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Square Debuts Its Latest Hardware, Stand, A $299 Card Swiper For iPad Registers

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At an event in San Francisco at Blue Bottle Coffee, Square debuted a stand built specifically for the iPad, which turns the device into a card-swiping register. Hardware has always been a part of who we are and who we want to be, says Jack Dorsey, CEO and co-founder of...
Square Debuts Its Latest Hardware, Stand, A $299 Card Swiper For iPad Registers
Hands On With The Kupa UltraNote, A Modular, Customizable Tablet That Makes Windows 8 Shine
Another Record Quarter For Smartphone Sales

TiVo's Stream transcoding box and IP connected extender make their debut at Cable Show 2012

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Now that TiVo has delivered updated software for its Premiere boxes its focus is turning to some new hardware accessories, including the TiVoToGo-style transcoder we saw at CES, now dubbed Stream (top), and the IP extender set-top box mentioned earlier this year (bottom). According to TiVo's press release, both...
TiVo's Stream transcoding box and IP connected extender make their debut at Cable Show 2012

Apps Are Barnes & Noble's Fastest-Growing Content Area

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Seeking to advance the narrative that the Nook Tablet is a true multimedia tablet and not just a big expensive e-reader, Barnes & Noble (NYSE: BKS) CEO William Lynch said in an investor call today that apps are the company’s fastest-growing content area, and “within apps it’s entertainment, movies,...
Apps Are Barnes & Noble's Fastest-Growing Content Area

Nokia is Working on NFC for the Nokia Lumia Series

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Marko Ahtisaari, Nokia’s head of design, sat down with the Guardian for an exclusive interview recently. During the interview, Ahtisaari discussed some of Nokia’s design plans down the road which includes several innovative ideas for the Nokia Lumia line which is powered by Microsoft’s Windows Phone OS. NFC, wireless charging, and software...
Nokia is Working on NFC for the Nokia Lumia Series

Lack of Major Videogame Launches in January Drag Down Sales

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After a number of epic videogame launches prior to the holiday shopping season, publishers took a month off by not releasing any major titles during January. As a result, the industry saw a double-digit decline in physical software sales at retail, according to NPD, which tracks the industry. It said...
Lack of Major Videogame Launches in January Drag Down Sales

Nokia Design Chief: We're Developing A Windows Phone With NFC Technology

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Nokia is working on a Windows Phone model that incorporates NFC (Near Field Communications) technology to connect to external accessories – and is even considering versions with wireless charging, its design chief has indicated in an exclusive interview. The company is also working closely with Microsoft (NSDQ: MSFT), which...
Nokia Design Chief: We're Developing A Windows Phone With NFC Technology

4 Ways Smartphone Vendors Can Retain Customers

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The smartphone war is well and truly underway, the big players including Apple, HTC, RIM, Samsung and Nokia are all vying for position in an already saturated mobile handset market.Smartphone vendors are releasing handsets like never before but is it the best way to  increase the all-important revenue stream that...
4 Ways Smartphone Vendors Can Retain Customers

Google Ventures Hires Its First Designers In Residence, Stanford's Caroline O'Connor And Xbox Designer Brian Yeung

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In what it describes as another effort to make its portfolio companies better at design, Google Ventures is announcing a new Designer in Residence program. The firm had already created a Design Studio where its startups can get help through design sprints, workshops, mentoring, and recruiting. With the new program,...
Google Ventures Hires Its First Designers In Residence, Stanford's Caroline O'Connor And Xbox Designer Brian Yeung
Staples Begins Selling Apple Accessories in U.S. Online Store

The brutal truth? Most apps sink without a trace

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Apple may have paid out $5bn to app developers, but many apps still flop. But is that a problem?Apple's announcement at WWDC earlier in the week that it has paid out $5bn to iOS app developers since the launch of the App Store in 2008 provides a fertile starting point...
The brutal truth? Most apps sink without a trace
Kickstarter's Obsolescence Problem, Illustrated By A Fantastic iPhone Cable I'll Never Use
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