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Developers hoping to cash in with app sales as millions unwrap new tablets and smartphones

Gameloft last year launched an app sale on December 29. This year, however, mindful that tablets are set to be unwrapped by the boatload – along with a not unimpressive number of app-hungry smartphones – the video game developer is…

Here are all the apps Santa forgot to put on your new phone or tablet

2012 very well may have been the year of the filled up hard drives for mobile users. There were a ton of great apps on every platform to keep us swiping and tapping away. We've compiled some of our favorite apps of the year, including…

Instagram’s woes continue, now subject of a class-action lawsuit over ToS mess

Isn't this supposed to be the season of goodwill? An Instagram user from California has filed a class-action lawsuit against the photo-sharing service in response to proposed changes to its terms of service.

Steve Jobs’ luxury yacht now free to leave port after payment dispute is settled

Steve Jobs' luxury yacht is now free to sail from Amsterdam following the settlement of a payment dispute between the Jobs estate and the acclaimed designer Philippe Starck, who helped Jobs design the vessel.
Home Theater

Your new soundbar is already an antique: LG reveals entire 2013 A/V lineup

LG continues a four-day marketing campaign of product announcements in advance of next month's CES show by taking the wraps off its entire A/V line for 2013.

Django Unchained review: Tarantino closes out the year in style

Quentin Tarantino’s foray into the spaghetti western genre is a natural one for the director, and the result is one of the best films of the year.

Where’s Santa? Well, it depends which tracker you’re following

Children around the world can have twice the fun following Santa this Christmas Eve, with two trackers – one from Google and the other from NORAD – watching his every move.

Growing phones, shrinking tablets, and the return of Windows: 2012 in mobile hardware

Before 2012 is over, we thought we'd take a look back. The world of smartphones, tablets, and e-readers continued to evolve this year. Book readers light up, phones continue to grow, and new technologies are invading the market.

5 cars that steered automotive tech in 2012

From Google Earth in your dash and 4G hotspots, to backup cameras that stitch together a simulated birds-eye view of your car, these computers on wheels offer the most advanced technology you can get built into a car today.

The best social apps – or the next best thing – for the inexplicable Windows Phone 8 user

Despite being a dark horse in the smartphone wars, Windows Phone may do well this holiday season. Here are some of the best social apps - and their requisite alternatives - for Windows Phone 8.
Cool Tech

New BlackBerry 10 phone with a QWERTY keyboard spotted

BlackBerry's new N-Series QWERTY smartphone has been spotted just a month left before launch day.

Life and Tiles of a Windows 8 Convert: My Windows Phone honeymoon begins

In the second article in our weekly Life and Tiles of a Windows 8 Convert series, Andrew details his first days, and instant crush on Windows Phone 8 and the Nokia Lumia 920. But will this love affair last?