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iPhone 6 & 6 Plus: First impressionsIrish ExaminerThat’s the first thing you will think when you unbox the iPhone 6 Plus, if you are lucky enough to have the chance to do so. Alongside the iPhone 6, the launch of the iPhone 6 Plus is the first time Apple has introduced its smartphones in two sizes.Durability is a Big Bonus with Apple’s New iPhonesThe Utah People’s PostiPhone 6 Plus hands-onMobileSyrup.comStudy: Apple’s new iPhones score big in durabilityBusinessweekBrisbane Timesall 88 news articles ...

Oculus unveils a new virtual reality headset prototype ‘Crescent Bay’The Next DigitThe world is probably waiting to see a virtual device which will give them the taste of originality in the virtual world. According to the reports, more that 800 developers were in California to try out the latest prototype headset from Oculus. Oculus has made quite …Oculus Introduces New VR Prototype DeviceBidness ETCOculus unveils new prototype VR headsetUSA TODAYFacebook’s Oculus unveils 360-degree VR head tracking Crescent...

WATCH: First iPhone 6 buyer drops phone on live TVGMA NewsJack from Perth, Australia became the first guy in his city to buy a shiny new iPhone 6. He also became the first guy to drop it, doing so while opening the packaging for his new gadget on live television.IPhone 6 Plus Starts to Sell Out in Some U.S. StoresBloombergApple Fans in China Willing to Pay Absurd Amounts for Black Market iPhonesPC MagazineReview: First impressions of the new iPhone 6ComputerworldPCWorld -CNET -Huffington Post<a target="_blank" class="p"...

Apple IPhone 6 Plus Outselling Smaller Model, Survey SaysBusinessweekMore buyers are picking Apple Inc. (AAPL:US)’s iPhone 6 Plus over the iPhone 6 in this debut weekend, according to a Piper Jaffray Cos. survey, and supplies of the larger model already are selling out in some U.S. stores. The iPhone 6 Plus is “more popular …iPhone 6 and 6 Plus – Is bigger better? You betDallas Morning NewsApple Fans in China Willing to Pay Absurd Amounts for Black Market iPhonesPC MagazineReview: First impressions of the new...

Touch, hear, pal around in a virtual world: Oculus execs discuss the futureCNETAt firm’s first confab for developers who’ll make games to run on its headset, execs discuss, among other things, the trickiness of the controllers that’ll let players pick up and move objects. by Ian Sherr · @iansherr; 20 September 2014 11:58 pm BST. comments.Oculus Unveils New Crescent Bay Rift Model With Integrated Audio, 360 TrackingGameSpotOculus VR Unveils Crescent Bay Prototype Featuring Integrated Audio And 360 …International...

A closer look at Apple and Google’s police-proofing of iOS 8 and Android LITProPortalAs we reported yesterday, Google has announced that new versions of Android will automatically enable encryption by default, and like Apple the company says it will protect people from the police. A day after Apple announced that its new iOS 8 will encrypt …Android L Will Keep Your Secrets SaferTechNewsWorldA new Android Wear smartwatch seeks funding on IndiegogoGigaomGoogle and Apple to introduce default encryptionBBC NewsPC Magazine...

Rivals Dash To Support Apple Pay For Fear Of Losing OutNDTVIn the hype-fuelled technology industry, “revolutionary” is a word in danger of losing its meaning. But Apple Inc’s new mobile payments system – unveiled just ten days ago – is already winning over the heavyweights of the financial industry and signaling the …Measuring Apple Pay’s success: Give it years, not monthsCNETCompanies Reportedly Rushing To Get In On Apple PayUbergizmoCitibank, Wells Fargo sending its customers an introduction...

GM will launch a new Cadillac flagship sedan next yearLos Angeles TimesGeneral Motors plans to bring out a new flagship sedan for its struggling Cadillac brand at the end of next year. The automaker said the “top-end, high-technology car” will be made at its Detroit-Hamtramck assembly plant starting at the end of next year and …GM to Add New ‘Top-End’ Cadillac Sedan as US Sales SlumpBusinessweekGM’s Cadillac to introduce high-end sedan in late 2015ReutersGM to build new, high-end Cadillac in DetroitPort...

Hundreds Line Up for iPhone 6 at Fifth Ave Apple StorePC MagazineNew iPhone launches are always a spectacle at Apple’s flagship NYC retail store, and this year was no exception. 0shares. iPhone 6 Launch · VIEW ALL PHOTOS IN GALLERY. Happy new iPhone day, Apple fans! We hit up the iconic glass cube Apple Store …Apple Fans Line Up For iPhone 6InformationWeekScreen size matters to Apple fans in line for the iPhone 6PCWorldAre the iPhone lines turning nasty?ComputerworldCNET -Forbes -TIME<a target="_blank"...

Orders for Samsung Note 4 phone begin FridaySFGateNEW YORK (AP) — Samsung says U.S. wireless carriers will start taking orders for its large-screen Galaxy Note 4 smartphone on the same day larger iPhones go on sale. The Note 4 will be available on Oct. 17. Orders will be taken beginning Friday. It has a …<a target="_blank" class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=d_Xkt6QM0cMOj5M&authuser=0&ned=us&topic=tc”>and more more Source:: Orders for Samsung Note 4 phone...

Android L will offer default encryption just like iOS 8ZDNetAlthough Google is yet to provide details, or even an official statement, a spokesperson for the company has told The Washington Post that it plans to make data encryption the default setting for the Android L operating system, set to be released next month.Google to encrypt data on new version of Android by defaultCNETGoogle Will Offer Default Encryption on Next-Gen Android PhoneIGN<a target="_blank" href="http://news.google.com/news/url?sa=t&fd=R&ct2=us&usg=AFQjCNFWiyGwPB3G7YHFE76Hb5Gs5zH0uA&clid=c3a7d30bb8a4878e06b80cf16b898331&cid=52778612443452&ei=_68bVMjVL4TsmALYoYCYAQ&url=http://androidandme.com/2014/09/news/android-l-will-keep-your-device-more-secure-by-enabling-encryption-out-of-the-box/”>Android...

Seven privacy settings you should change immediately in iOS 8ZDNetThe minute you download and install iOS 8, the latest version of Apple’s mobile operating system for iPhone and iPad, you should take note of these privacy steps in order to lock down your device. iOS 8 has a number of new features tied to your location.15 Insanely Great Tricks to Master Apple’s iOS 8WiredApple’s New IPhones Seen Fueling Switch From AndroidBusinessweekiOS 8 Enterprise Features: True Or FalseInformationWeekVentureBeat -Forbes -PC Magazine...

Staples to offer iPhone 6, iPhone 6 PlusCNETThe retailer is also trying to sweeten the deal with a couple of trade-in offers. by Lance Whitney · @lancewhit; September 18, 2014 7:41 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more. more +. email. tumblr. stumble. delicious. reddit.ZDNet -Sydney Morning Herald -NDTV...

Drag Queens Dress Down Facebook Over NamesABC NewsSan Francisco drag queens are sparring with Facebook over its policy requiring people to use their real names, rather than drag names such as Pollo Del Mar and Heklina. But the world’s biggest social network is not budging from its rules. In recent weeks …Facebook Temporarily Restores Profiles Of Drag Queens, Declines To Change …CBS LocalFacebook sticks with real-names rule after meeting with drag queensSiliconBeatDrag stars dress down Facebook name ruleStuff.co.nzAppeal-Democrat<a...

Yelp paying the price for invading privacy of some young usersTech TimesYelp has settled with the FTC after being accused of collecting email addresses and names of children under the age of 13 due to a bug. Yelp will pay $450,000 in the settlement and will also destroy all information that was collected. (Photo : Yelp). Yelp is …Yelp, TinyCo to settle US charges of improperly collecting kids’ dataReutersFTC: Yelp and TinyCo Improperly Collected Kids’ DataWall Street Journal (blog)Yelp, TinyCo Settle with FTC for...

Microsoft Mobile Keyboard Syncs With Android, iOSTom’s GuideKeyboards, mice and controllers may not be the sexiest topics in tech, but let’s face it: Without them, you’re not going to get much use out of your latest fancy gadget. Microsoft announced a whole slew of everyday productivity tech peripherals, with a particular …Microsoft Launches Universal Mobile Keyboard to Support Three OSsChinatopixMicrosoft releases a keyboard that works on Android and iOSIndia TodayMicrosoft aims to make everyone happy with...

Apple iPhone 6 India availability delayed to NovemberIndian ExpressApple iPhone 6 India availability delayed to November The possibility of iPhone 6 being available in October is very low and it is expected to arrive some time in mid-November at a starting price of around Rs 55,000 to Rs. 60,000. Written by Debashis Sarkar …iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus: Metro’s verdictMetroApple confirms iPhone 6 NFC is restricted to Pay: ReportZDNetREVIEW: Thinking of upgrading to an iPhone 6? Trust me, it’s worth the waitSouth China...

The Motorola Moto 360: The best Android smartwatch you can buyCITEworldI was sitting at a bar over the weekend listening to a singer when I noticed a young couple standing a few feet away, whispering and pointing toward me. I get this all the time, and usually pay it no mind (he says delusionally). Then I heard the guy say …The brand new Moto X will be available to preorder starting tomorrowBGR<a target="_blank" class="p" href="http://news.google.com/news/more?ncl=dydA10PrCL7kp-MoXht4QGONln7zM&authuser=0&ned=us&topic=tc”>all...

Ecobee Brings Zone Heating Concept To Homes With New ThermostatForbesThe company’s new thermostat, the ecobee 3, can be linked to up to 32 independent room sensors. The idea is that the sensors will monitor temperature, motion and activity in individual rooms. Typical home thermostats and even smart thermostats can other …Ecobee new thermostat monitors the entire houseThe Westside StoryEmpty Nest? Ecobee Smart Thermostat Monitors Entire HouseThe News LedgeOriginal Smart Thermostat returns: ecobee3 with smart sensorsSlashGearPCWorld...

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With Android One, Google does an Apple, takes over control of its own OSFirstpostGoogle has launched Android One as expected and there’s a lot to be excited about the new programme, though not if you expected this to be your average smartphone launch. At this moment, Google’s hardware partners are not launching high-end devices …Google moves to shake up smartphones with Android OneTimes of IndiaGoogle debuts $105 smartphone in IndiaDAWN.comGoogle Introduces Android One Phone for Emerging MarketsNew York Times (blog)EE...

Android One smartphones released in India by three companiesBBC NewsThe first Android One-branded budget-priced “high quality” smartphones have been released in India. The handsets provide a minimum set of features determined by Google, which has sourced several of the components to help cut manufacturing costs.Google to launch Android One, phones to be priced at around $105ReutersGoogle Launches Android One Smartphones With Micromax, Karbonn, SpiceNDTVGoogle Launches Inexpensive Android One Smartphones in IndiaWall Street...

Chinese city tests out sidewalk lanes for cellphone usersCNNHong Kong (CNN) — Tired of bumping into people glued to their phones? One Chinese city thinks it has the answer: It has divided a sidewalk on one of its busiest streets into two lanes — one for cellphone users and the other for those without. The sidewalk is …China tests sidewalk lanes for phone usersWPTZ The Champlain ValleyChina creates its first no-cellphone sidewalk laneHouston ChronicleChina introduces smartphone lanes to stop pedestrians bumping into...

In a spin: Samsung accuses LG exec of washing machine SABOTAGERegisterLG’s top home appliances exec Jo Seong-jin has been accused of vandalising Samsung washing machines at two stores in Germany during the IFA shindig in Berlin earlier this week. Samsung has reported the matter to Seoul prosecutors to probe the …Samsung Accuses LG of Destroying its ProductsTechsoniaSamsung accuses LG execs of damaging its productsUSA TODAYSamsung Seeks Probe of Alleged Vandalism by LG ElectronicsWall Street JournalTaipei Times -Herald...

Health pros left wondering if Apple Watch can move the dial on wellnessVentureBeatAbove: The back of the Watch has two visible light sensors and two infrared sensors. Image Credit: Apple. September 13, 2014 12:30 PM Mark Sullivan · 13. Physicians and digital health experts are encouraged by the level of accuracy suggested by the Apple …Apple’s Smartwatch: Let developers find the killer appFinancial ExpressFive reasons why you shouldn’t buy a smartwatch yetSlashGearThe Apple Watch Will Make Everyone Around You Just...

Broadcast live streaming video on Ustream TechCrunch Disrupt SF is underway and in Day two in San Francisco. This blogger isn’t there, and is in Georgia to help my Mom, but thanks to digital media, I can keep up with what is going on at Pier 48. A moment ago, Airbnb CEO Brian Chesny was being interviewed on everything from the firm’s impact on the San Francisco housing market. Now, it’s the Startup Battlefield. Stay tuned. ...

Apple iPhone 6 Keynote Beset With Problems? Yes, but Steve Jobs would have loved the new products! Apple iPhone 6 keynote is under way but beset with problems. First, the Apple iPhone 6 is a cool machine that will battle Samsung for smart phone supremacy. Second the Apple iPhone 6 has 50 percent more power. But a lot of the news about the new Apple products and innovations was masked by the sheer, abject failure of the information delivery process the company selected to use. First, Apple tried to funnel all online viewers to its...

Grier And His Fam Tour is known for racist and homophobic vlogging. So why is “Grier And His Fam Tour” at Salt Lake City Comic-Con? According to Salt Lake City’s The Daily Feed, the Vine and YouTube celeb, who, at 16 years old, has gained over 16 million combined followers, as a reputation for making racist and sexist material. “Grier And His Fam Tour”‘s Nash Grier is called “The Jesus-Loving Vine Star” in a recent New Yorker Magazine article, and the platform’s most popular content...

Jack Dorsey, the Founder of Twitter, was arrested while protesting the Mike Brown Shooting Sunday morning. I will have more on this story as it unfolds. UPDATE: Contrary to reports, Jack Dorsey is no longer in jail, although it’s not clear that he was not at least detained by police. Here’s his tweet: Finally home. See you tomorrow #Ferguson. — Jack (@jack) August 17, 2014 UPDATE: According to numerous Tweets, Missouri Highway Patrol Officers said they saw Jack Dorsey being escorted away by police. Guardian UK reporter...

The Michael Brown Shooting has given rise to this Ferguson, Missouri livestream broadcast that’s going on now. As I post this, it’s 3:23 AM EST / 2:53 AM CST, and Ferguson, Missouri is on central standard time. I could not help but note all of the people just milling around. It reminds me of the scene around Downtown Oakland after both the Oscar Grant Murder and the Occupy Oakland demonstrations: people just walking around, many with smartphones, there to record whatever happens, but then being part of what’s happening,...

BBC NewsSamsung has announced a new smartphone with a metal frame that is smaller and thinner than its flagship model. The South Korean company describes the Galaxy Alpha as representing a “new design approach”. The firm has previously been criticised for …Samsung Galaxy Alpha price, release date and specsInquirerWith Its Back to the Wall, Samsung Goes MetalWall Street Journal (blog)Samsung’s metal-bodied Galaxy Alpha now official: Is this the Apple iPhone 6 …FirstpostNDTV -The Independent -iAfrica.comall...

Daily Report: As Social Media Studies Proliferate, Experts Weigh Ethics GuidelinesNew York Times (blog)Professor Hancock was a co-author of the Facebook study in which the social network quietly manipulated the news feeds of nearly 700,000 people to learn how the changes affected their emotions. When the research was published in June, the outrage was … and more …read more Source: Social Media News Feed By Google ...

Four Finder timesavers every smart Mac user should knowMacworldFor some users, “organizing files” in the Finder begins and ends with creating folders and moving files into them. But there are a bunch of other things you can do to manage your files in OS X that, whatever your workflow, will make things way easier. …read more Source: MacWorld News From Google News ...

Business StandardA new research has developed a model that defines how geckos, spiders and some insects move, cling to ceilings, and defy gravity without any efforts. The research conducted by the Oregon State University showed that there was a amazing mechanism in …Decoded: How geckos cling to ceilingsZee NewsGeckos control toe hairs to be sticky or not, inspiring bioengineers to do the sameTech TimesScientists Unravel The Sticky Secret Of Geckos – Their Toe HairsDesign & TrendScience Codexall 36 news articles ...

Suicide contagion and social media: The dangers of sharing ‘Genie, you’re free’Washington PostOn Monday night, as fans around the world began to grieve Robin Williams’s death, the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences — best known, in many circles, as the people behind the Oscars — sent out what may be the iconic social media image of …On Twitter, Mourning Is CollectiveNew York TimesRobin Williams death: social media backlash over details of suicideSydney Morning HeraldRobin Williams’...