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  • MOO launches NFC business cards

    Business cards in general might be thought of as a thing of the past now, but printing company MOO doesn't think so just yet. They have announced a new line of business cards that come with NFC capabilities, meaning that you can

    September 28, 2012 • Views: 1013

  • Apple CEO Tim Cook issues apology for Apple Maps

    The recent release of Apple's iOS 6 saw the company ditch Google Maps in favor of their own mapping solution in order to bring features like turn-by-turn navigation and 3D flyover to its users. The result didn't turn out so well,

    September 28, 2012 • Views: 236

  • Google rumored to launch $99 Nexus 7 tablet

    If you thought $199 was a steal for Google's Nexus 7 tablet, you may want to think again. Digitimes is reporting that Google and ASUS have teamed up once again and are currently working on a cheaper Nexus 7 tablet model that will

    September 27, 2012 • Views: 314

  • AMD AppZone Player brings Android to the PC

    Playing around with Android apps on a larger screen isn't anything new -- BlueStacks has been offering it for a while, but AMD announced today that they're joining in on the fun. The company revealed a partnership with BlueStacks

    September 27, 2012 • Views: 1026

  • Chrome for Android updates with x86 support

    Google has updated its Chrome mobile browser for Android, which now supports devices running x86 processors. This means that newer devices running on Intel's Medfield chip, like the Motorola RAZR i, can now enjoy Google's own

    September 27, 2012 • Views: 391

  • LG Optimus Vu II arrives in Korea, looks to take on Galaxy Note II

    In a move to compete with the slowly-growing phablet market, LG has decided to launch one of their own smartphone-and-tablet hybrids. The LG Optimus Vu II, as it's called, has a 5-inch display with 4:3 aspect ratio, which is

    September 27, 2012 • Views: 373

  • Texas Instruments stepping out of phone and tablet business

    Texas Instruments, the chip manufacturer that provides processors for a handful of smartphones and tablets, is looking to change directions. The company announced today that it will be backing out of the smartphone and tablet

    September 26, 2012 • Views: 217

  • Barnes & Noble unveils Nook Video

    Barnes & Noble's series of Nook tablets and ereaders are impressive, but because of their inferior ecosystem to Amazon, the devices aren't as appealing as they could be. Barnes & Noble is working hard to change that, and

    September 25, 2012 • Views: 345

  • Google’s Eric Schmidt: “It would have been better” if Apple kept Google Maps

    Watching the Apple Maps fiasco play through has certainly been enjoyable for us Android users. Apple decided to ditch Google Maps in favor of their own solution with the release of iOS 6. The results have been anything but

    September 25, 2012 • Views: 243

  • Google Play Books gets updated, now comes with Maps integration and more

    Today, Google updated its ereading app, Google Play Books, with a handful of new big features. The app now comes with Google Maps integration, translation support, and some advanced annotation tools. If you've been thinking about

    September 25, 2012 • Views: 285