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Google UK chief blames LG for “scarce” Nexus 4

Google UK chief blames LG for “scarce” Nexus 4

Google's UK and Ireland chief has apologized for the Nexus 4 supply debacle, describing the paucity of stock as "unacceptable" and blaming LG for "scarce" supplies that have left many buyers waiting weeks for their phone. Dan Cobley, managing director of Google UK & Ireland, used Google+ to address critics, claiming the company expects to push out a fresh batch of handsets this week to satisfy UK/Ireland "pre-Christmas" delivery promises.

 

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Facebook pushes employees to Android devices to make a better app

Facebook pushes employees to Android devices to make a better app

Social network Facebook has primarily handed out iPhones to its employees for a long time. Presumably, since more Facebook workers use the iPhone this is one of the reasons why the iPhone Facebook application seems to work better than the Android app. Any Android user has probably had issues and disappointment with the Facebook application for the Google operating system on a few occasions.

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Panasonic Toughbook 19 gets Ivy Bridge boost

Panasonic Toughbook 19 gets Ivy Bridge boost

If you were thinking of getting a Panasonic notebook with the ability to beat the elements in a high-powered next-generation build, now's you're opportunity. The Toughbook 19 has been updated by Panasonic with Ivy Bridge processors and Intel Turbo Boost Technology this week, bringing the machine up to the current wave of future-ready PCs. This notebook will be ready to work with you anywhere, be it in the line of fire in the military or right down deep and dirty in your law enforcement job.

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LifeProof iPhone 4/4S case and NUUD iPad case hands-on

LifeProof iPhone 4/4S case and NUUD iPad case hands-on

The folks at LifeProof have given us a hands-on experience with their iPhone 4/4S case lineup as well as their new NUUD iPad case. The iPhone case we're finding is so thin that it appears that there's no cover over the front - and yet there is. The iPad case allow you to dunk your device underwater - and the iPhone case does this as well. Basically what we've seen is that LifeProof iPhone and iPad cases make their contents impervious to damage - have a peek at how tough they are right this minute!

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Motorola teases mystery smartphone with 4G LTE

Motorola teases mystery smartphone with 4G LTE

A brand new Motorola smartphone is headed your way soon from Motorola and either Verizon or AT&T, with the manufacturer teasing the shape of the device today. The final product will be revealed August 10th, but for now we have but two details: the device is going to look like a big rectangle with extremely sharp (yet rounded) corners, and it'll have 4G LTE. Our guess is as good as yours, just as long as your guess is the Motorola RAZR HD (or DROID RAZR HD if it ends up rolling out on Verizon) - it's almost a sure bet!

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Apple developers out-weigh Android in pre-WWDC Flurry report

Apple developers out-weigh Android in pre-WWDC Flurry report

It appears that in the war between Google's Android and Apple's iOS there's a whole heck of a lot more people excited to get in on WWDC than there are to hang out at Google I/O, so says Flurry Analytics. In their most recent report, Flurry begins by noting that they are tracking 500 million devices and 36 billion anonymous end user sessions a month, and from this they've shown that each month the amount of new project starts growing a giant way, but much more for Apple than it does for Android.

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Facebook mulls access for children under 13

Facebook mulls access for children under 13

As it is right now to have a Facebook account, you're supposed to be at least 13 years old. That certainly doesn't keep some younger kids from getting their own accounts by simply gaming the easily defeated age verification process. Some of the people on my friends list have children as young as seven years old with their own accounts, which have been active for over a year.

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Intel Cove Point Windows 8 ultrabook hybrid costs $1,000 to make

Intel Cove Point Windows 8 ultrabook hybrid costs $1,000 to make

Intel recently showed off a new reference design for an ultrabook/tablet hybrid during its IDF 2012 developer conference in Beijing. The prototype was shown running a Consumer Preview of Windows 8 on an early version of a future Ivy Bridge processor. However, details have emerged that it carries a daunting cost of nearly $1,000 to manufacture.

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Intel reveals Windows 8 tablet specs

Intel reveals Windows 8 tablet specs

During the IDF conference in Beijing, Intel let loose on its checklist of spec requirements for upcoming Windows 8 tablets. The company plans to initially support two basic tablet form factors, one being a 10-inch slab, while the other an 11-inch hybrid with a physical keyboard in tow. The tablets will be running on Intel's Clover Trail Atom Z2760 chips.

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