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Hands-on with the Asus VivoTab Smart, full Windows 8 for $450

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Say what you will about Windows 8, but it has succeeded in yielding the most interesting crop of PC hardware that we have yet to see on the market. The Asus VivoTab Smart is a shining example of an innovative design that has been directly spawned to take advantage of...
Hands-on with the Asus VivoTab Smart, full Windows 8 for $450
What if Craigslist had design sensibility? This is what you'd get

Social Media Marketing Suite Viralheat Redesigns, Adds New Analytics Dashboard, Targeted Publishing And Smart Stream

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When it comes to social media management and marketing suites, most people think Hootsuite and move on, but there are quite a few smaller competitors that vie for a piece of this market, too. Viralheat, for example, just launched its redesigned service with a new analytics dashboard and a redesigned...
Social Media Marketing Suite Viralheat Redesigns, Adds New Analytics Dashboard, Targeted Publishing And Smart Stream

Jelly Bean 4.1.2 update hits Galaxy Note 10.1

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Owners of Samsung's Galaxy Note 10.1 should have begun receiving an update to Android version 4.1.2 Jelly Bean. The update is being rolled out as an over-the-air download, and it enables a number of user interface and functionality changes. The update also fixes an exploit that renders Exynos 4-based processors...
Jelly Bean 4.1.2 update hits Galaxy Note 10.1

Simon Careless on inaugural App Developers Conference

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Editor’s Note: With talk submissions for UBM Tech’s inaugural App Developers Conference (ADC) due tomorrow, Inside Mobile Apps chatted with Simon Careless about what the upcoming conference is all about. ADC focuses on the development, user interface (UI), marekting and business of apps outside of games. The emphasis away from games is ADC’s...
Simon Careless on inaugural App Developers Conference

MIT tech turns any surface into a user interface, but it's useless without Google Glass

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MIT Media Lab has released a video to go along with their recent publications detailing new AR interface technology they claim could put "a user interface on any surface"....
MIT tech turns any surface into a user interface, but it's useless without Google Glass

The Real Problem With The Windows 8 User Interface - And It Isn't Touch

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I just finished setting up my second Windows 8 computer. The first one, a Lenovo Yoga ultrabook/tablet, has a touchscreen. The second one, a Lenovo desktop tower, is hooked up to a standard Dell flat-panel LCD monitor that I bought a few years ago. While I installing the last piece...
The Real Problem With The Windows 8 User Interface - And It Isn't Touch

Seven apps Ars readers use to chase away the iOS default-app blues

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Last weekend the Ars staff got together and told you what apps we like to use on our iOS devices when Apple's tools let us down. As is usually the case, our recommendations didn't even scratch the surface, and all of you had even more recommendations to fix what...
Seven apps Ars readers use to chase away the iOS default-app blues

Guardian guide to running: GPS watches reviewed

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There are a huge number of running watches now on the market, so this is just a small selection of some of the most popular brands and models. For in-depth reviews with an awe-inspiring attention to detail, the best place to look up any model you might wish to purchase...
Guardian guide to running: GPS watches reviewed

Deezer launches Windows 8 app for its on-demand music streaming service ahead of Spotify and Rdio

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On-demand music streaming service Deezer has launched an app for Windows 8 today, grabbing an early lead over rivals Spotify and Rdio. The app is available to users in more than 180 countries, although there’s still no word on a wider release in what could be its most important market...
Deezer launches Windows 8 app for its on-demand music streaming service ahead of Spotify and Rdio
Rabbit raises $3.3M to turn video chat into truly social communication
Samsung's $650 NX2000 Wi-Fi camera sits between camera phones and DSLRs

Nobody Is Impressed By Facebook's Big Attempt To Take Over Android (FB)

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Facebook's new Android experience called "Facebook Home" will be available for download on April 12 alongside a flagship smartphone, the HTC First. Mixed reviews are starting to show up from the technology world. The general sentiment is that Facebook Home puts the social network at the heart of the smartphone experience....
Nobody Is Impressed By Facebook's Big Attempt To Take Over Android (FB)

Google's Glass Project is Ramping up; the iWatch may adopt a Spiral User Interface; and the Woz Calls for iTunes on Android

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The afternoon edition of MORENEWS presents you with four links to interesting reports noted in our byline along with photos and a new video covering Google's upcoming Glass product line....
Google's Glass Project is Ramping up; the iWatch may adopt a Spiral User Interface; and the Woz Calls for iTunes on Android

With 5M Downloads To Date, MindSnacks Brings Its Addictive Educational Games To The iPad

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Back in August, MindSnacks, the DreamIt Ventures accelerator grad and makers of language learning games for the iPhone, raised $6.5 million from Sequoia. The funding was validation of the 2.5-year-old startup’s core mission: To help gamers turn those nagging Angry Birds and Fruit Ninja addictions into opportunities for learning. In...
With 5M Downloads To Date, MindSnacks Brings Its Addictive Educational Games To The iPad

Windows Phone 7 users may soon get a cosmetic update

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The long-awaited update to Windows Phone 7 appears to be close to a prime time rollout. The upgrade won't have many of the fancy features of the latest version of Microsoft's mobile operating system, Windows Phone 8, but it offers a revamped user interface that give it the cosmetics...
Windows Phone 7 users may soon get a cosmetic update

Twitter #Music has a hidden Instant playlist feature that makes suggestions based on an artist you choose

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It looks like Twitter #Music has a hidden “Instant” feature that returns a list of similar artists based on an artist of your choosing, thus giving you a decent playlist. Before Twitter #Music was officially announced, multiple features were leaked by poking around in the site’s code, and even after...
Twitter #Music has a hidden Instant playlist feature that makes suggestions based on an artist you choose
Xamarin 2.0 Lets Developers Write iOS Apps With Visual Studio, Introduces Free Starter Edition

Nokia suing Android device makers over patent on sorting text messages (SMS) by conversation

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A few hours after Nokia's arbitration victory over BlackBerry maker Research In Motion and the ensuing enforcement actions became publicly known, the Munich I Regional Court held a first hearing (the second one will be a trial) on one of Nokia's various infringement actions against Android device maker ViewSonic. The patent-in-suit,...
Nokia suing Android device makers over patent on sorting text messages (SMS) by conversation
With Windows Blue, Microsoft looks to take a page out of Apple's Mac OS X playbook
Shazam's new Windows Phone app integrates with Xbox Music
Hulu Plus Upgrades Its Living Room Experience With A New Look, Search, Controls & Added Kids Section

BlackBerry Reinvents Itself to Compete with All-Touch Smartphones

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[ See post to watch video ] There is a new smartphone coming to market, running on a new operating system. It’s an all-touch device—with no physical navigation controls and no physical keyboard—and serves as a platform for third-party apps. It’s meant to compete in a world defined by Apple’s...
BlackBerry Reinvents Itself to Compete with All-Touch Smartphones

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

Facebook Home: Who Wins & Who Loses

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Facebook did not just launch a "Facebook Phone" last week, as was expected. Instead, along with the HTC First, it offered up Home, a "family of apps" that is neither a phone nor a smartphone operating system - but which may ultimately have a far greater impact on the mobile industry...
Facebook Home: Who Wins & Who Loses

Samsung grabs exclusive access to new ITV Player app until August 31 for Android users in the UK

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Samsung has today snatched the exclusive rights to an updated version of the ITV Player app for its Android smartphones and tablets being sold in the UK. The app is available right now through the Samsung Apps and Google Play store on a range of devices including the Samsung Galaxy S4, its...
Samsung grabs exclusive access to new ITV Player app until August 31 for Android users in the UK
Don't hold your breath for that Nokia tablet

Ceton Companion becomes My Media Center and is available for Windows 8

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Windows Media Center's best companion app for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, Nook and Kindle has never required a Ceton branded tuner or extender, but now there's a new name to avoid any confusion. My Media Center is hitting your favorite app store via a free update today, which also...
Ceton Companion becomes My Media Center and is available for Windows 8
Windows Blue could restore the Start button, boot straight to the desktop

SharePoint 2013 Challenges and Questions for CIOs

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SharePoint 2013 arrives with a new user interface and new collaboration, search, storage and task management features. But gaps remain in areas like social and mobile, and upgrading and governing SharePoint is still rife with challenges....
SharePoint 2013 Challenges and Questions for CIOs
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