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[Video] First Impressions of Google's Nexus 7 Tablet

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[Video] First Impressions of Google's Nexus 7 Tablet

Hands-on with Jolla's Sailfish OS (video)

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We recently had the chance to spend time with David Greaves and Vesa-Matti Hartikainen of Jolla and take Sailfish OS for a spin. As you might recall, this open source mobile OS builds upon Mer (a fork of MeeGo that includes Qt) and uses the Nemo framework with a...
Hands-on with Jolla's Sailfish OS (video)
Samsung Galaxy S4 First Impressions: Beautiful But Bloated [Gallery]

First impressions of a new flagship, the LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T

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Last week, AT&T announced it is exclusively selling the LG Optimus G Pro for $199 with contract. The phone can be pre-ordered now and is expected to be available on May 10. I received an early review unit and have spent just a little time so far using the phone....
First impressions of a new flagship, the LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T

Living with Google Glass, Day One: the reveal

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In a loft atop Chelsea Market, Google is doing something special. Here, lucky Explorers will get their first taste of Project Glass. Yes, Google's latest X project (that we know about, at least) has finally made its way to the East Coast en masse. More importantly, it's also made...
Living with Google Glass, Day One: the reveal

Vuzix Smart Glasses M100 hands-on at CES 2013

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The wearables market is becoming a growing obsession here at CES 2013 -- and it's been the first chance we've got to handle the Vuzix M100 -- its new lightweight set of smartglasses. It'll have some stiff competition from Google's incoming effort, although the premise is a little different...
Vuzix Smart Glasses M100 hands-on at CES 2013

A quick video overview of the Kindle paperwhite, Kindle Fire HD 8.7″ and 7″ models

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We had a chance to check out all of the new Kindle models that Amazon introduced today at an event in Los Angeles. We’ve already given you our first impressions of the Kindle Fire HD and the Kindle paperwhite, but we thought that you’d like to actually see them in...
A quick video overview of the Kindle paperwhite, Kindle Fire HD 8.7″ and 7″ models

Gowalla Launches for Android

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The battle for social geolocation domination has expanded to Google’s Android platform, as Gowalla, the primary competitor to Foursquare, has just made its debut on Google’s Android app store.The new Gowalla 1.0 app isn’t some secondhand version of its iPhone counterpart — it’s completely packed with an array of...
Gowalla Launches for Android
Review: ifrogz vs iWood iPhone cases - does wood work?

Netflix on the Wii: The First Reviews Are In

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Netflix started to send out a first shipment of Wii disks last week, making it possible to access its watch Instantly online video on demand offering on the gaming console. A few Netflix customers have already shared their first impressions, and the verdicts are mixed. There are complaints about the...
Netflix on the Wii: The First Reviews Are In

Rush Hour: Starcraft 2 Beta First Impressions

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Rush Hour: Starcraft 2 Beta First Impressions

BlackBerry 10 hands-on (video)

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Like any good show pony, BlackBerry 10's been trotting around the world, strutting the fairly limited elements of its known UI in an effort to court developers. The platform, without question the nail upon which RIM's fate and fortune hangs, had its big coming out party this past May...
BlackBerry 10 hands-on (video)

First impressions of Dell’s XPS 13 – A defining piece of hardware for the Ultrabook segment

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Every time that a new laptop lands on my doorstep, I’m faced with the fact that I’m going to have to give up my beloved MacBook Pro for a testing period with the new device. Generally speaking this is a slight feeling of dread, but Dell’s promises with the XPS...
First impressions of Dell’s XPS 13 – A defining piece of hardware for the Ultrabook segment

First Impressions: HTC Evo 4G LTE

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The HTC Evo 4G LTE has an impressive camera and big, bright display....
First Impressions: HTC Evo 4G LTE

Store Wars: Snappy Snaps and Jessops

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Each week we look at retailers in the same sector. This week we focus on photography shops Snappy Snaps and JessopsEach week we look at two shops competing in the same sector, and review what they are offering customers: from how helpful the staff are to the best bargains on...
Store Wars: Snappy Snaps and Jessops
6 promising startups spotted at the Launch Festival

What's your first impression of Mountain Lion? [Poll]

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It’s an exciting day for Apple nerds everywhere, the new OS, Mountain Lion, is available. There have been some hiccups for some when it comes to actually downloading it, but many are already breezing through it with mouse gestures of joy. We’d love it if you took this poll so...
What's your first impression of Mountain Lion? [Poll]

Samsung Focus 2: First Impressions of a $50 Windows Phone

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The Samsung Focus 2 is an inexpensive, but stylish Windows Phone that will run on AT&T’s 4G LTE network....
Samsung Focus 2: First Impressions of a $50 Windows Phone

With Digital Economy Act Ruling Due, ISPs Stung With Piracy Claims

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In March 2011, the High Court began a judicial review of the controversial Digital Economy Act (DEA). The review was ordered after the legislation, which was rushed through during the final hours of the previous Labour government, was met with complaints from two of the UK’s biggest Internet service providers,...
With Digital Economy Act Ruling Due, ISPs Stung With Piracy Claims

Is the iPad Magical? Our First Impressions

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After a surprisingly short wait in line at our local Apple Store, where about 100 people lined up for their reserved iPads - and another 100 who didn't have a reservations - we finally took possession of our very own Apple tablet. We will take a closer look at all...
Is the iPad Magical? Our First Impressions

LG's new Optimus L II series: hands-on with the L7II and the L5II

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We've heard (and seen) a fair bit about LG's L-series sequels, but nothing beats seeing them in the flesh, right? Both the 4.3-inch L7II and the smaller (4-inch) L5II were on show here at LG's media event, and while we might have been more easily distracted by more powerful...
LG's new Optimus L II series: hands-on with the L7II and the L5II
Dragon NaturallySpeaking 12: 20% more accurate, faster than ever, still pretty ugly

Apps & updates: Wild Blood, AutoCad WS, Adobe Photoshop Express, more

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Wild Blood: Gameloft has officially released the first full length gameplay trailer for its upcoming ‘Wild Blood’ title. The third person action game, Gameloft’s first powered by Unreal Engine, will feature a single-player campaign, as well as co-op and arena modes. VentureBeat has first impressions from an iPad demo:...
Apps & updates: Wild Blood, AutoCad WS, Adobe Photoshop Express, more

Toshiba's Portege Z10t detachable Ultrabook available now for $1,499

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When Toshiba first teased the Portege Z10t business Ultrabook at IDF Beijing last month, our initial hands-on went as smoothly as things usually go at trade shows: we bum-rushed the stage to take a few photos, while company reps declined to answer any of our questions. Fortunately for all...
Toshiba's Portege Z10t detachable Ultrabook available now for $1,499

Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 hands-on (video)

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The much-anticipated Galaxy S III this is not. What you are looking at above is the Ace 2, a mid-ranger from Samsung's stable of smartphones that's exclusive to the European market for the time being. Loaded up with a dual-core 800MHz CPU and a TouchWiz-skinned build of Android 2.3.6,...
Samsung Galaxy Ace 2 hands-on (video)

First impressions: Hands on with the Sony Xperia ZL smartphone

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Pushing for a comeback in the States, Sony directly sells its Xperia ZL smartphone in the U.S. for $629.99 through its Sony Store. That may be a tough sell in this land of subsidized cell phone addicts, but this market is changing. And Sony’s device is priced at or below...
First impressions: Hands on with the Sony Xperia ZL smartphone

Android's Product Boss Told Us The Nexus 7 Tablet Is Already Selling Really Well (GOOG)

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Google started taking pre-orders for its $199 tablet, the Nexus 7, yesterday after the product was announced. At such a competitive price, you'd think it would sell pretty well at first. It is. We cornered Hugo Barra, the director of product management for Android, at a press meet and greet...
Android's Product Boss Told Us The Nexus 7 Tablet Is Already Selling Really Well (GOOG)
Failure is a feature: how Google stays sharp gobbling up startups

Findery, Caterina Fake's Startup Previously Named 'Pinwheel', Debuts In Public Beta

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Findery, the new location-based note sharing startup from Flickr and Hunch co-founder Caterina Fake, launched in public beta yesterday afternoon. Findery lets you take photos and notes from specific locations and tag them on a map anywhere in the world for other people to see and discover. The public launch...
Findery, Caterina Fake's Startup Previously Named 'Pinwheel', Debuts In Public Beta

Forbes lists some untold Steve Jobs stories

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Forbes just published a piece on the “Untold Stories About Steve Jobs,” as the late Apple cofounder’s one-year anniversary since his death looms around the corner; and while many of the anecdotes are never-heard-before memories from acquaintances, most provide only shallow insights into the innovator’s working mind. A few...
Forbes lists some untold Steve Jobs stories
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