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Android 4.4 KitKat Continues To Reduce Fragmentation Of The Platform Thanks To Google Play

With the release of Android 4.4 (codename KitKat, in an interesting marketing move with Nestle), Google has taken more control of the software stack of the mobile operating system, leaving less control in the hands of the networks and addressing the issue of fragmentation in Android.<p>This is not a …

One reason Apple is hard to beat

commentary Apple design strengths are also in hard-to-see places. Hmm... I think Steve Jobs once said something like that.<p>Apple products aren't perfect, but they get a lot closer than most.<p>One reason for Apple's success can be summed up nicely in the 13-inch MacBook Pro Retina.<p>At first blush, it …

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Intel unveils quad-core Haswell-based microprocessors

Intel debuted the chips based on its fourth-generation Core microarchitecture, previously codenamed Haswell. Today’s first batch of microprocessors include quad-core processors for laptops and desktops.<p>The world’s biggest chipmaker has been teasing the chips for a year, as they features the biggest …

30 Must-Have iPhone Apps For Frequent Flyers

Your iPhone could be your most valuable travel companion. It can help you get the best seats on and off the plane, get you to the gate on time, find convenient airport lounges, avoid weather cancellations and even help you find the bathroom in a pitch dark hotel room. All these apps are available …

Google Play Still Missing Top App Titles From iOS, Many Of Which Are Games

Many of today’s tech companies and startups are still building their apps for iOS first, despite Android’s growing market share. The problem stems from a lack of in-house talent, fewer Android-owning beta testers, technical hurdles, fragmentation issues, potential for revenue and more. And yet, …

Is The FBI Dumb, Evil, Or Just Incompetent?

Your government is worried. The world is “going dark.” Once upon a time, telephones were the only way to talk to someone far away, and the authorities could wiretap any phone they wanted. Nowadays, though, suspects might be communicating via Facebook, Google Hangouts, WhatsApp, Snapchat, Skype, …

This Copyright Bill Could Help Small Business Owners, Girl Talk, Service Members, and the Blind

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Thieves Stole $45 Million From ATMs Because The U.S. Uses Absurd 40-Year-Old Technology

If we weren't all using 1960s technology to conduct financial transactions, maybe we wouldn't get heisted.<p>Yesterday, federal prosecutors in Brooklyn revealed that an international team of thieves had stolen close to $45 million in the biggest ATM fraud case in history. The heist required some …

Apple pushes for Android code docs in Samsung case

In the name of "transparency," Apple has asked a judge to force Google to hand over elements of the Android OS source code.<p>In the next step of the Apple v. Samsung battle, Apple has asked a judge to make Google hand over documents related to the Android operating system.<p>U.S. Magistrate Judge Paul …

It's Not About New Icons: What Jony Ive Needs to Do for Apple's iOS

iOS 7 will be flat, as in flat design. After months of speculation on where Jony Ive would drive the look of the system software after the company …

Galaxy S4 vs iPhone 5 drop test: not again, Samsung!

Eight months ago we brought you the world’s first Galaxy S3 versus iPhone 5 drop test. As much as we hated to admit it at the time, the iPhone proved superior to the Galaxy S3 when it comes to build quality and sturdiness. The S3’s plastic cover popped open upon impact with the ground, and its …

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Apple says iCloud now has 300 million users, up 20% since January

During its live Q2 2013 earnings call today, Apple execs confirmed that iCloud now boasts 300 million users. That’s up about 20 percent from the 250 million it had in January despite the service continuing to experience relatively regular outages over the last few months.

Tim Cook teases 'exciting new product category' and 'more surprises' from Apple in the fall

During Apple's Q2 investor call, CEO Tim Cook teased "the potential of exciting new product categories," and suggested that the company will announce new products in the fall. "We've got a lot more surprises in the works," Cook said. "Our teams are hard at work on some amazing new hardware, …

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Tim Cook On Larger-Screen iPhones: Don’t Expect Them Any Time Soon

Among the many topics address by Tim Cook during yesterday’s quarterly results conference call, Cook took a moment to discuss rumors that Apple may …