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Microsoft melds Windows Phone 8 with bits of Windows 8

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Microsoft previewed Windows Phone 8 to developers on Wednesday at its Windows Phone Summit event, showing off new features and a key strategy for the new platform. Windows Phone 8 will share a common core of code with Windows 8 on desktops and laptops, much as Apple has used OS...
Microsoft melds Windows Phone 8 with bits of Windows 8

Amazon says Kindle Fire HD has comparable screen, lower price tag than iPad

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Internet shopping giant Amazon is taking the iPad head-on in a new commercial by pitting Apple's tablet against the Kindle Fire HD, suggesting the two devices have comparable screen resolutions, but vastly different price points....
Amazon says Kindle Fire HD has comparable screen, lower price tag than iPad

Windows Phone 8 offers new features - but no upgrade for existing users

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Microsoft synchronises software so that Windows Phone 8 shares common code with its forthcoming Windows 8 brother - but owners of existing devices will have to stick with intermediate versionMicrosoft has shown off the next version of its mobile phone operating system, Windows Phone 8 - but admitted that it...
Windows Phone 8 offers new features - but no upgrade for existing users

Nvidia's GeForce GTX 780: a Titan for the rest of us

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When Nvidia announced its graphical powerhouse, the $999 GeForce GTX Titan, in February, eyeballs widened. Fortunately Nvidia now offers the lower-performance GeForce GTX 780, which also cuts the price by a third, to $649. Today Nvidia will begin shipping its new enthusiast cards to partners, in the form of...
Nvidia's GeForce GTX 780: a Titan for the rest of us

Leak: Windows Phone 8 brings multi-core, NFC, Windows 8 link

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An escaped internal video for Nokia staff intercepted on Thursday has shown that Windows Phone 8 should be a massive leap, most of all in hardware. The PocketNow view of the clip, which was hosted by senior Windows Phone VP Joe Belfiore, revealed that the update nicknamed Apollo will add...
Leak: Windows Phone 8 brings multi-core, NFC, Windows 8 link
OLED displays to hit sales of $44B by 2019 with growth in TVs and mobile devices

Nokia Debuts The 4.3″ Lumia 820: 5MP Camera, 1.5GHz Dual-Core S4 Processor, 8GB Of Storage

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Nokia has taken the stage in New York City, hand-in-hand with Microsoft of course, to deliver its latest round of Lumia smartphones, powered by Windows 8. While it’s not quite as impressive as big brother 920, the freshly announced Lumia 820 should still raise a few hairs on your neck....
Nokia Debuts The 4.3″ Lumia 820: 5MP Camera, 1.5GHz Dual-Core S4 Processor, 8GB Of Storage

Microsoft changes pave way for smaller Windows tablets

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If you've been holding out hope for a 7-inch tablet running Windows 8, you may soon get your wish. Recent Microsoft policy changes, leaked software builds, and supply chain rumors suggest it's not a matter of if a small-fry Windows 8 tablet is headed your way, but when. Microsoft...
Microsoft changes pave way for smaller Windows tablets
Samsung unveils quad-core Exynos 4 SoC for Galaxy S3

Hey Google, Your Nexus 7 Marketing Images Look Like Crap

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No one understands why President Obama didn’t hammer Governor Romney on his 47% secret video comments during the first presidential debate. In hindsight, a mistake. Like President Obama, Google is throwing away its best ammunition against the iPad mini – pixel density – by publishing marketing materials that make the...
Hey Google, Your Nexus 7 Marketing Images Look Like Crap
What Microsoft has to prove with Windows Phone 8

Appcelerator: fragmentation, monetization issues hurting interest in Android development

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Developers are losing interest in creating apps for Google’s Android OS due to platform fragmentation issues and its numerous internationals monetization models, according to Appcelerator. In its most recent developer survey, the mobile app development platform provider noticed the percentage of developers who classified themselves as “very interested” in developing...
Appcelerator: fragmentation, monetization issues hurting interest in Android development

RIM confirms BB10 standard screen resolutions for touch and keyboard devices

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RIM took some time out from its worldwide tour to confirm that it's standardizing screen resolutions for BB10. Tim Neil took to the company's developer blog to say that forthcoming full-touch devices will ship with 1,280 x 720 displays, while keyboard-style phones would pack 720 x 720 screens. The...
RIM confirms BB10 standard screen resolutions for touch and keyboard devices

Tizen 1.0 hands-on: Can Samsung and Intel’s mobile OS compete with Android?

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In the wake of Meego’s demise a new open source mobile operating system has emerged. Known as Tizen and backed by Samsung and Intel, the Linux-based OS recently hit the version 1.0 milestone and has even been paired with an official reference hardware platform. Unlike the alternative OSes that came...
Tizen 1.0 hands-on: Can Samsung and Intel’s mobile OS compete with Android?

Windows Phone 8 detailed: dual cores, Skype Integration and NFC are a go

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If you thought Mango was the bee's knees, just wait till you get a hold of Apollo. No, seriously, keep waiting 'cause we have no idea when that will happen. While we still can't say when Windows Phone 8 will be making its way to a handset near you,...
Windows Phone 8 detailed: dual cores, Skype Integration and NFC are a go

Instagram for Android in beta, may be better than iOS app

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Instagram's co-creator Kevin Systrom used a presentation at South by Southwest's technology conference to show the Android version of the company's app. Currently in a closed beta, it will support multiple screen resolutions and should run very quickly. Although shy on what it meant, he hinted that there would be...
Instagram for Android in beta, may be better than iOS app

Hands-on with the Nyx Mobile Lyuba Max and Fun mockups

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When PR reps have something they think is truly special, things can get a little cloak and dagger. While we were hanging around the Nyx Mobile booth, a rep quietly sneaked up on us, to offer a glimpse of two new handset his company is working on. When we...
Hands-on with the Nyx Mobile Lyuba Max and Fun mockups

How to design web sites for tablets

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This story is brought to you by Sourcebits, a Global leader in Strategy, User Experience & Engineering for Mobile & Cloud. Follow Sourcebits on Twitter for recent news and updates. Imagine a website that looks horrible on a tablet. Or worse, doesn’t even actually function. Oh wait, you don’t...
How to design web sites for tablets

Leaked Windows Phone 8 vid: Windows 8 kernel and integration, multiple cores

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Windows Phone 8 will be based on the same kernel as Windows 8, and will support multicore processors, NFC, and full device encryption according to a leaked video seen by PocketNow. This in turn inspired Paul Thurrott to reveal a little more about the software too. In the video...
Leaked Windows Phone 8 vid: Windows 8 kernel and integration, multiple cores
Acer reportedly planning a Windows Phone 8 device for second half of 2013

Android fragmentation: it’s not as bad as you think, as long as you compromise

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There has been a lot of hand wringing in the developer community about fragmentation on Android. Device makers are delivering dozens of unique units with their own screen size and resolution, and Google hasn’t had any way to ensure that phones running Android stay up to date on the latest...
Android fragmentation: it’s not as bad as you think, as long as you compromise

Asus readies small, sub-$300 Windows slates for release

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Would you pay an extra $50 for a pint-sized tablet if it ran Windows 8 instead of Android? Asus thinks you might. The Taiwan-based electronics maker plans to release a smaller Windows 8 tablet later this year, Asus CEO Jerry Shen recently told The Wall Street Journal. Shen also...
Asus readies small, sub-$300 Windows slates for release
Try the 5-Inch iPhone Experience with this Printable Papercraft Model

Amazon to launch at least three new Kindle Fire models this fall, report says

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A new report claims that Amazon will begin production of follow-up models to its Kindle Fire in late summer ahead of a possible fall rollout that is expected to bring new screen resolutions and 4G wireless compatibility to the 7-inch tablet....
Amazon to launch at least three new Kindle Fire models this fall, report says

Windows Phone 8 revealed: Microsoft’s eight new features for mobile

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Microsoft performed its first Windows Phone 8 striptease this morning at a glitzy developer and press event in San Francisco, revealing eight key features for the Windows Phone 8 platform. While the announcements were developer-centric, they also reveal a lot about Microsoft’s plan to wow consumers. From NFC to...
Windows Phone 8 revealed: Microsoft’s eight new features for mobile
An inside peek at Twitter's mobile site redesign
Windows 8 finally fixes high-resolution interface issues… for Metro only

Google gives tips for creating a search engine optimized tablet experience

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Google highlighted several tips for web developers to create a search engine-friendly tablet experience. The company pointed out these are not “specific recommendations” but rather a starting point. Our recommendation for smartphone-optimized sites is to use responsive web design, which means you have one site to serve all devices. If your website...
Google gives tips for creating a search engine optimized tablet experience
How Google's game services API will convince devs to make better games

Boot up: Security firm backtracks on Android malware claims, Facebook's $3bn mystery, and more

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Plus Windows Phone 8 feature list, and Henry Blodget asks: is Facebook worth $100bn?A quick burst of 8 links for you to chew over, as picked by the Technology teamSymantec recants Android malware claims >> ComputerworldFollowing from last week...Symantec has backtracked from assertions last week that 13 Android apps distributed...
Boot up: Security firm backtracks on Android malware claims, Facebook's $3bn mystery, and more
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