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NVIDIA announces GeForce GTX 770 for under $400, says it's faster than last year's GTX 680

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It probably won't come as a huge surprise, given the GTX 780's appearance last week, but today's launch of the GTX 770 nevertheless brings us a very interesting product. The card is claimed to be about five percent faster than last year's much more expensive flagship, the GTX 680,...
NVIDIA announces GeForce GTX 770 for under $400, says it's faster than last year's GTX 680

Hands-On With The HTC First Running The Gesture-Powered Facebook Home [Video]

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[tc_5min code="517734091"] The Facebook Home experience is based around next-level gesture control. Here you can watch us swipe, fling, and pop Facebook content on the new HTC First handset that comes with Home pre-installed. Compared to Facebook’s flagship mobile apps, Home is much more responsive. You could even call it...
Hands-On With The HTC First Running The Gesture-Powered Facebook Home [Video]

ASUS launches dual-band router with combined 1900Mbit/s speeds

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Some of ASUS's big Computex 2013 launches today involved the latest 802.11ac WiFi flavor, and since you'll need to feed them with a router packing the same tech, ASUS has also announced one of those: the RT-AC68U. The company claims it's the first dual-band 802.11ac router with AC1900 date...
ASUS launches dual-band router with combined 1900Mbit/s speeds

Samsung Plans To Abandon The Cheap Plasticky Look For Something Better In Its Next Major Smartphone

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Samsung is planning on improving the design quality of its next major smartphone, says DannyD at SamMobile, a blog dedicated to Samsung. According to his inside sources, DannyD says Samsung is worried about the widely praised HTC One phone. The HTC One is an aluminum bodied phone that rivals, or...
Samsung Plans To Abandon The Cheap Plasticky Look For Something Better In Its Next Major Smartphone

Barnes & Noble cuts Nook tablet prices in US by 30% for Mothers Day, Nook HD+ now $179

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Barnes and Noble is once again cutting the price of its flagship Nook HD+ and Nook HD tablets which are reduced by up to 30 percent in the US as part of a Mothers Day offer. The short-term deal — which covers Nook.com and physical retail outlets — sees the cost...
Barnes & Noble cuts Nook tablet prices in US by 30% for Mothers Day, Nook HD+ now $179

HTC Desire 600 debuts with a quad-core processor, Sense 5 and dual BoomSound front-facing speakers

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HTC unveiled the Desire 600 today, the first mid-range smartphone to be equipped with dual BoomSound speakers and run its new Sense 5 Android skin, including its Flipboard-inspired BlinkFeed home screen. The device offers a 4.5-inch super LCD2 display – no pixel resolution just yet – and runs on an unspecified...
HTC Desire 600 debuts with a quad-core processor, Sense 5 and dual BoomSound front-facing speakers

Android this week: HTC One arrives; TweetDeck gone soon; Galaxy Note 8.0 impresses

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The big HTC One launch date came and went this week, with two carriers selling the phone in stores on Friday. The Android handset is HTC’s flagship phone that has much riding on its success: HTC is hoping this hero can turn the tide of falling sales and revenue over...
Android this week: HTC One arrives; TweetDeck gone soon; Galaxy Note 8.0 impresses

Nobody Is Impressed By Facebook's Big Attempt To Take Over Android (FB)

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Facebook's new Android experience called "Facebook Home" will be available for download on April 12 alongside a flagship smartphone, the HTC First. Mixed reviews are starting to show up from the technology world. The general sentiment is that Facebook Home puts the social network at the heart of the smartphone experience....
Nobody Is Impressed By Facebook's Big Attempt To Take Over Android (FB)

Now Bloomberg Is Reporting The Samsung Galaxy S4 Might Not Have That Cool Eye-Scrolling Feature

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Samsung's upcoming flagship phone, the Galaxy S4, won't have eye-scrolling technology after all, Scott Moritz and Robert Fenner of Bloomberg reports. Earlier this month, a New York Times report said that the Galaxy S4 would be able to track a user's eyes to determine when to scroll on a page. So when...
Now Bloomberg Is Reporting The Samsung Galaxy S4 Might Not Have That Cool Eye-Scrolling Feature

Withings $150 WS-50 Smart Body Analyzer goes on sale from today

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We wouldn't blame you if, three months into 2013, you'd let those New Year's resolutions slide a bit. Luckily for you, Withings is giving you a chance to wipe the slate clean after launching its air-sniffing flagship, the Smart Body Analyzer. As well as monitoring your weight and body...
Withings $150 WS-50 Smart Body Analyzer goes on sale from today

HTC Delays Launch of New Phone

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The rollout of the HTC One, the Taiwanese smartphone maker's new flagship phone, is being pushed back due in part to some component shortages....
HTC Delays Launch of New Phone

PSA: LG Optimus G Pro now available at AT&T

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American fans of giant smartphones haven't lately had the giant selection of devices to match, but AT&T can at last offer a little diversity: the LG Optimus G Pro is now on sale at the carrier's online and retail stores. For $200 on contract or $550 contract-free, US residents...
PSA: LG Optimus G Pro now available at AT&T

The HTC One Review

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It is nearly impossible to begin to review the HTC One without some context, and I'll begin our review of the HTC One (formerly the device known as codename M7) much the same way I did my impressions piece simply by stating that HTC is in an interesting position...
The HTC One Review

Galaxy S4 goes on sale in United Kingdom, Netherlands

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Samsung's Galaxy S4 has finally launched in the United Kingdom and Netherlands, with considerable crowds attending the release in at least one location. The new Samsung flagship handset has received positive reviews, and its launch comes at the end of months of hype. Samsung fans in Amsterdam appear to have...
Galaxy S4 goes on sale in United Kingdom, Netherlands
Five Years Of Android: The Devices That Defined Google's Mobile OS

Ex-Apple President: Apple Needs To Be More Like Microsoft (AAPL, MSFT)

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Quick, name a technology company with a REALLY good reputation? Apple? Google? Facebook?  Nope. Nah. Sorry. If you're on the same page as former Apple bigwig Jean-Louis Gassée, the company that should have jumped to mind first is Microsoft. In fact, Gassée says his old firm should try harder to emulate...
Ex-Apple President: Apple Needs To Be More Like Microsoft (AAPL, MSFT)

The Best Android Phone On The Planet Is Officially Coming To Verizon This Summer (VZ)

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Verizon announced today via Twitter today that it will begin selling HTC's flagship phone, the One, this summer. The carrier didn't announce a specific launch date or pricing. Until now, the One was only available on AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile. But HTC left out a ton of potential customers because the...
The Best Android Phone On The Planet Is Officially Coming To Verizon This Summer (VZ)

Nokia teases Lumia 928 but still mum on launch date

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Nokia has confirmed the upcoming launch of the long-rumored Lumia 928, with a website that hints at advanced camera features.The Lumia 928 will be an upgraded version of the existing flagship Lumia 920, and is expected to become available via U.S. operator Verizon Wireless. The website shows someone taking...
Nokia teases Lumia 928 but still mum on launch date

Samsung Galaxy S4: review roundup

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US reviewers have got their hands on Samsung's new flagship smartphone - is it better than the iPhone 5 or HTC One?Samsung's Galaxy S4 - its new flagship smartphone - is in the hands of reviewers in the US, who have given their verdict. Here's a roundup.AllThingsD/Wall Street Journal: "Galaxy...
Samsung Galaxy S4: review roundup

Verizon says its Galaxy S 4 is coming sometime in May

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If you noticed that Verizon was silent while other US carriers provided their launch schedules for the Galaxy S 4, you're not alone -- it was the only real holdout among the big four networks. As it turns out, the company was just continuing a small tradition of being...
Verizon says its Galaxy S 4 is coming sometime in May

Here's Your First Hands-On Look At The Samsung Galaxy S4

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After hours of wading through the insane crowds at last night's bizarre Galaxy S4 announcement, we were finally able to get our hands on Samsung's new flagship phone. Take a hands-on look at Samsung's new iPhone-killer:    <div>Please enable Javascript to watch this video</div> Produced by William Wei Please follow...
Here's Your First Hands-On Look At The Samsung Galaxy S4

Verizon's Galaxy S4 sign-up page is finally live

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America's biggest carrier was slow to get on board with Samsung's latest Android flagship device, but now it's official. [Read more]...
Verizon's Galaxy S4 sign-up page is finally live

Live blog: Samsung unveils the Galaxy S 4

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Later today in New York, Samsung plans to introduce its latest flagship Android phone, the Galaxy S 4. I’ll be covering the event live from Radio City Music Hall starting at 4pm PT (7pm ET), as Samsung introduces what will likely be the most scrutinized phone in the Android world....
Live blog: Samsung unveils the Galaxy S 4

Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)

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Samsung didn't stray far from its comfort zone when designing the Galaxy S 4, and now a leaked build of Android 4.2.2 Jelly Bean for the S III makes it even harder to distinguish the older flagship from the newer one. The folks at SamMobile got their mitts on...
Galaxy S III Android 4.2.2 firmware leaked, adds several S 4 features (video)

Panasonic Eluga P P-03E takes on Samsung with its own air gestures (video)

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Don't think that the Galaxy S 4 has a lock on the concept of touch-free input. Panasonic has bolstered NTT DoCoMo's summer lineup with the Eluga P P-03E, a 4.7-inch Android phone whose one-handed interface can involve even less finger contact than Samsung's flagship. Its central Touch Assist feature...
Panasonic Eluga P P-03E takes on Samsung with its own air gestures (video)

Nokia shutters its flagship China store, report says

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Once billed as "the world's largest store," Nokia will rely more on it retail and carrier partners to sell its phones. [Read more]...
Nokia shutters its flagship China store, report says

Samsung grabs exclusive access to new ITV Player app until August 31 for Android users in the UK

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Samsung has today snatched the exclusive rights to an updated version of the ITV Player app for its Android smartphones and tablets being sold in the UK. The app is available right now through the Samsung Apps and Google Play store on a range of devices including the Samsung Galaxy S4, its...
Samsung grabs exclusive access to new ITV Player app until August 31 for Android users in the UK
Nokia Lumia 928 to launch on Verizon in April with aluminum body and xenon flash
Galaxy S III software leak reveals potential S4-class upgrades

Samsung makes Galaxy Mega 5.8, 6.3 official

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Samsung has made the Galaxy Mega 5.8 and 6.3 official. The new ëphablets' sit above the Galaxy Note 2 in screen size, although neither offers a stylus input. Further, the new Mega range omit quad-core CPUs for dual-core chips and forgo high-resolution OLED displays for lower resolution TFT LCD displays....
Samsung makes Galaxy Mega 5.8, 6.3 official
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