In the news: Samsung Galaxy Round: The First Smartphone With a Curved Screen

By | October 11, 2013

Samsung Galaxy S5 SAMSUNG SAID TO RELEASE THE GALAXY S5 IN JANUARY

It appears that despite the excellent sales performance of the flagship, Samsung is still not really pleased and think it could’ve done better. As a result, the company is pushing the Galaxy S5 release to mid-January, instead of March as was the case this year and May as it was in 2012. Read the full article…

 

AppleAPPLE’S Q3 MAC SHIPMENTS DECLINED FOR FIRST TIME IN OVER A DECADE

The lack of any exciting new MacBook laptop computers from Apple in recent months apparently took its toll on third-quarter shipments. Market research firms Gartner and IDC each released their third-quarter PC shipment estimates on Wednesday and as noted by Fortune on Thursday morning, both sets of numbers show an on-year drop in Apple’s U.S. Mac shipments.  Read the full article…

Microsoft Windows Phone 8 MICROSOFT RUMORED TO BE MAKING WINDOWS PHONE 8.1 A TABLET-CAPABLE OS

According to one of Thurrott’s sources, Microsoft is designing its upcoming Windows Phone 8.1 release to support larger displays of between 7 to 10 inches. This would obviously mean that Microsoft had made Windows Phone into a legitimate tablet platform, just as iOS and Android are designed to work on both tablets and smartphones. Read the full article…

Samsung curved display THAT CURVED DISPLAY SMARTPHONE FROM SAMSUNG IS REAL: MEET THE GALAXY ROUND

Samsung has just sent out a press release on Tuesday announcing the Galaxy Round, “the world’s first curved display smartphone.”  With the curved display, Samsung can offer Galaxy Round owners a range of “exclusive experiences,” like a roll feature that will let them check date, time, missed calls and battery life with the display off. Users will also have the ability to tilt the phone to control things like music, pictures and videos. Read the full article…

Google quantum lab A FIRST LOOK INSIDE GOOGLE’S FUTURISTIC QUANTUM LAB

In May, Google launched the Quantum Artificial Intelligence Lab with hardware from the Canadian quantum computing company D-Wave and technical expertise from NASA. It was an ambitious open research project aimed at exploring both the capabilities of quantum computer architecture and the mysteries of space exploration — but in the months since, they’ve stayed quiet about exactly what kind of work they’ve been doing there. Read the full article…

Nokia closing down Symbian NOKIA IS FINALLY READY TO PUT THE LAST NAIL IN SYMBIAN’S COFFIN

Nokia has been emailing developers to alert them that it will no longer support Symbian or MeeGo after 2013 ends. Anyone with a Symbian or MeeGo phone will still be able to download applications, but no new apps or updates to apps will be made available starting next year.

 

New iPad REPORT: APPLE WILL UNVEIL NEW iPADS AT OCT. 22 EVENT

Apple will unveil the newest updates to its iPad line on Oct. 22, according to a report. Apple will hold event that day to introduce the fifth generation iPad and the second generation iPad Mini, with the possibility that it may also unveil other products like a new Mac Pro. Read the full article…

Best iPad games THE 15 BEST FREE iPAD GAMES

Not all iPad games are created equal, especially when it comes to cost. You might download a great game only to fall into a trap of ugly graphics, bad controls and in-app purchases. Lucky for you, we’ve tested 15 games for their fun factors — and they’re all free. You’ll find complicated strategy games, creative titles and games you can play against your friends. Read the full article…

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