Monthly Archives: May 2013

Accessory Turns iPhone Into High-Tech Lab

A new biosensing tool puts the power of a high tech laboratory in the pockets of researchers in the field. This iPhone enabled device could be used in pop-up clinics, waste management sites, refugee camps and anywhere else the mobile testing of biological materials such as blood is necessary. Developed by researchers at the University

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For Galaxy Tab, odd Samsung, Intel partnership emerges

Samsung is opting for an Intel chip in its next Galaxy Tab, which makes for an unusual partnership. Samsung is putting an Intel chip in an Android Galaxy Tab. That’s unusual. As CNET reported back on May 20, Samsung is slated to unveil the next Intel-based Galaxy tablet at Computex, which starts June 4. It will run Android 4.2.2

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New Gmail look blings up your inbox with tabs

Google refreshes Gmail for the Web, Android, and iOS with new default categories and tabs to organize your e-mail. Google continues to revamp the appearance of many of its services, this time turning its redecorating eye on Gmail. The company unveiled on Wednesday the new look and automatic labels for Gmail on the Web, as well as

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Gmail service Mailbox redesigns app with iPad in mind

After hitting 1 million users, the popular e-mail app sets its sights on making e-mail easy on devices of many sizes. Mailbox, the popular e-mail app snapped up by Dropbox earlier this year, has redesigned its app for the iPad. The new app, which currently only works with Gmail accounts, has the same functions as the

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Apple’s Smart Watch Won’t Launch Until 2014, Will Use Technology From iPod Nano?

KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has been fairly accurate regarding Apple hardware releases, claims that Apple’s smart watch will not be released until the end of 2014. Kuo cites the lack of maturity among wearable devices in the market, as well as a major changes in iOS, as the reason for the 2014 launch.

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New Foursquare app for Nokia Lumia, brings exclusive features

The latest version of the Foursquare app for Windows Phone 8 is now available adding an augmented reality experience, exclusive to Nokia Lumia smartphones. Nokia, Microsoft and Foursquare have been working closely together to create a redesigned Foursquare app that reflects the design of the Windows Phone platform. While this new version of Foursquare is

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Samsung Galaxy S4 teardown: Redesigned interior, easy to crack open

With its 1080p screen, 13-megapixel camera, and quad-core processor, the Samsung Galaxy S4 is packed with impressive hardware. On this episode of Cracking Open, I explore the phone’s redesigned interior and show you why it is easier to disassemble and repair than its predecessors. Despite its larger screen and new internals, the Galaxy S4 is

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Google Now ‘talks’ its way onto iOS

Google’s predictive search and voice recognition tool sauntered over to Apple’s iOS as an app on Monday. Having debuted at last year’s Google I/O conference, the Now-enabled Google Search 3.0 for iOS brings the same robust search features and visual style, called cards, to iPhones and iPads. Tamar Yehoshua, Google Search’s director of product management,

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A flagship Lumia 928 coming to Verizon, Windows Phone lovers can finally rejoice

It seems Nokia is finally spreading it’s wings into Verizon’s territory in a big way. We have been hearing rumors and seeing leaked photos for about a month now. However, we had no way of knowing if these leaks were legit. Now, we are hearing with people who are familiar with this deal that there

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ASUS Cube Google TV review

The past year has been a busy one for Google TV — in fact, with the big I/O conference right around the corner, we’re sitting down to review our fifth such device in the past 12 months. The ASUS Cube naturally does everything one would expect from a Google TV set-top box, but it also

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