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RIM And Nokia Make Nice. But Has The Sun Already Set On Their Businesses?

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Two of the cell phone world's most embattled former giants have set aside their differences to better compete against Apple and Google. Neither Nokia nor RIM can be said to be doing particularly well right now--though they are both desperately fighting against the iOS and Android smartphone phenomenon that...
RIM And Nokia Make Nice. But Has The Sun Already Set On Their Businesses?

HTC adds even more Dropbox support in Sense 4.0, storage upped to 25GB

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More news coming out of HTC's camp in Barcelona. The firm shared promise rings with Dropbox a few months ago, offering 5GB total storage capacity on its Sense 3.5 devices, and now the two companies are ready to take the next step in their commitment with ICS-backed version 4.0....
HTC adds even more Dropbox support in Sense 4.0, storage upped to 25GB

Is your new iPad heating up?

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Apple's latest hot ticket seems to be a tad too hot to hold, some users are reporting. New iPad owners on the MacRumors forums and Apple's own support community complain that the slab's lower left corner can get a little warm during extended use. Don't get excited though, reports...
Is your new iPad heating up?

Inhabitat's Week in Green: go-kart made of Lego bricks, TOTO toilet bike and the launch of 'Willow Glass'

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Each week our friends at Inhabitat recap the week's most interesting green developments and clean tech news for us -- it's the Week in Green. As we head towards the home stretch of the 2012 presidential campaign, we're closely watching both candidates to see what they're doing for the...
Inhabitat's Week in Green: go-kart made of Lego bricks, TOTO toilet bike and the launch of 'Willow Glass'

Nintendo pre-E3 press conference liveblog!

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We can't wait for the E3 showroom floors to officially open -- and thankfully, neither can Nintendo. The company is upholding its promise to blanket the media with news by kicking things off with a pre-E3 press event, getting the upperhand on Microsoft and Sony by a few days....
Nintendo pre-E3 press conference liveblog!

How would you change Samsung's Galaxy Nexus?

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"Definitely the best Android phone available today -- it's possibly even the best phone available today, period." That's the oft-repeated conclusion to our Galaxy Nexus review and the question is, were we right? Four months have elapsed since the handset arrived and it's still the daily driver for a...
How would you change Samsung's Galaxy Nexus?
Skylab, America's first space station, launched 40 years ago today

Proview sued by its iPad court case law firm, owes 2.4 million dollars in legal fees

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Guess who's hasn't yet gotten its share of Proview's recently acquired $60 million? The law firm that helped it win the iPad trademark dispute. According to Sina Tech, China-based Grandall Law Firm confirmed that its shady client refused to pay up the promised 4 percent of Apple's settlement fee,...
Proview sued by its iPad court case law firm, owes 2.4 million dollars in legal fees

Former American Idol Judge Simon Cowell Is Hunting For The Next Steve Jobs

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Simon Cowell, the infamous former judge of American Idol and current X Factor judge, is now hunting for a new kind of talent. Cowell and rapper Will.i.am are working on a UK-based project which the pair call "X Factor for Tech." Their mission: to find the next Mark Zuckerberg or...
Former American Idol Judge Simon Cowell Is Hunting For The Next Steve Jobs
Larry Page on the stand in Oracle dispute: 'We didn't do anything wrong'

Jonathan Schwartz unveils startup, talks about final days at Sun

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The last CEO of the Silicon Valley pioneer that invented Java and helped fuel the dot-com boom has a new company that helps people track medical care....
Jonathan Schwartz unveils startup, talks about final days at Sun

How Oracle makes sense of Java

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Oracle's chief architects for Java explain the value of the language and its related APIs after the acquisition from Sun. [Read more]...
How Oracle makes sense of Java

PSA: Sprint LTE goes live today, honest and for true

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Sprint's decision to take its LTE live in Kansas City marked a short prelude to a full orchestral performance -- the carrier's upgraded 4G network is now official. Kansas City and St. Joseph in Kansas, as well as 13 urban areas in Georgia and Texas, are taking the leap...
PSA: Sprint LTE goes live today, honest and for true

Images show solar storms squeeze Earth's magnetosphere

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With the sun entering a period of high activity, researchers create pictures of how solar storms compress the Earth's protective magnetic field, which could help improve communication satellite design. [Read more]...
Images show solar storms squeeze Earth's magnetosphere
Post Sandy wish list: solar-powered public chargers

Join us for Sony's Mobile World Congress 2012 press event at noon EST

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Okay, guys. Time to finish up those Sunday errands, because we have quite the prime time lineup planned, and you're not going to want to go anywhere (Oscars, schmoscars, right?). Coming up at noon EST Sony is delivering its first press conference since breaking up with Ericsson and rebranding...
Join us for Sony's Mobile World Congress 2012 press event at noon EST

NEC tablet with GSM and HSPA breaks cover at the FCC

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Regular readers will know that the FCC is a bit of a virtual whistle-blower, alerting tech-hungry Americans to when new goodies might soon be landing on their shores. Other times it coughs up the odd thing we weren't even waiting for. Today's offering appears to be a 3G tablet...
NEC tablet with GSM and HSPA breaks cover at the FCC

Confused Jury Says Google Infringed On Oracle's Copyright, Sorta, But Maybe Not

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There was some indication last week that the jury in the Oracle/Google lawsuit was having trouble coming to agreement, and it appears that despite some effort to try to fix that, in the end the jury remained deadlocked on a bunch of issues. However, it did decide that Google infringed...
Confused Jury Says Google Infringed On Oracle's Copyright, Sorta, But Maybe Not

Nvidia jumps into gaming devices with Tegra 4-powered "Project Shield" handheld

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Nvidia has taken the wraps off “Project Shield”, a handheld gaming device powered by its new Tegra 4 processor capable of powering 4K video. The device will be the first Tegra 4 device with 38 watt hours of gameplay batteries for up to 24 hours of high definition video. Nvidia...
Nvidia jumps into gaming devices with Tegra 4-powered "Project Shield" handheld
Switched On: Android's TV Triple Threat

Xamarin releases XobotOS, the .NET-powered version of Android

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A company has substantially ported Google's Java-based Android software to use C# and the .NET framework, a move that could be the first step towards creating an Android-like operating system that avoids legal entanglements with Oracle. Android's primary application environment is based on the Java technology first developed by...
Xamarin releases XobotOS, the .NET-powered version of Android

Amazon Studios adds first four original shows to its 'development slate'

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Back in May, Amazon put a call out for budding screenwriters to submit their ideas for an original comedy or children's series. Now, four of the submissions have been marked up on the Amazon Series Development Slate, with more being added to a "consider" list. The chosen projects comprise...
Amazon Studios adds first four original shows to its 'development slate'

ABI: Galaxy Note and other phablets will ship at 208 million a year by 2015, blot out the sun

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Some of us aren't convinced that phablets will last as more than a short-term success. That hasn't stopped ABI Research from predicting that enough of the size XXL smartphones will sell to block all natural sunlight. The study team sees phones like the Galaxy Note and Optimus Vu as...
ABI: Galaxy Note and other phablets will ship at 208 million a year by 2015, blot out the sun

LG teases that Optimus G will have 768p gapless display, long-lifespan battery

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LG must know that the Optimus G has been spoiled, even if it's not quite ready to put all its cards on the table. While it's only acknowledging the phone's identity under a 'G' codename, the Korean electronics giant is willing to talk a lot about what's under the...
LG teases that Optimus G will have 768p gapless display, long-lifespan battery

Happy 540th Birthday, Copernicus, have a Google Doodle

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It may be obvious now, but when Heliocentrism was cooked up by Nicolaus Copernicus, he was branded a heretic. The idea that the Earth orbited the Sun, conceived without the aid of any equipment, would only be proved half a century later, when Galileo built a telescope and pointed...
Happy 540th Birthday, Copernicus, have a Google Doodle
Nest thermostat update tracks the sun to keep temperatures steady

Nintendo's pre-E3 press conference video is now available -- relive the magic again and again

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Did you miss any of the magic that was the Nintendo pre-E3 press event? Great news: it's now online in pre-recorded form, so you can watch it to your heart's content. Using the Wii U controller as a TV remote? The Wii U Pro Controller? The unveiling of the...
Nintendo's pre-E3 press conference video is now available -- relive the magic again and again

HTC unveils One series camera upgrade, gets dedicated chip, f/2.0 lens, 0.7-second capture

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We're not even at the devices yet, but HTC CEO Peter Chou is very excited about the camera sensor inside that mysterious phone. The modul packs a f/2.0 camera lens, while the company's been busy crafting its own image chip to complement it, called the HTC, er, ImageChip to...
HTC unveils One series camera upgrade, gets dedicated chip, f/2.0 lens, 0.7-second capture

LG Intuition spied in press shots, leaves one piece of the puzzle left to go

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The LG Intuition may be one of Verizon's more poorly-kept secrets of recent memory. Apart from LG itself having confirmed that an Optimus Vu rebranding is due for the US within weeks, there's been pricing and even an uncannily detailed FCC filing to fill in the gaps. Why not...
LG Intuition spied in press shots, leaves one piece of the puzzle left to go

LG Optimus 4X hands-on

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The quad-cores have arrived and the first out of the blocks is LG's sequel to its dual-core Optimus 2X. The Korean phone maker has apparently recruited its "best engineers "on this wafer-thin slab of power and it shows; the phone is light and slim. It's taken a detour from...
LG Optimus 4X hands-on
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