Mauro Tiné

134 Flips | 1 Magazine | @maurotine | Keep up with Mauro Tiné on Flipboard, a place to see the stories, photos, and updates that matter to you. Flipboard creates a personalized magazine full of everything, from world news to life’s great moments. Download Flipboard for free and search for “Mauro Tiné”

10 of the Catchiest Indie Songs of 2013 (So Far) http://pnps.co/12dp83D

Facebook security chief joined NSA in 2010

Max Kelly’s career exemplifies the tangled cyberpower nexus upholding our surveillance state<p>The New York Times revealed Thursday an interesting detail about Silicon Valley and government employment history: Facebook's former chief security officer now works for the NSA. The news serves as further …

Dolphin spiffs up its browser for Android

Version 10 of the app offers a redesigned interface, customizable home page, and support for Adobe Flash.<p>Dolphin has enhanced its free mobile browser for Android users with a few neat twists.<p>Launched Thursday in the Google Play store, Dolphin Browser version 10 sports a cleaner and simpler …

The Cheap iPhone Is Reportedly Coming In Five Colors, We Really Hope It Looks Like This

It's supposedly going to have a plastic casing and look similar to the iPhone 5, but with more rounded corners.<p>We don't know what it's going to look like, but really want Apple to make it look like these gorgeous concept designs from Nickolay Lamm and Matteo Gianni.<p>They created a look that recalls …

Mid-range LG Optimus F7 arrives with LTE and $100 price tag on US Cellular

The LG Optimus F7 with LTE is now available on US Cellular, shortly after leaked documents robbed it of any surprise. It comes with a healthy spec sheet for a mid-range Jelly Bean device, with a 4.7-inch 720p IPS display, a 1.3-megapixel front cam, and an 8-megapixel rear camera. The device is …

Galaxy S4 sales predicted to be lower than anticipated, despite strong performance so far

Despite strong sales performance for the Galaxy S4 so far, it looks like the company, as well as some analysts expect the company to sell less units than initially believed.<p>Galaxy S4 sales dropping?<p>A new report from <i>Barrons</i> reveals that Susquehanna Financial Group has recently issued a Neutral …

Acer Aspire R7’s Bold Design Backfires

If you’ve gone laptop shopping lately, you might have noticed that the designs are getting a lot more interesting. There are notebooks that twist, …

More Than Half Of Us Have Smartphones, Giving Apple And Google Much To Smile About

Two separate surveys confirmed that smartphone penetration has not only passed half of all mobile subscribers, but has gone well beyond 50% of <i>all adult Americans</i> for the first time. The Pew Research Center places the figure at 56%, up from just 35% two years ago while noting the number of adults …

Apple, Google, Motorola, Samsung and Microsoft attending anti device theft conference

<i>Image Credit: Photo West Midlands Police (CC BY-SA 2.0) via Cult of Mac</i><p>Stealing smartphones may be a way of life for some people, and with the advance of technology, cashing in on a stolen device sold at half its listed price could be quite a deal. As recent reports show, cellphone theft in New …

Apple shop in London targeted by Mark Thomas and tax protesters

Comedian Mark Thomas has led a flashmob at Apple's flagship store on Regent Street in protest against the company's tax avoidance.<p>Last month Tim …

What other countries can learn from Britain’s experience with China’s Huawei

Britain finds itself in an uncomfortable position: It doesn’t like the fact that Huawei, a large Chinese firm that manufactures telecoms equipment, is deeply embedded in what Britain calls its “critical national infrastructure,” which includes energy supply pipelines, transportation infrastructure, …

Huawei

LG Optimus F7 pops up on U.S. Cellular for $99

The new Optimus F7 offers plenty for Android users seeking an affordable, but feature-rich 4G LTE phone.<p>U.S. Cellular announced on Thursday that it was adding the LG Optimus F7 to its smartphone lineup, selling the more-than-midrange Android smartphone with a $99 price tag -- with a new, two-year …

Netbook 2.0: Microsoft's small tablets with free Office are a recipe for confusion

An attempt to jumpstart 8-inch Windows slates could quickly backfire<p>Microsoft announced on Wednesday that it’s planning to bundle a basic version of Office with cheap 7- and 8-inch Windows 8 tablets. While at first glance it’s difficult to take issue with Microsoft giving something away for free, …

How to Blend Exposures to Enhance Your Composition

Exposure blending is a popular technique often used to create high dynamic range photography. This article is about using the same technique but for …

Best Trips 2013

Got wanderlust? We’ve got your ticket. The National Geographic Traveler editors present the new year's 20 must-see places.

Travel Photography

Kelimutu Sunrise

Search

FORTUNE — There’s a new number three.<p>Microsoft’s (MSFT) Windows Phone operating system has overtaken BlackBerry (BBRY) for the first time, according to researcher IDC. The firm released its quarterly report on the smartphone market, showing that during the first quarter of 2013, Windows devices …

Zed Buys 32% Stake In 24symbols, A 'Spotify For Ebooks'

Zed, a Las Rozas de Madrid, Spain-based mobile content, services and technology company with more than 1,700 employees worldwide, has inked an investment and distribution agreement with 24symbols, a Spanish startup that is often likened to a ‘Spotify for ebooks’.<p>A Seedcamp portfolio company, …

Nokia Lumia 620 joins Aio Wireless lineup (but few can buy it)

Nokia’s compact Lumia 620 will finally get a US release, the company has confirmed, joining the prepaid lineup on AT&T’s new Aio Wireless operator. …

Apple's 'iRadio' service 'stalled over royalties'

Apple's plans for a radio streaming service have reportedly stalled again, with label bosses at Sony Music pushing for better terms in ongoing negotiations.<p>Apple has has struck a deal with Universal Music, the largest of the three major record labels, and is said to be close to an agreement with …

Samsung Prepares A Phone For Every Feature As The Galaxy S4 Zoom Shows Up At Bluetooth SIG

Samsung is in a unique position among Android smartphone manufacturers, which allows it to create devices like the Galaxy S4 Zoom, a rumored S4 variant that showed up for certification at the Bluetooth SIG this week (via UnwiredView) as the “SM-C101.” The S4 Zoom is reportedly going to resemble the …

Sharp to cut 5,000 jobs in 3-year plan

The restructuring of the ailing TV maker includes pruning the global workforce and executives.<p>Electronics firm Sharp will be cutting 5,000 jobs as part of its three-year restructuring plan in efforts to survive.<p>As reported by The Asahi Shimbun, axed employees will mainly come from China and …

iPad Smart Cover magnets could affect implanted defibrillators

It’s been discovered that the magnets in an iPad Smart Cover are strong to deactivate implanted heart defibrillators, according to a 14-year-old …

Android Powers Almost 60% Of All Mobile Devices Sold, iOS Just 19.3%

Android doesn’t look like it’s about to lose any of its market share to competing platforms any time soon. During the first quarter of 2013, Google’s platform powered a whipping 59.9% of all smart mobile devices sold as total shipments hit 308.7 million units.<p>Apple’s iOS, on the other hand, was …

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

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, …