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Google's Nexus 7: To buy or not to buy?
It's been almost a week since Google unveiled its new Nexus 7 Android tablet. I've been using the Nexus 7 extensively since that introduction, and I've gotta say: I continue to be impressed with how compelling this device truly is. The Nexus 7 was announced on the first day of Google's I/O developers' conference last Wednesday.
29 Days with Android
Introduction After 4 years of owning an iPhone, I have reached the end of Day 29 of owning an Android phone - specifically, the HTC One X. Why is 29 days noteworthy? Because I have 30 days after buying a new phone to return it to AT&T if I am unhappy - so, if I'm going to go back to the iPhone, it would have to be tomorrow.
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Sean Stone, son of controversial director Oliver Stone, converted to Islam in Iran last week... Some of Lincoln Center's best looks were seen after the shows, on celebs, fashion editors, and... A missing potato peeler set off a major security scare at a prison where do-or-die chef Gordon...
Crystals May Be Possible In Time As Well As Space - Science News
Crystals may be possible in time as well as space Theory proposes objects in their lowest energy state can loop in the fourth dimension forever What sounds like the title of a bad fantasy movie - time crystals - could be the next big thing in theoretical physics.
TechCrunch | Surprise! OS X Mountain Lion Roars Into Existence (For Developers Today, Everyone This Summer)
Confirmed: Apple can still surprise. On July 20 of last year, Apple began a journey. With OS X Lion (aka OS X 10.7), the company started taking some of what they had learned from iOS, and the iPad specifically, putting in their more mature OS. Today, that transition continues with OS X Mountain Lion.
Daring Fireball: Mountain Lion
"We're starting to do some things differently," Phil Schiller said to me. We were sitting in a comfortable hotel suite in Manhattan just over a week ago. I'd been summoned a few days earlier by Apple PR with the offer of a private "product briefing".
InformationWeek Mobile Edition
Microsoft Launches Curation Site msnNow Microsoft has launched a site that curates content from blogs, news feeds, and social media sites in an effort to aggregate buzzworthy topics from around the Web in one place. The site, msnNow, "cuts through the clutter of the Web, providing an up-to-the...
How to Locate Your Unprotected Android Device
So you lost your Android phone or tablet, and you don't have a remote antitheft or GPS location app installed? Don't beat yourself up too badly, because a few tricks may still help you remotely locate or secure it.
Gamasutra - News - Thatgamecompany's Journey launching on March 13
Journey, the next game from Los Angeles-based developer Thatgamecompany, will be released via the PlayStation Store on March 13, the company has announced.
Watch Charlie Brooker's Ten o'Clock Live Sun "witch-hunt" poem | Radio Times
Charlie Brooker's surprise poetry lesson on last night's Ten o'Clock Live on Channel 4 is the talk of Twitter this morning. In a piece to camera, Brooker began by defending The Sun against charges that it engages in witch-hunt campaigns, before breaking into a two-minute analysis of the red-top's editorial policy - with rhymes.
Apple: App Access to Contact Data Will Require Explicit User Permission
February 15, 2012 at 10:52 am PT After a week of silence, Apple has finally responded to reports that dozens of iOS applications have been accessing, transmitting and storing user contact data without explicit permission. Path was the first to be flagged for this, and others, including Twitter, Yelp and Foursquare, have since tidied up the way they ask for address book data.
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Google+ iPhone App Gets Instant Photo Upload Feature
By Daniel Ionescu, PCWorld Feb 15, 2012 9:19 AM The latest version of the Google+ app for iPhone brings instant photo uploads, a cool feature previously available only to Android users. Once enabled, Instant Upload will automatically send your photos and videos to a private Google+ album, from where you can pick which ones you'll share with the world.
BYOD: End of the road for the work PC?
14 February 2012 Last updated at 00:00 ET By Fiona Graham Technology of business reporter, BBC News Out with the old: You may find yourself using your own device - laptop, tablet and/or smartphone - for work whether you like it or not Do you dream of a world where you have your choice of laptop, smartphone or tablet at work; all of which connect seamlessly one to another, and are constantly updated?
FBI Says Social Media Monitoring Won't Infringe Privacy Rights
The FBI today said that its proposed plans to monitor social media sites as part of a broader strategy to improve real-time situation awareness will be fully vetted by the agency's Privacy and Civil Liberties Unit.
Why You’ll Probably Never Own A Mac With An ARM Processor [Feature] | Cult of Mac
Ever since Apple launched the new MacBook Air, analysts and Mac fans alike have gone wild speculating that Cupertino might dump Intel and use custom-made, ARM-based chips in their laptop line instead. Yesterday, more fuel was thrown on the fire when it was revealed that an Apple intern worked on porting OS X to ARM devices back in 2010.
Google's Valentine's Day Doodle is All Heart -- and Some Politics
By Brennon Slattery, PCWorld Feb 14, 2012 8:30 AM Google's Valentine's Day doodle, a sweet video co-animated by Michael Lipman of Happy Tree Friends fame, packs a small but powerful social message about marriage equality and how materialism -- even with the help of Google searches -- can't solve problems of the heart.
Samsung Galaxy Note Phone Review
The Samsung Galaxy Note is a refreshing departure from the rest of the smartphone pack with its large display and stylus-like pen, but its design won't please everyone. Additionally, there are not enough apps that support the pen right now.