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REVIEW: Microsoft's New Tablet, The Surface Pro (MSFT)

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Microsoft isn't finished improving the Surface tablet. This week, the company will release an advanced version of its first tablet called the Surface Pro that's essentially a full-fledged Windows 8 computer crammed into a tablet form factor.  There's an important distinction to be made here: The Surface Pro isn't an iPad...
REVIEW: Microsoft's New Tablet, The Surface Pro (MSFT)

Apple's iPhone Business Alone Is Now Bigger Than Microsoft

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Tech writer MG Siegler just noted a remarkable fact: Apple's iPhone business alone is now bigger than Microsoft. Think about that. The iPhone did not exist five years ago. And now it's bigger than Microsoft.  Not Windows. Not Office. Microsoft. The iPhone also appears to be considerably more profitable...
Apple's iPhone Business Alone Is Now Bigger Than Microsoft

Fault lines: The lesser known wars in high technology

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In TNW’s ever-running communications back channel, I tossed out a few technology relationships that I found to be significant and, often, contentious. This post is an extension of those thoughts. Who is your friend? Assuming that the enemy of your enemy is your friend, then it might stand to reason that if...
Fault lines: The lesser known wars in high technology

Tim Cook at D10: Dodges Questions about TV, Area of "Intense Interest"

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At this year's All Things D conference, Walt Mossberg and Kara Swisher asked Apple CEO Tim Cook about the Apple TV and the company's interest in making a full fledged television set. Rumors of such a product have been persistent but with increasing frequency over the past few years....
Tim Cook at D10: Dodges Questions about TV, Area of "Intense Interest"

Here's what the new gaming experience on Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets will look like

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Last week, Amazon introduced its latest tablet, the Kindle Fire HD, which comes in two screen sizes, 7 inches and 8.9 inches. The new Kindle Fire tablets will offer players a revamped gaming experience, powered by Amazon GameCircle, its version of Apple’s Game Center. With the upcoming general release of...
Here's what the new gaming experience on Amazon's Kindle Fire tablets will look like

Something Clearly Went Wrong At Apple

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Apple has made a number of small missteps over the past few years that, combined with some adverse market trends and the death of Steve Jobs, have led to Apple's stock getting clobbered. We've described many of these factors in detail: A gradual loss of supremacy in the smartphone market...
Something Clearly Went Wrong At Apple
Fab steps up social, dumps Google+ for Pinterest
Tim Cook teases 'exciting new product category' and 'more surprises' in the fall

Apple’s Television

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People have been talking about an Apple television for the last couple of years, but nobody knows for sure if the company will actually make one or not. I wouldn’t count Apple out of that market. I’ve long held that Apple will enter markets that it feels it can make...
Apple’s Television

Living with Google Glass, Day One: the reveal

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In a loft atop Chelsea Market, Google is doing something special. Here, lucky Explorers will get their first taste of Project Glass. Yes, Google's latest X project (that we know about, at least) has finally made its way to the East Coast en masse. More importantly, it's also made...
Living with Google Glass, Day One: the reveal

Tim Cook Just Dropped His Biggest Hint Yet That Apple Is Making A TV (AAPL)

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The biggest question surrounding Apple these days is what product category it will tackle next.  Most think that's a television set.  Apparently, Tim Cook thinks so too. In an interview with NBC, Brian Williams asked Cook what the next big thing from Apple would be. Here's Cook's answer: When I...
Tim Cook Just Dropped His Biggest Hint Yet That Apple Is Making A TV (AAPL)

Slow PC sales cause Intel to cut Q3 revenue forecast by $1 billion

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Intel's third quarter revenue results aren't expected until October 16, but the chipmaker is already bracing analysts and shareholders for some bad news: the company has cut its revenue forecast from the previously predicted range of between $13.8 and $14.8 billion to a lower range of between $12.9 and $13.5...
Slow PC sales cause Intel to cut Q3 revenue forecast by $1 billion

Microsoft's new Outlook.com screams to 10 million users

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We were right, Outlook.com is a hit. Today Microsoft announced that its new webmail product, Outlook.com, the future of all Hotmail accounts, has 10 million users. In its first day of life, the service hit the 1 million mark. In a sly moment of linking, Microsoft gave a soft shoutout...
Microsoft's new Outlook.com screams to 10 million users

Razer Blade review

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Typically, when a company wants to meet, you expect more of the same -- not a change in strategy, nor a decision to enter an entirely new product category. So when Razer wanted to meet us one bright, oddly cold San Franciscan morning last August, we certainly weren't expecting...
Razer Blade review
Andreessen: Here's The Difference Between Steve Jobs And Tim Cook (AAPL)
Nvidia's Project Shield: five years in the making, five years too late?

Welcome to TechHive!

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Welcome to TechHive, the new website from the same team that brings you PCWorld and Macworld. We've devoted our lives to writing about technology, not only PCs and Macs but phones, tablets, mobile apps, ereaders, streaming video players, digital cameras, websites, and whatever the next big product category will...
Welcome to TechHive!
What’s in a name: Why the new iPad isn’t called iPad 3

Amazon's $175 million LivingSocial investment falls flat with $169 million third-quarter loss

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That crash you just heard was the sound of the daily deals product category crashing to earth. The cry of pain was Amazon’s stock, which LivingSocial just dragged down with it. As the world just learned via Amazon’s most recent quarterly earnings report, LivingSocial, the company’s daily deals unit and...
Amazon's $175 million LivingSocial investment falls flat with $169 million third-quarter loss

Microsoft Gives Bing Shopping a New Look

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Microsoft has just updated Bing Shopping,  putting in some enhancements to product categories and navigation. Specifically, Bing Shopping now has a list of product categories on the left side of the homepage. This will enable you to drill down to specific items under the specific product categories. It will also...
Microsoft Gives Bing Shopping a New Look

Samsung Copied Apple's Products, It's Time for Sony to Copy Apple's Business Philosophies

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The IFA trade show in Berlin has been a gadget lover’s dream, with a number of large companies announcing their upcoming products. Some of us are forced to catch these announcements via laptop displays and RSS feeds, but the buffet of consumer electronic goodness is just as delicious from thousands...
Samsung Copied Apple's Products, It's Time for Sony to Copy Apple's Business Philosophies

This Chart Shows Why Best Buy Should Be Particularly Terrified Of 'Showrooming' (BBY)

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Brick-and-mortar retailers are scared of being reduced to a "showroom" where shoppers go to try items out before going online to make the final purchase. Some feel that the showrooming panic is totally overblown, but there's one segment of retailers that's particularly affected. Consumer electronics retailers are experiencing more showrooming...
This Chart Shows Why Best Buy Should Be Particularly Terrified Of 'Showrooming' (BBY)

Why a Google tablet store could succeed where the Nexus One failed

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Google’s tablet strategy has, thus far, been the same as its phone strategy. Mountain View makes the software, then gets out of the way as OEMs build and market devices. This might have worked for phones, but it’s no secret that Android tablet sales have been less than thrilling. A...
Why a Google tablet store could succeed where the Nexus One failed

Apple Blogger: Sorry, The Only People Excited About Google Glass Are 'Nerds' (AAPL, GOOG)

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The prevalent thought in the tech press right now is that Apple has lost its innovative edge and that Google has gained one. People point to the excitement around Google's computerized glasses, self-driving cars, and new laptop, the Chrome Pixel. Meanwhile, they look at Apple and note that it hasn't...
Apple Blogger: Sorry, The Only People Excited About Google Glass Are 'Nerds' (AAPL, GOOG)

Nokia Lumia 900 review

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Nokia Lumia 900 official Nokia Lumia 900 to hit AT&T on April 8th with $100 price tag in tow (video) Nokia Lumia 800 reviewLong-awaited, heralded, longed for, lusted after, overdue, deal breaker, savior, second coming, dead-on arrival, revelation, last gasp, comeback, hail mary pass, flagship... finally! If that string...
Nokia Lumia 900 review

More American Kids Than Ever Clamor For iPhones And iPads This Holiday Season

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Chance are, if you ask a kid in the U.S. what they want to find under the tree (or holiday symbol of your choosing) this year, they’ll ask for an iPhone, iPod touch, iPad or iPad mini. Those devices occupied four of the top five spots on Nielsen’s annual holiday...
More American Kids Than Ever Clamor For iPhones And iPads This Holiday Season
Google Glass and competitor products could hit 9.4m sales by 2016 ... or maybe only 1m

What Ever Happened To... Start Pages

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"Study the past if you would define the future." Confucius, Chinese philosopher. In this new ReadWriteWeb series, we look back on products that were important innovations of their time. But this isn't merely nostalgia. As Confucius said, we'll make it relevant by identifying lessons to apply now and in the future....
What Ever Happened To... Start Pages

BenchPrep Partners With Educational Publishers Including Pearson, O'Reilly, Microsoft Press

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BenchPrep today announced that it has added a number of new publisher partners to its roster, including Pearson Education, O’Reilly Media, Microsoft Press, Archipelago Learning, A.D., Banker & Co. and Allen Resources, bringing a total of more than 100 new courses to BenchPrep’s online library. It’s a significant win...
BenchPrep Partners With Educational Publishers Including Pearson, O'Reilly, Microsoft Press

I bought the fastest server so why is my app slow?

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It may seem obvious that having the “best” solution doesn’t guarantee a better outcome, but it seems in IT we don’t always see it that way. It seems that we often forget that there are larger issues at play than whether or not a piece of our infrastructure or one...
I bought the fastest server so why is my app slow?
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