Samsung Unveils Galaxy S4 Smartphone

Samsung introduced the Galaxy S 4 to the world last night, prompting many to wonder if the iPhone has finally met its match. The flashy unveiling ceremony included a full orchestra, song and dance numbers, elaborate costumes, and even a suspended car. But is the new device worth all the hoopla? Samsung CEO JK Shin says yes.

“For each of us, life is a journey. What you want is a device that can help us on the journey,” Shin said at the ceremony, held at New York City’s Radio Music Hall. “We will make life richer, simpler, and fuller.”

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Poll: Average Teenage Girl Sends 100 Texts a Day

Forget actually talking on the phone. These days, the kids are all about texting. A new poll reveals that teenage girls between the ages of 14 and 17 send an average of 100 texts a day. OMG that’s a lot of texts!

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Amazon CEO Proposes Airbags for Smartphones

We have airbags in our cars, so why not on our smartphones? A patent application filed by Amazon CEO Jeff Bezos reveals that the Bezos and Greg Hart, an Amazon vice president, are on a mission to save phones from devastating falls and that airbags may be the answer.

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Pandora Subpoenaed Over Smartphone Data Privacy

The popular music streaming company Pandora said on Monday that it has been subpoenaed after claims that smartphone applications are illegally sharing user information with advertisers and other third-parties.

Pandora said they were not the specific target, though, and that other subpoenas are thought to have been issued.

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Slick Gadgets Don’t Get the Girl

Bad news for gadget-loving guys. It seems the majority of women don’t find smartphones or iPads all that attractive (who would’ve thought).

According to the “Gadgetology” study conducted by Retrevo.com, a consumer electronics website, only 36% of women surveyed find a guy with slick gadgets attractive as compared to approximately 50% of men.

“More women under 35 say they are more attracted to someone walking a dog than someone using a cool phone," Retrevo said in a blog post detailing the survey results.

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