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Best Buy ordered to pay out $27 million for stealing Buy Back concept
Remote control: why is turning on the TV still so hard?

iPhone-Like Hype Builds for Samsung

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When a Samsung Electronics Co. executive showed off a new chip at CES in Las Vegas last week, he created a flurry of news coverage for a completely different product — the company’s next top-of-the-line smartphone. For about four months, phone- and gadget-oriented websites along with tech writers at South...
iPhone-Like Hype Builds for Samsung

Engadget gets animated in 'An Engadget Christmas'

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We understand that the holidays can be a tough time of year. And certainly gadget editors aren't immune from the sort of soul-searching melancholia that can come with season's greetings. But as we do with all of life's most difficult questions, we've opted to work things out in the...
Engadget gets animated in 'An Engadget Christmas'

The Dash Car Dongle Wants To Make You A Better Driver By Syncing With Your iPhone

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This embed is invalid I love my tiny little Mazda, but I’ll be honest — I still don’t completely understand how it works. That’s never really bothered me before (I’d much rather geek out over a phone or something) but a Kickstarter project from a small team in Boston has...
The Dash Car Dongle Wants To Make You A Better Driver By Syncing With Your iPhone
Satarii turns to Kickstarter to help design its newest Swivl

RovAir Aims to be the Airbnb of Mobile Broadband Plans

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Got a mobile broadband device that you only really use a few times a month? Me too. If you’re sick of two-year contracts and monthly fees that go mostly to a gadget that sits idle in your bag until you’re out of range, there are a couple of different alternative...
RovAir Aims to be the Airbnb of Mobile Broadband Plans

The New New Tech Writing: Straight Up Penning Poems About Stuff

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How much do we love thee, Drew Houston? Let us count the ways. (Photo: wiki.smu.edu) There’s the gadget liveblog, the multimedia-heavy feature and the bloggy, snarky take. But as we near the end of 2012, we may have reached the last possible evolutionary stage of tech writing: just fucking penning...
The New New Tech Writing: Straight Up Penning Poems About Stuff

Podcast: What you really need to know before buying connected devices

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In my time talking to people about the internet of things, we sometimes get so excited about the possibilities of the technology that we forget about the consumer who has to install it or has their own vision for connected living that they are trying to implement. So this week...
Podcast: What you really need to know before buying connected devices

Engadget's Seattle meetup wrap-up!

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Goodnight Seattle! Man, we sure had a blast at last night's reader meetup. The party went down at the Showbox Theater, right across the street from the city's fishy Pike Place Market. Droves of Emerald City Engadget readers braved the drizzle to hang out, talk tech and win some...
Engadget's Seattle meetup wrap-up!

Ion introduces Air Copy: mobile scanner for smartphones, tablets and laptops

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Ion's Air Copy has just stepped into the wireless mobile scanner arena, and it brings support for slinging scanned documents and photos as big as size A4 to Android, iOS, Windows 8 and OS X devices via WiFi. Once documents are scanned, they're saved as high resolution 300 DPI...
Ion introduces Air Copy: mobile scanner for smartphones, tablets and laptops

Deliver chopped garlic with a twist

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The Chef'n Garlic Machine Garlic Press offers garlic prep and storage in one gadget. An updated handle design allows for easy usability. [Read more]...
Deliver chopped garlic with a twist

FTC releases landmark update to child online privacy laws

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The federal government on Wednesday announced a landmark update to child online privacy laws, establishing new guidelines that make it harder to track a gadget-obsessed generation with constant access to the Web. Read full article >>...
FTC releases landmark update to child online privacy laws
Look out Nike Fuel band, UnderArmour's fitness strap measures WILLPower!

This Data From China Shows Why Apple Is Now Getting Its Butt Kicked In The Smartphone Market (AAPL)

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A few weeks ago came the startling news that Apple has now been reduced to a niche player in the global smartphone market, at least from a "platform" perspective. Android is now running away with the race with ~75% global market share. Apple's iPhone, meanwhile, has only ~15% share. If...
This Data From China Shows Why Apple Is Now Getting Its Butt Kicked In The Smartphone Market (AAPL)

Slickdeals' best in tech for March 11th: 60-inch Panasoinic Viera HDTV and Brother HL-2240 laser printer

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Looking to save some coin on your tech purchases? Of course you are! In this round-up, we'll run down a list of the freshest frugal buys, hand-picked with the help of the folks at Slickdeals. You'll want to act fast, though, as many of these offerings won't stick around...
Slickdeals' best in tech for March 11th: 60-inch Panasoinic Viera HDTV and Brother HL-2240 laser printer

Watch: This close-up video of Steve Jobs' super-yacht will give you a serious case of gadget envy

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If you’re up for the ultimate case of ‘gadget’ envy, take a look at this close-up video of Venus, the high-tech yacht designed by the late Steve Jobs, that was shot from the docks in Amsterda by TNW reader Michiel Frackers. The boat was recently set free from its temporary impoundment...
Watch: This close-up video of Steve Jobs' super-yacht will give you a serious case of gadget envy

New Workout App For Pebble Shows Why Your Wrist Might The New Hot Spot For Mobile Devs

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A new app created by Toronto-based developer and entrepreneur Alex Kennberg uses the Pebble to take users through a standard 7-minute workout (made popular through media coverage at outlets including the New York Times Magazine), and does so using only the tech on your wrist. It’s a great example of...
New Workout App For Pebble Shows Why Your Wrist Might The New Hot Spot For Mobile Devs

Apple Publishes Non-Apology To Samsung On Its Website To Comply With U.K. Court Ruling

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After losing an appeal in a UK high court last week against a judgement that Samsung’s Galaxy Tab tablets do not infringe the design of the iPad because it’s just not cool enough, Apple has now published an acknowledgement of the court’s judgement on its U.K. website — in line...
Apple Publishes Non-Apology To Samsung On Its Website To Comply With U.K. Court Ruling
The Stock Market Smiles On Facebook 'Home', With FB Share Price Up More Than 3% After Launch Event
iFixit tears down Wii U, reveals innards of Nintendo's new console
This Tripod Mount For iPhones Will Make Snapping Pictures A Breeze

A Google Glass rival emerges from an upstart in Japan

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Japanese entrepreneur Takahito Iguchi wants people to see the world through other people’s eyes. But as a less ambitious jumping off point, he’ll kick it off with a world that looks like a Japanese manga cartoon. His device, called the Telepathy One, is the closest thing I’ve seen under development...
A Google Glass rival emerges from an upstart in Japan

Lower license costs alone won't save Windows RT from extinction

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Windows RT has struggled to gain adoption for months. Samsung and Acer are among the companies abandoning RT devices, while Toshiba, Hewlett Packard, and HTC won't touch it. So Microsoft's latest effort to boost Windows RT is apparently to cut the licensing costs device makers pay to use the...
Lower license costs alone won't save Windows RT from extinction

How would you change ASUS' Transformer Pad Infinity?

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ASUS' Transformer Pad Infinity's awkwardly timed announcement sent a fair few Transformer Prime buyers into fits of apoplexy -- after all, it was just a few weeks after the Prime went on sale. Fortunately, the company didn't release the Infinity for some time, but was it worth the wait?...
How would you change ASUS' Transformer Pad Infinity?
Record-breaking Christmas week: 50M iOS and Android devices activated, 1.76B apps downloaded

Tamar Yehoshua, Google: In Conversation liveblog

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Voice search has pervaded nearly every aspect of our gadget lives, from our smartphones to our TVs to our navigation programs. Today we're talking with Tamar Yehoshua, direct of product management at Google, about how speech-activated search is changing -- and improving -- the way we interact with technology....
Tamar Yehoshua, Google: In Conversation liveblog

Fall Out Boy's Joe Trohman on the NES console and its Power Glove peripheral

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Every week, a new and interesting human being tackles our decidedly geeky take on the Proustian Q&A. This is the Engadget Questionnaire. In the latest installment of our collection of gadget-related queries, Fall Out Boy guitarist Joe Trohman chats about his gear wish list and Bluetooth fashion sense. Join...
Fall Out Boy's Joe Trohman on the NES console and its Power Glove peripheral

Apple's Apology To Samsung: We're Cool, You're Not

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Remember earlier this month, when Apple lost its appeal in the U.K. against Samsung for a High Court ruling earlier this year? Well, on the bottom of the the home page of Apple's UK website is a little linky that says Samsung/Apple judgement. Click on that and up comes a...
Apple's Apology To Samsung: We're Cool, You're Not

Nvidia Reveals Price and Other Plans for 'Shield' Device

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Nvidia provided one of the few real surprises at this January's Consumer Electronics Show, a plan to expand beyond selling chips and deliver a portable gadget for playing videogames. Now it is providing some long-awaited details, including a price and delivery date for the effort known as Project Shield....
Nvidia Reveals Price and Other Plans for 'Shield' Device
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