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A Bunch Of Uptight, Insane iPhone Owners Are Mad That Instagram Is On Android

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This is why people hate Apple fanboys. Buzzfeed has a round up of people on Twitter that were complaining that Android got Instagram. It's not just random people on Twitter, either. The leading Apple pundits -- John Gruber and MG Siegler -- are both sending digs at Android users....
A Bunch Of Uptight, Insane iPhone Owners Are Mad That Instagram Is On Android

$1,000 for the cheapest Surface? This latest rumor has Microsoft fanboys feeling downcast

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Consider this the second time that we have heard rumbles concerning the pricing of Microsoft’s Surface line of tablets. Also, consider this the second time that pricing news concerning the Surface has been bad. Today the world of Microsoft reporting is buzzing with the news from a Swedish website that listed prices...
$1,000 for the cheapest Surface? This latest rumor has Microsoft fanboys feeling downcast

As Apple rediscovers its old logo, here’s a colorful stop-motion tribute to the brand

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Apple is one of these companies that people inspired, giving birth to very creative homages, and the latest tribute we have stumbled upon is no exception to the rule. Spotted by MacMagazine, this cool stop-motion video was created in 48 hours, 921 shots and an undisclosed number of colored pencils, by...
As Apple rediscovers its old logo, here’s a colorful stop-motion tribute to the brand

Red-hot Chinese smartphone firm Xiaomi unveils the new flagship Mi-2S and low-price Mi-2A

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Lei Jun, founder of hot Chinese smartphone manufacturer Xiaomi, took to the stage today at the Beijing International Convention’s Center’s “Xiaomi Festival” to announce two brand new smartphones: the Xiaomi Mi-2S, the Xiaomi Mi-2A. The announcement follows last year’s launch of the popular Xiaomi Mi2 phone. Xiaomi is building up a...
Red-hot Chinese smartphone firm Xiaomi unveils the new flagship Mi-2S and low-price Mi-2A

BlueStacks Now Lets You Run Android Apps On Your Mac

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There’s no love lost between Android and Apple users, or at least among the fanboys and fangirls. The flamewar between the passionate adopters of the top two mobile operating systems has persisted for awhile now, even in spite of our pleas for a detente. Luckily, one startup is on a...
BlueStacks Now Lets You Run Android Apps On Your Mac

Eyeing $4.5B In Sales This Year, Phone Maker Xiaomi Looks To Emulate A 340-Year-Old Chinese Medicine Company

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Who do the idols idolize? Lei Jun, the CEO of Android handset and OS maker Xiaomi, is arguably the face of tech entrepreneurship in China as a long-time angel investor and serial entrepreneur behind companies like Amazon-acquired Joyo.cn and the recently IPO-ed YY. He’s been called the “Steve Jobs of...
Eyeing $4.5B In Sales This Year, Phone Maker Xiaomi Looks To Emulate A 340-Year-Old Chinese Medicine Company

POLL: Is Apple Having A Supply Problem Or Do People Just Not Care About The iPhone 5?

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The crappy sales of the iPhone 5 over the weekend have spawned a furious debate in tech-and-investor land. On one side are those who shrug off the awful sales number, which suggested that iPhone launch sales were basically flat year-over-year in the markets in which the iPhone 4S launched...
POLL: Is Apple Having A Supply Problem Or Do People Just Not Care About The iPhone 5?
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Fanboys Lose Their Shit as Apple Debuts Bigger, Better, Thinner iPhone 5

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BEHOLD. (Photo: twitter.com/PACrACkZ) Here we are, gathered once again for what’s always expected to be an ecstatic cross between Christmas and the Rapture: Apple’s latest media event and the unveiling of the latest iPhone. Tim Cook rattled off facts like the iPad accounts for 91 percent of tablet-drive web traffic...
Fanboys Lose Their Shit as Apple Debuts Bigger, Better, Thinner iPhone 5

Watch Google’s Jelly Bean Perfectly Process 40+ Voice Commands

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(Photo: Google+) Okay, we admit–we’ve never owned an iPhone and are head-over-heels in love with our Galaxy Nexus. But even the most hardcore of Apple fanboys have to concede that Google’s new Android update, Jelly Bean, looks pretty sweet. Google Now seems like an easy way to seamlessly integrate your...
Watch Google’s Jelly Bean Perfectly Process 40+ Voice Commands

The arrival of the iPad in pictures – Part 1

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Saturday morning revealed an around-the-block line of people anxious to get their hands on the “magical” iPad at the Stockton street Apple Store. The masses did their best to relax, chill out, catch a few laughs and blog real-time as the clock wound down to the moment all had been...
The arrival of the iPad in pictures – Part 1

Here's That Apple Billboard Fail: Flagship Store Hails iPad 2 (AAPL)

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Less than a month ago, hundreds of Apple fanboys flanked a Manhattan flagship store in the Meatpacking district to get their hands on the new iPad. Rather than embracing the new product, that store is still stuck on the iPad 2 ... or that's at least what the gigantic...
Here's That Apple Billboard Fail: Flagship Store Hails iPad 2 (AAPL)
Tim Cook Is Totally Judging Your Ugly Google Glasses
Let's admit it... Steve Jobs was lucky

This Video Pits Parts From The Unreleased New iPhone Against The iPhone 4S, Galaxy S III

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The new iPhone is coming and this video by SmartPhoneMedic provides the best look at the changes yet. Ignore the cheesy intro; the video is legit. It shows not only the difference between the new iPhone and the iPhone 4S, but also the Samsung Galaxy S III, which will...
This Video Pits Parts From The Unreleased New iPhone Against The iPhone 4S, Galaxy S III

Who's More Annoying, Fanboys Or Fandroids?

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Check out this "Shit Android Fanatics Say" video. Could this guy be any more grating? Get it out of your system in the comments below. You'll feel so much better. Hat tip to Android and Me, our sister site, for spotting this....
Who's More Annoying, Fanboys Or Fandroids?

What A Microsoft Fanboy Sees In The Windows Phone 7 Series

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The Windows 7 Series Phones (terrible name, we all agree) have just had their covers removed by Microsoft, showing off to the world a drastically different mobile view from Redmond. If you missed it, Gizmodo has a great walk-through, and we have high-res videos of the device. About damn time....
What A Microsoft Fanboy Sees In The Windows Phone 7 Series

iPhone and Android are different, so stop trying to compare them

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Another trends report. More rabble-rousing about which is better. The fanboys fighting the fanboys. Can it be over already? Since both devices stepped on the block, there has been endless comparisons between iPhone and Android. Researchers conduct countless “head-to-head” data analyses, polls and measurements to find out which is the...
iPhone and Android are different, so stop trying to compare them

Here's The First Phone From HTC We've Been Excited For In A Long, Long Time (T, DT)

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HTC has a new strategy for its 2012 smartphone lineup.  Instead of cranking out phone after phone after phone with minor upgrades to each, the company is sticking to a handful of flagship devices. It's a smart move. The first of those flagship devices is the HTC One. It'll...
Here's The First Phone From HTC We've Been Excited For In A Long, Long Time (T, DT)

Rest Of World Needs To Wait An Extra Month For Their iPads

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Fanboys and girls around the world will have to put up with their regular-size iPod Touches for a few extra weeks -- Apple has announced that they're delaying the non-U.S. release of the iPad for a month. “Faced with this surprisingly strong U.S. demand, we have made the difficult...
Rest Of World Needs To Wait An Extra Month For Their iPads

I didn’t spend my money on Apple stock, and all I got was this lousy PowerBook.

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Here’s a spreadsheet of infinite regret. After Apple shares hit an all-time high of $272.18 on Friday, a few fanboys started reconsidering their purchases from long ago. Jason L. Baptiste wrote on YCombinator’s Hacker News, “If you spent the money on an original iPod in 2001 on Apple stock ($499),...
I didn’t spend my money on Apple stock, and all I got was this lousy PowerBook.

Samsung's New Anti-iPhone 5 Ad Is The Fastest-Growing Viral Tech Video

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Samsung's new TV ad for the Galaxy S III -- which takes shots at Apple fanboys waiting for the iPhone 5 -- is the fastest-growing viral video (see below) in tech, with more than 120,492 shares in social media in the past 24 hours, according to Unruly Media. In fact,...
Samsung's New Anti-iPhone 5 Ad Is The Fastest-Growing Viral Tech Video
Smartphone Wars: iPhone 5 vs. the Competition

Apple opening bigger Bellevue store, but what about downtown Seattle?

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Apple plans to open a bigger retail store at Bellevue Square this Saturday, moving to a new location in the mall. They’re hosting a grand reopening ceremony on Saturday at 9:30 a.m., giving away T-shirts to the first 1,000 guests. (What, no Miley Cyrus tickets like when Microsoft opened its...
Apple opening bigger Bellevue store, but what about downtown Seattle?

It's Finally iPhone 5 Day: The Most Pivotal Moment Of This Year (AAPL)

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Wahooo!!! After months of leaks and almost a year of waiting, we've finally made it: Apple is going to announce a new iPhone today. Stick with us for wall-to-wall live coverage. It's easy to be cynical about what is, actually, just a product release from a big for-profit company with...
It's Finally iPhone 5 Day: The Most Pivotal Moment Of This Year (AAPL)

Google Fanboys Furious Over Apple Getting The Nexus Phone Banned, Flock To Google+ And Start A #Boycottapple Trend (GOOG, AAPL)

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Maybe this will put to bed the idea that Google+ is a ghost town. After Apple won an injunction against the Nexus phone for violation of a search patent, Android fans took to Google+ to express their outrage. The topic #boycottapple was trending this weekend. The #boycottapple posts are still...
Google Fanboys Furious Over Apple Getting The Nexus Phone Banned, Flock To Google+ And Start A #Boycottapple Trend (GOOG, AAPL)

Star Wars-themed GPS steers Japanese geeks away from the dark side

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As if George Lucas wasn't already milking his money-printing franchise for all it's worth, comes this GPS gem out of Japan. To the (presumed) delight of fanboys everywhere, navigation maker Dinos has inked a licensing deal with Lucasfilm that conjures up an all-out, Star Wars-themed car nav system. From...
Star Wars-themed GPS steers Japanese geeks away from the dark side

This Data Shows Why Samsung's Apple-Bashing Isn't Working

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It's hardly a surprise that Samsung will be partaking in its favorite past time come Super Bowl Sunday—Apple baiting and bashing. But is the Korean company's mocking of iPhone fanboys in their commercials actually an effective way to boost Samsung sales and user perception? Not really, according to YouGov...
This Data Shows Why Samsung's Apple-Bashing Isn't Working
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