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Spoof 'banned' iPad mini promo [Video]
Redbox Instant to launch this month with 5,500 streamable movies for $8 per month

Lytro camera review

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Lytro camera hands-on (video) Lytro open to partnering with smartphone makers, executive suggests Lytro's light field camera captures 'unprecedented' images, lets you choose focus later Don't let that cute design fool you. Lytro, the world's first commercial light field camera, is the culmination of nearly twenty years of research...
Lytro camera review

Instagram: what is Facebook getting for $1bn?

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Is the social network just after another chunk of the world's visual memory, asks Guardian head of photography Roger ToothIn my job I guess it's unsurprising that I keep hearing things about photography. "Facts" like half of all pictures ever taken were taken in the past 12 months. Could that...
Instagram: what is Facebook getting for $1bn?
Police issue warning after Apple Maps leads drivers astray in Australian wilderness
New In iOS 6: App Store Doesn't Require A Password To Download Free Apps

Google Gives Search a Refresh

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Google is giving its tried-and-true Web-search formula a makeover as it tries to fix the shortcomings of today's technology and maintain its dominant market share....
Google Gives Search a Refresh

Apple Turning to Select Retail Store Employees to Help Improve Maps for iOS 6

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MacRumors has learned that Apple is piloting a program to tap into its vast number of retail store employees to help improve the company's new Maps app for iOS 6. Details on the initiative remain unclear, but multiple sources have indicated that participating stores will dedicate 40 hours of staff...
Apple Turning to Select Retail Store Employees to Help Improve Maps for iOS 6

Tim Cook: Apple doubling-down on Siri, 'stay tuned' on Facebook developments

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Well, it looks like secrecy isn't the only thing that Apple is doubling-down on these days. Speaking at D10, Tim Cook said that that Apple is "doubling down on Siri," adding that "you'll be really pleased with what you see in the coming months on this." He did also...
Tim Cook: Apple doubling-down on Siri, 'stay tuned' on Facebook developments

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

CoreMobile wants to cram a lot of apps on one screen

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Combine the gargantuan information flows from the web available to us everywhere with the small screen and processing power of a smartphone and you get a pretty evident bottleneck. Who among us hasn’t quickly thumbed from one app to another ahead of a client visit trying to get as much...
CoreMobile wants to cram a lot of apps on one screen

Apple's Map Mess Won't Slow iPhone Sales

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It’s great that Apple apologized for releasing a new Maps app that disappointed its customers. But it didn’t have to. Demand for the iPhone 5 continues to surge, and according to a number of observers, Apple’s Maps app debacle hasn’t slowed it at all. Nor will it, most likely. Piper...
Apple's Map Mess Won't Slow iPhone Sales
Windows Phone 8 Is A Great Big, Crazy, Beautiful Mess

Google Nexus 7 Makes Amazon Kindle Fire Irrelevant

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Google announced the Nexus 7 Android tablet Wednesday at the Google I/O developers' conference. Manufactured by Asus, the Nexus 7 costs $199. That price will make it extremely attractive to consumers. The best-selling Android tablet is the Kindle Fire from Amazon, which also costs $199. Yet, putting the two tablets...
Google Nexus 7 Makes Amazon Kindle Fire Irrelevant

'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

15-inch Samsung Series 9 review (2012)

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Samsung Series 9 (NP900X3A) laptop review Samsung unveils redesigned Series 9 laptops with 13- and 15-inch displays, starting at $1,399 Spotted: the elusive 15-inch Samsung Series 9Before there were Ultrabooks, there was the Samsung Series 9. When it arrived on the scene last year, measuring .64 inches thick, weighing...
15-inch Samsung Series 9 review (2012)

Under the microscope: Samsung Galaxy S III's HD Super AMOLED display

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By now you should already know that the brand-spanking-new Samsung Galaxy S III sports a 4.8-inch HD Super AMOLED display. That's right: no "plus" here, which means this 720p panel is featuring the same old PenTile RBGB pixel arrangement -- just like the 4.65-inch version on the Galaxy Nexus...
Under the microscope: Samsung Galaxy S III's HD Super AMOLED display
A look at Siri's performance in Japanese (hands-on video)
Apple's Scott Forstall lost his job after he refused to apologize for Maps, reports say
Report: Steve Jobs Came to "Loathe" Google For Withholding Turn-By-Turn From Google Maps On iOS
Hey, Mister DJ: vjay brings video mixing to the iPad

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

Scott Forstall's refusal to sign iOS Maps apology letter contributed to departure, sources say

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According to numerous reports from inside sources, Apple's departing iOS chief Scott Forstall refused to sign an apology letter regarding the shortcomings of iOS Maps, possibly contributing to the executive's ousting....
Scott Forstall's refusal to sign iOS Maps apology letter contributed to departure, sources say

Scientific advisers ignored or sidelined by government, says Lords report

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Chief scientific advisers must be consulted early and throughout policymaking, Lords committee recommendsThe government must overhaul its use of chief scientific advisers to prevent departments from ignoring and sidelining evidence that affects their policies, a Lords committee says.The committee examining the role and function of chief scientific advisers (CSAs) found...
Scientific advisers ignored or sidelined by government, says Lords report
VMware aims for Hadoop on VMs with ‘Serengeti’ project

Zuckerberg Talk Drives Facebook Stock Up 4.6% In After Hours Trading

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Facebook founder and CEO Mark Zuckerberg’s talk with TechCrunch founder Michael Arrington drove up Facebook stock 4.58% in after hours trading today. The stock closed at $19.43 today but rose to $20.32, up 4.58% (at the time of publication) in after hours trading, by the time Zuckerberg left the...
Zuckerberg Talk Drives Facebook Stock Up 4.6% In After Hours Trading

Samsung updates MultiView camera lineup with MV900F point-and-shoot for $350, we go hands-on

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When we were first introduced to Samsung's MultiView series with last year's MV800, we were certainly intrigued by the original design -- the LCD flips up to face directly forward, resting just above the main camera module and enabling front-sided operation, for self-portraits and the like. What the camera...
Samsung updates MultiView camera lineup with MV900F point-and-shoot for $350, we go hands-on

Nokia Lumia 900 teardown reveals mediocre hardware

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Nokia and Microsoft are betting big on the Lumia 900, hoping the device will help make a name for Windows Phone in the United States. The handset will be exclusively offered by AT&T for a mere $99.99 with a new two-year agreement on April 8th. TechRepublic on Tuesday cracked...
Nokia Lumia 900 teardown reveals mediocre hardware

The Power & Peril of Saving the Web for Later

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Today, Read It Later relaunched as Pocket, a free app for saving any Web content for later. It breaks content shifting out of the mold of apps specifically for reading. Pocket's clean, colorful interface may be the first in the category suitable for a mainstream audience. Is that a...
The Power & Peril of Saving the Web for Later

Lytro finally rolls out Windows desktop software, celebrates with free shipping

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As cool as the Lytro camera's post-picture taking focusing technology is, it's hard to overlook some of the product's shortcomings -- not the least of which is the fact that the company only offered a Mac solution when the device launched earlier this year. Lytro has finally addressed that...
Lytro finally rolls out Windows desktop software, celebrates with free shipping
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