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Dec

Get This Look: Snowflake icons


We’re huge fans of changing the home screen around a bit and creating a new user experience for our Android. So much so that we present our ongoing series of Get This Look posts. In a nutshell we show you a new layout, app, widget, or icon set for your Android handset and tell you…

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6
Dec

Google reportedly gifting employees choice of Nexus 5 or Nexus 7


Google is gifting its employees a choice of either the Nexus 5 smartphone or the Nexus 7 (2013) tablet, according to new reports. Google has historically provided a bit of year-end benevolence to employees and sometimes lets them choose the gift. Whereas last year saw supply constraints…

6
Dec

Supreme Court could produce meaningful patent reform in abstract software case


The US Supreme Court is wading into the battle over software patents by agreeing to hear a case between two financial firms you’ve likely never heard of. This comes just as the legislative arm of the government is getting ready to address the prob…

6
Dec

Apple Asking for $16M in Legal Fees After Samsung Patent Victory, Has Paid Lawyers More Than $60M


Following the second victory in its long-running patent lawsuit with Samsung, Apple has filed a motion asking the judge to order Samsung to pay nearly $16 million in legal fees (via Dan Levine).
Apple says that its lawsuit with Samsung is “an exceptional case” and that there was…

6
Dec

National Geographic brings its custom cartography to Google Maps


National Geographic has long contributed photos and article links to Google Maps, but it’s now deepening that commitment by introducing its own cartography. The magazine is using Google Maps Engine to share over 500 of its historical and reference…

6
Dec

Early Experiences with Apple Retail Store iBeacon Technology Prove Mixed


Earlier today, Apple launched its “iBeacon” initiative in its U.S. retail stores, allowing users of the company’s iPhone app to opt in to receiving location-specific notifications and access to other information while browsing in the stores.
Following the announcement of the…

6
Dec

LG G Flex review: a promising phone, but not one you should buy right now


It’s not too often we get to review a product with a completely new form factor, but we relish the opportunity when we do. This time, we’re taking a closer look at the LG G Flex, one of two curved smartphones that have come out of Korea over the l…

6
Dec

Amazon’s MP3 Android app gets a makeover, now lets you share to Facebook


If you’re an Android user who likes to shop for music on the Amazon MP3 app, then you’ll be glad to hear that it has received a much needed update. Most notably, the application now looks substantially better and is a lot speedier than before, wit…

6
Dec

Supply Chain Performance Points to Blockbuster Holiday Quarter for Apple


In a new research note published today, Cantor Fitzgerald analyst Brian White shares data from his “Apple Barometer” for the month of November, with strong increases hinting that Apple will see blockbuster performance for the holiday quarter. White’s m…

6
Dec

Reelhouse offers expanded bonus materials for digital Warner Bros. movies


With Reelhouse, Warner Brothers is the latest studio trying to offer disc-style bonus features to digital content. What sets WB’s channel apart from Walmart-owned Vudu though, is the types of special content it offers. For example, Pacific Rim has…

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