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From buzzword to bloodsport: native advertising gets competitive with new leaderboard

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Regardless of your definition of the category or whether you believe it has staying power, native advertising is as hot a topic as they come in the adtech world. It’s comparable to flash sales in 2009, daily deals in 2010, influencer marketing in 2011 or ambient social networking in 2012....
From buzzword to bloodsport: native advertising gets competitive with new leaderboard

Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover mini brings tactile typing to the iPad mini for $80

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It was inevitable that Logitech would expand its Ultrathin iPad keyboard cover lineup to include an offering fit for the iPad mini, and the time has finally arrived. Priced 20 bucks less than it's full-sized counterpart, the $79.99 Ultrathin Keyboard mini brings tactile typing and some added protection to...
Logitech's Ultrathin Keyboard Cover mini brings tactile typing to the iPad mini for $80

HP's $169 Slate 7 tablet apparently delayed until June

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Maybe it's that $169 price, or maybe it's the inclusion of an honest-to-goodness memory card reader, but we know some of you can't wait to get your mitts on HP's new Slate 7 Android tablet. Back when it was first announced, the company indicated it'd be available by April,...
HP's $169 Slate 7 tablet apparently delayed until June

Chameleon Android launcher appears, preorder and Kickstarter backers get beta access soon

www.engadget.com
After a false start to its Kickstarter funding, the Chameleon launcher project for Android is finally arriving -- at least in beta form. It's currently ready for install from Google Play by anyone with an Android tablet running 3.2 or higher, however to actually unlock the software you'll need...
Chameleon Android launcher appears, preorder and Kickstarter backers get beta access soon
Dell mistakenly sees hope in Windows RT where others don't

Did the Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro just hit the FCC?

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Tablet lovers who've been eying Microsoft's elaborately named Surface with Windows 8 Pro may be one step closer to getting it in their hands now that a mystery Microsoft tablet, the 1514, has swung through the FCC's approval process. While there's no neon lights advertising the slate's identity, it's...
Did the Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro just hit the FCC?

RIM taps 7Digital to power official BB10 music store

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RIM is already well acquainted with 7Digital thanks to joint efforts on smartphones and tablets, and now its chosen the firm to power the official music store of BlackBerry 10. Not only does 7Digital bring its tech and catalog of downloads to the table, but the duo are promising...
RIM taps 7Digital to power official BB10 music store

Microsoft airs its first Surface tablet ad, focuses on keyboard, kickstand and... dancers?

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Considering how interested we are in trying out Microsoft's new Surface Windows 8 tablets, it turns out we should've been practicing the art of dance instead of blogging. The first TV spot for the tablets aired tonight during Dancing with the Stars, fitting, since it featured an entire troupe...
Microsoft airs its first Surface tablet ad, focuses on keyboard, kickstand and... dancers?
New iPad mini photos appear to firm up earlier leaks

Simple Nexus 7 mod enables 720p video recording

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Disappointed that your front-facing Nexus 7 camera only captures images in low, VGA resolution? Cast your sad feelings aside, because it’s relatively simple to enable high-definition, 720p support on the Google tablet. The hardware was always capable, but is limited by software; specifically, it lacks a few lines of code...
Simple Nexus 7 mod enables 720p video recording

Galaxy Note 8.0 coming to the US on April 11th for $400

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If you want a (semi) pocketable S Pen experience, well, then the 5.5-inch Galaxy Note II is the device for you. If you want something more akin to carrying around a digital legal pad, there's the well proportioned Note 10.1. But if one note is too small for you,...
Galaxy Note 8.0 coming to the US on April 11th for $400

Acer Iconia B1-710 tablet swings by the FCC

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Back when Acer unveiled the Iconia A1 tablet, it slipped out an upgrade to its starter Iconia B1 series, the B1-710. That refresh has at last surfaced in the US -- through the FCC, anyway. The 7-inch, WiFi-toting slate has cleared the FCC's approval process with its subtle design...
Acer Iconia B1-710 tablet swings by the FCC

Booting Up: What Is Art? Edition

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And it seemed like British politicians had let the internet off the hook in crafting proposed regulations to reign in the unruly U.K. press. Not so fast. Policy directors from Google and Facebook have been summoned to appear before Parliament next week. [Tech Crunch] Twice yearly, Google releases data on...
Booting Up: What Is Art? Edition

Best Buy reveals Insignia Flex Tablet, 9.7-inches of Android 4.0

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It's been a little while since we visited anything from Best Buy's Insignia brand, but this new tablet from the retailer just caught our (or rather a tipster's) eye. Called the Insignia Flex, it's a 9.7-inch, dual-core 1GHz, Android 4.0 slate that promises up to ten hours of battery...
Best Buy reveals Insignia Flex Tablet, 9.7-inches of Android 4.0

Moog Music tacks on Grateful Dead expansion pack to Animoog 2.0 for $4.99 (video)

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Late last week, Moog Music rolled out version 2.0 of its Animoog synthesizer app for Apple's slate. Now, the Asheville, North Carolina outfit is adding a truckload of new sounds less than a week after the initial release. The Grateful Dead Expansion Pack is now available for the iPad...
Moog Music tacks on Grateful Dead expansion pack to Animoog 2.0 for $4.99 (video)

Withings $150 WS-50 Smart Body Analyzer goes on sale from today

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We wouldn't blame you if, three months into 2013, you'd let those New Year's resolutions slide a bit. Luckily for you, Withings is giving you a chance to wipe the slate clean after launching its air-sniffing flagship, the Smart Body Analyzer. As well as monitoring your weight and body...
Withings $150 WS-50 Smart Body Analyzer goes on sale from today
Apple to sell unlocked iPhone 5 handsets beginning Thursday night

ASUS PadFone 2 vs PadFone 1... hang out!

www.engadget.com
While getting their hands dirty with the ASUS PadFone 2, our guys over at Engadget Chinese also had the chance to compare it with the OG PadFone, and they came back with a generous batch of side-by-side shots. Here you can see how the phone itself is almost just...
ASUS PadFone 2 vs PadFone 1... hang out!

Apple Introduces Four Television Spots for the iPhone 5

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With the launch of the iPhone 5, Apple has started running a full slate of television ads promoting the product. Typical with Apple advertising, all the spots focus on the features of the iPhone 5 and iOS, rather than price. One is focused on the new EarPod headphones, while another...
Apple Introduces Four Television Spots for the iPhone 5

AT&T deal slashes $100 off tablets with 2-year contract

www.techhive.com
AT&T is trying to entice tablet shoppers by offering $100 discounts with a two-year data contract. The deal includes Apple iPads and Android tablets and it's available from both AT&T stores and online. Unlike smartphones, which are heavily subsidized by carriers and tied to hefty monthly contracts, tablets like...
AT&T deal slashes $100 off tablets with 2-year contract

Lenovo's nine-inch IdeaTab A2107 shows up at Best Buy, flaunts $300 price tag, Tegra 3 GPU

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Lenovo's upcoming IdeaTab A2109 didn't drop in on the FCC with its seven-inch brother, but that hasn't stopped it from reaching stores. The nine-inch device appears to be in stock on Best Buy's online store, offering 16GB of storage, an NVIDA Tegra 3 processor and a standard serving of...
Lenovo's nine-inch IdeaTab A2107 shows up at Best Buy, flaunts $300 price tag, Tegra 3 GPU

Honda reveals 2013 cars with Siri Eyes Free support

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Honda has announced a slate of 2013 cars that will support Apple's Eyes Free feature for Siri. The technology will come as a dealer-installed option for the new Honda Accord, as well as for the Acura RDX and ILX. On the Accord it may be integrated with the company's new...
Honda reveals 2013 cars with Siri Eyes Free support

Gigabyte PC revamps include game-ready Ultrabooks, AMD A4-based tablet (hands-on)

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Gigabyte loves to pull out all the stops at Computex, and this year is no exception: the company just unveiled 11 (mostly) new laptops and tablets. According to a brochure on hand at the computer maker's demo table, the emphasis is chiefly on slimmer portables with both Haswell-era Core...
Gigabyte PC revamps include game-ready Ultrabooks, AMD A4-based tablet (hands-on)

Apple's New iOS Device Marketing: 'Lightning' Dock Connector, 'Earpod' Headphones, 'Loop' Accessory

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9to5Mac shares some new details about Apple's updates planned for today, outlining some of the marketing terms the company appears to be using for aspects of its new devices. Among the details: First, Apple is said to have been referring to its new dock connector as "Lightning" internally, and that...
Apple's New iOS Device Marketing: 'Lightning' Dock Connector, 'Earpod' Headphones, 'Loop' Accessory

Nokia Windows RT tablet rumored to pack a battery-equipped keyboard cover

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The murmurs surrounding a 10-inch Nokia tablet are growing louder, and they suggest that the company won't just follow the herd. Tipsters for The Verge claim that the Windows RT slate would center on a Surface-style keyboard cover with its own twists. While the add-on would shelter the screen,...
Nokia Windows RT tablet rumored to pack a battery-equipped keyboard cover

Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro: $899 in January

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Now that Microsoft’s Surface with Windows RT has launched, the company is sharing details about the more powerful tablet known as Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro. The device, available in January 2013, will cost $899 for a 64 GB model while doubling the internal storage adds another $100. Optional...
Microsoft Surface with Windows 8 Pro: $899 in January

Tech workers want Surface and iPhone, Forrester reports

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Microsoft's Surface Windows 8 Pro tablet is at the top of the wish list for information workers, as is Apple's iPhone, according to a report on mobile trends released by Forrester Research last week. The report, 2013 Mobile Workforce Adoption Trends, which has a list price of $2495, is...
Tech workers want Surface and iPhone, Forrester reports

Why laptop makers should be focusing on tablets now

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Laptop makers not focused on producing attractive tablets may want to re-evaluate that strategy. According to an IDC report on Monday, tablets will begin to outsell portable PCs in 2015. This forecast further emphasizes the massive shift toward mobile, which has been underway for several years: Smartphones began outselling PCs...
Why laptop makers should be focusing on tablets now

Lower license costs alone won't save Windows RT from extinction

www.pcworld.com
Windows RT has struggled to gain adoption for months. Samsung and Acer are among the companies abandoning RT devices, while Toshiba, Hewlett Packard, and HTC won't touch it. So Microsoft's latest effort to boost Windows RT is apparently to cut the licensing costs device makers pay to use the...
Lower license costs alone won't save Windows RT from extinction

Tesco experiments with free movie and TV streaming for Clubcard members

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Brits who shop enough at Tesco to be on a first name basis with the clerks may soon have a reward that doesn't require leaving home. The UK retail chain is currently testing Clubcard TV, a web-based movie and TV streaming hub that would be a free perk of...
Tesco experiments with free movie and TV streaming for Clubcard members
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