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Apple's iPhone sued for infringement of touch feedback patents

Carrier AT&T has also been named in the complaints filed by Immersion, which claims over 3 billion digital devices use its technologies

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Mobile apps get the crowdsourcing treatment

Savvy organizations are using social media tools to tap the brainpower of their staffs, and they’re using the feedback to build more innovative enterprise mobile apps

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Amazon Fire Kids Edition: Best Kids Tablet under $100

If you're looking for an inexpensive kid's tablet that is easy to use, durable and safe, the Fire Kids Edition fits the spec.

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LibreOffice 5.1 released with redesigned user interface

Also in today's open source roundup: The fight for open source software in the Air Force, and a Verge editor's mom falls in love with a Chromebook Pixel

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Node.js Foundation to shepherd Express Web framework

The minimalist Web framework has had more than 53 million downloads, and now the foundation wants to ensure its continued viability through open governance

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Law firm searches for plaintiffs for class action suit against Apple over 'Error 53'

A Seattle law firm considering a class action suit against Apple wants iPhone users whose devices have been crippled by "Error 53" to contact their office.

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Fish: A better alternative to Bash in Linux?

Also in today's open source roundup: A review of KShutdown, and the differences between AMOLED and LCD displays for Android smartphones explained

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How To Clean Your Android Phone

Dirt and grime are no match for your cleaning skills.

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Android Studio 2.0 beta speeds up app restarts

Google updates Instant Run, Android Emulator, and Android Debug Bridge in the latest revision of its IDE

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5G follies: The network that doesn't exist

There's no 5G technology, no 5G standard, no agreement on what 5G even means, and, thus, nothing to plan for

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Valentine's Day Gift Idea: Amazon Has Discounted Devices Through Feb 13

The online retailer is currently offering discounts on Kindle, Fire, and other models until February 13th, hoping to create an attractive option for last-minute shoppers.

Latest Surface 3 firmware update causes blue screens, other problems

The tablet's third firmware update in three weeks reportedly has not fixed the 'plugged in not charging' problem

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Samsung Galaxy S7 rumor roundup

Everything you need to know about the upcoming Galaxy S7.

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First look: LifePrint uses AR to bring photos to life

Print GIFs, Vines, and Live Photos and use LifePrint's AR to bring these shots to life.

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8 hot technologies the CIA wants

In-Q-Tel, the CIA’s investment arm, is interested in expertise ranging from 3D printing of electronics to reconnaissance drones that can hover indefinitely

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Apple confirms iPhone-killing 'Error 53,' says it’s about security

The iPhone’s most mysterious and dangerous bug is tied to Touch ID tampering and unauthorized repairs, at least according to Apple

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SamsaraJS library juices mobile Web UIs

The functional reactive library provides native-like app experiences and takes on the mobile Web's performance issues

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PCWorld Show Episode 2: VAIO's New Windows Phone

PCWorld's Gordon Mah Ung, Florence Ion and Jon Phillips discuss the significance of the new Windows Phone release from VAIO.

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