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Samsung’s Metal-Edged Galaxy Alpha Is Its Most iPhone-A-Like Handset Ever

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Apple slashes iPod touch prices, launches new 16GB model (updated)

<i>Update July 1: Apple is now launching the device internationally.</i> <i>Update 8:30 a.m. ET: Apple officially launched the new 16GB device and cut prices across the entire line, confirming earlier rumors. Details here.</i><p>Rumor has it that Apple will launch a new iPod touch model next week — a 16GB $200 …

Project Tango Tablet Development Kit available from Google later this year

Project Tango, a Google research project aimed at making gadgets aware of 3D space, has produced a new prototype that fits into a slim tablet form …

Waterfall Pixel Artist: Fool Source

Why user experience and ecosystem will rule the cloud

Over the course of the last year or two, one key, fundamental rule of succeeding in the cloud computing business has become exceedingly clear: If you …

Lix, A More Precise 3D-Printing Pen, Passes Its Kickstarter Goal In 2-Hours

The 3Doodler 3D-printing pen, as my TC colleague John Biggs recently pointed out, is a fun toy but a silly tool. It’s big and its output is frustratingly wonky. But then it was created by a pair of veteran toy makers so focusing on the fun was clearly the primary intention.<p>Now a U.K. startup is …

The Lytro Illum Is Where Light Field Technology Meets Real Photography

Lytro has made some big changes to its technology, packaging it in a product that looks far more like a camera than anything Lytro has built before.<p>To refresh your memory, Lytro is the company behind the light-field sensor, which senses the direction that light is traveling relative to the shot, …

Apple sues Samsung for $2bn as tech rivals head back to court

The smartphone world's fiercest rivalry is heading back to court again this week in the heart of the Silicon Valley, as Apple and Samsung begin a new trial - accusing each other, once again, of ripping off designs and features.<p>The trial will mark the latest round in a long-running series of …

Apple To Launch 4.7- And 5.5-Inch iPhone As Soon As September, Report Claims

Apple is said to be readying to release its next iPhone in both 4.7- and 5.5-inch screen sizes, with a launch as early as September, according to a report by Japanese business news publication Nikkei today. The production cycle is already ramping up, with component makers producing elements like …

If you back a Kickstarter project that sells for $2 billion, do you deserve to get rich?

Oculus's backers could have had a 145x return on their donation. Here's why that never would have happened<p>The Oculus Rift virtual reality headset raised $2.4 million on Kickstarter, no strings attached. Those donors weren’t looking for a payout; they wanted to support something they believed in, …

BBM Now At 85M Monthly Active Users, 113M Registered Users, 500,000 Channels

The BlackBerry that’s in the process of reinventing itself is an increasingly cross-platform creature — retrenching to serving its enterprise core by seeking to help them manage the bring-your-own-device wave that decimated its previous business.<p>Mobile device management — or rather the broader …

Apple reportedly looking to expand sapphire glass plant

Late last year, Apple(s aapl) signed a five-year, $578 million deal for sapphire manufacturing with GT Advanced Technology. The plant is based in …

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