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Leaked HP video hints at a 14-inch laptop running... Android

Android on laptops is <i>normally</i> reserved for hybrid devices or units no bigger than 10 inches. If this leaked video is correct, however, then HP is planning to launch an Android laptop with a 14-inch display. The clip, found by <i>Notebook Italia</i>, shows a Slatebook 14 with a 1080p display, controlled by …

Xbox One retail box won't act as a dev kit until some point post-launch

The Xbox One retail box will act as a dev kit, allowing developers and gamers alike to play in-progress code...but not at launch, apparently. That news comes from today's Microsoft event at Gamescom 2013, where Microsoft detailed its ID@Xbox program. After an approval process, indie devs will …

Logitech announces Ultrathin, water-repellant Keyboard Folio & Protective Case for iPad mini

Logitech, the company behind some our favorite cases and keyboards for iPad, today announced the newest member of its iPad keyboard case family with the addition of the Logitech Ultrathin Keyboard Folio for the iPad mini priced at $89. It is currently available for pre-order with an expected …

Fifth of new iPhone customers switch from Android

Apple may be losing ground to Android and Microsoft in the smartphone operating system market, but the company is still succeeding in winning customers from its number one rival, Samsung.<p>Apple has taken three times as many customers from Samsung as Samsung has taken from Apple in the past year, …

Take a snapshot of the entire internet in just 44 minutes with ZMap scanner

Surveying every IP address on the internet isn’t an easy task, and if you don’t have the luxury of a botnet, a single scan can take months. Luckily, some researchers at the University of Michigan have created an open source alternative called ZMap that can cut the total time to under 45 minutes on …

Survey suggests iPhone 5C could make Apple the top-seller in the world’s largest market – China

If the iPhone 5C is launched in China at $400, and Apple’s partnership with China Mobile for a TDD-LTE version of the handset proceeds as expected, Apple’s market share in China could jump by a massive 19.3 percent – enough to make Apple the number one seller.<p>The prediction, reported in <i>Fortune</i>, was …

Samsung Under Fire For Alleged Brazil Labor Violations

We told you recently about new allegations of violations at three Chinese factories that make Apple's popular iPhones and iPads. Now, we have more allegations of labor violations – this time against Apple's main rival, Samsung, and its operations in Brazil.<p>The Associated Press reported last week: …

Google and Waze Start Mixing Their Maps for the First Time

Google today is introducing the first integrations between its homegrown Google Maps for mobile and its newly owned Waze.<p>Google adds Waze<p>The traffic …

HTC's biggest problem is CEO Peter Chou, say insiders

HTC is still in disarray. After staff departures, a troubled "Facebook phone" launch with the First, and dwindling revenue and profits, the company has turned to Robert Downey Jr. in a new ad campaign to help boost its brand and prospects. At the center of HTC's rise and fall is the company's CEO: …

Flying high: Delta equips 19,000 flight attendants with Windows Phones

Advertisement<p>6 Comments<p>Still not seeing too many people using Windows Phone(s msft)? You will if you take a flight on Delta(s dal): The airline …

Microsoft: Parents with iPhones, Galaxys are embarrassing

In a new ad with a great headbutt, Microsoft mocks parents who want to take pics of the kids' play with anything but a Nokia Lumia 1020.<p>Parents can be frightful.<p>Blind to the deficiencies of their children, they idolize them to the point at which those kids join startups and think they know …

Windows Phone

New Update For Find My iPhone Locks Out Non-Developers Without iOS 7 Beta [Update: Working Again]

<b>Update:</b> Reports say that the update is now working again, so go ahead and find those iPhones.<p>A new update for Apple’s Find My iPhone app seems to have been pushed out a little early: It changes the icon to a flatter design, which is more in keeping with iOS 7’s aesthetics. Unfortunately, it also …

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Apple Acquires Embark, Another Mapping App With Transit Information

Apple has acquired yet another transit mapping application reports Jessica Lessin, this time it’s Embark, a Silicon Valley-based startup that builds apps for different cities to provide information about routes and stops. This acquisition follows the purchase of HopStop, another app that offers …

Apple's Plan to Change How You Watch TV Forever

This article is from the archive of our partner .<p>Years of halting negotiations with cable companies haven’t gotten Apple much closer to its grand …