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Twitter ousts Facebook to take top spot in ‘best tech employee’ chart

Glassdoor's sixth annual Employees' Choice Awards has revealed that workers at Twitter are currently the happiest in the tech industry. It's the first time the company has made the top 50 list, with more than 20 other tech companies coming…
Mobile

The Padfone Mini lets you slot a 4.3-inch phone into a 7-inch tablet, making one handy device

Asus has launched a new Padfone model. This time it's the Padfone Mini, which sees a smaller 4.3-inch smartphone dock with a 7-inch tablet, giving users the best of both worlds.
Mobile

Foxconn hoping for exciting wearable-tech opportunities with new startup fund

With a multimillion-dollar investment lined up to nurture new talent in the wearable-tech space, Foxconn is hoping to build some successful products of its own rather than rely solely on the likes of Apple, Sony, and Amazon for its future…
Mobile

Apple picks up patent for curved-screen technology method

Apple's supposed interest in curved-screen devices has been in the news for a while now, and the award of a patent this week detailing a manufacturing technique to produce such displays backs up the idea that something curvaceous could be…
Mobile

LG G Pad 8.3 and Sony Xperia Z Ultra relaunched with Android KitKat

LG and Sony have become the latest manufacturers to launch Google Play Editions of their popular new products. From LG, we have the G Pad 8.3, and from Sony the Xperia Z Ultra, both of which run stock Android 4.4 KitKat.
Mobile

Twitter update enhances DM feature with image support and prominent positioning

A significant Twitter update rolled out for iOS and Android on Tuesday sees the microblogging service enhancing its DM feature, allowing messages to now include images and pushing the feature onto the tab bar at the bottom of the main…
Photography

Kite aerial photography just got easier with an iPhone onboard the Sparrowscope

Kite aerial photography is a unique method for taking overhead photos, but it can be a pricey hobby. The Sparrowscope is a device that aims to make it easier by using your smartphone.
DT Daily

DT Daily: Free digital goodness from Apple, add your own Street View and sign up to be a Martian 2:40

Today on DT Daily: Apple’s own app reels in free stuff, Google wants to see your own Street View and an ambitious plan to colonize Mars gets detailed.
Apple

Parents revolt over Fisher-Price infant seat with face-level iPad mount

Definitely a questionable product for developing infants, Fisher-Price is taking heat from parents over a newborn bouncy seat that includes a mount to attach an iPad for videos and other entertainment.
Home Theater

NimbleTV officially launches in NYC, streams cable shows to mobile

Reaching out to cable subscribers rather than cord cutters, NimbleTV is a new service for New York City residents that streams television content from a cable service to your smartphone and tablet.
Mobile

Amazon adds educational goals for kids on Kindle Fire tablets

Ideal for parents that want to encourage learning before spending hours consuming entertainment, Kindle Fire tablets will soon have greater parental controls within the Kindle FreeTime application.