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Samsung has been working with Korea’s largest telecommunications vender, SK Telecom, to release a new standalone version of the Samsung Gear 2. Equipped with a universal subscriber identity module (USIM,) the smartwatch would be able to operate, even make phone calls, without the need for a connected smartphone.

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A familiar rumor has sprung up – Google is opening retail stores. This time around, it is reported that Google is getting close to signing a lease on a 8000 square foot storefront on Greene St. in Manhattan. Which happens to be just around the corner from Apple’s big retail store.


Ouya is planning to make their software and gaming services extend to other devices with an initiative called Ouya Everywhere. There are not many details at this point, but our set-top boxes and smart TVs should be the first ones to get access. This should be no cause for alarm for those that look forward to Ouya’s annual hardware refresh cycle. Your next $99 console should be available right on schedule.