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Nest expands its reach, begins shipping Learning Thermostat to Canada

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The Nest Learning Thermostat has certainly generated plenty of buzz -- and not just by thermostat standards -- but it's so far only be available to those in the United States. That's finally starting to change today, though, with Nest… Go To Full Article

China greenlights Apple's third-gen iPad for 3G use, China Unicom smiles knowingly

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Apple's current iPad is already cleared for China in WiFi trim, but those of us who've wanted to roam through Kunming on care-free 3G haven't had any officially approved choices. That's ending soon, as the Chinese government just gave the… Go To Full Article

PayPal mobile payments hit the UK

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PayPal's mobile payments have been on a whirlwind American tour this year, but they haven't had a chance to cross the border so far. Someone must have finally stamped the company's passport, since it's now an option for UK residents… Go To Full Article

Aaron Sorkin talks about future Steve Jobs movie, impact of technology on his writing

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You don't have to look far to get a grasp on who Aaron Sorkin is -- he wrote A Few Good Men, The American President, The West Wing, Moneyball and The Social Network, for starters -- and he showed up… Go To Full Article

Archos 7-inch Child Pad with ICS now on sale for $130

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Oh, we know you've been waiting for this one. Earlier today, Archos announced its kid-friendly Child Pad tablet is finally up for grabs -- which was bound to happen after having passed the FCC's meticulous inspection. In case your brain… Go To Full Article

Google Maps 'Android app' gets Zagat 'reviews and ratings'

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More Zagat goodness from our friends at Google today. The restaurant guide's scores, summaries, reviews and ratings have "made their way" onto the Android version of Google Maps. Clicking Local in the "latest version of the app" brings up a… Go To Full Article

Lenovo IdeaTab S2109 makes a splash Stateside

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Lenovo has offered few hints (if unsubtle ones) that the IdeaTab S2109 was on the way, but it's now in the US in earnest. As we saw early on, some of the Android 4.0 tablet's specs read like those of… Go To Full Article

Canadian carriers put Galaxy S III launch on June 20th

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Canadian carriers flocked to the Galaxy S III before we'd barely even left our seats in London to try it, and it looks like they're also more than a little eager to provide launch details ahead of their American counterparts.… Go To Full Article

ZTE teases 6.2mm-thick 'Athena,' crams in 720p IPS display

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Never mind Huawei's 6.68mm-thick Ascend P1 S or Oppo's 6.65mm-thick Finder, because the record's about to be beaten yet again by another Chinese manufacturer. Codenamed "Athena," this mysterious ZTE phone's been getting a fair bit of attention on Sina Weibo… Go To Full Article

Poll: What will happen first?

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It's time to peer into our crystal balls and predict the future. There are a number of things in the tech industry that should—or at least could—happen before the year ends. Hard drive prices are on track to return to… Go To Full Article

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