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Saying Goodbye to Google Labs: A look back at our favorite experiments

Google's closing the door and hanging up its lab coat, so here is our personal farewell to just a handful of the products Labs brought us.

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Netflix Android app now officially works on 24 devices

After a recent update, Netflix's Android app now works on a total of 24 devices, and some users have been able to sideload the app on to unsupported tablets.

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20 percent of Fandango sales coming from mobile

Paper tickets are going the way of the boarding pass as more and more movie patrons opt for digital tickets they buy on their phones through Fandango.

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80 percent of college students ‘sext,’ says survey

A new Rhode Island law has made it illegal for anyone to sext with a minor, yet a new study shows that a majority of college students have sexted and probably will continue to do so.

Mobile

Porsche Design now makes… hookahs?

While Porsche is busy building high-end sports cars, its accessory branch, Porsche Design, has announced the release of a luxury "hookah."

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Strange deal: Try on some blue jeans and get a free Android phone

The Wet Seal denim shop is partnering with Simplexity to offer a free Android phone (if you sign up for a contract) to anyone who tries on a pair of jeans through mid August. But sorry guys, it looks like this is a ladies-only jean shop.

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Prototype 2 gets April 2012 release and new trailer

The sequel to 2009's violent hit will arrive on shelves in April.

Gaming

Wii U virtual console will have GameCube games, says Nintendo

A new interview with Nintendo of America's Amber McCollum has provided some new details on the Wii U, which we now know will have GameCube games available for download and "definitely" bring back core gamers.

Gaming

First poster for The Amazing Spider-Man offers up-close look at redesigned logo

Comic-Con attendees get the first look at the new poster for the Spider-Man reboot.

Movies & TV

Nokia posts huge $692 million loss, confirms 2011 Windows Phone release

Nokia took a huge financial hit in the second quarter of this year, but the company's leadership remains optimistic about its future prospects.

Mobile

Uh oh: Verizon drops price of Sony’s Xperia Play to $100

Verizon and Sony Ericsson have cut the price of the Xperia Play to $100 with a two-year contract, making it one of the cheapest full-featured Android phones, and still the only one with a full slide-out gamepad.

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Pluto has a new moon, but it’s still not a planet

The Hubble Space Telescope has discovered a new moon around Pluto at the far edge of the solar system.

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Verizon 4G LTE is now available in more than 100 cities

Today, Verizon turned on 4G LTE connectivity for 28 new markets across the country, now totaling 102 cities and regions.

Mobile

New research brings personal genomics closer than ever

The creation of a semiconductor genome sequencer means genome-specific health treatments are nearing everyday use.

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The space shuttle program comes to a close with a perfect Atlantis landing

STS-135, the final space shuttle mission, went off without a hitch. However, the future of NASA and American manned spaceflight remains murky.

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