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  • An employee shows Samsung's Galaxy S5 smartphone at a mobile phone shop in Seoul, South Korea, in this March 27, 2014 file photo. Samsung Electronics will add two safeguards to its latest smartphone in an effort to deter rampant theft of the mobile devices nationwide, the company said Friday April 4, 2014. The world's largest mobile-phone maker said users will be able to activate for free its "Find My Mobile" and "Reactivation Lock" anti-theft features to protect the soon-to-be-released Galaxy 5 S.  (AP Photo/Lee Jin-man, File)

    Samsung Galaxy S5 Release Date: Phone Durable, but iPhone Has Edge (Specs, Review, Price)

    NEW YORK (AP) — Samsung’s new Galaxy S5 smartphone is more durable than last year’s model and other leading Android phones, but the iPhone 5s outperformed all... Read more

  • Amazon Fire TV is unveiled during a press conference in New York, Wednesday, April 2, 2014.  At $99, Amazon Fire TV is the easiest way to watch Netflix, Prime Instant Video, Hulu Plus, WatchESPN, and more on your big-screen TV.  (Diane Bondareff/Invision for Amazon/AP Images)

    Amazon Fire TV Has a Lot of Potential But Not Fully Read Yet (Review)

    NEW YORK—Amazon’s new Fire TV streaming device shows a lot of potential in bringing together the best features from competing devices and adding voice search... Read more

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    Amazon Fire TV has Great Potential but Not Fully Ready

    NEW YORK — Amazon’s new Fire TV streaming device shows a lot of potential in bringing together the best features from competing devices and adding... Read more

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    Top 6 iPhone Apps to Help Advertising Executives Sell More

    If you are in the business of selling advertising, regardless of your title and if you’re prospecting for new ad clients you can probably take... Read more

  • Marcus Ingvarsson tests out the PlayStation 4 virtual reality headset Project Morpheus in a demo area at the Game Developers Conference 2014 in San Francisco, Wednesday, March 19, 2014.  (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)

    Project Morpheus Photos: See Sony’s New Virtual Reality Goggles

    SAN FRANCISCO—The promise of virtual reality in the living room is coming closer to, well, reality. Sony unveiled a prototype headset this week capable of... Read more

  • Associated Press Technology Writer Barbara Ortutay poses wearing Google Glass in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)

    Google Glass Review: Uneasy First Steps With the Cutting-Edge Device

    NEW YORK — Shaped like a lopsided headband, Google Glass is an unassuming piece of technology when you’re holding it in your hands. You feel... Read more

  • Rumors point to new maps, iTunes Radio and more in iOS 8.

    iOS 8 Looks to Bring New Maps and Augmented Reality (Video)

    You probably updated to iOS 7.1 but rumors point to new maps, iTunes Radio and more in iOS 8. The Apple TV could bring motion... Read more

  • The EyeLock Myris is a USB eye scanner that can verify your identity eliminating the need to memorize a password.

    USB Eye Scanner: EyeLock Myris Replaces Passwords

    We all hate having to create complicated passwords everywhere we go online, but a new device may make the process much simpler — and just... Read more

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    iPhone App Improves Eye Sight by Training Your Brain

    When you look at something, the image of that thing is ultimately formed in the brain, not the eyes. The brain allows one to recognize... Read more

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    Waterproof Smartphones Have Their Pitfalls

    Samsung announced the highly anticipated Galaxy S5 last week and one disappointing feature was that it will be a waterproof device, Says Jon of Techno... Read more

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    Watch a Lego-Samsung Robot Solve a Rubik’s Cube in 6 Seconds

    Lego and Samsung team up to solve a Rubik’s cube in under six seconds. Using four Lego Mindstorm NXT kits and a Samsung Galaxy S II,... Read more

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    Top 5 Ultra-Portable Bluetooth Speakers

    These ultra-portable Bluetooth speakers have similar features such as an integrated microphone for making conference calls, an auxiliary port as a back-up to Bluetooth, and... Read more

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    Blackphone: What is it? How Much? And Can it Protect From the NSA?

    The allegedly super secure blackphone has hit the market for $629. But how secure is it, actually? And what is it? The phone looks like... Read more

  • Project Tango is an exploration into giving mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and motion. (, Scrrenshot)

    Will Google Make Your Cell Phone Sentient? (Video)

    Google’s Advanced Technology and Products team is working on a new project with the aim of giving mobile devices a human-scale understanding of space and... Read more

  • Nokia Targets Emerging Markets With Android Phones

    BARCELONA, Spain— Nokia is targeting emerging markets with three low-cost smartphones that use Google’s Android operating system rather than the Windows Phone software from Microsoft,... Read more

  • One of the new features in Google Maps, which offers different methods of travel. (Google)

    Google Maps: New Version Rolling Out with Improved Features (+Video)

    A new version of Google Maps is rolling out, with a redesigned look and new or improved features. The updated version, which was first introduced... Read more

  • Fin: A Small Wearable Ring by Which You Can Control Your Entire Digital World

    Fin is a tiny hardware product that you can wear on your thumb as a ring and it will make your whole palm as a... Read more

  • So You Wanna Do Some Base Jumping. Might as Well Do it in Style

    Base jumper and fashion lover Roberta Mancino, and her friends, Giovanni Silvestri, Andrey Karr, Luca Tondelli, and Maurizio Di Palma, jump Italy’s Monte Brento clothed in Roberto Cavalli... Read more

  • Sony’s Waterproof Walkman, and Its Unique Packaging

    How do you best market a product as being waterproof? By selling it in sealed bottles filled with water, of course. Sony did just that... Read more

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    Renault’s New Concept Car Comes With Drone

    Concept cars allow automotive engineers to be at their imaginative best as they come up with various ideas that may or may not actually work... Read more