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  • More Screenshots of Samsung’s Upcoming UI

    January 20, 2014 9:33 AM 41

    Earlier this month, @evleaks posted an image of the upcoming redesigned homescreen UI Samsung is planning to implement in the upcoming TouchWiz interface. It did showed the homescreen view, but didn’t give a detail look at what we could expect from Samsung about the upcoming TouchWiz interface. Now, for those of you who were a little confused about the UI, the notorious

  • PS4 firmware update feature clarified by Sony’s Shuhei Yoshida

    January 20, 2014 12:59 AM 59

    Shuhei Yoshida has posted a clarification in regards a potential feature that could be added in the future firmwares for the PS4. According to a report from Gamepur on Jan. 16, a fan asked the president of Sony Computer Entertainment Worldwide Studios if a new system update will be able to disable the light bar of the Dual Shock 4 controller when not being

  • Charge your MacBook with the HyperJuice battery pack

    January 19, 2014 11:30 PM 75

    MANILA, Philippines – External battery packs are becoming as ubiquitous as the smartphones we need them for. They come in all sorts of shapes and sizes, some are built into smartphone cases, while others resemble bricks and can recharge your smartphone 3 times over. But you can! At the 2014 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas, we met the super

  • Porsche on a collision course with BMW

    January 18, 2014 5:10 PM 30

    The Porsche Panamera Turbo S Executive will be available at a base price of US$200,500 (RM632,878) in the US. — AFP picBERLIN, Jan 18 — The German sportscar company is considering a move into the premium mid-size executive sedan market where the BMW 5-series is currently king. In fact, it is one of the most competitive market segments in the automotive

  • Tiny flexible sensors pave the way for smart clothes

    January 18, 2014 11:21 AM 28

    The breakthrough could lead to everything from socks that refuse to get lost and red t-shirts that alert you when they find themselves loaded into the washing machine along with white shirts; to running shoes that count every step taken and three-piece suits that monitor the wearer’s posture. The sensors in question use silver nanowires, which are very elastic

  • 5 travel essentials you need to invest in

    January 18, 2014 9:27 AM 27

    MANILA, Philippines – Sure, everyone tells you there’s a lot to learn by traveling, and with budget airfare, nifty boutique accommodations, and convenient direct flights opening up, you have more reason to just book and fly. But there are realities that come with the romance of travel and being far away from home. Right after you book your travel ticket

  • 15,000 child porn images seized by NBI in GenSan

    January 17, 2014 6:37 PM 38

    Fifteen thousand images of young children aged between 2 and 13 were among those seized by the National Bureau of Investigation from a child pornography operator that the bureau had arrested in Central Mindanao. “These images came from one person alone and until now we continue to tag the children for recommendation to be under the care of the social

  • Keep your dog on a short virtual leash with this smart pet tracker

    January 17, 2014 5:47 PM 26

    BeLuvv's 'Puppy' helps you find a lost pet by alerting selected friends and family members if the missing pup is within their phone's Bluetooth range. Like a host of other products on the market, Puppy clips to your pet's collar and allows you to track its whereabouts via Bluetooth and a smartphone app. However, it does so with a difference

  • Twitter gets new look: what's different?

    January 17, 2014 5:09 AM 21

    While changes are purely aesthetic, the redesign takes queues from Twitter’s iOS and Android apps. Twitter announced the changes via a tweet earlier this week, but only a handful of users are seeing the update. Most noticeable is the nav bar which is now white instead of black. Ordering of menu items remains the same (Home, Connect, Discover, Me, Search

  • Facebook still wants to take over mobile with standalone apps

    January 17, 2014 4:20 AM 29

    Instead of trying to add as many features into its Facebook app as possible, the company would rather have “slick, standalone apps,” dedicated apps that work great delivering a single purpose, whether it’s messaging, photo-sharing or news-reading — a news reader app such as the Flipboard-like Paper app is rumored to launch soon. The Verge speculates