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The Vivo XPlay 3S is the world’s first smartphone with a 2560 x 1440 pixel screen

Chinese manufacturer Vivo has launched the XPlay 3S, the world's first smartphone with an amazing 2560 x 1440 - that's 1440p - pixel resolution touchscreen.

Google Glass update brings winks, the ‘Glass handshake’, YouTube, and more

Google on Tuesday rolled out its final Glass software update of the year, bringing with it wink-based photography, lock-screen functionality via a "Glass handshake", a YouTube upload feature, and more.

Samsung hires Apple store designer

Samsung has reportedly persuaded a senior Apple store designer Tim Gudgel to jump ship and help it with its own retail operations. Gudgel could help to redesign Samsung's Best Buy sites, though a much bigger project may also be in the…

This startup wants to build the perfect smartphone, and it needs your help

OnePlus is a new smartphone manufacturer, started by a former Oppo vice president, and its goal is to build the 'perfect' smartphone. To reach this lofty goal, it wants your help.

To 1440p and beyond! A look at the insane future of smartphone screens

If 2013 has been the year of the 1080p smartphone display, then what will 2014 bring us? How about 1440p, or 4K resolutions? Here's our guide to the smartphone screens we'll be looking at over the next year or so.

Tourist walks off pier in Australia while checking Facebook on smartphone

You're right, this isn't the first time an incident of this nature has occurred, and it won't be the last, but we thought we'd tell you about it anyway. This latest 'distracted walking' episode involved a tourist, a smartphone, a pier, and…

Moto X ‘unique’ bamboo backplate lands on Moto Maker

Motorola has launched a bamboo backplate for its Moto X phone, creating what's believed to be the first handset to incorporate a wooden back into its design. The option is available online only and carries a $100 premium.
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DT Daily: Google buys robotic pets, Britain activates porn filter, Avatar to have 3 sequels 2:01

Google buys some robotic animals, Britain activates porn filtering, and James Cameron heads back to the land of Avatar.

Fujifilm adds 10-24mm Fujinon lens with f/4 aperture throughout entire focal range

Fujifilm announced a new 10-24mm ultra-wide-angle lens to its X-series lineup of interchangeable lens cameras. The lens has a constant aperture of f/4 throughout the entire focal length.

Nikon D7000, Canon 60D make the top of Lenstag’s most-stolen camera list

According to Lenstag, an online camera registry service, lists the Nikon D7100, Canon EOS 60D, and Canon EOS 7D as the top-three most-stolen cameras. The stats follow Lenstag's recent unveiling of its new iOS and Android apps.
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Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 Review

Panasonic Toughpad FZ-G1 review.
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From the guys that created the TiVo comes Qplay, a different kind of media streamer

Co-founders of TiVo are looking to shake up the set top box industry with a new streaming device called Qplay. The box is designed to curate video content, allowing users to find videos, create playlists to share with friends, and, of…