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BelayCords Take the Guesswork Out of USB

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Please tell me I’m not the only one. I have never, and I do mean never, inserted a USB plug the right way on the first try. Not once. Not even when I look at it first, because invariably the port is the opposite way of how I …

Galaxy S5 Active Now Available from Samsung Canada

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Samsung’s Galaxy S5 Active, a rugged, durable smartphone with US Mil-STD-810G certification, is now available in Canada. It has the features you’ve come to expect from the Galaxy line, such as Ultra Power Saving Mode, a built-in heart rate sensor, and the Samsung KNOX Workspace, all wrapped up in a …

iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus Announced and Detailed

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Apple has officially revealed the two new iPhone models from the Flint Center in Cupertino, California, the same place where they introduced the original Macintosh as well as the iMac. In a video preceding their presentation, they claimed “where others perceive first as valuable, you value the first thing that …

Selfie Smartphones Coming from HTC and Microsoft

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People have been snapping selfies for quite some time now, so I find it a little strange that the smartphone industry is just now focusing on them, but I suppose they’re just as popular as ever. HTC and Microsoft are just the latest companies releasing devices geared towards snapping …

Sony Announces New Z3 Line and SmartWatch 3

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Today at the IFA electronics trade show in Berlin, Sony announced their Z3 line of products as well an impending smartwatch, all of which seem pretty promising.

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The Xperia Z3 – the successor to the Z2 – will sport a 5.2-inch aluminum frame with a 1080p display, a …

iPhone 6 Models Might Get Names Instead of Just Numbers

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Next week is Apple’s media event where we’ll likely see the debut of the two new iPhone 6 models. As usual, as that day gets closer we’re going to see plenty of news and rumors popping up, though we won’t liekly know what’s real and what’s fake until the actual event.…

Microsoft Cracking Down on Fake Mobile Apps

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I am mercilessly frugal when it comes to anything that doesn’t involve food. That includes mobile apps, even the ones that can be had for less than a buck. This stinginess has saved me from the countless scam applications that have been popping up in various mobile stores. What these apps …