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Dropbox for iOS gets better support for PDFs and push notifications for shared folders

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Cloud storage service Dropbox has continued to increase the functionality of its iOS app after it introduced improved support for PDFs. The update improves the experience of viewing multiple pages with the addition of a Cover Flow-like layout to index them. In a subtle change the PDF viewer now has...
Dropbox for iOS gets better support for PDFs and push notifications for shared folders

Pioneer Drops AirPlay Speaker Prices, Now Competitive with Bluetooth Models

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As noted by Macworld, Pioneer has lowered the prices on several of its AirPlay speakers, which have, historically, been offered at a much higher pricing tier than Bluetooth speakers.The company recently dropped the price of its XW-SMA1 speaker from $299 to $149, while the prices of the XW-SMA3 and XW-SMA4...
Pioneer Drops AirPlay Speaker Prices, Now Competitive with Bluetooth Models

The Dash Car Dongle Wants To Make You A Better Driver By Syncing With Your iPhone

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This embed is invalid I love my tiny little Mazda, but I’ll be honest — I still don’t completely understand how it works. That’s never really bothered me before (I’d much rather geek out over a phone or something) but a Kickstarter project from a small team in Boston has...
The Dash Car Dongle Wants To Make You A Better Driver By Syncing With Your iPhone

Review: Wappwolf automatically converts and syncs your files

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Automation is the name of the game these days for web apps, and Wappwolf aims to combine automation with the power of cloud computing.  Available for Dropbox, Google Drive and Box, Wappwolf offers on-the-fly file conversion, as well as automatically moving the files to other folders, email notifications, tweets,...
Review: Wappwolf automatically converts and syncs your files
Atom for jailbroken iPhones is a welcome lockscreen overhaul

Google Cloud Messaging now part of Google Play Services

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More goodies for devs here at I/O: Google just announced that Google Cloud Messaging -- the push-notification system that debuted last year -- is now a part of its Google Play Services, and it will get three new features, to boot. These include "persistent connections," which should help push...
Google Cloud Messaging now part of Google Play Services
Skype updates Windows Phone app, temporarily nixes People Hub integration

Download the Official D11 App, Which Is Almost As Good As Being There (Right?)

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As those of you on the wait-list already know, D11 is sold out — and has been for some time. But whether you’re joining us in Rancho Palos Verdes for the conference or not, you can still follow along with all the action here on AllThingsD.com. As in previous years,...
Download the Official D11 App, Which Is Almost As Good As Being There (Right?)
Pinterest for Android updated with push notifications, @mentions, search suggestions, more

Amazon lets users track their cloud databases with texts, email

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Users of Amazon Web Services' Relational Database Service (RDS) can now keep track of their databases with new notifications via email and SMS. Amazon's Simple Notification Service (SNS) will give administrators a heads-up when their databases are running low on storage, have shut down, or a backup has started...
Amazon lets users track their cloud databases with texts, email

TNW Pick of the Day: Timeless is a beautifully simple timer app for iPhone

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A quick perusal of the App Store reveals no shortage of timer apps. Some are a little more complex and intricate, such as Timer, others focus more on being beautiful and simple…like Timer. Yet another iOS timer app has hit our radar, however, going by the name of Timeless. And...
TNW Pick of the Day: Timeless is a beautifully simple timer app for iPhone
Twitter finally releases Windows 8 app

Google Now arrives in Chrome Canary for Windows and shows up in the notification center, still can't be used

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Just a few weeks ago, Google Now showed up in the latest Chromium build for Windows, further fueling speculation that the service was coming to the desktop. The intelligent personal assistant, still limited to Chrome OS and Windows, has now arrived in the Canary channel, cementing the expectation that Google...
Google Now arrives in Chrome Canary for Windows and shows up in the notification center, still can't be used

Google leak hints at an Android game center with multiplayer, chat, lobbies, leaderboards, and achievements

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Google appears to be preparing the launch of a game center for Android with an unknown name. It looks like the new hub will sport a slew of features, including multiplayer support, in-game chat, lobbies, leaderboards, and achievements. The details of this leak come to us As courtesy of Android...
Google leak hints at an Android game center with multiplayer, chat, lobbies, leaderboards, and achievements
Apple's recent App Store crackdowns a sign of things to come
Ubuntu for tablets: an intriguing mix of Windows 8, Android, and Kindle (hands-on)

Apple's Q1 2013 earnings by the numbers

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Chief Executive Officer Tim Cook just talked about Apple’s services and numbers, as well as Maps, during its Q1 2013 earnings call. Cook said Notification Center sent more than 4 trillion notifications, Game Center has 200 million registers users, iMessages has sent roughly 450 billion iMessages—or about 2 billion per day,...
Apple's Q1 2013 earnings by the numbers

Why big change may be coming to iOS this year

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There are a lot of predictions being floated about what Apple’s going to do in 2013: an iWatch? An iTV? How about a plastic iPhone and an Apple TV SDK? A note from an analyst from Jefferies published Wednesday contains many of these predictions, but one idea about a move the...
Why big change may be coming to iOS this year
There's A New BlackBerry Ad That Takes Over Your iPhone Or Android's Screen (BBRY, GOOG, AAPL)

Pot kettle BlackBerry: Thorsten Heins thinks the iPhone is outdated

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Apple had the best-selling smartphone during the last two quarters of 2012 and its corporate profits, driven primarily by the iPhone, are through the roof — it made over $13 billion in the last quarter alone. Yet its competitors smell blood. Samsung attacked first, with its 2012 ad campaign making...
Pot kettle BlackBerry: Thorsten Heins thinks the iPhone is outdated

You Already Have A Facebook Phone (FB, AAPL, GOOG)

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The Facebook phone.  Along with Apple's fabled television set, it's the one rumor in tech that just won't die. Those rumors picked up again this week after Facebook invited the press to an Android-themed event on April 4 at its Menlo Park headquarters.  According to multiple reports, Facebook will introduce...
You Already Have A Facebook Phone (FB, AAPL, GOOG)
Skype for Windows Phone drops the beta tag, Messenger notifications enabled by default

Gmail for Android update sees widespread rollout, new inboxes for all

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Hours after Google released the latest update to its Gmail app for iOS, the folks in Mountain View have pushed the new software to the Android faithful everywhere. While some were able to snag a look earlier this week, the retooled mailbox is now available for all. This version...
Gmail for Android update sees widespread rollout, new inboxes for all

Kwikset Kēvo transforms your smartphone into your smart key of the future

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This embed is invalid In what is a breakthrough move toward my dream of a fully automated home, UniKey has built a smart door lock like something delivered by someone from the future. We have all found ourselves with our hands full fumbling for the right key to our front...
Kwikset Kēvo transforms your smartphone into your smart key of the future

Zoho launches Pulse business social-network app

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Zoho is getting into the business social-networking game with a new product called Pulse, which also ties back to many of its other applications.Pulse features the now-familiar mix of activity streams, private messaging, notifications, blogs, groups and people search functionality familiar to anyone who's been within striking distance of...
Zoho launches Pulse business social-network app

YouTube Co-Founder Teases Upcoming Video Site MixBit, A Destination For Collaborative Video Creation

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YouTube co-founder Chad Hurley used an April Fools’ joke to promote his upcoming new product, a video-focused site called MixBit (via the Verge) that emphasizes collaborative video creation, rather than trying to compete with YouTube for a viewing audience. Very little has been revealed about MixBit as of yet, beyond the landing...
YouTube Co-Founder Teases Upcoming Video Site MixBit, A Destination For Collaborative Video Creation

Dropbox for iOS update adds a PDF viewer and file share notifications

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Earlier today, Dropbox rolled out version 2.1 of its iOS app with a trio of enhancements in tow. The update, which requires iOS 5.0 or higher introduces a built-in PDF viewer, file sorting by date modified, and push notifications for when someone shares a folder with you (which were...
Dropbox for iOS update adds a PDF viewer and file share notifications
Tickets for WWDC 2013 Sell Out in Two Minutes
Google rolls out revamped Chrome notifications, available in Windows beta channel now
Tim Cook Offering Coffee Meeting at Apple HQ in Charity Auction
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