Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

Funniest/Most Insightful Comments Of The Week At Techdirt

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Sometimes we have comments that win the funniest or most insightful race by wide margins, but usually there are a few clustered at the top. This week, the most insightful comment was so far above the rest of the pack that it may be the largest "lead" I've seen. And,...
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Will Verizon ever sell a Samsung Galaxy S4 with more storage?

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In this edition of Ask Maggie, CNET's Marguerite Reardon offers insight on the storage constraints of the Samsung Galaxy S4, and explains why there's no legal recourse against a carrier who refuses to unlock a phone -- even when it's out of contract. [Read more]...
Will Verizon ever sell a Samsung Galaxy S4 with more storage?

Nokia reboots Windows Phone push in the US but success will still be hard-won

www.techhive.com
Nokia's is rebooting its U.S. Windows Phone push with the arrival of the low-cost Lumia 521 on T-Mobile and Lumia 928 for Verizon Wireless, but increasing sales to meaningful volumes in the very competitive U.S. market will not be easy.Windows Phone has so far seen little success -- during...
Nokia reboots Windows Phone push in the US but success will still be hard-won

Canalys: Android nabbed 75 percent of smartphone shipments in Q1

www.engadget.com
Canalys is back with its latest worldwide estimates of mobile device shipments, and while the analyst group has a divisive way of combining figures, there's plenty of insight to discover in its breakdown of the smartphone and tablet realms. First off, Canalys reports that Android accounted for 75.6 percent...
Canalys: Android nabbed 75 percent of smartphone shipments in Q1

Facebook Home's immediate future: buddy lists, an app dock, folders and more

www.engadget.com
Facebook Home and the First phone to ship with it on board were revealed just over a month ago, and in the time since, the Home team has been hard at work improving the platform. Today at Facebook HQ we got to check in with Cory Ondrejka, Director of...
Facebook Home's immediate future: buddy lists, an app dock, folders and more

As Users Tire Of Mayorship Wars, Foursquare Finds A New Way To Encourage Check-Ins: By Tapping Into Quantified Self Buzz

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Though Foursquare is now busy trying to take on Yelp, one of its more rewarding, but personal use cases (now that the fervor around badges and mayorships has died down), is its ability to add insight and data around your check-ins. Often after registering your location, the app rewards you...
As Users Tire Of Mayorship Wars, Foursquare Finds A New Way To Encourage Check-Ins: By Tapping Into Quantified Self Buzz

Apple's product photographer interviewed

9to5mac.com
We remember Peter Belanger from pioneering iPhone photography for magazine covers in 2010. Turns out he is now doing regular photoshoots for Apple and often uses a Canon 5D Mark III with a the 24-70mm lens. He gave the Verge some insight on what its like to use the bigger camera for...
Apple's product photographer interviewed

Transforming Data

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Two cloud-based software companies, GoodData, which does business analytics, and Box, which stores data, have announced a joint product. The move reflects the change in thinking about information, from a static fact to a potential source of insight....
Transforming Data

Nokia teases Lumia 928 but still mum on launch date

www.pcworld.com
Nokia has confirmed the upcoming launch of the long-rumored Lumia 928, with a website that hints at advanced camera features.The Lumia 928 will be an upgraded version of the existing flagship Lumia 920, and is expected to become available via U.S. operator Verizon Wireless. The website shows someone taking...
Nokia teases Lumia 928 but still mum on launch date
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EDSAC, the first 'practical' civilian computer, turns 64

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On May 6th, 1949 EDSAC (or Electronic Delay Storage Automatic Calculator) ran its first programs, calculating a table of squares and generating a list of prime numbers. The massive vacuum-tube-powered machine was put into service at the University of Cambridge and almost immediately changed how research was done at...
EDSAC, the first 'practical' civilian computer, turns 64
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