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New Experimental Dropbox Released to Fix Database Re-Syncview story

http://news.softpedia.com – Dropbox 2.5.48 experimental, a client for an online service that lets you bring all your photos, docs, and videos anywhere, no matter the platform, is now available for download and testing. A new development version of Dropbox has been released, but only to repair one issue and to update the translations. (IT news)

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Apple Highlights Language Learning, Visual Design With Its 2013 Top App Store Picksview story

http://techcrunch.com – Apple just released its annual “Best Of” list for the iTunes and App Stores, and apps that focused on language learning or had unusual visual designs were among its top picks. The iPhone and iPad Games of the Year both won Apple Design awards in June. (IT news)

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First cut-Nokia Lumia 1520view story

http://www.themobileindian.com – For better utilization of display screen live tiles in Lumia 1520 have a three column display instead of two as in previous Lumia smartphones. (IT news)

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Face-off-Nokia Lumia 1520 vs Lumia 1020view story

http://www.themobileindian.com – Both are available for around the same price but are distinctly different. (IT news)

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New Google Search easter egg will get you in the holiday spiritview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Here’s a nice little treat from Google. Head to your Android device and perform a Google search for “Let’s go caroling.” Your phone or tablet will turn into a holiday-themed karaoke machine, with everything from Jingle Bells to We Wish You A Merry Christmas available for sing-along, including a bouncing ball to help keep you on track. (IT news)

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TalkAndroid Daily Dose for December 16, 2013view story

http://www.talkandroid.com – With hectic schedules, it can be hard to keep track of everything in your news feed. That’s why we created the TalkAndroid Daily Dose. This is where we recap the day’s hottest stories so you can get yourself up to speed in quick fashion. (IT news)

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Samsung GamePad availability officially announced for European marketsview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – We first heard about the Samsung GamePad all the way back in March, and it’s availability finally been officially announced by the company. The GamePad will launch in European markets for Android phones between 4 and 6.3 inches, and will be compatible with devices running Jelly Bean or higher with Bluetooth 3.0. (IT news)

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Google said to be testing smart thermostat, againview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – You might remember a few years ago when Google was trying to develop a smart thermostat called PowerMeter. That never fully developed, but the idea seems to be reappearing at Google’s headquarters. Mountain View has been testing Internet-connected thermostats that help users keep tabs on their energy activity and adjust accordingly. (IT news)

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All I Want For Christmas: A Beta App Storeview story

http://techcrunch.com – Notice: You must submit your basically untested app now or your holidays will surely be ruined. If you don’t, you’ll miss out on all those downloads that your app probably isn’t ready for anyway. Your call. Merry Christmas. Okay, Apple doesn’t actually issue such an alert, but they might as well. The App Store is about to shutdown for holiday break this Saturday. (IT news)

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WyzAnt Lands $21.5M From Accel To Take Its Tutoring Marketplace Global And Mobileview story

http://techcrunch.com – Building an online marketplace for local services is a tricky proposition, especially at scale. It takes time to recruit a stable of service providers, to offer deep coverage within local markets and maintain the quality of service (and the trust of customers) as the marketplace expands into new cities. (IT news)

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[Deal] Chromecast available for $29 at Amazon and Best Buyview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Haven’t gotten your hands on a Chromecast yet? Well, now is probably the best time to do so. At Amazon and Best Buy, Google’s HDMI dongle is available for just $29.99, down from the usual $35 price. And if you are a member of Amazon Student, you can take off an additional $5 so you just have to pay $24. (IT news)

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ASUS PadFone X seen in benchmark, may be released soonview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – While the PadFone Infinity is set to be released in the US sometime in the near future and the new PadFone mini was just announced last week, it seems there’s a new PadFone being released by ASUS soon as well. (IT news)