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Jul 28, 2014

Samsung delays launch of Tizen smartphone

Samsung Electronics said Monday that it would postpone the release of its first smartphone running the Tizen OS, the Samsung Z, which was set to launch first in Russia. The delay does not bode well for the company’s attempt to move away from its heav... #Samsung #Samsung Electronics #Google Inc. #Apple, Inc.

Jul 28, 2014

Microsoft readies Windows Phone 8.1 update with smart covers and big-screen support

Microsoft is taking a few more cues from Android in the next update for Windows Phone. With Windows Phone 8.1 Update 1, phone makers will be able to sell smart screen covers that reveal certain information when closed. The new feature was revealed in... #Samsung #Microsoft Corporation #HTC Corporation

Jul 25, 2014

Firefox Beta for Android offers new home screen customization

Mozilla’s new beta browser offers more personalization, allowing you to tweak which web sites appear on your homepage... #Samsung #Microsoft Corporation #HTC Corporation

Jul 25, 2014

How to get photos from your digital camera to Instagram in 3 easy steps

Instagram may be designed for smartphones, but you've probably noticed that the best photos have a distinctly non-camera-phone vibe to them. Savvy Instagrammers post high-quality DSLR or point-and-shoot photos instead. You can create a high-quality I... #Samsung #Microsoft Corporation #HTC Corporation

Jul 28, 2014

Android in the final frontier: How NASA is using Google’s Project Tango up in space

We talk to NASA's Chris Provencher about how his team is using Google's 3D-mapping smartphone to help astronauts up in space... #Google Inc. #NASA

Jul 28, 2014

Microsoft puts its own apps front and center in Nokia X update

While the company has killed off future Android-powered Nokia X phones, it is still pushing out updates to its current models... #Google Inc. #NASA

Jul 25, 2014

ASUS MeMO Pad 7 Intel Bay Trail Tablet Shows Serious Android On X86 Value

Low cost tablets have been a goal for a long time now but breaking the $200 mark hasn't been easy for manufacturers, without sacrificing features and quality.  Then again, what if I told you there's a 7-inch tablet on the market with 16GB of storage,... #Intel #ASUS #Google Inc.

Jul 24, 2014

Apple still top tablet company, but its grip is loosening

Apple’s grip on the tablet is loosening, with the iPad losing ground during the second quarter this year to Android and Windows tablets. Meanwhile, total tablet shipments declined by 1.5 percent from the first quarter, though IDC said that it “believ... #Samsung #ASUS #Apple, Inc.

Jul 23, 2014

File-encrypting Android ransomware 'Simplocker' targets English-speaking users

A ransomware threat that encrypts files stored on the SD memory cards of Android devices has been updated to target English-speaking users with FBI-themed alerts. The malware app is called Simplocker and was first identified by security researchers f... #Samsung #ASUS #Apple, Inc.

Jul 23, 2014

Is It Over for Tablet Computers?

As smartphone screens grow larger and laptop computers grow thinner and lighter, sales of the iPad are declining and growth slowing for rival Android tablets... #Samsung #ASUS #Apple, Inc.
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