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Music to your ears: Reviewing Asus' budget Xonar DGX and DSX sound cards

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This story was brought to you by our friends at The Tech Report. You can visit the original story here.For years, we've trumpeted the benefits of discrete sound cards. They simply sound better than the typical integrated audio on motherboards, especially for those with discerning ears and halfway-decent speakers or...
Music to your ears: Reviewing Asus' budget Xonar DGX and DSX sound cards

Alienware refreshes M14x, M17x and M18x with new graphics, same old processors

www.engadget.com
Sure, they may look the same, but Alienware's decided to give what's going on inside its glowing gaming laptops a thorough refresh. Starting with graphics support, the 2012 update of the M14x, M17x and M18x will all be able to handle NVIDIA's 600 series graphics with GDRR5 memory, bolstered...
Alienware refreshes M14x, M17x and M18x with new graphics, same old processors

The "Cheap iPhone"

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The "Cheap iPhone": A few thoughts on the latest report of a "less-expensive" iPhone by Jessica E. Lessin for The Wall Street Journal: 1) This report seems to surface every year, including by the same Wall Street Journal that is reporting the news today. 2) That said, there does seem...
The "Cheap iPhone"

Babysitting 2.0: credit-card payments and online bookings

gigaom.com
For young, urban smartphone owners, there are few areas of life that haven’t been changed by the mobile and Internet revolutions. We can book restaurant reservations through OpenTable, take a cab without swiping a credit card on Uber, or crash at someone’s house in a foreign city through AirBnB. Life has...
Babysitting 2.0: credit-card payments and online bookings
A Modest Proposal To Stop The iPhone Crime Wave

Analyst: iPhone 5 is huge. Android takes it on the chin

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Early signs that the success of Cupertino's latest entry is coming at Android's expense FORTUNE -- "We said the new iPhone was going to be huge and it was," writes Pacific Crest's James Faucette in a note to clients issued Tuesday. He briefly touches on Apple (AAPL)  -- noting strong...
Analyst: iPhone 5 is huge. Android takes it on the chin

AT&T unlocking military iPhones, older models

www.electronista.com
AT&T is quietly extending its iPhone unlocking efforts to deployed US military personnel, regardless of their contract status, a report says. Unlocking normally requires an iPhone to be off-contract. Carriers are legally required to suspend service to deployed military members without penalty, but the unlocking appears to be a voluntary...
AT&T unlocking military iPhones, older models

ABI Research: Apple iPhone market share to peak at 22% in 2013, but will remain flat through 2018

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Apple’s smartphone market share may peak this year at 22%, but likely won’t gain greater control of the market over the next five years, says ABI Research. The research firm goes on to predict that smartphone shipments “will account for 50% of all handset shipments by 2014,” and will eventually...
ABI Research: Apple iPhone market share to peak at 22% in 2013, but will remain flat through 2018

Apple, AT&T Vulnerable to ITC Ruling

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Apple and AT&T are particularly vulnerable to limits on off-the-run iPhones imposed by the ITC, given Apple's strategy of selling older models at discounted prices to lure more cost-conscious customers....
Apple, AT&T Vulnerable to ITC Ruling

Japanese court rules Samsung infringed on Apple's 'rubber-band' patent

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Apple has chalked up another victory in its ongoing patent battle with its rival Samsung, as Reuters reports today that a Tokyo court ruled the Korean company had infringed on Apple’s so-called “rubber band” patent on older models of its smartphones. This comes soon after Apple apparently received good news from...
Japanese court rules Samsung infringed on Apple's 'rubber-band' patent

Canon intros full-frame 6D, takes aim at D600, Alpha 99

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Canon has quickly introduced a direct competitor to Nikon's new D600 and Sony's Alpha 99, unveiling the EOS 6D full-frame prosumer DSLR. The 6D appears to merge features from the 5D series, pairing the Digic 5+ image processor of the Mark III with a new 20.2-megapixel CMOS sensor that falls...
Canon intros full-frame 6D, takes aim at D600, Alpha 99
Amazon Kindle paperwhite hands-on

Apple Looking to Boost iPhone Sales With New Retail Store Trade-In Program

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Bloomberg reports that Apple will for the first time begin accepting trade-ins on iPhones in its retail stores, encouraging users to upgrade to the latest models and seeking to boost sales. Apple will be partnering with recycling firm Brightstar to offer the program.Used iPhones collected in the U.S. will only...
Apple Looking to Boost iPhone Sales With New Retail Store Trade-In Program

Apple Continues to Hold More Than Half of U.S. Smartphone Sales

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Research firm Kantar Worldpanel today issued a report indicating that Apple continued to maintain its position as the best-selling smartphone platform in the United States during the fourth quarter of 2012. Kantar Worldpanel, which releases its rolling quarterly data on a monthly basis, indicated that Apple retook the lead from...
Apple Continues to Hold More Than Half of U.S. Smartphone Sales

Samsung unveils its 'future-proofing' Evolution Kit to bring new features to its 2012 Smart TVs

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The 2013 Consumer Electronics Show (CES) kicks off next week but already Samsung has announced a series of new products, the latest of which is its Evolution Kit which allows monitors from its 2012 Smart TV range to be upgraded with new features and improvements. At this stage, of course, its...
Samsung unveils its 'future-proofing' Evolution Kit to bring new features to its 2012 Smart TVs

Vocal Apple investors may be getting what they want: higher dividend, lower-priced iPhone

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David Einhorn isn’t the only Applel investor who thinks Apple is doing it wrong. As its stock activity has shown over the past several months, shareholders are worried Apple is losing its way, isn’t innovating enough to compete with challengers like Samsung and isn’t being thoughtful enough about its huge cash pile....
Vocal Apple investors may be getting what they want: higher dividend, lower-priced iPhone
Why Every Analyst Is In Love With The Siren Song Of The Low-Cost iPhone

Samsung refreshes Series 9 Ultrabook, but where's the 'Retina' display?

www.pcworld.com
Samsung launched an even pricier version of its high-end Series 9 Ultrabook Monday, but the company isn't quite ready to trade blows with Apple on the "Retina" display front. The new Series 9 replaces the 1600-pixel by 1200-pixel resolution display of its older models with a 13-inch, 1080p panel....
Samsung refreshes Series 9 Ultrabook, but where's the 'Retina' display?

With Tumblr, Yahoo Would Double Down On Mobile And Social

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Mobile Insights is a daily newsletter from BI Intelligence that collects and delivers the top mobile industry news. It is delivered first thing every morning exclusively to BI Intelligence subscribers. Yahoo Is Reportedly Exploring An Investment In Or Acquisition Of Tumblr (AllThingsD)Tumblr, the blogging platform and social network would be the crown jewel in Yahoo's efforts...
With Tumblr, Yahoo Would Double Down On Mobile And Social

HTC suffers 79% crash in quarterly profits

www.guardian.co.uk
World's fifth biggest phone maker is squeezed by larger rivals Apple and SamsungHTC, the world's fifth biggest phone maker, has suffered a 79% crash in quarterly profits as the popularity and marketing muscle of Apple and Samsung continue to squeeze out smaller rivals.Third quarter net income plummeted to NT$4.9bn (£104m)...
HTC suffers 79% crash in quarterly profits
iPhone 5 helped Apple capture majority of U.S. smartphone market for the first time ever

Yes, The New iPad Is Still The Best Tablet You Can Buy [REVIEW] (AAPL)

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The first tablet I bought was an iPad, the original model that launched almost two years ago.  I loved it. It wasn't long before I was using the iPad more than my MacBook.  But within a year it felt outdated. Apple released the svelte iPad 2, making my old...
Yes, The New iPad Is Still The Best Tablet You Can Buy [REVIEW] (AAPL)

Apple releases new MacBook Air EFI update

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Apple has just released an EFI firmware update for the mid-2012 MacBook Air. The firmware update fixes an issue with colors on external HDMI displays, a problem with Windows that can stop the computer from booting properly, and an issue with Thunderbolt devices causing the computer to freeze. Older...
Apple releases new MacBook Air EFI update
Comparison photos of next-gen iPhone design, iPhone 4S, iPhone 3GS

UNBOXED: Apple's 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro (AAPL)

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Along with Apple's iPad Mini, another gadget made its debut today--the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro. It's safe to say this updated laptop model flew below the radar because of the huge popularity of Apple's new miniature tablet. Too bad, because Apple's 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro is a thing of beauty....
UNBOXED: Apple's 13-Inch Retina MacBook Pro (AAPL)

Nokia Loss Widens

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Embattled Finnish mobile handset maker Nokia extended its heavy losses as shipments of its new line of Lumia brand phones failed to make up for slumping sales of its older models, but its cash position proved stronger than expected....
Nokia Loss Widens

Phew! New smartphones less toxic than older models

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Recent models including Apple's iPhone 5 and the Samsung Captivate are less hazardous than old handsets, according to a new chemical analysis. [Read more]...
Phew! New smartphones less toxic than older models

Drobo hits the turbo-boost with newly-launched 5N home NAS

arstechnica.com
The five bay Drobo 5N. Drobo California-based Drobo today announced the launch of their new Drobo 5N five-bay NAS product. Ars has looked at Drobo's products before, and though we've been impressed with their ease of use, one thing that's always bothered us about the little black boxes has...
Drobo hits the turbo-boost with newly-launched 5N home NAS

Sennheiser's Momentum headphones bring their leathery, metal goodness to IFA, we go hands-on (video)

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Now these are some seriously nice-looking headphones -- and really, that's sort of the thing here. After all, internally, these cans are quite similar to older models from Sennheiser, and spending a little time underneath them was a fully engrossing experience, the cups dampening out a lot of noise...
Sennheiser's Momentum headphones bring their leathery, metal goodness to IFA, we go hands-on (video)

Nokia Loss Widens as Smartphone Sales Slump

allthingsd.com
Embattled Finnish mobile handset maker Nokia Corp. extended its heavy losses Thursday as shipments of its new line of Lumia brand phones failed to make up for slumping sales of its older models against a backdrop of intensifying competition from the likes of Apple Inc. and Samsung Electronics. Nokia’s net...
Nokia Loss Widens as Smartphone Sales Slump
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