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Galaxy S IV won't hold many surprises: 5-inch screen, 13-MP camera, & more outed early
Smartphone camera software can read your pulse just by looking at your face
Total Immersion shows off cool new augmented reality game platform
LG launches A540 laptop series in Korea with IPS, 3D, or glasses-free 3D screens
LG calls out Samsung for possible eye-tracking patent infringement in Galaxy S4

Tobii’s Eye-Tracking Tech Knows What You’re Eyeing on Dating Sites

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When it comes to scouring dating sites, men tend to look at the pictures more, while women’s eyes linger longer on the text. We probably didn’t need a formal study to tell us that. But that’s exactly what Tobii, maker of eye-tracking technology, set out to do. The Sweden-based company,...
Tobii’s Eye-Tracking Tech Knows What You’re Eyeing on Dating Sites
7 startups step out of 'entrepreneur clubhouse' at Founders Den demo night

LG Sets Sights on Samsung, Announces Eye Recognition Software for Optimus G Pro

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Today, LG announced an update that will bring eye recognition software to its Optimus G Pro smartphone, among other things. Interesting timing, considering that LG’s rival, Samsung, is expected to unveil the much-anticipated Galaxy S IV at an event in New York tomorrow. The flagship Android smartphone is also rumored...
LG Sets Sights on Samsung, Announces Eye Recognition Software for Optimus G Pro

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
Amazon's Kindle smartphone is coming! And it's 3-D! And we've heard this before! But this time it's true!

LG Optimus G Pro update features detailed: Smart Video, Dual Camera, recording (video)

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While the biggest question concerning LG's 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro -- when will it ship in the US -- remains officially TBA, the company has posted a video preview (embedded after the break) of the software update it's sending Korean early adopters this month. There's also no launch date...
LG Optimus G Pro update features detailed: Smart Video, Dual Camera, recording (video)
Senseye hands-on, or how I learned to play Fruit Ninja with my eyes (video)

Facebook Acquires Eye Tracking Startup GazeHawk For Talent

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Facebook has acquired eye tracking service GazeHawk for an undisclosed sum, according to Brian Krausz, co-founder of GazeHawk. Normally eye tracking technology requires special hardware, but GazeHawk only uses your web cam. Advertisers and others wanting to optimize their websites, can use the technology to see if anything caught your eye. The...
Facebook Acquires Eye Tracking Startup GazeHawk For Talent

T-Mobile, Sprint Dish Details on Samsung Galaxy S4 Launch

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We already know AT&T’s plans for the Samsung Galaxy S4, and now we have details on a couple of other carriers, too. Sprint announced today that Samsung’s flagship phone will be available on April 27 for $250 with a two-year contract. To woo new customers, the carrier is also offering...
T-Mobile, Sprint Dish Details on Samsung Galaxy S4 Launch

Recognizr: Facial Recognition Coming to Android Phones

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Swedish software and design company The Astonishing Tribe, also known as TAT, has been developing a rather astonishing augmented reality application for mobile phones. Originally built as a software concept, the Android app called "Recongnizr" is a mobile prototype that allows you to use your phone in order to "see"...
Recognizr: Facial Recognition Coming to Android Phones

How to go viral: Gangnam Style and The Harlem Shake compared

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If you want to make a video go viral - get billions of views and prompt thousands of spin-off versions - then you'd do well to look at what happened to Gangnam Style and The Harlem Shake. Using 'content tracking technology', this data visualisation compares how the two phenomena exploded...
How to go viral: Gangnam Style and The Harlem Shake compared

Seeking Pinterest Power Users? With HelloInsights, Science Inc. Wants to Help

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Behold, a leaderboard! Marketers know that Pinterest can drive a flood of acquisition-minded traffic. But hammering out a specific strategy is a different matter entirely, and the social network is only just emerging from the earliest, have-the-intern-run-it stages of social media popularity. “The most followed people don’t necessarily equate to the...
Seeking Pinterest Power Users? With HelloInsights, Science Inc. Wants to Help

LG believes Samsung Galaxy S 4 infringes eye-tracking patent

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LG is accusing Samsung of infringing a patent relating to eye-tracking technology. A patent for the Smart Video feature of the LG Optimus G Pro, which automatically pauses a video when the user looks away from the device, may have been infringed by a similar feature called Smart Pause in...
LG believes Samsung Galaxy S 4 infringes eye-tracking patent

Hands-on with Tobii REX, a peripheral that brings eye-tracking to any Windows 8 PC

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One of the neat things about CES is that it gives us a chance to check in with startups we covered the previous year. In the case of, Tobii, twelve months makes a world of difference. When we met with the company last January, it had never publicly shown...
Hands-on with Tobii REX, a peripheral that brings eye-tracking to any Windows 8 PC

The Eye Tribe raises $800,000 to let you control your phone with your eyes

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Techstars graduate The Eye Tribe (formerly known as Senseye) is a very cool company that is developing technology to allow you to control your phone or tablet with your eyes. While that concept sounds like something from a sci-fi movie, the Danish startup’s aim to release an eye tracking device to...
The Eye Tribe raises $800,000 to let you control your phone with your eyes

Amazon to expand hardware offerings with high-end smartphone with eye-tracking, 3D screen, other smartphones, audio device

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According to the Wall Street Journal, Amazon is working to expand its hardware offerings, this year, beyond the Kindle e-readers and tablets (like the Kindle Fire). According to the new report, Amazon is working on two smartphones, including a high-end model with a 3D display. Like other smartphones currently on...
Amazon to expand hardware offerings with high-end smartphone with eye-tracking, 3D screen, other smartphones, audio device

Samsung releases registration page for information on the “next Galaxy”

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Samsung’s next Galaxy device is set to launch at a May 3rd press event in London, but that hasn’t stopped the company from releasing a ton of teasers for the new device. On top of two video teasers earlier this morning, Samsung has also released a registration page to...
Samsung releases registration page for information on the “next Galaxy”
Tobii's new Ibeam tablet prototype has integrated eye-tracking for hands-free use

Quantance starts shipping battery-boosting LTE chip

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The Quantance chip Quantance’s LTE power boosting technology is now out of the labs and on its way to device manufacturers, the San Mateo, Calif., power supply startup said on Tuesday. It has begun shipping samples of its qBoost chips to handset makers and radio silicon vendors, but most significantly...
Quantance starts shipping battery-boosting LTE chip

Why You (Yes, You!) Are The Future Of Branding

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New research shows just how much we love to talk about ourselves. Twitter and Facebook have built massive platforms on this premise. How long before many other brands grab a piece of our action? You run through the latest collection of your party photos, psyched to share the best ones...
Why You (Yes, You!) Are The Future Of Branding

Amazon Departing From Cheap Hardware Strategy With New Smartphone Plans

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Sign up for a free trial of BI Intelligence today. Amazon Developing Smartphone With A 3-D Screen (Wall Street Journal)Amazon is reportedly now developing two smartphones and an audio-only streaming device as part of a broader push...
Amazon Departing From Cheap Hardware Strategy With New Smartphone Plans

Amazon Developing New Hardware Products Including a 3D Smartphone and a Streaming Music Player

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Amazon is developing a number of new hardware products to complement its Kindle line, The Wall Street Journal is reporting. Amazon hopes to release the devices, which are being developed at an Amazon lab in Sunnyvale, California, in the coming months, but the WSJ is quick to note that some...
Amazon Developing New Hardware Products Including a 3D Smartphone and a Streaming Music Player
Locaid launches internet and mobile location-tracking service

sp salon du livre (via @kirklapointe) New eye-tracking technology could revolutionize the reading experience http://bit.ly/4uXzXK

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sp salon du livre (via @kirklapointe) New eye-tracking technology could revolutionize the reading experience http://bit.ly/4uXzXK

Here's Everything We Know About IFA, The iPhone Tracking Technology In Apple's iOS 6 (AAPL)

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Apple consumers are a dedicated bunch, but how do they feel about advertisers tracking their every move while using their beloved iPhones and iPads? Although Apple allows users to limit ad tracking within its new operating system, iOS 6 -- here's an easy how-to -- we still don't know a...
Here's Everything We Know About IFA, The iPhone Tracking Technology In Apple's iOS 6 (AAPL)
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