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A first look at what the Windows Store will bring in Windows 8

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New information has reached The Verge that details what games should ship with, and be available for, the Windows 8 beta, which is set to be called a ‘consumer preview.’ Critically, Solitaire and Pinball will be included, pre-downloaded. Other apps will have to be snagged by users from the Windows Store. The...
A first look at what the Windows Store will bring in Windows 8

HTC EVO 4G LTE hitting Sprint stores on June 2nd

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With the phones no longer locked up in customs, the HTC EVO 4G LTE has already shipped out to pre-orderers last week, but it still hasn't been made available in your local Sprint store or third-party affiliate. That will all change this Saturday, June 2nd, as the Now Network...
HTC EVO 4G LTE hitting Sprint stores on June 2nd

T-Mobile officially adds Prism to its budget lineup on May 6th for $20

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No surprise here, but T-Mobile has been prepping a low-end Android phone called the Prism for quite some time now, and it's finally time for the little guy to make its official debut. With a 3.5-inch HVGA display, 3.2MP fixed-focus camera and Android 2.3 (Gingerbread), it won't be the...
T-Mobile officially adds Prism to its budget lineup on May 6th for $20
Wii U games and 'New Super Mario Bros. 2' to be sold digitally through retailers

E-books for smart kids on ‘dumb’ phones

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Worldreader has already distributed over 75,000 e-books to students in sub-Saharan Africa. Now the literary nonprofit is launching an e-reading app designed for basic mobile phones. In many African countries, 80 percent of the population owns a cell phone. Up to now, Worldreader has focused on distributing Kindles to classrooms...
E-books for smart kids on ‘dumb’ phones

Intel to release Medfield-based tablet for education

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Intel and Lenovo have launched a 10.1-inch Classmate PC -- a ruggedized, classroom-oriented low-cost notebook based on the Atom N2600 dual-core processor -- and Intel is now planning a tablet PC along the same lines, currently code-named "Storybook." The tablet is said by DigiTimes to feature a 10-inch panel that...
Intel to release Medfield-based tablet for education

Nintendo to offer digital versions of Wii U, 3DS games

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In an approach that appears to be a stepping stone to further digital selling, Nintendo has announced that it will begin offering digital copies of selected titles for the Wii U and 3DS systems through retail channels. The approach will allow buyers to visit actual game shops or the online...
Nintendo to offer digital versions of Wii U, 3DS games
AT&T’s Sony Xperia Ion available for $99 on June 24
Samsung sells 50M Galaxy S phones as the Galaxy S III looms

Sprint announces the ZTE Fury, available March 11th for $19.99

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Sprint on Wednesday announced the “family-friendly” Android-powered ZTE Fury. This entry-level handset features a 3.5-inch capacitive display with a 1GHz single-core processor and Android 2.3 Gingerbread. The Fury is equipped with a 5-megapixel rear camera, a microSD slot, 4GB of internal storage, 512MB of RAM and the usual suite...
Sprint announces the ZTE Fury, available March 11th for $19.99

Can't Say We Saw It Coming: Redbox Re-Ups Universal Deal With 28-Day Window

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Yesterday, we suggested that video-rental chain Redbox might have to cave on its demand for 28-day release window with Universal, and wind up settling for a window that is twice as long. Well, that’s not the way it turned out. Today, the two sides reached a deal that lets...
Can't Say We Saw It Coming: Redbox Re-Ups Universal Deal With 28-Day Window

Sprint announces $19.99 ZTE Fury for March 11

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Today Sprint announced the ZTE Fury, by all accounts a great Android alternative to the iPhone 3GS, debuting for $20 on contract (after rebate) on March 11. The device is clearly an entry-level Android handset, but packs in some pretty decent specs with a 3.5-inch display, 1GHz Snapdragon processor,...
Sprint announces $19.99 ZTE Fury for March 11

Tenori On Orange Now Available For $699

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Yamaha has announced that its Tenori On Orange (MSRP $999; estimated street price $699.99), is now available, along with an OS update for the original, the Tenori-on W (MSRP $1,499; estimated street price $999.99). Both versions will now be available through standard musical instrument retail channels after initial test...
Tenori On Orange Now Available For $699

E-Commerce Site For Household Goods Alice.com Raises $3.6 Million

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Alice.com, the retail platform for household goods, has raised $3.6 million in funding from an undisclosed group of Spanish investors. This current round brings the total funding amount raised by Alice.com to $18.2 million. Launched in June, Alice.com’s retail platform allows consumer packaged goods manufacturers, like Procter & Gamble, to...
E-Commerce Site For Household Goods Alice.com Raises $3.6 Million

Nexus One changes in availability

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We launched Nexus One in January with two goals in mind: to introduce a beacon of innovation among Android handsets, and to make it quick and easy for people to buy an Android phone. We’re very happy with the adoption of Android in general, and the innovation delivered through Nexus...
Nexus One changes in availability

WIND Mobile releasing the BlackBerry Bold 9790 on February 3rd

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The BlackBerry Bold 9790 has been available on most Canadian carriers for quite some time now but WIND Mobile is gearing up to be next on that list. Previously, an OS for the device showed up on their software download page triggering the thoughts they would soon be making...
WIND Mobile releasing the BlackBerry Bold 9790 on February 3rd

Asustek Eee Pad to hit channel in July

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Asustek Computer chairman Jerry Shen has announced, at a conference in Taiwan, that the company will introduce its tablet PC, the Eee Pad, at Computex 2010, scheduled between June 1-5, and is aiming to launch the device in retail channels in the third quarter of 2010, which sources from component...
Asustek Eee Pad to hit channel in July

iPad on Shelves March 26? [RUMOR]

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You know an Apple product is about to be released when the rumors regarding said release start churning out like butter.While yesterday’s rumor centered around a potential production-related delay for Felicity’s foreseen gadget, today’s rumor is much more concrete. According to The L.A. Examiner, Apple Retail employees are saying...
iPad on Shelves March 26? [RUMOR]
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