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Gadgets: Samsung Galaxy S4 unveiled

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Gadgets: Samsung Galaxy S4 unveiled

It wasn't as bad as Qualcomm's Born Mobile number at CES, but Samsung really pushed the schmaltz at today's Galaxy S4 reveal event involving role-playing families, awkward clapping and worst of all – child actors.

Review

The Sony Xperia Z mixes beautiful design on the outside with powerful electronic gadgetry on the inside. The phone gives Samsung a run for its money in the Android market and asks Apple the awkward question: "when are you gonna catch up?"

Design/Technology

While iPhones and the like have burst onto the mobile scene, for those involved in designing the apps associated with the smartphone world, an explosion of app designers wouldn’t go astray. The shortage is particularly noticeable in New Zealand and for Brett Hancock—founder of digital design company Born Digital—finding designers has proved a real struggle. When the company recently put an ad on Seek for a full time iPhone developer, only one lonesome response was received over an entire month.

Design/Technology

While iPhones and the like have burst onto the mobile scene, for those involved in designing the apps associated with the smartphone world, an explosion of app designers would be greatly appreciated, thank you very much. The shortage is particularly noticeable in New Zealand and for Brett Hancock—founder of digital design company Born Digital—finding designers has proved a real struggle. When the company recently put an ad on Seek for a full time iPhone developer, only one lonesome response was received over an entire month.