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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Vote Your Favorite ‘Bot Into the Robot Hall of Fame

Got a thing for robots? For the first time ever, the general public will have a say about which automatons are inducted into Carnegie Mellon University’s Robot Hall of Fame (RHOF).

"The technology and art of robotics are advancing at an increasingly rapid rate and so the Robot Hall of Fame also must evolve," Shirley Saldamarco, RHOF director and faculty member at Carnegie Mellon's Entertainment Technology Center, said in a statement. "As more students, workers, and consumers become accustomed to robots, it seems like a natural step to give the public a voice in selecting inductees."

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Future iPhone Accessory to Help Users Determine if Food is Truly Organic

Love organic food but worried those vegetables at the farmer’s market aren’t the real deal? There’s an iPhone accessory for that, or will be soon anyway. The upcoming Lapka will allow users to measure the properties of food to determine if the fruits and veggies are truly organic.

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Report: Era of Game Consoles Coming to an End

Over the last twelve years, various versions of the Xbox, Wii, and PlayStation have been the center of the gaming industry. However, according to a recent report the age of game consoles is coming to an end.

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LG to Display 84-Inch “Ultra Definition” 4K TV at CES

If you like your TVs huge and crystal clear then behold LG’s 84-inch ultra definition (UD) television. The electronics company will unveil the giant at the Consumer Electronics Show (CES) in Las Vegas next January, a TV with a resolution clarity four times that of existing full HD TV panels.

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Google Unveils Project Glass, Augmented-Reality Eyewear

Yesterday, Google gave the world a peek at Project Glass, augmented-reality glasses that allow users to stream information to the glasses’ lenses and send and receive messages via voice commands. Though the prototype might look like a prop from a science fiction movie, it's fully functional and another example of how once fictional technologies are becoming modern-day realities.    

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Good Vibrations? Nokia Patents Vibrating Alert Tattoo

Missing phone calls and texts can be a hassle, but Nokia is working on a unique way to keep men and women from missing important communication - a vibrating tattoo! The cell phone maker has filed a U.S. patent application for a magnetic vibrating “tattoo” that will wirelessly connect to a user’s phone and send out alerts via vibration.

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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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Samsung Says iPad Mini to Arrive by End of the Year

Demand for the iPad 3 has been “off the charts,” but Apple fanboys and girls may soon have a new product to drool over – an iPad mini. An anonymous Samsung official told the Korea Times that the Cupertino-based company will release a smaller version of the iPad by the end of the year.

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iPad 3 Features Sharper Screen, Better Camera, Faster Processor

Apple debuted the third-generation iPad today, a device that will feature a faster processor, a better camera, and a dramatically sharper screen, CNN reports. The new iPad will also connect to 4G networks, where available.

"It is amazing," Apple CEO Tim Cook said of the iPad 3. "We've taken it to a whole new level, and we are redefining the category that Apple created with the original iPad."

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