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  • News: Remains of the Day: All things to all people

    Next-generation iPhone rumors are back: It'll run on Sprint! It'll have a cheaper version for the developing markets! Meanwhile, if you're reading this on your iPad in the bathroom, I just want to caution you to watch out for, uh, malware. And Samsung takes aim at one of Apple's most ardent defenders with its latest legal filing. The remainders for Tuesday, August 23, 2011 are sorry, Dave--they're afraid they can't do that.

  • News: Sprint to sell new BlackBerry Curve 9350 starting Sept. 9

    Sprint announced it will sell the new BlackBerry Curve 9350 smartphone on Sept. 9 for $79.99, after rebate.

  • News: Tired of Patent Wars? Use Open Source Instead

    As a geek and longtime tech reporter, there are few things I love writing about more than cool new technological innovations. It never ceases to amaze me what we humans can come up with, particularly when some good technology is fueling the effort.

  • News: Report: Sprint will get the iPhone 5 in October

    Sprint will for the first time sell an iPhone, starting with the next generation of the phone, in mid-October, the Wall Street Journal reported on Tuesday.

  • News: Sonar Gauntlets Ping a Way for the Blind

    GPS and Google Maps have been a big help for those of us without a sense of direction, but what if you couldn’t see anything at all? That’s where devices like the Tacit, a wrist-mounted sonar device, come into play.

  • News: Cheaper iPhone 4? Routine for Apple, says analyst

    Talk of a lower-priced iPhone 4 sweeping news outlets and Apple blogs today isn't exactly a shock, an analyst said today.

  • Opinion: Android Becoming Prime Target for Malware Makers

    Attacks on Android by malware writers have jumped 76 percent over the last three months, making it the most assaulted mobile operating system on earth during the period, according to a report by cybersecurity solutions maker McAfee.

  • Opinion: Sensor System May Reduce Falls Among Elderly, Save Lives

    You probably wouldn't be surprised to hear that falls are pretty common among those over 65 years old. But what's more worrying is that a large proportion of these falls lead to severe injuries, which sometimes result in death. In 2009, out of 2.2 million elderly people in the US who had a fall, 581,000 ended up hospitalized, according to figures from the US Center for Disease Control and Prevention. Yikes

  • News: Lenovo ThinkPad Tablet Hits the Market

    Lenovo’s business-orientated tablet, the ThinkPad Tablet, is now available for order and should start shipping within a week. The 10-inch Android device, which Lenovo officially announced a little more than a month ago, boasts an impressive mix of consumer and business-friendly features that might please both you and your IT department.

  • News: Qualcomm should buy WebOS, analyst says

    Hewlett-Packard's WebOS is not dead yet, and that could be a good thing for chip maker Qualcomm.

  • Opinion: Get Android Running on a TouchPad, Win Prizes

    A bounty as high as $1500 is up for grabs to the first person to get Google's Android operating system running on HP's ill-fated WebOS-powered tablet, the TouchPad. According to the site Hack n Mob the prize money will be paid out by the site itself along with a diverse number of sponsors that include BestOnlineCasinos.org, Linology Networks, StoryBoard Solutions, and Transformative-applications.net.

  • Orbitsound t12 v3 soundbar

    Orbitsound has announced a new version of its t12 soundbar. The Orbitsound t12 v3 is a long, narrow speaker designed to sit underneath a flatscreen TV.

  • News: HP Pre 3 Joins the Fire Sale Bandwagon

    HP's $99 TouchPads are getting harder to find, but another fire sale looms for the HP Pre 3 smartphone -- at least in Europe.

  • News: LogMeIn Ignition for iOS available for half price

    LogMeIn is offering its remote access app, LogMeIn Ignition, for half price for a limited time.

  • News: Skype Buys GroupMe to Take on Google+ Huddles

    Skype announced that it is acquiring GroupMe for an undisclosed sum. Acquiring the young mobile group messaging service expands Skype's arsenal of communication tools and gives Skype (and by extension Microsoft once the purchase of Skype is complete) tools to compete with the Huddle feature of the Google+ mobile app.

  • Opinion: Make a Better Black-and-White Photo

    There are a lot of things you can do to your photos with a single click in your photo editing program. Last week, for example, I showed you how you can use the Color Replacement tool in Adobe Photoshop Elements to change specific colors in an image. And in the past, I've explained how easy it is to convert any photo to a stylish black-and-white composition by setting the saturation to zero in any image editor.

  • News: Australian MP accuses Apple of ripping off customers

    Australian MP Ed Husic has demanded an inquiry by the Australian Competition and Consumer Commission into price discrimination. While the investigation is geared towards all technology companies in Australia, King specifically mentioned Apple in the Australian parliament.

  • News: iPhone 5 Expected to Have Dual-Mode Capabilities

    The latest iPhone 5 rumors say the next iteration of Apple's smartphone will almost certainly be a CDMA/GSM dual-mode “world phone.” An unidentified iOS device has popped up in the usage logs for at least one popular iOS app sporting identifiers that suggest the device can run on CDMA and GSM networks. The unknown device is running iOS 5 and is believed to be the iPhone 5, according to TechCrunch.

  • News: iFixit's Mac Mini kit lets you add a second hard drive

    iFixit’s teardowns are always a fun read—not just for the sometimes-gory shots of computer innards, but also for the little tidbits discovered along the way. Case in point: The company’s Mac Mini teardown revealed space and a cable port for an additional hard drive. Now, if you have a brand new Mac Mini and are wondering “Why, I’d love to add an additional hard drive to my Mac Mini without paying $750 for a solid-state drive addition or $999 for a Mini with Lion Server,” never fear: iFixit has the $70 kit for you.

  • News: RIM announces three new BlackBerry Curve smartphones

    Research in Motion announced three new BlackBerry Curve smartphones running the latest BlackBerry 7 mobile operating system with its faster Web browsing experience.



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