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The iPad Mini: Deal or no deal?

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Can a small tablet make you as productive as a big one? That's the question of the hour now that Apple's iPad Mini is officially on sale, as many users are trying to decide if the new tablet is a worthwhile purchase or an overpriced letdown. Price, of course,...
The iPad Mini: Deal or no deal?
Halo 4 iOS Scam Apps Look To Lure Unsuspecting iPhone And iPad Owners Over Holiday Freeze

Refreshed ASUS Zenbooks with 1080p IPS panels and (probably) Ivy Bridge are real, coming to Taiwan in June

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We've already seen spec sheets suggesting that ASUS's 11.6-inch and 13.3-inch Zenbooks are being fattened up for a major update, but now Engadget Chinese has glimpsed the new devices in their cold aluminum flesh. Tentatively called the UX21A and UX31A, they both have 1920 x 1080 IPS panels with...
Refreshed ASUS Zenbooks with 1080p IPS panels and (probably) Ivy Bridge are real, coming to Taiwan in June

10 gifts for obscenely wealthy PC fanatics

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Around this time of year, everyone rolls out gift guides--suggestions for what to buy for the special, computer-loving people in your life. But we think that such guides sorely underserve one crucial but oft-ignored demographic: the filthy, stinking rich. To remedy this pattern of neglect, we've put together the...
10 gifts for obscenely wealthy PC fanatics

Samsung, LG, Korean Carriers Fined For Mobile Price Fixing Scheme

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What happens when Korea’s biggest wireless carriers and Korea’s biggest phone manufacturers get caught offering bogus wireless phone deals to their customers? Well, according to the Yonhap News Agency, Korea’s Fair Trade Commission gets pissed off and slaps those companies with huge fine — 45.3 billion won ($40.2 million) —...
Samsung, LG, Korean Carriers Fined For Mobile Price Fixing Scheme

Is Apple Supplier Foxconn Finally Giving Its Workers a Fair Shake?

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Apple and its factory partner, Foxconn, have made great strides in bringing Foxconn's labor conditions into compliance with local laws, the Fair Labor Association said Tuesday. Not surprisingly, independent labor rights monitoring organizations remain skeptical that real progress has been made. In a status report made public on Tuesday, the...
Is Apple Supplier Foxconn Finally Giving Its Workers a Fair Shake?
Apple's eBay store offers significantly better deals on Apple.com refurbs (and that's before tax+payment advantages)
Art.sy, a 'Pandora for art,' opens its doors to the public
Microsoft's already struggling to meet Surface preorders

Apple reportedly lands radio service deal with Sony ahead of WWDC

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Apple was supposedly waiting for a deal with Sony before it could launch its rumored internet radio service. Well, that may have just happened: AllThingsD claims that Apple has reached an agreement, which gives it the all clear for an announcement at WWDC. Developing... Filed under: Cellphones, Tablets, Internet,...
Apple reportedly lands radio service deal with Sony ahead of WWDC

Dive Into Mobile App Marketplace: Zappar Augmented Reality Hats Turn Anyone Into Obama or Romney (Video)

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Part of the challenge of augmented reality is getting people to use it. You can create a fabulous world where virtual treasure boxes are hidden in the street and price tags hover above every item in a store — but you need people to actually pick up their phones, turn...
Dive Into Mobile App Marketplace: Zappar Augmented Reality Hats Turn Anyone Into Obama or Romney (Video)

Following Rumours Of DoCoMo Tie-Up, Samsung Confirms It Will Launch Tizen-Based Devices This Year

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At the end of last month we reported rumours that Samsung was planning to develop Tizen-based phones, in partnership with Japanese carrier NTT DoCoMo. Now Samsung has confirmed its intention to build hardware for the Intel-backed Linux-based Tizen platform. In an emailed statement to BloombergBusinessweek, Samsung said: ”We plan to release new, competitive...
Following Rumours Of DoCoMo Tie-Up, Samsung Confirms It Will Launch Tizen-Based Devices This Year

Time Warner Vows To Bring Super Fast Internet To New York (TWC)

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Time Warner today announced a $25 million plan to bring super-fast Internet service to parts of New York. It will operate at speeds of up to 1 Gigabit per second. The new fiber network will service Brooklyn, parts of Manhattan and the Financial and Flatiron districts, reports Marguerite Reardon at...
Time Warner Vows To Bring Super Fast Internet To New York (TWC)

Facebook roundup: video ads, voice calling, logos and more

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Facebook video ad units could come with TV price tags – Facebook is reportedly prepping to sell its new video ads with an “upfront”-type marketplace and TV-like prices. According to AdAge, Facebook will have four daily summer slots — women over 30, women under 30, men over 30 and men over...
Facebook roundup: video ads, voice calling, logos and more

iRig Mix ships to iDevice-carrying DJs, Android app compatibility looks unlikely

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If virtual DJs aren't your thing, you might be pleased to hear that the iRig Mix mobile music mixer is now shipping. You can forgo hefty price tags and still mix your own tunes for $99.99 with up to two iDevices at a time, audio from guitars, MP3 players,...
iRig Mix ships to iDevice-carrying DJs, Android app compatibility looks unlikely

New Google/Motorola X Phone Rumors Point To Multiple Models And Aggressive Price Tags

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Now that Sony, LG, HTC, and Samsung have all pulled back the curtains on their flagship Android smartphones, the rumor mill can churn with renewed focus on yet another nebulous device — Motorola’s secretive X Phone. Or rather, X Phones. According to Android And Me’s Taylor Wimberly, X Phone isn’t...
New Google/Motorola X Phone Rumors Point To Multiple Models And Aggressive Price Tags
Apple Working on 4K 'Ultra HD' Television Set for Late 2013 or Early 2014 Launch?

Live: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Talks Turkey in Silicon Valley

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The sales pitch for Windows 8 started early on Wednesday night. Before the doors to the ballroom had opened for Steve Ballmer’s speech, Microsoft had an army of its store staff roaming the halls showing off the Surface to anyone who would stop. The company set up a full pop-up...
Live: Microsoft CEO Steve Ballmer Talks Turkey in Silicon Valley

iBookstore lines its shelves with paid content in New Zealand, 17 Latin American countries

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iDevice owners in New Zealand and 17 Latin American countries are no longer restricted to a diet composed of free content when it comes to their respective iBookstores. A quick search of the storefronts will reveal virtual shelves stocked with paid-content that haven't yet found their way to the...
iBookstore lines its shelves with paid content in New Zealand, 17 Latin American countries

Design innovation: The PC's secret weapon in the war for relevance

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As laptop and desktop sales plummet by record amounts, some PC manufacturers are wading out of their comfort zones in hopes of breathing life back into the market. Two prominent examples have reared their heads recently. On the Wednesday of last week, Toshiba, a manufacturer perhaps best known for...
Design innovation: The PC's secret weapon in the war for relevance

Wacom outs the Bamboo Stylus feel for adequately equipped devices, ships January 7th from $40

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If the regular ol' S-Pen that arrived inside your Galaxy Note 10.1's packaging just isn't cutting it, Wacom is looking lend a hand with its latest offering. The outfit has announced the Bamboo Stylus feel that touts performance similar to a ball-point pen (or S-Pen) for Windows 8 and...
Wacom outs the Bamboo Stylus feel for adequately equipped devices, ships January 7th from $40

Intel Hits Ultra-Low Power Point For Server Chips

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Intel has seemed a little ambivalent about growth prospects for an emerging class of computers dubbed micro servers. If they do take off, though, Intel plans to have just the chips for them. The company, at gathering in Beijing, unveiled plans for a calculating engine for such machines based on...
Intel Hits Ultra-Low Power Point For Server Chips
Canada’s Rogers Wireless begins pre-orders for Samsung Galaxy S III
Samsung Galaxy Nexus now available for just 1¢
For Real? Betabeat Goes Fake Shopping for Made-Up Brands

Apps and updates: Modern Combat 3 slashes price, Gabi launches, OmniPlan fixes bugs, and FIFA goes Retina

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FIFA for iPad FIFA for iPad Disney for iPhone Disney for iPhone MC3 for iOS MC3 for iOS Gabi for iPhone Gabi for iPhone Nike+ for iPhone Nike+ for iPhone OmniPlan for iPad OmniPlan for iPad Flipboard for iOS Flipboard for iOS A slew of popular apps updated, launched,...
Apps and updates: Modern Combat 3 slashes price, Gabi launches, OmniPlan fixes bugs, and FIFA goes Retina

Understanding J.C. Penney's Risky New Pricing Strategy

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J.C. Penney CEO Ron Johnson recently unveiled ambitious plans to transform the 110-year-old department store chain into a 21st century retail powerhouse. Leveraging his experience at Target and Apple, Johnson aims to create 80 to 100 highly-branded "stores within a store" (e.g. a Martha Stewart boutique). Channeling the spirit of...
Understanding J.C. Penney's Risky New Pricing Strategy

Jabra's Revo, Revo Wireless and Vox headphones get priced, now shipping

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Jabra's fresh batch of stereo headphones were first trotted out at CES, and now they've just been graced with price tags and are up for grabs. The Revo Wireless over-ear headphone rings up at $249, while the wired flavor will set folks back $199. Jabra's in-ear Vox hardware hits...
Jabra's Revo, Revo Wireless and Vox headphones get priced, now shipping

Fujifilm X-Pro1 mirrorless camera review

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Fujifilm confirms X-Pro1 at CES Fujifilm X-Pro1 interchangeable lens camera preview Sony Alpha NEX-7 mirrorless camera review Hear any mention of retro-styled cameras with exorbitant price tags and it's hard not to get suspicious. That kind of talk brings to mind Leica's incessant re-branding of Panasonic Lumix models, or...
Fujifilm X-Pro1 mirrorless camera review

Apps and updates: Cabinet PDF Reader, Scoople, iAnnotate PDF, Kindle, dJay and Gemini for Mac, and more

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This slideshow requires JavaScript. A slew of popular iOS and Mac apps updated, launched, or went on-sale recently, and 9to5Mac gathered the most noteworthy ones in our usual round up below. Today’s crop includes the iOS Kindle app expanding its offering for children, iAnnotate PDF for iPad beefing sync...
Apps and updates: Cabinet PDF Reader, Scoople, iAnnotate PDF, Kindle, dJay and Gemini for Mac, and more
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