Motorola Mobility Shipped 6.5 Million Devices In Q1 2014Perhaps back in the good old days, Motorola was leading companies like Samsung, LG, HTC, and Apple in terms of handsets sold. After all the company was one of the earlier entrants in the mobile phone market. However when smartphones started to dominate, it was mainly companies like Samsung and Apple that started to make the headlines.

So how is Motorola faring these days? Well according to Motorola Mobility’s Rick Osterloh, it seems that the company has managed to ship 6.5 million handsets around the world in Q1 2014. Is this a big figure? Well sure to the layman, but if you were to compare Motorola’s figures to other companies, it’s not looking so hot.
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It has been quite some time, but at long last, the long awaited OnePlus One smartphone has launched, where its manufacturer has decided to go straight for the jugular by calling it the “2014 Flagship Killer”. Yup, that’s right, it does not seem as though anything else is going to be able to stand up to the OnePlus One, or is it just an overglorified title that it does not deserve?

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NYPD Twitter Effort Ends Up As A DisasterNot everyone is able to make good use of a social media platform like Twitter – there is an art to it, after all, as the New York Police Department (NYPD) found out to their chagrin. How so, you ask? The NYPD did ask folks who have a Twitter account to post images of themselves with police officers, and examples like the one above were the result of this “‘experiment”, which can be rather hilarious if you want to look at it from a different angle.

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Hitachi Eyes World’s Fastest Lift In ChinaHitachi has plans to work on what they deem to be the ‘world’s fastest’ lift in China, where it is touted to be able to hit floor 95 right from the bottom in a mere 43 seconds. Now that’s super fast, and I would like to think that the amount of time you would spend waiting for the lift to stop at your floor in a high density building would be a whole lot more than your travel time, vertically speaking of course.

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When one talks about Final Fantasy, we would most probably think about the RPG (Role Playing Games) genre, without ever seeing how the Final Fantasy franchise can evolve into something else. Well, apparently it can – with a little bit of tinkering and creativity, of course. Square Enix has just announced that Theatrhythm Final Fantasy Curtain Call, the sequel to the 2012 rhythm action title that takes its cues from various scenes from the Final Fantasy series, will arrive on the Nintendo 3DS in Europe later this year.

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‘Speed’ Movie Recreated On TwitterHave you watched the movie Speed before? You know, the one where Keanue Reeves and Sandra Bullock had to save the world while they are on a speeding bus that is plunging its way to death and destruction. Well, if you want to watch the movie, albeit in a novel manner, how about checking it out on Twitter?

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Research On Facebook Unfriending ImpactA couple of studies from the University of Colorado Denver has revealed new insight into the most common kind of ‘friend’ who is unfriended on one of the most popular social networks around, Facebook, as well as the unfriended person’s emotional response to such a situation. The possibility is extremely high that the unfriended person is no more than a high school acquaintance. Do you find the result of this study to be true in your experience?

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Apple Fixes Heartbleed Bug In Latest Wi Fi RoutersThe furor surrounding the Heartbleed security bug seems to be dying down slowly but surely, but this does not mean that it no longer poses a threat to computer users everywhere. Apple has more or less managed to evade the Heartbleed security flaw for quite some time now, but this does not mean that their products are 100% immune. In fact, Apple has just issued an update to their latest AirPort Extreme and Time Capsule Wi-Fi routers in order to fix a Heartbleed-related vulnerability that will rear its ugly head if you so happen to rock to Back to My Mac remote access or are sending diagnostics.

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Accessibility Arcade For The Disabled Opens April 26Just because one is disabled, this does not mean that one should not be entitled to have some fun and recreation time, especially where videogames are concerned. Hence, it is nice to see the University of Toronto opening its Accessibility Arcade this coming April 26th, where it showcases different technologies that will enable disabled gamers to have a go as well.

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Call Of Duty 2014 Screenshot AppearsIt does seem as though Call of Duty is starting to feel like it is a FIFA or NBA title on game consoles – there is a new version or edition with each passing year. Perhaps the Call of Duty franchise should just drop the title naming convention that it follows at the moment, and stick to plain Call of Duty 2015, 2016, ad infinitum. Well, having said that, what is deemed to be the first screenshot for this year’s version of Call of Duty has already surfaced, and revealed to the word by IGN.

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