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Huawei GL07S revealed for Japan, looks like the Ascend P2

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This one's a little puzzling. Japanese carrier Emobile has announced a new phone from Huawei, the memorably-named GL07S. The confusing part is that it looks almost identical to the black-colored Ascend P2, with the same three-line menu button differentiating it from another handset leak. It's hard to say just...
Huawei GL07S revealed for Japan, looks like the Ascend P2

Embed My Live Stream and Chat on Your Windows Desktop

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Embed My Live Stream and Chat on Your Windows Desktop is a post from Chris Pirillo Add to iTunes | Add to YouTube | Add to Google | RSS FeedIf you’ve ever wanted to embed my live stream and/or chat room on your Windows desktop, it can be confusing as...
Embed My Live Stream and Chat on Your Windows Desktop
Pin on the go: Pinterest finally lands on Android & iPad
Yelp Launching Visual Menus With User-Contributed Photos

Next Galaxy S 'dummy box' prototype surfaces again, reveals custom menu button

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Another day, another leak of a "dummy box" for the Samsung GT-I9300, a testing unit in a casing that's meant to keep us from knowing what the final product will look like. This time it comes via Chinese forum mobile01, where we can see with greater clarity that the...
Next Galaxy S 'dummy box' prototype surfaces again, reveals custom menu button

Welcome back, Google Maps [hands-on]

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That’s right, iPhone owners — you can finally drop Apple’s (AAPL) awful iOS Maps application in the junk folder on your last app page. Google (GOOG) on Wednesday evening released its third-party Google Maps application for iOS devices including the iPhone and iPod touch running iOS 5.1 and later. And it’s...
Welcome back, Google Maps [hands-on]

Will 'normal' Windows users want a Start button for Win 8?

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SweetLabs joins a handful of other companies offering to bring the more familiar Start menu/Button back to Windows 8. [Read more]...
Will 'normal' Windows users want a Start button for Win 8?
Pandora internet radio arrives on web-connected DirecTV HD DVRs
Microsoft Confirms Return Of The Start Button
Windows 8 Is "A Cognitive Burden"

HTC Ville shows its Android 4, Sense 4 face (video)

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3-minute hands-on The forthcoming HTC Ville has made a 3-minute video debut online, revealing a great deal about the incoming Android 4, Sense 4 handset. Although the specs have previously been rumoured and we've seen images of the new Android handset, the video leaves little to the imagination. First...
HTC Ville shows its Android 4, Sense 4 face (video)

Scrabble for the iPad: stir in some iPhones and it's the best $1,000 you ever spent on a board game

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You can't deny, it's pretty metaphysically silly to be playing a board game your parents bought at a yard sale for $2 on a $500+ iPad, in conjunction with two or more $200+ iPhones. Mix in service plans, accessories, the price of the app ($10), and the bribes you'll...
Scrabble for the iPad: stir in some iPhones and it's the best $1,000 you ever spent on a board game
Report claims Google smartwatch with Glass-like UI, updates to Gmail & Maps coming soon

Keep up with the world with the 6 in 1 News Clock Radio Set

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The rather literally-named Free 6 in 1 News Clock Radio Set (hereafter News Clock Radio) is a new iOS app from Nstarsoft. It’s available now as a free download from the App Store, and is currently highlighted in the New section of the App Store’s Productivity category. News Clock Radio,...
Keep up with the world with the 6 in 1 News Clock Radio Set

Kindle Fire update: Sharing, Book Extras, Personal Docs, Print Replica Textbooks, Reading view, Movie Rentals, more

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Sharing: Customers are able to easily share favorite passages and notes from their books directly from Kindle Fire, without even leaving the book. Customers simply highlight a passage and select “Share” or choose the “Share” option from the toolbar within a book, write a note if they choose, and...
Kindle Fire update: Sharing, Book Extras, Personal Docs, Print Replica Textbooks, Reading view, Movie Rentals, more
Android update for the AT&T HTC One X brings sanity to menu button
21 Ways Switching To Apple Made My Life Harder (AAPL)

Ace of Spades - review

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PC, Jagex, cert: N/A, out nowFor anyone new to the indie game scene, Ace of Spades is best described as the answer to "what if you could shoot everything in Minecraft?" Take the charming, blocky aesthetic of the "build anything" sandbox game, strap on a bunch of online-only, team-based multiplayer...
Ace of Spades - review

Report: Sony to sell Google TV-based set-top boxes in Europe this fall

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Sony plans to sell Google TV-related products in Europe starting this September. According to GigaOM (via machine-translated Les Echos), Sony France Marketing Director Stephane Labrousse said a set-top box will sell in France for €200 ($266 USD) and another box with a built-in Blu-ray player will go for €300 ($399...
Report: Sony to sell Google TV-based set-top boxes in Europe this fall

A look at HTC’s upcoming Ice Cream Sandwich and Sense 4.0 designs

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HTC has been working on an update to its Sense UI over the past few months, looking to roll out new features, shortcuts and an improved design for new smartphones that are expected to launch at this year’s Mobile World Congress expo, commencing at the end of the month. We...
A look at HTC’s upcoming Ice Cream Sandwich and Sense 4.0 designs

Sparrow is a Worthy Replacement for the iPhone's Mail App

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As far as iOS apps go, the native email client for iPhone is pretty bare bones and not especially pretty. It's kind of weird when you think about it. Here's Apple, a company known around the world for the quality of its design and attention to detail, and the app...
Sparrow is a Worthy Replacement for the iPhone's Mail App

Google tells Android devs to kick the menu button to the curb, seriously you guys

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If you've seen Ice Cream Sandwich and the Galaxy Nexus in action, then it should be clear that the menu button has no future in the Android ecosystem. In order to drive that point home, Google has posted over at the Android Developer blog urging app creators to "say...
Google tells Android devs to kick the menu button to the curb, seriously you guys

Skobbler debuts ForeverMap 2 for iOS, an OpenStreetMaps-powered mapping tool with offline route-planning

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There’s no shortage of mapping and GPS apps for iOS, and in the fallout from Apple Maps’ disastrous launch last year, the spotlight was shone on a number of mapping alternatives. And Google Maps finally arrived on the scene too. But one of the others ones out there, built on...
Skobbler debuts ForeverMap 2 for iOS, an OpenStreetMaps-powered mapping tool with offline route-planning

Android this week: Galaxy Note 2 pen tricks; Nexus 7 sales; New Acer tab

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Amid new Android device announcements, my attention keeps returning to the Samsung Galaxy Note 2. US carriers are readying the 5.5-inch smartphone for sale soon and it’s becoming clear to me that new owners will likely spend a few weeks learning all of the features and functions found in this...
Android this week: Galaxy Note 2 pen tricks; Nexus 7 sales; New Acer tab
Review: CamFind for iPhone lets you search for anything with your camera
Firefox for Android hands-on: Vastly better than Android’s default browser but weaknesses remain

HTC’s Sense 4.0 to bring ‘Guest Mode’ functionality and 50GB Dropbox storage

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Taiwanese smartphone maker has delivered numerous different interpretations of what it believes the Android user interface should look like but if a new report from PocketNow is to be believed, we could see some impressive new features with the launch of Sense 4.0. The mobile-focused website says that HTC’s new...
HTC’s Sense 4.0 to bring ‘Guest Mode’ functionality and 50GB Dropbox storage

Verizon details Droid DNA update, hints at menu key software option

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Despite our love for the Droid DNA, it has a few flaws that are hard to ignore. Perhaps most vexing is the lack of an option to map the contextual menu button to the recent apps key. Fortunately, we're now hopeful that Verizon will remedy the situation. Big Red...
Verizon details Droid DNA update, hints at menu key software option

Another Galaxy S III prototype spotted in protective casing

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While we've already gotten glimpses of supposed Samsung Galaxy S III prototypes, this latest one has popped up in a (since removed) post on Chinese forum Mobile01. The plastic rim meant to obscure the device's sleek new design is still present, but as noted by The Verge, the picture...
Another Galaxy S III prototype spotted in protective casing

Windows 8 UI is dropping the ‘Start’ button

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Microsoft has removed the “Start” menu button from its upcoming Windows 8 operating system, according to a consumer preview released earlier this week. The Start button. which made its debut in the Windows 95 version of the OS, sits on the far left side of the “Live Bar” (see...
Windows 8 UI is dropping the ‘Start’ button
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?