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With the Galaxy S4, Samsung clinches its goal of global smartphone domination. The supercharged Android 4.2 Jelly Bean device may look like a toy compared with the stunning [url=http://reviews.cnet.com/htc-one/]HTC One[/url] and the dapper [url=http://www.cnet.com/iphone-5/]iPhone 5[/url]. But taken together, its blazing quad-core processor, colorful 5-inch HD screen, sharp-shooting 13-megapixel camera, and mile-high stack of software extras make the Galaxy S4 the most powerful superphone anywhere in the world. What does the Galaxy S4 have? A better question is: what [i]doesn't[/i] it have? There's the 1080p screen, zippy processing speeds that are [url=http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-19736_7-57581021-251/samsung-galaxy-s4-has-the-fastest-gaming-graphics-of-any-phone/]ideal for gaming[/url], and an IR blaster that can control your TV. Then there's the parade of camera tricks that cram action shots into one scene, use both front and back cameras, and film a video in slow-mo. The GS4 can ha
It's been nearly 10 months since the highly successful [url=http://reviews.cnet.com/samsung-galaxy-s3-review/]Samsung Galaxy S3[/url] was first released in the U.S., and in a [url=http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-19736_7-57581154-251/sprint-t-mobile-feel-samsung-galaxy-s4-delay-woes/]few more days[/url], the [url=http://reviews.cnet.com/samsung-galaxy-s4/]Galaxy S4[/url]will be sold online and in several retail stores across the U.S. With a 5-inch HD screen, a 13-megapixel camera, and either a quad- or octa-core processor (the U.S. will get the former), the GS4 is dressed to the nines with hardware goods. So how does it stack up against its current competition? Read [url=http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-6452_7-57574225/samsung-galaxy-s4-vs-iphone-5-htc-one-and-blackberry-z10/]here[/url].
Say hello to the BlackBerry Q10, which offers a larger and more spacious QWERTY keyboard and a fresh infusion of the [url=http://reviews.cnet.com/blackberry-10-os/]BlackBerry 10.1 operating system[/url]. It builds on the greatness of past BlackBerry messaging machines, yet blends this with modern smartphone software powerful enough to run multiple apps at once without skipping a beat. It also surfs Web sites like a champ and has a battery that goes the distance. Of course, the BlackBerry ecosystem lacks a wide app selection, but the Q10's hybrid approach should satisfy traditional BlackBerry addicts who crave a practical upgrade. Exact pricing and availability aren't locked down, but the Q10 will be sold by AT&T, Verizon, T-Mobile, and Sprint, with a suggested price of $249. Read [url=http://reviews.cnet.com/blackberry-q10/]here[/url]. [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/3012i37DA247061C073E3.jpg[/img] The Q10 can operate multiple applications at on
The Telepathy One is no Google Glass. And supposedly, it's not trying to be. Demonstrated at an event in New York City, the Telepathy One is a wearable headset developed in Japan, intended on being part of the very same emerging industry as Google Glass. It has a built-in camera and floating microdisplay, much like [url=http://reviews.cnet.com/google-glass/]Google Glass[/url] and the [url=http://reviews.cnet.com/specialized-electronics-accessories/vuzix-smart-glasses-m100/4505-7847_7-35536668.html]Vuzix M100 Smartglasses[/url]. The biggest difference between it and Google Glass, besides specs, might be one of scope. Read [url=http://reviews.cnet.com/camcorders/telepathy-one/4505-9340_7-35734227.html]here[/url]. [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/3010i1F45AE524E8DB666.jpg[/img] Telepathy founder Takahito Iguchi with his translator in New York.
LG will be launching a device featuring a flexible OLED display sometime later this year. Read [url=http://news.cnet.com/8301-1035_3-57581349-94/lg-eyes-flexible-oled-equipped-smartphone-for-q4/]here[/url]. [img]https://d1qy7qyune0vt1.cloudfront.net/webroot-en/attachment/3008i836283341CFA5479.jpg[/img] A flexible OLED display inside protective covering.
Nintendo started the age of 'next-gen' gaming consoles when it released its [url=http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Wii_U]Wii U[/url] back in November 2012. While it was the first Nintendo console to support high-def graphics, calling it 'next-gen' is somewhat misleading considering the fact that spec-wise, it just barely outperforms the current Xbox 360 and PS3. That, coupled with reports of buggy-ness, mixed reviews, and disappointing sales numbers, led most people to overlook the console and wait for the 'big-dogs' to make their announcements as we kicked off a new year. Albeit a bit Murky, Sony [url=https://community.webroot.com/t5/Techie/What-the-Tech-is-going-on-in-the-world-today/m-p/27410/highlight/true#M452]made their announcement back in February[/url]. But until now, the good majority of video game news surrounded a slew of Xbox rumors, most of which infuriated customers, spurred [url=https://community.webroot.com/t5/Techie/No-more-used-games-Wrong-Answer-says-GameStop/m-p/
[Moving your stuff from your iPhone to an Android phone doesn't have to be exceptionally laborious. Here's how you can make that transition smoothly.] Read [url=http://howto.cnet.com/8301-11310_39-57580774-285/making-the-change-from-iphone-to-android-as-easy-as-possible/]here[/url].
[In the face of rampant weak password selection, group aims to replace passwords for identity authentication when logging into Web sites and online accounts.] Read [url=http://news.cnet.com/8301-1009_3-57581088-83/google-joins-fidos-crusade-to-replace-passwords/]here[/url].
[Get ready to scan your children. The timeless onesie's getting a digital upgrade with a set of jammies that link to stories and lullabies on a smart device.] Read [url=http://news.cnet.com/8301-17938_105-57581071-1/smart-pajamas-read-your-kids-a-bedtime-story/]here[/url].
A "poorer" brother of Ferrari, Maserati marque unveiled their [url=http://www.autocar.co.uk/car-news/shanghai-auto-show/maserati-ghibli-shanghai-motor-show-2013]new gun[/url] against Mercedes Benz E-class and BMW 5-series. Look at the pictures, it's a typical Italian design. No sharp edges, fluently flowing design which is highly aerodynamically effective, coupled with the strong engines under the hood and with the latest technologic innovations, it seems the car to beat. I am afraid MB and BMW will not have a quiet sleep. Serves them right!!! :p
[For all of the flexibility and customization that comes with an Android device, there are still plenty of restrictions in place. While Android technically is an open-source platform, the final product is still the result of a phone-maker's skin, the carrier or manufacturer's preloaded software, or even sometimes, a few disabled features. There isn't anything wrong with most out-of-the-box experiences, but more daring and tech-savvy users who tire of being at the mercy and discretion of carriers and handset makers might be interested in pushing their [url=http://www.cnet.com/android-atlas/]Android[/url] devices to new limits. This is where the practice known as rooting comes into play.] Read [url=http://reviews.cnet.com/8301-19736_7-57578709-251/hack-your-android-like-a-pro-rooting-and-roms-explained/]here[/url].
[Terms of service warn users that their $1,500 high-tech specs will be deactivated if they try to resell or loan them to another person.] Read [url=http://news.cnet.com/8301-1023_3-57580159-93/google-will-brick-google-glasses-if-owners-resell-or-loan-them-out/]here[/url]. Thought as some are developers here in the Community, they should know about this important point of terms of service , if they were the lucky recipients of the Explorer Edition.:)
[The alleged image shows a white iPhone with a plastic backing, following earlier reports that Apple might try to sell a cheaper handset without the aluminum finish in its previous devices.] Read [url=http://news.cnet.com/8301-13579_3-57580243-37/image-leaks-of-lower-cost-iphone-with-plastic-case/]here[/url].
[Microsoft has all but confirmed long-standing rumors that it is working on a 7- or 8-inch Windows-powered tablet.] Read [url=http://news.cnet.com/8301-10805_3-57580358-75/microsoft-working-on-small-touch-devices-running-windows/]here[/url]. I like 7 inch tablets. And Windows 7" tablets would be great.:)
[list] [*]Share price fall blamed on rumours that production is being reduced [*]Apple lost position as the world's most valuable company to Exxon Mobil [*]Shares fell below $400 for the first time since December 2011 [*]Apple's market share has peaked and profit margins will fall as competition forces them to lower their prices claim analysts[/list]Read [url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2311009/Apple-loses-worlds-valuable-company-crown-shares-slump-400-time-16-months.html]here[/url].
[list] [*]Amazon, Argos and Currys advertised massive savings on appliances [*]But they are accused of inflating RRPs to make them look like bargains [*]Canon camera said to be £130 cheaper than usual but it was actually £30[/list]Read [url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2311082/Amazon-accused-misleading-shoppers-bogus-savings-claims-exaggerated-300.html]here[/url].
Tweet, sweet music: Twitter app recommends tunes based on your messages and which artists you follow
[Twitter has released a music service to recommend music to users. The service works with Apple's iTunes and online services Spotify and Rdio to let people listen to music it thinks they will like. It analyses tweets to find out which songs users most frequently talk about, and also lets users see what music artists themselves are listening to.] Read [url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2311080/Musical-tweets-Twitter-reveals-music-service-recommend-new-bands.html]here[/url].
TalkTalk fined £750,000 for making 9,000 silent calls to potential customers in less than two months
[list] [*]TalkTalk breached the maximum number silent calls four times in 2011 [*]Ofcom said silent and abandoned calls can cause 'annoyance and distress' [*]Two call centres identified as the source of the problem with abandoned calls[/list] Read [url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2310991/TalkTalk-fined-750-000-making-9-000-silent-calls-potential-customers-months.html]here[/url].
Microsoft may be moving toward bringing back the Start Button and allowing users to boot straight to the desktop with its coming Windows 8.1 release later this year.[url=http://www.zdnet.com/microsofts-windows-8-plan-blue-bring-back-the-start-button-boot-to-desktop-7000014075/]Full article[/url]. I thought it could be of interest of those Community members who use Win 8 :D
When Nokia first unveiled its [url=http://reviews.cnet.co.uk/mobile-phones/nokia-lumia-520-review-50010925/]Nokia Lumia 520[/url] this past February, the Windows Phone proved that Nokia could achieve new lows. That's only when it comes to price, though, not features. As CNET UK discovered while [url=http://reviews.cnet.co.uk/mobile-phones/nokia-lumia-520-review-50010925/]fully reviewing the Lumia 520[/url], Nokia has managed to create a very inexpensive handset that will sell in the U.K. for about 100 pounds at full retail price. In U.S. currency, that translates to just under $200 without a contract. Read here [url=http://www.cnet.com/8301-17918_1-57579109-85/nokia-lumia-520-review-one-of-the-best-budget-phones-around/]http://www.cnet.com/8301-17918_1-57579109-85/nokia-lumia-520-review-one-of-the-best-budget-phones-around/ [/url] and full review here [url=http://reviews.cnet.co.uk/mobile-phones/nokia-lumia-520-review-50010925/]http://reviews.cnet.co.uk/mobile-phones/nokia-lumia-52
[The competitive world of Bitcoin collecting has spawned a wave of supercomputers techies hope will make them a small fortune - even if they cost tens of thousands of dollars to power. Specially developed Bitcoin 'mining' computers are either homemade or can be purchased from one of the growing number of online stores dedicated to cashing in on the supply side of the cult currency trend.] Read [url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/news/article-2309673/Techies-building-powerful-computers-Bitcoins-new-digital-currency-make-millions.html]here[/url]. I think all this fuss about Bitcoin is rubbish.
[It is the biggest smartphone on sale, with a giant 6.3inch screen. Samsung's new Mega Galaxy handset look more like a tablet than a phone - and has already been slammed as 'just too big'. Samsung hopes the big design will appeal to commuters and others who regularly watch films on their gadgets.] Read [url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2309980/Now-really-mega-phone-Samsung-unveils-giant-handset-6-3inch-screen.html]here[/url]. The screen size could be really useful. But I absolutely don't like phablets. I'd rather prefer a tablet and a phone.
[Researchers have revealed what people really do online - and say a quarter of their time is spent on social networking sites. The study analysed the anonymous behaviour of 25 million internet users worldwide - and found social networking, entertainment and shopping were the most popular pastimes.] Read [url=http://www.dailymail.co.uk/sciencetech/article-2309884/What-happens-internet-minute-New-researcher-reveals-REALLY-spend-online-time.html]here[/url]. Very interesting.
Microsoft is working on designs for a touch-enabled watch device, executives at suppliers said, potentially joining rivals like Apple in working on a new class of computing products. Read [url=http://www.foxnews.com/tech/2013/04/15/microsoft-planning-smart-watch-its-own/]here[/url] and [url=http://abcnews.go.com/blogs/technology/2013/04/microsoft-working-on-smartwatch-too-says-report/]here[/url].
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