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Report: Samsung’s Tizen to be used in emerging markets

Report: Samsung’s Tizen to be used in emerging markets

Tizen, Samsung’s home-grown OS that was originally believed to do battle with Android, may be set to do battle on another front. Samsung has limited it to use on their wearables, like the Gear Fit and Galaxy Gear. While they’re still keen to get it onto smartphones, they might do it with devices that are a bit more comparable to wearables.

Is the Moto X+1 launching in September?

Is the Moto X+1 launching in September?

The Moto X+1 has many Android fans giddy, and with good reason. The original gave the platform a shot in the arm, and was a call to action for other OEMs to step up and deliver a better experience. The refresh for Motorola may come at the end of next month, if a new rumor has any credibility.

 

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Report: DoT planning to end in-flight calls

Report: DoT planning to end in-flight calls

Despite all the technology which wants to let you use a cell phone on a plane, the Department of Transportation (DoT) doesn’t seem to be impressed. At a meeting of the International Aviation Club last week, DoT counsel Kathryn Thomson said they’d be taking the next step on what could end up as a formal ban on cell phone usage in-flight, attendees said.

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