LG to unveil curved smartphone G Flex next month

Renowned consumer electronics giant LG is preparing to LG G Flex curved smartphone sometime next month, fresh reports suggest.

Images of the much-rumored flexible LG smartphone, released recently online, shows that the upcoming device will boast six-inch OLED panel. However, neither hard specs not pricing of the screen was revealed. The precise date of availability of the device is also yet to be revealed.

LG is not the first company to introduce a curved smartphone. Rival manufacturer Samsung has already introduced the world to its curved smartphone - the Galaxy Round.

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Apple’s iPhone 6 expected to feature nearly 5-inch screen

Apple Inc's next iPhone will feature a significantly bigger screen than that of the recently released iPhone 5S and its cheaper model 5C, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White predicted.

Citing information from an Apple supplier, Brian said that he was confident that the Cupertino, California-based tech giant would launch a bigger-screen iPhone next year.

He predicted that next-generation iPhone, which will most probably be called iPhone 6, will feature nearly 5-inch screen. The latest iPhones, viz. the iPhone 5G and 5C, feature 4-inch screens.

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Foxconn breaches its own labour policies

Chinese manufacturer Foxconn has reportedly admitted that it breached its own labour policies using forced labour as part of its PlayStation 4 (PS4) manufacturing operation.

Citing reports published in Hong Kong's Oriental Daily, GamesInAsia website reported that Foxconn forced thousands of student 'interns' from the Xi'an Institute of Technology to work overtime and in night shifts.

The report also revealed that the students were working at the controversial manufacturer's Yantai plant that has gained the contract to assemble Sony's latest game console.

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Toyota unveils new crash-protection technology

Automobile giant Toyota Motor Corp. on Friday took wraps off a next-generation car featuring an autopilot system that boasts ground-breaking crash-protection technology.

The innovative Automated Highway Driving Assist (AHDA) system of the car helps avoid collisions even as the driver is out of touch of the steering-wheel.

The AHDA system allows cars to communicate wirelessly with other vehicles to avoid a collision with each other. It keeps the vehicle in the middle of the road, irrespective of the number of twists and turns ahead.

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Twitter announces new app for Samsung’s Galaxy Note 10.1

Micro-blogging site Twitter on Thursday introduced a new version of its mobile app designed explicitly for Android devices with larger screen.

Twitter announced the availability of the app exclusively for the 2014 edition of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1. The company also announced that it was working with the South Korea-based electronics giant to add features to the new app that are not available in the already existing apps.

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