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Beats to launch streaming music service in January

Jimmy Iovine's Spotify rival is set to launch in the US early next year.<p>Beats Electronics, the headphone company founded and run by music industry legend Jimmy Iovine, plans to launch a subscription music service in January.<p>Beats Music, meant to compete with the likes of Spotify and Deezer, will …

3Doodler 3D printing pen's shipping model hits IFA, we go hands-on

Remember the 3Doodler? Odds are plenty of you do, seeing as how the company managed to nab a staggering $2.3 million for its $30,000 Kickstarter campaign. For the minority of you who didn't participate, here's a quick refresher: the device is a 3D printing pen. It's a bit like a hot glue gun for …

What is Xiaomi? Here's the Chinese company that just stole one of Android's biggest stars

Xiaomi is often likened to Apple, but it's more Google than anything else<p>Yesterday, Google lost one of its top Android executives to a relatively unknown Chinese cellphone manufacturer. While the circumstances surrounding Hugo Barra’s departure are still murky and potentially dramatic, there’s no …

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Firefox OS faces brutal road ahead

Mozilla may have figured out a way to get its shiny orange and blue Firefox phones into the hands of fans in the U.S. and U.K. But that doesn't mean that analysts are any less skeptical about its chances.<p>Can a browser transform into a phone? Firefox maker Mozilla certainly hopes so, but skepticism …

The First Quantum Teleportation In A Computer Chip

In a milestone for quantum computing, researchers at ETH Zurich have demonstrated quantum teleportation in a solid-state circuit. Even more, they’ve broken something of a quantum speed record – they estimate that their system could teleport 10,000 quantum bits per second. This teleportation …

Nvidia reveals it's working on Microsoft's Surface 2 tablet

Microsoft has cut the price of the Surface RT in recent weeks due to slow sales, but it appears there are other reasons the company wants to shift its current tablet supplies. In an interview with <i>CNET</i>, Nvidia CEO Jen-Hsun Huang has revealed that the chipmaker is working together with Microsoft on …

What is the Nvidia Tegra Tab?

It's a little-known fact that Google and Asus didn't produce the original Nexus 7 tablet alone. It was Nvidia's Kai program that brought down the price of components enough to turn a budget Asus tablet into a Kindle Fire killer. Before the dust had even settled, Nvidia promised more cheap slates. …

YouTube's 'Missile Command' Easter egg puts the video in video game

Protect your cat videos for great justice. A new YouTube easter egg lets you play <i>Missile Command</i> — that artifact of early '80s Cold War consciousness and Golden Age game mechanics — above whatever video you’re watching. Just load up the Flash player and type "1980" anywhere outside a text field to …

Apple's new iPhone 'has fingerprint sensor'

Examination of Apple's latest beta software has revealed a folder labeled 'Biometric Kit' in iOS7.<p>A string of code from iOS 7 revealing 'a fingerprint that changes colour during the setup process' was posted online yesterday, sparking rumours that the new iPhone could contain a fingerprint …

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Boutique App Store On The Way For Google Glass

The latest Google Glass software update gives some clues of what may be to come for the wearable device. Possibly in the works: a specialized Android Market for Glassware apps and native app support in the devices.<p>The XE7 update for Glass Explorer Edition alludes to something called “Glass …

From $1M to 50 bucks: Apple’s iAd Workbench is finally an ad marketplace that makes sense

Two years ago, Apple debuted iAd with the goals of transforming how ads look, work, and sell, charging massive seven-figure sums for allowing brands the privilege of ushering in a brave new world of mobile advertising and capturing almost half of the mobile ad market.<p>Predictably, iAd iFlopped.<p>This …

Google’s Glass Explorers Are Getting A Mystery Package From Google X This Week

It looks like Google is shipping something to its Glass Explorer community this week. Sadly, it’s not clear what exactly it is the roughly 2,000 first Glass users are getting.<p>As Jesse Stay, the author of Google+ For Dummies and Google+ Marketing For Dummies, notes on his blog, a number of Glass …

Windows 8.1 fingerprint reader support includes option to secure folders with a finger (update)

Microsoft has been detailing additional Windows 8.1 improvements this week at its annual Tech-Ed conference. One particular feature, native fingerprint reader support, is designed to improve Windows' notoriously mixed support for biometrics devices. Whereas previous versions of Windows have …

Syria takes down Syrian Electronic Army

The organization that regulates the country’s domain names has stopped hosting SEA’s websites on its servers<p>The Syrian Electronic Army, that mysterious group of hackers that briefly tanked the Dow Jones by hijacking a Twitter account, has seemingly been cut off by its government.<p>The unabashedly …

Mars-bound astronauts will print food & tools, NASA says

NASA will transport 3D printers to space so astronauts can print tools — and potentially even food.<p>NASA’s chief administrator Charles Bolden discussed the role of 3D printers during a recent press tour of the Ames Research Center. According to <i>ComputerWorld,</i> Bolden believes the technology could be …

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 …

Apple CEO Tim Cook's full 81-minute interview on Apple, Android, TV, Google Glass, and more

Apple CEO Tim Cook took the stage yesterday at the All Things Digital conference, saying that Apple is “absolutely not” in trouble, even though the company is losing market share, facing challenges from various governments due to Apple’s tax avoidance, and facing a growing sense in the market that, …

Don’t Expect To See New iPhone Or iPad Hardware At WWDC, The Loop Advises, But New Macs Possible

The Loop’s Jim Dalrymple is probably the best-connected Apple blogger on the planet at the moment, so when he posts an entry called “WWDC Expectations,” the entire community’s ears perk up. The annual Apple developer conference is only a couple of weeks away, and there’s been lots of speculation …

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 …

Google Calendar for Android adds color highlighting, date and time picker tweaks

Admittedly, this one's a bit of a snooze, but if you find yourself adding events through Google's Calendar app on Android, you might give a hoot about these tweaks. First up is a new color tool, which lets you highlight specific appointments and change the color of your entire calendar. Judging by …

Report: Apple picks Pegatron to build low-cost iPhone, not longtime partner Foxconn

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>The <i>Wall Street Journal</i> is reporting that Taiwanese manufacturer Foxconn, which has been Apple’s biggest and most important …

The little known history of the sites that inspired Tumblr

Tumblr is the quintessential example of a tumblelog, the stripped-down style of blogging for which it is named. But as the <i>Daily Dot</i> explains, it wasn't the first to offer a short form blogging service. Tumblr — which Yahoo purchased last week for $1.1 billion in cash — is at least the third …

LG may bring Google TVs to Korea, China soon; seeing 'good returns' in the US

While Eric Schmidt's proclamation that "most" new TVs would have Google TV embedded last year didn't come true, LG stated today that it's bringing the platform to more regions soon. The <i>Korea Times</i> reports an unnamed company executive at the KCTA Digital Cable Show stated the platform is yielding …

HTC One Google edition: It's real and coming in summer

HTC is planning a Sense-free version of its flagship phone, CNET has confirmed.<p>The HTC One will indeed get the Nexus treatment.<p>HTC will sell a Google Edition version of its flagship One smartphone with the stock Android operating system, CNET has confirmed.<p>Word of a version of the phone without its …

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25 HILARIOUS Yearbook Quotes

Your yearbook is a more than just a book with pictures in it. It’s a snapshot of your teenage years, a time when you are just discovering who you are …

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Updated: Apple Officially Announces WWDC 2013 Keynote Address

Apple has officially announced the date of the keynote address for its Worldwide Developers Conference. The address will be held on Monday, June 10 …

Evernote Unveils Reminders With An Update To Its iOS App

The official iOS app for Evernote has just been updated with a feature often requested by users – reminders. Users can add a reminder in version 5.3 …

Best New Apps: Google Hangouts

Everything we wish iMessage would be<p>I've tried WhatsApp, GroupMe, Kik, Google Voice, LINE, Trillian, and basically every other messaging app you can think of — I've even tried using Skype as an IM service, because at least my parents know what Skype is. I'd given up on finding an app that had all …

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Cricket's Samsung Galaxy S4 sells June 7 for $600

Monthly payment installments and Cricket's unique Muve Music services are part of the prepaid carrier's plan to lure new customers.<p>LAS VEGAS -- Cricket announced on Wednesday that it'll sell Samsung's Galaxy S4 smartphone starting June 7.<p>The superpremium handset sells for the hefty sum of $599.99, …

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The iPad Accounts for 89% of Tablet Online Shopping Traffic, Ranks High in Sales Per User

Apple’s iPad still accounts for a huge 89.28% of tablet e-commerce website traffic, this despite the growing competition from other tablets. The …