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How the area code rose to power

Despite the rise of the internet, the 10-digit telephone number remains an ubiquitous and all-encompassing method of communication. But it hasn't been that long since human operators were responsible for completing telephone calls, and<i>The Atlantic</i> has put together a look at how the 10-digit number …

LG G Pro 2 review: Stunning screen and speed without much style - CNET

MSRP: $899.00<p><b>The Good</b> The <b>LG G Pro 2</b> packs a beautiful and large HD screen, loads of camera features, and fast performance.<p><b>The Bad</b> The Pro 2's big size can be unwieldy and its sharp edges are uncomfortable to hold. The phone's tap-to-unlock feature (Knock Code) is useful but isn't responsive</b> …

Gear & Gadgets

First of 64-bit Windows 8.1 tablets arrives, this one from HP

Hewlett-Packard's latest tablet is described as the new "64-bit ElitePad" -- a sign that Windows 8.1 tablets running on Intel's Bay Trail chip will begin to go 64-bit.<p>Hewlett-Packard is one of the first to offer 64-bit compatibility on Windows 8.1 with a tablet using Intel's latest mobile …

IPad Air

People want more takeout and they're ordering online

GrubHub Seamless is the latest in the parade of tech companies privately filing to go public. The Wall Street Journal reports that the online takeout and delivery company has filed a confidential S-1 and could make an initial public offering sometime in the first half of this year. The company …

Hospitality

Firefox OS getting interface revamp, lots of spit and polish

Firefox OS is still very young and about to endure something of a growth spurt. In the coming months Mozilla's fledgling mobile platform will see a pretty dramatic reinvention of its UI. A core piece of that reinvention is EverythingMe, a contextual search interface that delivers results from the …

Ford to Drop Microsoft for QNX on Future Versions of Sync

In the early days of Sync, Ford was seen as a pioneer in the development of mobile device integration, but once the novelty wore off of being the first mass-market brand on the block with mobile integration, consumers started to get frustrated with the sometimes clunky and slow interface of Sync …

BlackBerry