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  • News: Sony Unveils Head-Mounted 3D Display

    Sony plans to launch a head-mounted 3D visor in Japan, with dual OLED panels that are supposed to mimic the experience of watching 3D content in a movie theater.

  • News: Spotify woos iPhone, iPad developers with iOS tool

    Spotify, the much buzzed about digital music streaming service that made its U.S. debut in July is looking to extend its reach even further by releasing a tool for Apple iOS developers.

  • News: Hands-On With Sonys New, Lightweight and Low-Cost E-Reader

    Price and design are the two big components that drive the e-reader market, and until now, Sony was severely dragging its feet in the former. But today that gets rectified with the introduction of the newest Sony Reader Wi-Fi PRS-T1 (in maroon red and white). Priced at $149, Sony's Reader Wi-Fi is a whopping 35 percent cheaper in price from the Touch Edition model it replaces. In addition to the dramatic price drop, Sony has shaved weight off the design to make it the lightest e-reader on the market, by a hair; and, it has consolidated its lineup from three models to just one.

  • News: Apple pulls FT apps from App Store

    Apple has pulled the Financial Times iPhone and iPad apps from the App Store in a row over subscriptions.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S II for AT&T

    The Samsung Galaxy S II for AT&T feels like a winner in every way: It’s got a gorgeous screen, really zippy performance, and it is so light and slim it makes the iPhone look and feel clunky by comparison, which is quite a feat!

  • Opinion: 10 Geeky Things to Do on Your First Date

    Here at GeekTech, we're unabashed geeks (as our blog's name suggests). We obsess over gadgetry, we enjoy various nerdy eats, we write about kitteh hacks, and we randomly quote sci-fi movies in casual conversation. And yes, some of us even play Magic: The Gathering. So when Gizmodo's Alyssa Bereznek wrote unfavorably about her experience dating bona fide geek Jon Finkel, well, we were a little taken aback. What's not to love about geeks?

  • News: Samsung Epic 4G Touch for Sprint: First Look

    The Samsung Galaxy S II Epic 4G Touch for Sprint is an absurdly thin and lightweight Android phone with a gigantic 4.52-inch display. It’s gorgeous, yet compared to the AT&T Galaxy S II version, feels a bit less refined.

  • News: Mozilla Brings Firefox to Android 3.0 Tablets: Sneak Peek

    An upcoming version of Firefox Mobile is being designed to have a more native feel on Android 3.0 tablets, while maintaining Firefox's distinctive look and feel such as the browser's large back button. Giving Firefox users a sneak peek, Mozilla mobile device user experience designer Ian Barlow recently posted some mock-ups for the new Firefox version on his blog. Barlow says Mozilla's designers are hard at work to "make Firefox awesome on tablets" by maintaining the work done on Firefox Mobile targeted for Android phones while taking advantage of a tablet's larger screen real estate.

  • News: iPhone 4S prototype parts pictured?

    Images of components that could be for the an iPhone 4S, or possibly the iPhone 5, have emerged online.

  • News: Adobe releases CreatePDF for iOS

    Adobe has released its CreatePDF tool for iOS, which aims to bring the same PDF creation features found in Adobe Acrobat to the iPhone, iPod touch and iPad.

  • News: CineCam app hits 100,000 downloads in first 72 hours

    CineCam, a 'social movie-making app', was downloaded 100,000 times in the first 72 hours after it was launched, according to its publishers.

  • News: WikiLeaks cable: Apple slow to counter Chinese fakes

    Apple did not have a global security team, including in China, until March, 2008, when it hired employees from drug company Pfizer, to counter rampant counterfeiting of its products in China, according to a cable leaked by activist group, WikiLeaks.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S II will come to Sprint first

    Sprint will be the first U.S. mobile carrier to sell Samsung's Galaxy S II, starting Sept. 16, but T-Mobile and AT&T said Tuesday they also will offer the phone.

  • News: Samsung Galaxy S II Phones Arrive on AT&T, Sprint, T-Mobile

    The much-anticipated next generation of Galaxy S phones has finally arrived on U.S. shores. Samsung is unveiling Galaxy S II phones for AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile at an event this evening in New York. The three phones will be available later this fall, but pricing and exact release dates haven't been announced.

  • Opinion: Cinetics Puts the Motion Back in Your Videography Ocean

    If you're tired of getting sea-sick from watching your home videos, and you're looking for a cheap alternative to a dolly system, you're going to want to keep your eyes on the CineSkates project that has recently received funding on Kickstarter. The CineSkates system is built to attach to a GorillaPod Focus tripod, and gives the tripod system wheels for the first time.

  • News: Android smartphones surge to 42% share

    Google's Android smartphones surged by 15% in popularity in the U.S., topping out the field with a nearly 42% share, according to a ComScore survey.

  • News: CCK defends move to switch off counterfeit phones

    The Communications Commission of Kenya has defended its decision asking mobile operators to switch off counterfeit handsets, citing rising crime and terrorism as the main reasons.

  • Opinion: Break Minecraft Blocks in Real Life (Sorta)

    If you’ve played Minecraft as I have, you’ve probably spent countless hours making a mega mansion, accidentally burning it down, and then building a castle or cowering in fear of The Neather. Now you can do block-breaking-with-a-stick in real-life.

  • News: Sprint's mysterious Oct. 7 event fuels more iPhone, LTE speculation

    Sprint poured more fuel on the iPhone rumor fire Tuesday by announcing a mysterious "strategy update" for press and analysts scheduled for Oct. 7 in New York.

  • How-Tos: How to build a DIY media server

    Access music, video and photos from anywhere in the house. We show you how to create a home media server from an old PC



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