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As the countdown to the official release of the Samsung Galaxy S6 and S6 edge gets nearer and nearer, the OEM has also been announcing their partnerships with designers for various accessories that can enhance the soon-to-be-yours smartphones, even just in terms of design.
Today Facebook is pushing their newest service, Instant Articles, bringing full News Articles to the public through Facebook alone. With this service, publishers like National Geographic will be bringing full-on articles and videos to Facebook without any buffer. The companies that work with Facebook this way will receive ad revenue, and Google will - essentially - be cut out entirely.
With all the websites that you monitor, the social media accounts that you follow and the articles that come across your feed, sometimes, it's just hard to keep up with all of them. That's why you have your RSS readers and news aggregator apps to help you make sense of all of these.
The name CloudPlayer can be a little confusing because there are apps already named as such. For one, there's Amazon's Cloud Player and several other cloud players available. CloudPlayer is yet another music player that lets you control your favorite music.
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Just aswe expected, FCC chairman Tom Wheeler has come out in support of an open internet by invoking the agency's Title II authority, which will treat broadband internet the same as a public utility like telephone service. "Broadband network operators have an understandable motivation to manage their network to maximize their business interests," Wheeler wrote in aneditorial on Wired.
Only last June Alexander Chesterman, the founder of Zoopla, a property-search website, was the toast of the City. The portal had floated for just under 1 billion ($1.7 billion) after a mere six years in business. Today its future looks less rosy. A rival property website launched on January 26th, OnTheMarket, has pinched many of the estate agents who advertise on Zoopla.
Let me state right up-front that I am not an eco-warrior or anything close. I own 3 chainsaws and don’t hesitate to use them on my 2 acres. That said, I do appreciate companies who use recycled materials where possible. Thinksound is such a company—and then some. They go out of their way to be as socially responsible as possible by using natural materials in their products and packaging.
As NASA'sDawn spacecraftapproaches orbit around the dwarf planet Ceres, researchers aren't sure what's causing the "bright spots" on its surface. The imaging orbitersnapped the above picturefrom 29,000 miles (46,000 km) away just last week, but until it gets closer for a more detailed picture, the folks at NASA aren't ready to decide the light sources' origin.
The Federal Communications Commission voted on Thursday to regulate broadband Internet service as a public utility, a milestone in regulating high-speed Internet service into American homes, Rebecca R. Ruiz and Steve Lohr report.Tom Wheeler, the commission chairman, said the F.C.C.
Samsung is moving into mobile payments in a big way byacquiringLoopPay, a company that lets you pay for things with your phone similar to Apple Pay.LoopPay'stechnology (which, notably, isn't based on NFC like Google Wallet and Apple's option) mimics swiping a traditional credit card when you hold one of its smartphones cases up to a card reader.
Setting aside the OnePlus-Cyanogen-Micromax drama last year in India, Micromax has recently introduced a new follow up to the YUreka Cyanogen smartphone . Almost half a year later, the company is introducing a second smartphone called the YUphoria.Micromax's YUphoria is an Amazon Exclusive offering. If you're interested, you can pre-register now and phone will start shipping on May 28 in India.
As our smart-devices become capable of doing more, it usually means that battery life takes a back seat, especially as smart-devices keep shrinking. Samsung researchers have developed a new method of constructing lithium-ion batteries that tackles the issue of extending battery life on a nanoscale.
If you like the idea of a smartwatch but want something that doesn't look like a smartwatch, the Vector may be just the thing for you. The Vector smartwatch looks more like a fashion watch than a smartwatch. The most impressive feature about the Vector smartwatch isn’t the style, but the super long battery life. The manufacturer claims that the Vector can go 30 days on a single charge.
The Canon EF 11-24mm f/4L USM ultra wide-angle zoom lens is an amalgamation of glass and metal that's made to capture super high quality images with an ultra-wide angle. This lens was of the most awe-inspiring pieces of equipment we got to have a peek at earlier this year at CES but it wasn't something we were able to talk about until now.