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After Plenty Of Duds, LG May Finally Have A Winner With The Optimus G Pro
Hands on with the Samsung Galaxy S3

Google's Play Store Android App May Soon Get Another Facelift

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Google’s been awfully busy these past few weeks, but it seems that between sunsetting Reader (and pissing off most of the internet in the process) and rolling out new services like Google Keep, the company has been working on a redesigned version of the Google Play Store for Android. That’s...
Google's Play Store Android App May Soon Get Another Facelift
BlackBerry's Z10 Will Make Its AT&T Debut On March 22 For $199, Pre-Orders Kick Off Tomorrow
Microsoft rolls out new Bing results page across the US

Will the Kalq keyboard finally spell the end for qwerty?

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Researchers at the University of St Andrews have developed a split-screen keyboard that they claim can increase typing speeds for touchscreen users. Will it get the thumbs up?Since the arrival of touchscreen tablets, our opposable thumbs have evolved to a whole new level of refinement. It has become second nature...
Will the Kalq keyboard finally spell the end for qwerty?
How Google Created Its Epic(-ish) Valentine’s Day Doodle

NZXT's Cryo E40 laptop cooler sends a pleasant breeze wherever you like

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NZXT is pretty good when it comes to avoiding unnecessary flourishes and providing straight-up PC hardware. Its Cryo E40 laptop cooler is no different, forgoing HDD slots and magic elixirs in favor of two 80mm fans that clasp magnetically to the underside of its steel mesh. These can be...
NZXT's Cryo E40 laptop cooler sends a pleasant breeze wherever you like
Aeir Talk Gives A Father’s Autistic Kids A Voice

Better, Stronger, Faster: Tumblr 3.0 For iPhone Has Arrived

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Ah, there’s nothing like the sweet smell of highly-anticipated app updates in the morning. As CEO David Karp promised at last week’s F.ounders conference, the new version of Tumblr’s iOS app has now arrived. And it’s a doozy. (I mean that in a very good way). The app is completely...
Better, Stronger, Faster: Tumblr 3.0 For iPhone Has Arrived
Google+ for Android adds beautiful layout, easier-to-start hangouts

Draw Something With Strangers On A Train: Disrupt NY 2013 Hackathon Duo Building Visual Ice-Breaker App For Galaxy Note

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The Disrupt NY 2013 Hackathon has kicked off and here’s one of the new hacker team pairings hoping to claim tomorrow’s prize after a long night of coding. Michal Shaffer, left, from New York and Peter Ma, right from San Francisco — met at the event and are now collaborating...
Draw Something With Strangers On A Train: Disrupt NY 2013 Hackathon Duo Building Visual Ice-Breaker App For Galaxy Note

Dejamor's "Sexy Tales" Let You Have "Choose Your Own Adventure" Phone Sex

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Observe, ladies and gentlemen, the lyrics of true seduction. Dejamor, a startup out of TechStars that creates subscription romance-filled boxes to help couples spice up sexy time, has now launched a new product called Sexy Tales — yes, Sexy Tales — which lets you leave a sexy play-by-play recording for...
Dejamor's "Sexy Tales" Let You Have "Choose Your Own Adventure" Phone Sex
OtterBox announces new, artsy Studio Collection cases for iPhone 4/4S [Videos]

Dissecting The Sony Nexus X, The Fake That Launched A Thousand Stories

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So hey, remember that Sony Nexus X image that made the rounds earlier this week? The one that more than a few commentors called a hoax after I ran a story about it? Well, the skeptics among you were right — creator of the faux-Nexus came forward not long ago...
Dissecting The Sony Nexus X, The Fake That Launched A Thousand Stories

Eric Schmidt Takes His Tut-Tutting World Tour to India, Lecturing the Country About Open Internet

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Mr. Schmidt. (Photo: flickr.com/jolieodell) Lately corporate empty-nester Eric Schmidt has been on an impromptu world tour, beginning with his visit to North Korea and continuing this week with a trip to several Asian nations. (Good thing he’s got $6 million in walking-around money!) A visit to Myanmar has been confirmed, but first he’s stopping...
Eric Schmidt Takes His Tut-Tutting World Tour to India, Lecturing the Country About Open Internet

Sir Benfro's Brilliant Balloon – app review

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Apple App Store, Tim Fishlock, 69pIt's not often a game is released that can truly claim to be art, but Sir Benfro's Brilliant Balloon (Apple App Store, Tim Fishlock, 69p) deserves the title.The gameplay is gloriously simple – reminiscent of the browser Helicopter title so popular a decade ago. The...
Sir Benfro's Brilliant Balloon – app review

BBC Olympic presenters: the good, the bland and the PC

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The broadcaster's plan to go for balance and safety in its Games line-up may prove more risky than it expectsAt least one of Britain's highest-profile sports stars will, we can be sure, be disappointed byTuesday's announcement of the BBC presenting teams for the Olympics.A day after Gary Lineker was tweet-tweaked...
BBC Olympic presenters: the good, the bland and the PC

Fake Reviews Shadow Brands Selling Online

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Buying positive product reviews is unethical and sometimes illegal, but always sleazy. Yet the practice flourishes on popular sites like Yelp, TripAdvisor, Google Places and Amazon, according to research firm Gartner. Where Shoppers Go For Advice Online reviews, especially those posted at marketplaces like Amazon, are more popular purchasing tools...
Fake Reviews Shadow Brands Selling Online

Why Universal Translation is a Holy Grail

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[Tower of Babel. From Logoi.com] A while back, my friend  David Feng tweeted in Chinese that he was tweeting while riding under Beijing in a subway car. I used Google Translate to see if I could figure out what he said. It came out something like “I’m using my digits...
Why Universal Translation is a Holy Grail

Google Play Books for iOS catches up to Android version with mapping info, user guide

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Apple devices will finally get a Google Play Books update received by Android users back in September that packs a couple of useful new flourishes. The headliner is a geographical look-up feature that lets you see a description and Google Maps view of a location from a book just...
Google Play Books for iOS catches up to Android version with mapping info, user guide
Startup Spotlight: Flubit brings Hufflepuff magic to muggle online shopping

E-book porn flourishes on Amazon's Kindle

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Platforms for e-book self-publishing like Amazon's Kindle Direct Publishing let amateur porn producers slap together adult picture books and sell them online with ease. [Read more]...
E-book porn flourishes on Amazon's Kindle
Zappos Rolls Out iOS App Update As It Ponders The Future Of The Mobile Shopping Experience
LG's 5.5-inch 1080p Optimus G Pro is coming to North America (hands-on)
Google Launches Gmail 2.0 On iOS With New Design, Support For Multiple Accounts, Calendar And Google+ Integration & More
Here We Go Again: The Gray Market in Twitter and Facebook

Kate Beckinsale's Ultimate Honor: A Crazy Taiwanese News Animation Biopic

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Kate Beckinsale may be only the 22nd most desireable woman on the planet according to AskMen, but her Underworld empire has won her a far rarer honor: She is the latest subject of a Next Media Animation biopic (video below). NMA is better-known as the company that makes those...
Kate Beckinsale's Ultimate Honor: A Crazy Taiwanese News Animation Biopic
Hands On With HTC's Would-Be Savior, The HTC One

Motorola Droid RAZR M hands-on

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Motorola just took the wraps of the Droid RAZR M and, we've gotta say, the slender handset is quite the looker. The 8mm thick body is plastic and kevlar, just like its titular predecessor, but it ads some nice visual flourishes of its own, including rivets around the rim...
Motorola Droid RAZR M hands-on
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