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Having Klout is getting a little creepy

Posted October 31, 2011 @ 4:34 pm CST by Alberto Lima

If you follow me on Twitter you may have seen something along the lines of, “Hey, I got a really cool promotional item for free because I’m on Klout. You can get one too by clicking some link here” message at one point or another. First, I’m sorry. I’m really not that much of a […]

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Apple buys third mapping company; Apple Maps coming soon?

Posted October 31, 2011 @ 3:01 pm CST by Alberto Lima

It’s no surprise that Apple has been on the outs with Google for some time. Back in April, after it was revealed that Apple was tracking iPhone users to “build a crowd-sourced traffic database”, it was safe to infer that we would soon see the end of Google Maps on iOS. Shortly after, rumors were […]

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Siri on an iPhone 4/iPod Touch?

Posted October 31, 2011 @ 11:39 am CST by Alberto Lima

Siri. On a device that isn’t the iPhone 4S. If it sounds too good to be true, unfortunately it is; at least for now. In the latest round of hacks from the iOS jailbreaking community comes video of the 4th generation iPod Touch seamlessly running Siri, Apple’s latest and greatest iOS addition. Back when Apple […]

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RIP WebOS
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Best Buy plays Dr. Frankenstein – brings back HP TouchPad

Posted October 31, 2011 @ 10:01 am CST by Alberto Lima

Happy Halloween Noisers! In the spirit of the season, Best Buy decided to bring back the dead. In a recent press release, Best Buy announced that it will be bringing back the now dead HP TouchPad at very reasonable $150 for a 32GB model. Not bad at all, but all that glitters ain’t gold my […]

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Sony, Samsung, and S-LCD in Sparta
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Sony ditches Samsung in LCD partnership

Posted October 30, 2011 @ 1:38 pm CST by Steven Callas

All good things come to an end, and so ends the joint venture between Samsung and Sony known as S-LCD Corporation. Formed in 2004, the Korean company supplied high quality liquid crystal displays for use in Sony and Samsung’s televisions and mobile phones. Other companies, such as HTC, also used S-LCD screens in their devices […]

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Free FreeBieber!

Posted October 28, 2011 @ 4:37 pm CST by Alberto Lima

Honestly, you can’t even make this up. The not-for-profit group, Fight for the Future, has stirred up a mini-controversy of their HILARIOUS portrayal of pop singer, Justin Bieber, and the fate that could await him if Congress passes the “illegal streaming bill.” The law offices of Myman, Greenspan, Fineman, Fox, Rosenberg & Light LLC have […]

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RIP WebOS
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HP kills off webOS, but there’s hope for your TouchPad

Posted October 28, 2011 @ 3:05 pm CST by Steven Callas

For him it was a dark passage which led to nowhere, then to nowhere, then again to nowhere, once again to nowhere, always and forever to nowhere, heavy on the elbows in the earth to nowhere, dark, never any end to nowhere, hung on all time always to unknowing nowhere, this time and again for […]

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Microsoft sees the future, and it’s everywhere.

Posted October 28, 2011 @ 11:37 am CST by Chris Ness

Everyone has their own opinion on what the future of computing will be. Some claim it will be a single type of device that we carry, some think it’s interactive everything. Microsoft likes both. I like their vision. Small, very portable devices that work like today’s smartphones, easily customized to show what you want. These […]

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Hipsters & Moms rejoice! Google Plus has photo filters
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Photo filters now live on Google Plus

Posted October 28, 2011 @ 10:15 am CST by Alberto Lima

  It’s been a while since we last talked about Google Plus around these parts; and just when you think Google isn’t putting any effort into their burgeoning personal info selling social media site, today comes news that you can “hipster-fy” your photos right from Google Plus. I’ts no surprise that photo filters are so […]

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Android Fragmentation Chart
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Almost 40% of Android phones never ran a current version of Android, 83% still don’t run Gingerbread

Posted October 27, 2011 @ 10:40 pm CST by Steven Callas

It is no secret that Android fragmentation is a very real and very prominent issue despite it being denied by top Google brass. Now there is a chart by Michael DeGusta of The Understatement that puts the evidence Google claimed didn’t exist into black and white (red, yellow, orange and green, actually). Me Gusta DeGusta […]

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