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Shazam lands partnership with Indian music streaming service Saavn

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Fast growing music discovery service Shazam today announced it will partner with Saavn, the Indian music streaming service. The partnership will allow Indian listeners to discover new artists via Shazam’s music-identification mobile app in conjunction with Saavr’s library of over 1 million South Asian songs. The collaboration serves as yet...
Shazam lands partnership with Indian music streaming service Saavn
Samsung's Galaxy Note to become official 'phablet' for American Airlines flight attendants

Google I/O: Android 4.1, aka Jelly Bean, Will Have Responsive Widgets, Offline Voice Typing

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Photo by Eliot Weisberg/ReadWriteWeb. Creative Commons licensed. Barra introduced engineering director Dave Burke to demonstrate the new features of Android 4.1 Jelly Bean. He showed off Project Butter, Google's effort to make the transitions and animations in the operating system run at a smooth 60 frames per second everywhere. A...
Google I/O: Android 4.1, aka Jelly Bean, Will Have Responsive Widgets, Offline Voice Typing
Developers On iPhone 5: Redesigning Apps Not Hard, But Also Not Trivial

As smartphones get bigger, could Android's user base get smaller?

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I’m on record for the past two years saying that larger screened smartphones are what many people want. I saw the light in late 2010 when I tried my first 7-inch tablet. Yes a tablet is very different from a phone, but I still see much convergence and opportunity here....
As smartphones get bigger, could Android's user base get smaller?

Adobe ports Photoshop Touch to iPhone, Android

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Adobe has released promised iPhone and Android versions of Photoshop Touch. The new apps are essentially identical to their tablet counterparts, but with redesigned interfaces meant to accommodate the smaller screen space, and a new set of tutorials. One absence in the iPad is specialized stylus support, which is featured...
Adobe ports Photoshop Touch to iPhone, Android
Latest software update hints at Chrome OS tablets being "what's next" for Google
Complete 'iPhone 5' Front Panel and 4" Screen Photos

Got big pockets? Samsung’s Galaxy Note headed to AT&T on Feb. 19 for $300

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Skinny jeans wearers need not apply. AT&T announced Tuesday that Samsung’s massive 5.3-inch Galaxy Note — which was one of the most intriguing devices at this year’s Consumer Electronics Show — will be available in the U.S. on February 19 for $300 with contract. The Galaxy Note occupies a...
Got big pockets? Samsung’s Galaxy Note headed to AT&T on Feb. 19 for $300

Can Microsoft's Surface RT Tablet Replace Your Work PC? No, Say Two People Who Have Tried (MSFT)

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We've been following the saga of two tech bloggers and their attempts to use Microsoft's Surface RT tablet as a work PC: ZDNet's James Kendrick and Ed Bott. That's Microsoft's pitch for the Surface, after all--it runs Microsoft Office and is designed to work with snap-on keyboard covers, making it...
Can Microsoft's Surface RT Tablet Replace Your Work PC? No, Say Two People Who Have Tried (MSFT)

If Apple Releases This iPhone 5 Design, It's Definitely Not Screwed (AAPL)

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Our own Henry Blodget is ready to declare Apple dead in the water after seeing a few leaked images of an alleged next-generation iPhone. His primary beef? "The 'iPhone 5' looks pretty much like the iPhone 4S. Which looked exactly like the iPhone 4, a phone that is now two...
If Apple Releases This iPhone 5 Design, It's Definitely Not Screwed (AAPL)
Feed Wrangler: A Great iOS Reader Replacement for a Price

The Best Twitter App Ever Made Is Back, This Time With An iPad Version

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It's tough to argue that any Twitter app is as fast, feature-packed, and rock solid as Tweetbot for iPhone. Today, Tweetbot for iPad launched, providing support for the iPad's larger screen, as well as a few slick new features. But really, Tweetbot for iPad looks almost exactly like Tweetbot for...
The Best Twitter App Ever Made Is Back, This Time With An iPad Version

Social App MeetMe Introduces In-Feed Advertising With Flurry Partnership

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Social discovery service MeetMe is ramping up the advertising in its smartphone app. CEO Geoff Cook told me via email that the app was already running ads, for example at the top of the screen, but its mobile monetization efforts have been more focused on payments. The new ads, which...
Social App MeetMe Introduces In-Feed Advertising With Flurry Partnership

Apple rumored to use 'slim bezel display' for 7.85-inch iPad

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To maximize screen space on its rumored 7.85-inch iPad, Apple will adopt a "slim bezel display," according to a new report....
Apple rumored to use 'slim bezel display' for 7.85-inch iPad

Apple iPhone 5 Sets Off Rush to Use Big Screen

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Apple's new iPhone 5, which will have 18% more screen space, has sparked a rush among app developers to adjust designs to make use of the extra area....
Apple iPhone 5 Sets Off Rush to Use Big Screen
On the new 15-inch MacBook Pro with Retina display (Review)

Readability introduces Grid View, an enhanced reading layout for iPad users

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Reading is one of the most popular pastimes for owners of the iPad and popular ‘read it later’ service Readability has just made things a whole lot more convenient for owners of Apple tablets after it introduced a redesigned viewing option, Grid View. The update, which is available only for...
Readability introduces Grid View, an enhanced reading layout for iPad users
NBCU, Comcast buy in to Zeebox to take 'second screen' to prime time

Hands-on with Google Now for iOS (video)

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July 9-10, 2013 San Francisco, CA Early Bird Tickets on Sale Starting today, iPhone and iPad owners can finally get their hands on Google Now. Think of it like an evolved form of Apple’s Siri personal assistant baked within Google’s iOS search app. In addition to receiving voice commands...
Hands-on with Google Now for iOS (video)
Nuance Announces Voice Ads, So You Can Talk To Mobile Advertising

Gracenote buys Bulldog to take on video recognition

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Media data specialist Gracenote has bought video content recognition startup Bulldog United to strengthen its own content recognition play, the company is set to announce Tuesday. Gracenote didn’t disclose any financial details of the deal, but CEO Stephen White told me during a phone call Monday that the acquisition was...
Gracenote buys Bulldog to take on video recognition

How to run your Retina display MacBook Pro at full 2880 x 1800 native resolution

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Screenshot taken on a Retina display MacBook Pro at full 2880 x 1800 resolution (8.2MB) – Click for larger The new MacBook Pro’s premier feature is its Retina Display. This new Retina Display also comes with a new way to alter the Mac’s display settings. For the first time, this...
How to run your Retina display MacBook Pro at full 2880 x 1800 native resolution
Oversized version of 3DS hardware coming to North America in August

Nixeus shows off 27-inch IPS Vue monitor with 2560 x 1440 resolution, $430 price

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Greenhorn Nixeus, perhaps better known for media streamers, has jumped headfirst into the display market with the 27-inch IPS Vue model boasting a 2,560 x 1,440 pixel WQHD resolution and priced at $430 -- around half what you'll pay for similar panels. The new model, which the company says...
Nixeus shows off 27-inch IPS Vue monitor with 2560 x 1440 resolution, $430 price

LG's 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro is the first with a Qualcomm 600 quad-core CPU

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LG finally showed off the XL 5.5-inch version of its upcoming Optimus G Pro at the end of a Facebook promo last week, and now it's revealed a launch date in Korea, more specs and a window for its arrival in North America. Also of note? It's CPU is...
LG's 5.5-inch Optimus G Pro is the first with a Qualcomm 600 quad-core CPU
TweetDeck revamped for Chrome and the Web with a new sidebar that simplifies finding and moving feeds

Skype updates Android app, adds support for popular tablets

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Although Google and Microsoft don't exactly get along, that hasn't stopped Skype from updating its Android app with tablet support and improved audio quality. Skype for Android 3.0 now supports the "most popular" Android tablets, including Samsung's Galaxy Tab 2, Google's Nexus 7, Acer's Iconia Tab, Asus' Transformer Prime,...
Skype updates Android app, adds support for popular tablets

How To Delete Those Annoying Default iPhone Apps (AAPL)

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Apple's mobile operating system comes pre-loaded with a bunch of default apps like Weather and Contacts. Some will find them indispensable, but if you don't use them, you're stuck with a bunch of useless apps hogging screen space. There's no way to uninstall them without jailbreaking. Until now, we learn...
How To Delete Those Annoying Default iPhone Apps (AAPL)

Feedly Mobile revamp caters to Reader escapees with fast search, Must Reads

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The phaseout of Google Reader is quickly becoming a boon for developers still carrying the torch for newsreader apps -- just ask Feedly, which now says it took on 3 million new users in the two weeks since Google's decision. Rather than simply wait for more customers to roll...
Feedly Mobile revamp caters to Reader escapees with fast search, Must Reads
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