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5 of the Best Personal GPS Tracking Devices

GPS trackers are getting thinner, cheaper, and more useful for security and outdoor activity than ever before. In fact, several excellent models may …

Hands On With The Galaxy S5 And The New Galaxy Gear Bands

We came, we saw, we checked our heart rates. As Samsung moves into wearables territory with the new Galaxy S5 and Galaxy Gear 2 bands, including the Neo and the Fit, we found that the devices were less about taking photos, media sharing, and other frippery and more about active designs aimed at …

OS X update closes networking security hole, brings more FaceTime features

Just days ago, Apple released an update for iOS that closed up a web networking security hole, and today Macs running OS X Mavericks have gotten similar treatment. The update to 10.9.2 doesn't explicitly list the SSL vulnerability patch among its updates in the download notification, but we've …

Apple fixes SSL security bug, adds FaceTime audio calls in OS X Mavericks 10.9.2

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Apple(s aapl) released OS X Mavericks 10.9.2 on Tuesday with a number of additions and fixes, most notably the closure of an …

Samsung Galaxy S5 hands-on review - MWC 2014

Gmail unsubscribe button for pesky marketing emails now rolling out to users - Pocket-lint

Gmail is finally implementing an easy-to-access unsubscribe button that will appear in the header of potentially junk email from marketers.<p>IDG News …

Telegram Saw 8M Downloads After WhatsApp Got Acquired

The App Store is a strange and whimsical bedfellow. It is a kingmaker, but with that comes the tears of the anointed, the displaced and the never-rans.<p>As an example of the store’s fickle nature, Flappy Bird held the Free App pole position for so long that it could not handle the success, committing …

Lenovo’s Yoga tablet gets an HD upgrade

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Credit: Lenovo<p>Lenovo’s Yoga tablet is getting a makeover. The company announced the Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ at Mobile World Congress …

Pictures leak of the Motorola-made Google smartwatch that might have been

You may not have to wait until later this year to see a smartwatch from Google or Motorola -- in fact, you may be looking at a jointly developed watch right now. <i>Android Police</i> claims to have photos of Motorola-built prototype wristwear from 2013, nicknamed Gem, that was intended as an official …

Spotify revamp for Windows Phone will bring radio and a brand new look

Spotify's Windows Phone app has typically lagged its Android and iOS counterparts, but it's about to catch up in a big, big way. The streaming music provider has revealed a makeover of the app that will roll in the discovery, playlist browsing and radio features that we've seen elsewhere. It will …

LinkedIn Mobile Usage Approaching A Majority — Now At 41%

Veteran professional social network LinkedIn grew up on the desktop and is in the midst of retooling its 277 million-user strong business for a mobile-focused digital world. Today it said it’s now just nine percentage points off having its ‘mobile moment’ — aka the point when the proportion of …

BlackBerry Introduces The Z3, Its First Foxconn Phone, And The Q20 QWERTY Handset

BlackBerry has a couple of new smartphones in the offing, including the first sourced from new strategic partner Foxconn. The first Foxconn BlackBerry is the Z3, a Nokia-like touchscreen smartphone with rounded sides, a 5-inch qHD display, a 1.2GHz dual-core Snapdragon 400 processor, 1.5GB of RAM …

Apple Mac OS X Flaw Fixed As Computer Giant Finally Issues Update

Apple have issued a fix for a flaw in its OS X operating system that had been described by one expert as being "as bad as you can imagine".<p>Failure in …

Samsung's new Gear watches are now open to third-party support

Among the many frustrations we had with Samsung's first smartwatch, the Galaxy Gear, was the limited number of apps available for it. While the company offered premium access to select partners, it never came out with a software development kit (SDK) for anyone and everyone to submit their own app. …

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Smartwatches don't have to be ugly and this concept is proof

It's safe to say that in 2014, we're not short of smartwatches. But how many do you actually want to wear? That's a question that manufacturers are finally starting to ask themselves. It's also a question that Creoir -- who designs products for brands like Nokia and Jolla -- is trying to answer …

Dual-lens smartphone cameras are coming, and this is why we want one

One camera. Two separate lenses. That's the conundrum raised by leaked images of HTC's forthcoming M8 smartphone, which is rumored to bring some interesting new imaging features that go far beyond mere 3D. But what could those features be? For an answer, we turned to a startup called Corephotonics, …

Samsung Galaxy S5 SIM-Free Available for Pre-Orders for £599

Samsung Galaxy S5 will hit almost 150 countries on April 11th on major retailers and carriers across the globe. Some of them have already confirmed …

HTC One Crowned as The Best Smartphone, iPad Air the Best Tablet

Along with the Mobile World Congress, GSMA also organizes the Global Mobile Awards where they name the best products for the year, ranging from many …

IPad Air

Apple’s iOS and OSX devices open to hacks

You may or may not have been following concerns over the last few months about the security of Apple’s Safari browser on iOS products such as …

Samsung Unveils Its Galaxy Gear Lineup: Galaxy Gear 2, Galaxy Gear 2 Neo and Galaxy Gear Fit

Mobile World Congress 2014 kicked off in all its glory yesterday. Samsung unveiled the sequel to their Galaxy Gear smartwatch ahead of their Unpacked …

Samsung Unveiled the Galaxy S5 At MWC 2014

After countless number of leaks and rumors, Samsung Galaxy S5 finally saw the light of the day at the press event in Barcelona yesterday. The handset …

COPO : a Coffee Flask with a Contrast by Subinay Malhotra

Subinay Malhotra has submitted his latest design, <b>COPO</b>, a coffee flask. This industrial designer explains to us what makes this flask design different …

Design Indaba Conference: Daniel Charny of the Power of Making and Fixing

<i>Content sponsored by the Design Indaba</i><p>We've landed in Cape Town, 2014 World Design Capital, for this year's Design Indaba Conference, which kicks off …

Function Engineering Branding by Sagmeister & Walsh

Function Engineering – Brand Identity.<p>New York City based design firm Sagmeister & Walsh was commissioned to design a new brand identity concept for …

Graphic Design

Weekly Apps: Aviate, Noon Pacific, Telegram and more

As some of you guys may be looking for alternatives for well known apps, I'm suggesting today Telegram, a beautiful messaging app! Also take a look …