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Google Glass And Other Wearables Banned At Movie Theaters
2 days ago

Google Glass And Other Wearables Banned At Movie Theaters

The Motion Picture Association of America has updated their anti-piracy policies, mandating that “wearable devices” be powered off at show time. Requiring viewers to turn off and stow away …
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Gmail 5.0 For Android May Handle All Your Email Accounts In One App
2 weeks ago

Gmail 5.0 For Android May Handle All Your Email Accounts In One App

A leaked video spotted by Android Police appears to showcase some major changes in Gmail 5.0 for Android, including third-party email integration.

This is a big deal because it could …
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Microsoft To Launch A Fitness-Focused Wearable In The Next Few Weeks
2 weeks ago

Microsoft To Launch A Fitness-Focused Wearable In The Next Few Weeks

It looks like Microsoft is taking a dive into the wearable market with a fitness-focused device expected to debut in the coming weeks. According to Forbes’s insider sources, the device is …
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Finally: You Can Put Windows 95 On Your Smartwatch
4 weeks ago

Finally: You Can Put Windows 95 On Your Smartwatch

In what is probably the least useful hack of all time, Corbin Davenport—who clearly has too much time on his hands—has managed to install Windows 95 on a Samsung Gear …
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Microsoft’s $2.5B Purchase Of Minecraft To Be Announced Monday
2 months ago

Microsoft’s $2.5B Purchase Of Minecraft To Be Announced Monday

Microsoft is expected to announce its $2.5 billion acquisition of Mojang—the company behind Minecraft—on Monday, according to a report by Reuters. The report notes that Microsoft will use Minecraft to …
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Square Raises $100M Series E Round
2 months ago

Square Raises $100M Series E Round

As competition in the payments market intensifies, Square has raised another $100 million to help it face its rivals. The Series E round, revealed in a regulatory filing shared with …
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iPhone Pre-Orders Set New Overnight Record
2 months ago

iPhone Pre-Orders Set New Overnight Record

After seeing the iPhone 6 Plus sell out in just a few hours, Apple has confirmed that overall pre-orders for the new iOS 8-powered devices have set a new record …
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Amazon Drops Price Of New Fire Phone From $199 To $0.99 Before iPhone 6 Announcement
2 months ago

Amazon Drops Price Of New Fire Phone From $199 To $0.99 Before iPhone 6 Announcement

Amazon has cut the price of its new Fire Phone smartphone from $199 to $0.99 ahead of Apple’s iPhone 6 announcement. The only catch? You have to take out …
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VoteRockIt: Ready-Made Apps For Political Campaigns
5 months ago

VoteRockIt: Ready-Made Apps For Political Campaigns

Charlotte-based VoteRockIt is a mobile platform that creates apps for political campaigns, candidates, elected officials, causes, and nonprofits. Campaigns and candidates are the startup’s main focus right now, and the ultimate goal, …
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Amazon’s Smartphone May Come With Special ‘Prime Data’ Plan
6 months ago

Amazon’s Smartphone May Come With Special ‘Prime Data’ Plan

An Amazon phone is almost certainly on its way, but the details surrounding its features are still unclear. We’ve heard from multiple sources that 3D effects and gesture-based features will …
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