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Amazon’s 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD ships early, available today starting at $300

Amazon announced that its 8.9-inch Kindle Fire HD tablet has started shipping as of Thursday, five days before its scheduled launch date.

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Google launches invite-only, augmented reality game Ingress

New game puts Android smartphone owners on the hunt for "portals" in their real-world surroundings.

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Hands on: Pulse News 3.0 update is shiny and ready to aggregate

We go hands on with the newest version fo Pulse News for Android and iOS with new features like a sidebar, enhanced search, new design, and better scrolling, making it one of our favorite news aggregators.

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More Windows Phone 7.8 details leaked, release could come in early 2013

A new leak has provided further details on Windows Phone 7.8, including several new features, however there's a chance the update won't be available until early next year.

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Why did the man behind Windows jump ship, and who’s left to steer?

What does Steven Sinofsky's abrupt departure from Microsoft mean for Windows…and the way the company will compete with Apple and Google?

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Microsoft faces class action lawsuit over the Surface’s lack of usable memory

Microsoft faces a class action lawsuit over the true memory capacity of its Surface tablet, after a disgruntled buyer found out the hard way that there's only 16GB of usable memory on the 32GB model.

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Microsoft launches Windows Phone ad blitz with Jessica Alba, Gwen Stefani

In an attempt to use the power of celebrity endorsements to promote the Windows Phone, Microsoft has rolled out new ads featuring prominent women.

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Facebook rolls out the share button to mobile users

Designed to encourage mobile users to share more types of content with their friends, Facebook is rolling out a new share button for the mobile interface.

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That was fast: Google already launches Android 4.2 update to fix Google Voice bug

Google has already released an update for Android 4.2 that fixes bugs with Google Voice.

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Google+ update lets users instantly install Android apps

Google has introduced a new feature that allows users to install Android apps shared via Google+ with a single click.

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Is text messaging becoming obsolete? New study shows texting drop in Q3

The number of text messages sent in the US has seen a drop in this year's third quarter. Could services like iMessage and Facebook Messenger replace texts?

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Google Nexus 4 vs. Samsung Galaxy S3: In-depth comparison

If you're in the market for a new Android smartphone and you want something truly top of the line then the Samsung Galaxy S3 and the Google Nexus 4 are bound to be in your sights. The question is: which is better? We put the Galaxy S3 and Nexus 4 head-to-head…

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UpTo Calendar comes to Android: Hands on with the social calendar

The Mayan calendar ended on December 21, 2012, but if those guys had UpTo, the calendar would never end. UpTo is a social calendar app that made its mark on iOS and has now moved to Android. We go hands on with the app to see if it's worthy of celebration.

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Barnes & Noble announces free Nook app for Windows 8

Microsoft and Barnes & Noble have teamed up to offer Windows 8 users a free Nook app for books, magazines, newspapers, and comics.

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RIM introduces BBM Voice to help convince you and your friends to come back to BlackBerry

Research in Motion has added an interesting new feature to BlackBerry Messenger named BBM Voice, which lets you call fellow BBM users for free provided your phone is connected to a Wi-Fi network. It's a great idea, provided your friends also use BlackBerry…

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