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Aaron Sorkin is Officially Doing a Steve Jobs Biopic

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Mr. Sorkin (flickr.com/politicalpulse) One Steve Jobs biopic isn't cool. You know what's cool? TWO Steve Jobs biopics. At least according to Hollywood. Though it's been widely-rumored since late last year, a press release issued by Sony Pictures yesterday confirmed what is either your worst nightmare or dream come true, depending...
Aaron Sorkin is Officially Doing a Steve Jobs Biopic

Web users stuck in the slow lane

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Internet providers often charge for speeds that have no resemblance to the connection customers receieveWhen it comes to broadband, a city property is no guarantee of a good connection. While country dwellers can enjoy the view outside their window when their screen freezes, residents from Newcastle upon Tyne to London's...
Web users stuck in the slow lane

Images, specification of Huawei Ascend G700 surface

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Images of what is reported to be the Huawei Ascend G700 have appeared online, along with a small hint at its internals. The Android-based device bears a resemblance to the Ascend G615 in terms of looks, and based on another Twitter posting the infamous @evleaks account linked to, may also...
Images, specification of Huawei Ascend G700 surface

Mobile messaging service LINE opens new office in Taiwan to help grow its international userbase

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LINE, a cross-platform mobile messaging app with more than 160 million registered users, is doubling its efforts in Taiwan by opening a new office and kicking off a fresh recruitment drive in the region. Cindy Park, Manager of LINE Business Office, was quoted at a promotional event in Taipei by Focus...
Mobile messaging service LINE opens new office in Taiwan to help grow its international userbase

Playing favorites? Apple ignores HP's iMac copycat

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Depending on the pundit you talk to, Apple’s either a patent bully or the patron saint of modern device design. Either way you look at it, the company sure likes to sue.Case in point is its battle with Samsung. Apple sued — and won — its case against its Korean rival,...
Playing favorites? Apple ignores HP's iMac copycat
We've Identified By Name All The Robots In The New GE Ad

Smart Wars! The Sat Nav Strikes Back!

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The arrival of turn-by-turn Sat Nav apps on smartphones has hit traditional Sat Nav manufacturers hard. Now Garmin is fighting back with a new device aimed to take on the smart-phones at their own game.The launch of the iPhone app store saw the arrival of a range of diverse apps...
Smart Wars! The Sat Nav Strikes Back!
So, how good is SoftBank as a giant-killer?
Chinese police officers kill 1,000 illegal arcade machines with fire

Game over: the changing face of games retail

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Keza MacDonald hopes the demise of Game Group might herald the return to the high street of small enthusiast shopsGame Group, the company that owns both of the specialist high-street games retailers Game and Gamestation, has officially gone into administration , after suspending trading on its shares and filing for...
Game over: the changing face of games retail

Leaked training documents confirm Google Nexus 7

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A leaked training document is claimed to show the final appearance of the rumored Google Nexus 7 tablet. Expected to be launched at the Google I/O Conference, the seven-inch Tegra 3 tablet is presented as a rendered image in files found by Gizmodo Australia, sporting a textured back and a...
Leaked training documents confirm Google Nexus 7

BlackBerry 10's predictive keyboard gets transplanted with Octopus Keyboard for jailbroken iOS devices

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RIM's latest on-screen keyboard effort may bear a passing resemblance to Swiftkey, but it also has us itching to see how the rest of the BlackBerry 10 UI will turn out. It looks like we're not the only ones, as Octopus Keyboard aims to bring the same slick prediction...
BlackBerry 10's predictive keyboard gets transplanted with Octopus Keyboard for jailbroken iOS devices

Leak: Huawei P6-U06 photographs show 6.18mm thickness, metal trim

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Huawei is preparing an extremely thin smartphone for release, according to recently-surfaced photographs. Three shots of a device alleged to be the Huawei P6-U06 have appeared, showing a minimalist front display without physical buttons, and a metal edging on the sides that bears a passing resemblance to that of the...
Leak: Huawei P6-U06 photographs show 6.18mm thickness, metal trim

At last: TiVo trims prices to pursue HD customers. But is it enough?

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Buy a high-definition TV to watch HD cable channels, and your world changes. Suddenly you can see erstwhile invisible crow's feet around the eyes of aging actors, and standard DVDs bear a grainy resemblance to YouTube video. Like some modern Greek hero, you're blessed and cursed with the ability to...
At last: TiVo trims prices to pursue HD customers. But is it enough?

Reimagining Books: How Citia's iPad App Compares to a Paper Book

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Kevin Kelly's book What Technology Wants was one of my favorite non-fiction books of 2011. In my April 2011 review, I gave it 5 out of 5 stars. It's fitting that Kelly's book is the first to be turned into an iPad app on a new iOS platform called Citia....
Reimagining Books: How Citia's iPad App Compares to a Paper Book

NEC tablet with GSM and HSPA breaks cover at the FCC

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Regular readers will know that the FCC is a bit of a virtual whistle-blower, alerting tech-hungry Americans to when new goodies might soon be landing on their shores. Other times it coughs up the odd thing we weren't even waiting for. Today's offering appears to be a 3G tablet...
NEC tablet with GSM and HSPA breaks cover at the FCC

Bethesda starts taking Elder Scrolls Online beta applications

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Bethesda Softworks announced today that it has started taking beta applications for the upcoming Elder Scrolls Online MMO based on its popular, epic single-player RPG series. The beta signup page features a live update of your chances of selection for the limited beta as you fill out information like previous...
Bethesda starts taking Elder Scrolls Online beta applications

Photos of iPhone 5 Clone Circulating as Alleged 'iPhone 5S'

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Last week, Chinese site sjbbs.zol.com.cn posted several photos (via The Times of India) of what was alleged to be the iPhone 5S in production. Despite the fact that the device is clearly an iPhone 5 clone, the photos have been widely circulating today. The photos show a device with an...
Photos of iPhone 5 Clone Circulating as Alleged 'iPhone 5S'

Acunote: YC Alum Takes On Project Management With A Real-Time, Gmail-Like Interface

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“On time and under budget” is manna from heaven for project managers the world over, but unfortunately for most of them, those working on the projects and those commissioning them, it’s not often the case. Now, a Y-Combinator alum (Winter 2011 class) called Acunote is launching a new project management...
Acunote: YC Alum Takes On Project Management With A Real-Time, Gmail-Like Interface
How the new Digg digs up its top stories -- without your help, thank you very much

'The Soul in the Machine': Glitch Artists Turn Tech Failures Into Commentary

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If cyber-punk were to manifest itself as a cyber-aesthetic, it might look something like Glitch Art: creations that turn the most common technological malfunctions -- hisses and buzzes and pixellations -- into something newly foreign. And, then, something newly familiar. The fractured system, rendered as expression.Our video colleagues called...
'The Soul in the Machine': Glitch Artists Turn Tech Failures Into Commentary

Facebook improves photo viewing with larger images, takes cues from Google+

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Facebook has offered photo sharing in one form another since shortly after the site's launch, but while certain features have been added over the years, such as tagging and downloads, image formatting has remained mostly unchanged. Until today. Facebook has announced that it will roll out a new tool...
Facebook improves photo viewing with larger images, takes cues from Google+

Lance Armstrong's confession was too little and far too late | Observer editorial

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The cyclist's appearance on Oprah still leaves many questions unansweredWhat was the old, cancer-surviving, rival-bashing Lance Armstrong like? He was, he revealed to Oprah Winfrey last week, "a guy who expected to get whatever he wanted and control every outcome". But here was the problem: that old Lance Armstrong bore...
Lance Armstrong's confession was too little and far too late | Observer editorial

Reddit apologizes for 'online witch hunt' for Boston bombing suspect

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In a testament to the issues surrounding the appropriate use of social media during a tragedy, Reddit is publicly apologizing for the role that it played last week in fueling an online witch hunt that led to identifying an innocent Brown University student as a suspect in the Boston...
Reddit apologizes for 'online witch hunt' for Boston bombing suspect

"3D is antithetical to storytelling, where immersion in character is the goal. It constantly reminds..."

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"3D is antithetical to storytelling, where immersion in character is the goal. It constantly reminds you you're watching a screen - and it completely prevents emotional involvement. Natural human vision bears no resemblance to 3D in the cinema." - Oliver Stapleton (via mappeal) Mainly agree....
"3D is antithetical to storytelling, where immersion in character is the goal. It constantly reminds..."
Nintendo details the history and prototypes of the Wii U
Samsung shows off Ultra Touch and Ultra Convertible ultrabooks

Nokia Lumia 521 to hit T-Mobile in the US in May

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T-Mobile will be bringing the Nokia Lumia 521 to the United States, sometime in May. The entry-level Windows Phone 8 handset, bearing more than a passing resemblance to the Lumia 520 unveiled by the manufacturer at Mobile World Congress in February, will be able to connect to T-Mobile's 4G network....    ...
Nokia Lumia 521 to hit T-Mobile in the US in May
Netflix interface for Wii U revealed in prototype images

Researchers: Violins Sound Like Imported Luxury Sports Cars

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No, really. Researchers recently discovered that certain musical resemblances bear more than a passing resemblance to the sounds of an automobile....
Researchers: Violins Sound Like Imported Luxury Sports Cars
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