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What Steve Jobs And Bill Gates Really Thought About Each Other

"He and I, in a sense, grew up together," Gates said. "We were within a year of the same age, and we were kind of naively optimistic and built big companies. And every fantasy we had about creating products and learning new things — we achieved all of it. And most of it as rivals. But we always …

Bill Gates

LG looking to bring Google TVs to new markets after great sales in US

Google TV got some much needed love from Google at I/O, after being updated to the latest version of Android in Jelly Bean 4.2 and the newest version of Android to boot. But one OEM by the name of LG, has seen sales of its current Google TV be good enough to warrant expanding the platform soon.<p>The</i> …

Google TV

Xbox One’s used game fiasco plays with fire, flirts with pirates

Used games or not used games – for Microsoft, the rest of the games industry and millions of gamers, that is the question.<p>Controversy and confusion erupted last week after the company finally took the wraps off its next-generation console, the Xbox One. During its press event, Microsoft didn't …

Gaming Industry

What if you'd Bought Apple Stock Instead of a PowerBook in 2003?

Talk about buyer’s remorse; our co-founder, Patrick de Laive has been working out how wealthy he’d have been if he’d bought Apple shares instead of a shiny new 17″ PowerBook G4 back in 2003.<p>Turns out the answer is ‘rich enough to buy many more of today’s 15″ Retina MacBook Pros’. Sure, that might …

Oppo Find 5 Europe sales start on official company webstore

The Oppo Find 5 is making its way to Europe through the company’s official web store, starting today, as previously announced.<p>If you want a phone with very good specs and a 1080p display, but don’t feel like spending your cash on the flagship smartphones from the likes of Samsung, HTC or LG, then …

Phones

Apple’s Problem Isn’t Skeuomorphism, It’s Services

So iOS 7, it seems, is going to do away with much of the skeuomorphic design that has crept into the operating system and its utilities. Jony Ive, rumor has it, has done away with all the textures and real-world analogs in iOS 7 and has switched to a flat design instead. Good for him, but if that’s …