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Not a fan of the big Bitly revamp? Here are 9 alternatives

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Bitly had pretty much positioned itself as the leading URL shortener in a sea of way too many options, by offering its users a set of robust features – analytics, Bitly bundles, and more. With its latest major revamp, however, it has its many fans disappointed. One major complaint is...
Not a fan of the big Bitly revamp? Here are 9 alternatives

The RK3066 Android 4.1 mini PC is the MK802's younger, smarter, cheaper brother, we go hands on

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When the MK802 Android mini PC landed in our laps, it caused more than a ripple of interest. Since then, a swathe of "pendroids" have found their way to market, and the initial waves have died down. While we were at CES, however, we bumped into the man behind...
The RK3066 Android 4.1 mini PC is the MK802's younger, smarter, cheaper brother, we go hands on

Sony starts delivering Ice Cream Sandwich update to Xperia go, Xperia U and Xperia sola

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Well, it looks like Sony's in-house software developers have decided this is the perfect week to deliver delicious treats to a large portion of the company's mobile lineup. Not long after outing updates for the Tablet S and Xperia Ion (in the US), the electronics giant is now bringing...
Sony starts delivering Ice Cream Sandwich update to Xperia go, Xperia U and Xperia sola

iPhone 5 benchmarks: Slower than the Galaxy S3, faster than the Nexus 7

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Over the weekend, the first iPhone 5 benchmarks have started to appear on Geekbench. The results, if they’re real, highlight two very interesting facts: The new core inside the A6 SoC is Apple’s own creation, rather than a Cortex-A9 or A15; and despite the new core, the latest dual- and...
iPhone 5 benchmarks: Slower than the Galaxy S3, faster than the Nexus 7

Review roundup: New iMac display and redesigned chassis shine, audio a step back

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Reviews for Apple's new iMacs are starting to hit the web just hours after the all-in-one officially launched at Apple Stores and resellers worldwide on Friday, and so far the two standout features appear to be the unit's laminated display and slim design....
Review roundup: New iMac display and redesigned chassis shine, audio a step back
Nokia Play On beta brings DLNA streaming to Lumia Windows Phones, Music updated to 2.0

Samsung Galaxy S3 to get MultiView, Smart Rotation

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Some of the Galaxy Note II's standout features are coming to Samsung's best-selling device with pending Android 4.1.2 update. [Read more]...
Samsung Galaxy S3 to get MultiView, Smart Rotation

These are the apps that should be in your iPhoneography ‘camera bag’

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We’ve already given you a list of tips and tricks to get the most out of your smartphone photography, recommended cool accessories that will enhance your shots, but what we haven’t done is given you a little bit of insight into the apps we think every iPhoneographer should have, new...
These are the apps that should be in your iPhoneography ‘camera bag’

Windows Blue features leaked: It's Windows 8 with more snapping, less Desktop

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An early build of Windows Blue, the next version of Windows, has leaked online. So far, the standout features of Windows Blue are more Start screen customization, more ways to view apps side-by-side, Internet Explorer 11, and a few other bits that should make both the Metro and Desktop interfaces...
Windows Blue features leaked: It's Windows 8 with more snapping, less Desktop
Founder of Apple's Human Interface Group talks potential for an iWatch

A Complete List of Positives and Negatives of the iPad From Hands-On Reviews

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Reviews from the three major publications who were able to get their hands on iPad have rolled in (NY Times, USA Today, WSJ).Like many Apple connoisseurs (ok, fanatics) out there we’ve given the articles a good read but also decided to summarise all the positives and negatives for you in...
A Complete List of Positives and Negatives of the iPad From Hands-On Reviews

Office showdown: Microsoft Office 365 vs. Google Apps

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The war between Google and Microsoft is heating up. Each tech giant offers a productivity suite serving the essentials for serious work online: word processing, spreadsheets, email, and calendars. Should you ally with Google Apps for Business, or root for Microsoft's Office 365 for Small Business? My experience with...
Office showdown: Microsoft Office 365 vs. Google Apps

Hangouts: How an internal video link between Seattle and Stockholm became an awesome Google+ feature

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Google’s social network, called Google+, is growing in terms of users and interaction, serving as the search giant’s competitor against its more established rivals in Facebook and Twitter. Whilst the service draws many parallels with Facebook, one of Google+’s standout features is Hangouts; a video chat room that allows any...
Hangouts: How an internal video link between Seattle and Stockholm became an awesome Google+ feature

Popular iPhone photography app Camera+ gets improved sharing, workflows and more

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Camera+, undoubtedly one of the most popular paid iPhone camera apps has just been updated. With a copy sold every 3 seconds, it’s 6 million+ users will be happy to know that the latest update is jam-packed with cool new features they can take advantage of. The app’s sharing features...
Popular iPhone photography app Camera+ gets improved sharing, workflows and more

Verizon's impending Droid Bionic update adds VCAST Apps Store — still no ICS

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Verizon has announced that a new update for the Droid Bionic will be available soon. Unfortunately it won't update the device to Ice Cream Sandwich (although Motorola did promise that ICS is coming soon), but it will bring a number of bug fixes and improvements. The standout features from...
Verizon's impending Droid Bionic update adds VCAST Apps Store — still no ICS

Nintendo teases Miiverse app for smartphones, European release of TVii and new Wii U games

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The quaint social network built by Nintendo specifically for the Wii U, called Miiverse, is getting an overhaul sometime in 2013 to include user-created communities and an app built for smartphones. As part of a European Nintendo Direct presentation broadcast today, the company also confirmed a release of the popular Virtual Console...
Nintendo teases Miiverse app for smartphones, European release of TVii and new Wii U games
Finally, a Lumia-like device unbound by Windows Phone

Opera brings privacy mode to basic mobile browser

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As is becoming increasingly apparent, the gap between smartphones and featurephones is narrowing for many users, who might just be after enhanced communications capabilities and streamlined surfing, rather than raw horsepower. Opera’s Mini browser caters to these customers, who are generally found in emerging markets, and it’s worth keeping an...
Opera brings privacy mode to basic mobile browser

Google’s I/O Event Wrap-Up: Software Edition

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Following our earlier coverage of the hardware announcements at Google’s I/O event, this post is a wrap-up of the big software features and products that Google unveiled on stage today. Not only has Google committed to fixing some problems that have been a part of the Android “experience” since...
Google’s I/O Event Wrap-Up: Software Edition
Computex, day two: know your ultrabooks

Here’s Lenovo’s Latest Android Tablet, The 9.7-inch IdeaTab S2109

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Lenovo is keeping the Ice Cream Sandwich social rocking with its upcoming IdeaTab S2109. Inside the sleek 8.9mm thick casing is a 9.7-inch 4:3 IPS LCD with a 1.3MP camera sunk into the bezel. Four speakers reside on the backside, which Lenovo claims will help with bass reproduction, therefore...
Here’s Lenovo’s Latest Android Tablet, The 9.7-inch IdeaTab S2109

What's The ROI Of Posting To Pinterest? New Social Media Solution Ohtootay Tells You

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Social media managers looking to prove their ROI of what they do, today have a new option for tracking social analytics, thanks to the official public launch of a service called Ohtootay. Crazy name aside, the solution lets companies track their efforts on Facebook, Twitter, Pinterest and elsewhere. But one...
What's The ROI Of Posting To Pinterest? New Social Media Solution Ohtootay Tells You

Google+ gets a feature-packed redesign (video)

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Photo-editing tools, revamped Hangouts, and a gorgeous new stream are some of the standout features in the redesigned Google+. [Read more]...
Google+ gets a feature-packed redesign (video)

Firefox 15 available to download, finally fixes add-on memory leak

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Mozilla has released Firefox 15 for PCs, smartphones, and tablets. The most standout features are a completely silent background updater (like Chrome), significant memory footprint improvements, a built-in PDF reader, better SPDY protocol support, and a new native UI for Firefox Mobile on Android tablets.Mozilla debuted an early version of...
Firefox 15 available to download, finally fixes add-on memory leak

Study finds iPhone 5 costs only 41 cents per year to charge, 3 cents more than iPhone 4

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One of the standout features of Apple's new iPhone 5 is its long battery life which, despite cramming in a faster processor, LTE wireless capabilities and a larger screen, performs on par with its predecessors and has been found to cost only three cents more to charge per year....
Study finds iPhone 5 costs only 41 cents per year to charge, 3 cents more than iPhone 4
Cloud service SugarSync raises another $15M to help it fight Dropbox, Apple, and more
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