Topic: Mobile

After Samsung Z’s Latest Delay, is Tizen DOA?
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After Samsung Z’s Latest Delay, is Tizen DOA?

About a month ago, Samsung announced the Samsung Z, its first smartphone running Tizen, the Linux-based mobile OS that it had a hand in developing. Set to debut in Russia in Q3 2014, new reports say that Samsung has … [Read more...]

Chumby is Brought Back to Life, Courtesy of Blue Octy
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Chumby is Brought Back to Life, Courtesy of Blue Octy

A few years ago, I seriously wanted a Chumby. For those of you unfamiliar with the device, it was a sort of alarm clock-meets-tablet-meets-rugby ball that sold itself as a convenient way to access important Internet … [Read more...]

Thinner iPad Air 2 Reportedly Leaked, Could Include Touch ID
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Thinner iPad Air 2 Reportedly Leaked, Could Include Touch ID

It's the Apple way: that which was made thin shall be made thinner. According to a report from BGR, an outer casing mock-up of an iPad Air 2 may have been leaked. A video was published that compared the dummy model to a … [Read more...]

T-Mobile Has Nearly 15,000 People Interested in Test Driving iPhones
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T-Mobile Has Nearly 15,000 People Interested in Test Driving iPhones

T-Mobile's crazy-like-a-fox CEO John Legere unveiled a whole lot of new ideas at the company's event on Tuesday, and at least one of them is really taking off: the iPhone test drive, which will allow those interested to … [Read more...]

What We Didn’t Get from Amazon’s Fire Phone
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What We Didn’t Get from Amazon’s Fire Phone

It seems like we've been talking about a potential Amazon smartphone ever since the company launched its Kindle Fire tablets a few years ago, and rumors about such a device have been picking up steam over the past year. … [Read more...]

That Time I Owned a Windows 8.1 Tablet for 22 Hours
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That Time I Owned a Windows 8.1 Tablet for 22 Hours

I’m firmly entrenched in the Apple world as far as my everyday devices go. My laptop is a MacBook Air. My tablet is an iPad mini with Retina. My smartphone is an iPhone. By all accounts, I probably qualify as an Apple … [Read more...]

Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple Trots Out OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 at WWDC
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Weekend Wrap-Up: Apple Trots Out OS X Yosemite and iOS 8 at WWDC

Happy Sunday! It's time once again for our Weekend Wrap-Up, where we gather up the biggest stories in tech from the past week and help you catch up on what you missed. There was a lot of Apple news this week, but … [Read more...]

Analyst Believes Comcast Could Eventually Acquire T-Mobile
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Analyst Believes Comcast Could Eventually Acquire T-Mobile

When it comes to high-speed Internet on our mobile devices and in our homes, one saving grace is that our wireless carriers and home broadband providers (with the exception of Verizon) aren't the same companies. But a … [Read more...]

Could Siri Support for Podcasts Signal an Upcoming Siri SDK?
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Could Siri Support for Podcasts Signal an Upcoming Siri SDK?

Apple released an update to its iOS Podcasts app yesterday and included several new features, including one biggie: support for Siri. After updating Podcasts, you'll be able to say something like, "Play Podcast NPR" and, … [Read more...]

Swarm Launches on iOS and Android, Breaks Check-Ins Away from Foursquare
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Swarm Launches on iOS and Android, Breaks Check-Ins Away from Foursquare

Foursquare first "blew up" as a check-in app; a way for people to announce to friends that they'd arrived at a venue. But the past year or two has seen the company distance itself from that history. Present-day … [Read more...]