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Boxee readying new set-top box with DVR support?

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Move over Roku, Apple TV, and others. Boxee's supposedly readying a more coherent all-in-one entertainment solution to combat the staggering number of set-top boxes trying to rule the roost. [Read more]...
Boxee readying new set-top box with DVR support?

Content with your groceries?: Tesco buys music streamer We7

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Turns out, supermarkets want to rule the UK’s digital media roost. Tesco is buying up plucky online music service We7 as the latest plank of its digital ambitions, with 91 percent selling for £10.8 million and the remainder lined up by the chain for later, according to MusicWeek. Propelled on...
Content with your groceries?: Tesco buys music streamer We7
Nesting falcons claim UK cell tower, Vodafone surrenders
How enterprises can tackle the bring-your-own-tablet challenge

Running with iOS: Strava Run vs. RunKeeper vs. Nike+

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In May of 2006, Apple teamed up with Nike to announce a running tracker for use with the iPod nano. To put this moment in perspective, Apple had just opened its now-iconic flagship Fifth Avenue store days earlier. Usain Bolt shook in his golden Puma shoes as the world...
Running with iOS: Strava Run vs. RunKeeper vs. Nike+

Apple jumps to third place in worldwide mobile phone shipments

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Apple’s huge iPhone sales numbers from its latest quarterly results and the overall success of its iPhone 4S helped it grow its mobile phone business by 128.4 percent year-over-year in the fourth quarter of 2011, according to a new IDC report. That was good enough to help the company climb...
Apple jumps to third place in worldwide mobile phone shipments
The DeanBeat: Why Nintendo should have bought Ouya and other might-have-beens

Intel: 4th generation Ultrabooks will require touch and will retail for $599 by end of 2013

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Today at its CES event, Intel made the claim that by the end of 2013, the market will enjoy the presence of $599, touch-enabled Ultrabook laptops. The company also stated that the devices will be required to support touch input. Finally, Intel promised functional “all day battery life.” This is a key...
Intel: 4th generation Ultrabooks will require touch and will retail for $599 by end of 2013
Apple Saw Over One-Third Of Mobile Ad Requests In Q1, Adfonic Says, But Samsung Surges In Engagement

The three phases of Steve Ballmer's tenure at Microsoft

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There's more than one way to look at the way Microsoft's CEO has ruled the roost over the past few years. [Read more]...
The three phases of Steve Ballmer's tenure at Microsoft

Nintendo Unveils Wii Party

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Nintendo Unveils Wii Party is a post from Chris PirilloNintendo president Satoru Iwata announced a combination of Mario Party and Wii Sports today with a new offering called Wii Party. The upcoming concoction will feature games such as the “International Vacation Game,” “Mii Jyan” roulette and “Balance Ship.” Each game...
Nintendo Unveils Wii Party
The Smartphone Wars Are Over, Everyone Wins

Mixtaping.FM does a good job of reimagining the mix-tape for the digital generation

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Despite the plethora of plus-points stemming from the dawn of the digital music era, it’s difficult not to hanker for the halcyon days of yore, when mix-tapes ruled the roost. I’m sure mix-tapes can’t have been as good as I remember them, but I know many people with a similar...
Mixtaping.FM does a good job of reimagining the mix-tape for the digital generation
Sodium-air battery shows potential

Upcoming book gives look at early Apple designs

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Hartmut Esslinger ruled Apple's design roost in the 1980s. He exposes some of his original eye-catching concepts for the Mac and other gadgets in an upcoming book. [Read more]...
Upcoming book gives look at early Apple designs

Apple maintains 70% grip on China's tablet market, as industry sales jump 63% year-on-year

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Android may rule the roost when it comes to smartphones in China, but Apple is still dominant when it comes to tablets, according to an Analysys International report, which pegs the US firm at 71 percent of sales in Q3 2012, far ahead of second placed Lenovo on 10 percent. The...
Apple maintains 70% grip on China's tablet market, as industry sales jump 63% year-on-year

Microsoft Office becomes first non-Metro application within Windows Store, kinda disappoints

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You knew it was going to happen, but Microsoft Office 2010 has officially taken roost in the Windows Store, which is made part of Microsoft's next-gen OS known as Windows 8. What makes its arrival noteworthy, however, is the fact that the productivity suite marks the first of the...
Microsoft Office becomes first non-Metro application within Windows Store, kinda disappoints

A Look at Android Fragmentation: The Good, The Bad and the Pretty Charts

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There’s no doubt there is a great deal of diversity when it comes to Android. There are a half dozen flavors of the operating system, with products made by dozens of manufacturers and literally thousands of individual designs. Whether this is good or bad depends on one’s perspective. But the...
A Look at Android Fragmentation: The Good, The Bad and the Pretty Charts

Sure Facebook has 900 million users, but its engagement is smoked by these other sites

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Whenever the question of which social network dominates the landscape is raised, it seems as if the same two or three major players are the only sites that ever earn a mention. If you’re judging social networks based solely on the number of users each can claim, this makes perfect...
Sure Facebook has 900 million users, but its engagement is smoked by these other sites

Dictionaries are not democratic

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Crowdsourcing has its appeal, but without professional lexicographers these reference works will lose the authority we want them forA small thing in the larger world perhaps but Collins, the dictionary publisher, may have set a revolution going. If so it's because they just announced the first instance of a dictionary...
Dictionaries are not democratic

More than half of the UK population now owns a smartphone, says report

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It has been a long time coming, but it seems the UK’s mobile phone industry has finally reached tipping point, with more than half the population now owning a smartphone, compared to feature phones. Back in November, reports abounded that half of the UK was now using smartphones as opposed...
More than half of the UK population now owns a smartphone, says report

There was a lawyer, an engineer and a politician...

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There was a lawyer, an engineer and a politician...: A (very) old article from The Economist. Still, I find this fascinating: The last American president to train as an engineer was Herbert Hoover. Who rules the roost now? Lawyers, lawyers, lawyers, lawyers. (At least in the U.S.)...
There was a lawyer, an engineer and a politician...

Lenovo intros IdeaCentre Q190 HTPC, new C-series all-in-ones for the space-saving set

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Most of Lenovo's big Windows 8 desktop push has centered on the mid-range and up. Happily, the company is at last swinging its attention to those who the entry-level crowd, and most of all those who want their PCs as tiny as the price. The highlight of the refresh...
Lenovo intros IdeaCentre Q190 HTPC, new C-series all-in-ones for the space-saving set
Nokia dominates Windows Phone market, still on track to get hosed

Bad News, Bros: Woman Are the Tech Demo That Matters

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This girl is your future demo. (flickr.com/littledebbie11) Just because wisdom is conventional doesn’t mean it’s right, and just because dudes 18 to 25 are considered the prized tech demographic doesn’t mean it’s true. The Atlantic dug up a recent talk by Intel researcher Genevieve Bell, and it turns out that women are...
Bad News, Bros: Woman Are the Tech Demo That Matters

Rumored Sony i1 could rule the Android roost this fall

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Early details for the upcoming Sony smartphone suggest one of the most powerful Androids to date. [Read more]...
Rumored Sony i1 could rule the Android roost this fall

Android rules the roost in EU, U.S.

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Google-owned Android has jumped by more than 20 percent in share in the U.K., Germany, France, Italy and Spain markets. [Read more]...
Android rules the roost in EU, U.S.

Ask Engadget: best Philadelphia wireless carrier?

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We know you've got questions, and if you're brave enough to ask the world for answers, here's the outlet to do so. This week's Ask Engadget inquiry is from is from Is from Joe, who has helped inspire a regular feature and also wants to know which carrier he...
Ask Engadget: best Philadelphia wireless carrier?

Japan's Line continues to grow at speed, passes 70m users, grabs new advertisers

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Japanese mobile messaging app Line continues to grow at speed after the service passed 70 million users, while adding a number of new marketing campaigns from brands in Asia. Line makes its money selling ‘stickers’ — manga-themed cartoons that users buy for upwards of $0.99 to send to friends —...
Japan's Line continues to grow at speed, passes 70m users, grabs new advertisers

Amazon moves freak out partners and rivals alike

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As Amazon Web Services adds more features to its cloud platform, the anxiety among competitors — as well as partners — grows.  Can anybody, including the evolving OpenStack crowd, Microsoft Windows Azure, or other potential rivals, hope to compete? The latest news that Amazon will let Eucalyptus use the...
Amazon moves freak out partners and rivals alike
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