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Brian Fagioli / BetaNews:
Lenovo announces two new 11.6-inch Chromebooks: the N20 for $279 and the N20p starting at $329   —  Lenovo announces N20 and N20p Chromebooks  —  I think it safe to say that the Chromebook movement has exceeded all expectations.  What first seemed like a silly Google experiment has blossomed into a legit Windows threat.
May 6, 2014, 12:15 AMIn context
Brian Fagioli / BetaNews:
Microsoft offering XP users $100 off Windows 8 PCs priced above $599   —  Microsoft wants to buy your Windows XP computer for $100, but there is a catch  —  It used to be that people would upgrade their computers when they wanted to.  However, there also used to be more compelling reasons to upgrade.
Mar 21, 2014, 6:20 PMIn context
Brian Fagioli / BetaNews:
Microsoft soars through the sky — FAA authorizes Surface 2 for pilot use   —  Traveling on an airplane used to be quite the archaic experience.  Sure, soaring above the clouds is great, but for many, using electronic devices for things like Flappy Bird is much more exciting.
Feb 10, 2014, 11:05 PMIn context
Alan Buckingham / BetaNews:
Roku brings video streaming to Android   —  So, you got that new Android phone that's capable of taking HD video, but your friends and family really do not care to watch your cinematography skills on a five-inch screen.  The good news is that you may just have a certain streaming set-top box sitting right …
Sep 9, 2013, 11:10 PMIn context
Wayne Williams / BetaNews:
O2 Refresh uncouples phone and airtime tariffs in the UK for easier upgrades   —  When you get a new mobile phone and set up a new contract, you're tied into it for a set period of time.  If you want to upgrade to a new phone partway through your contract you'll need to pay off at least some …
Apr 12, 2013, 8:30 AMIn context
Wayne Williams / BetaNews:
Xbox Live premieres its first movie   —  In tough economic times, raising the money and getting a movie made without any major stars in it can be more than a little challenging for independent film makers.  Getting it distributed is even harder.  —  So instead of trying to get their movie into cinemas …
Mar 4, 2013, 6:10 AMIn context
Alan Buckingham / BetaNews:
Google updates Play Music app, announces European availability   —  Google Play Music launched last year, beginning its life known simply as Google Music, growing up quickly since its humble private beta beginning.  The app and web service officially launched in late 2011 and have grown quickly since then.
Nov 13, 2012, 9:00 AMIn context
Tim Conneally / BetaNews:
Just under half of US wireless services now owned by foreign multinationals   —  With Softbank's majority stake acquisition of Sprint Nextel Corporation, the amount of foreign interest in the United States wireless market is greatly expanded.  On the other side of the coin …
Oct 16, 2012, 4:05 AMIn context
Nick Peers / BetaNews:
Firefox 16 is available — get it NOW!   —  Ahead of its official unveiling, Mozilla has made Firefox 16 FINAL available for download.  The latest version provides little in the way of major new features, and in some ways is more noteworthy for the features missing from this release …
Oct 9, 2012, 12:40 PMIn context
Tim Conneally / BetaNews:
Leap, the ‘pocket Kinect’ for PC attracts 26,000 interested developers   —  In May, San Francisco startup Leap Motion announced Leap, its pocket-sized 3D sensor designed to bring Kinect-like controls to notebook computers.  At the time, the company said there would be “thousands” …
Jul 31, 2012, 10:55 AMIn context

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