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Attendees inspect the Google Chromebook Pixel laptop during the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. Justin Sullivan/Getty Images/AFP

Google I/O developers conference

Attendees inspect the Google Chromebook Pixel laptop during the Google I/O developers conference at the Moscone Center in San Francisco, California. Justin ...

Nokia chief executive officer Stephen Elop displays a Nokia Asha 501 smartphone during its launch in New Delhi. (AP)

Nokia Asha 501 unveiled

Nokia chief executive officer Stephen Elop displays a Nokia Asha 501 smartphone during its launch in New Delhi. (AP)

Samsung Electronics employees display the new Galaxy S4 smartphones during an event at their head office in Seoul. Photo:AFP / Kim Jae-Hwan

Samsung Galaxy S4 launched

Samsung Electronics employees display the new Galaxy S4 smartphones during an event at their head office in Seoul. Photo:AFP / Kim Jae-Hwan

Two friends share music and use their phones in Bangkok. A recent Facebook-sponsored study shows smartphone owners are often connected all day. People can be found glued to their smartphones even while crossing the street, creating a disconnect with their immediate surroundings. AFP Photo

Glued to the phone

Two friends share music and use their phones in Bangkok. A recent Facebook-sponsored study shows smartphone owners are often connected all day. People can be ...

Tim Baxter, President, Samsung Electronics America, demonstrates features of the 2013 line of Smart TVs, Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in New York. Photo: Diane Bondareff/Invision for Samsung/AP Images

Samsung launches Smart TVs

Tim Baxter, President, Samsung Electronics America, demonstrates features of the 2013 line of Smart TVs, Wednesday, March 20, 2013, in New York. Photo: Diane ...

The iCub robot tries to catch a ball during the Innorobo 2013 fair, an event dedicated to the service robotics industry, in Lyon. AP photo

Innorobo 2013 fair

The iCub robot tries to catch a ball during the Innorobo 2013 fair, an event dedicated to the service robotics industry, in Lyon. AP photo

Stage performers hold up Samsung Electronics Co's latest Galaxy S4 phones during its launch at the Radio City Music Hall in New York. Reuters photo

Samsung Galaxy S4 Unpacked

Stage performers hold up Samsung Electronics Co's latest Galaxy S4 phones during its launch at the Radio City Music Hall in New York. Reuters photo

Katrina Kaif (C) puts a new Sony smart phone in water to show its capability. Sony plans to triple its investment to 54.8 million USD for marketing the Xperia mobile device through March 2014. Photo: AFP/ Sajjad Hussain

Sony launches Xperia Z in India

Katrina Kaif (C) puts a new Sony smart phone in water to show its capability. Sony plans to triple its investment to 54.8 million USD for marketing the Xperia ...

PlayStation 4's lead system architect Mark Cerny holds a gaming control device during the unveiling of the PlayStation 4 launch event in New York. Reuters/Brendan McDermid

Sony PlayStation 4

PlayStation 4's lead system architect Mark Cerny holds a gaming control device during the unveiling of the PlayStation 4 launch event in New York. Reuters/Brendan ...