Ali Karama

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Why e-book sales are starting to fizzle

Here's a surprise for anyone who thought e-books were here to bury print:<p>A report from the Association of American Publishers says sales of e-books …

5 Delicious (and Healthy!) Iced Tea Combinations

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This $400 PC runs on Android

The latest Acer personal computer will be an All-in-One (AIO) model that runs Android, the company has confirmed. Currently available All-in-Ones from Acer run Windows 8 and retail for $900-$1,900; the new unit is priced around $400 or less at online retailers.<p>In advance of Computex next week, Acer …

Toshiba's Portege Z10t detachable Ultrabook available now for $1,499

When Toshiba first teased the Portege Z10t business Ultrabook at IDF Beijing last month, our initial hands-on went as smoothly as things usually go at trade shows: we bum-rushed the stage to take a few photos, while company reps declined to answer any of our questions. Fortunately for all of us, …

Google Play’s App Revenue Share Up 8% Since November, But Apple Still Leads

When it comes to mobile app revenue, the general consensus is that Apple’s App Store is still king. Last month, for example, App Annie reported the iOS App Store earned 2.6 times more revenue in the last quarter than Google Play. Today, app store analytics firm Distimo finds a similar trend, but …

Android's market share is a 'joke,' and 'Apple owns the high end' of the smartphone market (interview)

Judge Orders Google to Give Apple Info in Samsung Patent Case

Apple won another small victory in its ongoing patent infringement fight with Samsung on Thursday when Magistrate Judge Paul Grewal ordered Google to …

Falling iPad Mini Demand Claims Show Why Watching Suppliers For Apple Success Misses The Point

This week, Bloomberg sparked a number of headlines with reports that iPad mini demand was failing based on supplier Pegatron’s earnings numbers as revealed at an investor conference. Those claims were later refuted by Pegatron CEO Jason Cheng, who argued that Bloomberg’s Tim Culpan had misquoted …

Apple will reportedly unlock your iPhone for police, but there’s a wait list | Ars Technica

The volume of requests has created at least a seven-week wait for law enforcement.<p>If your smartphone is encrypted and protected by a long passcode, …

Why Icahn’s and Southeastern’s rival bid for Dell may flop

Carl Icahn is at it again. In a letter to Dell’s board yesterday, the billionaire and Southeastern Asset Management, two of the flailing computer maker’s biggest shareholders, offered a counter bid to acquire the company. They’re challenging a management buyout led by founder Michael Dell with …

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How Is Facebook Home Really Doing?

It has been a month since Facebook released Home, the company’s take on a socialized operating system built atop Android. And at a press event this …

Saif al-Islam makes brief court appearance

Saif al-Islam, the son of deposed Libyan leader Muammar Gaddafi, has appeared briefly in court where a militia has held him since his capture in November 2011, a local council official has said.<p>He is wanted by the International Criminal Court (ICC) on war crimes charges, but the current case …