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6 Thoughts About Location Madness

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Location based social networks - are you over it already? It feels like location is all we ever hear about anymore, especially this week leading up to SXSW. We're excited about location too; see our enthusiastic write-ups What Twitter's Geolocation API Makes Possible and The Era of Location as Platform...
6 Thoughts About Location Madness

Wikileaks, Desperate For Money, Erects Paywall And Angers Hacker Group, Anonymous

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This, dear friends will lose you all allies you still had. @Wikileaks, please die in a fire, kthxbai.— Anonymous (@YourAnonNews) October 11, 2012 Wikileaks, the infamous government document leak service, is now charging for access to some of its files. After the United States championed a global payment system embargo...
Wikileaks, Desperate For Money, Erects Paywall And Angers Hacker Group, Anonymous

First iPhone 5 Unboxing Videos Posted as Reports of Premature Deliveries Begin

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Following yesterday's publication of the first unboxing photos of the iPhone 5, several unboxing videos have now begun appearing. Among the first is one from UK gadget site T3, which received an official review unit from Apple and published its review as the embargo lifted late yesterday. T3 has also...
First iPhone 5 Unboxing Videos Posted as Reports of Premature Deliveries Begin

First iPad Mini Reviews: "Shockingly Nice to Hold", Non-Retina Display, Pricier than Rivals

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The embargo has just lifted on the first iPad Mini reviews. Apple has provided some publications with an early review unit of the iPad Mini. We are collecting some of the more interesting points from each review, but you can click each title to read the full writeup. The iPad...
First iPad Mini Reviews: "Shockingly Nice to Hold", Non-Retina Display, Pricier than Rivals

Why Are We Pretending HP Didn't Rip Off Apple's iMac Design? (HPQ, AAPL)

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HP announced a new all-in-one touchscreen PC called the Spectre One today that's designed to run Windows 8. With the Spectre One, HP seems to be following the same strategy as other Windows 8 hardware partners, creating a variety of funky touchscreen devices and hoping consumers gravitate to one form...
Why Are We Pretending HP Didn't Rip Off Apple's iMac Design? (HPQ, AAPL)

Chatterbox: Monday

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The place to talk about games and other things that matterIt's Monday again! How did you spend your weekend? Gaming I hope! Well, stay on the blog until at least 2pm today – I was at the Xbox Showcase last week and that's when the news embargo lifts... GamesKeith Stuartguardian.co.uk...
Chatterbox: Monday

Apple’s secret project to port Mac OS X to ARM processors revealed by intern

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In 2009, Tristan Schaap received the chance of a lifetime when he was offered an internship by Apple’s Platform Technologies Group. During his time interning with the company, Schaap was part of a team that was secretly attempting to port Mac OS X to the ARM architect, according to...
Apple’s secret project to port Mac OS X to ARM processors revealed by intern

Photoshop C6 Review roundup, and free beta download

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We reported this week that Photoshop was on the way and the review embargo has just lifted. HEre are some reviews from around the web: Time’s Harry McCracken says it is a little magical. The Verge thinks it’s largely the same Photoshop, good and bad, underneath. developing… Download Photoshop CS6 from...
Photoshop C6 Review roundup, and free beta download

Hands on with Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet hybrid: An interesting device in search of a user

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Microsoft’s Surface Pro device goes on sale this Saturday in the United States and Canada. The company, however, has released the devices in slow motion, giving consumers the chance to touch and test the new tablet in retail locations, and in Microsoft’s own stores. The company held the media to...
Hands on with Microsoft's Surface Pro tablet hybrid: An interesting device in search of a user

YouTube Goes Down, Adding To Google's No-Good, Rotten, Very Bad Day

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I bet Google is having a worse day than you are. First it was its earnings being leaked by its printer. Then it was a product announcement that leaked before its embargo. And now, YouTube is down. Right before Google’s earnings call, which is hosted on — yep, you guessed...
YouTube Goes Down, Adding To Google's No-Good, Rotten, Very Bad Day

New iPad reviews are out, everyone loves Retina [roundup]

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The review embargo just lifted and everyone has their third generation iPad reviews up. Here’s the breakdown: The Washington Post/The Verge: is the first out of the gate (a bit early). Joshua Topolsky calls the screen something “that looks like glowing paper”. Walt Mossberg USA Today’s Ed Baig NYTimes Engadget The...
New iPad reviews are out, everyone loves Retina [roundup]
No refunds for Iranian World of Warcraft users blocked by US embargo

What Is An Embargo? Read This Before You Read An iPad Review

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Any minute now, we're expecting a bunch of blogs and other online publications to flood the web with their reviews of the new iPad. It will happen at the exact same time. If you follow most major tech sites on Twitter, you'll see what we mean around 9 p.m....
What Is An Embargo? Read This Before You Read An iPad Review

Google Adjusts Political Posture With Sponsorship Of Conservative Conference

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In interesting but ultimately not very shocking news, Google has signed on as a major sponsor of the Conservative Political Action Conference, which is more or less what it sounds like. Not that there’s anything wrong with that. It’s just a little odd seeing Google, which is becoming increasingly political,...
Google Adjusts Political Posture With Sponsorship Of Conservative Conference

Reviewers confirm 4th-gen iPad is merely an incremental refresh

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Alongside the release of iPad mini reviews, the embargo was also lifted for reports on the fourth-generation iPad, which brought incremental changes and tweaks including the faster A6X processor....
Reviewers confirm 4th-gen iPad is merely an incremental refresh

Yahoo Strikes A Twitter Deal, Tweets About It Early To Screw Those Who Agreed To Embargo

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For the past two days, Yahoo has been trying to get me to agree to an embargo on some piece of news they had for tonight. As you probably know, we hate embargoes, so I wasn’t about to accept it. Good thing. Not only did the news leak out almost...
Yahoo Strikes A Twitter Deal, Tweets About It Early To Screw Those Who Agreed To Embargo

Microsoft Surface RT tablet pricing official; starting at $499 for 32GB model sans Touch Cover

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Happy Start-of-Surface day. You may have read earlier that Microsoft has leaked pricing of its Surface RT tablet but the company has finally made it official. Oh, and at 9am PT, you can pre-order the device direct from the Microsoft Store. The device will start at a cool $499 for...
Microsoft Surface RT tablet pricing official; starting at $499 for 32GB model sans Touch Cover

Nokia Lumia 900 Review: Initial Impressions (Video)

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Now that 9pm has rolled around and the awkwardly timed embargo has lifted, I can finally talk to you guys about the phone I’ve been playing with for the past week: the Nokia Lumia 900. I’m not going to get too detailed, as a full review and a head-to-head...
Nokia Lumia 900 Review: Initial Impressions (Video)

Judge: No embargo on Microsoft products from FRAND patents

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Judge James Robard, overseeing the Motorola Mobility versus Microsoft patent trial in the Western District of Washington court, ruled Friday that Motorola cannot obtain a sales injunction in Microsoft products because they may infringe on standards-essential patents. Robard left the door open to financial damages for the Google-owned Motorola Mobility,...
Judge: No embargo on Microsoft products from FRAND patents

In Case Anyone Cares, Here Are Leaked Shots Of The BlackBerry X10, RIM's Upcoming BB10 QWERTY Handset

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Research In Motion is set to launch BlackBerry 10 and two handsets at the end of January. But at this point, there shouldn’t be many surprises. Nearly every detail of the platform and touchscreen phone has leaked already. And now details are surfacing of the BB10 QWERTY model, too. Meet...
In Case Anyone Cares, Here Are Leaked Shots Of The BlackBerry X10, RIM's Upcoming BB10 QWERTY Handset

Spotify kills new download purchases, won't rule out comeback

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The company's downloading embargo appears to be affecting users in the U.K. today, but other countries are also affected. [Read more]...
Spotify kills new download purchases, won't rule out comeback

Here's Sony's New Android Tablet! (SNE)

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Sony officially took the wraps off its newest Android tablet, the Xperia Tablet S, this morning. It's an update to its not-so-well-received Tablet S from last year. This year's model looks nearly identical to last year's except it's a noticeably lighter and thinner. It still has the same unique fold-over...
Here's Sony's New Android Tablet! (SNE)

Apple informs Judge Koh of intent to appeal embargo ruling

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In the latest round of Apple versus Samsung legal maneuvers, Apple has informed Judge Lucy Koh of the United States District Court for the Northern District of California that it would be appealing her decision from earlier this week to disallow the sales embargoes on 26 Samsung devices. Remaining judgements...
Apple informs Judge Koh of intent to appeal embargo ruling

Mac Pro Update Now Possible with New Xeon E5 Chips Next Week

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The Inquirer reports that Intel's Sandy Bridge E server chips, also known as the Xeon E5 series, are set to debut week. According to the report, the chips have been in the distribution channel for several weeks now, meaning that manufacturers utilizing the chips, as Apple would be expected to...
Mac Pro Update Now Possible with New Xeon E5 Chips Next Week

Apple intern paper hints at full Mac OS X on ARM

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A paper written by a former Apple intern, and now Core OS engineer, has detailed Appleís attempts at getting a full version of Mac OS X to boot on an ARM processor, reports iMore. Initially subject to an embargo, but just recently published, the paper was written as part of...
Apple intern paper hints at full Mac OS X on ARM

“We Are Working On An API:” This Is Why Embargoes Suck

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Warning: The little animals curse a little. This cute little video is literally what we go through on a daily basis with PR people. It basically recounts our daily conversations with strangers that go something like this: PR Person: "We have big news! But you guys don't sign embargoes." Me:...
“We Are Working On An API:” This Is Why Embargoes Suck
Embargoes, NDAs, and tech journalism's way of doing business

Oracle GoldenGate Buddies up With Sibling Software

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The story, "Oracle GoldenGate buddies up with sibling software," which posted to the wire Friday, has been removed from the wire. The story is under embargo and......
Oracle GoldenGate Buddies up With Sibling Software

Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 awarded embargo reconsideration

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The US appeals court hearing Samsung's request to overturn the Galaxy Tab 10.1 sales embargo has ruled that the lower court should reconsider the ruling ordering the injunction. The ruling returns the matter to the judge who ruled the tablet as potentially infringing, Judge Lucy Koh of the United States...
Samsung Galaxy Tab 10.1 awarded embargo reconsideration
ZTE faces Department of Commerce investigation over alleged sales to Iran
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