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Garmin Swim GPS watch launched: track aquatic workouts for $149.99

MacBook Pro with Retina display review (13-inch, late 2012)

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Look down the aisles at any Apple launch event, across the laps of dozens of journalists liveblogging or in some other way documenting the goings-on, and it's inevitable that you'll see MacBooks. A lot of MacBooks. And, since many of those laps are irrevocably linked to owners who spend...
MacBook Pro with Retina display review (13-inch, late 2012)

The RK3066 Android 4.1 mini PC is the MK802's younger, smarter, cheaper brother, we go hands on

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When the MK802 Android mini PC landed in our laps, it caused more than a ripple of interest. Since then, a swathe of "pendroids" have found their way to market, and the initial waves have died down. While we were at CES, however, we bumped into the man behind...
The RK3066 Android 4.1 mini PC is the MK802's younger, smarter, cheaper brother, we go hands on

Apps Give Preschoolers a First Look at TV Shows

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With more parents putting mobile devices into preschoolers' hands and laps, television networks like Nick Jr. and PBS are turning their focus to educational apps....
Apps Give Preschoolers a First Look at TV Shows
As Bahrain F1 Protests Continue, Tech Sponsors Go Along For The Ride
Nascar driver Brad Keselowski tweets images from behind the wheel

Put your Fitbit through the washing machine again? Here's an app that could replace it

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I got a Fitbit (see disclosure) last November when it started to seem like all of my friends and co-workers were sporting tracking devices to measure their movement and exercise. I’ve grown to adore the little black device, taking a few more laps around the block on my way home to...
Put your Fitbit through the washing machine again? Here's an app that could replace it

AT&T Abuses “Valued Customers” Over Verizon iPhone

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AT&T Abuses “Valued Customers” Over Verizon iPhone is a post from Chris PirilloFor the most part, I’ve avoided speculating on the validity of the iPhone ultimately becoming available on Verizon’s network. Sure, I’ve been following the rumors – but they haven’t meant much to me… until tonight.Now, I’ve been an...
AT&T Abuses “Valued Customers” Over Verizon iPhone

We Just Took A Big Step Toward Replacing The Smartphone With A Screen That Fits On Your Eye (GOOG, AAPL, MSFT)

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Over in the Netherlands, scientists have finally taken a crucial step toward building screens into contact lenses. Jelle De Smet and a team of researchers at Ghent University built an LCD screen in a curved contact lens. To do it, they had to come up with  new kinds of "conductive...
We Just Took A Big Step Toward Replacing The Smartphone With A Screen That Fits On Your Eye (GOOG, AAPL, MSFT)

Apple Is Quietly Working To Destroy The iPhone (AAPL)

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All the way back in February of this year, Apple's iPhone business alone surpassed the entire value of Microsoft, reaching nearly $25 billion in annual revenue versus Microsoft's ~$20 billion. Since February, Apple's iPhone business has only grown, widening this gap. Here's the outdated chart from February: Remarkable isn't it?...
Apple Is Quietly Working To Destroy The iPhone (AAPL)
Car chaos returns with Carmageddon for iOS

The 10 most read news stories on The Next Web in 2012

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As 2012 draws to a close, website owners around the world will be firing up their analytics tools for a full-year overview of how they’ve fared. It’s no different at The Next Web, and in a year that’s seen us repeatedly beat our monthly and daily traffic records, here are...
The 10 most read news stories on The Next Web in 2012

THE END OF SMARTPHONES: A First-Hand Account Of What It's Like Wearing Google Glass (GOOG, AAPL, MSFT)

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There are two reasons the smartphone could cease to be the dominant way people access the Internet and connect to each other. The financial incentive is there. The smartphone market is nearing saturation. Already, companies like Apple that have ridden to incredible highs on the market's growth will need to turn...
THE END OF SMARTPHONES: A First-Hand Account Of What It's Like Wearing Google Glass (GOOG, AAPL, MSFT)
Smart TVs have a serious communication problem

Editor's Letter: When it rains, it pours

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In each issue of Distro, editor-in-chief Tim Stevens publishes a wrap-up of the week in news. It's been a slow couple of weeks here through the beginning of May. Everyone, it seems, was saving up to pile all of their announcements at once, leaving us scrambling and our RSS feed...
Editor's Letter: When it rains, it pours

First ASUS G55VW gaming laptop configuration spotted and priced

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ASUS's G-series has been warming the laps of gamers for a while, whether it's the smart G74 or the elder statesman G73JH. The newest splinter of the G-team, however, is the G55 line. Right now, it's the G55VW-DS71 that's just had its specifications splayed out for all to see....
First ASUS G55VW gaming laptop configuration spotted and priced

The End Of The Smartphone Era Is Coming (MSFT, GOOG, AAPL)

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You've heard that Google is working on computerized glasses. They're called Google Glass, and developers can already buy them. It turns out Microsoft is working on something similar. It filed some patents on the project and Unwired View dug them up. There's a big difference between what Microsoft is working on and...
The End Of The Smartphone Era Is Coming (MSFT, GOOG, AAPL)

PayPal Launches In-App Payment Library For Android

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For developers, being able to make a bit of cash from your app after the user has downloaded it is wondrous — especially if the initial app download was free. Nothing like being able to, you know, pay rent, or eat. While the iPhone has supported the idea of...
PayPal Launches In-App Payment Library For Android

Samsung Galaxy S III manual goes online, teaches you wax-on, wax-off

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As you can imagine, we love nothing more than sitting next to a roaring log fire and diving into a good owners manual. As luck would have it, we'd just finished the last one, and then this lands in our laps. Yes, if you've already decided that you will...
Samsung Galaxy S III manual goes online, teaches you wax-on, wax-off

Nascar's Brad Keselowski tweets about crash from his car

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• Driver picks up 100,000 followers with Daytona 500 tweets• Posts pictures of crash in which jet-dryer truck sets fireThe Nascar driver Brad Keselowski caused an online stir during Monday's delayed Daytona 500 race by tweeting from his car and picking up over 100,000 Twitter followers in the process. Keselowski...
Nascar's Brad Keselowski tweets about crash from his car

BMW 5 Series drives autonomous driving test hits the Autobahn

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A few weeks ago we reported on autonomous driving as a feature in the Toyota Fun-Vii, but it looks like BMW might have beat Toyota to the punch line. Last year BMW scored 2-minute laps at Luguna Seca with the click of a button. This year BMW is back...
BMW 5 Series drives autonomous driving test hits the Autobahn

Chromebook Pixel review: another impractical marvel from Google

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We've had a bit of a love / hate relationship with the Google Chromebook since the first one crossed our laps back in 2011 -- the Samsung Series 5. We loved the concept, but hated the very limited functionality provided by your $500 investment. Since then, the series of...
Chromebook Pixel review: another impractical marvel from Google

Microsoft announces Q1 earnings with $5.31 billion in profit, braces for Windows 8 surge

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It's Microsoft's turn at quiet-before-the-storm quarterly results, and that's evident in the fiscal first quarter earnings it just dropped on our laps. The Redmond team is reporting $16.01 billion in revenue, but a more modest than usual $5.31 billion in profit over the summer -- while it's healthier than...
Microsoft announces Q1 earnings with $5.31 billion in profit, braces for Windows 8 surge
Facebook in New York: the search for 'universal truths' and the future of news

Digg’s Biggest Problem Are Its Users And Their Constant Opinions On Things

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There’s a saying I love: “a camel is a horse designed by committee.” A variation is “a volvo is a porsche designed by committee.” Some of the best product advice I’ve ever heard goes something like “damn what the users want, charge towards your dream.” All of these statements are,...
Digg’s Biggest Problem Are Its Users And Their Constant Opinions On Things

Windows Phone 8′s developer SDK rumored to land in late July

thenextweb.com
Several weeks ago now, Microsoft tore the wrapping off of the developer portions of Windows Phone 8, showing off its vision for the platform, and its coming changes. Developers, promised new tools, abilities and other goodies likely want to get their hands on the new code. However, for the moment, developers...
Windows Phone 8′s developer SDK rumored to land in late July
Instabeat Is Revolutionary HUD For Swimming Goggles You Can Back On Indiegogo

CES 2013 day three: Pebble, Surface Pro, smart fridge (again) and more

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Our roundup of what's been happening at the show includes Microsoft's full-fat version of its tablet/laptop, a hands-on with a smart fridge, and Google Glass in the wildAside from the fascinating tale of Pebble and its imminently shipping "smart watch".. Microsoft turned up (even though it's not exhibiting) and gave...
CES 2013 day three: Pebble, Surface Pro, smart fridge (again) and more
GoalHawk helps people achieve -- its young founder included

Mobile Thursday? Smartphone Shopping Is Still Tiny, But It's This Year's Big Online Buzzword

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In what has become an annual holiday tradition, those who keep track of these things have started in on touting just how digital the holiday shopper has become, whipping out all manner of buzzwords to do so. Last year, it was Cyber Monday — this year, it’s turned out...
Mobile Thursday? Smartphone Shopping Is Still Tiny, But It's This Year's Big Online Buzzword
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