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According to SammyMobile, Vice Chairman and CEO, Oh-Hyun Kwon, ran the rule over its roadmap at the Samsung Analyst Day in Korea on Wednesday and highlighted that ‘curved’ – like the... one featuring on the Galaxy Round – and ‘bended’ screens will come to market over the next year.

Fold-able displays are then expected to arrive in 2016 through to 2017.

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In a video, Fox News anchor Shepard Smith showed off the network's new setup which includes Windows 8 workstations with 55-inch touchscreen monitors.

So instead of the classic newsroom scene... of reporters hunched over their desktop PCs, the video shows Fox journalists swiping through different sites and apps on the giant displays.  "We call these BATs," said Smith. "Big ar...

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Intel called on Sydney, Australia-based agency The Monkeys and production company Finch to create "Intelligent Sounds," a music-and-lights spectacle in which robots and an army of 60 Intel-powered... tablets perform an original track created specifically for the campaign.

The tablets perform a variety of roles, acting as controllers, displays and even the "conductor." Each "member&qu...

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Opera says that "every design element in Coast has been carefully crafted for iPad. It’s not just a mobile interface scaled up to fit a touchscreen."

The browser is primarily... gesture-based. There is no title bar, and the address and search fields are normally hidden from view. They can be see them with a simple downward swipe. 

A small "home" button...

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The updated version of the Android app shows a faster, more fluid version of YouTube that displays videos in the rectangular cards that have become a staple of Google's newer services.  

YouTube... said the Android app will be rolling out "soon," which must be true since some users have already reporting being able to download the update from Google Play.

Built for browsing, the redesigned...

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For example, the app offers access to a "Virtual Aisle" of real time inventory where users can choose which vehicle they want to rent. (This particular feature is being piloted in Tulsa, Richmond,... and Omaha starting next month with a broader rollout expected to follow).

Other features includes discounts and special offers that can booked through the mobile app. Members of National’s Emeral...

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In its latest quarterly report into mobile PC shipments, DisplaySearch predicts that tablet shipments will reach a gigantic 364 million worldwide in 2014, a figure which is significant because the researcher... believes that this will be more than double the 177 million shipments forecast for standard notebook and ultra-slim PCs.

The research firm hasn’t exactly been shy of promoting the tablet over the...

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Following on from a similar program it introduced only earlier this month, Best Buy has re-introduced the scheme which will allow iPad 2 and 3 owners to trade their models in for the fourth-generation... tablet. This is, however, dependent on the traded-in models having no water damage or cracked displays.

The deal is now live on Best Buy’s website and will run through to August 3.

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At Terminal 4 in Spain’s Madrid-Barajas Airport, Iberia Airlines crew members can be seen performing their various tasks and safety checks using customized Panasonic Toughpad devices.

Instead... of using clipboards or laptops, workers get their assignments and get real-time updates while providing aircraft maintenance; baggage handling including loading and unloading, sorting, and delivery; and ref...

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As of January 2014, certified Windows systems will be required to support Bluetooth on all devices with Wi-Fi. Front-facing 720p webcams will be required for systems with integrated displays (tablets,... notebooks and all-in-ones).

Also, higher-fidelity audio requirements for speakers and microphones will be on the list.

In January 2015, TPM 2.0 (Microsoft's Trusted Platform Module for...