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Apple's latest business partner is the Communist Party of China
Apple’s growing presence in China cannot fail to make money, analysts tell us. It's just a question of how much, they say, as they await evidence of a cash influx in the company's quarterly report later today. And for now, at least, such optimism seems justified. The heavily publicized fact is [...]
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Woot! Nice move from Microsoft. Must have taken some guts. 
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Ever wondered why Wolfson audio chips are still such a rarity in American smartphones? Here's why...
Look at the prevalence of Wolfson's audio chips today, in everything from audiophile DACs to smartphones like the Exynos-powered Galaxy S III and Galaxy
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Quench your thirst for Xbox One specs right here...
Slot-loading Blu-ray drive? Check. HDMI in and out? Absolutely, considering the Xbox One is meant to play a central role in the living room. There's an
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What do we know about the next Samsung Galaxy S? That it'll likely have 'studio master' sound
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An 8-inch Acer tablet apparently running Windows 8 -- intriguing!
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Looking for some camera tips? Check out this three-part series on street photography over at Engadget. Here's part one:
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A quick look at recent keyboard cases for the iPad, inc. my heavyweight favourite
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Microsoft's Xbox Lab looks less sterile and more friendly (read: messy) than I expected...
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Looks like the full Daft Punk album just cropped up on Spotify.
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Spoke to Pelican Imaging's CEO on the phone last night after his 'plenoptic' smartphone camera got $20m in funding from Nokia and Qualcomm -- easily one of the most exciting startups I've ever covered.
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At just £115 / $150 contract-free, you'd think the Nokia Lumia 520 would be a steal...
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    Strategy Consultant, 2014 - present
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