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  • News: Secrets to Mastering the Apple Rumor Mill

    Have you ever marveled at how it is that the local weatherman can be wrong more often than not, and yet still get to keep his job? Well, being a TV weatherperson requires great hair and a winning smile...or at least some knowledge of meteorology, but fear not! You can be an Apple analyst instead and be wrong just as often--maybe more.

  • News: Amazon Quad-Core Tablet Rumored for 2011

    Amazon plans to release two new Android tablets before the end of 2011, including one with NVIDIA's forthcoming mobile quad-core chip, according to online rumors. Amazon is purportedly planning an entry-level tablet, codenamed "Coyote," with a dual-core NVIDIA Tegra 2 chip. The other slate, dubbed "Hollywood," will sport the new "Kal-El" quad-core mobile chip. There are no rumors about screen sizes, storage capacity or other specs for Amazon's purported tablets, according to Boy Genius Report.

  • Opinion: Rumor: Apple Hosting Special Retail Event this Weekend

    Thursday will mark the 10th anniversary of Apple retails stores, and Apple is preparing for a special event to celebrate the event. Staff has been mobilizing at Apple stores around the country, preparing for a hardware-related launch, "a solid Apple source" told BoyGeniusReport.

  • News: Apple's iPhone 5 to be made in Q3, analyst firm predicts

    Apple's iPhone 5 will be manufactured in the third quarter, hinting at a possible launch of a new version of the iconic smartphone later this year, a financial analyst firm said Tuesday.

  • News: iPhone 5 to launch on 21 November - report

    A member of staff at mobile phone retailer Phones4U has reportedly let it slip that the next-generation iPhone will launch on 21 November.

  • Opinion: Nook Color App Store Hits 1 Million Downloads in a Week

    Barnes & Noble announced Monday that he Nook Color App Store has reached the 1 million-download milestone. While that isn't much compared to the Android Marketplace or Apple's App Store, it's important to remember that the Nook Color accomplished this feat with a limited selection of apps and within just one week after the Barnes & Noble rolled out its over-the-air software update to its e-readers, allowing users to download additional apps.

  • News: Starbucks shares lessons of going mobile

    An Android app and the ability to order a drink from a mobile phone are coming soon, an executive from Starbucks said as he shared lessons and tips from his company's experience offering mobile applications.

  • News: Elgato releases HDHomeRun networked TV tuner

    On Monday, Elgato introduced the HDHomeRun, a networked, dual-tuner device that lets you watch and record over-the-air (ATSC) or unencrypted digital cable (Clear QAM) signals on a combination of two Macs or PCs at the same time.

  • News: iPod nano watch conversion kit project seeks funding

    A project to create an watch conversion kit for the sixth-generation iPod nano is seeking $75,000 in funding by 15 June.

  • Powercase for iPhone launched by Synaps

    iPhone and iPod accessory maker Synaps has announced the launch of new Powercases and portable chargers for iOS and other mobile devices.

  • News: Samsung will Push Android Gingerbead to Galaxy Phone, Tablet

    Samsung will finally upgrade to Android Gingerbread 2.3 on the Galaxy S smartphone and Galaxy Tab tablet, the company announced Monday. Samsung did not say when exactly it will push out the update, except that the rollout begins in mid-May in the U.K., then goes through to Europe, North America, and the rest of the world.

  • News: Samsung touches Africa with smart technology

    With a population made of entreprenual people with diverse cultures, projections by the International Monetary Fund shows that Africa will have an economic growth rate of 5.5% in 2011. It is perceived as a land of rich commerce markets. Samsung electronics have an objective of Africa, to be a 10 billion USD company and contribute to its economic growth.

  • Opinion: Droid X2 may Arrive Next Week

    Motorola's Droid X2, the follow-up to one of Verizon's most popular Android phones, is set to launch in stores on May 26, according to internal documents.

  • News: Nokia kills Ovi brand for mobile services

    Nokia will abandon its Ovi mobile services brand as it prepares to sell smartphones based on Microsoft's Windows Phone software, it said in a blog posting on Monday.

  • News: iPhone 5 edge-to-edge screen evidence mounts

    Further evidence that the iPhone 5 will have an edge-to-edge screen has emerged, as well as components that appear to show that the camera lens and flash will be moved away from each other.

  • News: Next iPhone's A5 CPU: Enough reason to upgrade?

    Apple's next iPhone will pack the company's newest A5 processor, but the additional horsepower won't be a major upgrade motivator unless Apple pulls some high-powered apps from its own pocket, an iPhone expert said.

  • News: NTT DoCoMo plans pocket-size Windows 7 device

    Japan's NTT DoCoMo plans to launch what it calls the world's smallest Windows 7 computer in the next two months.

  • News: App builders eager for taste of Android 'Ice Cream Sandwich'

    Developers hope the upcoming Android release will resolve fragmentation issues

  • News: China Unicom hopes 1000-yuan smartphones will boost 3G use

    China Unicom is gearing up to sell a new wave of smartphones for 1000 yuan (US$154), a price that the carrier believes will accelerate the growth of the mobile Internet in China among users of unsubsidized pay-as-you-go phones.

  • Buffalo Portable DVD drive priced

    Buffalo has launched an external DVD recorder that can write to almost any DVD format at 8x and that adds DVD playback options to gadgets such as netbooks



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