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'Zune-like' smartphone in Nokia's future?

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Finnish handset maker plans to release a 4.3-inch Windows Phone 8 device that has design cues reminiscent of Microsoft's ill-fated digital device, sources tell The Verge. [Read more]...
'Zune-like' smartphone in Nokia's future?

Clamcase reveals Clambook for iPhone, Android

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Clamcase has taken the covers off its forthcoming Clambook for iPhone and Android devices. Flaunting MacBook Air-like design cues, the new peripheral follows in the footsteps of the Motorola Lapdock that use the brains of a smartphone to provide a larger workstation from which they can transform their smartphone functionality...
Clamcase reveals Clambook for iPhone, Android
Bloomberg all but confirms Samsung Galaxy S 4 features. Any surprises left?

Apple is all aboard with licensing the Swiss clock icon

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Amidst all of the mobile licensing and patent disputes of late, one has been worked out: Apple has come to terms with the Swiss Federal Railways (SBB) and will pay licensing fee for the clock icon in iOS 6. Details of the agreement weren’t disclosed, but it’s a done deal...
Apple is all aboard with licensing the Swiss clock icon

HTC announces Windows Phone 8X and 8S, coming in November

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With Microsoft's blessing, HTC has announced the Windows Phone 8X and Windows Phone 8S, two new smartphones coming in November. Of the pair, HTC's Windows Phone 8X is the flagship. It has a 4.3-inch, 720p display, a 1.5 GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor, 1 GB of RAM and 16...
HTC announces Windows Phone 8X and 8S, coming in November
Apple Engineers Working Overtime on iOS 7's 'DeForstallization'
Video curation site Waywire unveils new Pinterest-like design
Skeuomorphic design (or, one reason we can be thankful Scott Forstall is gone)

Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera review

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Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera preview (video) Cameras, Olympus OM-D E-M5 five-axis sensor-shift image stabilization hands-on (video) Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera to ship on March 31st? (update: now April) Stepping across the great DSLR divide into the land of mirrorless cameras always requires some...
Olympus OM-D E-M5 Micro Four Thirds camera review

How will Facebook respond to the growth of Pinterest? A look at the social network’s history with competition

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A report from marketing services company Experian says Pinterest is the third most popular social network in the U.S. after Facebook and Twitter. In past years when a social platform started to get traction as Pinterest has, Facebook responded by launching features inspired by its would-be competitors. There was the...
How will Facebook respond to the growth of Pinterest? A look at the social network’s history with competition

If I could take a picture using Gramory, I’d stop using the official Instagram app

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The API for the popular iOS-only photo sharing app Instagram is a hit with developers and we’re a fan of some of the things we’re seeing from some of these creative folks. Just a few days ago we told you about an awesome app called Pingram that lets you view...
If I could take a picture using Gramory, I’d stop using the official Instagram app
Leaked LG Lucid 4G renders reveal a mid-range Gingerbread phone

Asus MeMO Pad now shipping for $149,

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As it promised in January, Asus has started shipping its 7-inch MeMO Pad for just $149. The device takes many of its design cues from its stable mate, the Asus Nexus 7, while it also retains the 16GB of on board storage in that device. However, where the Nexus 7...
Asus MeMO Pad now shipping for $149,

Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 Ultrabooks with Kepler graphics coming to the US for $680-plus

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We spotted Acer's new Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 laptops at Computex earlier this month, and though we already knew some key specs (NVIDIA's Kepler-based graphics, for example), these Ultrabooks hadn't yet been announced for the US market. Today that changes, as Acer just revealed full specs and pricing details...
Acer Aspire Timeline Ultra M5 Ultrabooks with Kepler graphics coming to the US for $680-plus

Google Search Gets New Interactive Weather Widget On iOS And Android Tablets

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Here is a small but nifty update to Google’s search interface on tablets (both iOS and Android): just search for [weather] and a new tablet-optimized weather widget will show you the current weather at your location (or anywhere else if you add a city’s name or ZIP code to your...
Google Search Gets New Interactive Weather Widget On iOS And Android Tablets

Intel Delaying Mass Availability of Ivy Bridge Processors Until 'After June'?

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Digitimes reports that Intel has apparently begun informing partners that mass availability of its forthcoming Ivy Bridge processors will be delayed until "after June". Intel is said to be sticking to its initial schedule calling for an April introduction of Ivy Bridge, but only very limited supplies of the chips...
Intel Delaying Mass Availability of Ivy Bridge Processors Until 'After June'?
New thinner, lighter iPad 5 on the way in March?

Google Now Lets You Watch Movie Trailers Directly On Its Search Results Pages

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Google just announced that it is adding a ‘trailer’ button to movie-related search results. With this, you can now watch a YouTube-based trailer in an overlay on top of your search results page without the need to ever leave Google Search. The button will appear with Google’s regular showtime listings,...
Google Now Lets You Watch Movie Trailers Directly On Its Search Results Pages

Previously-accurate analyst claims Apple 2013 roadmap: iPhone 5S with fingerprint scanner, Retina iPad mini, Mac refreshes, more

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KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo has a decent record in forecasting Apple’s roadmap, and now he is out with a new report that illustrates his predictions for Apple product launches in 2013. Kuo said Apple would launch an iPhone 5S and a redesigned iPhone 5 that serves as the new budget...
Previously-accurate analyst claims Apple 2013 roadmap: iPhone 5S with fingerprint scanner, Retina iPad mini, Mac refreshes, more
Images surface of Motorola's XT907 for Verizon -- a budget RAZR for back to school?
Why Every Analyst Is In Love With The Siren Song Of The Low-Cost iPhone

Samsung Galaxy S II Plus makes a random appearance at CeBIT 2013, we go hands-on

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As ubiquitous as Samsung's Galaxy S II is, we imagined that its influence would wane in the face of the S III and whatever we see in a week's time. The Korean behemoth has other ideas, once again refreshing the former flagship to ensure it'll remain on store shelves...
Samsung Galaxy S II Plus makes a random appearance at CeBIT 2013, we go hands-on

Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite: Four Years in the Making

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Amazon executives gush about their new e-reader as the Kindle they always wanted to make. While the latest Kindle Touch came out last year, the technology behind the Kindle Paperwhite’s new lit screen is four years in the making. Amazon purchased a Finnish company a couple years back that was...
Amazon's Kindle Paperwhite: Four Years in the Making

Let's speculate about the WWDC app

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So today, Apple released its iOS app for the Worldwide Developer’s Conference coming up next week. Speculating on the happenings at WWDC based on the app is one of the Apple community’s favorite pastimes, so I thought I’d take a swing. First off is the design of the app, which...
Let's speculate about the WWDC app

Zero Motorcycles reveals its 2013 models: Zero X dropped, FX drafted in

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The failing weather reminds us we're fast approaching the end of another year, but Zero Motorcycles wants to brighten our day with the announcement of its 2013 all-electric line-up. Immediately noticeable are the harder lines and healthy dose of matt black on the frames of the Zero S, DS,...
Zero Motorcycles reveals its 2013 models: Zero X dropped, FX drafted in

ASUS Transformer Pad TF300 review

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ASUS outs lower-end Transformer Pad 300 tablet ASUS Transformer Pad 300 hands-on ASUS Eee Pad Transformer Prime review It doesn't feel like a year has passed since we reviewed the original ASUS Transformer and its innovative keyboard dock, but indeed time flies, and quite a bit has happened since...
ASUS Transformer Pad TF300 review

Samsung's big-chinned SPH-L300 gets papped by Mr Blurrycam

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Keep it under your hat, but Samsung's reportedly got a Sprint-exclusive handset in the works. If the images are to be believed, the SPH-L300 draws design cues from the chinny HTC Legend and packs NFC. According to BriefMobile's sources, there's a 800 x 480 display in the front, a...
Samsung's big-chinned SPH-L300 gets papped by Mr Blurrycam

The iPhone 5 Reviews Are The Most Positive We've Ever Seen For A Smartphone (AAPL)

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People who had their hands on an iPhone 5 for the last week are publishing their reviews tonight and we have to say these are probably the most overwhelmingly positive reviews we've read for any gadget. MG Siegler at TechCrunch writes, "The iPhone 5 shines in just about every conceivable...
The iPhone 5 Reviews Are The Most Positive We've Ever Seen For A Smartphone (AAPL)

Facebook testing new Pinterest-inspired design for app stories in News Feed

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Facebook appears to be testing a layout for Open Graph app stories that is similar in design to Pinterest, with boxes for individual items that allow Likes, comments and other app-specific actions. The change makes app stories even more prominent in News Feed. Developers could benefit from the larger...
Facebook testing new Pinterest-inspired design for app stories in News Feed
DoubleTwist releases an elegant alarm clock for Android
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?