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.

Sorry BlackBerry! The Pentagon may start using iPhones and Samsung Galaxy devices

The Department of Defense seems poised to approve iOS 6 and Samsung Galaxy devices for official use in the Pentagon. This decision does not bode well for BlackBerry, the longtime source of ultra-secure mobile communication.

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HTC shuts down ‘Watch’ video service in several European countries

HTC announced that it will be shutting down its content streaming service, Watch, in several European countries by the end of the month. The company cites low user engagement in these countries as the reason for the termination.

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HTC to offer affordable, mini version of the One

HTC is rumored to be working on a new, smaller, more affordable version of its flagship smartphone, the HTC One. Code named the M4, the phone is expected to look and function almost exactly like the One, but on a smaller scale.

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Hack a secure Redact text message, get $15,000

Secure instant messaging service Redact is so confident that its system is impenetrable, it's offering hackers $15,000 to intercept and decrypt a single message. The option to give it a go will only be made available to 20 applicants.

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Promate introduces LumiTab, the first-ever tablet with a built-in projector

Electronics manufacturer Promate recently announced its newest tablet, the LumiTab, which it says is the first-ever with a built-in projector. The projector will be able to create high-definition displays in excess of 100 inches.

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Jawbone UP fitness bracelet will soon work with other health apps

Jawbone recently announced that it is partnering up with several other health apps to create a more detailed profile for its users. Soon it will open up its API to all developers looking to create integrated apps.

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Nokia may introduce Lytro-like camera on its Lumia phones

After purchasing Pelican Imaging, it seems that Nokia may be working toward introducing a Lytro-esque camera into its smartphones in the future. The technology would allow users to choose the focal point of images after taking the picture.

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Sony’s water resistant Xperia Tablet Z now available for pre-order

Sony announced its latest tablet, the Sony Xperia Tablet Z, is now available for preorder through the company's website. The first batch of tablets is expected to begin shipping on May 24.

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There’s a shape for that? Researchers are working on shape-shifting smartphones

Researchers at Bristol University are working on a series of flexible and shape-shifting smartphones, which would change shape based on the function being done. The group will present its work at this week's CHI 2013 conference.

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Siri is a secret spy! It reports your dirty questions back to Apple

Apple recently confirmed that questions asked to Siri are stored by the company for two years. However, the company claims that the stored data is kept completely anonymous, disassociated with the user's phone number or Apple ID.

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Archos to (finally) release its first line of Android smartphones

After releasing a series of Android tablets over the years, Archos is finally releasing its first line of smartphones. The line will debut in Europe this year and run three affordable models.

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Could this be the case of the iPhone Mini (or budget iPhone)?

A photo that was recently leaked shows what could be the actual casing of the rumored iPhone Mini, or budget iPhone - whatever it will be called. Is this the actual case? We should find out this June.

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Verizon drops prices on Samsung Galaxy S3

Today Verizon announced that, with a two-year contract agreement, it is reducing the cost of Samsung Galaxy S3 phones to just $99. While the leading mobile carrier has yet to admit it will carry the new S4, this reduction hints that it will.

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T-Mobile: Give us your old iPhone 4 or 4S, we’ll give you an iPhone 5

In an effort to draw in new customers, T-Mobile is inviting people to trade in their used iPhones in exchange for an iPhone 5. The offer also promises as much as $120 worth of store credit, based on the used phone's value.

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HTC quarter one sales reach an all-time low

In the first quarter of this year, smartphone manufacturer HTC received the lowest profits it has seen in the last decade. Blame for the plummet can be mostly attributed to the delay in launching its highly anticipated HTC One flagship phone.

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