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Twitter, please – no way, no how can you take on Instagram

As Twitter continues to push its everything-under-one-roof agenda, the next app in line to be challenged is Instagram. And at this, the world should collectively be shaking its head.

Weekly mobile wrap: Hurricane and Halloween edition

Hurricane Sandy knocked out power on the East Coast, but it couldn't knock the wind out of the sails of mobile's top competitors. Microsoft unveils Windows Phone 8, Google releases its upcoming lineup, Apple is put in time out, and more in…
Cool Tech

How giant inflatable balls will protect NYC subways from future floods

In just a matter of two years, the Department of Homeland Security could put in place large inflatable plugs that can prevent catastrophic damages to underground transit systems if another Frankenstorm were to strike.

First drive: Volkswagen turbocharges its 2013 Jetta Hybrid for grins without much gas

"Not another hybrid," you say? Think again. This one has a turbo.

Can you really live on the Surface? First impressions from a week leaving the laptop at home

Despite some sour initial reviews, Microsoft’s Surface tablet remains far superior as an all-in-one laptop and tablet than anything Google or Apple have to offer.
Android Army

Galaxy S3 hits 30 million sales milestone and picks up two awards in UK

The Galaxy S3 is continuing to sell at a brisk rate, with Samsung announcing it has now sold 30 million units since its launch back in May. The company's flagship handset also picked up two awards at a gadget awards ceremony in the UK this…
Social Media

Twitter reportedly working on Instagram, Snapseed competing photo filters

Twitter is reportedly developing an in-house photo filter app for its mobile apps to compete with popular photo sharing app Instagram.
Android Army

Dropped and destroyed: iPad Mini and Nexus 7 wrecked in drop test, but one fares slightly better

With the launch of a new smartphone or tablet comes a new drop test. The latest gadget-smashing spectacle involves Apple's new iPad Mini and Google's Nexus 7 tablet, and guess what – they really don't like to be dropped onto concrete!

Huffington Post launches two new co-branded sections with Oprah and TED

The Huffington Post is on the move again, adding two new high-profile sections in the last two days thanks to new partnerships with TED and Oprah Winfrey.
Home Theater

TV show crowdfunding platform Mobcaster reaches $100k in project fundraising

Talk about intersecting trends: Mobcaster is pinpointing TV distribution, crowdfunding, and original programming production with its platform. And turning TV over to masses may be onto something, as Mobcaster has now raised over $100k for…
Product Review

LG Optimus G Review

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Toyota introduces a sleeker, more fuel-efficient 2013 Avalon

Designed by a California design firm and fitted with Japanese engineering, Toyota's new Avalon stands out from the pack without losing its pragmatic streak.