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15 Apps The Tech World Is Obsessed With Right Now

★ The Replacements ♫ Dose of Thunder #playtapus

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★ The Replacements ♫ Dose of Thunder #playtapus

The 10 most glaring Windows Store no-shows

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After grinding to a standstill earlier in the year, Microsoft's Windows Store is finally starting to pick up steam, with recent additions such as Nokia Music,Twitter, and MLB.TV bringing big-name clout to the fledgling platform. Nevertheless, spending a week of self-imposed exile in Windows 8's modern UI made it...
The 10 most glaring Windows Store no-shows
Google gets into market research, turns online surveys into paywall replacements

Four productivity-boosting replacements for stock iOS apps

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If you're an iPhone user, you're no doubt familiar with stock apps like Calendar, Mail, Notes, and Reminders. These are key tools in any mobile worker's arsenal, and yet all four have room for improvement. Some would say a lot of room. Below I've rounded up four great alternatives...
Four productivity-boosting replacements for stock iOS apps

The Replacements – Dose of Thunder

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The Replacements – Dose of Thunder
How the Indianapolis Colts replaced its 800-page playbooks with 120 iPads

RIM: QWERTY BlackBerry 10 phone launches in 'close proximity' to its all-touch cousin

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RIM hasn't had much good news to offer along with its glum fiscal first quarter, but it has given a reason to mark early 2013 on the calendar if you're a BlackBerry fan. CEO Thorsten Heins revealed during the results call that the first QWERTY BlackBerry 10 phone will...
RIM: QWERTY BlackBerry 10 phone launches in 'close proximity' to its all-touch cousin
Feed Wrangler: A Great iOS Reader Replacement for a Price

Open webOS will not support existing webOS devices

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In addition to today's release of the core apps  and LunaSysMgr for Open webOS, we got some news that's both surprising and heartbreaking: Open webOS will not support existing webOS devices. According to today's blog post on the Open webOS Project Blog, the development team is "aiming for support...
Open webOS will not support existing webOS devices

Microsoft takes hits after bad PC numbers

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Wall Street analysts piled on Microsoft after new research showed how low the PC market could go. On Wednesday, IDC pinned at least part of the blame for bad PC sales numbers on sluggish Windows 8 adoption. Microsoft shipped Windows 8 in November and made a big bet to create Surface,...
Microsoft takes hits after bad PC numbers

The opportunity to redefine the feed reader experience

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I’ve used Google Reader almost everyday since 2008. I’m bummed it’s going away. And, clearly, I’m not alone. Millions of people are using Google Reader — evidence that there is still demand for a great utility to consume content in one location. It may not make sense for Google, but...
The opportunity to redefine the feed reader experience

Win8 StartButton latest in lineup of Start menu replacements

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Win8 StartButton offers Windows 8 users yet another shot at the traditional Start menu. [Read more]...
Win8 StartButton latest in lineup of Start menu replacements

Next Generation iPhone Enclosure Measured at 7.6 mm Thick

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Apple.pro posts scans of a story that first appeared in Chinese-language newspaper Apple Daily. That publication obtained one of the many "iPhone 5" enclosures that have been available over the past few weeks and took measurements of them. The thickness of the next generation enclosure was measured at 7.6 mm....
Next Generation iPhone Enclosure Measured at 7.6 mm Thick

Bringing the start menu back to Windows 8 is bad news

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Ever since the first glimpses of Windows 8 were shown well over a year ago, naysayers have been trumpeting the death of the start menu as the end of the line for Microsoft. There’s nowhere to go from here except down, according to them. Apparently, moving forward with the start...
Bringing the start menu back to Windows 8 is bad news

Apple Testing Expanded iPhone Repair Options Through Authorized Service Providers in Canada

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Apple has launched an iPhone repair pilot program for Apple Certified Service Providers in Canada that will allow certain certified centers to offer iPhone repairs after store technicians have completed Apple-required iOS Certification. According to a tipster, the third party service sites will be able to offer repairs for the...
Apple Testing Expanded iPhone Repair Options Through Authorized Service Providers in Canada

Review: Actual Window Manager 7.5 is packed full of features

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The Actual Window Manager ($50, 60-day free trial) includes every imaginable desktop-management feature, and then some. Assuming, of course, that you manage to find your way through the complicated, confusing, and rather unattractive interface. The interface teems with never-ending options and tweaks. Divided into 9 different tabs, Actual Window...
Review: Actual Window Manager 7.5 is packed full of features

Samsung Galaxy S 4 drops original TecTile support, requires new TecTile 2

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Don't get too attached to that collection of TecTiles if you're upgrading to a Galaxy S 4. AnandTech has discovered that Samsung's newer phone includes an NFC chipset that can't read the older TecTiles, which rely on a less common tag type to register our taps instead of the...
Samsung Galaxy S 4 drops original TecTile support, requires new TecTile 2
Apple says small number of Apple TVs have WiFi issues, opens replacement program

Pad & Quill's Aria for iPad Mini is an exquisite case, worthy of display

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As much of a slim and sexy factor as my new iPad Mini has, toting around a $500 device without some form of protection just doesn’t seem like a smart idea. While I’m careful myself, I have two kids, a hyperactive dog and an accident-prone wife. While there is no...
Pad & Quill's Aria for iPad Mini is an exquisite case, worthy of display
Terrible NFL replacement refs take the social media spotlight

EC Wades In On Connected TV, Cross-Border Content Regulation In New Green Paper

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The European Commission believes that, alongside the rise of smartphones, tablets and other TV replacements, by 2016 connected TVs could be used in the majority of European homes — up from around 40.4 million today. Today it released a Green Paper to lay the groundwork for how it might cope...
EC Wades In On Connected TV, Cross-Border Content Regulation In New Green Paper

Apple revises warranty policies in France, Germany and Belgium in response to EU law

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Apple revised its warranty policy in Italy last year after being hit with a €900,000 fine for not complying with an EU-mandated two-year term, and it looks like those changes are now starting to spread further throughout Europe. The company has today revised the terms of its warranties in...
Apple revises warranty policies in France, Germany and Belgium in response to EU law

FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski will step down 'in the coming weeks'

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Julius Genachowski will be stepping down from his position as FCC Chairman "in the coming weeks" according to a brief message on the FCC's webpage. We're expecting more detail in a live announcement at 10am, but this was no big surprise: the Wall Street Journal broke the news yesterday...
FCC Chairman Julius Genachowski will step down 'in the coming weeks'

Fisker Karma production has been halted for a month, A123 Systems' bankruptcy to blame

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Fisker Automotive is certainly no stranger to hold ups, and it turns out they've had another: production of the firm's Karma hybrid has been halted since its sole battery supplier, A123 Systems, filed for bankruptcy in October. Since A123 slowed its battery output after the filing, the automaker has...
Fisker Karma production has been halted for a month, A123 Systems' bankruptcy to blame

Open webOS Won't Support TouchPad, Pre3, Veer

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When Hewlett-Packard finally releases Open webOS, the open source version of the mobile operating system originally developed by Palm, it won’t support the devices on which its predecessor was designed to run. The Open webOS project announced Tuesday evening that the fledgling OS won’t support any existing webOS hardware. “For...
Open webOS Won't Support TouchPad, Pre3, Veer
Valve removes player-made copycat 'Aion' weapon from 'Dota 2'

Would you use a cloud-based version of Windows?

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It's been two years since Chromebooks running Google's Chrome OS appeared on store shelves. So far, Google's plan--to turn your Web browser into an operating system and websites into desktop-app replacements--does not appear to be catching on But what if instead of accessing just websites, Chromebooks connected to a...
Would you use a cloud-based version of Windows?

30 days with Windows Phone 8 -- Perspective from an admitted iOS addict

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While we all have our favorite brands, there’s no doubt a bit of disservice that we do to ourselves when we don’t venture outside of our comfortable walls. That’s exactly the story with me, specifically related to Apple. I long ago overcame the desire to tinker, upgrade and fix my...
30 days with Windows Phone 8 -- Perspective from an admitted iOS addict

Are Tablets Inevitable as PC Replacements?

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Tablets are making huge inroads, but PCs aren't even close to being dead yet....
Are Tablets Inevitable as PC Replacements?
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