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Google slates Pwnium 3 contest for March 7, offers up to $3.14159m for vulnerabilities in Chrome OS

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Google on Monday announced it is hosting its third Pwnium competition, aptly named Pwnium 3, on March 7. The security contest’s main focus will be Chrome OS, for which the company will be offering up to a total of $3.14159 million in rewards for security researchers (Google loves using geeky...
Google slates Pwnium 3 contest for March 7, offers up to $3.14159m for vulnerabilities in Chrome OS

Blog Post: Full-res photo and video backup now available worldwide for Windows Phone 8

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[This post was written by Aaron Sauvé, a senior program manager on the Windows Phone camera and photos team. -KC] One great feature of Windows Phone 8 is its ability to save full-resolution backup copies of your pictures and videos on SkyDrive, Microsoft's cloud storage service. It's an option that...
Blog Post: Full-res photo and video backup now available worldwide for Windows Phone 8

Cisco unveils software, hardware for hybrid wireless networks

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Cisco Tuesday introduced small cell hardware and intelligent software designed to help carriers and enterprises improve wireless connections over hybrid networks made of 3G and 4G cellular and Wi-Fi technologies...
Cisco unveils software, hardware for hybrid wireless networks

Storage on the go: We test five fast portable hard drives

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For system backup, archiving, or simply carrying around large data sets, 2.5-inch portable hard drives rule the roost. Competing flash drives are super portable and convenient, but they top out at 128GB; and at larger capacities, they cost a whopping buck per gigabyte. By comparison, each of the five...
Storage on the go: We test five fast portable hard drives

New Wi-Fi Standard in the Works with Ten Times Speed Boost

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Late yesterday, the Nikkei reported that some 20 global companies including Electronics, NTT, Qualcomm, Ericson, China Mobile and Samsung have agreed to jointly develop a new Wi-Fi technology that is ten times faster than the current standard....
New Wi-Fi Standard in the Works with Ten Times Speed Boost

Ambify, A Music App For The Philips Hue Lighting System, Shows The Potential Of The Connected Home

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This embed is invalid The Philips Hue lighting system is pretty neat on its own – it lets you control lighting in your house from your iPhone or iPad, adjusting bulb color and brightness remotely via your Wi-Fi network. Ambify is a new app from Stuttgart, Germany-based developer Kai Aras...
Ambify, A Music App For The Philips Hue Lighting System, Shows The Potential Of The Connected Home
Samsung Adds iPad Mini, 4th Generation iPad And 5th Generation iPod Touch To Patent Lawsuit

ICOA denies report of Google purchase after flurry of trades forces stock freeze

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AP and other news outlets pick up hoax release from online PR company, leading to 3.321bn trades before sales are called offIt was Cyber Monday deal that wasn't. On Monday morning as people took advantage of the online sales, Google appeared to be doing a little shopping of its own....
ICOA denies report of Google purchase after flurry of trades forces stock freeze

Samsung's New Smartphone Signals Shift to Faster Wi-Fi

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Buried behind the massive screen and eye-grabbing software on Samsung's new Galaxy S 4 smartphone is wireless technology that can deliver faster Wi-Fi....
Samsung's New Smartphone Signals Shift to Faster Wi-Fi

Evasi0n jailbreak 1.4 coming later today with official support for iOS 6.1.2

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Earlier today Apple released iOS 6.1.2 with a fix for the Microsoft Exchange calendar bug that we have covered several times. If you were wondering whether or not the update will play nice with the latest evasi0n jailbreak, team member Planetbeing just provided an update via Twitter. While noting that...
Evasi0n jailbreak 1.4 coming later today with official support for iOS 6.1.2

REVIEW: Apple's 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (AAPL)

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Apple's newest laptop is the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro. While it's another gorgeous piece of hardware from Apple, it's not a laptop you should buy. Click here to jump straight to photos of the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro > The best thing about the 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro is the...
REVIEW: Apple's 13-inch Retina MacBook Pro (AAPL)

iPad Mini Sells Out in Two Hours at Apple's Flagship Fifth Avenue Retail Store

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While reports have indicated that launch-day lines for the iPad mini and fourth-generation iPad have been shorter than seen for many previous Apple product launches, some Apple retail stores are still seeing long lines. Fortune notes that despite the impact of Hurricane Sandy in the northeastern United States, Apple's flagship...
iPad Mini Sells Out in Two Hours at Apple's Flagship Fifth Avenue Retail Store

Verizon to sell Galaxy Camera with LTE, but it will cost you each month

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Verizon Wireless is set to begin selling the Samsung Galaxy Camera on Dec. 13. The camera includes advanced features such as a 16-megapixel lens, 21x optical zoom lens and optical image stabilization, but two additional functions make the Galaxy Camera unique. The device runs on Google’s Android operating system and has...
Verizon to sell Galaxy Camera with LTE, but it will cost you each month
Faceless sensors and tiny routers needed for the internet of things
Software leak shows the likely Facebook phone specs and features

Unboxing Photos from Early iPad Mini Delivery Surface in France

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Yesterday, we noted that early iPad mini pre-orders were en route to customers and that resellers were receiving shipments ahead of Friday's official launch for the Wi-Fi models. French site igen.fr now shares some unboxing photos [Google translation] from a customer who pre-ordered a white iPad mini from French reseller...
Unboxing Photos from Early iPad Mini Delivery Surface in France
Ruckus Wireless designs an open Wi-Fi hotspot with a secure connection

New MacBook Air software issue artificially limiting 802.11ac transfer speeds

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In its extensive review of the new 2013 MacBook Air, AnandTech notes an issue with the machine’s new 802.11ac WiFi capabilities that it says is limiting the faster Wi-Fi chip’s potential. While it was able to get an average of 533Mbps using the iPerf networking tool, Anand found real...
New MacBook Air software issue artificially limiting 802.11ac transfer speeds

Google Maps for iOS Downloaded More than 10 Million Times

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According to a Google+ blog post from Jeff Huber, Google Maps for iOS turned out to be a success, with more than 10 million downloads just 48 hours after the app was released last Wednesday night. We're excited for the positive reception of Google Maps for iPhone around the world....
Google Maps for iOS Downloaded More than 10 Million Times

Apple offers up to $1 per device for Motorola Mobility patents

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Apple has offered to pay Google's Motorola Mobility unit up to one dollar per device for a license to its patents covering cellular and Wi-Fi technologies....
Apple offers up to $1 per device for Motorola Mobility patents

T-Mobile's Nexus 4 may ultimately support Wi-Fi calling

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If online support documents are any indicator, the new Google smartphone will support T-Mobile's Wi-Fi calling feature. [Read more]...
T-Mobile's Nexus 4 may ultimately support Wi-Fi calling
Apple delaying some international LTE iPad mini deliveries until December
How to set up public Wi-Fi at your business

How Totally Paranoid People Stay Safe Online

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It's more important than ever to make smart decisions about your privacy online. You don't have to get carried away with it, but you could probably stand to use some of the same tools that security-obsessed folks use every day. Here are some utilities to help keep your identity to...
How Totally Paranoid People Stay Safe Online

Google's New Nexus 10 Tablet Commercial Focuses On Its Multiple Account Feature, And That's An Advantage

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Google has been on a bit of a roll with its commercials lately, especially for its gadgets. Today, the company unleashed its latest commercial for the Nexus 10, its iPad killer competitor. The video tells the story of a couple who has just found out that they’re having a baby...
Google's New Nexus 10 Tablet Commercial Focuses On Its Multiple Account Feature, And That's An Advantage
'Pinch' connects multiple smartphones and tablets together to make a display

20 best Android apps this week

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Aralon: Sword and Shadow, 4oD, Carbon for Twitter, Wunderlist 2, The Simpsons: Tapped Out and moreIt's time for our weekly roundup of new and notable Android apps, based on what's been released for the first time on the Google Play store in the last week.As ever, the selection includes apps...
20 best Android apps this week
Samsung officially announces the 7-inch Galaxy Tab 3, rolling out globally starting next month

It Costs Apple At Least $188 To Build The iPad Mini (AAPL)

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When Apple first announced the iPad mini last month, many were upset about the higher than expected price. The miniature tablet's cheapest version retails for $329. But when compared to similar devices from competitors Amazon and Google, it seems as if Apple customers are paying a premium. Today we discovered...
It Costs Apple At Least $188 To Build The iPad Mini (AAPL)

Rogue 'Google buys ICOA' press release denied, retracted

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An announcement that Google acquired ICOA Wireless for $400 million has been denied by both companies, shortly after trading volumes increased in both companies. A press release claimed to be published by ICOA has been circulated by PR Web before being retracted, and has forced the public Wi-Fi hotspot provider...
Rogue 'Google buys ICOA' press release denied, retracted
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