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It should have a working prototype in weeks – DailyTech

DailyTechGoogle’s Android operating system offers a high level of software customization in smartphones, but Google wants users to be able to customize smartphone hardware as well. According to TIME, Google could have a modular smartphone in the hands of …Google Plans 3 ‘Project Ara’ Developer ConferencesPC MagazineHow much would you pay for a modular smartphone? […]

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‘X’ Rated battle set to hit Indian markets: Moto X and Nokia X ready for a face-off … – Daily Bhaskar

Daily BhaskarLast year Motorola made an entry into the game of smartphones with the Moto X affordable and customizable handset. This handset has not come to India officially though Google has launched its flagship Nexus 5 handset in India and did well. The company …Photos of Google Smartwatch Prototype Reportedly Leak OnlineMashable all 213 news […]

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Google’s next developer conference is all about modular smartphones – VentureBeat

VentureBeatThe dream of piecing together a smartphone like Lego blocks no longer seems far-fetched. Google announced today that it will host three developer conferences this year for its Project Ara modular smartphone concept, with the first set for April 14 and 15 in …Google announces dev conferences for Project Ara modular phone kitRegisterChief of Google’s […]

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Boeing Black: A mobe that’s secure enough for government work? – Register

RegisterWho makes the most secure smartphones? Apple? Samsung? BlackBerry? Boeing is betting the US government’s answer is “none of the above.” A filing with the US Federal Communications Commission first spotted by storage community site MyCE sheds …Boeing’s Black: This Android phone will self-destructArs TechnicaBoeing Files Plans With FCC for Secure SmartphoneMarketWatchBoeing Is Developing A […]

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Verizon, T-Mobile endorse smartphone ‘kill switch’ effort – PCWorld

PCWorldExecutives with three U.S. mobile carriers have voiced support for an effort in the U.S. Congress to encourage mobile carriers to offer services to customers that would render smartphones and tablets inoperable if they’re stolen. Executives with Verizon …T-Mobile US: Our dump-your-network drive is doing SO WELL (PS: We lost $20 …RegisterT-Mobile Turns an Industry […]

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Samsung debuts new Exynos chips, questions linger on 64-bit plans – PCWorld

PCWorldSamsung announced new 32-bit Exynos chips for smartphones and tablets with six- and eight-CPU cores, but left questions hanging on when the company will launch its first 64-bit chip. The new chips were revealed after Samsung teased a new chip called …Samsung unveils hexa-core and 2.1 GHz octa-core Exynos chipsAndroid CommunitySamsung Exynos 5 2.1 GHz […]

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Michael Sam seizes moment at combine – ESPN (blog)

ESPN (blog)But when Michael Sam, the NFL’s first openly gay draft hopeful stood before a huge array of cameras, digital recorders and smartphones sending his image to Twitter on Saturday at the NFL’s scouting combine, he simply owned the moment. He was …2014 NFL combine: Examining Michael Sam, the football playerCBSSports.comMichael Sam shows a healthy […]

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Microsoft Targets Global Internet Growth With Cheaper Phones – Bloomberg

BloombergMicrosoft Corp. (MSFT) is accelerating its push into mobile software, adding new hardware manufacturers and joining forces with chipmaker Qualcomm Inc. (QCOM) to develop cheaper smartphones aimed at markets such as China. Microsoft and Qualcomm …Next Windows Phone update will allow for more low-cost devicesCNETWindows to get remake for those who don’t touchUSA TODAYMicrosoft Teases […]

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Smartphone’s Future Development Trends Observed at CES 2014 New Study … – PR Web (press release)

Smartphone’s Future Development Trends Observed at CES 2014 New Study …PR Web (press release)MIC (Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute) observed that most of smartphones exhibited at CES 2014 are either from PC or Chinese branded vendors. This report profiles new smartphones exhibited at CES 2014, touching on their major specifications, … and more …read more […]

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Smartphone’s Future Development Trends Observed at CES 2014 New Study … – DigitalJournal.com

Smartphone’s Future Development Trends Observed at CES 2014 New Study …DigitalJournal.comMIC (Market Intelligence & Consulting Institute) observed that most of smartphones exhibited at CES 2014 are either from PC or Chinese branded vendors. This report profiles new smartphones exhibited at CES 2014, touching on their major specifications, … and more …read more Source: CES News […]

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BBM now available for Android phones running Gingerbread – Firstpost

FirstpostBlackBerry Messenger (BBM) is now available for Android smartphones which are running on Gingerbread, according to an official blog post by the company. BlackBerry had announced in January that they would be launching the app for the Android …BlackBerry Messenger Extends to Android 2.3 Gingerbread UsersTruTowerBBM for Android now offers extra supportPhones ReviewBBM for Android […]

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Smartphone Kill Switch Requirement Proposed as Federal Bill – Guardian Liberty Voice

Guardian Liberty VoiceIt was only a week ago that Democratic State Senator Mark Leno from California proposed requiring a kill switch on smartphones sold in the state, but the idea has already made its way to the federal level. Now federal lawmakers have also proposed a …Smartphone Kill Switch Could Become Federal LawInformationWeekSmartphone Kill Switches […]

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China Smartphone Shipments Post First Quarterly Drop Since 2011 – Businessweek

BusinessweekSmartphone shipments in China fell for the first quarter in more than two years in a sign that growth in the world’s biggest market may moderate, according to market researcher IDC. There were 90.8 million smartphones shipped in China in the three months …Total Smartphone Shipments Slip in ChinaWall Street Journal all 94 news articles […]

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Lenovo CEO eyes Motorola customisation in bid to beat Apple and Samsung – ZDNet

ZDNetSummary: Lenovo’s CEO Yuanqing Yang likes Motorola’s customisation model and may bring it to other markets. Liam Tung. By Liam Tung | January 31, 2014 — 11:11 GMT (03:11 PST). Follow @liamT. One benefit of Lenovo taking Motorola’s devices …Everyone’s a winner from Google’s sale of Motorola to LenovoInquirerHELLO LENOVO. Do you really, really want […]

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Samsung Profits Decline As Growth Slows – InformationWeek

InformationWeekSales of Samsung’s smartphones fell slightly during the fourth quarter as the world’s leading smartphone maker offers weak outlook moving into 2014. alt= 10 Wearables To Watch At CES 2014. (click image for larger view and slideshow). Samsung has spent …Samsung Profit Growth Slows As Galaxy Faces Heat From iPhone And Cheaper …TechCrunchSamsung profit growth […]

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Smartphones get more sophisticated, but their owners do not – Washington Post

Washington PostIf Frank Washington has told his mother once, he has told her a thousand times: Do not change the account passwords on your iPhone. His mother called the other day. She had a password problem. Jelena Jankovic of Serbia serves to Ayumi Morita of Japan …iPhone, Samsung smartphone use by US consumers jumpsComputerworldApple’s iPhone […]

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Starbucks app leaves passwords vulnerable – KETK

KETKCNN — NEW YORK (CNNMoney) — Starbucks’ mobile app leaves customers’ passwords open to attack, according to a research report. The popular app, which allows Starbucks customers to purchase drinks and food directly from their smartphones, saves …Starbucks App Leaves Customers Info At RiskAmerican Live WireStarbucks Mobile Payment App Stores Credentials As Plain Text FilesUbergizmoStarbucks […]

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Starbucks App Leaves Customers Info At Risk – American Live Wire

American Live WireAccording to a report hackers may be able to access personal information from the app Starbucks offers for it’s customers. This app enables customers to purchase items at Starbucks using their smartphones. If a hacker finds a phone that was left behind, they …Starbucks app leaves passwords vulnerableCNNStarbucks app stores log-in credentials, location […]

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CES 2014: Cheap smartphones highlight Apple’s challenge – USA TODAY

CES 2014: Cheap smartphones highlight Apple’s challengeUSA TODAYLAS VEGAS — One of the reasons investors are concerned about Apple can be found in the back booths of this year’s International CES technology conference: cheap, powerful smartphones that are a viable alternative to the iPhone for some consumers, … and more …read more Source: CES News […]

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CES 2014: Android device sales ‘to top one billion’ in 2014 – BBC News

BBC NewsMore than one billion Android-powered devices will be sold in 2014, according to Gartner’s latest forecast. The consultancy said the operating system would be on 1.1 billion tablets, smartphones, watches and other gadgets purchased this year, up 26% on …Gartner: 2.5B PCs, Tablets And Mobiles Will Be Shipped In 2014, 1.1B Of Them …TechCrunchMore […]

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Nvidia’s 192-core Tegra K1 brings console graphics to mobile – Computerworld

ComputerworldIDG News Service – Nvidia showed off its new Tegra K1 graphics processor, which packs 192 GPU cores onto a single chip and promises to bring console-class graphics to smartphones and tablets. There was a big emphasis on gaming as Nvidia CEO …Nvidia outlines Tegra K1, 192-core chip to put supercomputing everywhereZDNetNvidia claims new Tegra […]

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Holidays bring market share gains for Apple’s iPhone, iPad remains dominant – Apple Insider

Apple InsiderNew web traffic data suggests that the iPhone was Christmas’s big winner among smartphones while the iPad remained the dominant tablet, though it lost some ground to competition from Samsung, Amazon, and Microsoft. Chitika smartphone statistics.Microsoft’s Surface Tablet May Have Been Saved by ChristmasWiredOnly iPhone fondling rose at Xmas: Were non-Apple fans in a […]

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Soundmatters DASHa For Kindle Speakers At CES 2014

(Zennie62Media CES 2014 coverage sponsored by MaiWorld.com and Maikii.com, the leader in affinity USB Flash Drives) Soundmatters www.soundmatters.com, the leader in high-quality, portable speakers founded by former NASA engineer and audio legend Dr. Godehard Guenther, announced today the new foxL DASHa smallest lowest cost DASH and the high-end DASH7 Platinum Silver at CES, held January […]

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It is On – Google Takes Steps to Protect Nexus Devices from Rockstar – Modern Readers

Modern ReadersIt is On – Google Takes Steps to Protect Nexus Devices from Rockstar In what can be described as an interesting development and a thickening of the plot, Google is trying to get its Nexus smartphones and tablets protected from Rockstar, a shell company …Google fights back against Rockstar patent groupCNETGoogle sues Rockstar Consortium […]