Vinay Sampat

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Apple iPhone 6 To Come With 8MP Camera And f/2.0 Aperture

Rumors related to the upcoming iPhone 6 are slowly picking up their pace. Recently, we heard that Apple will ditch its regular September release …

5 things you probably don’t know about Google Cloud

Advertisement<p>8 Comments<p>At Server Density, we process over 30TB of time series data points each month, so I’m always experimenting with different …

Samsung’s New Chromebook Apparently Getting The Leather Look Of Galaxy Devices

Samsung’s next Chromebook has broken cover, courtesy of pro device leaker @evleaks, and the Chrome OS-powered notebook has a familiar design trait that’s becoming a Samsung trademark: faux leather. Like the back of its new NotePRO and TabPRO Android tablets, the back of the lid of this new …

Computers in the car: court decision on iPhone maps adds to confusion over what drivers can do

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>The law has spoken: you can’t use your cell phone when driving unless it’s hands-free, except in cases where you want to look …

Samsung Galaxy S5 comes with premium app subscriptions worth over $600 (updated)

After powering the world's most retweeted tweet, Samsung has also revealed a suite of app-based upgrades that future GS5 owners will receive, free, alongside their new smartphone. While Evernote and LinkedIn's premium services only extend to three months, we have no complaints about six free months …

10 Insane Rides by Boutique Carmakers

These aren't just upgraded versions of the original<p>Today's restomodders, replica builders, and tuners take an obsessive approach to performance. These vehicles are modified to a level of detail so far beyond their original roots that they are better described as brand-new production cars and trucks …

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Sony's Xperia M2 offers respectable specs at a mid-range price

Sony's come to Mobile World Congress with three brand-new devices. Its new flagships, the Z2 smartphone and Z2 Tablet, may attract all of the attention, but there's a budget-friendly handset it also wants you to get to know: the Xperia M2. Acting quickly to replace the still youthful Xperia M, …

Nokia X: Android phone announced

The first Google Android phone to be made by Nokia, soon to be owned by Microsoft, has been confirmed<p>Nokia, the Finnish mobile phone giant that will soon be owned by Microsoft, has confirmed that it will make a mobile phone running Google’s Android software.<p>Introducing the product, Nokia’s Senior …

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Galaxy S5: What can we expect from Samsung?

Samsung is set to launch the Galaxy S5 later this evening. What can we expect from one of the most anticipated phone launches of the year?<p>The Samsung Galaxy 5 will be launched at Mobile World Congress in Barcelona, and is predicted to be a significant upgrade on its predecessor the S4. Here are the …

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The three critical factors wearable devices need to succeed

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>At least 10 new wearable devices were introduced at CES in January, from makers such as Sony, Pebble, Meta, LG, Garmin, Razer …

An iPhone Loyalist’s First Few Weeks With Android

<b>Editor’s Note:</b> <i>Semil Shah works on product for Swell, is a</i> TechCrunch <i>columnist, and an investor. He blogs at Haywire, and you can follow him on Twitter at @semil</i><p>A year ago, I wrote a post titled “Silicon Valley Slowly Awakens To Android.” Recently, I purchased a Nexus 5 as we develop and begin the …

Gionee's 5.5mm thick smartphone can make calls all day, slice tomatoes

Gionee's trying to stand out from the Huaweis and Oppos of smartphone-mad China with its new Elife S5.5, which it claims is the world's thinnest at 5.5mm. If so, that would edge out the 5.75mm Vivo X3, the current champ (for reference, the iPhone 5s is 7.6mm thick). If "battery life" is the first …

Microsoft One Drive Cloud Storage Launched

Microsoft has to change the name of their Sky Drive cloud storage to One Drive last month after they came to an agreement with UK TV company Sky.<p>Now …

Samsung Galaxy Devices Get Android 4.4 KitKat

Samsung has announced that it will start rolling out the Android 4.4.2 KitKat update to a number of its devices, and the availability of the update …

This supersonic jet is too fast for windows

Spike Aerospace is in the midst of building the first supersonic private jet. And when the $80 million (£47.9 million) S-512 takes off in December …

iPhone 5S vs iPhone 5C: which should you buy? | Trusted Reviews

With the current iPhone generation, Apple really stirred things up. Rather than releasing a single new phone, it released two – the iPhone 5S and the …

Refreshing or Revolting: 2015 Hyundai Genesis Sedan

The 2015 Hyundai Genesis sedan shown at the 2014 Detroit auto show is the first production model to receive the automaker’s new Fluidic Sculpture 2.0 design language, which is said to incorporate “fluid aesthetics, the modern Hyundai look, and premium ambience.” In contrast to the last-generation …

This short film will make you want to get out and ride

Just look at all those bikes.<p>Filmed in just three days in nine different locations, the short film below, titled <i>Blood & Oil</i>, is meant to capture the passion, motivation, and desire that we all have. It's clear that Hollywood filmmaker and cinematographer Cale Glendening gets his drive from creating …

QUANT e-Sportlimousine teased ahead of Geneva debut

The Quant is back. Swedish supercar manufacturer Koenigsegg partnered with German firm NLV Solar AG on the Quant by Koenigsegg, shown at the Geneva Motor Show in 2009. It was a styling buck of a four-passenger sport sedan that used a brand new, proprietary propulsion system invented by NLV called …

BMW Signs New Contract Manufacturing Agreement with Magna - Wide Open Throttle

Contract manufacturers play a crucial, but often unnoticed and unheralded role in the automotive industry. Several popular models have been built by contract manufacturers at one time or another. Many first-generation Porsche Boxsters were built in Finland by Valmet, and Austria-based Magna Steyr …

2015 BMW 4-Series Gran Coupe debuts at 2014 Geneva Motor Show

It's finally here: BMW's four-door-coupe version of a coupe derived from a sedan. If that is a bit confusing, you're thinking too hard. Just go with …

Ohio man buried astride his beloved Harley [w/video]

Scroll through the dozens of articles you see published on <i>Autoblog</i> every day, and you'll quickly get an appreciation for how fundamental the love of vehicles is for many of us. Editors and commenters alike, we'd argue, show depth of feeling for the conveyances that both color and enrich our …

Fast And Furious 7 Trailer Leaked? - UPDATE

<i>Update: News reports that the above footage is from 'Fast & Furious 7', but instead of a being a trailer it is simply part of a "sneak peek" feature</i> …

This is what it takes to build a 1,000-mph car

The Bloodhound SSC is the offspring of the Thrust SSC that set the world land speed record in 1997, RAF pilot Andy Green blasting across the desert at 793 miles per hour. Whereas Thrust SSC was about going supersonic, though, Bloodhound SSC is about encouraging kids to get into science - it's an …

Toyota’s Super Bowl XLVIII Ad is a Winner—for Terry Crews – Feature

Many ad-industry pundits hail the idea to use Will Ferrell as Ron Burgundy to sell Dodge Durangos as the most brilliant marketing coup of 2013. I agree. Dodge got a wildly popular spokesperson whom they otherwise could never have afforded, <i>Anchorman 2</i> got phenomenal pre-release hype, and a …

The heart of the 2014 Lexus IS F.

Kia’s Excellent 2015 K900 Super Bowl Ad Stars Morpheus from the Matrix – Feature

If you’re a “value” brand and want to add a luxury model to your lineup, you’ve got your work cut out for you. Just ask Volkswagen. Well, that didn’t keep Hyundai from launching its Lexus LS—baiting Equus sedan, and it’s not keeping Kia from introducing its much-anticipated 2015 K900. But a good …

Go Gaga Over Our Gigantic Ghibli Gallery!

Maserati is certainly excited about their new smaller sedan, the Ghibli. To show it off, Maserati just realized a plethora of pictures for us all to …

2015 Hyundai Genesis Features In Super Bowl Ad: Video

Follow Antony<p>The 48th Super Bowl is less than a week away now, and aside from game day preparations like getting the beers in and perfecting your …