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Sony my Xperia goes global: “Find my iPhone” for Sony Androids

Sony my Xperia goes global: “Find my iPhone” for Sony Androids

Sony has begun its global roll-out of "my Xperia", the company's mobile security service that offers "Find my iPhone" style remote tracking, locking, and wiping for Xperia Android phones. Trialled as a limited beta back in February, "my Xperia" should begin hitting phones more broadly across the globe "over the next few weeks" Sony says, providing greater peace-of-mind for Xperia owners.

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NYPD has team dedicated to recovering stolen Apple devices

NYPD has team dedicated to recovering stolen Apple devices

It is no secret that lots of iPhones and iPads are being stolen in New York City. Back in September we learned that NYC had a total of 11,447 Apple related thefts since January 1. This was then followed up in December with a report that due to Apple related thefts -- crime in the city was up for the first time in 20 years. The interesting part here, it seems that the NYPD now has a team dedicated to recovering these stolen Apple devices.

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If Apple does iWatch, is Samsung’s Galaxy Watch far behind?

If Apple does iWatch, is Samsung’s Galaxy Watch far behind?

Apple and Samsung already dominate the smartphone market, but the smartwatch industry could be the next in line for a wrist-worn tech attack, judging by "iWatch" and "Project J" rumors. Talk of an Apple alternative to Pebble and other wearables has surged in the past week, with a 100-person team tipped to be collaborating on a curved glass digital timepiece that would work as a companion to your iPhone. However, the Cupertino smartwatch crew is unlikely to be alone in its second-screen ambitions, with Samsung likely also on the case.

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I expected Apple to jump on Leap Motion first, not ASUS

I expected Apple to jump on Leap Motion first, not ASUS

If you can judge a technology's wow-factor by how much it's accused of being vaporware, Leap Motion's gesture-tracking was a hit from the off; companies jumped on the idea, though it's perhaps a surprise that the first should be ASUS, not Apple. The matchbox-sized gadget - which can track the movement of ten fingers individually, and 200x more accurately than kit like Microsoft's Kinect - will soon be integrated into Windows 8 PCs from ASUS, according to a new deal announced today. Microsoft's OS certainly loves fingers, but Apple's moves to blend the best of OS X and iOS arguably make it and Leap Motion more obvious bedfellows.

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iSpO2 turns the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch into a medical instrument

iSpO2 turns the iPhone, iPad, or iPod Touch into a medical instrument

There are huge number of people in the United States and around the world who have medical conditions that make it difficult for their body to extract oxygen from the air we all breathe. For these people it's often critical for their health to be able to accurately track how much oxygen is in their blood at any given time. This tracking of oxygen is typically done with a small instrument called a pulse oximeter.

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Samung’s iPhone-mocking ad named most viral tech ad of 2012

Samung’s iPhone-mocking ad named most viral tech ad of 2012

As December begins, the year starts coming to a close, and with that comes the "best of 2012" awards for pretty much everything. Video tracking service Visible Measures has rounded up the most popular tech ads of 2012, and surprisingly, Apple isn't in the top five. Even more surprising, is that Samsung owns three out of the top five spots on the list -- the number one ad being Samsung's iPhone-mocking commercial that touts "the next best thing is already here."

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Motorola drops ITC lawsuit against Apple

Motorola drops ITC lawsuit against Apple

Well over a month ago, Motorola filed a bunch of patent infringement claims against Apple with the International Trade Commission (ITC), and wanted an import ban on virtually all Apple products including Macs, iPhones and iPads. However, Motorola has withdrawn the lawsuit entirely without an explanation. The company says that no agreement has been reached with Apple, so we're left scratching our heads.

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That iPhone 5 appeal (or, confessions of a swayed Galaxy S III owner)

That iPhone 5 appeal (or, confessions of a swayed Galaxy S III owner)

I'm an Android user. I love my Samsung Galaxy S III. So why am I punching my details into the iPhone 5 reservation site every day? For the past week or so I've been using a borrowed iPhone 5, tracking how it holds up - and where it falls short - to the Android experience I've grown accustomed to. During that time I've been frustrated by Maps, impressed by the camera, and generally had my expectations of iOS shaken up some. It's always good to mix up the status-quo every so often, too, and along the way remember that there's more than one way to skin a metaphorical cellular cat.

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Tumblr for iPhone and Android tweaked: Faster and more messaging

Tumblr for iPhone and Android tweaked: Faster and more messaging

Microblogging service and teen-sensation Tumblr has pushed out new updates for its mobile apps, streamlining the reblogging system and making mobile messaging more straightforward. The new iPhone and Android apps - both free - also update the notifications system, allowing you to instantly see new messages and other alerts, and it's possible to find new blogs to follow from other social sites you're registered with.

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