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  • Apple Licenses Palm Patents in $10M Deal

    April 10, 2013 2:35 PM 180

    Apple has licensed several patents from Access in a US$10 million deal that includes technologies from Palm, Bell Communications Research, and Geoworks. The deal will likely help Apple shore up its mobile device patent portfolio and avoid at least some potential legal fights over infringement claims. If Access sounds familair, you probable know a little

  • Ford digs up a F-150 SVT Raptor Special Edition

    April 10, 2013 2:27 PM 184

    Ford has unveiled an upcoming special edition of its high performance Raptor pickup truck set to hit the dirt late this year. Unfortunately for those hoping for even more off-road capability than the current model offers, it’s basically a paint and stickers job. A step up from the Raptor’s existing Luxury Package, the 2014 F-150 Raptor Special Edition

  • Study reveals that nearly half of US teens now own an iPhone

    April 10, 2013 2:22 PM 156

    Summary: The Apple iPhone finally launches on T-Mobile this week and recent Piper Jaffray study results show the iPhone is owned by nearly half of US teens. A couple years ago BlackBerry devices were the most popular for teens with BBM and low cost data options helping that popularity. As shared data plans appeared, older generation iPhones dropped significantly

  • AT&T launching LTE in Paris and Manhattan this summer (Texas and Kansas, that is) Mobile

    April 10, 2013 12:20 PM 178

    TEXARKANA, Texas, April 10, 2013 /PRNewswire/ -- AT&T* plans to roll out 4G LTE in Texarkana this summer, bringing customers the latest generation of wireless network technology and faster mobile Internet speeds from the nation's fastest 4G LTE network**. LTE technology is capable of delivering speeds faster than many other mobile Internet technologies

  • ZTE announces a smartphone with 2GHz Intel Clover Trail+ processor

    April 10, 2013 12:05 PM 228

    CHINESE PHONE MAKER ZTE announced a smartphone on Wednesday powered by Intel's Clove Trail+ processor, the dreadfully named ZTE Geek. Unveiled at the Intel Developer Forum (IDF) in Beijing, the ZTE Geek has a 2GHz Intel Clover Trail+ Atom processor. This is the first ZTE phone to feature an Intel Clove Trail+ chip, and it follows in the footsteps of the Motorola

  • ThinkGeek and Scottevest unveil the Tropiformer Jacket

    April 10, 2013 9:46 AM 167

    If you’re a gadget loving technology fan, you’ve undoubtedly been getting ready for a vacation or a day away from the home or office and had to figure out how to pack all of the gadgets you need to take with you on the road and still have them handy. That can be very challenging because if you get a camera, a smartphone, and maybe an MP3 player stuffed

  • OS X Code Reveals Apple’s Plans For Super-Fast Wi-Fi

    April 10, 2013 7:45 AM 206

    With the OS X Mountain Lion 10.8.4 beta release currently in the hands of developers, some of the more eagle-eyed nerds have noticed references to code which appear to confirm rumors about Apple's plans to roll out super-fast Wi-Fi to its Macs. 9to5mac reports that devs have stumbled upon code in the OS's Wi-Fi frameworks folder which explicitly references

  • Intel introduces next-gen Xeon E7, E5 and E3 families for enterprise space

    April 10, 2013 7:35 AM 235

    Transforming Experiences, from Devices to Datacenters BEIJING, April 10, 2013 - During her keynote at the Intel Developer Forum today in Beijing, Diane Bryant, senior vice president and general manager of Intel's Datacenter and Connected Systems Group, discussed how her company is helping users harness powerful new capabilities that will improve the lives

  • Samsung’s offices searched by Seoul police over possible technology theft

    April 10, 2013 6:38 AM 196

    It’s no secret that Samsung and LG have been less than enthused with each other in recent months, with Samsung having sought an injunction against the latter company last year. The competitors aren’t calling a truce any time soon, and it seems things might have jumped a notch, with Samsung’s display business’s office in Korea being searched by Seoul

  • T-Mobile Promotes IPhone by Letting Current Owners Do Trade-Ins

    April 10, 2013 5:55 AM 149

    T-Mobile USA Inc., which will begin offering Apple Inc. (AAPL)’s iPhone for the first time on April 12, will promote the move by letting owners of older models trade in their phones for a lower price on a new one. Customers who turn in their existing iPhone will get a new iPhone 5 without the usual down payment of $99.99, plus a credit toward future