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12.19.13
When Google engineers first learned about the iPhone: 'What we had suddenly looked just so . . . nineties'
12.19.13

When Google engineers first learned about the iPhone: 'What we had suddenly looked just so . . . nineties'

The iPhone turned the tech world on its head and ushered in the modern era of the smartphone. In u...

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11.06.13
Thoughts on the Google Nexus 7 from the perspective of a longtime iOS user [updated]
11.06.13

Thoughts on the Google Nexus 7 from the perspective of a longtime iOS user [updated]

I bought my first iPhone in 2008 and my first iPad in 2010, and I've upgraded both devices several...

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10.29.12
Google bumps Android to 4.2, keeps Jelly Bean moniker
10.29.12

Google bumps Android to 4.2, keeps Jelly Bean moniker

Well, it's no Key Lime Pie, but Android 4.2 is certainly a treat in its own right. The latest vers...

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10.25.12
Flipboard for Android gains audio, lets us tune into SoundCloud from our Samsung
10.25.12

Flipboard for Android gains audio, lets us tune into SoundCloud from our Samsung

Flipboard on iOS has had audio for some time, giving users the chance to go all high-brow as they...

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10.25.12
SwiftKey Flow keyboard takes the fight to Swype with predictive gestures (video)
10.25.12

SwiftKey Flow keyboard takes the fight to Swype with predictive gestures (video)

SwiftKey must be keen to finish its bout with Swype, as it just went for the knockout. It's launch...

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10.24.12
Foursquare for Android updated for more social check-ins, shares club-hopping with the world
10.24.12

Foursquare for Android updated for more social check-ins, shares club-hopping with the world

There's a good reason Foursquare has an Overshare badge. Still, that hasn't stopped the location s...

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10.24.12
ITC rules that Samsung violates four Apple patents covering design, touch
10.24.12

ITC rules that Samsung violates four Apple patents covering design, touch

The back and forth continues. US International Trade Commission Administrative Law Judge Thomas Pe...

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10.24.12
Alcatel One Touch Shockwave reaches US Cellular, takes your bumps and scrapes for $50
10.24.12

Alcatel One Touch Shockwave reaches US Cellular, takes your bumps and scrapes for $50

Those of us picking budget smartphones in the US seldom have the choice of a toughened smartphone,...

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10.24.12
Verizon's HTC DLX may be called Droid DNA, Windows Phone 8 devices get tentative prices
10.24.12

Verizon's HTC DLX may be called Droid DNA, Windows Phone 8 devices get tentative prices

Verizon is one of the more common proponents of silly Android device names, in part through its in...

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