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This 1080p smartphone hopes to challenge the Droid DNA

The Oppo Find 5 1080p smartphone looks set to challenge the HTC Droid DNA soon, as a website has appeared offering the phone for $499 SIM-free. It's set for official announcement next week.

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Keeping the kids happy: Amazon announces Kindle Fire subscription service for children’s content

If you're a Kindle Fire owner with kids, you may already be familiar with FreeTime, a feature that offers controls on how your child uses the tablet. Building on this, Amazon has just announced a subscription service for FreeTime, offering unlimited access to…

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Nokia announces the Lumia 620, its most affordable Windows Phone 8 device yet

Nokia has announced its third Windows Phone 8 device, the Lumia 620. Priced below the Lumia 920 and Lumia 820, it's scheduled for release next year.


Google releases YouTube app for iPad and an improved version for iPhone 5

Google has just released its native YouTube app for iPad users, with an update also rolled out for the iPhone version.


AT&T Wireless launches video bills to explain charges to customers

Definitely helpful after significantly altering a wireless service plan, AT&T is starting to send video bills that walk the customer through new charges.


Most mobile Web traffic comes from iOS, not Android, study says

A new study has shown that most Internet traffic from mobile devices comes from iOS devices, such as various models of iPhones and iPads.


Despite mankind’s woes, Earth remains pretty in NASA book

NASA has released a new coffee table book and downloadable PDF and iPad app that illustrates stunning photography of our planet.


Android will remain most popular mobile platform through 2016, IDC says

Google's Android mobile operating system accounted for most of the mobile market share in 2012, and it is expected to keep that spot for another four years.

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Hands on: Samsung’s AllShare Hub turns any TV into a mirror of your phone

The AllShare Cast Wireless Hub makes it possible to mirror your Samsung smartphone, tablet, or PC screen to an HDTV, but is the convenience worth $100?

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Toshiba’s new 10-inch Jelly Bean tablet set to launch this Friday for $350

Toshiba has announced that its Excite 10 SE tablet, the successor to the Excite 10 LE, will launch on Dec. 6. It features Android 4.1 out of the box.


Apple hiring ‘dozens’ of Texas Instrument engineers to improve chips

A report indicates Apple is hiring ex-Texas Instruments employees in Israel to work on chips for iOS devices and computers.


Facebook Messenger boots own signup system for name, phone number on Android

Facebook has uncharacteristically removed its own Facebook signup system to enable new users to sign up with just their name and phone number.


Windows 8 is a video game industry failure according to Valve and the NPD Group

Valve co-founder Gabe Newell called Windows 8 a "catastrophe" earlier this year. After more than a month on shelves, Microsoft's new operating system has certainly lived up to Newell's words in the gaming industry.


Gmail 2.0 launched for iPhone and iPad updated with new features, Google+ integration

Gmail is the email service of choice for many people, but the mobile app that accompanied it was barely usable for far too long. Stop looking for alternatives and head back to the source, because Google has updated Gmail for iOS. Version 2.0 has a new look and…


Upgrade your seat and get closer to the action with Pogoseat

Pogoseat is a new ticketing app that offers seat upgrades so fans can get closer to the action in a sports stadium or music venue.