-bit version of its Galaxy smartphones, according to the company's co-chief executive. When? That's less clear. "Not in the shortest time. But yes, our next smartphones will have 64-bit processing functionality," said Shin Jong-Kyun, talking to journalists in …