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Samsung highlights thinness, weight and screen resolution in new Galaxy Tab S promotional videoview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – We all know Samsung’s main competition in the tablet market is Apple — the company was smart to release an ad this week highlighting the advantages of its Galaxy Tab S over the iPad Air. The video highlighted the thinness, weight and screen resolution of the Tab S relative to the iPad Air, which in all categories, it seemed to win. Of course this is just an ad so interpretation is up (IT news)

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Nokia’s HERE Maps coming to Android, exclusive to Samsung devices for nowview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – If any of you have ever used a Lumia phone, you may have some experience with Nokia’s fantastic HERE Maps app. The application is similar to Google Maps in that features advanced turn-by-turn navigation and downloadable maps. Nokia announced recently that they would be bringing the app to Samsung’s line of Tizen-powered Gear devices for turn-by-turn pedestrian navigation. (IT news)

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Facebook Search Now Lets Some Mobile Users Look Up Friends’ Old Posts By Keywordview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Facebook is testing an expansion of its search product, introduced last year as “Graph Search,” on mobile devices, according to a report from Bloomberg. The change, which is currently only visible to a smaller subset of Facebook users, allows users to retrieve friends’ old posts via keyword, as well as content from pages they followed. (IT news)

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Softbank takes aim at US market with Sony smartphone dealview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Softbank owned mobile carrier Sprint will soon be offering a Sony smartphone for the first time. (IT news)

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Starfish Aims To Prevent Accidental Heatstroke Deaths By Alerting Parents To Children Left In Carsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  New, first-time parents are terrified that they’re going to somehow accidentally hurt their baby – they will drop the child, or hit that weird soft spot on the baby’s head. Or maybe they’ll forget to put the baby on their back to sleep, and they will die of SIDS. (IT news)

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This May Be The Best Look Yet At The New iPhoneview story

http://techcrunch.com –  It’s happening. Apple’s invitation to a September 9 event has officially gone out. At least one next-gen iPhone will be unveiled in a few short days. However, new photos have emerged on Chinese site WeiFeng that appear to show components that match up almost identically to previous leaks for a 4.7-inch iPhone. (IT news)

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Chartbeat’s Campaign IQ Dashboard Offers A Less Wonky Way To Measure Native Adsview story

http://techcrunch.com –  Real-time analytics service Chartbeat has been banging the drum for the past few months about the need to focus less on clicks and more on attention, when it comes to measuring the success of content and especially ads. Now the company is moving further in that direction with the launch of a new tool called Campaign IQ. (IT news)

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New and current customers will receive $100 bill credit for activating a line on AT&T Nextview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Starting today, new and existing AT&T customers who activate a new AT&T Next line with a smartphone will receive $100 credit to their bill. AT&T, like other carriers and their similar plans, offers customers a chance to purchase a new smartphone or upgrade to a new one with zero money down, no upgrade fees or activation fees. The added caveat to Next is no annual service contract. (IT news)

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Note 4 cases surface hinting at a design different from what has been leakedview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Samsung’s Galaxy Note 4 is one of the most anticipated phones thats getting revealed at next week’s IFA 2014 event, and for a while now we thought we had a pretty clear picture of what the upcoming phablet would look like. (IT news)

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Android comes up on iOS in the US in latest Kantar reportview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Android has gained some ground in the US according to the latest report from consumer analytics firm Kantar Worldpanel. According to the latest metrics, Android has gained over 11 points of market share in a year’s time for a three month period ending in July. Much of this gain comes from iOS. (IT news)

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Kubuntu 14.10 Beta 1 and Kubuntu Plasma 5 Now Available for Downloadview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Kubuntu 14.10 Beta 1 (Utopic Unicorn) has been released and its developers have provided both the KDE 4.14 branch and the new Plasma 5 for testing. Kubuntu 14.10 Beta 1 (Utopic Unicorn) is based on KDE 4.14.x and nothing really changed about this fact. It's also worth noting that the devs are providing a Plasma 5 preview for users who want to see what the future of the distribution looks like. (IT news)

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If You Are Not Playing In The UCaaS Market, You’re Missing Out Big Timeview story

http://thevarguy.com – Unified communications as a service (UCaaS) offers a largely untapped revenue opportunity for VARs and IT service providers. Are you ready to grab a piece of this $92 billion pie? read more (IT news)