- More Google Play Edition DevicesYou can now buy an LG 8.3 inch tablet or a Sony 6 inch smartphone, both Google Play Editions, at the Google Play store. If you take a look at the devices page on the Play store, I think you will realize that Google has put together a nice set of options to choose from.
- Harry McCracken on Microsoft's StoresThe stores don't appear to have robust business. If Microsoft did these stores ten years ago, I bet it would have been a different scene. Today the only PCs that get anyone's attention are those with ridiculously low prices, which I think means the low priced netbooks permanently altered the PC market for the worse.
- Microsoft is missing the point with ChromebooksMicrosoft is missing the point with Chromebooks. It's doing this because it assumes that people want a Chromebook to do today what people were doing with a PC a decade ago.
- Moto G Now Available Unlocked in the US Sans ContractTwo hundred dollars for an unlocked GSM phone with 16 GB of storage and the latest version of Android is a good deal, even if it does not have LTE. Hopefully deals with this will start to add pressure to lower the prices of higher end phones, which have been stuck on $600 forever.
- Google Now IntegrationOn my Galaxy Note, when I say "Ok Google," "Note to buy bread" and tap Save, I have options to save to ToDo.txt, Evernote, Gmail, and ToDoist. Evernote create a new note with the subject "Note To Self" with the "Buy Bread" in the content of the note.
- HTC further details KitKat updates for US carriersHTC says that all carrier branded versions of the HTC One should get the upgrade to Android 4.4 by the end of January.
- Jawbone Launches UP24The next gen of the Jawbone UP fitness wristband sounds appealing given it's ability to wirelessly sync until I read that it only works with iOS. No sale to me.
- More Google Play Edition Devices
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