As we rapidly move towards a connected future, we can be sure that the advancement in technology will free us from having to carry around multiple devices. Just look at how cellphones have evolved. With what smartphones allow us to do today, one doesn’t need to carry a separate device for emailing, creating presentations or documents etc. There a lot of work being done to simplify payment technology. M.J. Bale has tailored a “Power Suit” which includes a contactless payment chip through which the wearer can pay for any purchases at a Visa payWave terminal by simply swiping their sleeve.

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Xiaomi Will Expand Sales To 10 New Countries

Xiaomi is a Chinese smartphone manufacturer that has experienced significant growth on its home turf in the four years it has been around. It is often referred to as the Apple of China, due to its meteoric rise in one of the most competitive markets on the planet. Its smartphones have actually been outselling the iPhone in China. Xiaomi is not like other Chinese manufacturers who don’t go behind the Great Wall. It has its sights set firmly on global expansion, and now eyes 10 new countries to expand sales into.

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Japan Display Develops 10 Inch 4K Tablet Screens

There are several tablet options available in the market that offer high resolution displays. The iPad Air has a 2,048×1,536 pixel resolution display and Google’s Nexus 10 ups that with a 2,560×1,600 panel. What about 4K though? It may be off in the future but its certainly not impossible. Japan Display has announced that it has developed 10.1-inch LCD displays with an eye watering 3,840×2,160 pixel resolution (4K).

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Codemasters had previously teased that it was gearing up to launch a new motorsport title. Initial reports suggested that perhaps it was going to announce a new F1 title that would be compatible with post previous and next-gen gaming consoles. However, Codemasters has actually announced Grid Autosport, a new motorsport focused title which will be making its way to PS3, Xbox 360 and PC on Jnse 27th.

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Sprint Galaxy S5 Software Update Released

Sprint released the Samsung Galaxy S5 on April 11, just like all other major U.S. carriers. Today it has released the first even software update for its variant of Samsung’s 2014 flagship. Its certainly not a major update in any aspect, it doesn’t bring new features or updates core Android OS beyond version 4.4.2 KitKat. However a plethora of bugs have been fixed, so users should definitely get their hands on this update which it goes live in their region.

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Remote Desktop Preview App For Windows Phone 8.1 Released

Microsoft had promised that it would release a remote desktop app for Windows Phone, and it has made good on that. Today the company released a preview of the Remote Desktop app for Windows Phone 8.1. The app is now available for download through the Windows Phone Store. It lets users experience Windows with RemoteFX in a client that has been designed to help users get their work done wherever they might be.

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News Republic And Appy Geek Launched For Samsung Gear 2 And Gear Fit

Most of us like to stay on top of the news. With so much happening around us everyday its vital to stay connected. Modern technology has made that very easy, and as gadgets get more advantage, timely access to information gets even easier. Samsung launched a trio of wearable devices at MWC this year, both hit the market earlier this month. Two new apps, News Republic and Appy Geek, have now been released for Samsung Gear 2 and the Gear Fit activity tracker.

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iPad Dominates U.S. Tablet Market But Others Are Catching Up

Apple’s products enjoy a great presence on its home turf but recently it has been coming under a lot of pressure from its rivals. Still though it may take them some time to truly catch up with Apple, at least in the tablet market. Stats published by Chitika today reveal that the iPad accounts for 77.2 percent of all web traffic generated from North America. Despite having this massive chunk of the market, iPad’s share has actually gone four percentage points down from last year.

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Verizon Galaxy S5 Camera Failed Issue Irks Users

It has only been two week since the Samsung Galaxy S5 was released. The smartphone went on sale in over 100 countries on April 11th, it was carried by all major U.S. mobile carriers. While there haven’t been any reports of major issues in the initial batch, it appears that a small quantity of Verizon’s variant might be suffering from a hardware issue. Several users have complained about a Verizon Galaxy S5 “camera failed” issue, which isn’t resolved even after rebooting or resetting the entire device.

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AOL Will Stream Movies Online For Free

AOL has signed a deal with Miramax which will allow it to stream some of its full-length films to users in the U.S. These movies will be free to watch through a new “Movies” section that will go live across the AOL On Network for video. Until now this only featured shortform series and clips. There’s just one catch. This service will be ad-supported so users will have to bear advertisements that will be played at intervals during streaming.

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