Amazon Has A Smartphone Coming, Say People Who Have Seen It

8:20 PM, Apr. 11th, 2014 · · News

Amazon Smartphone

Amazon has a smartphone in the works. We've heard this before, but now we're hearing about it from people who say they have seen it in real life and then told The Wall Street Journal about it.

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Amazon's had a busy year in the hardware market. Is a phone really the best move for them though?

Court Documents Show Samsung Publicly Fudges Galaxy Tab Sales

6:50 PM, Apr. 11th, 2014 · · News

Samsung has been caught wallowing in their own truthiness, according to court documents released as part of the current Samsung vs Apple court case.

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What!? Samsung didn’t let facts get in the way of what it told people? Fetch me my fainting couch!

Reeder for Mac Back as Public Beta

1:30 PM, Apr. 11th, 2014 · · News

The popular Mac RSS reader app Reeder is back as a public beta after disappearing from Apple's Mac App Store when Google Reader met its untimely demise. Reeder 2 gives a taste of what's in store for the news reader app, including a redesigned interface, and integration with other services such as Twitter and Facebook.

Analyst: Don’t Look for Apple’s Custom Baseband Chips this Year

10:49 AM, Apr. 11th, 2014 · · News

JP Morgan analyst Rod Hall isn't buying into reports that Apple is ready to dump Qualcomm and use its own custom designed baseband chips in the next iPhone. He thinks Apple is working on its own chips, but that they won't be ready until some time in 2015.

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Baseband chips aren't easy to design, but that doesn't mean Apple isn't working on just that. If so, expect improved battery life and performance from future iPhones and iPads while Qualcomm and other chip makers take a hit to their bottom line.

Google Glass Goes Public for a Day

9:03 AM, Apr. 11th, 2014 · · News

Google is ready to expand sales of its Google Glass facetop tech to more than just developers, but only for a day. The Internet search giant plans to let anyone in the United States pony up the US$1,500 for Google Glass on April 15.

Apple Adds Features, Fixes Bugs in iMovie with 10.0.3 Update

6:15 PM, Apr. 10th, 2014 · · News

iMovie 10

Apple released iMovie 10.0.3 Thursday, an update that includes several feature improvements, as well as a few bug fixes. The company improved event sorting, added fonts options for titles, made it easier to edit a transition, added cropping and rotating tools, and more.

Amazon Goes Deep into the Comics Game with ComiXology Purchase

5:15 PM, Apr. 10th, 2014 · · News

Digital comic book reseller ComiXology dropped a surprise on readers Thursday afternoon when it announced that Amazon is buying the company. ComiXology is the big name in digital comic sales with distribution deals with publishers such as Marvel, DC, IDW, Image, and Dynamite.

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Please, Amazon, don't kill the ComiXology app because reading comics in the Kindle app sucks.