Saul Berenbaum

Saul Berenbaum

Former Digital Trends Contributor
Saul Berenbaum has been writing film and gaming reviews since college. Recently, he contributed to HardcoreDroid. Now he writes daily mobile news articles for Digital Trends, with some independent film work on the side.

Do mobile ads annoy you? You’re really going to hate interactive talking ads

Nuance has announced a new line of voice-based mobile ads, aimed at sparking up actual conversations between phone users and advertisers. 100,000 ad developers are already signed on.

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Samsung unveils faster RAM that will help phones compete with PCs

Samsung has announced that they're already in the manufacturing stages on a new chip for their smartphones and tablets. The new chips have download and upload speeds reportedly tested at 17 gigabits per second.

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Google releases a ‘How To’ video for Glass

A brief video has popped up on a new official Google Glass YouTube page, aiming to introduce the general public to the device as gently as possible. More videos look to be on the way, too.

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Verizon sees profit in saving the planet; plans to spend $100 million on solar panels and green tech

Verizon is expected to announce a $100 million dollar endeavor to install solar panels and fuel cells in 19 of its locations, across seven states. An industry-wide step towards clean energy could be foreseeable if it's a sucess.

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Windows Phone commercial makes fun of all Android and iPhone owners

A new Windows phone ad, spotlighting the Nokia Lumia 920, depicts a war breaking out between Apple and Android fanboys at a wedding. Eternal matrimony has rarely been so violent.

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How to find a Samsung Galaxy S4 (Updated)

The Samsung Galaxy S4 officially launched on Saturday, April 27, but several carriers are tackling inventory issues. We'll keep updating this page with news and ordering links.

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Samsung Galaxy Note 3 shown in possible leaked pic

A Chinese site has released an unverified pic, as well as purported specs, for the Samsung Galaxy Note 3, previously expected to be shown off for the first time at the IFA Trade Show.

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Google Glass and Samsung Galaxy S4 have already been rooted (Updated)

Google Glass and the Samsung Galaxy S4 have already been hacked. There aren't even all that many Google Glass "Explorer Editions" out there yet, and the Galaxy S4 just officially launched today.

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Check out this fake, but cool Google Nexus smartwatch concept video

A 3D render concept video has surfaced showing a Google Nexus Smartwatch, running Android Jelly Bean. It isn't real, but shows just how cool a Google watch could be.

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iPhone is still most popular with 18-30 year olds, but Android phones are on the rise

Among those planning to buy a smartphone between April and June, 54.6 percent are leaning towards Androids, while 41.5 percent are looking to pick up an iPhone. This is a sharp decline for Apple and rise for Android over last year, but studies show that Apple…

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Windows tablets grab 7.4 percent of the market share, Android up 177 percent

Microsoft has released its Q1 results in the tablet space, and they've managed to rise from zero to 7.4 of the market share in less than six months. Android tablets are also up 177 percent from Q1 2012.

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Google Glass Explorer Edition has a 30-minute battery life while shooting video

Google Glass Explorer Edition user Robert Scoble has reported that the headset has about 30 minutes of battery life while shooting video on its 5 megapixel camera, says shooting a 6-minute clip used 20 percent of a full charge.

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Sprint posts lowest new subscriber numbers in 4 years, moves just 1.5 million iPhones

Sprint has posted their lowest new subscriber count since 2009. And while they've been posting quarterly net losses since 2007, they've shaved off some of those figures quite a bit since last year. They're currently entertaining offers of partial and full…

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Rumor: Acer’s Iconia W3 is probably the first 8-inch Windows 8 tablet

Leaked images of Acer's 8-inch Iconia W3 show it running Windows 8. This comes after Microsoft's hints last week about smaller Windows 8 devices to come in the very near future.

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4G not fast enough? T-Mobile may launch the first 5G LTE-Advanced network

T-Mobile has announced its capability and plans to be the first 5G LTE-Advanced network, with download and upload speeds as fast as 300mbps. They're looking to have 200 million LTE subscribers by the end of the year.

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