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Here's what you can do on the Apple Watch without your iPhone - CNET

April 18, 2015 - 7:08am

CNET

Here's what you can do on the Apple Watch without your iPhone
CNET
Apple Watch all alone: what can it do? Not a lot -- it's mainly an iPhone accessory -- but there are some key things that it can handle on its own. by Scott Stein · @jetscott; 18 April 2015, 10:00 pm AEST. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus. more.
Apple needs to let the Watch stand on its owngulfnews.com
First Apple Watch health IT apps bring important messages to the wristPCWorld
Sickweather Apple Watch app puts a 'Geiger counter for sickness' on your wristVentureBeat
AppAdvice -Ordoh
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Roomates stab each other, steal car over Android, iPhone debate - IBNLive

April 18, 2015 - 1:33am

IBNLive

Roomates stab each other, steal car over Android, iPhone debate
IBNLive
New Delhi: A heated debate over whose smartphone was better landed two roommates behind the bars in Tulsa, Oklahoma. The roommates, Jiro oMendez and Elias Ecevo allegedly stabbed each other as they argued over whether Android smartphones ...
Android vs iOS debate gets violentAusdroid
Roommates stab each other with beer bottles in iPhone vs. Android disputeApple Insider
Tulsa Roommates Batter Each Other With Beer Bottles in iPhone vs. Android ...ABC News
Daily Caller -NextShark -KTUL
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Take a look at just how terrific Twitterrific for Apple Watch is - AppAdvice

April 18, 2015 - 1:04am

AppAdvice

Take a look at just how terrific Twitterrific for Apple Watch is
AppAdvice
If you're getting an Apple Watch and thinking of installing a Twitter client on it, you probably have already set your sights on the official Twitter app. But if you want a more beautiful and feature-filled Twitter client for your Apple Watch, you ought to get Twitterrific ...
Banking on Apple Watch Will Be Limited, for NowNew York Times
Developers are pretty excited about Apple WatchComputerworld
Two local banks to release apps for the Apple WatchConnectAmarillo.com powered by KVII
MarketWatch -Apple Insider -Boston.com
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After 50 Years, Moore's Law Has Only Started To Disrupt Everything We Do - Forbes

April 17, 2015 - 10:24pm

Forbes

After 50 Years, Moore's Law Has Only Started To Disrupt Everything We Do
Forbes
Sunday, April 19, will mark the 5oth anniversary of a phenomenon that has transformed industry and society more than any other in modern times: Moore's Law. On that date, Fairchild Semiconductor and later Intel cofounder Gordon Moore published an article ...
The Promise at Technology's Powerful HeartWall Street Journal
Silicon Valley marks 50 years of Moore's LawSan Jose Mercury News
Moore's Law at 50: Defining the Speed of ChangePC Magazine
PCWorld -Scientific American
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'Halo: Spartan Strike' Review - An Evolutionary Success - Touch Arcade

April 17, 2015 - 7:51pm

Touch Arcade

'Halo: Spartan Strike' Review - An Evolutionary Success
Touch Arcade
Recently, Microsoft and the folks at 343 Industries launched two Halo spinoffs on the App Store. Halo: Spartan Assault [$5.99] originally debuted back in 2013 on Windows devices and is finally on iOS devices. However, Halo: Spartan Strike [$5.99] is a brand ...

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Comcast to launch ultra-fast Internet in Bay Area - SFGate

April 17, 2015 - 7:04pm

SFGate

Comcast to launch ultra-fast Internet in Bay Area
SFGate
Under pressure from competitors, Comcast is revving up its Internet service. The company said Friday it plans to offer a new high-speed service in June in Northern and Central California that's twice as fast as the service AT&T recently introduced in Cupertino.
Comcast's superfast 2-gigabit Internet takes on AT&T and GoogleSan Jose Mercury News
Comcast to bring two-gigabit Internet service to Bay Area, boost existing tiersPCWorld
Comcast Bringing 2Gbps 'Gigabit Pro' Service to CaliforniaPC Magazine
Seeking Alpha -The Consumerist
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Google's Project Loon close to launching thosands of balloons - Network World

April 17, 2015 - 5:44pm

Network World

Google's Project Loon close to launching thosands of balloons
Network World
Google says it's Project Loon is close to being able to produce and launch thousands of balloons to provide Internet access from the sky. ted talks logo · Six TED Talks that can change your career. Of the hundreds of TED talks available online, many are ...
Google soon to launch thousands of internet balloonsKVOA Tucson News

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Feds OK plan to free up airwaves for smartphones - CNET

April 17, 2015 - 5:19pm

CNET

Feds OK plan to free up airwaves for smartphones
CNET
FCC approves plan to share airwaves previously used by the military to help mobile operators keep up with wireless data demands. by Marguerite Reardon · @maggie_reardon; April 17, 2015 2:41 PM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin. googleplus.
FCC Frees Up Spectrum for Low-Cost Wireless HubsWall Street Journal
REFILE-US FCC to open up valuable airwaves for tech and telecom companiesReuters
FCC wants television broadcasters to sell airwaves to wireless carriersBusiness Record
CIO Australia -Statesmen News -Digital Journal
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This Disney 3-D Printer Uses Fabric to Create Soft Objects - NBCNews.com

April 17, 2015 - 4:52pm

NBCNews.com

This Disney 3-D Printer Uses Fabric to Create Soft Objects
NBCNews.com
A new type of 3-D printer created by Disney Research allows layers of soft fabric to be used instead of plastic or metal. The result is objects that are as soft and pliable as normal 3-D printed things are rough and solid. It works by laying down a sheet of fabric, ...
Disney Research has a 3D printer that can sew bunnies for youEngadget
Disney Research Develops New Fabric 3D Printer3DPrint.com
Disney develops layered fabric 3-D printerUPI.com
Product Design & Development -Gizmodo
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Scott Forstall, Apple's ex-iOS boss resurfaces...on Broadway? - Mashable

April 17, 2015 - 3:09pm

Mashable

Scott Forstall, Apple's ex-iOS boss resurfaces...on Broadway?
Mashable
For years, we've been trying to figure out where Scott Forstall, Apple's former senior vice-president of iOS, had gone since leaving the company in 2012. Admittedly, we didn't expect the answer to be Broadway. You remember Forstall. He was Apple ...
Ex-Apple exec Scott Forstall takes to Twitter for first time, announces Broadway ...Apple Insider
You'll never believe what ex-Apple VP Scott Forstall is up to nowCult of Mac
Former iOS Chief Scott Forstall is Now a Broadway ProducerMac Rumors
iClarified -BGR -Telegraph.co.uk
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Canadian banks play hard ball with Apple Pay's moving north - Computerworld

April 17, 2015 - 2:06pm

Computerworld

Canadian banks play hard ball with Apple Pay's moving north
Computerworld
Apple Pay is poised to cross the border into Canada this fall, but some Canadian banks are reportedly concerned that Apple wants a bigger cut of each transaction than it takes in the U.S.. The Canadian banks negotiating with Apple are Royal Bank of Canada ...
Report: Apple Pay on its way to Canada this fallMacworld
Apple in talks to launch Apple Pay in Canada - WSJReuters
Apple Pay plans to launch in Canada this fallMarketWatch
Apple Insider -Mac Rumors -TrustedReviews
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You! GOOGLE! HAND OVER the special SAUCE, says Senate (of France) - The Register

April 17, 2015 - 1:16pm

Dispatch Times

You! GOOGLE! HAND OVER the special SAUCE, says Senate (of France)
The Register
Google's European woes continued on Thursday as the French senate voted to force the search monster to expose its algorithm and highlight rivals on its welcome page. The amendment, proposed by Catherine Morin-Desailly, which would force Google to ...
French Senate wants Google to promote its search competitorsNetwork World
French Senate Backs Bid To Force Google To Disclose Search Algorithm WorkingsDispatch Times

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Keep Windows 10 preview up to date -- or face a dead PC - Computerworld

April 17, 2015 - 12:16pm

Computerworld

Keep Windows 10 preview up to date -- or face a dead PC
Computerworld
Testers running Windows 10's preview must keep the OS relatively up to date or face a bricked PC that won't boot. The first three builds of Windows 10 Technical Preview -- 9841, 9860 and 9879, all released in 2014 -- will refuse to boot at the end of April, ...
Microsoft's universal Office apps coming to Windows 10 phone preview in AprilPCWorld
Microsoft brings its new Maps app to Windows 10 preview for phonesVentureBeat
New Touch Office should come to Windows phones by month endArs Technica
TechCrunch -BetaNews -Bidness ETC
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REFILE-US FCC to open up valuable airwaves for tech and telecom companies - Reuters

April 17, 2015 - 12:06pm

REFILE-US FCC to open up valuable airwaves for tech and telecom companies
Reuters
(Corrects spelling error in headline). NEW YORK, April 17 (Reuters) - U.S. regulators on Friday voted to open a new swath of airwaves, now controlled by the government, for commercial use by tech and telecom companies such as Verizon and Google as ...

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Chrome for iOS Gets Notification Center Search and Pull to Refresh - Lifehacker

April 17, 2015 - 11:33am

Lifehacker

Chrome for iOS Gets Notification Center Search and Pull to Refresh
Lifehacker
iPhone: Google's updated Chrome for iOS with a few handy new features, including a pull to refresh gesture, a way to search from the Notification Center, and new suggested answers in the address search bar. If you want to reload a page, all you need to do ...

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What's next for Microsoft's 'universal' Office apps - ZDNet

April 17, 2015 - 11:27am

ZDNet

What's next for Microsoft's 'universal' Office apps
ZDNet
Microsoft is developing and testing simultaneously two different versions of its next release of Office: Office Desktop and Office Universal. universalwordwinphone.jpg "Office Desktop" is how company officials refer to the next full version of the Windows and ...

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Google's EU showdown offers openings to competitors - Reuters

April 17, 2015 - 11:03am

Reuters

Google's EU showdown offers openings to competitors
Reuters
FRANKFURT (Reuters) - Start small, win quick, then move on to bigger issues. That appears to be the European Union's strategy to pursue Google (GOOGL.O) in a competition dispute by choosing to push a narrow set of charges around its shopping service, ...

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Microsoft Nabs 20% Search Engine Market Share for the First Time - Android Headlines - Android News

April 17, 2015 - 9:52am

Microsoft Nabs 20% Search Engine Market Share for the First Time
Android Headlines - Android News
When you think about search engines, what's the first thing that comes to mind? Google, right? At least it should be, Google currently holds more than two thirds of the market share, at 64.4%, according to the latest comScore report. Microsoft's Bing is now ...

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Accessory makers are solving Apple's MacBook problem - Engadget

April 17, 2015 - 9:37am

Engadget

Accessory makers are solving Apple's MacBook problem
Engadget
We like Apple's 12-inch MacBook with its sleek look, high-res screen and scant mass -- but we have a big problem with the single USB-C port. For one, it doubles as the lone power connector, meaning you can't even charge your MacBook and transfer files at ...
New MacBook Review: Stupidly ThinGizmodo
Apple Fans Outraged As MacBook Shows Up At Best Buy Before Apple StoreThe Inquisitr
New MacBook Evaluation: Stupidly ThinStandard Bulletin
iClarified -Macworld -ITProPortal
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Amazon Kills Appstore TestDrive Service - Wireless Week

April 17, 2015 - 9:24am

Amazon Kills Appstore TestDrive Service
Wireless Week
Amazon is shutting down its TestDrive service, which allowed Amazon Appstore customers to try apps before buying them. In a post on the company's blog, Amazon said that due to the increasing use of 'free to play' business models, it has seen a significant ...

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