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Jawbone UP API opening to iPhone, Android, WP8.1, more

Jawbone UP API opening to iPhone, Android, WP8.1, more

Jawbone is expected to open up its platform to the movement sensors in devices other than its own UP24 fitness band, with new apps for iOS, Android, Windows Phone, and Android Wear expected over the next month. The move, which could be announced as early as tomorrow we're told, will see Jawbone's fitness platform pull in data from smartphones and wearables - including Pebble - along with seamlessly integrating with Apple's HealthKit, so that data gathered by the iWatch should also be supported.

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Are 5% of Android users really switching for the iPhone 6?

Are 5% of Android users really switching for the iPhone 6?

I’m not sure if you’re aware, but Apple is just about ready to unveil the next iPhone — and it’s a big deal (pun intended). At 4.7-inches, the iPhone 6 wants to appeal to customers who like bigger smartphones. Many of those folks are Android users, who already enjoy a myriad of devices with large screens. According to a new survey, a small but notable portion of Android users are set to buy the iPhone 6 when it comes out.

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Will Apple’s iWatch look like Moto’s old 360?

Will Apple’s iWatch look like Moto’s old 360?

Just this past week we released our tour of Motorola’s Chicago headquarters. Now that we’re one day away from what’s widely assumed to be Apple’s reveal of the iWatch, it’s time to take another visit. While we were at Moto’s labs we had a look at not only the Moto 360, but its predecessors, square-faced and everything.

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Time for iWatch: Apple’s Beats

Time for iWatch: Apple’s Beats

The company that created the iPhone is no stranger to fashion. They’ve taken cues from - and given cues to - the fashion industry for years, for everything from product presentation to in-store packaging. Even an Apple Store bag is considered a fashion accessory in malls. But Apple is about to take a much more clear step in to this industry very, very soon.

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Selfie Brush: the strangest iPhone case

Selfie Brush: the strangest iPhone case

If you’re on the lookout for the strangest of all the iPhone cases, look no further. Here be the Selfie Brush, ready to provide you with the unnecessary protection for your iPhone that you so desperately crave. It’s a hair brush, but it’s also a case for your iPhone.

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Ginger Keyboard for iOS 8 hides a word processor inside

Ginger Keyboard for iOS 8 hides a word processor inside

It is inevitable that there would be a rush of third-party apps vying for users' attention and love the moment Apple opened the iOS 8 keyboard to other developers. But given many almost similar choices in the market, it might be hard to stand out. Ginger Keyboard, however, might manage to pull that off, by putting the power of your own personal editor right under your fingertips, literally.

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Ollie Review: Sphero creators double down on remote control

Ollie Review: Sphero creators double down on remote control

The team that created the robotic sphere known as Sphero is back. Sphero was first revealed in 2010 and continues to have no rival - there’s simply no remote-control device on the market like it. Here in 2014, Sphero (formerly called Orbotix) brings Ollie (originally code-named Sphero 2B) to market with a completely new form-factor - a cylinder.

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