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Flipboard beta coming to all Android devices soon, hopes to handle resolution variety with poise

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Eagle-eyed readers might remember that Flipboard's long-awaited port to Android started with a fair amount of confusion; it showed up (seemingly at random) on Samsung's Galaxy S III, but soon after, we learned that it would only be available for that very phone over on the Android side of...
Flipboard beta coming to all Android devices soon, hopes to handle resolution variety with poise

Apple's 16-member Industrial Design team collect 50-year Design and Art Direction award in London

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. Apple SVP Industrial Design Sir Jony Ive never misses an excuse to get away to his native England but on the occasion of the Design and Art Direction awards, he brought his whole 16 member team to collect the award for “ best brand and the best design studio of the...
Apple's 16-member Industrial Design team collect 50-year Design and Art Direction award in London
Lumia 900 won't be sold by T-Mobile in Germany due to lack of WP8 upgrade path

Entire Apple design team makes first-ever appearance to receive award

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Sir Jonathan Ive and the entire 16-person Apple design team attended a prestigious award ceremony ? the first time they have ever done so ? to be named the best brand, and best design studio of the last 50 years....
Entire Apple design team makes first-ever appearance to receive award

Google updates its campus GBikes, will provide 1,000 for employees at its headquarters

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Google has refreshed the look and model of its two-year old campus bicycles — otherwise known as GBikes — demonstrating a new design that was sourced from staffers at its Mountain View headquarters. Last autumn, Google launched a competition calling for employees to help replace its aging bikes, pushing the...
Google updates its campus GBikes, will provide 1,000 for employees at its headquarters

Those suave Google glasses are now patent-protected

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Google has successfully patented the "ornamental design" of its augmented reality eyewear. To you, me and Aunty Dee they might look almost like regular Ray-Bans, but there's a lot of secret technology concealed within those sleek lines and Google evidently wants to prevent others from copying their appearance. After...
Those suave Google glasses are now patent-protected

Delta Six controller brings fragging to life, worries your friends

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Chances are you know someone who takes their CoD a little too seriously -- well, this peripheral is for them. The Delta Six controller is the latest brainchild of Avenger inventor David Kotkin, made to please hardcore FPS gamers with immersive and responsive input. A built-in accelerometer is used...
Delta Six controller brings fragging to life, worries your friends

How to Keep Facebook From Recognizing Your Face

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Now that Facebook has bought facial recognition vendor Face.com, many users are worried that the giant social network will use the technology to infringe on their privacy. While you can’t stop Facebook from grabbing the facial-recognition data, there are ways to limit the service’s use of that information. Security...
How to Keep Facebook From Recognizing Your Face

NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor details leaked: 4-plus-1 cores, 28nm, six times the power of Tegra 3

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NVIDIA's next superhero-themed mobile chipset has possibly made an early appearance in a leaked side in China, and it looks like it wants to go toe-to-toe with the latest processors from Samsung and Qualcomm. The Tegra 4 (codenamed Wayne) will apparently offer the same power-efficient 28nm process found on...
NVIDIA Tegra 4 processor details leaked: 4-plus-1 cores, 28nm, six times the power of Tegra 3

Galaxy Note II makes first FCC appearance, variant lacks US-friendly LTE bands

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Samsung pegged its new Note for an October launch in Europe and Asia, in typical FCC fashion, it's passed through those wireless testing labs ahead of its arrival in stores around the world. For US readers, there's a severe lack of compatible US LTE bands on this Galaxy Note...
Galaxy Note II makes first FCC appearance, variant lacks US-friendly LTE bands
Windows flag switches to Metro style for a 'reimagined' Windows 8

Create an Instagram-filled Facebook profile cover with InstaCover

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If there’s one good thing about Facebook’s timeline – it’s the cover. In fact, some might argue that it’s the only good thing about the new look. Thanks to a new third party service, InstaCover, it just got even that bit better. With InstaCover, you can easily transform your Facebook...
Create an Instagram-filled Facebook profile cover with InstaCover

Has Dating Site Badoo Found A Love Match In The Form Of Hotornot?

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Maybe even dating sites deserve to find a special someone at one point in their lives… it looks like Badoo, the UK-based dating site, has joined forces with rival Hotornot. The two have yet to issue a formal release of any kind, but Hotornot now boasts the same amount of...
Has Dating Site Badoo Found A Love Match In The Form Of Hotornot?

MLB.tv lands on Xbox 360, gets cozy alongside ESPN and UFC

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You knew it was coming, and now Microsoft's ready to make MLB.tv on your Xbox 360 official. Just like previous sporting efforts on the console, Redmond's gone and built a custom layer atop a partner's content in hopes of creating a richer and more immersive experience. A premium MLB.tv...
MLB.tv lands on Xbox 360, gets cozy alongside ESPN and UFC
Twitter Announces New Design With Focus On Profile Pages, iPad Update On The TODAY Show

Microsoft says Illumiroom isn't yet ready for next Xbox, but will get public demo in July (video)

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Since we saw Illumiroom at CES in January, the technology has come quite a ways. But while it's still a spectacular technology display, don't look for it to pop up in any Xbox announcements in the near future. In fact, Microsoft Research's Hrvoje Benko and Brett Jones told us...
Microsoft says Illumiroom isn't yet ready for next Xbox, but will get public demo in July (video)
John Wang, HTC: ‘We Have Not Given Up On Windows Phones’

Photos of Assembled 'iPhone 5' Front Panel with Home Button, Front Camera and Shielding Installed

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Part leaks claimed to be for the next-generation iPhone continue to surface as the all-but-confirmed September 12 media event introduction approaches, with the latest batch of photos showing what appears to the most completely assembled front panel seen yet. The new photos, which were highlighted by Apple.pro [Google translation], were...
Photos of Assembled 'iPhone 5' Front Panel with Home Button, Front Camera and Shielding Installed

Video: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer crashes CES keynote

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For the first time in many years, Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer didn’t deliver the preshow keynote address at the Consumer Electronics Show in Las Vegas last night — but that didn’t stop him from making a appearance. Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs, who took Ballmer’s place in the traditional slot,...
Video: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer crashes CES keynote
How we screwed (almost) the whole Apple community
'Hitchhiker's Guide to the Galaxy' Google Doodle pays tribute to Douglas Adams
Google patents Project Glass AR glasses design

Is Facebook Testing Out New Newsfeed And Skyscraper Display Ad Units In New Zealand?

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New Zealand was the first country to get Facebook’s new-look Timeline last December. Now it looks like it may be putting in another special appearance, as Facebook’s push for more advertising (and revenue) leads the social network into new pastures on the display front. A reader in New Zealand has sent...
Is Facebook Testing Out New Newsfeed And Skyscraper Display Ad Units In New Zealand?

CyanogenMod's new mascot, Cid, gets his own start-up animation

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Equal parts creepy and adorable, CyanogenMod's new character has been gifted his first big appearance, in his own animation for the Android modder platform of choice. Cid (that's short for CyanogenMod ID) will replace the slightly overfamiliar skateboarding Android icon when you turn on your now tinkered-with gadget. Gaze...
CyanogenMod's new mascot, Cid, gets his own start-up animation

Nokia Lumia 920 makes PureView appearance at Photokina with anti-shake video demo (video)

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Sure, Nokia's recently announced Lumia 920 runs Windows Phone 8, but its banner feature is actually the PureView camera, which in some ways seems more capable than that of its 808 sibling. Company reps were on hand at the Carl Zeiss booth at Photokina demonstrating this latest handset's low-light...
Nokia Lumia 920 makes PureView appearance at Photokina with anti-shake video demo (video)

Uh Oh, Microsoft's Surface Tablet Is Getting Some Awful Reviews (MSFT)

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The reviews are in for Microsoft's Surface tablet. And the verdict is not good.  The most scathing of the reviews we've read so far comes from Josh Topolsky at The Verge.  Here's a sampling of what he has to say: "It's also not very useful on your lap -- unless you...
Uh Oh, Microsoft's Surface Tablet Is Getting Some Awful Reviews (MSFT)

Exclusive: Microsoft account to get two-factor authentication soon

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Last month we exclusively reported one of the new security features coming to Microsoft account – enhanced account aliases, aimed to replace the account renaming feature currently in place. Whilst Microsoft has recently silently switched back on the account renaming feature, the new account aliases feature has yet to make...
Exclusive: Microsoft account to get two-factor authentication soon

Coming Up: Apple CEO Tim Cook's First Time in the Hot Seat at D

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While he has presided over a number of events since taking over as Apple CEO last year, Tuesday night promises to offer a new look inside the mind of Tim Cook. Cook, as Steve Jobs did several times during his career, is taking the stage at D: All Things Digital...
Coming Up: Apple CEO Tim Cook's First Time in the Hot Seat at D
Adobe working on iOS Lightroom app for editing RAW images on the road

The FT: Nokia planning phablet for 2013 phone range

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Between the Lumia Tablet and a Windows Phone device with proper PureView technology, the list of mythical Nokia devices is pretty short. The Financial Times, however, thinks that the company might be wading into the middle ground with a 5- or 6-inch device that'll rival the Galaxy Note. The...
The FT: Nokia planning phablet for 2013 phone range
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