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Showing posts from March 23, 2014

Motorola Launching a 6-Inch Phablet to Challenge iPhone 6

Motorola is reportedly working on a 6-inch phablet that could launch around the same time as Apple’s iPhone 6. The plus-sized smartphone was leaked by a source on the Chinese social media site Weibo, though the exact release date wasn’t mentioned. Also left out of the post was any information about the handset’s specs. According to BGR, the phone, which would be Motorola’s first big-screen smartphone, will launch in the third quarter. This isn’t the first time we’ve heard that Motorola was working on a 6-inch handset. Back in January, a similar post on Weibo claimed that the company was developing a Moto X successor, as well as a phablet and a smartwatch.

Your Apple Rumor Roundup: iPhone, iWatch, iEverything

Apple was in the news a lot last week for a bunch of products it hasn’t announced or even confirmed. That’s right: It’s high rumor season for Apple. Here’s the latest. And, yeah, these are  rumors.  Some more likely to be true than others, but none confirmed. At all.

How to Use Google Now on Android?

Android owners may be surprised to learn that their phones have a helper app that can go toe to toe with the iPhone ’s Siri in key ways. It’s called Google Now , and it’s one of Android’s neatest features. Google’s version of the digital personal assistant doesn’t have a sentimental name, and it doesn’t have as big a personality as Siri. But compared with Siri, Google Now does a better job of learning things about you in order to provide information you’ll appreciate and find helpful.  Here’s how to get the most out of Google Now. Getting set up

3 Secret Service agents benched before Obama trip

The Secret Service sent three agents home from the Netherlands just before President Barack Obama's arrival after one agent was found inebriated in an Amsterdam hotel, the Secret Service said Tuesday. The three agents were benched Sunday for "disciplinary reasons," said Secret Service spokesman Ed Donovan, declining to elaborate. Donovan said the incident was prior to Obama's arrival Monday in the country and did not compromise the president's security in any way.