TSA Bans Uncharged Cellphones on Certain Flights

The U.S. Transportation Security Administration announced Sunday that it will not allow cellphones or other electronics on U.S.-bound planes originating at some international airports if the devices are not charged up. The ban is part of heightened security measures surrounding…

Jury Awards Apple $290 Million In Samsung Lawsuit

The AFP and the San Jose Mercury News reported an important update today on the lawsuit between Apple and Samsung: an eight-person jury from Silicon Valley has awarded Apple $290 million for Samsung’s apparent copying of iPhone and iPad designs,…

Most Distant Galaxy Discovered

Have you ever looked up at the night sky and wondered what else is up there? Astronomers feel the same way and many of them study space in search of distant galaxies that they can compare to our own. The…

First Galaxy S5 Rumor Appears: 16MP Camera

It’s a given that Samsung will release the Galaxy S5 (or Galaxy S V, however they want to brand it) within the next year. The company’s Galaxy S III smartphone rocketed Samsung to being a real Apple competitor in the…

Distant Galaxy Caught ‘Feeding’ on Gas Clouds

Astronomers using the European Southern Observatory‘s Very Large Telescope have found a distant galaxy that is “feeding” on nearby gas clouds. The flow of gas into the galaxy, astronomers say, is generating star formation and driving the rotation of the…

Galaxy S IV Could Have “Unbreakable” Screen

A Reuters report is fueling rumors that the next Galaxy phone from Samsung could have an “unbreakable” display. Rumors already predict the Galaxy S IV will have a larger display than the Galaxy S III, as well as a quad-core…

Galaxy Tab Doesn’t Infringe on iPad Design, UK Judge Says

Galaxy Tab designs are different than the Apple iPad, says the courts in the United Kingdom. According to Judge Colin Birss, there are at least 50 design differences between the two tablets, which is music to Samsung’s ears, I’m sure.…

NOOK Overtakes Kindle Fire in Tablet Web Traffic

In the world of tablets there are iPads and then there is virtually nothing, or, at least that would be the takeaway from a new report released by Chitika. Looking at hundreds of millions of impressions gathered from the company’s…

Samsung Announces Smart App Challenge 2012

Samsung has announced its Smart App Challenge of 2012, a contest with prizes totalling $4.8 million, in an effort to facilitate the development of new Android applications. This contest also offers broad marketing support for promotion of the best 80…

Apple, Samsung Meet May 21-22 To Discuss Settlement

Earlier this month we brought you news that Apple and Samsung had been instructed to meet to discuss a settlement for their ongoing patent lawsuit, which will soon be heading to trial in California. The meeting, ordered by U.S. District…