Monthly Archives: March 2015

Apple granted powerful UI patent that allows users to view maps, documents and images in a whole new way

”The U.S. Patent and Trademark Office officially published a series of 36 newly granted patents for Apple Inc. today,” Jack Purcher reports for Patently Apple. “In this particular report we cover a single patent that Apple has acquired from 3 … Continue reading

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Reviewers say Samsung’s Galaxy S6 tops Android heap, but S6 Edge is solution in search of problem

The early word is out on Samsung’s latest flagship smartphones, with many reviewers praising the company’s design efforts — even as they acknowledge its Apple-esque form — while questioning the S6 Edge’s raison d’être.  “After years of building the smartphone equivalents of … Continue reading

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Microsoft ditches ARM for Intel with new $499 Surface 3, its latest iPad competitor

After two generations of ARM-based tablets that ran a limited version of Windows, Microsoft has finally abandoned the low-power processors for Intel’s latest Atom chips, allowing the third-generation Surface to run full-fledged Windows 8.1.  Tuesday’s announcement of the $499 Surface … Continue reading

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Nintendo partners with DeNA to develop mobile phone games

Nintendo partners with DeNA to develop mobile phone games [Updated] This artist’s rendering is now a bit closer to reality… Photo illustration by Aurich Lawson Update: The investing community seems rather bullish on Nintendo’s decision to move into mobile gaming. Nintendo’s … Continue reading

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Apple Watch’s IPX7 water resistance good for washing hands, but not for swimming

One of the last remaining questions surrounding the Apple Watch was answered Monday, when Apple revealed that its forthcoming wearable would be rated to the IPX7 waterproofing standard.  Under the IPX7 designation, the Apple Watch will be able to withstand … Continue reading

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