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Thursday, August 27, 2015

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Why the iPhone 6C will be a big hit
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Why Samsung's rumored 18-inch tablet would be totally awesome
As mobile technology rapidly takes over from its desktop and laptop predecessors, there's been one obvious casualty: screen real estate. While smartphones keep getting bigger—can you say "phablet"?—their screens are still tiny by previous standards. And while screens on tiny laptops like Apple's new Macbook may offer amazingly high resolution, their physical size is significantly smaller than the most popular laptops that preceded them. Watching a movie on even a full-sized tablet may be OK for one person, but it's completely inadequate for a couple, much less a small group.See also: 5 ways Apple should re-invent the iPad Big-screen TV sets and hi-res 27-inch monitors are great, and they still find places of honor in homes and offices, but they are hardly portable. Wouldn't it be useful if there was a big-screen device you could actually move around, to share information, collaborate on work, and consume media in group environments?To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

iPhone 7 Rumor Rollup: Think fast, think pink and think small
Time’s a-ticking, and we’re getting closer and closer to what is almost certainly the launch of the iPhone 6S and 6S Plus, though not the iPhone 7. The latest leaks, reported by Chinese website Daliulian, say that the new models to be revealed on September 9 will be available in a metallic pink finish for the first time. Reese Witherspoon’s character from Legally Blond ought to be thrilled.Whether others will be so thrilled with the new color option, and the new devices themselves, is a point of surprising importance as Apple’s stock price took an uncharacteristic nosedive on news that the Chinese smartphone market – second-largest in the world - dropped substantially in the second quarter.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

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Certifi-gate flaw in Android remote support tool exploited by screen recording app
An application available in the Google Play store until yesterday took advantage for months of a flaw in the TeamViewer remote support tool for Android in order to enable screen recording on older devices.The app's developer discovered the vulnerability independently from security researchers from Check Point Software Technologies who presented it earlier this month at the Black Hat security conference along with similar flaws in other mobile remote support tools.The Check Point researchers dubbed the issues Certifi-gate because they stem from failures to properly validate the digital certificates of remote support apps that are supposed to communicate with privileged plug-ins installed in the system.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

First Look: Dell Venue 10: A hybrid for Android lovers
Dell entered the Android tablet market late last year by releasing the Venue 8 7000, a device with an understated though appealing form that contains good specs and an interesting camera technology.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here(Insider Story) Read More

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Android Wear update brings Google Translate to your wrist
Google Translate is coming to Android Wear, courtesy of an update to the wearable OS that will also bring interactive watch faces to users.Google Translate, which will be a native feature of the OS, will work with 44 languages and use a watch's built-in microphone. To use the feature, people speak into the watch and flip their wrist to display the translation to another person.When that person replies in a foreign language, Android Wear users flip their wrist to view the message translated into the language they speak. Google Translate will automatically recognize what languages are being spoken, the company said Thursday.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More

Samsung banks on classy looks and high performance with Galaxy Note 5 and S6 edge+
With glass, metal and a number of hardware improvements, Samsung Electronics is hoping to entice consumers to spend big on its latest smartphones with large screens, the Galaxy Note 5 and Galaxy S6 edge+. When Samsung launched the first Galaxy Note, few believed the concept would work, but the company correctly predicted the appetite for large screens. Now, though, it faces an arguably bigger challenge: convincing consumers to pay top dollar for the Note 5 and S6 edge+ as competitors have given up on charging as much for their top models as Apple does. However, Samsung has given itself the ingredients for success with the Note 5 and S6 edge+, which the company launched at event in New York on Thursday.To read this article in full or to leave a comment, please click here Read More


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