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Latest Rumors Peg An LTE iPhone For An October Release, LiquidMetal To Be Used For The Casing

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After a period of unnerving quietness, the Apple rumor mill is back up and running at full capacity producing two somewhat credible rumors over the last 24 hours. The next iPhone will not be announced until October if the latest rumors are believed. A separate rumor is just so wild...
Latest Rumors Peg An LTE iPhone For An October Release, LiquidMetal To Be Used For The Casing
Does the iPhone 5 get scratched too easily? Some early user say so
Designer Yves Behar: Wearable devices are the hardest to design

Nexus 4 gets mystery design tweaks, nubbin to write home about

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If the one thing you wanted from your Nexus 4 was LTE (we mean proper support), then still no joy. That said, some recent modifications suggest that LG and Google are still working to improve it in other -- albeit utilitarian -- ways. Spotted by German site MobiFlip, was...
Nexus 4 gets mystery design tweaks, nubbin to write home about

Watch an iPad being made in this rare video from inside Apple’s Foxconn factory

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Reporter Rob Schmitz is the Shanghai Bureau Chief of Marketplace. He’s the guy who debunked a large portion of Mike Daisey’s accounts from China about Apple’s Foxconn factories. Now, he’s become only the second reporter ever to gain access to visit the factory floor  at that supplier. He’s written a detailed...
Watch an iPad being made in this rare video from inside Apple’s Foxconn factory

UH OH: Looks Like The Pretty New iPhone Scratches Easily (AAPL)

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Don't put your keys in the same pocket as your iPhone 5. Apple replaced the glass back of the iPhone 4/4s with a aluminum one for the iPhone 5, which goes on sale today. One reason Apple did this was that the glass was too easily shattered and scratched. But...
UH OH: Looks Like The Pretty New iPhone Scratches Easily (AAPL)
Hands-on with Twelve South's $80 HiRise for iMac [Video]

2.2 Million People Pledged $319 Million To Kickstarter Projects In 2012

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Kickstarter, the site that lets people crowdfund for their creative projects, has released its 2012 year in review. The numbers are impressive. It raised $319 million from over 2 million donors, but that's just scratches the surface on the data the company released. Here are some of the highlights of...
2.2 Million People Pledged $319 Million To Kickstarter Projects In 2012

Asus covers new Zenbook in scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass

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Asustek Computer is extending its Zenbook family of ultrabooks with a new model with a cover made from Gorilla Glass to make it resistant to scratches.The 13.3-inch Zenbook will go on sale in the third quarter with a choice of Windows 8 or the upcoming Windows 8.1, known as...
Asus covers new Zenbook in scratch-resistant Gorilla Glass

Tougher Gorilla Glass 3 means more-scratch-proof screens

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By focusing on glass' atomic structure, Corning's making new device screens that are three times better at preventing serious scratches. [Read more]...
Tougher Gorilla Glass 3 means more-scratch-proof screens
Foxconn says iPhone 5 is the most difficult device it has ever built
Apple solves 'Scuffgate' but the fix is making it even harder to buy an iPhone 5
Can't find an iPhone 5? Blame Apple's insane quality control

Your iPhone 5 Doesn't Have To Be Naked Anymore (AAPL)

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The iPhone 5 has been out for about three weeks now. We've been seeing a lot of Apple's latest device out in the wild recently. The problem is, many of them are uncovered.  Lack of protection leaves your precious new phone susceptible to nicks, scratches, water, and worst of all,...
Your iPhone 5 Doesn't Have To Be Naked Anymore (AAPL)

MPAA Points To Its Roster Of Crappy Online Services And Asks What We're Complaining About

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In response to Jimmy Wales reiterating the fact that Hollywood's own failings online are a major cause of infringement, the MPAA has hit back by saying: that's crazy! After all, the studios do Hulu and Netflix, so how can anyone complain? Wales had used everyone's favorite example these days: the...
MPAA Points To Its Roster Of Crappy Online Services And Asks What We're Complaining About

Black iPhone 5 reportedly susceptible to scratching

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Just how scratch-resistant is the anodized aluminum on the black and slate iPhone 5? Apparently, not very. As with previous generation iPod nano and iPod classic devices that had anodized aluminum cases, the coating eventually wears off. According to Overclockers UK member “sharingan_sasuk” who took a Liquidmetal SIM card tray pin...
Black iPhone 5 reportedly susceptible to scratching

Five Protective Cases for the iPhone 5

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Uh-oh. Is there a ScuffGate controversy brewing? The iPhone 5 went on sale just last Friday but already a number of owners have taken to the Web to complain about imperfections on their shiny new Apple device. (Not to mention the kerfuffle over the Maps application in iOS 6.) Belkin...
Five Protective Cases for the iPhone 5

SwitchEasy announces Canvas case for iPad mini

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SwitchEasy has announced the availability of its Canvas folio casing solution for owners of Apple's iPad mini. The new folio provides a number of different viewing angles for iPad mini owners, and it is designed from durable material that protects the miniature tablet from shocks and scratches. It's also designed...
SwitchEasy announces Canvas case for iPad mini
Apple SVP Phil Schiller talks 'thinnovation' on Mac lineup, Optical media, Windows 8 and value

How Twitter's new embeds will make social media's copyright issues even weirder

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“What is a Tweet anymore?” That’s the question posed by Buzzfeed’s Matt Buchanan today in response to Twitter’s latest update to its embedded Tweets. While text and uploaded photos have for some time been included in embedded Tweets, now they can contain all the information on a Twitter card, like...
How Twitter's new embeds will make social media's copyright issues even weirder
Corning makes Gorilla Glass stronger, more flexible, more scratch-resistant
Corning Gorilla Glass 3 to be three times more scratch resistant than previous generations

Scratch 'N' Bitch: Apple SVP Says iPhone 5 Scuffs Are Normal

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Apple hasn’t yet officially addressed reports that its new iPhone 5 is more susceptible to scratches, scuffs and nicks than its predecessor, despite mounting complaints. But unofficially a company executive has remarked on it and doesn’t seem all that concerned. In an e-mail exchange obtained by 9to5Mac, Apple Senior Vice...
Scratch 'N' Bitch: Apple SVP Says iPhone 5 Scuffs Are Normal

Here's A Leaked Video Of Samsung's Next Galaxy S4

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Samsung is reportedly working on a more durable version of its flagship Galaxy S4 smartphone called the Galaxy S4 Active. The phone will be nearly identical to the regular Galaxy S4 as far as most of its hardware and features go, but it will be more resistant to dust, water,...
Here's A Leaked Video Of Samsung's Next Galaxy S4

Google Maps adds My Places, for recent searches, rated places and more

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Just a quickie here, but one that finally scratches an itch that I’ve had for a long time. Google Maps does a pretty decent job of pulling in suggestions for your searches based on what you’ve searched before, or based on where you are. Today, however, the team is rolling...
Google Maps adds My Places, for recent searches, rated places and more

iPhone waltzes into top spot of US phone satisfaction index, small carriers trump the giants

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We know almost too well how smartphones perform in US market share; what we don't usually see is how happy customers are once the shrink wrap's off. Going by a newly-expanded American Customer Satisfaction Index, it's the iPhone that most scratches the itch at a score of 83. Despite...
iPhone waltzes into top spot of US phone satisfaction index, small carriers trump the giants

Gorilla Glass 3 promises 40 percent fewer scratches

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Corning has developed a new version of its Gorilla Glass for smartphones and tablets that it says will result in 40 percent fewer scratches and appear in devices later this year. Corning makes the glass used in devices from Apple, Samsung and other top-tier vendors. It introduced Gorilla Glass...
Gorilla Glass 3 promises 40 percent fewer scratches
Gorilla Glass: Now protecting 1 billion devices from the menace of keys

Use of aluminum unibody slowing iPhone 5 production

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Appleís decision to use an aluminum unibody chassis for the iPhone 5 is causing supply constraints, reports Bloomberg. Apple chose the material for its light weight and resistance to cracking, it is also softer than the Gorilla glass used on the back of the iPhone 4 and 4S. This is...
Use of aluminum unibody slowing iPhone 5 production

Motorola RAZR M 4G LTE pics and specs revealed: 4.3-inch qHD display, ICS, dual-core

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We've been hearing about the Motorola XT907 -- an LTE device bound for Verizon -- for quite some time now, but we just got our hands on a full set of specs and even a few pics to go along with it. Let's get started: the Droid RAZR M...
Motorola RAZR M 4G LTE pics and specs revealed: 4.3-inch qHD display, ICS, dual-core
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