Samsung Galaxy S4 Vs. Apple’s iPhone 5 – Place Your Bets!

image courtesy of bansidhe [via Flickr]   As the competition gets stiffer between Android and iOS devices, Samsung and Apple are on their toes in creating the best Smartphone on the market. Last year, an estimated 27.4 million iPhone 5 units were shipped worldwide, overtaking Samsung Galaxy S3’s fourth quarter sales. The research performed by Strategy Analytics also showed that Apple’s iPhone 4S was the second most shipped units in the world (17.4 million hardware). But, Apple shouldn’t be all that complacent. Although the California-based company outshined the Galaxy S3…

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What can be done to halt US video games sales’ dip?

image courtesy of dgoomany (via Flickr)   With the video game industry showing continued signs of turmoil as a weak November adds to pressure for embattled retailers, we take a look at what the industry can do to give its halo a little more lustre.   Sales drop With another double-digit drop in like-for-like sales last month, the industry is enduring a torrid time. Research firm NPD reported an 11% drop in November for hardware and software sold by retailers, despite strong showings from hit titles such as the latest…

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Cool Computer Accessories for You

So you’ve just got your brand-spanking new computer. It looks amazing and runs faster than Frankel. But a horse is nothing without a jockey, shiny new coat, horse muffs or saddle. Just as a mobile phone is nothing without its cover, a computer isn’t worth a byte without some funky gadgets to go with it.   Smart Gloves for Tablets Touchscreen technology is wonderful, but while you are out and about in the Arctic, the last thing you want to do is take your gloves off so you can jab…

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IBM’s Bright Idea to Speed Up Internet Services

image courtesy of IBM.com   IBM has come up with a novel way to boost the delivery of internet data by using pulses of light instead of electrical signals. The chip giant is hopeful that the technology, which can eventually lead to faster mobile internet services, will one day enable it to shift large levels of data between processors in computer servers quicker than ever before. This in turn could lead to improvements in the computing power and data used by net services such as apps. Data is traditionally transferred…

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