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First Look At 3D Camera App 3DAround

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Deezer Buys Stitcher, Adds 35K Talk Radio Shows And Podcasts To Its Music Platform

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Don’t Try Bending the iPad Air 2 at Home

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Bendgate continues with the iPad Air 2, and it’s far worse than we’ve ever imagined.

In a new YouTube video that will surely make any tablet owner’s knuckles whiten and teeth clench, the latest iPad Air 2 undergoes a bend test to see how much pressure it can endure.

YouTube user Martin Macht starts bending his new iPad Air 2 with his bare hands, but the bend turns into a break. Tiny pieces start to fall off and the screen shatters, leaving…

College Messaging App DormChat Takes On Yik Yak With Backing From ff Venture Capital

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LG’s Next Smartphone Is Powered by an In-House Chip

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LG announced an octa-core NUCLUN chip on Thursday, a mobile application processor built for “high performance and low energy consumption,” and next-gen LTE networks.

The chip will debut in the company’s new G3 Screen, a 5.9-inch phone resembling the company’s popular LG G3 device. The only catch: its G3 Screen is developed specifically for the Korean market, according to LG.

When the chip makes it to LG’s other smartphone offerings, it…

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Apple in 2014: A Year in Review

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It’s been quite the year of ups and downs for Apple: From the unveiling of the Apple Watch to the disastrous iOS 8.0.1 update; from the rollout of the iPhone 6 and iPhone 6 Plus to the PR nightmare that was BendGate.

But things seem to be going more smoothly for Apple this week, as the company stock hit an all-time high this week

It’s safe to say, though, through the peaks and valleys of 2014, it’s been quite a year for Apple. To take a look back at Apple’s year as a whole, Mashable is…

Tumblr Bets on Video, Updates Its Player With New Features

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Tumblr rolled out a series of improvements to its video player Thursday, including infinite looping and the ability to watch clips off to the side of a page while still staying in a stream to look at new content.

The popular blogging site is looking for ways to enhance its user engagement. This latest news comes just days after owner Yahoo reported that Tumblr grew its audience 40% (from 300 million to 420 million users) since it acquired the site in 2013. Tumblr could bring in $100 million…

Apple’s Spurned Screen Provider Closing Sapphire Factories

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Diamonds are forever; sapphires, evidently, are not.

GT Advanced Technologies announced that it will cease sapphire glass production as part of a settlement agreement with Apple, GT announced in a press release.

The move comes after GT declared bankruptcy and announced major layoffs following news that Apple’s iPhone 6 screens would not be made of sapphire glass.

GT took an upfront payment to provide Apple…

The Nostalgic Evolution of the Nokia Phone

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The indestructible Nokia phone is no more

Microsoft, which bought the company’s mobile division this past April, has announced it will no longer use the name for future devices. Instead, its Nokia Lumia smartphones will simply be called Microsoft Lumia moving forward.

Nokia, best known for its sturdy hardware and early innovation in the mobile market, has had a long history in the cellular spotlight. From dominating the mobile market in the late ’90s to partnering with Microsoft in 2011 for…

MasterCard Advertises Apple Pay Using Baseball Stars

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The rollout of Apple Pay has reignited interest in mobile payments — but most consumers are still using plastic to pay

Now MasterCard, one of Apple’s partners, aims to change that with a series of commercials highlighting how Apple Pay is easy to use in the context of everyday life

The two spots, released Tuesday and Wednesday, focus on MLB baseball greats Mariano Rivera, George Brett and Tommy Lasorda, and treat Apple Pay as a seamless part of its…