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Chameleon Android homescreen cancels Kickstarter funding due to account mix-up, new project coming soon

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If you fell in love with Teknision's contextual Android skin, we've got some news that might break your heart. The Chameleon homescreen's Kickstarter project has been unceremoniously canceled, as its Amazon payments account-holder has left the company. With no easy way to transfer over $50,000 of earmarked money, the...
Chameleon Android homescreen cancels Kickstarter funding due to account mix-up, new project coming soon

HTC Ville caught on video with Sense 4.0

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The HTC Ville has been caught on video ahead of its expected MWC 2012 debut, showing off both its slimline form-factor as well as a glimpse of HTC Sense 4.0. According to the Android 4.0 smartphone’s hardware info page, it runs a 1.5GHz dualcore processor with 1GB of RAM and a...
HTC Ville caught on video with Sense 4.0

Symbian’s S^4 interface gets previewed on video

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Symbian fans looking forward to the S^4 release can get a sneak peek at the interface for this upcoming OS courtesy of YouTube member mdanofierce. The two b-roll style  S^4 videos appear to be recorded from an emulator and reveal a multiple homescreen, touch-based interface that is peppered with...
Symbian’s S^4 interface gets previewed on video

The Developers Guide To Android History [Infographic]

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Mobile app developers have a favorite pastime: complaining about fragmentation in the world of Android. "So many screen sizes! So many version numbers! Why can't Google be more like Apple and make it simple?" Developers tend to be a whiny lot.  Yet, it can be hard to keep track of...
The Developers Guide To Android History [Infographic]

HTC's Peter Chou Takes Stage With AOL's Tim Armstrong To Push BlinkFeed And Their Mobile Content Effort

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HTC has been struggling to get an edge against market leader Samsung when it comes to getting critical mass in Android smartphones, so during today’s launch of HTC’s newest HTC One flagship phone, the company took another route beyond hardware to promote itself, with introduction of BlinkFeed, a new service...
HTC's Peter Chou Takes Stage With AOL's Tim Armstrong To Push BlinkFeed And Their Mobile Content Effort

Introducing Nokia Notifications - manage call, message, and calendar notifications at your convenience

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Hello,Today we are releasing a new beta for a short trial.  Nokia Notifications gathers missed calls, voicemails, messages, and missed calendar alarms and presents them in one list for you to manage at your convenience.  Adding the widget to your homescreen removes the need to acknowledge individual notifications that may...
Introducing Nokia Notifications - manage call, message, and calendar notifications at your convenience
Software leak shows the likely Facebook phone specs and features

A Facebook app isn’t cool, you know what’s cool? A folder full of Facebook apps

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Now that Facebook has launched its own photography app called Camera, the company now has four standalone apps. Of course it has its main app, then Pages Manager, Messenger, and Camera. Today, TechCrunch’s Josh Constine wrote a piece called “Facebook Camera Could Backfire and Get All Of FB’s Apps Buried...
A Facebook app isn’t cool, you know what’s cool? A folder full of Facebook apps

TNW Pick of the Day: Timeless is a beautifully simple timer app for iPhone

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A quick perusal of the App Store reveals no shortage of timer apps. Some are a little more complex and intricate, such as Timer, others focus more on being beautiful and simple…like Timer. Yet another iOS timer app has hit our radar, however, going by the name of Timeless. And...
TNW Pick of the Day: Timeless is a beautifully simple timer app for iPhone

What do you think of the new yahoo weather app for iOS ? I think I found my new weather app. TWC deleted!

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It's fantastic. I love the use of Flickr photos -- great cross-pollination. Two things: 1) I wish you could "like" the Flickrs photos from the app. 2) The app icon is awful. I would never want that on my homescreen. Yahoo, some advice: kill the branding. The purple already screams...
What do you think of the new yahoo weather app for iOS ? I think I found my new weather app. TWC deleted!

Camera+ For iPad

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Camera+ For iPad: Camera+ has been on the homescreen of my iPhone for years. Today, they released a version for the iPad. No, you probably don't want to be that dumbass holding up your iPad at a concert (though you can be that guy with this release!), but this is...
Camera+ For iPad

Redesigned Google+ for iPhone released, featuring a crisper UI and larger profile pictures

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Google has released a pretty substantial update to its Google+ for iPhone app this afternoon, adding a much crisper UI that actually makes the app a bit more enjoyable to use. The update is very welcomed, as the first version of the Google+ app wasn’t very well perceived by the community....
Redesigned Google+ for iPhone released, featuring a crisper UI and larger profile pictures

Windows Blue Rumored to be the Return of the Start Button

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Microsoft's next update to its flagship operating system is codenamed "Windows Blue," or "Windows 8.1," and is anticipated for release later this year. Rumors began circulating today that Windows Blue will reintroduce the classic Start Button that every version of the OS prior to Windows 8 featured. With the release...
Windows Blue Rumored to be the Return of the Start Button

Weekend Fun: New Apps for Your iPhone

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As one of ReadWriteWeb's iPhone users, I'm always looking for new applications to try out. Some get downloaded for a day and then deleted right away, others slowly inch their way closer to my homescreen. Even rarer are the ones that become actively used on a regular basis. Occasionally, we...
Weekend Fun: New Apps for Your iPhone

s there any app that deserved to exist more than Pizza Compass?

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We’ve all been in that situation. It’s late, you’re in the middle of nowhere and all you want – above all else – is a glorious, delicious slice of pizza. Now, you could download an app like Foursquare or Yelp to take a look at all of the businesses around...
s there any app that deserved to exist more than Pizza Compass?

@brewhouse U can now get the Lakehouse on your iPhone! Just goto the site and add it to your homescreen http://yfrog.com/b6wuqj

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@brewhouse U can now get the Lakehouse on your iPhone! Just goto the site and add it to your homescreen http://yfrog.com/b6wuqj
Path's new iPad app gets bigger, prettier, and easier

Checkmark Brings Better Geofenced Reminders To iPhone, Mac Version In The Works

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Checkmark is yet another one of those buzzy iPhone apps which people were talking about, blogging about and raving about, even before it officially launched. And today, it launched. It’s hard to resist taking a look at it, when even weeks before its debut, people were saying this is the...
Checkmark Brings Better Geofenced Reminders To iPhone, Mac Version In The Works

YouTube Hits The iPad With iOS App Update, Now Tailored To iPhone 5 Screen, Too

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Google has updated its YouTube app with a new version that supports the iPhone 5′s larger screen, and also brings the native app to the iPad for the first time since the built-in YouTube app was removed as pre-installed software in iOS 6. Google has been on a tear with app updates...
YouTube Hits The iPad With iOS App Update, Now Tailored To iPhone 5 Screen, Too
Thumbnails On Firefox’s New Tab Page Could Expose Your Private Data, Fix Coming Soon

Google+ gets a sexy new iPhone app that you’ll actually want to use

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Google has just released a new version of its Google+ iPhone app, and boy is it impressive. This release features crisper fonts, larger profile pics and a friendlier home-screen. Google+’s original app for iPhone has not received a ton of praise, but this latest iteration is, for lack of better words, surprisingly...
Google+ gets a sexy new iPhone app that you’ll actually want to use

Top 10 Geekiest Decorations for Your Home or Office [PICS]

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We certainly wouldn’t advocate turning your office, cubicle or home office into some kind of over-the-top dork theme park, but a few witty items carefully placed here and there can brighten up the dullest work space with some geek chic.Having an office gives you the chance to display things...
Top 10 Geekiest Decorations for Your Home or Office [PICS]
Chrome Beta for Android goes international, pins bookmarks to the homescreen

Microsoft applauds Facebook's people-centric Home, but 'humbly suggests' you get the real deal

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Facebook’s unveiling of Home yesterday appears to have ruffled a few feathers over at Windows Phone HQ. Frank Shaw, Corporate Vice President of Corporate Communications at Microsoft, has criticized Facebook CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s new feature for its underlying similarities with the Windows Phone mobile operating system. In a blog post...
Microsoft applauds Facebook's people-centric Home, but 'humbly suggests' you get the real deal

Voice Search arrives in 13 new languages

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“Norwegian restaurants in New York City.” I can type that phrase fast, but I can say it even faster—and when I’m on the go, speed is what I’m looking for. With Voice Search, you can speak into your phone to get search results quickly and easily. Voice Search is already...
Voice Search arrives in 13 new languages
iOS 6 Simulator Test Lends Credence To iPhone 5 Resolution Rumors

Konka W900 hands-on

www.engadget.com
If imitation is the sincerest form of flattery, consider Konka the number one practitioner of that "craft." The company, (in)famous for its OEM-copycatting ways, has set up a booth here at CTIA 2012, letting us get some up close and personal time with its W900. The HTC-esque handset, previously...
Konka W900 hands-on

Angry Birds hits 1.7bn downloads as its games become cartoon channels

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Rovio reveals plans to screen its Angry Birds Toons shorts within its own appsOnce upon a time, people laughed at Finnish mobile firm Rovio's ambitions to hit 100m downloads of its Angry Birds games. They'd stopped laughing by the time it hit 1bn in May 2012, but now the series...
Angry Birds hits 1.7bn downloads as its games become cartoon channels

Google Now Comes Online (Well, Its Homepage Does)

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Google Now, the smart personal search assistant announced yesterday at Google I/O, has now come online. Well, the landing page for the service has come online, that is. The new site introduces the key aspects to Google Now, which arrives in Google’s next mobile operating system, Android 4.1 (aka Jelly...
Google Now Comes Online (Well, Its Homepage Does)

Skype 5.8 for Windows brings Full HD calling and deeper Facebook integration

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Skype released version 5.8 of its Windows client today, which takes a number of features out of beta. Included in the update is support for Full HD video calling (previously calls were limited to 720p), video calls to Facebook users that don't have Skype installed, and, for Skype Premium...
Skype 5.8 for Windows brings Full HD calling and deeper Facebook integration
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