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Pantech Discover hands-on

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Talk about a stark contrast to last year's AT&T Developer Summit: instead of blasting out a large number of devices, the Pantech Discover was the carrier's sole handset announcement today. It's certainly a spotlight hog, though -- the budget-friendly smartphone is making its way to store shelves on January...
Pantech Discover hands-on

Will Apple's FaceTime app hog your data plan?

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Now that more users have capped or tiered data plans for their smartphones, should they be careful about using Apple's FaceTime app, which will soon allow video chatting over a cellular network? [Read more]...
Will Apple's FaceTime app hog your data plan?

Busta Rhymes Waxes Enthusiastic On Google Music

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When Google Music launched a couple months ago, there was some criticism regarding how the service was promoted. What many saw as just another music locker and streaming service (albeit a perfectly good and free one) others saw as a great new vector for music sales and distribution. But the...
Busta Rhymes Waxes Enthusiastic On Google Music

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Arrested Development season four starts today, may hog more than 5 percent of Netflix usage
iPhone apps hogging your data? Track their usage with Onavo Count
Koozoo Aims To Build A Live Video Network With 24-Hour Footage From Old Phones

Source: Barnes & Noble prepping Nook Tablet followup with 'incredible display' for fall release

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This week may belong to Amazon and whatever information the mega-retailer decides to drop on our heads tomorrow at its press conference in Santa Monica, but Barnes & Noble's apparently won't be letting the Kindle maker hog the spotlight for too long. We've been tipped off from a reliable...
Source: Barnes & Noble prepping Nook Tablet followup with 'incredible display' for fall release
Check-In Needs To Work, But How Can We Fix It?

Saying goodbye to my iPhone, the data hog

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After flirting with an iPhone for a month, here's why I switched back to a BlackBerry. [Read more]...
Saying goodbye to my iPhone, the data hog
Angry Birds beats Samsung in viral marketing as mobile interest surged in 2012

Amazon Kindle Paperwhite hands-on

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Of course, today's event wasn't just about the Fires. Amazon's still got a dog in the devoted e-reader race as well. The big news here, of course, is the company's entry into the world of lighted E Ink readers -- coming several months after the release of Barnes &...
Amazon Kindle Paperwhite hands-on

Why Is Your New iPad Such a Data Hog?

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Users of the new iPad are learning that its new high-speed wireless connection can be blazing fast, but painfully expensive. That’s the downside of making it easier to watch TV on the go. One of the biggest surprises about using data on your new iPad: You will consume more data...
Why Is Your New iPad Such a Data Hog?
TransPhone smartphone / tablet hybrid gets official, doesn't quite topple ASUS PadFone

Russian carrier MegaFon holds contest that gives 'unlimited 3G data' a whole new meaning

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Unlimited data plans may be a distant memory for most in the US, but the situation is looking much better in Russia. There's perhaps no better example of this than a recent contest orchestrated by MegaFon, the country's second-largest cellular provider. The company challenged its customers to usurp as...
Russian carrier MegaFon holds contest that gives 'unlimited 3G data' a whole new meaning

Verizon: give us more spectrum, we're gasping over here

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VZW has stacks of money and plenty of ambition, but apparently it's already running out of mobile spectrum. The operator is trying to buy an extra block of airwaves from some cable companies in a $3.9 billion deal, but it has faced bitter resistance from rival networks who claim...
Verizon: give us more spectrum, we're gasping over here

Apple reportedly wants to hog the market for iPhone dock adapters

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Apple will reportedly be the exclusive source of adapters to connect the upcoming sixth-generation iPhone to existing dock accessories. According to sources speaking to iLounge, Apple isn't sharing the specs of an oft-rumored smaller connector set to debut next week, and may use "licensing agreements and threats of lawsuits" to...
Apple reportedly wants to hog the market for iPhone dock adapters
App revenue intrigue
Vizio shows off 10-inch and 7-inch Android tablets, as well as two Android smartphones for China

BMW's C Evolution electric scooter does 62 miles on a charge, maxes out at 75 mph

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All things considered, we think it's safe to say BMW very rarely disappoints with its latest road-friendly creations, and one of the outfit's most recent concoctions is this eco-friendly C Evolution electric scooter. According to the German company, the prototype two-wheeler's quite close to hitting its final production stages,...
BMW's C Evolution electric scooter does 62 miles on a charge, maxes out at 75 mph

TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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Netflix releases its first original content, the Super Bowl smashes a Twitter record and one Russian mobile operator has encouraged its customers to compete to be the ultimate 3G data hog. It’s all in today’s Daily Dose. You can catch The Daily Dose every Monday through Friday right here on...
TNW’s Daily Dose – 24 hours of tech news in 5 minutes [Audio]

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Why I love this station: RT @CBS42: BATMAN? two would be robbers found by the police, hog tied. http://twurl.nl/iep11s
Golden Gate Ventures looks for "next China" in Southeast Asia

AMD's 'sweet spot' Radeon HD 7870 and 7850 graphics cards get reviewed, recommended

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AMD's Radeon HD 7000-series onslaught continues, with still no 28nm retort from NVIDIA. The latest offerings are the 7870 priced at $349, and the 7850 priced at $249. Both are based on the Pitcairn GPU and hog the mainstream gamer spot below the Tahiti-based 79xx cards and far above...
AMD's 'sweet spot' Radeon HD 7870 and 7850 graphics cards get reviewed, recommended

Onavo’s data compression makes its way to Android 4.0 devices

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  Onavo has had something of a split personality for the past year. The company’s iPhone app has won countless awards for its revolutionary data compression capability (including top prize at our MobileBeat 2011 conference), but Android users had to make do with an entirely different Onavo app that helped...
Onavo’s data compression makes its way to Android 4.0 devices

Ibotta Offers A New Take On Mobile Couponing By Offering Cash Back For Engaging With Brands, Then Buying Their Products

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Call it a sign of the times, if you will, but a new mobile savings app called Ibotta has climbed to 100,000 registered users in the first 75 days following its release, despite having done little to no marketing or press. The app has been slowly climbing the charts, as...
Ibotta Offers A New Take On Mobile Couponing By Offering Cash Back For Engaging With Brands, Then Buying Their Products
Netflix to stream 4K 'Ultra HD' within two years (ISPs better light up some dark fiber)

Department of Commerce and NTIA suggest spectrum sharing for government and commercial services

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In 2010 President Obama stated, in no uncertain terms, that our country's competitive edge and technological leadership were conditional on our ability to open up broad swaths of spectrum for commercial and governmental use. Two years later, we've made progress, but our wireless providers are still struggling to keep...
Department of Commerce and NTIA suggest spectrum sharing for government and commercial services

Samsung's new eight-core Exynos 5 Octa SoC promises not to hog battery

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Not to be outdone by Nvidia's Tegra 4 announcement and Qualcomm's Snapdragon 800-series announcement, Samsung took to the stage today to announce the next processor in its Exynos 5 lineup: the Exynos 5 Octa is an eight-core SoC destined for tablets and high-end smartphones. Not all of these CPU...
Samsung's new eight-core Exynos 5 Octa SoC promises not to hog battery

Apple antitrust probe prompted by Adobe complaint, may lead to iPhone developer policy change

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Yesterday, the FTC and the Department of Justice were reportedly readying an antitrust probe into Apple due to restrictive changes in its iPhone Developer Agreement. The changes banned the use of tools that convert apps built on other platforms into iPhone apps. Now we’re beginning to see more details leaking...
Apple antitrust probe prompted by Adobe complaint, may lead to iPhone developer policy change
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