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In the heart of Stockholm a team of designers and engineers have been hard at work, mostly in secret, overhauling one of biggest names in music. (And no, we're not talking about Icona Pop or even an ABBA reunion.) On Birger Jarlsgatan, a street that divides the neighborhoods of Ostermalm and Norrm...

April 2nd 2014 at 8:30am 0 Comments
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HTC has just released a new One smartphone, so it stands to reason that the company would give the One Mini a similar upgrade, wouldn't it? Sure enough, there's now a hint that such an update might be in the cards. Swedroid has spotted an "M8 mini" lurking in Swedish carrier Telia's list of HD Vo...

March 28th 2014 at 2:02pm 0 Comments
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Microsoft plans to bring the Xbox One to 26 more markets in September, eight of which were in the original plans for the console's November 2013 launch. Those eight territories, Belgium, Denmark, Finland, Netherlands, Norway, Russia, Sweden and Switzerland, were cut from the first run in August, at...

March 18th 2014 at 10:00am 0 Comments
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Sure, it's no Somalia, but Sweden's been fighting plenty of its own battles against piracy -- of the digital variety. The former home of Pirate Bay, the infamous online repository for everything the RIAA and MPAA stand against, has just fined an unnamed 28-year-old man 4.3 million krona (about $65...

December 18th 2013 at 12:24pm 0 Comments
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Volvo has been one of the stronger proponents of self-driving cars, and it's proving that today by detailing its plans for a large-scale autonomous vehicle project in its native Sweden. The Drive Me initiative will put 100 robot cars on Gothenburg's streets, where they'll explore the social and te...

December 2nd 2013 at 3:57pm 0 Comments
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It appears the tests of an IPTV-ready TiVo on Sweden's Com Hem service went well, as the provider is officially launching service September 30th. It's also built a few new service packages around the three tuner, 1TB HDD-equipped DVR, with the TiVo Max option offering about 80 channels and TiVo Co...

September 26th 2013 at 2:50am 0 Comments
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At the beginning of August, Apple launched a new free-content program in their Apple Store app, kicking things off with a free download of Color Zen. Today the latest piece of free content has been released, and it should make parents of small children very happy. The over-the-air update allows us...

August 12th 2013 at 7:30pm 0 Comments
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While there are signs HTC's fortunes might turn a corner through the launch of the One, few would doubt that its finances could use some streamlining. The company has just outlined one of the ways it will be pinching pennies: it's closing its Watch movie stores in Denmark, Italy, the Netherlands,...

May 1st 2013 at 1:36am 0 Comments