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Well, it's finally official: Nokia is now one with Microsoft. What does that mean for the of the Nokia X and Lumia handsets? Read on to find out exactly what you need to know about the acquisition.
Just as airlines are becoming more friendly towards gadgets, in-flight WiFi is making great strides at 30,000 feet. Read on as Zach Honig, our own resident travel expert, explains the newest connectivity options from several major airlines.
If you were turned off to Netflix's House of Cards after the serie's brutal opening scene, you wouldn't be alone. But regardless of the negative feedback, Beau Willimon, the man responsible for the show's development, says that his only responsibility is to "tell a great story."
Many of you might be wondering why the Samsung Galaxy S5 is crafted from polycarbonate instead of metal. According to Senior Product Designer Dong Hun Kim, plastic is warmer, friendlier and better symbolizes the company's design concepts.
The Xperia Z1 slate was Sony's debut into the high-end tablet market. Now, the company's back for round two with the Xperia Z2 Tablet -- and it looks a lot like its sibling. The Z2 may be more of a refinement than exciting new product. But hey, if it ain't broke, don't fix it.
Earlier this week, Vic Gundotra, the man responsible for Google+, announced he's parting ways with Google. After eight years of service to the Mountain View company, Gundotra fittingly took to G+ and explained that "now is the time for a new journey, a continuation."
Apparently, pop artist Andy Warhol crafted a small, previously unseen collection with an Amiga 1000 back in 1985. And thanks to the collaborative efforts of several artists, archivists, curators and the Carnegie Mellon University Computer Club, the works have been recovered from a whopping 41 floppy discs.
Move over Google Explorers. As of this week, anyone can splurge on their very own Google Glass headset, not just those with an invite. Now you can finally spend the $1,500 of cash that's burning a hole in your back pocket.
Samsung recently opened its new Innovation Museum to the public, offering a stylish look at the history behind some of the greatest technological milestones of our time. Fortunately for you, our own Mat Smith already visited the complex for a tour.
Samsung's Gear Fit is an interesting blend between a smartwatch and fitness tracker. Sure, it's comfortable, has a beautiful display and a built-in hear rate monitor, but its software leaves much to be desired. As is, the Gear Fit isn't worth $200.
- Key specs
- Type Audio / video player
- Video services iTunes, Netflix, Other
- Audio services iTunes, Other
- Video codec support h.264 / AVC, MPEG-4
- Audio codec support AAC, MP3, WAV
- Video outputs HDMI (1 outputs, v1.4)
- WiFi 802.11 a, ac, g, n
- Released 2015-10
Samsung Gear Fit