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Groupon's Breadcrumb iPad app gets simple sign-in, faster credit payments, and check splitting features

Hands-On With The HTC First Running The Gesture-Powered Facebook Home [Video]

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[tc_5min code="517734091"] The Facebook Home experience is based around next-level gesture control. Here you can watch us swipe, fling, and pop Facebook content on the new HTC First handset that comes with Home pre-installed. Compared to Facebook’s flagship mobile apps, Home is much more responsive. You could even call it...
Hands-On With The HTC First Running The Gesture-Powered Facebook Home [Video]

BlackBerry's response to Samsung's SAFE Knox for enterprise: 'We've been doing that since 1999'

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With Samsung stepping on Blackberry's enterprise turf via its SAFE with Knox launch, it's not too surprising the Canadian outfit has a few choice words on the subject. We spoke with mobile computing Executive VP David J. Smith, who finds it "flattering" that Samsung is taking a similar interest...
BlackBerry's response to Samsung's SAFE Knox for enterprise: 'We've been doing that since 1999'

How the Apple TV can compete with the Xbox One

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Microsoft impressed me when it unveiled the Xbox One earlier this week. I can’t imagine a future where we won’t be talking and gesturing to our TVs while visiting with grandma on a video call and playing a game at the same time. Throughout the presentation, I was thinking, I wish...
How the Apple TV can compete with the Xbox One
Letterpress for iOS: Tweetie creator emerges from year of silence with addictive word game

New Google Glass video shows off swipe-based controls [video]

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New Google Glass video shows off swipe-based controls [video]

Running Windows 8 on old or new hardware?

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Neil wonders if he could save money by installing the Windows 8 operating system on a Windows 7 tablet?I'm after a Windows 8 tablet/hybrid. Looking at the prices of these beasts, however, shows that they tend to be expensive. Is it possible to buy a Windows 7 tablet - which...
Running Windows 8 on old or new hardware?
Facebook Android apps updated with redesigned messaging

Sixteen new plasma TVs from Panasonic for 2013, none that break into larger classes

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The new 2013 lineup of Panasonic plasmas will be available starting in February, with 16 new models ranging from 42-inches to 65-inches -- nothing to compete with the 70 and up LCDs. The new flagship series is the ZT60. Only available in 60 and 65-inches, it is the only...
Sixteen new plasma TVs from Panasonic for 2013, none that break into larger classes

Apparent Gmail for Android 4.2 leak shows off pinch-to-zoom, swipe features

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If you've been desperate for new Gmail on your Android, a leaked APK obtained by Android Police -- that may or may not have come from one of those LG E960 Mako (alleged) Nexus phones that it seems everyone has -- is sporting some fresh tweaks. As seen in...
Apparent Gmail for Android 4.2 leak shows off pinch-to-zoom, swipe features

Ube WiFi Smart Dimmer to recieve customized multitouch gesture control

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Here's a cool little addition to the increasingly competitive world of home automation. Ube's got a WiFi Smart Dimmer that utilizes multitouch functionality to control the the lights in your house -- use one finger to turn off a single light, or use two to turn off a set....
Ube WiFi Smart Dimmer to recieve customized multitouch gesture control
A Juicey Hands-On With The Facebook Omni-Gift Card

TNW Pick of the Day: Timeless is a beautifully simple timer app for iPhone

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A quick perusal of the App Store reveals no shortage of timer apps. Some are a little more complex and intricate, such as Timer, others focus more on being beautiful and simple…like Timer. Yet another iOS timer app has hit our radar, however, going by the name of Timeless. And...
TNW Pick of the Day: Timeless is a beautifully simple timer app for iPhone

Wanted: an all-in-one PC to run Windows 8

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I have around £750 to buy an all-in-one desktop, preferably with Windows 8 and a touch screen. Any advice?Greg KeaneAn all-in-one PC is pretty much a laptop on a stick, with a separate (ideally wireless) keyboard and mouse. It should therefore be relatively simple to design an all-in-one, especially given...
Wanted: an all-in-one PC to run Windows 8
Why it's easier to get games discovered on Google Play than the App Store (exclusive)

Google Revamps Its Currents Mobile Newsreader App To Make It Smarter And More Scannable

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Google just launched an update to Google Currents, the company’s Flipboard competitor, that makes it easier to scan through categories and editions from Google publisher partners like The Guardian and Forbes in the app. In addition, Google says it also brought some of its search technology to the app to...
Google Revamps Its Currents Mobile Newsreader App To Make It Smarter And More Scannable

LinkTV World News for the iPad wants to reinvent global news for the YouTube era

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Link TV is launching a free iPad app dedicated to curating the most important video coverage of major international news events, its non-profit parent company Link Media announced today. Called LinkTV World News, it combines mainstream media content to eyewitness reports and documentaries. According to Link TV president and CEO, Paul S. Mason, the...
LinkTV World News for the iPad wants to reinvent global news for the YouTube era

Who needs thumbs? Samsung Galaxy S IV may scroll using eye-tracking

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Samsung’s Galaxy S IV will feature software that uses eye tracking to scroll content on the screen, according to a report from the New York Times on Monday. When the phone senses that readers’ eyes have reached the bottom of the screen, it will page up the content on...
Who needs thumbs? Samsung Galaxy S IV may scroll using eye-tracking

The Kogeto Dot For iPhones Lets You Shoot 360-Degree Video

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This is the Kogeto Dot for iPhone 4, 4S, and 5. Why We Love It: The Kogeto Dot is an attachable video camera for your iPhone that records 360 degree footage. Not only does it let you get panoramic shots, but there's an interactive video component, too. It snaps easily...
The Kogeto Dot For iPhones Lets You Shoot 360-Degree Video

Google Maps coming to iPad this summer, updated with new design, improved rating system, in-app offers, much more

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We showed you significant updates to Google Maps which leaked early this morning, and Google just announced updates to Maps at Google I/O. Google also announced that its Maps API is used by over 1 million active sites and accessed by 1 billion unique visitors weekly. Maps will now...
Google Maps coming to iPad this summer, updated with new design, improved rating system, in-app offers, much more

Special delivery from China: New iPad browser from a mobile giant

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The company behind China’s leading mobile browser has quietly released an English-language browser for iPad that is competitive with Chrome, Safari, Opera, and Dolphin, not only in functionality, but also, crucially, in how it looks. A week and a half ago, I met with UCWeb’s CEO Yu Yongfu in San...
Special delivery from China: New iPad browser from a mobile giant

The Primetimeness of Apple's Passbook

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I’m not really in the habit of breaking down other writer’s posts, but in this case I’ll make an exception. Erica Ogg wrote the article linked above at GigaOm, entitled Apple’s New Passbook Isn’t Quite Ready For Primetime. In it she describes the points that she feels are still showing...
The Primetimeness of Apple's Passbook
Google refreshes Drive for Android interface, adds option to 'scan' paper documents

Minuum Turns To Indiegogo To Fund A New Mobile Software Keyboard For Smartphones And Beyond

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Toronto-based startup Whirlscape believes that taking a keyboard originally designed for a typewriter, turning it digital and calling it a day is the wrong way to go about making the best possible smartphone text entry experience. That’s why the young company from a team of University of Toronto faculty...
Minuum Turns To Indiegogo To Fund A New Mobile Software Keyboard For Smartphones And Beyond

What are the best student apps?

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Struggling to manage your money, work and play? There are thousands of apps that promise to make life easier - we've put some of the biggest names head-to-headClear vs. Wunderlist Wunderlist, free. Available for iTunes and AndroidClear, £1.49. Available for iTunesBoth are simple list makers, but Wunderlist doubles as a...
What are the best student apps?
Google Drive for Android updated with card-style grid view, quick preview, OCR document scanning, and more
Facebook Pages Manager for iOS rebuilt for speed, gains emojis and stickers

SwiftKey updates Android keyboard alternative to add multiple-word swiping and new languages

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Today SwiftKey released the fourth iteration of its predictive text keyboard replacement for Android, adding a Swype-esque Flow Through Space feature that processes multiple words in a single swipe. In short, once you settle into the new SwiftKey, your typing speed will go up. SwiftKey has had its continuous typing...
SwiftKey updates Android keyboard alternative to add multiple-word swiping and new languages
Messaging war survivor Kik retools with new custom features

Triaged Email at Tablet-Scale: Mailbox App Comes to iPad

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Mailbox, the iPhone email app that some folks really love and Dropbox loves so much it paid many millions for, is now available for the iPad. The swipe-to-triage service still only works with Gmail, but it’s been modified with panels to fit the larger screen. No Android, yet....
Triaged Email at Tablet-Scale: Mailbox App Comes to iPad
× Just a test of the new info bar. What do you think?