Men and women in the Navy have to make a lot of sacrifices while out at sea, being cut out from land, their families and friends for months in a row. However, US sailors might enjoy a bit of... extra comfort while on service soon, as plans of fitting Navy ships with LTE-like networks surfaced last week.

While US Navy ships are already connected to the Internet in one way or another, t...

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Although Facebook’s IPO (Initial Public Offering) was called by financial experts a failure, Mark Zuckerberg’s monster company still has its sights set very high. With stocks falling and... more than $17 billion lost off an initial $104 billion valuation, the social networking service might be looking to expand way off its comfort zone and into smartphone hardware manufacturing.

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Whether we like it or not, the time of the “petite” phones with touchscreens between 3.5 and 4 inches has passed and we are now heading towards the domination of “super-phones”... and “phablets”. It’s practically impossible to find a high-end Android smartphone released during the last few months (or due for release soon) that has a display smaller than a 4-inch and the biggest hits...

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We’ve all come to take for granted how easy it is to take a photo or video at any time, thanks to our smartphones having cameras. While it’s amazing that we have this ability, one... thing that has been sacrificed for the most part is the actual photo and video quality. In most cases, manufacturers have settled to pumping up the sensor size, neglecting other aspects, such as better...

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A few months back, we started hearing about WiFi Display technology and how it could be featured by smartphones, tablets and TVs by the end of 2012. Unfortunately, while it... sounded like a fantastic idea in theory, we haven’t heard anything since then about any developments in the field; it has recently felt as if the technology was never going to become reality.<...

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We’ve been talking here on Android Authority about how much we’d like to see smartphones and tablets featuring projectors for years (literally!), but unfortunately... the technology advancements in this area have been very slow.

Samsung unveiled the Galaxy Beam smartphone with a built-in nHD projector back in February, but the Gingerbread-running little guy...

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If you’re like me, you find having to plug in your phone to charge it quite annoying. After all, we now live in a wireless world. What could be more cumbersome than having your phone plugged into... the wall half the day?

Wireless charging isn’t new, for example Palm (R.I.P) and HP made their Touchstone wireless charging system available for their webOS devices. It just hasn’t quite c...

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  Augmented vision is a staple of sci-fi movies, like Terminator or Battlestar Galactica, to name just a couple. But the future of augmented reality may be closer than you think!

... left;">Earlier this week Google was granted three patents for their Google Glass augmented reality glasses. These patents, detailed by Patent Bolt, go a long way towards shedding some light on just how th...

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No matter if you’re a professional or an amateur skier, you probably know that hitting the slopes often means forgetting all about technology and avoiding any gadget... that you use on a regular basis.

But what if you simply can’t let go of your smartphone for that hour or those couple of hours when it should be all about you, the snow and the slope? Well, you ca...

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While we know that most concepts and prototypes shown at expositions and trade shows have little to no chance to ever getting into actual production, it’s still fun to look at innovative gadgets... of all kinds.

The latest such innovation that will probably never see the light of day comes from Japanese company Seraku and is called the Smart Wash Basin. Controlled by an Android tablet from behi...