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Plastic's out, metal's in: Aluminum Lumia "Catwalk" pics leak
The storied history of the Presidential robotic pen

Ex-Nokia exec shifts blame to Elop for drop in phones

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Former Nokia and later Symbian Foundation executive Lee Williams in an interview Wednesday blamed current CEO Stephen Elop for the company's current troubles. The former Symbian S60 Senior VP told CNET that Elop had "no overarching vision," allegedly unlike his predecessors. Before him, Nokia was purportedly always focused on the...
Ex-Nokia exec shifts blame to Elop for drop in phones

Instagram's Kevin Systrom: You Have To Go Through False Starts

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Popular photo sharing site Instagram may have 27 million users, but it originally started out as a check-in app called Brbn. Pando Daily's Sarah Lacy interviewed Kevin Systrom, the CEO at Instagram, at IGNITION West. Speaking on-stage, Systrom hinted at the company's big business plans and talked about his plans for...
Instagram's Kevin Systrom: You Have To Go Through False Starts

AMD reveals Opteron 3300 and 4300 processors for the penny-pinching enterprise

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As a followup to its flagship Opteron 6300 launch last month, AMD has just released several more Piledriver-based processors meant for the server room. One eight-core and two quad-core models are part of the Opteron 3300 series, while the Opteron 4300 series gets six new CPUs: one quad-core, three...
AMD reveals Opteron 3300 and 4300 processors for the penny-pinching enterprise

Wix says “Hell with Internet Explorer 8,” drops support for its HTML5 builder

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Although Internet Explorer 9 has turned over a new leaf with decent standards support compared to its predecessors, IE still has the reputation of a wet sponge. Not long ago, I asked if IE deserves a second chance — in some ways it does, but it’s hard to argue for...
Wix says “Hell with Internet Explorer 8,” drops support for its HTML5 builder
Imagining a modern moonshot challenge
Barnes & Noble opens fire at Amazon with new NOOK HD, NOOK HD+ tablets (hands-on)

IE9 more popular on weekends than weeknights, breaking with IE’s long-held usage patterns

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According to StatCounter’s collected browser usage data, Internet Explorer 9 is an anomaly among its franchise brethren: IE9 is more popular on weekends than on weeknights. For some time, the rule was simple: people used Internet Explorer at work, as they had to, but at home they used Firefox and other alternatives (this...
IE9 more popular on weekends than weeknights, breaking with IE’s long-held usage patterns
Furby returns in September with iPad compatibility and LCD eyes

Apple Is Making 'Dramatic' Changes To The iPhone, And Insiders Are Suddenly Worried They Won't Be Done In Time (AAPL)

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Apple is going to release a new version of the software that runs iPhones and iPads in June at its big conference for developers, called WWDC. That's been the plan for a while now. But according to a new report from Bloomberg's Adam Satariano, insiders are suddenly worried that the new...
Apple Is Making 'Dramatic' Changes To The iPhone, And Insiders Are Suddenly Worried They Won't Be Done In Time (AAPL)
How Apple could screw the U.S. wireless industry

Intel claims Haswell will offer 50% more battery life in laptops

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Intel's upcoming family of Core processors, code-named Haswell, will offer 50 percent more battery life in laptops than did their "Ivy Bridge" predecessors, Intel said on Thursday....
Intel claims Haswell will offer 50% more battery life in laptops

Ranked: The Only 11 Smartphones Worth Buying Right Now (VZ, T, DT, S)

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Now that most of the hype surrounding the iPhone 5 has calmed down, it's worth taking a look at what else is out there. If you're ready to buy a new phone, we rounded up the best ones available right now.#11 Samsung Focus 2 4G LTE If you're on a...
Ranked: The Only 11 Smartphones Worth Buying Right Now (VZ, T, DT, S)
Hands On With The Fujifilm X100S And X20: In Stores March 2013 For $1299 And $599 Respecively

Will The Autonomy Debacle Be The Straw That Breaks HP's Back?

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The question of whether Hewlett-Packard can avoid a break up will be answered over the next six months or so. That's about how long the company has to convince investors its PC, printer and technology-services businesses can generate the cash needed to build and sell products into growth markets, especially...
Will The Autonomy Debacle Be The Straw That Breaks HP's Back?
By the numbers: Apple's new iMac vs. the Windows 8 all-in-one competition

Qualcomm to open 2013 CES in place of Microsoft

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Qualcomm CEO Paul Jacobs will give the opening keynote at the giant Consumer Electronics Show in January, a logical choice for an event whose focus is increasingly mobile, but one that might not garner the attention of a Bill Gates or Steve Ballmer appearance. This will be the first...
Qualcomm to open 2013 CES in place of Microsoft

Microsoft, Windows 8, and the Innovator’s Dilemma (or, why you hate Windows 8)

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One thing is obvious from the immediate reaction to Windows 8 Release Preview. Most of those who try it do not like it. It is a contrast to the pre-release days of Windows 7, when there was near-consensus that, whatever you think of Windows overall, the new edition was better...
Microsoft, Windows 8, and the Innovator’s Dilemma (or, why you hate Windows 8)
AMD E-Series Brazos 2.0 coming soon to power $599 ultra-thin laptops
Why Marissa Mayer Told Remote Employees To Work In An Office ... Or Quit (YHOO)
Survey suggests 53% of Windows 8 users still prefer Windows 7

Angry Birds Space gets 50M downloads, sets record pace

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Attention, mobile game developers: Here’s your new mark to beat. Angry Birds maker Rovio today announced that “Angry Birds Space” reached 50 million downloads in its first 35 days on the market, making it the fastest-growing mobile game in history, according to the company. In addition to capitalizing on the...
Angry Birds Space gets 50M downloads, sets record pace

Beyond the Galaxy S4 hype: What now, Samsung?

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It's getting harder to make new products drastically better than their predecessors. Just ask Apple. [Read more]...
Beyond the Galaxy S4 hype: What now, Samsung?
Google's revamped, sexed-up app store hits 25 billion downloads
One Laptop per Child XO-4 Touch merges 7.5-inch tablet and laptop for students worldwide

iFixit: new iPhones less toxic than previous models

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Mobile phones are being built using fewer toxic chemicals than were their predecessors, and Apple's iPhone 4S and iPhone 5, along with many other newer phone models, are among the least toxic to have been released in more than a decade. This according to a new report out from iFixit...
iFixit: new iPhones less toxic than previous models

E3 2012: Assassin's Creed 3 – first look

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A new engine and a new outlook make Ubisoft's latest historical stab-'em-up smoother and faster-moving than ever; just what the series needs after a couple of lacklustre sequelsIt's surprising how lightly the Creative Director of AC3, Alex Hutchinson, takes his charge. I asked him how things were going on the...
E3 2012: Assassin's Creed 3 – first look

Energy Sistem beefs up its budget i8 slate with Ice Cream Sandwich inside

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Low-cost tablets are a dime a dozen in the Android world, what with no name offerings from Ainovo to budget stalwarts like Archos. But there's always room for more competition and Energy Sistem seems intent on elbowing its way to a prominent place at the bottom. A mild update...
Energy Sistem beefs up its budget i8 slate with Ice Cream Sandwich inside

The Geography of HTML5 Security

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Editor’s note: Mike Shema is director of engineering at Qualys, a provider of cloud security and compliance solutions. Mike is also author of the recently published book “Hacking Web Apps: Detecting and Preventing Web Application Security Problems.” Contact him here.  HTML5 reinvigorates a technology that’s been driving web content for more...
The Geography of HTML5 Security
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