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Motorola Debuts Its First Intel Phone: The Speedy Razr i

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Motorola has unveiled its first Intel powered smartphone at an event in London today. The Razr i looks much like the Razr M announced in New York but includes an Intel Atom processor — still a rarity in smartphones. The Orange San Diego — Intel’s first foray into smartphones, in...
Motorola Debuts Its First Intel Phone: The Speedy Razr i

LG tells the story behind QSlide multitasking, won't be mad if you tweet at the same time (video)

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LG's been stepping up its mobile game recently, with the Optimus G being the firm's clearest display of podium-position ambitions yet. And just like its regional neighbors, it's getting in on the "explaining-ideas-behind-concepts" video action. In this clip we see senior research engineer, Sebastian Hochan Song, explain the inspiration...
LG tells the story behind QSlide multitasking, won't be mad if you tweet at the same time (video)

Apple's Game Center: More Opportunities for Social Games Developers

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Most of the initial buzz surrounding Apple's announcement on Thursday of its new operating system, iPhone OS 4, centered on the support for multitasking. While this feature has been long anticipated by users and developers alike, another important but less discussed aspect of the update involves Apple's Game Center -...
Apple's Game Center: More Opportunities for Social Games Developers

How Google made me get into bed with Hitler

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Google's decision to do away with Google Reader has ramifications for anybody building a business on the back of Web 2.0One of the wonders of the online world is the Downfall meme on YouTube. (For those whose time is too valuable to be wasted watching video clips, I should explain...
How Google made me get into bed with Hitler

Windows Phone Tango ROM leaks out, reveals support for more background tasks

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Rumors point toward a probable Tango launch in China on the 21st of the month, but folks over at the XDA forums already have their eager palms on a "world first" ROM. The leaked Windows Phone goodies show support for more multitasking apps, getting a boost from the five...
Windows Phone Tango ROM leaks out, reveals support for more background tasks

Citrix lets users access PCs and Macs from Kindle Fire

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Citrix Systems has released an enhanced GoToMyPC app for Android devices allowing anyone with an Android phone or tablet, including Amazon's Kindle Fire family, to access their Internet-connected Mac or PC over a mobile network. Features of the app include a 300 percent zoom, support for multitasking and full...
Citrix lets users access PCs and Macs from Kindle Fire

Millennials Will Lose 'Face-To-Face Social Skills' And 'Deep-Thinking Capabilities' By 2020

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Experts are growing more concerned about the effect of technological advancement on a generation of Americans. According to a survey conducted by the Pew Research Center and Elon University, more than half of the 1,021 respondents believe that constant multitasking and zealous decision-making capabilities will generally produce positive outcomes for young...
Millennials Will Lose 'Face-To-Face Social Skills' And 'Deep-Thinking Capabilities' By 2020

So What Is The Best Smartphone? (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, BBRY)

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Well, that's a loaded question. Apple had a huge head start with the original iPhone, and it took a good five years or so before others caught up and started making phones that were on par with it.  And more recently, we have a bunch of top-tier devices from various...
So What Is The Best Smartphone? (AAPL, GOOG, MSFT, BBRY)

Tuesday Shortbread

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Eight is Enough AnandTech's AMD Radeon HD 7950 review: Sewing up the high-end market Expreview: Small review of Radeon HD 7950 surfaced VR-Zone: More MSI Z77 motherboards get previewed and Intel's My WiFi Dashboard with Wi-Fi Direct unveiled TorrentFreak reports MegaUpload user data soon to be destroyed Ars Technica: New...
Tuesday Shortbread

Hulu Plus app heads to Windows 8 PCs and tablets, tailored for new UI (video)

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Windows 8 users, what with their "Modern" UI and pinned applications, won't have to stoop to using Hulu Plus in an antiquated internet browser any longer. Hulu today announced its brand new Windows 8 and Windows 8 tablet application, which is designed specifically for use with the tiled UI...
Hulu Plus app heads to Windows 8 PCs and tablets, tailored for new UI (video)

REVIEW: Amazon's New Big-Screen Kindle Fire HD (AMZN)

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The Kindle Fire HD 8.9 isn't much different than the 7-inch model that launched a few months ago. It runs the same operating system, a heavily modified version of Google's Android that locks you into Amazon's ecosystem of apps, movies, music, and books. So I'm not going to spend too...
REVIEW: Amazon's New Big-Screen Kindle Fire HD (AMZN)
DirecTV updates iPad app with multitasking and improved search

One of tomorrow's announcements: iPhone HD

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Filed under: WWDC The fact that Apple will be announcing a new iPhone tomorrow is about as big a secret as the fact that there's a lot of oil in the Gulf of Mexico right now. What we didn't know until now was the name of the product, and if...
One of tomorrow's announcements: iPhone HD

The bottom line: iPhone 4 vs. Android’s best (does Nokia, Microsoft, RIM have a chance in getting into the game?)

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So, since I haven’t carried an iPhone around with me for more than a week and I got an up and close look at the iPhone 4 today here’s my list of the pros and cons of iPhone 4 vs. the Sprint EVO or Verizon’s Incredible (the two best...
The bottom line: iPhone 4 vs. Android’s best (does Nokia, Microsoft, RIM have a chance in getting into the game?)

Jolla says its MeeGo handsets will run Android apps

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Since news of Jolla — a Finnish mobile startup that wants to resurrect Nokia’s abandoned MeeGo software platform with new handsets — first appeared in July, the company has kept a lot of the fine detail under wraps. But that silence left scads of unanswered questions: how was it going...
Jolla says its MeeGo handsets will run Android apps
Twitter finally releases Windows 8 app

From forum concept to reality: The Auxo Jailbreak tweak sets the standard for iOS app switching

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Multitasking has been a part of iOS for a number of years — coming to third-party apps in 2010 with the launch of iOS 4.0 — but iOS device users have often lamented at the lack of innovation in the implementation of Apple’s app-switching features. In early October, designer @Sentry_NC wowed...
From forum concept to reality: The Auxo Jailbreak tweak sets the standard for iOS app switching
Google Ventures' Joe Kraus: 'We're creating a culture of distraction'
AMD launches new set of 8-core processors for gamers

Samsung's New Premium Suite Update Brings Split-Screen Multitasking To The Galaxy S III

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Easily one of the best features Samsung has been implementing on its newer Galaxy Note devices is the ability to run two apps in separate windows at the same time. I’ve long lamented the feature’s limited availability, but Samsung is clearly looking to remedy that — earlier today the company...
Samsung's New Premium Suite Update Brings Split-Screen Multitasking To The Galaxy S III

The Future of Pandora: When Internet radio will be in everyone’s hands

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When I asked Pandora’s founder and chief strategy officer Tim Westergren how much of a threat he thinks his company faces from other online music services like Spotify and Rhapsody, he did something I wasn’t prepared for. He yawned. More than once. While on a phone interview, he spoke broadly...
The Future of Pandora: When Internet radio will be in everyone’s hands

CoAction Hero board comes with its own OS, simplifies desktop coding (video)

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Although we've seen a deluge of tinker-friendly boards, many of them share a dirty secret: they're borrowing someone else's OS. The creator of the new CoAction Hero board, Tyler Gilbert, doesn't think that's good enough for those who want both control and ease of use. His stackable ARM Cortex-M3...
CoAction Hero board comes with its own OS, simplifies desktop coding (video)

Apple enhances iOS 6 multitasking with new background navigation updates

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As new iOS devices become more powerful and sophisticated, Apple is likely to continue to evolve the platform's multitasking features, as exemplified by Maps' new background direction updates....
Apple enhances iOS 6 multitasking with new background navigation updates

Fan-made Pre ad gets the point, why can't Palm? (video)

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We've already talked (at length) about Palm's failure to properly present its wares to the public. Using promotional campaigns that have fluctuated between gimmicky and creepy, the company has never allowed its superlative WebOS its time to shine. As if to illustrate our point to perfection, a loyal Pre...
Fan-made Pre ad gets the point, why can't Palm? (video)

What online video and TV fans can expect from Microsoft's next Xbox

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Microsoft is scheduled to take the wraps off its next Xbox at an event in Redmond, Wash. Tuesday, and the reveal of the new device is likely to not just get gaming fans excited: Game consoles have become the most popular devices to consume Netflix and other forms of online...
What online video and TV fans can expect from Microsoft's next Xbox
New BlackBerry 10 beta showcases upcoming OS features

Nielsen: Media Multitasking Catches On http://om.bit.ly/9YokdG from @newteevee

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Nielsen: Media Multitasking Catches On http://om.bit.ly/9YokdG from @newteevee

Video: Microsoft bashes iPad's multitasking ability in latest commercial

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Video: Microsoft bashes iPad's multitasking ability in latest commercial

iPhone OS 4.0 Jailbroken Within 24 Hours [IPhone]

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According to this video showing Cydia multitasking and this tweet by a member of the Dev Team, iPhone OS 4.0 has been jailbroken already. Then again, Apple may have left the doors wide open as a pre-launch red herring. [MacStories] More »...
iPhone OS 4.0 Jailbroken Within 24 Hours [IPhone]

What the startup world looks like from the outside

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The Stranger’s Paul Constant is clearly feeling a little cranky, and you might disagree with his perspective, but for anyone immersed in the startup world, his all-out rant about a startup event in Seattle this week is worth a read as an exercise in self-awareness. Yes, the portrayal might feel like a...
What the startup world looks like from the outside
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