Gloves and Smartphones Can be Compatible

Glovys sits between your smartphone and your gloves, letting the two play nicely together

Glovys sits between your smartphone and your gloves, letting the two play nicely together

Anyone who has ever tried using their smartphone while wearing gloves will know it’s nigh-on impossible. You therefore have a number of choices: wear fingerless gloves or special touchscreen-friendly gloves, remove your gloves while using the phone, or desist from using your phone entirely when out in the cold. Or thanks to a new product called Glovys, you could fix the problem using technology.
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Samsung Galaxy S6

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S6 (left) and Galaxy S6 edge at Mobile World Congress today

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy S6 (left) and Galaxy S6 edge at Mobile World Congress today

The last couple of Galaxy S flagships had iterative designs (much like theHTC One M9 that was announced today). But with Apple now making big-screened phones, the pressure is on Samsung – and it just launched two phones that mark the biggest physical changes to the Galaxy S lineup: the Galaxy S6 and Galaxy S6 edge. read more

HP’s New ALL In One

The HP Spectre x360 sports new 360 degree hinges that allow it to be used like a tradition...
The HP Spectrex360 sports new 360 degree hinges that allow it to be used like a traditional laptop or like a chunky tablet

Hewlett-Packard has pulled back the curtains on what the company is calling its most premium and versatile PC yet. The HP Spectre x360 offers four usage modes for work, rest and play flexibility, its 13.3-inch screen is available at up to 2,560 x 1,440 pixel resolution and the 56 watt-hour battery is claimed good for up to 12.5 hours on a single charge.

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Comparing Samsung Galaxy Notes

Gizmag compares the features and specs of the Galaxy Notes 1-4
Comparing the features and specs of the Galaxy Notes 1-4

Samsung’s Galaxy Note series has been around for four generations now. Maybe you’re hanging onto an older model, and wondering if the Note 4 is worth the upgrade? Or perhaps you just want to see how much the quintessential phablet (phone/tablet) has evolved through the years?

For each category, you’ll see two rows of devices, ordered from newest to oldest. That is, of course the Galaxy Note 4, Galaxy Note 3, Galaxy Note II(Samsung used roman numerals back then) and original Galaxy Note.

There is technically another Note, the curved Galaxy Note Edge (as well asGalaxy Note tablets), but we’re sticking with the mainstream flagships for this comparison.

Release

Release (row 1)
Release (row 2)

Samsung announced every Galaxy Note at IFA, starting in 2011. Going by that pattern, we’re probably about seven months away from the Galaxy Note 5 reveal.

Size

Dimensions (row 1)
Dimensions (row 2)

When Samsung launched the original Galaxy Note, it was considered to be absurdly large – but it’s only 95 percent as tall as today’s model, the Note 4. The original Note was, however, wider than the Note 4: by 5 percent.

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