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Best Smartphones in the World 2013 (UPDATE)

UPDATE: Part 2 More end-of-year "Best of 2013" lists! Anyway... Zach Epstein over at Boy Genius Report is out with his list of the best smartphones in the world for 2013 (Part 1). Refreshingly, Epstein lists the handsets by Category: [list…
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Mac Pro Available Tomorrow (12-19-13)

Apple's Mac Pro has been long in the tooth for many years now. They previewed their new Mac Pro at WWDC earlier this year. The pro-level machine is stunning to look at, and reasonably priced for its specs, but basically only expandable…
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Qualcomm Employee: 64-Bit A7 "Spinal Tap" Moment

Dan Lyons (yes, that Dan Lyons) has an interesting piece today on the reaction of chip makers after hearing that Apple was releasing the 64-bit A7 microprocessor with the iPhone 5s (and eventually iPads Air and Mini): Quotes Lyons: [box…
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Android Catching iOS in Mobile Gaming

Analytics site Distimo is out with a new report today illustrating the trends immobile gaming. Specifically, they're highlighting the fact the gaming revenue on the Android platform is growing much faster than on iOS. The report states that…
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Apple Releases OSX Mavericks 10.9.1

Apple just released the first update to OSX Mavericks 10.9. Startup your Mac App Store updater, and get to downloading. Here is a screen cap of the change log from Apple:   Of particular note, Apple has improved support…
Courtesy: 9to5Mac
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Seiki's 39 Inch 4K Display

Seth Weintraub over at 9to5Mac ordered up a basic, super-cheap 4k display from Seiki, and put it through it's paces. He says he got what he paid for: $373. He said it was fine for viewing 1080p television content. But it left much to be…
Courtesy: The Loop

Apple Supplier Pegatron Using Facial Recognition to Weed Out Underage Workers

AppleInsider is quoting a Wall Street Journal report that Apple contract manufacturer Pegatron has started using facial recognition technology to weed out underage workers. Underage factory worker Shi Zhaokun died last week of a non…
Courtesy: TheNextWeb

2/3 of Americans to Own an iPhone by 2017?

That's the conclusion drawn by Asymco's respected analyst Horace Dediu.   Dediu states: [box style='info']"So we can suggest that at 90% penetration (approximately saturation) the iPhone will have 68% market share of users…
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Promenade Temecula Apple Store Break-In Update (w/Surveillance Video)

Last week's break in at the Promenade Temecula Apple Store was quite the surprise for the relatively quiet and upscale community of Temecula. We have since learned that the driver of the break in vehicle, one Equonne R. Howard (22),…