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SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: July 17, 2012

SlashGear Morning Wrap-Up: July 17, 2012

This morning we've got a hot tip on the next generation of Google's Nexus lineup - it's a laptop-tablet hybrid and you're gonna love it. Microsoft has found a total of 28 million PCs affected by a browser choice coding error in which, believe it or not, users were not presented with a choice of which web browser they would like to use right out of the box. There may well be video chat fees at AT&T when the iPhone's iOS 6 rolls out. You'll find that Sonos has been updated with a tablet UI for Android and a Retina upgrade in graphics for the iPad.

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QNAP TS-669 Pro TurboNAS Review

QNAP TS-669 Pro TurboNAS Review

Cloud storage may be the big buzzword of the moment, but what if you'd rather have your storage where you can see it? QNAP has one solution, in the shape of the TS-669 Pro TurboNAS: six-drives-worth of network-attached storage with streaming, remote access and data-redundancy on tap. Everything, in fact, the company thinks a home or small office might require. Is it worth the $1,199.99 sticker price, however? Read on for the full SlashGear review.

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SlashGear Weekly Wrap-Up: July 14, 2012

SlashGear Weekly Wrap-Up: July 14, 2012

Happy Saturday, everyone. If you're in a place where the summer heat is bearing down, hopefully you're in an air-conditioned building just relaxing and catching up on this week's tech news. To start, get this, there’s actually some good Blackberry news – RIM Blackberry 10 developer support on the rise. And as Nintendo’s new console approaches, so do the third-party comments – Wii U more powerful than 360 and PS3 claims 5th Cell. Also, here’s a look at the final details of Digg’s sale – Digg sale splits the company three ways for $16m.

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CasaTunes Air expands AirPlay for the wireless home

CasaTunes Air expands AirPlay for the wireless home

This week the folks at CasaTunes have revealed a new system in CasaTunes Air, a system with which you'll be able to have multi-room wired and wireless music streaming all coming from your iPad, iPod touch, or iPhone. This system works with a CasaTunes Music Server and has your AirPlay devices as well as your wired devices (simple speakers, for example) working all throughout your home. Inside the iOS app you'll be able to play tunes from any number of your own music collections and direct the sound to the rooms you've set up throughout your house or apartment.

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SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: July 10, 2012

SlashGear Evening Wrap-Up: July 10, 2012

Happy Tuesday, everyone. As we venture on into the seventh month of the year, a lot of stories made headlines today. So, to start things off, here's an interesting Apple update - iPad mini and iPhone 5 pre-production models appear in China. Although, Google might put the pressure on early - Nexus 7 might hit retail this Thursday. And let's look at Microsoft's news for good measure - Microsoft prepares to roll out new Windows-based cloud systems.

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Don’t Doubt Google’s People Skills

Don’t Doubt Google’s People Skills

Google IO opened with a bang last week, spilling Jelly Beans, cheap tablets, augmented reality and more, but for all the search giant knows we're looking for, is it still out of touch? After the buzz of Google Glass and its base jumping entrance - thoroughly milked the following day by Sergey "Iron Man" Brin - attendees have been adding up what was demonstrated and questioning Google's understanding of exactly how people use technology. Geeks getting carried away with "what can we do" rather than "why would we do it" is the common refrain, but make no mistake, everything Google showed us is rooted in solid business strategy.

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Google’s big IO mistake: Nexus Q

Google’s big IO mistake: Nexus Q

Jelly Bean, a Nexus tablet, even skydiving Google Glass: the Google IO keynote very nearly had it all, but the company's decision to leave Google TV off the agenda in favor of the Nexus Q was a low. The zinc Epcot of Android was billed as a communal media player, and its presence on stage when Google TV was conspicuously absent undoubtedly led to confusion as to what its exact purpose was, especially given streaming favorites like Netflix and Hulu are missing. Google TV had been, in the run-up to IO, one of the topics most people expected to see covered, and its omission does not bode well.

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