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SanDisk's new Sansa View vs. iPod nano (Photos 1-4)

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THE LOOK. SanDisk (SNDK) is still chasing Apple's (AAPL) iPod line, and the company today announced the Sansa View to compete with the iPod nano. The View has a 2.4-inch screen, with resolution that's the same as the nano's 2-inch screen - 320 x 240. The View also has a...
SanDisk's new Sansa View vs. iPod nano (Photos 1-4)

Alcatel OT-915 with QWERTY keyboard, Gingerbread said to be launching at MWC

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How do you improve on the phone we described as "one of the cheesiest Android devices we've ever handled"? If you're Alcatel, you switch from a sliding to candybar form factor, ditch the large, candy-colored buttons and add a touchscreen. That about sums up the OT-915, a budget handset...
Alcatel OT-915 with QWERTY keyboard, Gingerbread said to be launching at MWC

Overheating HTC Evo Shift Burns Owner

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A Columbus, Ohio woman found that her HTC Evo Shift had branded her after overheating while it was under her waistband. The woman, Jennifer Grago, reported that she was using the phone’s FM radio while she did yard work. “I didn’t have pockets so I just put the phone in...
Overheating HTC Evo Shift Burns Owner

Alcatel One Touch Fire joins the Firefox OS cuddle party, we go hands-on (video)

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ZTE may have had a head start in the Firefox OS race ahead of MWC, but Alcatel's also got something similar to ride on the waves of some "500 million Mozilla users." Suitably dubbed the One Touch Fire, this entry-level phone is basically a rehash of the budget One...
Alcatel One Touch Fire joins the Firefox OS cuddle party, we go hands-on (video)

ZTE PF112 hands-on

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ZTE's other handset launch of note at MWC this year was the PF112 (pictured at right next to SGS 2.) First take away here was the 4.5-inch 1028 x 720 HD display which was really bright and clear -- and again we were a little shocked by the dichotomy...
ZTE PF112 hands-on
RIM finally makes BlackBerry Curve 9320 official
HTC Endeavor to purportedly feature SLCD display, Android 4.0.5

BlackBerry Curve 9220 / 9320 now official: BB OS 7.1, 2.44-inch display, same ol'

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This phone has visited more countries during its short gestation than some phones get to see in their whole lives, but it's finally arrived. The specs are pretty much what we guessed, with version 7.1 of the BlackBerry OS onboard and typical Curve features like a 2.44-inch 320 x...
BlackBerry Curve 9220 / 9320 now official: BB OS 7.1, 2.44-inch display, same ol'

Harnessing Music's Technological Future

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Editor’s note: Tim Westergren is founder and chief strategy officer of Pandora. Follow him on Twitter.  Of all the activities at Pandora, witnessing the impact of our personalized radio on the careers of working musicians is the most gratifying. Over the last 12 years we have assembled over a million analyzed...
Harnessing Music's Technological Future
Hands-On With The New iPod Nano

TDK introduces new wireless Boombox and two new weatherproof speakers

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TDK's Boombox rocked minds and windows alike with its modern take on a retro classic. Buoyed by its success, the casette-maker of old is back with new audio hardware at IFA. Three devices, again on the speaker front. First up is the Boombox Wireless, which is a similar, but...
TDK introduces new wireless Boombox and two new weatherproof speakers

A Lot Of Companies Have Tried And Failed To Make A Smartwatch (MSFT, SNE)

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If you believe the reports and rumors, a lot of big names in tech are working on smartwatches.  Google, Apple, Samsung, and LG all reportedly have plans to make a smartwatch soon. The concept is pretty straightforward: the devices would pair with your smartphone and let you look at incoming...
A Lot Of Companies Have Tried And Failed To Make A Smartwatch (MSFT, SNE)

Garmin partners with Suzuki for company's first in-dash infotainment system

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Sure, the portable GPS may still have a home among multi-car families, or drivers that have yet to make the jump to a smartphone, but we wouldn't be surprised to see the dedicated device's share decline over the next few years. At the same time, in-car infotainment systems are...
Garmin partners with Suzuki for company's first in-dash infotainment system

eSport Clip is an unbelievably cheap 4GB PMP with a 5MP camera

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$22 -- seriously -- that's all Walmart wants for this 4GB PMP that sports a 1.8-inch color screen and a 5-megapixel camera. If the eSport Clip's relatively paltry internal memory doesn't get you excited, you can always add more thanks to the empty microSD slot. That shooter can do...
eSport Clip is an unbelievably cheap 4GB PMP with a 5MP camera

'Radio Buy Buttons' found in iOS 6.1 via newly jailbroken iPads, could mean new functionality coming

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‘Radio Buy’ buttons, above, enlarged, put together from files, below Having a look around our newly jailbroken iPads with iFunBox, we happened on a new set of files in the iPad Music.app. The files are called some variation of “radio button” with an icon that looks similar to the...
'Radio Buy Buttons' found in iOS 6.1 via newly jailbroken iPads, could mean new functionality coming

Motorola doesn't think two SIMs are enough, launches Motokey 3-Chip in Brazil

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Nope, it's definitely not the first handset we've seen that allows to be paired alongside a trifecta of SIM cards all at once. Nonetheless, Motorola's introduced a triple-SIM slab of its own: the Brazil-bound Motokey 3-Chip. Aside from the aforementioned feature, the Motokey also packs a set of physical...
Motorola doesn't think two SIMs are enough, launches Motokey 3-Chip in Brazil

TI WiLink 8.0 combo wireless chip includes NFC, drops power

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TI kicked off the week with a new all-in-one wireless chip that could make NFC (near-field communications) much easier. The WiLink 8.0 is the first of its kind to build NFC into the chip alongside Bluetooth, FM radio, GNSS positioning, Wi-Fi, and even ANT+ for exercise and . It both...
TI WiLink 8.0 combo wireless chip includes NFC, drops power

Budget Archos 80 Xenon tablet surfaces with an 8″ IPS display and stock Android out of the box

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Archos is expanding its range of cheap ‘Elements’ Android tablets today through the Archos 80 Xenon, a new 8-inch tablet with a 1.2 GHz quad-core Qualcomm Snapdragon S4 processor. The slate runs on Android version 4.1 (Jelly Bean) with 1GB of RAM and 4GB of internal storage, although it’s worth...
Budget Archos 80 Xenon tablet surfaces with an 8″ IPS display and stock Android out of the box

Sprint announces FM radio and Entertain Me app bundle for future smartphones

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Sprint is hedging a bet that FM radio isn't dead. Today, the Now Network revealed that certain Android and Windows Phone devices will debut this year with support for terrestrial radio stations. The move is a differentiator for Sprint, which is the first US carrier to make such an...
Sprint announces FM radio and Entertain Me app bundle for future smartphones

Last.fm Radio to start charging for service, shut down in some countries in 2013

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Last.fm's internet-based radio goods have had a pretty good run, but, unfortunately, early next year the service will make some significant changes to its overall business structure that may not be for the best. For starters, the Last.fm Radio desktop client is set to go paid-only (as it is...
Last.fm Radio to start charging for service, shut down in some countries in 2013

Pure updates Evoke Mio radio with six new colors, thinks you need a new shade for summer

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Do you really think a black FM radio -- or even worse, one in an off-season shade of grape --- can get you through the summer? Radio maker Pure wants to correct your errant ways. The company is expanding its Evoke Mio radio line with six new "on-trend" color...
Pure updates Evoke Mio radio with six new colors, thinks you need a new shade for summer

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
iFixit tears down the new 7th generation iPod nano

iHome focuses on Lightning, Bluetooth, and fitness

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LAS VEGAS--iHome makes so many different audio products that even the PR people have a hard time keeping them straight. The new lineup introduced at CES is no exception, and here for your enjoyment are some highlights from my personal tour of the company's 2013 products. Lightning docks The...
iHome focuses on Lightning, Bluetooth, and fitness

Leaked Dell Windows 7 Phone Is Electric

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It seems to be quite the time for leaked handsets at the moment.Just as the he dust around the Apple iPhone 4G debacle had begun to settle, Dell has reignited the smartphone wars with a sleek new Windows 7 Phone called the Dell Lightning that looks every bit as good...
Leaked Dell Windows 7 Phone Is Electric

Samsung announced ICS-powered Galaxy Music smartphone

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Samsung unveiled its low-end, specialized Galaxy Music smartphone today that promises to deliver a premium sound quality and various must-have features. The Ice Cream Sandwich-powered handset boasts a “powerful processor,” although Samsung neglected to name the hardware, with promises of a fast and smooth performance. It also features dual...
Samsung announced ICS-powered Galaxy Music smartphone
5 Companies That Will Define The Future Of Radio

Sony SBH50 Bluetooth headset touts NFC and a smart remote (video)

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Sony's Xperia ZR isn't reaching the market all by its lonesome: it's accompanied by a high-end Bluetooth headset, the SBH50. The sequel to the Smart Wireless Headset Pro mostly ups the ante with NFC -- listeners just have to tap the smart remote against their Xperias (or many other...
Sony SBH50 Bluetooth headset touts NFC and a smart remote (video)

Motorola teases MOTOACTV update coming March 7th

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Motorola’s all-in-one fitness band is about to get a new update, the company announced in a blog post today. Motorola says they will detail more as the launch date of the update comes closer, but did reveal that the MOTOACTV will gain support for up to 40 new activties – including yoga,...
Motorola teases MOTOACTV update coming March 7th

10 stories that aren't about Apple's $1 billion in damages

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While the biggest news event of the week happened late Friday afternoon, 10 other stories on Ars got lots of attention in the beginning of the week. Author Dan Goodin wrote about the declining strength of passwords, and Nintendo Power announced its last issue would be in September. We ran...
10 stories that aren't about Apple's $1 billion in damages
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