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FAA advisory board's recommendation on in-flight use of portable electronics due next week

The U.S. Federal Aviation Administration will be receiving word from an advisory committee in the coming week that may lead to the loosening of …

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Apple increases Mac mini pricing in multiple countries

Alongside the new iMacs, Apple has silently raised the prices of all Mac mini models in both Australia and Brazil. In Australia, the prices were formerly A$699 and A$899 for the standard configurations, and the Mac mini Server model was priced at A$ 1,099.00. Now, the machines are priced at A$749, …

AT&T announces plans to use 700Mhz channels for LTE Broadcast

Video streamed to your phone, without counting towards your data plan.<p>Yesterday at Goldman Sachs' Communacopia Conference in New York, AT&T CEO …

Martha Stewart files lawsuit against Lodsys following patent infringement accusations

Lodsys, perhaps the poster child for patent trolls over the past few years, is happy to attack potential targets both big and small, and they've picked one that apparently isn't taking their attack lying down. As reported by <i>GigaOm</i><i>,</i> Martha Stewart Living Omnimedia (MSLO) has filed a complaint in a …

Apple Highlights New Apple TV 6.0 'Touch Setup' Feature in Support Document

Apple today released a support document detailing a newly implemented Apple TV setup feature that was introduced last week with its Apple TV 6.0 software update.<p>Users that have a third-generation Apple TV running the 6.0 software can use an iPhone, iPad, or iPod touch running iOS 7 to automatically …

MobileBench group aims to improve mobile benchmarking, recruits Samsung but lacks Qualcomm, NVIDIA

It's called MobileBench: an industry consortium planning to offer "more effective" performance assessments on mobile devices -- most likely centered on, but not limited to, Android. Unsurprisingly after recent developments, Samsung joins as a founding member, alongside Broadcom, Huawei, Oppo, and …

BlackBerry Decides Not to Hold Earnings Call, After All

BlackBerry on Wednesday said that it will not hold this week’s earnings call, despite having previously indicated it would do so.<p>“In light of the …

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