Joshua Sherman

Joshua Sherman

Joshua Sherman is a contributor for Digital Trends who writes about all things mobile from Apple to Zynga. Josh pulls his knowledge from years of experience using smartphones and tablets of all shapes and sizes, and has had his content featured on other top sites like MakeUseOf. Josh is a student at Vassar College.

Google Glass thievery begins: LA man’s eyewear stolen at taser-point

Google Glass is now on sale just a day after yet another theft of the iconic smartwear, this time near a cafe in Los Angeles with two suspects involved. Still Glass remains wildly popular, it's white model already selling out.

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T-Mobile offers discount for tablets with LTE, and free Internet

T-Mobile has yet another Uncarrier idea on its mind. Now you can get LTE-powered tablets for the price of their Wi-Fi powered equivalents. You'd think by now it has run out of crazy ideas, but the Uncarrier antics continue.

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Javelin outclasses Chrome with one-handed gestures, ad blocking, built-in VPN

Looking to try a new browser on for size? Javelin is a brand new one that offers super fast browsing, a VPN, reading mode and more. It tries to blend tons of features with an experience that is straightforward and easy for all.

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Microsoft’s ‘Cortana’ Siri-competitor spotted ahead of Build conference

Microsoft's Siri-competitor, Cortana, will be finally announced at Microsoft's BUILD conference. We caught sight of it ahead of Build on a Bing webpage, suggesting serious integration with Microsoft's search technology.

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SmartMat can tell you when someone’s at the door, and turn on the TV for you

Ever wondered what life is like with a smart doormat? SmartMat is here to answer that question with a special pressure-sensitive mat design. It can send text messages, turn on the lights, and so much more.

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5 things Android Wear must improve to send smartwatches mainstream

Google has announced its new Android Wear OS along with two manufacturers, LG and Motorola, already backing it for a launch this year. But wat will it truly take for Android Wear to be a great smartwatch for eveyone?

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Google patents radial menu: Android could get its own right mouse click

Google is interested in a radial menu design for Android, based upon a new patent discovered detailing the very technology. The new menu system is designed to allow finger-based selections and even submenu controls from the new menu design.

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Google Play to get gaming leaderboards, friend gifting, and more

Google is looking to ramp up functionality on Google Play, announcing a slew of new features at the GDC including leaderboards and gifting via social media. These features come in a new SDK that developers will soon update their apps with.

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Play games for longer on your Galaxy S5, thanks to software trickery from Lucid (Updated)

The Galaxy S5 is getting a battery boost thanks to Lucid's PowerXtend, software which allows devices to use less juice to produce the same level of computing power we all expect.

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Pebble finally launches new app store for Android

After months of waiting, Android users can finally enjoy the same new Pebble app store experience as iPhone owners have been in February. The new app store offers a brand new interface and plenty of apps to try

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More than 800 Flappy Bird clones still exist: Here are a few of our favorites

According to Zedge, more than 800 Flappy Bird clones exist on the Google Play Store, some of them with some absolutely ridiculous names. We found a few of these apps you just have to see for yourself.

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Just days after Galaxy S5 launch, Goophone makes a knockoff

It might look like Samsung's new Galaxy S5 smartphone, but it's not. It's a knockoff produced by long-time opportunist Goophone, and although it costs a fraction of what a real Galaxy S5 will set you back, ownership will come with plenty of risks.

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As Samsung unpacked the Galaxy S5, HTC trash talked on Twitter

While Samsung was busy unpacking its brand new, shiny Galaxy S5, HTC took to Twitter to start dissing the major smartphone maker. Along with some gloating and highlights of a new HTC device, it seems like someone is trying to start a Twitter war.

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Samsung has unpacked its new Galaxy S5, here’s everything you need to know

At Samsung's Unpacked event on Monday, the company finally unveiled the new Galaxy S5 smartphone. Here's everything you need to know about the new flagship smartphone. Note: it's not a huge hardware upgrade, but there's quite a few new features

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