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Charging your device wirelessly from across the room

Science! Charging your device wirelessly from across the room may soon be a Reality

Wireless charging has so far only been a novelty rather than a convenience in the mobile world, though it can be said that it’s far easier to simply place your phone on a charging plate rather than rummaging for a cable tip. So far, we have been tethered to the charging plate, literally...
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r.i.p. nike fuelband

R.I.P Nike Fuelband?: Nike could be killing off their fitness wearable, instead focus on fitness Software

R.I.P Nike Fuelband. Here lies Nike’s fitness wearable, probably. According to sources who spoke with CNET, Nike has laid off 55 of the 70 strong Nike Fuelband hardware team, prompting the rumour that Nike may be shuttering development of its only fitness wearable. This is likely...
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Nexus 6 concept

This Nexus 6 concept by Sirkdow Prismatiker takes having a thin phone to another Level

When Gionee announced the Elife 5.5, its 5.5mm thickness seems just about the thinnest we’re ever going to see smartphones get. If Sirkdow Prismatiker gets his way, however, phones might just have to get even thinner than even the Elife 5.5. Sirkdow has come up with a┬áNexus 6 concept...
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Samsung won at the Oscars

Who was the real winner at the Academy Awards? Samsung won at the Oscars

You probably watched the 86th Academy Awards today. You probably also saw the above photo, but from the phone’s perspective, which by the way is the most retweeted tweet of all time. And that phone that they took it with? A Samsung Galaxy Note 3 which host Ellen DeGeneres used throughout...
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HTC EVO 3D

HTC EVO 3D saves man’s life by stopping a bullet from killing Him

While we’ve been clambering all over the new Samsung Galaxy S5, HTC phones are out there saving lives. This HTC EVO 3D (wrongly reported as a HTC One in the source article) saved a Florida man’s life today after it managed to stop a bullet that might otherwise have killed...
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Coca-Cola Social Media Guard

[VIDEO] The Coca-Cola Social Media Guard is simple, elegant solution to a growing Problem

Do you ever wonder if we’re missing out on a lot of our lives because we’re too absorbed in social media on our mobile devices? Coca-Cola does. And to help solve this problem, they’ve come up with a genius, but simple, solution to this problem: the Coca-Cola Social Media...
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which smartphone has the worst name

[Discussion] Which Smartphone has the Worst Name?

If you’ve been following the rumours surrounding the phone codenamed the HTC M8, the phone expected to he the HTC One’s successor, you would have heard that the probable official name for the device leaked out yesterday. The leak from evleaks says that the M8 will bear the...
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The science behind having two cameras in the HTC M8

The science behind having two cameras in the HTC M8 i.e. a dual-sensor camera

A lot of noise was made yesterday when we spotted an alleged leaked photo of the HTC M8‘s backside. The contention arose, not only due to claims of ‘photoshopping’, but the back of the HTC One’s successor was adorned with what appeared to be two cameras, raising...
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what will android 4.5 look like

What will Android 4.5 look like? Cristian Ruiz of Pixel Shift thinks he Knows

With each iteration of Android, our collective minds continue to wonder what the next version will look like, and although many of us have yet to taste the sweetness that is Android 4.4 KitKat, some people are already wondering about its successor. Many are already assuming that the next...
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android never ceases to amaze me

Android Never Ceases To Amaze Me; My Personal Mind-Blown Moment On Christmas Day

I don’t pretend to be an expert at Android; I haven’t even rooted my Samsung Galaxy Note 2 and I still use TouchWiz. But I do like to think that I know most of the functions of Android, enough to be able to pick up any phone and use it quite extensively. So when I came across...
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nexus x concept

Nexus X Concept Shows Us The True Meaning Of Having No Bezel

Concept designs are always great fun; although they may never come to fruition or be ever truly realised, the designs that artists from all over come up with can be really amazing and innovative, raising our expectations for what is possible and what should be possible. This Nexus X concept...
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