Amanda Maas

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White Nexus 7 Available from Google Play in the US, UK, Japan

Google today announced a new white Nexus 7 tablet, available just in time for the holiday season. The device can be purchased in the US, in the UK, and in Japan directly from Google Play.<p>Unlike its black counterpart, the white version is only available as a 32GB Wi-Fi model. Pricing is the same: it …

T-Mobile eliminates down payment on new 16 GB iPhones for holiday shoppers

T-Mobile has announced that they will no longer require a down payment on certain iPhone models during the holiday season. Specifically, customers will no longer have to pay anything when purchasing a 16 GB iPhone 5s or 5c. Several iPad models—the 16 GB Air, mini, and Retina mini—are also available …

Lovely’s Apartment Rental App Moves Into Its New Digs On Android

Few things in life are more frustrating than trying to find a new place to live (especially if you’re itching to move to the housing market hellholes that are New York City and San Francisco). It’s no wonder then that so many startups — Trulia, Zillow, Redfin, Apartment List, Rental Engine, Zumper, …

Sprint to launch Galaxy S 4 variant with speedy Spark LTE

Sprint already has a few devices that support its extra-fast Spark data service, but one of its hottest smartphones -- Samsung's Galaxy S 4 -- has been "stuck" with ordinary LTE. That won't be a problem for much longer, as the carrier has revealed a Spark-capable version of the Android flagship. …

Microsoft considers free versions of Windows Phone and Windows RT to battle Android

Redmond wants to counter Mountain View<p>Microsoft is considering making Windows Phone and Windows RT available free of charge to device makers. Sources familiar with Microsoft’s plans have revealed to <i>The Verge</i> that free future versions are under serious consideration by OS chief Terry Myerson. We …

AT&T CEO thinks phone subsidies must end

At an investor conference on Tuesday, AT&T(s t) CEO Randall Stephenson expressed a pretty shocking belief: Carrier subsidies for new cell phones must …

Online Marketplace For Luxury Clothes And Goods Shop-Hers Raises $3.5M From Floodgate, Bono And Others

Like many women who wanted to make a little extra cash from their selling older luxury goods, Jaclyn Shanfeld had been using online consignment sites and marketplaces to sell her designer clothes and handbags she no longer wore, and quickly became frustrated with the experience. In one situation, …

Asus announces 4.3-inch PadFone mini, plans to bring PadFone line to US next year

After introducing the PadFone Infinity in September, Asus is back at it with the PadFone mini. What’s more, Asus CEO Jerry Shen told Engadget that …

Meet Leo, The Lightweight New Way To Send Self-Destructing Messages

There are a number of ephemeral messaging apps out there (some might say too many), all of which are trying to give their users the ability to send self-destructing text messages or photos or videos, or some combination of the three. But those apps aren’t always intuitive, and that sometimes leads …

Google Releases Its Find My iPhone-Style Android Device Manager App In The Play Store

Google launched Android Device Manager back in August, but it curiously made the tool web-only, eschewing a native Android app and causing a lot of confusion in doing so. The Android Device Manager is now in the Play Store, and does most of the things that Apple’s Find My iPhone service does, but …

Researchers create a more accurate alternative to Wi-Fi for tracking people through walls

Back in June, MIT researchers revealed they had figured out how to use Wi-Fi to track moving objects through walls. Today, the same team announced …

Walmart to Sell iPhone 5c for $27, iPhone 5s for $127 Beginning Friday

Walmart will begin a holiday sale on Friday that will see the retailer drop price of Apple's iPhone to just $27 with a two-year contract, reports the <i>Los Angeles Times</i>. Though the iPhone 5c is normally priced at $99, Walmart and other retailers have been selling the phone at a discount since shortly …

Korea Court Rejects Samsung Patent Claim Against Apple

A court in Seoul has ruled that Apple did not violate three patents owned by Samsung, in the latest legal sparring between the two smartphone giants.<p>ABC News reports that the judge ruled against Samsung’s claim over three patents related to short messaging, saying that they lacked “progressivity” …

Yahoo’s webmail outage continues to frustrate users

Yahoo (s yhoo) may have spent most of this year trying to claw its way back to internet relevancy, but a days-long webmail outage is fraying the …