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Facebook Phone Plans Shelved

Posted: 17 Aug 2012 03:05 AM PDT

Here’s an update we perhaps didn’t want to post – it seems any plans for a Facebook-branded smartphone to be developed with HTC have fallen by the wayside, with Mark Zuckerberg...

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Tango Down – Wikipedia Offline For Hour and a Half

Posted: 17 Aug 2012 02:56 AM PDT

Wikipedia went down Monday when what the site later referred to as a ‘technical glitch’ meant pages failed to fully load for around 90 minutes. Wikipedia’s homepage displayed a...

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Digg Relaunches

Posted: 17 Aug 2012 02:50 AM PDT

Digg.com is back, after its team of ten devs spent the last six weeks maniacally rewriting its codebase to deliver a slicked-up, snappier site. The news-sharing site digg.com now goes by the name of...

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Casio Tough Business Tablets

Posted: 17 Aug 2012 02:37 AM PDT

Japanese manufacturer Casio is preparing a couple of tablet PCs for launch – the ruggedized V-T500E and V-T500-GE slates are intended primarily for mobile corporate users, with Casio promising...

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Windows 8 released to manufacturing

Posted: 17 Aug 2012 02:13 AM PDT

Microsoft announced last week that the final build of Windows 8 has shipped to OEMs, or ‘released to manufacturing’ (RTM) in Microsoft parlance – that means devs and IT...

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Handwriting Recognition in Google Search

Posted: 16 Aug 2012 05:38 PM PDT

Google has added handwriting recognition to to its search palette, and the new functionality can be accessed on tablets and smartphones via a settings tweak rather than any bothersome installations...

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Canalys Releases Q2 PC Sales Data

Posted: 16 Aug 2012 12:24 PM PDT

Canalys has released stats on PC sales for Q2 2012. Numbers are not much different from PC Q2 sales predictions done by Gartner and IDC month ago with Apple numbers added. Most notable was the...

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Google Weeding Out Copycat Apps

Posted: 16 Aug 2012 10:53 AM PDT

The days when Google could sit back as a facilitator of a pirate-friendly, free-rolling, easy-trolling, free-for-all internet are over. We recently reported how the French Supreme Court has forced...

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Raspberry Pi To Get Ice Cream Sandwich

Posted: 16 Aug 2012 01:15 AM PDT

The Raspberry Pi Foundation has proudly announced that the successful $35 mini-PC will shortly be able to run the Android Ice Cream Sandwich operating system, thanks to diligent efforts by Broadcom...

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