Mario Gonzalez

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Pandora now lets you listen to albums before they're released

Dying to listen to the new Kanye West album before it's for sale? You just might be in luck.<p>Pandora, the music streaming site and app, on Tuesday launched Pandora Premieres, a station that allows listeners to preview upcoming albums up to a week before their release. The company said it will …

Opera for Android exits beta, ready to take on Chrome

Less than three months after launching in beta, Opera for Android is ready for the masses. Based on the popular WebKit engine, Opera for Android isn't drastically different from other Android browsers, but it does carry over a few popular features from the desktop version.<p>Headline features include …

Why Yahoo Doesn’t Think Tumblr Has a Porn Problem

If you write about Tumblr as a business, you are required to note that Tumblr has a lot of porn.<p>How much porn? You’ll have to make something up, …

Social Media

Lenovo’s Horizon PC Turns Your Coffee Table Into a Touchscreen Game Center

What kind of computer comes with an explicit warning not to rest your coffee cup on it?<p>A computer like Lenovo’s new IdeaCentre Horizon PC does -– and …

Lenovo

Caterpillar Aims to Make Splash With Rugged, Waterproof Android Phone

Caterpillar is best known for making heavy equipment, but the machinery brand thinks it can add something to the phone business.<p>Cat has partnered …

Android Phones

One in ten laptops shipped last quarter had a touchscreen, says report

Over the seven months since Microsoft released Windows 8, the sales data haven’t been encouraging, with IDC reporting a 13.9 percent decline in the PC industry last quarter, its largest on record. But it looks like there’s one bright spot: as much as 10 percent of new laptops sold that quarter …

Major League Soccer, Microsoft team up on Windows 8 app, in-game experiences

If you're a Major League Soccer fan, there's now a Windows 8 app to keep up with North America's version of the beautiful game. The league has teamed up with Microsoft on an exclusive app to bring schedules, standings, video highlights, play-by-play, game stats, cards and substitutions to Windows 8 …

Opera’s WebKit-Based Android Browser Exits Beta To Battle Apps For Users’ Attention

Browser maker Opera’s first WebKit browser has exited beta. The full launch for the browser previously code-named Ice adds a few additional minor updates to the meaty feature-set demoed at the Mobile World Congress tradeshow back in February.<p>The new updates in this full launch version of the …

AMD slips to fourth spot as Qualcomm and Samsung capitalize on mobile processor sales

A fall in demand for desktop PCs and continued growth of the smartphone and tablet market saw AMD fall from second to fourth place for microprocessor sales in 2012. According to a new report from IC Insights, Qualcomm and Samsung overtook AMD to reach second and third spot respectively after they …

Galaxy S 4 Active caught on camera again, reported specs are lower than regular GS4 (video)

First came the model number mentions, then the pictures, and now Samsung's rumored and rugged Galaxy S 4 Active has been caught on film. In a situation that screams "controlled leak," <i>MobileTechReview</i> appears to have handled exactly the same tethered unit we've seen snaps of, and says the device …