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Lenovo announces ThinkPad Edge Twist, a business-oriented convertible coming this month for $849

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Lenovo was first out of the gate with a form-shifting Windows 8 machine when it unveiled the IdeaPad Yoga at CES. Now the company's back with a convertible for its business customers, the ThinkPad Edge Twist. In many ways, it's a convertible in the most conventional sense of the...
Lenovo announces ThinkPad Edge Twist, a business-oriented convertible coming this month for $849

LG Optimus F3 coming to Sprint June 14th for $30 on contract

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The LG Optimus F3 has now gone public, and it's unsurprisingly on its way to Sprint starting June 14th. For $30 with a two-year contract (after the dreaded $50 mail-in rebate, mind), the device sits on the fence that separates entry-level from mid-range. While the 4-inch (resolution isn't specified,...
LG Optimus F3 coming to Sprint June 14th for $30 on contract
Schott's Xensation Cover glass set to go head-to-head with Gorilla Glass later this year

LG Intuition 4G LTE may become available on Verizon September 6th

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The day of September 6th is gearing up to be a rather hefty one for Verizon: earlier we reported that the Samsung Galaxy Stellar is slated to launch on that date, and it's also the day after Motorola unveils its latest lineup for Big Red. Why not throw in...
LG Intuition 4G LTE may become available on Verizon September 6th
Acer's flagship Aspire S7 may be 2013's ultrabook to beat, S3 needs low price to succeed
HP Envy Spectre XT review

Verizon’s $79.99 LG Lucid with 4G LTE undercuts Nokia Lumia 900

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Verizon Wireless on Tuesday announced an upcoming new addition to its 4G LTE smartphone lineup. Launching on March 29th, the entry-level LG Lucid features low-end specs and last year’s Android build, but it also sports the lowest launch price of any 4G LTE-equipped smartphone on the market. Specs include...
Verizon’s $79.99 LG Lucid with 4G LTE undercuts Nokia Lumia 900

Netflix: ‘We’re bullish on the cloud’ despite outage

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Last week’s Amazon Web Services outage outage might have outsmarted Netflix’s Chaos Monkeys, but the content-distribution giant isn’t about to turn its back on cloud computing. According to a Friday blog post from the Netflix cloud team, the outage (which started with a generator failure and resulted in a cascading...
Netflix: ‘We’re bullish on the cloud’ despite outage
Latest Motorola X Phone specs and render point to 4.7-inch Gorilla Glass 3 display

Apple's Low-Cost iPhone Design Said to Be Mix of iPhone 5 and iPod Touch with iPod Classic Curves

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iLounge follows up its reports from last week about Apple's future iOS device plans with a new report sharing details on Apple's rumored lower-cost iPhone. According to the report, the new device will indeed be constructed primarily of plastic and offers design similarities to the iPhone 5, iPod touch, and...
Apple's Low-Cost iPhone Design Said to Be Mix of iPhone 5 and iPod Touch with iPod Classic Curves

Apple Designer on Why Curved Glass and Extruded Aluminum iPhone Designs Were Rejected

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With court documents in the ongoing legal dispute between Apple and Samsung having yielded a remarkable number of design concepts and prototypes from the development of the iPhone and iPad, Network World has taken a look at testimony that explains why Apple rejected some of the ideas. The testimony comes...
Apple Designer on Why Curved Glass and Extruded Aluminum iPhone Designs Were Rejected

Corning shows slim and flexible Willow Glass

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Corning, which makes Gorilla Glass found in many portable electronics such as smartphones, tablets, and notebooks, has now introduced a new product called Willow Glass. It's promised to be very thin and flexible, allowing future gadgets to be wrapped completely in it, Corning said. Willow Glass will support thinner backplanes...
Corning shows slim and flexible Willow Glass

At 6.1-inches, Huawei's Ascend Mate smartphone swings at Samsung

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Did you think the 5.1-inch Samsung Galaxy Note was too big? How about the Galaxy Note 2 with its 5.5-inch display. It doesn’t really matter because Huawei’s Ascend Mate is the new king of “phablets”, the horribly named class of handhelds that are part phone and part tablet. Huawei earns...
At 6.1-inches, Huawei's Ascend Mate smartphone swings at Samsung

HP’s NFC-Equipped Ultrabook Comes to Market

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You might recall that at the Consumer Electronics Show this year, Ultrabooks were all the rage. You might also remember that a couple of those laptops managed to stand out from the crowd — including Hewlett-Packard’s Envy Spectre 14, which goes on sale today. Showgoers were abuzz about the glossy,...
HP’s NFC-Equipped Ultrabook Comes to Market

Meet The HTC 8S, A Crappy Mid-Range Windows Phone Device No One Will Buy

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HTC just revealed its family of Windows Phone 8 devices and HTC says mid-range 8S model is aimed squarely at the general consumer. But it’s missing a lot of features. Apparently the general consumer wants last year’s phone repacked and sold as new. The 8S is a large step down...
Meet The HTC 8S, A Crappy Mid-Range Windows Phone Device No One Will Buy

Samsung’s Next OLED Displays to Feature Tough Lotus Glass

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Samsung and Gorilla Glass maker Corning team up to bring the new Lotus Glass to future Samsung OLED and AMOLED displays....
Samsung’s Next OLED Displays to Feature Tough Lotus Glass

T-Mobile Will Launch LG's Ice Cream Sandwich-Powered Optimus L9 "This Fall"

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AT&T and Sprint have already laid claim to LG’s flagship Optimus G handset, but what of the rest of the Big 4 national carriers? Verizon has been keeping awfully quiet on the subject — maybe because it’s still trying to push LG’s curious Intuition phablet — and for now...
T-Mobile Will Launch LG's Ice Cream Sandwich-Powered Optimus L9 "This Fall"

Toshiba Excite 10 Android 4.0 tablet now available

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The 10-inch model of Toshiba's Excite tablet line is now available for order. The Excite 10 comes in 16GB, 32GB, and 64GB models. All models feature a 10.1-inch, 1280x800 Gorilla Glass display and are listed at about 10 hours of battery life.......
Toshiba Excite 10 Android 4.0 tablet now available

Corning introduces Lotus XT Glass, aimed at high-rez displays

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The maker of the Gorilla Glass used in iPhones and other mobile devices has unveiled its latest fusion-made, resilient glass for high-resolution displays. Corning, which is also continuing its Gorilla Glass line with a third version this year, officially introduced a "second-generation glass substrate" called Lotus XT Glass. The new...
Corning introduces Lotus XT Glass, aimed at high-rez displays

Motorola Officially Outs The RAZR i, Its First Intel-Powered Smartphone

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Intel’s mobile chipsets have popped up in a handful of devices over the past few months, but Motorola — arguably the biggest of Intel’s smartphone partners — has been content to keep quiet about the fruits of its efforts longer than others. Well, that wait is finally over. Motorola officially...
Motorola Officially Outs The RAZR i, Its First Intel-Powered Smartphone

Samsung Galaxy S 4 hands-on shows nice hardware but software is the star

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After months of leaks, rumors and general gossip, the Samsung Galaxy S 4 is finally here. On Thursday night, Samsung unveiled its new flagship phone and I was able to spend a short amount of time using a pre-production model. While some may find the hardware improvements to be incremental, it’s difficult...
Samsung Galaxy S 4 hands-on shows nice hardware but software is the star

ZTE Geek unveiled with 2GHz Intel Clover Trail+ and a terrible name (video)

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Oh ZTE you cheeky monkey. Towards the end of day one at IDF in Beijing, we stumbled upon this awkwardly titled Android Jelly Bean phone that is the Geek at ZTE's booth. Needless to say, this is yet another phone powered by an Intel processor -- a 2GHz Clover...
ZTE Geek unveiled with 2GHz Intel Clover Trail+ and a terrible name (video)

Corning announces Gorilla Glass 3 ahead of CES 2013, touting 40 percent visible scratch reduction

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Ahead of CES 2013 taking place in Las Vegas next week, the folks at Corning have unveiled Gorilla Glass 3, a new glass composition aimed at next-gen smartphones and tablets. The stronger Gorilla Glass 3 offers a new feature called Native Damage Resistance that brings 40 percent reduction in...
Corning announces Gorilla Glass 3 ahead of CES 2013, touting 40 percent visible scratch reduction
Fujitsu debuts Lifebook T902 convertible laptop and Stylistic Q702 hybrid tablet

Smartphones With Ultra-Hard Sapphire Screens To Be Released This Year

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All major mobile phone makers are considering replacing the iconic Corning Gorilla Glass in smartphone screens with sapphire, the hardest natural material aside from diamond, IT analyst Eric Virey told Technology Review. One likely candidate? Google's "X-phone," which CEO Larry Page recently said would be scratch-resistant to the point of being "unbreakable." If...
Smartphones With Ultra-Hard Sapphire Screens To Be Released This Year

Gif, also known as Jif

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However you pronounce these animated clips they still make us giggle. Or should that be jiggle?Name: Gif.Age: 26.Appearance: A cat falling into a toilet, for ever.Why are we talking about Gifs? Is one trending on Twitter? Is it a girl bouncing on a trampoline without a bra again? Nope, it's...
Gif, also known as Jif

Gorilla Glass 3 promises 40 percent fewer scratches

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Corning has developed a new version of its Gorilla Glass for smartphones and tablets that it says will result in 40 percent fewer scratches and appear in devices later this year. Corning makes the glass used in devices from Apple, Samsung and other top-tier vendors. It introduced Gorilla Glass...
Gorilla Glass 3 promises 40 percent fewer scratches

ET deals: $999 gets you a Dell XPS 14 ultrabook and $200 gift card

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The market for premium PCs is one often devoid of special offers or discounts. How often do you see a Lamborghini dealership advertising an end-of-month sale during the evening news? The same usually applies to high-end laptops.When you do see a sale on a premium PC it is a rare...
ET deals: $999 gets you a Dell XPS 14 ultrabook and $200 gift card

Apple inadvertently confirms Gorilla Glass 2 use?

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A perhaps-inadvertent byproduct of Apple's touting of its US job-creating numbers in a new "Job Creation" promo page that launched earlier today is an acknowledgement of the company's apparently-ongoing relationship with Corning, a US company that makes the Gorilla Glass found in iPhones, iPads and now many other brands of...
Apple inadvertently confirms Gorilla Glass 2 use?

Use of aluminum unibody slowing iPhone 5 production

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Appleís decision to use an aluminum unibody chassis for the iPhone 5 is causing supply constraints, reports Bloomberg. Apple chose the material for its light weight and resistance to cracking, it is also softer than the Gorilla glass used on the back of the iPhone 4 and 4S. This is...
Use of aluminum unibody slowing iPhone 5 production
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