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Apple's Fight, Far From the Hardware Front

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Apple is hard at work trying to send hardware makers like Nokia, RIM and Dell to early graves, but the Cupertino, Calif., company faces an uphill battle with its Internet-based rivals....
Apple's Fight, Far From the Hardware Front

iPhone 5: What does it mean for developers and apps?

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Swift updates in store for the short term, but hopes of better App Store discovery features frustrated for nowApple's iPhone 5 launch held few surprises on the hardware front, thanks to the barrage of pretty-accurate leaks in the weeks leading up to the event. But now the new handset has...
iPhone 5: What does it mean for developers and apps?

Eyes on IBM Results Amid Slowing In Enterprise Tech Spending

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Computing and IT services giant IBM will report earnings today after markets close for trading in New York. As usual its results and guidance will be seen as a key indicator of the state of tech spending among governments and corporate customers, and thus the overall health of the companies...
Eyes on IBM Results Amid Slowing In Enterprise Tech Spending
Today's Amazon Event Was About Its Ecosystem As Much As Its Hardware

Verizon CTO: Shared Data Plans Coming Mid-Year

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We’ve been hearing about Verizon’s forthcoming shared data plans for quite a while, but it’s possible that we’ve finally been given a timeline, albeit a vague one. At an investors conference Verizon CTO Fran Shammo said that family data plans will probably be offered around the middle of this year....
Verizon CTO: Shared Data Plans Coming Mid-Year
Google Introduces the Chromebook Pixel to Compete With the MacBook Air

Pictures of GT-I9502 leaked, could this be the Galaxy S IV?

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A Chinese forum has published plethora of pictures of GT-I9502. Images reveal a lot of things on the hardware front and most importantly, the design. Interestingly, the forum poster claims it to be a dual-SIM version of the Galaxy S IV for China Unicom. However, before we jump to...
Pictures of GT-I9502 leaked, could this be the Galaxy S IV?

Microsoft Surface with Windows RT review

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When Microsoft unveiled its Surface tablets with a flashy, top secret Los Angeles event, it didn't just mark the beginning of a new (and utterly critical) phase for the history of the company. It marked the repurposing of a name that was already quite familiar to us -- though...
Microsoft Surface with Windows RT review
AMD executives have forgotten how to run a company

Hardware roundup: Say hello to the latest Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 devices

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It’s been a wild morning on the hardware front. If you are a bit confused, don’t fret, as TNW has prepared this short roundup to get you up to speed. For backstory on why tablets are a key component of the Windows 8 hardware ecosystem, head here. For an overview...
Hardware roundup: Say hello to the latest Windows 8 and Windows Phone 8 devices

Samsung And RIM Rumored To Be Tied Up In BB10 Licensing Talks

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How does that old saying go again? “Everything old is new again?” That exactly how I feel about the RIM rumors that have been making the rounds today. According to a bit of analyst chatter, Samsung has their eyes on Waterloo-based RIM, and more specifically the new mobile operating system...
Samsung And RIM Rumored To Be Tied Up In BB10 Licensing Talks

Balsillie The Radical? New Report Shines Light On The RIM That Could Have Been

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Once perched atop the highest peaks of the smartphone market, Waterloo-based RIM recently found themselves at a crossroads: should they push ahead on the hardware front, or give it up in favor of their more lucrative network service business? With the more “dictatorial” Heins at the helm, RIM has pointedly...
Balsillie The Radical? New Report Shines Light On The RIM That Could Have Been

Apple's Smart Watch May Not Launch Until Late 2014, Use Biometrics and iPod Nano Technology

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KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has on a number of occasions offered accurate information about Apple's product plans, issued a new research report this week outlining his expectations for Apple's rumored smart watch device, informally dubbed "iWatch". Despite some expectations that the device could launch later this year, Kuo...
Apple's Smart Watch May Not Launch Until Late 2014, Use Biometrics and iPod Nano Technology

ComScore: Apple strengthens lead as top US handset maker in early 2013, Android takes a small hit

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The latest numbers from ComScore show Apple strengthening its lead as the top US handset maker, with the iPhone nabbing an estimated 37.8 percent of the market as of January 2013. That's a 3.5-point boost from October of last year, putting healthy distance between Cupertino and the number-two smartphone...
ComScore: Apple strengthens lead as top US handset maker in early 2013, Android takes a small hit

Amazon launches Kindle tablet and e-reader in China

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After remaining quiet on the hardware front for years, Amazon.com's China business has finally brought the company's Kindle tablet and Kindle e-reader to the country....
Amazon launches Kindle tablet and e-reader in China
TiVo Premiere Elite DVR gets a name change, now the Premiere XL4

HTC shows off One X+ in the UK, we go hands-on (video)

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The One X+. You have to reach for the Shift key just to type it out, but as names go it's neither unexpected nor inaccurate. In fact, it paints just the right picture, because this is still the same global (i.e. non-US) One X we've come to know and...
HTC shows off One X+ in the UK, we go hands-on (video)
Eizo FS2333 gaming monitor makes it easier to spot hidden enemies

Disjointed Sony had four different groups developing iPad-killing tablets

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It looks like Sony’s change of leadership was very much a necessary step. According to the Wall Street Journal [subscription], workings at the company were so disjointed that no fewer than four different groups were working on separate projects to develop a tablet to compete against Apple’s iPad. Yesterday, new CEO...
Disjointed Sony had four different groups developing iPad-killing tablets
Nokia: Our Windows Phones Need To Get Even Cheaper
Google's Larry Page Talks Improving Nexus Hardware Supply, Motorola's Opportunities For Device Innovation

Google I/O 2012: A Helping of Gadgets With a Side of Circus Act

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If you were trying to learn about Google’s priorities this week at its annual I/O developer conference, you’d be forgiven for being confused. There was no uniting vision, little focus on developer products, less than two keynotes worth of new content and many massive areas of the company never even...
Google I/O 2012: A Helping of Gadgets With a Side of Circus Act

Amazon launches Kindle tablet and e-reader in China

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After remaining quiet on the hardware front for years, Amazon.com's China business has finally brought the company's Kindle tablet and Kindle e-reader to the country.On Friday, both the Kindle Fire HD and Kindle Paperwhite went on sale through the company's site in the country. The Kindle Fire HD starts...
Amazon launches Kindle tablet and e-reader in China

Editorial: Sony needs more than Sorcery to resurrect the PlayStation Move

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The first time we saw Sony's PlayStation Move, it didn't even have a name: we only knew it as the PS3 motion controller. The newfangled prototype was Sony's response to the success Nintendo found in the Wii, a motion-sensitive "me-too" that hoped to one up the competition with better...
Editorial: Sony needs more than Sorcery to resurrect the PlayStation Move
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