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Apple Patents Bluetooth LE For Intermittent Network Sharing, Perfect For Smartwatches

The USPTO has published an Apple patent application today (via AppleInsider) that could offer a glimpse at how any potential iWatch may work, in terms of gathering data from the web. The patent describes a method for sharing a network connection over Bluetooth 4.0, the low-energy specification used …

Motorola wants you to tattoo a smartphone microphone onto your throat

Okay, where to start on this one? Simply put, Motorola has applied for a patent of a microphone with a tranceiver and power supply that is designed to be <i>tattooed onto your throat</i>. The idea is to capture vibrations directly from your larynx in order to cut out background noise -- while eliminating …

Google Glass Gets Easier Access To Calendar Info And Directions To Home And Work, Kills Long Press

As Google gears up to expand its Glass Explorer program, it also continues its regular pace of Glass software updates. This month’s update (X11) isn’t all that big, however, and only introduces two features — a new setup tutorial and an easier way for Android users to start a screencast from …

Apple’s sapphire deal to increase manufacturer’s revenue from sapphire by approximately 20x current levels

Earlier this week, Apple announced a deal with GT Advanced Technologies to increase production of sapphire for use it’s in products. This production will take place in Apple’s new Arizona facility. Via AllThingsD, as part of an earnings call on Monday, GT shed some light on just how big this deal …

More Google Now smart features for Nexus 5 tipped for November 13 update

A publication has revealed in a Nexus 5 one-week-of-use review that the handset may soon get new Google Now features, with an update pegged for November 13.<p>According to <i>Wired</i>, more smart Google Now features are coming soon, although Google is yet to officially announce them.<p>Apparently Google Now …

LG G Flex launches in Korea next week for $940, headed to Europe in December

Processor, storage space, RAM and a curved screen -- the G Flex's announcement came with just about everything except a price. Now, LG has given us the last piece of the puzzle. Starting on November 12th, the South Korean company will sell its curved smartphone for 999,900 Korean Won, or about …

Panasonic's 20-inch 4K 'tablet' comes to the US in January for $6,000

We got our first peek at Panasonic's 4K Toughpad tablet last January at CES, and now the company says it will go on sale in the US about a year later, for $5,999. Panasonic announced two devices for Europe, but here in the US there's only the higher end UT-MB5 that packs Windows 8.1, 8GB of RAM, a …

Microsoft Office Web Apps now include live, co-author editing

Microsoft Office Web Apps on SkyDrive and Office 365 are finally catching up with Google Drive. In a blog post on Wednesday, Microsoft’s Amanda …

HTC Channels Crazy With $8,000 Gramohorn Smartphone Trumpet

Smartphone maker HTC is going through a tough time — and having something of an identity crisis that’s playing out as a rebranding exercise. That’s why it’s spent millions hiring Robert Downey Jr to spice things up with its Here’s To Change campaign. It’s also, apparently, got a few other …

Langsamer als bestellt

Nicht nur in der U-Bahn dauert es manchmal ewig, bis das Smartphone eine Webseite lädt. Telekom, Vodafone und Co. verkaufen zwar superschnelles …

Stunning Snapshots of Sunday’s Solar Eclipse

Changing Planet<p>This amazing shot of the partial solar eclipse on the morning of November 3 was taken from Kearny, New Jersey, on a hill overlooking Manhattan. Credit: Chris Cook<p><b>Sky-watchers in most of the Western Hemisphere were treated to a rare solar eclipse on November 3, and many captured</b> …

Konsolen-Kampf im Wohnzimmer

Was haben Zombies, Mr. Spock und Steven Gerrard gemein? Sie machen Werbung für die neuen Spiele-Konsolen, die Sony und Microsoft gleichzeitig zum …

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Beziehungskiller Smartphone: Handy des Partners schürt Eifersucht

Smartphones sind genauso praktisch wie nervig: Ständig wandert der Blick auf das Display, um nichts verpassen. Einer Umfrage zufolge sind die Geräte …

Wischen ohne Touch: Bewegungssteuerung Leap Motion kommt nach Deutschland

Wischen ohne Touch: Dateien und Inhalte können auch berührungslos auf dem Monitor verschoben werden. Leap Motion überträgt Bewegungen via Kamera und …

"Wir waren immer zufrieden mit dem, was die Playstation 4 zu bieten hat"

<b>Die Next-Gen-Konsolen - ein Thema, das Spieler auf der ganzen Welt seit geraumer Zeit beschäftigt. Insbesondere seit Sony am 20. Februar in New York</b> …

Studie: iPad Air kostet in der Herstellung 274 bis 361 Dollar

Das iPad Air kommt Apple in der Herstellung billiger als seine früheren Tablet-Modelle. Dies hat IHS auf Basis der Komponentenliste errechnet. Je …

Windows Phone wächst weiter und überholt in Italien iOS

Das Kantar Worldpanel ComTech hat mal wieder Zahlenspiele veröffentlicht, die sich auf die <b>verkauften Smartphones</b> dieser Welt beziehen – Zeitraum …