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Nexus 8 could have Intel inside, report says

Asus could debut a new Nexus 8 tablet later this year, says a "supply chain" source close to Digitimes.<p>The tablet will reportedly debut sometime after February and could include Intel's Bay Trail processor. Perhaps coincidentally, the timing dovetails with Intel's recent statement that Bay Trail …

Apple less fun to deal with than Microsoft, Samsung, study says

Some organizations inspire a feeling of dread.<p>"Oh, I have to deal with the DMV today. Where's my Xanax?"<p>Apple, though, has long held a reputation for making its customers feel like they're bathing in chocolate sauce. With a glass of champagne in their hands.<p>So it's curious that a new study by …

Kyocera Hydro Plus (Cricket Wireless) review: Inexpensive and waterproof, but glacially slow - CNET

MSRP: $139.99<p><b>The Good</b> The budget-friendly <b>Kyocera Hydro Plus</b> can survive a good dunk in the pool and comes with Cricket's signature music subscription service.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Hydro Plus runs the dated Android 4.0 OS, makes mediocre calls, and clocks slow network speeds, even for 3G.<p><b>The Bottom Line</b> …

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Can Android desktops disrupt the PC market?

At CES 2014, it was the year Android desktops began to gain momentum.<p>2016: The State of the Desktop<p>Steven J. Vaughan-Nichols<p>Here's what I see …

Android Smartphones Passed iPhone For First Time In Opera’s Ad Impressions In Q4, iPhone Still Leads In Revenue

The mobile advertising market, as we heard earlier today, will be worth $14 billion in 2014, and it looks like Android is getting ever closer to dominating it. In Q4, Android-based smartphones, for the first time, surpassed the iPhone in terms of mobile ad impressions on the Opera Mediaworks ad …

Beats Music service debuts for iPhone, Android

Can't get your fill of streaming music with the likes of Pandora, Spotify, and Rdio? There's a new music service in town.<p>Debuting for the iPhone and Android devices on Tuesday, the Beats Music app works more or less like its rivals. It acts as an online radio station to serve you tunes from your …

Apple hires medical tech experts, fueling iWatch rumours

A smartwatch with next-generation health skills could help Apple beat rivals in the wearable technology sector<p>Apple has reportedly hired two medical technology experts, fueling rumours that the company's forthcoming iWatch could have a health focus.<p>Nancy Dougherty from startup Sano Intelligence and …

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Apple Stores now fixing cracked iPhone 5C screens

Apple Stores are now able to replace cracked iPhone 5C screens while you wait.<p>The $149 screen-repair service is being offered for the first time on Monday for Apple's new "budget" phone. Apple began offering screen repairs for the iPhone 5 in June. Apple's flagship iPhone 5S and the older-model …

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Bill Belichick calls out Wes Welker

FOXBOROUGH, Mass. -- Patriots coach Bill Belichick called Wes Welker's collision Sunday with New England cornerback Aqib Talib "one of the worst …

NFL looking at possibility of playoff games on Friday and Monday

If the NFL decides to expand its playoffs from 12 to 14 teams, that could mean we'll see postseason games on Monday and Friday during Wild Card …

SB XLVIII Q&A: Manning and beyond

Who's No. 1? In Super Bowl XLVIII, aces are wild.<p>The Denver Broncos had the No. 1 offense in the regular season. The Seattle Seahawks had the No. 1 …

NFL title games draw huge TV ratings

NEW YORK -- The NFL conference title games' television viewership is up big from last season.<p>The Broncos' 26-16 win over New England for the AFC …

CB Richard Sherman apologizes

Seattle Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman has apologized a day after targeting the play of San Francisco 49ers receiver Michael Crabtree with …

Sorry, Seattle, this is Denver's year

DENVER -- The deeper the Denver Broncos play into this season, the harder it is to pick against them.<p>There's simply something to this team that goes …

Apple expands electronic educational revolution to more countries in Asia, Latin America, Europe

Apple Expands Worldwide Access to Educational Content<p>iBooks Textbooks & iTunes U Course Manager Now Available in Over 50 Countries<p>CUPERTINO, …

iOS 7.1 beta 4 now available, developers go get it!

Apple has released iOS 7.1 beta 4 to developers. Registered iOS developers can download it from the Developer Center or over the air on a device with …

Samsung puts Galaxy tablets in Illy coffee shops

Samsung has formed a strategic alliance with coffee-company Illy, in a deal that will see the South Korean tech giant's tablet technology on display in Illy coffee shops.<p>The deal, announced Monday, means that some Illy shops will feature Samsung demonstration booths where you can toy with tablets …

Analysts Estimate Apple Sold Record 55.3 Million iPhones in 2013 Holiday Quarter

Apple will announce its quarterly earnings for fiscal Q1 2014 next week on January 27, 2014, and in advance of the earnings report both professional and amateur analysts are releasing their iPhone sales estimates for the holiday quarter. Apple had two new iPhones, the iPhone 5s and the iPhone 5c, …

Samsung Said to Follow Apple's Lead with Fingerprint Sensor, No Iris Scanner in Galaxy S5

Previous rumors hinted that Samsung's next flagship device would leapfrog the iPhone 5s with new iris scanning technology, but that rumor may be inaccurate. A recent report from <i>The Korea Herald</i> claims the Korean handset maker instead is working on fingerprint sensor technology for its upcoming …

Apple's Mac Pro Shipping Estimates Move to March in Many Countries

Shipping estimates for new orders of stock configurations of the redesigned Mac Pro have now moved to March in many of Apple's online stores around the world.<p>The change in shipping estimates does not necessarily reflect a worsening supply situation given that estimates have been listed at …

Meet the ice mile: the toughest swimming test on the planet

A few years ago I travelled to Finland to compete in the Winter Swimming World Championships. It was one of their mildest winters for years but, even so, the water was still -0.7C. Adrenaline got me through the very short race – but afterwards I felt like my hands had been slammed in a car door and …

Seahawks vs. 49ers: Live Score and Reaction for NFC Championship 2014

The Seattle Seahawks are going to the Super Bowl after beating the San Francisco 49ers 23-17 in Seattle.

FINAL: Seahawks 23, 49ers 17

The Seattle Seahawks will face the Denver Broncos in the Super Bowl after they defeated the San Francisco 49ers 23-17.<p><b>Seahawks seal it with a pick</b><p>49ers quarterback Colin Kaepernick was poised to lead a game-winning drive, but challenged Seahawks cornerback Richard Sherman, which led to a …

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Australian Olympic Trials Finalist Matthew Glucina Passes Away

National-level swimmer <b>Matthew Glucina</b> from the City of Perth team in Western Australia has passed away on Tuesday, January 7th, after losing a battle …

Tampa Bay news, weather forecast, radar, and sports from WTVT

Report: Putnam's office skipped background check information for concealed carry permits<p>Man arrested after deputy leaves gun in bathroom<p>NEW<p>Body found …