Author Archives: Robert Nelson


Samsung IFA 2013 teaser plays on the “designed for humans” tagline

Samsung IFA 2013 teaser plays on the “designed for humans” tagline

Samsung has dropped their latest IFA 2013 related teaser video. This one is on the shorter side and is offering a look at the secrets of Samsung technology. While these secrets are clearly made up for the video, it does appear as if Samsung will be able to capture some attention using this one. Of course, we suspect many are looking forward till the official Samsung announcement, which is happening on September 4.

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Foursquare investment considered by Microsoft and American Express

Foursquare investment considered by Microsoft and American Express

It looks like both Microsoft and American Express are looking to invest in Foursquare. According to details coming from Bloomberg, the two companies are looking to take an equity stake in the company. The interesting part here, both companies are said to be competing against each other. That is, as opposed to going in on a joint bid.

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Huawei Honor 3 launches as a 4.7-inch water-friendly smartphone

Huawei Honor 3 launches as a 4.7-inch water-friendly smartphone

Huawei has unveiled the latest Honor branded smartphone. This one has arrived as the Honor 3 and it looks like the initial roll-out will be for those in China. The handset is a mid-level device with specs to include a 4.7-inch display at 1280 x 720 and Huawei's K3V2 processor. Specifically, this one clocks in as a quad-core processor at 1.5GHz.

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SimCity for Mac arrives for download through Origin

SimCity for Mac arrives for download through Origin

SimCity has been released for Mac. Details of the release have been shared on the SimCity Blog where they begin by thanking those who waited patiently. Of course, that refers back to those earlier release delays. The good news as of today is that SimCity has indeed arrived for Mac and it is available as a digital download from the Origin website.

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iOS 7 AppleCare employee training schedule further supports a September 10 event

iOS 7 AppleCare employee training schedule further supports a September 10 event

AppleCare employees are said to have begun iOS 7 training. The details suggest the training process began today, but perhaps a bit more important is when they are expected to have everything completed. Details coming from 9to5Mac mention how those employees should have everything finished by the second week of September. In other words, this is another piece of evidence pointing towards a September 10 release.

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Pressy for Android turns a headphone jack into a button

Pressy for Android turns a headphone jack into a button

Pressy is a little gadget that is touted as being the "almighty Android button." Specifically, Pressy will transform your headphone jack into a clickable button and it comes preset with three actions. These include a short click to toggle the flashlight, a long click to toggle in and out of silent mode and a double click to take a picture. And just in case you were looking for some additional actions, take comfort in knowing that Pressy actions are able to be customized.

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Digital Storm HydroLux cooling unveiled with real-time temperature adjustments

Digital Storm HydroLux cooling unveiled with real-time temperature adjustments

Digital Storm has unveiled their latest cooling system, the HydroLux. This one will be found exclusively on the Digital Storm desktop computers and is touted as being able to monitor and automatically adjust to temperature fluctuations in real-time. The HydroLux setup uses a mix of liquid and airflow cooling and further customizes everything with some software.

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Twitter brings a conversation focused update to the iPhone, Android and web

Twitter brings a conversation focused update to the iPhone, Android and web

Twitter has announced a conversation related update today. This one is being released for the Twitter.com website as well as the iPhone and Android apps. The short version here is that conversations should now be easier to follow. And as a side effect, easier to join in on should you have something to say on the topic.

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SMI Eye Tracking Glasses 2.0 will record to a smartphone

SMI Eye Tracking Glasses 2.0 will record to a smartphone

SensoMotoric Instruments (SMI) have returned with a new pair of the Eye Tracking Glasses. We saw SMI unveil what they were referring to as the first pair of 3D glasses with full eye-tracking capabilities back in February and as of today they have returned with Eye Tracking Glasses 2.0. And along with the 2.0 tag, these glasses arrive with some new functionality.

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Samsung and LG considering an anti-theft “kill-switch” on future devices

Samsung and LG considering an anti-theft “kill-switch” on future devices

New reports suggest Samsung and LG are both considering a 'kill-switch' on future devices. This is said to be addressing lost and stolen devices and will apply to both tablets and smartphones. This is something we have seen Samsung talk about in the past, however this latest Wall Street Journal report also includes LG. While we already have similar tracking services available, this one looks like it will go a bit deeper.

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Disney may offer final Clone Wars episodes exclusively on Apple TV

Disney may offer final Clone Wars episodes exclusively on Apple TV

Disney is said to be working on Star Wars app for the Apple TV. The details are still firmly in the rumor category at the moment, however it is looking like the final episodes of the Clone Wars television series will be amongst the first content available on the app. This is said to be coming during the upcoming holiday season and beyond that, additional content is expected.

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Nintendo 2DS unveiled: 3DS compatible in a dual-screen slate form factor

Nintendo 2DS unveiled: 3DS compatible in a dual-screen slate form factor

Nintendo has unveiled the latest entry into the 3DS family of devices. This one will be arriving as the Nintendo 2DS and as the name would imply, this one is not 3D. The Nintendo 2DS will be available beginning on October 12 and those looking to make a purchase will be able to choose between red and blue.

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