Google Glass gets slammed by Jason Jones of The Daily Show (Video)

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A few months ago, the producer of The Daily Show got in contact with me and asked if I could pull together a few people who would be a good fit for a taping related to Google Glass that the show was going to do in San Francisco. I put him in touch with four Glass Explorers located in the area, and the video you’ll find after the break was the result. Read more

Samsung Galaxy Tab S 8.4: hands-on and first impressions (Video)

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After the recent Tab Into Color event put on by Samsung in New York City, we had a chance to get hands-on with both of the new tablets coming to market in the near future. The Galaxy Tab S 8.4 is very similar to the Tab Pro 8.4, but it features a vivid Super AMOLED display with a resolution of 2,560 x 1,600, all new accessory attachments, and overall may be a better buy than the Pro models…

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Samsung officially announces Galaxy Tab S tablets with Super AMOLED displays

Just as we expected, Samsung has announced its new line of tablets. Dubbed the Samsung Galaxy Tab S, the line features two devices, one with an 8.4-inch display and another with a 10.5-inch screen. DJ Lee, head of sales and marketing for Samsung’s mobile business, announced the two devices on stage at the company’s “Tab Into Color” event just moments ago.

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Beats Music for Android updated w/ ability to save files to an SD card, view in landscape, & more

Beats this evening announced a hefty update to its streaming app on Android. The update bumps the app to version 1.1 and includes a variety of features and changes that users have been calling for since the initial release. For one, you can now use the app in landscape mode. The “Just For You” interface and recommendations have been made more “refined and fresh” with this update, as well.

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Report: Google to unveil new ‘Google Fit’ health tracking service at I/O 2014

Photo: Associated Press

Photo: Associated Press

According to a report out of Forbes, Google is planning on launching its own health platform at Google I/O later this month, similar to Apple’s new HealthKit service. The service will reportedly be called Google Fit and be capable of collecting and aggregating data from a variety of wearable devices and apps. Sound familiar? It should, because that’s exactly how Apple’s HealthKit service, announced last week, works.

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Rumored Galaxy F spotted hanging out with Samsung’s Galaxy S5


Samsung is expected to announce its new line of AMOLED tablets tonight at its event in New York, however the company could possibly have something else up its sleeve. Pictured above is a shot of the rumored Galaxy F aka Galaxy S5 Prime resting next to Sammy’s current flagship smartphone. Rumored to be a premium version of the GS5, this unannounced device is said to feature a 5.3-inch 1,440 x 2,560 display, a quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon 805 processor, 3GB of RAM and a 16-megapixel camera.

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Samsung rumored to debut a curved Galaxy Note 4 at IFA


Samsung has a history of announcing its latest Galaxy Note devices during IFA, so it’s no surprise that the company is reportedly planning to debut its next king size smartphone in Berlin. The real kicker here is that the device could ship with two different variants. While the South Korean electronics maker’s smartphones have featured various processors in different markets, in the case of the forthcoming Galaxy Note 4, it’s rumored that this handset will ship with two different display types.

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Google reportedly in talks to make $30 million investment in Virgin Galactic


Just a few days after announcing its $500 million acquisition of satellite imaging company SkyBox, Google is now rumored to be making an investment in yet another satellite company. According to a new report out of Sky News, Google is currently planning to make a roughly $30 million investment in Virgin Galactic. The two companies have reportedly been in negotiations for months now, but have finally reached the “advanced” stages.

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Amazon’s Prime Music streaming service goes live with over a million songs, has an Android app

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After months of negotiations between Amazon and the record labels, Amazon Prime Music, the Kindle maker’s streaming music service, has just gone live on the web. The service, Amazon says, has “over a million songs and hundreds of playlists. The service is exclusive to Amazon Prime members, but you can start listening now with a 30 day free trial. The service is unlimited and ad-free, unlike Apple’s iTunes Radio but like Beats Music, but the promised mobile apps for tablets and phones do not yet seem to be available. That may be because the official launch of Prime Music is only expected to occur tomorrow…

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