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Fake Samsung Galaxy S5 appears in China

Wow, that was fast. Only two days after Samsung’s official announcement of the Galaxy S5, China’s GooPhone managed to clone it.<p>The end-result is …

iPhone 6 vs. Samsung Galaxy Note 3: What We Know So Far

The Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is still relatively new. And because it’s new, it’s going to have to contend with the best smartphones that 2014 has to …

Oppo says its Find 7 will be much better phone than Galaxy S5

HTC is not the only company mocking the newly announced Galaxy S5. China’s Oppo is joining the bandwagon as well, having shared an image above …

Samsung Galaxy S4 vs Galaxy S5 Video Comparison

Is the Samsung Galaxy S5 that much better than the Galaxy S4? It’s a question we heard a lot in the past several days as smartphone owners weigh …

Samsung Gear Fit Hands-On: The Fitness Smartwatch

Earlier this week at Mobile World Congress Samsung announced the all-new Gear Fit wearable smartband. Being one of three smartwatches announced, it …

Level 22 lands on Windows Phone 8, a game about sneaking into work late

Better late than never. Games from iOS and Android keep rolling into the Windows Phone Store. This time, it’s Level 22. Metal Gear Solid fans are …

Windows Phone

A Strong Sex Life Helps Couples Cope With The Trials Of Aging

Health problems can put a strain on a marriage at any age. But as we get older, chronic illnesses can make it even tougher to keep the spark alive.<p>Scientists at the University of Chicago have uncovered one way couples can offset the stresses of illness and aging: more physical intimacy.<p>Couples who …

Qualcomm Toq smartwatch price drops to $249

When I reviewed the Qualcomm Toq watch in December, I thought $349 was a bit much for what’s essentially a Qualcomm(s qcom) technology showcase on …

Google must remove all “Innocence of Muslims” videos from YouTube, appeals court rules

A California appeals court on Wednesday ordered Google(s goog) to take down all copies of a controversial anti-Islamic movie, granting an injunction …

Samsung Galaxy S5: Everything you need to know (FAQ)

Unless you were dead-set on a metal chassis and futuristic features, then Samsung's Galaxy S5 is an excellent successor to the Galaxy S4 in the evolving Galaxy S line.<p>We've taken a close look at phone's new fingerprint scanner and heart-rate monitor, tested out the new 16-megapixel camera, and …

The Gear Fit is what wearables should look like

Samsung steals its own limelight with a smartly designed fitness band<p>The original Galaxy Gear was always a beta device. Samsung’s first smartwatch was testing waters the company had never waded in before, and it took a lot of well-earned criticism for its shortcomings. Less than six months later, …

Samsung’s new Galaxy Gear watches are now open to third-party support

Accompanying the launch of the new Samsung Galaxy S5, Galaxy Gear 2, Gear Neo, and Gear Fit, Samsung has also hosted a “Developer Day” at Mobile World Congress for 500 app developers, to announce three new and updated SDKs for its range of wearable technology.<p>First up is a new SDK for the Galaxy …

Mobile Devices

What to expect from the first generation of Ubuntu smartphones (hands-on)

The Ubuntu Touch smartphone OS has come a long way, but it still has further to plod before it's ready for market - all Canonical will tell us that it hopes to see an Ubuntu phone before the end of this year. Nevertheless, now that some phone manufacturers are on board with the project, we've been …

Manchester United Fans Can 'Be' At A Match Via Live Google+ Hangout

Manchester United has teamed up with Google to let a selected group of fans “be” at Old Trafford on March 16 for the kick-off of a match between United and Liverpool. Through ‘Front Row,’ these selected fans can witness the match via a live Google+ Hangout.<p>To have a shot at being selected, fans …

Why Facebook is suddenly smitten with Groups

With the private social network fad in the rearview mirror, Facebook appears motivated to remind us that not only did it think in smaller sizes long before it was cool, but it has quietly grown its private spaces audience to 500 million people over the years.<p>That Facebook has an astonishing number …

Yahoo, ICQ chats still vulnerable to government snoops

Nine months after Edward Snowden revealed extreme Internet surveillance by US and British intelligence agencies, some major technology companies have yet to take rudimentary steps to shield their users' instant messages from eavesdropping.<p>A CNET analysis shows that Yahoo and ICQ transmit the …

Why WhatsApp's Founder Hates Being Called An Entrepreneur

Plenty of people take pride in being called an entrepreneur. Not Jan Koum. Here's why.<p>WhatsApp co-founder Jan Koum doesn't like to be called an entrepreneur, even though he created a massively successful messaging company.<p>Journalist Nastya Chernikova interviewed Koum at Barcelona's World Mobile …

Had cam sex between 2008 and 2012? GCHQ may have seen

UK spy agency GCHQ intercepted images from the webcams of millions of Yahoo customers, secret documents obtained by the <i>Guardian</i> reveal.<p>Between 2008 …

Beauty (Sleep) and the Beast: How to Take Care of Your Skin at Night

A lack of sleep has been linked to pretty much every bodily ailment out there (heart disease, obesity, cancer, death...) but here’s one that might actually get you to shut down earlier: wrinkles. A study from scientists at University Hospitals (UH) Case Medical Center found that the sleep deprived …

Wannabe Hipsters Seek Beard Grafts

If you can't grow a beard, buy one.<p>As DNAInfo.com reports, plastic surgeons are increasingly seeing men interested in facial hair transplants to patch hairless gaps in their beards or construct a full beard for that scruffy hipster look.<p>The <i>New York Post</i> says the trend is no longer associated with …

The Greatest Fitness Tips. Ever.

Three decades ago, endurance training consisted of pretty much one workout: all-out, all the time. Then fitness went mainstream, CEOs started wearing spandex, and "sports scientist" became a legitimate career goal. The result? Periodization, VO2 max, functional strength, and more. Herewith, a …

Galaxy Note 3 Updates: What Not to Expect After Android 4.3

In September, Samsung announced the Galaxy Note 3, a follow up to the popular Galaxy Note 2 and original Galaxy Note. The device arrived on shelves …

Verizon Galaxy Note 3 Update Rolling Out With Bug Fixes

The Verizon version of the popular Samsung Galaxy Note 3 is getting a software update starting today. And while it isn’t Android 4.4. KitKat, many …

The world needs a better Samsung

Some of you may not remember this, but a couple of years ago; the trend was for mobile devices to get small. My first-ever Pocket PC had a 3.5-inch …

9 Exciting Smartphones for 2014

With 2013 coming to a close, it’s now time to look into our crystal ball and relay the devices we think have the best chance of being among the best …

Small World 2 hits today on PC, Android with cross-platform play

<i>Small World 2</i>, Days of Wonder's follow-up to the digital version of its Philippe Keyaerts-designed board game, is being released today on Windows PC and Android, the company announced today.<p>The strategy game was released on iOS this past September. Days of Wonder raised nearly $400,000 on …

Google Launches Android Device Manager App

Google today launched a standalone app for its Android Device Manager service. You can download the new Android tool now directly from Google Play.<p>The Android app works just like the Web version of Android Device Manager. It shows you any device associated with your Google Account, lets you ring to …

Fitbit Force vs. Jawbone UP24: Which activity tracker should you buy?

There’s little doubt that activity trackers will be a hot gift this holiday season, but which one should you give?<p>Recently I’ve spent some time with …

5 Reasons to Wait for the Samsung Galaxy S5

The Samsung Galaxy S4 is currently the top, big name Galaxy S device on the market but it won’t be forever. In fact, rumors have already started to …