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MetroPCS is Off the Table. What Now, Sprint?

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With its acquisition of MetroPCS, T-Mobile and its parent, Deutsche Telekom, have taken out one tough rival and put the competitive screws to another: Sprint. Earlier this year, Sprint was poised to acquire MetroPCS when the company’s board of directors balked at the deal at the last minute. Though fully...
MetroPCS is Off the Table. What Now, Sprint?

Canon expands its PIXMA line with MG2220, MG3220 and MG4220 all-in-ones

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In plenty of time for back to school shopping, Canon has added three new offerings to the PIXMA family. The company just uncovered the MG2220, MG3220 and MG4220 all-in-one printers. The trio boasts 4,800 x 2,400 dpi max resolution, FastFront for easy changing of both ink and paper via...
Canon expands its PIXMA line with MG2220, MG3220 and MG4220 all-in-ones

Amazon Cloud Drive tacks on file syncing, flexes its digital storage muscle

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After nearly a year on the market, Amazon has finally blessed its Cloud Drive apps for Windows and Mac with a file syncing folder. Starting today, users can access their documents, music and photos across multiple computers -- a feature that we've seen from the likes of Google Drive,...
Amazon Cloud Drive tacks on file syncing, flexes its digital storage muscle

Don't Buy A $600 Camera If You're Just Going To Put A Cheap Lens On It

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Instapaper creator Marco Arment tacks on to some photography advice by Glenn Fleishman to tell you that you should never bother with the lens your SLR camera came with. "...[Y]ou shouldn't buy an SLR if you only ever plan to use its kit lens or an inexpensive zoom lens. Kit lenses and...
Don't Buy A $600 Camera If You're Just Going To Put A Cheap Lens On It

With Windows 8, Microsoft tacks towards simplicity

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Remember when Microsoft’s new mobile platform was called ‘Windows Phone 7 Series,’ and we all laughed at it? Then it became Windows Phone 7, but once Mango came out, it’s become known simply as ‘Windows Phone.’ It took too long, but Microsoft did eventually pare the name down to something...
With Windows 8, Microsoft tacks towards simplicity

Moog Music tacks on Grateful Dead expansion pack to Animoog 2.0 for $4.99 (video)

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Late last week, Moog Music rolled out version 2.0 of its Animoog synthesizer app for Apple's slate. Now, the Asheville, North Carolina outfit is adding a truckload of new sounds less than a week after the initial release. The Grateful Dead Expansion Pack is now available for the iPad...
Moog Music tacks on Grateful Dead expansion pack to Animoog 2.0 for $4.99 (video)

Dell, EMC, Cisco Tackle BYOD With Desktop Virtualization

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As the Bring Your Own Device trend gains traction, Dell and EMC/Cisco are taking different approaches to desktop virtualization. Generally, Dell aims for PC users in the midmarket, while the EMC/Cisco partnership may work better for enterprises that have to consider the iPad. Both tacks are worth a look, though....
Dell, EMC, Cisco Tackle BYOD With Desktop Virtualization

Microsoft Surface RT Tablet Priced To Compete With iPad, Not Android

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It's official: the Windows RT version of Microsoft's Surface tablet is priced way higher than its Android competitors, and more on par with the new iPad. Is it worth it? Early reactions say probably not. Microsoft finally took the wraps off its Windows RT tablet on Tuesday, formally announcing...
Microsoft Surface RT Tablet Priced To Compete With iPad, Not Android

Dropbox iOS app update adds sharing to Facebook and Twitter, tacks on AirPrint for good measure

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On the heels of the preview of its Jelly Bean-flavored Android app, Dropbox has updated its iOS software for mobile devices as well. This time around, the cloud storage outfit threw in sharing directly to Facebook and Twitter. Simply select your social media outlet of choice from the menu...
Dropbox iOS app update adds sharing to Facebook and Twitter, tacks on AirPrint for good measure

Twelve South debuts slim, attractive SurfacePad wrap for iPhone

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Twelve South, the makers of gorgeous accessories for Mac, iPhone and iPad, has debuted a new ‘case’ for the iPhone 4 and 5. It’s called the SurfacePad and it’s less a case than a slim leather envelope that tacks to the back and folds over your device. The difference here...
Twelve South debuts slim, attractive SurfacePad wrap for iPhone

Intel immerses its servers in oil -- and they like it!

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The idea of immersing servers in oil to keep them cool isn’t entirely new — passionate gamers have been housing their systems in vegetable oil for years. But it’s time to take notice of this trend when Intel starts singing its praises as a potentially revolutionary method for slashing the price...
Intel immerses its servers in oil -- and they like it!

New York Times Tacks on Two for Social Media, Values People Who Know Their Way Around Reddit

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The New York Times is beefing up their social media S.W.A.T. team; one comes from inside the building, the other, ProPublica. A memo from inside the Times, in which we learn what the social media masters at the paper of record need: A great understanding of Reddit. Read More...
New York Times Tacks on Two for Social Media, Values People Who Know Their Way Around Reddit

21 Photoshop actions by Bjango to speed up your iOS design workflow

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Experienced Photoshop users know how helpful Actions can be to speed up the design process. Actions in Photoshop work by combining multiple repetitive tacks into one easy click. So if you are about to edit a bunch of images in bulk, can save a ridiculous amount of time. In light...
21 Photoshop actions by Bjango to speed up your iOS design workflow

KA-CHING!, Pretty sure this tacks on an extra five centuries in Purgatory...

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KA-CHING!, Pretty sure this tacks on an extra five centuries in Purgatory...

Sony 'Protoypte-SR' spotted at TGS 2012: the HMZ-T2 tacks on a camera, plays with user perception (video)

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Remember the Sony HMZ-T2 3D head-mounted display that we tried on back at IFA? Well, it's being prominently featured here at TGS, too. Tucked away at a smaller, much more modest booth around the corner, however, is something a smidge more interesting. Kept behind glass and a safe distance...
Sony 'Protoypte-SR' spotted at TGS 2012: the HMZ-T2 tacks on a camera, plays with user perception (video)

Wacom Cintiq 24HD touch review: the pen-enabled display tacks on multi-touch gestures

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More Info Wacom outs the Cintiq 24HD touch, adds multi-touch controls and more to its largest pen display Wacom Cintiq 22HD hands-on Wacom Cintiq 24HD hands-on A few weeks ago, Wacom started shipping a new version of its Cintiq 24HD pen display for creative pros that first broke from...
Wacom Cintiq 24HD touch review: the pen-enabled display tacks on multi-touch gestures

Nick Clegg apology video: the best parodies

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The Liberal Democrat leader's appeal for forgiveness on tuition fees has spawned a startling array of spoofs on the internet. Here are some of the bestThe birth of an internet meme is always fascinating - there's the joy of watching creativity at work, and of watching people try to top...
Nick Clegg apology video: the best parodies

Sprint tacks on Buyback option to web, offers trade-in credit while online shopping

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Sprint's Buyback program has been up and running for a bit, but now the wireless carrier is offering trade-ins alongside online purchases. While selecting your brand spanking new smartphone of choice, the outfit will automatically guide you through the process to determine how much your old handset is worth...
Sprint tacks on Buyback option to web, offers trade-in credit while online shopping

Uber Is Finally Going To Offer Cheaper Cars

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Uber is a startup that has raised $43 million to let people hail black cars from their mobile devices. People love it -- it saves them from pouring rain when cabs are scarce, and Uber says its revenue is up 20-30% month over month from last year. The only problem...
Uber Is Finally Going To Offer Cheaper Cars

SAP Sapphire: Facing 'consumer revolution,' McDermott tacks toward innovation

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At the closing keynote presentation of Day 1 of SAP’s Sapphire Now confab in Orlando, co-CEO Bill McDermott repositions the company as a partner for business innovation....
SAP Sapphire: Facing 'consumer revolution,' McDermott tacks toward innovation
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