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Infographic shows what the Galaxy Note Edge’s edge is for

Infographic shows what the Galaxy Note Edge’s edge is for

As a concept device, the Galaxy Note Edge is definitely a curiousity, but it may just be more practical, not to mention less insane, than Samsung's previous concept smartphone, the Galaxy Round. But just what is the concept that Samsung is trying to sell? It's nothing more than a second yet almost minuscule screen that gives you important information or tools while trying to stay out of your way.

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How I Got That iPhone 6 Plus (And Why I’m Extremely Pleased)

How I Got That iPhone 6 Plus (And Why I’m Extremely Pleased)

If you recall my last column here on SlashGear, you’ll remember that I lamented the fact that I was unable to reserve an iPhone 6 Plus on launch day due to overwhelming demand before I even had a chance to wake up. I was concerned that Apple has essentially created a preordering system that puts people on the East coast out and leaves those of us over here with a more difficult chance to get the iPhone 6 or iPhone 6 Plus.

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Patent troll’s claim over screen rotation gets nullified

Patent troll’s claim over screen rotation gets nullified

Apparently somebody owns, or claims to own, that auto rotate feature you may have grown to love and hate on your smartphone. And surprisingly, it is neither Apple nor Samsung but a patent troll. Fortunately for the mobile world, the USPTO has just declared Patent No. 6,326,978 or "Display method for selectively rotating windows on a computer display" as invalid, in no small part thanks to the efforts of open cloud computing company Rackspace.

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