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  • News: Report: Google considers InterDigital buy

    InterDigital on Tuesday said it was considering selling the company, and now the Wall Street Journal, citing unnamed sources, said Google is interested in scooping up the mobile chip technology developer.

  • News: Google+ for iPhone Takes App Store by Storm

    Google+ for iPhone hit Apple's App Store a mere 24 hours ago but it's being downloaded like wildfire as it currently sitting atop the heap as the most popular free app available from iTunes. This is big news considering Google+ is still invitation-only and only has 18 million users so far, compared to Facebook's 750 million. That said, Google+ users can now upload contacts from Outlook and Mac address books (not Facebook, though), which may result in even bigger Google+

  • News: New Roku Models Can Play Angry Birds

    Roku has unveiled its latest streaming players, the Roku 2 series. The petite Roku 2 feature all of the same features we liked in the previous Roku XDS along with a lot of potentially exciting new features.

  • News: Roku Adds Angry Birds, Improves Netflix Support

    Roku has debuted the next generation of its set-top entertainment player, aiming to solidify its position in the streaming entertainment sector. In addition to adding 802.11n support across all devices and improved Netflix support for high-end models, the Roku now does games.

  • News: Sonos announces Play:3 modular music streamer

    Sonos has announced a modular music system that can stream audio to and from almost any device, including iPods, the Apple iPad, Android smartphones and PC hard drives. The £259 Sonos Play:3 works with Spotify and Napster as well as Apple iTunes.

  • News: Logitech looks to cloud and mobile video meetings

    Logitech's LifeSize division is embracing the cloud in a bid to extend videoconferencing's reach, announcing new services and the acquisition of a small mobile video company called Mirial.

  • News: Apple's China sales up six-fold in fiscal third quarter

    Apple believes it is just "scratching the surface" of the Chinese market, as the company's revenue from the country for the quarter ended June 25 increased by more than six times from the same period last year.

  • News: Apple's Cook on iPad, Asia, Apple TV, and more

    Apple COO Tim Cook spoke to analysts after Apple's record financial results Tuesday. This is an edited transcript of his remarks.

  • News: Google's Schmidt brushes off Android patent suits as 'legal fun'

    If Google Chairman Eric Schmidt is sweating the multiple patent suits being filed against Android vendors, he sure isn't showing it.

  • News: Apple trade show returns to UK in 2012

    Apple Expo- a trade/consumer event for the Apple community will take place in London next May.

  • News: Double resolution screen for next iPad

    Improved display of 2048×1536 pixels on the cards say Korean sources

  • News: Sony Bloggie 3D MHS-FS3 camcorder hits UK

    Sony has been showing off the Bloggie 3D MHS-FS3 camcorder ahead of its imminent retail launch in the UK. Footage can be shot at 1920x1080p Full HD resolution and displayed on any 3D TV. The Bloggie 3D is one of the first consumer 3D camcorders to launch in the UK.

  • News: Dolphin Browser Gets A Major Update

    The Dolphin Browser got a major update today, bringing gesture commands to the popular third-party browser. Users of the Dolphin Browser can now draw symbols on their screen to navigate around the web. For instance you could draw an "F" and have your phone load Facebook, or draw a circle to reload a page.

  • News: Classification system 'broken': Pirate Party Australia

    Pirate Party Australia (PPA) has called for a wholesale overhaul of Australia's "fundamentally broken" classification system.

  • News: ChangeWave: iOS still in demand despite no new iPhone

    Just because Apple hasn't released a new iPhone in more than a year doesn't mean demand for the handset is waning. The latest survey from market research firm ChangeWave Research shows that Apple's mobile platform is maintaining a high level of demand as well as attaining solid satisfaction numbers. And, in good news for Cupertino, the announcement of the company's iCloud online service may actually bring in more users.

  • News: Apple iOS still rules but Windows Phone 7 edges Android in user satisfaction

    Apple's iOS-based iPhone remains the most preferred smartphone, for half of all prospective buyers surveyed. About one-third prefer Android phones. But for the first time, Windows Phone 7 outstrips Android in user satisfaction.

  • News: Best Voice Recognition Apps for Your Smartphone

    Voice-recognition software is nothing new. But put it on a smartphone, and it comes to life. All of the frustrations of trying to control your PC by voice--fiddling for a microphone, repeating yourself again and again, resisting the urge to relent and turn to your trusty keyboard--are eliminated when you use the same technology on your mobile phone.

  • News: Netflix raises rates for streaming, DVD subscriptions

    On Tuesday, Netflix hiked up its rates for combined DVD and streaming plans. Beginning immediately for new customers, and in September for existing customers, you’ll need to subscribe at least to an $8 DVD-only plan, an $8 streaming-only plan, or a $16 combined plan.

  • News: Acer to boost its smartphone, tablet presence in China

    Acer has created a new mobile devices business group for China, with the aim of tapping the country's growing smartphone and tablet market.

  • News: Is Android Losing Appeal With Developers?

    Android is a phenomenal success story--skyrocketing from nothing to surpass both RIM and Apple and become the dominant smartphone platform in only a couple years. Recent studies, however, indicate Android may have lost some luster with developers as iOS seems to be the primary platform developers are working on.



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