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Google takes the Nexus 4 off lifesupport

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An anonymous tipster has informed Android Police that Google will set a cut-off point for each of their Nexus devices. The news is set to become official as Google’s I/O event, which the latest iteration of Android is expected to debut.  The devices will be set to receive software updates 2 years from release, and will have security patches continued ...

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CNBC Writer Ed Fernandez Declares The Death Knell Of Smartphones

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According to Ed Fernandez in an editorial he wrote for CNBC—titled “The demise of the smartphone is inevitable, and necessary”—the smartphone’s days are numbered. Fernandez’s line of reasoning runs the gamut from plausible to specious. While his claims about the narrowing of the smartphone market have plenty of solid ground to stand on, the technology Fernandez claims will supplant smartphones ...

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Samsung’s Flow, helps bridge gap between its devices

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Apple’s continuity remains one of its ecosystems most-lauded features, which only its invested customers enjoy. So far, no other company has attempted to successfully bridge the gap between its devices – until now. Samsung has introduced the Flow app, which allows content to be sent across its devices, taking more than a few notes from Apple in the process. Users ...

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New 15″ MacBook Pro Announced with Force touchpad and AMD graphics

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In addition to their force touchpad toting MacBook and 13″ MacBook pro, Apple have announced the 15″ MacBook pro. Its force touchpad offers the same functionality as the one seen on these models: ‘taptic’ feedback when performing certain tasks, providing a sense of depth to the pad. Apple have opened up the developer API for the trackpad, meaning that we can expect to ...

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Apple’s $930 million reduced by court in Samsung case

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Remember when Apple won its lawsuit against Samsung in 2012 for infringing upon its patents? Well, they’re still arguing about it and while the United States Court of Appeals for the Federal Circuit reaffirmed that Samsung most certainly copied the iPhone, an opinion filed by the court today declares that Apple will receive less than the $930 million originally proposed for damages. ...

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Apple Beefs Up GPS Program With Coherent Navigation Purchase

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Apple yesterday confirmed to The New York Times their purchase of global positioning company, Coherent Navigation.  MacRumors got wind of the acquisition before the official announcement, reporting that Coherent Navigation’s CEO, Paul Lego, and co-founders, William Bencze and Brett Ledvina, had already made the transition to new positions at Apple. Apple has not officially released the reason for the purchase, ...

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Greenpeace crowns Apple the most eco-friendly tech company

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In Greenpeace’s recent report on developments towards an eco-friendly internet, ‘Clicking Clean,’ Apple were found to be the greenest company among its tech peers. Each company, which included Microsoft and Facebook, were graded according to their use of renewable energies, as opposed to nuclear and fossil-fuels, as well as a number of other factors. Apple was the only company to ...

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Xiaomi set to launch new stores in Europe and America

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Xiaomi, the Chinese smartphone manufacturer best known for making tech products which take a little more than inspiration from Apple, is set to expand into European and American territories. Xiaomi stores have a launch date of May 19th, in set Western markets. Those looking forward to lapping up one of their high-end smartphones will be disappointed to hear that only ...

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Why I switched from iOS to Android.

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The Big Question The old argument is old. Which operating system, Apple’s iOS or Google’s Android, reigns supreme? Though both have their pros and cons, I have personally made the switch from iOS to Android on my phone, and I am here to share my first impressions and why I switched. Customization The original reason for myself switching was the ...

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Apple Watch Shortage Allegedly Solved

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Despite launching the Apple Watch over a month ago, Apple has had significant trouble actually getting the device into customers’ hands. The Apple Watch is not yet available in retail stores. It can only be ordered online, and even that has proven troublesome.  Apple’s manufacturing woes have been twofold.  According to Quanta Computer’s Vice Chairman CC Leung—as reported by DIGITIMES—Quanta ...

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