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Nokia 'Sirius' is a 10.1-inch Windows RT tablet that aims to take on the iPad

Nokia is finally entering the tablet space. After years of sitting back and seeing the demand for this category, Nokia is expected to release a …

LG announces Optimus L9 II with 4.7-inch 720p display

LG has announced a follow-up to its popular Optimus L9 series, the aptly-named Optimus L9 II.<p>The device clearly takes its cues from the Optimus G, …

Moto X Review

When I was a child, the anticipation of watching a treasured movie, even after the fourth of fifth viewing, would thrill me. I’d kick back, my legs …

Nexus 7 (2013) Review

Whereas most movie sequels are met with dread as the release approaches, the second iteration of a piece of tech is usually more warmly …

Using webOS today

Image source: webOSnation<p>Two years and one week ago, Leo Apotheker, then-CEO of HP, changed the face of mobile technology. To some, it was …

TxtMeApp Offers An Easy Way To Drive Mobile Downloads From Desktop Ads

Here’s one way advertisers can convince desktop viewers to try out their mobile apps — send them a text.<p>That’s the proposition behind TxtMeApp,a new product from Israel-based digital media agency Say Media Group (not to be confused with Say Media, the San Francisco-based advertising and publishing …

Mophie Juice Pack for Galaxy S 4 now shipping, brings an extra 2,300mAh battery for $99

Galaxy S 4 users already benefit from solid battery life, but if your Life Companion has become more of a <i>compulsion</i>, you're probably in need of a power solution that can go the distance. Naturally, one option is to swap out batteries, but a new charging case from Mophie could be a simpler route. …

Moto X coming to all major US carriers, but AT&T nabs exclusive on color options

The new Moto X is coming to every major carrier in the United States. Verizon Wireless, AT&T, Sprint, and T-Mobile will all be offering the handset starting at $199.99 on contract, with smaller provider US Cellular also planning to include Moto X in its lineup. The $199.99 price tag gets you a Moto …

A 'Google Play' version of the Moto X is coming soon

Five major US carriers will sell the new Moto X when it comes out later this year, but those who want a truly pure and unlocked version of Motorola's latest will be glad to hear that Google will be selling the device as well. Yes, there will be a Google Play edition of the Moto X. Like the Google …

Moto X Hands-on Preview

At long last, and after much anticipation, Moto X is finally here.<p>First, let’s get the short stuff out of the way. Yes, it will be exclusive to …

Hello Moto X

After Google acquired Motorola Mobility last year, I wondered what was next for the smartphone company. It spent ages clearing out its pipeline of smartphones that were already in development before rumors of an X Phone made in America started making the rounds. In those early X Phone days, Rick …

Facebook Brings Home’s Lockscreen Replacement To Their Main Android App — A Bad Sign For Home?

Four months after the launch of Facebook Home, which aimed to turn <i>every</i> Android phone into the long-rumored Facebook Phone, the company is starting to bring certain Home features into their primary app with an update today. In other words, bits and pieces of Home are coming to the main app… without …

Netflix launches account profiles for multi-user homes, coming soon to mobile apps

Netflix has launched the ability to create individual account profiles for those who share a single login but don’t want recommendations streams to …

Is Motorola’s Moto X rainbow too limited?

At first glance, the news we got today about all the Moto X customization options sounded pretty good. With the inclusion of wood finishes, as well …

Tumblr web traffic reportedly on a sharp decline

The purchase of Tumblr was supposed to expand Yahoo's audience in a major way, but there's a chance that the blogging network may not be performing as well as it was expected to. Traffic to Tumblr's desktop and mobile websites appears to be on a drastic decline this year, leaving its websites with …

The New Motorola Is Focusing On “Very Few” Devices, And A Low-Cost Phone May Be Next

Motorola has never been the most prolific smartphone maker, but there’s no question that they’ve churned out a lot of hardware over the years, but now that Motorola is flying under Google’s banner, you can expect to see some shifts in the company’s hardware strategy, and it looks like that …

Moto X launch, iPad 5 and iPhone 5C leaks, BBM for Android & more – Pocketnow Daily

Advertisement<p>Watch today’s Pocketnow Daily as we talk about the BlackBerry Messenger finally reaching beta for iOS and Android. Later it’s HTC talk …

Google Drive for Windows gets desktop shortcuts for speedier editing

Google Drive is as much about productivity as cloud storage, but it's hard to discover this through a cursory glance at Drive's desktop apps. That connection should soon become clearer, at least for some users -- a new version of Google Drive for Windows will create shortcuts to Docs, Sheets and …

More than 40 percent of active Android devices now run Jelly Bean, Gingerbread stubbornly holds steady

The last time Google visited Jelly Bean's user saturation numbers, it took the combined efforts of 4.1 and 4.2 to edge out Gingerbread's (v2.3.3 through 2.3.7) hold on the user base. Not anymore; the latest numbers from the Android Dashboard show the base version of Jelly Bean, Android 4.1, …

ParisLemon — "Steve was Steve."

rate intelligence is the ability...

The test of first-rate intelligence is the ability to hold two opposed ideas in the mind at the same time, and still retain the ability to function. …

F. Scott Fitzgerald

SwiftKey Cloud syncs your keyboard profile, includes trending phrases (video)

Here's something we've all been wanting for some time. SwiftKey Cloud is launching today with a bunch of new functionality including -- you guessed it -- cloud backup and synchronization across multiple devices. By keeping your keyboard profile and settings online, you no longer have to re-teach …

Old Ideas Are Better Than The Idea You Just Thought Of

<b>Editor’s note:</b> <i>Jake Knapp is a design partner at Google Ventures where he helps startups with product strategy and design.</i> <i>Follow him on Twitter @jakek.</i><p>It drives me crazy every time I hear about Mailbox, the fancy-pants email app that Dropbox bought for a gazillion dollars. I mean, come on, it’s such …

Mysterious death of Yuri Gagarin, the first person in space, possibly solved after 45 years

The mysteries surrounding the death of Yuri Gagarin — the first human to ever travel into outer space — may finally have been solved thanks to fellow Russian cosmonaut Alexey Leonov. Gagarin's death in 1968 was the result of a plane crash, but just how he came to crash has been subject to …

Solar plane soaring across U.S.

Solar Impulse uses 12,000 solar cells that simultaneously propel, recharge craft<p>An airplane entirely powered by the sun landed in Washington on …

Microsoft Office app for iPhone launches, currently only available in the United States

After a year of rumours and denial, Microsoft has finally released the “Office Mobile for Office 365 subscribers.” As you guessed it the app is …

If Office Hits The iPad, Even Fewer People Would Buy A Surface

Remember this ad? The ad where Microsoft attempted to position the iPad as a chopstick-playing toy and the Surface as a PowerPoint-editing machine?<p>Yeah, that’s why we can’t have nice things.<p>Microsoft just released Office for the iPhone. It lets users edit any Word, Excel or PowerPoint document. As …

I Think We Can All Agree This Is Better Than Apple’s iOS 7 Redesign, Right?

Lisa Frank. Dayglo Barbie. Rainbow unicorn. Fisher Price. A mess, trouble, confusing. Marketing department. What are, <i>“words used to describe the iOS 7 redesign</i>,” Alex? Now that the Apple keynote beer goggles have worn off, the polarizing makeover of Apple’s iOS 7 operating system is starting to …

iOS 7 Warns of Uncertified Lightning Cables

iOS 7 recognizes if you have an unofficial Lightning cable connected (via <i>9to5Mac</i>). At first glance, it appears Apple has taken another step to …