Joshua Pramis

Joshua Pramis

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Spending a childhood engrossed in such technologically inspiring television shows like Voltron, Small Wonder, and Power Rangers, it's really no surprise that all things digital continue to inspire and amaze Joshua. After working as an editor for Travel + Leisure for 7 years, he left to take on the freelance world. And while doesn't look forward to a complete Cylon takeover, he does eagerly await the day he can become half cyborg.
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iPad Smart Cover may be able to switch off pacemakers

A study, conducted by a 14-year-old student, found that the magnets in an iPad Smart Cover can turn off a pacemaker if left sitting on the patient's chest. Those with the device implanted are warned to keep their iPads at least six inches…
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Lenovo K900 smartphone hits China’s markets, but will it come to the United States?

Lenovo's new K900 smartphone, the first to run on Intel's newest processor, launched in China, but will it eventually be released in the U.S.? Not likely, since all of the company's 2013 marketing seems to focus on Southeast Asia.
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Samsung patents show tablet designs with built-in kickstands and flexible screen

Samsung was recently granted patents for two different tablets, both with built-in kickstands, one with a flexible display.
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Hate missing deliveries? UPS has a new iPad app to let you track that elusive brown truck

UPS announced today that it is releasing an iPad app to help track and manage shipments of packages in real time. The free app even allows users to follow their package status visually, plotting its location on a map.
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Google Wallet is getting a little easier and safer

Google Wallet is adding new features to its service, including money transfers via e-mail, an increase in loyalty card acceptance, and an easy online payment plug-in for merchants.
Android Army

Google Play Store gets a sleek but subtle facelift

Google recently unveiled a new, updated look to its Play Store, the center for all of its downloadable content. The new look is clean, airier, and much easier for users to navigate and interact with.
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Google Glass Explorer Edition is too secure to make easy repairs

Google Glass Explorer Edition has proven to be constructed so sturdily that accessing the main circuits is seemingly impossible to do without damaging the outer casing.
Mobile

Nokia may introduce Lumia 925 in London (with 41-megapixel camera)

At a press conference held in London, Nokia is expected to announce a brand new smartphone, the all-metal Lumia 925. This would be yet another move on the mobile manufacturer's part to help climb back to the top of the market.
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Timehop now lets you peruse your past photos on Dropbox

Timehop, a virtual time capsule app available for iOS, released an update to its software that now allows users to connect it to their Dropbox accounts. It joins the app's current partners: Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, Foursquare, and…
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Google Wallet kills plan to release physical credit card

Sources close to the Google Wallet project revealed that the company's plans to release a physical credit card have been shelved. CEO Larry Page's skepticism, plus a glitchy test run, are said to be the main reasons behind the decision.
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LG, HTC, and Samsung are planning fall phone releases to compete with iPhone 5S

Rumors are flying around about Q3 mobile releases that are expected to come from Apple, but other manufacturers are ready to compete. HTC, LG, and Samsung are just three with promising devices also scheduled for the same time frame.
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Facebook Home now available on HTC One, Samsung Galaxy S4, and Sony Xperia ZL

Facebook announced that its Home software has reached one million downloads, then subsequently released an update making it available on new devices. This is the first update Home has received since mid-April.