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The First Look at a Windows Phone 8 Device -- And It's Not From Nokia

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Apparently that big partnership with Microsoft doesn’t guarantee Nokia the chance to be first to show new hardware with Windows Phone. Nokia and Microsoft have scheduled a Sep. 5 in event in New York, but Samsung beat its Finnish rival to the punch on Wednesday. At its Unpacked event in...
The First Look at a Windows Phone 8 Device -- And It's Not From Nokia

9 Essential Gadget Accessories

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Looking for some new accessories to complement your favorite gadgets? We've put together this list of essential gadgets that are sure to breathe new life into an older device. The list includes wooden headphones, a cool organization tool called the Grid-It, our favorite Bluetooth speaker, and much more. Keep reading...
9 Essential Gadget Accessories

Sony intros Pulse Wireless Stereo Headset Elite Edition, lets your non-PlayStation gear feel the bass (video)

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Sony's PS3 Wireless Stereo Headset made a splash when it landed last year, but there were two inescapable quirks: a lack of bass and a lack of any wired fallback for your other devices. The brand-new Pulse Wireless Stereo Headset Elite Edition should solve both. Its earcups now carry...
Sony intros Pulse Wireless Stereo Headset Elite Edition, lets your non-PlayStation gear feel the bass (video)

Ars asks: How do you read your e-books?

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Electronic book readers come in many flavors and shapes. Add on the ubiquity of Amazon's Kindle app and Barnes & Noble's Nook apps, and any iOS or Android device can be transformed into a multi-gigabyte library (no matter what bookseller you prefer to do business with). With our own Kindle...
Ars asks: How do you read your e-books?
'Temple Run' meets 'Smash TV': death is an endless sport in 'Outland Games'

Guest Post: Punch Quest - Optimizing UI Flow for IAP

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Editors note: The following guest post was written by Ethan Levy, co-founder of Quarter Spiral a new game publishing startup, and uses the game Punch Quest as a case study on how one can streamline a title’s UI in order to make in-app purchases a more common experience. Levy is a...
Guest Post: Punch Quest - Optimizing UI Flow for IAP

Dell OptiPlex 9010 business desktop PC review: small but powerful

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The small form factor Dell Optiplex 9010 Desktop takes up little space, packs a nice performance punch, and is very easy to repair or upgrade. If also has all the service and warranty options and legacy connectivity businesses need. Couple that with Dell's promise of a long product lifespan...
Dell OptiPlex 9010 business desktop PC review: small but powerful

Vuzix smart glasses will let you scan apps, emails, updates -- beating Google Glass to market

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It looks like Vuzix, a small company based in Rochester, New York, is about to beat Google to the punch in releasing Internet-enabled smart glasses that allow you do things like scan your email, use your favorite apps, and respond to updates from sources like Facebook. The company announced its Smart...
Vuzix smart glasses will let you scan apps, emails, updates -- beating Google Glass to market

Amazon launches Cloud Player in the UK, France and Germany, beating Google to the punch

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Widening the availability of its Kindle Fire tablet range and now offering them across Europe, Amazon is ensuring that owners of the new devices will be able to take advantage of its expanding number of media services by launching its Cloud Player service in the UK, France and Germany. Music...
Amazon launches Cloud Player in the UK, France and Germany, beating Google to the punch

Apple May Launch OS X Mountain Lion on July 25

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Apple probably will repeat last year's one-two punch of an earnings call followed by the debut of a new operating system the next day....
Apple May Launch OS X Mountain Lion on July 25
Google beats Apple to the punch with 3D update to iOS Google Earth app today

#StopYahoo: David Sacks Goes After Yahoo Again and I Love It.

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This is awesome. David Sacks is just lobbing punch-after-punch at Yahoo. Yesterday he said he wouldn’t hire anyone ever who didn’t leave Yahoo in the next sixty days. Now he offering a $25,000 bonus to anyone who leaves Yahoo to join Yammer now. I’m pleased to announce a $25,000 signing...
#StopYahoo: David Sacks Goes After Yahoo Again and I Love It.
As Tech Giants Scramble For Talent, It's Buy Or Die

Nokia Drive, Transport features revealed, not yet heading to a Lumia near you

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Did you think the addition of offline maps was the end of the update road for Nokia Drive? That's simply not so. After previewing the planned 3.0 refresh for us at Mobile World Congress, it appears Espoo's drawing closer to a finalized version of the Windows Phone app, bringing...
Nokia Drive, Transport features revealed, not yet heading to a Lumia near you

Microsoft's Outlook.com may be one-two punch against Google

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Microsoft's new email service, Outlook.com, is more than an update to its free email offering. It's also a one-two punch against major rival Google, analysts said....
Microsoft's Outlook.com may be one-two punch against Google

Where's My Billion Dollar Check, I Wonder

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When a blockbuster deal happens, a lot of people get excited. The press is all over it, money comes pouring into startups in search of the next one, people quit jobs and school to get in the game. It's a gold rush. But there's another reaction that I have heard...
Where's My Billion Dollar Check, I Wonder

HP's mini laptop packs a punch

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The HP Mini laptop is aimed at the education market, but it could appeal to road warriors as well. Image: HP Pick up HP's new $500 mini-laptop, and the first thing you notice is the aluminum casing. Though the thing weighs only about 2.5 pounds, what's striking is how its...
HP's mini laptop packs a punch

Gajah unveils E Ink case for iPhone 5 and Galaxy Note II, out next month for $129

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Popslate's much hyped E Ink case still isn't available half a year after it was announced, and now it could be beaten to the punch by an upstart called Gajah. The latter company's InkCase screen cover popped up at Computex 2013 and bears a Kirf-like resemblance to Popslate's nifty...
Gajah unveils E Ink case for iPhone 5 and Galaxy Note II, out next month for $129

Pocket packs a punch with its latest Android update, now faster and optimized for Google's Nexus range

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We’re big fans of Pocket – formerly Read it Later – here at The Next Web, and one week after the company finally launched a crisp and capable Mac app, a not-insignificant update to its Android app has hit Google Play. It seems the launch has been timed to coincide...
Pocket packs a punch with its latest Android update, now faster and optimized for Google's Nexus range

LG Optimus Vu launches in Korea, gets priced

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LG's 5-inch smartphone has finally arrived -- at least over in Korea. While 4:3 ratio display raised a few eyebrows during its debut at MWC, the IPS display, lightweight frame and stylus has us chasing after a review model to give it the full run-down. Anyone in LG's homeland...
LG Optimus Vu launches in Korea, gets priced

Instagram Isn’t Monetizing Those Retro Photos; This New Ad Network Is

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Photo sharing app Instagram, which now has 25 million users, hasn’t started to monetize. That doesn’t mean others won’t beat it to the punch. This weekend an Instagram-focused ad network called Instagrid Network launched to help connect prominent Instagrammers with brands and ad agencies. To put this in lame tech PR-speak,...
Instagram Isn’t Monetizing Those Retro Photos; This New Ad Network Is

Tweetbot For iPad

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Tweetbot For iPad: I’ve been testing out Tweetbot for iPad for a few weeks now, it’s brilliant. Well worth the $2.99 price. If you’re in any way a Twitter power user, this is the client to get. And I say that as a huge fan of Twitter’s official client for...
Tweetbot For iPad

Walmart to sell new iPad at midnight Thursday night

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Big-box retailer Walmart is scheduled to start sales of the new iPad at 12:01am on March 16, beating Apple's own retail outlets to the punch....
Walmart to sell new iPad at midnight Thursday night
King Kizer boxing robot emulates 'Real Steel' with Kinect-like motion controls

E-Ink no longer in the dark with Nook’s GlowLight

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The Barnes & Noble Nook Simple Touch with GlowLight, now available for $139, has one key update over prior models: With its built in LED lighting, you can read your e-Ink content in the dark. Reviews are generally favorable although at least one points out that the new Nook has...
E-Ink no longer in the dark with Nook’s GlowLight

Galaxy Note II (GT-N7100) getting Android 4.1.2 update

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Everyone loves a software update right? Even better when it's an official one. So, Galaxy Note II owners will be pleased as punch to know that Android 4.1.2 is now finding its way to the international variant (GT-N7100) of the handset. You might not think a 0.0.1 refresh will...
Galaxy Note II (GT-N7100) getting Android 4.1.2 update

How iPod Took The World By Storm [INFOGRAPHIC]

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In the late nineties and early aughts, MP3 players were known, well, as MP3 players. However, when Apple launched the iPod on October 21, 2001, it was such a huge success that it only took a couple of years for most people to simply start using the name “iPod”...
How iPod Took The World By Storm [INFOGRAPHIC]
AT&T first to announce LG Optimus G in the US
Kim Dotcom alleges police punched and kicked him during Megaupload raid
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