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When super-sized smartphones become pocketable tablets
— 11:16 PM on April 12, 2012

I thought I lost my smartphone the other week. Somewhere between walking my dog in the morning and heading out for lunch, my trusty Palm...

Type: Blog post Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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More device makers interested in forking Android
— 2:02 PM on April 5, 2012

Could the days of Android as we know it be numbered? MIT's Technology Review has published an interesting piece that suggests Google's hardware partners...

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7.85'' iPad is no sure thing, says blogger
— 6:00 AM on April 5, 2012

If you listen to the latest chatter around the web, you might think Apple has a 7.85" iPad close to hitting production. But that...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Workers on Apple assembly lines to earn more, work less
— 3:52 PM on March 30, 2012

All that hoopla about working conditions in iPhone and iPad assembly lines seems to have paid off—perhaps literally so, as far as workers are concerned....

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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$169 Kindle Fire said to be in the cards
— 6:00 AM on March 30, 2012

If you thought Amazon's $199 Kindle Fire was a bargain, you might be pleasantly surprised later this year. Quoting "industry sources," the folks at DigiTimes...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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The death of the Apple tax
— 11:05 PM on March 29, 2012

The old adage says there are only two certainties in this world: death and taxes. Steve Jobs proved that not even the Reality Distortion...

Type: Blog post Tags: Systems Mobile computing Personal tech

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US smartphone adoption climbs to almost 50%
— 11:25 AM on March 29, 2012

Smartphones are everywhere these days. Indeed, the latest numbers from Nielsen show that just about half (49.7%) of all mobile subscribers in the...

Type: News story Tags: Personal tech

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Updated: Judge denies Hasbro's injuction request against Asus
— 6:00 AM on March 28, 2012

As The Verge reports, a federal district court judge has denied Hasbro's request for an injunction that would have prevented the sale of Asus'...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Nvidia CEO: Intel should make ARM chips for other firms
— 10:09 AM on March 23, 2012

Intel has always been ahead of the curve on chip manufacturing, introducing new and finer fabrication processes sometimes years before the competition. So, what if...

Type: News story Tags: CPUs Personal tech

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Windows 8 to scale with high-DPI tablets
— 5:56 PM on March 22, 2012

High-DPI displays seem to be the wave of the future, especially on tablets—just look at the iPad 3 and the upcoming Transformer Infinity Series....

Type: News story Tags: Displays Windows Personal tech

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13-inch Toshiba tablet prototype spotted
— 10:56 AM on March 22, 2012

Toshiba's latest Excite tablet is painfully underwhelming. Sure, it's marginally thinner than Apple's iPads. The 10" display has a reasonable 1280x800 resolution, and there...

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Taiwanese sources name Win8 tablet makers
— 9:25 AM on March 21, 2012

Yesterday, Bloomberg reported that "fewer than five" ARM tablets would be available at the Windows 8 launch (which, it added, would take place in...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Three million new iPads sold already
— 5:06 PM on March 19, 2012

That newfangled iPad seems to be selling pretty well, despite the mildly confusing branding. Apple revealed earlier today that it's sold no fewer than

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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FAA revisiting airplane electronics restrictions
— 11:04 AM on March 19, 2012

Airline travel can be frustrating. In addition to the long security lines, painfully cramped seats, and lousy food, there's the annoyance of having to...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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Apple announces plans for $98b cash stockpile
— 9:51 AM on March 19, 2012

Headlines about Apple's latest announcement are hard to miss this morning—and understandably so. It's not everyday the world's highest-valued company announces plans for a cash...

Type: News story Tags: Mac Personal tech

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Life with Samsung's Galaxy Note
— 10:55 PM on March 18, 2012

Join us as we go hands-on with Samsung's Galaxy Note, a whopper of a smartphone with a 5.3" display and an included stylus.

Type: Feature article Tags: Personal tech

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I bought a Kindle Touch, and it's pretty great
— 10:30 AM on March 16, 2012

Almost a year ago today, I waved goodbye to the world of print books and got myself an Amazon Kindle 3. You might recall I...

Type: Blog post Tags: Personal tech

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Tablet shipments surge as iOS loses share to Android
— 11:21 AM on March 14, 2012

So, a lot of folks probably got tablets for Christmas. IDC has numbers for the fourth quarter of last year, and they're pretty...

Type: News story Tags: Mobile computing Personal tech

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