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Walt Mossberg / Re/code:
Amazon Fire phone: Dynamic Perspective disappointing, Firefly inconsistent, one carrier a drawback, and new features often frustrating   —  Can the Amazon Fire Phone Take on iPhone and Samsung?  —  Ever since Amazon.com got into the hardware business with the first Kindle monochrome e-reader in 2007 …
Jul 22, 2014, 10:30 PMIn context
Neil Hughes / AppleInsider:
Analyst Ming-Chi Kuo: Apple's 5.5-inch ‘iPhone 6’ faces production issues, launch may be pushed to 2015   —  Apple's rumored 5.5-inch “phablet” iPhone model is said to be facing issues with its new in-cell touchscreen panel, as well as color unevenness on the new “iPhone 6” metal casing …
Jul 14, 2014, 10:55 AMIn context
Mike Isaac / New York Times:
Lyft will launch in NYC Jul 11, cars can be hailed initially from Brooklyn and Queens but not from Manhattan   —  Lyft Expands Its Car Hailing Service to New York  —  A pink mustache grows in Brooklyn.  Hundreds of them.  —  The colorful facial hair is not the latest Williamsburg trend.
Jul 8, 2014, 3:15 PMIn context
Stacey Higginbotham / Gigaom:
Sequoia tosses $12M into the maker of the LIFX connected light bulb   —  LIFX, a company making a Wi-Fi enabled, multi-color LED light bulb, has raised $12 million in Series A funding led by Sequoia.  Along with the funding LIFX said its light bulbs, which sell for $99, are now on sale to everyone.
Jun 23, 2014, 1:50 PMIn context
Ellis Hamburger / The Verge:
Facebook Slingshot is much more than a Snapchat clone   —  A new kind of network that feels more like a feed than a messenger  —  At first, Facebook's new ephemeral messaging app, Slingshot, feels like yet another Snapchat clone.  The free app, available now for iPhone and Android …
Jun 17, 2014, 1:45 PMIn context
Rachel Donadio / New York Times:
Google Street Art Project works with rightsholders to compile graffiti images from Street View   —  Google Adds Graffiti to Its Art Portfolio  —  PARIS — There's a portrait of an anonymous Chinese man chiseled into a wall in Shanghai, a colorful mural in Atlanta and black-and-white photographs …
Jun 15, 2014, 10:50 AMIn context
Mark Spoonauer / LAPTOP Magazine:
Samsung Galaxy Tab S hands-on video: AMOLED screens outshine iPad, accessories versatile but awkward   —  Samsung Galaxy Tab S: AMOLED Screens Outshine iPad  —  Samsung knows that people love to watch video on their tablets, so it only makes sense that the company take one of the best parts …
Jun 13, 2014, 1:30 AMIn context
Bonnie Cha / Re/code:
SwiftKey Ditches Paid App, Goes Free With Launch of New Themes Store   —  SwiftKey, the popular predictive keyboard for Android, is going free today — and not just for a limited time.  —  The change is part of an update rolling out to the app now, which also includes the launch …
Jun 11, 2014, 4:15 AMIn context
Kaylene Hong / The Next Web:
Sony unveils the Xperia T3, touted as the world's slimmest 5.3-inch smartphone   —  Sony announced a new smartphone today, the Xperia T3, which it touts as the world's slimmest 5.3-inch smartphone.  —  The Xperia T3, which weighs 148g, is built with a stainless steel frame and comes in three colors — white, black and purple.
Jun 3, 2014, 1:25 PMIn context
Juli Clover / MacRumors:
A Look at ‘Health’ and ‘HealthKit’, Apple's New Health Initiative   —  Ahead of WWDC, perhaps one of the most hyped features for iOS 8 was “Healthbook,” which was said to serve as a Passbook-style app that aggregated a variety of health-related information in a colorful card array.
Jun 2, 2014, 6:35 PMIn context

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Microsoft:
Changing the world, 1 billion sensors at a time  —  What would you do if you had a billion sensors?  Design students around the world tackled that question at Design Expo.  Take a look at some of the fascinating projects …
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Pure Storage:
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