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Trend: When Digital Displays Fuel Social Commerce

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Left: American Eagle’s flagship retail store in Times Square allows shoppers to post their photo to the marquee for their “15 seconds of fame”, you can even read how some shoppers, like Bryan, from Birmingham, tells his story. Smorgasbord of Digital at Times Square After finishing my keynote at...
Trend: When Digital Displays Fuel Social Commerce

Nokia to Apple: don't cha wish your nano-SIM was hot like ours?

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Don't you hate it when the biggest wars can be started over the smallest things? This time around, we're referring to this in a very literal sense, as Apple has been putting the heat on (no, not that kind of heat) against an alliance formed by Nokia, Motorola and RIM...
Nokia to Apple: don't cha wish your nano-SIM was hot like ours?

10 stories you'll want to read this week: Mountain Lion style

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Big cats stalked the spotlight this week with Apple's latest OS X release. John Siracusa wrote an astoundingly thorough review of the new operating system, and we gave those short on time a screenshot tour of the important new features. We also showed you how to create a backup Mountain...
10 stories you'll want to read this week: Mountain Lion style
Uber's varying quality should be an opportunity, not a weakness
News has been changed forever by the iPhone
Long a cloud kingpin, Amazon now fighting back against AWS competition
Knight Foundation-Backed Mobile Sensor Startup Behavio Shuts Down As Founders Join Google

Cowon Plenue Z2: US pricing, availability and hands-on impressions

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Just mention the company's name, and a pair of things come to mind: world-beating sound quality, and above-average prices. Such is life when you're Cowon, which has informed us that its Plenue Z2 portable media player will be shipping to the US of A in May. Based on details...
Cowon Plenue Z2: US pricing, availability and hands-on impressions

BLU Products to use stock Android from now on, gives Vivo 4.3 new colors and Jelly Bean

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BLU Products most often draws attention by launching a smorgasbord of new phones. Today, the company is more interested in rethinking the devices it already has. Starting with a just-launced Android 4.1 Jelly Bean update for the Vivo 4.3, the company is moving to stock Android for every new...
BLU Products to use stock Android from now on, gives Vivo 4.3 new colors and Jelly Bean

Evernote for iOS updated with new PDF viewer and Snippets for iPad

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Earlier today, Evernote pulled the trigger on version 5.2 of its iOS application. The newfangled software introduces an updated PDF viewer that adds multi-page viewing, screen rotation lock, two-page display within landscape mode and the ability to search text inside a file. Other new app features include plain text...
Evernote for iOS updated with new PDF viewer and Snippets for iPad
GamesBeat’s gigantic E3 2012 roundup
Clutch's mobile shopping app is chock full of features, and Big Brother

iTunes (temporarily) serves porn images to Russian users

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iTunes users in Russia got an eyeful on Wednesday (hat tip to Wired) when a newly released version of the app displayed graphic images of porn instead of the foreign films they were expecting. The bug, reported to be present in the iTunes Store shown to users in Russia,...
iTunes (temporarily) serves porn images to Russian users

The 'Linux Diversity' collection: One kit, 10 Linux distros

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With all the wide variety of free and open source software out there, it can sometimes feel like an insurmountable challenge to download and try each and every one that interests you. That's where a one-stop sampler can be especially useful. A few weeks back I wrote about VALO-CD,...
The 'Linux Diversity' collection: One kit, 10 Linux distros

Panacea or pariah: Five PC cleanup utilities put to the test

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PC enthusiasts go to great lengths to improve the performance of their systems. For those with the budget to spare, hardware upgrades are almost always a sure-fire way to crank things up a notch and get an aging PC purring like a hot rod. Users that can't afford to...
Panacea or pariah: Five PC cleanup utilities put to the test

First Impressions from Just Two Days in Boulder

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As I've mentioned earlier in posts this week, I'm currently up in Boulder, Colorado for Startup Week, a week-long smorgasbord of startup events organized by Andrew Hyde of TechStars. It's been my first time visiting Boulder, and to be completely honest, I've been blown away by its close-knit friendly community...
First Impressions from Just Two Days in Boulder

Distro Issue 67: Weird science and strange medicine with bestselling author Mary Roach

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While some of us prepare to spend a bulk of the day sampling a smorgasbord of festive culinary delicacies, we here at Engadget HQ would like to offer all of you a brand new issue of our tablet mag a wee bit early. Snagging top billing this time out...
Distro Issue 67: Weird science and strange medicine with bestselling author Mary Roach

Report: Google Plans to Expand Its Chelsea Market Space

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Sick clock, bro. (flickr.com/doortoriver) Looks like The GOOG will soon be expanding its New York City footprint. Sources tell the Wall Street Journal that the company plans to lease an additional 94,000-plus square feet at the Chelsea Market. The great irony is that, thanks to that swank employee cafeteria, Googlers are...
Report: Google Plans to Expand Its Chelsea Market Space
Knight Foundation Bets Mobile Sensor Startup, Behav.io, Is The Future of Journalism

Samsung will showcase its Smart TV Evolution Kit at CES 2013

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The Smart TV Evolution Kit that Samsung's been teasing us with since last year's CES will finally be revealed at the same trade show a full year later. The hardware kit will plug into the back of compatible Samsung Smart TVs and "evolve" 2012 models to the latest 2013...
Samsung will showcase its Smart TV Evolution Kit at CES 2013

Moving right along

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Hey everyone, We’ve moved! After two years of working in our first office, it was finally time to move into a place that could better fit the 22 people we’ve added since then . Here are a few pictures of our old shack (we were clearly in need of breathing...
Moving right along

YouTube Capture for iOS updated with optional WiFi only uploads

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Still completely absent from Android, the Google-made iOS only YouTube Capture video sharing app has received a minor update. Version 1.3 introduces a smorgasbord of colorless enhancements like a faster startup, an upload timer and HD previews of image enhancements. The real showstopper here is the addition of a...
YouTube Capture for iOS updated with optional WiFi only uploads

NTT DoCoMo launching 19 new devices this summer, brings Galaxy S III to Japan

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If you aren't already accustomed to Japan's regular deluge of device announcements, brace yourself: NTT DoCoMo just stepped forward with 17 new phones, as well as a mobile WiFi hotspot and a tablet. Throw a stone at the pile of hardware, and you're likely to strike something running Ice...
NTT DoCoMo launching 19 new devices this summer, brings Galaxy S III to Japan
Shockers from MTS report: Apple slides in Russia as Samsung revenue share explodes

Selling computers, from UNIVAC to Windows 8

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A smorgasbord of topics piqued the interest of readers this week. High-speed booting and integration of Flash with a Metro-style browser are just two things that kept Windows 8 on everyone's radar. Ars also wrote about complex hacks that broke into Chrome's security sandbox to low-tech hacks that landed a...
Selling computers, from UNIVAC to Windows 8

GeekWire Calendar Picks: Comic Art Fest, Wonder Northwest and PolyglotConf

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There’s a LOT going on in the Pacific Northwest this weekend. Aside from Crypticon (where I’ll be spending my weekend), folks looking for fun have options! Everything from the Comic Art Festival and PolyglotConf in Vancouver to a smorgasbord of geek culture at Wonder Northwest in Portland. Take a peek at our...
GeekWire Calendar Picks: Comic Art Fest, Wonder Northwest and PolyglotConf

Beaten, twisted, sprayed and sat on: how Samsung stress tests its phones (video)

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Just treated yourself to a new Samsung Galaxy S III or a Note II but wondering how the plastic body will stand up to the rigors of daily life? The manufacturer's showing off a smorgasbord of tests its smartphones go through in the labs while being prepped for prime...
Beaten, twisted, sprayed and sat on: how Samsung stress tests its phones (video)

Nokia Here collection vehicle hands-on (video)

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After our interview with Peter Skillman last week we were given a brief tour of the Nokia Here collection vehicle, a bright blue Volkswagen Jetta Wagon specially outfitted with a smorgasbord of sensors. It's all about a retractable roof-mounted mast that collapses behind an aerodynamic fairing for stowage. From...
Nokia Here collection vehicle hands-on (video)

Visualized: Nokia's product smorgasbord at MWC 2013

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What you see in the shot above (and the gallery below) is a display containing almost every Lumia handset and accessory currently manufactured by Nokia -- all arranged buffet-style for your viewing pleasure. These photos, captured during a special event at MWC 2013, include the Lumia 920, 820, 720,...
Visualized: Nokia's product smorgasbord at MWC 2013

Possible new Mac Pro part numbers tip up, WWDC attendees raise eyebrows

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We're still unsure as to whether or not Apple's rumored Mac update smorgasbord will come to pass at WWDC, but if any of it pans out, it looks to be the almost mythological Mac Pro update. A trio of model numbers for a "K5BPLUS" have popped up that 9to5...
Possible new Mac Pro part numbers tip up, WWDC attendees raise eyebrows
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