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Firefox 13 updates its tab page, adds on-demand tab loading

Google announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, with Project Butter visuals and new Search

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Google has today announced the latest version of Android, 4.1. It is code named Jelly Bean and implements new technology from Google’s Project Butter to enhance performance and visuals, along with a new Search experience. Google says it has taken the performance stick to Android, improving its touch performance greatly....
Google announces Android 4.1 Jelly Bean, with Project Butter visuals and new Search

The New iPad: Everyone Is Going Nuts Over The Screen (AAPL)

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All the people that got early access to the iPad have just published their reviews. There's one consistent takeaway: the screen is awesome. How awesome? Walt Mossberg of All Things D: Using the new display is like getting a new eyeglasses prescription—you suddenly realize what you thought looked sharp...
The New iPad: Everyone Is Going Nuts Over The Screen (AAPL)

Twitter Officially Responds To Developers. Tries To Calm Fears.

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In Twitter’s development talk Google group, API lead Ryan Sarver took some time to try and calm developer’s fears regarding Twitter’s recent moves to acquire certain apps and effectively wipe out others.He explains the main motivation behind the acquisition of Tweetie was to remove the confusion that many new users...
Twitter Officially Responds To Developers. Tries To Calm Fears.

Gmail for iPhone gets performance updates and the ability to save picture attachments

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Gmail for iPhone has just received an update (version 1.3) that brings in a number of performance and speed improvements, as well as the ability to save picture attachments to your photo library. Users of Google’s Gmail app will know that it is a less than perfect solution, so it’s...
Gmail for iPhone gets performance updates and the ability to save picture attachments
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An Email Inbox That Knows Who's Important

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[ See post to watch video ] It’s shocking what you can learn from your own email inbox: You’re slow to reply to Mom, you’re losing touch with a close friend, and you and your spouse often discuss the same old topics. If only these revelations could be used to...
An Email Inbox That Knows Who's Important

Android UI boss: Android only 'a third of the way' to where it should be

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Google’s (GOOG) Android platform has made great strides since it launched four years ago. It has grown to become the most widely used smartphone OS in the world by a staggering margin, and the look and feel of the platform have shifted dramatically in recent years. While Android 2.3...
Android UI boss: Android only 'a third of the way' to where it should be
The subtle genius behind Amazon's lightning-fast drop-down menus
Video: 4th Generation And 3rd Generation iPad Performance Compared

Nexus 7 tablet now receiving Android 4.1.1 update

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Android 4.1.1 just made itself available on the AOSP servers yesterday, and evidently it's wasting no time in heading towards the world's first Jelly Bean tablet. The ASUS-built Nexus 7 is now receiving the update -- a 12.6MB download that boosts the version number to 4.1.1. Our in-house unit...
Nexus 7 tablet now receiving Android 4.1.1 update

Apple releases Safari 5.1.4

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Apple just released Safari 5.1.4 through Software Update bringing with it a long list of security and stability fixes and improvements. You can download Safari 5.1.4 here, or through Software Update now and check the full list of fixes for Lion and Snow Leopard in the update’s release notes...
Apple releases Safari 5.1.4
Hyperink Announces new Investors, Launches Blogs-to-Book Service

Apple releases Safari 5.1.4 update with improved JavaScript performance and bug fixes

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Apple has released an update to its Safari web browser, bringing the version to 5.1.4. The update addresses a variety of bugs and issues and claims to improve JavaScript performance. Safari 5.1.4 contains improvements to performance, stability, compatibility, and security, including changes that: Improve JavaScript performance Improve responsiveness when typing...
Apple releases Safari 5.1.4 update with improved JavaScript performance and bug fixes

'Project Butter' to improve responsiveness in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

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When Google's upcoming Android 4.1 Jelly Bean mobile OS hits devices in July it will incorporate "Project Butter," a processing framework designed to speed up UI responsiveness and graphics processing....
'Project Butter' to improve responsiveness in Android 4.1 Jelly Bean

Samsung unwraps Galaxy Tab 2 with Android 4.0

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Samsung has unveiled its third seven-inch tablet within a year and a half on Monday by bringing out the Galaxy Tab 2 (7.0). The design is its first Android 4.0 tablet and mostly benefits from improved responsiveness and a new app drawer, although it adds extras like Face Unlock. Hardware...
Samsung unwraps Galaxy Tab 2 with Android 4.0
PC Deathwatch: In Which Intel Begins to Sweat

Switched On: Thunder in the cloud

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Each week Ross Rubin contributes Switched On, a column about consumer technology. With each passing day it becomes less of an insult to say someone's head is in the clouds, as more and more people begin to outright rely on web sites and applications like Facebook, Google Docs, Flickr, Farmville,...
Switched On: Thunder in the cloud

Checking Out Ford's 2013 Model Car Tech System

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Electric cars are the biggest trend in new vehicles, at least according to media coverage. But Internet connectivity in cars must run a close second. Of all the car manufacturers, Ford is probably giving online connectivity the biggest push. While at SXSW I checked out the latest version of...
Checking Out Ford's 2013 Model Car Tech System
Google gave us a week of product launches and impressive demos at I/O
Review: Android 4.2 is a sweeter-tasting Jelly Bean

Laying the foundation for a new Google Docs

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Over the last year, we’ve been hard at work rewriting the infrastructure underlying Google Docs to take advantage of the latest advances in modern browsers. Our updated codebase will help us deliver richer functionality more quickly, and over the next few days, we’ll be rolling out a preview of the...
Laying the foundation for a new Google Docs
Facebook revamps Messenger iOS app with Favorites, new chat UI, better performance

Five Big Ideas That Could Transform the Future of Commerce

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Commerce is evolving at a furious pace with new technologies, markets, competitors and best practices emerging every day, presenting brands with opportunities to innovate and differentiate. Over the course of my research and discussions with industry peers, I’ve identified five technologies and concepts that I believe have the potential to...
Five Big Ideas That Could Transform the Future of Commerce

Review: Angry Birds for Pokki lets you play the Chrome version on your desktop

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While known best for its mobile versions, Angry Birds is also available for Windows, but with its 50MB+ installer, a lengthy installation process, and a full-screen game that's hard even for medium-strength computers to haul, Angry Birds for Windows is not the best choice if you want to actually...
Review: Angry Birds for Pokki lets you play the Chrome version on your desktop

Podcasts for iOS remains hard to use after recent fixes

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One month ago when we examined Apple's Podcasts application for iOS, we felt it wasn't fully baked. We did like the freedom from downloading that Podcasts' robust streaming feature provides. We also liked the simple access to podcasts downloaded through iTunes on the computer. But overall, the app just did...
Podcasts for iOS remains hard to use after recent fixes

Ubuntu 13.04 available Thursday, brings a streamlined footprint to the forefront

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From an end users perspective, it's always nice to see developers take a step back and focus on streamlining their code, rather than simply piling on new features. Apple used the strategy to great success with Snow Leopard, and now Canonical is set to follow suit with Raring Ringtail,...
Ubuntu 13.04 available Thursday, brings a streamlined footprint to the forefront

You can download Firefox 18 for Windows, Mac, and Linux right now; official launch this week

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Firefox 18 for desktop is due to officially launch sometime this week, but the latest version is already available for Windows, Mac, and Linux. You can grab it now from Mozilla’s servers here: FTP. If you prefer to wait for the official launch, keep your browser pointed to Firefox.com. You...
You can download Firefox 18 for Windows, Mac, and Linux right now; official launch this week

Jelly Bean for all: Google publishes Android 4.1 code

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In a message posted last night on the official Android Building mailing list, Google developer Jean-Baptiste Queru announced the availability of the Android 4.1 source code. The code has landed in the Android Open Source Project (AOSP) and is now available to independent developers. Android 4.1, which is codenamed Jelly...
Jelly Bean for all: Google publishes Android 4.1 code
Apple releases iTunes 11.0.2 with new Composers view, improved big playlist syncing and bug fixes
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