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Google+ Sign-In Sounds Simple For Users, But Lacks The Personal Info And Distribution Devs Need
After Plenty Of Duds, LG May Finally Have A Winner With The Optimus G Pro

doubleTwist takes on Pandora with Magic Radio subscription service

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Remember doubleTwist? (Probably almost as well as you remember India.Arie and Nikka Costa, but more on that later.) The player made a bit of a name for itself in the pre-Play Music days -- based as much on the default Android music app's shortcomings as its own strengths. Over...
doubleTwist takes on Pandora with Magic Radio subscription service

BII REPORT: The State of Android, A Platform In Transition

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Android is currently the global market platform leader. However, platform wars are heating up. And with Android's open nature and heavy reliance on device partners, Android is in transition.  In a recent report, BI Intelligence takes a deep look into Android, detailing market penetration and market share by device type, analyzing app...
BII REPORT: The State of Android, A Platform In Transition

Critic Of NBC Olympics Coverage Has Twitter Account Suspended for Posting Exec's Email

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Twitter shut down Independent reporter Guy Adams after he tweeted a top NBC executive’s email address. Adams has been a staunch critic of NBC’s Olympics coverage, tweeting up a storm about NBC’s factual inaccuracies and other broadcast shortcomings. Adams tweeted the corporate email address of Gary Zenkel, President of the NBC...
Critic Of NBC Olympics Coverage Has Twitter Account Suspended for Posting Exec's Email

Dr. Google is as popular as ever -- can real doctors adapt?

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It’s easy to dismiss the Internet as a risky place to look for health information. As HealthTap founder Ron Gutman joked the first time we met, ”On the Internet, every headache becomes a brain tumor in four clicks or less.” If you’ve ever done an online search for an unfamiliar...
Dr. Google is as popular as ever -- can real doctors adapt?

Google's SEM Platform is Mediocre, Which is Fine... for Google

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In case you missed it before Thanksgiving, Forrester research ranked Google’s DoubleClick Search last in its Wave Report of Search Engine Marketing (SEM) providers. The research firm dubbed Google’s DoubleClick search a “risky bet” for advertisers and agencies, citing shortcomings from “no keyword list expansion tools” to “limited support for...
Google's SEM Platform is Mediocre, Which is Fine... for Google

Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review: the definitive Ultrabook for pros

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More Info Lenovo ThinkPad X1 review Lenovo announces the ThinkPad X1 Carbon, a 14-inch Ultrabook with Ivy Bridge, optional 3G and a 1600 x 900 display Lenovo's ThinkPad X1 Carbon Ultrabook gets official: on sale August 21st for $1,399 and up The storied ThinkPad line has just turned 20...
Lenovo ThinkPad X1 Carbon review: the definitive Ultrabook for pros
New In iOS 6: App Store Doesn't Require A Password To Download Free Apps

Apple Sued Over Siri's Shortcomings

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A Brooklyn man says Apple's voice-activated assistant can't understand directions, locate nearby stores and often produces incorrect answers, contrary to Apple's ads....
Apple Sued Over Siri's Shortcomings

How To Get Flash On Your iPad

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A reader wants to play Flash files on an iPad. What are the options? My iPad seems not to support the Adobe Flash Player, which is a nuisance. Is there a solution or any alternative short of buying a tablet that does support the player? David Buck, by email Not...
How To Get Flash On Your iPad

The iPad vs. Everything Else

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Photographs by Robert Cardin (Note: This story is republished from PCWorld.com, with permission–and is also in the June PCWorld print issue.) What, precisely, is the iPad? Compared with its iconic ancestors, the iPod and the iPhone, that’s a surprisingly tough question to answer. It runs the same operating system as...
The iPad vs. Everything Else
Developer Teaches RIM’s PlayBook A New Trick: How To Run iOS Apps

Mobile device security plan defended by Army

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The Department of Defense's inspector general has reposted and updated a report critical of the Army's shortcomings in handling cybersecurity for commercial mobile devices, with some changes to correct for what it says were mistakes. However, the basic findings in the reposted report, "Improvements Needed With Tracking and Configuring...
Mobile device security plan defended by Army
Watch this: creating the sights and sounds of 'The Hobbit'
Samsung says microSD slot makes up for Galaxy S4's storage shortcomings

Big Data Is Great. But So Is Intuition.

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It is easier than ever to measure and monitor people and machines, but the technology of Big Data is not without its shortcomings....
Big Data Is Great. But So Is Intuition.

Asus RT-N66U router review: Worth the wait

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CNET editor Dong Ngo reviews the RT-N66U router from Asus and finds it one of the best N900 routers on the market, despite a few minor shortcomings. [Read more]...
Asus RT-N66U router review: Worth the wait

5 Lessons Learned By A Guy Who Quit The Internet For A Year

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Paul Miller recently came back online after quitting the Internet for a full year. About a year ago, Miller was convinced that the Internet was making him unproductive, and even corrupting his soul.  "My goal, as a technology writer, would be to discover what the Internet had done to me...
5 Lessons Learned By A Guy Who Quit The Internet For A Year

7 hard truths about the NoSQL revolution

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Forgoing features for speed has its trade-offs as these NoSQL data store shortcomings show...
7 hard truths about the NoSQL revolution

Apple's Scott Forstall ousted after refusing to sign apology, reports say

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Following the furor over the company's mapping service, the iOS software chief refuses to sign a letter apologizing for its shortcomings, according to the Wall Street Journal. [Read more]...
Apple's Scott Forstall ousted after refusing to sign apology, reports say

'Baked' graphene makes transistor

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Researchers overcome shortcomings of the "miracle material" graphene to make high-performance transistors - by changing the recipe when baking it....
'Baked' graphene makes transistor

Efforts by Apple and Foxconn to Improve Electronics Industry Labor Conditions Starting to Take Hold

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In the latest installment of its "iEconomy" series, The New York Times takes a look at the advances made by Apple and Foxconn to improve working conditions at the Chinese factories churning out Apple products since a major push began earlier this year. The report details many changes such as...
Efforts by Apple and Foxconn to Improve Electronics Industry Labor Conditions Starting to Take Hold

Apple wins German injunction against most of Motorola's slide-to-unlock implementations

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I just returned from the Munich I Regional Court, where Presiding Judge Dr. Peter Guntz publicly announced a decision in Apple's favor: most of Motorola Mobility's products were found to infringe on Apple's slide-to-unlock image patent, EP1964022 on "unlocking a device by performing gestures on an unlock image". Today's ruling...
Apple wins German injunction against most of Motorola's slide-to-unlock implementations

Privacy rater adds Facebook apps to report card

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Privacy is a bit like the weather — everyone talks about it but no one does a damn thing about it. Sure, it’s creepy that these companies track you and munch your personal information. But are you really going to ditch Facebook and every other online convenience of modern life?...
Privacy rater adds Facebook apps to report card

Facebook's long Graph Search to-do list

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Facebook’s Graph Search, a tool released in beta last month, sounds like it could permit users to tap the intelligence of friends, and friends of friends, and so on. Once on it, you should be able to get tips on restaurants, music and movies from people you trust, or people...
Facebook's long Graph Search to-do list

Players drive zombie game offline

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A zombie-themed video game has been removed from the Steam online store after players complain about its shortcomings...
Players drive zombie game offline

Samsung Officially Outs The Galaxy S III Mini: 4″ Mid-Range Jelly Bean In A Smaller Package

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The Samsung Galaxy S III is the next big thing, and as Samsung’s marketing squad won’t let us forget, it’s already here. But another “big thing” in a decidedly smaller package is making its way to center stage as we speak. Yes, you’ve heard about it before, but this time...
Samsung Officially Outs The Galaxy S III Mini: 4″ Mid-Range Jelly Bean In A Smaller Package
Jolicloud expands its simple aggregator for personal clouds

DxO Labs suggests shortcomings of Adobe's Lens Profile Creator

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Adobe's image processing rival DxO Labs has highlighted potential pitfalls in allowing users to profile their own lenses using Adobe's recently announced Lens Profile Creator utility. The company has expressed concerns about the accuracy and number of measurements taken to achieve an accurate profile. In response, Adobe has explained the...
DxO Labs suggests shortcomings of Adobe's Lens Profile Creator
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