Technology

Top Gadgets & Tech Of 2013: Best Smartphone, Tablet, Laptop, App, Console, OS And More

2013 was the year when consumer technology really became part of our daily lives. Thanks to a confluence of hardware, software and infrastructure the devices we own can now help us with exercise, trips, dating, and even cooking! We’ve summed up 2013 in tech in our infographic featuring best smartphones, tablets and other gadgets. We …

Samsung teams up with Comcast, Netflix to get ultra high definition content to its new TVs

LAS VEGAS—Samsung, the world’s largest maker of TVs, is tackling the problem of getting ultra-high-definition content to its new TV sets by teaming up with the Internet streaming services of Comcast, Netflix and Amazon. Like other TV makers, Samsung is betting that a quadrupling of the resolution of TV sets will get consumers interested in …

BlackBerry files patent infringement suit against Ryan Seacrest startup

TORONTO—BlackBerry (TSX:BB) is suing Typo Products, a company co-founded by TV personality Ryan Seacrest, saying that its new iPhone case rips off the famous BlackBerry keyboard. In documents filed in a California court, BlackBerry accused Typo of copying its keyboard design in an effort to capitalize on the smartphone maker’s “commercial recognition and goodwill.” “Typo’s …

BC teen who won Google prize juggles school work with science fair project

Ann Makosinski is becoming a master of managing her time. After taking the top prize in her age group at Google’s annual science fair, the high school student has been fielding inquiries from companies interested in her project, juggling homework and extra curriculars with speaking engagements, and still finding time for the occasional pizza night …

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