Monthly Archives: August 2014

Mozilla starts testing sponsored tiles in Firefox Nightly’s new tabs

Firefox typically fills a new tab with tiles of your most-visited websites, but if you’re one of the brave souls using the Nightly experimental build, you’ll see something else in there, too: ads. Mozilla has started rolling out sponsored tiles… … Read the rest of this entry

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Samsung Galaxy Tab 4 Nook review: good for reading, but hardly the best budget tablet

There was a time when Barnes & Noble was so big, so dominating, that even Tom Hanks managed to look like a jerk when he played a book-chain executive. But times have changed, and as people began to order their … Read the rest of this entry

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LG officially reveals circular G Watch R with improved design and familiar features

Not one to wait around for trade shows to officially begin before flaunting its new products to the world, LG is no longer teasing the G Watch R, its upcoming circular Android Wear smartwatch — it’s showing it off in … Read the rest of this entry

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Pandora’s radio app for Glass lets you tune into Haim using your head

If you regularly go out wearing Google Glass, you’ve probably lamented the lack of major music app choices. There’s Play Music and… well, that’s about it. Never fear, though, as Pandora has just released a Glass app for its internet … Read the rest of this entry

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Dropbox Pro plan now offers 10x the storage for the same price

Beefing up your free Dropbox account with extra space isn’t hard if you know what to look for, but the company just smartly streamlined its Pro plans in case you need even more cloud action. Kiss those tricky tiered plans … Read the rest of this entry

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Tokyo’s Shibuya gets a big-screen Google voice search terminal

Arguably, the whole convenience of Google’s search and map skills (and by association, the voice-guided version) is the fact it’s on your smartphone — which is right in your pocket. However, In a bid to explain to Tokyo-ites that there’s … Read the rest of this entry

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Cyanogen and a startup made up of veterans from Google, Amazon and HTC are building ‘something really cool’

Is your Tuesday evening missing a sense of ambiguous mystery? We’ve got something for you: Cyanogen and a start-up named Nextbit are working on “something really cool” for mobile devices, but won’t say a word about what it actually is. … Read the rest of this entry

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Glenn Lurie named as new CEO of AT&T Mobility

After nearly six years as President of Emerging Devices for AT&T Mobility, Glenn Lurie has been promoted to CEO of the company. The move is part of a major reorganization effort by AT&T to merge its Mobility and Business Solutions … Read the rest of this entry

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Engadget giveaway: win a Nubia 5S mini LTE smartphone courtesy of ZTE!

There’s something liberating about being off-contract, but affordable and powerful unlocked options have been few and far between. ZTE’s looking to add a new one to the list though, with the US launch of its Nubia 5S mini LTE. To … Read the rest of this entry

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Microsoft cuts prices for its Surface 2 tablet by $100

Have you been holding out for a price cut on the Surface 2 before taking the plunge? You now have your chance. Microsoft has slashed $ 100 off the price of its second-gen Windows RT tablet, regardless of the model … Read the rest of this entry

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