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Microsoft Says Windows Phone 8 Is Like Xbox: Better For Being Late — And Dubs WP8′s Closeness To Windows 8 “A Huge Catalyst”view story

http://techcrunch.com – You may have noticed Microsoft is being especially bullish about its prospects in the smartphone market right now — following yesterday’s Windows Phone 8 OS launch. (IT news)

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N2A Cards Brings Jelly Bean And All Android Apps To B&N’s Nookview story

http://techcrunch.com – Barnes & Noble’s Nook Color and Tablet are capable and affordable media tablets, but they run an old and locked-down version of Android. (IT news)

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How to install Z-Shell, awk, lua, nano, and more on your Android device without rooting itview story

http://www.linuxbsdos.com – Want to do more than just touch, swipe, pinch and zoom on your Android smartphone or tablet? (General)

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Following Its $26M In New Funding, Fancy Talks Numbers: 2M+ Users & $200K In Weekly Salesview story

http://techcrunch.com – A quick update on Pinterest rival Fancy’s massive $26 million round of funding, uncovered via an SEC filing yesterday. Because of the hurricane, the NYC-based team had evacuated the city, making it difficult to track down and speak with the service’s executive staff. (IT news)

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New York’s Fab.com Temporarily Halts Shipping Over Hurricane Sandy Falloutview story

http://techcrunch.com – The fallout from Hurricane Sandy is still affecting startups left and right. New York’s Fab.com sent a memo to customers today saying that it is temporarily halting shipments of packages because its New Jersey-based warehouses are currently without power. The company’s headquarters in New York’s West Village also remain without power and are closed. (IT news)

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Google Updates Its iOS Search App To Answer All Your Burning Questionsview story

http://techcrunch.com – Google first announced its plans to bring enhanced voice search to iOS back in August, and now the company has finally made good on its word. (IT news)

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[other] Need a good imtermediate/advanced Java bookview story

http://ubuntuforums.org – I am a self-taught programmer, who has made a living for the last few years working with java and android, as well as different web programming technologies. I am at a point, however, where I know I can and should make cleaner java code, and I am looking for resources for how to become a better java programmer. I am looking for best practices or design patterns, or anything else that the com (Hardware)

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Google's Nexus 10 Hits Apple Where It Livesview story

http://ectnews.com.feedsportal.com – Google canceled its New York press event Monday due to the impending arrival of Hurricane Sandy on the East Coast, but that didn't stop it from announcing its new Nexus 10 tablet, along with the Nexus 4 smartphone and Android 4.2, an update to Jelly Bean. A step up in size from the Asus-made Nexus 7, released in July, the Samsung-made Nexus 10 will be available beginning Nov. (General)

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Andy Rubin tells us why the Nexus 4 is missing LTEview story

http://www.talkandroid.com – Google announced the Nexus 4 today which allows Android users to buy a phone outside of the influence of the major carriers. It turns out that freedom comes at a price: LTE. (IT news)

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3G HSPA+ Nexus 7 32GB Officially Announcedview story

http://www.talkandroid.com –   We unfortunately don’t have the privilege of seeing the new Nexus devices in person, but that hasn’t stopped Google from announcing its newest additions to the Nexus family. Google went ahead and announced one of the worst kept secrets and announced the 3G HSPA+ Nexus 7 32GB model. (IT news)