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Samsung Gear lineup now compatible with 20 Galaxy smartphones and tablets

Samsung Gear lineup now compatible with 20 Galaxy smartphones and tablets

Samsung's recently launched range of Gear products -- the Gear 2, Gear 2 Neo, and Gear Fit -- have all gained support for a total of 20 Samsung smartphones and tablets, the company announced this evening. The support extends the number of devices with which the wearables can be used, making them a more attractive option for some.

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Roku 3 owners score search on mobile

Roku 3 owners score search on mobile

Roku 3 device owners who utilized the mobile app will soon have access to search on mobile, according to an announcement on the company's blog today. The same feature will then roll out to mobile users of older Roku players "in the coming weeks".

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ABI Research tips tablet shipments to hit 200M in 2014

ABI Research tips tablet shipments to hit 200M in 2014

The tablet market around the world is booming right now with significant growth in the industry. The growth of tablet shipments and smartphones has come at the expense of the PC industry, which is seeing a significant downturn. New research looking at the tablet market from ABI Research has been published.

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Snoopy drone pilfers smartphone data

Snoopy drone pilfers smartphone data

At the Black Hat Asia conference in Singapore next week, the folks behind a drone called Snoopy will showcase how they can intercept data from smartphones using their flying craft. The drone works by spoofing wireless networks and connecting to smartphones with the WiFi enabled, allowing them to remotely capture login credentials, personal data, and more.

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Flappy Bird’s resurrection is imminent

Flappy Bird’s resurrection is imminent

Flappy Bird is an unlikely story of rampant success, unanticipated stardom, and, for some on the gaming end of the app, endless frustration and feelings of soul-crippling failure. It was a combination of all these things -- and a spark of controversy -- that led to the game's creator Dong Nguyen pulling his ware from its respective app stores, something he has announced plans to reverse.

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Surface 2 LTE utilizes NVIDIA i500 modem

Surface 2 LTE utilizes NVIDIA i500 modem

Yesterday a new version of Microsoft's slate was announced, the Surface 2 LTE. Adding to the details that were provided is an announcement today from NVIDIA that its i500 LTE modem will be utilized in the LTE version of the Microsoft slate, giving the tablet both a Tegra 4 processor and the fifth-gen version of the maker's i500 modem.

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Surface Power Cover arrives for pre-order

Surface Power Cover arrives for pre-order

In September 2013, we got our hands on some new accessories Microsoft introduced for its second-generation Surface slates, among them being the battery-toting Power Cover, promising to extend one's Surface run time by 50-percent or more.

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Google tipped as delaying ASUS TD300 hybrid launch

Google tipped as delaying ASUS TD300 hybrid launch

ASUS introduced its Transformer Book Duet TD300 during CES 2014 this year, revealing a hybrid laptop/tablet device that offers both full Windows and Android experiences, allowing users to toggle between the two systems. According to sources that have surfaced, Google has potentially delayed the launch of this device due to an unfavorable view of its dual-system functionality.

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MWC 2014 Lenovo round-up

MWC 2014 Lenovo round-up

Handset and tablet makers rolled out their wares during Mobile World Congress 2014, and we got our hands on quite a number of gadgets, not the least of which is Lenovo's latest tablet and smartphones. In case you missed our on-the-floor coverage this past week, we've rounded up what Lenovo was up to.

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Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ arrives with Full HD display

Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+ arrives with Full HD display

Lenovo has announced its latest Yoga offering, the Lenovo Yoga Tablet 10 HD+, a three-mode device that builds upon the maker's original Yoga Tablet foundation. With this latest model comes the familiar three-mode structure, with the addition of spec'd-up hardware and five of Lenovo's DOit apps.

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HP ProPad 600 G1 slate brings Windows 8.1 and Atom processor

HP ProPad 600 G1 slate brings Windows 8.1 and Atom processor

On the cusp of Mobile World Congress 2014, HP has introduced two new business tablets, the first of which is the HP ProPad 600 G1. With this slate comes fairly robust hardware and Windows 8.1/Pro, which runs on the device's 64-bit Intel Atom quad-core processor.

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HP ElitePad 1000 G2 64-bit business tablet arrives next month

HP ElitePad 1000 G2 64-bit business tablet arrives next month

In addition to the ProPad 600 introduced today, HP has rolled out the red carpet for its 'total business solution' slate, the HP ElitePad 1000 G2. With the ElitePad 1000 comes a svelte design at 9.2mm thin and 1.5lbs, as well as Windows 8.1 Pro and options for enterprise users.

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