Samsung to Launch Android Wear Device, Tizen Phone This Year

Samsung Gear 2Image: Samsung Samsung plans to launch an Android Wear device as well as a Tizen smartphone in 2014, Reuters reports. The first Tizen phone from Samsung will be a high-end model, and should launch around the end of Q2 2014, Yoon Han-kil, senior Read More …

After ‘Genius’ Fail, Apple Back to Promoting iPad in Olympics

Apple, which discontinued its much-panned “genius” ads during the Olympics after their short run, is back with a more traditional approach, promoting its latest iPad. The ad above, which ran during Tuesday night’s Olympics telecast on NBC, touts the new iPad’s Retina display and the Read More …

Top 10 Tech This Week

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Teardown Reveals iPad Mini Costs $188 to Manufacture

Although Apple’s iPad mini retails for $329, a teardown of the tiny tablet shows that it actually costs $188 to build. A base model with Wi-Fi and 16 GB of NAND flash memory has a “bill of materials” of $188, plus an added manufacturing expense Read More …

Jony Ive: iPad Mini Is a ‘Concentration Not a Reduction’

Critics may assume that Apple merely shrunk its iPad down to create the iPad Mini, but according to Apple SVP of Design Jony Ive, the Mini is a completely new product and a “concentration” rather than a “reduction.” Ive makes his case in what now Read More …

Secret Pictures of Apple Prototypes Pop Up in Court

Court documents released during the ongoing Apple and Samsung patent battle show early pictures of what the iPhone and iPad could have looked like, and hint at what features we could see in the future. According to images obtained by The Verge, early prototypes of Read More …

Small Businesses Need Mobile-Ready Sites for the Holidays

With increasing numbers of consumers using mobile devices to make their holiday purchases,  smartphones and tablet computers may be elbowing aside elves as Santa’s helpers this year, experts predict. But small businesses remain woefully unprepared to attract and engage these holiday shoppers, several new studies Read More …

Living With Lumia: The Final Verdict on Windows Phone 8

Can an iPhone-loving Apple fangirl survive using Windows Phone 8 for 10 days? The answer is a resounding yes. Our Living With Lumia challenge has come to an end and I have some final thoughts about Nokia’s Lumia 920, Windows Phone 8 and the future Read More …

Can Mobile Phones Help Fight Pediatric AIDS?

Can mobile phones help eliminate pediatric AIDS? “No,” said Josh Nesbit, CEO of Medic Mobile, not on its own. But it turns out the people who have those mobile devices, Nesbit said, definitely can. At this year’s Social Good Summit, Nesbit joined Anu Gupta, Director Read More …

How to Make Your App Stand Out in the Crowd

Everyone and their mother has an app these days, so if it’s not featured high in the top downloads category via the App Store or Google Play, there’s a good chance it will go unnoticed. The team at Spanish-based SEO service provider Blue Caribu has Read More …