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The 17 Most Important Moments In The 70-Year History Of The Cell Phone

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The cell phone is older than you think. In fact, you can trace its beginnings to radio-powered phones made by companies like AT&T way back in the 1940s. We traced the cell phone's lineage to give you an idea how we got to where we are today. What's really impressive...
The 17 Most Important Moments In The 70-Year History Of The Cell Phone

Digital downloads to debut on 3DS

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Nintendo players may soon be able to buy games for their 3DS handheld device digitally on the same day as they are released in stores....
Digital downloads to debut on 3DS

Logitech reveals K810 Bluetooth Illuminated keyboard

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Logitech has revealed a new wireless keyboard that can switch between devices on the fly. The K810 Bluetooth Illuminated Keyboard can pair with up to three Bluetooth-enabled systems at the same time, and has three function keys for choosing what PC, Mac, or handheld device will work with it.......
Logitech reveals K810 Bluetooth Illuminated keyboard

RT @drewvigal: @davewiner - maybe that's why Apple filed this patent on "proximity detector in handheld device" > http://bit.ly/dfPXrG

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RT @drewvigal: @davewiner - maybe that's why Apple filed this patent on "proximity detector in handheld device" > http://bit.ly/dfPXrG

Which activities are preferred on tablets vs phones? Keynote tells all

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There’s not only a large amount of overlap in activities between smartphones and tablets, but owners of both device types also agree they want a faster mobile web experience. The data comes from Keynote’s Mobile User Survey (PDF), which the company published on Monday after surveying 5,388 people who owned...
Which activities are preferred on tablets vs phones? Keynote tells all

Is it time to wean yourself off of the smartphone?

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This may sound like a stupid question: Why would anyone want to limit their use of a smartphone when the handheld device offers access to a world of web information, useful applications, contextual data and more? As someone who generally uses a mobile device from the crack of dawn until...
Is it time to wean yourself off of the smartphone?

With sensors, apps & data, my smartphone is (almost) my doctor

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If you think the Jawbone Up and Nike FuelBand are changing our perception of personal health, then wait until you see what Scanadu, a Mountain View, Calif.-based company, has planned for you. The two-year-old old company is the brainchild of Walter de Brouwer, a Belgian-born serial entrepreneur (EUnet-Quest and Star...
With sensors, apps & data, my smartphone is (almost) my doctor

Virginia town encouraging citizen crime reporting with free iOS app

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The Marion Police Department in Virginia have decided to encourage residents to report crime by releasing a new app called iWatch Marion. The app is available for free on the App Store and provides citizens with an easy way to report potential crimes by uploading tips, photos, and video. Content...
Virginia town encouraging citizen crime reporting with free iOS app

MASSIVE: Google Just Created A Gigantic New Mobile Ad Marketplace (GOOG)

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Google has integrated AdMob, its mobile advertising service, into AdWords so that anyone buying web ads through AdWords can now also buy them on mobile devices served by AdMob, according to Jonathan Alferness, Google's director of product management/mobile ads. The move essentially turns the web and mobile ad markets into...
MASSIVE: Google Just Created A Gigantic New Mobile Ad Marketplace (GOOG)
Penvue converts any flat surface into an interactive display

Sony will turn iOS and Android devices into PS4 second screens with upcoming 'PlayStation App'

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Sony surprised the world by managing to somehow not show off the upcoming PlayStation 4 when it announced the new platform at a press conference today, but the games giant has revealed a range of interesting second screen support. The new console will tap into the PS Vita, iPhone, iPad or Android...
Sony will turn iOS and Android devices into PS4 second screens with upcoming 'PlayStation App'
Apple’s rumored iOS device inductive charging solution gets pictured in patents

A photographic look at the new iPad’s warmer Retina display, increased size and tweaked shape

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The new iPad has arrived at TNW and we will be bringing you ongoing coverage of the new Apple tablet throughout the week. There aren’t many physical differences between this year’s model and the iPad 2, but we did highlight some of them for you here. We will have an...
A photographic look at the new iPad’s warmer Retina display, increased size and tweaked shape

Boomers Slowly Joining the Mobile Web

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New statistics about baby boomers' usage of the mobile web are here, and the news, sadly, is not surprising. This generation of users (ages 45 and older) has been slow to adopt mobile Internet technology. However, that's not to say they aren't getting on board with the mobile web revolution...
Boomers Slowly Joining the Mobile Web
Why email marketers love iPhone users (infographic)

Leapfrog Announces Availability Of Leapster GS, A Mini Educational Tech Toy

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While I wouldn’t want to be the parent who buys their kids a Leapster GS instead of a Nintendo DS, I still think that this mini educational handheld is an interesting addition to Leapfrog’s line of kids toys. The GS looks a lot more like a handheld device than its...
Leapfrog Announces Availability Of Leapster GS, A Mini Educational Tech Toy

Apple, Google Pressed by N.Y. Over Handheld Device Thefts

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Apple, Google Pressed by N.Y. Over Handheld Device Thefts: Hard to tell which is dumber: the article or New York's Attorney General. It sure sounds like he's not going to be happy until every smartphone is a remote detonation device. And if that happened, he'd probably sue the companies for making...
Apple, Google Pressed by N.Y. Over Handheld Device Thefts

Parents Get New Weapons in War Over Kids' Phones

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Thanks to social networks, bullying is no longer confined to the schoolyard; victims are potentially subject to harassment anytime, anywhere, and from any handheld device....
Parents Get New Weapons in War Over Kids' Phones

N-Trig pen tech whittled down to single DuoSense chips and sensors, shrinks scribblings to travel size

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As much as N-Trig is an old hand at supporting styluses, it's had to focus on tablets and other larger devices due to technology limits: the HTC Flyer is about as small as the company has gone to date. A new version of N-Trig's DuoSense chipset family could be...
N-Trig pen tech whittled down to single DuoSense chips and sensors, shrinks scribblings to travel size

iPad Owners to Go Wi-Fi Only? AT&T CEO Says Yes (POLL)

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When consumers rush out to purchase Apple's new handheld device, the slate-like computer called the iPad, they'll have several options to choose from. In addition to multiple storage capacities, iPad buyers will have to make an even more critical decision: Wi-Fi or 3G? Although Wi-Fi hotspots are in many places...
iPad Owners to Go Wi-Fi Only? AT&T CEO Says Yes (POLL)

Mobile Game Biz to Nintendo and Sony: Seasons? What Are Those?

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As if you needed any further reminding that phone and tablet games are where it’s at, take a look at the new portable gaming report that IDC and App Annie are releasing today. The report, obtained in advance by AllThingsD, shows just how different the new generation of mobile games...
Mobile Game Biz to Nintendo and Sony: Seasons? What Are Those?
Study: LTE users use less WiFi, eat more data, and don't buy the smorgasbord

Samsung infringed Apple patent on text selection, says ITC judge

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A handful of Samsung smartphones infringe an Apple patent on text selection, according to the initial determination of a U.S. International Trade Commission judge. The patent in question concerns the selection of text on the browser of a handheld device by covering it with a translucent layer, where the...
Samsung infringed Apple patent on text selection, says ITC judge

Nintendo Pares Losses From 3DS

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Nintendo Co. reported a smaller quarterly net loss for the April-June quarter compared with a year earlier, boosted by efforts to pare losses from its 3DS handheld device, but missing a return to profitability because of the stubbornly strong yen and sluggish sales of the Wii home console. The Kyoto-based...
Nintendo Pares Losses From 3DS

AdMob Registers 50% Market Share For iPhone OS Based On Smartphone Traffic

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According to AdMob, smartphones accounted for 48 percent of its worldwide traffic last month, up from 35 percent in February 2009. Dominant still is iPhone OS, which has increased its share of smartphone requests on the AdMob network from 33 percent in February 2009 to 50 percent in February...
AdMob Registers 50% Market Share For iPhone OS Based On Smartphone Traffic
Newt Gingrich is 'really puzzled' by cellphones that take pictures and needs your help

The new iPod Touch and Nano: Apple remains king of portable media players (review)

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Thanks to the rise of smartphones, portable media players are practically nonexistent.  Apple is the only maker of portable media players that remains successful in the U.S., thanks to three products: the iPod Touch, the iPod Nano, and the iPod Shuffle. Along with the iPhone 5, Apple revealed the latest...
The new iPod Touch and Nano: Apple remains king of portable media players (review)

Three Things to Expect From Tonight's Sony PlayStation Event

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It’s finally here — the long-awaited Sony PlayStation event, where the Japanese electronics maker is widely expected to unveil its next-generation videogame console. While not all of the details are known yet, over the past week there have been advance reports and much speculation about what the “PlayStation 4” will...
Three Things to Expect From Tonight's Sony PlayStation Event

Employment matchmaker Jobaline hooks $1.5 million from Madrona and others

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A stealthy Seattle area startup by the name of Jobaline has reeled in $1.5 million in fresh funding, money that the company plans to use to continue development on a new service that matches hourly workers with employers. Former Facebook general counsel Rudy Gadre is leading the round, with Seattle’s...
Employment matchmaker Jobaline hooks $1.5 million from Madrona and others

Portable device to detect pathogens in 30 minutes

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Engineers are building a handheld device, which they describe as something akin to a molecular-level Lego builder, that will test for pathogens such as tuberculosis in as little as 30 minutes....
Portable device to detect pathogens in 30 minutes
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