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Defiantly plastic: designing the Galaxy S5

"Our major aims were usability, friendliness and a more humanistic design. We wanted something with a pleasing feel ... and better grip. If we used metal, [we felt] the designs felt heavy and cold," explains Senior Product Designer Dong Hun Kim, pointing to why Samsung still plays in polycarbonate. …

iPhone Case Up In Da Club

Fun, functional, and a bit funky. That’s Sparkbeats. This wild case takes your iPhone LED flashlight (the same light used for taking flash photos) …

6 Trees Every Survivalist Should Know | The Art of Manliness

<i>Editor’s Note: This guest post by Creek Stewart first appeared at willowhavenoutdoor.com</i>.<p>“Living in the open in this way, and making friends of the …

Android powers four in every five smartphones thanks to growth in China

Gartner's third-quarter smartphone research report is out, and on the surface it paints a very flattering portrait for Google. Mirroring Strategy Analytics' report at the end of last month, Gartner also estimates that Android has crossed the symbolic 80 percent mark, reaching 81.9 percent of …

Isis Mobile Wallet goes live nationwide, offers freebies

The wireless carriers' mobile payment initiative, Isis Mobile Wallet, is finally going live nationwide, delivering another way for consumers to use their phones to pay for goods and services.<p>It's been a long time coming for Isis, which went through the work of lining up partners, building a …

Startups Apparently Do Not Care That Android Is Better

In a must-read post for the tech industry, Twitter experience designer and serial startup founder Paul Stamatiou writes: “Android is Better.” His op-ed serves as something of a wake-up call for the industry, where developers building the next generation of mobile applications still heavily prefer …

HTC's 5.9-inch One Max pictured before purported September launch

HTC's rumored 5.9-inch One variant appears to have been leaked by Taiwanese site <i>ePrice</i>. Rather than an upscaled One, the One Max looks more like HTC's One mini, which eschews the original's all-aluminum shell for a mix of plastic and aluminum casing. If <i>ePrice</i>'s information is correct, the One Max …