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Popular iOS Apps Available For Free In Honor of App Store’s...

A number of iOS apps are currently available for free as part of the App Store’s 5th Anniversary. You can save anywhere from $0.99 to $19.99.

Is the future Uncertain For Samsung?

Samsung has come out with a weaker than expected quarterly earnings guidance. The company may have to make some important strategy changes if they are planning to remain as a tech giant in the future.

T8 Robot Tarantula Is Incredibly Lifelike (Video)

The T8 is an incredibly lifelike spider-bot from Robugtix. The robot is currently available for pre-order along with the company’s hexapod robot called iitsii.

Designing Drones By Studying Flight Of Birds (Video)

A team at Stanford University is capturing incredible images of birds in mid-flight with an ultra-high-speed camera for developing an ideal drone design.

Android Bug Discovered, Could Affect Android 1.6 Donut And Later

Bluebox Labs have discovered an Android bug which is affecting devices running Android 1.6 Donut and later. The bug makes the devices vulnerable to malicious Trojans.

AT&T Nokia Lumia 1020

We have two new images of the upcoming Nokia Lumia 1020 for AT&T.

Oppo Find 5 Smartphone With Snapdragon 600 Processor (Video)

The Oppo Find 5 smartphone which was announced last year with a Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 Pro has now been upgraded with a Snapdragon 600 processor. The device is also getting Android 4.2 Jelly Bean.

Galaxy S4: Samsung Has Shipped 20 Million Units

Samsung has reportedly shipped 20 million Galaxy S4s. It has taken the company roughly two months to reach the mark.

Amazon GameCircle Now Available For All Android Devices

Amazon’s GameCircle service is now available to all Android devices. The new upgrade and improvements to Whispersync are making the service a better competitor to the Google Play game service.

What Is Motorola Telling Us With Their New Moto X Ad?

A new Motorola ad seems to be suggesting that the company might allow customers to select the specs of the upcoming Moto X handset.

Motorola DROID Ultra Coming Soon

A landing page on Motorola’s US site has confirmed the existence of the DROID Ultra phone.

Apple iWatch Might Arrive Soon

Need further proof that the iWatch might in fact be a real product? The company has now went on a copyrighting spree, protecting the iWatch name.

US Department of Defense Getting An App Store

The US Department of defense has signed a year-long contract with Digital Management for developing a mobile device management system and mobile app store.

Rumor: Next-Gen Google Nexus 7 Release Date And Specs

A new rumor suggests that the next-gen Nexus 7 will be available by the end of this month with Android 4.3 and a 7” 1980×1200 display.

Google Working On Gaming Console, Smart Watch, Media-Streamer And Low Cost...

Google reportedly is working on an Android powered games console, low cost smartphones, a smart watch, and a new Nexus Q device. The company might introduce at least one of those devices this fall.

T-Mobile’s July 10th Event: What We Can Expect

T-Mobile has announced a press event scheduled to happen on July 10th in New York City. The carrier might introduce the Sony Xperia Z and the Nokia Lumia 925 at the event. Also expected are announcements regarding phase 2 of their UNcarrier approach and LTE.

Outer Space: A New Market For PayPal

PayPal and the SETI Institute have announced their PayPal Galactic project which aims to bring about a good payment system in space.

New LG Optimus G2 Images Surface, Shows Strange Volume Button Placement

A new leak is pointing towards an LG Optimus G2 with a buttonless front and volume buttons on the back. The device could also be named as the LG G2.

Kirobo: World’s First Talking Robot-Astronaut (Video)

Developed as part of the Kibo Robot Project, the humanoid named Kirobo is going to be the first robot in space which will communicate with humans.

Intel’s DIY Programmable Home Automation (Video)

Intel has been working on a platform that will allow users to easily configure devices at home and connect them with each other.

Three More Super Earths Discovered

Astronomers have discovered three super Earths in the habitable zone of Gliese 667C, one of the stars in the triple star system known as Gliese 667.

Google Glass-Equipped Surgery (Video)

Dr. Rafael Grossmann of the Eastern Maine Medical Center has performed a Google Glass-equipped surgery.

Sony Xperia Z Ultra Hands-On Video

The Sony Xperia Z Ultra phablet is now official. We have a hands-on video here for you to take a peek at the device.

PocketStrings: Practice Guitar Wherever You Go (Video)

PocketStrings will allow you to practice guitar chord fingerings no matter where you are.

Aio Wireless 4G LTE Launched; ZTE Overture Coming In July

Aio has announced the launch of their 4G LTE service and the ZTE Overture Jelly Bean smartphone which features support for the network.

Samsung ATIV Q: The Best Of Two Worlds (Hands-On Video)

Samsung’s new ATIV Q is coming with both Android and Windows 8 operating systems.

LG Optimus G2 To Be Unveiled On August 7th?

The LG Optimus G2 might be unveiled in the company’s media event which has been scheduled to happen on August 7th in New York City.

Snapdragon 800: Samsung, LG, HTC And Sony Devices

The talks are on about Qualcomm’s upcoming Snapdragon 800. We are taking a look at upcoming devices from Samsung, LG, HTC, and Sony which will arrive with the new chipset.

Microsoft’s Next-Gen Surface RT Might Arrive With Snapdragon 800 And LTE...

Microsoft’s next-generation Surface RT might arrive with Qualcomm chips and LTE support. The company is reportedly testing Surface devices with the Snapdragon 800 processor.

5G With 10Gbps Speeds By 2020

Huawei is predicting that 5G networks will be available around the world by the year 2020.

HTC One Mini And Max For AT&T

AT&T is reportedly having plans to launch both the HTC One Mini and One Max.

HTC Butterfly S Now Official (Hands-On Video)

HTC has unveiled their Butterfly S Android smartphone which features a 5-inch screen and a quad-core 1.9GHZ Snapdragon 600 processor.

Reebok’s CheckLight Skull Cap

Reebok and MC10 have introduced the CheckLight skull cap which can analyse impacts to its wearer’s head to determine whether it is potentially brain-damaging or not.

PlayStation 4: Sony Prefers A Disc Free Gaming Future

Sony believes that it’s going to be a disc-free future for their PS4. They believe that gamers will prefer their PlayGo service which will give gamers faster access to games than buying them in stores.

Molybdenite Sensor For Extreme Low Light Photography

Molybdenite light sensor, which is five times more light-sensitive than current camera sensors, could be used to take good pictures in extreme low light conditions.

Rumor: Sony Xperia Z Ultra Phablet With Snapdragon 800

Sony is being rumored to have plans to unveil the Xperia Z Ultra phablet at a Paris event next month. The device is thought to be coming with a Snapdragon 800 processor.

Sprint’s Lawsuit Against DISH And Clearwire

Sprint has filed a lawsuit against Dish and Clearwire. According to Sprint, Dish’s tender offer to acquire Clearwire is against Delaware law and violates the rights of Clearwire’s shareholders.

Solar Powered Street Charge Stations in New York City (Hands-On Video)

AT&T and Goal Zero will be launching solar-powered Street Charge stations in several places around New York City.

Windows 8.1 Screenshots Leaked (Video)

A new leak has brought out screenshots of redesigned Windows 8.1 applications.

Samsung Galaxy S4 LTE Advanced Smartphone Coming Soon

J.K. Shin, Samsung co-chief executive, has confirmed that the company has plans to launch a Galaxy S4 version with LTE-Advanced 4G technology.

Xbox One And PS4 Sports Games (Video)

Electronic Arts showed off the future of sports games inside their Ignite Lab, where fans got their first look at the upcoming FIFA 14, Madden NFL 25, NBA Live 14, and UFC 14.

Electronic Implants With Special Coating to Detect Organ Rejection

Organ rejection could be detected early with implanted sensors with a special coating which prevents them from reacting with the electrolytes in the human body.

Samsung Galaxy S4 Is Pretty Rugged (Video)

Samsung has released a video showing their Galaxy S4 being tested for ruggedness. The device appears to be surviving the tests.

Rumor: Apple Working on $99 Budget Phone and 5.7-inch iPhone

A new rumor is suggesting that Apple is thinking about iPhones with 4.7-inch and 5.7-inch screens, and also a cheap iPhone which will reportedly cost only $99.

A New Treatment For Multiple Sclerosis

A group of scientists have now come out with a new treatment for multiple sclerosis. It involves making the immune system of MS patients more tolerant of myelin.

EA Says Its Not Behind Xbox One Used Game Restrictions

Electronic Arts COO Peter Moore is saying that EA has not pushed to implement the used game restrictions on Xbox One.

Netflix Profiles Feature Coming This Summer

This summer Netflix will launch a new "profiles" feature that will allow multiple users, all with their own watching preferences.

E3 2013: A Closer Look At Upcoming PS4 Games

Sony has revealed many of the titles that are coming to their PlayStation 4. The list includes games such as Final Fantasy XV, Kingdom Hearts 3, The Order: 1886, and Transistor.

Sony PlayStation 4 Coming This Holiday Season For $399

The Sony PlayStation 4 is coming "this holiday season". You can pre-order the device now at Amazon, GameStop and Best Buy.

Intel Obsidian UI Leaked (Video)

Intel’s Obsidian UI which will run over Tizen 2.0 has been leaked.