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Samsung Announces Mini-Me Version of Galaxy S III

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The Samsung Galaxy S III got a new sibling today with the introduction of the Galaxy S III Mini. But if you were hoping to simply get the company’s flagship Android smartphone in a smaller package, prepare to be disappointed. The Galaxy S III Mini is indeed more compact than...
Samsung Announces Mini-Me Version of Galaxy S III

Twitter developers send inquires to the Federal Trade Commission over possible anti-trust issues

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If you haven’t had your head in the sand over the past few weeks, you’ll know that people aren’t very happy with Twitter. This includes third-party developers, which have begun reaching out to the Federal Trade Commission urging them to look into recent restrictions put on them by the service. Technically savvy...
Twitter developers send inquires to the Federal Trade Commission over possible anti-trust issues
Exclusive: CrowdCall growing 100% every month, will announce new features and pricing next week
Viddy launches new Android app, stakes its claim as the 'Instagram of video'

Trackpad makes Tyype keyboard for Android useful, but skips key features

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As someone who favors large-screened phones, I’m all for making it easier to type on a mobile device. So when I heard about Tyype for Android, which adds a trackpad to the traditional on-screen keyboard, I was intrigued. After trying it out on my Galaxy Note 2, which has a...
Trackpad makes Tyype keyboard for Android useful, but skips key features
When Is It More Than Inspiration? Burner CEO Calls Out Hushed As An "Obvious Clone"

CloudOn hits the UK today, bringing Microsoft Office to your iPad

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Whether you think Microsoft Office is a heap of junk or the best thing since sliced bread, there’s no escaping it. Word, Excel, PowerPoint…and all the rest…are simply a way of life in many modern day businesses. This is all very well until you consider that the tablet revolution is...
CloudOn hits the UK today, bringing Microsoft Office to your iPad

Kindle Fire vs. Nexus 7: A detailed cost breakdown of the two devices

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Google’s Nexus 7 appears to be on a direct collision course with Amazon.com’s Kindle Fire as the two tech giants battle it out for second place in the expanding tablet market. In order to get a better look at the two devices, IHS iSuppli performed a physical teardown of the...
Kindle Fire vs. Nexus 7: A detailed cost breakdown of the two devices

So will Buzz and Facebook finally bury Twitter?

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Buzz was introduced by Google with much clamor on Feb 9, 2010. Since then, we have seen a lot of debate around it: Google stepping into the social media arena cannot go unnoticed. Many quickly saw Buzz as a Twitter killer, possibly a Facebook contender; others discounted it as...
So will Buzz and Facebook finally bury Twitter?

Windows NT coming to phones with Windows Phone 8

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At Microsoft's Windows Phone Summit in San Francisco this morning, Redmond officially announced Windows Phone 8. The company confirmed what we've suspected for many months now: Windows Phone 8 will be built around the same core components as Windows 8. The current Windows Phone 7.5 operating system is built on...
Windows NT coming to phones with Windows Phone 8

Drobo Mini: Fast, reliable storage for the well-heeled road warrior

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The Drobo is a cool way to have reliable storage. You get one, throw drives in, and it magically sorts out how to configure them as a reliable array. When it needs more room, it tells you what to do. It’s been viewed by many as a huge improvement over...
Drobo Mini: Fast, reliable storage for the well-heeled road warrior

Boxer: Mailbox rival Taskbox rebrands and redesigns its email client and to-do list app, now supports Outlook

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While Mailbox has become something of a poster child for what a mobile email client should look like, Taskbox has been offering a fairly powerful hybrid email/to-do list app for more than six months already. Though it was more than a little buggy during its initial open beta phase, Taskbox...
Boxer: Mailbox rival Taskbox rebrands and redesigns its email client and to-do list app, now supports Outlook

Social TV Startup Zeebox Seeks Impact With TV Campaign

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One of the nascent social TV space’s most interesting new second-screen software services is this week courting both mainstream users and broadcast partners using a national TV advertising campaign and a toolset designed for channel operators. Zeebox, an iOS app that augments live TV shows with interaction, show information...
Social TV Startup Zeebox Seeks Impact With TV Campaign

Exclusive: Spotify to begin rolling out browser-based music app in beta today

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Spotify today plans to begin the roll out of its first ever browser-based music player, The Verge has learned from sources close to the company. The web player looks a lot like its desktop counterparts on Mac and Windows, but only includes a "basic" feature set: search, Spotify Radio,...
Exclusive: Spotify to begin rolling out browser-based music app in beta today

Copious Raises $5 Million Series A To Build Out The eBay With A Social Backbone

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Copious, a San Francisco startup that makes an online marketplace where people can buy and sell things, has raised $5 million in Series A funding. The new round was led by Foundation Capital, with Google Ventures and Relay Ventures participating — all three firms had invested previously in Copious’...
Copious Raises $5 Million Series A To Build Out The eBay With A Social Backbone
Google's Nexus 4 is already sold out on Google Play

Nokia Lumia 521 launching with T-mobile

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T-Mobile has revealed that it will exclusively offer the Windows 8 powered Nokia 521 device on its 4G network in the U.S.  T-mobile has yet to announce availability and pricing but the 521 is expected to go on the market in late Spring or early summer. Nokia launched four new...
Nokia Lumia 521 launching with T-mobile

ET deals: Save on Dell's Inspiron 15R Special Edition laptop

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Perhaps one of the biggest non-technical struggles that PC manufacturers face is branding. Just how should they differentiate one model from another and their products from competitors? A special name, fancy logo, or unique design?But the implications of branding go even further than a marketing person can control. If the...
ET deals: Save on Dell's Inspiron 15R Special Edition laptop

Review: Epson WorkForce WF-3540 All-in-One Printer

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If you're looking for a small office inkjet MFP with a comprehensive feature set that will handle more than minimal volume printing, the $200 (as of 2/1/2013) Epson WorkForce WF-3540 is a good place to begin. It's quick, and the output looks nice. Equipped with automatic duplex printing and...
Review: Epson WorkForce WF-3540 All-in-One Printer
How YC's Curebit Has A "Sixth Sense" Into E-Commerce Startups That Are About To Blow Up

The Twitter "Patent Hack"

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Yesterday Twitter announced that they plan to amend the assignments agreements that they sign with their employees. They call this proposed amendment the Innovator's Patent Agreement. I've been aware of this effort inside of Twitter for a while and I like to call this move the "Twitter Patent Hack" because...
The Twitter "Patent Hack"

Google Apps For Business Drops Free Version

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Google announced they have dropped the free version of Google Apps For Business. Previously, Google Apps for Business had two versions: (1) A free version that mimicked the same feature set and size requirements of a free Gmail account. (2) A paid version with larger storage, better support and... Please...
Google Apps For Business Drops Free Version

Windows Phone 8 to keep at least some customization

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Microsoft may soon provide some of the first real details of Windows Phone 8 (Apollo), including signs that it will keep or even expand its flexibility. An upcoming Reading, UK summit whose agenda was caught by NetbookNews presented a possibly complete picture of Windows Phone 8's feature set and app...
Windows Phone 8 to keep at least some customization
Sprint’s $199 Galaxy Nexus lands Apr. 22 with $50 in Wallet credits

RIP Android Market, long live Google Play

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The Android Market has been Google’s content store for apps since 2008, and more recently for books, movies, and music as well. Now, all that has changed with the announcement that the Android Market was being retired, and in its place users will get Google Play. This new brand will...
RIP Android Market, long live Google Play
Any.Do Moment for iOS and Android provides a new way to manage your never-ending to-do list

iPhone 5 Is No Surprise. Can Apple Still Keep A Secret?

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Today Apple announced the iPhone 5 to much fanfare but little surprise. For a company renowned for secrecy, the newest iteration of the iPhone didn't keep many secrets. Are we witnessing the end of the era of Apple stealth? While Apple's iPhone 5 launch was no 2010-level meltdown, it left little to...
iPhone 5 Is No Surprise. Can Apple Still Keep A Secret?

SEOmoz changes name to Moz, unveils new analytics software

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The Moz mascot Roger. For nearly a decade, Rand Fishkin’s Seattle startup has been directly associated with search engine optimization, so much so that SEO was embedded right in the company’s name: SEOmoz. But things are evolving and changing in the SEO business, and at SEOmoz. Today, the company is...
SEOmoz changes name to Moz, unveils new analytics software

Intel's Promise to Reinvent the PC Falls Flat

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If you were going to reinvent the PC, what would it look like? Don’t answer until you’ve heard what plans Intel has for it. Reinventing the PC was the promise that the world’s largest chipmaker made from the stage at its annual Intel Developer’s Forum in San Francisco Monday. And...
Intel's Promise to Reinvent the PC Falls Flat

‘Office for iPad’ CloudOn nears 1 million downloads, and launches v2.0 with Box.com support & email sharing

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CloudOn launched in the US back in January, bringing Microsoft Office functionality direct to the iPad. It swiftly found its way to pole position in Apple’s free app category, and in response to ‘enormous demand’, it finally hit Apple’s UK App Store in February. Just to recap, the cloud-based service...
‘Office for iPad’ CloudOn nears 1 million downloads, and launches v2.0 with Box.com support & email sharing
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