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HTC sets sights on wearable tech market, but won't rush in

CEO Peter Chou says it's "still too early" for HTC to jump into wearable technology. Until then, the company will focus heavily on tablets.<p>HTC is having its fair share of trouble in the smartphone market, but the company sees new opportunities in wearable technology and tablets, its two top …

Wearable Tech

iPad app lets you create DJ mixes from Spotify playlists (update: pulled from App Store)

If you're a Spotify Premium subscriber, you can now move beyond simple crossfades thanks to the DJ Mixer for Spotify iPad app. In order to use it, you have to download songs from your existing playlists, which also lets you use it offline. As with other such apps, you get two virtual decks and can …

Thinner iPad and Retina iPad Mini Expected on Tuesday

Apple will introduce a high resolution Retina iPad mini and a thinner, lighter version of the standard 9.7-inch iPad during its Tuesday event, reports <i>The Wall Street Journal</i>, confirming months of product leaks and rumors.<p>Apple is now readying a revamped iPad Mini with a high-resolution "retina" …

Twitter quitters: a hurdle for social media co's path to IPO

Retired schoolteacher Donald Hovasse signed up for Twitter about a year ago at the urging of his daughter. He lost interest after trying the service a few times and finding lots of celebrities but few of his friends using the online social network.<p>"I didn't really get the point of it at all," said …

Social Media

Aereo For Android Launches On October 22

Android users, how would you like 30 live TV channels to be available on your phone or tablet at any given time or place? If that sounds like you, then happy Thursday.<p>Aereo, the company that streams live television and DVR service to iPhone, iPad and desktop users across the country, is today …

BlackBerry may wind up selling off limbs before going private

Like all of your favorite boy-bands from the ’90s, BlackBerry might be breaking up instead of taking some time off.<p>The suffering smartphone maker recently accepted an offer to be taken private after a year of failed restructuring efforts. But now that the deal due diligence is underway, BlackBerry …

Pantech Vega Secret Note includes fingerprint reader, stylus and the kitchen sink

Don't look now, but Pantech just managed to combine five hot smartphone trends in one device. Its new, 5.9-inch Vega Secret Note centers on a fingerprint reader that hides personal info. However, that's just the start of a feature list that includes seemingly every major trick we've seen in the …

Just-Launched Mobile Ad Management Platform LiquidM Raises $5M

Startup LiquidM is launching a new platform today for ad networks, trading desks, and operators to manage their mobile ad campaigns. The company is also announcing that it has raised $5 million in Series A funding from Blumberg Capital, Earlybird Venture Capital, and Asset Management Ventures.<p>CEO …

Twitter's IPO Filing Shows 215 Million Monthly Active Users

In its IPO filing, Twitter revealed today that it has more than 200 million monthly active users who tweet 500 million tweets per day.<p>Among the …

iPhone 5s sensors providing inaccurate readings for some

There are always a few teething problems, usually limited to a relatively small number of devices, when a product first launches. Past iPhone releases have been no exception, and for Apple’s latest iPhone launch it appears some users are experiencing issues related to the iPhone 5s’s sensors. We’ve …

Google adds improved web app support to Chrome for Android

Google's Chrome browser has always been a fairly forward-thinking product, but the team behind the Android version finally introduced a feature that iOS users have had since late 2007. In the new beta release of Chrome for Android, you can save any webpage you visit as a link on your homescreen. …

Best Buy Drops the Price of iPhone 5c to $50

Just two weeks after hitting the market, Best Buy will begin offering a discount on Apple's iPhone 5c. From today, Oct. 3, to Monday, Oct. 7, the …

Dell May Have A Winner With Its Windows-Powered Venue 8 Pro

The most pleasant surprise to come out of Dell’s press conference the other day wasn’t its line of new laptops or the silly Android tablets it’s trying to foist on weary consumers. To my utter shock it was the Venue 8 Pro, the company’s first pint-sized Windows 8 tablet.<p>Let’s start with its looks. …

Microsoft board of directors recommends Gates and Ballmer for re-election

Some Microsoft investors might not be happy with the idea of Bill Gates and Steve Ballmer continuing to guide Microsoft after retiring from the CEO role, but it seems likely that both will continue to do just that. On November 19th, company shareholders will vote on the new board of directors, and …

Chrome 31 beta for Android brings home screen shortcuts, search-friendly tabs (updated)

Now that Chrome 30 is done and dusted, Google has released Chrome 31 in beta -- and it's a big deal for Android users. The new browser lets users add iOS-like web shortcuts to the home screen, with specially optimized sites launching as full-screen web apps. Version 31 also brings the desktop …

Samsung forecasts record quarterly profit

<b>Samsung Electronics, the world's biggest mobile phone and TV maker, has forecast record profits for the July-to-September quarter.</b><p>It expects operating profit of 10.1 trillion won ($9.4bn; £5.8bn) for the quarter, a 25% jump from a year ago.<p>The profit guidance beats many analyst forecasts.<p>Samsung …

Samsung

Boston Dynamics puts AlphaDog through more field training, teaches Atlas robot to hike over rocks

Boston Dynamics' sprinting WildCat robot isn't the only autonomous machine it's letting roam the great outdoors: AlphaDog is still trudging through the wilderness too. A flurry of updates to the firm's YouTube channel reveal that the four-legged robot (officially known as the LS3) has been …

Adobe Hacked, 2.9 Million Customer Accounts Compromised

Adobe today announced that hackers have managed to obtain information on approximately 2.9 million of its customers that have downloaded its software, including customer IDs, encrypted passwords, customer names, encrypted credit/debit card numbers, expiration dates, and other information on …

Microsoft asked HTC to put Windows Phone on its Android phones, says report

With Microsoft's Nokia acquisition raising questions over the future of third-party Windows Phone devices, Redmond has its work cut out convincing OEMs to continue to license its struggling software — and a report from <i>Bloomberg News</i> suggests that the software giant may have gone to extremes. …

Android Readers Can Enjoy Four New Country Editions

Inside Flipboard / October 3, 2013<p>Flipboard is expanding its global reach with the launch of four new editions for Android smartphone users in India, …

Hyundai to defer payments due from US government staff

<b>Hyundai Motor will defer payments due from US federal employees affected by the partial government shutdown.</b><p>More than 700,000 employees face unpaid leave due to the shutdown which was triggered after the two houses of Congress did not agree on a new budget.<p>Hyundai said affected employees who …

John Krafcik

Absolutely Stunning Illusion of an Underwater Waterfall

Mauritius is an island nation officially called the Republic of Mauritius, or in French, <i>République de Maurice</i>, located in the Indian Ocean about …

Mauritius

America's Most Beautiful Covered Bridges

A covered bridge played a supporting role in one of Hollywood's most intense and fleeting love stories: <i>The Bridges of Madison County</i>, which still inspires visitors to seek out Iowa's Roseman Covered Bridge. (It ranks higher on TripAdvisor than John Wayne's nearby birthplace.)<p>Embodying a simpler …

The World's Most Dramatic Coastlines

Summer has officially drawn to a close, and the sunny days of sprawling on the sand are numbered. For fans of the coast, though, the end of summer doesn't necessarily mean the end of beach trips. The world is still full of spectacular coastlines to explore, many of which are more famous for their …

12 Amazing Photos of Animals Congregating

<b>Stingrays</b><p>While we'll always be big fans of wildlife photography in general, there's nothing quite like seeing hundreds, thousands and even millions of animals congregating like this. Whether these photographers have captured animal migrations, where major animal groups travel long distances in …

Nature

Nintendo Wii production to cease 'soon,' at least in Japan

Manufacturing of the aging Wii game console will end "soon," Nintendo of Japan says. <i>Kotaku</i> spotted the note on a product page for the Wii on Nintendo's website, which reads "Manufacturing is scheduled to end soon." It's unclear if this affects worldwide production or just Japan, but we've asked …

Apple prepping iOS 7.0.3 for launch, says report

The next iOS iteration could reach users as early as next week, says blog site Boy Genius Report.<p>Apple pushed out iOS 7.0.2 last Thursday, but version 7.0.3 is already being tested for release, at least according to blog site Boy Genius Report.<p>Citing information from unidentified sources, BGR said …

iOS