Stephen Prather

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Look out LG G3, Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 tipped to have same screen resolution

Advertisement<p>2 Comments<p>The race to pack more pixels into a phone display is on, with the LG G3 out of the blocks first. That phone’s screen is better …

Is a souped-up LG G3 already in the works?

LG's latest flagship device hasn't even gone on sale, yet rumors of a more powerful version are already circulating.<p>For all the leading-edge hardware that makes up the forthcoming LG G3 , it may not be enough for the hardware-maker. Indeed, before the flagship smartphone has even gone on sale, …

Mobile Technology

Google Play Still Tops iOS App Store Downloads, And Now Narrowing Revenue Gap, Too

Android’s position as the most dominant smartphone platform worldwide is also having an impact on mobile app download growth, and now, increasing revenue. Google’s app marketplace, Google Play, saw 45% more downloads that Apple’s iOS App Store in Q1, according to a new report out this morning from …

This 'Wonder Material' Could Make Your Next Phone Super Thin With Internet That's 100x Faster

They've found a technique that could help the company make your future smartphone thinner, more durable, and even a deliver Internet 100 times faster.<p>The "wonder material" is called graphene— a substance that's stronger than steel and so thin it's considered to be two dimensional.<p>In fact, it's 1 …

Graphene

The New Dry Cleaning: This Washing Machine Uses Just A Tiny Bit Of Water

The secret: nylon polymer beads.<p>Washing machines are more water-efficient than they used to be (the industry standard is about 15 gallons per load). But they’re still a major drain on supplies at a time of rising costs and severe droughts. If we could reduce water use–or even stop using it …

North America

Oscar Mayer Wants to Make Your iPhone Smell like Bacon

Finally, a scent-emitting device that attaches to your iPhone and wakes you up to the smell of bacon.<p>Unfortunately, it’s not <i>quite</i> that simple. For …

Breakfast

Pinterest Now Lets You Create As Many Secret Boards As You Want

Pinterest today announced everyone can now create an unlimited number of secret boards. For those who don’t know, secret boards let you keep track of holiday gifts, plan a special event, or work on a project you aren’t yet ready to share with the rest of the world.<p>In November 2012, Pinterest …

Women prefer Apple, gentlemen prefer Samsung

In a study looking at which mobile brands are preferred by the sexes in America, the results are perhaps predictable. However, a ray of hope for MicroNokia is that almost 25 percent of people expressed no preference.<p>When commenters lurch to these pages, their lightsabers raised even higher than …

Samsung Galaxy

Nokia launches Treasure Tag, a $30 gadget that helps you find your keys

Nokia is finally unveiling its Treasure Tag accessory today, a $30 gadget that you can attach to keys, bags, and any other valuables you want to track. <i>The Verge</i> first revealed Nokia Treasure Tag back in July, and the current version looks identical to what Nokia was experimenting with nearly a year …

Samsung mocks iPad Air & iPhone’s screen size in new Galaxy Tab Pro & Note 3 ads (Video)

Like it has done on several occasions in the past, Samsung is directly mocking Apple in its latest advertisement for the new Galaxy Tab Pro 10.1. The commercial, posted to Samsung’s YouTube page, is a clear parody of Apple’s Pencil ad for the iPad Air that has been airing on TV since Apple debuted …

Samsung Galaxy S5

Samsung's Galaxy S5 home screen might look a lot like Google Now

After tweeting purported screenshots of Samsung's next-generation phone user interface, Evleaks has released images giving a closer look at one of the UI's elements. The shots show a detailed view of a lock screen and home screen widget that featured in the original images, hinting that it may be …