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Gartner: PC sales continue to slide as tablets eat their lunch

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PC shipments are still heading the wrong way down the gadget freeway, according to Gartner, who thinks that we're now consuming media mostly on tablets and just flitting over to the PC for grunt work. The survey outfit theorized that a single shared computer can often suffice for a...
Gartner: PC sales continue to slide as tablets eat their lunch
Live from SF (sorta): Why Apple events break publishers

UK top 20 video games chart

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There's no shifting Ms Croft, as Tomb Raider stays top of the pile with three new entries coming into the top fiveUKIE Games Charts © compiled by GfK Chart-TrackGamesXboxPS3PS VitaPSPNintendoSonyPCWiiguardian.co.uk © 2013 Guardian News and Media Limited or its affiliated companies. All rights reserved. | Use of this content is...
UK top 20 video games chart

BlackBerry Issues First Software Update To BlackBerry 10

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BlackBerry is issuing the first software update to its BlackBerry 10 operating system this morning to address usability issues concerning apps, camera, calendar, contacts, browser and, perhaps most importantly, battery life. Apps Optimization & Camera Upgrade The biggest complaints that initial users of the BlackBerry Z10 have voiced have revolved...
BlackBerry Issues First Software Update To BlackBerry 10

Top 10 Most Downloaded Movies on BitTorrent in the Previous Week

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David Fincher's The Girl with the Dragon Tattoo entered straight at the top of the most downloaded movies over BitTorrent last week. The anticipated ecranisation of the very popular mystery and thriller novel, the US version as there has already been a Swedish version of the book, has proven quite...
Top 10 Most Downloaded Movies on BitTorrent in the Previous Week

Gillmor Gang: Tommy Can You Hear Me

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The Gillmor Gang — John Borthwick, Robert Scoble, Keith Teare, John Taschek, and Steve Gillmor — counted their pennies as Apple, Microsoft, and Google weighed in to the Tablet Sweepstakes with new entries. Apple’s iPad Mini captured two of the Gang’s wallet, while none seemed ready for the Surface...
Gillmor Gang: Tommy Can You Hear Me

Windows 8 app releases grind to a near-complete halt

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When it comes to mobile platforms, it's all about the apps. Got apps? Then you've got users. If you don't, then you don't--just ask BlackBerry about its failed Playbook, and both Palm and HP about the disaster that was WebOS. Overall app quality means more than numbers alone, of...
Windows 8 app releases grind to a near-complete halt
Barnes & Noble opens fire at Amazon with new NOOK HD, NOOK HD+ tablets (hands-on)

Lenovo shows off Windows 8 laptops, All-in-Ones

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In addition to its tablet and other notebook announcements last week at IFA, Lenovo also rolled out an update of its Idea-branded consumer PCs. The new lineup includes Ultrabooks and additions to its IdeaPad Y and S series laptops, as well as new entries in the IdeaCentre line of all-in-one...
Lenovo shows off Windows 8 laptops, All-in-Ones

WordPress.org users can now turn any post into a liveblog with Automattic's new plugin

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Automattic, the company behind WordPress.org and the hosted WordPress.com service, has just debuted a new live-blogging plugin, aptly titled Liveblog. The free tool allows WordPress users to quickly and easily turn any post into a liveblog, even existing ones, just by checking a box. From there, authors will be able to post updates directly...
WordPress.org users can now turn any post into a liveblog with Automattic's new plugin

Lenovo expands IdeaPad lineup with Windows 8-compatible Y and Z series: prices start at $549

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Lenovo just unveiled its new IdeaPad U510 Ultrabook, yes, but it has a few new IdeaPad models further along in the alphabet, too. Today the company is introducing two new entries to its multimedia-focused IdeaPad Y Series. The 14-inch Y400 and 15-inch Y500 include an interchangeable HDD bay that...
Lenovo expands IdeaPad lineup with Windows 8-compatible Y and Z series: prices start at $549

Live map of recent changes to Wikipedia articles is mesmerizing

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A website built by two programmers, Stephen LaPorte and Mahmoud Hashemi, displays recent changes to Wikipedia in real-time on a map of the world. When a new change is saved to the crowd-sourced encyclopedia, the title of the edited article shows up on the map with the editor's location...
Live map of recent changes to Wikipedia articles is mesmerizing

Must See HDTV (February 25th - March 3rd)

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Among the usual returning shows we have a few all new entries, including two new Comedy Central series as well as ABC's Red Widow conspiracy drama. For something we truly have not seen on TV before, Syfy is tossing in Robot Combat League, while ESPN does its part with...
Must See HDTV (February 25th - March 3rd)

Hands-on with Motorola's new Droids

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Motorola and Google held an event today, upping the ante in the mobile sector by rolling out three new entries to Motorola's signature Droid line of handsets. Today saw the debut of the Droid RAZR HD, RAZR MAXX HD, and RAZR M. Electronista was there to get a look at...
Hands-on with Motorola's new Droids

First look: Motorola Droid Razr M

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At their press event yesterday, Motorola unveiled three new entries in its Droid Razr lineup: the Droid Razr Maxx HD, the Droid Razr HD, and the Droid Razr M. The mobile manufacturer said it was making three big bets with its three new phones, bets that it had correctly identified...
First look: Motorola Droid Razr M

Tom & Lorenzo: Glee's "Michael" Was Too Reverent, But Better Than Expected

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We weren't really looking forward to this episode, since it signaled the return to one of worst things about season 2 (other than the preachiness and all-around lack of humor): the "theme" episode. And just like last year, when suddenly a bunch of teenagers just could not stop talking about...
Tom & Lorenzo: Glee's "Michael" Was Too Reverent, But Better Than Expected

PinClout Gets A Cease-And-Desist From Klout, Will Change Name

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“Klout for Pinterest” is a catchy company description, but it might not be a good idea to take it too literally. Startup PinClout launched about a week ago, and its name seemed to make the company’s mission clear — to measure influence on fast-growing Pinterest. And there’s been positive interest,...
PinClout Gets A Cease-And-Desist From Klout, Will Change Name

Liberty spins off Starz: Who will buy it?

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With Liberty Media’s announcement Wednesday that it’s spinning off Starz into a  separately traded public company, the speculation is on as to who might be America’s No. 3 pay cable service. As a standalone premium network with licensing agreements in place to run Disney and Sony theatrical films, Starz could...
Liberty spins off Starz: Who will buy it?

LG Announces White Nexus 4, No Nexus 5

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In a spring season loaded with new entries into the smartphone market, LG has announced a new color for its prized Nexus 4 model.  It's also been reported that the new white Nexus 4 will most likely be the end of the Nexus line, and that previous indications of...
LG Announces White Nexus 4, No Nexus 5

Samsung introduces ATIV Tab: a 10.1-inch Windows RT tablet

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Samsung's busy cranking out its fall lineup here in Berlin, and among the new entries is the ATIV Tab, a Windows RT-packing cousin of the Galaxy Note 10.1. The new 10.1-inch slate isn't quite as aggressive as its Android counterpart and centers on a 1,366 x 768 display, a...
Samsung introduces ATIV Tab: a 10.1-inch Windows RT tablet
Hands On With The Fujifilm X100S And X20: In Stores March 2013 For $1299 And $599 Respecively

HP adds new entries to Envy line

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HP announced today two new additions to its Envy line of computers, a notebook and a desktop PC. The Envy m4 notebook is built for performance and mobility and aimed at customers that want entertainment on the go. The Envy Phoenix h9 features high-performance graphics processing internals and is built...
HP adds new entries to Envy line

Ubisoft won't develop Wii U-exclusive games until Nintendo sells more systems

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One of Nintendo's strongest traditional partners has said that it won't create exclusive titles for the Wii U as long as the system's poor sales continue. Speaking to Kotaku at this week's E3 conference, CEO Yves Guillemot said "We need more sold." Ubisoft is one of the few publishers...
Ubisoft won't develop Wii U-exclusive games until Nintendo sells more systems
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Open for business: The Windows Store now accepts paid apps

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Today, on the RTM date of Windows 8, the Windows Store announced that it is now accepting paid applications. Up to today, applications in the store were required to be free. The number of applications in the Windows Store has been kept artificially low (compared to what might have been),...
Open for business: The Windows Store now accepts paid apps

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'Password' is still the worst password, but watch out for 'ninja'

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Although the tech world is always changing, one thing remains the same: A lot of people use terrible passwords. Splashdata, a security software developer, released its annual list of the most common passwords on the Internet. Once again, "password," "123456," and "12345678" are the three most popular, in that...
'Password' is still the worst password, but watch out for 'ninja'

The CamBoard Pico Wants To Take On Leap Motion, Offers Full Depth Gesture Control In A Smaller Package

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Gesture control is heating up, with a host of new entries finally following Microsoft’s example with the Kinect, including Leap Motion and MYO. A German company called pmdtechnologies has also been in the space for a few years (they’ve been working on their tech for 10 years, in fact),...
The CamBoard Pico Wants To Take On Leap Motion, Offers Full Depth Gesture Control In A Smaller Package

Forbes list of top 25 growing tech companies surprises

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On May 7, Forbes published its annual list of the top 25 fastest growing technology companies. Drawn from a pool of more than 5,000 publicly-traded technology companies, listees must have a sales growth of 10 percent or more for each of the last three fiscal years, a minimum revenue of...
Forbes list of top 25 growing tech companies surprises

Sky Broadband Starts Blocking Pirate Bay Proxies

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Following a High Court ruling in March, six UK ISPs were required to block subscriber access to three of the world’s largest torrent sites, Kat.ph, H33T and Fenopy. The legal action was initiated by the music industry group BPI on behalf of a variety of major labels who previously won...
Sky Broadband Starts Blocking Pirate Bay Proxies
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