Archive for Aug 28, 2013

LG G2 soars into the stratosphere highlighting 13-megapixel OIS camera

LG G2 soars into the stratosphere highlighting 13-megapixel OIS camera

We've seen plenty of smartphones strapped to high-altitude balloons and launched thousands and thousands of feet into the air. LG has recently published a video shot using its new LG G2 full HD resolution smartphone as it soared into the stratosphere attached to a balloon.

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Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini breaks cover in Korea, S View flip cover in tow

Samsung Galaxy S4 Mini breaks cover in Korea, S View flip cover in tow

If you're huge fan of the Samsung Galaxy S4, but wished for something a little more compact Samsung has now launched the S4 Mini. The S4 Mini is the little brother to the full-size Galaxy S4 and the Mini is now available in South Korea.

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Inventec Tipped to Be Apple iWatch Builder

Inventec Tipped to Be Apple iWatch Builder

The Apple rumor mill is always in full swing no matter the time of year. Rumors have been churning out at a frantic pace concerning the next big product from Apple, which is tipped to be a smart watch dubbed the iWatch. A new rumor has surfaced that points to the company believed to be manufacturing Apple's new smart watch.

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Lenovo E and M Series AIO PCs Equipped with Discrete Graphics and SSHDs

Lenovo E and M Series AIO PCs Equipped with Discrete Graphics and SSHDs

Lenovo has trotted out four new all-in-one desktop computers this week that have some very nice available hardware. The quartet of all-in-one desktop computers have some very nice available hardware along with improved cable management and new mounting options. Those new mounting options include Lenovo's ThinkCenter UltraFlex Stand.

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Logitech Unveils Ultrathin Touch Mouse T630/631

Logitech Unveils Ultrathin Touch Mouse T630/631

Logitech has been producing some of the best mice for gaming and general computer use on the market for a number of years. Logitech has rolled out its latest rodent called the Ultrathin Touch Mouse. The new mouse is designed specifically for users looking for a sleek and svelte mouse to match their thin Ultrabook or Mac computer.

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Tear Down Pegs Google Moto X Build Cost at $221

Tear Down Pegs Google Moto X Build Cost at $221

We are ever the fan of other people ripping apart gadgets to show us what they look like on the inside around these parts. We don't want to tear up our own gadgets, but we love a good tear down as much as the next guy and another Google Moto X tear down has surfaced. This time the tear down comes courtesy of the analytic types over at IHS.

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New Pics of Sony Honami Smartphone Surface in China

New Pics of Sony Honami Smartphone Surface in China

If you thought we've seen all of the leaks concerning Sony's coming smartphone called the Xperia Z1 (or Honami) over the last few weeks, you would be wrong. Some new images have surfaced of the smartphone from China. Specifically, these images have surfaced from the Chinese Telecommunication Equipment Certification Center (TENAA) giving us a look at just about every surface of the device.

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HTC at Work on Smartphone OS Targeting China

HTC at Work on Smartphone OS Targeting China

Smartphone maker HTC is rumored to be in the process of developing a new smartphone operating system that specifically targets the Chinese market. The tip comes from a source who claims to be familiar with the project at HTC. It really comes as no surprise that smartphone makers are developing operating systems specifically for China considering that it's one of the biggest growth markets in the world.

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Google Nexus 7 2013 Available in the UK and Japan Now

Google Nexus 7 2013 Available in the UK and Japan Now

If you're anything like us, you've been counting the days until you can get your hands on the new 2013 version of the Google Nexus 7 tablet in the UK. Android tablet fans in the UK have something to be excited about as August 28 is here and the tablet is now available in the land of crumpet and crown, replete with an improved display and a faster processor.

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Apple most targeted company by patent trolls

Apple most targeted company by patent trolls

At a conference at Stanford University today, Winston & Stawn's Vice Chair of Intellectual Property Michael Brody spoke about patent trolls during a presentation, detailing the harm they present to companies and numbers related to them from the past few years. Although patent trolls target a variety of companies, Apple, HP, and Samsung have become the most common targets, with Apple being at the top.

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Parallels Access for iPad offers remote access to Mac and Windows applications

Parallels Access for iPad offers remote access to Mac and Windows applications

Parallels has announced the availability of its Parallels Access for iPad, a remote access app that gives iPad users access to their Windows and Mac software. Furthermore, users will be able to use the applications - even if they're not optimized for the iPad - directly on their tablet, with Parallels promising that a low bandwidth Internet connection won't hamper the experience.

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Government charges hacker with trying to sell the FBI supercomputer access

Government charges hacker with trying to sell the FBI supercomputer access

Andrew James Miller, a hacker from Pennsylvania, was arrested after trying to sell access to supercomputers located at the National Energy Research Scientific Computing Center. His faux pas (aside from, you know, hacking into supercomputers)? The recipient of his hopeful sale was the FBI. Today the hacker has plead guilty.

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