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Who Would Have Thought This Now - Samsung Working On 'Mind-Control Technology' for Tablets!
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South Korean teach giant Samsung is reportedly working on a mind-controlled tablet that would changed the way we interact with our electronics.   The tech giant and US researchers are working together to create a technology that would allow people to launch an application and make selections on a Galaxy tablet by concentrating on a blinking icon.   According to the BBC, users need to wear a cap studded with EEG-monitoring electrodes.


Volkswagen Announces Fully iPhone 5 Integrated iBeetle
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Washington, Apr 23 (ANI): Volkswagen has announced its plans to launch a new car that would offer a specially designed iPhone 5 dock and app.   The firm would take its car-iPhone integration to the next level with the debut of its new iBeetle at the Shanghai Auto Show.  


Microsoft To End Windows XP, Office 2003 Support By April 2014
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Washington, Apr 22 (ANI): Over 15 percent of midsize and large enterprises will still have Windows XP running on at least 10 percent of their PCs after Microsoft ends support for the operating system and also for Office 2003, in April 2014.   According to Gartner, not having support means that organizations' PCs could be vulnerable to attack.  


KALQ: New Touchscreen Keyboard Allows Thumb-Typing Faster Than QWERTY Layout
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A research team at the Max Planck Institute for Informatics has created a new keyboard called KALQ that enables faster thumb-typing on touchscreen devices like tablets or smartphones.  


 Samsung Biggest Smartphone: Unveils 6.3in Galaxy Mega
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Samsung has unveiled its biggest smartphone to date, the Galaxy Mega that features a 6.3inch screen.   Samsung suggested that, despite its dimensions, the Galaxy Mega was still small and light enough - at 199g (0.44lb), to fit into users' pockets and be used with one hand.   However, the firm is hedging its bets by offering a smaller 5.8in-screened version as an alternative, the BBC reports.  


 New Apple iPhone To Come In Three Sizes
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Tech giant Apple's new smartphone, iPhone 5S, will reportedly be launched in three sizes.   Analyst Brian White said that from discussions with officials at an unnamed "tech-supply chain company" during a trip to China he learned that the iPhone 5S will be available in two, or possibly three, screen sizes, Mac Rumours reports.  


Soon, Computer Screens Could Be Controlled With Eye Movements
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People could soon direct computers with their eyes, an Israeli entrepreneur has predicted.   For example, the ads on Smartphones will come alive when a users glance in their direction, ebooks will flip pages themselves when people have finished a section and videos will pause instantly when they look away, said Moti Krispil is the chief executive of Umoove.  


What Is Google Glass And How Does It Work? Features And Benefits
Google glass is Google’s Internet connected eyewear with an integrated display and camera. Imagine you are driving your car and driving directions are appearing in your field of vision, searching on Google or just being able to record and sharing a video or photo simply by saying a record. It is an augmented reality (AR) head mounted display (HMD) developed by Google in early 2013 that will be released to the consumers by the end of 2013 with an introductory price around US$ 1500.  


Chinese Firm Sues Apple Over Patent Used in Siri
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Apple appeared in a Shanghai court today, accused by a Chinese firm of copying software used for the "Siri" personal assistant on its hugely popular. The Californian company's products are big sellers in China, and chief executive Tim Cook said in January he expects it to surpass the US as the firm's largest market, but the relationship is sometimes troubled.  


Coming Soon: Linux & Mozilla OS Smartphones to Hit The Market This Year
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Phones using operating systems based on the open-source platforms Android and Linux and Mozilla's Firefox will be hitting the market this year, challenging the stranglehold of the two market leaders, Google's Android and Apple's iOS.  


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