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How to get Windows 8 beta running on a netbook

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Now that the Consumer Preview of Microsoft’s Windows 8 platform is available for testing, people have to consider where to install the beta OS. I put it on an iMac using Parallels software, mainly because I need my current Windows laptop to be stable. But I do have two old...
How to get Windows 8 beta running on a netbook

Apple Is Going To Release A Smaller Version MacBook Pro With The Ultra High Resolution Retina Display (AAPL)

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Apple is prepared to announce a lot more than just a new iPhone this week, according to Aaron Lee and Joseph Tsai at DigiTimes. Citing upstream supply chain sources, Tsai and Lee report Apple has begun mass shipping of new iMacs, as well as 13-inch MacBook Pros with retina displays....
Apple Is Going To Release A Smaller Version MacBook Pro With The Ultra High Resolution Retina Display (AAPL)

First impressions of a new flagship, the LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T

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Last week, AT&T announced it is exclusively selling the LG Optimus G Pro for $199 with contract. The phone can be pre-ordered now and is expected to be available on May 10. I received an early review unit and have spent just a little time so far using the phone....
First impressions of a new flagship, the LG Optimus G Pro for AT&T
Android this week: 3 new Droid Razrs; Tablet sales up; Galaxy S III on a roll

Confirmed: Amazon Bought Liquavista - Color Kindle to Follow?

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For the past four months I have been saying that Amazon was in the market to buy Samsung’s screen tech company Liquavista, and today I do believe the rumors have come true.New filings from the Netherlands Chamber of Commerce reveal that Samsung no longer owns Liquavista. As of 29 April,...
Confirmed: Amazon Bought Liquavista - Color Kindle to Follow?

Move Over 1024×768: The Most Popular Screen Resolution On The Web Is Now 1366×768

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1024×768 screens are a bit like Windows XP: there have long been better options, but they still remained the most often used screens on the web. That is, until now. According to the latest data from StatCounter, 1366×768 screens just surpassed 1024×768 as the most popular screen resolution used by...
Move Over 1024×768: The Most Popular Screen Resolution On The Web Is Now 1366×768
How many Kindle Fire models does Amazon need?

Why Microsoft Is Tying B&N's Nook to Windows, Office And Bing

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A new job posting from Barnes & Noble indicates that the Nook e-reader will be tied into the Microsoft platform, including Windows, Office and the company's Bing search engine. It's an indication that e-books mean more than just another item to sell; they're now a broader part of the content...
Why Microsoft Is Tying B&N's Nook to Windows, Office And Bing

Chrome for Android improves with desktop view and more

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Google’s Chrome browser for Android is still in beta, yet it keeps improving quickly. The software launched in early February and has seen a few updates; the latest being on Tuesday. The browser, only supported on Android 4.0 smartphones and tablets, gains support for 31 additional languages and adds new...
Chrome for Android improves with desktop view and more

Do the iPad 3 and OS X 10.7.3 show that ‘Retina’ Macs are on the way?

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Mac users have been captivated by the idea of super high-resolution screens on their favorite Apple product for a long time. Since the preview build of OS X Lion dropped early last year and evidence of HiDPI modes appeared, this anticipation has only grown. These ‘Retina’ Macs would offer crisper visuals...
Do the iPad 3 and OS X 10.7.3 show that ‘Retina’ Macs are on the way?

Apple's need for iPhone touch panels could hurt other vendors

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Apple's next iPhone may grab as much as 70 percent of all LTPS panels, putting the high-resolution screens in short supply for other smartphone makers. [Read more]...
Apple's need for iPhone touch panels could hurt other vendors
90-foot 'Patterned by Nature' installation is low-res, high-impact
Toshiba kicks off back-to-school season with refreshes across its entire laptop lineup

Apple's Mac Problem

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News came today that Apple’s Mac sales are down 21% year-over-year and 16% for the quarter. While 4.1 million Mac sold in Q1 2013 is nothing to sneeze at, it’s still nearly a quarter year-over-year loss, which makes investors nervous. The primary problem in the Mac line right now is...
Apple's Mac Problem
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Video: Wednesday's unveiling of Windows Phone 8

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Microsoft's best chance to take on Apple's iPhone and Google's Android FORTUNE -- The full keynote in which Microsoft (MSFT) gave its developers "the details they need to know" lasts nearly two hours. But the executive briefing is Joe Belfiore's 60 minute presentation that starts at the 6 minute mark....
Video: Wednesday's unveiling of Windows Phone 8

Amazon’s Kindle iOS app now ready for the new iPad’s Retina Display

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Amazon has released a major update to its Kindle iOS app today that will let it take advantage of the new iPad’s Retina Display, fixing an issue some reviewers brought up regarding blurry text on earlier versions of the app. The Kindle version 3.0 app for iOS also offers...
Amazon’s Kindle iOS app now ready for the new iPad’s Retina Display

Amazon testing a device with 768×1024 screen resolution

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GeekWire is hearing from a reliable industry source that Amazon is testing a device with a screen resolution of 768×1024 pixels. That’s all we know for sure, but we can offer up some educated speculation about what it means. The first thing that many people will point out is that 768×1024...
Amazon testing a device with 768×1024 screen resolution

Toshiba's 2560×1440 Kirabook is a high-res laptop for the Windows world

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Toshiba's Kirabook. Toshiba If you're a Windows user who has been stealing jealous glances at the high-resolution screens of the Retina MacBook Pro and the Chromebook Pixel, Toshiba's just-announced Kirabook may be of interest to you. The laptop's banner feature is its 13.3-inch, 2560×1440 display—just slightly lower than the smaller...
Toshiba's 2560×1440 Kirabook is a high-res laptop for the Windows world

Netflix is now fully-optimized for Windows Phone 8

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Good news for all you Windows Phone fans. Netflix has just rolled out an update to its Windows Phone app, which means it now supports Windows Phone 8 devices with 720×1280 resolution screens – before, you’d see a black-bar across the top of the screen on some phones. It’s worth...
Netflix is now fully-optimized for Windows Phone 8

ET deals: 20% off Dell's Inspiron 15R Special Edition laptop with discrete graphics

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15-inch laptops are a dime a dozen these days. You can practically recite the specs of any $500-600 15-incher in your sleep: Core i5, 1366×768 (glossy) screen, plastic chassis, integrated graphics, and a plethora of ports.Thanks to the decreased cost and increased competition in the PC industry, $500-600 is the...
ET deals: 20% off Dell's Inspiron 15R Special Edition laptop with discrete graphics

Video look: E-ink Android phone that runs for weeks on a charge

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A number of high-performing, cutting edge smartphones were introduced both at last month’s Consumer Electronics Show and this week’s Mobile World Congress. With super high-resolution screens and fast processors, however, most of these handsets run out of juice by day’s end, if not before. Would you give up some speed,...
Video look: E-ink Android phone that runs for weeks on a charge

Apple Guru John Gruber Reveals What He Expects For The iPad Mini (AAPL)

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Preeminent Apple blogger John Gruber has laid out his thoughts on what we can expect for the iPad Mini. His predictions: No Retina display. Every iOS device to date has been introduced with a lower-resolution display before going Retina, Apple's label for its highest-resolution screens. There's also the matter of...
Apple Guru John Gruber Reveals What He Expects For The iPad Mini (AAPL)
Skype 6 released with Retina Display support, Facebook and Microsoft Messenger integration

8 Things Developers Want Apple To Introduce At Its Big Conference Next Month (AAPL)

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For iOS developers, there's really nothing like Apple's Worldwide Developers Conference. The event, which will be held next month in San Francisco, is where Apple typically announces a bunch of new software and hardware updates. Business Insider surveyed several prominent developers to find out their wish list for features they'd...
8 Things Developers Want Apple To Introduce At Its Big Conference Next Month (AAPL)
Revamped OS X icons point to Retina display for MacBooks
Microsoft lowers Windows 8 requirements, opens the door for cheap 7-inch tablets

Adobe updates Photoshop and Muse, brings desktop sync and team support to Creative Cloud

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Ahead of its Create NOW event, Adobe has announced a menagerie of new Photoshop features, including CSS support, Conditional Actions, 3D effects improvements and retina support; updates to Muse, including responsive design capabilities for both phones and tablets; and new Creative Cloud features, like desktop sync & team support. These updates come nearly 8 months after...
Adobe updates Photoshop and Muse, brings desktop sync and team support to Creative Cloud

Here Are All The Most Important New Features Coming To Windows Phone 8 This Year (MSFT)

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Microsoft announced its new mobile operating system, Windows Phone 8, to a group of developers Monday. While the company's announcement was developer-centric, we still have a good idea of some of the consumer-facing features Windows Phone 8 devices will have when they launch later this year.  We collected the most...
Here Are All The Most Important New Features Coming To Windows Phone 8 This Year (MSFT)

Take that, iPad mini: Retina display Nexus 7 at Google I/O says analyst

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While Apple fans are waiting for an iPad mini with improved screen, Android enthusiasts may see the Nexus 7 get its own Retina display next week. KGI Securities analyst Ming-Chi Kuo penned a research note that AppleInsider read and Kuo expects Google’s small slate to gain a 1920 x 1200 display at...
Take that, iPad mini: Retina display Nexus 7 at Google I/O says analyst
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