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Ubuntu for smartphones to stir up CES

(Phys.org)—Canonical's Ubuntu operating system will run on smartphones. Handsets featuring this Linux-based operating system could be a popular sight by next year. The user interface will incorporate edge ...

Jan 03, 2013 report
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Google Play growing fast, survey finds

Google's online Play shop of applications for Android-powered smartphones or tablets is growing fast, a report released Thursday by market tracker Distimo said.

Dec 20, 2012
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iSolated: Bad Apple Maps directions lead to desert

(AP)—The city of Mildura is not at the end of a dirt road in the Australian bush, in tire-choking desert sand far from food and water. Unfortunately, Apple's much-maligned mapping application thinks it ...

Dec 11, 2012
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Microsoft: Windows 8 selling well despite PC slump

Microsoft says the latest version of its Windows operating system is off to a great start. Yet it remains unclear whether the revamped software will win over enough people to revive the slumping personal computer market.

Nov 28, 2012
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