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Facebook's iPhone Competitor Rumored to be HTC First, Here's What It Looks Like

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Facebook is hosting an event on Thursday said to be centered around the debut of its long rumored Facebook phone. A photo of the device that might be the star of the show was today leaked by @evleaks, a frequent provider of accurate pre-release Android info. The HTC First is...
Facebook's iPhone Competitor Rumored to be HTC First, Here's What It Looks Like
Apple TV 5.0.1 update released, includes HD iTunes previews and bug fixes

Dropbox iOS app updated with support for 6 new languages

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Earlier this month Dropbox announced support for 6 new languages on the desktop and Android devices. As promised, today the iOS app gets the same update, bringing support for “Indonesian, Malay, Polish, Portuguese (Brazil), Russian, Traditional Chinese and Simplified Chinese.” Update version 2.1.4, available on the App Store now, also...
Dropbox iOS app updated with support for 6 new languages

Amazon Acquires Siri-Challenger 'Evi' for $26 Million?

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TechCrunch is reporting that Amazon has acquired Evi, a natural language search platform that is similar to Apple's Siri, for $26 million. The Evi app was originally posted on the App Store but Apple had threatened to remove because of similarities to Siri, but later said it would "work with"...
Amazon Acquires Siri-Challenger 'Evi' for $26 Million?
Readability for iOS 1.1 improves article discovery, UI, and performance
Facebook Android apps updated with redesigned messaging
Apple Faces Patent Lawsuit Over Siri in China

Apple Stock Price Hits Lowest Levels Since 2011, Falls Below $400

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Apple's stock price hit new lows today, setting 52-week records and hitting the lowest points seen since late 2011. The price has traded beneath the $400 level several times this afternoon, with AAPL having not traded that low since December 23, 2011. Today's slide follows a lower-than-expected revenue forecast for...
Apple Stock Price Hits Lowest Levels Since 2011, Falls Below $400

YouTube Capture iOS app adds HD enhancement previews, Wi-Fi only uploads, more

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YouTube’s Capture app for filming and sharing video to YouTube was updated today to version 1.3 bringing a few new features alongside performance enhancements. The updated app now includes high definition previews of enhancements, an option to “Only upload on Wi-Fi”, and more: What’s New: ✓ HD preview of enhancements...
YouTube Capture iOS app adds HD enhancement previews, Wi-Fi only uploads, more

Surface RT firmware update fixes Wi-Fi, system performance

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Microsoft is pushing a new round of updates for the Surface RT, this time to fix a Wi-Fi issue along with additional stability and performance enhancements. It is the latest in what have become monthly performance and stability updates Microsoft has issued for the Surface RT since its launch nearly...
Surface RT firmware update fixes Wi-Fi, system performance
Funny or Die's Steve Jobs Movie 'iSteve' Now Available Online
Apple releases Safari 5.1.4 with improved JavaScript performance on OS X Lion

Apple updates iAd Producer with ability to create iBooks Author widgets, iTunes LPs and iTunes Extras

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Apple’s iAd Producer HTML5, CSS3, and Javascript tool for creating ads for its iAd platform gets updated to version 4.0 today and adds a number of notable new features on top of some performance enhancements that Apple outlined in a knowledge base article. The updated app now allows users to...
Apple updates iAd Producer with ability to create iBooks Author widgets, iTunes LPs and iTunes Extras

Review: Acer Aspire S7 11.6-inch Ultrabook

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Ultrabooks abound. Just about every major manufacturer makes them. The 2011 Intel spec is very detailed, and gives guidelines for performance, enhancements, and even battery life. As defined by Intel, ultrabooks are designed for reduced bulk without a corresponding hit on performance and battery life. Nearly all of them are...
Review: Acer Aspire S7 11.6-inch Ultrabook

Microsoft ships Windows Phone 8 update

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Microsoft Tuesday began delivering an update to Windows Phone 8 smartphones that provides unspecified "performance enhancements" that some customers say include an OS fix for random reboots and Wi-Fi enhancements....
Microsoft ships Windows Phone 8 update

Apple's Smaller Dock Connector Reportedly Coming to Entire iOS Device Lineup Including iPad This Fall

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iMore, which was the first source to report that Apple will be moving to a smaller dock connector with the launch of the next-generation iPhone, now claims that Apple will be moving its entire lineup of iOS devices to the new connector later this year. This includes the current 9.7-inch...
Apple's Smaller Dock Connector Reportedly Coming to Entire iOS Device Lineup Including iPad This Fall

Dolphin Browser iPhone app updated with “Sonar” voice control functionality

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Popular third-party Android browser Dolphin made its way to the App Store in August of last year bringing highly customizable gestures, built-in translations, and a dock-style sidebar for quick access to tabs, bookmarks, and speed dial. Today developers MoboTap Inc. pushed out an update to the iPhone app that,...
Dolphin Browser iPhone app updated with “Sonar” voice control functionality

Postgres 9.2 invites large-scale enterprise deployment

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The open-source Postgres database continues to be refined for enterprises: The latest version, released Monday, contains a number of new features and performance enhancements designed to ease professional large-scale usage....
Postgres 9.2 invites large-scale enterprise deployment
Synology Diskstation 4.2 update directly streams AirPlay video, dramatically improves Time Machine/AFP

Photo tool provider Aviary replaces Picnik as Flickr’s picture editor

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Aviary, the fast-growing photo editing platform, has just hit 1,000 sites and apps using its free service but none are bigger than Flickr, which is expected to announce Wednesday that it will use Aviary to replace Picnik, the soon to be retired tool from Google. The partnership is a big...
Photo tool provider Aviary replaces Picnik as Flickr’s picture editor
YC-alum PlanGrid gets an update to make construction more cloud friendly

NYTimes for Android updated for tablets, scales for different screen sizes

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First Flipboard, then an experimental iPad app, then a Windows 8 app and now, here comes the NYTimes optimized for Android tablets. That last bit says it all, as the Grey Lady's digital gurus have re-worked the application allowing all the news that's fit to print to now scale...
NYTimes for Android updated for tablets, scales for different screen sizes
Adobe rolls out huge update to Creative Cloud 'CC' design tools: Illustrator, InDesign, Muse, InCopy, Kuler, Ideas

Twitterrific updated with notification badges, Favstar integration

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Popular Twitter app Twitterrific received a healthy update on Monday, adding push notification alerts with app badges, Favstar tracker support and performance enhancements.    ...
Twitterrific updated with notification badges, Favstar integration

Apps and updates: TuneIn, Flipboard, and SongPop

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Click to view slideshow. A few apps either updated or made announcements recently, and 9to5Mac gathered the most noteworthy ones in our regular round up below. Today’s crop includes UI tweaks to popular iOS apps and even some new Flipboard stats in celebration of its second birthday. Per usual, we...
Apps and updates: TuneIn, Flipboard, and SongPop

Real-time updates arrive in Facebook's App Dashboard, decreasing load times for 3rd-party apps

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Continuing with recent performance enhancements to its Graph API, Facebook has just announced that it is bringing in real-time updates to the developer App Dashboard. Most importantly, today’s move now allows developers to configure subscriptions for specific objects and get callbacks when those objects are modified. This means that data that has been...
Real-time updates arrive in Facebook's App Dashboard, decreasing load times for 3rd-party apps

Apps & updates: Pixelmator, Amazon Cloud Player, Reeder, Dropbox, more

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We already told you about some big app news today with the release of an updated Twitter iOS client and the release of popular MMO Guild Wars 2 for Mac. Below is the rest of the notable apps and updates hitting the App Store today: Pixelmator version 2.1.1: A big...
Apps & updates: Pixelmator, Amazon Cloud Player, Reeder, Dropbox, more

Office for Mac 2011 SP2 is out, again

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Good news, Mac users, the second Service Pack for Office for Mac 2011 is out, yet again. Microsoft pulled the original edition after it caused issues on some machines. The problems were mostly clustered in Outlook, and ‘Mac database.’ Microsoft put out a workaround for the effected users, and pulled...
Office for Mac 2011 SP2 is out, again

XBMC celebrates 10 years, latest build works in mainline PVR and Raspberry Pi support

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First, we must congratulate the entire XBMC team on reaching the tenth anniversary of one of the project's first betas hitting the internet, when Yet Another Media Play (YAMP) and Xbox Media Player joined forces to create something beautiful. It's outlived the original console by far, powered other projects...
XBMC celebrates 10 years, latest build works in mainline PVR and Raspberry Pi support

Kindle Fire update: version 6.3 to your device in the next few days

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Amazon is releasing a free software update to all Kindle Fire users over the next few days. The over-the-air update will upgrade the devices from version 6.2.2 to version 6.3. A downloadable upgrade file is also available on the site for the eager.Most of the updates involve enhanced reading...
Kindle Fire update: version 6.3 to your device in the next few days
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