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Samsung Galaxy S4 Knows When You Are Looking At It

Samsung unveiled its new Galaxy S4 phone last night, and TVNewser senior editor Alex Weprin covered the event for AppNewser.

Among the many features on the new phone, it includes a feature that will change the way we read on smartphones. Check it out:

Of interest to media companies: the phone knows when you are looking at it, so when you are watching a video and turn away for whatever reason, it automatically pauses it for you. It will resume when you look at it again. The feature worked surprisingly well, even with a number of people around me. You can also scroll down and swipe between pages by tilting the phone or hovering your finger just above the screen: helpful if you have hands covered in barbecue sauce.

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