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Robot revolution: rise of 'thinking' machines could exacerbate inequality

Global economy will be transformed over next 20 years at risk of growing inequality, say analysts<p>A “robot revolution” will transform the global economy over the next 20 years, cutting the costs of doing business but exacerbating social inequality, as machines take over everything from caring for …

The Future

Report: Samsung looking to make round Gear S2 w/ rotating bezel iPhone compatible

Samsung is actively looking in to bringing iOS support to its latest smartwatch, the Gear S2, according to a report from Digital Spy. The UK-based site spoke with one of the company’s spokespeople who confirmed that it was “positively looking into opening it up.”<p>Apart from the Samsung Gear Live — …

Samsung Gear S vs. Moto 360

Size<p>With its large and futuristic design, the Gear S isn't going to win any prizes for subtlety. While the Moto 360's look is much closer to that of …

Samsung says its Oculus-powered Gear VR headset will cost $199 (phablet not included)

<i>Update December 8: Samsung’s Gear VR is on sale now.</i><p>Samsung’s upcoming Galaxy Gear VR headset will cost $199, a Samsung spokesperson at New York Fashion Week told VentureBeat this evening.<p>Two days ago Samsung unveiled the Gear VR, a virtual reality headset made in partnership with Oculus VR. The …

Samsung's new monitors include one with a billion-color, 3,840 x 2,160 screen

Now that Samsung's shown us the GS5, Gear 2 smartwatch and its latest Chromebook, it's time for the company's lesser-known product teams to come out of the woodwork. Next up: the display division, which today introduced three new models for 2014, including one with a billion-color, 3,840 x 2,160 …

Enthusiast PC Gamers Should Pay Attention To Samsung's New Ultra HD 4K Monitor

Samsung probably won’t target the enthusiast PC gamer demographic in the marketing campaign for their new 4K monitor, but they should. The Korean electronics giant is weeks away from delivering 28 inches of Ultra HD goodness at a price that should continue the march toward mainstream 4K …

Apple sues Samsung for $2bn as tech rivals head back to court

Apple says Korean company must pay $40 per device for 'systematically' copying features to use on its newest devices<p>The smartphone world's fiercest rivalry is heading back to court again this week in the heart of the Silicon Valley, as Apple and Samsung begin a new trial - accusing each other, once …

New rumored Galaxy Note 3 image hits the web, shows entire handset

Galaxy Note 3 concept<p>Shortly after seeing a purported Galaxy Note 3 image hit the web, a second such image has been published – see picture below.<p>Unlike the first image, which only showed only a section of the screen, the second one shows the entire handset. However, we still can’t confirm whether …

Phones

First look at Star Citizen's 'BMW' spaceship, the 300i

The roll-out of a gleaming new space-craft in Chris Roberts' <i>Star Citizen</i> world has taken on the quality of an old-fashioned Detroit unveiling of a new Chrysler or Chevrolet. For these are video gaming's shiny objects of desire, their beautiful entities. Curiously, they are also feats of engineering.<p>…

Samsung Flaunts Its Smartphone Lead By Opening An R&D Center On Nokia’s Doorstep

Not content with following Nokia’s past playbook, by saturating the mobile market with countless iterations of its smartphone hardware, pushing a whole Galaxy of gizmos at every price point and form-factor fancy you can think of, Samsung has gone one further. It’s opened an R&D centre in Espoo, …

Samsung Shares Slide More Than 6 Percent on Galaxy S4 Q3 Sales Expectations

Concerns that sales of Samsung’s flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4, may fall short of expectations caused Samsung shares to fall more than 6 percent …

ChargeCard now shipping with micro-USB connector, we go hands-on

Sure, we own dozens of micro-USB cables, but we don't always have one with us when we need to charge up smartphones, cameras, e-readers and countless other devices. That's why we're happy to get behind this wallet-sized cable, coined ChargeCard. We had a chance to check out the Apple dock connector …

Star

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Samsung Prepares A Phone For Every Feature As The Galaxy S4 Zoom Shows Up At Bluetooth SIG

Samsung is in a unique position among Android smartphone manufacturers, which allows it to create devices like the Galaxy S4 Zoom, a rumored S4 variant that showed up for certification at the Bluetooth SIG this week (via UnwiredView) as the “SM-C101.” The S4 Zoom is reportedly going to resemble the …

Samsung Galaxy S 4 teardown reveals extent of homegrown parts

Certainly, the biggest smartphone launch of 2013, so far, has been the official launch of the new Samsung Galaxy S 4 smartphone. As we all expect …

Samsung Galaxy

Up to Half a Million People Want to Spend the Rest of Their Lives on Mars

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>If you thought the Mars One mission (a.k.a. the one-way ticket to the Red Planet in the name of …

I started using a Wacom tablet and Adobe Illustrator a few months ago, and wanted to practice drawing some portraits, so I illustrated so…

I started using a Wacom tablet and Adobe Illustrator a few months ago, and wanted to practice drawing some portraits, so I illustrated some quotations from people I like. You can view the rest of them here: http://theoatmeal.com/blog/quotations