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  • News: AT&T settles TiVo patent suit for at least $215 million

    AT&T will pay TiVo at least US$215 million to settle pending patent litigation relating to digital video recorder technology.

  • News: Asus Transformer Prime to Get Ice Cream Sandwich Update and Bootloader Unlock Tool

    Asus Tuesday announced two highly desired updates for the popular Asus Eee Pad Transformer Prime tablet: A bootloader unlock tool so users can gain full access to their Android tablets and to the Android 4.0 operating system (codenamed: Ice Cream Sandwich), coming January 12.

  • News: Sprint gives LightSquared more time to win over FCC

    Sprint Nextel has given LightSquared another month to gain FCC approval for its planned 4G network, extending a deal in which LightSquared would use Sprint's Network Vision infrastructure and save an estimated US$13 billion in deployment costs.

  • News: Drama and comedy free from Apple

    The latest freebies from Apple in its 12 Days of Christmas promotion are two pilot episodes from US hit TV shows House and 30 Rock.

  • News: $299 iPad 2 Would Upend Tablet Market but it's Unlikely

    As speculation over Apple's next iPad reaches its usual fever pitch, tech watchers are now wondering whether Apple will slash iPad 2 prices to get a piece of the low-end tablet market.

  • Opinion: Out of the Frying Pan? Nintendo 3DS Sells 4 Million Units in U.S.

    Welcome back to the land of happy press stories, Nintendo: The company says it's now sold four million 3DS game systems in the U.S., adding that its no-glasses 3D handheld has so far sold "more in its first nine months than the Wii did." Altogether, Nintendo sold 12 million total hardware units — Wii and 3DS sales combined — in the U.S. in 2011.

  • News: iPhone 5 rumor rollup for the week ending Dec. 31

    The holiday season brought a stuffed stocking of iPhone 5 rumors to the iOSsphere, closing out 2011 with a whimper of joyful speculation.

  • News: Samsung upgrades Galaxy Ace with more memory, faster processor

    The lead in the story, "Samsung upgrades Galaxy Ace with more memory, faster processor", posted to the wire Tuesday, incorrectly stated the day of the announcement. The announcement was Tuesday. The lead has been changed and now reads:

  • News: Android, iOS App Downloads Top 1 Billion Over Christmas Week

    Mobile app downloads skyrocketed during the week between Christmas and New Year's Day, totaling 1.2 billion cumulative downloads from the iOS App Store and Android Market, a mobile analytics firm estimates. This was the first time in iOS and Android history that more than one billion applications were downloaded worldwide in a single week. The bulk of those billion plus downloads originated in the United States, accounting for 509 million downloads or 42.3 percent of the total, according to mobile analytics and advertising firm Flurry.

  • News: The Next Big Thing(s) in Tech

    All of the technology products we use today--from touchscreens to tablets to social networks--were once the "next big thing in tech." Experts predicted that each of these things would become a part of everyone's tech life, before most of us had even heard of them.

  • News: Official Windows Phone Jailbreak Stalls

    Windows Phone users looking to jailbreak their devices may have missed their chance to do so through Microsoft's officially-sanctioned method.

  • Opinion: LG Shows Off New Pics Of That Ultra-Thin 55-Inch OLED TV

    Everyone who's anyone in the tech industry is gearing up for CES 2012 next week, and LG has rolled out a teaser for their newest 55-inch OLED TV display. Mashable calls the new pictures of the world’s largest OLED TV "gorgeous," as the photography gives a hint of the display's vibrant colors and ultra-thin body. LG's UK Blog claims that the technology behind the display is so advanced, it'll be the next big thing in home theater.

  • Opinion: Samsung's Launches First DualView Camera with Wi-Fi

    The first point-and shoot from Samsung's DualView lineup with built-in Wi-Fi will hit store shelves in the coming months, giving users a chance to upload snaps to social networking sites directly from the camera.

  • News: LG's Flashy 55-Inch OLED Challenged by Dropping TV Prices

    LG hasn't announced a price for its new 55-inch OLED TV, but you can bet that this beautiful, super-thin set will carry a hefty premium.

  • Opinion: Establish a Digital Workflow for Better Photos

    I've noticed that photographers love to talk about their workflow. Why is a workflow important? In part, because imposing a specific sequence when editing your photos helps you remember to do various things--like color adjustments and noise reduction--that you might otherwise forget. More importantly, the right digital workflow helps you to preserve the best overall quality and really make your photos pop. If you know the basics, like how to read a histogram and how to adjust your image with Curves, then start the new year off right by brushing up on your digital workflow.

  • News: Samsung upgrades Galaxy Ace with more memory, faster processor

    Samsung Electronics has launched the Android-based Galaxy Ace Plus, which has more memory, a faster processor and a slightly larger screen compared to its predecessor, the company said on Thursday.

  • News: Nokia: Phone charging using solar power comes with many challenges

    Charging a mobile phone by simply using a solar charging panel on the back cover is possible but challenging, Nokia has concluded after ending a research project on the subject.

  • News: Mobility, cloud, analytics to reshape IT in 2012

    Gartner says global IT spending growth will be essentially flat in 2012. IDC is more bullish, estimating 6.9% growth, driven by investments in smartphones, media tablets, mobile networks, social networking, and big data analytics.

  • Opinion: CES 2012: 5 Trends To Watch

    The Consumer Electronics Show kicks off in Las Vegas next Tuesday, and gadget makers are getting ready to show off their latest tech products for the coming year.

  • Opinion: Windows 8 'Clover Trail' Tablets Expected After Mid-2012

    Two more names were added Monday to the growing list of Windows 8 tablet makers: Acer and Lenovo.

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