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The Old Reader saved by mystery backer, improvements promised

Last week it appeared the end was nigh for the public version of popular RSS service The Old Reader. A blog post over the weekend, however, indicates …

Android bags 80 per cent of smartphone shipments as Apple falters

Android now accounts for an impressive 4 in 5 of all smartphones shipped on the planet, according to Strategy Analytics<p>Android continues to extend its lead in the smartphone market, with the latest figures from Strategy Analytics showing that the Android operating system was running on 80 percent …

How wearable technology could transform business

Business reporter, BBC News<p>Once upon a time seeing your life flash before your eyes was something people did their best to avoid.<p>The arrival of Google Glass seems to have changed that.<p>The excitement surrounding the prototype glasses, which let you take photos, send messages, get directions and a …

Wearable Tech

Amazon launches Amazon Art marketplace with over 40,000 fine artworks

Amazon has just announced the Amazon Art marketplace, giving users access to 40,000 pieces of fine art from over 150 dealers and galleries. More than 4,500 artists will be represented at launch, making the site one of the largest online collections available, according to the company. Amazon said …

Budget iPhone - Apple's best or worst idea?

Techradar asks: is a "budget" device the right move for Apple, or will it taint its premium image?<p>Rumours have been circulating about the 'budget iPhone', or mid-market smartphone Apple is planning to launch. Some have suggested it will have a more colourful design than its higher-end equivalent, …

Firefox 23 Launches With Built-in Share Button, New Security Features On Desktop, Updated “Awesome Screen” On Mobile

Mozilla today launched Firefox 23, which adds a couple of interesting features that extend the browser’s capabilities beyond just displaying websites. On the desktop, Firefox recently added the ability to integrate a number of social sites like Facebook, Cliqz and Mixi or new sites like msnNOW into …

Stephen Curry's Slight Frame Offers Big Inspiration

My 6-year-old daughter got her first taste of real basketball this summer. She played in the local league where the lowest grade range, because she’s young for her grade, wound up including some girls two years older than she is.<p>It’s all meant for fun and learning, with the referee there largely to …

B/R Interview: Chris Paul Talks Blake Griffin, Re-Signing with Clippers and More

All-Star point guard Chris Paul is every bit as knowledgeable and aware as you would expect one of the NBA's top players to be.<p>Bleacher Report was able to catch up with the Los Angeles Clippers superstar on the heels of a new Foot Locker commercial featuring him and teammate Blake Griffin.<p>The …

Black Sox to Biogenesis: The Biggest Scandals & Controversies in Sports History

As long as there have been sports, there have been scandals surrounding the world's greatest athletes. Surely the ancient Greeks were no strangers to athletic opprobrium—the first Olympic Games were purportedly held in the nude—and today's sports often feel no different.<p>This list of some of the …

GadgetellSolutions Media

26Jul/18<p>There are multiple departments within a retail organization, so which are most important? If we’re equating worth to cost — i.e., the annual …

Apple posts new “FaceTime Every Day” TV ad

Apple just uploaded a new television ad to their YouTube channel and website titled “FaceTime Every Day,” following their popular “Photos Every Day” and “Music Every Day” ads.<p>Like previous ads, Apple’s newest offering demonstrates the many ways iPhone users enjoy FaceTime on their devices. The …

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Nokia challenges iPhone's photo capabilities as Apple continues to ignore competitors

After depicting iPhone users as zombies, Nokia is back again to take on Apple directly in its latest Lumia ad. The Finnish smartphone maker is now parodying Apple's "every day" ads that started airing in April to demonstrate the popularity of the iPhone. Nokia's ad kicks off with "every day more …

Angle-Pose Your iPhone With The EleMount

Meet the eleMount, a poseable aluminum mount for your iPhone or—if you’re feeling adventurous—the iPad mini. It’s like a little angle poise elbow for your phone, letting you set it at almost any angle you like.<p>The unit is made up of two sections which meet in a ball-and-socket mount at their …

Apple kicks Skype right in the video call with new FaceTime Every Day ad

Apple has released the latest in their "Every Day" series of commercials, this time moving on to FaceTime. Following the theme of "Music Every Day" …

Philips Hue smart lighting system to get LightStrips and Bloom bulbs

The new products will reportedly go on sale in Apple Retail Stores and the online Apple Store in the coming weeks. The LightStrips are said to cost …

Human DJs And Real Radio Stations Could Be Coming To iTunes Radio

When iOS 7 launches in the fall, iTunes Radio will give millions of users the ability to listen to a Pandora-like station of streaming music an algorithm thinks they’ll like, with each track available for purchase with just a tap. Yet despite the name, iTunes Radio isn’t <i>really</i> radio, because radio …

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Apple asks Internet radio stations for cover art for likely inclusion in iTunes Radio service

Apple appears to be further preparing for the official launch of iTunes Radio, Apple’s Pandora-like streaming music service, by asking streaming radio stations to provide cover art. iTunes Radio is included in the Music app in iOS 7, as seen in our hands-on video.<p>Dear Internet Radio Provider,<b>Cover</b> …

Fix Apple’s Broken EarPod Design With This $10 Accessory

Apple’s earbud redesign year was a contentious thing. I thought the new EarPods sounded as crummy as the old ones, but unlike the old ones, at least they weren’t like shoving pieces of glass into your cochleas. On the other hand, our supreme commander, Leander, thought they sounded as good as $150 …

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Last Nail In The Coffin: Zynga Is Killing OMGPOP.com

Remember <i>Draw Something</i>? It was this wonderful, flash-in-the-pan game by the utterly charming developer OMGPOP, and had the misfortune of being such a success that it caught the evil overlord attentions of Zynga, who promptly bought the company, killed a game an ex-OMGPOP had privately made for his …

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Shadowrun Returns for iOS close to completion

Shadowrun Returns was released for Mac and PC almost two weeks ago, and while developer Harebrained Schemes continues to plug away on improving the …

Samsung’s Smartwatch Shows Up In Trademark Filing As “Galaxy Gear”

Samsung filed a newly-discovered trademark with the USPTO dated July 29 for the Galaxy Gear, a name for “wearable digital electronic devices in the form of a wristwatch, wrist band or bangle capable of providing access to the Internet and for sending and receiving phone calls, electronic mails and …

Lamborghini's New Gallardo, the LP 570-4 Squadra Corse Is Stunning, Naturally

The Lamborghini Gallardo LP 570-4 Squadra Corse… well, do we really have to say anything else? OK, fine, we will. Mostly to drool over it.<p>Debuting at …

Meet Sol, The $300 Solar-Powered Laptop

One of the problems of modern computing is power. While computers have become more and more power-efficient, charging a laptop in the middle of, say, …

Eddie Bauer Katabatic 2 Solar Tent

Make sure all your gadgets have plenty of juice for a day of backcountry adventures with the Eddie Bauer Katabatic 2 Solar Tent ($TBA). The whole …