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Rumor: Samsung to launch Galaxy Note spin-off range named the Galaxy Mega

Samsung could be adding another new range of big-screen devices to its line-up, should new rumors turn out to be correct. Tentatively named the Galaxy Mega, there are two possible devices being discussed, one with a 5.8-inch screen and the…
Home Theater

The difference between second screen and social TV apps is that there isn’t one

The second screen and social TV app are experiencing so much overlap that it's difficult to tell where one ends and the other begins - but is that a good thing or a bad thing? The market is struggling to draw a line in the sand at the same…
Mobile

Apple job postings suggest Siri expansion

Apple posted openings for 12 Siri-related positions on its jobs site over the weekend, suggesting the Cupertino company has one or two (or lots of) ideas in mind on how it wants to develop its voice-recognition software.
Mobile

HTC rumored to swap Android for Windows 8 on future 10.1-inch tablet release

A research report has indicated HTC is about to begin production of a new tablet, but instead of running Google Android, the new slate will use Microsoft's Windows 8 software.
Computing

Microsoft co-founder Paul Allen to open Silicon Valley office for tech-based investments

Part of an up-and-coming tech outfit? Based in Silicon Valley? Need some cash to develop? Well, Microsoft co-founder and high-profile investor Paul Allen is set to open an office in your neighborhood, so maybe he can throw a few bucks your…
Android Army

LG sells 500,000 Optimus G Pro devices, but leaves international release date pending

LG has announced it has sold 500,000 of its Optimus G Pro tablet/smartphone hybrids in its home country of Korea. Sadly, the 1080p, Snapdragon 600-powered device is still waiting for an international release date.
Mobile

AT&T says HD Voice is coming to its LTE network later this year

AT&T has announced it's working on a plan to roll out HD Voice technology later this year, allowing users to enjoy calls with higher-quality audio. However, to make use of it, both handsets on the call, as well as the network, need to…
Apple

Apple’s Tim Cook says sorry to Chinese consumers following criticism from news media

Well, no one ever said conquering one of the world's biggest markets was going to be easy. Following criticism of Apple from Chinese state-run media outlets about the way it treats its customers in the Asian nation, boss Tim Cook has issued…
Mobile

T-Mobile’s Lumia 810 won’t be getting a 4G LTE update, at least, not yet

Despite it being widely expected to do so, the T-Mobile Nokia Lumia 810 won't be receiving an update to use the carrier's new 4G LTE network. This sets it apart from its sister phones, the Lumia 820 and Lumia 822, both of which use 4G on…
Cars

Not April Fool’s: Kia plans rear-drive BRZ/FR-S-fighting sports car

Kia has come a long way from the bargain-basement cars of the 1980s and 1990s, but a sports car rival for everyone's favorite Subaru and Scion will push the Korean carmaker into new territory.
Social Media

Are you an above-average Facebook user? You might be racist, study says

Have you ever gone on Facebook only to be bombarded by a barrage of racially charged posts, links, and comments from your growing social network? Sure, you may be rolling your eyes in disgust now, but according to new research, the more…
Gaming

Meet the man making Leisure Suit Larry live to get slapped again

We sit down for a chat with Replay Games founder and president Paul Trowe for a final look at Leisure Suit Larry: Reloaded and a chat about what's coming next for the Sierra On-Line-loving publisher.