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  • Panasonic reveals pricing for (most) 2013 HDTVs, puts plasma R&D on ice HD

    April 11, 2013 11:08 AM 151

    Panasonic's NYC press event had more than pricing for its media streamers and Blu-ray players, as the company also put tags on its 2013 HDTVs. While it wasn't ready to announces MSRPs for its top of the line ZT60 plasmas that impressed us greatly at CES, it did put prices and shipping windows on its other models (check after the break for a complete

  • Subscribe To Phones Review

    April 11, 2013 11:03 AM 219

    Consumers in the US are gearing up for the release of the HTC One which is a handset that looks to be bringing the good times back to the company, and it seems the carriers that will be offering the handset are doing all that is possible to tempt rival networks customers as Sprint lowers the price of the HTC One to new customers. We have recently heard

  • Miami judge accuses Samsung, Apple of using the courts 'as a business strategy'

    April 11, 2013 10:05 AM 186

    Miami U.S. District Judge Robert Scola had choice words for Apple and Samsung during one of the pair's many patent disputes, accusing the two of of having "no interest in efficiently and expeditiously resolving this dispute" and instead using such proceedings "as a business strategy." The Florida case began in 2010 and has since swelled to over 180 claims

  • The FCC faces questions and challenges as it awaits a new chairman

    April 11, 2013 10:03 AM 155

    A. Among the top is spectrum for consumers but also for machine technology. It’s become more important than ever, especially because there are more sensor networks being used. That will put a tag on this resource. So the question is how do we use it most effectively? The main job for the FCC and the government is to create more access to spectrum, which

  • The flexible iPhone wriggles closer to reality

    April 11, 2013 9:39 AM 392

    Would you want to wrap one around your wrist? A new job posting has shown that Apple is interested in incorporating flexible displays in its future iDevices. The advert, which has since been pulled by Apple, states that the company is looking for a Senior Optical Engineer to lead an investigation into, among other things, a flexible screen. The full ad reads

  • Cinemagram expands its horizons to Android, lets you create animated GIFs on the fly Mobile

    April 11, 2013 9:12 AM 147

    The iOS legion has been able to play around with Cinemagram since February of last year, but now it's finally time for Android users to also experience what the app's all about. And while there are certainly other animated applications on the platform that are somewhat similar, Cinemagram stands out from the majority due to its built-in social features

  • Disappointing iPhone demand hits main Apple manufacturer Hon Hai

    April 11, 2013 7:31 AM 194

    Taipei: Hon Hai Precision Industry, the main manufacturer of Apple products, posted a 19 per cent decline in sales in the first quarter compared with a year earlier, hurt by disappointing demand for the iPhone. From January to March, Hon Hai's sales totaled T$808.97 billion ($26.96 billion), down from T$988.34 billion in the fourth quarter and T$1 trillion

  • Hijack your plane with an Android phone

    April 11, 2013 6:37 AM 173

    SIMON says crash into a skyscraper Anyone who thought that airport security would allow smartphone use on a plane in the future might be a little worried to know that it is possible to hijack a plane with one. Hugo Teso, a security consultant at n.runs in Germany, told the Hack In The Box Conference in Amsterdam that it was completely realistic to hijack

  • Verizon’s CEO says video accounts for half of its traffic

    April 11, 2013 2:33 AM 138

    Verizon‘s CEO attended the National Association of Broadcasters conference, stating yesterday that half of Verizon Wireless’s traffic is from videos, a number that is expected to continually increase over the next several years, eventually accounting for about 2/3rds of it. He then went on to discuss a conversation he had with the late Steve Jobs over the iPhone

  • AT&T to offer LG Optimus G Pro next month

    April 11, 2013 12:34 AM 150

    LG‘s Optimus G smartphone was released last year for a variety of carriers, including AT&T, and enjoyed widespread success among consumers. Following it up, the phone maker created the Optimus G Pro, which we saw tipped in an FCC posting late last month. Now word has surfaced that this massive 5.5-inch phablet handset will be arriving at AT&T in May. We saw LG’s giant