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Rockfish iCapsule turns an iPad into a notebook

The Rocketfish iCapsule case for the Apple iPad combines a hardshell carrying case with a Bluetooth keyboard...and the result looks a lot like a notebook.

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iPad 2 rumor: New screen leaked, not Retina

If the most recent iPad 2 rumor is true, the new screen will be slightly lighter and thinner, but not the hi-res Retina Display some have predicted.

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Verizon iPhone 4 pre-orders start Thursday, in stores Feb. 10

Pre-order sales of the long-awaited Verizon iPhone 4 start Thursday at an agonizingly early hour, and it can be in your hands by February 10.

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iPad newspaper The Daily launches today

The Daily, News Corp's daily, iPad-exclusive newspaper, launches today at New York City's Guggenheim Museum.

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AT&T ads tout advantage over Verizon iPhone: Talking while browsing

In an attempt to retain as many customers as it can, AT&T has sent out emails to customers reminding them that the Verizon iPhone won't be able to talk and browse at the same time.

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E-book readers chew through more books, still enjoy paper copies

Avid booklovers may latch onto e-reading, previously lazy readers are more motivated, and many are inspired to buy print.

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Update: Apple snubs Sony, abolishes apps that peddle content outside iTunes

Apple has rejected an e-book reading app from Sony, citing a new change in policy. Apps can no longer sell or access content not purchased through the App Store. The move puts a number of high profile apps in danger.

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Nielsen: Some minority groups quicker to adopt smartphones

A new survey from Nielsen finds Hispanics, Asians/Pacific Islanders, and African-Americans have above-average smartphone adoption rates.

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Disposable downloads: 26 percent of apps downloaded in 2010 used only once

Mobile application analytics company Localytics says 26 percent of apps downloaded in 2010 were used only a single time

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Verizon iPhone has pushed AT&T to focus on Android

Now that the iPhone is headed to Verizon, AT&T is bracing for impact by shielding itself with Android and 4G. The wireless carrier will release 12 Google Android devices in 2011 and 20 4G-capable phones.

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Google greases the gears of government with $5.16M on lobbyists

Google invested $5.16 million in lobbyists this year to get an in with policy holders, more than ever before.

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Android claims top spot over Symbian in global smartphone shipments

Android continues to rocket up in popularity, largely at the expense of Symbian, which recently lost its crown to Google's mobile OS.

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Android tablets made big gains on iPad’s market share during Q4 2010

While the iPad still reigns supreme in the tablet market, there's growing evidence to suggest that Apple's tablet may face some stiff competition in 2011.

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Microsoft mulls Office on Mac App Store, despite Apple’s cut of cash

Microsoft Office insists it will expand to other platforms and that the Mac App Store isn't out of the picture, but a few hurdles remain.

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Man files class action lawsuit over broken iPhone 4 glass

Just days before Verizon will roll out its iPhone 4 model, a new lawsuit is claims that phone's glass casing isn't as "ultradurable" as Apple would have us believe.

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