Author: Michael Kwan

SAMSUNG
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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 Leaked Photo and Specs

The early rumors had the Note 3 (or Note III) pegged at having a 5.7-inch display, but an alternate version may also be offered with an even larger 5.99-inch display. What’s more, we’re hearing that some versions of the giant smartphone will use the Super AMOLED tech that we’ve come to love from Samsung, whereas other versions will get Super LCD.

HTC
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HTC Expects to See Q3 Operating Loss of Up to 8%

In its official quarterly report for the Q2, HTC warns its investors that they should expect to see their operating margin fall into the red for Q3. Indeed, they’re saying that they could see an operating loss of as much as 8%.

Android
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Daily Deals: Verizon Galaxy S4 for $199 with Contract

When it comes to the world of Android smartphones, one of the most popular choices these days has to be the Samsung Galaxy S4. If you’re looking for a deal on the Galaxy S4 with Verizon, it looks like Amazon is helping you save $100 when you sign a new two-year service agreement with Big Red.

Rockets
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Get Rid of Rockets with HyperV Slingatron Space Launcher

Working to significantly reduce the potential costs of space travel is the Slingatron space launcher from HyperV Technologies Corporation from Chantilly, Virginia. Instead of using conventional rockets that simply propel you toward the stars, it is a “mechanical hypervelocity mass accelerator.”

Social Media
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24% of Surgical Errors Can Be Blamed on the Machine

If you’re worried about the robot apocalypse and how our metallic creations are going to take over all of our jobs, this is going to sound like some good news. If you enjoy living and would like to survive your next visit to the hospital, then this is going to sound pretty grim.

Nasa
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New Boeing Space Capsule to Fly NASA Astronauts to ISS

Most of us are familiar with the Boeing name, having flown on one of their planes to get to this place or that, but the Chicago-based corporations also has ambitions that take us beyond the Earth’s atmosphere. Near NASA’s Johnson Space Center is Boeing’s Houston Product Support Center and it was there that they revealed the full scale version of the CST-100 spacecraft.

Space
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Here’s What Will Happen to Our Sun When It Dies

While our friends in the Star Trek universe venture out to explore strange new worlds and to seek out new life, back here in the real world, we’re still trying to figure out what’s going to happen closer to home. And NASA has come a little bit closer to understanding and observing the death of our very own sun.

Mobiles
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Verizon Wireless Looking to Buy Mobilicity and Wind Mobile

The spectrum auction that eventually saw the launch of Wind Mobile and Mobilicity was supposed to do that, but the two new entrants have faced a lot of growing pains and they’re both reportedly on the market. And a big possible buyer for both Wind and Mobilicity is none other than Verizon Wireless.

Android
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Huawei CEO Says They “Can Be Third By 2015”

With Samsung and Apple clearly taking the first two spots in smartphone market share, Huawei CEO Richard Yu says his company can take bronze in just a couple more years. This is coming from a cell phone company that nobody even knew up until not that long ago.