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WWDC ROUNDUP: Here's Everything New That Apple Announced Today (AAPL)

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Apple held its developer conference today and rattled off an impressive list of changes coming to the Apple ecosystem. From improved computers to redesigned software, here's everything Apple revealed during its keynote today.The new and improved MacBook Air New MacBook Airs will be 60% faster and can be maxed out...
WWDC ROUNDUP: Here's Everything New That Apple Announced Today (AAPL)

Adafruit's Internet of Things Printer combines your love of information, receipts

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Love staying connected and using excess paper? Adafruit's got your back with its latest project. The Internet of Things (IoT) printer goes online via an Ethernet jack, printing up data on 2.5 inch wide receipt paper. You can print things like Twitter feeds, news briefs or sports scores using...
Adafruit's Internet of Things Printer combines your love of information, receipts
NFL will bring exclusive original TV content to Xbox One
Google Now: "That's great, but how is Google going to pay for it?"

How To Use Siri To Check Sports Scores (AAPL)

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Siri, your personal digital assistant on the iPhone 4s can do a lot of cool things, even check the scores for your latest sports team. Cool! Watch the video below to see how it works.   <object classid="clsid:D27CDB6E-AE6D-11cf-96B8-444553540000" id="ooyalaPlayer_5tv0o_h0b9khdk" width="618" height="348" codebase="http://fpdownload.macromedia.com/get/flashplayer/current/swflash.cab"><param name="movie" value="http://player.ooyala.com/player.swf?embedCode=1qN2E4NDozf5IGOqK84COZSBh00MoF1T&version=2" /><param name="bgcolor" value="#000000" /><param name="allowScriptAccess"...
How To Use Siri To Check Sports Scores (AAPL)

Google patent: Background noise from phone calls could target ads

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A diagram from the patent, showing the environmental sensing and ad delivery system. You’re attending a baseball game and call Google’s 411 service for information about a nearby restaurant. The cheers of the crowd and the sounds of the announcer are picked up by your phone. Google’s system analyzes the...
Google patent: Background noise from phone calls could target ads

Google Now shows Google Doodles for art-loving Android users

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Google Now holds a place for artwork, but it hasn't had much visual variety outside of major cities -- there's only so many times you can see a generic mountain landscape before boredom sets in. To our (admittedly mild) relief, Google has quietly spiced up the area for certain...
Google Now shows Google Doodles for art-loving Android users

Siri vs. Google Now video faceoff

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We ask Siri and Google Now 10 questions to see how well each does at finding information about weather, sports scores and more -- even particle physics....
Siri vs. Google Now video faceoff

New study on tablet users: use up, apps up, purchases up, news … not so up

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The Online Publisher’s Association just released the results of a new study on tablet owners’ use and purchase habits. The news is good if you’re a magazine, not so much if you’re a newspaper. But it’s all good if you’re an app developer. 31 percent of US internet users now...
New study on tablet users: use up, apps up, purchases up, news … not so up
Seraku's Smart Wash Basin is an Android mirror (hands-on video)

biNu Raises $4.3M, Adds biNu Credits to Monetize Cloud Platform for Feature Phones

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Mobile phone adoption has grown to six billion people globally, with five billion users still in emerging markets, according to a study by the World Bank. Out of that number, only 38 percent are smartphones, which explains the rise of companies like Sydney-based biNu, a mobile social platform that...
biNu Raises $4.3M, Adds biNu Credits to Monetize Cloud Platform for Feature Phones

BBC introduces Red Button to the internet, thinks they'll be great pals

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Since 1999, the BBC's Red Button feature has delivered alternative camera angles, sports scores and the like over broadcast spectrum, but it's now set to become internet enabled. Channel surfers shouldn't expect a full-blown web experience, however, as the Beebs stresses it's not about to include everything and the...
BBC introduces Red Button to the internet, thinks they'll be great pals

Is It Too Late To Buy An iPhone 4S? (AAPL)

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Whenever I meet someone new and say I write about tech for a living, the next question out of his or her mouth is usually: "When does the next iPhone come out?" Same goes when I get an email or Facebook message from a family member or close friend I...
Is It Too Late To Buy An iPhone 4S? (AAPL)
Watch this: kids from 1995 convince you to get on the internet

5 ways Marissa Mayer plans to change Yahoo

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During an investor call following Yahoo’s Q3 earnings report Monday afternoon, Marissa Mayer, the company’s new CEO and a former Google exec, outlined her vision for the company going forward. “We’ll become a growth company by inspiring and delighting our users,” Mayer said, BORROWING A CLICHE FROM THE MODERN STARTUP PLAYBOOK....
5 ways Marissa Mayer plans to change Yahoo

IT'S OFFICIAL: iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Top 2 Million In The First 24 Hours

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The first hard data about iPhone 5 sales is out now. Over 2 million devices were sold by apple in the first 24 hours. That's more than double the initial pace of the iPhone 4S. Here's the full Apple press release ------ CUPERTINO, Calif.--(BUSINESS WIRE)-- Apple® today announced pre-orders of...
IT'S OFFICIAL: iPhone 5 Pre-Orders Top 2 Million In The First 24 Hours

Here's A Small Tweak That Is Going To Make Your Windows Phone 8 Experience Better (MSFT)

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Microsoft is updating user interface for Windows Phone 8, an update to its Windows Phone software, with the addition of "live tiles." The standard-issue big blocks of color now basically operate as data feeds, showing photos, text updates and other types of content directly to the home page. If you...
Here's A Small Tweak That Is Going To Make Your Windows Phone 8 Experience Better (MSFT)

ESPN collaborating with Apple, appears ready to add sports scores to Siri

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Apple's Siri development team, one of the largest in the company, appears to be working to add sports scores to the mobile assistant service, possibly through a partnership with ESPN....
ESPN collaborating with Apple, appears ready to add sports scores to Siri

87% of iPhone 4S Owners Use Siri Each Month

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Apple has been prominently featuring Siri, the voice recognition feature, in its iPhone 4S advertising. And, for a good reason: it's apparently very popular amongst iPhone 4S owners. 87 percent of iPhone 4S users use at least one Siri feature each month, according to a new study. However, they aren't...
87% of iPhone 4S Owners Use Siri Each Month

Apple sees 2 million iPhone 5 orders in 24 hours

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Three days after offering the device for preorder, Apple has announced that its new lighter, thinner smartphone has sold 2 million units in its first weekend, doubling that of the iPhone 4S and making it the fastest selling device in the company’s history.   This is a developing story, please refresh...
Apple sees 2 million iPhone 5 orders in 24 hours
Philips updates 'Hue' app with geofencing, recurring schedules & visual cues for weather, email, social media, more

Google shuts down SMS Search

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Google SMS Search allowed users to search Google via text message. This worked by sending an SMS to a Google phone number that contained the search query. Google then responded to the query with information, again via SMS and free of charge to the user.Many shortcuts were available to retrieve...
Google shuts down SMS Search

Professors Banning Laptops In the Lecture Hall

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Pickens writes "The Washington Post reports that professors have banned laptops from their classrooms at George Washington University, American University, the College of William and Mary, and the University of Virginia, among many others, compelling students to take notes the way their parents did: on paper. A generation ago, academia...
Professors Banning Laptops In the Lecture Hall

Google News Adds Sports Scores & Weather To Homepage, Gives Business & Tech Sections Editors Picks

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Google News has rolled out three updates, giving users quick access to sports scores and weather forecast from the News homepage, while adding Editors’ Picks content to the Business and Technology sections. The newly added ‘Sports Scores’ content highlights recent sporting event... Please visit Search Engine Land for the full...
Google News Adds Sports Scores & Weather To Homepage, Gives Business & Tech Sections Editors Picks

Startup looks to the cloud to make dumb phones smart [video]

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Nokia (NOK) had big plans to bring a more capable platform to emerging markets but three consecutive billion-dollar quarterly losses forced the company to discontinue development of its secret OS. The Finnish’s vendor’s plans to bring smartphone functionality to developing markets at rock-bottom prices remain unclear, but a startup...
Startup looks to the cloud to make dumb phones smart [video]

Apple Announces iOS 6 with Siri Improvements, Facebook Integration, New Maps App, Passbook for Fall Release

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At today's WWDC keynote event, Apple announced the next version of its operating system for the iPad, iPhone, and iPod touch. iOS 6 will feature new functionality for Siri, Facebook integration, a revamped Maps app, Shared Photo Streams via iCloud, and more. iOS 6 continues the rapid pace of innovation...
Apple Announces iOS 6 with Siri Improvements, Facebook Integration, New Maps App, Passbook for Fall Release

Here's How To Get Siri To Call You By A Nickname (AAPL)

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Siri, your personal digital assistant can be a fun and useful tool if you know how to use her. For example, did you know that you can train Siri to call you by a nickname of your choice? To see how, check out the demonstration below.   Produced by...
Here's How To Get Siri To Call You By A Nickname (AAPL)

Google app for iOS to get natural-language voice search

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Google has announced that within the next few days, the official Google Search app for iOS will be upgraded with natural-language voice requests. Users should, for instance, be able to ask about the weather in a complete sentence and see a forecast, or have the app find the answer to...
Google app for iOS to get natural-language voice search
Apple's New iPhone Software, iOS 6, Is Available Now! (AAPL)
AT&T adds new features to U-verse app for iPhone and iPad
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