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PlayStation Vita – the essential guide

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Everything you need to know about Sony's latest handheld console – the games, the hardware, the future – analysed and assessedThe first video game hardware launch of the year hits Europe on Wednesday. And while everyone seems to love the look and feel of the PS Vita, question marks remain...
PlayStation Vita – the essential guide
Apple Working With NYPD to Track Stolen iPhones

Google Voice update for Android brings design refresh and asynchronous SMS

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A new version of Google Voice has just crawled out of the woodwork, and while the changes are minor, we think most users will like what's in store. First and foremost, we were greeted with a new, darker interface that better matches Honeycomb's design philosophy, along with a refreshed...
Google Voice update for Android brings design refresh and asynchronous SMS
HP expands Mac-cloning design approach across all of its latest notebooks
'Grid 2' officially announced with debut trailer

The 10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week

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Catch up on the stories people were clicking, reading, sharing, tweeting, Facebooking, pinning, and more--from the Fast Company network.This week's top 10 features some valuable career and motivational advice for people both writing and receiving checks, a lesson on how to dine on the corporate dollar, and the viral video...
The 10 Most Popular Stories Of The Week
Possible Photos of Second-Generation iPad Mini Rear Shell Surface
Intel gets aggressive with new smartphone and tablet chips
Love your free players to unlock the full potential of free-to-play games

Fujitsu unveils two new LifeBooks, shows some Ivy Bridge zen

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Fujitsu's teased us before with Intel's hot new chipset, but now it's getting ready to actually ship two notebooks with Intel's third-gen Core i7 CPU. The first, like others before it, will be a refresh of an older model, the LifeBook LH532, with its last-gen i7 tech swapped out...
Fujitsu unveils two new LifeBooks, shows some Ivy Bridge zen

Firefox becomes WinPhone 7's first big native code casualty

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With the confirmation that Windows Phone 7 Series will not support native code development—only C# with Silverlight or XNA—the first major casualty has emerged: Firefox for Windows Mobile. Citing the inability to migrate the existing development effort to the new platform, Fennec (the mobile version of Firefox currently in...
Firefox becomes WinPhone 7's first big native code casualty

NEC jumps the gun, debuts its MWC smartphone lineup ahead of Barcelona

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2012 may prove to be a very good year for NEC, which has launched two smartphones and a tablet in the past month alone. Having not missed a beat, the Japanese firm has gone ahead and revealed its lineup for Mobile World Congress a full week ahead of the...
NEC jumps the gun, debuts its MWC smartphone lineup ahead of Barcelona

Motorola design chief: stock Android phones, cross-carrier brands coming later this year

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Back in February, Google CFO Patrick Pichette said its recent purchase, Motorola, didn't "wow" on the smartphone front, but it looks like the two companies have long since smoothed over any hard feelings. Speaking to PC Mag, Motorola design chief Jim Wicks revealed plans for the first post-acquisition handsets,...
Motorola design chief: stock Android phones, cross-carrier brands coming later this year

LG's Optimus L Series smartphones top 15 million sales, as their successors wait in the wings

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Following the announcement that it would debut its new Optimus L Series II smartphones at Mobile World Congress earlier in the week, Korean smartphone maker LG has provided an update on its the original L Series range, noting that sales have now eclipsed 15 million units. LG says that over...
LG's Optimus L Series smartphones top 15 million sales, as their successors wait in the wings

HTC M7 purportedly spied brandishing Sense 5.0

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It's that special time again -- that time when Mobile World Congress looms, and HTC fans wonder what design philosophy they'll live with for the next year. We might have just been given a peek at their future. Android Police claims to have a photo and screenshots for the...
HTC M7 purportedly spied brandishing Sense 5.0

The design philosophy of the AK-47

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The design philosophy of the AK-47

LG Optimus L9 saunters through FCC, asks for martini

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LG's latest L-series smartphone, the Optimus L9, has just breezed (elegantly) through the FCC's radio frequency trial-by-screwdriver. The dinner-jacket-white clad Android smartphone is part of the "L-Style design philosophy" from the Korean maker, which emphasizes budget panache over brute performance. As such, it's a handsome but plasticky device, with...
LG Optimus L9 saunters through FCC, asks for martini
Redesigning Google: how Larry Page engineered a beautiful revolution

These $1,000 ceramic speakers from Joey Roth are the "anti-Jambox" approach

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With very few exceptions, speakers are designed to be somewhat utilitarian devices. But what happens when a designer just happens to also have a passion for superior audio? You get Joey Roth, and his ceramic speakers; a $1,000 audio product that sounds every bit as exceptional as it looks. I’ve...
These $1,000 ceramic speakers from Joey Roth are the "anti-Jambox" approach
The new Motorola: Bold, confident, but boring

GRID 2 announced at last

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Codemasters finally confirms the sequel to hit sim Race Driver: GRID, and promises state-of-the-art street racing thrillsIt's hardly the biggest gaming surprise of the year, but Codemasters has officially announced GRID 2, the sequel to its successful urban driving title, Race Driver: GRID. Set for release in 2013, the game...
GRID 2 announced at last
Google Glass Can Use iPhone's Data Connection Via Bluetooth

PlayStation 4: how developers helped build the console of the future

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Sony's first-party studios, together with Ubisoft chief Yves Guillemot, on how guidance was sought from game makersThe Cell processor must have seemed like a good idea at the time. A complex, proprietary setup, with a central PowerPC core and eight independent co-processors, it was powerful and multifaceted, but difficult for...
PlayStation 4: how developers helped build the console of the future
iPhoneDevSDK Details What Led to Apple, Facebook Hacking

RT @IATV: From the IA Archive: Information architecture design philosophy « Simonrawson's Blog: http://bit.ly/bZEWvF

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RT @IATV: From the IA Archive: Information architecture design philosophy « Simonrawson's Blog: http://bit.ly/bZEWvF

Foxconn Says Current Hiring Freeze Due to Strong Returning Workforce, Not Waning iPhone 5 Demand

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Financial Times reported earlier today that Foxconn has enacted a hiring freeze at most of its Chinese facilities due to reduced demand for the iPhone 5."Currently, none of the plants in mainland China have hiring plans," said Liu Kun, a company spokesman at Foxconn's largest manufacturing facility, in the southern...
Foxconn Says Current Hiring Freeze Due to Strong Returning Workforce, Not Waning iPhone 5 Demand

Square breaks out of North America, starting with Japan

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale The next time you enter a tiny Shibuya noodle bar, you could end up paying with one of Square’s payment technologies. The startup announced today that it’s launching in Japan, its second location outside of the U.S. (it...
Square breaks out of North America, starting with Japan
How the non-existent Sony Nexus X fooled the tech world

Spotify's Free Streaming Music Service May Be Coming to iPhone and iPad

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Streaming music service Spotify is reportedly in negotiations to make its free subscription tier available on smartphones and tablets, according to a report from The Verge.Spotify, the popular music subscription service, is due to meet in the coming weeks with its major counterparts in the record industry to renew their...
Spotify's Free Streaming Music Service May Be Coming to iPhone and iPad
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