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Slimmer 13" Retina MacBook Pro, Dual Mic MacBook Air Expected at WWDC

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KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo, who has proven to have relatively reliable information over the past several years, released a new research note last week highlighting his expectations for changes to Apple's notebook lineup at next week's Worldwide Developers Conference (WWDC). With Intel preparing to launch its latest Haswell processors...
Slimmer 13" Retina MacBook Pro, Dual Mic MacBook Air Expected at WWDC

Barnes & Noble to stop building Nook tablets, seeks hardware partners

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Barnes & Noble has announced that it will stop manufacturing Nook tablets, but the company is not getting out of the tablet market completely. Instead of building its own, Barnes & Noble will attempt to create a co-branded line of tablets with third-party manufacturers. The announcement does not affect...
Barnes & Noble to stop building Nook tablets, seeks hardware partners

The Updated Nook HD+ Is Still Fighting The Tablet Wars

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The Nook HD+ came out last December to mixed reviews. The device had a great screen but problematic bugs caused laggy performance and low scores. The company has come out with an updated version and we took a look. The 9-inch Nook HD+ is a Retina-quality tablet with a very...
The Updated Nook HD+ Is Still Fighting The Tablet Wars

Vine graces Amazon Appstore, gives Kindle Fire HD's front-facing cam a workout

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Sure, the Kindle Fire HD may only have a front-facing camera, but its solitary shooter is about to start flexing more than its video chat muscles. Vine has just arrived on Amazon's Appstore, and it's ready for owners to download and churn out as many six-second video clips as...
Vine graces Amazon Appstore, gives Kindle Fire HD's front-facing cam a workout

Barnes & Noble cuts Nook tablet prices in US by 30% for Mothers Day, Nook HD+ now $179

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Barnes and Noble is once again cutting the price of its flagship Nook HD+ and Nook HD tablets which are reduced by up to 30 percent in the US as part of a Mothers Day offer. The short-term deal — which covers Nook.com and physical retail outlets — sees the cost...
Barnes & Noble cuts Nook tablet prices in US by 30% for Mothers Day, Nook HD+ now $179

AT&T to offer Kindle Fire HD 8.9 with 4G LTE on April 5th

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AT&T to offer Kindle Fire HD 8.9 with 4G LTE on April 5th

Toshiba to launch TVs with DivX Plus Streaming certification

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Just in case you didn't have enough content options from the likes of Roku and your cable set top box, Toshiba has partnered with Rovi to integrate the DivX Plus Streaming codec into a new line of TVs. The streaming format promises enhanced multimedia controls like multi-language subtitles, resume...
Toshiba to launch TVs with DivX Plus Streaming certification

LG may bring Google TVs to Korea, China soon; seeing 'good returns' in the US

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While Eric Schmidt's proclamation that "most" new TVs would have Google TV embedded last year didn't come true, LG stated today that it's bringing the platform to more regions soon. The Korea Times reports an unnamed company executive at the KCTA Digital Cable Show stated the platform is yielding...
LG may bring Google TVs to Korea, China soon; seeing 'good returns' in the US

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We're giving you a chance to win a Kindle Fire HD.  Become a newsletter subscriber now and you could win Amazon's latest tablet.  If you're the lucky winner you will have a host of features at your fingertips.  Click below to enter and to start receiving one or more of our...
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BT offering 38 'free' Premier League games to broadband and vision subscribers

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BT's plan to match Sky on sporting rights has already seen it spend big to buy ESPN UK, but how does it plan on recouping that cash? By giving away £738 million ($1.1 billion) worth of live Premier League games for "free" to new and existing BT customers. The...
BT offering 38 'free' Premier League games to broadband and vision subscribers

Roku can now tell you how to get, how to get to Sesame Street with new PBS channels

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Big Bird (or "Big Yellah," as we like to call him) and his Sesame Street cohorts are now available for streaming on your Roku box. Not just that, but his non-avian colleagues from PBS and PBS Kids are also making the trip, arriving today in new PBS and PBS...
Roku can now tell you how to get, how to get to Sesame Street with new PBS channels

Smaller Windows 8 tablets will be huge

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Microsoft has confirmed that smaller Windows 8 tablets will come to market in the near future. These will fill a gap in the Windows ecosystem and boost demand for Windows 8 by addressing key downsides to the early Surface tablets. Windows tablet sales seemed to start off impressively, but...
Smaller Windows 8 tablets will be huge

Bang & Olufsen announces Spotify partnership, brings streaming integration to BeoSound 5

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The BeoSound 5 is, without a doubt, among the priciest of its kind, but thanks to a new partnership with Spotify, Bang & Olufsen has just added a little more value to its lavish controller. According to the company, those with a BeoSound 5 in their possession will able...
Bang & Olufsen announces Spotify partnership, brings streaming integration to BeoSound 5

ThinkFlood closes shop, brings RedEye universal remote down with it

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Fans of ThinkFlood might want to shed a few tears today, as the company has just announced it's closing its doors. As a reminder, ThinkFlood was responsible for the RedEye universal remote control system that allowed any smartphone or web-connected device to control everything from a home theatre to...
ThinkFlood closes shop, brings RedEye universal remote down with it

Visualized: Microsoft's homegrown 120-inch 4K television

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Samsung's $40k work of art has nothing on Redmond's non-existent TV division: Microsoft has built a 120-inch 4K display. Don't start pinching pennies, though -- this TV was created strictly for demo purposes, and won't be coming coming to stores any time soon. Check out Pocket-lint for all the...
Visualized: Microsoft's homegrown 120-inch 4K television

Microsoft unveils its next game console, the Xbox One

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Microsoft debuted the Xbox One this afternoon live from a tent on its Redmond, WA. campus, putting to end months of speculation about the company's next-generation video game console. Microsoft exec Don Mattrick called it out as an "all-in-one" box. The core strategy is "simple, instant, and complete." Developing...
Microsoft unveils its next game console, the Xbox One

Skype for Windows 8 gets better video messaging and HD video support: Send up to 720p, receive up to 1080p

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Microsoft today announced an updated version of Skype for Windows 8 with better video messaging and HD video support. You can download the latest version now directly from Skype.com. HD video support means callers can send up to 720p video and receive 1080p video. If you’re wondering how the latter...
Skype for Windows 8 gets better video messaging and HD video support: Send up to 720p, receive up to 1080p
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YouTube Capture for iOS updated with optional WiFi only uploads

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Still completely absent from Android, the Google-made iOS only YouTube Capture video sharing app has received a minor update. Version 1.3 introduces a smorgasbord of colorless enhancements like a faster startup, an upload timer and HD previews of image enhancements. The real showstopper here is the addition of a...
YouTube Capture for iOS updated with optional WiFi only uploads

Sony's Google TV box gets a refresh, NSZ-GS8 adds voice search ready remote

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Sony has just announced a new Google TV set-top box, the NSZ-GS8. Apparently replacing last year's NSZ-GS7 that lead the charge of second generation ARM-powered Google TV hardware, this one appears to be quite similar. As seen in the picture above (check after the break to see the old...
Sony's Google TV box gets a refresh, NSZ-GS8 adds voice search ready remote

Dish Anywhere on Android gets On Demand content streaming, tablet app

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A fresh release of Dish Anywhere for Android just hit Google Play, bringing it up to speed with its iOS counterpart. Now, the application allows users to stream On Demand content from wherever they have an internet connection, and adds Facebook and Twitter sharing. The experience has also received...
Dish Anywhere on Android gets On Demand content streaming, tablet app

Pinterest launches on Barnes & Noble's Nook tablets alongside an overhauled Facebook app

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Barnes & Noble announced today that Pinterest has launched a dedicated app for many of its Nook tablets, and will come preloaded alongside an overhauled Facebook app for new devices starting today. The Pinterest app is available from the Nook store immediately and should give tablet owners all of the...
Pinterest launches on Barnes & Noble's Nook tablets alongside an overhauled Facebook app

Kobo says the $170 Aura HD e-reader now accounts for "up to 27%" of its device sales

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When Kobo launched its “luxury” e-reader, the $169.99 Aura HD, last month, I was skeptical that anybody would shell out for it when cheaper models are available. Early sales results, however, suggest that I was wrong: Kobo announced Tuesday, a day before BookExpo America begins in New York, that the...
Kobo says the $170 Aura HD e-reader now accounts for "up to 27%" of its device sales

VOD Service Acetrax Shutting Down, Forcing Customers Through DRM Hoops To Retain Their Purchased Movies

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Does DRM stop (or even slow down) piracy? This question's hardly hypothetical. It's been answered with a resounding "no" all over the internet. Of course, it's been argued that DRM was never about piracy prevention, but instead was a vehicle for content owners to control the technology in the...
VOD Service Acetrax Shutting Down, Forcing Customers Through DRM Hoops To Retain Their Purchased Movies

Join the Engadget HD Podcast live on Ustream at 8:30PM ET

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It's Monday, and you know what that means; another Engadget HD Podcast. We hope you will join us live when the Engadget HD podcast starts recording at 8:30PM. If you'll be joining us, be sure to go ahead and get ready by reviewing the list of topics after the...
Join the Engadget HD Podcast live on Ustream at 8:30PM ET

Briefly: MaxUpgrades 2012 iMac SSD adapter, Kindle Fire HD sale

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Upgrade vendor MaxUpgrades has announced the availability of the SSD SATA module for iMac 2012 models, adapting the "blade" SSD slot to a normal SATA plug. The adapter and optional mount allows 2012 iMac users to use either a dual 2.5-inch SSD configuration, or a 2.5 SSD with existing hard...
Briefly: MaxUpgrades 2012 iMac SSD adapter, Kindle Fire HD sale

Arris closes deal to buy Motorola Home cable and internet biz from Google

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About a year and a half after Google announced its acquisition of Motorola, it's closed a deal to sell the Motorola Home half to Arris. Motorola Home covers the company's cable TV and internet device, which combined with Arris' existing businesses creates what it's calling "the Premier Video Delivery...
Arris closes deal to buy Motorola Home cable and internet biz from Google

Engadget HD Podcast 344 - 04.09.13

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Sony kicked of NAB 2013 with some closer-to-mainstream-than-expected 4K pricing announcements, so that's where we'll begin. Is it time to consider buying an Ultra HDTV, and is it worth even thinking about at the 65- and 55-inch sizes? We've also got our review of the Roku 3 to discuss,...
Engadget HD Podcast 344 - 04.09.13

BBC commissions first iPlayer-exclusive drama, sees which way the wind is blowing

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A few weeks ago, the BBC began to ask "Where Next?" and just like magic, it's now revealing its future direction. The corporation is commissioning its first strand of original dramas that'll air exclusively on its iPlayer VOD service. The deal's rather minor, given that it'll feature six short...
BBC commissions first iPlayer-exclusive drama, sees which way the wind is blowing

BlackBerry Q10 Coming to T-Mobile June 5

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T-Mobile announced today that the physical keyboard-packing BlackBerry Q10 will be available in stores and online starting June 5. The cost is $100 down, with 24 equal monthly payments of $20 with the carrier’s Simple Choice Plan. The smartphone features a 3.1-inch touchscreen, 4G LTE support and HD voice capabilities,...
BlackBerry Q10 Coming to T-Mobile June 5
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