Monthly Archives: February 2013

Why Game Creators Prefer iPhone to Android

Last year’s iOS favorite Punch Quest is coming to Android later this year. Image courtesy Rocketcat Games There is no great game on Android that is not also on the iPhone. This has been true since the inception of the …

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Samsung loses Japan iPhone battle

28 February 2013 Last updated at 13:25 ET Samsung and Apple have been involved in multiple legal battles against each otehr Samsung has failed to secure a iPhone ban in Japan in its latest patent fight with Apple. The Galaxy …

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Hunting Meteors and Lunch Lines With an Army of iPhones

Koozoo’s suction mount holds an iPhone streaming video to the Koozoo community. Photo: Alex Washburn / Wired That dinged, scratched iPhone with a cracked screen you’ve been holding onto can get a new life as a live-streaming portal to the …

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iTunes U content downloads pass the one billion mark

iTunes U Content Tops One Billion Downloads CUPERTINO, California―February 28, 2013―Apple® today announced that iTunes U® content downloads have topped one billion. iTunes U features the world’s largest online catalog of free educational content from top schools and prominent libraries, …

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LaserOrigami Turns Your Laser Cutter Into a Folding Factory

This plant holder was made with a laser cutter. Look close, and you’ll see that it’s made of a single flat piece of plastic that’s been molded by heat and gravity into a 3-D shape. Researchers at the Hasso Plattner …

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Firefox and Tizen make a move for Android

Firefox OS and Tizen won a lot of deserved attention at Mobile World Congress, but they won’t mean much to Android. At least not yet. Likely by Samsung’s design, the Tizen OS looks reminiscent of Android. (Credit: CBS Interactive) Alongside …

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Firefox and Tizen make a move for Android

Firefox OS and Tizen won a lot of deserved attention at Mobile World Congress, but they won’t mean much to Android. At least not yet. Likely by Samsung’s design, the Tizen OS looks reminiscent of Android. (Credit: CBS Interactive) Alongside …

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Urine sample app lets users detect diseases with iPhones

No, Uchek doesn’t involve peeing on a smartphone — but it does help people find out if they have diabetes, urinary tract infections, and more. February 27, 2013 8:36 PM PST The Uchek app lets users take urine samples with …

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The hottest gadgets from Mobile World Congress

Sony’s Xperia Tablet Z is waterproof, making it ideal for using in the bath or outdoors in bad weather. It’s just one of the innovations on display at year’s Mobile World Congress — a showcase of gadgets and gizmos that …

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Apple boss laments share price fall

27 February 2013 Last updated at 17:39 ET Mr Cook said no-one is happy with Apple’s falling share price Apple’s chief executive Tim Cook has acknowledged shareholder unease over the technology giant’s falling share price, but said the company was …

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