Google’s Open Patent Non-Assertion Pledge: Don’t start nothin’, there won’t be nothin’

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Google today announced that it won’t actively sue any users, developers, or other companies using code with  Google’s patents “unless first attacked.” In other words, Google doesn’t want any trouble but will pursue litigation if need be. Today, we’re taking another ...

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AT&T:Samsung Galaxy S4 pre-orders begin April 16, priced at $250

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AT&T today announced that the Samsung Galaxy S4 will be available for pre-order starting from April 16. Pricing will be $249.99 with a two year service agreement. Presumably, this is the 16GB model; it’s unclear which options AT&T will offer. Continuing our legacy as the first ...

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Google introduces Info Cards to Play Movies

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So you like the idea of Amazon’s X-Ray for TV and Movies but don’t purchase your media through Amazon? No, you’re a Google Play Movies type of person.  You’re in luck! Google today announced that a very similar experience is now available for movies through Google Play ...

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Google Translate gets offline translation

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Google today rolled out a new feature in the Google Translate application for Android devices. What’s new? Oh, nothing… except the fact that you can translate yourself into fifty languages. You can select [Offline Languages] in the app menu to see all the offline language packages ...

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PopCap announces new Plants Vs Zombies titles

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PopCap, developers of the immensely popular Plants Vs. Zombies, today announced new titles in the same family. According to a company blog post, we should expect no less than two new PVZ games by summer. Plants vs. Zombies Adventures beta, the first social adaptation of PopCap’s megahit game ...

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Sony Gaga, Dogo, and Togari rumored for Xperia line

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Sony Mobile has at least three more models expected for later this year, one of which is the previously detailed C680X “Togari”. As a quick recap for the Togari, this device is rumored to feature the 6.4-inch Full HD (1920×1080) display and should be offered in two variants: ...

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Amazon Kindle Fire tablets get X-Ray for TV

Amazon today announced that its popular and rather cool X-Ray service has expanded into the realm of television. Ever find yourself watching a TV show and wondering, “Where have I seen that guy before”? This is the sort of app and feature that answers those questions. Tied to IMDb, ...

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Amazon smartphone reported to feature 4.7-inch display

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The rumored Amazon smartphone will feature a 4.7-inch display, according to a new DigitTimes report. Yeah – we know that the source is not always that accurate, but whatever…we’re passing along. Allegedly, the Amazon handset could arrive in the second quarter of the year where ...

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Samsung Galaxy S4 reportedly arrives at T-Mobile on May 1

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The Samsung Galaxy S4 will arrive at T-Mobile USA on May 1, reports The Verge. While the carrier has yet to officially spell out any details on the launch whatsoever, we’re inclined to agree with the blog. Why? Because those dudes know their stuff and likely have the inside scoop. It ...

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T-Mobile ‘UNcarrier’ era begins with groundbreaking changes

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T-Mobile today officially kicked off the new UNcarrier era with a number of groundbreaking changes. Not only has the carrier done away with contracts and long-term obligations, they have also announced the first seven markets for its 4G LTE network. What’s more, T-Mobile has outlined ...

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First details and images surface for HTC Desire P, Desire Q

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The first details for the HTC Desire P and HTC Desire Q have surfaced online, suggesting that China and Taiwan could soon have new models. Appearing in what may be print advertising, the two phones look to fall somewhere on the lower end of the smartphone spectrum. The HTC Desire P (T326h) ...

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Google+ app update focuses on photos, posts, profiles and communities

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A new 3.6 release of Google + which will go live in the Google Play Store today focuses on four key segments: photos, posts, profiles and communities. Details in the updated version of Google+ include: Posts include more text up front—from the original message, and from comments Tapping video, ...

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Evernote 5.0 arrives with new UI, camera features

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Evernote today announced the 5.0 release of the Android application which features a whole host of new options. Details include a newly updated UI, new camera features, and Smart Notebook by Moleskine products. Premium users also get a couple of new features, including Document Search and ...

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NAMCO BANDAI releases Pac-Man + Tournaments

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NAMCO BANDAI recently released a brand new Pac-Man game for all you retro lovers out there.  Called PAC-MAN +Tournaments, it’s a free game with all sorts of wonderful old school flair. Bringing things up to a more modern era, the game features new mazes, colors schemes and dozens of new ...

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HTC talks about delay for HTC One, confirms it’s camera-related

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HTC has confirmed that the reason for the delays in getting the HTC One to market is, in fact, related to the camera.  In speaking with the Wall Street Journal, HTC marketing lead, Benjamin Ho, said it was because the Ultrapixels camera is specially-made for them and the demand is very high. ...

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