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Uber Updates iPhone App with Fare Splitting

Popular private taxi service Uber yesterday announced an update to its app that includes fare splitting, finally allowing users to easily split fares with friends within the app.<p>Previously, users had to manually split payments before or after an Uber payment was made. Now users just have to choose …

Rumor: First iPhone 5S Shipments Will be in Tight Supply Due to Fingerprint Sensor Yield Rates

It’s grain of salt time, as DigiTimes has published a new report claiming that initial shipments of the “iPhone 5S” will be in tight supply, due to …

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Apple Releases Logic Pro X - New Features Include Drummer, Flex Pitch, More

Apple has released Logic Pro X, the latest version of its MIDI sequencer/digital audio workstation software for the Mac. New features include …

Report: Apple’s TV Service Would Offer ‘Premium” Level to Allow Users to Skip Ads

Here’s another log to throw on the Apple set-top box rumor fire: A report on Monday claims the Cupertino company is talking with media executives …

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Facebook beta updated to remove legacy menu button, changelog remains the same

Those of us who have hopped on the Facebook beta testers group have received a visually-important update to today which removes the legacy menu …

Facebook

LG to expand Optimus G Pro availability worldwide

While the Optimus G Pro has been available since February in LG's home country of Korea, it has made a slow but steady march out to other countries …

Mobile Technology

Rumor: Android 4.3 coming to Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2, not Android 4.2.2

<i>Galaxy Note 2 vs Galaxy S3 vs Galaxy Nexus</i><p>A new report says that Samsung is already working on the Android 4.3 Jelly Bean update for some of its top devices, with the Galaxy S3 and Galaxy Note 2 said to make the jump directly to Android 4.3 and skip Android 4.2.2.<p>We will remind you that this is …

Android News

In pictures: The 'glamor red' HTC One

HTC's recently taken the wraps off a new color variant for the HTC One — anodized "glamor red" — and we've had the chance to get our hands on the …

HTC One

AT&T Next plan will let customers upgrade smartphones or tablets once a year

AT&T on Tuesday unveiled its own upgrade plan for smartphone or tablet buyers, AT&T Next, which will let them upgrade hardware once a year under certain conditions.<p>The carrier did hint a few days ago that a special announcement was scheduled for July 16, and now AT&T Next is official. The plan will …

Mobile

Sony Xperia Z available for purchase from T-Mobile: $99 down or $579 outright

Whether it's much of a feat or not, T-Mobile has locked up the exclusive launch of the Sony Xperia Z on its network and now is the time you can …

T-Mobile

Android Design in Action: GDG Oslo + Design Consistency

Bench's Beautiful Bookkeeping Service Lets You Snap Daily Expenses

For small businesses and self-employed professionals, keeping an accurate financial record of day-to-day expenses can feel laborious, confusing or downright tedious. Bench wants to make the entire bookkeeping process simple with a new service that blends expert human advisors, a simple mobile …

Apple reportedly in talks to buy company behind Kinect sensor

Apple is reportedly looking to acquire Israeli fabless semiconductor company Primesense. According to local newspaper Calcalist, Apple has offered $280 million to buy the 3D sensor specialist following discussions over the embedding of its technology inside Apple products. In the past, Primesense …

iPhone 5S hit by fingerprint sensor issues, claims report

Initial shipments of the new phone could be reduced due to production woes with the fingerprint-recognition chips and LCD driver chips, says DigiTimes.<p>Problems with Apple's fingerprint-recognition technology might trigger a cut in shipments for the iPhone 5S, according to the Taiwan-based DigiTimes.<p>…

Mobile Technology

Rumored Sony i1 details leaked, 5-inch 1080p screen and all

The device will reportedly come with a 20.7-megapixel camera and run a 2.2GHz Qualcomm Snapdragon 800 processor.<p>Sony might have something up its sleeve, if recently leaked images and specs are to be believed.<p>Taiwan-based news site ePrice published images Tuesday of what it claims is the …