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Well That Was Fast! 3D TVs Are Already Dead

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It seems that 3D televisions have lost their appeal. 3D TV was the it-product at CES in 2010, but now TV manufacturers are no longer hyping the technology the way they have in the past.  This year at CES, very few television makers even mentioned 3D, Troy Wolverton of the Mercury...
Well That Was Fast! 3D TVs Are Already Dead

Nokia Lumia 510 will skip Mango, land with Windows Phone 7.8 on board

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Nokia's Lumia 510 was toting Mango when we saw it last, but it seems the affordable smartphone will be hitting Indian stores with Windows Phone 7.8 instead. The new iteration, which is starting to filter down to other Lumia handsets, boasts a smorgasbord of new goods including resizable home...
Nokia Lumia 510 will skip Mango, land with Windows Phone 7.8 on board

How North Korea got the mobile internet

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Associated Press bureau chief reports as the secretive country begins allowing tourists to use the mobile internet"Hello world from comms center in #Pyongyang."That Twitter missive, sent Monday from Koryolink's main service centre in downtown Pyongyang using my iPhone, marked a milestone for North Korea: it was believed to be the...
How North Korea got the mobile internet

ZOpro iPhone case launches Kickstarter campaign, boasts integrated charger and photography features

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Today SwipeCases launched a Kickstarter page for their new project, the ZOpro iPhone case. The case ZOpro sports an handy integrated charging cable hidden in the bottom half of the case that’s compatible with the iPhone 4, iPhone 4S, and iPhone 5. The ZOpro also features several photo- and...
ZOpro iPhone case launches Kickstarter campaign, boasts integrated charger and photography features

Sony's Japanese restructuring: Minokamo camera lens plant to close, 2,000 jobs to be shed before March 2013

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Kaz Hirai's "One Sony" rescue plan was designed to unite the many disparate arms of the conglomerate, shed 10,000 jobs and make cost savings wherever it could. Facilities in Sweden and the UK have already been closed, so now the company is shifting focus to its operations in Japan....
Sony's Japanese restructuring: Minokamo camera lens plant to close, 2,000 jobs to be shed before March 2013
Canon looking to reduce costs by using industrial robots, says Nikkei
Grand Canyon trails beautifully captured with Trekker, Google's new Street View backpack

Sony to cut HQ staff by 20 percent, close Japan factory

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Sony has announced that it will cut about 20 percent of its headquarters staff and close a factory in Japan. The staff reduction is part of a previously announced plan in which the Japanese electronics giant will reduce its global workforce by 10,000 by the end of next March. The...
Sony to cut HQ staff by 20 percent, close Japan factory
4.8-inch iPhone 'Math' reports don't add up

After Instagram: 6 Alternative Photo Apps To Try

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Editor's note: This post was originally published by our partners at GeekSugar.com. It's unlikely the public's love of Instagram will die down any time soon, but what if you just want to bring an app of fresh air to your smartphone camera routine? Consider expanding your vision to other apps....
After Instagram: 6 Alternative Photo Apps To Try

Apple interested in swappable iPhone camera lenses

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A new concept for an improved iPhone camera system would allow users to reconfigure or even replace the lens for optimal pictures....
Apple interested in swappable iPhone camera lenses

Sony makes Olympus rescue pact official with $645 million investment

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After months of speculation about who would step in to save the scandal-ridden Olympus' rocky fortunes, Sony has finally opened up its checkbook. The two companies have entered into a "business and capital alliance" worth around $650 million in exchange for a 51 percent stake in a new enterprise...
Sony makes Olympus rescue pact official with $645 million investment
Quikdraw belt holster keeps camera lenses accessible yet secure, halfway to funding on Kickstarter

How I Busted Out Of My Addictive Technology Loop

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As with all addictions, our intense fascination with life-changing tech must be managed. I found this out the hard way--when my rental car met the parking garage wall.Recently I was sitting around the boardroom table of a major security company in Tel Aviv, when I noticed something quite unusual. There...
How I Busted Out Of My Addictive Technology Loop

Corning says sapphire 'not a major threat', posts video showing why Gorilla Glass is superior

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This embed is invalid In case you needed some proof that the rumors of Apple switching from Corning glass to sapphire crystal are unlikely, Corning has posted a video on its website showing how its current Gorilla Glass is superior to sapphire for mobile devices. Recently, speculation has arisen that...
Corning says sapphire 'not a major threat', posts video showing why Gorilla Glass is superior
Path iOS app updated with Nike+ integration, music match, and camera enhancements

Sony To Fire 10,000 People By March

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TOKYO (Reuters) - Sony Corp said it will cut staff in its headquarters by a fifth and shutter a factory making camera lenses and mobile phones in Japan, providing new details of a previously announced plan to trim its global headcount by 10,000 by end-March. In addition to 1,800 at...
Sony To Fire 10,000 People By March

Apple's iPhone 5 Lens Supplier Reports Booming Shipments

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It's being reported today in Taiwan that Largan Precision, Apple's supplier of iPhone 5 camera lenses, has experienced a recent sales spike ......
Apple's iPhone 5 Lens Supplier Reports Booming Shipments

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Future iPhones May Have Interchangeable Camera Lenses (AAPL)

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A patent filing uncovered by AppleInsider suggests that Apple is interested in making it possible to swap out different lenses for photography on your iPhone. From the patent: "It would be desirable to provide a structure for a compact device that allows the end user to reconfigure the optical arrangement...
Future iPhones May Have Interchangeable Camera Lenses (AAPL)

LG Spectrum Review: Initial Impressions (Video)

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Let me just start by saying that so far, I’m not a fan. But, these are just initial impressions so we’ll see how my relationship with the Spectrum progresses over time. Sure, the LG Spectrum has a stunning 4.5-inch 720p display, Verizon 4G LTE, and all the innards of...
LG Spectrum Review: Initial Impressions (Video)

Nokia survey may shed some light on upcoming Windows Phone 7.8 features

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Know what's better than the gossamer promise of an early 2013 release date for Windows Phone 7.8? Any and all little tidbits that elucidate just what it could herald for legions of bruised Mango users. According to an alleged Nokia customer feedback survey obtained by WMPoweruser, that OS upgrade...
Nokia survey may shed some light on upcoming Windows Phone 7.8 features

Hipstamatic Oggl review

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Hipstamatic Oggl is an iPhone by Hipstamatic, LLC. It’s available now as a free download on the Apple App Store and carries additional in-app purchases. Hipstamatic Oggl is an image editing and sharing service and social network. When users first open Hipstamatic Oggl, they’re prompted to make an account. Unfortunately, there’s...
Hipstamatic Oggl review

Three Mobile Wallets for Paying the "Old-Fashioned" Way

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Earlier this year, I was introduced to one small product that changed my tech-laden life in a big way: A mobile phone case that could also carry my credit card, debit card and driver’s license. Now, when I go for a run, I don’t have to find creative places to...
Three Mobile Wallets for Paying the "Old-Fashioned" Way
RentStuff, a rental site for neglected possessions, nabs $600K (exclusive)

Apple Rumored to Debut 4.8-Inch 'iPhone Math' in June

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According to new information from the China Times translated by BrightWire, Apple is planning to release the iPhone 5S alongside a larger phone, deemed the "iPhone Math" by the report. Because the iPhone Math name is highly unusual and does not fit in with Apple's traditional naming scheme, it is...
Apple Rumored to Debut 4.8-Inch 'iPhone Math' in June
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