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Microsoft Offers Surface Pro 3 Buyers $650 on a MacBook Air Trade-In
Microsoft, who is touting its Surface Pro 3 tablet as a laptop replacement, is now selling it under a special promotional scheme, where customers will get $650 store credit on select MacBook Air trade-in until July 31 at select stores in the US and Canada only.
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Review: Colors come to life in new Samsung tablet
New Zealand Herald
As soon as I turned on the screen, I noticed that the colors are stunning and vivid. Red looks redder, and greens are greener. The lawn and the trees in "Ghostbusters" look alive, as does a purple-tinted apparition. The Tab S is also thinner than other leading ...
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Xplore Technologies announces Bobcat: A rugged 10.1-inch Bay Trail Windows ...
Rugged tablet specialist Xplore Technologies has announced a 'fully rugged' 10.1-inch Atom-based Windows (7 Pro or 8.1 Pro) tablet called Bobcat. In the world of rugged tablets, 2.2cm (0.86in.) thick and 1.09kg (2.4lbs) counts as 'thin and light', and indeed ...
Xplore Technologies Introduces Its Thinner, Lighter, Fully-Rugged Windows TabletWall Street Journal
Xplore's latest Windows tablet promises rugged design without the bulkEngadget
This Bobcat Windows 8.1 tablet is stupidly toughWindows Phone Central
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Open Garden Releases FireChat
SAN FRANCISCO, June 24, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Open Garden announced today that its newest app, 'FireChat <3', is now capable of cross-platform 'off-the grid' communication. For the first time, people can chat with those around them, even when no ...
No Internet? No problem: This app lets you send chats offline across iOS & AndroidVentureBeat
FireChat bridges the platform gap: Android and iOS users can now chat without ...GigaOM
Firechat Enables Cross-Platform, Off-The-Grid Chat Between iOS And AndroidTechCrunch
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Dell launches integrated appliances, midmarket storage arrays
Dell on Tuesday launched four new integrated systems designed to run Oracle 12c Database, an in-memory system to run Cloudera Enterprise and appliances for databases and data center building blocks. Dell also launched a series of storage arrays for the ...
Fusion-io Teams with Dell to Deliver All-flash ION Accelerator Appliance to ...Wall Street Journal
Cloudera, Dell and Intel Advance Enterprise Deployments of Apache* Hadoop ...MarketWatch
Dell inks OEM deal with Nutanix to build mutant server, storage, networking beastsRegister
CRN -StorageReview.com -CRN - UK
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Google domain registration service being tested
Google Inc (NASDAQ:GOOGL) (NASDAQ:GOOG) has quietly launched its own domain registration service. And just like many other Google's services, Google Domains is starting in beta, which means that if you want to try it out, then you'll need to get an ...
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Hadoop Jobs: 9 Ways To Get Hired
IT recruiters share expert advice and creative tips for landing the Hadoop job or big data gig you want. Previous. 1 of 10. Next. You keep your skills sharp. You've built a fine professional network. You've buffed and shined your LinkedIn profile until it screams ...
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Soundhawk hearing amplifier is a 'wearable with a purpose'
An in-ear gadget that doubles as a Bluetooth headset can be customized to your distinct hearing profile to amplify sound and drown out background noise. by Nick Statt · @nickstatt; June 24, 2014 4:30 AM PDT. comments. 0. facebook. twitter. linkedin.
Soundhawk secures $5.5M to start selling high-tech hearing appSan Jose Mercury News
Soundhawk Unveils the World's First Smart Listening SystemMarketWatch
Soundhawk Launches App-Enabled Wearable to Enhance HearingMashable
The Verge -The Wire -Wall Street Journal (blog)
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Attack of the Fanboy
Nintendo exploring unification of consoles and handhelds
Attack of the Fanboy
It appears that Nintendo is exploring the unification of their consoles and handhelds. Following Sony's somewhat successful synergistic jaunt into cross platform play on the PlayStation consoles and the PS Vita, it sounds like Nintendo may be looking at a ...
Nintendo hints at life after Wii U and 3DS, with multiplatform gamesMetro
Nintendo wants a future where consoles and handhelds run the same gamesEngadget
Miyamoto Ponders Nintendo Making Games That Run On Handheld And ConsoleKotaku
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Google launches a domain name registration service
The private beta gives users the opportunity to purchase website names from the same firm that decides where websites appear in internet searches. Google has teamed up with four preferred partner website builders - Squarespace, Wix, Weebly, and Shopify ...
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Nintendo's Iwata to Skip AGM to Help Recover From Surgery
Nintendo Co. (7974) President Satoru Iwata won't attend the video-game company's annual shareholder meeting on Friday after undergoing surgery last week to remove a bile-duct growth. The growth was detected at an early stage, Iwata said in a letter to ...
Iwata to miss Nintendo shareholder meeting as he recovers from surgeryGamasutra
Nintendo CEO to miss shareholders' meeting after tumor removalReuters
Satoru Iwata to miss Nintendo's annual shareholder meeting following surgeryNintendo Insider
Side Mission -Videogamer.com -IGN
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Times of India
Microsoft launches its first Android smartphone -- the Nokia X2
At the Mobile World Congress (MWC) back in February, Nokia surprised people with a new Android-powered smartphone series. The Nokia X line consists of the X, X+ and XL, with the devices designed to fit somewhere between Nokia's low-end Ashas and ...
Nokia X2 Launches With Low Price And Bigger ScreenForbes
Nokia X2: Android, 4.3-Inch Display and Dual-SIM for $135Mashable
Microsoft Announce Android-Powered Nokia X2 with Larger Display and Dual ...Android Headlines - Android News
Inquirer -TechCrunch -Firstpost
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Google I/O 2014 Schedule & Livestream: Top 5 Things to Expect at Conference
The tech giant is set to hold this year's Google I/O Conference on June 25 and 26. Although the event is mainly geared towards developers, most individuals are still highly anticipating what one of the biggest tech companies decides to roll out during the 2-day ...
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Google I/O: what to expect
June began with Apple's developer conference, where new hardware was expected but failed to materialize, and it is set to end with Google's own two-day event for its coders, developers and partners, where physical products tend to take a back seat yet are ...
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Mercedes, tell the thermostat I'll be late
Nest's promised developer program is now live, bringing together connected features from Mercedes Benz, Whirlpool, and Logitech into the company's smart thermostats and smoke detectors. by Rich Brown · @rh_brown; June 23, 2014 9:00 PM PDT.
Google's Nest to Make Homes More Connected Via DevelopersBusinessweek
Google's Nest opens doors to third-party appsReuters
OK Google, crank the A/C: Nest announces new smart home APIArs Technica
TechCrunch -Wired -Forbes
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Business Insider Australia
Google tests domain registration service
If you fancy yourself as a .guru or any other newfangled Internet address, Google wants you to try out its new domain name registration service. The search giant quietly launched Google Domains on Monday as an invite-only beta service. It's being billed as ...
Google Gets Into the Domain Registration BusinessNDTV
Google testing custom domain registration serviceCNET
Watch out GoDaddy! Google to sell domainsDelhi Daily News
Register -Engadget -Gizmodo Australia
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Withings Activite Hands-On: A Fashion-first Fitness Watch
Known for its more pedestrian fitness products such as the Pulse and the Smart Body Analyzer, Withings is going upscale with the Activite, a fashion-forward watch that also tracks your steps, movement and sleep. But at $390, will the Activite be too heavy a ...
An Activity Tracker With More Than a Hint of StyleNew York Times (blog)
Withings Activité is a fitness tracker disguised as a designer Swiss watchEngadget
Withings Activité Unveils the Rolex of WearablesChip Chick
SlashGear -TechRadar UK -PC Magazine
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Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is impossible to repair, so seriously don't break it
Microsoft Surface Pro 3 is impossible to repair, so seriously don't break it iFixit has completed their teardown of the Microsoft Surface Pro 3, and it scored just as poorly as its predecessors in terms of repairability. On a scale of 1 to 10 (with 10 being easiest to ...
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International Business Times
Apple may ship new, larger iPhones in September: report
LOS ANGELES (MarketWatch) -- Apple Inc. (NASDAQ:AAPL) plans to begin the production in China next month of new iPhones with larger screens, expected to ship to retailers in September, Bloomberg News reported late Monday, citing unidentified sources ...
iPhone 6 with 'rounder and thinner' design, 4.7-inch and 5.5-inch screens may ...PhoneDog
Apple May Launch 4.7-Inch And 5.5-Inch 'iPhone 6' Models At The Same TimeAppAdvice
Apple's larger iPhones said to start mass production next monthThe Malay Mail Online
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Globalstar Sat-Fi satellite hotspot available now for $999
Globalstar, the company behind the affordable Spot satellite phone, has a new device on the market that can turn any smartphone into a globally connected handset. Sat-Fi is not a WiFi hotspot in the traditional sense -- you can't simply connect and expect ...
Sat-Fi aims to connect your smartphone anywhereSlashGear
Globalstar Introduces Satellite Wi-Fi HotspotTechzone360
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