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Dell, Ubuntu Linux OS, Haswell processor, touchscreen unite in Sputnik 3 laptop

Dell, Ubuntu Linux OS, Haswell processor, touchscreen unite in Sputnik 3 laptop

Dell this weekend announced the release of its third XPS 13 Laptop, Developer Edition, codenamed Sputnik 3. This 3.02-lb client-to-cloud touchscreen ultrabook comes prepackaged with Ubuntu Linux 12.04 LTS and a 4th-generation Intel (Haswell) processor. Developed by developers for developers, the Sputnik 3 is available in two configurations.

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Nike+ Fuel Lab pushes fitness wearables as a platform

Nike+ Fuel Lab pushes fitness wearables as a platform

Nike doesn't just have a new Nike+ FuelBand SE today, it also has launched the Fuel Lab, designed to boost use of the fitness wearable's APIs. The scheme will see Nike pick ten partner companies and set them up in a San Francisco workspace with a $50,000 budget apiece, with the goal being a launch of the NikeFuel-integration by the end of the program in June 2014.

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DRM coming to HTML 5 with W3C approval

DRM coming to HTML 5 with W3C approval

The music industry, Hollywood movie studios and other companies who create content are always out for more DRM to be added at every turn. These content creators are always concerned with people getting access to their content without paying for it and this fear led to a massive uprising in the amount of DRM we all have to deal with. The World Wide Web Consortium (W3C) has announced that it's moving forward with plans to add DRM to HTML 5.

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Glassware Review Process opens Google wearable to developers

Glassware Review Process opens Google wearable to developers

Google has thrown open Glass to third-party applications, though the wearable still does not support native code from other developers. The newly opened Glassware Review Process is now accepting submissions from any coder, with the promise of more Mirror API quota - the controlled pipe through which cloud-based Glass apps communicate with the headset itself - not to mention inclusion in MyGlass.

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Moto X Developer Edition for AT&T and T-Mobile now available

Moto X Developer Edition for AT&T and T-Mobile now available

Earlier this week, the Verizon version of the Moto X Developer Edition went up for sale, bringing with it a $649.99 price tag and the promise that a GSM version for use on T-Mobile and AT&T would soon follow. Such a handset is now up for sale on Motorola's website, bearing the same price tag and advisement that shipping could take up to a solid 7-day week due to demand.

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Moto X Developer Editions released as Motorola courts coders

Moto X Developer Editions released as Motorola courts coders

Motorola has begun selling the Moto X Developer Edition, its version of the Moto X with an unlocked bootloader that allows Android coders to flirt with different OS versions. Up for sale in Verizon form, with an AT&T/T-Mobile USA version "coming soon", the $649.99 handset obviously lacks a carrier subsidy but also sacrifices a warranty if you want to actually use it for development purposes.

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Apple Developer center back online: members given 1-month extension

Apple Developer center back online: members given 1-month extension

The Apple Developer Center has come fully back online today. This all connects back to the end of July when the system was taken down following an attempted intruder attack. The attack brought the possibility of "developers’ names, mailing addresses, and/or email addresses” being accessed however Apple had had said that "sensitive personal information was encrypted" and therefore couldn't be accessed. Anyway, as a result of this event, Apple had decided to move forward with a complete overhaul.

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iOS 7 beta 4 download goes live for developers

iOS 7 beta 4 download goes live for developers

Apple has released iOS 7 beta 4 to developers, the latest iteration of the pre-launch iPhone and iPad software expected to make its public debut later this year. The new version, which arrives three weeks after Apple released beta 3, can be downloaded either directly to an iPhone or iPad running the existing version, or loaded via your Mac.

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Apple Developer Center back up as system overhaul nears completion

Apple Developer Center back up as system overhaul nears completion

Apple took its developer portal down over a week ago after a security expert discovered vulnerabilities in the system that allowed it to be breached in various ways. Despite Apple stating that personal information was encrypted, preventing it from being stolen, the system was still taken down and given a complete overhaul, which is nearing completion.

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Xbox One white dev console shown off: white is the new black

Xbox One white dev console shown off: white is the new black

We've already seen the black version of the Xbox One, obviously, and that's all we've been treated with recently. However, seeing as how the Xbox 360 has been available in both white and black, it would make sense for the Xbox One to go the same route, right? Well, it seems that may actually happen, thanks to a photo posted by a developer that reveals a white Xbox One developer console.

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Apple Developer portal breach credited to security researcher

Apple Developer portal breach credited to security researcher

If you've been wondering why Apple's Developer portal was down for a few days, blame it on a security breach. Apple announced yesterday that their dev center was hacked into, but no personal information was accessed, thankfully. So who's behind the intrusion? A security researcher is taking the credit.

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Apple WWDC 2013 developer session videos released in full [Updated]

Apple WWDC 2013 developer session videos released in full [Updated]

Apple's WWDC 2013 developer session videos have turned up on YouTube, giving an insider insight into what's due in iOS 7 and OS X Mavericks later this year. The footage - nearly 100 videos including covering the changes in AirPrint, how best to make use of iAd, and how OS X push notifications will work - offers non-developers a glimpse of the goodies that registered iOS/OS X developers have had access to for some time.

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