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Jony Ive’s new look for iOS 7: black, white, and flat all over

With the grand unveiling of Apple’s next operating system for the iPhone, iPad, and iPod touch approaching, sources have provided detailed descriptions of what users and developers alike could expect from the software’s fresh look.<p>As we reported in April, Apple Senior Vice President of Industrial …

UNICEF says Facebook 'likes' won't save children's lives

Humanitarian group takes aim at social media activism in bold new campaign<p>UNICEF has launched a bold advertising campaign that takes direct aim at perhaps the most ubiquitous form of online activism — the Facebook "like." Late last month, UNICEF Sweden released three commercials that urge viewers …

BlackBerry 10 launch by the numbers: Over 50% returns, 71% of people don’t want under any circumstances, 83% of Americans unaware it even launched (Updated)

Six years after Apple took the smartphone industry by surprise with its release of the iPhone, former market leader BlackBerry Limited, or <i>RIM</i> as it called itself until just recently, launched what some consider to be a true iPhone competitor.<p>The problem is that almost no one has seemed to notice. A …

BlackBerry to ask for probe into report on Z10 returns

BlackBerry plans to ask U.S. and Canadian regulators to probe a report about high return rates for the company's flagshipZ10smartphone, calling the comments "false and misleading."<p>The Canadian company said that within the next several days, it will formally ask the U.S. Securities and Exchange …

Deactivate Facebook Home in one tap: step-by-step

If you’re thinking about picking up an HTC first device on the 12th of April, you might want to consider turning Facebook Home off. But why would I …

Damaged undersea internet cable causes widespread global service disruption

A cut to the largest internet cable that connects Europe and Asia caused severe service disruption that stretched from from Africa to Pakistan.<p>Chief …

Facebook Is Going To Release Its Own Android-Based Operating System — Reports

Facebook sent out invitations for a media event next Thursday at its headquarters which read "Come see our new home on Android."<p>This immediately set off a wave of speculation about what Facebook would announce. The initial thought was that Facebook simply had a new, updated Android application.<p>But …

Google Street View lets former Fukushima residents see the town they left

It's been more than two years since the tragic Eastern Japan tsunami and resulting Fukushima Prefecture nuclear plant crisis, but many of those who lived in affected areas still can't return: witness the 21,000 residents of Namie, who had to evacuate and haven't been back since. Thanks to a newly …

Facebook planning Android-related event on April 4th

It looks like Facebook's got an Android-related event up its sleeve next Thursday April 4th right here in the Bay Area. So, what's this about? A major revamp of Facebook's Android app? An Android-based Facebook phone like HTC's rumored Myst? Whatever it is, we'll obviously be there to liveblog the …

AntTek's Quick Settings app brings the shortcut menu to users still waiting on Jelly Bean

Still waiting for that upgrade to Jelly Bean? So are most Android users, if that's any consolation. While you might not see Android 4.2 before Google moves on to the next letter in its OS alphabet, you can get Jelly Bean's Quick Settings feature via a new app from AntTek. Available via Google Play, …

2014 Dodge Durango First Look

Never Neutral with 8 Forward Gears<p>In accordance with Chrysler‘s newfound spirit of continuous improvement, the 3-year-old Dodge Durango gets a major spiffing-up for 2014. A mild exterior refresh and interior refinements plus a powertrain update conspire to keep the three-row crossover fresh for a …