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Why T-Mobile's 4G Network Could Kick Everybody's Ass

Why T-Mobile's 4G Network Could Kick Everybody's Ass | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
A lot of people wrote T-Mobile off when its big merger with AT&T fell through last year. The pink carrier had no iPhone, no 4G.
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Gmail for Android update lets you reply and archive straight from notifications

Gmail for Android update lets you reply and archive straight from notifications | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Google just pushed out a small update for the Android Gmail client, but it comes with a pretty handy feature. Users can now reply to emails straight from the notifications menu — when you expand...
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T-Mobile's LTE ambitions get real: network expansion, the BlackBerry Z10 and an OTA update for the Galaxy Note II

T-Mobile's LTE ambitions get real: network expansion, the BlackBerry Z10 and an OTA update for the Galaxy Note II | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
AT&T's failed acquisition was the best thing to ever happen to T-Mobile. As a consequence of the failed merger, the fourth place wireless carrier
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Smartphones do too much: convergence is giving way to divergence

Smartphones do too much: convergence is giving way to divergence | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Now that we’ve finally landed the holy grail of do-it-all, convergent smartphones, it turns out many of us are far happier with dedicated devices that do one thing well.
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Two men accused of stealing $40,000 in Subway gift cards by selling hacked checkout systems

Two men accused of stealing $40,000 in Subway gift cards by selling hacked checkout systems | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Two California men have been charged with conspiracy and wire fraud in an elaborate hacking scheme that netted them $40,000 in Subway gift cards. According to recently released court documents,...
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Cheap iPhone Rumored To Have 4-Inch Display, Multiple Color Options

Cheap iPhone Rumored To Have 4-Inch Display, Multiple Color Options | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
  The latest rumor for the cheaper iPhone, which itself has been a rumor for several months now, shines a light on the possibility of the device featuring a 4-inch display as well as a plastic case that’s available in [...]...
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The Single Creepiest Thing You Can Do on Facebook

The Single Creepiest Thing You Can Do on Facebook | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Always be nice, and cool. That's the motto around here. But sometimes you just want to make someone wildly uncomfortable. Or maybe you want to avoid social nightmare!
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Facebook allegedly skirts Google Play store with latest update, adds auto-download of newest versions

Facebook allegedly skirts Google Play store with latest update, adds auto-download of newest versions | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Did Google's Larry Page get on the wrong side of Zuckerberg when he was less than complimentary about Facebook a couple of months ago? Maybe so, as the
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Samsung's Galaxy S4 takes on the iPhone, HTC One, and other competition

Samsung's Galaxy S4 takes on the iPhone, HTC One, and other competition | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
With momentum on its side, Samsung is hoping the just-unveiled Galaxy S4 will cement its standing as the most successful Android manufacturer for yet another year. By timing its announcement...
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Samsung Galaxy S 4 Compared with Competitors [CHART]

Samsung Galaxy S 4 Compared with Competitors [CHART] | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
How does the Samsung Galaxy S 4 compare with its chief competitors -- iPhone 5, HTC One and Nokia Lumia 920? This handy chart has answers.
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Scientists more certain that particle is Higgs boson

Scientists more certain that particle is Higgs boson | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Just in time for Albert Einstein's birthday Thursday, scientists delivered exciting news about how the universe works.
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"First to file" patent law starts today: what it means in plain English

"First to file" patent law starts today: what it means in plain English | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
America has joined the rest of the world in switching from a “first-to-invent” system to a “first-to-file” system. Here’s a quick summary of the change and why it will not have a big effect on the patent system.
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Supreme Court OKs $222K Verdict for Sharing 24 Songs | Threat Level | Wired.com

Supreme Court OKs $222K Verdict for Sharing 24 Songs | Threat Level | Wired.com | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The Supreme Court on Monday let stand a jury's conclusion that infamous file-sharer Jammie Thomas-Rasset pay the recording industry $222,000 for downloading and sharing two dozen copyrighted songs on the now-defunct file-sharing service Kazaa.
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AT&T ‘hacker’ Weev’s sentencing is an embarrassment that will do more harm than good

AT&T ‘hacker’ Weev’s sentencing is an embarrassment that will do more harm than good | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Today Andrew 'Weev' Auernheimer was sentenced to an incredible 41 months in prison. Following that time in the clink, Weev will enjoy 3 years of supervision. He also must pay a five-figure ...
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Heavy price for pinging AT&T's server which willingly coughed up people's email addresses. Crazy! 

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Apple stays on the defensive with new iPhone promotional campaign

Apple stays on the defensive with new iPhone promotional campaign | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
The night before the introduction of the Galaxy S4, Apple's Phil Schiller took a number of shots at Samsung and Android in general — and the company has now launched a new promotional campaign...
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Google Glass hack for Apple fanboys can be had right now

Google Glass hack for Apple fanboys can be had right now | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it

If you're a follower of Apple hardware the upcoming Google Glass release probably doesn't interest you much. But the concept is universally cool. Meet Beady-i

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Raspberry Pi Dog Treat Machine Dispenses a Treat When You Email Your Pet

Raspberry Pi Dog Treat Machine Dispenses a Treat When You Email Your Pet | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Technology seems to be invading the lives of maker pet owners!
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Patent Trolls by the Numbers (Patently-O)

Patent Trolls by the Numbers (Patently-O) | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
by Assistant Professor Colleen Chien, Santa Clara University Law School, colleenchien@gmail.com, @colleen_chien (Download PDF of this at SSRN) Following President’s Obama remarks and reintroduction of the SHIELD Act, today the House Judiciary...
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THX sues Apple over speaker patent

THX sues Apple over speaker patent | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Audio titan THX has filed a lawsuit against Apple, claiming that Cook and Co. infringed a patent it has for technology regarding narrow profile speakers
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Say what? Apple stole someone else's idea? Shocking!

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Teacher subjects third-graders to lie detector test with bogus smartphone app

Teacher subjects third-graders to lie detector test with bogus smartphone app | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
It's bad enough that a third-grade teacher at a Virginia elementary school forced her kids to submit to a lie detector test when some candy disappeared from the classroom. But the fact that the...
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Samsung Galaxy S IV Hands On: Everything New Is Old Again

Samsung Galaxy S IV Hands On: Everything New Is Old Again | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
After a lot of teasing, and a lot of leaking, the Galaxy S IV is finally here. Last year's version, the S III, remains the world's most popular Android phone, having sold over 40 million units.
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Samsung Galaxy S4 preview: a bigger, faster upgrade to the world's most popular Android phone

Samsung Galaxy S4 preview: a bigger, faster upgrade to the world's most popular Android phone | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
Samsung's Unpacked events are nothing if not spectacles, and tonight at Radio City Music Hall in New York City the company used the time to introduce its latest flagship smartphone, the Galaxy S4....
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The Bing operating system: Microsoft bets on deep search integration to beat Google

The Bing operating system: Microsoft bets on deep search integration to beat Google | Nerd Vittles Daily Dump | Scoop.it
"A massive transformation of search as a product is playing out in very profound ways," says Microsoft's Bing chief, Qi Lu. Speaking at TechForum last week, the unassuming president of Microsoft's...
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