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People using smartphones are usually found in public places according to a study

It was conducted by professor Keith Hampton, who in turn was inspired by William H. Whyte’s work back in the 60s A new study has been conducted, which shows that those who are using smartphones are more likely to be found in public areas. This study actually goes back 50 years to the 1960s, when a sociologist names William H. Whyte wanted...

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Google Glass unique experience for upcoming Super Bowl

The experience will be seen through the eyes of John Kucko, sports anchor at WROC-TV With the Super Bowl match taking place next month, Google will be acting not only as a sponsor and advertiser, but also they will be providing an unique experience for fans with thanks to Google Glass. They will be working in cooperation with CBS in...

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King has trademarked the word “candy”

The company appears to be going after games with the word in their title thus crushing the competition It’s no secret that the Candy Crush Saga game is very popular nowadays, so much that the company who develops it, King, has decided to protect its intellectual property by trademarking the actual word “candy”. The filing of this request was carried...

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Samsung in talks with Deezer for a possible partnership around online music streaming

The French online music streaming service Deezer in talks with Samsung A commercial agreement between Deezer, French online music group, and Samsung could be signed soon, according to a publication in Reuters. Both companies are reportedly in talks for incorporating the music streaming service into the Samsung’s mobile devices. Deezer, a service created in 2006, has currently 12 million users...

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Google Play Store allowing 30 minutes of unsupervised spending

A researcher went “undercover” posing as a child to expose the news According to sources, earlier today Apple signed an agreement to refund over $30 million to parents, whose children spent time unsupervised in their App Store. Apparently the parents weren’t aware of this development and that once the password had been entered, the kids were free to shop whatever...

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Google working on smart contact lenses that can measure the levels of glucose

Google’s smart contact lenses are built to measure the level of glucose in tears The tech world is leading us to the era of smart devices with a ludicrous speed as smart watches are only a small part of all the gadgets that are heading to possess our day life. We’re already familiar with such kind of gear for a...

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Amazon is sending invitations for a mystery event to reveal a device bigger than Kindle

Amazon might be getting ready to release the Firetube streaming device Amazon is already sending invitations to a mystery event that will most likely give the spotlight to a new streaming gadget. Reportedly, the invitations are already rolling out and hint something. The first to find out about these mysterious invitations are the folks from the Boston Globe who posted...

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The volume of text messages in the UK fell for the first time in history

7 billion text messages less in 2013, the number will fall again in 2014 According to The Guardian, the number of standard text messages (SMS) sent in Britain fell in 2013 for the first time in history. In 2013, around 145 billion text messages were sent or 7 billion less than 2012. Specialists predict that the trend will continue in...

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Antimicrobial Corning Gorilla Glass announced at CES 2014

Corning introduced Antimicrobial Gorilla Glass appropriate for different devices The most innovative technologies and devices in the mobile world today bring more convenience in people’s lives. A great number of the wearable techs boast health related features. Corning is the company behind the Gorilla Glass. It is the most widely used protective coat for smartphones, tablets, smartwatches and TVs.  Yesterday,...

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The Open Automotive Alliance wants to integrate cars with Android

Six of the most powerful mobile companies have gathered in order to integrate vehicles with the Android platform by the end of this year According to sources, a global alliance of technology and auto industry leaders committed to bringing the Android platform to cars starting in 2014 called the Open Automotive Alliance has been formed in hopes to integrate cars...