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Denon launches 4K ‘AVR-X4000’ AV receiver with AirPlay, Spotify, and iOS remote control app

There might not be many of us yet with a pricey 4K TV set, and even less 4K content to go around, but today Denon is launching its latest line up of ‘INCOMMAND’ network-connected AV receivers that now support 4K pass-through and upscaling. The new Made for iPhone certified AVR-X4000 includes …

Apple jumps 11 places to land at #6 in Fortune 500, first time in top 10

Fortune is out today with its annual FORTUNE 500 list ranking the largest corporations in the U.S. by revenue for fiscal 2012 (before expenditures). This year Apple, for the first time, has finally cracked the top 10 of Fortune’s list rising from its 17th place position last year to No. 6 on this …

Display production for next iPhone reportedly to kickoff next month, led by Sharp, LG, Japan Display

According to a report from <i>Nikkan</i>, production of displays for Apple’s next iPhone will begin in June. The new screens will be sourced from Sharp, LG, and Japan Display, the same trio that have supplied screens for the iPhone 5.<p>Sharp also begin in June the mass production of the next model for the …

T-Mobile USA moves half million iPhone 5’s in first month, spurs first subscriber growth since 2009

T-Mobile just released its first earnings report since it started officially carrying the iPhone on April 12th and ‘coincidentally’ the first where it has picked up customers in 17 quarters. The carrier had accumulated 2.1M iPhone users without even carrying the iPhone up until it launched in …

XiStera Kickstarter project promises to be affordable, multi-use accessory for iPhone 5

The XiStera accessory for iPhone 5 is an interesting new Kickstarter project that includes several functions in a small, affordable package. The XiStera works as an iPhone 5 camera lens, tripod adapter, viewing stand, bottle opener, stylus, earphone holder, LED light system, and keychain.<p>The video …

Best Buy Apple sale: Airs $125 off, 15% off $100 iTunes card, $17 Smart Covers, Bluetooth speakers, Free games, more

<i>From 9to5Toys.com:</i><p>.<p>Best Buy is taking $125 off the price of MacBook Airs for the next three days to celebrate Mother’s Day. That yields some of the lowest prices we’ve seen. The retailler knocks off $100 across the board, then using code <b>MOM25</b> knocks off another $25.<p>Prices after discount:<p>11.6″ …

USB-powered, versatile, touch-sensitive LED lamp hits the market

A neat new accessory from Satechi has hit the market: a USB-powered LED lamp. As the name implies, this lamp plugs into any USB 2.0 or 3.0 port for power. That means, as shown in the above video, that your MacBook could power up the lamp that lights up your desk. The lamp is also versatile in that …

Apple releases Thunderbolt firmware update v1.2 with stability fixes

Apple today released Thunderbolt firmware update version 1.2 with small stability fixes for Target Disk Mode and Thunderbolt. The 1.22MB update is available for download from Apple’s website here.

Eric Schmidt: Google now at 1.5 million Android activations per day

There's a Google exec speaking at a tech conference, and that means one thing: more Android statistics. AtDive Into Mobile today, Executive Chairman Eric Schmidt confirmed that the company is now seeing 1.5 million Android activations per day, which is up from 1.3 million per day last fall and 1.4 …

HTC One review (2013)

One. In literal terms, it's a number. To HTC, however, it's a branding strategy -- the foundation upon which the entire company is now based. Just take one look at the One lineup and you'll easily understand this is the manufacturer's pride and joy. There's a very good reason for that: in a crowded …

Samsung Galaxy S 4 preview: a flagship with some familiar roots

You say you want a revolution? Too bad, because this Galaxy smartphone update is just that... an <i>update</i>. Samsung's newly unveiled Galaxy S 4 is an incremental step up, an evolution less "inspired by nature" and more by last year's GS III. Don't believe us? Just take a look at the two handsets side …

Sony Xperia A hits the FCC with 5-inch screen and removable battery

Many have suspected that Sony wasn't done with its 2013 high-end phones just because the Xperia Z and ZL were shipping. As of today, that's more than just speculation: a once-rumored Xperia A has swung through the FCC for approval as NTT DoCoMo's SO-04E. The filing is unusually detailed for a …

Vivo Xplay boasts 5.7-inch 1080p screen, dedicated audio chips and nifty single-hand mode (video)

Another 1080p quad-core Android phone, you say? Well, there's a bit more to it. Launched by BBK spin-off Vivo in Beijing just now, this 5.7-inch Xplay goes one step further than its smaller X1 and X1S cousins by packing one extra audio chip and the OPA2604 operational amplifier from Texas …