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BlackBerry's Android-based Venice smartphone isn't just a figment of someone's imagination... at least, if you believe Vietnamese resident Ba Minh Duc. He claims to have photos of the slider in action, complete with its hideaway QWERTY keyboard, 18-megapixel camera and curvy screen. This isn't... Remember the heady days of August 2007, when the iPhone had barely reached store shelves and the Nokia N95 was all the rage? The US International Trade Commission sure does. After reviewing an 8-year-long case, the ITC has ruled that Nokia's phones (now Microsoft's) don't infringe on InterDigita... No, Peter Chou isn't leaving HTC.

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RIM’s Flickering Torch Should Signal Defeat For The “Consumer-Grade” Blackberry In Zork, when your torch goes out you’re eaten by a grue. In real life, when your Torch phone is a flop – about 150,000 sold opening weekend and not many more sold over the week it’s been out – you could be eaten by your competitors. As I said before, the hard-core Blackberry audience cares about the much-ballyhooed features of the Torch – namely social media connectivity and add-on functions already available on other phones – about as much as they care about Arcade Fire. RD3 HD - Groovebox G-Stomper VA-Beast is a polyphonic virtual analog Synthesizer to produce complex synthetic sounds of any variety, designed for experienced sound designers as well as for complete beginners. So it's up to you if you just explore the Factory sounds or if you start right away with designing your own sounds in impressive studio quality. Its sound capabilities paired with the intuitive and clearly laid out interface simply makes G-Stomper VA-Beast to the ultimate Mobile Synthesizer.

MOBILE PRODUCTIVITY TOOLBOX: 45+ Mobile Productivity Resources In the fast paced world, we're constantly trying to improve our productivity, but it can get hard when you're on the move. We've compiled a list of mobile productivity tools that are accessible through WAP enabled sites, mobile download applications, voice, and SMS integration. Some of them use web applications while others are standalone, but they all help you stay productive while on the go. To-do Lists and Notes Stikkit - Web application used to organize your daily details. 3ds max professional studio lights arri This is a legally binding agreement between licensee ("you"), and TurboSquid regarding your rights to use Stock Media Products from the Site under this license. "You" refers to the purchasing entity, whether that is a natural person who must be at least 18 years of age, or a corporate entity. The rights granted in this agreement are granted to the purchasing entity, its parent company, and its majority owned affiliates on a "royalty free" basis, which means that after a Purchase, there are no future royalties or payments that are required.

Smartphone App Market Reached More Than $2.2 Billion In The First Half Of 2010 Research2guidance, a Berlin-based research organization specialized in all things mobile, recently forecasted the worldwide smartphone application market to reach $15 billion by 2013. In an update, the firm says the global smartphone app market has in fact already reached $2.2 billion in the first six months of this year. Also according to research2guidance’s findings, mobile application download numbers reached a total of 3.8 billion in the first semester of this year, compared to 3.1 billion in 2009 (full year, to be clear). The firm attributes the strong growth numbers to the success of Apple’s App Store, Android Market and other mobile app stores like Ovi Store and Blackberry’s App World.

RD3 - Groovebox G-Stomper Studio is a Music Production Tool, highly optimized for doing Electronic Live Performances in Studio Quality. It's a feature packed, Step Sequencer based Drum Machine/Groovebox, an Analog Modeling Synthesizer (VA-Beast), a polyphonic + a monoponic Step Sequencer for melodies, a Track Grid Sequencer for Beats, a Piano Keyboard, 24 Drum Pads, an Effect Rack, a Master Section, a Line Mixer and a Live Pattern/Song Arranger. Wherever you are, take your mobile device and start straight away creating your own music.The integrated VA-Beast is a polyphonic virtual analog Synthesizer to produce complex synthetic sounds of any variety, designed for experienced sound designers as well as for complete beginners. So it's up to you if you just explore the Factory sounds or if you start right away with designing your own sounds in impressive studio quality.

Huawei Watch preorders suggest Android Wear will soon support iPhone The Huawei Watch, another nice-looking, round Android Wear smartwatch, is now up for preorder at Amazon. Pricing starts at $349 for a stainless steel model with black leather strap and goes all the way up to $799 for a gold-plated stainless steel watch with matching gold-plated steel band. That's soundly Apple Watch territory, so it'll be interesting to see what type of demand exists for an ultra-premium Android Wear device. Amazon says the Huawei Watch will begin shipping September 2nd.

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Mobile Authentication Technology Company FireID Raises $6.4 Million It’s not every day we get to post about venture capital flowing to a Southern African company with global ambitions, but here goes: FireID, a provider of security applications for mobile authentication, has secured 5 million euros (roughly $6.4 million) from Jersey-based early-stage investment firm 4Di Capital. The funding will be used to expand worldwide distribution of the company’s mobile password authentication solution into key verticals, FireID says. With FireID, users generate a one-time password via their mobile phone, even when offline, to access online banking, e-commerce websites, cloud-based applications and VPNs.

News LG, best known for its TVs and smartphones, is now branching out into laptops. The LG Gram comes in 13- and 14-inch models and runs Windows 10. Named for its light weight, the Gram is 2.16 pounds, which LG is quick to point out is lighter than the MacBook Air.

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