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Chris Welch / The Verge:
Comixology users can now download DRM-free backups of some comics   —  Maybe Amazon's purchase of Comixology isn't the worst thing to ever happen after all.  Comic book readers on iOS have been fuming over the loss of in-app purchases following the company's acquisition …
Jul 25, 2014, 1:55 AMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Samsung takes on Beats with US launch of “Level” family of high-end headphones and speakers   —  Samsung moves into Beats territory with US launch of $350 headphones  —  Apple and Samsung are already bitter enemies in the smartphone world, and headphones may be their next battleground.
Jul 16, 2014, 1:40 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Isis mobile wallet will rebrand to avoid sharing name with violent militant group   —  Isis is facing an identity crisis.  The company behind the mobile wallet app has announced it will rebrand to avoid sharing its name with the extremist militant group ISIS, or the Islamic State of Iraq and the Levant.
Jul 7, 2014, 3:50 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
T-Mobile no longer counts speed tests against your monthly data cap   —  Testing the download and upload speeds of your smartphone connection with apps like Speedtest will no longer count against your monthly data allowance on T-Mobile.  The carrier has confirmed this change with Android Central …
Jun 28, 2014, 4:50 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Widespread outages leave Verizon customers without upgrades and online payments   —  Many Verizon Wireless customers are reporting that the carrier's online systems have been unavailable for well over 24 hours now.  Complaints about the downtime are flooding Twitter; subscribers are currently unable …
Jun 27, 2014, 2:30 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Google is bringing Android to the car with Android Auto   —  Google is finally laying out its grand plans to bring Android, the world's leading mobile operating system, to your car.  It's called Android Auto.  Think of it as the software you're already familiar with, but redesigned and reimagined for the car.
Jun 25, 2014, 1:30 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Nest founder Tony Fadell says he is not running Google's hardware team   —  Despite what a new piece from The Information claims, Tony Fadell — Nest's founder and a former Apple executive who oversaw development of the iPod — does not “own” Google's consumer hardware division.
Jun 23, 2014, 3:45 PMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Fire Phone compared with iPhone 5S, Galaxy 5S, One, Moto X, and Lumia Icon: unique software running on average hardware   —  Fire Phone against the world: can Amazon take on iOS and Android?  —  Amazon's unique software is running on pretty average hardware
Jun 19, 2014, 12:50 AMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Google and ESPN partner to put World Cup highlights in search   —  If you're stuck in a cubicle at work and unable to watch every minute of the World Cup, Google and ESPN will at least help you keep up with the latest highlights.  The two companies have teamed up to pair both in-progress …
Jun 13, 2014, 11:10 AMIn context
Chris Welch / The Verge:
Hands-on with Prime Music which Amazon thinks will provide enough value without latest hits   —  Amazon Prime Music is no Spotify killer, but it doesn't need to be  —  It makes Prime seem like a better value, and that's everything  —  Amazon is getting into the streaming music game.
Jun 12, 2014, 4:05 PMIn context

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