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Human powered gadgets are coming, sweat harnessed to create charge

Human powered gadgets are coming, sweat harnessed to create charge

By 13 August 2014

While battery advances are great, powering a device from the human body is the next level – and it's here. Scientists at the University of California San Diego have managed to create a sensors that attaches to human skin and harnesses sweat for power.... >>

Amazon launches Square-like Local Register card reader for all platforms

Amazon launches Square-like Local Register card reader for all platforms

By 13 August 2014

Online retailer Amazon has introduced a mobile card reader called Local Register, essentially pitting itself against the likes of Square. Local Register enables you to swipe credit and debit cards using your mobile device equipped with Amazon's physical... >>

Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs HTC One M8: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs HTC One M8: What's the difference?

By 13 August 2014

Samsung has officially taken the wraps of its much-rumoured Galaxy Alpha smartphone, introducing the first metal device to the South Korean giant's portfolio. It looks set to be a good-looking device, but how will it compare to the HTC One M8 consistently... >>

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 with 6-inch screen and 64-bit processor spotted

Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 with 6-inch screen and 64-bit processor spotted

By 13 August 2014

Samsung has just announced its Galaxy Alpha after a flurry of leaks. Now the Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 has begun leaking, suggesting it too may be announced soon. And it could arrive with a 64-bit processor. The Samsung Galaxy Mega 2 appeared on China's Telecommunications... >>

What is Type-C USB 3.1? Faster charging, quicker data, smaller mobiles and the death of AC laptop chargers

What is Type-C USB 3.1? Faster charging, quicker data, smaller mobiles and the death of AC laptop chargers

By 13 August 2014

At last the new Type-C USB connector is ready for mass production. It will come with reversible ends, featuring the same small connector on either end. But it means so much more for new smartphones, tablets and even laptops. The new Type-C USB will mean... >>

Samsung Galaxy Alpha release date and where can I get it?

Samsung Galaxy Alpha release date and where can I get it?

By 13 August 2014

Samsung has officially taken the wraps off its premium metal-framed Galaxy Alpha smartphone following several rumours over the last couple of weeks. The new device will sport a 4.7-inch 1280 x 720 Super AMOLED display, either a 1.8GHz octa-core or a 2.5GHz... >>

Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy S5: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Samsung Galaxy S5: What's the difference?

By 13 August 2014

Samsung has officially announced the Galaxy Alpha premium metal smartphone following a number of leaks over the last couple of weeks. It marks the first smartphone the South Korean giant has launched featuring a metal build, but how do the rest of its... >>

Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Apple iPhone 5S: What's the difference?

Samsung Galaxy Alpha vs Apple iPhone 5S: What's the difference?

By 13 August 2014

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha has been officially unveiled as Sammy's first smartphone to be built with a metal frame. Yes the same sort Apple has been building its iPhones with for years. And yes this is a direct attack ahead of the iPhone 6 launch. While... >>

Metal Samsung Galaxy Alpha official: HR sensor, fingerprint reader, 300Mbps 4G LTE

Metal Samsung Galaxy Alpha official: HR sensor, fingerprint reader, 300Mbps 4G LTE

By 13 August 2014

The Samsung Galaxy Alpha has been officially announced. While it was expected to appear at Unpacked Samsung has taken the wraps off its premium metallic smartphone, probably after it leaked so much of late. This is Samsung's first smartphone built using... >>

Samsung Galaxy Alpha release date, rumours and everything you need to know

Samsung Galaxy Alpha release date, rumours and everything you need to know

By 12 August 2014

Just as a one new phone arrives, another is hot on its heels hoping to be bigger and better, or capture the attention of those the first one failed to. LG recently launched its G3 smartphone less than a year after the G2 and Sony has also released... >>