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Will The iPhone 6 And iWatch Be Made Out Of The New Curved Gorilla Glass?

Corning has announced “Manufacturing Readiness for 3D-Shaped Gorilla Glass” in advance of CES next week in Las Vegas. Immediately, speculation has turned to how Apple might make use of this new material in its upcoming products. Daisuke Wakabiashi writes in <i>The Wall Street Journal</i> Digits blog that, …

Pic A Moment App Turns Instagram Into an Easy-to-Browse Time Capsule

Yes, we’re all fascinated by what you had for lunch. But sometimes actual news/history is shared in the Instagram universe, and now there’s a …

Dell Precision M3800: Ultra-High Resolution Touch Laptop that’s also a Workstation

Imagine a laptop that’s thin and light that also has a beautiful 15” ultra-high resolution 10 point multi-touch screen. Now imagine it’s also …

BlackBerry Files Lawsuit Against Seacrest’s Typo Keyboard Startup For Infringement

BlackBerry has today filed a lawsuit against startup Typo Keyboards, which is backed by Ryan Seacrest. The company alleges that Typo copied BlackBerry’s patented and “iconic” keyboard design. <b>Updated with statement from Typo below.</b><p>“We are flattered by the desire to graft our keyboard onto other …

Nokia Lumia 1520 takes Smartphone Championships League crown - MSPoweruser

After a hard-fought battle which saw the handset pitted 3 times against its own brethren, and which saw more than 1 million votes cast, the Nokia …

Feast Your Eyes on Dubai’s World Record-Setting New Year’s Fireworks Show

Forget Times Square, the place every photographer wishes they were on New Year’s Eve 2014 (or is it 2013?) was Dubai. Why, you ask? Because this year …

Google patents making you funnier than you really are

When I think of humor, I think of Eric Schmidt.<p>No, no. I'm not trying to be funny. He is. He said so once to Stephen Colbert.<p>So it is as surprising to me as eyebrow tremors on a first date that Google has been granted a patent to make you funnier.<p>Laugh all you like, but US Patent 8621366 makes …

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Instead of jumping ahead a full version number from 4.0 to 5.0 with Android this year, Google has wisely decided to slow down the new feature freight …

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Samsung profit forecast fuels fears over smartphone sales

Samsung, the world's largest technology firm by revenue, fuelled concerns about flagging demand for high-end smartphones with a weaker-than-expected second quarter profit forecast.<p>The South Korean giant forecast 9.5 trillion won (£5.4bn) in operating profit for the April-June quarter, which would …

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Here's what the ultimate smartphone would look like

Everyone's had that dream about their perfect smartphone. You know the one: next-gen specs under the hood, a sultry design which makes you instantly …

Looks like Europe’s getting on board with in-flight Wi-Fi

British Airways will test out in-flight Wi-Fi as well as GSM-based cellular connectivity on some of its flights according to a blog that follows the …

Why Apple needs a wearable computer as much as wearables need Apple’s touch

There are some pretty basic — but tough — requirements for creating a wearable computer with mass consumer appeal: it has to be comfortable, stand up …

Public beta for 2013 Xbox 360 Live update now open

Microsoft has opened up public beta registration for the 2013 Xbox Live update, as reported by Major Nelson today.<p>Last year's update quickly flooded …

Wander down Harry Potter's Diagon Alley with Google Street View

Google has given its map users access to many wonderful, bizarre and otherwise impossible to access places, but now it is opening up fictional worlds …

Original Xbox could have been named MARZ, VERV, other awkward acronyms

Xbox is a household name today, but a recently unearthed <i>EDGE</i> interview with Seamus Blackley has revealed that this name almost didn't make the early cut. Microsoft asked Blackley's team for a name change due to legal reasons, and it suggested a wave of cringe-worthy acronyms that included MARZ …

Phone screens could soon be visible in direct sunlight and even fight germs

What is unusual about this sheet of glass?<p>That circle in the center isn’t actually a hole; it received a new treatment from glass manufacturer …

3D printable Drone It Yourself kit turns mundane objects into flying machines (video)

These days, drones are all the rage. Now, you can make your own with this handy Drone It Yourself kit from designer Jasper van Loenen. Droneifying (it's a word now) your belongings is a relatively straightforward procedure; all you need is a 3D printer and the ability to follow simple instructions. …

The Xbox was almost named '11-X,' 'FACE' or 'CyberPlayGround'

Microsoft's original Xbox console almost had a very different name.<p>Xbox launch team member Seamus Blackley revealed some of the names that Microsoft …

Nintendo finally explains why it killed the Wii Vitality Sensor

The Wii Vitality Sensor didn't actually work very well, Nintendo President Satoru Iwata revealed in a recent Q&A with investors.<p>Nintendo unveiled the …

The demise of the News Feed: Facebook, where did you go?

Mark Zuckerberg says Facebook (s fb) is the place to connect people from around the world, but right now, my Facebook News Feed feels more like a …

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LG Working On A Windows Phone 8 Device

LG is planning to join the list of manufacturers who are working on Windows Phone 8 powered devices. According to LightreadingIndia, a Windows Phone …

Sources Suggest Moto X May Not Launch Next Week

Earlier, we reported that Motorola might launch their much awaited Moto X smartphone on 11 July. For those of you who were eagerly waiting for …

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