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How Will Apple Handle Verizon’s iPhone Shortfall?

Verizon has an iPhone problem and it’s not going away.<p>Reporting second-quarter earnings Thursday, Verizon said that more than half of the 7.5 million …

Lernstift Pen, Which Corrects You As You Write, Picks Up Speed On Kickstarter

Lernstift is a pen which vibrates when you spell the word incorrectly. However, it could also be capable of spawning its own App ecosystem. After launching on Kickstarter recently, it’s picking up speed towards its modest $183,000 goal to go into full production.<p>Created by Munich-based …

Why Apple needs iTunes Radio

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>Attitudes toward music ownership have shifted drastically over the last few years. And a report published Friday by Nielsen …

Gigaom | Google starts selling ebooks in nine more European countries

Advertisement<p>Google (s GOOG) has launched Books on Google Play in nine more European countries: The Netherlands, Denmark, Sweden, Finland, Greece, …

Evernote Makes Big Push To Sync Up Apps With iOS, Android, Windows App Updates

Evernote recently updated its iOS app to include a bevy of new free and premium features to the note taking app.<p>For those of you who happen to read TechCrunch but don’t use smartphones or applications, Evernote is an app that launched a few years ago and has taken the note-taking space by storm. …

Apple posts press release reminder for next week’s Q3 earnings call

As it always does, Apple has posted a press release reminder for next week’s earnings call.<p>Apple will provide live audio streaming of its FY 13 Third Quarter Results Conference Call using Apple’s industry-leading QuickTime® multimedia software. The live webcast will begin at 2:00 p.m. PDT on …

Plex for Google TV refreshed with dynamic layout, more big screen love

After launching a brand new Android app, Plex is now giving its Google TV app more room to roam inside your HDTV. An update allows you to dynamically switch your layout to a "TV style" to better take advantage of your flat panel's extra breadth, even if you're running it from an Android smartphone …

YouTube subscription channels off to slow start – but is that a problem?

Some of the first partners for YouTube's "pilot programme" for subscription-based channels, which was launched in May, have said that their paid …

A brief history of app pricing, and why most apps are free

We had a look at some of the app purchasing habits and statistics regarding the Google Play Store and Apple’s Appstore the other day, so to continuing in that vein, Flurry Analytics has done a little more digging into just why mobile apps are priced so low, often to the point of being free.<p>For this …

A new trend? ‘Posegram’ developer shows off iOS 7 UI elements in older iOS versions [Video]

Even with the release of iOS 7 still in the far future, many users are wanting to use the new features and overall design. While many have resorted to installing the ‘developer only’ betas, others may find that an update to the “Posegram” app will keep them satisfied for the time being. The …

Has Spotify killed the iTunes star? Download sales slow as streaming picks up

Nielsen says overall sales of tracks and albums for first half of year are down 4.6 percent<p>For the past two years, record labels, music retailers, and artists carefully tracked music sales. After a decade of massive sales declines, the downward spiral appeared to bottom out in 2011 and 2012 and the …

Google is about to create a multi-billion dollar market for cyborg accessories

There are fewer than 10,000 Google Glass headsets in the wild—2,000 in the hands of developers and another 8,000 trickling out to early adopters—but already, creative entrepreneurs are thinking ahead to what will be a brand new, multi-billion dollar industry: accessories for Glass and other …

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San Jose State’s Bold Experiment In Online Ed Disappoints, Suspends Pilot With Udacity

The largest university system in the world has suspended a bold experiment in massively open online course (MOOC) education, after disappointing student outcomes. Last January, San Jose State University announced a partnership with online course startup, Udacity, to offer super-low cost remedial …

A first look at Apple's iWork for iCloud beta

Apple is starting to roll out a public beta of iWork for iCloud, its upcoming online office suite, and it's inviting select users to test out the new apps through an emailed invitation. The suite includes web editions of Pages, Numbers, and Keynote — Apple's take on word processing, spreadsheets, …

Google revenue in line, income misses badly in Q2

Advertisement<p>0 Comments<p>Credit: Google<p>Google (s goog) is still quite profitable, but an ongoing shift to mobile computing continues to chip away at …

Amid Controversy, Udacity’s Sebastian Thrun Is Relearning How to Teach

“I don’t know why people react so extremely to what we do,” said Sebastian Thrun, the co-founder and CEO of Udacity, a company that’s trying to …

Schools get one step closer to high-speed internet after FCC vote

The Federal Communications Commission has been working to beef up internet access across the US, and it's just voted to move ahead with a proposal that'll help to bring high-speed internet connections into almost every school in the nation. The proposal would overhaul the government's E-Rate …

Gmail Offers Full-Screen Compose Again

Google has just launched a brand new, but ultimately ineffectual, feature for Gmail users: a full-screen compose option.<p>Enabling this option will push the compose window to the center of your inbox, expanded across the majority of the screen for a better viewing experience.<p>Google launched a brand …

Google working on its own remote Chrome desktop app for Android devices

Advertisement<p>1 Comment<p>A number of apps that allow remote access to a computer already exist and it appears that Google(s goog) is going to add …