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Bump Aims to Ease Sharing Files Between Phones and PCs

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Bump, the program best known for letting people share photos and contacts from one phone to another, is expanding further onto the desktop. With a new software update, photos, contacts and other types of files can now be shared between phones and computers (both Mac and Windows). Bump had previously...
Bump Aims to Ease Sharing Files Between Phones and PCs
IHS: Tablet Display Shipments To Grow 56% In 2012, Smaller Tablets Gaining Share

Groupon Earnings: Is the Cute Email Company Ready to Be a Real Business?

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Groupon has had a rough quarter. A rough year, even. No clear road to profitability, a disastrous accounting mistake, that beer-swilling meeting. The stupid Earth Day email. The company has become a punch line and cautionary tale. Even the Daily Deals summit–an event created for an industry created by Groupon–was...
Groupon Earnings: Is the Cute Email Company Ready to Be a Real Business?

Facebook prompts users to buy their Valentine a gift, offers limited-time $1 gifts

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Facebook is promoting its Gifts product at the top of News Feed today, encouraging users to buy their friends or significant other a real gift through its service. The social network also tested a number of $1 gifts for users to send as Valentines. Users who are listed in a...
Facebook prompts users to buy their Valentine a gift, offers limited-time $1 gifts

Apple's Passbook provides massive App Store boost for ticketing apps

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Whatever the concerns have been about Apple’s Passbook and educating customers so far, it’s clear that people really want to use it. The introduction of Passbook support to a variety of ticketing apps has seen their popularity skyrocket in the App Store. Nearly every ticketing app that has implemented Passbook...
Apple's Passbook provides massive App Store boost for ticketing apps
Dinner and a Moviepass: Startup says it's bringing couples together with movies

Lokast P2P Mobile Media Service to Launch at SXSW

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NearVerse, a year-old startup from Philadelphia, plans to launch a new proximity-based media-sharing service called Lokast next month at SXSW in Austin. Lokast is to debut at some of the festivals’ music shows, with bands releasing exclusive content to the members of their audiences with iPhones. We haven’t had a...
Lokast P2P Mobile Media Service to Launch at SXSW

Android 4.1 Jelly Bean review: a look at what's changed in Google's mobile OS

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Google's next iteration of Android wasn't quite the full-point release jump that many of you were perhaps anticipating. Rather than using Google I/O 2012 as the launching pad for Android 5.0, we're being formally introduced to v4.1 -- a mere 0.1 ahead of where Ice Cream Sandwich placed us...
Android 4.1 Jelly Bean review: a look at what's changed in Google's mobile OS
Sprint Galaxy Nexus LTE available on April 22nd?

Viacom's $5 Billion DirecTV Deal Keeps the Bundle Intact For Seven More Years

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Remember when the DirecTV-Viacom standoff was going to be the first step of in the beginning of the end of TV? Or at least the end of the bundle? Turns out you’re going to have to keep waiting for that. For a long time. The feud between the pay TV...
Viacom's $5 Billion DirecTV Deal Keeps the Bundle Intact For Seven More Years

Samsung teases Series 9 Ivy Bridge Ultrabook, leaves availability in the ether

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Samsung's latest Series 9 Ultrabook is certainly a beautiful piece of engineering, but really, what's the fun in purchasing a new laptop with yesterday's internals? Fortunately, users won't need to make that compromise, as the company has now outed a refreshed version of the computer that's complete with Ivy...
Samsung teases Series 9 Ivy Bridge Ultrabook, leaves availability in the ether

BBC's iPlayer breaks records as Olympic coverage helps drive 196 million requests

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The BBC has released its iPlayer performance stats for June to August 2012 and it’s hardly surprising that the broadcaster has seen a big bump in requests over the period where a so many of us tuned in online to catch Olympic coverage. The BBC iPlayer saw record-breaking figures in...
BBC's iPlayer breaks records as Olympic coverage helps drive 196 million requests

iOS App Store Now Offers 275K iPad-Only Apps, Up From 250K In September

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Today, at Apple’s event at the California Theater in San Jose, the company provided another update on growth of its App Store. The store now hosts 700,000 applications, with 275,000 designed specifically for iPad. That latter number refers not just the apps that “work” on the iPad (they all do),...
iOS App Store Now Offers 275K iPad-Only Apps, Up From 250K In September

Nokia Drive, Transport features revealed, not yet heading to a Lumia near you

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Did you think the addition of offline maps was the end of the update road for Nokia Drive? That's simply not so. After previewing the planned 3.0 refresh for us at Mobile World Congress, it appears Espoo's drawing closer to a finalized version of the Windows Phone app, bringing...
Nokia Drive, Transport features revealed, not yet heading to a Lumia near you

First GHz Edition Radeon HD 7970 hits shelves, throws $699 wrench into AMD's pricing strategy

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The GHz Edition was supposed to deliver a significant mid-cycle performance bump to AMD's flagship 7970, without any attendant rise in cost. Instead, according to AnandTech, it looks like third-party vendors are looking to exploit the GE has a chance to max out every other spec in addition to...
First GHz Edition Radeon HD 7970 hits shelves, throws $699 wrench into AMD's pricing strategy
Is this Spotify's official iPad app?

Windows Phone Marketplace surpasses 70,000 apps

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Microsoft has officially announced that more than 70,000 apps are now available from the Windows Phone Marketplace and this comes as an impressive bump up from 50,000 in December.  Although this may not sound like much compared to Google and Apple’s App Store where both reportedly have passed the half...
Windows Phone Marketplace surpasses 70,000 apps

Facebook's Zuckerberg Gives Zynga's Stock Price a Boost

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Mark Zuckerberg’s appearance today at TechCrunch Disrupt not only gave his own company’s stock a bump, but it also boosted shares of its close partner, Zynga. In after-hours trading, Facebook’s stock jumped 3.4 percent to close at $20.08 a share. The social games company, which has faced its own struggles...
Facebook's Zuckerberg Gives Zynga's Stock Price a Boost

Apple activates increase in share of iAd revenue to developers from 60% to 70%

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Apple has sent out a notice to participants in its iAd program that it will now be giving 70% of the revenue earned from an ad displayed in an app to the developer. This is an increase from the previous 70%. The increase is a continuation of Apple’s efforts to...
Apple activates increase in share of iAd revenue to developers from 60% to 70%

Google+ update for iOS adds photo enhancements, standalone Hangouts app

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An update for Google+ has just begin rolling out to iOS users, bringing with it a host of image-centric improvements. The version bump grants iPhone and iPad users of Google's social network more control over the quality of photos in their stream with an Auto Backup, Highlight, Awesome and...
Google+ update for iOS adds photo enhancements, standalone Hangouts app
Yahoo's Q2 earnings give Marissa Mayer a good starting point for improvement

Windows Phone’s market share jumps in February

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We use data from NetMarketShare (NMS) on a regular basis, as it tends to be accurate and unbiased. We compare it with other data, of course, but it’s one of our favorite places to head when we need a look at how browsers, operating systems, and mobile platforms are performing. Usually,...
Windows Phone’s market share jumps in February

128GB iPad: from myth to reality in 24 hours

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Following rumors that surfaced on Monday that Apple may begin offering iOS devices in 128GB capacities, the company announced on Tuesday that it is indeed launching a 128GB iPad starting next week. The new model joins the existing fourth-generation line-up of 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB models, and comes in...
128GB iPad: from myth to reality in 24 hours
Babble curtails language learning costs using iPad subscriptions

Breaking down Apple's $1 billion courtroom victory over Samsung

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With a 20-page verdict form and 100 pages of instructions to explain it, many figured it would take longer for the jury to render a decision. But, the tech trial of the century has concluded, with Apple scoring a not-quite-flawless victory over its rival Samsung. While the company didn't...
Breaking down Apple's $1 billion courtroom victory over Samsung
Facebook beats revenue expectations again, slightly

NBC Reruns On Netflix Boost Comcast's Bottom Line

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Netflix is trying its hand at producing new TV shows, like Lillyhammer. But it is spending the vast majority of its ballooning content budget buying old stuff. A good reminder of that comes from today’s Comcast earnings report, where the cable giant notes that its NBC broadcast unit posted a...
NBC Reruns On Netflix Boost Comcast's Bottom Line

Flood of leaked images suggest Nokia EOS smartphone with huge PureView camera

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Images of an alleged Nokia EOS chassis have leaked from what appears to be a factory, lending some credence to previous rumors of a camera-centric handset from the Finnish outfit. Other shots from GSM Arena and a Twitter user called @ViziLeaks, (with exactly three tweets under that name) also...
Flood of leaked images suggest Nokia EOS smartphone with huge PureView camera

Here are the specs and pricing for Apple’s newly-updated MacBook Pro and MacBook Air

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If you’ve been waiting for Apple to refresh its Mac line, today is going to be a good one for you. At the WWDC conference, we’ve gotten details about the company’s newest updates to its Mac, MacBook Pro and MacBook Air computers. Here’s what we know: MacBook Air The MacBook...
Here are the specs and pricing for Apple’s newly-updated MacBook Pro and MacBook Air
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