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Samsung Ativ Core tipped as firm’s first Windows Phone 8.1 handset

Samsung Ativ Core tipped as firm’s first Windows Phone 8.1 handset

Apparently not content with its wide lead in the Android market or having its own Tizen OS backup plan, Samsung appears to be gearing up to launch a handset running yet another operating system.

SamMobile caught wind that the Korean firm plans to follow up its just-announced Ativ SE Windows Phone 8 device for Verizon with a second one a little further down the food chain.

Billed as the Samsung…

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BlackBerry Kopi looks lovely in these newly leaked shots

BlackBerry Kopi looks lovely in these newly leaked shots

At this rate, BlackBerry’s budget Kopi handset is quickly feeling like a handset we might actually see hit the market.

The Kopi reemerged last month, and now a new set of images of the device have surfaced on Techrum, a Vietnamese tech site, giving us a closer look at the phone from every angle.

Along with getting a clearer look at the device, the site highlighted some specs, including the…

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Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Reportedly Spotted in User Agent Profile

Samsung Galaxy S5 Active Reportedly Spotted in User Agent Profile

South Korea’s top notch handset maker Samsung has been long rumored to come up with a rugged version of the Galaxy S5.

Even before the release of Galaxy S5, trade pundits had predicted that Samsung could announce as many as four different variants of its flagship phone.

Following in the footsteps of the company’s last big release ( Galaxy S4), Samsung seems interested in bringing a durable…

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Meet Novena, the pricey PC that’s open-source inside and out

Meet Novena, the pricey PC that’s open-source inside and out

A new computer made almost entirely from open-source hardware is now available for pre-order. But unlike open-source software, it’s anything but free.

The project is called Novena, and as Wired reports, nearly all of its components are open-source. That means anyone can dive deep into the schematics and scrutinize the designs for bugs, defects and government-imposed security backdoors. It also…

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Neil Young’s Pono music player smashes $800,000 Kickstarter target in one day

Pono, the high-fidelity portable music player backed by Neil Young, is one step closer to reality; Pono Music has already beaten its $800,000 Kickstarter target after launching the campaign less than 24 hours ago. The project has over 3,000 backers at the time of writing, 2,356 of which pledged enough money to receive a Pono Player, and the total amount raised is close to one million dollars.

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That doesn’t say much about Pono Music’s mainstream prospects, but the project has at least resonated with enough audiophiles for it to clear the first hurdle. Although the PonoPlayer’s retail price will be $399, Kickstarter backers are able to order the player for $300.

source:theverge

BIGFLIX Available on both iOS and Android.

Reliance’s Movie-On-Demand Service, Bigflix, Has Updated Its Smartphone App With A “Download” Option, Enabling Subscribers To Not Just Stream But Also Download Movies For Offline Viewing.

BIGFLIX Available on both iOS and Android.

Reliance’s Movie-On-Demand Service, Bigflix, Has Updated Its Smartphone App With A “Download” Option, Enabling Subscribers To Not Just Stream But Also Download Movies For Offline Viewing.