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GM app scans license plates, gets driver’s phone number

Scared of having your phone number accidentally spread over the Internet? That may be the least of your worries if GM's new app and system ever takes off. The app, called DiDi plate will let anyone, with the right app of course, take a snapshot of a car's license plate and get the driver's phone number, opening him or her to a world of hurt from unsolicited messages.

SmartQuad 4-port USB charger allows for 9.6 amps of intelligent charging

You don’t have to ask frequent travelers and road warriors if they have a need for a robust multi-device USB charger – they’ll probably throw their money at the first one they see. But of the products that are actually out in the market, there are only a few that are actually worth their mettle, and we take a look at one of the new possible contenders – Skiva Technologies’ SmartQuad 4-port USB charger.

LG G3 showcases company’s new visual design lanugage

You could be forgiven for thinking that you have a different brand of phone if you’ll get your hands on the soon to be released LG G3. Based on extensive customer research that says the realistic-looking design has taken away something from the overall user experience, LG has revamped its graphic user interface (GUI) for their new flagship smartphone.

Xiaomi Mi4 tipped to sport metal frame

Chinese manufacturer Xiaomi might have just outed its very first Android tablet, but it is already at work on its next smartphone, currently dubbed the Mi4 or Miphone 4. According to rumors, Xiaomi's next hot seller will boast of a 5-inch display and a rather premium metal body.

LG G3 mini tipped to be smaller than G2 mini

Now that the big guys are out, it's time for the smaller ones to play. With the LG G3 getting quite an overall positive reception, it will soon be the LG G3 mini's turn to take the spotlight, and this time it seems that LG has finally gotten what the word "mini" really means.

Nokia wants you to be Green with Envy for the X2

Nokia is teasing something, and with an unmistakable green bent, we can only presume it is related to Android. But will it be the rumored Nokia X2 or does Nokia, under Microsoft's guidance, have something else in store for its new Android users? We have until June 24 to find out.

Finalists of Moto 360 watch face design competition revealed

As Motorola tries to catch up to its rivals in terms of wearable technology, their design competition for the watch face of the Moto 360 drew in over 1,300 entries. The 10 finalists were announced on Motorola’s G+ page and now users may +1 their favourite entries until June 24 with the most votes getting the chance to be the design of the brand’s smartwatch.