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Mozilla to cease development on Thunderbird

@ 2012/07/09 read/post comments(0)
Mozilla has announced it's ceasing development on Thunderbird; one more version will be released, and it'll be security updates from then on. "Most Thunderbird users seem happy with the basic email feature set. In parallel, we have seen the rising… Go To Full Article

JBL's extra-tiny Soundfly BT wall outlet speaker gets spoiled by the FCC

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JBL is known for its portable speakers, but an FCC filing has revealed that it's willing to make speakers that are almost inconspicuous. The Soundfly BT would represent your everyday Bluetooth speaker save for the very uncommon ability to optionally… Go To Full Article

Facebook's App Center pokes its way into the UK

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It's been nearly a month since we saw Facebook officially introduce us to its newly minted App Center, and now Zuck & Co. are taking the application-loaded service to internet grounds over in the UK. Facebook's App Center in the… Go To Full Article

Verizon gets an excellent smaller-sized Android phone

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It's hard to underestimate the value of brand loyalty. Just ask Verizon Wireless. It's with satisfied Incredible and Incredible 2 owners in mind that the carrier is promoting the Droid Incredible 4G LTE, a 4-inch, $149 device that -- as… Go To Full Article

Facebook and Yahoo! friends again, agree to patent cross-license

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And so, the Facebook v. Yahoo! courtroom tussle has come to an end. The two Silicon Valley giants have agreed to a legal truce and cross-licensed a bit of each other's IP, meaning that's one less legal donnybrook we have… Go To Full Article

Scientists take mind-controlled robot for a stroll

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What if you could control a robot -- wait, don't answer yet -- with your mind? Pretty great, right? That's what the Virtual Embodiment and Robotic Re-embodiment (VERE) group is working on, and it's made some pretty good, you know,… Go To Full Article

SEGA's Nights Coming to the PC

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Sega is continuing to reach into its back catalog, and fans are loving it. The latest HD remaster from the house of Sonic is the Saturn classic, Nights into Dreams. The digital re-release will be available on Xbox Live Arcade,… Go To Full Article

Battlefield 3 Getting Arranged Matches

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To give the Battlefield 3 competitive scene a helping hand, DICE is working on a new 'Matches' feature that lets players set up and schedule closed servers for their bouts. It'll all run through the Battlelog, but you'll need to… Go To Full Article

EA opens SimCity Social on Facebook, really, really hopes you'll 'like' it

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Sure, it may not have been the most, you know, explosive launch at this year's E3 -- but if Facebook "likes" are any sort of metric (which, granted, is debatable), EA's newly reborn and heavily-socialized SimCity has a bright future… Go To Full Article

Samsung Galaxy S III OTA update adds brightness widget to drop-down menu

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While we didn't have many complaints with what Samsung offered us in its 2012 flagship, several users noted that the auto-brightness setting wasn't really making the most of that 4.8-inch screen. The Galaxy S III's latest OTA update tries to… Go To Full Article

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