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HTC Hints At Plans For A Tablet And Wearable Device

Struggling Taiwanese smartphone manufacturer HTC is seeking ways to expand its business — as CEO Peter Chou and chairwoman Cher Wang hint in a Financial Times interview at plans for a tablet and a wearable device.<p>Chou says that HTC worked with Microsoft on a smartwatch several years ago — though …

Tablets To Grow 53.4% This Year, Says Gartner, As The Traditional PC declines 11.2% [Updated]

The tablet category is continuing to eat the PC’s lunch, albeit it’s a large lunch so the feast is taking a while. Analyst Gartner expects worldwide tablet shipments to grow<p>42.7% 53.4% [<i>Gartner has issued a correction to its earlier figures</i>] this year, with shipments reaching 184 million units. And …

How long will Google keep burning money on Motorola?

Losses keep mounting, on the books and in the courtroom<p>Over the last eight months, losses at Google's Motorola Mobility have accelerated despite three rounds of layoffs that slashed around 6,000 workers. The division is now on pace to bleed $1 billion a year out of the search giant’s bank account. …

Netflix may be about to fall victim to the binge-watching revolution it started

Netflix has been coy about how “binge-watching” is affecting its business, but it may drop a big hint in its earnings report later today. And if it does, investors could get hit pretty hard.<p>The issue is how Netflix accounts for the cost of its original programming—shows available only on Netflix …

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HTC One on T-Mobile finally getting updated to Android 4.3

First it was Sprint, now it's T-Mobile's turn. After the HTC One for Sprint got updated to Android 4.3 earlier this month, the T-Mo version is following suit. As promised, the carrier has started to roll out the latest version of Android Jelly Bean, which brings improved low-light camera …

Gold iPhone Makes Ad Debut, Once Nicknamed 'The Kardashian Phone'

Apple may be playing favorites among its iPhone 5s models, featuring only the gold phone in its latest commercial. The popular phone may not be as …

Owl City’s Adam Young reveals himself as creator of iOS 7’s sounds (Update:removed)

According to his discography page, Owl City founder and singer Adam Young is the creator of iOS 7’s sounds. While the visual design changes are most evident in the new operating system, another noticeable change is how most of the regular sounds are revamped and a slew of new ring and text tones …

Apple pulls HMV music app after realizing it approved a competing music store

We were so pleased for legacy UK music store HMV, when it turned up with a new iOS app last week. It seems Apple was a little bit over-excited too, having apparently mashed the approve button without really realizing what it was doing. HMV was selling music downloads via the new app, a massive …

Kanye West Proposes To Kim Kardashian In San Francisco's AT&T Park

Happy birthday, Kim.<p>Kim Kardashian and Kanye West are engaged, reports E! Online.<p>West popped the question at AT&T Park in San Francisco. The baseball stadium was rented out by West for the occasion. It was also Kardashian's birthday—she turned 33.<p>The couple's child was born on June 15 and is named …

Why have young people in Japan stopped having sex?

Ai Aoyama is a sex and relationship counsellor who works out of her narrow three-storey home on a Tokyo back street. Her first name means "love" in Japanese, and is a keepsake from her earlier days as a professional dominatrix. Back then, about 15 years ago, she was Queen Ai, or Queen Love, and she …

Jamaican athletes could be excluded from Olympics

Jamaican athletes such as Usain Bolt could face exclusion from the Olympics after the world anti-doping chief John Fahey warned the nation's drug testers they must prove quickly they are meeting international standards.<p>The Jamaican Anti-Doping Commission (Jadco) is under intense scrutiny following …

Kim Kardashian Is Engaged to Kanye West: See Her Ring, Kanye’s Proposal Message

<b>Kim Kardashian</b> is getting married! <b>Kanye Wes</b>t popped the question on the evening of her 33rd birthday, a source confirms to Us Weekly — and the …

Lamar Odom I'm Wearing My Ring, I'm Healthy, I Could Be a Laker

<b>Lamar Odom</b> aggressively wanted to talk to a photog yesterday, about life, health, basketball and marriage.<p>Lamar has NEVER been chatty, so this …

Apple appeals its ITC win against Samsung; wants more Galaxy products banned?

Not happy with the Samsung product import ban that it has won with the International Trade Commission (ITC), Apple has filed an appeal hoping to broaden the scope of the import ban against the Android device maker.<p>A few days ago, an ITC ban against Samsung in a complaint filed by Apple was upheld …

Samsung Galaxy S4 Zoom leaked for AT&T

Samsung's Galaxy S4 Zoom looks to be making it's way to AT&T sometime this year, if @evleaks is correct. The device is best described as a hybrid of …

No plans to bring HTC One Max to Canada

U.S. carriers Sprint and Verizon might be getting their hands on the HTC One Max later in the year, but there's no such luck for anyone looking to …

Galaxy S4 LTE (GT-I9505) Android 4.3 update begins rolling out

With KitKat about to land, Samsung began updating the LTE version of the Galaxy S4 to Android 4.3 Jelly Bean.<p><i>Update, October 18:</i> According to <i>Sam Mobile</i>, Samsung has also kicked off the Android 4.3 rollout for the Exynos Octa-based, non-LTE version of the Galaxy S4 (GT-I9500). The update is now …

Kindle Fire HDX now up for pre-order in the U.K. and Canada

Amazon's latest effort in the tablet space, the Kindle Fire HDX, is now available to pre-order in the U.K. and Canada for shipping in mid to late …

SwiftKey 4.3 Public Beta Now Available, Finally Marries Phone And Tablet Versions, Brings A Slew Of New Features

The minds behind SwiftKey are machines. They're constantly striving to make an already-great keyboard even better, and adding new innovative …

Motorola hopes to tempt iPhone users to Moto X with iCloud migration tool

Motorola's Moto Maker site is primarily meant to help customize and purchase a new Moto X, but today the company is adding another feature: the option to transfer your contacts and calendars from an Apple iCloud account to a Google account. The process, according to Motorola's help document, is …

CoverMe app review: send secure text messages and make private phone calls

Introduction<p>We all have secrets to keep so if you’d like to keep certain aspects of your life under wraps then CoverMe is the perfect app for …

Future Is Reportedly Suing Drake For $1.5 Million And Now Drake Really Has A Reason To Be Sad

Drizzy kicked the Atlanta rapper off his tour after he made some negative comments about his new album in an interview. Updated.<p><i>Page Six</i>'s source revealed that Future's managers argued with the magazine that his comments were off the record, and though the story online is now free of the …

Future Reportedly Back on Drake’s ‘Would You Like a Tour?’ Tour

The show is back on. After news broke on Tuesday that Future was kicked off Drake’s “Would You Like A Tour?” due to comments made to Billboard, it’s …

Racism hoax at New Jersey high school

Even as we’re still digesting news of the Oberlin College hate-crimes hoax, news comes from NJ.com about another school racism hoax, this one …

CARSON: MLK would be alarmed by black-on-black violence, lack of family values

<b>ANALYSIS/OPINION:</b><p>It is hard to believe that 50 years have elapsed since the famous “I have a dream speech” of Dr. Martin Luther King Jr. on the Mall …

‘Jaw Dropper’: Black Pastor Under Fire After Sending ‘Only White People’ Email

Pastor Makeda Pennycooke of the Freedom House Church in Charlotte, N.C., is coming under fire following an e-mail she sent asking for only white church members to serve as front-door greeters during the Fall season. Despite the fact that she is an African American, the faith leader is being accused …

Man Allegedly Screaming "I Hate White People" Attacked Three In Union Square

A man was arrested this afternoon in Union Square after allegedly attacking three people. According to witness Joey Boots, the African-American …