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SlingPlayer for Android gets a long-awaited update, adds reminders and better Android 4 video quality

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Fans of both Android and Slingbox streaming have had a long wait for a significant update to the SlingPlayer app, to put it mildly -- the last major upgrade was to introduce Kindle Fire support at the start of the year. Imagine our delight when Sling Media posts a...
SlingPlayer for Android gets a long-awaited update, adds reminders and better Android 4 video quality
Quora Arrives on Android, Complete With Voice Search, Widgets And A Deep Search Integration

Microsoft SkyDrive for iOS finally updated with iPhone 5 & iPad Mini support

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Sept. 9 - 10, 2013San Francisco, CAEarly Bird Tickets on Sale After a long wait, Microsoft has finally updated the iOS app for its cloud storage service SkyDrive with new support for the iPhone 5 and iPad mini and the ability to download full resolution photos. SkyDrive was last updated...
Microsoft SkyDrive for iOS finally updated with iPhone 5 & iPad Mini support
AT&T backtracks on FaceTime blocking, but some customers are still out of luck
IBM reportedly interested in buying RIM's enterprise services unit
Ringadoc nabs $700K to bridge the communication gap between doctors & patients
Microsoft's already struggling to meet Surface preorders
Full 'Total Recall' remake trailer released on YouTube and iTunes movie trailers

The wait is over: Google finally launches standalone Google Maps app for iOS

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After a long wait and what seems like endless speculation, Google Maps for iOS has finally landed in the App Store today. Here are the details, more to follow: Navigate your world with Google Maps, now available for iPhone. Get comprehensive, accurate and easy-to-use maps with built-in Google local search,...
The wait is over: Google finally launches standalone Google Maps app for iOS

UK pins the slow move to LTE on carriers, Australia targets auctions for April 2013

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Aussies and Brits have been waiting awhile for either a truly broad LTE launch or to get any LTE at all. That wait is coming to an end, but not without some grousing. UK Minister for Culture Ed Vaizey has alleged that any slow movement stemmed from carriers that...
UK pins the slow move to LTE on carriers, Australia targets auctions for April 2013

Netflix just made its newest content easier to find for users in the UK, Ireland and Latin America

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Netflix users in the UK, Ireland and Latin America are set to enjoy easier access to its newest content after the popular video streaming service announced the introduction of a ‘Recently Added’ bar to the site in these regions The feature, which is already available in North America, becomes effective...
Netflix just made its newest content easier to find for users in the UK, Ireland and Latin America
'Temple Run' not yet available for Droid Razr or Bionic

After a long wait, Amazon reveals the Kindle will soon be sold in Japan

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Japanese consumers have waited a long time for it to come but Amazon has finally confirmed that it will bring its Kindle range to the country, placing a teaser on the front page of Amazon.co.jp, reports Asiajin. The announcement is already trending on Twitter in Japan, as Amazon customers celebrate...
After a long wait, Amazon reveals the Kindle will soon be sold in Japan

ScoreBig Uses Priceline's Model to Name Your Own Price for Live Events

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Let’s say you want to go see an Lakers game or a concert at the last minute. If it wasn’t sold out, you could go to the ticket booth and pay face value or check out deals on Craigslist or StubHub. But there’s a third option emerging, where the actual teams...
ScoreBig Uses Priceline's Model to Name Your Own Price for Live Events
Spotify overhauls Android app, beta available now
Pottermore registration now open to all

Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse announced as Kickstarter project

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The long-awaited fifth title in the critically acclaimed adventure series will be self-published by developer Revolution - with the help of crowd fundingFans of traditional 2D adventure games can rejoice - after a long wait, Revolution Software has finally announced the fifth title in its legendary Broken Sword series. Subtitled...
Broken Sword 5: The Serpent's Curse announced as Kickstarter project
Samsung denies rumors that it is prepping a Facebook competitor

Kindle app for Android gains carousel browsing, expanded side panel

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Amazon is rectifying the long wait for a Kindle for Android update today with a version 4.0 refresh that carries with it a major UI redesign. The library view looks very different: instead of a basic grid, recently read items are presented in a rotating carousel at the top...
Kindle app for Android gains carousel browsing, expanded side panel
Path's new iPad app gets bigger, prettier, and easier
Spotify finally debuts iPad app after an annoyingly long wait

Blue Microphones Spark Digital review: a solid iOS / USB mic for recording on the go

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It was all the way back in January, when Blue Microphones made its CES announcements, that the Spark Digital first broke cover alongside two other mobile recording devices. Our interest was immediately piqued thanks to the mic's USB 2.0 and iOS connectivity, which allows it to support the iPad,...
Blue Microphones Spark Digital review: a solid iOS / USB mic for recording on the go

Microsoft's Challenge: Bringing Office to iOS and Android While Protecting Its Two Money Makers

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Developing Office for iOS is not a huge technical challenge. Indeed, Microsoft has had working apps in-house for some time. However, coming up with the right business model while balancing all of the company’s many objectives — now that’s the tricky part. And that, more than anything else, explains the...
Microsoft's Challenge: Bringing Office to iOS and Android While Protecting Its Two Money Makers

Explainer: what the ebook settlement means for publishers, Apple and you

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The states unveiled a deal this week that, if approved, would see consumers collect a refund of 25 cents to $1.32 for each ebook they bought from big publishers. It’s splashy news but the reality is more complicated. Here’s an easy-to-read explanation of the latest twist in the fight over...
Explainer: what the ebook settlement means for publishers, Apple and you
Siri ads “false and misleading,” according to class action lawsuit

Ceefax: will you miss it? | Open thread

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The BBC's text information service is disappearing for more and more viewers. Share your fond memories or frustrations with teletext servicesThe pixellated information service Ceefax, which has graced our screens since 1974, is soon to be no more. So-called because it allowed viewers to "see facts", the BBC's teletext service...
Ceefax: will you miss it? | Open thread

WSJ: Facebook Filing For IPO As Early As Wednesday

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The Wall Street Journal has just reported that Facebook may file for its long-awaited IPO as soon as this Wednesday, but notes that the “timing is still being discussed”, according to an anonymous source. The article says that Facebook is eyeing a valuation between $75 and $100 billion as it...
WSJ: Facebook Filing For IPO As Early As Wednesday

Windows Phone 7.8 Update Looks To Be Hitting Some Nokia Lumia 800 Handsets Early

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The long wait for Windows Phone 7.8 to hit Windows Phone 7 devices looks like it might be coming to end a little earlier than expected for a select group of Nokia Lumia 800 owners in Europe. According to a Dutch Windows Phone blog, the 7.8 update has already started...
Windows Phone 7.8 Update Looks To Be Hitting Some Nokia Lumia 800 Handsets Early

Hulu Benefits From New Mountain Lion Mirroring Feature

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After a painfully long wait, Hulu Plus is available on the Apple TV. Hulu subscribers can stream TV shows and movies from the service on their televisions, just as owners of Rokus, Nintendo Wiis and a list of other devices already do.  Hulu Plus, the paid-subscription counterpart to free, ad-supported...
Hulu Benefits From New Mountain Lion Mirroring Feature

Tumblr for iOS finally gets iPad support, featuring Path-like explore menu, markdown support

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Earlier this week we speculated that Tumblr was close to adding support for the iPad and, two days after introducing tablet support for Android, the iOS app has finally been updated to support the iPad. It’s been a long wait for iPad owners, who have been forced to use the...
Tumblr for iOS finally gets iPad support, featuring Path-like explore menu, markdown support
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