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Viper Smartkey locks and unlocks your car using your smartphone

Viper Smartkey locks and unlocks your car using your smartphone

If you have ever wished your car would unlock the doors when you walk up to it and lock the doors when you walk away, Viper has a slick product you will like. The product is called the Viper Smartkey and it works with your smartphone to turn your keyless entry system into an automated affair. Using this system, you won't have to press a button on the door of your car or fish for a key fob to lock or unlock doors.

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Samsung Galaxy Ace Style aims at the low-end market

Samsung Galaxy Ace Style aims at the low-end market

Samsung rolled out its budget smartphone called the Galaxy Ace Style in Germany originally and that device hadn’t been seen outside that country. The smartphone is now ready to roll out to other countries and is aiming right at the shopper on a budget. The Ace Style runs Android 4.4 KitKat for the operating system and since it is a budget offering, the specifications are modest.

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Galaxy Note 4 specifications line up in test phone images

Galaxy Note 4 specifications line up in test phone images

Right on top of the first relatively-full specifications leak of the Samsung Galaxy Note 4 last week, this week we’re having a peek at a couple of test device images. This device could just as easily be a test phone unit for a long-lost Samsung Galaxy F as it could for the Note, but given the larger display sitting up from of this machine, we’re going with the S Pen-toting machine. This device is square because it’s resting inside a case which hides its shape for testing purposes.

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Can the HTC One M8 save HTC?

Can the HTC One M8 save HTC?

HTC has a problem, and it's more than just hemorrhaging cash. The company has confirmed its second consecutive quarter with losses, bleeding around $62.2m as it readied the new HTC One M8 and crossed its collective fingers that 2014 would deliver the turnaround many had hoped - but which failed to transpire - for 2013.

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Chromecast support hits Rhapsody and Napster

Chromecast support hits Rhapsody and Napster

Starting today, the Android versions of the apps Rhapsody and Napster will be available for Chromecasting. This means that the apps themselves are able to attach to the Google-made dongle device for your television and "Cast" their content. Once you’ve sent the signal, your television will show the music track of your choice, and you’ll be free to continue doing what you wish on your smartphone or tablet.

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Apple acquires Novauris, Siri to benefit

Apple acquires Novauris, Siri to benefit

Supposing you’re a heavy user of Apple’s personal assistant Siri, you’ll be glad to know that the company has just acquired a company that’ll make her a whole lot better. Apple has acquired Novauris Technologies, a group co-founded by Dr James Baker, a founder of Dragon Systems.

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