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There are always apps that will notify you that something is happening on multiple devices, even when you’re just using one at the time. But soon Skype will not be on that list. Skype has announced a new feature for their app they call “active endpoint” which will contain chat notifications to only the device you’re currently using, rather than every device you have that has Skype installed. So if you’re on your phone, your tablet and computer will not show notifications. From Skype’s blog: “If...

Today Samsung has released a new ad for the Galaxy S5 and they are targeting iPhone users once again. For those of you who may be unaware, for the past few month it has been rumored that the new iPhone will come in a new screen size, either 4.7″ or 5.5″ (or both). If that happens that would remove a marketing reason for people to get another device, so Samsung has preemptively put out an ad. The ad clearly goes after users who are waiting on a bigger screened iPhone and showing them they have the option to not wait and buy...

Samsung has long targeted Apple with their ads, and the new one is no exception. This new ad uses Samsung’s new Ultra Power Saving mode and the fact that you can swap a battery if needed. The ad calls iPhone users “wall huggers,” who are always huddled around outlets looking to charge their devices. As an iPhone user, I am actually a little annoyed at how small the battery is in mAh vs the GS5, but sometimes it’s not that bad. The battery difference is 1,570 mAh in the iPhone 5s and 2800 mAh in the Galaxy S5....

This morning during the Google I/O keynote, Google announced that they completed their Google Drive apps and would be publishing the Google Slides app to the Play Store. It is now live as a free download. #gallery-1 { margin: auto; } #gallery-1 .gallery-item { float: left; margin-top: 10px; text-align: center; width: 33%; } #gallery-1 img { border: 2px solid #cfcfcf; } #gallery-1 .gallery-caption { margin-left: 0; } /* see gallery_shortcode() in wp-includes/media.php */ Google...

T-Mobile just wrapped up their Uncarrier 5 (and 6) press conference and they did a lot of announcements. They ranged from device testing to music. First of all, they announced a lot of network improvements. First and foremost, their Wideband LTE network has launched in over a dozen new markets, which are as follows: Atlanta, GA Birmingham, AL Columbus, OH Dallas, TX Detroit, MI Honolulu, HI Houston, TX Jacksonville, FL Los Angeles, CA Minneapolis, MN Mobile, AL Orlando, FL Portland, OR Seattle, WA Tampa, FL Upstate, NY T-Mobile has...

Today the social navigation app Waze has been updated to version 3.8, bringing improvements to both the UI and the location sharing options. Waze now lets you find your friends that are in your contacts, allowing you to sync your contact list with Waze friends. So if you and a friend are both going somewhere, but in different cars, you will be able to see each other on the map. And even if someone is not in your personal contact list, you can share your current location to them, along with recent and favorite addresses. When the location...

Top-shelf Samsung Galaxy smartphones have been dominating Apple iPhones in raw speed, software smoothness, multitasking, accessibility and usability for years now, and that’s no longer just the biased opinion of an Android fanboy (which I am). Supported by sales numbers, as well as many nonpartisan critical reviews, Sammy’s superiority over Cupertino is on the verge of a major breakthrough and unexpected transition to the tablet décor. Yeah, Apple, you may still have the upper hand financially, but the iPad mini Retina is no match...

Probably feeling Galaxy Tab Pros lacked the pizazz to really give Apple iPads a run for their money and show the world Android has a bright future on tablets regardless of bleak predictions, Samsung basically retired the four-month-old slates, replacing them with punchier, brighter, skinnier versions. Not by much, mind you, but just enough to make a difference and keep retail costs contained. Of course, Sammy could have done this in the first place instead of going to the nuisance of marketing the short-lived Tab Pros, but hey, if it...