Karel Harris

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Google and Microsoft trade insults for April Fools

April Fools' Day provides the springboard for companies to make some unbelievable announcements, but for Google and Microsoft, it serves as the perfect time to poke fun at eachothers' shortcomings. With Gmail Blue, Google is teasing Redmond over a product that doesn't officially exist yet, while …

BlackBerry 7 Destined for Emerging Markets

Just because BlackBerry bet its future on the next generation BlackBerry 10 operating system doesn’t mean it’s ready to abandon its predecessor, …

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Apple denied iPad mini trademark in the US

BBC reported today that Apple was recently denied a trademark for “iPad mini” after authorities in the United States claimed the term was “merely descriptive.” Apple still has until July to convince the United States Patent and Trademark Office, but its official stance thus far according to a …

Apple’s iWatch Is Actually Just A Wrist Band That Attaches To Your iPhone, iPad

The much-rumored Apple iWatch isn’t as exciting as you might have thought.<p>We’ve heard rumors of flexible displays and Siri integration, but it appears that Apple’s iWatch is actually just a band meant to connect with the Apple device of your choice.<p>According to this leaked video, which uses …

US Trademark Office says the “mini” in iPad mini is “merely descriptive” | Ars Technica

Apple has until July 24 to modify its trademark application and resubmit.<p>Apple's application for the "iPad mini" trademark must be more descriptive …

Flurry’s Latest Calls Phablets A Fad – Devices Don’t Show Disproportionally High Enough Usage To Justify Developer Support

Flurry, an app analytics firm with a presence on some now 1 billion mobile devices, has taken another deep dive into its large data set to examine the increasingly fragmented selection of hardware form factors on the market today, in an effort to better understand consumer preferences. The report …

12 Useful 'Easter Eggs' Hidden In Your iPhone

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