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Samsung Wants To Fix Your Terrible Cable Experience With Its New Smart TVs

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Samsung announced its next generation of web-connected Smart TVs today, a clear attempt to disrupt a market that has been the target of nearly every tech company from Intel to Apple.  Samsung has several new television models in various sizes and resolutions, but the Smart TV features are the same...
Samsung Wants To Fix Your Terrible Cable Experience With Its New Smart TVs

Hands-on with Jolla's Sailfish OS (video)

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We recently had the chance to spend time with David Greaves and Vesa-Matti Hartikainen of Jolla and take Sailfish OS for a spin. As you might recall, this open source mobile OS builds upon Mer (a fork of MeeGo that includes Qt) and uses the Nemo framework with a...
Hands-on with Jolla's Sailfish OS (video)
Windows 8 basics: Tips, tricks, and cures

Running Windows 8 on old or new hardware?

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Neil wonders if he could save money by installing the Windows 8 operating system on a Windows 7 tablet?I'm after a Windows 8 tablet/hybrid. Looking at the prices of these beasts, however, shows that they tend to be expensive. Is it possible to buy a Windows 7 tablet - which...
Running Windows 8 on old or new hardware?

Harman preps in-car infotainment with Android, shows concept with gestures and HUD

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Harman often works behind the scenes to supply the infotainment systems for the cars we know. This year, it's hoping to catch more of the limelight by putting mobile front and center. Its high-end car system for 2013 runs a unique virtualized platform that keeps vital car functions running...
Harman preps in-car infotainment with Android, shows concept with gestures and HUD
Kinect in a smartphone? Amazing Cirque du Soleil Chrome experiment reveals the future of web browsers
Match and raise: BMW adds Siri-like voice dictation, then builds a touchpad into iDrive

Microsoft granted patent for wearable EMG device

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Those muscle spasms? They're now good for something. Okay, so Microsoft's just-granted patent for a wearable EMG device doesn't really thrive off of involuntary twitching and such, but it does use your movements to control your smartphone, notebook and other gadgets. The "Wearable Electromyography-Based Controller," which we first glimpsed...
Microsoft granted patent for wearable EMG device

'Eye gestures' spotted in Google Glass app code, hints at wink-based photography

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While perusing the code for Google Glass's companion Android app, Reddit user Fodawim chanced across several lines of code that could be offer up some interesting navigation options for your Glass. Titled 'eye gestures,' it looks like the wearable's built-in sensors should be able to detect eye activity and...
'Eye gestures' spotted in Google Glass app code, hints at wink-based photography

Sick of waiting for Mailbox? You can use Taskbox's gesture-based iOS email app right now

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April 1 - 2, 2013Sausalito, CA Request An Invitation You know what sucks worse than email? Waiting in line to use an app that’s supposed to make using email easier. That’s exactly what you’ll have to do if you download the hotly discussed mobile email iPhone app Mailbox. Fortunately,...
Sick of waiting for Mailbox? You can use Taskbox's gesture-based iOS email app right now

Fleksy keyboard app targets visually-impaired and sighted users alike

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Syntellia's freemium app is starting on iPhone but with Android ambitionsAlternative keyboard apps like SwiftKey and Swype have been popular on Android, where they're able to replace the default touchscreen keyboard across the OS. Less so on iOS, where they can't do that.That hasn't stopped Syntellia and its Fleksy app....
Fleksy keyboard app targets visually-impaired and sighted users alike

Samsung Galaxy S III manual goes online, teaches you wax-on, wax-off

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As you can imagine, we love nothing more than sitting next to a roaring log fire and diving into a good owners manual. As luck would have it, we'd just finished the last one, and then this lands in our laps. Yes, if you've already decided that you will...
Samsung Galaxy S III manual goes online, teaches you wax-on, wax-off

Apple Wins Fascinating iPhone Camera Swiping Control Patent

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The US Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 37 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today. One of today's more interesting granted patents presents a future iPhone that will be able to use its backside camera as a unique input interface allowing users to simply use swiping...
Apple Wins Fascinating iPhone Camera Swiping Control Patent
Windows 8 primer: how to navigate Microsoft's new operating system
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Gadgetwise Blog: Tip of the Week: Multitasking Gestures on the iPad

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Skip the Home button and navigate your iPad by hand....
Gadgetwise Blog: Tip of the Week: Multitasking Gestures on the iPad

Opera bringing new 'Ice' browser to iOS, Android next month

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After 19 years, the alternative browser known as Opera has capitulated and will move to the WebKit core used by most other browsers for their latest mobile offering, known as "Ice." The new browser, which will likely debut for iOS and Android at the upcoming Mobile World Congress next month,...
Opera bringing new 'Ice' browser to iOS, Android next month

Has Google Finally Found Its Mobile Design Chops?

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Google has never been hotbed of cool design. Services like Gmail and Google Docs have always been very functional, but few people would describe them as good-looking. Google’s first mobile efforts were also hit and miss. The first iterations of Android were pretty basic and the company’s first dedicated mobile...
Has Google Finally Found Its Mobile Design Chops?

ZeroN slips surly bonds, re-runs your 3D gestures in mid-air

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Playback of 3D motion capture with a computer is nothing new, but how about with a solid levitating object? MIT's Media Lab has developed ZeroN, a large magnet and 3D actuator, which can fly an "interaction element" (aka ball bearing) and control its position in space. You can also...
ZeroN slips surly bonds, re-runs your 3D gestures in mid-air

Pot kettle BlackBerry: Thorsten Heins thinks the iPhone is outdated

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Apple had the best-selling smartphone during the last two quarters of 2012 and its corporate profits, driven primarily by the iPhone, are through the roof — it made over $13 billion in the last quarter alone. Yet its competitors smell blood. Samsung attacked first, with its 2012 ad campaign making...
Pot kettle BlackBerry: Thorsten Heins thinks the iPhone is outdated

Dell announces its first multi-touch monitor, the S2340T, and a wireless trackpad for Windows 8

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In addition to trotting out a new Windows 8 Ultrabook and putting its Windows RT tablet up for pre-order, Dell just announced its first multi-touch display along with a wireless trackpad optimized for Win 8. Starting with the 23-inch S2340T, it has 1080p resolution and a 90-degree articulating stand...
Dell announces its first multi-touch monitor, the S2340T, and a wireless trackpad for Windows 8
Nook Simple Touch multitouch hack turns e-reader into a monochrome $99 Android tablet

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)
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Microsoft's Touch Mouse updated with support for Windows 8 multitouch gestures
Live From The Y Combinator Demo Day
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Gmail, Google Play Books on Android get big UI updates

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Google updated two of its core Android apps on Wednesday to bring major new interface updates for certain users. Gmail Google Play) now lets Android 3.2 tablet owners get the same Gmail interface as they would on Android 4.0, including swipe gestures to flip between conversations and more advanced control...
Gmail, Google Play Books on Android get big UI updates
Galaxy S III software leak reveals potential S4-class upgrades
Opera Ice may finally help Opera make a dent on iOS, Android
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