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Google's Blogger Intros Highly Customizable Template Designer

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In what the company called Blogger's biggest announcement in several years, Google introduced a versatile template designer this morning that opens up a wide array of creative high-quality designs to the millions of users on the platform. The launch comes in the wake of Blogger's 10th anniversary, and raises the...
Google's Blogger Intros Highly Customizable Template Designer
Welcome Home to Windows Phone offers app recommendations to switchers

Disrupt Alum Vocre Finally Brings Its Voice Translation App To Android

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If there was ever an issue that the folks behind the (Disrupt audience choice winning) mobile translation app Vocre needed to address, it’s that Vocre has only ever been available for iOS users. Fortunately for you Android-using non-polyglots out there, that’s all changed — Vocre has just pushed its voice...
Disrupt Alum Vocre Finally Brings Its Voice Translation App To Android

Review: Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMware Fusion 5

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When Apple switched to Intel processors, Windows switchers as well as Mac users who needed to run the occasional Windows app rejoiced. That's because the chip switch was soon followed by the release of virtualization software that would let those users run Windows as if it were just another...
Review: Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMware Fusion 5

T-Mobile Begins $99 iPhone 5 Sales, Sees Lines At Retail Stores

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T-Mobile is kicking off its official sales of the iPhone 5 today, marking the first time the U.S.’ fourth largest carrier has offered an Apple smartphone. Thanks to T-Mo’s new Uncarrier plans, the iPhone 5 can be had starting at just $99, with two years of $20 monthly payments to cover the...
T-Mobile Begins $99 iPhone 5 Sales, Sees Lines At Retail Stores

Facebook's Gay Marriage Map

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If you’re a certain kind of person, with a certain kind of circle of friends, you are completely aware that a whole lot of Facebook users changed their profile picture this week. That’s the result of a very effective viral campaign, kicked off by the Human Rights Campaign, to show...
Facebook's Gay Marriage Map

Microsoft: 1.5 million new Outlook.com users so far

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Microsoft has added 1.5 million new Outlook.com members in less than 24 hours since formally launching the new email service as a replacement for its longtime Hotmail brand. The company tweeted the stat a short time ago. And for the more than 1.5 million of you who joined Outlook.com since...
Microsoft: 1.5 million new Outlook.com users so far

Nokia Lumia 822 review: the pride of Espoo returns to Verizon Wireless

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Three years. That's how long it's been since Nokia has offered a phone for the largest carrier in the US: a unique (and yet wholly forgettable) device known as the Twist. Needless to say, the arrival of the Lumia 822 at Verizon Wireless comes at a crucial time for...
Nokia Lumia 822 review: the pride of Espoo returns to Verizon Wireless

Sprint Black Friday ad reveals $50 Galaxy S III on November 23rd only

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As the holiday season draws closer, bargain hunters and retailers alike are starting to map out their Black Friday game plan. However, if you're balling on a budget and looking to score a stellar smartphone, then allow us to lend a helping hand. An anonymous tipster has shared a...
Sprint Black Friday ad reveals $50 Galaxy S III on November 23rd only

Microsoft Says Outlook.com Gained More Than 1.5M New Users In The 12 Hours After Last Night's Official Launch

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Last night, Microsoft announced that it was taking its new webmail service Outlook.com out of beta and starting to transition its huge Hotmail user base over to the new interface and platform. That transition is scheduled to last until the end of the summer, when the old Hotmail interface will...
Microsoft Says Outlook.com Gained More Than 1.5M New Users In The 12 Hours After Last Night's Official Launch

Break your mobile contract, prepaid provider Ting will reimburse you if you switch

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We’ve long been advocates of prepaid mobile phone services. They’re usually an easy way to save money—and avoid those pesky contracts. One problem though, many people still have those pesky contracts, sometimes for as long as a year or two. Breaking them often means being hit with an early...
Break your mobile contract, prepaid provider Ting will reimburse you if you switch

New Mac ads: landing with a serious thud

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Repeat after me: “The sky is not falling. The sky is not falling.” I know it’s hard to say after viewing the new batch of Mac ads that debuted on the Olympics. I’m still in a bit of shock myself. Sure, Apple has had a low point or two in...
New Mac ads: landing with a serious thud

Mac 101: Going Commando with Command-key shortcuts in Mac OS X

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Filed under: Switchers, Productivity, Mac 101One of the adjustments those new to the Mac need to make is to familiarize themselves with the Command key. Although I switch hit and use Windows at work and a Mac when I'm not working, I've always preferred it over Control. Its proximity next...
Mac 101: Going Commando with Command-key shortcuts in Mac OS X

T-Mobile announces first LTE markets

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T-Mobile's LTE rollout has been a long time coming, but as of today that network is finally live. At an event in New York City, the carrier made its initial batch of LTE cities official -- seven markets in total. Now, subscribers in Baltimore, MD; Kansas City, KS; Houston,...
T-Mobile announces first LTE markets

Apple Should Put All That Cash To Work... By Creating A Bank

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Computers, phones, music, tablets, TVs (maybe) — and financial services? The list of businesses Apple has, or might, dominate, keeps growing — at least based on speculation. According to a new survey, if Apple were to open a bank, a lot of people could become financial switchers. And the time might...
Apple Should Put All That Cash To Work... By Creating A Bank

Call-in show: Why the "I'm leaving iPhone" trend?

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It’s another edition of the weekly call-in show where we answer your tech questions. We start off the show with some commentary on phone unlocking and then move on to listener questions about OTT services, Android switchers and Samsung’s influence on Android. To be a part of the show, just...
Call-in show: Why the "I'm leaving iPhone" trend?

BlackBerry: We Have Switchers, Too

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Skeptical that BlackBerry’s new operating system and the handsets on which it runs are slick enough to convert iPhone and Android users? Don’t be. And if you can’t help but raise an eyebrow over the idea, at least keep an open mind. Because, according to BlackBerry CEO Thorsten Heins, the...
BlackBerry: We Have Switchers, Too
T-Mobile trade-in program offers discounted iPhones to switchers

AT&T & Verizon retain most iPhone users, Sprint gains more switchers

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While most who purchase an iPhone for use with AT&T or Verizon were already subscribers to that carrier, a larger number of Sprint iPhone buyers are switchers from another carrier, a new survey shows....
AT&T & Verizon retain most iPhone users, Sprint gains more switchers

Galaxy S III, iPhone Users Not So Different After All

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Apple and Samsung spend a fortune on ads aimed at convincing their customers that they are different from the people that buy those other phones. But a new study suggests that owners of the iPhone and the Galaxy S III really aren’t that different from one another, especially when it...
Galaxy S III, iPhone Users Not So Different After All
Report: iPhone captured 51.2% of U.S. smartphone market last quarter, Android switchers up 10%

The late smartphone adopter paradox

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comScore reports that US smartphone penetration has decisively crossed over 50% in August. This should not come as a surprise as the penetration rate has been very linear. Now that we’ve crossed this milestone, the thing to watch is the conversion rate from smartphone non-consumption to smartphone consumption. The reason...
The late smartphone adopter paradox
Microsoft targets Android users with Switch to Windows Phone app
Google Left Phone Service Out Of Its Fiber Rollout Thanks To Pesky Regulatory Hurdles

IBM Is Picking A New Fight With Oracle (IBM, ORCL)

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IBM has got a message for Oracle customers: we've made it so easy for you to move. IBM's next big database, DB2 10, will be out out on April 30 and IBM has gone on the offensive to win Oracle's customers. "It is lower cost, better performance than the...
IBM Is Picking A New Fight With Oracle (IBM, ORCL)

Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMware Fusion 5

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When Apple switched to Intel processors, Windows switchers as well as Mac users who needed to run the occasional Windows app rejoiced....
Parallels Desktop 8 vs. VMware Fusion 5

Apple's Schiller takes more jabs at Android ahead of Samsung Galaxy S4 event: '4x as many iPhone switchers'

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Just last week, Apple Worldwide Marketing SVP Phil Schiller was tweeting a warning out to Android users to be safe in light of a recent F-Secure report which said the overwhelming amount of  mobile malware floating around was on Android. Today, the WSJ reports that Schiller has more tough words...
Apple's Schiller takes more jabs at Android ahead of Samsung Galaxy S4 event: '4x as many iPhone switchers'

Sony to target iPhone switchers with new Xperia Transfer

www.electronista.com
Sony is looking to attract users to its newest Xperia handsets, and it's taking aim at potential converts from Apple's iPhone. In a move to encourage switching from the iPhone to a Sony smartphone, the Japanese company recently rolled out a new version of its Xperia Transfer software. The software...
Sony to target iPhone switchers with new Xperia Transfer
Report: Apple bumps Android from top spot in U.S. smartphone market on strength of iPhone 5 sales

Here's A Disastrous Stat For Microsoft (MSFT, AAPL)

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USA Today reports that software security firm Avast surveyed 140,000 of its users, and came up with this stat: About one-third of Windows 7, Windows Vista and Windows XP users who are ready to buy a new personal computer say they intend to switch to an Apple product. Obviously that's...
Here's A Disastrous Stat For Microsoft (MSFT, AAPL)
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