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JD.com Launches Level One Shopping Channel on Mobile QQ

JD.com, a leading Chinese online retailer that Tencent has a stake in, released JD Mobile QQ Shopping, a level one access point channel on Mobile QQ, …

5 ways Sprint can move on after leaving T-Mobile at the altar

This week Sprint abandoned its venture to buy T-Mobile USA after facing harsh resistance from regulators over the deal. While John Legere gloats over …

Digital Foundry vs Metro Redux

The PlayStation 4 and Xbox One remasters are coming thick and fast, bringing with them a wave of controversy - should developers be concentrating …

T-Mobile launches an app to unlock your smartphone

It took T-Mobile just one week to launch a phone unlocking app after President Obama signed the phone unlocking bill into law.<p>Not known for missing a chance to antagonize the excesses of market giants AT&T and Verizon, the launch of the app should be seen as partly symbolic. T-Mobile CEO John …

Why Tesla's SUV Will Crush the Competition

A report by the financial firm Morgan Stanley predicts that the forthcoming Tesla crossover, the Model X, will be even more successful than the Model S sedan.<p>The Tesla Model X will storm the crossover market when it arrives in 2015, demolishing the luxe SUVs offered by the unsuspecting big car …

The Alienware 13 is the smallest and lightest gaming laptop in Dell's lineup

Y'all remember the Alienware M11x, right? That compact, netbook-sized gaming laptop with the glowing keyboard that made it look like a spaceship? Anyway, Dell discontinued it back in 2012, only to release several big-screen machines the following year. Well, it looks like someone at the company saw …

Approaching the kitchen of the future with LineCook (hands-on)

A new oven technology from GE's FirstBuild factory will allow you to scan barcodes of prepackaged foods to automatically set cooking times and temperatures.<p>As a foodie who can't cook, the idea of the LineCook excited me the most of all the cool ideas displayed when the FirstBuild factory opened its …

Kitchens

Review: Backbone wireless charging case for iPhone 5/5s

The basic Backbone kit consists of the phone case, a wireless receiver "card" that slots in the back and a wireless charge pad. You also get a screen …

T-Mobile Device Unlock app brings limited mobile freedom

Mike Mozart<p>Unlocking a device can be a bit of a complicated process. In fact, altering firmware to unlock devices was illegal until a week ago. Even if some carriers unlock devices for free (under certain conditions), it takes contacting customer service and dealing with cumbersome calls.<p>Even if …

Mobile

GeekWire Radio: Amgen and the state of Seattle biotech, with guest Luke Timmerman

Amgen dealt a blow to Seattle’s biotech industry last week with the announcement that it will be closing its large research-and-development campus on …

There is more to mobile web development than just HTML, Javascript and CSS

Advertisement<p>7 Comments<p>There are three main technology choices to consider when building apps for smart devices; web, native, and hybrid.<p>Web apps are …

Timista Wants To Be Your Pocket Concierge

There’s no shortage of startups making apps to help you find something to do in select cities. Apps like last minute event planner YPlan. Or YC-backed Shoobs if you’re after local nightlife events. Or, for tourists wanting to book excursions and tours on their city break, there’s GetYourGuide.<p>But …

Amazon wants you to ask Hachette's CEO for lower e-book prices

Amazon's fight with Hachette over e-book pricing just got extra-personal. Hot on the heels of writers attacking Jeff Bezos' "retaliation," the Amazon Books Team has posted a Readers United site that calls on you to email Hachette CEO Michael Pietsch and ask him to lower the costs of e-books. The …