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LG posts record breaking smartphone sales, promises more new hardware later this year

LG has posted record breaking smartphone shipment figures, and says the G3's early success in Korea, and the popularity of its 4G phones, helped make it possible. It promises more devices later this year too.
Mobile

Apple faces class-action lawsuit over alleged unfair work practices

Thousands of hourly-wage Apple workers – past and present – look set to take on the tech giant in court after a California judge gave a lawsuit against the company class-action status. The plaintiffs accuse Apple of violating…
Android Army

Google enhances Explore feature for Maps

Never one to rest on its laurels, Google is continuing to roll out updates for Maps in an effort to stave off competition from alternative offerings. The latest, announced Wednesday, includes an enhanced Explore feature for Android and iOS…
Mobile

HTC One Remix now available on Verizon

Verizon has announced the HTC One Remix, a rebadged version of the recently launched One Mini 2. It's shares the same 4.5-inch screen and 13-megapixel camera, and is set to go on sale soon for $100 with a two-year contract.
Mobile

Mark Your Calendars: iPhone 6 to launch in mid-September with iOS 8

Sources say that Apple will launch the iPhone 6 in mid-September. It's unknown if both the 4.7 and 5.5-inch models will launch during the event. Meanwhile, iOS 8 appears to be on track for its launch alongside the iPhone.
Mobile

Final Fantasy IV, NBA Jam, and more discounted in Google Play Store

Several games and apps have gone on sale in the Google Play Store. They include Final Fantasy III, Final Fantasy IV, NBA Jam, Runtastic Pro, WeatherPro, and Beautiful Widgets Pro, among others.
Mobile

Jon Stewart launches $10 billion fake Kickstarter to purchase CNN

In light of a recent report detailing Fox's failed bid for Time Warner Cable, and Fox's willingness to dump CNN had it been successful in the bid, Jon Stewart launched a fake Kickstarter campaign to purchase CNN.
Home Theater

Grace Digital’s new Ecostone speaker helps you rock out while you ride the rapids

We've seen floating speakers before, but Grace Digital's Ecostone appears to be far from a one-trick pony. Ecoxgear, Grace Digital's outdoors-focused arm, began shipping the versatile Bluetooth speaker yesterday at a price-point of $150.
Mobile

Why that iOS ‘backdoor’ isn’t really a threat unless Big Brother is after you

Forensic scientist and iOS hacker Jonathan Zdziarski revealed what appears to be a backdoor in iOS. The backdoor could be used by hackers or the NSA to spy on iOS users, but is it really a danger to you?
Photography

Newly acquired Apple patent shows how 3D photography could work in iPhone

Apple has recently acquired a patent for a 3D photography technology that could easily be implemented as an iPhone app. The technology requires the use of just a single lens, and no glasses are needed to view a 3D image.
Computing

OS X Yosemite public beta could arrive sometime this month (Updated)

Though Yosemite isn't due out until sometime this fall, the public could get a good look at it pretty soon in the form of a public beta.
Computing

How to sign up for the Apple OS X Yosemite beta, set to launch this summer (Updated)

Apple announced a beta program at WWDC 14 that will allow you to test out OS X Yosemite months before it's released. Here's how to sign up for the chance to do just that.