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BlackBerry Bold 9900, 9930 Will Run BlackBerry OS 7

RIM kicked off its BlackBerry World event in Orlando, Florida by launching the not-so-secret BlackBerry Bold 9900/9930 models, also dubbed "Bold Touch." While the devices don't noticeably stray from RIM's design choices from the past decade -- they're instantly recognizable as QWERTY keyboard...

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BlackBerry OS 7 Features Announced--But It Won't Run On Older Devices

This morning, RIM finally unveiled its next generation mobile operating system, BlackBerry OS 7. It's not a giant leap forward, but RIM is detailing a faster and easier-to-use OS that comes with an integrated, voice-enabled Universal Search system. BlackBerry fans that have been frustrated...

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Farewell, Internet

Well, here we are. More than four years after launching, Switched and DownloadSquad are unfortunately being closed. I've been thrilled to work at these two sites that have expanded tech coverage beyond the usual gadgets and social networks to cooking, culture, design, art and more. It's been humb...

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Interview with Digital Camera Inventor, Making Game Boy Music

Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Read: Research In Motion Eyes a Rebound "They've been caught flat-footed," said Jean-Louis Gassée, a former Apple executive, the former chairman of Palm's software s...

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Ericsson's Hyper-Connected Vision of the Future, The Torrenting Turtle Weighs In

Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Read: Fake Salem Song Teaches Internet A Lesson It'll Probably Forget Pretty Soon Yesterday the Internet lit up for a bit with news of a new track from the draggy, divisive...

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Cell Phone Evolution, Say Farewell to Voicemail

Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Read: Voicemail, an Obituary Do not leave me a voicemail. I will not listen to it. I'm going to press the corresponding number to delete your message as soon as the automat...

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Girl Rides a Roomba, iPhone 'Tilt' Easter Egg

Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Read: Tumblr's Mark Coatney Tired of Sites that Disrespect Commenters If you look at most websites the commenting page is down way at the bottom after all the links to other...

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An Augmented Reality Toy, How to Speed Up Firefox

Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Read: Photojournalism in the Age of New Media While verification can be a minor obstacle for photojournalists using social media as a resource, it lies at the heart of th...

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Building TRON's Computer Interfaces, Augmented Reality in Your OJ

Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Read: In Praise of Distraction The catch is that plenty of new research suggests that forcing Internet-addicted employees to go cold turkey may make them less productive, not ...

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The History Behind 'Super Mario Bros. 2,' Robot Folds Paper Airplanes

Here are a few of the other noteworthy things we saw today on our never-ending journey through the wild, wild Web. Read: Roger Ebert: 'Source Code' Review What we have here, setting aside the fancy editing involving the time travel, is something that looks like hard science fiction. That's...

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