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Gmail for iOS update brings new interface features to iPhone, iPad

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On Wednesday, Google released an update for its Gmail app for Apple's iPhone and iPad, adding new interface actions to bring the app closer to feature parity with its Android counterpart....
Gmail for iOS update brings new interface features to iPhone, iPad

Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover mini brings tactile typing to the iPad mini for $80

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It was inevitable that Logitech would expand its Ultrathin iPad keyboard cover lineup to include an offering fit for the iPad mini, and the time has finally arrived. Priced 20 bucks less than it's full-sized counterpart, the $79.99 Ultrathin Keyboard mini brings tactile typing and some added protection to...
Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover mini brings tactile typing to the iPad mini for $80

Crosswal.lk, The App Discovery Service That’s Better Than iTunes Genius, Is Now An App

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Mobile application discovery service Crosswa.lk has just debuted its much anticipated native counterpart, in the form of a new iPhone application. The app soft-launched over the weekend, allowing users to see what apps their friends are using as well as those that are popular on the wider Crosswa.lk network. It...
Crosswal.lk, The App Discovery Service That’s Better Than iTunes Genius, Is Now An App
Samsung unveils 8-inch and 10.1-inch Galaxy Tab 3 Android tablets, coming in June

Open Stack, Open Compute And How Opening Up Is The Only Way To Reach The Data Heavens

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“Open” this, “open” that: It seems like everything is “open” these days. Well hello, people, Bill Gates’ gravy boat has run aground. It’s time to get out the Starship and fly in those open clouds. Hokey? You bet your SaaS this is hokey. But come on, take a look...
Open Stack, Open Compute And How Opening Up Is The Only Way To Reach The Data Heavens

NEC LaVie Y brings Lenovo's 360-degree IdeaPad Yoga hybrid tablet to Japan

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Don't think that Lenovo is keeping the IdeaPad Yoga's bendy secrets all to itself: its Japanese partner NEC is bringing a variant of the ARM-based Yoga 11 to the land of the rising sun as the LaVie Y. The 11.6-inch blend of laptop and tablet keeps the signature 360-degree...
NEC LaVie Y brings Lenovo's 360-degree IdeaPad Yoga hybrid tablet to Japan

Believe It Or Not, There's A Way To Get Android Apps On Your Mac (GOOG, AAPL)

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If you're bummed out that certain Android apps don't have an iOS counterpart, you might have some good luck on the way. BlueStacks is a piece of software that lets you run Android apps on your Mac. It's still very early in its development, but anyone with a Mac can...
Believe It Or Not, There's A Way To Get Android Apps On Your Mac (GOOG, AAPL)

Hey devs, Amazon apps can make almost as much as iOS apps

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It’s fairly obvious by now that iOS and Android are the top dogs in mobile, so the battle is on for the third platform player. I wrote off BlackBerry a while ago, and got some confirmation of that Thursday. Windows Phone is looking better and better to be No. 3...
Hey devs, Amazon apps can make almost as much as iOS apps

Amazon adds Windows Phone 8 support to Kindle app, keeps the Live Tiles going

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Amazon's been doing a pretty decent job at blanketing those Android and iOS Kindle applications with the latest and greatest, but the same couldn't exactly be said about its Windows Phone counterpart. Today there's great news for users of Redmond's mobile OS, however, as the Fire maker has announced...
Amazon adds Windows Phone 8 support to Kindle app, keeps the Live Tiles going
No Facebook Account Required: Facebook Messenger For Android Allows Sign Ups With Just A Phone Number

Tweetbot 1.3 for Mac adds media timeline, support for cover images

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Tapbots' Tweetbot for Mac already has a reputation as the desktop Twitter client for media hounds, but a just-posted 1.3 update should make that especially clear. Like its iOS counterpart, the Mac app gains a dedicated media timeline: start a search and you can spotlight only photos and videos....
Tweetbot 1.3 for Mac adds media timeline, support for cover images

Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 redesigned with S Pen in mind

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As previously reported, after a less than stellar unveiling at Mobile World Congress in February, Samsung delayed the launch of its Galaxy Note 10.1 in order to make revisions. The original Galaxy Note 10.1 featured a 10.1-inch 1280 x 800-pixel display, a dual-core Exynos processor clocked at 1.4GHz, 1GB of...
Samsung Galaxy Note 10.1 redesigned with S Pen in mind

Apple now selling refurbished 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display beginning at $1,869

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We can't say we're exactly surprised to see Apple's next-generation MacBook Pro show up on the company's "Certified Refurbished" online store -- still, it's good news for folks looking to save a little cash while getting a taste of Retina MBP straight from the source. Currently, Apple is only...
Apple now selling refurbished 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display beginning at $1,869

Type on PDF and Type on PDF Pro for iPhone and iPad

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Type on PDF and its more expensive counterpart, Type on PDF Pro, are powerful apps that provide a number of sophisticated tools for both using and creating Acrobat files. Both enable you to simply fill in or annotate already-existing PDF documents. But what sets Type on PDF apart from similar...
Type on PDF and Type on PDF Pro for iPhone and iPad

Nook Tablet 8GB arrives for $199 as Barnes & Noble flattens

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Barnes & Noble fired its return shot against the Kindle Fire on Tuesday by introducing an 8GB version of the Nook Tablet. Its edition cuts the storage in half, and lowers the RAM to 512MB, but is otherwise functionally identical to the 16GB original. The two choices trim $50 off...
Nook Tablet 8GB arrives for $199 as Barnes & Noble flattens

Apple's German rubber-banding lawsuit against Samsung hinges on validity issues

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On Friday, three hours after staying Samsung's smiley input patent lawsuit against Apple, the Mannheim Regional Court held a trial on Apple's rubber-banding (overscroll bounce) infringement action against Samsung. The patent-in-suit is EP2126678 on "list scrolling and document translation, scaling, and rotation on a touch-screen display.The Mannheim court has already...
Apple's German rubber-banding lawsuit against Samsung hinges on validity issues

ZTE Engage cleared to land at Cricket on October 2nd for $250

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We recently caught first sight of the ZTE Engage at a press event in New York, but while Cricket was more than happy to let us play with its latest smartphone, the carrier stopped short of providing us with its pricing or arrival date. All of that changed this...
ZTE Engage cleared to land at Cricket on October 2nd for $250

Sanwa stereoscopic YouTube viewer turns your iPhone into a big-screen 3D TV

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Japanese iPhone owners are being given the chance to bathe in the nostalgic glow of the old 3D View-Master -- only now, the pictures will actually move. The Sanwa device works in a similar manner to its ancient mechanical counterpart, but magnifies side-by-side yt3D YouTube movies on an iPhone...
Sanwa stereoscopic YouTube viewer turns your iPhone into a big-screen 3D TV

Dish Anywhere on Android gets On Demand content streaming, tablet app

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A fresh release of Dish Anywhere for Android just hit Google Play, bringing it up to speed with its iOS counterpart. Now, the application allows users to stream On Demand content from wherever they have an internet connection, and adds Facebook and Twitter sharing. The experience has also received...
Dish Anywhere on Android gets On Demand content streaming, tablet app

DigitalOptics' fast MEMS camera enables Lytro-like post-capture refocus (video)

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Tech shows like CES and MWC are great for taking a peek at what's coming up in the world of consumer electronics, even down to the component level. At the latter show this year, we came across DigitalOptics whose name may not sound familiar, but you may already be...
DigitalOptics' fast MEMS camera enables Lytro-like post-capture refocus (video)
Real Estate App One Home Pro Expands Beyond Open Houses, Now Lets Realtors Post Listings From Their iPhones

A huge wave of Windows Live Wave 4 screenshots: First look at SkyDrive, Sync, Family Safety and Movie Maker

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Following the screenshots of Messenger, Writer, and Photo Gallery Wave 4, a whole set of screenshots were leaked by cnBeta.com again, this time showing us a first glimpse at Windows Live SkyDrive, Family Safety, Sync and Movie Maker. Let’s take a look at them individually below. SkyDrive The long rumoured...
A huge wave of Windows Live Wave 4 screenshots: First look at SkyDrive, Sync, Family Safety and Movie Maker

Sony patent suggests Xperia Play with dual keyboards, it's slidingly slidable

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Okay, so maybe physical keyboards were a bigger deal back in 2010 when this thing was filed, or maybe -- just maybe -- we'll one day see an Xperia Play smartphone with both a gamepad and a full QWERTY counterpart. A patent for such a contraption was just granted...
Sony patent suggests Xperia Play with dual keyboards, it's slidingly slidable
Who supports and opposes CISPA, and why?

Wave 4: Windows Live Office – A First Look

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Windows Live Hotmail Wave 4 was officially unveiled yesterday, and one of the major upgrades to Hotmail is it’s tight integration with SkyDrive and Office Web Apps. As part of the announcement, Microsoft also revealed one of their newest web services – Windows Live Office. Being the replacement of Office...
Wave 4: Windows Live Office – A First Look

Oppo's 4.7-inch, 6.93mm-thick R809T pays homage to the Finder

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No, this isn't the world's thinnest phone thanks to Alcatel and BBK, but Oppo's recently announced R809T is still a seemingly attractive device judging by the above official image. Measuring at 6.93mm thick (instead of the rumored 6.13mm), we're surprised that Oppo didn't set this to be the follow-up...
Oppo's 4.7-inch, 6.93mm-thick R809T pays homage to the Finder
Evernote Announces Major Redesign Of iOS App

Google Wallet reaches the web, reminds most of us that it exists

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Unless you happen to be using the right phone on the right carrier, you might not know that Google Wallet is even a reality: the close association with NFC-based mobile payments on one network has largely kept it out of the public eye. Many more are about to see...
Google Wallet reaches the web, reminds most of us that it exists

MOG Arrives On iPad, Still No Sign Of Spotify (AAPL)

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Streaming music service MOG quietly released its native iPad app over the weekend. It offers an identical list of features as its iPod/iPhone counterpart, the only difference being that the interface fills the iPad's screen. MOG is the second major streaming music service with an iPad app (Rdio being the...
MOG Arrives On iPad, Still No Sign Of Spotify (AAPL)
Yahoo's latest Android app integrates Summly for faster news scanning
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?