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Microsoft: Don’t expect iTunes for Windows 8 ‘any time soon,’ the ball’s in Apple’s court

Microsoft wants and has been waiting for an official iTunes app to arrive on the Windows 8 app store, but it doesn't seem like Apple has immediate plans to release one in the near future.
Mobile

Asus already promoting its Computex 2013 event, hints at Galaxy Note-challenging tablet with a stylus

Asus has traditionally introduced a variety of exciting and innovative products at the Computex show, and this year looks to be no different. Its first teaser video hints at new devices in its Transformer range, and a tablet with a stylus…
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Turn your smartphone into a laptop with the $250 Casetop dock

Livi Design's $250 Casetop dock turns your smartphone into the brains and touchpad of an 11-inch laptop via HDMI and Bluetooth, and comes with a slide-out Frontbar that you can later upgrade.
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Wake up, Apple! 5 much-needed upgrades we want in the next MacBook Air

Apple's Worldwide Developer Conference is just a month a way, and Intel is about to release a new processor line. That means an update to the MacBook Air is likely. Here's what we hope to see when Tim Cook reveals the new Air.
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Microsoft outs bizarre Windows 8 ads … and pulls them down quickly

We're not quite sure what message Microsoft is trying to send with these Windows 8 ads, so we'll let you be the judge. Just don't blame us if you come out more confused after watching all three videos.
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Acer execs approve of Windows Blue, Microsoft’s learning how ‘people living on earth think’

Acer executives hints that the upcoming update to Windows 8 will make it easier to navigate the OS for users with older, non-touch computers. For once, they have kind words for its humbled partner, Microsoft.
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One man’s quest to reclaim his data – by selling it to anyone who wants it

We are quickly losing the ability to control what online data is being sold off, so why shouldn't we at least get a slice of the profits? Federico Zannier wants to disrupt the current state of the data brokerage industry by selling off his…
Mobile

‘BRCK’ is a backup Internet generator for when the power goes out

A new device, BRCK, serves as a backup Internet connection when power fails or the local provider's signal fizzles out. As long as the Kickstarter goal is met, it should hit the market this upcoming fall.
Mobile

Tablet sales on the rise, to surpass PCs by end of year

Analyst Sameer Singh is forecasting bad news for PCs, and expects tablet devices to overtake them in sales sometime in the next few months. By the end of 2013, tablets may be more popular than their PC counterparts.
Computing

Next stop on the Google Fiber train is Grandview, Missouri

Google just announced it will be expanding its gigabit Internet to Grandview, Missouri, after its Board of Aldermen said "Yes" to bringing the fastest Internet speeds in the U.S. to its residents.
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Chromium code suggests OS X version of Google Now is coming

If you like Google Now and own an Apple computer, you'll love this new discovery found in hidden codes by a Chromium expert. The codes suggest implementing rich notifications on OS X, indicating the impending arrival of Google Now for Mac.
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Rumor: Google Maps ditching the sidebar, getting a new look at Google I/O

Leaked screenshots of the updated Google Maps suggests that the classic sidebar will be giving way to cards and a full-screen map. Google Maps may also integrate with your Google+ network for recommendations.