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Amazon launches Kindle content service for kids

This image provided by Amazon shows a new subscription service for children’s games, videos and books aimed at getting more kids to use its Kindle Fire tablet devices. Amazon.com Inc. plans to announce Wednesday, Dec. 5, 2012 that the Kindle FreeTime Unlimited service will be available in the next few weeks as part of an automatic software update. (AP Photo/Amazon)

Amazon is launching a subscription service for children’s games, videos and books aimed at getting more kids to use its Kindle Fire tablet devices.

Posted: December 5th, 2012 in Gadgets,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

SKorean court rules Samsung didn’t copy iPhone

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South Korea’s Samsung won a home court ruling in its global smartphone battle against Apple on Friday when Seoul judges said the company didn’t copy the look and feel of the U.S. company’s iPhone, and that Apple infringed on Samsung’s wireless technology.

Posted: August 24th, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Samsung tips record-high profit for 2nd quarter

In this photo released by Samsung Electronics Co., models display Samsung Electronics' newest smartphone Galaxy S III during its world tour in Seoul, South Korea, Monday, June 25, 2012. Samsung Electronics, the world's top mobile phone maker, said Monday it expects global sales of the latest Galaxy smartphone to surpass 10 million in July even as it struggles to keep up with demand because of component shortages. (AP Photo/Samsung Electronics)

Samsung Electronics Co., the world’s largest maker of memory chips, mobile phones, flat-screen panels and televisions, said Friday that its preliminary second-quarter operating profit jumped nearly 80 percent from a year ago to a record high. Analysts attributed the sharp rise to its mobile business.

Posted: July 6th, 2012 in Gadgets,Headlines,Latest Technology Stories | Read More »

Review: For smartphones, what’s too big or small?

Shown at left is a Samsung Infuse 4G smartphone and at right is an HP Veer 4G smartphone in San Francisco, Monday, May 9, 2011. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO—With scores of smartphones available, one obvious way for them to stand out is with size. Two new phones take that to extremes: HP’s tiny Veer 4G and Samsung’s massive Infuse 4G. Both have the foundations of good smartphones, including great operating software and the ability to run on AT&T’s high-speed “4G” network. But [...]

Posted: May 19th, 2011 in Editors' Picks,Featured Gallery,Gadgets,Infotech,Latest Technology Stories,Photos & Videos | Read More »

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