iPhone 6 Rumors: Display Resolution

Major iPhone 6 display detail revealed in microscope test

Major iPhone 6 display detail revealed in microscope test

By on August 20, 2014 at 9:55 AM.

Apple is expected to unveil two iPhone 6 models this year that will both be bigger than any of the iPhones it launched so far. But while the display sizes for these devices appear to be clear, it’s still not known what resolution Apple will use for the upcoming 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch smartphones. Russian luxury iPhone vendor Feld & Volk, which has already provided several images of iPhone 6 components, including an assembled display and case, has put the 4.7-inch iPhone 6’s display under the microscope to learn more details about its resolution. More →

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Samsung iPhone Design Patent

Samsung’s brilliant new plan to avoid Apple lawsuits: Patent the iPhone? [updated]

By on August 20, 2014 at 9:30 AM.

Samsung’s brilliant new plan to avoid Apple lawsuits: Patent the iPhone? [updated]

It looks like Samsung is engaging in some real outside-the-box thinking when it comes to new ways of avoiding costly Apple lawsuits. PhoneArena has spotted a slew of design patents that were recently awarded to Samsung, and one of them… well, let’s just say it looks suspiciously like a certain device that has proven to be very popular over the years. More →

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Hit List

World's Best Motorcycle Videos

Watch this motorcyclist crash into the back of a car then miraculously land on its roof feet first

By on August 20, 2014 at 9:05 AM.

Watch this motorcyclist crash into the back of a car then miraculously land on its roof feet first

While we’ve been wowed all year by various GoPro videos that give us a first-person perspective of incredibly crazy situations and stunts, there are times when showing something from a third-person perspective is really the only way to do it justice. That’s definitely the case with a new video that’s popped up on LiveLeak that shows a motorcyclist who survives crashing into the back of a car in a miraculous way. More →

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Galaxy Note 4 Ultrasonic Cover

The Galaxy Note 4 may come with a very cool accessory you won’t see on the iPhone 6

By on August 20, 2014 at 8:40 AM.

The Galaxy Note 4 may come with a very cool accessory you won’t see on the iPhone 6

You may not really need an Ultrasonic Cover to get around while using your smartphone, but Samsung is developing one for the Galaxy Note 4 nonetheless, SamMobile has learned. In case you’ve never heard of an Ultrasonic Cover before, it’s designed to help people with vision disabilities and can detect objects nearby thanks to an embedded ultrasonic sensor that provides feedback to the user. Galaxy Note 4 owners will be able to set three levels of range for the ultrasonic beam, including short, middle and long. More →

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Game Changers

Yosemite iMessage Screen Sharing

Apple’s iMessage is about to become even cooler once Yosemite arrives

By on August 20, 2014 at 8:15 AM.

Apple’s iMessage is about to become even cooler once Yosemite arrives

Apple’s cross-platform chatting application is about to get even better once OS X Yosemite launches, as the iMessage desktop version will receive a handy screen sharing feature akin to the one that’s already available in the old iChat Mac application. 9to5Mac has found the new functionality enabled in the latest Yosemite beta release (Developer Preview 6), which was seeded to developers earlier this week. More →

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Google Employees Best Perks

This one fact alone will make you insanely jealous of Google employees

By on August 20, 2014 at 7:30 AM.

This one fact alone will make you insanely jealous of Google employees

Why do people love working at Google so much? There seem to be many reasons and one of them is without a doubt the fact that Google showers its employees with perks when they come into the office every day. Business Insider has scored an interview with Google’s former executive head chef Nate Keller, who tells the publication that by the time he left Google in 2008, he and his team were serving up to 40,000 free meals for Google employees per day.  More →

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Google Gmail and YouTube for Children

Google has a clever plan to get your kids hooked on Gmail and YouTube

By on August 19, 2014 at 10:30 PM.

Google has a clever plan to get your kids hooked on Gmail and YouTube

Google is ready to target a special set of potential new customers: Children under the age of 13. The Information and The Wall Street Journal report that the company wants to offer children an easy yet safe way to access Google Internet services including Gmail and YouTube, which aren’t officially available to children, although they can easily sidestep Google’s precautionary settings by lying about their age when setting up an account. More →

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The Witcher 3 Gameplay Video

Watch over 30 minutes of gorgeous gameplay from The Witcher 3, the most anticipated RPG of 2015

By on August 19, 2014 at 9:15 PM.

Watch over 30 minutes of gorgeous gameplay from The Witcher 3, the most anticipated RPG of 2015

We have plenty of great games to look forward to this fall, from console exclusives like Sunset Overdrive and Driveclub to huge third-party releases in the Call of Duty, Battlefield and Assassin’s Creed franchises, but that doesn’t mean we can’t get excited about 2015. And one 2015 release that quickly shot to the top of our most anticipated list after E3 this year was The Witcher 3: Wild Hunt. More →

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Hanx Writer iPad App

Tom Hanks’ Typewriter app is a shockingly huge hit for iPad users

By on August 19, 2014 at 8:00 PM.

Tom Hanks’ Typewriter app is a shockingly huge hit for iPad users

Hanx Writer is a simple typewriter iOS app for the iPad, created by Hitcents at the request of Oscar-winning actor Tom Hanks. Launched only last week and available as a free download, the app has already hit the No. 1 spot in the top free iPad apps on the App Store, TechCrunch reports, enjoying unexpected success for an app that’s not at all essential to improving productivity on a tablet. More →

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Mailbox for Mac Beta

Hugely popular email smartphone app is ready for a public Mac beta

By on August 19, 2014 at 7:15 PM.

Hugely popular email smartphone app is ready for a public Mac beta

Mailbox is one of the most popular email apps on iPhone and Android as it’s won wide acclaim for helping its users “get to zero” emails. And now it looks like lucky OS X users will be able to use it on their desktops because the company’s Mailbox for Mac client is available in beta version on the company’s website and can be downloaded by anyone interested in giving it a try. More →

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iPhone 6 Rumors: Launch Sales

iPhone 6 sales seen topping a crazy 10 million in just the first week

By on August 19, 2014 at 6:40 PM.

iPhone 6 sales seen topping a crazy 10 million in just the first week

Apple is getting ready for its most massive product launch yet with the iPhone 6, with Business Insider pointing to a new RBC note to investors that says the upcoming smartphone will be a smash hit for the iPhone maker. More →

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Sharp Aquos Crystal Sprint Release Date

Sharp’s virtually bezel-free smartphone is officially coming to Sprint

By on August 19, 2014 at 6:05 PM.

Sharp’s virtually bezel-free smartphone is officially coming to Sprint

As we expected, Sprint on Tuesday announced that it would be getting the new Sharp Aquos Crystal smartphone exclusively on its network in the United States. Although the Aquos Crystal is a mid-range phone in terms of internal hardware, the device is notable for its display, which comes the closest to being completely bezel-free of any phone we’ve ever seen. More →

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Amazon Fire Phone Update

Latest update makes Amazon’s Fire phone slightly more usable than before

By on August 19, 2014 at 5:30 PM.

Latest update makes Amazon’s Fire phone slightly more usable than before

The Internet has not been kind to Amazon’s first foray into the smartphone market. The ironically named Fire phone has received a frigid response from consumers, failing to make any significant impact on the sales charts and prompting some very harsh comparisons from BGR, but the first major software update from Amazon might begin to repair the phone’s already badly damaged reputation. More →

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