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Specs and pictures leak out for Samsung’s next pair of phablets

Spoiler alert! Find out what the next pair of Samsung devices will look like and the specs they're going to be carrying thanks to leaked information that appeared online this weekend.

Mobile

Why Netflix is poised to become the biggest TV network in the world

Most of us barely remember a time before Netflix became a streaming video staple, but recent moves have put the once-floundering company on pace to become a full-fledged network of monstrous proportions.

Home Theater

Put away your cables: Sharp’s WHRAP makes wireless home theater a reality

Sharp’s Wireless High Res Audio player is a little ahead of its time, but it signals a future where ditching cables doesn’t mean sacrificing so much as an ounce of sound…

  • Pros: Excellent overall hi-res audio performance , WiSA is a…
  • Cons: NNW — Not Necessarily Wireless , Can’t play SACDs via…

Why aren’t women staying in computer science?

50 years ago, nearly half of the programmers in the business were women. Today, only 18 percent of college grads with a computer science degree have two X chromosomes. And in the workplace, it gets grimmer.

Business

China orders Samsung to ditch the bloatware from its devices

As the result of losing a lawsuit in China, Samsung is giving users the option to uninstall preloaded apps from its phones — lets hope the practice extends to other OEMs and countries too.

Mobile

Cell phones radiation is making headlines again with Berkeley’s Right to Know ordinance

Under Berkeley's Right to Know ordinance, cell phone retailers are required to inform consumers that by carrying a cell phone on your person (in your shirt pocket, pants, or bra), "You may exceed the federal guidelines for exposure."

Mobile

Microsoft HoloLens will be in the hands of developers within a year

Microsoft CEO Satya Nadella has been chatting to the BBC about the future direction of the company, and confirmed that businesses and enterprise customers will get HoloLens kit first.

Computing

Tearaway Unfolded app brings the Vita experience to PlayStation 4

Media Molecule's Tearaway Unfolded will soon be on the PlayStation 4, and to implement Vita-centric features. The developers are also releasing a companion app for taking pictures and designing papercraft.

Gaming

Players offer feedback on Assassin’s Creed Syndicate

After the letdown that was Assassin's Creed Unity, Ubisoft is conducting extensive playtesting to ensure Assassin's Creed Syndicate is an improvement, with changes coming to the parkour and stealth.

Gaming

Someone’s always watching: Hacker sends woman photos of her evening from her own webcam

In yet another frighteningly common yet incredibly invasive, terrifying occurrence, a hacker sent a series of photos of a woman's evening with her boyfriend to her Facebook account, seemingly taken from the couple's built-in laptop webcam.

Computing

According to Google, you do not have the right to be forgotten

Google is fighting back against France's CNIL, insisting that the European Court of Justice's 2014 decision supporting citizens' "right to be forgotten" does not apply to the rest of the world.

Web

U-Turn Audio’s Orbit is, by far, the best bang for your buck we’ve seen in a turntable

Whether you're rediscovering vinyl or getting into records for the first time, you owe it to yourself to get a turntable that will sound great, not just ... well, sound. U-Turn Audio's Orbit turntable offers an ideal blend of sweet sound and affordability.

Music