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Amazon Unleashes A Flood Of Kindle Updates, Including One For Your Guppies

Amazon’s Kindle line is one of the biggest recent success stories in consumer electronics. With a custom Android OS, Amazon prices them lower than other vendors because it’s seen as a “digital shopping cart” to consume the e-tailing giant’s products. Last night, Amazon unveiled a whole ton of updates, including one parents will love. Before we […]

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On The Cheap: SwiftKey Goes Free

Source: Swiftkey

Just typing on soft keyboards is out of fashion. Nowadays it’s all about swiping. The functionality is already built into the last two versions of the Android keyboard, will be part of Windows Phone 8.1 and is even going to be part of iOS 8 via 3rd parties. One of those third parties will be one […]

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Review: Lenovo Entwines Two Product Lines With ThinkPad Yoga

Lenovo has traditionally had two laptop lines: the business-targeted ThinkPad line and the consumer-friendly IdeaPad line. Last year, Lenovo added the Yoga line. Coming in hybrid tablet and regular tablet flavors, the Yoga is a bit more of a consumer device and popular enough to inspire copycats. The suit and tie set need not feel […]

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Eating My Words On Office For iPad

Source: Reuters.com

Despite my dismissal of Office for iPad as “too little, too late“, users appear to be flocking to the new app. The Seattle Times reports twelve million downloads in the mere seven days since launch. Sure, just because someone downloaded an app doesn’t mean said app is being used. It also doesn’t mean even those […]

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Too Little, Too Late: Office Comes To The iPad

Source: Reuters.com

In a long-anticipated move, Microsoft has released a version of the ubiquitous Office Suite for iPad. Yes, now anyone can edit Word, Excel, and PowerPoint documents on an iPad. Of course, you always could. Off the top of my head, there’s Apple’s iWork solution, now free with new iOS devices. Plus, there’s Google’s Drive solution […]

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Google Voice Allegedly Hanging Up

Don’t look now, but it appears that Google is plotting to get rid of Google Voice. As someone who uses that service as his main number, I started to freak out. Except Google isn’t ditching the concept. Rather, Google will allegedly be consolidating it into the Hangouts app. Google has already merged Google+ Messenger, Google […]

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iPad 2 Finally Gets Discontinued As 8 GB iPhone 5C Debuts

Source: Apple.com

Considering that the iPad 2 first came out in 2011, it’s a bit wild to think that it’s just now getting taken off of Apple’s virtual shelves. Three years is an impressive shelf live for a device, especially when there’s an annual update. Apple has replaced the A5 powered, dock connector-sporting old school tablet by […]

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Lenovo Buys Motorola for $3B And Officially Enters U.S. Smartphone Market

If you heard a loud thud, I apologize; that was my jaw hitting the floor. In a surprise announcement, tech giant Lenovo has purchased Motorola from Google. This staggering $2.91 billion sale has allowed Lenovo to leapfrog from having no footprint in the U.S. market to a decent chunk of mind-share and a not too shabby […]

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Review: Lenovo Takes Hybrids To The Next Level With The Yoga 2 Pro

When reviewing the Lenovo Yoga 11S, Techcitement noted that the otherwise nifty laptop/tablet hybrid suffered from being released after the debut of Haswell, Intel’s fourth generation I-series processor. While a Yoga 2 was announced at CES, it ‘s not out yet. What if you want Haswell power now? For the impatient, there’s the Lenovo Yoga […]

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CES 2014 Roundup: Asus Brings The Android Love, With A Windows Twist

Yesterday was a busy day for ASUS at the Consumer Electronics Show. Already well-regarded for the Transformer line of Android tablets, the Taiwanese computer giant — fifth in sales worldwide — showed off impressive devices. First on our radar is the PadPhone X. If the name seems unfamiliar, that may have to do with the […]

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